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As you probably know by now, Facebook is going public (details and legal analysis in Thursday’s post). But, did you know that Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO, is anticipated to foot the largest tax bill in US history? $2 billion. Holy cow, right? That sounds like enough money to fix a lot [...]Continue Reading →
Facebook recently announced a major status update: it’s going public. On Wednesday, February 1st, the company filed registration papers with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in what marks the first step in becoming a publicly traded company. If all goes according to the planned timeline, the social networking site will raise at least [...]Continue Reading →
Skype has quickly become an Internet phenomenon, appealing to a broad variety of customers with its instant messaging, video chat, and phone services. (I personally became a fan during my study abroad with the Vanderbilt in Venice summer program.) For the uninitiated, Skype allows you to make [...]Continue Reading →
In a recent Papal Encyclical letter, Pope Benedict XVI condemned intellectual property rights as contributing toward wealth inequality. The Pope asserted in the letter that “[o]n the part of rich countries there is excessive zeal for protecting knowledge through an unduly rigid assertion of the right to intellectual property, especially in the field of health care.” This [...]Continue Reading →
– Rise of private stock exchanges makes it easier to buy/sell in private start-up companies like Twitter and Facebook.
– British law student with prosthetic arm sues former employer, Abercrombie & Fitch, over company’s “look policy.”
– Phillies pitcher J.C. Romero in trouble again after assaulting fan over steroid remark.
– Sony/ATV [...]Continue Reading →
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