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Zuckerberg Tells Harvard Grads to Take on Big Projects

Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg told Harvard graduates that they need to help others find purpose in a world where machines are taking away some of …

Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook's Zuckerberg and wife expecting a second daughter

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a second child, a daughter, the billionaire internet …

Facebook

Zuckerberg Asks Harvard Grads to Fight Isolationism, Nationalism - Bloomberg

Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg told Harvard graduates that they need to help others find purpose in a world where machines are …

Mark Zuckerberg

May to Tell G-7 Google and Facebook Must Do More to Fight Terror - Bloomberg

Theresa May will take her beef with Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. to the Group of Seven meeting in Sicily, where the U.K. leader will call on …

Theresa May

Messenger App Kik Debuts Its Own Digital Currency - Bloomberg

Messaging app Kik Interactive is the latest and potentially most well-established company to delve into a quirky new form of fundraising -- creating …

Tencent

Facebook Expands Fundraising Feature in US Market

Facebook Inc. (FB), which in March began testing a tool to let users launch personal fundraisers on the social media platform, announced Wednesday …

Facebook

AMD versus Qualcomm (AMD, QCOM)

Advanced Micro Services Inc. (AMD), long known for playing second fiddle in the semiconductor market to Intel Corp (INTC​) in the Windows PC CPU …

Virtual Reality

How Facebook Can Fight the Hate - Bloomberg

Last summer, Johannes Baldauf, an anti-hate-speech activist from Berlin, got a request for help from an unexpected place: Facebook Inc. When it came …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Canadian messenger app Kik to launch its own Bitcoin-like digital currency

Popular Canadian messenger app Kik is diving into the complex world of digital cryptocurrencies (think Bitcoin) in a bid to introduce the technology as the preferred payment system for its millions of teen users.<p>Ted Livingston, CEO of Kik Interactive Inc., will announce the creation of Kin, a …

Cryptocurrency

Terror Posts, Encryption Targeted by U.K. Following Attack - Bloomberg

The U.K. government urged social-media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter to tackle terror posts on their sites as it reinforced its demand to …

Encryption

What Facebook Inc Investors Failed To Notice -- Original Video Content is Coming

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is adding to the endless joy of stumbling onto ads while you flick through updates from old friends with better lives than …

Facebook

Big Money Flows Into Big Tech ETFs (FTEC, XLK)

The technology sector is the S&P 500's largest sector weight, and it is also the best-performing group in the benchmark U.S. equity index this year. …

Investing

Facebook Wants to Tell You Who You Should Know

Facebook Inc. (FB) has long connected classmates, childhood friends and even old lovers, but now the social media giant is mulling connecting its …

Facebook

Facebook leaked documents show types of content it allows: Guardian

(Reuters) - Leaked Facebook Inc (FB.O) documents show how the social media company moderates issues such as hate speech, terrorism, pornography and self-harm on its platform, the Guardian reported, citing internal guidelines seen by the newspaper.<p>New challenges such as "revenge porn" have …

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Tech Sector Seeing Biggest Annual Inflows in 15 Years, BofA Says - Bloomberg

This year has been a big one for the technology sector, and now we’re getting data on just how quickly investors are piling into this already crowded …

Business

Musical.ly Said Talking With Viacom, NBC for Original Shows - Bloomberg

Musical.ly, an app for creating and sharing personal music videos, is in talks with media companies including Viacom Inc. and Comcast Corp.’s …

Billboard Awards

Facebook Signs Deals With ESL and MLB in Ongoing Streaming Video Push

After its first sports-related streams went live early last year, focusing on soccer and hockey, Facebook this week has made inroads into two new categories that will bring fans of eSports and baseball both live and on-demand content (via <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>).<p>Facebook already had deals with five …

Facebook

The 5-Year Lesson of Facebook's IPO - Bloomberg Gadfly

This week is notable for IPO anniversaries. Jeff Bezos took Amazon public 20 years ago. And five years ago Thursday, Facebook shares started trading …

Business

Facebook tweaks Messenger design to make it 'simpler' to use as the platform continues to grow

Facebook Inc. is hoping new tweaks to Messenger’s Inbox design will help the app’s more than 1.2 billion active users navigate the platform’s growing …

Canadian News

U.K.'s May Proposing Tech Tax in Push for Safer Web

Twitter Inc. and Facebook Inc. may face a new tax in the U.K. should Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives get re-elected as polls suggest on …

Theresa May

Market turmoil over Trump cost Mark Zuckerberg $2 billion

The folks in D.C. aren’t the only ones having a bad week. Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg lost more than $2 billion as a result of Wednesday’s turmoil in Washington.<p>And Zuckerberg is not alone; the world’s 500 richest people lost a combined $35 billion on Wednesday, according to the Bloomberg …

Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook to Face European Union Fine Over WhatsApp Deal - Bloomberg

Facebook Inc. may be fined as soon as Thursday by the European Union for misleading regulators during a 2014 review of the WhatsApp messaging service …

Privacy

Facebook Turns 5. A Look at Its Performance in 7 Charts

Five years ago today, Facebook Inc. shares began trading on the Nasdaq.<p>Facebook’s IPO was big. The company raised more than $16 billion, the third-biggest haul for a U.S. IPO at the time. Its market value of nearly $92 billion was then the highest of any company that had debuted on a U.S. stock …

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Facebook wins dismissal of U.S. lawsuits linked to terrorism

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday dismissed two lawsuits seeking to hold Facebook Inc (FB.O) liable for supporting terrorist groups by letting them use its social media platform to further their goals, including violence against Jews.<p>U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis in Brooklyn …

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Brexit & Beyond: Tories Release Manifesto, EU Battles for Brexit Spoils, Macron's Eurozone Challenge

Brexit & Beyond: Europe in Flux is The Wall Street Journal's round-up of news and analysis of how Brexit will affect global business, economies and finance. You can sign up here.<p>MUST READS<p>U.K. Conservative Party Sets in Stone Plan to Leave EU Customs Union: The U.K.’s governing Conservative Party …

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Facebook Fined By European Commission for Misleading it During WhatsApp Takeover

<b>Facebook Inc</b> (FB) has been fined €110 million ($122.5 million) by the European Commission for providing misleading information related to its 2014 …

Privacy

What You Should Care About From Google's I/O Conference - Bloomberg

During a two hour keynote presentation at its I/O developer conference, Alphabet Inc.'s Google showed off its prowess in the technology world's …

Google

Amazon's Delivery-Drone Research Focuses on Avoiding Birds - Bloomberg

Amazon.com Inc.’s development of package-delivery drones is progressing to the point where the company is now thinking a lot about geese.<p>The …

Drones

U.K.'s May Opens Door to Facebook Tax in Push for Web Security - Bloomberg

Twitter Inc. and Facebook Inc., along with broadband providers like BT Group Plc and Liberty Global Plc, may face a new tax in the U.K. should Prime …

The City

Data protection watchdog, CNIL slaps Facebook with $166,000 fine for failing to maintain data privacy

Facebook has been fined 150,000 euros ($166,000) by France’s data protection watchdog for failing to prevent its users’ data being accessed by …

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