The owner of Tinder, Match.com and OkCupid hopes to raise as much as $466.2 million in an initial public offering, which would put the value of the dating site company in the neighborhood of $3 billion.
Verizon has completed an approximately $130 billion deal to take over all of Verizon Wireless.
LinkedIn finished last year with a solid financial performance, but the online professional networking service spooked investors with a forecast indicating that its growth is starting to slow down.
Verizon says its shareholders have approved its $130 billion deal to buy the 45 percent stake in its wireless division owned by British cellphone carrier Vodafone.
Dealertrack Technologies Inc., which makes software used by auto dealerships, says it is buying Dealer.com in a cash and stock deal that could be worth nearly $1 billion.
Yahoo Inc. says it plans to sell $1 billion in convertible senior notes in a private placement and will use the money to buy back shares and for other purposes.
IBM's board has approved the repurchase of $15 billion of its common stock.
Qualcomm says its board has approved a $5 billion stock repurchase program.
Verizon plans a record $25 billion debt offering as it gathers financing to buy Vodafone's stake in their Verizon Wireless joint venture, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday.
Verizon will own its wireless business outright after agreeing Monday to pay $130 billion for the 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless owned by British cellphone carrier Vodafone.