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Ancestry.com set for $1.6B acquisition deal: WSJ

The genealogy giant with more than 2 million subscribers is set to be acquired by a private-equity firm, in a bid to move into the Western European market.

By Oct. 22, 2012

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Ancestry.com files for IPO

Genealogy site hopes to raise around $75 million with its initial public offering. Launched on the Web in 1997, the site now has almost 1 million paying customers.

By Aug. 4, 2009

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The cheek is in the mail: Ancestry launches DNA testing

Build your family tree by sending in your DNA.

By Oct. 29, 2007

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Ancestry.com adds DNA genealogy to the mix...dare I peek?

Genealogy site announces plans to add DNA digging to its mix of ancestral-sleuthing tools.

By Jun. 18, 2007

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23andMe stops giving health analysis to new customers

Google-backed startup halts results in compliance with FDA demands but will continue to provide health-related information to customers who purchased the kits before the order was issued.

By Dec. 5, 2013

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The 404 1,478: Where we unlike an unfollow (podcast)

The top five reasons to unfriend someone on Facebook, the best Taco Bell food hack you've never heard about, a new tool that maps your DNA back 1,000 years, and a breakdown of Amazon and Twitter's new product, #AmazonCart.

By May. 5, 2014

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Google names best Android apps of 2012

In Google's list of best apps for 2012, the company mentions some expected big hitters, as well as a few niche titles out of left field.

By Dec. 27, 2012

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Episode 34: The MacBook Pro rocks and rolls!

In this week's episode, we manhandle a MacBook, let some San Franciscans try out the LG Optimus G Pro, and explore the newest ways you can find out all the stuff about your body you never wanted to know.

By Apr. 9, 2013

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DNA helps link Obama and Senator-elect Brown

In 2008, Obama was linked to seven former U.S. presidents, including both Bushes. Now he's linked to the very man who removed his filibuster-proof majority in the Senate.

By Jan. 29, 2010

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Google reveals best Android apps of 2012

Google has put together a list of its best Android apps of the year, in no particular order.

By Dec. 27, 2012