Zuckerberg is co-founder and chief executive officer of Facebook, the world's largest social-media site. Started in 2004, the site has more than 900 million monthly users and generated more than $3.7 billion in revenue in 2011. The company sold shares in an initial public offering May 17, 2012—the biggest technology IPO in history.
Orange County, Virginia, High School students study history and build websites using Apple Inc. laptops, Google Inc. software and a Comcast Corp. broadband connection subsidized by U.S. telephone consumers.
Art Basel Miami Beach, the largest U.S. art fair, will offer more than $3 billion of mostly postwar and contemporary works when it opens to a select group of collectors today, a 20 percent increase from two years ago.
The U.S. government “really blew it” on conducting surveillance programs that riled foreign leaders and domestic skeptics, Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said in a television interview.
Progressive Corp. Chairman Peter B. Lewis, the billionaire who turned a company founded by his father into one of the biggest U.S. auto insurers and later pushed to legalize marijuana, has died. He was 80.
Pavel Durov, who has built Russia’s largest social network, is known as being a bit of a recluse. As the world grew fascinated by the resiliency of Durov’s website VKontakte, which has so far successfully fended off advances by Facebook in Russia, the founder shunned countless opportunities to speak publicly. Before last month, the Mark Zuckerberg of Russia, as he’s known, had appeared on stage at just one technology event in Europe.
Lawyers mounting privacy lawsuits over Yahoo! Inc.’s mail service are lining up to be heard by U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh after she ruled against Google Inc. in a case mirroring their clients’ accusations that Yahoo intercepted e-mails for its own gain without getting consent.
Cory Booker joins the U.S. Senate with one year to show New Jersey voters he can transition from being mayor of Newark, where he charmed Wall Street into the start of an economic and philanthropic revival.