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The gate in front of Mark Zuckerberg's Palo Alto home. (CBS)

Facebook Founder Spends $30 Million To Buy Homes Of Palo Alto Neighbors

The Facebook founder has gone on a home buying spree and purchased four houses that surround his own 5-bedroom pad in the Crescent Park neighborhood.

10/11/2013

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ConsumerWatch: How To Get The Best Value When Bike Shopping

In the market for a new bicycle? Go to a shop that offers great service, because prices for new bicycles don’t vary much from store to store, according to a report by Bay Area Consumers’ Checkbook.

08/05/2013

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mountain View Startup Rockmelt Becomes Latest Yahoo Aquisition

Yahoo has acquired Rockmelt, a Silicon Valley startup that built a Web browser tied to Facebook’s social network.

08/02/2013

A Lowe's employee checks inventory of paint during the grand opening of the Lowe's store on November 4, 2010 in San Francisco, California. San Francisco mayor and California Lt. Governor-elect Gavin Newsom attended a ribbon cutting for the opening of a new Lowe's store in the city's Bayview district. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lowe’s Announces Plans To Acquire San Jose-Based Orchard Supply

Lowe’s says it plans to expand its California presence with an acquisition of Sears spinoff Orchard Supply Hardware Stores for about $205 million in cash.

06/17/2013

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Google Buys Startup That Summarizes Online Content

Google has bought Wavii, a Seattle startup behind an application that condenses online content for time-pressed Web surfers.

04/26/2013

Sergey Brin (C), co-founder of Google appears at the keynote with the Google Glass. (KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/GettyImages)

Google Holding Contest For Right To Buy New Internet Glasses

Google is giving a few more people a chance to pay $1,500 for a pair of the Internet-connected glasses that the company is touting as the next breakthrough in mobile computing.

02/20/2013

Al Gore, chairman and co-founder of Current TV, and Joel Hyatt, executive vice chairman and co-founder of Current TV, attend the Current TV Upfront at the Paley Center For Media on February 9, 2011 in New York City. (Joe Kohen/Getty Images for Current TV)

Al-Jazeera Buying Al Gore’s SF-Based Current TV

Current TV, founded in 2005 by former vice president Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, is available in 60 million U.S. homes.

01/02/2013

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Microsoft Buys SF Internet Startup Yammer For $1.2B

Microsoft is paying $1.2 billion to buy San Francisco-based Yammer, an Internet startup that has built a social network similar to Facebook for the business world.

06/25/2012

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LinkedIn To Buy SlideShare As 1Q Beats Estimates

LinkedIn Corp. says its first-quarter profit more than doubled, and the business networking company is buying presentation sharing website SlideShare for $118.8 million.

05/03/2012

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Facebook Buying Photo-Share App Instagram For $1B

Facebook says it will spend $1 billion to buy the photo-sharing software company Instagram.

04/09/2012

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