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  • An apparent hacker has used the Twitter account of the CEO and co-founder of Oculus to announce a new head of the company. Screengrabs on tech blogs of tweets posted on Oculus chief Brendan Iribe's account by the alleged hacker show him announcing a little-followed Twitter user as the company's new CEO Wednesday night. That company's founder and CEO, Mark...

  • NEW YORK— Facebook has once again tweaked the formula it uses to decide what people will see in their news feed— and this time, it's personal. The social media giant says it updated the news feed so that people will see more posts from their friends and family and not, say, the by New York Times or Buzzfeed. To try to keep people glued to Facebook, it regularly updates the...

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    Facebook just changed its news feed, again

    Should we be thinking of Facebook as a news site? No, not primarily. The New York Times reports.

  • BEIJING— China has replaced its internet regulator, Lu Wei, the hard-liner responsible for leading the government's efforts to tighten control over domestic cyberspace and export the ruling Communist Party's philosophy of web control. The departure of Lu, one of the Communist Party's rising stars and an ambitious ally of President Xi Jinping, had been...

  • HONOLULU— Some of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's neighbors are grumbling about a rock wall he's having built on his property on the north shore of the Hawaiian island of Kauai. Retiree Moku Crain said Tuesday the wall looks daunting and forbidding. Lindsay Andrews, a spokeswoman for the billionaire's Kauai property operations, says the rock wall is designed to...

  • An employee looks at financial data on computer screens, in front of a view of The Shard building, on the trading floor at Bats Europe, the European arm of Bats Global Markets Inc., in London, U.K.

    The normal Wall Street "checklist" may not be enough for technology investors in the long term.

  • U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about Brexit at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, June 24, 2016.

    Britain's exit of the European Union will not divide the "indispensable" partnership between American and the EU, Obama said.

  • U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about Brexit at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, June 24, 2016.

    U.S. President Barack Obama offered poignant advice to entrepreneurs on the heels of the Brexit referendum.

  • President Barack Obama (L) talks with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

    The government has the responsibility to free entrepreneurs of policies that hamper technology — even it is scary, Obama said.

  • SAN JOSE, Calif.— President Barack Obama is encouraging aspiring entrepreneurs from more than 140 countries to connect their ideas with U.S. businesses. "As you know, good ideas come from everywhere," White House spokesman Eric Schultz said aboard Air Force One as Obama flew to California. That's why our goal at this year's summit is to connect the United States with...

  • *Powerful Saudi prince toured Silicon Valley this week. DUBAI/ RIYADH, June 23- The powerful young prince behind modernising reforms in Saudi Arabia presents himself as the champion of his nation's plugged-in youth, and his visit to Silicon Valley this week sought to bolster that image. Pictures of the denim-clad prince in Silicon Valley served both purposes.

  • WASHINGTON, June 22- President Barack Obama will head to Silicon Valley on Friday to a summit aimed at connecting about 1,200 entrepreneurs from 170 countries with the biggest and brightest players in the U.S. tech sector and venture capital community. When he took office, Obama worked to extract U.S. troops from long and costly conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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    Peter Thiel beats Zuckerberg in shareholder vote

    In voting for re-election of Facebook board members, Peter Thiel received more votes than Mark Zuckerberg, BuzzFeed reports.

  • Zuckerberg's low-tech hack to foil hackers
    Zuckerberg's low-tech hack to foil hackers

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg uses tape to prevent a remote takeover of his computer's microphone or camera.

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    Mark Zuckerberg has a taped-up webcam

    The Facebook CEO posted a photo of himself which shows a webcam wrapped up with tape.

  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

    Investors are concerned after shareholders approved a new class of nonvoting Class C shares on Monday.

  • Facebook's Everson on monetizing Instagram
    Facebook's Everson on monetizing Instagram

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche talks with Carolyn Everson, Facebook head of advertising about the growth on Instagram and monetizing Facebook advertising.

  • Facebook's next growth area
    Facebook's next growth area

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the latest from Facebook's annual meeting including where the tech giant's next leg of growth could come from.

  • Mark Zuckerberg, founder and chief executive officer of Facebook Inc.

    Shareholders also approved the continued tenure of all 8 board members, including Peter Thiel, who were up for re-election.

  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

    Charles Elson, University of Delaware Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance Director, discusses Facebook's approval of a new dual-class share system for CEO Mark Zuckerberg to retain total control.