Microsoft chairman Bill Gates, Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter founder Jack Dorsey and some other technology veterans starred in a short film directed by Lesley Chilcott to promote computer code learning in schools.
In the short film titled "What most schools don't teach" Gates, Zuckerberg and others recalled the time when they had first introduced themselves to coding. While some said that they started computer coding as early as in sixth grade, Facebook's first female engineer Ruchi Sanghvi said she started computer coding in college.
In what was a very low-key affair, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, 28, tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan, 27, in the backyard of his Palo Alto, California, residence, on Saturday.
The surprise wedding marked celebration time for Zuckerberg and Chan who have been together for nine years, after they first met while attending Harvard. The news of the wedding came close on the heels of the much-hyped Facebook IPO and the rather lukewarm response which it got from the investors at the end of its debut day.
In an evident move to build up enthusiasm for Facebook's initial public offering (IPO), which could bump up the value of the popular social network to a whopping $96 billion, CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicked off the company's cross-country IPO road show in New York City on Monday.
The event at New York's Sheraton Hotel was heavily attended by prospective investors - though it was closed to the media - who had gathered at the hotel's ballroom to hear Zuckerberg, 27, pitch Facebook's eagerly-anticipated billion-dollar IPO.
Even though Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has been stating since long that he is in no hurry to make Facebook go public, recent reports have revealed that the popular social network is gearing up for what will probably be the biggest-ever initial public offerings (IPO), thus far, for a Web company.
With Facebook reportedly heading towards an IPO, it is essential that CEO Zuckerberg, 27, and the company’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, 42, can effectively assure the investors that the social network is all set for the big time.
Facebook's famous creator Mark Zuckerberg has got a long list of things that he does when he is not building up the social network giant. And the list includes what he says, “things about the world that he wants to learn and is always trying to expand his interests and teach himself greater discipline”.
Time magazine has named Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and CEO of Facbook, as the 'Person of the Year' for 2010.
Twenty-six-year-old Mark Zuckerberg is the second youngest person to receive the honour after 25-year-old Charles Lindberg, who was honoured with the same title in 1927.
Time magazine said they picked Facebook’s founder as the ‘Person of the Year’ as he changed the lives of the people in ways that were innovative as well as optimistic.
Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, the twins who gained fame through their portrayal in the blockbuster movie "The Social Network," are reportedly preparing to sue Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg once again.
The Social Network portrays Mark Zuckerberg as a deceiving person who duped his colleague (Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss) in Harvard University to take full control of social networking platform Facebook.
Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss are once again preparing to drag Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to court, leaked court documents revealed.
The 29-year-old twins, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, have already received $65 million from Mark Zuckerberg, their former colleague in Harvard University. But, they are now claiming that Mark Zuckerberg lied to tem about company's value.
Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss originally sued Mark Zuckerberg in 2004, claiming he stole the idea and code for the social networking platform and prevented them from getting their site launched first.
Hollywood film "The Social Network" is a true story, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who are claiming that the idea for Facebook was theirs’, said.
"The Social Network" portrays Facebook chief executive Zuckerberg as a socially self-conscious computer genius who was hired by the Winklevoss twins in order to complete construction of a social networking site.
In the film, Zuckerberg accepts the job, but eventually ditches the Winklevoss twins and comes up with his own site, The Facebook.
Facebook has unveiled yet another feature that enables users to interact with small groups of people, like their family, high school friends or colleagues with the aid of Groups.
Groups will help bond closely with groups and at the same time will see more uploading of photos, videos and other information to the site with new controls to administer them.
It is said that the current feature will be a concern for users as it will offer lots of information about the users, which further could be directed to marketers and others.
The Social Network, a movie about internet craze among the people is leading the US box office chart.
The movie has been written by West Wing creator, Aaron Sorkin and stars Justin Timberlake and newcomer, Jesse Eisenberg. They have worked in the movie under the direction of David Fincher.
The film has earned revenues worth $23m, during its first weekend.
The founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg declared a $100 million present to the struggling public schools of New Jersey, Newark to support and perk up public education in the city with which he does not have any connection to.
On Friday the billionaire declared that the funding on the Oprah Winfrey television show. However he shorn of the proposal as the timing was intended at turning aside interest from a movie that portrays the 26-year-old in an unattractive luminosity.
Mark Zuckerberg, founder & chief executive of Facebook, announced a donation of $100 million to schools in Newark.
The 26-year-old billionaire called the donation an investment in leaders he trusted to create a national symbol of educational excellence. He said he donated to help improving public education in Newark.
Commenting on his generous move, Zuckerberg said, "I've had a lot of opportunities in my life, and a lot of that comes from, you know, having gone to really good schools. And I just want to do what I can to make sure that everyone has those same opportunities."
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