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Submission + - Facebook's demise eminent? (guardian.co.uk)

JazzLad writes: "Mark Zuckerberg, owner of Facebook, will discover next week whether he faces legal action for claims he stole the idea for the $1bn website.

A US judge will decide next week whether Mark Zuckerberg should go to court after three former classmates accused him of stealing the idea, software and business plan for the social networking website.

The three former Harvard students say 23-year-old Zuckerberg stole the idea for the site while working as a programmer on their own social-networking site — called ConnectU, the UK Registar reported.

If successful, Facebook could be shut down it was suggested."

Google

Submission + - Google in Colorado safe cracking caper (theregister.co.uk)

JazzLad writes: "It's true. Google can help with anything. Minutes before they opened several locked safes at a "family fun center" in Colorado Springs, a team of masked bandits sat down at a nearby PC and Googled "safe-cracking." "They brought up a site called 'How to Open Safes,'" Colorado Springs detective Chuck Ackerman told The Register."

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