peHUB Second Opinion 5.15

Apple responds to Justice Department allegations, saying it didn’t collude with publishers; it negotiated with them separately.

Demi Moore is after a piece of Ashton Kutcher’s venture capital fund.

Google+ gets more Pinteresting.

A tech M&A machine hits the brakes.

Tesla is raising more money, including from CEO Elon Musk.

What does David Trainer know about Apple that nobody else does?

Can Zynga And Groupon be saved? An activist hedge fund seems to think so.

Pilots to passengers: Seriously, turn off your iPhones during take-off.

Help wanted: New CEO for SandRidge Energy.

To hug or not to hug real live human ladies? Hacker News commenters aren’t quite sure.

Photo: A man reads the bible from an iPad mini at the ”Christ is the Answer International Ministries” group’s camp near Florence February 2, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Max Rossi