PE HUB First Read

Peter Thiel has agreed to NOT buy Gawker.

Avast, the PE-backed cyber security firm, is targeting a $2.5 billion valuation with its IPO.

Microsoft is working on a new edition of Windows 10.

Admiral Ronny Jackson, Veterans Affairs nominee, allegedly engaged in some questionable behavior.

Ford is planning $11.5 billion in extra cuts.

Subway is closing about 500 U.S. restaurants.

Certain common medications are tied to a 30 percent higher dementia risk.

Sonos has filed confidentially for an IPO and is likely to go public in the next few months.

Digg, formerly owned by Betaworks, was sold to BuySellAds.

Snap’s AR Lenses and games will be released weekly.

A look at nine influential women in cryptocurrency.

Photo of PayPal co-founder and Facebook board member Peter Thiel delivering his speech on the U.S. presidential election at the National Press Club in Washington, U.S., October 31, 2016. Courtesy of REUTERS/Gary Cameron