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Zynga Said to Demand Return of Stock Options

Popular online gaming company Zynga faces an unexpected scandal in advance of its upcoming initial public offering after The Wall Street Journal accused the company of forcing workers to return stock options. Like many other technology startups, Zynga attracted higher quality employees by offering a company shares in place of higher wages. However, the company […]

Tech IPOs Drop Off Quickly After First Day

So far 2011’s IPO market has been notable mostly for the remarkable early success of some major internet companies. But The Wall Street Journal reports that these tech IPOs have proven disappointing after the initial hype wears off. Though the biggest planned IPO in the tech sector, Facebook, was ultimately delayed until at least next […]

OneReceipt Brings All of Users’ Shopping to One Place

Two young entrepreneurs think they have found the solution to one of the biggest problems of road trips and holiday seasons alike. As the holidays near, many families are gearing up for rambling shopping sprees from store to store and site to site. While some enjoy it and others dread it, most can agree that […]

Microsoft, Yahoo, AOL Ally to Compete With Google

Some of the largest technology companies in the world have come together to create an alliance they hope can challenge Google’s dominance of online advertising, according to The Associated Press. Microsoft and Yahoo, two of Google’s biggest rivals in internet search, have joined with AOL in a program to help sell some of the more […]

Groupon Sees Gains on First Day Public

After conducting a successful initial public offering on Thursday night, daily deals website Groupon saw a positive first day of trading on Friday, according to The Associated Press. The company took in roughly $700 million in its IPO by pricing itself at $20 per share, with a market capitalization of around $12.7 billion, but by […]

Groupon Raises $700 Million in IPO

After much angst and anticipation, Groupon finally successfully conducted its initial public offering on Thursday night, bringing in roughly $700 million, according to The Associated Press. The gains proved more substantial than expected until recently this week, as the company’s many missteps had forced it to reduce its initial offering price. Initially that was expected […]

How to Approach an IPO

Investing in a newly public company can prove difficult for many inexperienced investors, according to The Associated Press. But some basic tips can help prepare people for what to expect. The biggest difficulty for most initial public offerings is that for companies just going public there is no open record of their finances to this […]

Banks Likely to Find Other Sources of Revenue

After the recent backtrack on several big banks’ decision to impose fees on debit cards, the financial sector will likely look to recoup losses through other means, according to MarketWatch Consumer advocates have cast the reversal, capped by the announcement on Tuesday by Bank of America, as a victory over corporate greed. While that conception […]

Green Investing Rose in Third Quarter

Investment in green businesses and technologies is on the rise again, even as the broader market grows more cautious, according to a new report from Ernst & Young. The Los Angeles Times reports that green sector investment amounted to only $684 million in the third quarter of 2010. This year saw a major increase, however, […]

Zuckerberg Would Prefer Boston to Silicon Valley as Startup

Silicon Valley has a strong and long-lived reputation as the center of the digital world, with many of the world’s largest tech companies started or based there. But Facebook founder and chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg explained in a recent interview that he would not have moved his company out west knowing what he knows […]