1. Articles from Alex Heath (aheath@businessinsider.com)

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    1. Facebook Has Settled the Lawsuit Over Non-Voting Shares Days Before Mark Zuckerberg's Planned Testimony

      Facebook Has Settled the Lawsuit Over Non-Voting Shares Days Before Mark Zuckerberg's Planned Testimony

      Facebook has settled the lawsuit about its plan to create a class of non-voting shares, a court official told Business Insider on Friday.

      The settlement means that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other Facebook insiders will not take the witness stand in the closely-watched trial...

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    2. Insiders Say Google was Interested in Buying Snap for at Least $30 Billion Last Year

      Insiders Say Google was Interested in Buying Snap for at Least $30 Billion Last Year

      We keep hearing that Google floated an offer of at least $30 billion to buy Snap in early 2016.

      Three people, ranging from people inside and close to the company, separately confirmed they had heard the chatter and price tag, with one calling it an "open secret" among Snap's upper ranks and certain tech industry circles...

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    3. The Ex-Employee who Sued Snapchat for Allegedly Inflating Metrics Wants ‘Whistleblower’ Protection and a Trial by Jury

      The Ex-Employee who Sued Snapchat for Allegedly Inflating Metrics Wants ‘Whistleblower’ Protection and a Trial by Jury

      A former employee who claims Snap Inc. lied to investors ahead of its initial public offering has escalated his lawsuit against the company and is seeking protection under whistleblower laws.

      Anthony Pompliano, who served as Snap's growth lead for three weeks in 2015, is transferring his suit against the company from state to federal court, demanding a trial by jury and seeking damages of at least $10 million, according to a complaint seen by Business Insider that will be filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

      Pompliano's lawsuit names Spiegel ...

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    4. Mark Zuckerberg: The Calls to Kick Trump Advisor Peter Thiel off Facebook's Board Are 'Crazy'

      Mark Zuckerberg: The Calls to Kick Trump Advisor Peter Thiel off Facebook's Board Are 'Crazy'

      Mark Zuckerberg defended Facebook board member and Trump advisor Peter Thiel during a Q&A with students from North Carolina A&T State University on Monday.

      The Facebook CEO offered up his defense of Thiel, a billionaire venture capitalist and early Facebook investor, in response to a question about how the company "maintains a free and safe environment for the expression of all thoughts and feelings...

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    5. Snap's 2 Cofounders Will Sell up to $512 Million in Stock When Their Company IPOs in March (SNAP)

      Snap's 2 Cofounders Will Sell up to $512 Million in Stock When Their Company IPOs in March (SNAP)

      Snap cofounders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy plan to each sell up to $256 million in stock when their company goes public in March, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Committee on Thursday.  The Snapchat maker is seeking to price its initial public offering at $14 to $16 per share, and will float a total of 200 million class-A shares. The offering could value Snap at up to $22 billion...

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