peHUB Second Opinion

This week: Spotify plans to launch in the U.S. and will give existing members invites to distribute.

Oh Sheila: Bair says rescuing Bear Stearns was a mistake. And, Bair will write a book on the financial crisis.

Deals: Google buys Punchd and Hertz extends its offer for Dollar Thrifty.

July 11: It’s free slurpee day at 7-Eleven stores (get it?)

No Friend Request: How Google+ will balkanize your social life.

Linked In: The biggest tech IPOs of 2011.

How much? The U.S. recession that supposedly ended in June 2009 cost $7,300 per person.