Gears & Gadgets

Zuckerberg responds to Apple’s privacy policies: “We need to inflict pain”

Enlarge / Facebook co-founder, chairman, and CEO Mark Zuckerberg departs after testifying before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committee hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill, April 10, 2018, in Washington, DC. Win McNamee/Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees close to him, “we need to inflict pain” on Apple […]

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Mark Zuckerberg defends decisions on Trump as Facebook employee unrest grows

In response, dozens of Facebook employees participated in a virtual walkout on Monday, and many more expressed outrage in internal forums and on Twitter. At least two employees have resigned, according to public posts and tweets and conversations with workers. “Open and honest discussion has always been a part of Facebook’s culture,” spokesperson Liz Bourgeois […]

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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg seeks to reassure wary lawmakers about Libra, elections in rare D.C. trip

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg visits Capitol Hill on Sept. 19. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) September 19 at 8:08 PM Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg told lawmakers in a private meeting this week that his company’s controversial digital currency would not be launched anywhere in the world until it receives the backing of regulators in the United […]

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Elon Musk once reportedly introduced Mark Zuckerberg to Jeffrey Epstein at a dinner hosted by LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman

Jeffrey Epstein appears in a photo taken for the NY Division of Criminal Justice Services’ sex offender registryReuters Elon Musk introduced Mark Zuckerberg to Jeffrey Epstein at a dinner a few years ago, Vanity Fair reports. The incident illustrates how the disgraced financier rehabilitated his image among high society after he went to jail in […]

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This doomsaying art exhibition recasts Bezos, Musk, and Zuckerberg as mythological figures heralding the end of civilization

A new exhibition casts tech moguls as mythological figures.Sebastian Errazuriz Studio A striking new art exhibition of 3D-printed statues shows some of Silicon Valley’s wealthiest and most famous figures as mythological characters. Artist Sebastian Errazuriz re-imagines modern Silicon Valley luminaries including Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Elon Musk, but through a pretty pessimistic lens. The […]