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Now Playing: 1-23-13 Marketplace Tech: Mining Asteroids in Space, and Engineering Happiness and Success at Google

Microsoft is reportedly considering investing billions of dollar in Dell, as part of a deal to take the company private. A new outfit called Deep Space Industries is seeking investors for a project to mine asteroids -- and eventually establish a long-term human presence in space. Google’s quarterly earnings beat estimates, but its focus is beyond the next quarter. Their data-driven HR department tries to maximize employee happiness, while making sure those policies pay off.