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RIM's impending collapse: By the numbers

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RIM is in dire straits. This week it announced it would suffer an operating loss and suspended its shares on the Nasdaq. Here’s what you need to know before market open....
RIM's impending collapse: By the numbers

Shared Online Paywall Service Piano Media Secures Euro 2 million from 3TS

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Slovak startup Piano Media, which has challenged the online media industry with an aggregated paywall concept, has raised 2 million Euros from 3TS, one of the leading private equity funds in Central and Eastern Europe. Piano Media, launched in May 2011, enables online publications to offer their readers premium content...
Shared Online Paywall Service Piano Media Secures Euro 2 million from 3TS

Facebook Is Going Public: Here's What That Means For Users Like You

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After spending yesterday selling itself to Wall Street investors, Facebook is set to begin trading on the NASDAQ next Friday. How will Facebook change for you, the user, once its a public company? Based on some of the company's recent history, industry trends, and Mark Zuckerberg's speeches, we think we...
Facebook Is Going Public: Here's What That Means For Users Like You

The numbers behind RIM's impending collapse

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RIM is in dire straits. This week it announced it would suffer an operating loss and suspended its shares on the Nasdaq. Here's what you need to know before market open. [Read more]...
The numbers behind RIM's impending collapse

Facebook glitch 'embarrassing'

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Nasdaq boss Robert Greifeld says he is "humbly embarrassed" about the glitch that led to a delay in trading of Facebook shares on Friday....
Facebook glitch 'embarrassing'

Cisco acquires real-time network data analysis software firm Truviso; terms undisclosed

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Cisco this morning announced that it is acquiring privately-held Truviso, a company that specializes in real-time network data analysis and reporting software. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Truviso’s analytics software gives companies insights into big data, enabling it to learn more about their customers, operations, marketing programs,...
Cisco acquires real-time network data analysis software firm Truviso; terms undisclosed

Oracle Acquires Taleo for $1.9 Billion

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Another day, another deal in the cloud software space. Today software giant Oracle stepped up to acquire Taleo, the cloud-based human resources software concern for $46 a share or $1.9 billion. The price works out to an 18 percent premium on Taleo based on its closing price on Wednesday. The...
Oracle Acquires Taleo for $1.9 Billion

Facebook May Be Worth $100B, But What Are You Worth To Facebook?

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It’s almost here. The big day. Can you feel the excitement? Yes, if all goes according to plan on Friday, Mark Zuckerberg will ring the Nasdaq bell in a hoodie, the big blue social network will go forward with one of the largest IPOs for an internet company in history,...
Facebook May Be Worth $100B, But What Are You Worth To Facebook?
iPhone goes prepaid in the US on Cricket starting June 22nd

Mark Zuckerberg’s wedding status update passes 1 million Facebook ‘likes’

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg capped the rollercoaster that was last week by marrying his sweetheart of nine years, Priscilla Chan, on Saturday and the news has gone down very well with users of the social network. To date, more than one million people have ‘liked’ the update, less than 48 hours...
Mark Zuckerberg’s wedding status update passes 1 million Facebook ‘likes’

Search giant Yandex reports $200m in revenues for Q4 2011, up 56%

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NASDAQ-listed Russian search juggernaut Yandex this morning published its quarterly earnings and financial results for the full year 2011, its third in a string of announcements this week after touting its new social search program and a search partnership with Twitter. Compared to the fourth quarter of 2010, Yandex’ revenues...
Search giant Yandex reports $200m in revenues for Q4 2011, up 56%

Facebook Targets May 17th For IPO Date

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This just in: according to multiple sources close to the company, Facebook is eyeing IPO on May 17th — depending on whether the SEC gets back to it on timing.  This is in line with earlier reports that the company was going to hit NASDAQ during the third week of...
Facebook Targets May 17th For IPO Date

AOL sells more than 800 patents to Microsoft in $1 billion+ cash deal

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Huge news from the patent front this morning, as AOL and Microsoft have struck a deal that will see the former sell more than 800 of its patents to the Redmond software giant. In addition, Microsoft will license more than 300 additional patents and applications. Aggregate proceeds of the agreement...
AOL sells more than 800 patents to Microsoft in $1 billion+ cash deal
Facebook Revises S-1 Again: Adds Another 83,818,263 Shares Of Class A Stock

Report: Facebook to stop taking IPO orders tomorrow, 2 days ahead of schedule

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Facebook plans to halt taking orders for its record initial public offering (IPO) two days ahead of schedule, and perhaps even tomorrow after the markets close in the United States, a well-informed little birdie told Bloomberg. Bloomberg ruffled some feathers last week when it reported that Facebook’s IPO has generated...
Report: Facebook to stop taking IPO orders tomorrow, 2 days ahead of schedule

People Are Facebook’ing-and-Buying More Than Ever, Even If They Don’t Realize It

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A thin Reuters survey says 34% of people THINK they’re using Facebook less than six months ago, but Nielsen DATA shows usage is up 18 minutes to seven hours nine minutes per month per user in that time span. Meanwhile, Reuters says four out of five people THINK they’ve never...
People Are Facebook’ing-and-Buying More Than Ever, Even If They Don’t Realize It

After being ousted from Yahoo, Scott Thompson ‘resigns’ from Splunk board

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As you probably know, former PayPal exec Scott Thompson was recently forced out of Yahoo, mere months after joining the beleaguered Internet company as chief executive officer. Thompson had misstated his credentials in regulatory filings and other places by claiming he had a computer science degree on his résumé. Now,...
After being ousted from Yahoo, Scott Thompson ‘resigns’ from Splunk board

Security software maker CyberDefender files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, sells assets to GR Match

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CyberDefender, a NASDAQ-listed provider of remote technical support services and Internet security software with a less than stellar reputation, is calling it quits. The Los Angeles-based company this morning announced that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and sold almost all of its assets to GR Match, an...
Security software maker CyberDefender files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, sells assets to GR Match

Facebook revises S-1 again, increases IPO size by 24.8%, offers 84 million extra shares

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Facebook has filed yet another amended S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). After raising its price range to between $34 and $38 yesterday, the social networking juggernaut has now add more shares that will be The increase of shares was reported earlier by CNBC and Reuters,...
Facebook revises S-1 again, increases IPO size by 24.8%, offers 84 million extra shares

Good Lord, I Might Now Want to Use Yahoo Search Again -- Product Dudes Talk About New Axis Browser (Video)

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Yahoo introduced its new Axis browser tonight, with versions for the Apple iPad and iPhone, as well as plug-ins for the top desktop browsers. The company briefed a media army on the product an and the consensus is that it’s very good. My favorite headline from Gizmodo: “Yahoo Came...
Good Lord, I Might Now Want to Use Yahoo Search Again -- Product Dudes Talk About New Axis Browser (Video)

Now One Of Facebook's Investors Is Suing NASDAQ Over The 'Mishandled' IPO

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The fallout from the botched Facebook IPO continues. Bloomberg reports that one Facebook investor filed a lawsuit against NASDAQ this week alleging that it "badly mishandled" the opening hours of the IPO, effectively making it impossible for some traders to know if they owned Facebook stock or not. The investor,...
Now One Of Facebook's Investors Is Suing NASDAQ Over The 'Mishandled' IPO
Apple’s iPhone goes prepaid

Facebook increases IPO size (again)

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Facebook adds 25% more shares. FORTUNE -- Facebook has significantly increased the size of its initial public offering, just two days before it is expected to begin trading on the NASDAQ. According to an amended registration document, Facebook (FB) will now offer over 421 million shares to investors. That is...
Facebook increases IPO size (again)
Zuckerberg Will Ring In Facebook IPO From Menlo Park HQ On Friday

Enterprise Data Software Company Splunk Prices IPO At $17 Per Share; Valued At $1.6B

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Splunk, an enterprise data company, will be making its debut on the public markets this morning after pricing its IPO at $17.00 per share (this is up from the range of $11 to $13 per share). At this price, Splunk is valued at a whopping $1.57 billion. Splunk, whose stock...
Enterprise Data Software Company Splunk Prices IPO At $17 Per Share; Valued At $1.6B

Daily deals dashboard Redeem & Get launches redemption management tool for marketers

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Back in October we brought you news that Irish startup Redeem & Get had scooped the Dublin Web Summit’s Spark of Genius award. Now, we’ve gotten wind that the group deals dashboard for businesses has launched Deal Manager Pro aimed at helping online marketeers leverage daily deals by managing special...
Daily deals dashboard Redeem & Get launches redemption management tool for marketers

Ixia snaps up networking monitoring software firm Anue for $145m in cash

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Ixia, a NASDAQ-listed provider of converged IP and wireless network test solutions, this morning announced that it intends to acquire networking monitoring software company Anue Systems for $145 million in cash. Ixia, whose primary customers include network equipment manufacturers, service providers, large corporations and government agencies, says acquiring the Austin,...
Ixia snaps up networking monitoring software firm Anue for $145m in cash
Adobe Creative Suite 6 now available, cloud add-on coming May 11th

Put some search into your apps for $0.12 per hour with new Amazon CloudSearch service

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Amazon subsidiary Amazon Web Services this morning unveiled a new product called CloudSearch, which basically lets clients integrate search functionality into their applications. Press release is below, we’re adding more details in updates to this post: A fully managed and highly scalable search service that businesses can easily integrate into...
Put some search into your apps for $0.12 per hour with new Amazon CloudSearch service

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the news: Henry Blodget has the exclusive story of what happened with the Facebook IPO. As it turns out, analysts only cut their forecasts for Facebook after one of Facebook's executives told them to. The SEC may investigate whether Morgan Stanley shared material news about Facebook to...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning
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