It has been a huge quarter for Facebook. In the last three (fiscal) months the company has bought messaging app WhatsApp for $19 billion and virtual reality headset maker Oculus VR for $2 billion. It has opened the door for video advertisers, and begun carving out its messaging business into a separate app, Messenger. Show More Summary
When Mark Zuckerberg bought WhatsApp for whooping $19 billion in the month of February, he was pretty clear about his goal: A billion WhatsApp users. And it seems he is right on the way to achieve that. In a recent blog post by WhatsApp, it has been revealed that they have crossed 500 million threshold...
On Tuesday, Jeh Johnson, the Secretary of Homeland Security, met with business leaders and representatives of various pro-amnesty groups, including Mark Zuckerberg's FWD.us, to discuss the need for "commonsense immigration reform" and "[to underscore] the importance of Congressional action to pass" amnesty legislation. Show More Summary
Remember when Mark Zuckerberg purchased WhatsApp for $19 billion and a bunch of people scratched their collective heads? The social messaging platform has just announced that it is now servicing 500 million active users. In a blog post on the official WhatsApp website the company writes: “Thanks to all of you, half a billion people […]
Here we thought blowing Mark Zuckerberg’s head off in “Grand Theft Auto V” was sadistic (and gratifying) enough; as it turns out, we were wrong. It’s no shocker to learn that “GTA V,” an instant Rockstar Games classic on Playstation and Xbox, offers a buffet of crude language that are as enjoyable to hear in a […]
Mark Zuckerberg has said repeatedly that he fully expects WhatsApp to reach one billion users. Now, the mobile messaging service is officially halfway there. WhatsApp announced Tuesday that it has hit 500 million active users just less than five years after launching. Show More Summary
Ahead of what may be another run at the GOP presidential nomination, establishment consultants, including an adviser to Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg's pro-amnesty FWD.us group, are trying to rebrand Texas Governor Rick Perry's image. Show More Summary
What does Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg have planned for mobile now? Perhaps something bigger than we’ve ever seen before from the social networking giant. According to published reports that have escalated in frequency over the last 48 hours, Facebook is ready to launch its long-rumored mobile advertising network. “Facebook will take the wraps off its […]
Vicarious wants to make artificial intelligence infinitely more intelligent. Here's why tech giants like Mark Zuckerberg and Jeff Bezos have given the startup millions of dollars to do it.
It's been coming for a long time, but it looks like it's finally official: Pavel Durov is out at VK, Russia's home-grown Facebook clone. In a message posted to his own account, Durov, the 29-year-old founder of VK (formerly VKontakte) explained that he had been "fired" from his position as chief executive. Show More Summary
Facebook is trying its darndest to split its everything-and-the-kitchen-sink site into a collection of narrowly focused apps. Co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently referred to this “unbundling [of] the big blue app” as a top priority. But events of the past few days have highlighted how hard it will be to achieve this vision.
Rep. Steve King (R-IA) said that Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg is targeting him specifically with attack ads because he is one of the few in Congress who will stand up against and tell the truth about amnesty. As Breitbart News...Show More Summary
Republican Iowa Congressman Steve King responded after an organization backed by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg launch an advertising blitz against him Friday. King issued a statement saying the commercials, which were paid for byShow More Summary
Billionaire Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s political advocacy firm FWD.us is publicly driving for a proposal to grant amnesty to illegal alien DREAMers who enlist in the U.S. military with a pair of new attack ads against Rep. Steve King (R-IA). Show More Summary
"Mark Zuckerberg is a very focused kid," starchitect Frank Gehry tells the London Evening Standard. "He saw my office and he wanted the look for his offices." On interior design, Gehry explains his approach as leaving room for clients to...
Anyone who still doubts FWD.us’ political bonafides can at least admit this much: It knows how to make an old-fashioned attack ad. The pro-immigration political action committee led by Mark Zuckerberg just posted a new video to its YouTube page that attacks gay rights and immigration troll Steve King (R-IA) over controversial statements he made to Breitbart...
Is Facebook's main service still relevant? An argument for why it feels fusty, and why Mark Zuckerberg seems to know it.
Billionaire philanthropist Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.com, has some sharp things to say about the $1 billion donation to charity Mark Zuckerberg made last year. Zuckerberg, Facebook's co-founder and CEO, gave $1 billion worth of stock to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation in December. Show More Summary
Mark Zuckerberg is trying to destroy Facebook (FB), well sort of. He isn’t trying to kill the $150 billion company he built, but he is aiming to dismantle Facebook as the walled in garden where all social interactions on the Internet occur. Show More Summary
Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.com, explains why tech companies need to do more than just profit