Mark Zuckerberg


  • NEW YORK— No cars and solar power for Facebook, it seems. Asked at a town hall event at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, if the world's biggest social network had ambitions outside of social media and the Internet, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook is "pretty focused." Google has a driverless car, has invested in solar power and is working on...

  • BARCELONA, March 3- Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg was on hostile turf on Monday as spoke to executives at the world's biggest annual gathering of the mobile industry, renewing attempts to win their backing to help reach billions of users with no Internet access. His comments come amid an increasingly rancorous debate in which telecom and cable firms...

  • BARCELONA, Spain— Couldn't be in Barcelona this week? Here's a look from the floor of the wireless show as gadget heavy weight Samsung released its fancy new S6 Edge and Gear virtual reality headset, Google announced a foray into the wireless data plan market, and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg talked about getting the world online. Photographers Manu Fernandez and...

  • NEW YORK— High-end smartphones from Samsung and HTC have gotten much of the attention at this week's wireless show in Barcelona, Spain, but cheaper options are coming from Microsoft, Lenovo and others too. Meanwhile, Google and Facebook are working on giving people more ways to use those devices. Here's a look at what's been unveiled so far at the Mobile World...

  • Google and Facebook are taking different routes to expanding Internet use and access among the unconnected in developing countries. The two Internet giants gave updates on their efforts— and differing approaches— at the Mobile World Congress wireless show in Barcelona on Monday. And while Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Google Vice President Sundar...

  • TABLE-Forbes rich list rankings Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 2:34 PM ET

    March 2- Bill Gates topped Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, released on Monday, with Mexican telecommunications tycoon Carlos Slim Helu in second place. 6 Charles Koch $42.9 bln Up Diversified U.S. 6 David Koch $42.9 bln Up Diversified U.S. 8 Christy Walton $41.7 bln Up Wal-Mart Stores Inc U.S. 11 Alice Walton $39.4 bln Up Wal-Mart U.S. 12...

  • "Now, if you do not identify with the pre-populated list of gender identities, you are able to add your own," said a Facebook announcement published online Thursday morning and shared in advance with The Associated Press. Facebook software engineer Ari Chivukula, who identifies as transgender and was part of the team that made the free-form option, thinks the...

  • Facebook hits 2 million active advertisers Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 2:24 PM ET

    Facebook just announced it has two million active advertisers, showing accelerating advertiser growth. It announced 1.5M active advertisers last July.

  • Cramer: Zuckerberg proving skeptics wrong Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 10:35 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer said Friday that Instagram's latest valuation shows Mark Zuckerberg was right all along about Instagram.

  • Cramer: Zucks proves naysayers wrong  Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 9:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer explains how Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is proving skeptics wrong.

  • These tech CEOs skipped Obama's big cyber summit Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 1:19 PM ET
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer

    Some big tech names were missing from President Obama's cybersecurity event on Friday.

  • This school is cranking out the most IPO leaders Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 7:38 AM ET
    Harvard Business School

    This Ivy League school is the alma mater for seven chief executives who led their companies' IPOs last year.

  • FRANKFURT, Feb 10- For the twenty-first century problem of how to move from a casual online encounter to a real-world one, a London- based website is proposing a very traditional solution: double dates. "It's more fun, less awkward and safer," said Double co-founder Gary MacDonough. Mark Zuckerberg was nearly expelled from Harvard University for creating...

  • Zuckerbergs just donated $75M to this institution Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 9:38 AM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan.

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife just donated $75 million to this institution.

  • Cramer Remix: Don't bet against this stock Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 7:17 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on the set of Mad Money

    “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer reveals which company’s worth banking on.

  • Cramer: Mark Zuckerberg is King Midas in a hoodie Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 6:34 PM ET
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the opening kenote at the Facebook f8 conference on April 30, 2014 in San Francisco, Calif.

    Jim Cramer wants investors to get in on the rare chance with Facebook and hang on as it climbs higher.

  • Video Facebook's big opportunity: Pro  Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 10:11 AM ET

    Colin Sebastian, Sr. Research Analyst, Internet and Interactive Entertainment, Robert W. Baird & Co., discusses what's driving earnings at Facebook and how the company plans to dominate in the video space.

  • Facebook flat after Street beat  Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 6:14 AM ET

    Facebook is trading at a "reasonable" level, says Daniel Ernst, Hudson Square Research, weighing in on Facebook's Q4 beat and its online video ad race.

  • Facebook's new challenge: sell Wall Street on spending Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 8:21 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 28- Facebook Inc's big spending plans are facing a tough reception on Wall Street. Facebook said on Wednesday that 2015 capital expenditures will range from $2.7 billion to $3.2 billion, a sharp increase from $1.83 billion in 2014.. The spending spree comes as Facebook faces intensifying competition with Twitter Inc, Google Inc and a host of...

  • Earnings: Can mobile help Facebook keep up growth? Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 7:45 AM ET

    Facebook's stock is on a tear, and Wednesday afternoon it will be under pressure to continue that growth as it reports earnings.