peHUB Second Opinion 7.12

I was Unloved: Lord Voldemort responds to critics.

An Outrage: Netflix has increased its prices by as much as 60%.

Big Mistake: VCs are not your friends.

Layoffs: Cisco to cut as many as 10,000 jobs.

Apple: Richard “Chip” Lutton Junior, Apple’s chief patent counsel, is leaving. And, estimates for Q3 tablet sales are 6 mln to 9.5 mln.

Groundbreaking: Google+ about to hit 10 mln users.

Serious Consequences: Gawker gets smacked for trying to reveal the CIA agent who helped take out Bin Laden.

After the Scandal: News Corp. to buy back $5 bln in stock. Rupert Murdoch and his son, James, summoned to appear before U.K. lawmakers. And, Breaking Views says James Murdoch should step down.

Where’s The $$: Tech VC community view hedge funds as unsupportive, devil-esque and scary.

Demoted: Moody’s cuts Ireland bonds to junk.

The Butler did It: How realistic are the Wall Street thrillers? Dealbook reviews three new novels.

Go Maru: 10 animals with more social media fans that major media outlets.