peHUB Second Opinion 8.27

Paul Allen further cements his reputation as an evil bastard by suing 11 major corporations, including AOL, Facebook, and Apple, for patent infringement.

Not just another acquisition? Google acquires respected researcher founder Rohit Khare, who just shut down his startup, Angstro, to help the search giant build its social networking product Google Me.

If it’s the last Friday in August, it must be casual day at Goldman Sachs.

M&A advisory work has been slow for the big banks this month. If you’ve been wondering.

Does it kind of feel like your parents and older relatives are taking over Facebook? They are, says a new Pew report.