Archive: 10/1/2010

Facebook splits stock 5 for 1

(AP) -- Facebook, the world's largest online social network, said Friday it is splitting its shares five for one, so that it can give larger stock grants to current and prospective employees.

dateOct 01, 2010 in Business
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Ubisoft sends 'Assassins' to Facebook

French videogame titan Ubisoft is expanding the world of "Assassin's Creed" to Facebook, breaking down the barrier between play on consoles and at the hot online social network.

dateOct 01, 2010 in Software
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Microsoft taps tech leader to head Office division

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. has picked an insider with engineering expertise to head up its Office software division, filling a spot left vacant in September when the most recent president left to become Nokia Corp.'s CEO.

dateOct 01, 2010 in Business
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US apologizes for '40s syphilis study in Guatemala

(AP) -- American scientists deliberately infected prisoners and patients in a mental hospital in Guatemala with syphilis 60 years ago, a recently unearthed experiment that prompted U.S. officials to apologize Friday and ...

dateOct 01, 2010 in Other
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