Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg starts reading project

2015-01-05 10:00

The social media giant’s founder and CEO announced on his Facebook page that he plans to read a book every other week in 2015.

The billionaire winners of 2014

2014-12-31 15:30

The richest people on Earth got richer in 2014, adding $92bn to their collective fortune in the face of falling energy prices and geopolitical turmoil.

Facebook doesn't love 'dislike' button idea

2014-12-13 11:42

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg wants people to quickly express broader ranges of feelings on the online social network, but a "dislike" button doesn't make the cut.

Obama popular in tech world, policies less so

2014-05-09 12:40

Silicon Valley recoil at government's data-gathering tactics yet, President Obama remains a popular political figure among wealthy tech leaders who continue to support the Democratic Party.

Facebook profits nearly triple, mobile soars

2014-04-24 09:48

Facebook profits have nearly tripled in the first quarter on a 72% surge in revenues, helped by gains in mobile users and mobile advertising.

Facebook CEO gains from stock options

2014-04-01 09:37

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has reaped a gain by exercising stock options in the social networking company that he founded in a Harvard University dorm room.

Zuckerberg defends $19bn WhatsApp takeover

2014-02-25 11:12

Billionaire Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has defended his $19bn takeover of free mobile messaging service WhatsApp, saying it is actually worth much more.

Facebook bets on mobile in WhatsApp deal

2014-02-20 07:46

Facebook is betting huge on mobile with an eye-popping cash-and-stock deal worth up to $19bn for Internet Age smartphone messaging service WhatsApp.

Best is yet to come, says FB's Zuckerberg

2014-02-04 19:15

The 10 years since the founding of Facebook have been an "amazing journey," but the best is still to come, Mark Zuckerberg says.

Facebook copes with growing pains

2014-02-03 12:30

As Facebook celebrates its 10th anniversary, the world's biggest social network is finding its path as a maturing company, adapting to an aging user base.

Facebook to offer 70 million shares

2013-12-19 17:00

Facebook plans to offer 70 million shares of its Class A stock in a sale that includes more than 41 million shares from CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Facebook reveals long-term goals

2013-10-31 09:42

Facebook has reported strong earnings on the back of soaring advertising revenue, and a drop in use by younger teens.

No reward for Zuckerberg FB page hack

2013-08-19 18:01

A researcher who hacked into Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg's profile to expose a security flaw won't get the customary reward payment from the social network.

Facebook shareholders vent ire

2013-06-12 07:58

Facebook shareholders have grilled leaders of the social network on how they plan to revive the company's stock and protect user privacy.

Zuckerberg launches political group

2013-04-12 09:00

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other Silicon Valley leaders have launched a political group aimed at changing immigration policy, boosting education and promoting science.

Facebook stakes out Android home

2013-04-04 22:47

Facebook has unveiled a software suite which stakes out a "home" on Android smartphones as it steps up its challenge to Apple and Google in the booming mobile market.

Facebook may be losing its edge

2013-04-02 22:50

Facebook is older and a little less hip and may be going the way of e-mail in the US.

Zuckerberg tops with Facebook workers

2013-03-15 22:11

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has been ranked top chief executive in a survey of what current and former employees think of how top bosses are leading companies.

Facebook's big reveal search feature

2013-01-15 22:08

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has unveiled a feature to help its billion-plus users search for people and places within the social network.

Pay $100 to message Zuckerberg?

2013-01-12 07:05

Would you pay $100 to message Mark Zuckerberg? Facebook says it's testing some "extreme price points" to let users pay to have their messages seen by people who are not their friends.

Facebook CEO donates $500m in stock

2012-12-19 07:55

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he is donating nearly $500m in stock to a Silicon Valley charity with the aim of funding health and education issues.

Facebook about-face provokes ire

2012-11-28 19:50

Facebook has run into a fresh attack from privacy activists after the huge social network modified policies on how it manages users' data.

Facebook crosses 1bn user threshold

2012-10-04 14:07

Facebook has crossed the one billion user threshold, with founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg calling the unprecedented milestone "just unbelievable".

Facebook stock up on Zuckerberg's pledge

2012-09-05 18:54

Facebook's stock is up following a disclosure that its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, won't sell stock in the company for at least a year.

Facebook not a bargain at half price

2012-08-05 15:49

Facebook shares have lost nearly half their value since a highly-touted public offering in May, but are still not a bargain for some.


2014's billionaire winners

2014-12-31 15:33

The richest people on Earth got richer in 2014, adding $92bn to their collective fortune.

Billionaire Index: Gates, Buffett, Ma big winners in 2014

2014-12-31 15:29

The richest people on Earth got richer in 2014, adding $92bn to their collective fortune in the face of falling energy prices and geopolitical turmoil.

Facebook closes $19bn buy of WhatsApp

2014-10-06 19:35

Facebook has completed its $19bn buy of WhatsApp, appointing one of the startup's co-founders to the social network's board as part of the deal.

Facebook gets mobile-friendly features

2014-04-30 22:52

Facebook has unveiled a host of features aimed at enhancing privacy and convenience for mobile users.

Judge tosses claim of Facebook ownership

2014-04-02 11:15

A US judge has dismissed a New York man's claim that he is entitled to part-ownership of Facebook.

Gates back at No 1 on Forbes

2014-03-03 20:44

Bill Gates has reclaimed the top of the list of the world's richest people after a four-year hiatus, according to Forbes magazine.

Facebook's Zuckerberg the new mobile king

2014-02-24 10:03

Billionaire 29-year-old Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is set to enter into the mobile industry's biggest fair fresh from his $19bn takeover of smartphone messenger WhatsApp.

Zuckerberg tops US philanthropist list

2014-02-10 21:15

Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife have topped a list of the biggest US philanthropic donors in 2013, giving away nearly $1bn.

Facebook plans low-key birthday bash

2014-02-04 12:30

Facebook has grown into an Internet giant over the last decade, but it is celebrating its birthday with a low-key, belated party and an eye toward the future.

Facts and figures about Facebook

2014-02-02 16:42

Facebook, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary in February and it is interesting to see how far it has come.

Tech giants call on US to reform spying laws

2013-12-09 15:04

Eight US-based technology companies have called on Washington to overhaul its surveillance laws following revelations of eavesdropping by intelligence leaker Edward Snowden.

Gates shines on Forbes rich list again

2013-09-16 21:00

Bill Gates has yet again topped the Forbes 400 wealthiest Americans list, which also shows that younger Americans are accumulating wealth at a faster clip.

Zuckerberg meets S Korean president

2013-06-18 15:00

Mark Zuckerberg has met South Korean President Park Geun-hye in Seoul to discuss ways to stimulate entrepreneurship and venture firms.

Eminem's publisher sues Facebook over song

2013-05-22 15:49

Eminem's song publisher is suing Facebook and an ad agency, saying they copied music from one of the rapper's songs without permission.

Zuckerberg enters world of politics

2013-04-12 08:31

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other Silicon Valley leaders have launched a political group aimed at changing US immigration policy.

Facebook unveils 'Home' Android product

2013-04-04 19:53

Facebook is introducing a mobile experience called "Home" that makes the social network the hub of any smartphone that runs Google's Android operating system.

'Facebook phone' may soon ring true

2013-03-29 22:14

Facebook has fuelled fresh talk about its own mobile phone after the leading social network scheduled a press announcement.

Dutch family sues FB over 'like' button

2013-02-11 22:35

The heirs of a Dutch internet inventor are suing Facebook for allegedly infringing his patents with the US social networking site's "like" and "share" buttons.

New Facebook search for sorting content

2013-01-15 20:38

Facebook's new search feature will initially focus on helping users sort through photographs, people, places and other content that has been shared, says CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Private pic of Zuckerberg's family leaks

2012-12-27 08:19

A picture Mark Zuckerberg's sister posted on her personal Facebook profile has been seen by a marketing director, who then posted the picture to Twitter.

Facebook in possible talks to acquire WhatsApp

2012-12-03 14:35

According to a report by Tech Crunch, popular cross platform instant messaging app WhatsApp, could possibly be acquired by Facebook.

NY man suing Facebook

2012-11-28 19:28

A New York man claiming part ownership of Facebook indicated that his lawyer wants off the case because he's received threats.

Zuckerberg eyes mobile after IPO flop

2012-09-12 08:09

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the social network is focused on mobile devices and should be seen as a smart bet despite a "disappointing" stock market debut.

Facebook now half price at $19

2012-08-21 11:53

If you bought shares in Facebook's IPO, by Monday morning you would have lost more than half your investment with no signs of making your money back.

Facebook boss loses $4.7bn

2012-08-03 12:22

CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been hard hit by the selloff of Facebook shares, losing almost 32% of his stake value in just six days.

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