peHUB Second Opinion 8.13

Groupon’s second quarter earnings misses expectations.

Ikea has sold its brand for $11 bln

Twitter has bought, which helps developers bring their apps to market.

Mitt Romney gets no immediate boost from picking Paul Ryan as his VP running mate, according to a poll

iPhone 5 preorders to start Sept. 12 while release planned for nine days later

Google confirms its cutting 20% of Motorola Mobility’s workforce.

Kim Dotcom says Megabox to launch this year

Friedman Fleischer buys majority of Strategic Investment Group.

R.I.P. Helen Gurley Brown.

George Soros is getting married again. This time its to a much younger yoga entrepreneur

With all those gold medals, now come the whispers (or shouts) that Usain Bolt is likely doping.

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