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NEW YORK, March 7- A New York businessman must face criminal fraud charges for trying to claim a billion-dollar stake in social media company Facebook Inc, a federal judge ruled on Friday. Paul Ceglia, 40, is accused of forging a 2003 contract with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg that supposedly entitled him to part ownership of the company.
Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who famously accused Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg of stealing their idea, said they used bitcoins to buy tickets for a high-altitude voyage on billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic commercial spaceflight venture.
March 3- Bill Gates has returned to the top of Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, as rising stock markets swelled the ranks of billionaires, which included a record number of women.
Henry Blodget, Business Insider CEO & editor-in-chief, weighs in on the deal between WhatsApp and Facebook and shares his opinions on who is winning the social media space.
Market highs and celebrity low blows, it's time for the latest edition of "Something Completely Different" with CNBC's Jane Wells and Tyler Mathisen.
Major tech companies are making headlines at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, one of the most important tech gatherings.
Kevin O'Leary, "Shark Tank" co-host, shares his thoughts on taxing capital gains. Why make it more difficult for me to fix more companies, says O'Leary.
The environment that small business works in has changed over the last decade, says Kevin O'Leary, "Shark Tank" co-host, sharing his thoughts on what's ailing small business in the U.S. and the impact of raising the minimum wage.
Craig Barrett told CNBC that he applauded Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for following the adage coined by Intel's Andy Grove: "'Only the paranoid survive.'"
BARCELONA, Feb 24- WhatsApp will add free voice-call services for its 450 million customers later this year, laying down a new challenge to telecom network operators just days after Facebook Inc scooped it up for $19 billion.
In the keynote at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Monday, Mark Zuckerberg also indicated that he's probably done with deals for a while.
SAN FRANCISCO/ BARCELONA, Feb 24- Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg took a victory lap at the world's largest mobile technology conference in Barcelona on Monday, after beating out Google Inc in a $19 billion acquisition of free messaging service WhatsApp.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Mark Zuckerberg discussed the size of its purchase of WhatsApp at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is making a pitch to mobile carriers, and discussed its WhatsApp purchase at Mobile World Congress.
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CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is getting ready to take the stage at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. WhatsApp's Koum announces a voice product for Q2.
BARCELONA, Feb 24- WhatsApp, the world's biggest mobile messaging service, is to add a voice call service for its 450 million customers, laying down a new challenge to telecom network operators just days after it was bought by Facebook for $19 billion.
BARCELONA, Feb 24- The world's biggest messaging service WhatsApp, which Facebook has just bought for $19 billion, will add voice calls to its product in the second quarter of this year, its chief executive Jan Koum said on Monday. Koum said WhatsApp's acquisition by Facebook would not alter his roadmap to develop the product to reach the next 1 billion users.
CNBC's Jon Fortt has the latest details from WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.
CNBC's Jon Fortt has the latest details from the Mobile World Congress in Spain where some of the industry's biggest names in mobile, social and telecom are meeting, including Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg.