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Twitter Likely to Price IPO Shares at $25 to $28

Twitter’s initial public offering is likely to price at $25 to $28 a share, according to fund managers briefed by Goldman Sachs Group and Morgan Stanley bankers.

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Twitter Raises Share-Price Range Ahead of IPO

Twitter on Monday raised the price range for its shares in the days before its initial public offering, placing the range at $23 to $25 per share. With the new range — which was upped from its previous spread of $17 to $20 per share — the company could raise up to $1.75 billion in its public market debut.

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Why Is Apple Still Wrangling Over E-Books?

A question hangs over Apple Inc.’s e-books trial: Why is Apple fighting the U.S. Department of Justice when the book publishers the agency also sued chose to settle?

Is Steve Jobs Message a Smoking Gun in Apple E-Book Case?

Apple may not have been quite as indifferent to publishers’ deals with Amazon as it professes to be.
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DOJ Filing Calls Apple “Ringmaster” of E-Book Pricing Rise

The gist: “Apple knew that the plan it was proposing involved a ‘dramatic business change’ for publisher defendants.”
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Seven Questions for Sony’s Jack Tretton, Following the PlayStation 4 Event

Sony gives some guidance on how much the new PlayStation might cost.
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Magazines Use Digital Editions to Ramp Up Pricing

Cosmopolitan readers can get their first year’s subscription to the print magazine for $10. But if they want the digital edition on their iPads, they will have to fork over $19.99.

Walmart’s New Subscription Service Offers a Box of Goodies on the Cheap

Walmart’s twist on its offering is something that it does best — pricing things unbelievably low.
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$300 Nintendo Wii U Arriving in the U.S. November 18

Nintendo’s next-generation console will make it to store shelves just in time for the holidays.
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Don’t Like This Price? Wait a Minute.

The fast-moving Internet pricing games used by airlines and hotels are now moving deeper into the most mundane nooks of the consumer economy.

RIM Blindsided by Kindle Fire Pricing