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.

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.


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.

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