peHUB Second Opinion 1.24.13

Cold weather in Chicago

Why selling to a strategic buyer, instead of private equity, can be a better deal.

Wanna be banker, who had the video resume mocked around the world, has died at 29.

OMG Mark Zuckerberg is holding a fundraiser for N.J. Governor Chris Christie. And here’s the political leanings of Silicon Valley.

Facebook Gifts has had a rocky debut. 

Carlyle’s Dave Rubenstein says that many large LBOs don’t succeed.

RIM shares rise after Lenovo Group says it may bid may for them.

As expected, Mary Jo White will head the SEC. Where’s Sallie Krawcheck?

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop said that Google is trying to close its “open ecosystem.”

Why is Google creating an experimental wireless network covering its Mountain View, Calif. headquarters?

MSFT quarterly profit dips.

Rumor: All six James Bonds will appear at the Oscars together.

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