PE HUB Second Opinion

KKR & Co. is said to be in takeover negotiations with troubled Japanese airbag maker Takata Corp.

Google prevailed in a trial over its use of Oracle’s Java programming language to develop the Android operating system, dodging $9 billion in damages.

Apple reportedly floated the idea of acquiring Time Warner at the end of last year.

Peter Thiel gave his first interview since being outed as the funder of Hulk Hogan’s Gawker lawsuit: “It’s less about revenge and more about specific deterrence.”

In other Gawker news, founder Nick Denton hired Houlihan Lokey’s Mark Patricof to explore sale options in the wake of a Florida jury’s $140 million award to Hogan.

Donald Trump said he would approve TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline if elected president, but would seek “a better deal.”

Uber has a habit of describing itself differently in separate lawsuits to avoid regulations.

Newly released photographs show U.S. special operations soldiers in action against Islamic State forces in Syria.

Photo: CEO of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR) Henry Kravis (R) departs after meeting India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a breakfast in the Manhattan borough of New York September 29, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri