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Google settles class action lawsuit over new Class C stock

(Reuters) - Google Inc has settled a shareholder class action lawsuit that clears the way for the company to issue a new class of nonvoting stock, giving the company a currency for acquisitions that would not dilute the founders' control.Full story

The Billionaire Challenge

  Mark Zuckerberg, Sergey Brin and Yuri Milner are teaming up to create the biggest award for real-life science research. CNBC's Jon Fortt has the details.

Global Philanthropic Initiative

  Mark Zuckerberg, Sergey Brin and Yuri Milner are launching a new foundation with designs on the Nobel Prizes, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.

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