peHUB Second Opinion 7.12

Google likes Farmville, too: Google has secretly invested $100 million in Zynga, which is responsible for FarmVille and MafiaWars.

Bad Reception: Consumer reports says No to the iPhone4.

Peltz is Looking for Money: Billionaire Nelson Peltz is seeking to raise $1.5 billion for a fund aimed at buying minority stakes in public companies.

Citi CEO not so bad: Vikram “Vickles” Pandit has done a fair to decent job at Citi and gets an award, according to DealBreaker.

A New V8: Campbell’s is introducing a V8 V-Fusion drink with green tea that it hopes people will drink during the afternoon hours. Campbell’s is also launching a carrot-based V8 vegetable drink to attract consumers who may not like tomato juice.

Whistleblowers not anonymous: Corporate audit committee members are less likely to consider tips about misdeeds as credible if the tipster remains anonymous.