According to EducationSuperhighway, most schools lack fast enough connections to teach students digital skills, like basic computer programming. So the San Francisco-based nonprofit is working with K-12 school districts to remove any roadblocks to high-speed broadband Internet.
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg thinks the U.S. government screwed up when it comes to the NSA’s surveillance techniques.
“We’re hoping to modernize the curriculum to make coding easier to teach,” said Hadi Partovi, creator of Code.org.
“I certainly love the IT thing,” he told the Financial Times in a rare interview, published Friday. “But when we want to improve lives, you’ve got to deal with more basic things like child survival, child nutrition.”
Today, respected research and advisory firm Forrester dumped on Facebook, saying that it is failing marketers. The real problem, however, is actually that Forrester is failing its customers.
There are lots of things Mark Zuckerberg does well, but making inspirational videos is not one of them. Let’s all take a minute to remember when Facebook was a chair.
“I felt a void in the way we developed technology. Our brains are wired on communicating with other people. The way we built software and services didn’t reflect that at all,” said Zuckerberg.
That’s an astounding jump of $32 billion in company valuation in just 29 days. And if you look at the dark days of September 2012, when the stock price hit a low of under $18, that’s a massive $48 billion explosion in just ten months.
Facebook Home is so riveting, even Facebook employees can’t pay attention to anything but what their friends are doing. Even when their CEO is giving them a pep talk.
Facebook Home is in the house, and it’s taking over Android. But what about Apple’s iOS?
Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Apple are not just engines of technological innovation in America … they’re also the path to Forbes’ World’s Billionaires list. But there is a little catch — you gotta be a man.
Step aside, Nobel. You’ve got some competition in the prize category.
Many things you put on Facebook you want to save and share forever. Some things you wish you could delete immediately.
Editor’s Pick Entrepreneurs flocked to Stanford University to hear Mark Zuckerberg, the T-shirt wearing chief executive, open up about the early days of Facebook.
Ahh, the world is a wonderful place. And truth is indeed sometimes stranger than fiction.
Groupon’s first technology product Groupon Now appears to be a stinking dud, according to data released on Sunday. The Groupon Now mobile app chalking up some very dour numbers, according to a new report compiled by Yipit, an industry performance tracker. The app has generated approximately $2.6 million in gross sales nationwide in the six months since its launch in May of 2011.