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Danny Sullivan at Search Engine Land (who claims to be on vacation) makes an interesting point about Facebook, and CEO Mark Zuckerberg's claims that the company isn't planning to do an IPO any time soon. He may not want to issue shares and file a prospectus, Danny says, but the social-networking site will likely have…
Lots to be excited about today, if you're a VMWare shareholder -- like EMC, for example, which paid about $600-million just four years ago for a company that is now valued at about $15-billion. And if you're a venture capitalist or banker with some skin in the technology game, you're probably salivating at the idea…
It's not from the horse's mouth -- i.e., not from founder Mark Zuckerberg -- but it's close enough: Facebook financial backer Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, told The Deal that the social network isn't planning an IPO anytime soon, and that if someone wanted to make an offer it should be in the $10-billion range.…
Chad Hurley, the guy with the surfer-dude name and the hottest Internet-media property going -- namely YouTube, home of classics such as the Diet Coke and Mentos video -- seems to be reading from the standard Web 2.0 (or Bubble 2.0) playbook in his recent media appearances, including his It Girl role at Allen &…

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As more than one person has already pointed out, the much-anticipated -- and much delayed, and much criticized -- Vonage IPO just keeps setting new records for how screwed up a public share offering can get. In what no doubt seemed like a Web 2.0-type gesture for a tech issue, the company offered its customers…

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