Month: April 2014

Google Splits its Stock

From 3rd April onwards, Google will be initiating a new plan for creating a new class of non-voting capital stock, which will have a separate listing on the stock exchange. All existing stockholders will be provided some of these shares through a stock dividend. This means one new share will be awarded from the non-voting. Read more

Google Faces Trouble Trademarking the Term ‘Glass’

Google Inc. was able to get the term ‘Google Glass’ trademarked successfully when it started developing these spectacles. Last year, the company had also submitted another trademark request for just a single word ‘Glass’, which would be displayed in the same futuristic font used for the full term in its marketing campaign. However, the company’s. Read more

Facebook’s CEO Was Paid $1 Salary Last Year

Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of the biggest social network of the world, has decided that he is a $1-a-year man. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Facebook’s head is actually the 22nd richest man of the world. But, as per the regulatory filing that was made with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Mr. Zuckerberg. Read more

Facebook Launches Free-Calling Messenger App

When Facebook announced its acquisition of the popular messaging app Whatsapp for a jaw-dropping amount of $19 billion, it had given rise to speculation as to what would happen to the company’s existing messaging app. However, it seems that people had nothing to worry about as Facebook has introduced several new features in it. Only. Read more