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Facebook Inc.'s stock rose more than 3 percent Tuesday to close at its highest price since May 21, its second day of trading.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Pincus — the other Mark of Silicon Valley — helped usher in the Facebook era with catchy games that got people clicking on virtual cows and building virtual cities while staying on Facebook for hours on end.
MOSCOW (AP) — Hackers broke into a prominent Russian opposition leader's Twitter and email accounts, sending his followers abusive messages.
Mac users could see pricier travel options when they log onto Orbitz.
NEW YORK (AP) — In yet another change that upset users, Facebook has replaced the email addresses users chose to display on their profile pages with (at)facebook.com addresses.
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's No. 2 executive, Sheryl Sandberg, has become the first woman on the social-networking company's board of directors.
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal jury on Monday awarded $956 million to U.S. media group Liberty Media after concluding that the French entertainment group Vivendi deceived it in a decade-old deal involving the USA Networks.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft is buying Internet startup Yammer for $1.2 billion in an attempt to bring Facebook-like sharing features to its widely used suite of business software applications.
ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (AP) — Quest Software Inc. said Monday that it received a higher buyout offer worth about $2.32 billion from an unnamed buyer, ramping up the battle for the technology services provider.
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion dove to a nine-year low Monday after Morgan Stanley downgraded the stock, saying RIM's challenges are piling up.