Mark Zuckerberg - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Mark Zuckerberg Facebook says it found faster way to translate through AI NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook says its researchers have found a new way to use artificial intelligence to translate material on its social network faster and more accurately. This could mean Facebook users eventually seeing everything translated immediately into their preferred language, not just post but videos too. Facebook already translates posts in more than 45 languages, bu... Tue, 09 May 2017 20:22:00 GMT 2017-05-09T20:22:00Z Suicide online: Facebook aims to save lives with new actions ATLANTA (AP) — The alarming video of a Georgia teenager livestreaming her own suicide attempt stayed up long enough on Facebook Live for sheriff's deputies to find and save her — a repeat phenomenon that has prompted mental health experts and Facebook's CEO to further investigate how they can use social media as a possible platform to help save lives. The... Mon, 08 May 2017 23:25:00 GMT 2017-05-08T23:25:00Z Video of girl's suicide attempt helped rescuers to save her ATLANTA (AP) — The alarming video on Facebook Live of a Georgia teenager livestreaming her own suicide attempt stayed up long enough to help sheriff's deputies save her. It underscores Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's assertion that keeping such videos online can allow friends and others to intervene in real time - and save lives. The 15-... Mon, 08 May 2017 17:26:00 GMT 2017-05-08T17:26:00Z Kellogg Foundation giving $51M to public schools in hometown DETROIT (AP) — The W.K. Kellogg Foundation announced Friday that it's giving $51 million over five years to the public schools in its southwestern Michigan hometown of Battle Creek, in the hopes of tackling low academic performance that has been linked to longstanding racial inequality and segregation. The grant, among the largest to a single, public K-12... Fri, 05 May 2017 20:29:00 GMT 2017-05-05T20:29:00Z Facebook ramps up its response to violent videos NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is stepping up its efforts to keep inappropriate and often violent material — including recent high-profile videos of murders and suicides, hate speech and extremist propaganda — off of its site. On Wednesday, the world's biggest social network said it plans to hire 3,000 more people to review videos and other posts after getting ... Wed, 03 May 2017 22:11:00 GMT 2017-05-03T22:11:00Z Facebook CEO dinner hosts say he's not running for president NEWTON FALLS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio family that hosted Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for dinner says he made it clear he wasn't planning to run for president in 2020. Zuckerberg dined Friday at the Moore family home in Newton Falls during his mission to visit all 50 states. His trips have fueled speculation about his political aspirations on social media and the "Today" show. ... Tue, 02 May 2017 02:41:00 GMT 2017-05-02T02:41:00Z Ohio family surprised when Mark Zuckerberg comes to dinner NEWTON FALLS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio family says they learned just 20 minutes before dinner this week that a planned mystery guest would be Facebook founder and billionaire Mark Zuckerberg. The Vindicator of Youngstown reports ( ) Zuckerberg dined Friday with the Moore family in Newton Falls, about 55 miles (89 kilometers) southeast of Cleveland. The newspa... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 23:47:00 GMT 2017-04-29T23:47:00Z Facebook gearing up to fight political propaganda NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is acknowledging that governments or other malicious non-state actors are using its social network to influence political sentiment in ways that could affect national elections. It's a long way from CEO Mark Zuckerberg's assertion back in November that it was "pretty crazy" to think that false news on Facebook influenced the U.S. ... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 21:31:00 GMT 2017-04-28T21:31:00Z Thai woman has no anger toward Facebook after girl's killing PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — The wife of a Thai man who hanged their 11-month-old daughter on Facebook Live said Wednesday her husband is the only person to blame and she bears no anger toward the social media site or the users who shared the horrific video. The video showed 20-year-old Wuttisan Wongtalay killing his child by hanging her at an abandoned hotel.... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:55:00 GMT 2017-04-26T10:55:00Z Thai husband kills baby, self on Facebook Live BANGKOK (AP) — A man in Thailand upset with his wife hanged their 11-month-old daughter on Facebook Live and then killed himself, police said. Police Col. Jirasak Siemsak said officers found the bodies of 20-year-old Wuttisan Wongtalay and the baby in an abandoned hotel in Phuket province after receiving reports of the video. "He felt n... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:18:00 GMT 2017-04-26T02:18:00Z Facebook killer takes his own life as police close in ERIE, Pa. (AP) — The man who randomly gunned down a Cleveland retiree and posted video of the crime on Facebook killed himself Tuesday during a police chase in Pennsylvania that began when a McDonald's drive-thru attendant recognized him. It marked a violent end to the nearly 48-hour multistate manhunt for Steve Stephens, whose case brought another round ... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:25:00 GMT 2017-04-19T00:25:00Z Facebook wants to augment your reality SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Facebook wants you to sit in your bedroom wearing a headset and take a virtual vacation with faraway friends and family. Or use your smartphone's camera to spruce up your dinky apartment, at least virtually. The promise of augmented and virtual reality was a big focus of Facebook's annual conference for developers on Tuesday. CEO M... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:46:00 GMT 2017-04-18T23:46:00Z Aspiring tech prodigy tries to re-route self-driving cars SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Austin Russell, now 22, was barely old enough to drive when he set out to create a safer navigation system for robot-controlled cars. His ambitions are about to be tested. Five years ago, Russell co-founded Luminar Technologies, a Silicon Valley startup trying to steer the rapidly expanding self-driving car industry in a new direction. Luminar kept its w... Thu, 13 Apr 2017 20:19:00 GMT 2017-04-13T20:19:00Z Twins trumped: Winklevoss's lose bid for bitcoin trade fund WASHINGTON (AP) — The irrepressible Winklevoss twins, known for having sued Mark Zuckerberg over the idea for Facebook, have suffered a setback from federal regulators in their push to expand the use of bitcoin to a wider universe of investors. The Securities and Exchange Commission rejected Friday a proposed Winklevoss exchange-traded fund that could hav... Sat, 11 Mar 2017 00:08:00 GMT 2017-03-11T00:08:00Z WikiLeaks fallout: Should you worry about alleged CIA hacks? NEW YORK (AP) — So, you use messaging apps like WhatsApp or Signal or have smart TVs and PCs. Should you worry that the CIA is listening to your conversations? The short answer is no. The long answer is maybe, though it's still unlikely you need to be too concerned. WikiLeaks revelations describing secret CIA hacking tools allegedly use... Wed, 08 Mar 2017 19:30:00 GMT 2017-03-08T19:30:00Z Oh Snap? After bursting out of the gate, shares give way NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Anyone wanting to invest in the company that owns Snapchat now has an opportunity to do something that early investors were unable to do: buy shares for less than they cost on the first day of trading. After tumbling 12 percent Monday, shares of Snap Inc. fell another 10 percent Tuesday, closing at $21.44. Snap priced its initial publi... Tue, 07 Mar 2017 22:00:00 GMT 2017-03-07T22:00:00Z Harvard dropout Zuckerberg to address grads at alma mater CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg is headed back to Harvard, but this time he'll be giving the commencement speech. The Ivy League school announced Tuesday that the Facebook CEO and Harvard dropout was chosen to address students at a May 25 graduation ceremony on the Cambridge campus. Harvard President Drew Faust says Zuckerberg "... Tue, 07 Mar 2017 18:49:00 GMT 2017-03-07T18:49:00Z Facebook's Oculus cuts price for Rift's VR headset by $100 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It has gotten cheaper to explore virtual reality on the Oculus Rift headset. The device, made by a company owned by Facebook, now sells for $499. That's a 17 percent markdown from its previous price of $599. The Rift's touch controllers are also being reduced by $100 to $99. Those costs don't include a high-powered ... Thu, 02 Mar 2017 00:50:00 GMT 2017-03-02T00:50:00Z Zuckerberg's goal: Remake a world Facebook helped create NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg helped create the modern world by connecting nearly a quarter of its citizens to Facebook and giving them a platform to share, well, everything — baby pictures and Pepe memes, social updates and abusive bullying, helpful how-to videos and live-streamed violence. Now he wants to remake it, too, in a way that counters isolati... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:24:00 GMT 2017-02-17T12:24:00Z The Zuckerberg manifesto: How he plans to debug the world NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg's long-term vision for Facebook, laid out in a sweeping manifesto , sometimes sounds more like a utopian social guide than a business plan. Are we, he asks, "building the world we all want?" While most people now use Facebook to connect with friends and family, Zuckerberg thinks that the social network can also encourage mo... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 04:34:00 GMT 2017-02-17T04:34:00Z 10 Things to Know for Friday Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. TRUMP RAPS 'CRIMINAL' LEAKS, 'DISHONEST' MEDIA His 77-minute news conference amounts to an extended airing of grievances, with the president attempting to find his footing after the rockiest launch in recent memory. ... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 03:45:00 GMT 2017-02-17T03:45:00Z Snap, maker of the teen social app Snapchat, files for IPO NEW YORK (AP) — The company behind Snapchat, a teen-oriented social network famous for its quickly disappearing messages, has filed for what could be one of the largest tech IPOs in years. Snap Inc. said Thursday that it's seeking up to $3 billion in an initial public offering, a figure that could shift based on investor demand. That demand will help determine the price per ... Fri, 03 Feb 2017 01:17:00 GMT 2017-02-03T01:17:00Z Facebook's Oculus facing $500 million bill in copyright case SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook's virtual-reality subsidiary and two of its founders are facing a sobering reality after a jury hit them with a $500 million bill for violating the intellectual property rights of video-game maker ZeniMax Media. The verdict reached Wednesday in a Dallas federal court represents about one-fourth of the $2 billion that Facebook... Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:45:00 GMT 2017-02-02T00:45:00Z Tech companies protest Trump immigration order NEW YORK (AP) — Google, Apple and other tech giants expressed dismay over an executive order on immigration from President Donald Trump that bars nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. The U.S tech industry relies on foreign engineers and other technical experts for a sizeable percentage of its workforce. The order bars entry ... Sun, 29 Jan 2017 01:44:00 GMT 2017-01-29T01:44:00Z The Latest: Trump to skip dinner with Washington elite WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST): 8:25 p.m. The White House says President Donald Trump is skipping the annual Alfalfa Club dinner Saturday. His decision is a break with presidential tradition. Every White House occupant since Ronald Reagan has shown up at the black-tie affair to rub elbows and share laughs with Washington's elite. ... Sat, 28 Jan 2017 01:26:00 GMT 2017-01-28T01:26:00Z Mark Zuckerberg dropping lawsuits seeking to buy Hawaii land HONOLULU (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Friday that he was dropping lawsuits seeking to buy out Native Hawaiians who own small pieces of land within his sprawling estate on the island of Kauai, promising to work with the community on "a new approach." Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, said in a letter to the community published in The Gar... Fri, 27 Jan 2017 21:09:00 GMT 2017-01-27T21:09:00Z Facebook takes aim at fake news with new 'trending' formula SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is updating its "trending" feature that highlights hot topics on its social networking site, part of its effort to root out the kind of fake news stories that critics contend helped Donald Trump become president. With the changes announced Wednesday, Facebook's trending list will consist of topics being covered by several pub... Thu, 26 Jan 2017 03:45:00 GMT 2017-01-26T03:45:00Z Facebook CEO Zuckerberg reconsiders process to get land The billionaire chief executive officer of Facebook on Tuesday said he is reconsidering the process by which he is trying to gain title to about a dozen small parcels of land on his sprawling estate in Hawaii. The move to get the land through a unique Hawaii law angered locals and prompted a state lawmaker to propose a bill that would force Mark Zuckerber... Wed, 25 Jan 2017 03:27:00 GMT 2017-01-25T03:27:00Z Hawaii bill compels mediation for Zuckerberg-type land deals HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii lawmaker said Friday he plans to introduce legislation that could force Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg into mediation before he is allowed to buy real estate on Kauai island. State Rep. Kaniela Ing said Hawaii's sugar barons long employed laws Zuckerberg is using to take land from Native Hawaiians. He said Zuckerberg is "completing the theft." ... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:56:00 GMT 2017-01-20T22:56:00Z Facebook CEO trying to buy out land near his Hawaii estate HONOLULU (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg went to court to gain ownership of isolated pockets of land tucked away within his sprawling estate in Hawaii, many of which are less than an acre and could be split between hundreds of owners in a situation unique to the islands. The 14 parcels on the north shore of Kauai initially belonged to Native Hawaiians... 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