Microsoft "wins" in Google Facebook "battle"

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| Microsoft has got the ads and has to pay $240 million for the
| Facebook "share".

No surprise here. This was coming because the founders were close to the
monopoly abusers. There's a technical agreement as well.

Wait until the proprietary lockin stack is shoved onto Facebook. Silverlight
and all that anti-standards venom, within years. Maybe.


Report: Microsoft may buy Facebook stake

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| Citing unnamed people familiar with the matter, The Wall Street Journal said
| Microsoft is holding preliminary discussions that could culminate in a $300
| million to $500 million investment in Facebook, a Palo Alto social-networking
| site founded just 3 1/2 years ago. *

Facebook subpoenaed over user safety

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| A spokeswoman for Facebook, based in Palo Alto, California, said the company
| was aware of the subpoena and is preparing a statement.

Microsoft sued by Beijing student for privacy infringement

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| Lu argued that Microsoft had violated his legal rights by providing a formal
| contract which had to be accepted in order to proceed with the installation.