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So, Uh, Who Was Doing Insider Trading With Yelp Last Week? (YELP, AAPL)

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A funny thing happened to Yelp's stock last week: It stopped tanking and suddenly made a huge, unexplained comeback. We noticed it on Friday and wrote a post about the stock rising 15% during the day. We had no idea why it was up. We might finally have an answer....
So, Uh, Who Was Doing Insider Trading With Yelp Last Week? (YELP, AAPL)

Kim Dotcom - pass notes No 3,275

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The filesharing tycoon has Mega ambitions with his Megaupload successor - as long as he stays out of prisonAge: 38Appearance: Like a small black bouncy castle.That's a very unkind remark. There are a lot of overweight people who struggle with low self-esteem. I think Dotcom might be one of the...
Kim Dotcom - pass notes No 3,275

Goldman exec caught on tape dishing insider information on Apple

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A Goldman Sachs executive apparently dabbled in a bit of insider trading when he discussed non-public information about Apple Inc., to a prominent hedge fund manager during a federal wiretap investigation. David Loeb, who is head of Asia equity sales for Goldman Sachs Group Inc., in New York, was caught...
Goldman exec caught on tape dishing insider information on Apple

Analyst who leaked Apple sales projections arrested, charged for insider trading

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A research analyst who allegedly obtained secret information about Apple and sold it for hundreds of thousands of dollars has been arrested and charged with securities fraud, conspiracy and insider trading....
Analyst who leaked Apple sales projections arrested, charged for insider trading

Just In Time For A Facebook IPO Tax Break, Eduardo Saverin Renounces U.S. Citizenship

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Well that’s some slick timing. Eduardo Saverin, known for co-founding Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg back in their college days at Harvard, has given up his United States citizenship. His name appeared on a list published on April 30 by the United States Office of the Federal Register, which issues a...
Just In Time For A Facebook IPO Tax Break, Eduardo Saverin Renounces U.S. Citizenship

7 stories to read this weekend

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It is a really long weekend here in United States, and what that means is a lot of time to read this weekend. I certainly plan to do that. Here is a short list of my recommendations for the weekend. The story of an eye witness: Jack London, a San...
7 stories to read this weekend

Zynga COO John Schappert steps down

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Beset by charges of copyright infringement and insider trading, the bad news keeps rolling in for Zynga as the social game company confirms the departure of chief operating officer John Schappert. “We can confirm that John Schappert has left Zynga and its board of directors effective immediately,” said Zynga...
Zynga COO John Schappert steps down

Eric Schmidt Is Going To Dump Almost Half His Stake In Google (GOOG)

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Google chairman Eric Schmidt plans to sell just under half his stake in the company, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission filing late Friday. Schmidt owns 7.6 million shares of Google stock and plans to sell about 3.2 million shares of those shares over time, through...
Eric Schmidt Is Going To Dump Almost Half His Stake In Google (GOOG)
Former AT&T employee admits to leaking iPhone and BlackBerry sales figures as part of insider trading scheme

Analyst charged with insider trading of SanDisk, Apple info

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A slew of insider trading charges were leveled Friday against a Portland, Oregon-based analyst who allegedly provided significant leaks regarding the technology industry. Consultant John Kinnucan was accused of two counts each of securities fraud and conspiracy for reportedly passing on secret information about F5, Flextronics, and SanDisk to hedge...
Analyst charged with insider trading of SanDisk, Apple info

Sheryl Sandberg And Other Facebook Execs Have Started Selling Stock

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and two other executives at the social networking company sold millions of dollars worth of stock this week as restrictions on insider trading expired. Sandberg netted about $7.44 million by selling roughly 353,000 Facebook shares on Wednesday, according to...
Sheryl Sandberg And Other Facebook Execs Have Started Selling Stock

Maxis and Electronic Arts sue Zynga over The Ville

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One of many images from EA's filing demonstrating the similarities between The Ville and The Sims Social. EA v. Zynga complaint It hasn't been a great couple of weeks for Zynga, whose less-than-stellar earnings report last Friday was quickly followed by allegations of insider trading by no fewer than...
Maxis and Electronic Arts sue Zynga over The Ville

DealBook: Technology Analyst Expected to Plead Guilty in Insider Case

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John Kinnucan, founder of Broadband Research, of Portland, Ore., who gained notoriety for taunting the federal government over its pursuit of insider trading, is expected to plead guilty on Wednesday....
DealBook: Technology Analyst Expected to Plead Guilty in Insider Case

Media Smells Possible HTC Insider Trading on Apple Agreement

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On November 09, 2012, HTC shares rose 7 percent, the maximum daily increase in Taiwan, to close at $7.8 US. This was a full two days prior to the announced HTC-Apple settlement. This has given rise to media speculation that HTC participated in insider trading....
Media Smells Possible HTC Insider Trading on Apple Agreement
Analyst charged with insider trading and fraud after leaking Apple sales data
New software aims to preemptively nab Wall Street crooks

Apple officers dump 1 million shares

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COO Tim Cook clears $68 million before taxes; CFO Peter Oppenheimer, $46 million Apple's senior staff had a busy — and profitable — day of insider trading Thursday. More than a million restricted shares of Apple (AAPL) stock that seven of them were granted on Dec. 14, 2005 became fully...
Apple officers dump 1 million shares
Herbalife stock trading halted amid allegations of insider trading at auditing firm

Hedge fund manager sentenced in Dell insider trading case

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A former portfolio manager at the now defunct Diamondback Capital Management has been sentenced to 54 months in prison for crimes related to a multimillion dollar insider trading scheme involving computer maker Dell and hardware maker Nvidia.Todd Newman was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court for the Southern District...
Hedge fund manager sentenced in Dell insider trading case

Hedge-Fund Manager Found Guilty in Insider Case

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A Northern California hedge-fund manager who testified in his own defense became the latest person convicted of criminal charges in a broad crackdown on insider trading in corporate America. Federal prosecutors in Manhattan had accused Doug Whitman, of Whitman Capital of Menlo Park, Calif., of making almost $1 million based...
Hedge-Fund Manager Found Guilty in Insider Case

Boot up: Twitter admits messing up over NBC Olympics tweets, Apple vs Samsung turns feisty, and more

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Plus Microsoft launches Outlook.com, and insider trading lawsuits hit ZyngaA quick burst of 5 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamOur approach to Trust & Safety and private information >> Twitter BlogA big moment for Twitter: That said, we want to apologize for the part...
Boot up: Twitter admits messing up over NBC Olympics tweets, Apple vs Samsung turns feisty, and more
Man Caught In Alleged Insider Trading Scheme After Friending Source On Facebook

Former AT&T staffer found guilty of Apple insider trading

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A former employee of AT&T admitted to helping insider traders by surreptitiously passing iPhone sales figure and other company secrets. Alnoor Ebrahim, originally from Tanzania, pleaded guilty in a court in Manhattan for his part in an expert-network ring, where secret information was transferred from large companies to hedge funds,...
Former AT&T staffer found guilty of Apple insider trading

A Zynga Board Member BOUGHT $560,000 Worth Of Zynga Stock Last Week (ZNGA)

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Ellen Siminoff, a longtime Internet executive who joined the board of Zynga this summer, bought 250,000 shares at $2.22 a share last week. The stock is now trading around $2.14, so Siminoff is already out money, as the stock continues to decline. But as DividendChannel.com's editors put it, "There's an old...
A Zynga Board Member BOUGHT $560,000 Worth Of Zynga Stock Last Week (ZNGA)

FBI Searches Social Media For Insider Trading

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The FBI launched Perfect Hedge Investigations, an effort to root out insider trading and includes monitoring of social networks. The emphasis on social media and online communications platforms like Skype accents how complex law enforcement is becoming in the connected era: a simple phone tap or document subpoena is no...
FBI Searches Social Media For Insider Trading

Former AT&T exec leaked iPhone, BlackBerry sales figures

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A former marketing executive at AT&T has pleaded guilty to charges related to an insider trading scheme in which he leaked sales information about Apple's iPhone and Research In Motion's BlackBerry devices to members of an investment community....
Former AT&T exec leaked iPhone, BlackBerry sales figures

7 stories to read this weekend

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For some odd reason, I felt that it was slim pickings when it came to stories for this weekend. It just might have been my NyQuil. Here are some great stories for you to enjoy while you relax over the next two days. More drugs, more sports, same old Alex...
7 stories to read this weekend

How to Get Arrested for Insider Trading, in Two Easy Steps

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A tech analyst named John Kinnucan was arrested today, accused of insider trading on tech companies that resulted in $110 Million in illegal, insider trader-y gains. Maybe as important as his crime is the example he sets for future generations of those whose lifelong dream it is to get your...
How to Get Arrested for Insider Trading, in Two Easy Steps

DealBook: Fund Manager Settles Case in Dell Insider Trading Ring

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Victor Dosti, a portfolio manager at the Whittier Trust Company, is the ninth person to be charged relating to the Dell trade.    ...
DealBook: Fund Manager Settles Case in Dell Insider Trading Ring

CourtVille: The Zynga Lawsuit Made Simple

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In June, the disruptive, addictive, social gaming juggernaut Zynga vowed to transform the way games are built and consumed. By July 31, after a precipitous stock tumble, Zynga CEO Mark Pincus and other leaders are facing a class-action lawsuit for insider trading from angry investors who saw their fortunes evaporate...
CourtVille: The Zynga Lawsuit Made Simple
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