’If you want to be successful, the first step is not to know yourself very well.’ Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

If you want to be successful, the first step is not to know yourself very well. For years the emotional intelligence movement has been telling us the (...)

 Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg. Propelled by its enormous user base, Facebook posted another quarter of robust growth in revenues — at $4.5 billion, surpassing Wall Street expectations — in figures released on November 4th. (Photograph: Max Whittaker/The New York Times)

Facebook is preparing to launch a new standalone news app called Notify next week, according to the Financial Times reported. The app will feature c(...)

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(...)

Stan Massueras (left) and Charles Alix from start-up YapMe  picutred in their new premises upstairs in Music Maker, Exchequer Street, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

For a certain demographic, documenting key moments in life is a necessity. And while technology and social media is both user-friendly and fast-evolvi(...)

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook reported quarterly revenue that beat forecasts but its profit fell 9 per cent as the social media company sharply increased spending to boost(...)

Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg has announced pay increases for contract staff.

Facebook is increasing pay and benefits for contract workers and people employed through third-party companies.The new standards include a minimum wag(...)

Dave Goldberg: he changed nappies, did laundry and spent time with his wife and children every day. Photograph: Johannes Simon/Getty Images

Dave Goldberg, a 47-year-old tech entrepreneur, chief executive of the online polling firm Survey Monkey and a father of two, died suddenly on May (...)

Angela Ahrendts, the former chief executive officer of London-based fashion retailer Burberry Group, was awarded $82.6 million in 2014. (Photograph: Peter Foley/Bloomberg)

Angela Ahrendts, Apple Inc.’s senior vice president of retail and online stores, was the highest-paid female executive in the US last year. The former(...)

A part of the signage at the main gate of The Walt Disney Co. is pictured in Burbank, California. Walt Disney Co reported a 7 per cent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by higher advertising  sales and affiliate fees in its media networks business and an increase in spending by visitors at its theme parks. Photograph: Reuters/Fred Prouser

Walt Disney reported second-quarter profit that beat analysts’ estimates, bolstered by improving results at its theme-park and merchandise units in a (...)

A file image of Dave Goldberg, husband of Sheryl Sandberg, who died over the weekend. Photograph: Getty  I

SurveyMonkey chief executive Dave Goldberg died Friday from a head injury while exercising at a resort in Mexico, the local prosecutor’s office said o(...)