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Mark Zuckerberg’s Net Worth Increase Absolutely as He Testified to Congress.

Mark Zuckerberg’s net worth increased by $3 billion Tuesday as the Facebook CEO appeared before Congress to field questions following the recent Cambridge Analytica leak that exposed 87 million users’ data. The highly-scrutinized testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, which marked the first time Zuckerberg appeared in person in front of Congress, did not deter investors. Facebook shares…

The 5 biggest takeaways from Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance before the Senate

Mark Zuckerberg made his highly anticipated debut before Congress few hours ago during a marathon five-hour hearing before a joint session of the Commerce and Judiciary committees. Zuckerberg remained calm and level-headed throughout, and senators were mostly polite and deferential as they sought to understand how Facebook had inadvertently allowed…

Instagram launches a portrait mode and a new way to tag friends in Stories

Instagram launches a portrait mode and a new way to tag friends in Stories Instagram added a couple of new features today, and the biggest news is a portrait mode feature called Focus. The app also has a new way of mentioning other users in stories with a sticker. Focus…

Zuckerberg confirms Facebook has been interviewed by Mueller’s special counsel

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the 2016 election interference has interviewed at least one employee of Facebook, CEO Mark Zuckerberg confirmed today during his testimony before the Senate. Zuckerberg confirmed that he himself had not been interviewed, then declined to elaborate, citing the confidentiality of the investigation. Senator Leahy asked “I…

Microsoft’s ‘Meltdown’ updates are reportedly bricking AMD PCs

Microsoft’s ‘Meltdown’ updates are reportedly bricking AMD PCs Following reports of unbootable machines, Microsoft has halted updates of its Meltdown and Spectre security patches for AMD computers, according to a support note spotted by the Verge. It made the move after numerous complaints from users who installed the patch and…

Google no longer lets you change domains to search different countries

You’ve long been able to get localized search results by visiting Google at different domains — like google.com for the US, google.co.uk for England, or google.co.jp for Japan — but that won’t be the case any more after today. Google said that it’ll now deliver search results relevant to your…

How Facebook plans to get 1 billion people into virtual reality, according to the VP tasked with doing it

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg introducing the Oculus Go headset. The mission of leading Facebook’s virtual reality business now falls on Hugo Barra, who joined Facebook six months ago with the newly-created title “VP of VR.” Despite lackluster consumer interest, early missteps, and a lot of change in leadership, Facebook still has big…

CEO Jack Dorsey is promising (again) to improve Twitter’s abuse and safety rules

In a Friday night tweetstorm, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey made a familiar pledge: He’s going to clean up Twitter so users don’t have to deal with abuse or threats or harassment. And it’s going to happen as soon as next week. “We see voices being silenced on Twitter every day….

iPhone 8 Plus Units "BURST OPEN" Fresh Reports suggests battery issues

The saga of Apple’s bursting iPhone 8 Plus units continues after more complaints involving damaged units emerge. Just a week ago, there were two complaints involving the iPhone 8 Plus. Users complained the screen was detached from the unit allegedly due to battery swelling. There have been more reports of…

Jony Ive, Apple’s design chief thinks its about time you put down the iPhone

Jony Ive the apple design guru hit us with some hard truth while speaking at The New Yorker’s annual tech shinding, TechFest 5-hours ago and he says we’re using our phones too much. we didn’t need Ive to tell us this: multiple studies have come to the same conclusion, and…