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May 21, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Monday, May 21, 2012

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It's the first week of a whole new world at Facebook. The social media site is now a public company. Now the pressure is on to make money for its shareholders, which could mean big changes for the way we use Facebook on our cell phones. Facebook, like a lot of other companies, is having a hard time figuring out how to show us ads, on those tiny little screens, without turning us off. Plus, on the Robot Roundup: Robots are helping paralyzed stroke victims drink on their own.

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Facebook and your mobile life

May 21, 2012
How a newly public Facebook could change your mobile experience.

It’s the first week of a whole new world at Facebook. The social media site is now a public company. Now the pressure is on to make money for its shareholders, which could mean big changes for the way we use Facebook on our cell phones. Facebook, like a lot of other companies, is having a hard time figuring out how to show us ads, on those tiny little screens, without turning us off. Plus, on the Robot Roundup: Robots are helping paralyzed stroke victims drink on their own.

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