Top founders can often come to represent their companies — Elon Musk, for instance, is synonymous with Tesla, and Amazon figurehead is very much Jeff Bezos. But as years go by, thanks to repeated fund raises, these founders don’t hold as much economic sway over their companies as they used to. Here’s how much these founders still own in the companies they started. 1.Jeff Bezos, Amazon: Current stock holding 16% Jeff Bezos is now the richest…
Glassdoor asks you if you love your job and use your feedback to decide the winners of their annual Employees’ Choice Awards. They have been doing this for nine years and this year was no different either. On Tuesday they published the result and announced their list of 50 best companies to work for. The list is based on 2.1 million anonymous company reviews.
Unsurprisingly 20 out of these 50 companies are tech based. Here’s the whole list of 20 companies where you can send out resumes for 2017.
It’s the 21st century, and we’ve welcomed our robot overlords with open arms. Robots are making cars, acting as bank tellers, and even making pizza. So when Facebook fired its entire Trending Posts team to replace them with an algorithm, no one thought too much of it. Facebook is one of the most successful tech companies in the world, what could’ve possibly gone wrong? Quite a bit as it turns out. Within a day of taking…
After setting up world class offices in Hyderabad and Mumbai, that’s home to Facebook India’s operations, the social networking giant has now moved into an all new office in Gurgaon. (Delhi NCR)
We always knew that technology was bringing the world together, and now the good folks at Facebook have math to back that up. In a study that the company described as a “monumental task”, Facebook has concluded that the degrees of separation between humans is around 3.57, as opposed to the 6 that has been codified in the popular pharse.
According to media buyers, Facebook has spent close to 300 crores – or almost 90% of its yearly revenue from India – on promoting this campaign across digital and offline media.
It’s nearly Christmas, and it’s the season of giving. Quite appropriately, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s 31 year old billionaire founder, has pledged to give away 99% of his Facebook shares towards good causes. These shares have a combined value of $45 billion.
Data from a Facebook report for the first half of 2015 reveals that India topped in requests for blocking content on the social networking site. Facebook, in its Global Government Requests Report has said that India and Turkey were responsible for most of the content taken down for violating local laws.
Facebook will soon give rural India a big fillip by teaming up with BSNL for setting up 100 Wi-Fi hotspots in villages, at a total cost of Rs.5 crores. This will be on a revenue sharing basis. FB has agreed to buy bandwidth from India for a trial period of 3 years, which could be extended for a further 2 years.
Mark Zuckerberg has been opening up about his personal life of late. (You’d think that would come with being the owner of a website that’s built on people sharing travel updates and baby pictures). He’s been using Facebook to share his travel pics, his views about world events, and even letting the world know that his wife was expecting. But he’s just gone ahead and done something he hadn’t done yet – he’s offered the world a tantalizing glimpse into Facebook’s office.