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In this edition, Sergey Brin goes all Tony Stark, John Paulson gets a punch in the face from Bloomberg, and bad barbecue tweets!
In today's installment, another Facebook cofounder gets hitched, BoFA promises $50 billion in financing to environmentally friendly energy projects, and the little-known company that's poised to have the second-biggest IPO in the world this year.
Trump "stumps" for Romney, the 10 most powerful people in China, and why 99 percent of us will lie under the right circumstances.
The JOBS Act is passed, some of the creepiest apps are explored, and a discovery that old (family) money can be used to launch startups.
Will you be in the Hamptons this summer? Would you want to star in a reality show being filmed there? It's okay; we're not judging.
Judge grants Megaupload millionaire Kim Dotcom bail and other links.
t's filed! It's filed! FacebookHAS FILED, PEOPLE. Excuse us while we pass out from all the excitement. Wait! Before we drift into a blissed-out state of semiconsciousness, great tidbits from the S-1, including Mark Zuckerberg on the so-called Hacker Way. Also, turns out Zynga accounted for 12 percent of Facebook's revenue last year. You might also be interested to know that Facebook's growth is slowing. Also, Zuckerberg's dad owns stock; he was given 2 million shares in exchange for "working capital" provided to the company in its early days. Super Bowl: the car ads are back! Siri and the Scots: is their relationship doomed?
Yuck. Google tells us that for people logged into a Google account, Google can use information shared on one service in other Google services. And Facebook tell us: love it or hate it, you're getting Timeline. Fortune on why Mitt Romney can see through his blind trusts. Forbes on why Romney wouldn't be the richest U.S. president. New York Magazine on Gingrich. Oh, Newt, Newt, Newt. The private equity industry may be under attack, but cheer up; a new study comes to its defense. The Winn-Dixie buyout: how it went down. The 14 things every Googler must do before quitting the company.
Bankrupt Solyndra is caught destroying millions of dollars worth of brand-new parts. Froth in the "peer-to-peer accommodation" space is getting frothier all the time. Gilt Group is "selectively trimming" about 50 employees. Right now, apparently. Hang on to those shares. Zynga is ready to move from online gaming to online gambling. Talk about gangsta style: New Zealand officials today confiscated millions of dollars, $5 million in luxury cars, and guns from home of Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom. Business Insider has much more on the "absurd life" of the "hacker playboy" behind Megaupload here. Can these huge health-care buyouts continue? Insights into why Salesforce employees are so darn happy.
Today, Goldman employees learn the size of their annual bonuses. And many are dreading the big reveal. Meanwhile, another insider trading case begins to unfold. Google's Larry Page says free food encourages people to eat less. (We find that hard to believe, but that's what he says.) Also: Google reports earnings. So does Microsoft. And Intel. In massive copyright case, the government kills Megaupload for hosting pirated media, and seven employees have been arrested. Hollywood "moguls" say they're boycotting Obama. "He should have stayed neutral" on SOPA. Speaking of which: Here are rough estimates of how much Google, Twitter, and other Internet heavyweights would lose if they shut down for a day.

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