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Interested In Buying One Share Of Facebook Stock?

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Buying one share of a stock will not lead to extensive financial gains or losses, but for those interested in a collectible from Facebook’s Friday initial public offering, the social network will issue paper stock certificates, according to its IPO filing. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in...
Interested In Buying One Share Of Facebook Stock?

Major Changes In Facebook’s Amended S-1: Mobile Ads, Zynga, Yahoo Patents, Credit

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Facebook today filed an amended S-1 to IPO that describes new risks based on its launch of ads for mobile, Zynga’s standalone gaming platform, and a patent dispute with Yahoo. It also explained how its concentrated voting structure would impact investors, and listed additional underwriters. Here are the major revisions...
Major Changes In Facebook’s Amended S-1: Mobile Ads, Zynga, Yahoo Patents, Credit

Facebook Faces Nationwide Class-Action Lawsuit

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A Baltimore law firm filed a nationwide class action lawsuit against Facebook Friday, claiming the social network illegally tracked user activity on the Internet. In its claim, the law firm Murphy P.A. said the company "repeatedly ignored" warnings from a user who noticed Facebook continued to track users' activities on...
Facebook Faces Nationwide Class-Action Lawsuit

Open Letter to New Facebook Millionaires: Pay off mom’s mortgage! (And 5 other tips)

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Every once in awhile the matrix reboots itself. When Facebook makes its initial public offering this week, there will be an estimated 1,000 newly minted millionaires from the employee ranks. It’s hard for me not to reflect back 20 years ago to the heady days of Microsoft’s rise, resulting in...
Open Letter to New Facebook Millionaires: Pay off mom’s mortgage! (And 5 other tips)

CashStar Nabs $5 Million From Intel Capital And Others For Digital Gifting Platform

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CashStar, a company that makes an online platform for giving digital gift cards, has raised $5 million in new funding. The new round included Intel Capital and existing investors Passport Ventures, FTV Capital, and CashStar co-founder and current Coupons.com CEO Steven Boal. CashStar says the new money will be put...
CashStar Nabs $5 Million From Intel Capital And Others For Digital Gifting Platform

Groupon reports Q1 earnings: Revenues of $559.3 million – Shares soar in after hours trading

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Today Groupon released its first quarter earnings, marking the second time that it has done so since its initial public offering. The company had revenues of$559.3 million and earnings per share of $0.02 (non-GAAP). On a GAAP basis, the company lost $0.02 per share. Here’s what analysts, according to Bloomberg,...
Groupon reports Q1 earnings: Revenues of $559.3 million – Shares soar in after hours trading

Shareholders sue Facebook, Zuckerberg, Morgan Stanley

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Less than a week after Facebook's initial public offering, the social networking firm's new shareholders Wednesday filed a class action lawsuit against the company, CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Morgan Stanley....
Shareholders sue Facebook, Zuckerberg, Morgan Stanley

Facebook Tries to Amp Up Ads

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Facebook is adding new ways for advertisers to reach more people on its site, as the social network tries to beef up its ad revenue prospects ahead of an initial public offering this spring....
Facebook Tries to Amp Up Ads

Embattled Yahoo CEO could be ousted by board as early as today

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Problems for internet giant worsen as shareholder calls for Scott Thompson to be fired over undergraduate degree fabricationYahoo could be on the verge of firing its second CEO in eight months if an activist shareholder with a 5% stake in the company has his way.The shareholder, hedge fund manager Daniel...
Embattled Yahoo CEO could be ousted by board as early as today

Zuckerberg tight-lipped about lack of progress on Instagram deal

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It’s been over three months since Facebook announced it would buy mobile photo sharing application and social network Instagram for a combination of cash and shares worth up to $1 billion, but nothing has come of it yet. When asked about the status of the deal during today’s second quarter earnings...
Zuckerberg tight-lipped about lack of progress on Instagram deal

Astro Malaysia IPO Could Raise $1.5 Billion

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Astro Malaysia Holdings, a Malaysian cable television operator, is seeking to raise about $1.5 billion from an initial public offering, the latest in a string of big-ticket deals from the Southeast Asian nation....
Astro Malaysia IPO Could Raise $1.5 Billion

15M Facebook users bought virtual goods with Credits in 2011

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Facebook revealed that 15 million users paid for virtual goods on the platform in 2011, according to a filing Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This is less than 2 percent of the social network’s 845 million monthly active users. Payments from virtual goods and other fees made up $557...
15M Facebook users bought virtual goods with Credits in 2011

Cloud-based call center software firm prices public offering at $5 per share, plans to raise $35m

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inContact, which delivers cloud-based software solutions to call centers worldwide, has priced its previously announced public offering, the company announced this morning. inContact will offer 7 million shares at $5 apiece. The company thus expects to raise $35 million in the offering, which should result in net proceeds of approximately...
Cloud-based call center software firm prices public offering at $5 per share, plans to raise $35m
Facebook stock drops below IPO price as NASDAQ glitches hurt retail demand
Facebook hopes to rewrite its sad financial narrative with strong Q2

Groupon's stock hits new low, slipping more than 5% on the day

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One strong quarter has not righted the Groupon ship, as its stock today hit a fresh low. Losing nearly 5.5% during the day’s trading, Groupon ended the day at $8.31. According to Google Finance, that places its total market capitalization at $5.37 billion. That figure matters, as Google reportedly offered $5 billion...
Groupon's stock hits new low, slipping more than 5% on the day

Facebook Gets Permission To Borrow $5 Billion

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Facebook has a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission today, confirming the addition of new bankers for its initial public offering. The filing also indicates that Facebook is taking out a $5 billion credit line. Here's the list of new bankers: Citigroup Credit Suisse Deutsche Bank RBC Capital...
Facebook Gets Permission To Borrow $5 Billion
Facebook’s ad revenue will hit $5B in 2012, but growth rates have peaked

The Mounting Minuses at Google+

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To hear Google Inc. Chief Executive Larry Page tell it, Google+ has become a robust competitor in the social networking space, with 90 million users registering since its June launch. But those numbers mask what’s really going on at Google+. It turns out Google+ is a virtual ghost town compared...
The Mounting Minuses at Google+

Facebook IPO: Oversubscribed, social network set to close books, report says

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After months of preparation, Facebook is facing what’s widely expected to be the week of its initial public offering. The company hasn’t announced anything resembling official timing yet, but odds seem high, given that it wrapped up its road show in time for a debut date — May 18 —...
Facebook IPO: Oversubscribed, social network set to close books, report says

Starbucks' Schultz: Don't Read Anything Into Exit From Groupon Board

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Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz said today in an interview on CNBC that he has confidence in both Groupon’s board and CEO Andrew Mason, even after stepping down from the board after 19 months. Spencer Platt | Getty Images News Last month, Kara Swisher reported that Schultz and Accel Partners’...
Starbucks' Schultz: Don't Read Anything Into Exit From Groupon Board

Facebook's Road Show Kicks Off Electronically With Zuckerberg in a T-Shirt (Video)

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Nope, no tie here. In an electronic version of the company’s road show just posted on the Web, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg appears in something he’s more comfortable with — jeans and a t-shirt. The high-quality production is broken down into five sections to give potential investors in its upcoming initial public a...
Facebook's Road Show Kicks Off Electronically With Zuckerberg in a T-Shirt (Video)

Yahoo goes after Facebook with patent claims

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Yahoo claims Facebook is infringing on 10 to 20 of its patents and threatens a lawsuit against the social network if it doesn’t agree to pay licensing fees, according to the New York Times. The timing of the claim is reminiscent of when Yahoo took similar action against Google just...
Yahoo goes after Facebook with patent claims
Mobile ad platform Millennial Media sets its IPO price

Apptio raises $50M in new funding round led by T.Rowe Price

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Sunny Gupta interviewed at 2011 the Seattle 2.0 Awards Apptio today announced a $50 million funding round led by T. Rowe Price, a significant injection of capital for the Seattle-based company and one of the largest venture capital financings in the Pacific Northwest in the past five years. The company,...
Apptio raises $50M in new funding round led by T.Rowe Price

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger Won’t Buy Into Facebook’s I.P.O.

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Warren Buffett (Getty Images) Warren Buffett and his Bershire Hathaway partner Charlie Munger  could care less about Facebook's big Initial Public Offering (I.P.O.) Road Show, which drops the needle tomorrow. While Mr. Buffett was somewhat diplomatic in explaining to CNN that his company never buys into offerings, Mr. Munger was...
Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger Won’t Buy Into Facebook’s I.P.O.
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Former Microsoft CFO John Connors joins board of INRIX

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John Connors INRIX continues to add horsepower to its board, as the Kirkland provider of traffic data preps for an initial public offering. The latest addition is John Connors, a venture capitalist at Bellevue-based Ignition Partners who previously served as CFO of Microsoft. That’s a big-name election for INRIX, which...
Former Microsoft CFO John Connors joins board of INRIX

Zuckerberg tight-lipped about lack of progress on Instagram deal

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It’s been over three months since Facebook announced it would buy mobile photo sharing application and social network Instagram for a combination of cash and shares worth up to $1 billion, but nothing has come of it yet. When asked about the status of the deal during today’s second quarter earnings...
Zuckerberg tight-lipped about lack of progress on Instagram deal

INRIX names ex-Blue Nile CEO to board, strengthens management team

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INRIX is bolstering its board and management team as the Kirkland provider of traffic data continues to add new customers, and possibly positions for an initial public offering. The spin out of Microsoft Research today named former Blue Nile CEO Diane Irvine  to the board, tapping a proven executive with...
INRIX names ex-Blue Nile CEO to board, strengthens management team
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