Sony Pictures has bought the movie rights for the book “Lean In,” written by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. The film will be a narrative film from themes contained within the book. Sandberg is going to donate the project proceeds to the Lean In foundation.
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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has joined the billionaire’s club, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Sandberg is not only a billionaire and tech executive, she is also an accomplished author with the hit book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will. Sandberg sold off around $300 million worth of Facebook stock since the company went public in May 2012, but still has 12.3 million shares in the company. Her net worth increased due to Facebook’s stock being at an all-time high. Facebook hit almost $59 at the end of the trading day on Tuesday.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is releasing an updated version of her best selling book that is set to arrive this April, according to USA Today. The new edition of the book will see its first printing at around 200,000 units. The original version of the book sold over 1.5 million copies. The new book will contain additional content such as a letter from Sandberg and six new chapters from experts. Topics contained in the new content includes best interview practices and negotiating salaries. The Lean In organization has spread to around 200 campuses in 17 countries. Lean In For Graduates will cost $24.95.
Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg said that the social network does not have a problem with teenagers. In Facebook’s last earnings call, Facebook CFO David Ebersman said that the company saw a decrease in daily users, “specifically among younger teens.”
According to IDC, Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Ad Exchange partners are hitting $150 million in annual revenues through the program. The Facebook Ad Exchange (FBX) makes Facebook’s inventory available to real-time bidding (RTB) and retargeting. Some of Facebook’s Ad Exchange partners are AdRoll, Kenshoo, Optimal, Triggit, DataXu, Rocket Fuel, X+1, Turn, etc. Advertisers can work with multi-touch attribution, view-through conversions, and creative optimization by working with Ad Exchange partners.
Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg has made $91 million this past week after selling company stock. According to an SEC filing from Friday, Sheryl Sandberg was able to take advantage of the stock price bump. Sandberg cashed 2.37 million shares, which is about 5% of her total shares. The stock was sold at a price ranging between $37.79 and $38.78.
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On Saturday, an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 airline crash-landed at the San Francisco international airport (SFO). Many people took photos and tweeted about the incident. Samsung executive David Eun was on the plane and tweeted about the incident when escaping from the wrecked plane (screenshot above).
Sarah Murnaghan is a 10-year-old girl that suffers from CHOP cystic fibrosis. Murnaghan was moved to the adult lung-transplant list earlier this month. Shortly after being added to that list, she received a pair of adult lungs. Murnaghan recently came out of a medically induced coma and is communicating with her family by nodding.
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