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Motorola Vice President John F. Mitchell shows off the DynaTAC portable radio telephone in New York City in 1973.

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Motorola Vice President John F. Mitchell shows off the DynaTAC portable radio telephone in New York City in 1973.

Motorola’s History Lesson for Google

(This blog was corrected. An earlier version misattributed a comment in the 16th paragraph.) With Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility now complete, a saga that Brad Stone and I explored in this week’s issue of Businessweek, a closer look at...

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As president of the Fox Interactive unit in 2006, Ross Levinsohn said he wanted advertisers to have their own MySpace profiles, just like teenagers.

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As president of the Fox Interactive unit in 2006, Ross Levinsohn said he wanted advertisers to have their own MySpace profiles, just like teenagers.

Remember When Ross Levinsohn Refused to Buy Facebook?

“We are certainly not paying $2 billion for Facebook.” Those words were uttered on March 30, 2006 by the person who was then president of News Corp.’s Fox Interactive unit. His name: Ross Levinsohn. Yes, the same Ross Levinsohn who...

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Having Facebook fatigue?

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Having Facebook fatigue?

Facebook, Facebook, Facebook, and Yes, More Facebook

Having Facebook fatigue? Hang in there, for at least one more day. To help you navigate the seemingly infinite amount of content out there, here are links to Bloomberg’s latest and greatest stories, blogs and multimedia. You’re welcome. Finally, Facebook...

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Facebookipodayclosingprice.com aggregates tweets predicting Facebook’s closing stock price on its first day of trading.

facebookipodayclosingprice.com

Facebookipodayclosingprice.com aggregates tweets predicting Facebook’s closing stock price on its first day of trading.

Coder Heeds Call, Pumps Out Site Predicting Facebook’s Closing Price

When prominent investor Chris Sacca asked on Twitter for someone to “please make http://facebookipodayclosingprice.com,” James Proud answered the call. The 20-year-old registered the domain name and immediately began coding a site that aggregates tweets predicting Facebook’s closing stock price on...

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Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom, right, and Mike Krieger saw the value of their deal with Facebook rise with the IPO pricing.

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Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom, right, and Mike Krieger saw the value of their deal with Facebook rise with the IPO pricing.

Instagram Deal Rises by 17% With Facebook’s IPO Pricing

As if the $1 billion Instagram received for selling its photo-sharing app to Facebook wasn’t enough, the deal’s value has increased by 17 percent in the six weeks since it was announced. On April 9, Facebook agreed to pay $300...

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Brad Garlinghouse has been named the new chief executive of file-sharing service YouSendIt.

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Brad Garlinghouse has been named the new chief executive of file-sharing service YouSendIt.

Brad Garlinghouse Joins Online Storage Wars as CEO of YouSendIt

While deciding on his next career move, Brad Garlinghouse asked for advice from Sheryl Sandberg, who left Google to become chief operating officer of Facebook. “She said, ‘Go with growth,’” recalled Garlinghouse, 41, who used to run AOL’s West Coast...

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The Alchemist Accelerator program will focus on providing enterprise startups strong mentorship.

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The Alchemist Accelerator program will focus on providing enterprise startups strong mentorship.

Stanford Instructor to Launch Accelerator for Enterprise Startups

Amid all the entrepreneurs striving to make the next Facebook, a new accelerator program is launching to help startups become the next Box or Yammer. Starting in July, the venture capital-backed Alchemist Accelerator program will help 12 teams whose mission...

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