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  • The US-based tech company that just went public in London Crunch Network

    The US-based tech company that just went public in London

    Boku, a U.S.-based carrier billing company, listed on the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market recently, selling £45 million in stock. Only about one-third of those shares were from the company, however, with the rest sourced from extant shareholders. Let’s peek into the Boku offering to see what happened and what we might learn from it. Read More

  • You Can Now View Things In Google+ Shared From Google Drive, Without Leaving The Stream

    You Can Now View Things In Google+ Shared From Google Drive, Without Leaving The Stream

    Well here’s a bit of a game changer for Google’s social layer, Google+. The Google Drive team has announced that starting today you can now share things like documents with your circles and stream on Google+. That’s not new, but viewing these items in the stream is. This is a pretty huge deal because it turns the service into a completely collaborative environment outside of… Read More

  • Facebook Shares Soar 22 Percent In The Wake Of Quarterly Earnings

    Facebook Shares Soar 22 Percent In The Wake Of Quarterly Earnings

    Wall Street is responding with enthusiasm to Facebook’s earnings. Shares (NASDAQ:FB) are currently trading 22 percent above yesterday’s price. During the earnings call, the company announced that 14 percent of ad revenue are now coming from mobile ads. It is both a meaningful part of Facebook’s revenue and a shift investors were waiting for. Read More

  • Facebook Share Takes A 9.5% Hit As Wall Street Turns Against Its Business Model

    Facebook Share Takes A 9.5% Hit As Wall Street Turns Against Its Business Model

    On Saturday, the financial magazine Barron’s published a very damaging cover story against Facebook and its business model. The article doesn’t break any news about the company, rather it sums up all the negative points that Wall Street has been discussing since Facebook’s May IPO, in a way that seems to have struck a chord with Wall Street. The result is yet another… Read More

  • Apple Stock Crosses $700 Per Share After Hours On The Strength Of iPhone 5

    Apple Stock Crosses $700 Per Share After Hours On The Strength Of iPhone 5

    Apple joined the illustrious $700 club today in after-hours trading. The list of stocks that have traded at or above that price per share includes only a few select companies, such as Google, which passed that mark earlier in September. The share price was likely driven up first by strong response to its opening of iPhone 5 pre-orders last Friday, and then by the news today that in fact… Read More

  • Share your MP3-player with up to 5 people using the i2! wireless transceiver

    Today Thanko introduced the so-called i2!, a 2.4 GHz digital wireless transmitter for portable audio players. After connecting your MP3-player to an i2!, you can share music with up to 5 people within a radius of 10m. The device features a frequency response of 10Hz-24,000Hz, a bit rate of 16bit at 48kbps Stereo and an audio latency of 20ms. 5 hours of music playback are possible after… Read More