SAN FRANCISCO, June 19 — Cryptocurrencies live in a volatile, roller-coaster world, which Facebook is seeking to change with its new Libra digital money.
Facebook is looking to provide financial services to over 1.7 billion people who currently do not have access to banks as well as many more who do.
Facebook has lifted the veil off its new cryptocurrency.
Facebook announced its global cryptocurrency Libra will launch in 2020, making transactions with the cryptocurrency available through a subsidiary company called Calibra, which will live inside Facebo...
Cryptocurrencies live in a volatile, roller-coaster world, which Facebook is seeking to change with its new Libra digital money.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 18 — Facebook Inc revealed plans today to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce a...
SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK: Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments.
“Do you ever lie to your friends?” Jam asks, popping up in a private message box at the bottom of your screen.
PARIS, June 17 — “Do you ever lie to your friends?” Jam asks, popping up in a private message box at the bottom of your screen.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not knowingly violate an agreement with the regulator supervising the company's management of users' personal data, the social media giant said as it addressed an issue that has been under federal investigation for the past year.
Facebook Inc plans to release new versions of its Portal video chatting devices this autumn, the company’s vice-president of AR/VR, Andrew Bosworth, said during an interview at the Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 8 — Facebook said yesterday it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech giant considered a nat...
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg on May 23 rejected the idea of breaking up the social media giant as off-target, saying it could hamper the fight against deceit and harmful online content.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 24 — Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg yesterday rejected the idea of breaking up the social media giant as off-target, saying it could hamper the fight against deceit and harmful on...
KUALA LUMPUR: Touch ‘n Go (TNG) Malaysia today denied issuing limited edition of cards featuring the picture of PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim which has gone viral on social media.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 — Touch ‘n Go (TNG) Malaysia yesterday denied issuing limited edition of cards featuring the picture of PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim which has gone viral on social m...
KUALA LUMPUR (May 22): Touch ‘n Go (TNG) Malaysia today denied issuing limited edition of cards featuring the picture of PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim which has gone viral on social media.
ZURICH, May 17 — Facebook has set up a new financial technology company in Switzerland focusing on blockchain and payments as well as data analytics and investing, Geneva’s commercial register sho...
In August 2016, the lifeless bodies of a young French man and woman were discovered on a beach in Madagascar, with murder suspected.
Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on May 9 to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawmakers urged the US Justice Department to launch an antitrust investigation.
WASHINGTON, May 10 — Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes yesterday to split the world’s largest social media company in three, while lawmakers urged the US Justice De...
Facebook Inc co-founder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate Chris Hughes has called for the break up of the social network in an opinion piece in the New York Times.
WASHINGTON, May 9 — Facebook Inc co-founder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate Chris Hughes called for the break-up of the world’s largest social media network in an opinion piece in the New York...
NEW YORK: Facebook’s blockchain unit now counts 50 employees. A significant number of those employees-about one in five-used to work at a single company: PayPal Holdings Inc.
Facebook made a slew of announcements at the annual developer conference concerning nearly all its social media platforms, including Messenger, Instagram, and, of course, Facebook.
During its annual F8 developer conference, Facebook announced some major changes to its Messenger app.
SAN JOSE, May 1 — Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network yesterday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company as it tri...
At F8 this year, we can expect to learn just how Zuckerberg plans to position the company in the AR market, develop Messenger to be more useful for businesses, and advance Facebook's AI technology.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 27 — Despite Facebook’s growing list of scandals in recent years, the company remains a leader in the technology industry.
Sri Lanka’s decision to block social media following deadly suicide attacks highlights a growing distrust of online platforms, but critics said the move is likely to restrict the flow of important news and information as well as abusive content.
People familiar with the matter confided to CNBC that Facebook is working on a voice assistant to complete with Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 19 — On Wednesday, people familiar with the matter confided to CNBC that Facebook is working on a voice assistant to complete with Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri.
In-app purchases were up 222% year on year, hitting US$18.9mil globally.
PETALING JAYA: Malaysian users have suffered intermittent problems with using Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram services since 6.30pm this evening, as an outage was reported at the three social media g...
Skype has announced that users can now add up to 50 people in a video or audio group call on the platform, connecting with people from all over the globe.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 29 — As reported by CNET yesterday, Facebook has announced that Facebook Dating is now available in two more countries: Mexico and Argentina.
Conversations on Facebook Messenger is about to get a bit easier with the introduction of the new feature that lets users reply to specific GIFs, text, photo, emoji or video messages.
Facebook Inc has agreed to change its paid advertising platform as part of a wide-ranging settlement to prevent discriminatory and "harmful" practices, the company and US civil rights groups said on March 19.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 14 — Facebook grappled with challenges on two fronts today, an hours-long outage and intensified scrutiny from investigators reportedly probing data deals struck by the world’...
Facebook is undergoing one of its most widespread and persistent system outages, with users across the globe unable to access its social network and services from Instagram to Messenger for much of March 13.
Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday the company would encrypt conversations on more of its messaging services and make them compatible, the latest sign that the world’s bi...
SAN FRANCISCO, March 7 ― Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg yesterday said the company would encrypt conversations on more of its messaging services and make them compatible, the latest si...
The Dark Mode for Facebook’s Messenger is finally here and it has arrived as a fun Easter Egg.
Facebook has made tons of changes to their Messenger app recently.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 14 ― Though you still won't be able to post Instas from your desktop, you may soon be able to send direct messages.
Call it the "Zuckerberg Delete Function," if you want. Or call it "Erase." Or maybe, the "Thanks For Letting Me Finally Get Rid Of That" option.
A US judge on Feb 11 rejected a bid by two civil rights groups that had sought to force the release of documents describing a secret US government effort to compel Facebook Inc to decrypt voice conversations between users on its Messenger app.
Facebook is pushing back against a German ruling that could make it harder for the company to combine data from all the services it runs in order to target ads even more precisely.
Facebook's reported plans to merge the infrastructure of its Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram services would, if implemented, face antitrust scrutiny in Germany, the head of the Federal Cartel Office said.
We have all done it at least once.
Facebook on Feb 5 added a Messenger feature for anyone who has fired off a comment they regretted – a way to take it back.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 6 ― Facebook yesterday added a Messenger feature for anyone who has fired off a comment they regretted ― a way to take it back.
Here are three messaging services that will respect your privacy now and in the future.
Facebook said it is trying to get its messaging apps to be friends, allowing encrypted missives be exchanged no matter which of its services are used.
They are three different applications with vastly different design and functions (to some extent), so sometime it might be easy to forget that WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook Messenger are actually ...
A federal judge in Oakland ruled that law enforcement agencies cannot force people to use biometric features such as facial-recognition to unlock their phones and other devices in a case that highlights the fight between Big Tech and law enforcement over users' privacy.
Facebook is reportedly ready to introduce a dark mode to its Messenger app, making it the latest social media platform to follow the trend after Twitter and Reddit announced their versions earlier.
After getting streamlined , it looks like Facebook’s Messenger app is also getting a dark mode.
It's rare that a new gadget these days serves a true need. Rather, it creates a want. You certainly don’t need the Facebook Portal, whose primary purpose is to let you make video calls through Messenger.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) will be upgrading its communication infrastructure at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) for the next three months, starting from Jan 1, 2019.