Microsoft has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy Skype for $8.5 billion. That's some markup! In
2005, eBay paid $2.6 billion in cash and stock for Skype only to sell a majority of
its holdings to private investors for $1.9 billion in cash in 2009.
Where Do Foreigners Seek The American Dream? Infographic here. Interactive chart here.
A computer virus on Beautiful People, a dating website exclusively
for "beautiful men and women," allowed a few ugly ducklings to become
members but this weekend 30,000 members
who no longer or never met the standards were dropped from the site.
The quotes from this article could be straight out of The Onion.
Google will digitize 250,000 books produced between 1700-1870 from the British Library's
collection. The library joins 40
other libraries who have digitized and made parts of their collections
available free online.