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Zynga’s Mark Pincus a Critical Figure in Upcoming IPO

Of all the companies still planning to go public during the remainder of this year, online gaming company Zynga is easily the biggest name. According to Bloomberg, the company also boasts the biggest personality behind it. Zynga chief executive officer Mark Pincus, unlike the heads of many young technology companies, is an experienced veteran of […]

Disappointed Investors Turn Hopefully to Zynga

Investors and companies once again find themselves hoping that Zynga can provide a spark for the IPO market. Initial public offerings are always an uncertain investment to an extent, with companies often going public without a long-proven track record of success, sometimes looking for the funds necessary to keep the company going. The 2011 IPO […]

Europe announces anti-trust investigation of Apple

Once again, Apple – the world’s largest technology company – has come under regulatory scrutiny in Europe. The Associated Press reports that the European Commission has launched an investigation to determine whether the company and some of its business partners breached anti-trust rules with contracts to sell e-books through the Apple Store. In advance of […]

Groupon Sees 500 Percent Growth in Holiday Sales

A few weeks after its IPO, Groupon has seen some success as a public company, according to Reuters. Investors have struggled substantially to determine whether they made a good choice putting their money into the young daily deals company, particularly after a quick decline similar to many of the other technology companies going public this […]

Zynga sets terms for largest internet IPO since Google

Social media game developer Zynga announced the terms for its initial public offering (IPO) on December 2. The long-awaited initial public offering plans to issue 100 million shares with a price range of $8.50 to $10.00. If stock options and existing shares are counted, the company has 904 shares outstanding, Reuters reports. Selling the shares […]

Nissan reveals Juke Nismo Concept

Nissan is planning to add more high-performance vehicles to its lineup, and it is planning on selling these new automobiles to the crossover market. The Japan-based car manufacturer recently displayed the Juke Nismo Concept at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show, CNET reports. At the time, Nissan announced that a positive response could provide the vehicle’s […]

Zynga to promote its IPO during cross-country road trip

Zynga Inc. is expected to begin a road show on Monday, December 5, in support of its initial public offering with hopes of enticing investors eyeing internet companies. According to Reuters, the social gaming company responsible for the “FarmVille” craze is the most recent in a list of tech companies looking to get their feet […]

Facebook Settles Privacy Issues with FTC

The world’s largest social media network has come to an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission regarding accusations of unfair practices, according to The New York Times. While some might imagine unfair business practices entailed some means of pushing out competitors, the FTC actually took action against Facebook on the basis of consumer privacy concerns. […]

Kindle Fire Makes Gains on iPad

The seemingly unbreakable hold of the iPad over the tablet market could come under pressure as Amazon continues to see success with its new Kindle Fire. PCWorld reports that the new tablet’s growing popularity was only highlighted by the massive sales seen on Black Friday. The Kindle Fire, a full tablet line somewhat distinct from […]

Facebook announces plan to hold IPO in 2Q12

Facebook is mulling a $10 billion initial public offering (IPO) next year that would provide the social media giant with a market value of $100 billion, a person familiar with the matter told Bloomberg, though this flotation amount is speculative. Lise Buyer, principal of IPO advisory firm Class V Group, told the media outlet that […]