Windows 8, Facebook IPO troubles, mobile advertising challenges, and what a hot lawsuit against a Silicon Valley VC means for women in technology.
Read on to see the stories making headline news on the tech scene this week!
It’s official: this morning, shortly after 9:30AM EST, when the NYSE opens, a few people on this planet will enter into a new tax bracket (at 11:30AM to be percise).
Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) yesterday evening announced pricing of $38 per share for its initial public offering of 421MM shares of common stock, to take place today. Facebook will offer shares (all 180 million + of them) for trading under the NASDAQ symbol “FB.” In addition, selling stockholders (who are about to get mega paid) are offering 240MM shares of Class A common stock.
Zynga is by far, the hottest and most popular company in the world right now…and I can prove it!
A lot of you are definitely saying to yourselves; “Zynga?, I’ve never even heard of it!” And you may in fact be completely truthful in that statement. But that in no way changes my claim above.
Although you may not have heard directly of Zynga, I’m certain most of our readers are intimately familiar with this company’s products.
Does Farmville ring any bells?