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Snapchat CEO Explains What It Was Like Not Selling His Company For Billions Of Dollars To Facebook

Evan Spiegel, Snapchat’s 24-year-old CEO, spoke at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business commencement on Friday. Spiegel came up with the idea for Snapchat while working on a class project as a student at Stanford in 2010. He initially called…

Buy Buy Buy: Microsoft Takes On Minecraft In A $2.5B Deal

It just seems that the series of acquisitions and takeovers are not going to end anytime soon. Billion dollar deals in the tech industry are raging, and anyone with extra bucks or looking for growth doesn’t think twice before throwing…

Blue Is The New Green: Facebook Now Worth $200 Billion

Who thought that a guy in a college dorm could create a product valued at over $200 Billion? It’s crazy how Facebook has been going from one success story to another, making it clear that the vision behind the social…

It’s Made In China And Is Worth $163 Billion: Alibaba Is In The House

Whenever you hear “Made in China”,  you think that’s just another piece of junk the Chinese managed to ship over for 3 cents a piece. Well, it turns out that China doesn’t only excel in selling cheap stuff, but it…

Flying Through The Roof: The Illustrated Story Of Twitter

Sometimes the best way to become successful is to look up to those individuals and companies who’ve made it all the way to the top, embracing their story and reproducing their successes. We’re not talking about a “million dollar success…