SEC Pressed Facebook On Zynga, Instagram And Zuckerberg’s Control Pre-IPO

Facebook went public just about a month ago, and on Friday the Securities & Exchange Commission released its correspondence with the social network in the months between its initial filing and the May 18 IPO. The back-and-forth between regulators and companies proposing public offerings is standard, with the SEC often requesting further disclosures or clarifications from the company. In some […]

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Microsoft Might Be Announcing Its Own Tablet Next Week

Just last week, Microsoft pulled the plug on software support of HTC devices, claiming the Taiwanese manufacturer lacked expertise in tablet production. Now, it seems Microsoft may have just wanted to focus all of its attention on its own foray into the field, as Microsoft will reportedly announce its own Windows RT-powered tablet at a press event scheduled for Monday. […]

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.Apple, .Auto and Others Among Proposed Internet Suffixes

Proposals for Internet addresses ending in “.pizza,” “.space” and “.auto” are among the nearly 2,000 submitted as part of the largest expansion in the online address system. Apple Inc., Sony Corp. and American Express Co. are among companies that are seeking names with their brands. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers announced the proposals for Internet suffixes, the […]

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Apple unveils faster MacBook Air, major iOS update

Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference was chock-full of announcements, but perhaps the most compelling was its faster new MacBook laptop line, which now includes a next-generation Pro. Still, the new products weren’t enough to lift Apple’s stock out of the mini funk it’s been in along with the rest of the market lately. Shares were relatively flat Monday. WWDC kicked […]

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Microsoft Bing Partners with Encyclopedia Britannica

Microsoft announced yesterday a new deal with Encyclopedia Britannica that would add relevant information from Britannica Online to Bing search results.  Starting today, we’re excited to announce a partnership with Encyclopedia Britannica to include Britannica Online answers directly in the Bing results page,” said Franco Salvetti, Principal Development Lead for Bing on the company’s blog. “The answer provides a quick overview of the […]

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