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The Walt Disney Co. was in talks to acquire online content juggernaut BuzzFeed earlier this year, <i>Fortune</i> has learned. Talks apparently broke down over price — with BuzzFeed said to have sought upwards of $1 billion — and are not believed to still be active.<p>BuzzFeed last raised venture capital …

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Ted Rappaport gives off the energy of a man who likes to bend his efforts toward a technical problem that others have said can’t be solved.<p>Rappaport is in charge of NYU WIRELESS, a New York University research program in downtown Brooklyn that has enlisted researchers to work on the next generation …

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Mark Zuckerberg made hacker culture mainstream. Now he’s ready to move beyond it. “It’s helped us grow,” he told an audience of several hundred developers on Wednesday at Facebook’s F8 developer conference in San Francisco. “But it’s really focused on us.”<p>The emphasis for the next 10 years? Says …

Box may delay IPO, but it’s not for sale | Fortune.com

FORTUNE -- <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> this evening is reporting that Box may delay its IPO until sometime this summer, rather than pricing next month as expected.<p>This is no big surprise, given the sharp decline in enterprise cloud stocks over the past few months, coupled with Box's own underwhelming …

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Facebook has made billions of dollars selling mobile ads within its social network. Now, it hopes to make billions more by selling mobile ads elsewhere, too.<p>On Wednesday, Facebook (FB) unveiled a mobile ad network that coordinates and places ads for publishers of other mobile applications. The …