On May 5, 2009, Apple and Google are being investigated by the FTC for anti-trust violations (should we call them Goople?); Microsoft announces 3,000 job cuts; and if you live in Menlo Park, you could be getting an extra foreclosure safety net.


Facebook has finally grown up and is moving its 850 employees… back to college? Well, to Stanford Research Park. SF Business Times

Microsoft announces 3,000 job cuts. CNET

South Carolina Attorney General threatens Craigslist with prosecution if the ads related to pornography and prostitution are not taken down. Chron

LA-based Live Nation selling three Boston venues to pay off debt. Chron

Reports indicate a tough time ahead for Bay Area biotech companies. Chron

San Mateo County tries to get the $155 million lost with Lehman’s bankruptcy back from federal government. Chron

San Mateo-based Menlo Worldwide lands deal with Curves gym. SF Business Times

After sharing board members, Apple and Google are being investigated by the FTC for anti-trust violations. SF Business Times

Could Apple really buy Twitter? Gawker


An Apple job posting incites speculation that 3G will be added to Macs. CNET

Blackberry Storm will be getting LogMeIn remote access. CNET


The showdown between builders and historic preservationists in SF. Curbed

Menlo Park will consider buying out foreclosures from banks. Chron

New pedestrian-friendly Rockridge Safeway designs are announced. Chron

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