Robert Guth

Reporter, Wall Street Journal

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Technology Reporter in the San Francisco Bureau of the Wall Street Journal

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Rupert Murdoch bought MySpace  two years ago and at least some people laughed. Why spend hundreds of millions of dollars for what might be a cyber fad?

Microsoft Bets on Facebook as Revolutionary Social Network

Rupert Murdoch bought MySpace two years ago and at least some people laughed. Why spend hundreds of millions of dollars for what might be a cyber fad?

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