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Aug 25, 2014

Key Take-Aways From HubSpot's IPO Seeking $100 Million

HubSpot, a leader in cloud-based marketing automation software, filed their long-awaited S1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission today.  The company plans to raise $100M to fund future global expansion and will be listed on the New York Stock ... #Securities and Exchange Commission #HubSpot #New York Stock Exchange

Aug 25, 2014

Planet Labs begins launching second set of satellites

A San Francisco startup that wants to provide daily updated satellite views of the entire planet has begun launching its second batch of satellites. The first pair of Planet Labs’ “Flock 1b” constellation of imaging satellites was released from the I... #Securities and Exchange Commission #HubSpot #New York Stock Exchange

Aug 19, 2014

Google may offer accounts for kids, controls for parents

Children who want to use Google services may no longer have to lie about their age, as the company reportedly plans special accounts for users under the age of 13. Try to create an account now on Google if you’re not at least 13 years old, and the We... #Federal Trade Commission #Google Inc.

Aug 09, 2014

FCC doesn't buy Verizon's throttling rationale, wants all carriers to explain themselves

On Friday, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler dismissed Verizon’s reasoning for throttling certain mobile broadband users, and announced that the Commission was questioning other mobile carriers’ throttling policies as well, Reute... #Federal Trade Commission #Google Inc.

Aug 06, 2014

Public Knowledge readies complaint on mobile traffic throttling

Digital rights group Public Knowledge will file net neutrality complaints against each of the four largest mobile carriers in the U.S. over their practice of throttling some traffic, in some cases on so-called unlimited data plans. Public Knowledge o... #AT&T Inc. #Federal Communications Commission #Verizon Wireless #T-Mobile

Jul 29, 2014

Privacy groups call for action to stop Facebook's off site user tracking plans

U.S. and EU privacy and consumer groups called on privacy regulators to stop Facebook’s plans to gather the Internet browsing patterns of its users while they visit other sites. The groups, gathered in the Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD) asked... #European Union #Federal Trade Commission #Facebook

Aug 05, 2014

Commission changes proposed art plan after criticism from Fort Worth council members

There is a new proposed art plan for the 2014 bond program after Fort Worth City Council members expressed their displeasure with the initial plan two weeks ago, saying it wasn't fairly dispersed across the city... #European Union #Federal Trade Commission #Facebook

Aug 26, 2014

GOP challenger in baseball campaigning calls on Comptroller DiNapoli to come to bat

ALBANY -- Republican candidate for state comptroller Bob Antonacci who is trying to build a roster of supporters by campaigning at minor league baseball games is calling on state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli to agree to a debate, which could bring far... #Andrew Cuomo #U.S. Republican Party #Thomas DiNapoli

Aug 27, 2014

Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolved

Time Warner Cable said Wednesday service was largely restored after a problem that occurred during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours. The company says it is still investigating the cause of the problem, ... #Comcast #Federal Communications Commission #Time Warner Inc. #Verizon Wireless

Aug 26, 2014

Briefs: Turner offers buyouts; Best Buy fizzles; Durable goods rise; TiVo goes no-cable

Here's what's happening in the world of business on Aug. 26, 2014. Big story JOBS CUT. Turner Broadcasting, parent company of CNN, TNT and TBS televion networks, offered a round of buyouts on Tuesday , targeting 600 employees over 55 years old who ha... #Canada #Burger King #TNT #US Airways #TBS #Gap, Inc. #Malaysia Airlines #TiVo Inc. #Tim Hortons Inc. #American Airlines #World Health Organization #John Martin #Best Buy #Orbitz