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    The market’s positive response to Facebook’s FB -1.44% strong first quarter earnings report has made the social media giant’s CEO $4.2 billion richer in after-hours trading. Mark Zuckerberg is now the sixth richest person in the world with fortune that Forbes estimates is $51.7 billion, surpassing Oracle ORCL -0.33% Chairman Larry Ellison by nearly $2 billion as ...
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    That’s pretty low if you founded the fifth most visited website on the planet, and only pretty good if you were a CEO in 1965. Nonetheless, Wikipedia chief Jimmy Wales just barely cracks six figures in total net worth, despite the 20 billion page views behind his do-gooder website. A million dollars is a lot ...
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    “I never had it in mind that I would start a company one day and it would really be successful. I have just been motivated by working on interesting technology.”-Pierre Omidyar Pierre Omidyar didn’t expect to make a dime-let alone become a billionaire-when he set up a small online auction on his private Web site. ...
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