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Goldman Sachs "friends" Facebook

Jan 3, 2011
Investment bank Goldman Sachs is investing a half-billion dollars in social media giant, Facebook. That puts Facebook's valuation at $50 billion. Scott Tong explains.
Posted In: Internet

A majority of web users have paid for online content

Dec 30, 2010
This final note. The Internet has turned the phrase "you get what you pay for" on its head. But maybe that's changing....
Posted In: Internet

Finding deals costs money

Dec 29, 2010
More than 35 million people subscribe to Groupon's daily online coupon offers. So why does the company need money? Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Internet, Retail

The most retweeted tweets of 2010- IN SONG!

Dec 29, 2010
We asked our pals Kevyn and Jeremy at We Sing Your Tweets to set a couple of the most retweeted tweets from Twitter to music. Because that's what...
Posted In: Internet, social media, Twitter, Web Culture

Groupon turns to private investors to raise almost $1 billion

Dec 29, 2010
Just a few weeks after rejecting a $6 billion buyout offer from Google, Groupon may raise almost $1 billion from private investors to fuel its growth. Mitchell Hartman has more.
Posted In: Internet, Retail

Privacy: Who's tracking your online data?

Dec 27, 2010
This year, we heard a lot about how much companies know about us through data mining. Social-networking sites like Facebook have changed the data mining game entirely. Reporter Stacey Vanek-Smith talks with Bob Moon about why 2010 may be the year privacy died and why you may need to manage your online brand.
Posted In: Internet

Can Facebook succeed in China?

Dec 24, 2010
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has before expressed his interest in bringing the social network to China, but he does face some obstacles. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: China, Internet

Online users don't like to be tracked

Dec 23, 2010
This final note today, a comment on the value of being left alone, or at least not being observed while you're online....
Posted In: Gallup, Internet, online advertising

Net Neutrality react - there will be challenges to this plan

Dec 22, 2010
In a 3-2 vote, the FCC voted to adopt new rules about how broadband and wireless carriers treat web traffic and services. A lot of people are...
Posted In: government, Internet, Law, net neutrality, policy

Net neutrality rules could still allow for advantages

Dec 21, 2010
The FCC voted on new rules for net neutrality today, prohibiting unreasonable discrimination on the Internet. But as Janet Babin reports, there still might be enough loopholes to allow advantages.
Posted In: Internet