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Twitter’s seven-year journey from idea to IPO

Dec. 4 - 5, 2013 Redwood City, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Twitter filed for an initial public offering today in what will likely be the stock market debut since Facebook’s $16 billion IPO in May 2012. It [...]

Dell finally goes private under $25B buyout deal

Dean Takahashi After months of debate, Dell’s shareholders have finally agreed to a buyout offer today that would see the company go private. Dell founder and CEO Michael Dell first made a multibillion-dollar offer to take [...]

Pure Storage hooks huge $150M round to take its enterprise flash storage biz global

Pure Storage Pure Storage's all-flash array Enterprise flash storage bigshot Pure Storage has raised a massive $150 million in new funding to help give it the room to grow and continue to evangelize the power of [...]

DocStoc scoops up ‘Yelp for small businesses’ BestVendor in its first acquisition

Shutterstock Docstoc has acquired BestVendor in an effort to “make every small business better.” Docstoc is a popular online library of small business documents. It has over 10,000 contracts, forms, and templates that small business owners [...]

ShareThis bulks up with $30M to facilitate sharing around the Web

ShareThis has raised $30 million for its technology that enables sharing around the Web. ShareThis offers publishers a range of widgets and tools to facilitate social sharing. It claims to “touch the lives” of 95 percent [...]

Facebook jumps $32B in 29 days to blast over 14-month old IPO price

ansik On July 2, Facebook stock was under $25. Today, a week after Facebook reported strong earnings and massive mobile ad sales, the world’s preeminent social network is in the the $37-$38 range, occasionally peeking over [...]

Social site-maker RebelMouse locks down a $10M first round of funding

Shutterstock RebelMouse, a service that lets anyone create a pretty, visually rich site based on their social updates, has just announced a rather sizable round of funding. The startup has taken $10.25 million in its first [...]

Yahoo’s latest acquistion is e-commerce startup Lexity

Source: Lexity Yahoo has acquired e-commerce app Lexity for an undisclosed amount, the startup announced on its blog today. The move is part of Yahoo’s strategy to gobble up smaller companies (and one big one) that have either [...]

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