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Sorry, But People Who Lost Money On Facebook Stock Have Only Themselves And Their Advisors To Blame

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One of my favorite business pundits, the New York Times and CNBC star Andrew Ross Sorkin, has written a column laying the blame for Facebook's stock collapse at the feet of one man: Facebook CFO David Ebersman. "It is David Ebersman's fault," Sorkin says. "There's just no way around it."...
Sorry, But People Who Lost Money On Facebook Stock Have Only Themselves And Their Advisors To Blame

On the Rocks

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That might take a whole bottle. –Marc Andreessen, to Andrew Ross Sorkin on how much Johnny Walker Blue would be required for him to openly discuss everything he thinks about HP (on whose board he sits) at Dealbook’s Opportunities for Tomorrow conference...
On the Rocks

Blogger and curator extraordinaire Maria Popova signs on for paidContent Live

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One of the big stories in the media-blogosphere last week was a brouhaha over blogger Maria Popova’s use of affiliate links on her Brain Pickings blog, something critics such as Felix Salmon of Reuters argued was in conflict with her stated goal of keeping the blog advertising free. The debate...
Blogger and curator extraordinaire Maria Popova signs on for paidContent Live

What's Next for Facebook's Flagging Stock? Perhaps Investors Will Finally Get Real.

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As everyone with a pulse knows, Facebook shares took another dive Friday to reach the lowest level yet since its ignominious public offering in May. Shares closed at $18.06, down 5.4 percent, which is half of its happier $38 IPO price. Actually, more than half with a 52.3 percent...
What's Next for Facebook's Flagging Stock? Perhaps Investors Will Finally Get Real.

Facebook's Horrible IPO Has Erased $50 Billion And It's This Guy's Fault, Says Sorkin (FB)

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Andrew Ross Sorkin pulled out the bazooka this morning and fired it at Facebook CFO David Ebersman. Facebook's IPO was three months ago, and the company has lost $50 billion in market value since then.  It is Ebersman 's fault, says Sorkin. That's not a paraphrase. It's a quote. Sorkin...
Facebook's Horrible IPO Has Erased $50 Billion And It's This Guy's Fault, Says Sorkin (FB)

pC LIVE Podcast: How to monetize digital content: Advertising or paywall?

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Some publishers and content companies are betting their future on subscription revenue from readers and users, while others are keeping their content free and banking on advertising revenue to pay the way. What are the pros and cons of each model? (Download this episode) Subscribe to GigaOM Podcasts via RSS...
pC LIVE Podcast: How to monetize digital content: Advertising or paywall?

Daily Report: Google Executive to Lead Yahoo

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Marissa Mayer, one of the top executives at Google, will be the next chief of Yahoo, making her one of the most prominent women in Silicon Valley and corporate America, report Andrew Ross Sorkin and Evelyn M. Rusli on Tuesday in The New York Times....
Daily Report: Google Executive to Lead Yahoo

A lesson from the blogging elite: there are many ways to the top

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The really surprising thing about a conversation with some of the blogging world’s most celebrated names is how little they actually have in common — in terms of their motivations, strategies and business models. At paidContent Live on Wednesday, Brain Picking’s Maria Popova, New York Times columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin,...
A lesson from the blogging elite: there are many ways to the top

Shark Tank

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If the CFO of Facebook came on SharkTank and told me that he was able to sell his shares to the public for $38 a share, but turned down the opportunity, I would crush him for being an idiot. –Mark Cuban, in a post entitled “Facebook Handled their IPO Exactly...
Shark Tank

Those Millions On Facebook? They Actually Visit, And It’s Not A Huge Deal Anyway.

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Traffic numbers provided by companies should always be questioned — I mean, of course each company is going to try to present the data in a way that makes them look as good as possible. Which is what New York Times finance writer Andrew Ross Sorkin has understandably done, going...
Those Millions On Facebook? They Actually Visit, And It’s Not A Huge Deal Anyway.

Mark Cuban Pats Facebook CFO on the Back for Pricing Shares As High as Possible

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“BLERG.” — Mark Cuban. (Photo: flickr.com/yoderbaum) This morning, Dealbook honcho Andrew Ross Sorkin made his case for the villain in the melodrama that is Facebook’s bungled IPO: CFO David Ebersman, who gave the $38 offering price the go-ahead. His excessive optimism–so goes the argument–flooded the market with overpriced shares, which...
Mark Cuban Pats Facebook CFO on the Back for Pricing Shares As High as Possible
As Wall Street Points Fingers at Groupon; Three Fingers Point Back.

Facebook Signs Mysterious Deal With Mobile Payment Company (FB)

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Facebook looks like it's getting closer to launching its long-awaited mobile payments platform. U.K.-based Bango announced an agreement "to provide payment services to Facebook," Bango said. But neither company is offering any more info than that. Bango is best known as the service used by BlackBerry AppWorld to process...
Facebook Signs Mysterious Deal With Mobile Payment Company (FB)
Startups: Whatever You Do, Startup CFO, Don't Pull a Facebook

Time To Freak Out Then Calm Down About The Facebook IPO Again

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Time To Freak Out Then Calm Down About The Facebook IPO Again: Mark Cuban argues that Andrew Ross Sorkin's piece of Facebook's IPO was well, stupid. It's probably not surprising that I largely agree since I wrote something similar over three months ago (which itself was riffing off of Joe...
Time To Freak Out Then Calm Down About The Facebook IPO Again

paidContent Live Re-Run: Blogging Elite with Andrew Sullivan, Maria Popova and Tim Ferris

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If you couldn’t make it to our paidContent Live conference in New York last week, never fear! Over the next few weeks we’ll be releasing individual sessions as podcasts. Today’s episode features an all-star discussion on “A Lesson from the Blogging Elite:” Andrew Sullivan, Maria Popova, Tim Ferris and Andrew...
paidContent Live Re-Run: Blogging Elite with Andrew Sullivan, Maria Popova and Tim Ferris

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (FB, AAPL, RIMM, HP, AMZN, GOOG, NOK)

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Good morning. Summer is over. Let's get to some news. Andrew Ross Sorkin says Facebook's IPO catastrophe is the CFO's fault. Sheryl Sandberg isn't a realistic role model for most women (or men), says Fortune. Pastbook, a startup that collects all your online photos in one place, and then prints them, just...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (FB, AAPL, RIMM, HP, AMZN, GOOG, NOK)

Who is to blame for the Groupon fiasco? Everyone

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There’s been quite a bit of discussion about the impending fiasco that is Groupon’s IPO since the company announced a restatement of its earnings last Friday and an opinion that it had material weakness in its internal controls. Andrew Ross Sorkin of The New York Times blames greedy tech companies....
Who is to blame for the Groupon fiasco? Everyone

Video: Marc Andreessen on the Triumph of Software

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Marc Andreessen, a partner in the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz and a co-founder of the first major Web browser, Netscape Navigator, discussed software, unions, the fiscal talks in Washington and the notion of a tech bubble with Andrew Ross Sorkin at DealBook's post-election conference....
Video: Marc Andreessen on the Triumph of Software

paidContent Live Re-Run: David Karp on Tumblr in the media landscape

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Tumblr founder and CEO David Karp took part in our recent paidContent Live show earlier this month, and spoke about his company’s evolving role in the media world. In this Q&A with Mathew Ingram, Karp talks about some of the success Tumblr-ers have found on the platform, including the 70...
paidContent Live Re-Run: David Karp on Tumblr in the media landscape

No, Facebook's CFO is not to blame for the stock going down

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One of the things that happens when an initial public offering goes bad — that is, when a stock fails to go up after its IPO — is everyone starts looking for a scapegoat. We’ve seen people argue that Mark Zuckerberg is to blame for Facebook’s poor performance, because he...
No, Facebook's CFO is not to blame for the stock going down

11 Internet Week Events You Don't Wanna Miss!

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This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (aka “The Guy with the Red Tie”), founder and CEO of GarysGuide and proud owner of a whole bunch of black suits, white shirts and, at last count, over 40 red ties. You can reach him at gary [at] garysguide.com. Get ready...
11 Internet Week Events You Don't Wanna Miss!

Oh My God It's Early -- Time To Wake Up And Be A Guest On CNBC!

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CNBC was kind enough to invite me on Squawk Box this morning. I talked Facebook with hosts Andrew Ross Sorkin, Joe Kernen, Becky Quick, and Steve Rattner. They're a class act, so it was a super-fun way to start the day. There's more on that, and Facebook, and a clip...
Oh My God It's Early -- Time To Wake Up And Be A Guest On CNBC!

Marc Andreessen Avoids Green Room Scotch, Rags on English Majors Sober

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Wikipedia. Marc Andreessen talks fast. And so when the Andreessen Horowitz co-founder sat down for a conversation with The New York Times’s Andrew Ross Sorkin at Dealbook’s Opportunities for Tomorrow conference, he covered a lot of ground, from the fiscal cliff to higher education, the future of English majors, newspapers...
Marc Andreessen Avoids Green Room Scotch, Rags on English Majors Sober

pC LIVE Rewind: New media entities panel with Slate, Vox, reddit and LinkedIn

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Sites like reddit, LinkedIn and Vox Media are known for their viral hits and eccentric user communities, but they are also becoming content commissioners in their own right, hiring reporters and ad agency creatives and doing interviews with the president. Are these sites the new media barons, and how will...
pC LIVE Rewind: New media entities panel with Slate, Vox, reddit and LinkedIn

The 4 Craziest Things John McAfee Said In His Unforgettable Interview On CNBC

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As you may know, tech mogul John McAfee was on the run from authorities in Belize, now he's in Miami. This morning he did an interview on CNBC's Squawk Box about his plight. It was amazing. He touched on everything from drug use, to torture, to the status of his...
The 4 Craziest Things John McAfee Said In His Unforgettable Interview On CNBC

Andrew Ross Sorkin Tries (And Fails) To Poke Some Holes In Facebook's 'Active Users' Stats

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New York Times columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin is trying to whip up some hysteria around the relatively straight laced IPO filing from Facebook this morning. The gist of his column: Facebook says it has 845 million monthly active users, but "active users" doesn't necessarily mean a user is coming...
Andrew Ross Sorkin Tries (And Fails) To Poke Some Holes In Facebook's 'Active Users' Stats

Hedge fund manager seeks to break up Sony - video

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A US hedge fund tycoon has acquired the largest stake in Sony and could be looking into breaking up the company into three separate pieces, reports CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin    ...
Hedge fund manager seeks to break up Sony - video

Here's Who You Can Blame For Facebook's Stock Crash (FB)

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Andrew Ross Sorkin called out Facebook CFO David Ebersman as the man responsible for Facebook's horrible IPO and tanking stock.  While Ebersman deserves some blame for what's going on with Facebook, but it's not all his fault. Simply put, Ebersman was just doing his job when he got Facebook stock...
Here's Who You Can Blame For Facebook's Stock Crash (FB)

Daily Report: Google Founders Solidify Power

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Andrew Ross Sorkin writes that though Google's founders plan to sell shares and the company continues to issue new shares to employees, they have a developed a plan to retain an iron grip over their company....
Daily Report: Google Founders Solidify Power
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