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Gidsy Gets $1.2 Million From Investors, Including Ashton Kutcher Gidsy Gets $1.2 Million From Investors, Including Ashton Kutcher

Gidsy just raised $1.2M Seed Investment from Sunstone Capital together with W. Vogels (CTO of Amazon), Index Capital and Ashton Kutcher. “Gidsy is exploring, booking and offering unique things to do,” CEO Edial Dekker tells WebProNews. “We launched in Amsterdam, …

GetGlue Hits 2 Million Users, Raises $12 Million [Exclusive Interview] GetGlue Hits 2 Million Users, Raises $12 Million [Exclusive Interview]

GetGlue announced that it has closed a $12 million round of financing, led by Rho Ventures. Other investors include: TimeWarner Investments, RRE Ventures, and Union Square Ventures. WebProNews interviewed CEO Alex Iskold about the funding and the growth of GetGlue …

Curious How Much Money An Apple CEO Made Last Year? Here You Go Curious How Much Money An Apple CEO Made Last Year? Here You Go
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Apple, a company you have heard of around these parts, released its 2012 Proxy Report yesterday, revealing how much executives at Apple Inc. made in the past year. So in the post-Jobs era, how much more might the new CEO, …

Unruly (Of Google’s Chrome Marketing Debacle Fame) Raises $25 Million Unruly (Of Google’s Chrome Marketing Debacle Fame) Raises $25 Million
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Unruly is the marketing firm behind Google’s Chrome paid link fiasco – the campaign by which Googlers are saying they are embarrassed. Still, Unruly announced today that it is has just raised $25 million in funding in a Series A …

Adobe Efficient Frontier Acquisition Revealed To Be About $400 Million Adobe Efficient Frontier Acquisition Revealed To Be About $400 Million

At the end of November, Adobe announced its intent to acquire Efficient Frontier, thought the price was not disclosed. “The purchase bolsters Adobe’s strategic focus on digital marketing and expands the company’s solutions, which are central to how digital marketing …

Zynga IPO Launches At $1 Billion Zynga IPO Launches At $1 Billion
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Zynga, the company behind such social gaming hits as Farmville, Cityville, Mafia Wars and Words With Friends, launches its IPO today. That includes 100 million shares at $10 a piece. That values the company at over a billion, and is …

Facebook IPO Date Could Be April – June Facebook IPO Date Could Be April – June

A couple of weeks ago, rumors were circulating that Facebook was getting very close to filing for its IPO. A rumor reportedly going around among Facebook employees suggested that Facebook’s S1 filing could come as soon as December. According to …

Facebook IPO Rumored To Be Filed As Soon As Next Month Facebook IPO Rumored To Be Filed As Soon As Next Month

Facebook may be getting very close to filing for its IPO if a new report is accurate. But take this for what it is. It’s still just a rumor at this point. Nicholas Carlson at Business Insider says the publication …

Yelp IPO Filed For 2012 Yelp IPO Filed For 2012

Yelp has filed for its initial public offering. Reports have had it valued between $1.5 billion and $2 billion. The company outlines its growth strategy in the SEC filing: We intend to grow our platform and our business by focusing …

Demand Media Q3 Earnings Released Demand Media Q3 Earnings Released

Demand Media released its earnings report for the third quarter. That includes a revenue increase of 25% (ex-TAC up 26% year-over-year) to $81.5 million for the quarter, compared to $65.4 million a year ago. “We reported another strong quarter as …

AOL Q3 Earnings Released AOL Q3 Earnings Released

AOL released its earnings report for the third quarter, beating analysts’ estimates. That includes $532 million in revenues and growth in ad sales. “AOL grew global advertising by 8%, driven by 28% and 15% growth in third party network and …

HTC Q3 Earnings Released HTC Q3 Earnings Released

HTC released its earnings report for the third quarter. This includes record quarterly revenue for the company, which HTC attributes to “diverse product offerings, expanded distribution network and growing global brand recognition.” The company reported a 68% year-over-year increase in …

Righthaven Ordered to Pay Huge Fine Righthaven Ordered to Pay Huge Fine
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The woes continue for Righthaven, the company designed to sue bloggers and others on the web for allegedly infringing upon the copyrights of its clients/partners. You can see our past coverage of the Righthaven saga here. The last time we …

Amazon Revenue Up 44%, But Not Good Enough Amazon Revenue Up 44%, But Not Good Enough
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Amazon released its Q3 earnings report, missing analyst estimates. Revenue was up 44% to $10.88 billion in the third quarter, compared to $7.56 billion for the year-ago period. According to the Wall Street Journal, analysts were looking for $10.95 billion, …

Netflix Posts Record Revenue, But Huge Subscriber Loss Netflix Posts Record Revenue, But Huge Subscriber Loss

Netflix reported a record $822 million in revenue for the third quarter, but the company’s Q3 earnings report was hardly a success, as it also reported losing 800,000 subscribers. Naturally, the loss in subscribers led to the company’s stock taking …

Microsoft Posts Record Q1 Revenue Microsoft Posts Record Q1 Revenue

Microsoft released its earnings report for its first quarter, and posted record first-quarter revenue of $17.37 billion. That’s up 7% year-over-year. This also beat analysts’ expectations. While XBox continues to be a big piece of the pie, Microsoft’s business division …

eBay Q3 Earnings Released eBay Q3 Earnings Released

eBay released its Q3 earnings report, which includes $3 billion in revenue for the quarter, up 32% year-over-year. “Our company reported another strong quarter, with eBay, PayPal and GSI each performing well,” said President and CEO John Donahoe. “Mobile commerce continues …

Yahoo Revenue Drop Attributed to Microsoft Deal Yahoo Revenue Drop Attributed to Microsoft Deal

Yahoo released its earnings report for Q3. This includes revenue excluding traffic acquisition costs of $1,072 million for the quarter, down 5% year-over-year. Income from operations also decreased 6% to $177 million compared to $189 year-over-year. The company says the …

Apple Earnings Call: Tim Cook Expresses Gratitude for Steve Jobs Condolences Apple Earnings Call: Tim Cook Expresses Gratitude for Steve Jobs Condolences
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Apple released its Q4 earnings report. While it missed some estimates, it still had a record September quarter and all time record for iPad and Mac sales. Though iPhone sales were down, it was still a record September quarter for …

Apple Releases Q4 Earnings Apple Releases Q4 Earnings

Apple just posted its earnings for its fiscal year 2011 fourth quarter. The company missed on a lot of the estimates out there, but still posted a record September quarter, with all-time record Mac and iPad sales. It seems like …

Apple FY 11 Q4 Earnings Set to Be Released Apple FY 11 Q4 Earnings Set to Be Released

Later today, Apple will report its earnings for its fiscal year 2011, fourth quarter. It’s hard to imagine that it won’t have been an impressive quarter. In its FY 11 Q3 report in July, Apple posted revenue of $28.57 billion …