GoDaddy, the popular domain name registration and hosting company, made a filing earlier this year with the intention of an initial public offering. Now GoDaddy has hired Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase to coordinate a stock sale. It is unknown how much GoDaddy is planning to raise in an IPO or how much stock that its owners are planning to sell. The owners of GoDaddy includes Silver Lake, Technology Crossover Ventures, and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts. GoDaddy was acquired for $2.25 billion almost three years ago.
SpaceX, the private space flight company led by Elon Musk, will be launching its third robotic resupply mission to the International Space Station next week. SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket carrying the unmanned Dragon vehicle loaded with supplies is expected to launch from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on April 14.
This morning Dropbox announced a new application called Carousel. Carousel is a photo and video archive app that the company will be maintaining for people to store and access digital photos. You can download the app from Carousel.com.
Mailbox is an app that helps users manage e-mail. There are many people that get overwhelmed with e-mail and could spend a whole day trying to get their inbox to say 0 unread e-mails again. Dropbox has confirmed that an Android and desktop PC version of Mailbox will be coming soon. In fact, the Android version is expected to launch today for free. The desktop Mailbox app is currently in closed beta.
Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) has agreed to pay $108 million and take on reporting and compliance obligations to settle a Justice Department and SEC investigation into potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, according to Reuters.
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has hit 100 million active users in India, which is the company’s second largest after the United States. “We crossed the landmark on March 31,” stated Facebook’s VP of growth & analytics Javier Olivan in an interview with Economic Times.
Pluralsight has acquired e-learning platform Digital-Tutors for $45 million. This is Pluralsight’s fourth acquisition in 8 months. Digital-Tutors offers over 1,500 creative skills courses that will double Pluralsight’s existing catalog of more than 1,400 developer and IT courses.
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