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March 7, 2013 | 1:10 pm

Facebook Redesign Allows Bigger Ads… And More Revenue?

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The Facebook redesign announced on Thursday will display larger photographs and advertisements and new types of news feed. Those people whose jobs depend on the social media giant hope it also means more revenue. Facebook is under pressure to show that it is moving with its users onto cell phones and tablets, and the redesign […]

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Apple Falls to No. 2, But Analysts Wonder Why

January 25, 2013 | 4:27 pm

Apple Falls to No. 2, But Analysts Wonder Why

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When Apple fell this week, its thud resounded around the globe. The gadget maker’s stocks dropped, pushing it down to second-most-valuable company in the world on Friday, behind Exxon, after announcing on Wednesday¬†that its profits haven’t grown for a year. The 2.5 percent decline in stock price on Friday (following a 12 percent drop on […]

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June 22, 2012 | 10:06 am

AP: Google Board Approve Unusual Stock Split

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By The Associated Press WISH GRANTED: Google shareholders approved an unusual stock split that CEO Larry Page wanted to ensure that he and the company’s other co-founder, Sergey Brin, retain most of the voting power at the Internet search player. The split will create a new class of non-voting stock. SURPRISE ABSENCE: Approval had been […]

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