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Musk and Zuckerberg: not mad, just wildly optimistic on brain interface

Musk and Zuckerberg: not mad, just wildly optimistic on brain interface

Written by on April 26, 2017 in Opinion with 0 Comments

Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg want to connect your brain to your computer and your Facebook page. The problem isn’t the technology but their timelines. We’ve heard in the past week plans by Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg to connect your brain to your computer and your Facebook page, respectively. Which would normally get you laughed […]

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Zuckerberg wants Facebook to be global social infrastructure

Zuckerberg wants Facebook to be global social infrastructure

Written by on February 17, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg laid out a vision on Thursday of his company serving as a bulwark against rising isolationism, writing in a letter to users that the company’s platform could be the “social infrastructure” for the globe. In a 5,700-word manifesto, Zuckerberg, founder of the world’s largest social […]

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Zuckerberg creates AI system Jarvis, in his spare time, obviously

Zuckerberg creates AI system Jarvis, in his spare time, obviously

Written by on December 20, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Mark Zuckerberg on Monday introduced the world to “Jarvis”, an artificial intelligence system the Facebook chief created in his spare time, which can choose and play music, turn on lights, and recognize visitors, deciding whether to open the front door. Jarvis, named after the virtual assistant in the Iron Man movies, could be […]

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Facebook board gets nervous about Zuckerberg’s voting control

Facebook board gets nervous about Zuckerberg’s voting control

Written by on June 3, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s board has proposed removing Mark Zuckerberg’s majority voting control in the event of the social media giant’s chief executive and founder deciding to exit management at some point in future. In a proxy filing on Thursday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Facebook’s board said it will ask shareholders to […]

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Zuckerberg faces the music over political bias allegations

Zuckerberg faces the music over political bias allegations

Written by on May 16, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg will meet this week with prominent conservatives in the media, a spokesman said on Sunday, to address allegations of political bias at the popular social networking site. Some 12 “conservative thought leaders” will join the meeting with Zuckerberg on Wednesday, a Facebook spokesman said. Among the invitees are […]

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Zuckerberg, Google, 5G and the battle for Africa

Zuckerberg, Google, 5G and the battle for Africa

Written by on February 26, 2016 in Opinion with 0 Comments

It is as if Mark Zuckerberg cannot help himself. He is nice to the communications industry one moment, and then has a swipe at it the next. During his fireside chat at MWC the other day, he did exactly that. One minute it was all partnership talk, the next he was saying that 5G is […]

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Zuckerberg on charm offensive, woos Germany

Zuckerberg on charm offensive, woos Germany

Written by on February 26, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

BERLIN (Reuters) – Prominent Germans appeared starstruck by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg on a visit to Berlin on Thursday even while talking tough about the social network’s record on data protection and hate speech. Zuckerberg is on a charm offensive in Germany, where the company he co-founded has faced criticism for months from politicians and regulators […]

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Day one at #MWC16 – Zuckerberg and Virtualisation

Day one at #MWC16 – Zuckerberg and Virtualisation

Written by on February 23, 2016 in Billing & Payments, Guest Blog with 0 Comments

An awesome first day at #MWC16. The team just made it back to base camp, busy brain dumping everything we saw and heard today. Here is a quick wrap up… The usual flurry of pre-show and post show announcements, some exciting news from handset vendors to operator initiatives and plenty in between. We got to […]

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Zuckerberg says Facebook valuable – but difficult – ally to telcos

Zuckerberg says Facebook valuable – but difficult – ally to telcos

Written by on February 23, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Monday tried to extend an olive branch to mobile phone companies, on which the popular social network company increasingly relies, but which are also among his biggest critics. Speaking for the third straight year to an annual gathering of telecoms executives at the Mobile World Congress […]

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Maybe Facebook’s fairy godfather should spread joy closer to home

Maybe Facebook’s fairy godfather should spread joy closer to home

Written by on January 4, 2016 in Opinion with 0 Comments

I’m not sure why but I don’t care much for Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, or Facebook for that matter. Maybe it was the movie I once saw that depicted him as a bit conniving, even deceitful, in his handling of his co-founder and colleagues in the early days of Facebook? Maybe it’s the fact that […]

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