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Textbook seller Chegg prices IPO shares at $12.50

Kicking off trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, the startup is going public with an offering price that values the company at nearly $1.1 billion.

By November 12, 2013


Student hub Chegg files for $150M IPO

Mimicking Workday and Trulia, the U.S. online education hub files -- secretly -- for an initial public offering.

By August 14, 2013


Textbook seller Chegg sets sights on the 'student graph'

The textbook site wants to be more like Facebook or LinkedIn for students, but with a focus on educational services and a social graph that connects students.

By August 15, 2012


Amazon goes for college crowd, launches rental textbook service

The textbook industry is under fresh attack, as Amazon.com starts letting customers rent paper text books.

By August 6, 2012


Rosensweig named chief of Chegg

Dan Rosensweig, who has held senior positions at several Internet and publishing companies, takes the reins at the online textbook rental company.

By February 2, 2010


Dan Rosensweig to be named Guitar Hero CEO

The peripatetic tech exec, who has helped lead Ziff-Davis, CNET Networks, and Yahoo, will take over Activision Blizzard's Guitar Hero franchise.

By March 22, 2009


Ex-Yahoos, plus Jerry Yang, in new Morado Ventures fund

A $10 million micro-venture fund led by former Yahoo top engineering exec Ash Patel is about to launch, according to sources close to the situation.

By November 15, 2010


Adobe downgraded; ex-Yahoo added to board

Shares of Adobe Systems fall 7 percent after a market analyst downgrades the company's stock from "market perform" to "underperform."

By January 13, 2009


It's official: Bartz becomes Yahoo CEO

Autodesk's executive chairman now has replaced Jerry Yang. Also: Yahoo President Sue Decker has departed.

By January 13, 2009


More speculation on Yahoo's CEO choices

Kara Swisher continues her search for Jerry Yang's replacement, gathering picks from the raft of ex-Yahoo employees.

By December 13, 2008