May 18, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
NEW YORK It was barely a “like” and definitely not a “love” from Facebook investors as the online social network’s stock failed to live up to the hype in its trading debut Friday. Continue Reading
February 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
When Mark Zuckerberg showed up to rent Judy Fusco’s Los Altos, Calif., house in the fall of 2004, soon after he’d arrived in Silicon Valley, the landlord was immediately struck by his confidence. “I said, ‘Gee, how old are you?’ And he said, ’20,’” Fusco remembered in a recent interview. “I said, ‘You think I’m going to rent you my million-dollar house?’ And he said, ‘Yes.’” Continue Reading
January 31, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg turns up at business conventions in a hoodie. “Cocky” is the word used to describe him most often, after “billionaire.” The company is expected to file as early as Wednesday to sell stock on the open market in what will be the most talked-about initial public offering since Google in 2004, maybe since the go-go 1990s. Around the nation, regular investors and IPO watchers are anticipating some kind of twist perhaps a provision for the 800 million users of Facebook, a company that promotes itself as all about personal connections, to get in on the action. Continue Reading
December 15, 2010 in INFORUM
NEW YORK (AP) Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” for 2010.