PE HUB First Read

Rakuten’s stake in Lyft is now worth $2.46 billion.

Did Saudi Arabia hack Jeff Bezos’ phone? 

Burger King tricked a bunch of burger fans into eating a plant-based whopper.

The reign of the next Japanese emperor will be known as the “Reiwa” era.

Apple’s AirPods are still the best-selling true wireless earbuds.

Attorney General William Barr foresees mid-April release of redacted Mueller report.

Mondelez is in advanced talks for Campbell’s international business.

Apple cancels AirPower, the wireless charging pad it announced over a year ago.

737 grounding will cost Europe’s biggest tour company at least $225 million.

For edge in Ivy League admissions, grab an oar and row.