Mark Zuckerberg

  • Facebook to use drones, lasers, satellites to bring Internet everywhere 28-03-2014 07:01 AM

    New York: Facebook is giving more details about its effort to connect remote parts of the world to the Internet - and it involves drones, lasers and satellites. CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday that Facebook is hiring "key members of the team" from Ascenta, a UK company whose founders created...
  • Mark Zuckerberg on a spending spree; is he living in an alternate reality? 27-03-2014 10:51 AM

    New York: Facebook's latest multibillion dollar acquisition of virtual reality headset maker Oculus is prompting some people to wonder if CEO Mark Zuckerberg is already living in an alternate reality. Longtime technology analyst Roger Kay wonders whether Zuckerberg "is nuts" for agreeing to pay $2 billion for Oculus less than...
  • Mark Zuckerberg phoned Barack Obama to complain about NSA spying 14-03-2014 06:30 AM

    New York: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he has called President Barack Obama to express his frustration over what he says is long-lasting damage caused by the US government's surveillance programs. Posting on his Facebook page Thursday, Zuckerberg wrote that he's been "confused and frustrated by the repeated reports of...
  • Man who sued Mark Zuckerberg must face criminal fraud charges: Judge 08-03-2014 01:09 PM

    New York: A New York businessman must face criminal fraud charges for trying to claim a billion-dollar stake in social media company Facebook, a federal judge ruled on Friday. Paul Ceglia, 40, is accused of forging a 2003 contract with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg that supposedly entitled him to part...
  • Gates reclaims top spot, Mukesh Ambani richest Indian in Forbes billionaire list 04-03-2014 10:08 AM

    Bill Gates has returned to the top of Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, as rising stock markets swelled the ranks of billionaires, which included a record number of women. With a net worth of $76 billion, the Microsoft Corp co-founder reclaimed the top spot after a...
  • MWC 2014: Mark Zuckerberg shares his long-term vision for WhatsApp, Internet 25-02-2014 10:27 AM

    New York: Mark Zuckerberg, known for his outsized ambitions for Facebook, is applying a similar long-term vision to bringing the Internet to the billons of people around the world who don't already have access. The 29-year-old CEO of Facebook discussed long-term plans for a world in which everyone is able...
  • Live blog: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's MWC 2014 keynote address 24-02-2014 09:34 PM

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will deliver the opening keynote address at the 2014 Mobile World Congress on February 24 at 10PM (IST). Zuckerberg will be joined by technology journalist David Kirkpatrick, author of The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company that is Connecting the World. ...
  • After WhatsApp buy, Mark Zuckerberg faces new arduous race on the horizon 24-02-2014 04:36 PM

    San Francisco/Barcelona: Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg will take a victory lap at the world's largest mobile technology conference in Barcelona on Monday, after beating out Google in a $19 billion acquisition of free messaging service WhatsApp. But he is facing a new arduous race on the horizon. Just...
  • Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg the most generous American philanthropist in 2013 10-02-2014 02:15 PM

    Seattle: Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, were the most generous American philanthropists in 2013, with a donation of 18 million shares of Facebook stock, valued at more than $970 million, to a Silicon Valley nonprofit in December. The Chronicle of Philanthropy reported Monday that Zuckerberg's donation was the...
  • Facebook grants father's wish to see dead son's video 07-02-2014 09:57 AM

    Facebook has granted a Missouri father's tearful request to unlock his dead son's social media page and give him access to a video compilation of photos and posts he had been unable to view. This week, to commemorate its 10th anniversary, Facebook has generated automated "Look Back" videos of users'...
  • Facebook's 10th birthday: Milestones in the history of the social networking leader 04-02-2014 10:22 AM

    New Delhi: Facebook - with more than 1.2 billion users worldwide - is celebrating its 10th birthday amidst challenges of keeping its original base of young users with new innovative social networks coming to the fore. The company was launched by Mark Zuckerberg on February 4, 2004, from Harvard University....
  • Facebook could launch its Flipboard-style news reading app in two weeks 15-01-2014 03:31 PM

    New Delhi: For quite sometime now there have been reports that Facebook is preparing a Flipboard-like news reader app, and now a new report has emerged claiming that the company may launch its Flipboard-style newsreader by the end of this month. Facebook is likely to name its new product "Paper",...
  • Mark Zuckerberg to sell about $2.3 billion worth of Facebook shares 20-12-2013 08:50 AM

    Bangalore: Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg will sell 41.4 million shares worth about $2.3 billion to pay a tax bill, as part of an offering by the social network of 70 million Class A common shares. Facebook shares, which have doubled in value this year, were down 4 per...
  • Gates tops Forbes rich list again as young wealthy play catch up 16-09-2013 10:22 PM

    The richest 400 Americans are significantly richer in 2013 than they were last year and younger Americans are accumulating wealth at a faster clip than their baby boomer counterparts, according to two reports released Monday. The annual Forbes 400 wealthiest Americans list showed that total wealth climbed 19 per cent...
  • I want to get 5 billion people access to the Internet: Mark Zuckerberg 22-08-2013 12:02 PM

    Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks on expanding Internet access and says he wants to get the next 5 billion people access to the Internet. "The idea is to connect 5 billion people through a new campaign, that is internet.org," he said. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 21-08-2013 11:15 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Maharashtra Cabinet clears anti-superstition ordinance a day after Dabholkar's murder 21-08-2013 09:15 PM

    A day after the murder of prominent rationalist Dr Narendra Dabholkar in Pune, the Maharashtra Cabinet has cleared the anti-black magic and superstition ordinance. Dabholkar had been campaigning for this legislation for over a decade. ...
  • Hacker who exposed Facebook bug to get reward from unexpected source 21-08-2013 09:58 AM

    Boston: A man who hacked into Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook page to expose a software bug is getting donations from hackers around the world after the company declined to pay him under a program that normally rewards people who report flaws. Khalil Shreateh discovered and reported the flaw but was initially...
  • Hacker breaks into Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook wall to report security bug 19-08-2013 04:39 PM

    Mumbai: How far will you go to get a well-intentioned motive of yours heard? If you're this Palestinian Information Security Expert, you would not shy away from breaking into Mark Zuckerberg's profile to write him a wall post. In a move that seems right out of the movies, Khalil, a...
  • Happy birthday Mark Zuckerberg: 29 interesting facts about him 14-05-2013 01:15 PM

    New Delhi: Most of us know Mark Zuckerberg as the CEO of Facebook, but there are a lot of interesting facts about this young billionaire that you all must know. Celebrating his 29th birthday, here we bring you 29 interesting facts about him. 1. Type @[4:0] in a Facebook comment,...
  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg launches a political group 12-04-2013 08:05 AM

    New York: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other Silicon Valley leaders have formally launched a political group aimed at revamping immigration policy, boosting education and encouraging investment in scientific research. Zuckerberg announced the formation of Fwd.us (pronounced "forward us") in an op-ed article in 'The Washington Post' late Wednesday night....
  • Inside Facebook's headquarters 04-02-2013 01:19 PM

    Take a look inside the headquarters of Facebook. Employees dine near a fire at an outdoor cafe at the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, CaliforniaA painting is pictured at the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California.Employees walk along a walking and bicycle path at the Facebook headquarters.
  • Facebook's new feature: Graph Search 16-01-2013 09:54 AM

    Facebook has launched a new search engine called Graph Search that allows users to search anything their friends have shared. ...