peHUB Second Opinion 4.22

Hot new tax-avoidance trend: Convert your corporation to an REIT

Online gambling site Betfair rejects $1.4 billion offer from PE firm CVC Capital Partners.

Fred Wilson writes, “You Are Working Too Hard and Not Getting Anywhere.”

Marc Andreessen quips that he has been beta testing the new Google Contact Lenses.

Senate nears vote on Internet sales tax.

The do’s and don’ts for newly public tech companies from Glenn Solomon of GGV Capital

Canada says it foiled an al Qaeda plot to blow up a passenger train

Prosecutors today formally charged Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for the Boston Marathon bombing

With shades of Peter Thiel, NEA’s Dayna Grayson says the only way for college students to really learn entrepreneurship is to start a company.

All sorts of dorky: Tech blogger Robert Scoble shows off his Google Glasses (video)

Just for laughs: OnStartups’ “12 Terrible (But Hilarious) Places To Work”

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq rose today after ValueAct Capital bought a $2 billion stake in Microsoft.

Fake news is on the rise. Baidu calls BS on press release saying it plans to buy Zynga.

Anthony Weiner is giving Twitter another shot.

Reese Witherspoon apologizes, saying she “clearly had one drink too many and I am deeply embarrassed about the things I said.”

Photo credit: Actress Laura Witherspoon (Reese Witherspoon ) and her husband James Toth (L) after their arrest for D.U.I. Handout photo from Atlanta Department of Corrections released to Reuters on April 21, 2013.