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Nick Woodman (C), founder and CEO of GoPro celebrates during the company's initial public offering (IPO) at the Nasdaq Stock Exchange on June 26, 2014 in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Shares Of San Mateo’s GoPro Inc. Soar 30 Percent In Debut On NASDAQ

Investors sent shares of San Mateo-based GoPro Inc. (GPRO) up more than 30 percent in their stock market debut Thursday, following an initial public offering that valued the sports camera maker at about $3 billion.

06/26/2014

GoPro attends the 2014 National Association of Music Merchants show media preview day at the Anaheim Convention Center on January 22, 2014 in Anaheim. (Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NAMM)

San Mateo-Based GoPro Expecting To Raise More Than $400 Million In Nasdaq IPO

The maker of wearable sports cameras, loved by mountain climbers, divers, surfers and other extreme sports fans, is expected to sell its shares publicly for the first time and begin trading on the Nasdaq stock market Thursday.

06/25/2014

A skier carrying a GoPro camera on his helmet is seen on November 24, 2013 at Val Thorens, in the French Alps. (Philippe Desmazes/AFP/Getty Images)

San Mateo’s GoPro Files Paperwork For IPO, Hopes To Raise $100 Million

The company, based in San Mateo, makes devices popular with extreme athletes. Its small and durable cameras, which sell for several hundred dollars, can be found on the tops of helmets of skiers, handlebars of mountain bikers and the fronts of surfboards.

05/19/2014

First Feeding for Clara the falcon's first two eyasses or baby falcons on top of San Jose City Hall. (Santa Cruz Predatory Bird Research Group)

Falcon Watching Goes High-Tech Atop San Jose City Hall

Bird watching is going high-tech this year in San Jose. Bird expert Glen Stewart wore a mini GoPro cam on his helmet as he rappelled down the side of city hall for the annual banding of four peregrine falcon chicks.

05/02/2014

Sam Tageson joined the San Jose Sharks for the day Tuesday. (CBS)

The Outbreak: A Sharks Fan, Superman’s GoPro, a ‘Happy’ Michael Franti + More Viral Videos

We’re talking a Sharks Fan’s dream come true, Superman straps on a GoPro, Michael Franti getting ‘Happy’ + more viral videos!

03/21/2014

HALF MOON BAY, CA - JANUARY 24: Colin Dwyer rides a wave during the second heat of round one of Mavericks Invitational on January 24, 2014 in Half Moon Bay, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Tiny Cameras Give Unique Perspective On Big Waves, Wipeouts At Mavericks

If you’ve ever watched the highlights of the Mavericks big wave surf competition off of Pillar Point you have probably imagined what it would feel like to be on a board as a 25 foot swell sweeps over you. San Mateo camera makers GoPro had the same question, and captured those moments with their board-mounted HD Hero3 units.

01/28/2014

Image from Beto Lopez's Video of San Francisco Holiday Lights (Beto Lopez / http://www.mooncricketfilms.com)

Filmmaker Captures San Francisco Holiday Lights By Drone

An aerial view of San Francisco’s holiday lights shot by a quadcopter drone by a local filmmaker.

12/26/2013

GoPro CEO Nicholas Woodman attends Day 3 of TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2013 at San Francisco Design Center on September 11, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch)

Larry Magid: GoPro Becomes World’s Best-Selling Camera

As you may have seen on 60 Minutes over the weekend a surfer’s idea to build a better waterproof camera has proven to be a big hit.

11/13/2013

An image taken from video recorded as a seagull flew above the San Francisco Bay. (Nathalie Rollandin/YouTube).

Bold Seagull Snatches Camera From SF Tourist, Shoots Golden Gate Sunset

A seagull captured some stunning images of a San Francisco sunset after making off with a camera being used by an Italian tourist.

09/12/2012

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