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First Read kick-starts your morning with news of Google opening its first physical store in London, Univision prepares for an IPO and a jury orders “Blurred Lines” Pharrell and Robin Thicke to pay $7.3 million to Marvin Gaye’s family for copyright infringement.

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In Second Opinion, the NASDAQ hits 5000 for the first time in 15 years, Google confirms plans on becoming a wireless carrier and Kleiner Perkins General Partner John Doerr is expected to testify in the Pao gender discrimination trial.

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First Read starts your week with news of Twitter reviewing an alleged ISIS threat to co-founder Dorsey, two chip makers will merge in a deal worth $11.8 billion and without revealing a name, Warren Buffett says he has a successor in mind.

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First Read helps usher in the weekend with news Google reversed a porn ban on Blogger after backlash, Kleiner Perkins says it didn’t distribute gender discrimination policy until 2012 and Wired helps us understand the great dress debate of 2015.

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In Second Opinion, IBM is investing $4 billion into cloud and mobile initiatives, the FCC approves net neutrality and the New York Daily News is reportedly on the block.

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First Read kicks off your morning with news of Morgan Stanley agreeing to a $2.6 billion mortgage settlement, Google is reportedly considering a stake in Jawbone and Auto Trader plans to launch an IPO on the London Stock Exchange.

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In Second Opinion, HP is reportedly trying to buy Aruba Networks, China drops top tech brands for approved state purchases and three Brooklyn men are arrested and accused of plotting to join ISIS.

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In Second Opinion, Janet Yellen says the Federal Reserve is no hurry to hike up interest rates, Anthem’s data breach affected up to 70 million of its members and Comcast expects to close its $45 billion deal to buy Time Warner Cable in early 2015.

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First Read ushers in your morning with news of Samsung losing its grip on India’s shrinking tablet market, J.P. Morgan will start charging its big clients on some deposits and Alaska becomes the third state to legalize recreational marijuana.

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In Second Opinion, U.S. shopping malls prepare for attacks after jihadist threats, concern mounts as Homeland Security agency shutdown looks likely and a bionic eye implant lets a blind man see his wife for the first time in 10 years.

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First Read starts your abbreviated work week with news of Canada’s Fairfax buying Lloyd’s insurer Brit for $1.88 billion, Google launches Chinese version of its Youtube channel for developers and 100 finalists are selected for a one-way trip to Mars.

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In Second Opinion, Newsweek’s Twitter account is hacked by a group claiming ISIS affiliation, JetBlue says it will accept Apple Pay in the air and Google confirms it invested $900 million into SpaceX’s $1 billion funding round.

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First Read ends the week with news of RadioShack filing for bankruptcy, a small change by Apple costs Twitter millions of users and here comes the lawsuits–a California consumer sues Anthem over its massive data breach.

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First Read braces against the Tuesday chill with news Apple will invest $2 bln to create a command center, Google may be about to go to war against former BFF Uber and a former KPCB partner seeks $16 mln in discrimination lawsuit.

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In Second Opinion, Avon is reportedly in deal talks with TPG, Google wants Firefox users to change their search engine and the number of female partners in VC has dropped by nearly half since 1999.

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In Second Opinion, eBay says it will cut 2,700 jobs and put its enterprise unit up for sale, Google is preparing to sell mobile phone plans and whether the New England Patriots be disqualified from the Super Bowl.

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Google and Fidelity invest $1 bln into SpaceX

SpaceX, a maker of rockets and spacecraft, has raised $1 billion in funding, the company confirmed in a post on its site. The investors were Google and Fidelity. As a result of their investment, Google and Fidelity will both own “just under 10 percent” of SpaceX. SpaceX is also backed by Founders Fund, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Valor Equity Partners and Capricorn.To read the announcement, visit here.

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In Second Opinion, a study finds that pizza is the major reason kids are fat, Google is close to investing in rocket maker SpaceX at a valuation north of $10 bln and DreamWorks Animation plans to layoff a lot of people.

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