Two web sites share more or less the same punch line : “When business news meet pop culture”. These are : WallStrip.com, with its hilarious videos of most talked-about companies on the stock market (this site was recently acquired by CBS) and MainStreet.com for whom “the point is to make finance fun”. To achieve this, its owner TheStreet.com, hired a young editor known for her writing in Forbes about billionnaires.
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As we speak, some court-appointed forensic computers experts are poring over Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg’s old hard drives to detect a possible intellectual property theft. Three Harvard grads filed a lawsuit accusing Zuckerberg to actually have build Facebook on their idea : in 2002, the three guys had dreamed of a social network called ConnectU. They began the work and asked Zuckerberg to finish the code. Instead, they claimed, he stole the code, built Facebook and, one day, open it up to the general public (you, me — well, not me. Yet). Nice script, uh ?
> and here are all the court documents Zuckerberg is trying to have removed.
Soon, in order to shield yourself from the social network disease, you’ll have to turn-off your mobile. Aka-Aki, a Berlin startup has developed a small application that let your cell phone see if you have friend within a 20 meters range thanks to the Bluetooth technology. The nightmare come true, right in your palm.