News Roundup: Those Zuckerberg for President headlines just won’t go away Credit: Image: Brian Solis via Flickr

News Roundup: Those Zuckerberg for President headlines just won’t go away

A roundup of the week’s technology news including self-driving fridges, AWS re:Invent, and burger emojis.


Would you bet on Zuckerberg for President?

Although he has denied he has any intention to run, the rumours about Mark Zuckerberg making a run for the White House won’t go away. The Facebook CEO is 12-1 odds to clinch the 2020 Democratic nomination (level with Tim Kaine, Mark Cuban, and George Clooney) and 20-1 on winning the whole election (level with Marco Rubio and Paul Ryan).

“First and foremost, the reason why [Zuckerberg has such favourable odds] is because we’ve had a lot of attention from the punters,” said Paddy Power’s PR. “It was as short as 16-1 last month, so there’s a lot of interest around him.”

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Dan Swinhoe

Dan is Senior Staff Writer at IDG Connect. Writes about all manner of tech from driverless cars, AI, and Green IT to Cloudy stuff, security, and IoT. Dislikes autoplay ads/videos and garbage written about 'milliennials'.  

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