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Google offers $3.5 million to Staff Engineer to reject Facebook offer

Google offers employee $3.5 million to stay, gives Facebook the death stare

Anthony Garreffa | Nov 11, 2010 at 07:11 pm CST (0 mins, 24 secs reading time)

A staff engineer at Google was being wined and dined by Facebook, Google in turn offering him an amazing $3.5 million in restricted stock by Google (which means Google is offering $3.5 million worth of stock at todays pricing, which could very well be worth much more than that in the future).

Google offers $3.5 million to Staff Engineer to reject Facebook offer | TweakTown.com

What did he do?

He accepted it of course - some battles for employees are lost to Facebook, but this is a tick in the right box for Google.

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Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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