PE HUB Second Opinion

Shire makes unsolicited $30 billion bid for Baxalta.

New York officials move to regulate towers tied to Legionnaires’ disease outbreak.

Alibaba hires Goldman Sachs veteran to grow its international business.

Apple denies planning to sell mobile services directly to consumers.

Canada is on the verge of a recession.

For the third year in a row, Robert Downey Jr. is the world’s highest paid actor.

Marc Andreessen has become a benchmark for building an influential Twitter following.

Dealer organization says U.S. auto sales will peak in 2016.

Miss Piggy and Kermit break up after almost four decades together.

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