PE HUB First Read

SoftBank has taken a stake in Roomba vacuum-cleaner maker IRobot Corp.

Ransomware victims have paid out more than $25 million, Google study says.

Outbrain has acquired Zemanta.

A woman gave birth in the back of an Uber and got $220 worth of credits.

Video of a boat dragging a shark has spark an investigation.

Sun Capital Partners is weighing a sale of restaurant chain Boston Market.

Apple CEO Tim Cook promises to build three big manufacturing plants in the U.S.

AT&T share are up nearly three percent after it reported earnings, beating analysts’ expectatioss.

Macquarie Group has chosen Moelis & Co and its own investment banking arm to advise on the sale of its 42 percent stake in Washington utility Puget Energy.

Mac malware is caught silently spying on computer users.



Photo: Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at the WSJD Live conference in Laguna Beach, California, October 27, 2014. Reuters/Lucy Nicholson