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02Sep/16

Mark Zuckerberg meets tech developers in first visit to Nigeria

Facebook founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg meets with developers and local businesses in Nigeria.

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20Mar/16

Jack Ma, Mark Zuckerberg talk innovation in Beijing

China Central Television (CCTV) – Alibaba Group Holding Executive Chairman Jack Ma and Facebook co-founder, CEO Mark Zuckerberg were talking innovation at the China Development Forum held in Beijing on Saturday.

Innovation is an effective way to solve problems with technology, according to Ma. “You do it not because this thing is going to make money. You do it just because no matter what. ‘I’m gonna sell my house. I’m going to give up everything to do this.’ If you have this determination, just go do it,” said Ma.

Zuckerberg said innovation is helpful in solving problems in the coming 10 years or more, emphasizing that Facebook is embracing the tech trend by using the Virtual Reality(VR devices) as an example.

“2016 is going to be a year that really good consumer VR starts to ship. So we started to ship this product with Samsung last year. And this year, we are about to ship the headset we called ‘Oculus’ which can plunge with the computer to give you the best experience,” Zuckerberg said.

The two successful business leaders also offered their advice for young people who want to start their own career.

“You do it not because this thing is going to make money. You do it just because no matter what. ‘I’m gonna sell my house. I’m going to give up everything to do this.’ If you have this determination, just go do it,” said Ma.

“You should focus on solve the problem rather than starting a company. There it’s weird cultural thing in Silicon Valley where it’s really cool to have a company. A lot of people have a goal: I want to start a company. They know they want start a company before they even know what problem they want to solve. I think that it’s crazy,” said Zuckerberg.

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23Feb/16
Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and chief executive officer of Facebook Inc., right, speaks with Jessi Hempel

Facebook’s Zuckerberg both woos and lashes out at phone industry

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg expresses sympathy for Apple over their encryption row with the FBI in the U.S. The Facebook founder and CEO made his comments during a keynote speech at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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02Dec/15

Zuckerberg philanthropy – ‘like’ it or not?

Mark Zuckerberg’s promise to give 99 percent of his and his wife’s Facebook shares to a new charity makes him one of a growing number of billionaire philanthropists. As David Pollard reports, his actions could make his business more popular but not everyone welcomes the trend. Continue reading

01Dec/15

Mark Zuckerberg’s wife gives birth to daughter; family to give 99 pct of shares to charity

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan announce the birth of their daughter and say they will give away 99 percent of their Facebook shares to a new charity.

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19Oct/15

Netanyahu, Hamas turn up rhetoric over violence

(NVO) – Hamas hailed on Monday (October 19) the recent spate of violence and called on Palestinians to push ahead with the Intifada, or uprising, while Israel called on the country to respect the rule of law.
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18Oct/15

Young Chinese entreprenuers seek fortunes in cafes and other “lower value” businesses

Chinese students are increasingly heading into the private sector upon graduation, disenchanted at their prospects in the public sector opening up cafes and running other “lower value” businesses than pursuing the path of high-flying entrepreneurs.

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08Oct/15

Facebook’s “Like” button set to get more emotive

Facebook launches a pilot test of “Reactions”, which will allow users to express a range of emotions, instead of just “Like”.

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07Oct/15

Facebook likes Africa (EU not so much?)

(REUTERS / EBS) – Take an Austrian student and pit him in a legal battle involving the tech giants of the world, and guess who’ll win.

Well, in this case it was student 1, tech giants 0.
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28Sep/15

Indian PM Modi visits Facebook headquarter in California, meets Mark Zuckerberg

Social media has bridged the gap between governments and public, says Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a town hall-style interactive session at Facebook’s headquarters at Menlo Park in California.

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