Marketplace Tech Report for Thursday, February 2, 2012
Feb 2, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Thursday, February 2, 2012

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Facebook has finally filed to become a publicly traded company. So how does a publicly held Facebook act different than a privately held one? Big web companies have traditionally had a hard time sticking around. And there’s the issue of balancing privacy and profitability when the business model depends on getting users to share information. Also in this program, The Robot Roundup: Animal Edition.

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Facebook goes public and faces new accountability

Feb 2, 2012
So how does a publicly held Facebook act different than a privately held one? Also, crazy hummingbird robots fly in formation!

Facebook has finally filed to become a publicly traded company. So how does a publicly held Facebook act different than a privately held one? Big web companies have traditionally had a hard time sticking around. And there’s the issue of balancing privacy and profitability when the business model depends on getting users to share information. Also in this program, The Robot Roundup: Animal Edition.

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