PE HUB First Read

Blockchain Capital is seeking $150 million for two funds.

Regina Dugan, head of Facebook’s secretive hardware lab, is leaving.

eBay, with 171 million users, is grasping for relevancy. 

JP Morgan is buying WePay, the bank’s first fintech startup.

George Soros has given $18 billion to his Open Society Foundations.

Amazon Studios head Roy Price resigns amid harassment allegations.

IBM beats estimates but reports 22nd straight quarterly revenue decline.

A federal judge in Hawaii blocks Trump’s new travel ban.

Sic The Mountain on him! Lena Headey, who plays Cersei Lannister on “Game of Thrones,” says Harvey Weinstein also sexually harassed her.

Speaking of Harvey Weinstein, the disgraced film producer has reportedly resigned from the Weinstein Co board.



Photo: Roy Price, former director of Amazon Studios, poses during Amazon’s premiere screening of the TV series “Transparent” at the Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, California September 15, 2014. Reuters/Kevork Djansezian