FA Notes April 19, 2011
STX – Seagate to buy Samsung’s hard-drive business for $1.38 billion. Link
Western Digital accounted for 31 percent of global hard drive shipments in the fourth quarter, followed by Seagate’s 30 percent, Hitachi’s 18 percent, Toshiba’s 11 percent and Samsung’s 10 percent, according to IHS ISuppli estimates last month.
More thoughts on RenRen IPO. Link
Net bubble 2.0. Venture capitalists and outside investors are throwing money at tech start-ups. Link
AAPL – Apple sues Samsung due to copying iPhone and iPad look/feel. Link
NYTimes on Carl Icahn. Link
Besides, he thinks the markets are headed for a fall. “You’ve got to be a fool if you don’t think there will be a correction,” he says.
HAUP – Hauppauge Colossus gets weak review. Link
Zillow files for an IPO. Link
Profile on Twitter investor Fred Wilson. Link
ERTS – Trailer for upcoming Battlefield 3 game. Link
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