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  • WhatsApp founders own nearly $9B in Facebook stock Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 6:50 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— WhatsApp founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton received 116 million shares of Facebook stock currently worth nearly $9 billion when they sold their unprofitable messaging service to the social networking leader earlier this month. The breakdown of the big winners in Facebook Inc.' s $22 billion acquisition emerged Wednesday in a regulatory...

  • Facebook announces spending plan     Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 7:18 AM ET

    Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray senior analyst, shares his thoughts on Facebook's mobile advertising strategy and plans to monetize WhatsApp.

  • Facebook should spend money: Pro     Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 6:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt, and Ronald Josey, JMP Securities senior analyst, discuss Facebook's quarterly numbers and its ability to monetize advertising. Also Facebook's potential to generate revenue with WhatsApp.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 28- Facebook Inc warned on Tuesday of a dramatic increase in spending in 2015 and projected a slowdown in revenue growth this quarter, slicing a tenth off its market value. The company is considered a pioneer in mobile advertising, outshining rivals like Twitter Inc, which are struggling to sustain user engagement and growth.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 28- Facebook Inc's mobile ads powered the social network past Wall Street revenue targets in the third quarter, even as the company revealed deep losses in its recently acquired WhatsApp business. "They continue to show that there is a lot of demand for their product, both in terms of users wanting to spend time there and advertisers wanting to...

  • Zuckerberg smartest in Silicon Valley: Dohmen     Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 4:14 PM ET

    After Facebook's top and bottom line Q3 beat, Todd Haselton, TechnoBuffalo executive director, and Bert Dohmen, Dohmen Capital Research, discuss the value of the stock.

  • By the numbers: Just how big is Facebook? Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 4:12 PM ET

    Say hello to eight remarkable social media factoids.

  • Secret mansion buyers hide behind LLCs Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 1:24 PM ET
    The Fleur de Lys estate in Los Angeles.

    More and more, the wealthy are cloaking their names when buying homes, raising unsolved mysteries surrounding some high-profile properties.

  • Facebook's new 'Rooms' enables anonymous chatting Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 2:47 PM ET

    Facebook announced a new stand-alone mobile app that enables people to communicate anonymously—a change in the company's long-standing policy.

  • Zuckerberg speaks Chinese, Beijing students cheer Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 11:02 AM ET
    Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a dialogue with students as a newly appointed member to the advisory board for Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management in Beijing, Oct. 22, 2014.

    China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. He delighted an audience of students in Beijing recently by chatting in Mandarin.

  • Zuckerberg speaks Chinese; Beijing students cheer Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 10:18 AM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg

    Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg showed off his language skills by speaking to students in Beijing in Mandarin.

  • Zuckerberg speaks Chinese, Beijing students cheer Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 12:56 AM ET

    BEIJING— China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. Zuckerberg, whose company has long sought to enter China, noted Facebook already helps some Chinese companies in foreign markets, citing computer maker Lenovo's ads on Facebook in India. "Speaking of China, I have a more difficult question for Mark, which I hope will not get me fired.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 20- Facebook Inc and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg have sued several lawyers who represented Paul Ceglia, claiming they helped the upstate New York entrepreneur pursue a fraudulent lawsuit to extort a 50 percent stake in the social networking company. Ceglia, a wood pellet salesman from Wellsville, New York, is not a defendant in Facebook's...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 20- Facebook Inc and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg have sued several lawyers who have represented Paul Ceglia, claiming they helped the upstate New York entrepreneur pursue a fraudulent lawsuit to extort a 50 percent stake in the social networking company. Ceglia, a wood pellet salesman from Wellsville, New York, is not a defendant in Facebook's...

  • Facebook sues law firms, claims fraud Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 2:46 PM ET

    Facebook Inc. and Zuckerberg filed a lawsuit Monday against DLA Piper and other law firms and lawyers, saying they conspired to file and prosecute a fraudulent lawsuit. DLA Piper is one of the world's largest business law firms. DLA Piper and the other named law firms knew the case was based on forged documents yet they pursued it anyway, and they should be held to...

  • Facebook's Zuckerberg to donate $25 mln to tackle Ebola Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 11:41 AM ET

    Oct 14- Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, would donate $25 million to the Centers for Disease Control Foundation to fight Ebola. "We need to get Ebola under control in the near term so that it doesn't spread further and become a long-term global health crisis that we end up fighting for decades at large...

  • Zuckerberg donates $25 million to CDC     Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 10:20 AM ET

    Mark Zuckerberg announced via Facebook the CEO and his wife Priscilla will be donating $25 million to the CDC to help fight Ebola, reports CNBC's Meg Tirrell.

  • Mark Zuckerberg donates $25 million to fight Ebola Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 10:16 AM ET
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    Mark Zuckerberg donated $25 million to Center for Disease Control.

  • One industry dominates the '40 under 40' list Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 11:50 AM ET
    Uber CEO Travis Kalanick

    If you're a businessperson under 40 and you don't work in tech, good luck catching the attention of Fortune's "40 under 40" list.

  • NEW DELHI, Oct 9- Facebook Inc, which closed its acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp on Monday, has no near-term plan to make money from the service, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday. Zuckerberg, who is visiting India to participate in an event to boost Internet usage, did not give details. Facebook's final WhatsApp acquisition price...