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WhatsApp reaches 600 million active users

WhatsApp now has more than 600 million monthly active users, according to a tweet from CEO and cofounder Jan Koum late Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

Tue Aug 26, 2014

TheCelebrityCafe

Donald Glover receives a chance to voice Spider-Man in new Disney show

Actor and rapper Donald Glover finally gets a chance to voice Spider-Man in Disney's new animated series Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors .

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Related Topix: Community, Entertainment, Television, Donald Glover, Ultimate Spider-Man, Andrew Garfield, Stan Lee

Vallejo Times-Herald

Can success of Ice Bucket Challenge be replicated?

In today's world of social media fundraising, the ALS Association has hit the megamillions jackpot -- and created a social-media model that nonprofits everywhere are anxious to exploit.

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Related Topix: George Bush, New York, New York Government, Startups, Facebook, Non-Profit

Isle News

Local trust company to take on the ice bucket challenge

The team at local trust company, Hawksford, will this week be nominating colleagues to take on the famous ice bucket challenge for the Motor Neurone Disease Association Jersey branch.

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Wall Street Journal

Jay Samit: 4 Secrets VCs Never Tell You About Valuations

Every time a twenty-something CEO turns down a multibillion-dollar offer for a company that has little or no revenues it hits a raw nerve in me.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Rovio Mobile, Nintendo, Video Games, Angry Birds, Startups, Facebook, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Business Journal

Zuckerberg-backed Panorama Education releases free feedback survey for schools

Aaron Feuer, co-founder and CEO of Panorama Education, says the Boston-based startup teamed up with Harvard's School of Education to offer schools access to free, open source surveys.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Breitbart.com

FWD.US President Suggests Foreign Workers 'Truly Great,' Americans 'OK'

Joe Green, the FWD.us president who was also Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg's college roommate, was asked in a recent Bloomberg TV interview how he felt about big-tech companies like Microsoft, Cisco, and Hewlett-Packard that are slashing American high-tech jobs while pushing for massive increases in guest-worker permits.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Startups, Facebook

The Motley Fool

Is Facebook, Inc.'s Oculus Rift VR Headset Getting Ready for Prime Time?

Sure, the $19 billion buyout of WhatsApp got many of the headlines, and rightfully so.

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

IT Business

9 reasons to name a non-executive chairperson to your board August 25th, 2014

It is natural for entrepreneurs and founders to want to control the destiny of their company.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Corporate Governance, Law

KTXL-TV Sacramento

Burger Kinga s CEO is How Old? What Were You Doing in Your Early 30s?

Burger King's scheme to lower its tax bill by merging with Tim Horton's and moving to Canada sounds like something cooked up by veteran corporate bosses intent on squeezing every last bit of profit out of a relatively unsexy fast food chain.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, Startups, Facebook, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Warren Buffett

Forbes.com

WhatsApp Hits 600 Million Active Users, Founder Says

I track people who are disrupting the world of mobile technology. Non-conformists, innovators and agitators are this blog's unsung heroes, from entrepreneurs to scientists, to rebellious hackers.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Business News

The Maryland Gazette

Late bloomers: Pick up that old dream or find a new one

The term is defined as someone who is slow to develop talent. It can be used to describe a child or adolescent who does not develop as quickly as her peers, but catches up and in some cases overtakes them.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Tax

TheStreet.com

How WhatsApp Will Help Make Facebook Money

NEW YORK -- WhatsApp may have surpassed 600 million monthly active users but the world's largest messaging app is just beginning to monetize, as it seeks to move beyond the traditional SMS market.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers

Sun Aug 24, 2014

USA Today

Ask an expert: Tips for college entrepreneurs

Q: I head back to college soon and would like to start a business to help pay for my education.

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Related Topix: Computers, Dell, Startups, Facebook, Transportation, FedEx, Air Courier, Internet, Science / Technology, Marketing

Inventor Spot

Facebooks' 'Mentions Box' Introduces 'Video Selfies' For Celebs At Emmys

Mark Zuckerberg and his cadre of coders at Facebook think they have just the thing to go Degeneres one better, when they debut their "Mentions Box" for celebrities during the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony on August 25. In collaboration with Access Hollywood , Facebook thinks their latest marketing initiative is going to be a sure winner.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Startups, Facebook, Cameras

NorthJersey.com

Harrison: All that ice is helping people with ALS

THEY ARE ubiquitous: the rampant posting on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter of people dousing themselves, or being doused by others, with buckets of ice water as a response to a challenge coming from a friend.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Opinion

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

All those challenges, explained

If you've opened your web browser, checked your social media accounts or turned on a TV in the past month, you've probably seen - or at least heard about - the "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge."

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Microsoft, Bill Gates, Kelly, NC

Breitbart.com

Report: Jeb Dines with Facebook's COO

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush reportedly had dinner with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg this week, as he thinks about potentially running for president in 2016.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Florida, Florida Government

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Independent.ie

Eisenberg up for Now You See Me 2

The 30-year-old actor said he would gladly reprise his role as confident magician J Daniel Atlas in the follow-up.

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Related Topix: Now You See Me, The Social Network, Celebrities, Woody Harrelson, Mark Ruffalo, Startups, Facebook

The Town Talk

Marcantonio: Your age is meaninglessMarcantonio: Your age is...

Marcantonio: Your age is meaningless As a sophomore in college, Mark Zuckerberg had a vision that seemed impossible.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

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