PE HUB First Read

Apple hires John Giannandrea, who was Google’s chief of search and artificial intelligence.

U.S. security regulators forced SoftBank to give up day-to-day control of Fortress Investment Group before they would approve.

Amazon may make a rival offer to buy India’s Flipkart.

WPP is investigating an allegation of personal misconduct against CEO Martin Sorrell who has denied wrongdoing.

The female suspect involved in a shooting at YouTube’s headquarters is dead; four others are wounded.

Nasim Najafi Aghdam, the suspected YouTube shooter, claimed the company discriminated against her.

Seven cities confirm interest in hosting 2026 Winter Olympics.

JPMorgan’s blockchain head is leaving to start her own business.

CBS submits an initial bid for Viacom at a price below the market value.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the social network is not planning to extend European privacy law globally.



Photo: People are silhouetted as they pose with mobile devices in front of a screen projected with a Youtube logo, in this picture illustration taken in Zenica October 29, 2014. Reuters/Dado Ruvic