PE HUB Second Opinion

LinkedIn is looking into a data breach from 2012, initially thought to have compromised 6 million passwords, after a hacker claimed to put up for sale the login credentials of 117 million accounts.

Charter Communications Inc. said it completed its $55 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc., overcoming skepticism from regulators and criticism from consumer advocates to create the country’s second-biggest broadband provider after Comcast Corp.

Google revealed plans for a voice-enabled “internet of things” device called Google Home, to compete with Amazon Echo.

Microsoft is selling its feature phone business to Foxconn subsidiary FIH Mobile for $350 million.

James Clapper, director of national intelligence, said the U.S. has seen evidence of hackers targeting presidential candidates, possibly at the behest of foreign governments.

The Clintons have earned $6.7 million from paid speeches since the start of 2015, including talks by Bill after Hillary launched her presidential campaign.

The Federal Reserve indicated in the official account of its April meeting that it will likely raise interest rates in June.

Shareholders will vote on an all-share merger of the London Stock Exchange Group and Deutsche Börse in July, following Britain’s decision on continuing membership in the European Union.

Photo: The logo for LinkedIn Corporation, a social networking website for people in professional occupations, is shown in Mountain View, California February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith