peHUB Second Opinion 12.31.2012

Hard tech makes a comeback and other tech predictions for 2013.

The year’s best posts about management startups from Prof. Tom Eisenmann of Harvard Business School.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in the hospital with a blood clot.

The top apps of 2012? Angry Birds is among them.

Samsung will reportedly sell its first Tizen-based smartphone next year.

Zynga shuts down PetVille and 10 other titles.

The worst footnote of 2012 goes to GE for its expensive sendoff of executive John Krenicki.

KKR owns a rifle retailer.

Apollo was the busiest PE firm behind IPOs.

The 46-year history of the term “Fiscal Cliff.” Seriously.

Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Nguyen Huy Kham