Topic: SEC

ESPN Inks Dr Pepper as First Mega-Sponsor of the College Football Playoff Series Soft drink brand will present championship trophy

ESPN has signed on Dr Pepper as the first official Championship Partner of the College Football Playoff series, which kicks off on Jan. 1 in Pasadena and New Orleans. Analogous to…

March 25, 2014, 1:06 PM EDT

Final BCS Title Game Is One for the Ages Epic FSU-Auburn tilt draws 25.6 million viewers

College football’s oft-derided Bowl Championship Series went out on a high note Monday night, as the thrilling Florida State-Auburn showdown proved to be one of the most-watched programs in cable…

January 7, 2014, 7:54 PM EST

ESPN, SEC to Form New Sports Net Conference boasts some of college football’s most valuable franchises

ESPN and the Southeastern Conference on Tuesday will formally announce the launch of a new sports network devoted to the 14 member schools. In a press conference scheduled to take place…

April 15, 2013, 3:48 PM EDT

Companies Can Now 'Friend' Investors Netflix CEO won't be penalized for Facebook post

Companies can now "friend" their investors to communicate market-moving news. Facebook and other social media platforms were cleared by the Securities and Exchange Commission to announce key information as long…

April 3, 2013, 8:15 AM EDT

Jim Cramer's Faces Accounting Fraud Charges [Updated] SEC files suit against former CFO Eric Ashman

Digital finanical media company TheStreet—as well as three of its executives—have been charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission with accounting fraud for filing false financial reports and reporting fraudulent…

December 18, 2012, 2:05 PM EST

Zynga Could Delay IPO Until November Market conditions, SEC probing threaten public debut

More trouble for Zynga ahead of its upcoming IPO: Sources told the New York Post that the social-gaming developer, which had been planning to go public early next month, is…

August 29, 2011, 10:41 AM EDT

Zynga Forced to Amend SEC Filings Ahead of IPO Original filings contained 'material weakness'

Zynga is following in Groupon’s footsteps to become the second IPO-bound tech company this week to amend its Securities and Exchange Committee filings, reports the New York Post. Yesterday, Zynga was…

August 12, 2011, 10:21 AM EDT

Is Groupon's Upcoming IPO in Trouble? The company is raking in revenue—and spending it all

Groupon’s much-anticipated IPO could be in danger, according to the New York Post. With the release of worrisome financial information about the daily deals site and the current precarious state…

August 11, 2011, 10:37 AM EDT

Groupon's 'Unusual' Accounting Metric Draws SEC Scrutiny The company could be misleading investors

Groupon is in hot water with the Securities and Exchange Commission due to a questionable accounting metric that it’s been using to market itself to investors in preparation for its…

July 28, 2011, 12:22 PM EDT

DOJ Preps Subpoenas for News Corp. Probe SEC and FBI also investigating

The U.S. Justice Department is preparing subpoenas as part of a preliminary investigation into allegations that News of the World journalists hacked into the voicemails of 9/11 victims, a government…

July 22, 2011, 10:25 AM EDT