Mark Zuckerberg isn't a college phenomenon anymore. He's almost 30!
Good morning. Here's what's happening in tech:
- Facebook turns 10 today and Mark Zuckerberg has written an open letter to the community. "When I reflect on the last 10 years, one question I ask myself is: why were we the ones to build this? We were just students," he writes. "The only answer I can think of is: we just cared more. "
- FiftyThree, the maker of a popular drawing app Paper, is not happy with Facebook. It doesn't like that Facebook's news app is also called Paper and it has asked Facebook to choose a new name: "An app about stories shouldn’t start with someone else’s story. Facebook should stop using our brand name." Facebook is going to keep using the name Paper.
- A state agency is ordering Google to remove its mystery barge from the San Francisco Bay.
- Duracell, the battery company, is making a Dropbox competitor.
- Near billion-dollar e-commerce startup One Kings Lane has hired a new CTO away from Zappos, Arun Rajan.
- Apple shot a stunning commercial using iPhones and it only took one day. The ad comes 30 years after its famous 1984 Super Bowl spot.
- Uber and StumbleUpon founder Garrett Camp is raising $75 million for his new initiative, Expa. Expa sounds like Ev Williams' Obvious Corp; it plans to launch a bunch of startups and help innovative new ideas get off the ground.
- A tiny gadget that fits on your keychain could keep your iPhone battery constantly charged.
- HP CEO Meg Whitman received a $17.6 million 2013 paycheck which included a 132% bonus.
- Meet Facebook's first 20 employees and learn what they're up to today.
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