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  • FRANKFURT, Jan 14- Adyen, one of Europe's biggest fintech start-ups, said on Thursday that annual revenue doubled to around 330 million euros in 2015, leading profits to nearly triple to 40 million euros compared with a year ago. Adyen, which is backed by top venture capital firms and wealthy tech investors including Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, said profits last...

  • Zuckerberg jumps into vaccine debate with baby photo Tuesday, 12 Jan 2016 | 10:00 AM ET
    Zuckerberg jumps into vaccine debate with baby photo

    The Facebook founder and chief executive posted a picture of himself with his newborn, getting ready for vaccines.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 11- The New Republic is up for sale, owner Chris Hughes said on Monday, prompting a backlash over his handling of the left-leaning magazine known for its commentary on politics and the arts. Washington Post Wonkblog writer Matt O'Brien said on Twitter: "Godspeed to Chris Hughes at whatever he fails at next in his quest to prove that he didn't just win the...

  • How your home will be getting 'smarter' Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 7:28 PM ET
    Samsung refrigerator unveiled at CES 2016.

    Analysts on the smart home of the future: What you need to know

  • Jan 6- Oculus, the virtual reality company owned by Facebook Inc, said the Rift, its much-awaited virtual reality headset, was priced at $599. The Rift will initially be shipped from March 28 to 20 countries, including Australia, Canada, Japan, the UK and the United States, the company said in a blog post on Wednesday. Oculus Chief Executive Brendan Iribe said in May that...

  • Jan 6- Oculus, the virtual reality company owned by Facebook Inc, said the Rift, its much-awaited virtual reality headset, is priced at $599. Oculus expects to start shipping the headset in May, according to the company's website. The Rift will be shipped at the end of March to 20 countries initially, Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said in a post on the...

  • Mark Zuckerberg rejects fears of rogue artificial intelligence

    The Facebook founder calls the idea that AI could one day threaten the human race, 'far-fetched.'

  • Mark Zuckerberg's 'intelligent' New Year's resolution

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has decided to build an artificial intelligent assistant to help control functions in his house, such as lights and temperature, reports CNBC's Landon Dowdy.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 3- Mark Zuckerberg wants to build an artificially intelligent assistant in 2016 to help run his home and assist him at work, the Facebook Inc founder and chief executive said on Sunday. Zuckerberg, who commits to a new personal challenge every year, revealed his plan in a Facebook post. "You can think of it kind of like Jarvis in Iron Man," Zuckerberg wrote,...

  • *India orders Facebook to put Free Basics on hold. MUMBAI/ NEW DELHI, Dec 31- India has become a battleground over the right to unrestricted Internet access, with local tech start-ups joining the front line against Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg and his plan to roll out free Internet to the country's masses. But critics say the program, launched 10 months ago...

  • 8 CEOs just scored $60B this year Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 | 10:17 AM ET
    Amazon's Jeff Bezos

    Zuckerberg, Page, and Bezos are just a few CEOs who made billions this year, reports USA Today.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 29- A federal judge has certified two shareholder class actions accusing Facebook Inc of hiding concerns about its growth forecasts prior to the social media company's May 2012 initial public offering. District Judge Robert Sweet in Manhattan said retail and institutional investors who claimed to lose money from buying Facebook shares at...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 29- A New York state appeals court on Tuesday threw out Facebook Inc's unusual malicious prosecution lawsuit against DLA Piper and two other law firms that have represented a fugitive who claimed a 50 percent stake in the social media company. Reversing a lower court ruling, the Appellate Division in Manhattan rejected "conclusory" allegations by...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 29- A New York state appeals court on Tuesday threw out Facebook Inc's unusual malicious prosecution lawsuit against DLA Piper and other law firms that have represented a fugitive who claimed a 50 percent stake in the social media company. Reversing a lower court ruling that favored Facebook and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, the Appellate...

  • Zuckerberg not giving millions to FB users Monday, 28 Dec 2015 | 4:48 PM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg

    You can click that dislike button because Mark Zuckerberg is not giving away $45 billion via Facebook.

  • Philanthropy: How to give away $1B Thursday, 24 Dec 2015 | 8:35 AM ET
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

    This is what you need to consider if you are dedicating your billions to philanthropy, the FT reports.

  • Burning Man Project releases financial report Wednesday, 23 Dec 2015 | 12:46 PM ET
    The Man burns during the Burning Man 2013 arts and music festival in Black Rock Desert, Nevada.

    The nonprofit organization behind Burning Man released a report last week, outlining its details and goals.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO/ SAO PAULO, Dec 17- A Brazilian judge on Thursday ordered the lifting of a 48- hour suspension of the services in Brazil of Facebook Inc's WhatsApp phone-messaging application, overturning an order from a lower court. WhatsApp is installed on 92.5 percent of Android devices in Brazil, making it the most installed app in the country, according to...

  • Brazilian court lifts ban on WhatsApp Thursday, 17 Dec 2015 | 12:35 PM ET
    Whatsapp app

    WhatsApp back in business after 48-hour suspension is lifted

  • Zuckerberg: Muslims always welcome on Facebook Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 | 7:43 AM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg

    "We will fight to protect your rights and create a peaceful and safe environment for you," Mark Zuckerberg tells Muslims on Facebook.