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1 hr ago | SFGate

Samsung's Global Ad Account Is Up For Grabs [the Brief]

Samsung is putting its global advertising and media accounts up for review, Campaign reports.

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Related Topix: Startups, YouTube, Facebook, Marketing

5 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

'Mark Zuckerberg' Sees a Therapist in WeChat Ad

The 35-second ad was also posted on a Facebook page that has been continuously posting ads for WeChat since it was launched at the end of 2012.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software

5 hrs ago | ZDNet

Facebook, Gmail, Skype face Russia ban under 'anti-terror' data snooping plan

The Russian parliament's latest play could see major Western technology firms banned from the country if they don't store data on its soil - a move that would allow Russian authorities to easily snoop on user data.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Google, Vladimir Putin

5 hrs ago | Phillymag.com

Washington Post Practically Enamored of Well-Organized Drug Ring

An important out-of-town newspaper has written an article about Philadelphia, and it's not the New York Times ! On Tuesday, the Washington Post ran an article on the Main Line preppie drug bust , complete with mugshots of the young suspects .

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Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Startups, Facebook

7 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

LIVE: Facebook Sees A Big Beat On Profits But Desktop Business Is In Decline

Cash was $3 billion - looks like those recent acquisitions of WhatsApp and Oculus have yet to hurt the balance sheet.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software

11 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Facebook's Standalone App Plan: Launch Betas, If They Work Grow To 100M Users, Then Monetize

Facebook plans to launch more standalone apps, and today on its Q1 earnings call, Mark Zuckerberg laid out a blueprint for picking which ones to throw the company's weight behind.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Breitbart.com

Rick Perry Has 'Sympathy' for Illegal Immigrants Who Break Laws to Help Their Families

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who is being advised by a prominent pro-amnesty ally to Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, said that he understood and sympathized with people who break the law to enter the United States illegally to take care of their families.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Startups, Facebook

Eurogamer

Zuckerberg tried Morpheus before buying Oculus VR for $2 billion

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg tried out Sony's upcoming VR headset Project Morpheus a week before purchasing Oculus VR for $2 billion.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Marketing, US News

NBC Bay Area

Mark Zuckerberg Wax Figure on Display at New Madame Tussauds

A wax statue of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg will be on display when Madame Tussauds opens its San Francisco museum to the public on June 26. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio headlined an event at San Francisco's Fisherman Wharf on Wednesday without saying a word.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, San Francisco, CA, Weird

Silicon Alley Insider

Mark Zuckerberg Says That Facebook Messenger Has 200 Million Monthly Active Users

In Facebook's first quarter earnings call, Mark Zuckerberg revealed that Messenger - its stand-alone messaging app - has 200 million monthly active users.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Zuckerberg Admits: 'Instagram Is A Few Years From Being An Important Business For Us'

All those people who complained when they said ads were coming to Instagram can now take it back: On Facebook's first quarter earnings call , Mark Zuckerberg said that Instagram was "a few years away from being an important business" for the company.

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CBS News

WhatsApp reaches 500 million active users

In February, when Facebook made its largest acquisition yet -- buying mobile messaging service WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock -- CEO Mark Zuckerberg told reporters in a conference call that the service "incredibly valuable" and was on the path to reach a billion users.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Two men, two lives tell one story in new play

Islander Peter Serko insists he's a glass half-empty kind of guy. But judging from the story he plans to tell in a one-man show Saturday night at the Blue Heron, you'd never know it.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Gay/Lesbian, Standardized Testing, Education, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Entertainment

Star-Telegram.com

Russian social media CEO quits, flees country

The founder of Russia's leading social media network - a wunderkind often described as Russia's Mark Zuckerberg - has left his post as CEO and fled the country as cronies of President Vladimir Putin have made steady inroads into the company's ownership.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Startups, Facebook, Social Software

Myrtle Beach Online

Russian social media CEO quits, flees country

In this photo taken Saturday, May 19, 2012, Pavel Durov, founder of Russia's leading social network site VKontakte, or "in contact", stands in Red Square in Moscow, Russia.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Vladimir Putin, Startups, Facebook, Business News

ComputerWorld

Nadella departs from predecessor's practice, will do earnings call Thursday

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will participate in Thursday's quarterly earnings call, a departure from the company's past practice, when former chief executive Steve Ballmer rarely joined calls with Wall Street analysts.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Apple, Facebook, Social Software, Hewlett-Packard

The Newberg Graphic

Lollipop gesture makes Forbes.com blog - Wednesday, 23 April 2014 01:00

One weekday last fall, Joe Strother was working the drive-through window at Wells Fargo Bank in Forest Grove when a woman and her 4-year-old daughter came rolling through in the outside lane.

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Related Topix: Forest Grove, OR, Washington County, OR, Gaston, OR, Startups, Facebook, Wells Fargo , Banking, Financial Services

The Huffington Post

Gwyneth Paltrow Granted Restraining Order Against Stalker After Multiple Scares

Well, this is scary: Gwyneth Paltrow was granted a restraining order last week against a man who manipulated his way into her homes, both in London and in Los Angeles, E! News reports.

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Related Topix: Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Celebrities, Catherine Zeta-Jones

The Globe and Mail

Facebook gets U.S. antitrust approval to buy Oculus

Peter Mason tries the Oculus virtual reality headset at the Game Developers Conference 2014 in San Francisco, Wednesday, March 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Science / Technology, Virtual Reality

Christian Science Monitor

Facebook isn't dying, but it needs to evolve to survive

Facebook's 'Nearby Friends' tool uses a smartphone's GPS system to tell Facebook friends when they are nearby to each other .

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Princeton University, Internet, Science / Technology, Wedding, Opinion

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