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In Second Opinion, Yahoo is rumored to be in talks to acquire Foursquare, controversial pro-adultery website Ashley Madison is reportedly pursuing an IPO in London and ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez is found guilty of first-degree murder.

Network security startup Illumio snags $100 mln Series C

Sunnyvale, California-based Illumio, a network security startup, has secured $100 million in Series C funding. The investors were BlackRock Funds, Accel Partners, Formation 8, Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Microsoft Chairman John W. Thompson, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang.


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In Second Opinion, Walmart bumps up its pay for workers, FTC files lawsuit challenging Sysco-U.S. Foods merger and Apple is accused of poaching employees from a battery maker.


peHUB First Read

Ahhh, Friday! First Read ends the week with news Jay-Z is buying two music streaming services for $56 mln, Uber passenger who claims driver rape in India is suing in the U.S. and Spotify seeks to raise $500 mln.

Shasta Ventures promotes Flynn to MD

Shasta Ventures has promoted Sean Flynn to managing director. Prior to joining Shasta, Flynn worked at Yahoo where he was a senior director of business development and business operations.


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First Read eases you into the mid-week with news of Yahoo’s $16 bln tax dodge, Apple’s Tim Cook survives another quarter and the bumpy saga of Sterling Investment Partners’ investment in Fairway Markets.


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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 eases you into the Thanksgiving dinner conversation with news Netflix is suing a former exec for allegedly collecting kickbacks, Uber’s next funding round could give it a $40 bln valuation and yes, Bitcoin Black Friday is a real thing.

Actor Cosby speaks at the National Action Network's 20th annual Keepers of the Dream Awards gala in New York

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In Second Opinion, Yahoo is now the default search engine for Mozilla’s Firefox browser, Amazon’s Fire Stick is shipping now for $39 and President Obama to act unilaterally on his new immigration plan. Plus, does Uber need some adult supervision?


peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, we have how to deal with an intern who tries to blackmail you, Uber’s gross revenue is expected to hit a run rate of about $10 billion, why Jeff Bezos should split Amazon in two and the world is running out of chocolate.

CNES president Le Gall, French President Hollande and astrophysicist Rocard inspect a scale model of Rosetta lander Philae as they visit the Cite des Sciences at La Villette in Paris

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In Second Opinion, Handy faces a class action lawsuit, Goldman picks 78 employees to become partners, Will Farrell’s Funny or Die hires Moelis & Co. to seek a buyer, and most Americans think they have lost control over their personal information.


peHUB First Read

First Read starts your hump day with news about watchdogs fining big banks $3.3 bln in foreign exchange probe, Yahoo buying BrightRoll for $640 mln and Google is leasing a NASA airbase for robots, planes and space exploration.


peHUB First Read

Find out the latest midweek news as First Read has Johnson & Johnson to test an ebola vaccine in January, Toys R Us pulls “Breaking Bad” dolls and legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies.


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In Second Opinion, Bloomberg snags Business Insider’s Joseph Weisenthal, Yahoo Q3 results beat expectations, Staples may have been hacked and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s compensation is valued at more than $84 million.

Yahoo set to outline cost-cutting efforts: WSJ

Yahoo Inc is expected on Tuesday to outline cost-cutting efforts and give details of how it is evaluating possible acquisitions as it faces pressure from an activist investor, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a person who was briefed on the plan.

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