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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says 600 million people use the service on phones. Can the social network ever be toppled?

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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says 600 million people use the service on phones. Can the social network ever be toppled?

A Social Network Sees Opportunity in Facebook’s Mobile Follies

Before Facebook went public, Jim Judson was offered shares of the social networking giant in the mid-$20 range. The active private investor and telecom pioneer thought about it, but ultimately turned down the opportunity. Based on the company’s stock price...

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Brad Garlinghouse said startups are raising venture capital at high valuations, picking numbers for the purpose of “chest-pumping.”

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Brad Garlinghouse said startups are raising venture capital at high valuations, picking numbers for the purpose of “chest-pumping.”

Valley Veteran Brad Garlinghouse Sees Signs of Tech Bubble

Even as Facebook and Zynga shed more than half their value in the public market, Silicon Valley veteran Brad Garlinghouse sees signs of a technology bubble. The former executive at AOL and Yahoo said startup founders are raising venture capital...

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Nextdoor co-founder Nirav Tolia said the funding values the company at more than $100 million.

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Nextdoor co-founder Nirav Tolia said the funding values the company at more than $100 million.

Nextdoor’s $18.6M Funding Values Startup at Over $100M, CEO Says

While Facebook can help people connect to family and friends from around the world, it’s seldom used to connect folks who live on the same street. For a typical user on the social network, neighbors make up just 2 percent...

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Palo Alto Networks and Kayak Software are both scheduled to sell shares next week.

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Palo Alto Networks and Kayak Software are both scheduled to sell shares next week.

NYSE Awaits Busy IPO Stretch As Investors Get Over Facebook

Facebook didn’t kill the tech IPO market after all. Following the debut of ServiceNow at the end of June, Palo Alto Networks and Kayak Software are both scheduled to sell shares next week in offerings that are expected to raise...

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Doug Leone, a partner at Sequoia Capital, speaks at a conference in San Francisco last year.

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Doug Leone, a partner at Sequoia Capital, speaks at a conference in San Francisco last year.

Sequoia’s Leone Talks Hits, Misses and What’s Next on Sand Hill Road

Even for legendary Silicon Valley firm Sequoia Capital, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, venture investing is a guessing game. It requires traversing the globe to meet scores of entrepreneurs working on wacky projects, and placing bets on...

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Airbnb has been focused on redesigning its website and a new iPhone app that lets users create wish lists.

Airbnb has been focused on redesigning its website and a new iPhone app that lets users create wish lists.

Airbnb Not Eager for IPO, Makes Changes to Its Room-Booking Tool

  Airbnb has been focused on redesigning its website and a new iPhone app that lets users create wish lists. Airbnb, a website for renting rooms in people’s homes, sees an initial public offering in the wake of Facebook’s IPO...

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Dave Morin of Path spoke during the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in New York last year.

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Dave Morin of Path spoke during the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in New York last year.

E-Mail From Path’s Dave Morin? You’ve Got Money

Last year, Dom Leca received an unexpected message. The French software developer was contacted by an investor from San Francisco who was eager to share his cash and ideas to improve Leca’s e-mail application, Sparrow. “I didn’t know Dave 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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