Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his physician wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby.
Facebook says it will begin test flights later this year for a solar-powered drone with a wingspan as big as a Boeing 737, in the next stage of its campaign to deliver Internet connectivity to remote parts of the world.
Facebook is a great tool for sharing baby photos, making birthday party plans and stalking high school friends, but an amateur botanist demonstrated how the social network has gone a step further in the name of science.
The world’s largest online social network surpassed expectations on all fronts in the second quarter. It grew not just profit and revenue, but also its already-massive user base and mobile advertising, as well as usage of its “family” of non-Facebook apps like Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp.
Company vice president Brad Horotwitz, who’s been running Google+, said in a blogpost that users will no longer need a Google+ account to chat with others on Google products like YouTube. Any Gmail account will now suffice.
Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity, according to industry and government officials.
As the California drought lingers on and the threat of rising water rates becomes reality, Silicon Valley companies are looking for alternative methods to keep its computer farms cool.
Actor and Palo Alto native James Franco shared a selfie from the North Bay as he is filming a new movie in Sonoma County’s Russian River area.
Facebook is trying to lock in licensing deals from the major labels in order to start the program as soon as possible.
Twitter has been one of the more speculated on takeover targets over the past several weeks, with many predicting that Google will eventually come calling as it looks to beef up its social media capabilities.