peHUB Second Opinion 9.9

Putting a venture capitalist like Hugo Van Vuuren on a campus, such as at Harvard University, is being called “the anti-Peter Thiel approach. The Boston Globe has the story.

Reuters has the story on the Neiman Marcus sale for $6 billion.

It seems one of the more highly talked about IPOs in the last month has been that of FireEye, a provider of cybersecurity services. Reuters has the story on the price range of its IPO, which could fetch between $193 million and $225 million. For those of you who like to pore over SEC documents, here is today’s regulatory filing update.

For Apple loyalists, today is like Christmas Eve, as we all await the unveiling of the new iPhone. Here’s what to expect at the event tomorrow.

When it comes to jobs, there’s always good news, bad news. The latest jobs report, which shows a contracting workforce, has the Federal Reserve considering scaling back stimulus.

I hope you all had a good weekend. See any movies? Here’s the weekend Box Office report, which shows “Riddick” on top.

Are you ready for a cold one? I say Jim Koch buys the next round. After all, the Sam Adams creator has become a billionaire.

Sadly, we’re approaching the 12-year anniversary of 9/11. The memorial is getting some finishing touches.

There’s nothing subtle with how the NFL operates and that includes making a splash when announcing that the Super Bowl XLVIII halftime entertainer is Bruno Mars.

Photo of Bruno Mars performing “Gorilla” during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards in New York Aug. 25, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer.