PE HUB Second Opinion

BlackRock chairman and CEO Laurence Fink said “we all have to be worried” about China’s rising debt burden and slowing growth rate.

Revenue at big law firms was up 5.8% in the first quarter from one year ago, the strongest gain in eight years—since before the crash.

Oracle CEO Safra Catz told a San Francisco federal court that longtime customers paid her company less in licensing revenues after Google stole its copyrighted software for the Android smartphone OS. Oracle is seeking $9 billion in damages.

Otto, a startup founded by four ex-Google engineers, is working on self-driving commercial big rigs.

Monsanto is facing rising court challenges as evidence of Roundup’s toxicity mounts.

Boston-based Allurion developed a gastric-bypass-in-a-pill treatment, which is already available in Europe.

The number of Americans without health insurance dropped to 9.1% in 2015, the first time the figure has been below 10%.

AT&T is expanding its GigaPower high-speed internet service in the San Francisco area, setting up a showdown with Google Fiber.

Photo: Laurence Fink, Chairman and CEO of Blackrock Inc., gestures at the session ‘The Global Economic Outlook’ in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos January 24, 2015. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich.