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Facebook will pay its IPO underwriters one fifth of the average rate, says source

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Facebook could be set to retain a significant amount of its initial public offering, after a source close to the deal claimed that the firm will pay its underwriters a fee of just 1.1 percent of the deal, according to a Bloomberg report. Wall Street firms usually expect payment of...
Facebook will pay its IPO underwriters one fifth of the average rate, says source

Hoax Won't Deter Tweeting

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Tuesday's short-lived hoax on Twitter Inc. won't deter companies from disseminating market-moving information using social-media sites. Wall Street firms may give some employees access to these sites at work....
Hoax Won't Deter Tweeting

ICANN's Sense Of Entitlement Takes Over; Shocked It Lost Its Bid To Retain IANA

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Via Lauren Weinstein, we find out that ICANN has effectively lost its bid to retain control over IANA functions, though the fact that everyone else sucks too means it gets to hang on for at least six more months. In the meantime, though, it appears the whole thing took an...
ICANN's Sense Of Entitlement Takes Over; Shocked It Lost Its Bid To Retain IANA

Amazon stock hits an all time

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Whether it is the $3.8 billion in revenues from Amazon Web Services or its annihilation of old-school rivals Best Buy and Barnes & Noble or its desire to one-up Netflix — Amazon has become the darling of the stock market, one more time and is defying gravity. The company’s stock...
Amazon stock hits an all time

Report: Hacker Attacks on Financial Services Companies Tripled From Last Year

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Occupy Wall Street, or occupy Wall Street's servers? A new report from Florida-based security firm Prolexic says financial services companies were targeted in three times as many attacks in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the first quarter of 2011. “This quarter was characterized by extremely high volumes of...
Report: Hacker Attacks on Financial Services Companies Tripled From Last Year

Daily Report: Watching Twitter Use

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Wall Street firms are wary of using Twitter and other social media. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, himself a Wall Street denizen, is also wary, he says in a speech in Singapore....
Daily Report: Watching Twitter Use
BLOOMBERG SPYING SCANDAL ESCALATES: Reporters Used Terminals To Spy On JPMorgan During 'London Whale' Disaster

Analysts Hit the Tepid Button on Facebook

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Wall Street gave Facebook Inc. an unusually lukewarm reception, with research analysts offering up a higher number of “hold” ratings for the company’s shares than “buys.” On Wednesday, the door opened for research analysts at banks that worked on Facebook’s initial public offering to publish their views on the social-network...
Analysts Hit the Tepid Button on Facebook

ICANN's Sense Of Entitlement Takes Over; Shocked It Lost Its Bid To Retain IANA

www.techdirt.com
Via Lauren Weinstein, we find out that ICANN has effectively lots its bid to retain control over IANA functions, though the fact that everyone else sucks too means it gets to hang on for at least six more months. In the meantime, though, it appears the whole thing took an...
ICANN's Sense Of Entitlement Takes Over; Shocked It Lost Its Bid To Retain IANA

Nasdaq Is Still on Hook as SEC Backs Payout for Facebook IPO

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U.S. regulators approved a plan by Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. to pay customers as much as $62 million for losses stemming from last year’s bungled Facebook Inc. stock-market debut, though the decision left the door open for Wall Street firms to take further legal action. The approval of the plan...
Nasdaq Is Still on Hook as SEC Backs Payout for Facebook IPO

Hacker claims breach of 50,000 accounts from Wall Street IT recruiting firm

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A hacker claimed to have broken into ITWallStreet.com, a website for IT professionals seeking jobs or working with Wall Street firms, and exposed highly detailed data belonging to tens of thousands of job applicants....
Hacker claims breach of 50,000 accounts from Wall Street IT recruiting firm
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