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New Facebook details reveal Zuckerberg’s $500,000 salary and 45% bonus

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New IPO information submitted by Facebook has revealed that founder Mark Zuckerberg will be paid half a million dollars this year, while is he eligible to receive two bonuses up to the value of 45 percent of this base salary, as The Sydney Morning Herald reports. The dual performance-based bonus set-up...
New Facebook details reveal Zuckerberg’s $500,000 salary and 45% bonus

Facebook Hits A New Record High Value Of At Least $103.4 Billion

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Facebook stock has blown past even the most bullish estimates to a value of $103.4 billion to $110 billion, based on today’s SharesPost auction closing at $44 per share.  The $103.4 billion figure is based on the company still having 2.35 billion outstanding shares; assume that the actual number is...
Facebook Hits A New Record High Value Of At Least $103.4 Billion
At $2.78 million, this Leica is the world's most expensive camera

FCC to dole out up to $300 million to help carriers expand service in rural areas

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It seems like almost every day that we receive a press release announcing Verizon or AT&T is planning to expand its LTE coverage to three, five, eleven new markets. But in some remote pockets of the country, you'd be lucky to latch onto even a solid 3G signal. In...
FCC to dole out up to $300 million to help carriers expand service in rural areas

Vintage Leica sold for $2.79m, breaking the world record for the most expensive camera

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As we’re impatiently waiting for more details on the latest Leica cameras to hit the market, a slightly older version of a Leica camera is making headlines too. A rare 0-Series Leica officially (and once again) has become the most expensive camera sold to date, as Leica Rumors reports. Forget...
Vintage Leica sold for $2.79m, breaking the world record for the most expensive camera

Auction-Meets-Group-Buying Site BagThat Bags $3.2M From Oxford Capital

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BagThat, a new UK entrant to the daily-deals/e-commerce space, has picked up an investment of £2 million ($3.2 million) to develop its service, a mash-up of two well-known models for selling products online: auctions and group buying. The funding is being led by Oxford Capital and is the first close...
Auction-Meets-Group-Buying Site BagThat Bags $3.2M From Oxford Capital

Amazon offers up refurbed Kindle Fires on sale, cuts price to $139

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That's pretty darn cheap. On today's Gold Box deal, Amazon has chopped an extra 30 bucks from its refurbished Kindle Fire stock The retailer promises that all the tablets are certified to "look and work like new". At the time of writing, tablet hunters had an extra 18 hours...
Amazon offers up refurbed Kindle Fires on sale, cuts price to $139

Getty Images Auction Draws Initial Bids of Around $4 Billion

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The auction for a potential sale of Getty Images Inc. has progressed to the second round, with several private-equity firms putting in initial bids of around $4 billion, people familiar with the matter said. Buyout firms KKR & Co. and TPG are among at least five bidders that remain interested...
Getty Images Auction Draws Initial Bids of Around $4 Billion

AdMob To Switch To AdWords-Style Auction For CPC Advertising

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Advertising auctions for cost-per-click (CPC) placements on Google’s AdMob mobile ad network will soon take quality score into consideration, as the company moves AdMob closer to its core AdWords product. Previously, the highest bidder won the impression on AdMob. The change will take place... Please visit Marketing Land for the...
AdMob To Switch To AdWords-Style Auction For CPC Advertising

Amazon Publishing will likely acquire troubled Dorchester’s backlist

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Amazon Publishing is likely to acquire the assets of Dorchester Publishing, the 41-year-old mass market publisher that closed its doors this February after years of economic trouble. Literary agent Richard Curtis, writing at Digital Book World, points to the announcement of an auction for Dorchester’s assets. At the auction, Amazon...
Amazon Publishing will likely acquire troubled Dorchester’s backlist

Kodak plans to sell off digital imaging patents

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Kodak has filed proceedings to enable the bankrupt company to sell off its digital imaging patents. With a looming June 30th deadline in its lending agreement, the fallen camera maker is petitioning the court to approve a closed bids auction at a hearing on July 2nd. The company has...
Kodak plans to sell off digital imaging patents

Kodak's Auction Plans Make Headway

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Eastman Kodak received the go-ahead to auction off its valuable trove of digital patents in a contest set to take place behind closed doors without a court-sanctioned lead bidder....
Kodak's Auction Plans Make Headway

Apple eMate 300 prototype pops up on eBay, buy it now for $8,500

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At this point we kind of just expect vintage Apple machines to surface on eBay: just last month we came across a WALT prototype, followed by a Macintosh 128k a few days ago. Now, the fresh face at eBay's auction party is Apple's eMate 300, which is said to...
Apple eMate 300 prototype pops up on eBay, buy it now for $8,500

Crowdsourced app development platform SellanApp opens pre-registration for its private beta

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Stepping up to face the panel of experts at The Next Web Conference‘s Startup Rally today is Amsterdam-based SellanApp, a platform that lets you produce, fund and promote your own apps. SellanApp started when founder Aernoud Dekker started to learn programming for iOS. Before long he was approached by a number of...
Crowdsourced app development platform SellanApp opens pre-registration for its private beta

SNES-001 Advance gives two retro gamers a screen to play, guarantees no fights for TV time (video)

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There's been no shortage of SNES mods with built-in screens. They almost always tend to overlook one fundamental problem, however: with only one screen, gamers have to either share one tiny LCD or play solo, and neither option will make that Street Fighter II nostalgia trip a pleasant one....
SNES-001 Advance gives two retro gamers a screen to play, guarantees no fights for TV time (video)

Taming Email Overload With SaneBox

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Calling email overload “a crisis in communication”, TechCrunch Founder Michael Arrington issued a challenge back in 2008: “Someone needs to create a new technology that allows us to enjoy our life but not miss important messages.” The entrepreneurs at SaneBox read this and other articles by Fred Wilson and Bijan...
Taming Email Overload With SaneBox

Google Provides Competitive Information In New Auction Insights Report

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AdWords marketers’ days of regularly refreshing on all their keywords may be over — or at least that activity may not be quite so necessary. Google is releasing a new report — Auction Insights — that helps marketers understand how their ads stand, compared to others in the... Please visit...
Google Provides Competitive Information In New Auction Insights Report

SearchCap: The Day In Search, May 22, 2012

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Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Google Provides Competitive Information In New Auction Insights Report AdWords marketers’ days of regularly refreshing on all their keywords may be over... Please visit Search Engine...
SearchCap: The Day In Search, May 22, 2012

New adCenter Metric Launched: Share of Voice

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adCenter recently launched Share of Voice (SOV) metrics to their standard reports. SOV reporting helps advertisers optimize PPC campaigns by providing information about how often they are earning impressions; for example, when the ad is placed on the first page in the auction. In general, if you... Please visit Search...
New adCenter Metric Launched: Share of Voice

NASDAQ Admits It Botched Facebook IPO: 'This Was Not Our Finest Hour'

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Facebook's stock was supposed to begin trading at 11:00 am on the dot Friday, but instead it was delayed for a full half hour. Now NASDAQ is admitting it screwed up and offering an explanation as to what happened. "This was not our finest hour," NASDAQ's chief executive officer Robert...
NASDAQ Admits It Botched Facebook IPO: 'This Was Not Our Finest Hour'

Kodak patent sale to move forward in spite of Apple ownership claims

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A bankruptcy court judge has approved the sale of a collection of over 1,100 of Kodak's patents in spite of Apple's attempts to block the auction on the grounds that it has a claim on some of the intellectual property....
Kodak patent sale to move forward in spite of Apple ownership claims

Solar Firm Files for Chapter 11

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Energy Conversion Devices filed for bankruptcy protection with a plan to slash its debt and sell its business at a court-supervised auction....
Solar Firm Files for Chapter 11

Telenor Warns May Exit India

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Telenor warned the Government of India would be forcing it to exit the country completely, if it were to follow current recommendations for the planned renewal of an auction for mobile licences in the country....
Telenor Warns May Exit India

Extremely rare Apple Macintosh 128K with 'Twiggy Drive' listed for $100K on eBay

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An extremely rare piece of Apple history has appeared for auction on eBay in the form of a Macintosh 128K, complete with a 5.25-inch "Twiggy" disk drive....
Extremely rare Apple Macintosh 128K with 'Twiggy Drive' listed for $100K on eBay

Is Selling Your Ultraviolet Code Copyright Infringement?

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We have written many times about one of Hollywood's latest attempts at adapting to the modern digital age, Ultraviolet. Unfortunately for Hollywood studios, this service is not well received by people who have tried to use it. So what is someone to do with those unwanted free Ultraviolet codes that...
Is Selling Your Ultraviolet Code Copyright Infringement?

U.K. to get LTE network, but most carriers still sidelined

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It looks like the U.K. won’t be the last major European country to have LTE. U.K. regulator Ofcom has given Everything Everywhere permission to use its existing 2G spectrum to launch an LTE network this year, long before it holds the 4G auction where the remaining U.K. operators will collect...
U.K. to get LTE network, but most carriers still sidelined

AOL sells patents to Microsoft in $1.1 billion deal

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America Online announced Monday that it has sealed a $1.1 billion deal with Microsoft for more than 800 patents. According to a news release announcing the deal, the companies entered into a non-exclusive license for the patents, following an auction. Read full article >>...
AOL sells patents to Microsoft in $1.1 billion deal

Personal data put at risk by auction of unclaimed USB drives

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Here’s an important safety tip, courtesy of the Privacy Commissioner of Australia’s state of New South Wales: erasing data on a USB drive doesn’t mean it’s gone. Encrypting USB data is the only way to keep it safe. RailCorp, the Sydney metropolitan commuter rail company, has stopped auctioning off unclaimed...
Personal data put at risk by auction of unclaimed USB drives
Witnesses warn Verizon-Comcast deal will damage competition

Marc Andreessen Gave A Big Pep Talk To eBay's Top People, And Every Company Should Hear It (EBAY)

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Marc Andreessen sits on the eBay board of directors and, after a recent meeting, he took a few minutes to speak to the top technical leaders from the company. His speech was basically a pep talk and it had a clear message: The reason eBay tanked in the middle of...
Marc Andreessen Gave A Big Pep Talk To eBay's Top People, And Every Company Should Hear It (EBAY)
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