Zynga's stock is getting hammered again today, falling over 7% this morning.
Being relative newbies to this whole tech IPO thing, some of us in the office are asking, "What the heck is going on here?"
We were spoiled by Groupon and LinkedIn this year. We just thought, "IPOs pop. At least for the first few days.
Box’s long-awaited IPO may finally happen this week. But if you are an investor planning to buy its shares, there’s one thing to understand: it's selling dual-class shares. According to its S1, Box is offering two types of shares in its offering, Class A and Class B.
Share buybacks are a common tactic large companies employ to boost their share price. The company buys back shares sold on the market, reducing the total number of shares available, thus boosting each outstanding share's price.A big part of Yahoo's value has been tied up to its ownership in Alibaba shares, the giant Chinese e-commerce site that had the largest IPO in the US last year.
Facebook's top product person has displaced the top sales person in the company's ranking of its highest paid executives.Chris Cox, Facebook's chief product officer, made his debut appearance on the company's proxy statement today, with a total 2014 compensation package worth $12.47 million.
Before people started going crazy over the current incarnation of number puzzle games like 2048 and its ilk, a few years back, there was Drop7. But developer Zynga surprisingly stopped updating or improving it, that is, until now. They have now rebooted the game that was one of the first puzzle game successes, but it seems like not everyone is crazy about the changes they made.
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Huawei apparentlyjust can't waitto show some of the wearable tech it has in store this year. While the company isn't supposed to reveal its Mobile World Congress plans until a press event on March 1st, it has already postedbothvideosandairport adsrevealing its first Android Wear device, the plainly-titled Huawei Watch.
As Luigi annihilates Toon Link, knocking him off-screen in clever and fatal attack moves, the players make small talk. It is a bar, after all.I recently attended a SF Game Night to see why gamers flock here instead of staying on their couches to unwind with some video games.Power Up," a mix of Michter's Rye, orange ginger syrup, bitters, and wine-soaked cherry.
It's not a big surprise, but Apple CEO Tim Cook isn't exactly a poor man. In the company's filed SEC Schedule 14A , it was disclosed that Cook pulled in a cool US$9,222,638 in compensation last year. Of that amount, $1,748,462 was his salary, non-equity incentive compensation was $6,700,000, and another $774,176 in "other compensation" added to the total. That total was over double the $4.
So far, these concerns have just made me sound like Chicken Little.The S&P 500 is up strongly from where I first flapped my gums.That's actually good for me, because I own stocks. And, for the reasons I describe below, I'm still not selling them. But my concerns haven't changed. In fact, as stocks continue to rise, my worries continue to increase. I've described them in detail below, too.
Orbitz, which runs travel-deals site Orbitz.com, is considering a possible sale, according to Bloomberg . The company's stock was up as much as 11% on the news, and is up about 7% as of Tuesday afternoon. The company is working with a financial adviser to reach out to potential buyers, sources tell Bloomberg's Alex Sherman and Matthew Campbell.
" told Stephanie Ruhle in a panel interview at Bloomberg on Tuesday that most companies don't know how to hold onto their best people."People don't stay for the money," Bock said, noting that more than a third of Google's first 100 employees are still working at the company despite making boatloads of money in its IPO.
Dave Goldberg is half of one of Silicon Valley's most powerful couples. He's the CEO of uber successful Valley company SurveyMonkey, with an epic career that began in the Internet bubble days. And he's married to Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook. By any measure, Goldberg has a fantastic life.
fourth-quarter earnings that beat expectations, the stock is now down as much as 15% (.djusted earnings per share came in at $0.99 on sales of $633.9 million.Nina Richardson tendered her resignation effective as of February 27, 2015.Units shipped in 2014 rose to 34% to 5.2 million.
Jawboneis suing its archrival,Fitbit, for "systematically plundering" confidential information. According to the complaint, Fitbit recruiters attempted to poach almost one-third of Jawbone's staff. Some of those employees left the company, but not before downloading "critical trade secrets" including business plans and product details.
SEOUL (Reuters) - Shares of South Korean consumer electronics maker LG Electronics Inc rose sharply early on Thursday, buoyed by expectations for healthy earnings in 2015 as well as bargain-hunting. Shares in LG, a maker of televisions and smartphones, were up 4.7 percent as of 0206 GMT, outperforming a 1.1 percent rise in the broader market.
Benchmark Capital partner Bill Gurley is sounding the alarm about startup investments again.In a blog post,Gurley said that of the 80 privately held tech companies currently worth $1 billion or more, very few should consider going public right now."Lost in this conversation are the dramatic differences between a high priced private round and an IPO," he says.
Etsy, yes that marketplace for handcrafted and bespoke goods, plans to raise money not by selling custom crocheted rabbit hats or bohemian jewelry, but by doing an initial public offering. The Brooklyn company has just filed anS-1 format the US Securities and Exchange Commission, where it revealed some numbers that give us a glimpse into how the company's doing. It apparently has 1.
some public SaaS companies like Workday and Veeva lost as much as half of their value in a matter of weeks between February and April."We're incredibly excited for the coming year and the next phase of Box's growth. As always, our goal is to deliver amazing technology that transforms the way individuals and businesses work," Box told us in a statement.