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Breakthrough Prize announced by Silicon Valley entrepreneurs

www.guardian.co.uk
Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Sergey Brin of Google and venture capitalist Yuri Milner set up foundation to reward excellence in life sciences with 11 individual prizes of $3mThe Silicon Valley aristocrats Mark Zuckerberg, Sergey Brin and Yuri Milner have jointly established the most lucrative annual prize in the history of...
Breakthrough Prize announced by Silicon Valley entrepreneurs

Is this Facebook's great leap forward?

www.guardian.co.uk
Site's share offer will create new billionaires and millionaires – but analysts worry about its capacity for growth and many users fear for their privacyManagement consultant and business expert Peter Cohan does not plan on investing in Facebook stock any time soon. The author of 10 business books, including Capital...
Is this Facebook's great leap forward?

In E-Takeover, Flipkart Acquires Letsbuy

online.wsj.com
Indian online retailer Flipkart.com has acquired fellow Internet startup Letsbuy.com, a move that signals Flipkart's intent to play the role of consolidator as India's frenetic e-commerce scene develops....
In E-Takeover, Flipkart Acquires Letsbuy

Seven Questions for Nathaniel Borenstein, Who Made Email Attachments Easy

allthingsd.com
The Internet isn’t known for looking backward at its history all that often, and yet once in awhile it’s worth a look back to appreciate why things we do every day work the way they do. March 11 is one of those opportunities. It is the 20th anniversary of MIME,...
Seven Questions for Nathaniel Borenstein, Who Made Email Attachments Easy

A quiet killer: Why video games are so addictive

thenextweb.com
On a Wednesday night in early February 2012, a waitress at a Taiwanese-based internet café made a grim discovery. Chen Rong-yu, a binge gamer, was found dead in the chair from which he’d been engaged in a marathon gaming session. The game that Chen was playing prior to his death...
A quiet killer: Why video games are so addictive
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