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Facebook launches $10 million community leader awards

LONDON: Facebook launched a community leadership program on Friday that will award $10 million in total to more than 100 people who have successfully built groups on the social network as part of its push to create “meaningful” interactions. The initiative, announced at a Facebook Communities Summit in London, will give five people with a track record in creating groups up to $1 million to fund a project, Facebook’s Jennifer Dulski said. Another 100 leaders from around the world will receive up to $50,000 each, she…

Prized 1804 US dollar sells for $3.3 million at auction

An 1804 US silver dollar sold for $3.3 million in one of a series of auctions that brought in a record total of more than $100 million for a renowned private coin collection, organizers said on Saturday. The silver dollar, one of only eight of its kind, was snapped up at auction on Friday in Baltimore. It was one of more than 200 coins sold at the event. The auction series, beginning in 2015, generated a total of nearly $107 million in sales, according to Stack's Bowers Galleries, which conducted the auctions along…

Instagram tops 400 million users

SAN FRANCISCO: Instagram has rocketed past the 400-million-user mark, with more than 80 million pictures shared daily at the Facebook-owned service.

Apple says now sold well over 800 million mobile devices

SANS FRANCISCO: Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook, opening the iPhone maker's annual developers' conference on Monday, said the iPhone maker has sold more than 800 million mobile devices. Some 130 million customers bought their first Apple mobile device in the past 12 months, Cook said. Developers converged on the Moscone Center in downtown San Francisco to watch Cook and his lieutenants outline the latest tweaks and features new to its Macintosh computer and iOS mobile operating software. On Monday, Apple…