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August 3, 2012 | By Ryan Faughnder
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, who owns 503.6 million shares of the world's largest social network, has lost about $9 billion since the company went public in May. The 28-year-old co-founder has seen the value of his company fall by nearly half since its initial public offering at $38 per share.  On Thursday alone, his fortune fell by $423 million when the stock price reached a new low of $20.04. Photos:  Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg At market close Thursday, Zuckerberg was worth $10.2 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
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June 12, 1991 | From Reuters
Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday unveiled a new version of its popular DOS computer operating system that could substantially boost the software company's revenue as PC users move to upgrade their machines. Redmond, Wash.-based Microsoft introduced the disk operating system in a lavish rollout aboard a yacht on the Hudson River. DOS is the basic software used to operate IBM and IBM-compatible personal computers. Older versions of the software are used in about 45 million PCs nationwide.
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November 30, 1989 | AUDREY HAAR, BALTIMORE SUN
It saved a California bank at least $138,000 in one year. A bank in Virginia says it greatly increased employees' willingness to work overtime and reduced tardiness. And a North Carolina software company credits it with reducing employee turnover to just 15 percent of the industry average. All these companies offer on-site day care for employees' children.
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May 9, 2001 | EMERY P. DALESIO, ASSOCIATED PRESS
A quarter-century of refining software that turns raw data into usable information has made James Goodnight co-owner of one of the biggest companies no one knows. National magazines have repeatedly ranked SAS Institute Inc. high on lists of best companies to work for. Employees are backed by a constant financial commitment to improve that exceeds industry norms. It's worked pretty well.
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