PE HUB First Read

IBM is making its biggest buy ever with its $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will quit as head of her Christian Democratic party.

The story behind the 747 airplane that went to Burning Man.

GoDaddy gave 24 hours to find another service.

California delays its net neutrality law while the FCC’s new rules are challenged.

Roark Capital is contemplating an IPO in 2019 for Focus Brands, the franchisor of Cinnabon and Auntie Anne’s.

Charles Schwab, Paul Singer and other big donors help GOP group rake in $5 million in October.

Newsrooms beef up security after a week of threats.

Matthew Shepard’s ashes are interred in Washington National Cathedral.