News tagged with initial public offering

Sina plans New York IPO for Weibo microblog

(AP)—Chinese internet company Sina Corp. plans to spin off its Twitter-like microblog service, Weibo, in a U.S. initial public offering to raise $500 million, a person with knowledge of the deal said Tuesday.

dateFeb 25, 2014 in Business
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Motorola chief departs for Dropbox

The head of Google-owned maker Motorola, Dennis Woodside, announced Thursday he is leaving the smartphone maker to become chief operating officer at the online storage firm Dropbox.

dateFeb 13, 2014 in Business
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Facebook unveils social search feature (Update 3)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a new search feature that's designed to entice people to spend more time on his company's website and will put the world's largest online social network more squarely in competition with ...

dateJan 15, 2013 in Internet
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Alibaba, Weibo see advantages in US listing

In picking the US to launch initial public offerings rather than their home market, Chinese technology companies Alibaba and Weibo are opting for maximum visibility and access to capital.

dateMar 18, 2014 in Business
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