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The Battle for Robot Puke


QR Codes, SEO, & Marketing Reactions:

Making Hay

When QR codes are, except in jest, referenced in the future at an event I’m attending, I will in future calmly put my worldly goods into my bag, get my coat and make silently, but with haste for the nearest exit. It will, naturally, be a marketing event so perhaps I should be more wary of the content of said events before I join.

These charming little examples of what poor sick robots vomit prompt polarised reactions among those who encounter them. There’s those like me who consider them great for their intended purpose in the factory. There’s 99.9% of the population who have either never used one or simply “use” them in order to get a tumblr. And then there’s marketers (and real estate agents, but they’re a subset).

Australian News Media Publisher, Fairfax, has developed an alternative called, oddly enough, Airlink. It’s got a nice logo and…

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It Is Finally Here… Facebook Formally Prices Its IPO! (FB)



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Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) has priced at $38.00 per share, at the top of the already-raised range of $34.00 to $38.00 per share.  The offering size is 421,233,615 shares of Class A common stock and the latest prospectus amendment noted that if the underwriters exercise the overallotment in full as we are currently expecting then the total share count would come to 484,418,657 shares in the offering.

Keep in mind that Facebook itself is offering 180,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock and the selling stockholders are offering 241,233,615 shares of Class A common stock. The overallotment option is said to be from the company and from holders.

As we have previously noted, here are the top 18 risks we see with chasing the Facebook IPO for investors to consider in the after-market.

As far as the share structure, remember that Class A common share buyers who are getting…

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