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Russian FSB demanded Ukraine protest group details: VKontakte founder

The founder of Russia's biggest social network VKontakte (VK) said Russia's security services demanded to know the identities of people running group pages of Ukrainian pro-EU protest last year.

Russian FSB demanded Ukraine protest group details: VKontakte founder
Pavel Durov. ©vk.com/durov
No joke as 'Russian Facebook' founder resigns amid dispute

The founder of Russia's top social network VKontakte, Pavel Durov, on Wednesday said he has resigned as chief executive in a bitter conflict with a major shareholder, a dramatic announcement some initially saw as an April Fool's joke.

No joke as 'Russian Facebook' founder resigns amid dispute
Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg. ©Reuters/Albert Gea
Facebook wants to beam the Internet from the sky

Facebook revealed it has a lab working on using drones, satellites and solar-powered planes to provide web access around the world.

Facebook wants to beam the Internet from the sky
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. ©Reuters/Jonathan Ernst
Zuckerberg tops US donations with $1 bn: report

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg was America's most generous donor in 2013, giving nearly $1 billion of his fortune to charity.

Zuckerberg tops US donations with $1 bn: report
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Facebook could fade out like a disease: researchers

Facebook is like an infectious disease, experiencing a spike before its decline, according to US researchers who claim the social network will lose 80 percent of users by 2017.

Facebook could fade out like a disease: researchers
Zuckerberg sells as Facebook offers new shares
Zuckerberg sells as Facebook offers new shares

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg will sell a chunk of his stake in the company, cashing in some $2.3 billion, as part of a new share offering by the huge social network.

Zuckerberg sells as Facebook offers new shares
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Facebook joins NYU in artificial intelligence lab

Facebook unveiled plans Monday on a partnership with New York University for a new center for artificial intelligence, aimed at harnessing the huge social network's massive trove of data.

Facebook joins NYU in artificial intelligence lab
US spy revelations hurt Web trust: Facebook chief
US spy revelations hurt Web trust: Facebook chief

Revelations about the US government's secret surveillance programs has had a big impact on "trust metrics" of Internet companies like Facebook.

US spy revelations hurt Web trust: Facebook chief
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. ©REUTERS/Rick Wilking
Facebook's Zuckerberg backs US immigration reform

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has taken his backing for US immigration reform public.

Facebook's Zuckerberg backs US immigration reform
Vintage website seen as glimpse at teenage Zuckerberg
Vintage website seen as glimpse at teenage Zuckerberg

A website thought to be the handiwork of Mark Zuckerberg at the age of 15 resurfaced on the Internet on Thursday, providing a glimpse into the early days of the famed Facebook co-founder.

Vintage website seen as glimpse at teenage Zuckerberg
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. ©REUTERS/Robert Galbraith
Facebook chief Zuckerberg tackling politics: report

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg is helping form a group to lobby for US political reform in areas such as education and immigration policy.

Facebook chief Zuckerberg tackling politics: report
Zuckerberg, Brin join forces to extend life
Zuckerberg, Brin join forces to extend life

Famed founders of Internet rivals Google and Facebook joined forces on Wednesday to back big-money prizes for research aimed at extending human life.

Zuckerberg, Brin join forces to extend life
Zuckerberg owns nearly a third of Facebook: US regulators
Zuckerberg owns nearly a third of Facebook: US regulators

Mark Zuckerberg's stake in Facebook has climbed to nearly 30 percent since the leading social network made its dismal stock market debut.

Zuckerberg owns nearly a third of Facebook: US regulators
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Bill Gates still richest person in US, says Forbes

Bill Gates remains the richest person in the United States with a fortune of $66 billion in 2012, up 10 percent from last year.

Bill Gates still richest person in US, says Forbes
 Zuckerberg eyes mobile after Facebook IPO flop
Zuckerberg eyes mobile after Facebook IPO flop

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday the social network giant is focused on mobile devices and should be seen as a smart bet despite a "disappointing" stock market debut.

Zuckerberg eyes mobile after Facebook IPO flop

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