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Facebook's IPO And The Average Investor

The social network filed to go public earlier this week and is hoping to raise $5 billion in a huge IPO. The markets are buzzing, but what might it mean for an individual investor? Melissa Block gets the story on how high profile IPOs work from Dennis Berman, Marketplace editor at The Wall Street Journal.
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Drone Technology Reaches New Heights

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are replacing boots on the ground in some wars. Commercially, UAVs are being used for things like crop-dusting and flood mapping. Experts discuss advances in drone technology and how to address legal and privacy concerns that stem from their use.
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Facebook's Early Investors May Have Much To Like

An IPO filing provides a window into wealth. In the case of Facebook, the wealth will likely be enormous and spread across hundreds if not thousands of early investors and employees. The number of millionaires and billionaires in Silicon Valley grew noticeably Wednesday.
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Soon Facebook Growth Will Be About Users Clocking In More Time

As the number of new Facebook users plateaus, the company will have to find ways to draw individual users in for longer periods of time if it hopes to keep ad profits growing.
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Super Bowl Ads Now Target Two Types Of Screens

Some people watch the Super Bowl for the ads. And this year, a lot of them have been online for days before the game. Eric Deggans of the Tampa Bay Times talks to Audie Cornish about the ads and how many of them are taking advantage of people watching TV with phones or tablets in their hands.

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