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  • Venture-Backed Exit Activity Is Picking Up Again

    Venture-Backed Exit Activity Is Picking Up Again

    Two separate reports were released this morning, both bringing upbeat news of increased exit activity (M&A, IPOs) for venture-backed companies in the first quarter of 2010. We take a look at the most important findings for both the Exit Poll report by Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association, and Dow Jones VentureSource's assessment of IPO and M&A activity in the U.S.Read More

  • Apple and Google to replace GM and Citigroup on Dow Jones?

    Apple and Google to replace GM and Citigroup on Dow Jones?

    There is talk around the ol' internet watercooler that General Motors and Citigroup are about to be kicked off the Dow Jones Industrial Average due to their lackluster performance and long term outlook. Both of the companies stocks are trading around a $1 with Citigroup taking the title of the first stock to be traded on the index as a penny stock. Since the Dow follows 30 of the largest and most… Read More

  • When Dow Jones says there will be an Apple netbook, there won't be an Apple netbook

    When Dow Jones says there will be an Apple netbook, there won't be an Apple netbook

    Dow Jones made a few calls last night to Wintek and Quanta and are currently reporting that Apple is planning a touchscreen netbook. This means with 70% certainty that Apple isn't planning a touchscreen netbook. Read More

  • Why Does the Wall Street Journal Hate the Web?

    Why Does the Wall Street Journal Hate the Web?

    Ever since the rear-guard at the Wall Street Journal won the battle to keep its news pages behind its subscription wall (although, its opinion pages are now free), they have been cracking down especially hard on anyone trying to breach that wall—even if those people happen to be paying subscribers. In what appears to be an attempt to discourage freeloaders, the WSJ.com is locking out anyone… Read More

  • The Wall Street Journal Edges Towards Free

    The Wall Street Journal Edges Towards Free

    In a concession to increased competition from the blogosphere and other newspapers throwing in the towel on paid-subscription walls for online content, the Wall Street Journal is making its opinion pages and commentary free. Does that mean the rest of the paper will soon be free online as well? It is certainly in keeping with new owner Rupert Murdoch’s previous public statements to that… Read More

  • Murdoch To Turn WSJ Into Quasi Reuters/ AP

    Murdoch To Turn WSJ Into Quasi Reuters/ AP

    The News Corp owned The Australian newspaper is to start syndicating content from the Wall Street Journal complete with WSJ branding. According to The Guardian, the deal comes before the finalization of the News Corp takeover of Dow Jones, the Wall Street Journal’s parent company, however may indicate a sign of things to come. The Australian previously syndicated content from the Financial… Read More

  • Google to Distribute Premium Content, Just Like on the Tee Vee

    Google to Distribute Premium Content, Just Like on the Tee Vee

    Google is partnering with some premium content suppliers, including Dow Jones, Condé Nast, and BMG Music Entertainment, to offer video — coupled with ads — on sites like StreetInsider and a few others. Essentially, they’re repackaging big media, adding some ads, and letting blogs post it like it was theirs. “Once upon a time, if you had some video content that you wanted… Read More