PE HUB First Read

Italy’s Generali is in talks to buy French asset manager Sycomore.

Whole Foods workers are seeking to unionize, saying that Amazon is exploiting their dedication.

Twitter gives Alex Jones, Infowars, the perma-ban.

Elon Musk smokes joint in live interview with Joe Rogan, talks about the need to leave Earth.

Speaking of Amazon, the ecommerce giant is 20,000 vans closer to replacing the post office.

Justice Dept charges North Korean spy for alleged 2014 cyber-attacks against Sony.

Crypto exchange Kraken is laying off 57 employees.

SEC pays two whistleblowers $54 mln, and they still want more.

Insider selling jumps to highest level of the year as execs fear volatile September.