Facebook COO’s first India visit to focus on SMEs, developers

By on June 9, 2014 at 2:27 PM.

Facebook COO’s first India visit to focus on SMEs, developers

Aggressive on tapping the multi-billion dollar opportunity in the Indian SME market, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is scheduled to make her maiden trip to the country as the social networking giant deepens ties in its second-largest market. More →
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Zuckerberg talked about his life and Facebook at F8 conference

By on May 2, 2014 at 7:10 PM.

Zuckerberg talked about his life and Facebook at F8 conference

In his closing remarks at the F8 conference, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talked about his life, love and the company he co-founded a decade ago. Addressing the crowd of developers who had gathered at the conference, Zuckerberg said that it was a reflective period for him personally. More →
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Mark Zuckerberg wax statue unveiled by Madame Tassauds

By on April 24, 2014 at 2:53 PM.

Mark Zuckerberg wax statue unveiled by Madame Tassauds

Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg has joined a handful of tech honchos which have been immortalized by Madame Tussauds in her popular wax museum. Madame Tussauds’ museum organised a preview of its wares in which they unveiled the wax figure of Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg along with the statues of two more celebrities - pop star Rihanna and actor Leonardo DiCaprio. All these statues will be placed at Madame Tussauds wax museum in San Francisco, which will be opened in June. More →
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Facebook CFO David Ebersman to bid adieu

By on April 24, 2014 at 2:08 PM.

Facebook CFO David Ebersman to bid adieu

Facebook Chief Financial Officer David Ebersman is stepping down later this year. David Wehner, the company's vice president of corporate finance and business planning, is succeeding Ebersman on June 1, Facebook announced. According to TechCrunch, the announcement of Ebersman's departure came as part of Facebook's first quarter earnings report. In the earnings release, CEO Mark Zuckerberg described him as 'a great partner in building Facebook'. More →
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Mark Zuckerberg admits to ideas where Facebook got it wrong

By on April 17, 2014 at 1:49 PM.

Mark Zuckerberg admits to ideas where Facebook got it wrong

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has for the first time spoken about the social networking site’s failures and achievements in recent years. In an interview with the New York Times, Zuckerberg touched on a number of topics, including the company’s perceived lack of innovation and his thoughts on new apps like Secret. More →
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John Carmack says he wasn’t expecting Facebook to purchase Oculus

By on March 31, 2014 at 3:11 PM.

John Carmack says he wasn’t expecting Facebook to purchase Oculus

Oculus CTO John Carmack has reportedly broken his silence over social network site Facebook’s planned acquisition of Oculus. Carmack, who joined the company last August, replied to a blog post by chiptune musician Peter Berkman saying that he wasn’t expecting Facebook to purchase the company. More →
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Facebook lab working on drones to beam the Internet from the sky

By on March 28, 2014 at 11:33 AM.

Facebook lab working on drones to beam the Internet from the sky

Facebook said it has a lab working on using drones, satellites and solar-powered planes to provide web access around the world. "We have been working on ways to beam Internet to people from the sky," Facebook co-founder and chief Mark Zuckerberg said in a post on the leading social network. More →
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Mark Zuckerberg lashes out at the US government about spying on its citizens

By on March 14, 2014 at 3:55 PM.

Mark Zuckerberg lashes out at the US government about spying on its citizens

In a rather long Facebook status update yesterday, Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg expressed his thoughts about Internet security, privacy and whatever the US government has been doing with them. His outburst comes after reports suggested the NSA posed like Facebook, so that when these targets log into their Facebook accounts, all the information gets passed to NSA instead. The program, codenamed 'Turbine', used malware to spy on users. More →
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WhatsApp founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton in Forbes’ global billionaires list

By on March 4, 2014 at 5:14 PM.

WhatsApp founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton in Forbes’ global billionaires list

Following Facebook's $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp, the two founders of the popular mobile messaging service have now earned a new distinction — a place in the Forbes's list of global billionaires. According to Forbes, 38-year-old Jan Koum, who ranks 202 in the list, is now worth $6.8 billion and 42-year-old Brian Acton (rank 551) is worth $3 billion. More →
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