peHUB Second Opinion 4.18

What just happened to VC valuations?

Google tops first quarter profit expectations.

Amazon didn’t just land a social networking service with Goodreads; it thwarted a possible partnership between Goodreads and Apple.

Automotive experts say to expect self-driving cars in 2025 and no sooner.

The iPad 5 is expected to be 15 percent thinner, 25 percent lighter, and 100 percent more totally awesome than the current iPad.

Morgan Stanley just reported a nearly $1 billion first quarter profit, driven by its wealth management business. But investors aren’t impressed.

Marketers are planning to shift their advertising spend over the course of this year.

Investor Fred Wilson on Bitcoin, Airbnb, and immigration (video).

Comedian Jon Stewart pretty much destroys CNN after its Boston Marathon report screw-up.

The best flops of the NBA season, set to music!

Photo: Investment bank Morgan Stanley is pictured in New York City, September 17, 2008. Credit: Reuters/Mike Segar