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Mark Zuckerberg: "Creative Labs is basically unbundling the big blue app"

Mark Zuckerberg: "Creative Labs is basically unbundling the big blue app"

MENLO PARK, Calif., April 16 (UPI) -- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sees new initiative Creative Labs as a way to create new apps, detaching existing functionalities than can become stand-alone apps.
Ananth Baliga
FTC OKs Facebook-WhatsApp deal, warns both to honor privacy promises

FTC OKs Facebook-WhatsApp deal, warns both to honor privacy promises

WASHINGTON, April 11 (UPI) -- The FTC has approved the $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp by Facebook, but warned both companies to honor privacy promises made to users after the deal.
Ananth Baliga
Mark Zuckerberg's salary drops to $1, but he earns $3.3B through stock options

Mark Zuckerberg's salary drops to $1, but he earns $3.3B through stock options

MENLO PARK, Calif., April 1 (UPI) -- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's base salary fell to $1 last year, but his total compensation for the year was $653,165 and $3.3 billion in stock options.
Ananth Baliga
Facebook to use drones and satellites to provide Internet access

Facebook to use drones and satellites to provide Internet access

MENLO PARK, Calif., March 28 (UPI) -- Facebook has set up a Connectivity Lab with an ambitious plan to provide net access to two-thirds of the world lacking such access, using drones and satellites.
Ananth Baliga
Facebook buys virtual reality company Oculus for $2 billion

Facebook buys virtual reality company Oculus for $2 billion

March 25 (UPI) -- Oculus VR makes virtual-reality headsets for gamers.
Kate Stanton
Mark Zuckerberg calls Obama over frustration regarding the NSA

Mark Zuckerberg calls Obama over frustration regarding the NSA

MENLO PARK, Calif., March 13 (UPI) -- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg called President Barack Obama Thursday expressing frustration over the excessive snooping being conducted by the NSA.
Ananth Baliga
Winklevoss twins land Virgin Galactic tickets to space, pay with Bitcoin

Winklevoss twins land Virgin Galactic tickets to space, pay with Bitcoin

NEW YORK, March 6 (UPI) -- The Winklevoss twins are going to space.
Veronica Linares
Randi Zuckerberg cast in Broadway's 'Rock of Ages'

Randi Zuckerberg cast in Broadway's 'Rock of Ages'

NEW YORK, March 5 (UPI) -- Randi Zuckerberg, Mark Zuckerberg's older sister, will make her Broadway debut this spring.
Veronica Linares
Bill Gates tops Forbes' list of billionaires

Bill Gates tops Forbes' list of billionaires

NEW YORK, March 3 (UPI) -- Microsoft founder Bill Gates has regained the top spot on Forbes magazine's annual list of global billionaires for the 15th time in the last 20 years.
Ananth Baliga

Zuckerberg says NSA scandal makes business relationships tougher

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said Monday "the government blew it" by failing to explain its massive data collection program.
Facebook plunking down $16 billion for WhatsApp

Facebook plunking down $16 billion for WhatsApp

MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. Internet social networking mammoth Facebook said Wednesday it will plunk down $16 billion for the instant-messaging service WhatsApp.

The big givers increased giving in 2013

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Heavyweight U.S. philanthropists, especially those who are living, beefed up their charitable giving in 2013, the Chronicle of Philanthropy said Monday.
Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan named top U.S. philanthropists of 2013

Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan named top U.S. philanthropists of 2013

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Mark Zuckerberg and his wife's $1 billion gift to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2013 made them the top philanthropists of 2013.
Ananth Baliga

Zuckerberg: U.S. should have been more open on NSA program

MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday the U.S. government should have been more open about its domestic surveillance program.
Jesse Eisenberg to play Lex Luthor in Batman-Superman casting surprise

Jesse Eisenberg to play Lex Luthor in Batman-Superman casting surprise

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- The "Social Network" star will be ditching those curls to play Lex Luthor.
Kate Stanton
Sony Pictures purchases rights to 'Lean In'

Sony Pictures purchases rights to 'Lean In'

HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Hollywood's Sony Pictures bought the film rights to Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg's book "Lean In: Women, Work, And the Will to Lead," Deadline reported.
Facebook and founder Mark Zuckerberg to sell nearly $4 billion in stock

Facebook and founder Mark Zuckerberg to sell nearly $4 billion in stock

Dec. 19 (UPI) Facebook has been making headlines by moving into the S&P 500, releasing new video advertising and facing investor lawsuits. Now, its founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg plans to sell a large stake in the company -- and everyone's left wondering why.
Sonali Basak
Conservatives including Mark Zuckerberg, Grover Norquist urge House to pass immigration reform

Conservatives including Mark Zuckerberg, Grover Norquist urge House to pass immigration reform

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- More than 600 business, political, religious and law enforcement leaders urged House Republicans to pass immigration overhaul within two months.
Forbes' list says Putin the 'World's Most Powerful' person

Forbes' list says Putin the 'World's Most Powerful' person

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin replaced U.S. President Barack Obama on Forbes' list of "The World's Most Powerful People," the magazine announced Wednesday.
Mark Zuckerberg buys neighboring homes

Mark Zuckerberg buys neighboring homes

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has purchased the four homes adjacent to his California residence and leased them back to the resident families.

The Faces of Facebook provides just that -- the faces of Facebook

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- A website allows those curious about fellow Facebook users to zoom in on each and every one, even Mark Zuckerberg, founder of the U.S.-based social network.

CNN's 'New Day' ratings sink despite big interviews

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- CNN's "New Day" hit an all-time ratings low this week despite big interviews with Britain's Prince William and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Nielsen said.
Facebook chief unveils plans to improve global Internet access

Facebook chief unveils plans to improve global Internet access

MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says his company will team up with six others to help bring Internet access to more than 4 billion people still without it.
Snowden offered job at Russian social media company

Snowden offered job at Russian social media company

MOSCOW, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Russian social media mogul Pavel Durov has offered a job to Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who leaked details of a spying program.

Zuckerberg jumping into immigration debate with screening

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is putting himself on the national political stage by hosting an event in San Francisco to advocate for immigration reform.
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