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Mark Zuckerberg to announce 1 Billion Users on Today Show?

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is scheduled to appear on NBC's Today Show this morning to announce what is called a "Historic Milestone." The guess is that Zuckerberg will announce 1 billion active Facebook users.

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Mark Zuckerberg to announce 1 Billion Users on Today Show?

Mark Zuckerberg will be on NBC's Today show today. Matt Lauer has already taped the interview with Mark Zuckerberg earlier this week. Some things have been already revealed by a report about the interview. 

In the interview Mark Zuckerberg has for instance revealed that he wears the same things every day. He has about 20 grey t-shirts in his closet. Another tidbit that Zuckerberg revealed is that he got a free iPhone 5 from Apple CEO Tim Cook.

Besides these revelation there is also supposed an announcement of an historic milestone for Facebook. TNW makes the argument that this is likely the fact that Facebook has now 1 billion active users. The emphasis is on active. Facebook is seen to having passed the 1 billion user milestone a while ago.

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AP Computer Science Test Takers Up 8,000; Pass Rate Down 6.8%

Source: AppleSlashdot

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theodp (442580) writes "Code.org reports that preliminary data on students who took the Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science Exam in 2014 show an increase of 8,276 students over 2013 and represent what the College Board called "the first real indication of progress in AP CS enrollment for women and underserved minorities in years." Girls made up 20% of the 39,393 total test takers, compared to 18.7% of the 31,117 test takers in ...
Source: AppleSlashdot   Full article at: AppleSlashdot 1 day ago, 1:20pm CDT
 


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If You Want To Be Rich, Don't Get An MBA

Source: Business Insider

In her book, "The MBA Bubble," Mariana Zanetti, an MBA graduate of IE Business School in Spain, argues that getting an MBA is a waste of time and money. The following has been excerpted from the book with her permission. The first thing I am going to say about wealth is that many authors who write about prosperity and wealth make it clear: A job will not make you rich. If you want to be wealthy, at some moment of your life, you will have to create a source of income other than your sa ...
Source: Business Insider   Full article at: Business Insider 2 days ago, 3:04pm CDT
 

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This Is Where The Tech Giants Are Spending Their Money In DC

Source: The Business Insider

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Google, Apple, and all the other tech giants have a vested interest in many of the decisions coming out of Washington, DC. Whether it's how immigration policy will affect the pool of talent HR can pick from, or laws on data and privacy, the rulings coming out of the Capitol can have a huge impact on the tech world. And so it shouldn't come as much of a surprise that these companies are spending lots of money on lobbying effo ...
Source: The Business Insider   Full article at: The Business Insider 3 days ago, 3:35pm CDT
 

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Burger King's 33-Year-Old CEO Is Completely Reshaping The Company

Source: Business Insider

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Burger King's 33-year-old CEO has helped engineer a total restructuring of the burger chain in just 13 months on the job.  After surrounding himself with an equally young management team — including a 28-year-old chief financial officer — Daniel Schwartz has helped turn the struggling burger chain into a "cash machine," Devin Leonard writes for Bloomberg Businessweek's newest cover story. "These days... Burger King is behaving ...
Source: Business Insider   Full article at: Business Insider 3 days ago, 1:55pm CDT
 

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Layoffs Prove the Deceit of Amnesty

Source: Big Government

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The shocking announcement that Microsoft is cutting 18,000 jobs is still sinking in. Most of those employees do not have a realistic chance of obtaining as good a job as the one they are losing. In the United States, the number of engineering jobs has been sharply declining. In 2002 the number of electrical engineering jobs in the United States was 385,000, but despite increased demand for technology, the job total dropped to only 300,000 last year. And that number ...
Source: Big Government   Full article at: Big Government 5 days ago, 11:31am CDT
 

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DIGITAL SALVATION is Facebook's latest feature

Source: The Register Hardware

Too many posts? We'll save 'em for later says Zuck & Co Apparently some Facebook users complain that there's never enough time to see all the stuff that gets stuck up on the site. Now Facebook has a ...
Source: The Register Hardware   Full article at: The Register Hardware 6 days ago, 9:27pm CDT
 

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Elizabeth Warren to La Raza: 'Get Louder' for Amnesty 'Against' Lobbyists Who Back It

Source: Big Government

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Lobbyists on both sides of the aisle may not agree more on an issue than the need for amnesty legislation. But Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) told La Raza's annual conference that they should "get louder" to fight "lobbyists" to get amnesty legislation. Claiming that comprehensive amnesty legislation would also "stabilize" America's Social Security system, Warren told the crowd in Los Angeles on Sunday evening that they ne ...
Source: Big Government   Full article at: Big Government 6 days ago, 4:08pm CDT
 

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Stats don't lie: Colombian pop star Shakira is the most 'liked' celebrity on Facebook

Source: Asia One

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PARIS - Colombian pop star Shakira has become the first person to reach more than 100 million fans on Facebook, becoming the most "liked" celebrity on the social network in the process.The multi-lingual singer, who recently performed at the closing ceremony of the 2014 Brazil World Cup, stands ahead of rivals Eminem and Rihanna, who have amassed 91.9 million and 89 million fans respectively.The number o ...
Source: Asia One   Full article at: Asia One 1 week ago, 11:09pm CDT
 

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Review: Sony PS4

Source: Tech.co.uk

IntroductionThe PS4 is the most powerful games console on the planet and it's now been on the shelves and in living rooms for over seven months.With more graphical power than the Xbox One, 32 times more system memory than the PS3 and a firm focus on pure gaming experiences rather than media might, the PS4 has established itself as the next-gen console to beat.It's a games console built by gamers for gamers. It won the hearts and minds of many from the word go, with lots ...
Source: Tech.co.uk   Full article at: Tech.co.uk 1 week ago, 10:24pm CDT
 

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What America needs now

Source: WND

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Editor’s note: Chuck Norris’ weekly political column debuts each Monday in WND and is then syndicated by Creators News Service for publication elsewhere. His column in WND often runs hundreds of words longer than the subsequent release to other media. Forty-five years ago yesterday, there was a day life few others that rallied Americans and changed America forever. Yet I could hardly find but one or two news stories about that momentous occasion ...
Source: WND  Full article at: WND Jul 20 2014, 4:09pm CDT
 

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Facebook has passed 1 Billion Active Users

It is official. Facebook has 1 billion active monthly users.

 
Oct 4 2012, 6:48am CDT

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Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
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