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By John Shinal SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Last week we gave you our latest take on the public market for technology stocks.
At London IA last week, Oli Shaw was reprising his EuroIA talk about serendipity.
One year ago a malicious software program called Stuxnet exploded onto the world stage as the first publicly confirmed cyber superweapon – a digital guided missile that could emerge from cyber space to destroy a physical target in the real world.
Taken as a whole, Anonymous resists straightforward definition as it is a name currently called into being to coordinate a range of disconnected actions, from trolling to political protests. Originally a name used to coordinate Internet pranks, in the winter of 2008 some wings of Anonymous also became political, focusing on protesting the abuses of the Church of Scientology. By September 2010 another distinct political arm emerged as Operation Payback and did so to protest the Motion Picture Association of America ( MPAA ), and a few months later this arm shifted its energies to Wikileaks, as did much of the world's attention.
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While tech company IPOs have captured buzz of late, it looks like M&A activity in the sector has been booming.
Since the fall of 2008, LPs haven’t shown much appetite for stakes in either venture capital or buyout firms.
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission officials in March met with secondary market executives to warn them of impending regulatory changes, peHUB has learned. The regulators told the executives that they want more stringent checks of individuals’ accreditation and improved diligence regarding the financials of companies being auctioned to investors, according to multiple sources familiar with the discussions.
A few weeks ago, Google was involved in bidding for 6,000 patents being offered by Nortel, which many thought if Google should win, would beef up their defense against patent litigation.
With all the hullabaloo surrounding Bitcoin and, in particular, Bitcoin exchanges it’s a ripe time for new players to enter into the market and wow people involved in the peer-to-peer virtual currency market.
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Posted by Tom Foremski - July 26, 2011
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