Facebook Weighs Possible Listing With NYSE from...
cnbc: Facebook, which had a disastrous initial public offering with the Nasdaq last week, is now considering a listing with the New York Stock Exchange, a source told CNBC. Full Story
CNNMoney Tech Tumblr: How not to pitch a reporter... →
cnnmoneytech: I have a personal website, on which I list both my CNNMoney email address and my personal address. I try to make it clear that CNN pitches should be addressed to, you know, my CNN address only. But every few months, I’ll receive a pitch that’s sent to both my personal and CNN email addresses. I…
CNNMoney Tech Tumblr: Pandora worth $1 billion? →
cnnmoneytech: Chart: Trefis An eyebrow-raising estimate of online radio company Pandora’s valuation was released Wednesday by the folks at Trefis. For those unfamiliar with Trefis, the company uses computer models and nifty visualizations to forecast and break down a company’s stock price or market cap….
The most likeable CEO in Silicon Valley
cnnmoneytech: screenshot by CNNMoney A hot debate on Quora cools when the best man for the job steps forward to claim his throne. It’s practically his birthright, after all. (Thanks to CB for the tip, via Reddit) -Julianne
CNNMoney Tech Tumblr: Cell towers are ugly. So are... →
cnnmoneytech: Chart: CNNMoney Even when companies go out of their way to make cell towers look less like eyesores and have them blend into the landscape naturally, they are still pretty darn ugly. Now their stocks are ugly too. Shares of American Tower, Crown Castle International and SBA…
CNNMoney Tech Tumblr: Live code (+ beer) at SXSW →
cnnmoneytech: NYC has many awesome startups, but 10gen — ie MongoDB — gets a special place in my heart for being the geekiest. It’s an open-source NoSQL database that powers many of the biggest Web 2.0 services, including Foursquare, which has its 1 billion+ check-ins logged in MongoDB software. 4sq has…
CNNMoney Tech Tumblr: Making it easier to Google... →
cnnmoneytech: Screenshot: Google It can be tough having a very common name like David Goldman, especially when I try to Google myself (I’m not that David Goldman, above). I mentioned this to Vic Gundotra, Google’s SVP of Engineering today, who let it slip that Google has a soon-to-be-announced solution…
The Separation Agreement provides Mr. Apotheker will receive the following...– That’s my favorite line in HP’s regulatory filing about Leo Apotheker’s severance deal. Because clearly, the $9.6 million in cash HP is coughing up can’t be expected to stretch far enough to cover plane tickets. Also: Ow. When the company pays for your ticket out of the country, they really really...
CNNMoney Tech Tumblr: Cracked 'Berry: 1,000... →
cnnmoneytech: I often find myself feeling bad for Research in Motion, which seems silly given that the BlackBerry maker is still a titan. Still, RIM can’t seem to catch a break — especially with this newfangled tablet business. When RIM first unveiled its long-awaited PlayBook September 27, the specs seemed…
TUMBLR NEEDS HAMSTERS
cnnmoneytech: Screenshot: CNNMoney Dear Tumblr: You just raised about $30 million. Please use some of that $$$$$ to buy more of these: Image: Haundreis To power more of these: Image: Paul Hammond Kthxbye, -The CNNMoney Tech Tumblr team
Don't use Twitter for those important messages
cnnmoneytech: As Newt Gingrich just found out, when you have 1.3 million followers your just-unveiled campaign site may not be able to handle the traffic. - Matt
HP has secretly contracted with Intel to keep churning out Itaniums so that HP...– Oracle, staying classy as ever in a contractual wrangle with HP (via cnnmoneytech)
It's take your kids to work day at Google
cnnmoneytech: A report from the inside says there is no kangaroo this year. (Yes, last year there were kangaroos. Two of them.) But this exchange made me giggle, relayed via IM from the scene: Engineer: Remember, it’s not like this everyday. We don’t have face painters and balloon mans here all the time. His son: And you don’t have Legos all the time. Engineer: No, actually we do. -Stacy
CNNMoney Tech Tumblr: iPad: The cure for... →
cnnmoneytech: Investors don’t usually get too excited about shareholder meetings and proxies. Sure, every now and then, individuals can make a difference in how Corporate America is run. Former Disney chairman gave up that job in 2004 after a contentious shareholder meeting. And investors actually voted to…
CNNMoney Tech Tumblr: Confessions of an accidental... →
cnnmoneytech: Editor’s note: The following is a guest post from tech video producer Jason Sanchez, who sends us rockin’ ideas for the Tumblr all the time. See that guy up there in the gray coat? That’s me. Yep, I’m an accidental stock photo model. There are a lot of us out there in the world, and…
CNNMoney Tech Tumblr: Google Street View as art →
cnnmoneytech: Editor’s note: The following is a guest post from tech video producer Jason Sanchez, who sends us rockin’ ideas for the Tumblr all the time. We’re hoping to recruit him to the dark side soon. Where Google saw an opportunity to better their street maps, Jon Rafman saw an opportunity for…
CNNMoney Tech Tumblr: Hollaback! Where my fed up... →
If CNN were around when Edison invented the light bulb, they’d be writing...– Commenter J.d. Free on today’s story about the PC market’s miserable holiday season. (via cnnmoneytech)
Mark Zuckerberg adopted the world's cutest puppy
cnnmoneytech: Now THIS is how you do PR right, people. Sick of headlines about privacy snafus, data breaches, creepy marketing deals and eye-poppingly insane valuations? Go acquire something adorable and fluffy. Like Beast, the Facebook founder’s new puppy. Beast has his own Facebook page and has already picked up several thousand fans. He’s a Puli, which means he will eventually grow up into...
CNNMoney Tech Tumblr: Motorola Mobility downgraded... →
cnnmoneytech: Photo image: Motorola Mobility, Apple, Word Art Suddenly, those Xoom tablets aren’t looking so shimmery anymore. A day after Steve Jobs unveiled the iPad 2, Cowen & Co. analyst Matt Hoffman downgraded Motorola Mobility to “Neutral” from “Outperform.” “MMI’s window of opportunity to…
CNNMoney Tech Tumblr: CES 2012 →
cnnmoneytech: Directions I got to CES Central Hall: “head for the huge stuffed animal, turn right.” And there we are … http://pic.twitter.com/mp2Qo6dz Stacy Cowley Tue, Jan 10 2012 13:00:44 ReplyRetweet Cutting-edge old…
It's heee-eeere! Looks like iPad 3 coming next...
cnnmoneytech: The invitation above fell into our inboxes this morning: Apple is holding an iPad-related “special event” in San Francisco on March 7, at 10 a.m. Pacific Time. Hmm…could it be…the iPad 3?
Wait, an *iPad* wristwatch?
cnnmoneytech: We’ve seen lots of iPod wristwatches, but an iPad wristwatch? That’s the pitch from Wallee, which just sent over a press release about the “innovative uses” its customers have found for its $20 iPad hand strap. In their spokesman’s own words: “This iPad Watch is not necessarily waterproof and might get heavy after a few hours of use. But it is different and takes the iPad Nano...
GChat analysis: In which I entertain an AIM...
Julianne: another spammer eh? where do you guys come from
woofwoof998: do u remenber me? im danni 24/femaIe
Julianne: oh right, i forgot i gave out my work AIM on random fetish chatrooms
woofwoof998: oh ok. welIl what are you up to?
Julianne: OK indeed. so really, how do you guys harvest these AIM names? i am intrigued
woofwoof998: fun fun fum.. im so boreed over here. i was thinking about geting on my webcaam but i dont know. what do you think? shouId i? you can come watch :-)
Julianne: ohh so you dont speak english and you have stock answers.
woofwoof998: mk. its Ilinked to this webbsite so that no one can reccord me. i dont wont to be on the nextt coIIege girIs gone wilId video. is that ok with u?
Julianne: i dont even understand what you are saying, robotlady.
Julianne: lol indeed
woofwoof998: k babe its reaIlly easy. just go to this lIink [REDACTED] my profiIe page wiIl pop up. then cIick ACCEPT lNVlTE and filI out the form on the next page. mk?
Julianne: oh sure. ill give out my credit card info too mk?
woofwoof998: also it asks for a crdit card during signup. but no worries its 100% free. its just to verify that your not a kid. :-) h
Julianne: wow, i'm psychic!
woofwoof998: k babe ima close aim and taIlk on the webbcam site. k?
Julianne: great! seeya there!
CNNMoney Tech Tumblr: A great Captcha...and a... →
cnnmoneytech: I’m definitely going to lose cool points with this post. Yes, I still have an AOL email address — back from when I first signed up for Instant Messenger in seventh grade (much to the chagrin of Mama Peps). I still use it for things like shopping newsletters and other stuff I don’t want clogging up…
CNBC: CNBC is looking for a Social Media Intern →
cnbc: CNBC is looking for a Social Media intern for Spring 2012. If interested, please tweet your application to @CNBCSocial. Be creative, and be sure to tweet in 140 characters or less! The internship details and job description can be found below. Duties & Responsibilities: *Assist the social…
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CNNMoney Tech Tumblr: An open letter to my boss,... →
cnnmoneytech: Dear Steve, I’m writing to let you know that I’m leaving Apple. It wasn’t an easy decision, but it appears that readers have found out that you’re paying me to write positive articles about your company. I can’t hide it anymore. It’s not good for my credibility. I mean, how could people not…
What an earthquake does to page load time
cnnmoneytech: Image via SeatGeek The Folks at SeatGeek use some servers in Virginia - the epicenter of the East Coast quake. Today they learned how earthquakes affect page response time. - Matt
CNNMoney Tech Tumblr: HuffPost/AOL now... →
cnnmoneytech: The Huffington Post tends to be under constant fire for what many call over-aggregating: taking too much content from other sources and making it their own. It’s always been more of an issue with print stories than video, but that doesn’t seem to be the case anymore. The photo above is from…
CNNMoney Tech Tumblr: The Top 10 dumbest... →
cnnmoneytech: With titles like “Revolution,” “Incredible,” “Optimus,” “Epic,” “Nexus,” “Inspire,” “Captivate,” and “Sensation,” smartphone names can be a bit over the top. But sometimes, smartphone names can be downright stupid. Here’s our Top 10: 10. Palm Pre (Verizon) — Pre- what exactly? 9. HTC Arrive (Sprint) —
CNNMoney Tech Tumblr: New Facebook now 1,000% more... →
cnnmoneytech: Most of last week’s Facebook coverage of focused on Timeline and “real-time apps.” Wasn’t till today that we started to realize just what “real-time apps” actually means: Anything you do, on any app you’ve let connect to Facebook, can be broadcast in realtime. Every story you read on Yahoo….
CNNMoney Tech Tumblr: Remember, remember the 5th... →
cnnmoneytech: Everyone’s favorite Guy Fawkes-lovin’ hacker group is at it again! The Village Voice reports that Anonymous is targeting Facebook over privacy concerns. And so, they say, they will kill Facebook on November 5. The group said in a press release: “You cannot hide from the reality in which…
CNNMoney Tech Tumblr: Eric Schmidt thinks Bing... →
cnnmoneytech: Image source: Google, with a little help from MSPaint Was Eric Schmidt defending Google or Bing in his testimony to Congress on Wednesday? Google’s chairman mentioned Microsoft’s search engine 11 times in his speech, praising it in every instance. He noted how Bing has “continued to gain…