Facebook’s innovation engine may have stalled, but Mark Zuckerberg has been revamping the way it creates and distributes new services. NYT reports.» Read More
Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp will make some unknown investors very wealthy, CNBC's Josh Lipton reports.
Discussing the high price of Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp and what it means Google and Apple, with Amir Efrati, reporter for The Information; Lou Kerner, Social Internet Fund founder & managing partner; and CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Facebook takes a big step toward mobile with its acquisition of WhatsApp, a start-up with a working business model.
When it comes to the most influential in tech, you might jump to Jobs and Gates. But here the names you really need to know, these pros say.
Determining who belongs on CNBC's list of business influencers has led to spirited debates. How about Mark Zuckerberg or Jack Dorsey?
CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Carl Quintanilla take a look at two social media visionaries, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey.
Feb 20- Facebook Inc's purchase of fast-growing mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp for $19 billion stunned the markets but analysts said the deal made strategic sense as it will solidify the social network's position as a leader in mobile. Facebook shares fell as much as 3 percent in early trading, erasing $5.2 billion from the company's market value.
Chris Baggini, senior portfolio manager at Turner Titan Fund, and Youssef Squali, Cantor Fitzgerald's global head of Internet and media research, analyze the Facebook-WhatsApp deal.
BuzzFeed President and COO Jon Steinberg discusses how Facebook's purchase of the messaging service will affect Twitter.
"We've been obsessed about this company," says Buzzfeed President and COO Jon Steinberg.
Facebook is buying WhatsApp for $16 billion. CNBC's Julia Boorstin breaks down the user growth and engagement data of the messaging service.
Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets, shares his thoughts on Facebook's $16 billion deal to acquire the messaging startup and what it signals about the company's future focus. What Facebook has done is essentially doubled its utility value, Mahaney says.
This really gives Facebook a tremendous share of time spent on mobile devices, says Rich Greenfield, BTIG analyst, sharing his thoughts on whether Facebook's $16 billion bet will pay off.
Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the deal is about connecting more people, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin, with the latest details of the $16 billion acquisition.
Facebook's staggering $16 billion acquisition of WhatsApp has stunned some industry watchers who see the move as a sign of sheer "desperation."
Bob Peck, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey analyst, discusses Facebook's acquisition of messaging startup WhatsApp. The price they're paying is about $42 dollars per user, it's not a bad deal, says Peck.
Feb 19- Facebook Inc will buy fast-growing mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock in a landmark deal that places the world's largest social network closer to the heart of mobile communications and may bring younger users into the fold.
Feb 19- Facebook Inc will buy fast-growing mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock, as the world's largest social network looks for ways to boost its popularity, especially among a younger crowd. But it underscores Facebook's determination to win the market for messaging, an indispensable utility in a mobile era.
NEW YORK, Feb 10- Facebook Inc. founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife topped a list of the biggest U.S. philanthropic donors in 2013, giving away nearly $1 billion, the Chronicle of Philanthropy said on Monday.
A new CBO report Obamacare removes the incentive to work for many Americans. Larry argues that this creates a work trap instead of creating an opportunity ladder.