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  • July 28- Jeff Bezos, the founder and chief executive of Amazon.com Inc, has become the world's third-richest person as of the market close for the first time, Forbes magazine said, passing Warren Buffett, the chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.. Bezos' fortune was $65.3 billion as of 4:30 p.m. EDT on Thursday, compared with Buffett's $64.9...

  • Facebook's shares rose as much as 4 percent to $128.33, boosting its market value by $14 billion to $367 billion- enough to eclipse Berkshire's market cap of about $355 billion. "Honestly, there's nothing to criticize, so I presume it's just profit-taking," said Michael Pachter, an analyst at Wedbush Securities, who raised his price target on Facebook's stock to...

  • Facebook's small business strategy

    After a blowout quarter, Facebook's VP of small business Dan Levy explains Facebook's strategy to grow advertising in an exclusive interview with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • The social networking giant beat market expectations for profit and revenue yet again in latest quarter, pushing up its shares to a record high on Thursday and allowing it to overtake Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc Inc as the fifth biggest U.S. company by market capitalization. Facebook's shares rose as much as 4 percent to $128.33, boosting its...

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    Jim Cramer said Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is a "big thinker," citing his push for live video, virtual reality and messenger chatbots.

  • Facebook posts big beat

    Ed Lee, Recode managing editor, says he is impressed with Facebook's mobile growth and advertising revenue.

  • Facebook logo with workers silhouette

    Victor Anthony, Axiom Capital Management, shares his thoughts on Facebook's quarterly numbers and where he sees engagement opportunities for the social media giant.

  • Facebook reports blowout quarter

    Social media giant Facebook beat Street expectations by a wide margin, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Mark Zuckerberg

    Facebook posted quarterly earnings and revenue that blew away analyst estimates as its ad business flourished.

  • July 27- Facebook Inc provided more evidence on Wednesday that it can turn eyeballs into profit as the maker of the world's most popular app and social website trounced Wall Street's estimates, sending its shares to an all-time high. "Facebook has shown that you can be a giant and you can be innovative," said analyst Patrick Moorhead of Moor Insights& Strategy.

  • LONDON, July 25- Europe's first regulated asset-backed bitcoin product- an exchange-traded instrument that will invest exclusively in the digital currency- begins trading this week on the Gibraltar Stock Exchange and Germany's Deutsche Boerse. BitcoinETI will be available through regulated brokerages across Europe, and settlement will be handled...

  • NEW YORK— Marissa Mayer was a rarity: A major tech-company CEO who served while pregnant and, later, as a mother of young children. But the company's problems didn't start with Mayer, who points out that Yahoo's audience grew under her tenure. Women make up 37 percent of Yahoo's workforce and 24 percent of its leadership positions, numbers typical of the technology...

  • LONDON, July 25- Europe's first regulated bitcoin product- an asset-backed exchange-traded instrument that will invest exclusively in the digital currency- begins trading this week on the Gibraltar Stock Exchange and Germany's Deutsche Boerse. BitcoinETI will be available through regulated brokerages across Europe, and settlement will be handled...

  • Facebook’s internet-beaming, solar-powered airplane in flight

    It's been almost exactly one year since Facebook first announced it was building an airplane to beam internet access to remote locations. In late June, that plane finally took flight, and on Thursday Facebook shared video to prove it.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 21- Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had completed a successful test flight of a solar-powered drone that it hopes will help it extend internet connectivity to every corner of the planet. Aquila, Facebook's lightweight, high-altitude aircraft, flew at a few thousand feet for 96 minutes in Yuma, Arizona, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg wrote in...

  • After a year in development Facebook released footage of their internet-beaming solar powered aircraft.

    It's been almost one year since Facebook first announced it was building an airplane to beam internet access to remote locations. Recode reports.

  • Peter Thiel looks over the podium of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Tuesday, July 19, 2016.

    The idea that Thiel is speaking for Silicon Valley as its ultimate insider is all wrong. Recode reports.

  • Tatour, an Arab citizen of Israel, is one of several hundred people detained in recent years for allegedly spreading incitement. Hoping to further clamp down on what it sees as the driving force behind a 10- month spate of Palestinian attacks, Israel is now preparing a law that aims to rein in content on social media, including Facebook, a platform it says plays a...

  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

    The 32-year-old billionaire shares his secrets on how to turn start-ups and breakthrough ideas into thriving businesses.

  • Hyperloop tubes are displayed during the first test of the propulsion system at the Hyperloop One Test and Safety site on May 11, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hyperloop One stages the first public demonstration of a key component of the startup's futuristic rail transit concept that could one day ferry passengers at near supersonic speeds.

    Hyperloop's co-founder Shervin Pishevar gained fame from Silicon Valley to Washington D.C., but it's all being threatened by a lawsuit.