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Facebook stocks up on mobile ad success reports

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Facebook's ongoing efforts to monetize its ever-growing mobile user base may be paying off, as shares in the company were up today on reports that Facebook is further along in its mobile efforts than many expected. Facebook shares rose more than two percent today when a research report from Wedge...
Facebook stocks up on mobile ad success reports

Facebook Names COO Sheryl Sandberg to Its Board of Directors (Finally)

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In a post on its newsroom blog, Facebook just announced that it has named long-time COO Sheryl Sandberg to its board of directors. Sandberg will be the eighth member of the board and its first female member to date. But what took so long? Facebook has been criticized for a...
Facebook Names COO Sheryl Sandberg to Its Board of Directors (Finally)

38 Special: Facebook bankers got it right

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Facebook shares stay flat, and that's okay. FORTUNE -- Facebook (FB) shares didn't pop. They didn't crumble. They closed the day at $38.23 per share, or less than a percentage point higher than where the company's IPO had priced last night. The typical media narrative, of course, is catastrophic. Conventional...
38 Special: Facebook bankers got it right

Apple become most valuable firm of all time - but Facebook shares hit new low

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Tech firm valued at more than $619bn after shares hit high of $664.75 in morning trading, topping Microsoft's 1999 recordApple has become the most valuable company of all time - surpassing a record set by Mircrosoft in 1999.Shares in the tech giant hit a high of $664.75 in Monday morning...
Apple become most valuable firm of all time - but Facebook shares hit new low

Facebook shareholders express anger, confusion about botched IPO

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Chris LeBarton jumped at the chance to get in on Facebook’s initial public offering. The Potomac investor and a group of friends pooled $50,000 to purchase $35 pre-offering shares through a hedge fund connection. Read full article >>...
Facebook shareholders express anger, confusion about botched IPO

Facebook drops, kissing IPO price before rebounding

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In a nail-biting bit of trading, Facebook landed at the $38 mark, and sat there, almost falling below its IPO price. The company had spiked as high as $43.20 this morning, according to Google Finance, but settled quickly. Zynga’s plunge and halt could not have helped. Here’s the chart, as...
Facebook drops, kissing IPO price before rebounding
Facebook posts small win with $1.18 billion in revenue for Q2

Avaya lays out roadmap for unified software management

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As Avaya continues its transition from a hardware company into a communications and collaboration software provider, it is going through some growing pains, including a shakeup of executives and uncertainty around a potential initial public offering that's been rumored for months....
Avaya lays out roadmap for unified software management

Nasdaq must pay $10M to settle SEC charges over Facebook IPO woes

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charged the Nasdaq stock exchange with violations of securities law for its "poor systems and decision-making" during Facebook's initial public offering, the agency has announced....
Nasdaq must pay $10M to settle SEC charges over Facebook IPO woes

Reid Hoffman: Groupon Made Multiple Missteps in its IP0

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At the PandoMonthly fireside chat tonight between Sarah Lacy and Reid Hoffman, Hoffman, who was an early investor in Groupon, shared his thought’s on the company’s initial public offering. As a bit of a history lesson for those that have forgotten, Groupon’s IPO was very messy. Upon entering the quiet...
Reid Hoffman: Groupon Made Multiple Missteps in its IP0

Facebook Wins Ruling in Shareholder Case

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Facebook Inc., facing multiple shareholder lawsuits related to its botched initial public offering, scored an initial legal victory when a federal judge in New York Wednesday dismissed a group of cases against the social networking company. Last year, several Facebook investors sued the company, arguing that Facebook — which had...
Facebook Wins Ruling in Shareholder Case

Facebook IPO reaps huge rewards for founders as buyers watch and wait

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Early trading delays subsided to sell 82m shares of Facebook stock in 30 seconds before subsiding close to the offer priceFacebook became a public company on Friday after one of the most frenzied share sales in history led to the social network giant being valued at over $100bn.The share sale...
Facebook IPO reaps huge rewards for founders as buyers watch and wait
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Nasdaq: Would Have Scuttled Facebook IPO

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A Nasdaq official told customers that it would have pulled the plug on Facebook's initial public offering had it known the full extent of its technical problems....
Nasdaq: Would Have Scuttled Facebook IPO

Eventbrite Funding Slows Its IPO Chase

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Eventbrite Inc., an event ticketing company, has raised $60 million from two investors, making it the latest example of a startup to raise significant private late-stage funding that puts off an initial public offering. San Francisco-based Eventbrite had sparked expectations of an imminent IPO when it said earlier this month...
Eventbrite Funding Slows Its IPO Chase

Where the F was F8?

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Last September, Mark Zuckerberg and former Saturday Night Live cast member Andy Samberg stood on a stage at Facebook’s F8 Web developer’s conference in San Francisco while an audience of hundreds hung on every word. The comedian perfectly impersonated Zuck, then strode offstage to the lyrics, “All I do...
Where the F was F8?

Some Groupon Investors Give Up

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Some of the early backers of Groupon Inc., including Silicon Valley veteran Marc Andreessen, are heading for the exits, joining investors who have lost faith in companies that had been expected to drive a new Internet boom. At least four Groupon investors who held stock in the daily-deals company before...
Some Groupon Investors Give Up

DealBook: As Facebook's Stock Struggles, Fingers Start Pointing

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Much of the blame for Facebook's initial public offering debacle is landing on Morgan Stanley, the lead banker....
DealBook: As Facebook's Stock Struggles, Fingers Start Pointing

Meet Scott Devitt: Morgan Stanley's Facebook Analyst Who Takes The Bus To Work

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Scott Devitt has long stood out for being cautious in a world of Internet bulls. In the more than 12 years that he has covered Internet companies as a Wall Street analyst, Devitt has developed a measured approach to a sector that often succumbs to hype. Devitt, who replaced star...
Meet Scott Devitt: Morgan Stanley's Facebook Analyst Who Takes The Bus To Work

DealBook is Live Blogging Facebook I.P.O.

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Facebook is the third biggest initial public offering in United States history, but no other market debut has matched the frenzy created by Mark Zuckerberg's social networking site. DealBook's live blog will be tracking all of the reactions to Facebook's I.P.O. throughout the day....
DealBook is Live Blogging Facebook I.P.O.

Facebook's CFO Is Meeting With Investors To Tell Them How He's Going To Get The Stock Back To $38 (FB)

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Aug. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Facebook Inc. Chief Financial Officer David Ebersman is meeting with investors in New York today, a person familiar with the matter said, days before the lifting of a ban on stock sales by some of the company's biggest shareholders. Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Microsoft Corp. and...
Facebook's CFO Is Meeting With Investors To Tell Them How He's Going To Get The Stock Back To $38 (FB)

SEC charging Nasdaq $10 million in civil suit settlement over Facebook's IPO issues

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When Facebook became a public company in the summer of 2012, its initial public offering (IPO) didn't go quite as well as the company expected. It went poorly enough that the US Securities and Exchange Commission took action against the exchange which handled Facebook's IPO: Nasdaq. A civil suit...
SEC charging Nasdaq $10 million in civil suit settlement over Facebook's IPO issues
The Stock Market Smiles On Facebook 'Home', With FB Share Price Up More Than 3% After Launch Event

Is Facebook Poised to Revolutionize Health Care?

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Before we dismiss appearances by Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg on ABC News Tuesday as orchestrated, feel-good public relations events less than a month before Facebook holds its initial public offering, consider this:When Zuckerberg and Sandberg introduce and explain the new initiative, they could be revolutionizing health care. Zuckerberg...
Is Facebook Poised to Revolutionize Health Care?

UBS to sue Nasdaq over Facebook flotation

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Swiss bank suing the US hi-tech stock market Nasdaq for 'gross mishandling' of the share sale, in which it lost SFr349m (£240m)Swiss bank UBS lost SFr349m (£240m) on the flotation of Facebook and is suing the US hi-tech stock market Nasdaq for "gross mishandling" of the share sale.The loss, which...
UBS to sue Nasdaq over Facebook flotation

In India, a time of flux approaches

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Two news items from the tech startup ecosystem broke through the clutter of politics, cricket, Bollywood, and more politics news in India earlier this month. The first was good. The second was just grim. Just Dial, which runs the local business listings site Justdial.com, had raised US$57 million in one...
In India, a time of flux approaches

Five reasons not to buy Facebook shares

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The sale will likely generate billions, but hidden just beneath the buzz are signs that not all is well for Silicon Valley's starOn Friday, Facebook will finally become a public company. The hotly anticipated initial public offering (IPO) will be the largest tech company share sale ever and is expected...
Five reasons not to buy Facebook shares

Yelp’s Post-IPO Earnings: $27.6M in Revenue, Up 59% From A Year Earlier, But Net Loss Triples

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In its first ever earnings report as a publicly-traded company, Yelp said it earned $27.6 million in revenue up 59 percent from the $16.5 million it made in the same time a year ago. It lost $9.8 million, more than triple the $2.7 million it lost in the same time...
Yelp’s Post-IPO Earnings: $27.6M in Revenue, Up 59% From A Year Earlier, But Net Loss Triples

Facebook to meet Q2 expectations in first earnings report as a public company

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Come Thursday, Facebook will give Wall Street exactly what it is expecting: a satisfactory earnings report with second quarter revenue around $1.15 billion and earnings per share of $0.12, according to investment firm Wedbush. Wedbush modeled Facebook’s revenue at $1.11 billion for its first quarter as a public company,...
Facebook to meet Q2 expectations in first earnings report as a public company
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