Social-networking behemoth Facebook filed for its initial public
offering on Wednesday, February 1, the first step in publicly trading as
ticker “FB” on, as yet, an undisclosed exchange. The Wall Street firms
underwriting the I.P.O. are Allen & Company, Bank of
America-Merrill-Lynch, Barclays Capital, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase
and Morgan Stanley.
At one point in time, Black History Month was dedicated to celebrating
the accomplishments of African Americans over the year. While this
remains an important element of Black History Month, the event has
become little more than a month-long lesson play for K-12 social studies
teachers. Now, modern technology is breathing new life into the event.
Time and money are often two resources small business owners lack. To be
successful, you must combine your personal and professional life to run
your business and serve your customers. As a result, you need
state-of-the-art gadgets that function in both worlds. Here are a few must-have
gadgets that help save time, space and money.
Recently the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced it would
explore new ways to make Internet access more accessible to low-income
families. According to a press statement by FCC Chairman Julius
Genachowski, he will be ordering drastic changes to the Lifeline
low-income telecommunications connectivity program, which was developed
to help low-income Americans pay for telephone connectivity.
Want to sell or buy something online? E-Bay is the cyber shopping mall
for millions but according to a new study called "Race Effects on
E-Bay," compiled by researchers from Harvard and Yale who tested the
different experiences of Black and white people selling things on E-Bay,
your race makes a difference on the Internet site.
Log on to Facebook and you will undoubtedly come up with countless
complaints about the social networking service, which has over 800
million users. Although it is the most popular to date, users seem
frustrated with everything from the layout to the lack of privacy it
afford its users. This is why Google has stepped up efforts to compete
with Facebook with the introduction of its own social networking service
and website, Google+.