Ahead of July Filing, Twitter IPO Designed as “Less Anti-Facebook Than Anti-Old-Twitter”

Did you know Twitter actually filed its IPO documents in mid-July? Or that an investment firm run by Suhail Rizvi will be one of the bigger shareholders listed when its regulatory documents go public? Or that the float for the IPO will be much smaller than Wall Street expects, because few current investors are selling … Continue reading

Apple CEO Tim Cook Calls Greenlight Lawsuit “Bizarre”

AllThingsD.com In his first public comments since Apple was sued on the subject, Apple CEO Tim Cook dismissed a lawsuit brought last week by Greenlight Capital concerning a proposal on the company’s proxy statement as “bizarre” and a “silly sideshow.” Speaking at a Goldman Sachs conference in San Francisco, Cook said Apple won’t make any … Continue reading

Intel Capital Joins Big Switch Funding Round

Big Switch Networks, the software-defined networking startup that came out of stealth mode last year, has a new investor in its Series B round of venture capital funding: Intel Capital. The venture arm of the world’s biggest chip company joins other investors — including Goldman Sachs, Index Ventures, Khosla Ventures and Redpoint Ventures — and … Continue reading