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Facebook files for IPO

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Social-networking company has 800 million members and posted about $4.3 billion in sales last year....
Facebook files for IPO
CEO Jeff Weiner Has A Big, Audacious Goal For LinkedIn's Next Decade (LNKD)

Twitter's Comings and Goings: Beefing Up Big Apple Engineering While Shuffling Cali Design Talent

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In the last installment of “As Twitter Turns,” I reported on a number of key hires and departures in the company’s recent past. Three months later, and Twitter continues to shuffle around its internal team members — from coast to coast. Here’s something you probably didn’t know: In addition to...
Twitter's Comings and Goings: Beefing Up Big Apple Engineering While Shuffling Cali Design Talent
Average global internet speed drops to 2.3Mbps, US 13th fastest at 5.3Mbps

Memory Lane: Watch The Moment In 2008 When Yammer Launched As A Standalone Business

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Like so many things that go on to have bit success, Yammer, the enterprise social networking company that was just officially acquired by Microsoft for a cool $1.2 billion, had an inauspicious start. At first, actually, Yammer was not intended to be a company at all. It was built as...
Memory Lane: Watch The Moment In 2008 When Yammer Launched As A Standalone Business

Facebook set to close deal for Microsoft's Atlas tomorrow?

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The social-networking company, which has been negotiating with Microsoft for the last few months to acquire the online advertising platform, will likely seal the deal tomorrow, AdAge reports. [Read more]...
Facebook set to close deal for Microsoft's Atlas tomorrow?

Power giant ABB to acquire wireless mesh firm Tropos

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Swiss power giant ABB plans to acquire wireless mesh networking company Tropos Networks, the companies announced on Friday. Founded in 2000, Tropos started out making wireless networks for cities and emergency responders (remember MuniFi), and more recently has been selling its wireless mesh networks to utilities for smart grid deployments....
Power giant ABB to acquire wireless mesh firm Tropos

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

Microsoft's Plan for Yammer

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Analysis: Why did Microsoft spend more than $1 billion for the social networking company? It could be because Yammer successfully marketed its business virally....
Microsoft's Plan for Yammer

Facebook Posts Its Internal C++ Software Library

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Facebook has released a library of C++ software components used to help run its site, the social networking company announced Saturday....
Facebook Posts Its Internal C++ Software Library

Why nobody really wants to get to the bottom of China, ZTE and Huawei

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Chinese telecom gear makers Huwaei and ZTE are about to get blacklisted by the U.S. Congress in a report to be published Monday. Reuters reports that the U.S. House of Representatives’ Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence will recommend U.S. companies don’t use wares from the two companies over fears that...
Why nobody really wants to get to the bottom of China, ZTE and Huawei

Zuckerberg touts mobile during Facebook's earnings announcement

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Mark Zuckerberg thinks mobile devices represent a big opportunity for Facebook to expand user engagement while bolstering the social networking company's ad revenue. "Our opportunity on mobile is the most misunderstood aspect of Facebook today," he said on Tuesday during a conference call to discuss his company's quarterly earnings....
Zuckerberg touts mobile during Facebook's earnings announcement

LinkedIn's app transmits user data without their knowledge

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iOS app collects users' calendar data and transmits it to the networking company's servers, without revealing the transmission to members, two mobile security researchers discover. [Read more]...
LinkedIn's app transmits user data without their knowledge

DealBook: Facebook Raises $16 Billion in I.P.O.

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The initial public offering, priced at $38 a share, values Facebook at $104 billion, putting the social networking company on par with McDonald's, Citigroup and Amazon.com....
DealBook: Facebook Raises $16 Billion in I.P.O.

Twitter Acquires Intellectual Property From IOS App Testing Firm Clutch.io

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Twitter has acquired intellectual property from app testing firm Clutch.io and its team is joining the social networking company, it said on Monday....
Twitter Acquires Intellectual Property From IOS App Testing Firm Clutch.io

Facebook revenues up 40%

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Social networking company performs better than expected thanks to surge in people accessing site via mobileFacebook beat Wall Street's expectations on Wednesday, announcing fourth-quarter earnings of $64m (£40.5m) on revenues up 40% to $1.59bn, and announced that mobile revenue had doubled and mobile users exceeded desktop ones. But its shares...
Facebook revenues up 40%

Intel invests in SDN pioneer Big Switch Networks

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Intel Capital has invested in software-defined networking company Big Switch Networks, as it hopes to help the company change the way data centers are networked....
Intel invests in SDN pioneer Big Switch Networks

Facebook 8-K: Zuckerberg Will Not Sell Any Shares for One Year

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In a regulatory filing today, seeking to steady its declining shares, Facebook said that its CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg will not sell any of his over 500 million in shares of the social networking company. The move is part of damage control by Facebook, whose stock closed today at...
Facebook 8-K: Zuckerberg Will Not Sell Any Shares for One Year

Twitter hiring loads of – mostly sales – staff for its Dublin and London offices

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Twitter is serious about rapidly growing its international support and sales staff. Earlier today, the U.S. company announced a dozen or so new job openings for its recently established Dublin and London offices. Twitter lists the open positions on its international jobs site, indicating that it’s primarily looking for account...
Twitter hiring loads of – mostly sales – staff for its Dublin and London offices

Cisco Snaps Up Meraki for over $1 Billion

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One point two big big ones is the fee for the Cloud-based networking company, a brainchild of three MIT graduates back in 2006. If you didn't put much stock into cloud computing, think again. Cisco Systems has forked out $1.2 billion to acquire Meraki, a 100% cloud-managed networking company....
Cisco Snaps Up Meraki for over $1 Billion

Inside Fumbled Facebook Offering

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Less than three days before Facebook Inc.’s initial public offering, Chief Financial Officer David Ebersman decided to boost the number of shares the company would offer investors by 25 percent, said people familiar with the planning. His main adviser at lead underwriter Morgan Stanley assured him there was plenty of...
Inside Fumbled Facebook Offering

Another Enterprise Company Gets Social as Workshare Acquires IdeaPlane

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Cloud-based work collaboration company Workshare announced Wednesday that it had acquired IdeaPlane, an enterprise social networking company. The plan is to integrate IdeaPlane’s social products into the Workshare platform. It’s in line with a string of recent enterprise-level social acquisitions over the past year, including Salesforce’s purchase of Buddy Media...
Another Enterprise Company Gets Social as Workshare Acquires IdeaPlane

Facebook users changed their profile pictures in favor of gay marriage at 120% the normal update rate

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The United States Supreme Court this week held arguments about the constitutionality of same-sex marriage in the country. On the docket were two laws that perhaps affects someone you know: California’s Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act. As battles waged on inside the hallowed halls the nation’s highest court,...
Facebook users changed their profile pictures in favor of gay marriage at 120% the normal update rate

Appeals Court OKs Facebook Settlement That Gives Consumers Zero Cash

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Sept 20 (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court refused to disturb Facebook Inc.'s $9.5 million class action settlement over allegations that the social networking company's defunct "Beacon" service violated its members' privacy rights. The 2-1 ruling on Thursday came from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, with the one...
Appeals Court OKs Facebook Settlement That Gives Consumers Zero Cash

Facebook Considers Adding The Hate Button

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In 2010, Techcrunch broke the news that Facebook was going to release a “Like” button for the whole darn Internet. Now, TechCrunch has learned Facebook is considering a “Hate” button as well. According to Facebook’s S-1 filing, users are now generating 2.7 billion Likes and Comments per day. With the...
Facebook Considers Adding The Hate Button
Twitter is under pressure to identify the racist users behind #unbonjuif

Microsoft Completes Its $1.2B Yammer Acquisition

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Microsoft just announced that it has now officially completed the acquisition of Yammer, the four-year-old social networking company for enterprises. All the closing conditions have now been met and the Yammer team will now officially join the Microsoft Office Division. After weeks of rumors, the $1.2 billion acquisition was first...
Microsoft Completes Its $1.2B Yammer Acquisition
Facebook reverses stance after blocking Microsoft and WhitePages from sponsoring Startup Weekend

Facebook posts its internal C++ software library

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Facebook has released a library of C++ software components used to help run its site, the social networking company announced Saturday....
Facebook posts its internal C++ software library
Enterprise social networker Jive upgrades with powerful new apps
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