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SEC Charges Former Microsoft Manager, Friend With Insider Trading

The Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday charged a former senior portfolio manager at Microsoft Corp., along with his friend and business partner, with insider trading.

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Justice Department Investigating Dell Sales to Syria

The U.S. Department of Justice has been investigating possible sales of Dell computers to the Syrian government, the company said in documents released Monday.

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Unpacking Twitter’s Secret IPO Memos With the SEC

Twitter has released secret correspondence with the Securities and Exchange Commission in the months leading up to its initial public offering. These memos were kept out of view until today.

Dough Boys: Here’s Benchmark’s $425 Million Fund Filing Document

Take the money and run!
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Chegg Set to Go Public Tomorrow in Next Post-Twitter Tech IPO

Which came first: The chicken or Wall Street investors?
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IBM Hits Twitter With Patent Infringement Claims Ahead of IPO

The first of many, of course.
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Lockerz, Though Not Quite Dead, Raises $9 Million to Shift Focus to New Shopping Site Ador

A new beginning for the heavily funded Seattle startup.
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IPO-Bound Zulily Surpasses $400 Million in 2013 Revenue, New Filing Shows

Zulily, the IPO-bound discount e-commerce site targeted at moms, recorded revenue of $439 million in the first nine months of this year for 116 percent growth year over year, an amended S-1 filing shows. But its net income dropped from $2.4 million in the first six months of the year to just $200,000 through the first nine months. Zulily also signed a letter of intent on a new $50 million revolving credit line, according to the document.

SEC Gets Closer to Opening Up Crowdfunding; Here’s the Proposal

The full proposal isn’t online yet, but here are the basics.
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Twitter Files for IPO