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Facebook Is Putting A Price On Your Voice
2013-01-12 09:16:41

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There was a lot buzz today about how the site Mashable.com´s Chris Tayler broke the story that it would cost you a cool $100 if you wanted to put a message into Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg´s inbox, rather than having it sent to the less recognizable and oft-forgotten “other” box. Apparently, Facebook has been testing this new pay-to-message model since last year. The goal of the program is to...

Einstein And Hawking Are Not Reality Stars
2012-11-07 15:35:52

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study out of the UK suggests that maybe parents should educate their children a little more about facts, and a little less about reality stars and fictional characters. According to the new study, a third of primary school children in the UK believe that Albert Einstein is a reality television star. The UK school children polled in the study believe that they had seen Einstein on shows like The X Factor and Britain's Got Talent....

Facebook Fraudster Arrested For Fabricating Evidence
2012-10-27 06:10:06

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The man who sued Facebook and its CEO, claiming ownership of 50% of the world's most popular social media website, has been arrested on federal fraud charges, various media outlets reported Friday. According to Bloomberg's Bob Van Voris, Paul Ceglia was arrested by federal agents at his Wellsville, New York home and charged with fabricating evidence related to his ownership claims. US prosecutors told Van Voris that Ceglia had...

2012-10-07 23:00:28

fishbat, Inc. comments on Mashable´s report of Facebook´s one billion active users. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) October 07, 2012 On October 7, 2012, social media agency fishbat, Inc. comments on the announcement made on Mashable that Facebook has attained one billion active users. According to Mashable, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced in a blog post that Facebook had finally attained the billion user milestone. The article reports that Facebook had accrued over 955 million active...

2012-10-05 23:04:12

Learn how Facebook and Zuckerberg turned a simple idea into a $100 billion dollar company. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 05, 2012 Latest release from Apress, How to Create the Next Facebook: Seeing Your Startup Through, from Idea to IPO by tech guru Tom Taulli crystallizes the process by which Facebook was shepherded from idea to IPO. Facebook, the world´s largest social media platform went public this February, and besides the hiccups in its stock price and all the negative press,...

Facebook Not Planning Moscow Office
2012-10-01 21:24:01

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Zuck´s gone to Russia, but not to scope out new locations for Facebook´s operations, according to news reports. Instead, this appears to be your basic trip to eastern Europe: Snap a picture in Red Square, eat at an American fast food restaurant and have a meeting with the Prime Minister. During a Monday visit in Moscow, Zuckerberg sat down with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to discuss Facebook´s presence in...

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Mark Zuckerberg
2013-08-21 06:38:05

Mark Elliot Zuckerberg (born May 14, 1984) is an American computer programmer and internet entrepreneur. He is best known as one of five co-founders of the social networking website Facebook. As of April 2013, Zuckerberg is the chairman and chief executive of Facebook, Inc., and in 2013 his personal wealth was estimated to be US $16.8 billion. Together with his college roommates and fellow Harvard University students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes,...

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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.