PE HUB Second Opinion

Jobless claims in U.S. fall to lowest level in four decades.

Turkey to allow U.S. strikes against ISIS from its soil

Nikkei to buy Financial Times for $1.3 billion

France’s Technicolor to buy Cisco’s set-top box business

Zenefits grabs Twitter’s Rita Garg to run business development.

IBM buys Y Combinator-backed cloud database startup Compose.

NASA’s Kepler spacecraft spots planet the same size of Earth that “somebody else might call home.”

Airbnb picks up the tab for travelers to Cuba this week.

A Silicon Valley mogul wants to create a new country to house the world’s refugees.

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