PE HUB First Read

Sen. Chuck Schumer asked the FBI to investigate FaceApp.

eBay has picked up a 5.5 percent stake in Paytm Mall.

Wavecell was sold to 8×8 in a $125 million deal.

Paul McCartney is writing a new musical, a stage version of the 1946 Frank Capra classic film “It’s A Wonderful Life.”

N26, the online bank backed by Peter Thiel, is now worth $3.5 billion.

China’s Didi seeks to raise up to $2 billion amid Uber revival.

Buyout firms Court Square Capital and HGGC LLC are exploring the sale of Dynata LLC, a U.S. survey research company whose value could exceed $3 billion.

Rand Paul blocks Senate from approving 9/11 victim compensation fund.

Elon Musk is making implants to link the brain with a smartphone.

WHO declares global health emergency as deadly Ebola outbreak in the Congo spreads.