Why Aren’t Christie, Zuckerberg, and Booker Defending Newark’s School Chief? – Businessweek

BusinessweekChris Christie, second from left, Cami Anderson, superintendent of the Newark schools, third from left, and Corey Booker, right, visit Science Park High School in Newark, N.J., in 2011. Remember…

Mark Zuckerberg Plans To Connect the World – Auto World News

Auto World NewsMark Zuckerberg smiles onstage before delivering a keynote speech during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Feb. 24, 2014. (Photo : Reuters). Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark…

Mark Zuckerberg Says WhatsApp Worth More Than $19 Billion – Bloomberg

BloombergFacebook Inc. (FB) Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said WhatsApp Inc., which his social-media company agreed to buy last week, was “worth more than $19 billion.” The mobile-messaging startup was…

Facebook’s WhatsApp adding voice calls – CNN

CNN(CNN) — WhatsApp, the globally popular texting app that Facebook just acquired for a whopping $19 billion, is adding phone calls to its list of services. At the Mobile World…

Facebook shelves controversial email feature – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukFacebook has quietly shelved its controversial email feature, introduced three years ago, because “people haven’t been using it”. Founder Mark Zuckerberg launched the service in 2010, criticising traditional email for…

Report: Google offered to match or beat Facebook’s WhatsApp deal – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionBefore Mark Zuckerberg paid a whopping $19 billion for WhatsApp, Google made a strong offer to WhatsApp CEO, Jan Koum, according to a new report from The Information.…

WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum joins ranks of Silicon Valley tech titans – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsThe note that Jan Koum has taped to his desk in his Mountain View office says it all: “No Ads! No Games! No Gimmicks!” It’s from Brian…

In Asia, WhatsApp posts mixed message for Facebook – Reuters

ReutersSingapore Feb 21 (Reuters) – WhatsApp may be hugely popular but its forays into Asia, the world’s biggest mobile market, have had mixed success, raising questions about whether it can…

5 neat things about Paper, FB’s new FB killer – HLNtv.com

HLNtv.comIt’s throwback day at Facebook! Not only is the juggernaut timesucker celebrating its 10th birthday Tuesday, it’s also celebrating being called “cool” again for roughly the first time since its…

Facebook at 10: Zuckerberg hails ‘incredible journey’ – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukToday marks 10 years since Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook from his dorm room at Harvard University. Since then, the site has grown to become a global social network with more…

Status update: 10 years in, Facebook still a force – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMENLO PARK, Calif. – Facebook on Tuesday celebrates 10 years since Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard dorm room launch of the social network, a business now worth more than corporate centenarians…

Dot Complicated: Randi Zuckerberg’s Angry, Insightful Digital Media Memoir A Must Read

I kept calling Dot Complicated, Randi Zuckerberg’s memoir on how digital media has changed our lives, and how to maintain your sanity during the cultural flux, “Dot Confidential” to myself,…

“Hot Or Not” Facebook Friend App Better Than Facemash; $1,000 Contest

The new “Hot Or Not” app for Facebook is really interesting, especially considering that Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly started that social network as something called “Facemash.” “Hot…

From The Social Network To Lean In: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg To … – Entertainmentwise

EntertainmentwiseWe’ve all heard of the 2010 film The Social Network, a movie based on Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s journey from college computer nerd to internet billionaire. Well there could be…

Facebook and Zuckerberg to Sell More Shares – New York Times

New York TimesFacebook’s headquarters during the company’s 2012 initial public offering. Zef Nikolla/Facebook, via European Pressphoto Agency Facebook’s headquarters during the company’s 2012 initial public offering. Updated, 12:15 p.m. |.…

Marissa Mayer With Michael Arrington: On NSA She Says Not Following Dictates Is Treason

Marissa Mayer, Yahoo’s CEO, returned to TechCrunch Disrupt last week for an interview with TechCrunch Founder Michael Arrington that lasted for about 20 minutes. Aside from the questions about who’s…

TechCrunch Disrupt 2013 Day 3 Live Stream: John Doerr, Marissa Mayer, Mark Zuckerberg

Live streaming video by Ustream Right now, Nicholas Woodman , the Founder of GoPro, just finished his “fireside chat” – a term that goes back to the speeches then-President Jimmy…

Edward Snowden Brings Facebook’s 2009 Privacy Change, Zuckerberg’s 2010 TechCrunch Statements, To Light

Edward Snowden’s leak of NSA documents that include information on the PRISM program have shed new light on Facebook’s then-new late 2009 privacy policy, and statements early in 2010 where…

Facebook Is Down As Of 5:55 PM EDT; Google Must Be Laughing

For some reason Facebook is down and the word’s spreading via Twitter. Oh, Facebook’s not working? Let’s all go on Twitter and complain about it!?!?! — Matt Rogers (@CaptainRiggers) December…

Apple iPhone 5; Mitt Romney Error; Zuckerberg Saves Facebook

A bit of a medley of events: Apple iPhone 5; Mitt Romney Error; Zuckerberg Saves Facebook. First, Apple finally gave iPhone fans who knew they should have avoided buying an…

Mark Zuckerberg Interview TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2012

Video streaming by Ustream Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook Founder and CEO who’s had a roller coster five years, was the featured interview target of TechCrunch Founder and CEO, now “Uncrunched”…

Marissa Mayer: Yahoo CEO Part Of Michael Arrington’s Plan For World Domination

Marissa Mayer’s the new Yahoo! CEO, and frankly I’m tickled pink, and no that’s not a double-entendre. I’m am so, because for someone who lives in Oakland, and has covered…

Facebook Stock Drop Will Force New Attack On Google’s Turf

Facebook stock has dropped from a high of $42.05 on the first day of trading to Tuesday’s new closing low of $28.80, losing $35 billion in value in the process,…

Facebook’s IPO: Shares Open At $42.05, Firm Worth $104 Billion; Twitter Reaction

Friday is Facebook’s IPO day, as investors rush to purchase a stake in the Social Media company. As of now, according to CNN, Facebook’s shares opened at $42.05, reportedly 11…

Facebook Buys Instagram: Implications For San Francisco And The Bay Area

Yesterday, Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg put out a blog post announcing that his company spent $1 billion to acquire Instagram, the popular smartphone-based photo-sharing service. Moreover, the organization…

Sir Peter Weyland On Twitter, Expands Prometheus Presence

According to sources, Sir Peter Weyland, in reality the so-called fictional founder and CEO of Weyland Industries, is also in reality not happy with the slow growth of his first…

Is Facebook Worth $100 Billion Before IPO? Yes

The hot tech news is that Facebook will hold and Initial Public Offering (IPO) in April of 2012, and that the giant social network started by Mark Zuckerberg is valued…

Steve Jobs Is Part Of One Big SF Bay Area Family

In reading and listening to the countless remembrances of Steve Jobs, it seemed something was missing. And that idea that there was an incompleteness to all of this stayed with…