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LuckyLabs takes on $3.5M more to grow its stable of mobile games

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Yesterday, LuckyLabs filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it has raised a $3.5 million round of funding. If you want to check the raw filing, head here. TNW reached out to the company, which subsequently confirmed the round, and provided insight into why the company took on the...
LuckyLabs takes on $3.5M more to grow its stable of mobile games
Here's how much Facebook actually paid for Instagram

HP Confirms DOJ Is Investigating Alleged Fraud in Autonomy Deal

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Hewlett-Packard said today that the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating its acquisition of Autonomy, for which it is trying to write down about $5 billion in expenses due to alleged “serious accounting improprieties.” The investigation confirmation came as part of HP’s annual report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. But this...
HP Confirms DOJ Is Investigating Alleged Fraud in Autonomy Deal

Oracle to Pay $2 Million to Settle SEC Charges Over India Payments

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Oracle has agreed to pay a US$2 million penalty to settle charges of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it did not have proper controls to prevent......
Oracle to Pay $2 Million to Settle SEC Charges Over India Payments

Facebook filling the gaping hole in its mobile strategy

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It looks like Facebook wants to address the big weaknesses in its mobile business model before it has to deal with nagging questions from its investors. According to FT, Facebook is set to include sponsored posts in the news feeds of its phone and tablet apps as well as...
Facebook filling the gaping hole in its mobile strategy

Al Gore purchases $29.6 million in Apple stock for $441,000

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A US Securities and Exchange Commission filing was made on Thursday, showing that Apple board member Al Gore purchased 59.000 shares of Apple stock worth over $29.6 million dollars. As a result of his board membership, Gore paid $7.475 per share, paying $441,000 out of pocket for the shares.......
Al Gore purchases $29.6 million in Apple stock for $441,000

Netflix's Hastings to get pay bump in 2013

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings will see a bigger paycheck from the video streaming service next year, with the streaming service revealing a $4 million compensation package in documents filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Hastings will receive $2 million in salary and $2 million in compensation through stock...
Netflix's Hastings to get pay bump in 2013

Salesforce to Seek Four-for-One Stock Split

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Salesforce.com just filed a preliminary proxy statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that includes a proposal to seek shareholder approval for an increase in the number of authorized shares of the company. If approved, the measure would have the effect of splitting Salesforce shares on a four-for-one basis....
Salesforce to Seek Four-for-One Stock Split
SEC now requiring US manufacturers to investigate purchases of potential 'conflict minerals'

Filing: Microsoft's Sinofsky technically an employee through end of the year

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Steven Sinofsky in Anaheim in September. (Microsoft photo) Just in case you were worried: It looks like Steven Sinofsky will still get his employee discount on Microsoft products for the holidays.  A Microsoft filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission gives the official word on the Windows president’s departure, saying...
Filing: Microsoft's Sinofsky technically an employee through end of the year

Sprint Gets SEC Subpoena Tied to Sales Tax

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Sprint Nextel Corp. said it received a subpoena from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with its probe over the wireless carrier’s collection of state and local taxes. The SEC’s investigation follows a suit filed against Sprint by New York’s attorney general in April, seeking $300 million for...
Sprint Gets SEC Subpoena Tied to Sales Tax
Facebook's mobile-only user base up 24%, now 126M people

SEC finds Facebook didn't hold back info from investors -- report

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The Securities and Exchange Commission says the social network told potential investors enough about its risks prior to its IPO, unnamed sources tell Bloomberg. [Read more]...
SEC finds Facebook didn't hold back info from investors -- report

Nobody Puts Dan Loeb in the Corner: Third Point Begins Proxy Bombing Yahoo in 3 … 2 … 1

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Yahoo just got another poison pen letter from activist investor Dan Loeb of Third Point, which says the company has been “dismissive” of his alternate slate of board members, including former NBC head Jeff Zucker. Thus, time for a proxy fight. Wrote Loeb: “The Board’s stonewalling, apparent insouciance and decision...
Nobody Puts Dan Loeb in the Corner: Third Point Begins Proxy Bombing Yahoo in 3 … 2 … 1

SEC charging Nasdaq $10 million in civil suit settlement over Facebook's IPO issues

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When Facebook became a public company in the summer of 2012, its initial public offering (IPO) didn't go quite as well as the company expected. It went poorly enough that the US Securities and Exchange Commission took action against the exchange which handled Facebook's IPO: Nasdaq. A civil suit...
SEC charging Nasdaq $10 million in civil suit settlement over Facebook's IPO issues

Facebook platform now encompasses more than 50M pages and 10M apps

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More than 50 million pages and 10 million apps are now part of the Facebook platform, according to a document filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission today. Facebook provided these updated stats after last reporting 42 million pages and 9 million apps in April. Pages are only counted if...
Facebook platform now encompasses more than 50M pages and 10M apps

Where are Facebook's mobile-only users coming from? Probably not iPhones

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Facebook revealed that 102 million users accessed Facebook solely through mobile devices in June, according to a document filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. However, the 23 percent increase since March doesn’t necessarily mean that users are ditching desktop in favor of their iPhone or Android device. Facebook is...
Where are Facebook's mobile-only users coming from? Probably not iPhones
Analyst charged with insider trading and fraud after leaking Apple sales data

Use of 'Conflict Minerals' Gets More Scrutiny

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Certain minerals, mined in strife-torn Africa and used in products like cellphones, are part of a debate before the Securities and Exchange Commission. Read more »...
Use of 'Conflict Minerals' Gets More Scrutiny
Palo Alto Networks want its firewall to be worth $175M, files to go public

Microsoft Surface tablet to arrive on October 26 along with the release of Windows 8

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The release of Windows 8 on October 26 will come with a little bonus for those who have been waiting for accompanying hardware, according to the company’s SEC filing, the Surface tablet will go on sale the same day. In its annual report filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission...
Microsoft Surface tablet to arrive on October 26 along with the release of Windows 8

SEC Moves Forward on JOBS Act -- First Up, Allowing Companies to Ask for Money

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission today outlined a proposal for how it will deal with the most pressing requirement of the recent JOBS Act, which President Barack Obama signed in April. The proposal would relax the ban on what’s called “general solicitation” — that is, asking investors for money...
SEC Moves Forward on JOBS Act -- First Up, Allowing Companies to Ask for Money
Nokia's SEC filing: slow Symbian sales and Windows Phone uncertainty

Facebook Preparing For IPO In May

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Facebook is targeting May for its initial public offering, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. It will make its trading debut after filing to go public at the beginning of February, according to unnamed sources in the report. The company halted trading on secondary markets today,...
Facebook Preparing For IPO In May

Facebook updates IPO filing with Yahoo patent suit

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Facebook is covering its bases and filling in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission about Yahoo’s patent lawsuit....
Facebook updates IPO filing with Yahoo patent suit

You Can Buy Facebook Stock Right Now: Mutual Funds

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The possibility that Facebook might register with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a public stock offering as early as Wednesday may make certain mutual funds seem palatable, although it’s overly idealistic to expect any upside this way. The mutual funds that contain Facebook shares have small stakes in them...
You Can Buy Facebook Stock Right Now: Mutual Funds

Yahoo Ordered to Pay $2.7 Billion (Yes, Billion) by Mexican Court

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It’s hard to say how serious this is right now, but Yahoo was ordered to pay $2.7 billion in a lawsuit related to a breach of contract and lost profits of a yellow pages listing service by Worldwide Directories and Ideas Interactivas. In a statement and a filing with...
Yahoo Ordered to Pay $2.7 Billion (Yes, Billion) by Mexican Court

Dish Made Bid for MetroPCS Before T-Mobile Deal

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Dish Network Corp. Chairman Charlie Ergen made a bid to acquire MetroPCS in August for about $4 billion, according to people familiar with the matter, the latest sign that the executive has pursued serious steps to enter the wireless business. Mr. Ergen offered to buy MetroPCS for $11 a share,...
Dish Made Bid for MetroPCS Before T-Mobile Deal

MetroPCS Due to Dial Up the Details on T-Mobile Deal

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It’s been a quiet couple of weeks for telecom junkies after a flurry of activity last month. But another fix is coming, as soon as this week. MetroPCS is expected to file a proxy on its sale to Deutsche Telekom AG’s T-Mobile USA to the Securities and Exchange Commission in...
MetroPCS Due to Dial Up the Details on T-Mobile Deal

Crowdfunder.com Closes $400K Seed Round, Launches Public Beta

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Crowdfunder, the Los Angeles-based startup creating an online platform for the “crowdfunding” of startups and small businesses, has launched the first public beta version of its site this week. The launch comes on the heels of Crowdfunder closing on $400,000 in seed funding from a group of angel investors earlier...
Crowdfunder.com Closes $400K Seed Round, Launches Public Beta
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