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Google poised to execute long-delayed stock split

Google is finally ready to split its stock for the first time, more than three years after co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin began discussing a move engineered to ensure they remain in control of the ...

dateJan 30, 2014 in Business
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Twitter sets IPO price at $26, will raise $1.8B

Twitter has set a price of $26 per share for its initial public offering, which means the company's stock can begin trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange in the most highly anticipated IPO since ...

dateNov 07, 2013 in Business
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Twitter aims high, but faces hurdles

How does a company that has lost millions since 2010 and never made a profit raise $1.6 billion in a public offering and reach a value of some $11 billion?

dateOct 31, 2013 in Internet
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Twitter names news chief, from NBC (Update)

Twitter announced Thursday it had hired former NBC executive Vivian Schiller to head its news operations, as the messaging service ramps up efforts in the field ahead of its stock market debut.

dateOct 24, 2013 in Internet
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