Tag: Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Facebook AI Lumos Can Find Your Photos Even Those You Are Not Tagged In

Facebook said that its Lumos AI has been designed and trained to see images and attach meaning to what's in them. This means the platform will no longer rely exclusively on tags, labels, and text descriptions to find photos.

Internet February 3, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg Not Planning To Run For President, As He's Focusing On Facebook And Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Mark Zuckerberg has rejected claims that he is going to run for president. He argued that he is focused on running Facebook and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative but a number of observers are not convinced.

Internet January 25, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg For President? Quartz Comes Up With To-Do List For Facebook CEO's White House Bid

Mark Zuckerberg recently announced his personal challenge to visit all 50 states of the country this year, fueling speculation that he is entering politics in the future. According to Quartz, here are some of the things that the Facebook CEO needs to do in order to have a successful presidential run.

January 15, 2017

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Taps Former Obama Campaign Manager David Plouffe

Mark Zuckerberg has tapped David Plouffe to head the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Aside from steering the organization, the political operative's hiring can help the Facebook honcho realize his own political ambition.

Internet January 11, 2017

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative To Spend $3 Billion To Cure Diseases: What Are The Plans In Store?

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced a new program, the Chan Zuckerberg Science that aims to bring together health professionals and engineers in creating new tools to help cure diseases. Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg hopes that the world is free from diseases by the end of the century.

Biotech September 24, 2016

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Pledges $3 Billion To Cure Disease, But Don't Expect Wonders Overnight

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative just announced plans to invest $3 billion to help cure, prevent and manage disease. The ambitious project is a long-term effort, so it's important to realize that it will take time to materialize.

Business Tech September 21, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg Answers Critics Of His Move To Give Away 99 Percent Of His Facebook Shares

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has alleviated the concerns regarding his pledge of Facebook shares and answered his critics who allege that the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is a way to evade taxes.

Society December 6, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg Denies Giving $45 Billion Worth Of Facebook Shares To Charity To Dodge Taxes

The Facebook CEO addresses criticism that he only decided to donate most of his Facebook shares throughout his lifetime to avoid taxes.

Business December 4, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg And Wife Pledge 99 Percent Of Their Facebook Shares To Charity

Those holdings are currently worth $45 billion, which they plan to put to use in initial areas such as curing disease, personalized learning, connecting people and building strong communities.

Money December 1, 2015

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