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Revenue jumped 63% to $2.59 billion in the fourth quarter, beating analysts’ expectation

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The HTC First will not launch in Europe this summer

Facebook phone launch put on hold

The UK launch of the "Facebook phone" has been postponed following poor sales in the United States and lukewarm customer feedback.

Google eyeing sat-nav startup Waze

Google is reportedly eyeing a bid of $1bn (£725m) or more for Israeli mobile satellite navigation start-up Waze, just as the internet giant faces a fresh probe into its dominance in America.

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Behind the news of Tumblr’s sale for $1.1billion (£723 million) to Yahoo there lies the story of David Karp, its 26-year-old founder, who has now become one of the world’s richest technology entrepreneurs.

Nick Hewer, Lord Alan Sugar, Karren Brady from this year's BBC programme, The Apprentice.

Sir Alan Sugar says 'I've not fired any Mark Zuckerbergs' as The Apprentice returns

“I’m not perfect. There are occasions I may have got it wrong,” Lord Sugar declared, in a rare display of humility. “But I haven’t seen anyone who’s become a new Branson or Zuckerberg that I’ve let go.”

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Ingenious ways of making money, without even having to get up off your backside

Six unusual ways in which students, teenagers, and one scarily precocious nine-year-old child, have become extremely and unusually rich

Have 'hackers' discovered Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's first ever social network?

Online sleuths are claiming to have discovered what could be Zuckerberg's first website - and it hints at what was to come

The judge sided with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg

Contract in Facebook lawsuit is faked, says judge

A New York man's multibillion-dollar lawsuit claiming half-ownership of Facebook should be dismissed, a judge said.

Facebook redesigns the News Feed

A look at the main features of Facebook's new news feed

Facebook and Google join forces to launch new £10m 'Nobel prize' for science

The world's two leading internet giants have set aside their rivalries and joined forces to set up the most lucrative science prize in history.

Costs see Facebook's shares fall despite higher revenues

Higher costs ate into Facebook's profits in the final quarter of 2012, but the social network's revenues climbed as it sold more mobile advertising.

Mark Zuckerberg to hold fundraiser for Chris Christie

The founder and CEO of Facebook is to host his first political fundraiser, for the popular – if controversial Republican Governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie.

Last night saw the first episode of a new MTV show called Catfish

Meet Tinder – aka the 'shy Grindr'

Last night saw the first episode of a new MTV show called Catfish, which follows the travails of people who have fallen in love on Facebook, Twitter and other social media – but have never met. The name catfish is the term for one who inflates their social status or appropriates someone else's visage for the purpose of ensnaring an online mate.

Welsh student uncovered a flaw allowing him to read strangers' private messages

Facebook deals with messaging flaw

Facebook has been forced to disable a messaging feature after a Welsh student uncovered a flaw allowing him to read strangers' private messages.

Facebook criticised again - this time sparked by Mark Zuckerberg's sister

As Twitter and Facebook crimes are announced as having risen a massive 780% in just four years, there's a lot to be said about social media and privacy. Even Mark Zukerberg's sister has something to say.

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