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In IPO, Twitter seeks to be 'anti-Facebook'

Twitter's $1 billion stock offering suggests a cautious Wall Street debut by the popular messaging platform, careful to avoid the mistakes made by its larger counterpart Facebook last year, say analysts. ...

Oct 04, 2013
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Yahoo, Softbank back Alibaba in HK IPO battle (Update)

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's biggest shareholders, Yahoo and Japan's Softbank Corp., on Friday backed the company's unusual management structure that Hong Kong's stock exchange was unwilling to accommodate, ...

Sep 27, 2013
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3Qs: How 'tweet' it is?

Last week, the social media giant Twitter tweeted that it had filed for a planned initial public offering with U.S. regulators. We asked Linlin Ma, who joined the Northeastern faculty this fall as an assistant ...

Sep 19, 2013
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What Twitter learned from Facebook IPO flop

The day before Twitter Inc. disclosed that it has filed papers for an initial public offering, Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg was asked what advice he would give to the microblogging site about ...

Sep 16, 2013
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Facebook CEO says IPO made company stronger

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg didn't really want to take his company public last year, but he has changed his mind now that the Internet social network's stock is steadily rising.

Sep 12, 2013
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Zynga gives new CEO millions to leave Microsoft

Struggling Web game maker Zynga gave new CEO Don Mattrick a $5 million signing bonus and stock awards valued at $40 million to lure him away from his previous job overseeing Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox console for video games.

Jul 04, 2013
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