Zuckerberg's ascent has been driven by investors' continued embrace of Facebook, the social-network giant that shook off the fallout from a data-privacy crisis that hammered its shares, sending them to an eight-month low of $152.22 (about Rs. 10,467.41) on March 27.
Zuckerberg is now worth $81.6 billion, almost $400 million more than Buffett, chairman of the Berkshire Hathaway investment group, rankings show.
Zuckerberg becoming the 3rd richest in the world right now means that, for the first time, the 3 richest people alive are all tech titans. The stock closed Friday at a record $203.23.
According to the Bloomberg index around 20 per cent of the wealth which belongs to the world's 500 richest people, equivalent to $5 trillion, is made through technology. The aforementioned ranking index tracks the world's richest 500 people and is updated following the closing of each trading day in NY.
Zuckerberg, the CEO and co-founder of Facebook, leapfrogged Buffett on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index after the social media company's stock rallied 2.4% on Friday.
Buffett has donated about 290 million of his shares in Berkshire Hathaway to charities - an equivalent of about $50 billion. The "Oracle of Omaha" has donated about 290 million Class B shares, which are now worth more than $50 billion, Bloomberg noted.
Det Supt Brett McFadden said two " powerful " handguns registered in Edwards' name were discovered at the Normanhurst house. He told reporters the attack was a "very harrowing experience for those initial responding emergency service providers".
A meeting will take place between a team from the Pentagon and North Korea at the South-North border next week, Pompeo explained. It contradicted statements made earlier by Pompeo, who signaled the visit made " progress on nearly all of the central issues".
Donald Trump's trade war could potentially drag in products from other American trade partners, undermining relations. Beijing's taxes hit US -made aircraft, cars, computer chips, fuel, pork and soybeans.
Two United States warships entered the Taiwan Strait on Saturday at a time of heightened tensions between Washington and Beijing. US officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the destroyers Mustin and Benfold carried out the passage.
Performing the moves IRL has become quite the trends, and seeing them outside of the game is a real hoot. Defender Harry Maguire gave his squad a 1-0 lead in the 30th minute and England never looked back.
Roger Federer was excited to pull out his SABR return to liven up a straightforward third-round victory over Jan-Lennard Struff. Zverev also erased a 2-1 deficit three times to reach the quarterfinals of the French Open, his best result at a Grand Slam.
At the end of the day, Neymar's still a bloody popular player - the dude has nearly 99 million Instagram followers and counting. Brazil hasn't had the same coach for two straight World Cups since Mario Zagallo was at the helm in 1970 and 1974.
A narrowing in the gap between short-term and long-term rates has been an accurate predictor of downturns in the past. Beijing has promised to retaliate with tariffs on US goods, including farm products such as soybeans.
For all the talk about champion-vs. -champion bouts over the years in the UFC, their actual history is just two chapters long. And if you're a BT subscriber but are out of the United Kingdom at the moment, then you can always use a VPN to tune in .
Canadian Lance Stroll lost control on his very first flying lap, spinning at Brooklands, and ending up beached in the gravel. Williams has only four points this season and Harris acknowledged on Friday she had been "dreading" the team's home race.
Wasted chances cost Brazil at the World Cup
Brazil chased an equaliser in the last 14 minutes of the match in the wake of substitute Renato Augusto's fine headed goal. But it was not Fernandinho's fault that Brazil's 26 shots returned only a single goal.
Russia 2018, Quarter-finals
Modric said Subasic told him that the injury should not be a major factor as Croatia prepare for their semifinal. This media house does not correct any spelling or grammatical error within press releases and commentaries.
‘Very productive talks with N. Korea’
Some U.S. experts said the disputes highlight the risk of Trump granting premature concessions to North Korea. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo, Japan, July 8, 2018.
England fans react to goals in Sweden win
It was England's eighth set-piece goal of its 11 in Russian Federation , and the centre back's first in worldwide football. It's only the third time England have reached the last four and their first since Italia 90 they have made the semis.
Rescue mission to save boys trapped in Thailand cave underway
Earlier in the day, the Thai Navy Seals released the letters the boys sent to their families, via rescue divers, reassuring them. Some officials said his collapse was due to his oxygen supply running out, but the cause of his collapse was not confirmed.
Fiery Trump Takes Shots at Warren, 'Me Too' Movement
President Trump was in Montana on Thursday for a campaign rally meant to inflict political damage on Democratic Sen. He again referred to Warren of MA as "Pocahontas" to ridicule her claims of Native American ancestry.
Russian Federation 2 Croatia 2 (aet, 3-4 on penalties)
The game went to extra-time with Subasic staying on the pitch despite appearing to injure his hamstring late on in normal time. But against Croatia their unbelievable run ended at the quarter-final stage despite taking the lead after 30 minutes.