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New Real Estate Behemoth: Zillow Buys Trulia for $3.5B

All-stock deal may drastically affect real estate agents' livelihood

(Newser) - Apparently, we're starting the workweek with competitors eating each other for breakfast. First Dollar Tree announced it would be buying rival Family Dollar, and now real estate heavyweight Zillow is snatching up competitor Trulia for a hefty $3.5 billion, reports the AP . The all-stock deal will result in... More »

Tech Power Couple to Row From California to Hawaii

Triathlete and marathon runner plan 60-day journey

(Newser) - The co-founder of real-estate website Trulia and his wife, a former software product manager, are preparing for an extreme couples challenge: They aim to row from Monterey, Calif., to Hawaii. Others have made the rowing journey across the Pacific, but Sami Inkinen, 38, and Meredith Loring, 34, would be the... More »

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