peHUB Second Opinion 10.16

This former leader of the free world whiles away his free time painting pictures of dogs.

What Obama is doing to prepare for the debate tonight.

A123 Systems, the electric car battery maker, files for bankruptcy.

Why did Vikram Pandit leave Citigroup? He succumbed to the most basic rule of thumb: three strikes and you’re out, says Breaking Views.

Evil Elmo was spotted at a San Francisco playground.

Seven art  masterpieces, including a Monet, a Picasso and a Matisse, were stolen in the Netherlands.

Twitter has acqui-hired the team from mobile app development startup Cabana.

Microsoft gives more Surface details and the debate begins: Does a tablet actually need a keyboard?

UberTAXI in NYC is shutting down for now.

The embarrassing pain of Blackberry users.

Mice can sing in tune with each other.

Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Jim Bourg