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NASDAQ considers compensation for Facebook glitch

Jun 6, 2012
Published reports today suggest NASDAQ is working on a plan to compensate brokerages that lost perhaps $100 million when software fouled up the start of trading in Facebook's IPO last month.
Posted In: Facebook, NASDAQ, NYSE, IPO

Nasdaq to compensate Facebook investors

Jun 5, 2012
It says there was a 30-minute glitch at the Facebook open a few weeks ago. Losses are estimated to be near $100 million.
Posted In: NASDAQ, Facebook, IPO

How young is too young to be on Facebook?

Jun 4, 2012
In order to increase its reach, Facebook is now developing a system that would allow children under the age of 13 to play games and use the social network.
Posted In: Facebook, privacy, kids, psychology

Companies delay IPO due to Facebook, Euro crisis

Jun 1, 2012
Yesterday discount travel website Kayak announced it’s putting off going public. In the UK, luxury jeweler Graff Diamonds has made a similar move, and today Formula One announced it’s shelving its IPO.
Posted In: IPO, Facebook, Europe debt crisis

Investors beware: IPOs are a big boy's game

Jun 1, 2012
In the wake of Facebook's IPO, senior business correspondent Bob Moon explains why individual investors are at a sharp disadvantage.
Posted In: Facebook, IPO, stock, Investing, bob moon

Facebook set to expand headquarters in Menlo Park

May 31, 2012
For the past week and a half Mark Zuckerberg has been losing face a bit in the stock market, but this week his company is booking ahead with plans for a major expansion to their headquarters in the Silicon Valley suburb of Menlo Park.
Posted In: Facebook

Movement seeks better living through math

May 29, 2012
Devotees of “The Quantified Self” seek knowledge by measuring, measuring, measuring.
Posted In: Quantified Self, Tech Report Theater, Facebook, instagram

Low U.S. employment growth and the tech sector slows

May 25, 2012
Some point to the Facebook stock flop as sign of a slowing tech sector. Meanwhile, employment growth for unskilled workers in the U.S. remains stalled.
Posted In: recession, Unemployment, Facebook, IPO

Small talk: Facebook predictions, traffic down, paying loans in cash

May 25, 2012
The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: Facebook can predict the stock market, U.S. traffic is down (but not on L.A.'s 405 freeway), and paying off loans with cash.
Posted In: Facebook, Traffic, student loan

Facebook investors seek compensation

May 25, 2012
A week on, Facebook is grappling with small investors who want compensation for losses due to Nasdaq’s technical snags.
Posted In: Facebook, IPO

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