Where wouldn’t you expect a Zuckerberg to land? Google is probably at the top of that list.
But Tuesday, Google (GOOG, Fortune 500) officially “friended” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s sister, Arielle Zuckerberg, when it acquired Wildfire, the social ads marketing firm she works at.
“Congrats Wildfire! There are officially now more Zuckerberg family members working for Google than Facebook! #awkward ,” sister Randi Zuckerberg blasted off in a tweet, alluding to the possibility that another member of their family is a Google employee.
Email isn’t dead. Microsoft just gave it a serious shock to the system — if not a second lease on life.
A major upgrade to Hotmail, Outlook.com was designed from the ground up to not only look cleaner than your typical cluttered web-based inbox (see Gmail, Yahoo) but also surface things that used to be buried.
How is new CEO Marissa Mayer going to revitalize Yahoo?
By making it more like Google, the company she just left.
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is backing same-sex marriage.
Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, donated $2.5 million to Washington United for Marriage, a coalition to uphold the state’s same-sex marriage law.
It is believed to be the largest individual donation to protect same-sex marriage.
Google revealed Thursday what it will charge for its long-awaited, ultra-fast Internet service in Kansas City: just $70 per month.
The service is intended as a showcase for what’s technically possible and as a testbed for the development of new ways to use the Internet.
International hacking group Anonymous took at least 10 Australian government websites offline briefly Tuesday in a series of escalating attacks over proposed changes to privacy laws.
The Australian arm of the group has warned it will continue the attacks on “.gov.au” sites until plans to force ISPs to store user data and make it further available to security services are shelved.