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 a journalist at CSO Online. Previously he was Senior Staff Writer at IDG Connect.

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