Heads turned when Facebook forked out $19 billion for messaging service WhatsApp in February, and eyes popped when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said it was probably worth even more. Now, analysts over at Crédit Lyonnais Securities Asia...Show More Summary
Forbes has named Zillow Inc. CEO Spencer Rascoff to its list of “America’s Most Powerful CEOs 40 and Under,” putting him in the company of Google’s Larry Page, 40;, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, 29; Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer, 38; and Shutterstock’s Jonathan...
Gannett's Maryam Banikarim talks to a group of original media startup pioneers to see which lessons still apply 20 years later. Back in the early '90s, when Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg was still in middle school, having an email address set you apart from the crowd and people debated the viability of CD-ROM vs. Show More Summary
When the moment came for WhatsApp to get acquired by Facebook for $19 billion, you can bet that founder Jan Koum was ready when Mark Zuckerberg came calling. But that’s rarely the case for startups like the ones at SXSW Interactive,Show More Summary
From Mark Zuckerberg to a particularly entrepreneurial meth dealer, celebrating the go-betweens who made America happen.
Looks like this Adventureland reunion of sorts is about to receive an addition of the Black Mamba herself, Uma Thurman! Jesse Eisenberg (aka Lex Luthor aka Mark Zuckerberg…well, aren't they pretty much the same? JK!) and Kristen Stewart will be teaming up again for the action comedy American Ultra as we reported earlier! Looks like she has [...]
A federal judge in Manhattan refused to dismiss an indictment against Paul Ceglia, who is accused of attempting to defraud Facebook and founder Mark Zuckerberg with a sham lawsuit.
Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founder of Facebook, which started as a site designed for computers, will be a prominent speaker this week’s trade show revolving around mobile devices.
Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, the twins that founded HarvardConnection and sued Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg, have booked two tickets with Virgin Galactic using Bitcoins The company, owned by Virgin Group founder Richard Branson,...Show More Summary
Forbes just released their annual Billionaires list--click here to see the complete list--and it included many of the usual suspects. Bill Gates took the #1 spot, Mark Zuckerberg was on it and even the guys who sold Zuckerberg WhatsApp made the cut. Show More Summary
Matthew McConaughey picked up the Oscar for Best Actor on Sunday; Mark Zuckerberg made a $19 billion purchase very recently. Mr. McConaughey depicts people in movies; Zuckerberg is depicted. McConaughey is tan and Zeus-like, with an irresistible grin, gait, and drawl; Zuck is pale, speaks in code, and is notoriously awkward. Show More Summary
The New York Times reports: With all his talk of better data compression and more efficient phone chips, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, has had a bit of trouble getting people excited about Internet.org, his ambitious plan to get everyone in the world onto the Internet. Show More Summary
Mark Zuckerberg’s long-stated goal for Facebook is to “connect the world.” Now it seems he may be considering using drones in order to achieve that. The world’s largest social network is in talks to purchase Titan Aerospace, a manufacturer of solar-powered drones, according to TechCrunch. Show More Summary
Mark Zuckerberg isn't happy with a paltry 1.23 billion people using Facebook. No, he needs everyone else to get on board, but residents of developing countries have a difficult time acquiring and affording Internet access. So, he's going to solve that problem the same way we seem to solve every problem now: drones.
A pro-amnesty group associated with Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg released a 60-second ad Monday targeting House Republicans on immigration reform legislation that includes amnesty and more high-tech work visas. The adShow More Summary
Venture capitalist Ben Horowitz has been called high tech's new Andy Grove, the "CEO Whisperer," and "the management guru to all of the young entrepreneurs in the Valley" by none other than Mark Zuckerberg. Reading his new book, The Hard Thing About Hard Things, it’s easy to see why. With a candid, even profanity-laced style that quotes […]
If Facebook acquires drone manufacturer Titan Aerospace, it could fulfill CEO Mark Zuckerberg's dream of expanding Internet access throughout the world. Facebook is reportedly in talks to buy a drone-making company Titan Aerospace for ~ $60 million, TechCrunch reports. Show More Summary
An issues advocacy group co-founded by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg launched a new round of ads Monday to put pressure on House Republicans who have decided to “do nothing” this year on immigration reform. The $500,000 spot by FWD.us is scheduled to air in every state for two weeks, according to the Associated Press. Show More Summary
An advocacy group backed by Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is adopting a sharper tone in a new 60-second spot to urge Republicans to overhaul the immigration system.
The Facebook founder's 2008 presentation was famously disastrous. Find out what really happened in this excerpt from our definitive oral history of SXSW Interactive. In 2008, SXSW pulled off something of a coup by booking Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg--who had never attended the festival--as a keynote interview. Show More Summary