PE HUB First Read

SoFi held talks to sell itself earlier this.

Cisco Systems is nearing a deal for BroadSoft.

Nearly half of tech workers worry that they will lose their job.

Justin Timberlake will perform at this year’s Super Bowl halftime show.

The “Wolf of Wall Street” warns that ICOs are the biggest scam ever.

Saks Fifth Avenue parent company Hudson’s Bay’s CEO Jerry Storch is stepping down.

U.S. posts its largest budget deficit since 2013.

Shopkick, a shopping rewards app owned by SK Telecom, lays off about 10 percent of staff

Laptops could be banned from checked bags on planes due to fire risk.

Air Force will recall as many as 1,000 retired pilots to address serious shortage.

 

 

Photo: A woman holds a Hudson’s Bay shopping bag in front of the Hudson’s Bay Company flagship department store in Toronto January 27, 2014. Reuters/Mark Blinch