peHUB Second Opinion 6.14

BP Gets Scared: BP has hired Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse and the Blackstone Group to to advise on its options as it faces financial and political pressure over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Who would buy them?

Free WiFi with your latte: Starbucks said it will provide free WiFi in all its stores beginning on July 1. Hooray!

Embezzling for that perfect fern: Scott Welch allegedly stole $11.2 million from Wachovia and use the money to landscape. This is not a joke.

Another blow to books: News Corp. inks a deal to buy Skiff, the e-reader company backed by the Hearst Corporation.