Tag Archives: Co-Founder

WhatsApp Co-Founder Brian Acton to Leave Company

HIGHLIGHTS Brian Acton will leave WhatsApp to start a new foundation Acton spent eight years with WhatsApp Acton co-founded WhatsApp with Ukrainian immigrant Jan Koum in 2009 WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton is leaving the team to pursue a non-profit organisation “at the intersection of nonprofit, technology and communications.” Acton and Ukrainian immigrant Jan Koum co-founded WhatsApp, which is now the biggest messaging app in ... Read More »

Twitter Co-Founder: I’m Sorry if We Made Trump’s Presidency Possible

HIGHLIGHTS Twitter’s Evan Williams told NYT that he wants to repair Internet damage It includes cyberbullies, fake news, live-streamed violence, etc. He also apologised for the victory of Donald Trump as US President If anyone knows how important Twitter is to Donald Trump, it’s the president. “Without the tweets, I wouldn’t be here,” he told the Financial Times last month. ... Read More »

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek Becomes Chairman as Co-Founder Steps Down

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek Becomes Chairman as Co-Founder Steps Down Spotify co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Daniel Ek is consolidating power over the world’s largest music streaming service, taking on the role of chairman ahead of a planned initial public offering as soon as next year. Martin Lorentzon, a co-founder of Spotify, is stepping down from his role as chairman ... Read More »

Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams’ Account Reportedly Hacked

After a series of celeb Twitter handle hacks over the last weeks, Evan Williams, the co-founder and previous CEO of Twitter, had his account in brief compromised, a media report said. a set by way of the name of OurMine the identical organization that claimed credit for compromising fbleader Mark Zuckerberg’s social media debts on Monday took credit score for ... Read More »

Apple receives Google X Lab Co-Founder for fitness projects

Apple showed Tuesday that it has employed robotics megastar and Google X lab co-founder Yoky Matsuoka to paintings on fitness initiatives. Matsuoka, a winner of the MacArthur genius award, ultimate year left her activity as a vp at Google-owned Nest. Her plan to take a job at San Francisco-primarily based one-to-many messaging carrier Twitter becomederailed last year by using a ... Read More »