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Five Indian Americans among Forbes 400 richest


September 20th, 2012 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Five Indian-Americans figure in the Forbes magazine's annual list of the richest people in America with Microsoft Corp chairman Bill Gates retaining his top spot with ... Read more...

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Facebook CEO commits to lock his stock for 12 months


September 5th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 5 (IANS) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has no intention to sell his stock for at least 12 months, said the social network company in a regular ... Read more...

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Facebook stock hits a new low of $24


July 27th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook has recently reported that it is experiencing slow revenue growth and they have not forecasted thier financial growth yet. Facebook had reported a revenue increase ... Read more...

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Study reveals that 1 in 3 Facebook users are getting bored with the site


June 8th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the findings of the survey recently released by Reuters and carried out in conjunction with the research firm Ipsos, approximately one-third of all Facebook ... Read more...

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Mark Zuckerberg sued by Facebook investors


June 5th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Investors have filed a lawsuit against Mark Zuckerberg, CEO and founder of the social networking site Facebook, claiming that he knew the organisation had been overpriced ... Read more...

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Zuckerberg honeymooning in Rome


May 29th, 2012 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 29 (IANS/AKI) Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan were spotted during their honeymoon in Rome by a tourist who posted their photo on Twitter.The ... Read more...

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Facebook CEO upgrades relationship status - Married (Lead)


May 20th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Topping a very busy week after the launch of a flotation at the US stock exchange, Facebook co-founder and chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg upgraded ... Read more...

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Facebook CEO marries longtime girlfriend


May 20th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Mark Zuckerberg has added a new post to his timeline. He and longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan have tied the knot.The Facebook co-founder and chief executive ... Read more...

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Facebook set to raise $16 bn with largest tech IPO


May 18th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Pricing its IPO at $38 a share, Facebook, the highly popular social networking site that has over 45 million users in India, is expected to ... Read more...

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Facebook plans to go public to raise $87bn


May 4th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Facebook will go public with a stock price of $28 to $35 to set the popular social network's valuation as high as $86.6 billion, according ... Read more...

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Facebook to buy Instagram for $1 bn


April 10th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Facebook will purchase the popular photo sharing app Instagram for $1 billion, Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced."For years, we've focused on building the best ... Read more...

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Mark Zuckerberg may need to pay $2 billion in taxes


February 8th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg may pay up to $2 billion in taxes after his successful social network goes public this year. Tax experts are looking into ... Read more...

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Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg earned $30.9 million in 2011


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Feb 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer – Sheryl Sandberg earned a whooping $30.9 million in the last financial year. This huge figure includes her basic salary ... Read more...

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Facebook to become publicly-listed company


January 30th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Social network Facebook will soon become a publicly-listed company, valued at $75-100 billion, Sky News reported Monday.According to the Financial Times and The Wall Street ... Read more...

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Bizarre case of India versus the Internet (Comment)


January 29th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
It isn't just one angry Indian against Google and Facebook. Internet freedom is on trial in India! The ham-handed, state-backed censorship of Salman Rushdie at the Jaipur Literary Festival earlier ... Read more...

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Facebook makes Timeline feature compulsory


January 27th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Social network Facebook has made compulsory its Timeline feature through which all of a user's photographs and wall posts would be seen by friends on ... Read more...

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10 Indians among Forbes’ ‘tomorrow’s brightest stars’


December 21st, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) Ten Indians rub shoulders with the likes of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, human rights activist Ronan Farrow and pop stars Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber ... Read more...

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Facebook faces lawsuit over ‘Like’ button ad


December 20th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Facebook and its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg face risk of being sued over the site's "Like" button feature.The site currently reveals any products or interests that ... Read more...

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Zuckerberg’s private Facebook photos goes viral


December 7th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's private photos were made public after a web expert managed to gain access to his page due to a glitch in ... Read more...

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Facebook discussing filing IPO in 2012


November 30th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook is reportedly in talks for an initial public offering in April 2012. The social networking site which is home to about 800 million users will ... Read more...

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Facebook to be valued at over $100 bn in 2012


November 29th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Social network Facebook is preparing to allow private investors to invest in the website next year, and hopes its first offering will value the company ... Read more...

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New Facebook features not so appealing, says poll


October 22nd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 22 (IANS) While social networking site Facebook has been a fascination for a lot of people at offices and homes for quite some time, its changed features ... Read more...

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Steve Wozniak talks about Steve Jobs


October 6th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The co-founder of Apple Steve Wozniak has reacted to the death of Steve Jobs. Wozniak and Jobs are regarded as the originators of the personal computer following ... Read more...

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Friends, fans, foes hail Apple’s visionary Jobs


October 6th, 2011 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) President Barack Obama put him among "the greatest of American innovators", rival Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates acknowledged his "profound impact" as tributes poured forth for ... Read more...

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Two IITians among 400 richest Americans


September 22nd, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Two Indian Institute of Technology alumni have made it to Forbes' list of the 400 richest Americans topped for the 18th year in a row ... Read more...

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China state fund eyes Facebook stake


July 2nd, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) A state-owned fund in China is reportedly interested in buying a stake in social network Facebook, said a media report.A source told US business magazine ... Read more...

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Facebook users quitting site


June 14th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) More and more people are now quitting Facebook and logging on to other social network sites like Twitter and LinkedIn.The maximum number of "quitters" are ... Read more...

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Mark Zuckerberg buys a new mansion


May 6th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Palo Alto, May 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has acquired a new mansion at the cost of $7-million. The property is located at Palo Alto and it sits on a ... Read more...

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Advani hails Assange, Zuckerberg in blog


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Hailing the internet as a tool that had "surpassed even the state", senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani has praised WikiLeaks ... Read more...

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Facebook’s early investors likely to sell shares worth billion dollars


April 28th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28(ANI): A group of Facebook shareholders reportedly want to sell the company's private stock worth a billion dollars with a valuation of over 70 billion dollars.According to The Daily ... Read more...

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‘Captain Fantastic’ Dhoni leads India’s five among Time 100


April 22nd, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Led by India's "Captain Fantastic" Mahendra Singh Dhoni, five Indians have made it to the Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world, whose ... Read more...

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Obama to hold online 2012 re-election rally on Facebook today


April 20th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20(ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama will conduct an online re-election rally today with a town-hall-style chat on the social networking website Facebook.Obama had posted a 30-second YouTube video ... Read more...

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Paul Ceglia alleges that he owns 50% of Facebook


April 13th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been sued by a former wood-pellet salesman. Paul Ceglia is claiming that he has an arrangement with Zuckerberg that entitles him ... Read more...

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Now, dubious man claims stake in Facebook


April 13th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by ANI
New York, Apr. 13 (ANI): A man with a shady past has used old emails and a powerful law firm to press his claim to half of the social networking firm ... Read more...

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Facebook removes ‘intifada’ page calling for Muslims’ killing of Jews


March 30th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): Facebook has removed a page called 'Third Palestinian Intifada' that had called for a new Palestinian uprising against Israel, after more than 350,000 people signed up to ... Read more...

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