Initial public offering

Twitter co-founder and former CEO Evan Williams (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

Twitter’s Williams in line for biggest IPO jackpot

Twitter co-founder Evan Williams could take home the biggest jackpot once the company goes public. Williams, who was Twitter’s CEO for two years until Dick Costolo took over in 2010, owns a 12 percent stake […]

10/04/2013

Twitter icon on a smartphone. (AP Photo/dpa, Soeren Stache, File)

5 key details in Twitter IPO treatise

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter, a privately held company built on blurbs, has finally laid itself bare in documents that read more like a treatise than a tweet. The roughly 800-page filing Twitter Inc. released […]

10/04/2013

A Twitter icon on the display of a smartphone. (AP Photo/dpa, Soeren Stache, file)

Twitter unseals IPO papers, hopes to raise $1B

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter has unsealed the documents for its planned initial public offering of stock and says it hopes to raise up to $1 billion. The company is also revealing for the first […]

10/03/2013

A Twitter icon on the display of a smartphone. (AP Photo/dpa, Soeren Stache, file)

Tweetable facts about Twitter’s IPO

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter has redefined the way we communicate, get news and share tidbits of our lives. It has even been credited with starting a revolution or two. The company, based in San […]

09/13/2013

This screenshot taken from Twitter shows the company's posting on its official account Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, that it has “confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO.”  Twitter is taking advantage of federal legislation passed last year that allows companies with less than $1 billion in revenue in its last fiscal year to avoid submitting public IPO documents.  (AP Photo/Twitter)

Twitter learns from Facebook’s IPO follies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is so deeply ingrained in the cultural conversation that its initial public offering is likely to be a hot topic on its trend-setting service for the next few months. Its […]

09/13/2013

This screenshot taken from Twitter shows the company's posting on its official account Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, that it has “confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO.”  Twitter is taking advantage of federal legislation passed last year that allows companies with less than $1 billion in revenue in its last fiscal year to avoid submitting public IPO documents.  (AP Photo/Twitter)

Twitter tweets it’ll go public

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is going public. The short messaging service aptly tweeted on Thursday it has filed confidential documents for an initial public offering of stock. But the documents are sealed, as Twitter […]

09/12/2013

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Twitter to buy mobile ad exchange MoPub

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter says it is buying MoPub, a mobile-focused advertising company, as it works to expand its advertising reach ahead of an expected initial public offering that could come as soon as […]

09/10/2013

A television displays news about the Nasdaq on the Nasdaq building in New York, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Nasdaq breakdown puts pressure on crisis work

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest high-tech disruption in the financial markets increases the pressure on Nasdaq and other electronic exchanges to take steps to avoid future breakdowns and manage them better if they do occur. […]

08/23/2013

Facebook founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, center, rings the Nasdaq opening bell from Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. on May 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Nasdaq via Facebook, Zef Nikolla, File)

Facebook closes above $40 for 1st time

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook’s stock closed above $40 for the first time Friday. The social network’s shares have gained 53 percent since July 24, when it reported strong growth in mobile ad revenue and […]

08/23/2013

OJ Simpson appears in court in Las Vegas (AP Photo)

10 Things to Know for Thursday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. WHAT’S WITHIN THE NSA’S POWER Congressional testimony reveals that the agency can snoop not just on a […]

08/01/2013

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