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  • Facebook, which celebrates its seventh birthday Friday and has more than a half-billion users worldwide, is not eagerly embracing its role as the insurrectionists' instrument of choice.

    Egypt news day 10: Army steps in; journalists arrested and more live updates

  • But Facebook, which celebrates its seventh birthday Friday and has more than a half-billion users worldwide, is not eagerly embracing its role as the insurrectionists' instrument of choice.

    Facebook treads carefully on Egypt, international takedowns

  • The half-billion dollar forfeiture, although historically large, was small change for Google, which holds $45 billion in cash.

    Con Artist Starred in Sting That Cost Google Millions

  • The measure, approved by a vote of 244 to 188, allotted just $50 million to NASA to repair Houston-area facilities damaged by Hurricane Ike, along with a half-billion dollars for non-space activities.

    Stimulus Money For NASA Approved By House - NASA Watch

  • A half-billion dollars of new talent was brought into the fold.

    One Season

  • This week in poor political optics: The city is facing a budget deficit of a half-billion dollars or better, and the city's top elected leaders are tooling around in nearly $2,000-a-month luxury SUVs.

    DeMorning DeBonis: Jan. 25, 2011

  • He was under oath in a conference room telling the arbitrator an elaborate story about being a brigadier general, holding a top secret clearance, and being the impetus to his company landing a half-billion dollar government contract for civil services.

    kevin mcmanus

  • By all estimates, you have a net worth of over a half-billion dollars.

    Soul Trapper

  • According to the R&D chief Maurizio Reggiani, the various control modules for this engine process a half-billion calculations per second.

    Lambo's Latest Rambo Has a Heart

  • Lamborghini According to the research and development chief Maurizio Reggiani, the various control modules for the Aventador's engine process a half-billion calculations per second.

    Another Lamborghini Supercar

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