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Weekend tech reading: Facebook from inception to IPO

Weekend tech reading: Facebook from inception to IPO

Just over eight years after Mark Zuckerberg launched thefacebook in a Harvard dorm room, Facebook has officially gone public today. And, what better time to dig back into the company's history, as documented by everyone from The Harvard Crimson and The New Yorker to Zuckerberg himself?

Microsoft launches So.cl social network for students

Microsoft launches So.cl social network for students

Microsoft Research’s FUSE Labs has launched a new social network designed with students in mind. The experimental site is called So.cl (pronounced “social”) and is initially being made available to students at the University of Washington, Syracuse University and New…