Passwords like those stolen from LinkedIn Corp., owner of the world’s biggest professional- networking website, may not lead to many accounts being breached because criminals selling the access codes reap as little as $1.
As Facebook Inc. prepares its initial public offering, traders are boosting the cost of bearish options at a record rate for LinkedIn Corp. and four other Internet companies that sold shares in the past year.
LinkedIn Corp., the largest networking website for professionals, is likely to file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering as early as today, a person familiar with the situation said.
Citigroup Inc. failed yesterday to win a judge’s approval to pay $75 million to settle with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over claims the bank misled investors by understating subprime-related holdings.
LinkedIn Corp., operator of the largest networking site for professionals, became inaccessible in China after a user posted comments that Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution should spread to the Asian country.
Stanford University, the third- richest U.S. college, plans to name Ken Frier chief investment officer, filling a position that’s been open more than two years, according to two people with knowledge of the hire.
International Business Machines Corp. ’s $27-a-share deal to acquire Netezza Corp. pushed the stock above that level, suggesting investors may expect a competing bid for the analytics-technology provider.