Nasdaq Hopes to Appease Facebook Investors with Modest Compensation

The Nasdaq OMX Group hopes to make up for that small-but-disastrous glitch on the day of Facebook’s initial public offering by compensating affected investors who were trying to get in on the early trading. According to the Wall Street Journal,…

Nasdaq’s Fallout from the Fubar Facebook IPO

Given that everyone was so excited and looking to the future with Facebook’s initial public offering on Friday, there has been a surprising absence of good news to come out of the it since it happened. It’s not even that…

GM’s Pulling of Ads from Facebook Wasn’t Personal After All

Told ya! Following a Reuters report earlier today that revealed Facebook had actually encouraged General Motors to utilize the website’s free pages, thus lessening the import of GM’s announcement from earlier this week about no longer paying for Facebook ads.…

Facebook Could Only Tease the Public for So Long

As I write this, Facebook is 2:01 from launching its most important update in the history of the company: becoming a public company and being traded on Wall Street. When I joined Facebook in 2006, I thought it was kind…

Facebook’s IPO Follows Other Tech Companies’ IPO

With Facebook’s IPO maaayy finally happen next week, buzz abounds that this will most likely be the tech industry’s biggest IPO to date. Still, by no means is it the first and it’s likely Facebook wouldn’t be projected to rocket…

LinkedIn Q1 2012 Financial Results Shred Analyst Expectations [UPDATED]

LinkedIn released its financial results its Q1 2012 results this afternoon and things are looking good for the premier network for professionals. The company’s financial weather vane looks to be pointing north, which was encouraging to LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner.…

Twitter Ascends, Facebook Falters in Social Transactions

A new financial report on the financial climate inside the social media world has been released and with Facebook’s IPO on the horizon, the news isn’t exactly the sunny sky you’d hope for if you’re an investor. Zscaler, a cloud…

Yahoo/Bing’s Q1 2012 Financial Reports

It’s been three years since Bing started powering all searches through Yahoo! and the fruits of that partnership are beginning to ripen with success. While the two have yet to really rake away much of Google’s claim of the search…

Apple Shares Soar To Another Record: $582 Per Share

So much for that mild trepidation of traders following last week’s New iPad announcement. Not only has Apple’s stock juggernautted to new record highs yesterday, but now Morgan Stanley has increased its price target of the stock from $515 to…

Apple Shares Struggle After New iPad Announced

Were you disappointed by the lack of flashy name for Apple’s new iPad, the New iPad? If so, you weren’t the only one as investors seemed slightly unimpressed with Tim Cook & Co.’s unveiling of the new tablet as Apple’s…