At the Hollywood-style awards ceremony last night for $3 million string theory and biomedical research prizes, it was announced that Yuri Milner and Mark Zuckerberg will now start funding something similar in mathematics, called the Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics. According … Continue reading ?
Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo is seemingly poised to win the Ballon d’Or after a fantastic year. The goalscoring winger is ready to use his fame to launch a social network site. VivaRonaldo.com will no doubt be popular with Ronaldo’s fans. The site has an app and fans can participate in contests to win signed Ronaldo memorabilia, [...]
Are there ways to encourage our children to become entrepreneurs? This list of parental advice won't guarantee your child will become the next Mark Zuckerberg, but it can't hurt either.
Jeff Chiu/APFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. By Jonathan Stempel Standard & Poor's says Facebook will join its S&P 500 stock index after the close of trading on Dec. 20, cementing the social media network's rise into one of the biggest, most powerful U.S. Show More Summary
We're not sure if he gets to personally ban people from Facebook (like the Winklevoss twins), but if he is, thank you Mark Zuckerberg! Following Tila Tequila's posting of a photo of herself in a Nazi uniform, an entry in which she claimed Paul Walker was murdered, and pro-Hitler posts on Facebook, she's apparently been banned [...]
Mark Zuckerberg and the man in charge of Facebook's newsfeed want it to become like a newspaper, and highlight more "high quality" content -- but what if that's not what users actually want to see? Will they rebel against Facebook as content gatekeeper?
CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants Facebook to become a "highbrow" digital newspaper, while users want a land of viral videos. But which version is better for advertisers? There are two distinct Facebooks: The version its users want and the version CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants. Show More Summary
The 21st century has proven interesting when it comes to Time's choices for person of the year: George Dubya, twice, Barack Obama, twice, Vladimir Putin, Ben Bernanke, and of course, Mark Zuckerberg. And now, moments ago, the Time person...Show More Summary
Here is a round up of Inc.'s favorite entrepreneur-made products for 2013. When you hear the word entrepreneur, many think of the hot-shot founders of big tech companies, like Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg. But there are still entrepreneurs out there that make physical, tangible goods. Show More Summary
Forget Zuckerberg. These are the entrepreneurs you'll want to be watching next year. These visionary founders are making their mark on everything from cybersecurity and e-commerce to mobile payments and robots. And that's only what they've accomplished so far. Show More Summary
Sympathetic? Mark Zuckerberg speaks at a June 20 Facebook event. (Credit: James Martin/CNET) Facebook may be loosening its straightjacket on emotional responses with a "sympathize" button for negative news, but a "dislike" button remains a dream. Show More Summary
You know about Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook) and Jack Dorsey (Twitter). But what about the guy who's in charge of the platform that powers "18.9% of the top 10 million websites"? That would be Matt Mullenweg, the 29-year-old at the heart of WordPress. Show More Summary
In three months, technology entrepreneur Hadi Partovi raised $10 million from the likes of Bill Gates, Google and Mark Zuckerberg for Code.org, a non-profit aimed at expanding computer science education in the United States. Now it's time to start spending it.
America is known as the land of entrepreneurship, home to entrepreneurs like Jeff Bezos, Steve Case, Larry Page, Mark Zuckerberg and the late Steve Jobs. Today’s tech-entrepreneurs are finding exciting opportunities in media analytics...Show More Summary
A n intriguing new Mark Zuckerberg has emerged in the year-and-a-half since Facebook went public and netted him billions of dollars of wealth. The new man is remarkably charitable and political, and in some facets of life, anal. But it's becoming pretty darn clear he's taking his multi-billionaire status seriously. Show More Summary
I skimmed the new books from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's sister so that you don't have to.
The digital divide between those who have Internet access and those who do not is often described as an economic or geographical issue, but there is another divide that actually runs across both of those other segmentations: education. Show More Summary
Mark Zuckerberg has described his social network as a "personalized newspaper" — and for seasoned users with a wide-range of like-minded friends, it's hard not to argue that the articles that pop up in your news feed constitute the most...Show More Summary
Code.org—a tech non-profit backed by Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey, and other top brass—wants to improve computer science education for young women and minorities. And hey, that's great. But it wouldn't be a Zuck joint without something insidious: the group will hold private data about kids for years. Read more...
It’s hard to imagine buttoned-up Mark Zuckerberg or Twitter CEO Dick Costolo dating a freewheeling reality star, but hey, Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel doesn’t fit the stereotypical tech geek mold. Courtesy of ValleyWag, we now knowShow More Summary