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A Facebook worker waits for friends to arrive outside of Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., Friday, Aug. 17, 2012. Facebook stock is trading at $19 and has lost half its market value since its May public offering.(Paul Sakuma/AP)

Facebook is considering offering mobile ads on third-party apps, Bloomberg reports.

A software developer is warning that Virgin Mobile's U.S. subscribers are vulnerable to having their online accounts hijacked because of weak security, Computerworld reports.

Cisco is preparing to take on rival Arista Networks in the market for high-speed networking gear, the Wall Street Journal reports.

USA Today
examines how the current legal structure deals with the inheritance of digital goods such as music or books.

A Mercury News columnist says that Yahoo should use the millions it is netting from selling back part of its stake in the Chinese search giant Alibaba to buy up Foursquare, Groupon, and Yelp.

CNET reports that two Wikipedia officials are being accused of editing entries to the open online encyclopedia to favor their public-relations clients.

The wife of Germany's former president is suing Google over its auto-complete feature, which is fueling rumors that she once worked as an escort, according to The New York Times.

A Kentucky teen was jailed for two days after refusing to delete a Facebook post that joked about hitting a car while drunk, Mashable reports.

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