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The Accidental Billionaires

Author: Ben Mezrich; Overdrive Inc.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER " The Social Network, the much anticipated movie ... adapted from Ben Mezrich's book The Accidental Billionaires ."--The New York Times Best friends Eduardo Saverin and Mark Zuckerberg had spent many lonely nights looking for a way to stand out among Harvard University's elite, comptetitive, and accomplished student body. Then, in 2003, Zuckerberg hacked into Harvard's computers, crashed the  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Mezrich; Overdrive Inc.
ISBN: 9780385532198 0385532199
OCLC Number: 1005796303
Description: 1 online resource
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER " The Social Network, the much anticipated movie ... adapted from Ben Mezrich's book The Accidental Billionaires ."--The New York Times Best friends Eduardo Saverin and Mark Zuckerberg had spent many lonely nights looking for a way to stand out among Harvard University's elite, comptetitive, and accomplished student body. Then, in 2003, Zuckerberg hacked into Harvard's computers, crashed the campus network, almost got himself expelled, and was inspired to create Facebook, the social networking site that has since revolutionized communication around the world. With Saverin's funding their tiny start-up went from dorm room to Silicon Valley. But conflicting ideas about Facebook's future transformed the friends into enemies. Soon, the undergraduate exuberance that marked their collaboration turned into out-and-out warfare as it fell prey to the adult world of venture capitalists, big money, lawyers. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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