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Facebook Valuation Surges Past $100 Billion On Private Markets

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150,000 Facebook shares just sold for $44 a pop in a private auction hosted by SharesPost. The trading platform announced the auction results in an email last night. That stock price values Facebook at more than $102 billion. This follows an auction last week in which investors bought 150,000 shares...
Facebook Valuation Surges Past $100 Billion On Private Markets

Apple “politely” accepts iPhone protestors’ petitions in NYC

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Credit: CNET The scheduled delivery of petitions asking Apple for better treatment of workers in factories that produce iPhones and iPads happened on schedule in New York City Thursday morning. Observers say there were far more press in attendance than actual protestors, but that the mission — to hand deliver...
Apple “politely” accepts iPhone protestors’ petitions in NYC

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?

To avoid an IPO, Twitter makes its top employees keep 80% of their stock

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A stock restriction enforced by social giant Twitter, which stops employees from selling more than 20% of their stock, reportedly became the catalyst for some of its more high-profile resignations, CNNMoney has revealed. According to the report, the rule has been in place for more than a year but was...
To avoid an IPO, Twitter makes its top employees keep 80% of their stock

Milkroundabout, London’s startup jobs fair, returns

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London’s attempt to cement itself as the dominant startup hub in Europe is getting another small boost today, with the news that the third Silicon Milkroundabout jobs fair will take place next month. The event, which was started by a group of U.K. entrepreneurs who wanted to woo jobseekers away...
Milkroundabout, London’s startup jobs fair, returns

A Closer Look: Facebook’s Operating Margins Decline With Growing Headcount, International Growth

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One thing that has been remarkable about Facebook is its willingness to expand in developing markets that many other consumer Internet companies would otherwise write off because they’re hard to monetize. But that growth abroad plus the company’s increasing headcount and share-based compensation expenses are eating into its operating margins,...
A Closer Look: Facebook’s Operating Margins Decline With Growing Headcount, International Growth

3 Ways Social Media Is Reshaping the Political Landscape

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The recent political conventions underscored a few disconcerting trends. Our political leadership is not only out of touch with reality but also tends to distort the truth. How can social-media-based innovations address these challenges? Given that social media excel at connecting people with society's leaders, there is no question social...
3 Ways Social Media Is Reshaping the Political Landscape

What is Curation? [Video]

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Curation has been a hot topic of discussion. I, along with my colleague Mathew Ingram have been writing about curation and aggregation for a while, and have explored many different aspects of both. Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest are the engines of this new “curation trend.” Today, folks from New York-based...
What is Curation? [Video]
Hacking report: Rupert Murdoch ‘not fit’ to run a company

Why You're Seeing Games in the Facebook News Feed

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Last week Facebook IPO rumors swirled about the Internet. Few in the tech world were able to focus on anything else. Facebook's estimated $75-$100 billion IPO had tech meisers and analysts drooling. Finally, the world's largest social network decided to put a price on everyones' personal data. But there was...
Why You're Seeing Games in the Facebook News Feed

LinkedIn: Mobile growing fast in everything but revenue

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LinkedIn reported fourth-quarter earnings that beat the street and showed strong growth in members, unique visits and page views from its users. But one key metric that stood out is how many users are signing on from their smartphones and tablets, as mobile usage is the fastest-growing part of its...
LinkedIn: Mobile growing fast in everything but revenue

Andrew Ross Sorkin Tries (And Fails) To Poke Some Holes In Facebook's 'Active Users' Stats

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New York Times columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin is trying to whip up some hysteria around the relatively straight laced IPO filing from Facebook this morning. The gist of his column: Facebook says it has 845 million monthly active users, but "active users" doesn't necessarily mean a user is coming...
Andrew Ross Sorkin Tries (And Fails) To Poke Some Holes In Facebook's 'Active Users' Stats

Is Yandex behind Facebook’s rumored Face.com deal?

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Facebook’s apparent interest in Israeli image recognition startup Face.com could rely on an unexpected partner — the Russian search engine Yandex, according to reports. Rumors that Mark Zuckerberg is interested in purchasing first emerged on Monday, with a report in Israel’s Calcalist that was then spun up with a potential...
Is Yandex behind Facebook’s rumored Face.com deal?

Facebook Granted About $796 Million In Restricted Stock To Employees This Month

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More Facebook riches all around! The company granted about $796 million in restricted stock units to employees less than a week ago, according to an amended IPO filing. These are ”employee refresher grants,” or new grants for employees. They don’t replace existing ones. These restricted stock units, or RSUs, could be worth...
Facebook Granted About $796 Million In Restricted Stock To Employees This Month

Redpoint and BV Capital partner on VC firm for Brazil

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Redpoint and BV Capital’s eVentures have combined forces to go after some of the fast-growing entrepreneurial activity taking place in Brazil, together launching a new firm — Redpoint eVentures. The joint venture, to be based in Sao Paolo, will be led by founding partners Yann de Vries and Anderson Thees....
Redpoint and BV Capital partner on VC firm for Brazil

Facebook Says It May Budge On 30% Revenue Share For Apps That Aren’t Games

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There was a little gem that we almost missed yesterday in Facebook’s amended IPO filing. But it looks like Facebook acknowledged that it may have to move away from a 30 percent revenue share with app developers if it expands Credits, its virtual currency, and payments beyond gaming. This is...
Facebook Says It May Budge On 30% Revenue Share For Apps That Aren’t Games

Brightcove’s IPO: What you need to know

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Online video platform provider Brightcove amended its SEC filing today to go public; the company is expected to raise just shy of $60 million, selling 5 million shares for $10 to $12 a piece. Brightcove originally filed its S-1 with the Security and Exchanges Commission in August of last year, but...
Brightcove’s IPO: What you need to know

Facebook’s $38 Share Price Makes Instagram Deal Worth Nearly $1.2 Billion

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Facebook’s $38 share price would make its deal to buy Instagram worth nearly $1.2 billion, up from the roughly $1 billion price the company announced in April. That’s a nice little bump but the deal hasn’t gone through given regulatory reviews. On top of that, we don’t know the restrictions...
Facebook’s $38 Share Price Makes Instagram Deal Worth Nearly $1.2 Billion

Facebook appends its 2005 stock plan to its IPO filing in new amendment

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Facebook added a horde of documents to its filing for an initial public offering, including a copy of the 2005 stock plan. There are also some offer letters to executives, the five-year agreement with Zynga, an agreement from 2010 with Russia’s Digital Sky Technologies when the late-stage investment firm held...
Facebook appends its 2005 stock plan to its IPO filing in new amendment

Facebook Is Still Figuring It Out. Will Advertisers and Investors Wait Around?

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There are a bunch of ways to explain away GM’s decision to stop spending ad dollars on Facebook. We’ll get to those. But there’s one thing that even the most ardent Facebook fan can’t argue with: Facebook advertising is very much a work in progress. Don’t take my word for...
Facebook Is Still Figuring It Out. Will Advertisers and Investors Wait Around?

Rovio Ownership Structure Revealed

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The Finnish Arvopaperi magazine has announced the ownership structure of Rovio, the creators of Angry Birds. The information has not come up in any IPO filing, but through public information in the Finnish governmental registry. The biggest chunk of the Rovio is owned by Trema Holdings International BV, the...
Rovio Ownership Structure Revealed

Stats: Facebook Made $9.51 in Ad Revenue Per User Last Year In The U.S. and Canada

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Even though Facebook’s IPO roadshow video was a mostly touchy-feely affair with videos of friends have coffee and babies blowing out candles, there were some new stats tucked away in it. For the first time, the company gave a look at how it monetizes users in different parts the world....
Stats: Facebook Made $9.51 in Ad Revenue Per User Last Year In The U.S. and Canada

The Number Of Million-Dollar Listings In Facebook's Hometown Nearly Doubled Right Before Its IPO

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Last month's Facebook IPO minted more than 1,000 millionaires, many of whom put their newfound wealth into a tangible asset—real estate. According to real estate website Zillow, the number of million-dollar homes for sale in Menlo Park, Calif., increased 87 percent in the 3.5-month period between its initial IPO filing...
The Number Of Million-Dollar Listings In Facebook's Hometown Nearly Doubled Right Before Its IPO

IPO-bound mobile ad network Jumptap picks up two new execs

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En route to an IPO, mobile ad network Jumptap Tuesday named a chief operating officer and a new board member. The announcement comes about three weeks after the company said it had closed a $27.5 million funding round and was eyeing an IPO. Jumptap named former Criteo and Yahoo executive...
IPO-bound mobile ad network Jumptap picks up two new execs

Mark Zuckerberg Will Not Be Blowing Off Wall Street, Facebook Ready To Sell Its IPO

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Facebook is expected to start its IPO roadshow as soon as next week and it will have a special surprise for investors -- CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Kara Swisher at All Things D reports. Swisher says Facebook is waiting for final approval of its IPO filing before it hits the road....
Mark Zuckerberg Will Not Be Blowing Off Wall Street, Facebook Ready To Sell Its IPO

Yandex adds Twitter deal to power real-time search

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Russia’s biggest search engine, Yandex, is partnering with Twitter in a move that will significantly boost the site’s real-time search — and help it extend its lead locally over rivals including Google. The deal gives Yandex access to Twitter’s firehose, and allows users to search it at twitter.yandex.ru, giving them...
Yandex adds Twitter deal to power real-time search
Facebook is set to release a new premium ads product
Tumblr iPhone app update offers speedier blogging

SecondMarket adds former U.S. Congressman Scott Murphy to board

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Scott Murphy, an entrepreneur, venture capitalist and former U.S. Congressman (D-NY) is joining the board of New York-based SecondMarket. The company, which arranges secondary sales of shares in privately-held companies, said in a statement Thursday that Murphy’s background in finance and public policy will be valuable to SecondMarket’s business and...
SecondMarket adds former U.S. Congressman Scott Murphy to board

Can Facebook Really Bring About A More Peer-to-Peer, Bottom-Up World?

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Mark Zuckerberg's letter to shareholders included in Facebook's IPO filing contains a pretty bold vision for Facebook to not just connect people and enable them to share, but to fundamentally restructure the way that the world works: By helping people form these connections, we hope to rewire the way people...
Can Facebook Really Bring About A More Peer-to-Peer, Bottom-Up World?
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