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Dan Primack / Fortune:
Exclusive: Mark Pincus memo to Zynga employees   —  Earlier today the Wall Street Journal suggested that social gaming giant Zynga had strong-armed employees into giving up previously-granted stock options.  I wrote a follow-up post, arguing that the WSJ made things sound much worse than they really were.
Nov 10, 2011, 4:10 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Zynga's stock ‘scandal’   —  What did I do?  —  There is no joy in Cityville — the mighty Pincus was called a lout.  —  Zynga this morning woke up to a front-page story in the Wall Street Journal, accusing the social gaming company and its CEO Mark Pincus of strong-arming employees into giving up previously-granted stock options.
Nov 10, 2011, 3:20 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Killing the 500-shareholder rule   —  The 500-shareholder rule is heading for the scrapyard.  —  Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Tom Carper (D-Del.) today introduced legislation that would effectively eliminate a rule that many have cited as the reason Facebook may go public next year.
Nov 8, 2011, 4:40 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Zynga (ZNGA) to play on Nasdaq   —  Zynga discloses new details about its upcoming IPO.  —  Social gaming company Zynga has decided to list its shares on the Nasdaq under ticker symbol ZNGA.  The social gaming company disclosed the information in an amended filing for its upcoming IPO …
Oct 13, 2011, 5:30 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
What Federated paid for Lijit   —  Federated Media paid just “south of $100 million” in stock to acquire Lijit Networks, Fortune has learned from multiple sources.  The deal was announced earlier this month, but without any financial details.  —  Lijit is a Boulder, Colo.-based provider …
Oct 5, 2011, 6:15 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Exclusive: Josh Elman joins Greylock   —  Yet another LinkedIn veteran joins venture capital firm Greylock  —  Josh Elman has been a project manager with some of Silicon Valley's hottest companies, including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn (LNKD).  Now he's becoming a venture capitalist.
Sep 15, 2011, 1:55 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Yes, Carol Bartz had a non-disparagement clause   —  Did ex-Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz just forfeit $10 million by calling fellow board members “doofuses”?  —  FORTUNE — Fortune today published an explosive interview with Carol Bartz, who on Tuesday was fired as Yahoo CEO after 32 months on the job.
Sep 8, 2011, 7:20 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Twitter closes massive funding round   —  Late last month, All Things D reported that Twitter's recent $800 million funding round was actually two funding rounds: A $400 million direct investment led by DST (already closed), and a $400 million secondary offering for existing Twitter shareholders (in process).
Sep 8, 2011, 2:35 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Arrington out at AOL (for real this time)   —  Not TechCrunch editor.  Not AOL Ventures employee.  Michael Arrington is on his own.  —  It has been a very long week for AOL.  And it's about to get even longer.  —  Last Thursday, word leaked that one of its employees …
Sep 7, 2011, 9:40 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
The biggest CrunchFund loser is...   Tech blogger Michael Arrington might be in limbo, but someone else has lost more in the CrunchFund debacle.  —  It's now been five full days since CrunchFund was unveiled, and no one is coming out of this mess looking worse than Arianna Huffington.
Sep 6, 2011, 11:05 PMIn context

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