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In the news … July 24, 2014

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William Shatner Doesn't Like Facebook's New App Or George Takei

 The Huffington Post  | By Alexis Kleinman

William Shatner is not impressed.

Shatner, best known as Captain Kirk on the 1960's TV show "Star Trek," is less than enthused about Facebook's new app for celebrities, called Mentions. He made that more than clear on Tuesday, when he wrote a blog post detailing all the ways the app isn't living up to his standards.

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Facebook Share Price Hits All-Time High Of $75 After Hours Thanks To Strong Q2 Numbers

 Facebook’s stock infamously took a nosedive in the months following its public debut in 2012 after analysts wondered if the social network was too overhyped in its IPO and employee share lockups expired. But those days now seem a distant memory.

On the back of a strong Q2 report, Facebook stock is at an all-time high in after-hours trading. It’s been creeping up for the last hour and is currently at over $75/share. Its close today at $71.29 is $1.30 shy of Facebook’s 52-week high, and values the company at just under $183 billion.

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