peHUB Second Opinion 3.11.12

While Sheryl Sandberg leans in, Marissa Mayer lies low.

Another CEO steps down abruptly. This time, it’s Peter Stern of the link-tracking analytics company Bitly.

Private equity firms are returning record levels of cash to their investors, according to Hamilton Lane.

We had something even bigger in mind, but LinkedIn just made a pretty large acquisition, spending more than $50 million on the app maker Pulse.

Algorithms are increasingly getting a helping hand from — yes! — humans.

On Facebook, app developers face a treacherous path (still and forevermore).

Mayor Mike Bloomberg is $5 billion richer than he was a year ago.

New York Times writer Nick Bilton to his readers: I’m really not an entitled jerk.

Marc Andreessen is arguing the case for Ning again.

 Big gulps win the day in court.
Photo: Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, speaks at the Fortune Brainstorm Tech conference in Half Moon Bay, California, July 22, 2008. REUTERS/Kimberly White