Facebook Inc.’s Sheryl Sandberg recently threw a fundraiser for President Obama, dining with Lady Gaga and the president himself. Last week, she was a highly visible co-chair of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Facebook Inc.’s initial public offering is poised to create some 850 new millionaires, spawning a new class of angel investors looking to help other startups build on the popularity of the biggest social network.
Is Quora just one more entrant in the already overpopulated category of question-and-answer sites on the Web? That's a question you will find on Quora itself, which last spring joined Yahoo! Answers (YHOO), Formspring, Aardvark, ChaCha, WikiAnswers (ANSW), and many others in providing a forum where Web users ask and answer queries online.
Facebook Inc., the biggest social- networking service, is buying the Instagram mobile photo-sharing application for about $1 billion in cash and stock, using its biggest acquisition yet to lure users of mobile devices.