Mark Zuckerberg

Goldman Sachs

This early Facebook investor wants to find smart students a job — at the next Facebook | TechCrunch | 5/7/2020

… this person tells me that she’s passionate about healthcare and machine learning, and she has a job offer to join Goldman Sachs. And I’ll be like, ‘Why would you go join a bank or a … a solid track record of investing in talented founders, including Mark Zuckerberg and Drew Houston of Dropbox. “I’ve come to trust that when Ali has vetted someone, they’re going to be world-class in terms …

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Food and Drug Administration

What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus Right Now | U.S. News & World Report | 4/30/2020

… Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease official, said it will become the standard of care for COVID-19. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it has been in discussions with Gilead about making remdesivir … freedom,” said the outspoken Musk. In contrast, Facebook Inc CEO Mark Zuckerberg expressed concern about easing lockdown measures. “I worry that reopening certain places too quickly before infection rates have been reduced to very minimal …

CDC

How YouTube’s moderators are keeping up with changing guidance around COVID-19 - The Verge | 4/29/2020

… result, YouTube says, news consumption is up 75 percent from this time last year, and links to the WHO and CDC have received more than 20 billion impressions. And on Tuesday, YouTube took a step … impossible. (Molly Osberg and Dhruv Mehrotra / Gizmodo ) Industry ⭐ Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has overseen a broad shakeup in his board over the past several months. Two directors have left the company, and longtime friend of …

Microsoft Health

Coronavirus live updates: GE warns of Q2 financial hit, Russia approaches 100,000 cases | CNBC | 4/29/2020

… 2 Coronavirus Quarterly earnings reports shed more light on the impact of the global pandemic Wednesday, with tech giants Facebook , Microsoft and Tesla all providing financial updates. Covid-19 cases have surpassed 1 million in … reopening public spaces too soon Founder and CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the annual Munich Security Conference on February 15, 2020. Kuhlmann Munich Security Conference Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has warned that reopening …

Walmart Health

An unprecedented coalition of workers from Amazon, Walmart, FedEx, Target, Instacart, and Whole Foods are going on strike over pandemic working conditions (AMZN, WMT, FDX, TGT) | 4/29/2020

Business Insider/Jessica Tyler A coalition of workers from Amazon, Walmart, FedEx, Target, Instacart, and Whole Foods is going on strike Friday to protest working conditions during the coronavirus pandemic, The Intercept first reported. The … employee temperatures Jeff Bezos is now twice as rich as Mark Zuckerberg Amazon may have violated labor laws by firing worker involved in protest, New York attorney general says …

Apple Health

Why Amazon, Facebook, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft are the winners of the coronavirus crisis - The Washington Post | 4/27/2020

… are capitalizing on the fact that they are viewed as essential services for a public in lockdown, while Google and Apple are building tools that will enable state health departments to provide a critical public … to work from home — is a surprise. Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is on the media circuit, touting the company’s efforts to keep the public safe. He wrote an op-ed in The Washington Post …

Morgan Stanley

Mark Zuckerberg has given Mukesh Ambani a sorely needed win for Reliance Industries | MSN | 4/24/2020

Mark Zuckerberg has given Mukesh Ambani a sorely needed win for Reliance Industries The Financial Express 1 hour ago Bloomberg © Provided by The Financial Express Reliance Industries’ market value surged about $11 billion on the … elder son Akash – according to people familiar with the matter. Morgan Stanley led the negotiations and Akash?s twin sister, Isha, was also involved in the talks, two of the people said. With the Covid …

Index Ventures

Facebook just released an interactive COVID-19 map that shows how many people are reporting symptoms in your area | Business Insider | 4/20/2020

… a survey of over a million Facebook users conducted by Carnegie Mellon University researchers, according to a Facebook statement. CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook’s 2 billion-person user base makes it uniquely positioned to help … buzzy tech startup Alan used to raise $54 million from Index Ventures after a 165% increase in revenues Elon Musk is working to solve the ventilator shortage caused by the coronavirus — here are all the …

Theranos

Coronavirus: Silicon Valley, pick your new quarantine roommates | The Mercury News | 4/13/2020

… Packard Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman in 2010. (Dai Sugano/Bay Area News Group) SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 30: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the F8 Facebook Developers conference on April 30, 2019 in San … still revered in the electronics industry 50 years later. Former Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes, center, leaves the Robert F. Peckham U.S. Federal Court on June 28, 2019 in San Jose, California. Former Theranos

COVID-19

‘The old rules are dead’: How a pandemic could change the way Google, Facebook, and Twitter tackle misinformation forever | Business Insider | 4/3/2020

… Twitter and Google have ramped up their efforts to combat conspiracy theorists and snake oil salesmen online. Facebook launched a “COVID-19 Information Hub” , compiling guidance from reliable sources – such as the CDC and WHO … making tough judgment calls. Pushed on this issue, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has previously said : “I feel fundamentally uncomfortable sitting here in California in an office making content policy decisions for people around the world …

Mental Health

What’s your big idea? | 3/31/2020

… 1 hour ago Here’s Everything New On Netflix This Week, Including ‘Coffee & Kareem’ And ‘The Matrix’ Trilogy - More proof that Mark Zuckerberg is actually the worst a la The Social Network? Request accepted. Here’s everything … 19. 17 hours ago Watch: How to care for your mental health during the coronavirus quarantine - Our Quartz at Work (from home) workshop explores the mental-health effects of quarantine and remote work. 17 hours …

Medicare

Cigna and Humana waive coronavirus treatment costs | NBC News | 3/30/2020

… FDA-approved medications and vaccines when they become available. They will apply to their privately insured individual and groups plans, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid members. Read the full story. Share this - 5h ago / 1:54 AM … Steph Curry this week and being interviewed last week by Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook, Fauci has been on a virtual tour of four popular YouTube channels. “If Fauci is determined to get out best possible …

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Dr. Anthony Fauci closes distance with social media generation | NBC News | 3/29/2020

Herbs are not curing the virus,” Fauci says.Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has been advising Americans on issues of everyday health since the administration of late President … Steph Curry this week and being interviewed last week by Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook, Fauci has been on a virtual tour of four popular YouTube channels. “If Fauci is determined to get out best possible …

Lehman Brothers

Facebook appoints Treasury’s Kimmitt as lead independent board director | Yahoo News | 3/27/2020

… Germany Robert M. Kimmitt. His job will be to serve as the go-between connecting Facebook CEO and controlling shareholder Mark Zuckerberg with the rest of the board. Meanwhile, the CEO of The Cranemere Group … partner at Wilmer Cutler & Pickering, and a managing director at Lehman Brothers. He’s now the Senior International Counsel at law firm WilmerHale. “I am excited to take on this leadership role on Facebook’s board, as …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative commits $25 million to a fund researching COVID-19 treatments - The Verge | 3/27/2020

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s philanthropic arm, has committed $25 million to a research fund designed to help identify and develop treatments for the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, it … is already backed by $125 million in commitments from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, health foundation Wellcome, and Mastercard’s Impact Fund, according a March 10th press release . The Gates Foundation has committed up to $50 …

Amazon Health

Tech companies are crucial players in the coronavirus response. Are they contributing what’s most needed? | STAT | 3/25/2020

… American Innovation and the president’s son-in-law Jared Kushner; Apple CEO Tim Cook; President Trump; Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella; Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos; and White House Director of Strategic Initiatives Chris Liddell participate in … Chan Zuckerberg Initiative — the philanthropic vehicle launched by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, the pediatrician Priscilla Chan — has been working to help ramp up Covid-19 testing in the Bay Area. And when …

Telehealth

Tech giants respond to COVID-19, events move online, and more top news | Product Perspectives 16 | 3/23/2020

… biggest names in tech are actively working towards improving the situation both in their local areas and across the world. Mark Zuckerberg: Philanthropy Groups to Source 1,000 Tests Philanthropic groups owned by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg … company will be taking to face the crisis. The company’s telehealth platform software and a collaboration with John Hopkins University will be working towards research. Chief Scientific Officer Eric Hovitz also announced that Microsoft will …

Coronavirus

Amazon will help Seattle residents receive at-home COVID-19 testing - The Verge | 3/23/2020

… home COVID-19 testing, according to a report from CNBC on Monday . The test kits are provided by the Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network (SCAN), a research effort based on the prior Seattle Flu Study initiative … in the San Francisco Bay Area funded by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s philanthropic and medical research groups . Both represent some of the most significant corporate investments in trying to make up for the failures of …

National Institutes of Health

To spur new AI tools to fight coronavirus, tech leaders launch open database of scientific articles | STAT | 3/16/2020

… National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine provided access to literature content. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative — the philanthropic vehicle launched by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, the pediatrician Priscilla Chan — provided access to articles that have been posted on preprint servers but not yet peer-reviewed. Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology coordinated the initiative. The creation of the dataset was requested by the White …

Cardinal Health

Facebook’s board is its most gender-balanced yet with two new additions | Yahoo News | 3/10/2020

… held various leadership roles at global consulting firm McKinsey & Company over 30 years and currently serves on the board of Cardinal Health. She previously held a board seat with Avon. “I’m excited to join the … of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Last month, Facebook added Mark Zuckerberg’s close personal friend, Dropbox CEO Drew Houston to its board. This month’s additions fill in the remaining gaps. Facebook board adds Zuckerberg’s pal …