PE HUB First Read

Facebook has bought biometric ID verification startup

Toys R Us will close 180 stores across the U.S.

No one will win the $20 million Google Lunar XPrize.

R.I.P. Ursula K Le Guin

More than 500 million devices are now using Siri.

San Francisco changes Columbus Day to Indigenous People Day.

GoDaddy is acquiring social media marketing platform Main Street Hub for $125 million.

Disney is paying $1,000 bonuses to 125,000 workers.

Uber hires its first chief diversity officer. 

Trump rejects bipartisan immigration proposal.

ComScore is reportedly exploring options, which include a potential sale.



Photo: An illustration picture shows the logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone next to the picture of an official German taxi sign September 15, 2014. Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach/Illustration/File Photo