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Alibaba

Alibaba Group IPO comes with unusual structure

Sep 1 2014 12:05pm CDT

Chinese e-commerce giant's online and mobile businesses will be controlled by a 'variable interest entity. ...
Source: USATODAY   Full article at: USATODAY  
 
 
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Jack Ma

Alibaba appears lined up for mid-September IPO

Aug 30 2014 1:14pm CDT

Alibaba, the Chinese Internet giant whose transaction totals exceed Amazon and eBay combined, will reportedly set a price and begin its IPO road show the week of Sept. 8. The Wall Street Journal cited unnamed sources on Saturday who said that will make the company ...
Source: San Jose Business Journal   Full article at: San Jose Business Journal  
 
 
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Microsoft

Microsoft lifts 2GB file size limit for some OneDrive users

Sep 1 2014 12:11pm CDT

Cloud storage continues to increase in popularity, and as more and more demands are made of the various services that are available, limitations are easy to spot. One limitation that has irked OneDrive users for some time is the fact that it is only possible to synchronize files up to 2GB in size ...
Source: BetaNews   Full article at: BetaNews  
 
 
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Yahoo

Higher ed changes create 'huge amount of uncertainty' for students

Sep 1 2014 12:15pm CDT

Opinion & AnalysisYahoo! Small Business Advisor University leaders say there is a huge amount of uncertainty around what to tell prospective students who face potential changes to course fees part-way through their degrees. Their comments came as ...
Source: University Business   Full article at: University Business  
 
 
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Apple

Harper government talks tough against Russian ‘invasion,’ but cuts $2.7-billion from defence budget

Sep 1 2014 1:09pm CDT

Stephen Harper has been one of the toughest-talking leaders throughout the Ukraine crisis, yet newly released figures show National Defence is expected to face an even deeper budget hole in the coming year than previously anticipated. The ongoing reducti ...
Source: National Post   Full article at: National Post  
 
 
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Crowd funding

Cheers! McMenamins toasts $6.3M in crowdfunding for Bothell project

Aug 25 2014 3:34pm CDT

McMenamins Inc. has closed its first-ever outside funding round, securing $6.3 million from a crew of mostly Northwest investors for its largest project to date: turning an old school in downtown Bothell into a hotel and entertainment complex. Monday's announcement c ...
Source: Seattle Business Journal   Full article at: Seattle Business Journal  
 
 
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Hedge Funds

Hedge fund snapshot: Just how big are they?

Aug 31 2014 8:00am CDT

A new report on the hedge funds industry underscores just how big it is: $2.6 trillion in 11,000 fun ...
Source: CNBC   Full article at: CNBC  
 
 
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Venture capital

Here's A Brutal Quote About Twitter CEO Dick Costolo From A VC Who Owns Shares In Twitter (TWTR)

Aug 31 2014 11:16am CDT

Sarah Frier and Brad Stone at Bloomberg Businessweek have a short story about Twitter's new head of product, Daniel Graf. In their story, there's a pretty brutal quote about CEO Dick Costolo from Brian O'Malley, a partner at venture capital firm Accel Partners ...
Source: Business Insider   Full article at: Business Insider  
 
 
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NYSE

Apple woos major credit cards for mobile wallet

Sep 1 2014 11:44am CDT

Apple has reached deals with major credit card companies to partner on a mobile wallet initiative, according to multiple reports. Re/code said American Express (NYSE: AXP) is on-board, and Bloomberg reported that Visa (NYSE: V) and MasterCard (NYSE: MA) have ...
Source: The Business Review - Albany   Full article at: The Business Review - Albany  
 
 
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NASDAQ

Apple woos major credit cards for mobile wallet

Sep 1 2014 11:44am CDT

Apple has reached deals with major credit card companies to partner on a mobile wallet initiative, according to multiple reports. Re/code said American Express (NYSE: AXP) is on-board, and Bloomberg reported that Visa (NYSE: V) and MasterCard (NY ...
Source: The Business Review - Albany   Full article at: The Business Review - Albany  
 
 
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Zendesk

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks August 18th To August 22nd And Year-To-Date

Aug 23 2014 4:35pm CDT

The highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date when measured by share price gains are Zendesk (NYSE:ZEN) up 85.7% or $11.51 per share since its IPO earlier this year, NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT) up 53.46%, Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) up 36.45%, Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) up 34.62%, F5 N ...
Source: Forbes Real Time   Full article at: Forbes Real Time  
 
 
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GoDaddy

Arizona elections: Ducey wins, Huppenthal loses, Gallego beats Wilcox

Aug 27 2014 12:04am CDT

Doug Ducey has won the crowded Republican primary for Arizona governor while incumbent Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal lost to anti-Common Core challenger and Ruben Gallego bested Mary Rose Wilcox in the Democratic primary to succeed Ed Pastor in Co ...
Source: Business Journal of Phoenix   Full article at: Business Journal of Phoenix  
 
 
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Univision

ASU veteran, Univision Arizona win highest Rocky Mountain Emmy award

Aug 26 2014 3:12pm CDT

Arizona State University's Jim Dove and Univision Arizona will receive Governors' Awards at the Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards for excellence in broadcasting that exceeds the quality normally found in individual craft or program categories. ...
Source: Business Journal of Phoenix   Full article at: Business Journal of Phoenix  
 
 
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Pfizer

Janet Yellen Owns A Very Expensive Collection Of Stamps (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)

Aug 29 2014 10:03am CDT

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has an expensive stamp collection. According to Yellen's latest financial disclosure, her stamp collection is worth $15,001-$50,000. Yellen, however, did not appear to sell any stamps, as income related t ...
Source: Business Insider   Full article at: Business Insider  
 
 
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AstraZeneca

Pfizer/AstraZeneca: Ready for round 2?

Aug 26 2014 2:16am CDT

With the expiration of a three-month period during which Pfizer must stay away from AstraZeneca, speculation that the maker of Viagra may eventually seal this deal has rise ...
Source: CNBC   Full article at: CNBC  
 
 
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Primark

Briton who went to fight in Syria after being sacked from Primark dies

Aug 10 2014 9:41am CDT

A BRITON who went to fight for Islamic extremists in Syria after being sacked from Primark has been killed, according to hi ...
Source: Daily Express   Full article at: Daily Express  
 
 
 
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