peHUB Second Opinion 11.8

Priceline to buy Kayak for $1.8 Bln. The sale ends Kayak’s short life— one quarter– as a public company.

Google has expanded the size of its venture fund to $300 million.

Mitt Romney was shellshocked by his loss.

Oops. Twitter resets passwords of noncompromised accounts.

McDonalds suffers first drop in monthly sales since 2003

Apple has quietly pulled the code that hid a court-ordered apology to Samsung on its U.K. site.

Groupon’s third quarter financial results miss.

New York City begins rationing gasoline.

“Innocence of Muslims” director gets one year in jail but not for making a bad movie.

How many startups will Facebook Gifts kill?

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