PE HUB First Read

Alphabet has launched Gradient Ventures, which will invest in will early-stage AI start-ups.

Morning Joe, or Joe Scarborough, is leaving the Republican party.

Jorge Mas, co-founder of Mastec, is set to buy the Miami Marlins, Forbes is reporting.

Symantec is considering selling its web certificate business which could fetch $1 billion.

Frank Artale, a managing partner at Ignition Partners, has resigned after allegations of misconduct.

Twitter taps Ned Segal as new chief financial officer.

China’s Legend is reportedly in talks to buy stake in Luxembourg bank BIL.

Google bans its ads on sites that use those annoying “pop-unders.”

Most Republicans say colleges hurt American, says new report.

Can robots solve grandmother’s loneliness?



Photo: A 3D-printed logo for Twitter is seen in this picture illustration made in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina on January 26, 2016.  Reuters/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo