First Read begins the day with news that SoftBank takes control of WeWork as co-founder Neumann gets up to $1.7 billion to exit startup, Amazon declares war on dollar stores, and Aducanumab, the Alzheimer drug, may actually work.
First Read begins the day with news that Facebook suspends Russian Instagram accounts targeting U.S. voters, JPMorgan wants to hire people with criminal backgrounds, and Peter Thiel's Founders Fund is raising nearly $3 billion.
First Read begins the week with news that Oracle's co-CEO Mark Hurd passes way, J&J recalls about 33,000 bottles of baby powder due to asbestos concern, and Mitt Romney admits to being behind the "Pierre Delecto" Twitter account.
First Read closes out the week with news that Juul suspends all U.S. sales of fruity e-cigarettes, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella gets big pay raise and ex-Credit Suisse banker says secret affair helped fuel $45 mln fraud.
First Read kicks off the day with news that MGM Resorts is selling two Las Vegas casinos in a deal that's nearly $5 billion, a new report says there are 600,000 millennial millionaires in the U.S., and Meredith is shutting down Family Circle magazine.