Posts Tagged ‘ Mark Zuckerberg ’
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Dearton Thomas Hector
Facebook co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr Priscilla Chan have pledged to invest more than $3 billion over the next ten years to develop research technology that can fight and cure diseases globally. Last year, the two had announced that they will give away 99% of Facebook s...
The market size of online supplemental education opportunity in India is expected to touch $2.5 billion in 2016 and is poised to grow at 15% over the next three years, driven by innovative ways of delivering courses and study material by players in the space, according a report by research and advis...
19 September, 2016 |
Ed-tech startup Byju’s has raised $50 million (Rs 332 crore) in a round co-led by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), marking the first investment of the philanthropic foundation of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan in Asia. Times Internet Ltd, part of media conglomerate Times...
8 September, 2016 |
Aquila, Facebook’s solar-powered internet-beaming drone, finally took flight. The drone is part of Facebook’s project to provide internet access to the remote regions of the world. The flight happened in Yuma, Arizona on June 28. Aquila is a lightweight, high altitude, unmanned aircraft designed...
22 July, 2016 |
Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg’s Twitter and Pinterest accounts were hacked by a hacker group who claimed to have obtained passwords from his 2012 LinkedIn account, according to media reports. The hacker group called ‘OurMine Team’, who have more than 40,000 Twitter follo...
6 June, 2016 |
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has slammed fellow board member Marc Andreessen for his “deeply upsetting” remarks on India’s colonial past and the country’s recent decision to ban services such as Free Basics. “I want to respond to Andreessen’s comments about India yesterday. I found t...
11 February, 2016 |
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has expressed disappointment with telecom regulator TRAI’s decision to back net neutrality saying this restricts programmes of his and other organisations that provide free access to data. However, the 31-year-old said he will not give up on breaking down conne...
9 February, 2016 |
Social media giant Facebook Inc reported a 52 per cent jump in revenue for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2015, powered by its mobile business. Total revenue for the October-December period rose to $5.84 billion from $3.85 billion a year earlier. Net income more than doubled to $1.56 billion ...
28 January, 2016 |
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg will give 99 per cent of his shares in the company, currently worth about $45 billion, for a philanthropy project. Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, said in a letter to their newborn daughter on Tuesday that the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative will focus on advanci...
2 December, 2015 |
When Mark Zuckerberg spoke at IIT Delhi in October, he may have said that Facebook was a big proponent of net neutrality but the social network has just gone on to extend its “Free Basics” services to Reliance Communications’ mobile subscribers across the country allowing them free access ...
25 November, 2015 |