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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

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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

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Feds in NY shut down underground drugs website

NEW YORK (AP) — A hidden website operated by a San Francisco man using an alias from “The Princess Bride” became a vast black market bazaar that brokered more than $1 billion in transactions for […]

10/02/2013

A small group holds a candle light vigil on Freedom Plaza to remember the victims of the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in Washington.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Navy Yard shooting victims had long careers there

WASHINGTON (AP) — A dozen people died in a shooting rampage Monday at the Washington Navy Yard. It was the deadliest attack at a domestic military installation since November 2009, when an Army psychiatrist killed […]

09/17/2013

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

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Why you need to be using LinkedIn

Why is your profile on LinkedIn so important? Did you know that potential clients are constantly looking for you on this social network?  Not to mention, think of all the business cards you’ve handed out […]

08/20/2013

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LinkedIn to open service to high school students

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — LinkedIn Corp. will soon open up its online professional networking service to high school students as part of an effort to help steer their collegiate careers. Effective Sept. 12, the new […]

08/19/2013

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LA area job openings

Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with Lori Shreve Blake, Senior Director of Alumni and Student Career Services at USC’s Career Center about the jobs that are available this week in the L.A. area, including […]

06/14/2013

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Social media rules given for adult beverage makers

  SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Wine, beer and spirits makers that use social media to promote beverages must abide by new federal guidelines governing the practice. The Santa Rosa Press Democrat reports that the Alcohol […]

05/16/2013

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INFLUENCE GAME: Tech, labor spar on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — To the U.S. technology industry, there’s a dramatic shortfall in the number of Americans skilled in computer programming and engineering that is hampering business. To unions and some Democrats, it’s more sinister: The push by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to expand the number of visas for high-tech foreign workers is an attempt to dilute a lucrative job market with cheap, indentured labor.

05/16/2013

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