PE HUB First Read

Madonna has lost a protracted court battle against a New York coop board.

Corel is buying virtualization software specialist Parallels.

Steemit is laying off 70 percent of its team.

T-Mobile is getting into mobile banking with the launch of T-Mobile Money.

Women earn roughly half the income of men in the United States, study finds.

U.S. life expectancy is down due to suicide and drug overdoses.

The Senate has voted to punish Saudi Arabia for its role in the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Altria is in talks to take a significant minority stake in e-cigarette startup Juul Labs.

Qualcomm Ventures is planning on investing up to $100 million in artificial intelligence.

The “Fearless Girl” statue on Wall Street is heading to a new home–the New York Stock Exchange.

Google’s cheap and super-simple cellphone service will now work with iPhones.

The Beatles’ “The White Album” turns 50.