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Judge says Apple likely violated SEC rules

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Judge says Apple likely violated SEC rules
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Kiva Piloting Microlending For U.S. Small Biz, Clinton Says It's 'A Very Big Deal'

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Do you have a favorite coffee shop or dressmaker in your neighborhood? Now you can do a lot more than simply rave about your favorite local business to a friend: microloan giant, Kiva, is bringing crowdfunding to U.S. businesses. Normally reserved for struggling, developing-world entrepreneurs, Kiva is piloting a new...
Kiva Piloting Microlending For U.S. Small Biz, Clinton Says It's 'A Very Big Deal'
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Here's Judge Sullivan's Ruling In Greenlight Capital's Lawsuit Against Apple

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Below is the opinion of Judge Richard Sullivan of the U.S. District Court in Manhattan in the matter of Greenlight Capital vs. Apple. The meat of the opinion is on page 10: “Having carefully reviewed the record before it, the Court finds that Greenlight and Gralnick face irreparable harm if...
Here's Judge Sullivan's Ruling In Greenlight Capital's Lawsuit Against Apple

Judge Grants David Einhorn's Motion Against Apple

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David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital has won a court order preventing Apple from holding a proxy vote on a proposal that would stop the company from being allowed to issue preferred stock. Einhorn had sued Apple in a federal court in Manhattan arguing that its proxy statement violated SEC rules that...
Judge Grants David Einhorn's Motion Against Apple
Greenlight Capital talking to investors today, says every Apple shareholder should get preferred shares 'for free'

Hedge fund suit against Apple hangs on 'irreparable harm'

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Judge agrees that Apple's proxy probably broke SEC rules, but hesitates to intercede FORTUNE -- It looks like billionaire hedge-fund manager David Einhorn won half his battle with Apple (AAPL) in a New York federal court Tuesday. Lawyers for Greenlight Capital, Einhorn's firm, had argued that putting into one proposition...
Hedge fund suit against Apple hangs on 'irreparable harm'
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Did Facebook COO’s Davos Comments Jeopardize IPO?

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Facebook’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg reiterated the themes on Sunday that the company’s initial public offering will produce jobs and global change, but could those remarks endanger plans to take the social network public? The comments occurred during a CNBC-moderated debate on the final day of the World Economic...
Did Facebook COO’s Davos Comments Jeopardize IPO?

Apple's Eddie Cue Suggests Apple Television Unlikely in Near-Term

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Fortune reports on a new analyst report published by Pacific Crest's Andy Hargreaves. The report was written after a meeting on Wednesday with Apple Peter Oppenheimer and Eddy Cue, Apple Senior Vice President for Internet services and software. Hargreaves interpretation of that meeting was that an Apple Television would be...
Apple's Eddie Cue Suggests Apple Television Unlikely in Near-Term
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Why it's time for Twitter to add two-factor authentication

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As it becomes clear that an errant tweet can move stock prices, perhaps it’s time for Twitter to improve security measures and add two-factor authentication for accounts. The Associated Press’s Twitter account was hacked this morning, sending out updates saying that explosions hit hit the White House and President Barack Obama had...
Why it's time for Twitter to add two-factor authentication

Bloomberg adds Twitter feeds to financial platfrom on heels of new SEC rules

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Bloomberg LLC’s terminals, used by financial analysts and traders around the world, will now integrate Twitter feeds to help investors watch for market-moving information. The new feature, which Bloomberg announced on Tuesday, comes after the Securities and Exchange Commission updated its disclosure rules to say that public companies can now...
Bloomberg adds Twitter feeds to financial platfrom on heels of new SEC rules

Judge Sides With Greenlight, Blocks Apple From Holding Shareholder Vote On Proposal Over Preferred Stock

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The “silly sideshow” around Greenlight Capital and Apple issuing preferred stock, as Apple CEO Tim Cook put it, will go on according to a ruling today by U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan in NYC today. Sullivan sided with Greenlight Capital manager David Einhorn, blocking Apple from being able to proceed with a...
Judge Sides With Greenlight, Blocks Apple From Holding Shareholder Vote On Proposal Over Preferred Stock
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Message from Apple execs: No TV solution any time soon

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Analyst says management's prospects for a near-term breakthrough are bleak FORTUNE -- It's hard to know what to make of the signals coming out of the meetings with individual analysts Apple's (AAPL) executive staff has been holding lately. SEC rules prohibit the company from sharing insider information that might have...
Message from Apple execs: No TV solution any time soon

"Conflict minerals" now regulated under new SEC rules

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The Securities and Exchange Commission voted Wednesday to approve new rules that would require American companies to publicly disclose whether they use "conflict minerals" originating from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), or neighboring countries. The proceeds of the sales of many of these minerals have been fueling regional...
"Conflict minerals" now regulated under new SEC rules

3D Realms seeking crowdfunding to get back into first-person shooters

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After over a decade of work on Duke Nukem Forever ended with the unceremonious firing of the game's development team (and a critically planned release under replacement developer Gearbox), it appears that storied PC developer 3D Realms has finished licking its wounds. The company is gearing up to get back...
3D Realms seeking crowdfunding to get back into first-person shooters

The JOBS Act, Which Rolls Back SEC Rules In Order to Help Startups Crowdfund, Passes in the House

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JOBS Act supports via Angel List Ready your startups, the early stage investing climate is about to go into overdrive. This afternoon, the JOBS Act (or Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act) passed in the House with an overwhelming vote of 380-41. Next, the bill moves to President Obama, who is...
The JOBS Act, Which Rolls Back SEC Rules In Order to Help Startups Crowdfund, Passes in the House

Startup's Petition Raises $3M in 24 Hours if Senate Passes Crowdfunding Act

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"We can gamble in Vegas. We can donate on Kiva or Kickstarter. But it's illegal to purchase $100 of stock in a job-creating business? That makes no sense." That is the tagline to a new project called WeFunder from three TechStars Boston alum who are trying to garner support...
Startup's Petition Raises $3M in 24 Hours if Senate Passes Crowdfunding Act

NEW LOEB NOTE: Yahoo Is Making It Harder For Shareholders To Vote (YHOO)

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Yahoo activist shareholder Dan Loeb, whose hedge fund owns 5.8% of Yahoo, just put out a release suggesting that the Yahoo board is making it more difficult for some shareholders to vote in the upcoming board elections. The accusation is this: Yahoo has been quiet about the "record date" of...
NEW LOEB NOTE: Yahoo Is Making It Harder For Shareholders To Vote (YHOO)

A Google Board Member Just Sold $35 Million In Shares (GOOG)

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Google's shares just crossed the milestone figure of $700, a height it hasn't seen since 2007. That may have triggered a planned sale by Ram Shriram, a venture capitalist and entrepreneur who backed Google early on and has long served on its board of directors. He and his wife just...
A Google Board Member Just Sold $35 Million In Shares (GOOG)

And... The Bureaucrats Begin Spreading FUD About Crowdfunding

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We've been waiting patiently for quite some time now to see the SEC's "rules" for equity crowdfunding. As you hopefully recall, earlier this year, the JOBS Act became law, and one part of that was the legalization of certain forms of crowdfunding for equity (i.e., ownership of a company). You're...
And... The Bureaucrats Begin Spreading FUD About Crowdfunding

Apple Pulls Controversial Proxy Proposal After Court Ruling

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Apple has withdrawn from its proxy statement a controversial proposal it had intended to place before shareholders that had drawn the ire, and a lawsuit, from hedge fund manager David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital. Apple just moments ago issued a statement essentially saying it will comply with the ruling of...
Apple Pulls Controversial Proxy Proposal After Court Ruling

Apple likely to have broken SEC rules with 'bundled' proxy proposals, judge says

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The federal judge presiding over Greenlight's suit against Apple said that the hedge fund's case has a "likelihood of success," agreeing that the Cupertino company probably broke Securities and Exchange Commission rules when it placed three items into one proxy proposition....
Apple likely to have broken SEC rules with 'bundled' proxy proposals, judge says
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