Good morning! Here's what you need to know today in tech: A job listing for an "External Reporting Specialist" has people thinking Spotify might IPO. Facebook knows when you're going to fall in love based on how often two people write on each others' walls. Show More Summary
All it takes is one IPO to make it official, say locals, and it feels like it's right around the corner. Los Angeles has never been a real tech titan. The city has yet to breed its own Facebook, Google, or Tumblr, whose vast successes generated sophisticated tech ecosystems in San Francisco and New York. Read Full Story
The trading platform SecondMarket — known for providing a market for investors to trade shares in Facebook before the company’s IPO — has taken what it says could be the first step toward becoming the first U.S.-based, regulated and trustworthy [&hellip...
Twitter IPO was probably one of the most talked about initial public offerings from the technology sector last year. The company went public rather smoothly last year and didn’t face issues that Facebook did at the time it went public. Show More Summary
Twitter will release its first earnings report on Wednesday since going public in early November. As with the rest of the IPO process, chances are Twitter's team hopes to do the opposite of Facebook. The day after Facebook's first earnings report as a public company, Facebook's stock hit a new all-time low. Show More Summary
Eighteen months ago, in the grips of a disastrous IPO and with Facebook reporting no mobile revenue, there was an explosion of commentary about how the mobile platform was going to kill Facebook and possibly put an end to digital advertising as we know it. What a difference a year and a half makes. For the last quarter of...
All eyes have lately been on King.com, the game-maker that delayed its IPO because Candy Crush Saga has been "too successful." But before Candy Crush Saga became a massive hit on both Facebook and mobile devices, King.com had a few duds, King chief creative officer Sebastian Knutsson tells Business Insider. Show More Summary
From the decline of Facebook use among teens to Twitter's IPO, if there is one thing we know for sure about social media, it's that few trends hold on for long — so marketers need to stay on their toes. See also: The Top 10 Most-Shared...Show More Summary
Since Facebook's blockbuster $16 billion IPO, the social network has seen its share of highs and lows.
Nearly one year ago, I warned yet again of the trend starting to turn against Facebook. For those who don't follow me, I was most bearish on Facebook - even before its IPO. This was not because I doubted the company, but because I doubted the Goldmans Sachs/Morgan Stanley snakeoil salesman valuation. Show More Summary
One of the biggest initial public offerings in 2013 came from Twitter. The microblogging network finally went public, it was touted to be the second biggest technology related IPO after Facebook last year. Twitter stock price soaredShow More Summary
Emmanuel Dunand, AFP/Getty Images By John McCrank NEW YORK -- Nasdaq OMX Group will compensate firms on Dec. 31 for qualifying claims related to Facebook's (FB) botched May 2012 initial public offering, the exchange operator said inShow More Summary
As Facebook prepares to join the Standard & Poor's 500 index at the end of this week, CEO Mark Zuckerberg and company are still contending with the fallout from its bungled IPO in May 2012. After a rough and tumble first year on the market, Facebook is trading well above its initial $38 per share; shares closed at $55.57 yesterday. Show More Summary
Facing a lawsuit over the handling of its 2012 IPO, Facebook is taking a do-over, of sorts. The company is set to offer an additional 70 million shares, an amount worth about $3.9 billion at the current price of more than $55 a share. Most of them, some 41 million, are common Class A shares from
It has been a little over an year since Facebook decided to go public. After its IPO last year, the company’s stock price dipped which took quite a while to recover. These things happen in the course of running a public company, and so do secondary stock offerings. Show More Summary
Facebook’s stock took a dive early Thursday, thanks to a stock sale and the ghost of its IPO. Facebook announced today its plans to sell $70 million in shares, worth roughly $3.9 billion. Zuckerberg himself is selling 41.4 million shares …
U.S. District Judge Robert Sweet has ruled that Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg and dozens of banks must face a lawsuit, accusing them of misleading investors about the social network's economic health during its IPO. Ouch. Read more...
It was a big year for social media. Twitter made its successful debut on the stock market while Facebook recovered from its troubled IPO a year earlier. We also saw the launch of Vine, the rise of Snapchat and the acceptance of social...Show More Summary
An Oregon politician was sentenced to six years in prison on Monday for fraud in connection with last year’s Facebook IPO. Craig Berkman, a former Republican candidate for governor in 1994, convinced investors he had access to shares of Facebook before the social networking company’s initial public offering. Show More Summary
It may not have had the buzz of a Twitter or Facebook but Blackstone's IPO of Hilton Worldwide is one for the books.