Congratulations to Team Rubicon on a Successful IPO

CROSSING THE HUDSON, RUBICON PROJECT HAS SUCCESSFUL IPO On Tuesday, the Rubicon Project (NYS: RUBI) raised approximately $!00 million with its initial public offering that was seen as not only a validation for the company and its founder Frank Addante, but also for the ad tech industry as a whole. Rubicon’s success begins with its founder, who…

Valentine’s Day Tips on Online Dating Safety

Valentine’s Day Tips on Online Dating Safety Earlier this week, I appeared on U-T San Diego to discuss online dating safety.  You can view the video here. A few additional points along the lines of what I discussed: Happy Valentine’s Day!   (1) Setting Up Alerts           — Google     Yahoo…

In The Courts: Overstock’s $6MM Hit, a Costly FB Rant and KlearGear Shoots Itself

Overstock Hit With $6.42 Million Fine From California Court Over Boosted Comparison Pricing In 2010, six Northern California County District Attorneys filed suit against Overstock for fraudulent price comparisons in Alameda County Superior Court. In one example cited in the lawsuit, Overstock advertised a patio set for sale for $449.99 and claimed that the “List…