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Facebook stocks up for Google fight

As Facebook and Google jockey for dominance of the Web, the social networking titan's $5 billion stock offering will give it a hefty warchest for the ongoing fight, analysts said.

dateFeb 02, 2012 in Business
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Microsoft interns get perks, pay, play

The same day Microsoft reported some of its worst financial results, a dozen buses left the Redmond campus. During rush hour, they headed toward Highway 520 as a phalanx of cops on motorcycles shut down the onramps ahead, ...

dateAug 28, 2009 in Business
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India: Land of many cell phones, fewer toilets

(AP) -- The Mumbai slum of Rafiq Nagar has no clean water for its shacks made of ripped tarp and bamboo. No garbage pickup along the rocky, pocked earth that serves as a road. No power except from haphazard cables strung ...

dateOct 31, 2010 in Business
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