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Updated May 21, 2012

Premium Lock Looking for better nightlife? Now there's an app for that

A new app - SceneTap - launched this weekend that will scan the faces of patrons in 25 bars across the city to determine their ages and genders. Would-be customers can then check their smartphones for real-time updates on the crowd size, average age and men-to-women mix to decide whether the scene is to their liking.

App checks venues for size, age, gender App checks venues for size, age, gender

Updated May 21, 2012

Premium Lock SceneTap FAQ: How venue survey technology works

A new website, SceneTap, uses facial recognition software placed in a bar or other venue to calculate approximate ages as well as gender and to count the number of people inside. An FAQ at the firm's website explains how the technology works.

Tracking nightlife scene via web Tracking nightlife scene via web

May 21, 2012

Premium Lock Like us? Follow WRAL Tech Wire at Facebook

From its launch 10 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily e-mail blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news.

WRAL Tech Wire at Facebook WRAL Tech Wire at Facebook

Updated May 20, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook's CEO has new status: 'Married'

The Zuckerbergs Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg updated his status to "married" on Saturday. Zuckerberg and 27-year-old Priscilla Chan tied the knot at a small ceremony at his Palo Alto, Calif., home, capping a busy week for the couple.

Tags: Facebook
May 19, 2012

Premium Lock Nasdaq exchange takes a black eye in muffed Facebook IPO

SEC says it will review what happened at Nasdaq after Facebook's stock offering gets off to a delayed and troubled start.

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Updated May 19, 2012

Premium Lock Like Facebook's Zuckerberg, more tech founders keeping company control

At least 10 of last year's technology initial public offerings included a special class of shares that give the founders more votes than new shareholders, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

Mark Zuckerberg on Time's cover Mark Zuckerberg on Time's cover

Updated May 18, 2012

Premium Lock ChannelAdvisor's Wingo likes Facebook, will 'jump in' IPO

Why buy shares? "Facebook has 900 million users - half of them use the service every day," says investor and entrepreneur Scot Wingo, whose business follows Facebook closely. "Never in the history of any online product has there been such adoption. When you think of how fast that has happened, relative to other ubiquitous technologies (cars, electricity, tv, computer, phone), they've reached this level in a crazy short time relatively."

Facebook data from its IPO filing Facebook data from its IPO filing

May 16, 2012

Premium Lock Dropping citizenship to save Facebook co-founder $67M in taxes

Facebook Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin will save at least $67 million in federal income taxes by dropping U.S. citizenship. Those savings will keep growing if Facebook's shares increase after its IPO.

Tags: Facebook
May 16, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook investors 'cashing out' more shares in IPO frenzy

Facebook "Everybody is cashing out," a hedge-fund manager says. "It's normal for private equities and venture capitals to cash out, but the obvious question is whether they are stretching it too far."

Tags: Facebook
Updated May 16, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook frenzy increases; 25% more shares being offered

Facebook On Tuesday, Facebook upped the price range for its IPO to as much as $38 a share. On Wednesday, the social media giant increased the offering to more than 421 million shares.

Tags: Facebook
May 15, 2012

Premium Lock A Facebook co-founder renounces U.S. citizenship to save on taxes

Facebook Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin has renounced his U.S. citizenship, a move expected to save him hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes stemming from the company's impending initial public offering.

Tags: Facebook
Updated May 15, 2012

Premium Lock Lots to like: Facebook ups its stock offering price

Facebook In a regulatory filing Tuesday, Facebook upped the price range for its initial stock offering to between $34 and $38 from the original target of $28 to $34. Facebook could raise as much as $12.8 billion.

Updated May 14, 2012

Premium Lock Buffett, Munger won't buy Facebook

Facebook Facebook kicks off its highly anticipated IPO road show Monday, but two high-profile investors won't be taking the pitch.

May 14, 2012

Premium Lock Valley buying frenzy; Apple's new maps; Apple co-founder wants Facebook shares; Linux creator hits GitHub; LightSquare woes

Bulldog In the Bulldog blog: A frenzy of buying startups is driving up valuations for emerging companies; Apple is dumping Google Maps, report says; Apple's co-founder will buy Facebook shares regardless of price; Linus Torvalds doesn't care for GitHub - he invented Git; LightSquared nears bankruptcy.

Updated May 14, 2012

Premium Lock Some investors have doubts about Facebook as IPO nears

Mark Zuckerberg Facebook said last week that growth in advertising sales isn't keeping pace with gains in users, many of them logging on from handheld devices, while some institutional investors have balked at buying Facebook stock, people with knowledge of the matter said. That adds to pressure on company executives to articulate their mobile strategy ahead of the IPO, due this week.

May 14, 2012

Premium Lock Like us? Follow WRAL Tech Wire at Facebook

From its launch 10 years ago, Local Tech Wire as it was known then has offered a daily e-mail blast. Adding a news feed on Twitter brought on more readers. With Facebook, readers have a new channel to follow our news.

WRAL Tech Wire at Facebook WRAL Tech Wire at Facebook

May 12, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook wraps up IPO road show in Silicon Valley

Friday's event was the last of the bigger road show events that Facebook Inc. is holding ahead of its initial public offering of stock, which is expected late next week.

Facebook links the world - Graphic from IPO filing Facebook links the world - Graphic from IPO filing

Tags: Facebook
May 10, 2012

Premium Lock Latest news on Google, Facebook, Symantec, Blackbaud, Big Data

Bulldog Google moves for mistrial in Oracle case; Facebook announces App Center; Symantec leapfrogs McAfee in mobile security; Blackbaud merges with Convio; Is big data just a fad, or something much more profound?

May 8, 2012

Premium Lock Latest News on Xbox, Facebook, Google, AT&T, Rovio

Bulldog Microsoft tests $99 Xbox deal; When Facebook Met Wall Street; Google extends Hangouts on Air broadcasts to all; AT&T chief regrets offering unlimited data for iPhone; Angry Birds maker Rovio makes $106M in 2011, considers IPO.

May 7, 2012

Premium Lock Latest news on Apple, Facebook, BlackBerry, FBI, Cloud

Bulldog Did Apple settle on Plan B for the third-generation iPad?; Facebook adds locations, read receipts to messenger app; BlackBerry maker faces tough uphill app battle; FBI wants access to social networks, e-mail providers; Cloud is a corporate strategy, not a tactical solution.

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