Emil Protalinski

Emil is a freelance journalist writing for CNET and ZDNet. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, including Ars Technica, Neowin, and TechSpot.

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Facebook options trading to begin on May 29

Facebook options trading is set to begin on May 29, less than two weeks after the company is expected to go public, according to the ISE. Other U.S.-based exchanges will likely join up later.

May 16, 2012 by Emil Protalinski

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Facebook increases IPO by 25%

Facebook has increased its initial public offering (IPO) size to some 421 million shares. Facebook could thus raise a total of between $14.32 billion and $18.47 billion, if you include over-allotment.

May 15, 2012 by Emil Protalinski

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Petition: Pass the Password Protection Act

Access Now has launched a petition to pass the Password Protection Act (PPA), a bill looking to protect employees from employers asking for access to their social networking accounts.

May 15, 2012 by Emil Protalinski

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Facebook to increase IPO by 25% (rumor)

Facebook wants to increase its initial public offering (IPO) size to some 422 million shares, according to a recent rumor. Facebook would thus raise a total of between $14.35 billion and $16.04 billion.

May 15, 2012 by Emil Protalinski

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How much is your data worth to Facebook?

Have you ever wondered how much money your Facebook data is worth to the social networking giant in revenue every year? The Val-You Calculator gives you an estimate. Hint: it's not a lot.

May 15, 2012 by Emil Protalinski

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