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Facebook Inc (FB) founder sued in real estate deal

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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) founder Mark Zuckerberg is being sued by a Northern California real estate developer over a deal related to property behind Zuckerberg’s home. Mircea Voskerician said he agreed to sell his stake in the property to Zuckerberg in exchange for a promise that Zuckerberg would introduce him to other wealthy people who may want to buy homes.
Voskerician said Zuckerberg never made the introductions.
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Facebook Inc (FB) promotes VP of product Chris Cox to chief product officer

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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has promoted VP of product Chris Cox to chief product officer. Cox is known for helping invent the News Feed and pushed for Facebook’s “Social By Design” strategy. The promotion will not cause any organizational changes, but it ensures that Cox will be a leader along with COO Sheryl Sandberg. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made the official announcement this afternoon. Cox is also known for giving an on-stage demo of the Facebook Timeline feature at the Facebook f8 conference in 2011.
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Mark Zuckerberg gets a wax statue by Madame Tussauds

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In June, Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will have a wax statue at Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco. Madame Tussauds, the London-based wax museum franchise, unveiled a life-size wax statue of Zuckerberg to promote its grand opening in San Francisco in June.
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How Oculus decided on its $2 billion acquisition from Facebook

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Oculus VR is a virtual reality headset company that was acquired by Facebook for $2 billion and is led by chief executive officer Brendan Iribe. Iribe spoke at a conference last week about how the deal was put together. Iribe said that he met with Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and got along well with him. 

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Facebook, Inc. (FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg drops salary down to $1

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Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg dropped his salary down to $1 in 2013, according to regulatory filings.

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Facebook Inc (FB): Judge dismisses lawsuit against Paul Ceglia

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Paul Ceglia is a New York based man that claimed he had a contract that entitled him to half ownership in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). A federal judge has dismissed Ceglia’s lawsuit though. U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara said on Tuesday that Facebook was granted a motion to dismiss Ceglia’s lawsuit following the recommendation of another judge in the case that said there was clear evidence that the 2003 contract submitted in the claim was a “recently created fabrication.”

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President Obama met with tech executives over spying on Friday

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President Obama met with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, Dropbox CEO Drew Houston, Palantir Technologies’ CEO Alexander Karp, Box’s CEO Aaron Levie to discuss ways to reform the National Security Agency’s (NSA) surveillance program. Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer and newly appointed Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella were also invited, but could not change their schedules in time to attend.
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Zuckerberg, Musk, and Kutcher invest in Vicarious

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Elon Musk (Tesla Motors/SpaceX CEO), Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook CEO), and Ashton Kutcher (actor/investor) have invested $40 million into artificial-intelligence company Vicarious. Vicarious has a goal of replicating the neocortex, which is part of the brain that controls the body, understands language, and can perform math functions.
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