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Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Facebook stock surges to a record high of $76 in early trading, doubling its IPO price   —  Facebook Shares Surge to Record as Mobile Ads Fuel Gains  —  Mark Zuckerberg is staring down naysayers who hammered Facebook Inc.'s stock after its debut two years ago, as shares surged to a record today.
Jul 24, 2014, 10:25 AMIn context
Kim-Mai Cutler / TechCrunch:
As more companies like Uber, Lyft, and Airbnb enter highly-regulated markets, tech must learn to work with regulators and participate in the public sphere   —  Tech's Toughest Battle Is Regulatory  —  For about a decade from Facebook's founding in February 2004 to Twitter's IPO last November …
Jun 29, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Matthew Lynley / BuzzFeed:
Dropbox needs to uncover a winning mobile strategy if it's to score big with consumers   —  The Dropbox Conundrum  —  It was supposed to be next high-profile tech IPO, but now it's facing many of the same questions that Facebook faced before going public.  —  Stephen Lam / Reuters
Jun 7, 2014, 4:20 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Arista Networks closes up 28% on its NYSE debut, now valued $3.51B after raising $226M in IPO   —  Arista Networks Jumps in Debut After Raising $226 Million in IPO  —  Arista Networks Inc., a provider of cloud-networking applications used by companies such as EBay Inc. and Facebook Inc. …
Jun 6, 2014, 11:20 AMIn context
Danny Crichton / TechCrunch:
Alibaba Is Not A Threat To US Internet Companies   —  Everybody loves superlatives, and it is definitely Superlatives Week for the tech press.  Alibaba's IPO will represent “surely one of tech's largest ever” Kara Swisher of Re/code intoned.  Heather Somerville and Brandon Bailey …
May 12, 2014, 5:45 AMIn context
Mercury News:
China's Alibaba files for IPO that could be tech industry's biggest ever   —  Chinese e-commerce colossus Alibaba on Tuesday filed for an initial public offering that is poised to be one of the largest in history and will create a mighty rival to Silicon Valley's tech giants.
May 6, 2014, 6:30 PMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
Alibaba I.P.O. May Unleash Global Fight Over Users   —  The largest technology stock offering in history is looming, but few in Silicon Valley seem to care.  —  The initial public offering expected soon in the United States by Alibaba Group Holding, China's largest e-commerce company …
May 4, 2014, 7:20 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Facebook CFO Ebersman to Depart Social Networking Giant — Will Likely Focus on Health Care Space   —  David Ebersman — the CFO who took Facebook public and attracted some level of scrutiny for its rocky initial ride — is departing the company later this year.
Apr 23, 2014, 4:10 PMIn context
Matt Jarzemsky / Wall Street Journal:
‘Candy Crush’ Maker Prices IPO at $22.50   —  Unlike Facebook and Twitter, Videogame Maker Hasn't Raised IPO Size  —  With the shares of videogame maker King Digital Entertainment PLC set to begin trading Wednesday, the central question facing investors is whether the company can pull off another blockbuster like “Candy Crush Saga.”
Mar 25, 2014, 6:20 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Twitter's First Big Earnings Test Comes Today.  Here Are the Numbers to Watch.   —  Remember when Facebook went public, and its stock tanked?  And remember when Facebook announced its first earnings report, and its stock dropped some more?  —  Twitter CEO Dick Costolo is trying to reverse that playbook …
Feb 5, 2014, 11:20 AMIn context

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