Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook Virtual-Reality Hikes $250M Investment

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook announces its virtual reality on a social network. The new app has a lot of features where users can enjoy the fabulous games, chat, music and etc.

Read Full Article

Facebook sees growth in Asia despite India's ban on Free Basics

Facebook Inc is bullish on Asian market potential. Recently, Facebook's Free Basics service has been banned by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai). Despite this jolt, Facebook is still optimistic about adding number of users as the region is recording much faster growth rate than other parts of the world.

Read Full Article

Samsung Gear VR Enables Connection and Video Sharing in Facebook

Owners of Samsung Gear VR can connect the headset to their Facebook accounts. Starting next week, users will be able to like and share 360-degree video from inside the VR headset.

Read Full Article

Mark Zuckerberg Supports Apple, Strongly Opposes Creating Backdoors For Law Enforcers

The US government has appeared in a row with Apple centering unlocking of encrypted data of an iPhone allegedly used by a terrorist. Apple opposes the demand citing creation of backdoors for the law enforcers, may lead to a potential abuse. Supporting Apple stand, Mark Zuckerberg has pledged playing due rolls in its fight while addressing in the Mobile World Congress on Monday.

Read Full Article

Facebook Plans to Monetize Messenger; Will Allow Businesses to Send Ads

A leaked document revealed Facebook’s plan to start monetizing on of its fastest-growing and most popular product, the Messenger. The document stated that in the second quarter this year, a new feature would be launched, allowing businesses to send advertisement chats via Messenger.

Read Full Article

Facebook Retreats From ‘Free Basics’ Controversy In India

Facebook has introduced an app naming Free Basics in collaboration with Reliance group. Due to allegations for violating net neutrality, TRAI has instructed Reliance group to restrict access into Free Basics till completion of the investigation over its legal aspects. But industry insiders believe, Facebook may reappear with greater vicinity anytime soon.

Read Full Article

Facebook’s Free Limited Internet Access Program Still Banned, Following the TRAI Decision

India’s internet regulator, the TRAI, had officially banned Facebook’s Free Basics program. The program has been banned for a few months now, but TRAI has been willing to reevaluate the terms until it came up with the decision that the program would not be allowed in the country. The Free Basics program was banned due to concerns over internet neutrality.

Read Full Article

Google Just Beat Facebook In The Race To Artificial Intelligence Milestone

Google has set a milestone in the field of artificial technology, with its latest innovation AlphaGo. The program has been designed to tackle the 10 to the power of 700 variations that the ancient Chinese game of Go offers. Additionally, they beat FaceBook in this race, as Zuckerberg had announced the launch of a similar program called Darkforest around the same time.

Read Full Article

There's No Stopping Facebook's Growth, Thanks To Mobile Users And Video Ad

Facebook's growth is just unstoppable. The number of the active users keeps increasing, as well as the revenue it gains. Most of the revenue is said to come from the Facebook Lite, which is usually used by users with less sophisticated mobiles. Besides that, video ad also gives many contributions as well.

Read Full Article

Facebook Inc Posted a Strong Profit of More Than $1 Billion in Q4 2015

The social network giant posted a strong profit. On Wednesday, Facebook reported a $1.56 billion quarterly net income in fourth quarter of 2015.

Read Full Article

Facebook growth in 2016 will focus on video advertising, Instagram, and Oculus Rift

Facebook is expected to announce its fourth-quarter earnings soon and analyst are expecting that the company will deliver a better than expected report. The company is also expected to boost its revenue this year through the expansion of its video advertising, Instagram, and Oculus RIft.

Read Full Article

Free Basics Internet Program Still Struggles Against India Regulators

The program aims to provide limited internet access to users, but the concept has raised concerns regarding internet neutrality. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has asked Facebook to discontinue the service until they provide more information on the program as requested. Facebook has responded with a campaign, but the program's ban has not yet be lifted.

Read Full Article

Social Network Facebook to construct second data center in Ireland

Facebook announced its plan to open the second data center in Clonee, Ireland. By opening the Clonee center, the company is joining a list of companies like Google, Apple, Microsoft and Amazon, which operate some of the European centers in the nation.

Read Full Article

Zuckerberg’s Efforts For Spreading Internet Connectivity Draw Further Criticisms

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, has continued his efforts to spread internet even in the poor countries through Free Basics or internet.org. Even in paternity leave, he responds to the criticisms placing arguments. But now, he is facing criticism even from his own house. An unidentified Facebook employee has appeared to criticize his moves and Facebook spokesperson hasn’t commented on such in-house resistance.

Read Full Article

Google, Facebook among Silicon Valley majors to lead India's broader free internet

Silicon Valley technology firms see robust business potential in India as over a billion people are without internet access. Most of the US-based technology majors are looking to India to bring more people online to get connected to their services.

Read Full Article
1 2 3 4 5 6

Subscribe to VCpost newsletter

Sign up for our Deals of the Day newsletter.
We will not spam you!

Real Time Analytics