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First Read stars your week with Twitter being the latest tech company to be sued for gender discrimination, ChemChina plans on buying a controlling stake in Pirelli for $7.7 billion and Singaporeans mourn longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew.

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First Read closes out the week with news Vista Equity has Websense on the block, Disney says “Frozen 2″ is happening and shareholders love it and Colombia’s transformation from murder capital to tech powerhouse.

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In Second Opinion, TurboTax halts e-filing over fraud concerns, the federal government posts its best jobs report in a long while and sorry Kim Kardashian and sad dogs, but Liam Neeson’s Clash of Clan’s spot is the most viewed Super Bowl ad on YouTube.

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In Second Opinion, Ford isn’t falling all over itself to release a self-driving car, Google is plotting a move into auto insurance and Steve Jobs introduced the first iPhone eight years ago today.

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First Read ends your week with the House approving a $1 trillion spending bill, narrowly averting a shutdown, Baidu set to reportedly invest up to $600 million in Uber and 10 banks are fined in Toys ‘R’ Us IPO.

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peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, the CIA lied about the torture of detainees after Sept. 11, Amazon is opening “sorting centers” around the country, Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries is leaving and the top 10 Youtube videos of 2014.

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peHUB First Read

First Read helps you through the post-holiday hangover with news tech purchases on Black Friday shoot up despite declining retail sales, the Supreme Court will consider Facebook threats case and Twitter plans to peek at your apps to serve you targeted ads.

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In Second Opinion, Vodafone is in talks to buy Liberty Global, Steve Jobs has won 141 patents since his death, Outbrain files confidentially with the SEC to list on the Nasdaq and it’s Black Hole Friday, people!

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In Second Opinion, Apple’s marketcap breaks $700 bln, Twitter’s CFO suffers a major DM fail when he publicizes the company’s M&A plans and Phil Falcone steps down as head of the Harbinger Group. Plus, a ranking of Thanksgiving sides.

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In Second Opinion, Minnesota Senator Al Franken sends a letter to Uber, US mobile payments volumes expected to grow to $142bn by 2019, GoDaddy’s IPO is planned for next year and Sony abandons the film based on Steve jobs.

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Listen to Peter Thiel: video

In a keynote at our recent PartnerConnect conference, Peter Thiel shared his (strong) opinions about Apple, Google, Uber, tech founders, competition, phony technology companies and lots more.

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peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, we have Apple CEO Tim Cook’s big announcement, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will host a public Q&A session on Nov. 6 and you can get Ebola from a sneeze

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In Second Opinion, Christian Bale will play Steve Jobs in the movie written by Aaron Sorkin, while Uber is riding around and offering free flu shots. Plus, quotes from Marc Andreessen and Ron Conway on how to raise money.

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In Second Opinion, Apple is unveiling it’s new iPads tomorrow, Netflix didn’t add as many streaming customers in third quarter as it expected and HBO will start selling next year a digital version of its service that won’t require a pay-TV subscription.

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In Second Opinion, Yahoo is close to investing in Snapchat, Sunday is the third anniversary of Steve Jobs’ death and 29% of Microsoft’s global workforce is comprised of women.

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peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, PE-backed companies are borrowing money to pay dividends like it’s 2007, Y Combinator boosts its payout to startups, WhatsApp hits 500 million users and Happy Earth day!

Top 10 HUB Posts Focus on Silicon Valley Uniforms, Macho PE Fundraisers and Secrets to Tweaking Your IRR

It’s Friday. Time to catch up on stories you might have missed during a busy week. Following are the peHUB posts that garnered the most unique pageviews from our regular readers between Nov. 28 and Dec. 2.

ONE: The Uniforms of Silicon Valley, a Slideshowby Connie Loizos
TWO: Quien Es Mas Macho? A Slideshow of the Top 5 U.S. PE Funds this Yearby Luisa Beltran
THREE: Four Ways to Finesse Your Way into the Top Quartileby Joanna Glasner
FOUR: Most Active VC firms in October: Slideshowby Alastair Goldfisher
FIVE: Slideshow: Maine Reveals Bite Taken By Fees, Expensesby David Toll
SIX: Venture Backed IPOs Feel The Pain, But Some Stay Above Waterby Mark Boslet
SEVEN: Court Backs Subpoenas Of Castle Harlan Over Quick Flipby Bernard Vaughan
EIGHT: Slideshow: European PE Performance First Half 2011 – by Angela Sormani
NINE: Parish Capital Hands Keys to StepStoneby Gregory Roth
TEN: When the Majority Is Wrongby Larry Cheng

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