Tech

Here’s Why Facebook Is Getting A Refund On Its Income-Tax Bills

[credit provider=”Scott Olson/Getty Images”] There’s a new report that attempts to paint Facebook as a giant tax-dodger.The Citizens for Tax Justice says Facebook got a $429 million tax refund from the U.S. government, despite the fact that it earned over a billion dollars in profits for 2012.
Here’s Why Facebook Is Getting A Refund On Its Income-Tax Bills
Markets

The 10 Biggest Financial News Stories Of 2012

[credit provider=”Instagram/kimbrrrrly” url=”http://statigr.am/p/327630573116032104_21752272″] It’s hard to believe another year has passed us by, and one that was just as tumultuous as 2011.Looking back on the biggest finance news stories that held our attention in 2012, we experienced the insane buzz over a tech company going public, a historic presidential campaign and election […]
The 10 Biggest Financial News Stories Of 2012
News

8 Historic Events That Made Social Media Matter In 2012

[credit provider=”NASA/ACS”] From political uprisings to billion-dollar acquisitions, social media packed a bigger punch in 2012 than ever before.While that comes as no surprise considering that social is still snaking its way into every nook and cranny of our lives, it was a pretty fascinating year viewed through the lens […]
8 Historic Events That Made Social Media Matter In 2012
Tech

Facebook Wins Big As Its IPO Lawsuits Will Be Consolidated And Heard In New York

[credit provider=”Julia La Roche for Business Insider”] Dozens of lawsuits against Facebook Inc , the NASDAQ exchange and various underwriters will be consolidated before a federal judge in New York, who must sort through the legal aftermath of Facebook’s botched initial public offering.A panel of federal judges on Thursday ordered […]
Facebook Wins Big As Its IPO Lawsuits Will Be Consolidated And Heard In New York
Tech

LinkedIn’s Reid Hoffman Made $111 Million On A $37,500 Investment In Facebook

[credit provider=”Joi / flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/joi/3122128660/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] In 2005, LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman invested $37,500 in a budding college-only social network, he said in an interview at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco.That company was Facebook, and at the time, it was worth $5 million.
LinkedIn’s Reid Hoffman Made $111 Million On A $37,500 Investment In Facebook
Tech

FORTUNE: Facebook Employees Are A Bunch Of Whiners

[credit provider=”By: Spencer Platt/Getty Images”] Adam Lashinsky, a senior editor-at-large at Fortune, just laid into Facebook management and employees.Their arguments for why the company had to go public don’t make sense, he writes.
FORTUNE: Facebook Employees Are A Bunch Of Whiners
Tech

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

Good morning! Here’s the news: Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram has been approved by the Federal Trade Commission.  Facebook had originally agreed to buy Instagram for $1 billion in cash and stock back in April, but based on Facebook’s current stock value, that deal is now worth $747 million. Citigroup has […]
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning
Tech

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

[credit provider=”valleywagprime via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/valleywagprime/2360339689/”] Good morning! Here’s the news: Facebook cofounder Dustin Moskovitz has sold off 450,000 Facebook shares in the past week, according to a new SEC filing. Facebook quietly rolled out a new feature that could revive Zynga and other Facebook games: in-game subscriptions. Dell’s second quarter […]
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning
Tech

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

[credit provider=”Flickr/Jdlasica” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jdlasica/3922694824/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Good morning! Here’s the news: Marissa Mayer has poached another employee from Google. Andrew Schulte, who worked as a product marketing manager at Google, is joining Yahoo as Mayer’s chief of staff. Marc Andreessen, Fidelity and other early Groupon investors have already dumped the stock. Hulu’s CEO […]
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning
Tech

Zuckerberg Admits Facebook’s Plummeting Stock Is ‘Painful’ To Watch During A Company-Wide Meeting

[credit provider=”Flickr/Guillaume Paumier” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/gpaumier/6198197321/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] Facebook is finally acknowledging that its employees may be just a little bit concerned about the company’s plummeting stock.According to The Wall Street Journal, Facebook CEO and cofounder Mark Zuckerberg admitted that the stock’s decline is “painful” to watch for some employees during a company-wide meeting […]
Zuckerberg Admits Facebook’s Plummeting Stock Is ‘Painful’ To Watch During A Company-Wide Meeting