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Collapsing Nokia may have had Apple-like hardware in development in the 90s

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..but horrific corporate management has it in a place where it may be forced into a patent firesale. Interesting article on Nokia in the WSJ last night. It starts with: More than seven years before Apple Inc. rolled out the iPhone, the Nokia team showed a phone with a color...
Collapsing Nokia may have had Apple-like hardware in development in the 90s

THQ Signals Cash Crunch; Games Delayed

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THQ said it hired a bank to help it evaluate strategic financing options after it announced delays for its games and a loss equal to more than half of the cash left in its coffers....
THQ Signals Cash Crunch; Games Delayed

And Now Nokia Has A New Problem -- It Might Go Bankrupt

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Nokia just blew its first quarter earnings, in part because sales of its new iPhone-killer, the Lumia, have been "mixed." (Read our Lumia review here.) That's bad. But here's what's worse. The company is burning cash at a mind-boggling rate, and it's about to run into a cash crunch. Nokia...
And Now Nokia Has A New Problem -- It Might Go Bankrupt

Clearwire strikes deal to power FreedomPop’s free mobile broadband service

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Clearwire just picked up an interesting new customer — striking a deal to supply wholesale broadband service to FreedomPop, the startup backed by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennstrom that is aiming to launch a free 4G mobile broadband service in the U.S. later this year. The agreement, announced this morning, comes after...
Clearwire strikes deal to power FreedomPop’s free mobile broadband service

The Series A Crunch Has Claimed Another Startup

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The Series A crunch has claimed another startup. After a year in stealth mode, a successful Kickstarter campaign, and a $600,000 seed round, Turf Geography Club has died. Its founder Michael Tseng is now working on his next venture.  The Series A Crunch is the idea that startups are running...
The Series A Crunch Has Claimed Another Startup
Go, Costolo, Go! Cashing Out Options Should Be a Privilege, Not a Right

$100 Million “Innovator’s Credit Fund” Aims to Ease Startup Cash Crunch

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Getting funded is the first step toward every startup entrepreneur’s dream. But while receiving an infusion of cash from a venture capitalist or angel investor is certainly a good thing, it doesn’t necessarily mean your company’s money problems are over. Even venture-funded startups can’t afford to divert scarce cash to...
$100 Million “Innovator’s Credit Fund” Aims to Ease Startup Cash Crunch

UH OH: Forbes Magazine Has Stopped Paying Rent At Its Manhattan Headquarters

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Forbes, the publisher of Forbes Magazine, has a magnificent headquarters on Fifth Avenue in downtown Manhattan. It's a freestanding stone building with a grand airy lobby and curling stone staircase. Some of the offices upstairs are adorned with gorgeous wood-paneling and antiques. The place seems more like an opulent mansion...
UH OH: Forbes Magazine Has Stopped Paying Rent At Its Manhattan Headquarters

Startup Cash Crunch: $14 Million Later, Ask-A-Question Site Formspring Is Closing

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Formspring, a once-buzzy site that counted more than 28 million users for its ask-me-a-question service, was the Snapchat of its day--an Internet service popular with teens and misunderstood by adults, and well-funded by eager venture capitalists. Now, four years and $14 million later, CEO Ade Olonoh announced that the company...
Startup Cash Crunch: $14 Million Later, Ask-A-Question Site Formspring Is Closing

The real problem for Tesla in 2013

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In an article responding to this MarketWatch story, GigaOM Pro cleantech analyst Adam Lesser argues that Tesla’s Model S sales and momentum could reasonably make it profitable in 2013, and the company isn’t likely to be as strapped for cash as MarketWatch columnist John Shinal claims. MarketWatch’s Shinal says that...
The real problem for Tesla in 2013

Comet: more than 6000 jobs at risk

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The high-street electrical chain is estimated to have made a loss of £35m in a year and could go into administration todayMore than 6,000 jobs are at risk as the troubled high-street electricals chain Comet teeters on the edge of administration.Comet, the UK's second largest electrical specialist after Dixons, has...
Comet: more than 6000 jobs at risk

NYT says bye bye, BoSox; sells last Fenway shares

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The New York Times Co’s long goodbye to the sports business is finally over. The company sold its last shares in Fenway Sports Group, the owner of the Boston Red Sox, the Liverpool Football Club and the bulk of the New England Sports Network, for $63 million in cash. That...
NYT says bye bye, BoSox; sells last Fenway shares

Here's One Way To Monetise The Series A Crunch: Make A List Of Moribund Startups, Sell It For $5k (As Acqui-Hire/IP 'Intel'), Profit

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Back in December, the sort-of-Series-A-crunch led VC analysis firm CB Insights to predict that more than 1,000 startups will be orphaned at the seed stage. But it seems there is silver-lining to the seed boom/cash crunch — at least for CB Insights itself, which is selling a list of “dying” startups. Or to give it its...
Here's One Way To Monetise The Series A Crunch: Make A List Of Moribund Startups, Sell It For $5k (As Acqui-Hire/IP 'Intel'), Profit
Secrecy: The Real Reason Taking Dell Private Makes Sense

AMD "Exploring Options" Including Breakup, Sale

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Shares of the chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices are up by more than 14 percent on a report by Reuters saying that the company has hired JPMorgan to “explore options” that could include a disposition of its patents or an outright sale. The news can’t come as too much of a...
AMD "Exploring Options" Including Breakup, Sale

Sharp Faces Tough Choices in Cash Crunch

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Sharp Corp., Japan's largest manufacturer of liquid-crystal displays, is facing a grim future of difficult choices, squeezed by an exacerbating cash crunch....
Sharp Faces Tough Choices in Cash Crunch

Amid Market Difficulties and Layoffs, Chipmaker AMD Faces A Cash Crunch

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There’s no question that times have been tough of late for the chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices. Last week the company confirmed that it will fire about 15 percent of its employees, making for the second significant reduction in force since CEO Rory Read took the helm in August of 2011....
Amid Market Difficulties and Layoffs, Chipmaker AMD Faces A Cash Crunch
As Sharp rumored to fall behind on new iPhone displays, LG and AU optonics named as iPad Mini display makers
Zynga, Nokia and the dangers of cliche-based speculation

"Is the US facing a Cash Crunch?" by Gordon T Long, FSU Editorial 04/23/2010

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"Is the US facing a Cash Crunch?" by Gordon T Long, FSU Editorial 04/23/2010
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