These were Thursday’s top stories:
Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) reports that it will begin charging businesses for its Offers product, which permits businesses to publish promotions in their fans’ news feeds, while at the same time enlarging its availability to include online-only businesses. The product presents a form of indirect rivalry to Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN). Meanwhile, Facebook has recruited Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) engineering Vice President John Ciancutti to become its director of engineering.
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Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) is readying itself to partner with Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) through which arrangement it would manufacture the latter’s custom processors, according to Piper. Further, Intel believes that such a deal could bring $1 billion per year.
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