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* Slate columnist Farhad Manjoo explores whether Facebook is a solid business given its unconventional mission to make "the world more open and connected." (Slate)
* Zynga CEO Mark Pincus on why we're in the middle of a secular movement to free-to-play gaming. (VentureBeat)
* One group of European regulators has asked MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Feb 3, 2012 10:45 AM ET
The three-year-old San Francisco startup has an innovative service -- that works. Users around the world are signing up in droves. So why are cities like Washington D.C. trying to kill it?
FORTUNE -- You need a ride. Instead of lingering at the intersection flailing your hand in the air, you fish out your smartphone. A few taps later, Uber's slick, futuristic logo appears, a seriffed "U" hovering over a stark MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Feb 2, 2012 1:35 PM ET
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