Prep work: Michael Fassbender in Steve Jobs

Who were those clapping seals who fell for the messianic zeal of Steve Jobs? I admit to liking the things he made. This sentence was finished on a (...)

Maurice Lévy: has been called the Napoleon of advertising for the string of acquisitions – not always friendly – which grew the once small Publicis agency into a giant.

If judged only by numbers, Maurice Lévy would be an impressive figure. He has transformed Publicis, the French firm he joined in 1971, into the world’(...)

Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus VR, a virtual reality company acquired by Facebook for $2 billion in 2014, speaking at the Web Summit. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Just weeks after Michael Dell sealed the biggest deal in tech history, his eponymous computer manufacturer acquiring data storage maker EMC for $63 bi(...)

Evan Greer: “The people in this room have an unparalleled ability to shape the future of the web.”

As I arranged to meet net neutrality activist Evan Greer for lunch at this week’s Broadband World Forum in London, I knew she wouldn’t be hard to find(...)

Facebook breached the $100 level on a day when technology stocks surged as Microsoft, Google parent Alphabet and Amazon added almost $100 billion in combined market value. Photograph: Reuters

It is another first for Facebook ’s stock: a third digit. Already the fastest company ever to reach $250 billion in market value, the social network (...)

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer of Facebook, announced the satellite was under construction and would be ready for launch into space in 2016. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Facebook is planning to launch a satellite to provide internet access to remote parts of Africa, the social network’s founder has said. Mark Zu(...)

People sample the Oculus-made Samsung Gear VR virtually reality headset. Photograph: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images

Virtual reality was once a science fiction fantasy. The idea that we would one day be able to disappear into a computer generated world – and like it (...)

Millennial compass point:   Lady Gaga. Photograph: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

Hear the word “millennial”, and plenty of images spring to mind. There’s Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, in his hoodie, earning his first billion by the a(...)

A group of chief executives (including Mark Zuckerberg, bottom left)  applaud as Chinese president Xi Jinping arrives to greet them. Mr Zuckerberg announced on Saturday Facebook would help the United Nations bring Internet connections to refugee camps.

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook chief executive, said his company would help the United Nations bring Internet connections to refugee camps. “It’s not all a(...)

Matt Jacobson, one of Facebook’s first employees and now its head of market research, on the roof of his home in Manhattan Beach, California. Photograph: Elizabeth Lippman/The New York Times

In 2005, Matt Jacobson was 44 and looking for a new job after leaving Quiksilver, the surf brand. A friend suggested that he meet with an unknown star(...)