peHUB Second Opinion 12.11

David Lee is leaving Silicon Valley.

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s COO, sold nearly 1 mln shares of the company, worth $26.2 mln, last week.

Why as many as 75% of VC-backed companies never return cash to investors.

Expect an Angry Birds animated film to debut in 2016.

Study finds that patent trolls bring the majority of U.S. patent lawsuits.

Yahoo releases a new mail client for iOS, Android, Windows 8 and the web.

Survey finds that consumers are very interested in an Apple-branded TV and would pay a 20% premium.

Go Daddy hired Blake Irving, a former Microsoft and Yahoo products exec.

Sprint is nearing a deal to buy 49% of Clearwire it doesn’t already own.

Doesn’t look like the Dems and Republicans will reach a “fiscal cliff” deal by Xmas.

The Tribune Co. intends to sell its newspaper holdings as it exits bankruptcy.

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