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Wow. That's all I can say. Inside Facebook says that TripAdvisor has bought the "Where I've Been" app for Facebook for a massive $3-million -- which works out to about $1.30 for every one of the widget's 2.3 million users (and I use that term loosely). As the site notes, that's about 30 times what…

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As I mentioned in my recent Globe and Mail column on the Facebook IPO rumours, I don't think there has been so much frenzy around a tech startup and its valuation since the Google days, although the debate over YouTube's value (thanks in large part to the always game Mark Cuban) runs a close second.…

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Those Google guys -- they're a nice bunch, and smart as all get out, but when it comes to dealing with investors they could probably use a few tips. For example, when your stock is selling for more than 80 times earnings, and you have a market value of over $110-billion (U.S.), don't use the…

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It's nice to see a couple of brave voices suggesting that Google, which has climbed by almost 400 per cent since it went public less than 18 months ago, might be a little overvalued -- or at least "fully valued," as analysts like to say when they're trying to be cautious. Are they right? That…