All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Mark Zuckerberg’

Facebook Releases Earnings, Revenue Up 59%

Facebook just released its Q3 earnings report with revenue of $3.2 billion, up 59% year-over-year. Revenue from advertising was $2.96 billion (up 64%) while mobile ad revenue represented 66% of that. Revenue from payments and other fees was $246 million, up 13%. GAAP diluted EPS was $0.30, up 76%. Non-GAAP diluted EPS was $0.43, up 59%. The company beat Wall …

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Mark Zuckerberg, Paul Allen, Bill Gates Outgive Several Major Countries to Fight Ebola

According to a report from Business Insider, three of America’s tech giants are out-giving several major countries in the fight against Ebola. We reported here about Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan pledging $25 million to fight Ebola on the front lines in Africa. Bill Gates has already pledged $50 million through the Gates Foundation. And recently Paul Allen pledged $100 …

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Mark Zuckerberg Gives CDC $25M to Fight Ebola

Saying we’re at a “critical turning point” in the fight against Ebola, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating a hefty $25 million to the cause. Here’s what Zuckerberg had to say in a post: The Ebola epidemic is at a critical turning point. It has infected 8,400 people so far, but …

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Mark Zuckerberg Donates $25 Million to Fight Ebola on the Front Lines

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said yesterday that he and his wife would $25 million to the Centers for Disease Control Foundation to fight Ebola. The nation’s most famous hoodie-wearing public figure since the Unabomber announced his donation — where else? — on his Facebook page. “We need to get Ebola under control in the near term so that it doesn’t …

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Mark Zuckerberg Reportedly Pissing Off His Neighbors with Round-the-Clock Construction

According to his neighbors, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has spent way too long and way too much turning a $10 million “fixer-upper” into a “fortress.” According to a report in the San Francisco Chronicle, a supervisor whose territory includes the Dolores Heights neighborhood says he’s received multiple emails from residents complaining about Zuckerberg’s fixing upping. Apparently, Zuckerberg’s construction on his …

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Conan O’Brien Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Conan O’Brien has joined the list of celebrities and several of your Facebook friends. The talk show host admitted to being called out by many different people to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in order to raise awareness. ALS is also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has been a viral sensation all week on …

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Here’s Mark Zuckerberg Doing That Ice Bucket Thing

This is the end, right? Once the CEO of Facebook, the site on which this whole viral trend has propagated, completes the challenge – it’s over, correct? Is that how it works? Wednesday night, Mark Zuckerberg posted a video of himself dumping a bucket of ice water on his head. Just like countless Ice Bucket Challenge participants before him, he …

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Facebook’s Internet.org App Brings Free Internet to the Under-Connected

Nearly a year ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a new initiative called Internet.org, with the stated mission of making the internet available to all (making affordable internet access available to the two thirds of the world not yet connected, in its words). Zuckerberg and his new group lamented that devices and data plans are too expensive, mobile networks are …

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William Shatner Not Happy With Zuckerberg App

William Shatner is clearly not happy with Mark Zuckerberg’s new app–the one that is available to celebrities only. Called ‘Mentions,’ the app is available to celebs and notable people so they can keep track of how often their names are mentioned on Facebook. Shatner dissed ‘Mentions’ via his Tumblr account, sharing his dislike (no, they still don’t have a button …

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Facebook’s Impact on Oculus Rift? Cost, Says CEO

To the people who invested the most in Oculus VR and their nascent virtual reality company – the ones who donated to its Kickstarter campaign and eagerly followed the technology as it matured – Facebook’s surprise acquisition was a walk into a room, record-scratching, head-turning, what the absolute f*ck moment. The big question was what the hell is Facebook going …

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Priscilla Chan, Mark Zuckerberg’s Wife, Is ‘Pro-Hoodie’

In her first television interview since marrying Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg back in May of 2012, pediatric resident Priscilla Chan answered a question that has been bugging people for years. Yes, she’s totally cool with all the hoodies. Her husband is famous for forgoing the normal business attire, instead opting for the more casual and admittedly much more comfortable hoodie. …

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Mark Zuckerberg Gives $120M to Bay Area Schools

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has just announced that he and his wife, pediatric resident Priscilla Chan, are donating $120 million to improve Bay Area schools. The money will go to Zuckerberg’s Startup:Education fund, which he set up back in 2010 with a $100 million investment in the public schools of Newark, New Jersey. “Helping improve the quality of public education …

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