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New Facebook Portal devices are launching this year

New versions of Facebook's Portal home smart speakers are coming out this year, while the first-gen models that launched in November 2018 will be making their way outside of the US. The Portal product lineup is the social network'...

New Facebook Portal devices are launching this year

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Facebook says new Portal devices launching in the fall Facebook's Vice President of AR and VR, Andrew Bosworth, has said that the social network will be bringing out new versions of Facebook Portal this f...
2019-06-11, 17:16

Facebook promises new Portal devices this fall Facebook's Portal division has plans to introduce multiple new devices this fall, VP of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth said today at the Code conference.Read ...
2019-06-11, 09:00

Facebook to unveil new versions of Portal video chat devices this fall Facebook Inc plans to release new versions of its Portal video chatting devices this fall, the company's vice president of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth said...
2019-06-11, 06:32

Facebook to unveil new versions of Portal video chat devices this autumn 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, ...
2019-06-11, 08:48

UPDATE 1-Facebook to unveil new versions of Portal video chat devices this autumn 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, ...
2019-06-11, 06:32

Facebook will launch even more Portal smart speakers this year In spite of all the privacy and user data abuse scandals that it had to face last year, Facebook still started selling its own smart speakers. Called...
2019-06-11, 13:00

Go chat yourself with Facebook’s new Portal companion app Ignoring calls that it’s creepy, Facebook is forging onward with its Portal smart display. Today Facebook quietly launched iOS and Android Por...
2019-05-29, 07:48

Facebook will launch new Portal models this fall Facebook has apparently been busy designing new variants of its Portal video chatting devices. According to the company's Vice President of AR/V...
2019-06-11, 14:32

Facebook Portal now has its own Android app to manage photos and videos If you feel that you don't have enough Facebook in your life, you're free to buy the company's new smart display – Portal. Unlike Amazon and Google, ...
2019-05-29, 04:32

Is Facebook Launching a TikTok Competitor? With Facebook roping in former Google employee Jason Toff for a key portfolio, speculation is rife about the social networking giant preparing the la...
2019-07-17, 08:32

The Morning After: Facebook is launching its own cryptocurrency Happy Wednesday to you. If you're a Firefox user, update your browser. We'll wait. If you're into crypto, read up on Facebook's o...
2019-06-19, 19:00

Facebook Portal smart displays with Alexa score $70 discounts ahead of Father's Day Facebook's first smart displays (and first-ever in-house hardware products) are designed to be used by the entire family, including both mothers and ...
2019-05-31, 16:32

Facebook reportedly launching new cryptocurrency in June Facebook is expected to announce its digital currency at some point this month, as the social network company has found outside backers that will hel...
2019-06-08, 20:00

Facebook Close to Launching WhatsApp Pay in India Facebook is moving a step closer to launching its long-delayed WhatsApp payments service in India after wrapping up an audit of related data practice...
2019-07-17, 21:16

Facebook is launching a ‘global’ cryptocurrency in 2020 – we’re all doomed Rumors that Facebook has been working on a cryptocurrency haven’t exactly flown under the radar. And with the latest revelation, the Facebook cryptoc...
2019-05-24, 14:16

Facebook launching political ad transparency tools ahead of Canadian federal vote The roster of additional tools will include ad authorization functionalities to verify advertisers on the platform and an ad library, which will prov...
2019-06-10, 12:32

Facebook is joining the crypto game. It's launching a Bitcoin-like currency called Libra Facebook unveiled a plan to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin, one that could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms. &...
2019-06-18, 13:48

Facebook apps won't come pre-installed on new Huawei devices Huawei devices will no longer ship with Facebook applications pre-installed in the latest blow for the beleaguered Chinese smartphone vendor.Reuters ...
2019-06-07, 14:32

Nikon reportedly launching mid-price mirrorless camera this year Is the Nikon Z1 or Z5 set to land this year? Rumors of a more affordable alternative to the company's Z6 (above) and Z7 mirrorless cameras have ...
2019-06-13, 22:32

Huawei receives another blow: No Facebook, Instagram, or WhatsApp apps on Android devices Huawei has had a bad few weeks, as US companies responded to the Trump ban one after another. Whether it’s hardware such as chips from Intel or...
2019-06-07, 16:32

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency next year Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday officially announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency, in a move some analysts believe could bring others...
2019-06-18, 23:16

Facebook to Start Testing 'GlobalCoin' Cryptocurrency This Year: Report The company plans to setup a digital payment system in more than 12 countries by the first quarter of 2020, and it looks to start testing in the late...
2019-05-24, 20:16

Inside the Social Network: Facebook’s Difficult Year review – thumbs down! As if bewitched by their level of access, the BBC ditched critical distance, rolled over and let out one giant cheer for the global techno-oligarchy....
2019-07-17, 02:01

| Mother posts tragic message on Facebook before plunging to her death with 2-year-old daughter The bodies of German national Tanja Ludwig and her daughter were found at the base of a cliff below a tourist hotspot in Wollongong, south of Sydney ...
2019-05-24, 12:01

Scientists are trying to open a portal to a parallel universe The project -- which has been compared to the Upside Down in the Netflix blockbuster "Stranger Things" -- hopes to show a world identical to ours whe...
2019-07-06, 00:48

Kentucky Designs New Web Portal For Foster Care Kids FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services has set up a new website for transition age youth in the foster care system...
2019-06-12, 13:00

Portal Headlines June's Xbox Games With Gold There’s a fun mix of games in June’s Xbox Games with Gold, from sports to puzzles. As always, these games are only “free” if you have an active Xbox ...
2019-05-30, 18:48

W. Virginia's All-Big 12 Robinson in NCAA transfer portal All-Big 12 safety Kenny Robinson is looking to transfer from West Virginia less than three months before the start of the season    &...
2019-06-04, 19:16

Professor who links vaccines to autism funded through university portal Chris Exley, who says aluminium in vaccines may cause autism, has raised more than £22,000A British professor who has claimed that aluminium in vacci...
2019-06-01, 12:32

Springer jobs portal buys Appcast for 70 million euros German publisher Axel Springer said on Monday that its Stepstone jobs portal had bought an 85% stake in Appcast, a U.S. technology company specializi...
2019-07-02, 00:16

Brad Calipari Enrolls In Transfer Portal, Crushes Our Dreams LEXINGTON, Ky. (247/LEX 18) – Everybody’s favorite UK player, Brad Calipari, has entered the transfer portal, 24/7 Sports reports. The 6&...
2019-05-30, 17:32

Dash cam footage upload portal saves 9,700 days of police time News 12 Jul, 2019 Portal launched one year ago bt Nextbase has saved police forces across the UK 68,474 hours of dash cam video process...
2019-07-12, 18:32

John Calipari's son Brad enters transfer portal, could leave Kentucky, per report Kentucky coach John Calipari's son Brad has placed his name in the transfer portal, according to a report from 247Sports.    ...
2019-05-31, 04:16

BET is reportedly launching its own TV streaming service After debuting a mobile streaming service in 2016, BET is reportedly joining the TV streaming market with the launch of a standalone streaming servic...
2019-06-11, 16:16

We're launching Cultivated, a new cannabis newsletter REUTERS/Amir Cohen Legal cannabis is one of the world's newest and most dynamic industries. Since Colorado legalized the drug in 2014, the previousl...
2019-07-18, 07:16

Bats Launching New Regional European Indices LONDON – 6 June 2017 – Bats Europe (Bats), a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced i...
2019-05-21, 21:00

Joe Biden has raised over $21M since launching 2020 campaign WASHINGTON – Former Vice President Joe Biden raised $21.5 million for his presidential bid since entering the race on April 25, his campaign an...
2019-07-04, 09:01

These countries are launching a paperless travel program A pilot project that seeks to enable passengers to fly between the Netherlands and Canada using their mobile phones, instead of passports, was launch...
2019-06-27, 20:32

Uber launching helicopter service to JFK this summer Uber is finally ready to take to the skies — and has chosen the Big Apple for its helicopter-sharing debut. The ride-hailing giant said Thursday its ...
2019-06-06, 21:32

Why Seemingly Every Company Is Launching a Gaming Subscription Now Much in the way that streaming has too many damn options now, gaming services are flooding the market as companies increasingly position themselves t...
2019-06-12, 01:48

Netflix is launching two Stranger Things games After dominating the streaming video arena, Netflix is set to dip its toes into gaming. At E3 last night, the company announced it’s going to make vi...
2019-06-13, 15:32

BET is joining the crowd and launching its own streaming service in 2019 As if the streaming video landscape wasn’t already crowded enough, yet another new service is being planned for launch later this year. Variety...
2019-06-11, 11:48

The company behind TikTok is reportedly launching a Spotify rival ByteDance, the owner of the Vine-like social media app TikTok, might challenge Spotify with a paid streaming service in emerging markets, according t...
2019-05-21, 21:16

Bird Launching E-Bike Type Deal This Summer Bird, the mobility company known for its shared electric scooters, announced it will roll out a new “seated electric vehicle” this summer. The thing’...
2019-06-05, 05:16

Vivo Z1 Pro With Snapdragon 712 SoC Launching in India Today: Live Updates Vivo Z1 Pro in India: If you want to follow the Vivo Z1 Pro India launch live, we will be sharing live updates from the event. Also, the event in bei...
2019-07-03, 08:16

Beyond Meat drops after Nestle says it's launching a veggie burger (BYND) Facebook/Beyond Meat Nestlé announced Monday that it will launch a veggie burger in the US this fall. Shares of Beyond Meat slid as much as ...
2019-06-04, 01:16

U.S. Fed seen launching repo facility in early 2020: Deutsche Bank The Federal Reserve may launch a policy tool to lend to banks using Treasuries and other securities as collateral in early 2020, with possible testin...
2019-07-15, 10:16

T-Mobile is launching two new International Pass options for frequent travelers After unveiling new Magenta and Magenta Plus plans just a couple of weeks ago (alongside some fairly controversial Netflix add-on price changes), T-M...
2019-06-05, 01:16

Samsung’s embarrassing Galaxy Fold is fixed, but it’s not launching until the holidays If you’ve been hoping to buy the Galaxy Fold this summer, then you’d better dispense of those dreams right now. Samsung’s most sign...
2019-07-03, 16:00

TikTok’s owner is reportedly launching a music streaming app in July Yesterday, Chinese company ByteDance – which owns TikTok, Helo, and Vigo Video – launched a chat app called Flipchat. Now, a new report from Bloomber...
2019-05-21, 16:32

Nintendo's next mobile game is Dr Mario World, and it's launching next month You may think of Mario as a professional plumber-turned-adventurer, but did you know he also spent around 10 years working toward his medical doctora...
2019-06-18, 11:00

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is launching on Android and iOS on June 21 The wait is almost over. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is rolling out across the world from Friday, June 21 – welcome news for anyone keen to en...
2019-06-19, 12:32

Motorola One Vision Launching in India Today: Live Updates If you want to follow the Motorola One Vision India launch live, we will be sharing live updates from the event. Also, we mentioned earlier, the even...
2019-06-20, 09:01

Feds launching pilot projects in bid to replace failed Phoenix pay system Treasury Board President Joyce Murray says three companies will develop and test potential human-resources and pay-system pilot projects for federal ...
2019-06-13, 00:48

Big banks are launching a blockchain trade platform powered by ‘Bitcoin-like’ token The banking industry is hell-bent on taking over the nascent blockchain and cryptocurrency market. A group of financial firms led by UBS Group AG is ...
2019-06-03, 16:16

Coverage Set for NASA Tech Missions Launching on SpaceX Falcon Heavy NASA Television coverage is scheduled for an upcoming prelaunch activity and first nighttime launch of a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket, which will be ca...
2019-06-20, 15:32

New York school district launching nation’s first facial recognition program A western New York school district will become the first in the country to launch a facial recognition system that it says will keep kids safe in the...
2019-05-31, 00:16

Google takes pre-orders for game streaming service launching November Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday opened pre-orders for its game streaming service, which it said will launch in November with more than 30 games fro...
2019-06-06, 22:16

House approves measure to block Trump from launching military strike against Iran The House proposal would bar the Trump administration from using any federal funds for military force "in or against" the Islamic Republic.  &#...
2019-07-13, 04:32

‘Vaccines are safe’ and save lives, UNICEF declares, launching new #VaccinesWork campaign Amid a surge in outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced on Thursday a new so...
2019-05-21, 16:16

Google's Stadia game streamer launching with Pixel 3 support, exclusives, and $9.99 price Google promised to launch its intriguing game streamer Stadia in the summer, and is now ready with the pricing, as well as the much needed informatio...
2019-06-07, 16:32

House votes to end US role in Yemen, poised to block Trump from launching Iran strike Next up: a proposal that would bar Trump from launching a military strike against Iran, which supporters predict will pass in a vote set for Friday. ...
2019-07-11, 23:32

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR YET FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Tops One Million Contract Mark For The First Time, Year-End Volume Increases 138% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CFE's four-year history as volume t...
2019-05-23, 10:16

Syria’s Idlib ‘on the brink’ of a nightmare urge humanitarian chiefs, launching global solidarity campaign The heads of 11 global humanitarian organizations warned on Thursday that the embattled rebel-held province of Idlib in Syria, stands on the brink of...
2019-06-27, 21:48

Lady Gaga is launching her long-awaited beauty brand exclusively on Amazon — and pre-orders start on Prime Day Emma McIntyre/Getty Images Lady Gaga is finally launching her beauty brand, Haus Laboratories. Haus Laboratories will reportedly be the first major ...
2019-07-10, 17:32

Alabama's Nick Saban uses SEC Media Days to critique transfer portal, 'liberal' waivers Alabama's Nick Saban used SEC Media Days to offer his opinion on the transfer portal and his criticism of immediate eligibility waivers.  ...
2019-07-17, 20:16

Iran likely at 'inflection point,' launching attacks to change 'status quo,' Defense Intelligence Agency director tells Fox News Iran is likely at "an inflection point," and the recent attacks on tankers and the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone appear to be part of an effor...
2019-06-24, 05:32

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Fac...
2019-06-28, 04:48

Your Phone Isn't Actually Waterproof---But These Other Devices Are More gadgets than ever are advertised as “splash-proof” and “water-resistant”—but that often means less protection at the beach or pool than you’d im...
2019-06-23, 22:16

IoT devices becoming an increasing security risk The rise in IoT devices may be leading to better connectivty and a boost in your Netflix consumption, but could also be putting your home at risk of ...
2019-06-19, 12:32

Fitbit devices can pay for your NYC bus or subway ride Add Fitbit to the growing list of device makers that will support tap-to-pay in New York City's mass transit system. When the city's contac...
2019-05-29, 15:16

When smart devices watch you, what do they do with the data? Smart devices can work miracles, obeying your every command. They may transmit everything about you to a programmer in a city you’ve never hear...
2019-06-20, 14:32

Customers need not worry about their Huawei devices There’s been a lot of news regarding Huawei and the US Government over the last few days and just like any xxx story, it comes with a fair amo...
2019-05-28, 11:32

How Facebook Fought Fake News About Facebook Stormchaser is a tool was designed to track hoaxes and "memes" about Facebook on the social network and other company-owned services including WhatsA...
2019-07-09, 08:48

AT&T declares itself ‘world leader’ in 5G despite 0 consumer devices AT&T is pounding its chest as a leader in 5G, even though average consumers haven't even been able to test its network in the United States.Read More...
2019-06-06, 21:32

USB 3 and USB-C devices can cause problems with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections, but there's a solution USB 3 and USB-C devices and devices are everywhere, and they offer a great speed boost for peripherals and storage devices. But there's a possible do...
2019-06-11, 19:16

Nvidia reveals first AI platform for edge devices In an effort to help bring artificial intelligence to edge devices, Nvidia has announced its new Nvidia EGX platform that has the ability to understa...
2019-05-29, 00:16

Huawei is banned from using SD cards in future devices Things just keep getting worse for Huawei. The company was barred from being a member of the SD Association, the trade group responsible for standard...
2019-05-24, 21:48

Audi accused of using four defeat devices in V6 diesel Engine-warming function actually used to manipulate emissions readings The German transport ministry has identified up to four different emission de...
2019-07-01, 18:00

Apple could brick its own devices to crack down on shoplifting Given the cost of Apple products these days, it's no surprise that brick-and-mortar Apple Stores are still grappling with the issue of theft. Wh...
2019-05-31, 20:48

Your Android phone can sign you into Google on iOS devices Who said that Apple- and Google-powered devices can't work in harmony? Not Google. It's taking advantage of its recently added security k...
2019-06-12, 23:48

China is dropping Windows from its military devices As tensions between the US and China grow due to an escalating trade war, the Chinese military has decided to stop using Microsoft Windows in favor o...
2019-05-28, 19:01

The Sad Truth About Sleep-Tracking Devices and Apps Our personal tech columnist tracked his sleep for two weeks with an Apple Watch and some software. Here’s why he concluded it was a pointless exercis...
2019-07-17, 18:32

When smart devices pass secrets to the police It may crackdown on crime — and privacy, too. That's if German police get powers to seize personal data on smart devices. Germany's discussing plans ...
2019-06-14, 19:16

The next iPhone may send Bluetooth audio to two devices at once Private music listening might not be a solitary affair on iPhones in the future. A Mac Otakara rumor has claimed that the next iPhone will support s...
2019-05-27, 23:48

Which devices play Audible audiobooks but can't surf the web? Amber wants her son to be able play Audible stories but does not want him to have internet access As a child I had a cassette tape player. I could ch...
2019-05-23, 12:48

Alexa's intercom-like broadcasts come to more non-Echo devices Amazon has slowly been expanding the circle of devices that can use Alexa Announcements, but now it's throwing the gates wide open. The company...
2019-05-26, 03:00

Huawei already has 80 million devices running Android 9 Pie Despite the US trade ban, Huawei can still freely update older smartphones to Android 9 Pie without losing access to the Play Store and Google’s othe...
2019-06-04, 20:16

Best Wi-Fi extenders of 2019: top devices for boosting your Wi-Fi network Welcome to our list of the best Wi-Fi extenders that can make sure your wireless network reaches every corner of your home or office.In this list you...
2019-06-20, 16:48

2008 IS THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD GROWTH FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Rises Two Percent Over Year-Ago, Volume Tops One Million Contracts Traded For Second Consecutive Year CHICAGO, January 2, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 was the busiest year in CFE's five year history as volume t...
2019-05-23, 05:16

Apple criticized for launching $1K monitor stand — monitor sold separately Apple is being criticized for the lofty price of its newly-launched Pro Stand, which will sell for US$999, released at the company's annual developer...
2019-06-05, 23:32

All iOS devices can be unlocked says maker of leading cracking device Depending on your age, you might remember the old days when you walked into a Verizon store, bought a subsidized phone for $99 or $199, and the rep u...
2019-06-15, 21:16

The HTC U19e & Desire 19+ are the brand's latest overpriced devices HTC U19eThis year has been a pretty quiet one for HTC’s smartphone business so far, but during a press conference earlier today the Taiwan-based comp...
2019-06-12, 03:00

Hulu is bringing back 4K streaming for some shows and devices Hulu is currently behind rivals such as Netflix and iTunes when it comes to support for 4K content, but the service has now switched on 4K streaming ...
2019-07-13, 22:48

Walmart has some great Father's Day deals on Apple devices Every retailer is offering Father's Day deals. The holiday takes place this year on Sunday, June 16th, which means that you don't have much time rema...
2019-06-08, 09:00

Alexa built-in devices become a bit more helpful with the addition of Announcements Amazon has just announced a small improvement to all devices running its Alexa personal digital assistant – Announcements. The new feature will make ...
2019-05-25, 14:16

Spotify Lite now live for older Android devices Spotify Lite for Android is now official, launching today across 36 countries. The lightweight version of Spotify's main app weighs in at only 1...
2019-07-09, 12:16

Google Lens gets new filters for Android and iOS devices this week Google announced early this month that its Lens app will receive important improvements in the coming weeks. Some of these improvements will go out t...
2019-05-29, 04:32

This new ransomware is targeting network attached storage devices NAS devices are often used to store critical data and back-ups - but many are exposed to the open internet and the cybercriminals behind eCh0raix ar...
2019-07-10, 23:16

Control4's new hub connects 13,500 smart home devices on one screen Smart home connected devices can control everything from lighting and temperature to security systems and music. But with products from so many diffe...
2019-05-24, 21:48

Google workers can listen to what people say to its AI home devices Company admitted that contractors can access recordings made by Assistant, after some of its recordings were leakedGoogle acknowledged its contractor...
2019-07-12, 02:48

Older Windows devices at risk of classic hacks Almost one million older Windows devices are still vulnerable to the BlueKeep security flaw even after Microsoft released a security patch to address...
2019-05-29, 21:32

iPhone users can now use Android tech to unlock their devices Google is making it easier for iPhone and iPad users to verify sign-ins with the announcement that Apple device owners will now be able to use their ...
2019-06-14, 06:32

‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ is out now on iOS and Android devices Harry Potter fans don’t have to wait much longer for Niantic’s much-anticipated follow up to its super-popular AR mobile game Pokemon Go....
2019-06-21, 11:48

Chrome now syncs saved payment options across devices Google announced that it'll allow signed-in Chrome users to use payment methods previously saved to their Google Account to fill in checkout forms. n...
2019-07-03, 10:32

Baidu’s DuerOS voice platform is now on 400 million devices Baidu revealed at its Create 2019 conference in Beijing that DuerOS' install base recently surpassed 400 million as voice queries topped 3.6 billionR...
2019-07-03, 10:32

Skype brings screen sharing to Android and iOS devices Skype has officially launched screen sharing for Android and iOS devices less than a couple of months after the feature rolled out for beta testers. ...
2019-06-05, 18:16

Man Killed After Throwing "Incendiary Devices" At Detention Centre In US An armed man was fatally shot Saturday after throwing what authorities called "incendiary devices" at an detention center in Washington state and try...
2019-07-15, 18:32

Apple hits Google where it hurts; says iOS 12 runs on 85% of devices Apple’s announcements at WWDC yesterday undoubtedly focused on the company’s updated range of operating systems including iOS 13, watchOS 6, and the ...
2019-06-04, 20:16

Google and Huawei can support devices for 90 days thanks to US ban exemption Enlarge (credit: Huawei) The Trump administration is working to ban Huawei products from the US market and ban US companies from supplying the Chin...
2019-05-21, 21:48

Google unveils a fresh new look for Search on mobile devices Google unveiled a new look and feel today for the way it presents Google Search results on mobile, and the update has been regarded in a few corners ...
2019-05-23, 02:16

Amazon devices save your voice recordings unless you delete them Have you ever wondered what happens to all of the voice commands you give your Amazon Echo? Where do they go? Do they evaporate once your Echo has re...
2019-07-04, 18:32

NY could approve sports betting next week, just not on mobile devices New York casinos will soon be taking sports bets. Even as hopes dim for mobile betting, the state Gaming Commission is expected to approve a new set ...
2019-06-07, 10:32

Amazon's Own Devices Are (Unsurprisingly) Some of the Best Deals of Prime Day [Updating] We know you’ve been patiently waiting for Prime Day, and so have we. As you might expect, the first deals out of the gate are the deals on Amazon’s o...
2019-07-15, 02:16

Tibbits are colorful pre-programmed modules for building IoT devices At first glance, Tibbits look like building blocks, but each one is a module or a connector that makes it easier to build connected devices and syste...
2019-06-01, 00:16

Valve launches Dota game on Android and iOS devices, but it's not what you think After the Artifact fiasco, Valve is back with yet another game, but a completely different one this time. Dota Underlords strikes no resemblance to t...
2019-06-22, 05:32

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME IS 50% AHEAD OF LAST YEAR; Average Daily Volume Is Exceeding 2007's Record Pace, July 2008 Volume Down 24% Compared To Year-Ago CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 year-to-date trading volume is 50% ahead of the same period ...
2019-05-23, 10:16

FDA says three deaths related to Edwards Lifesciences' recalled heart devices The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday three deaths had been reported related to Edwards Lifesciences Corp's recall of some of its hea...
2019-07-02, 00:16

After Expressway Mishap, Special Devices To Check Drivers From Dozing Off Alarmed over a spate of accidents on the expressways, the Uttar Pradesh State Roadways Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) is planning to deploy special d...
2019-07-12, 13:32

Apple Sued for Patent Violation Over 'Low Power Mode' on iOS Devices Apple is being sued by Location Based Technologies (LBT) for an alleged patent infringement tied to the 'low-power mode' and 'facedown detection' fea...
2019-07-03, 15:48

Will Europe's clampdown on faulty medical devices hurt patients? When a Californian company founded by a U.S. veteran wounded in Afghanistan sought to register a new medical device this year, it turned to Europe be...
2019-06-06, 09:48

FDA ties three deaths to Edwards Lifesciences' recalled heart devices The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday three deaths had been reported related to Edwards Lifesciences Corp's recall of some of its hea...
2019-07-02, 04:00

Amazon gives Fire TV devices a section devoted to live television Fire TV devices now have access to plenty of live television services, and Amazon wants to be sure you know what's playing regardless of what se...
2019-07-01, 10:16

Prime Day preview: Amazon's Fire TV devices are on sale today If you don't want to wait for Amazon Prime Day to snag deals on best-selling devices, then you should take advantage of today's sale on Fir...
2019-05-30, 19:32

Cybersecurity of medical devices under scrutiny after FDA recalls insulin pumps According to experts, however, this is not an anomaly. Medical devices, including medical implants, are likely vulnerable to cybersecurity breaches d...
2019-06-30, 03:48

Google confirms that advanced backdoor came preinstalled on Android devices (credit: Alexandre Dulaunoy / Flickr) Criminals in 2017 managed to get an advanced backdoor preinstalled on Android devices before they left the fa...
2019-06-07, 19:48

Apple’s Voice Control improves accessibility OS-wide on all its devices Apple is known for fluid, intuitive user interfaces, but none of that matters if you can’t click, tap, or drag because you don’t have a ...
2019-06-04, 03:48

Hands-on with Find My: Track Apple devices, people, and probably Tags Apple's iOS Find my Friends and Find my iPhone apps are being combined into a single app, expanded to macOS, and likely augmented with new Tags.Read ...
2019-06-06, 21:32

Hi-Tech Levitation Devices Used To “Float” Ancient Egyptian Sphinx In 1913, archaeologists working with the Egyptian Antiquities Service, the Egypt Exploration Fund and the British School of Archaeology, excavated an...
2019-06-15, 10:00

Researchers say 6G will stream human brain-caliber AI to wireless devices In the 2G era, storing 1,000 songs in your pocket was a big deal, but with 6G, your pocket device will wirelessly access human brain-caliber AI, anyw...
2019-06-14, 21:01

Ex-Michigan governor's electronic devices seized in Flint water probe Michigan authorities investigating contamination of the city of Flint's water supply obtained a search warrant to seize former Governor Rick Snyder's...
2019-06-04, 07:48

With World Emoji Day upon us, Apple, Google show off emojis coming soon to their devices For World Emoji Day, Apple and Google shared some of the emojis coming to devices later this year, which include emoji for people with disabilities. ...
2019-07-17, 05:00

Microsoft to end Office mobile apps support for older Android devices Microsoft silently updated the system requirements for its Office mobile apps and from what we understand, thing are looking bleak for Android users ...
2019-06-01, 07:48

25 Million Android Devices Infected by a New Malware: Check Point Research A new smartphone malware called "Agent Smith" has been discovered that has infected 25 million devices worldwide, including 15 million in India, Chec...
2019-07-10, 18:01

E-scooter death reignites safety concerns as devices grow in popularity Across the country, the recent onslaught of electric scooters has been compared to a foreign invasion crafted by millennials. The long-necked robots ...
2019-06-28, 03:00

New Bill Would Require Agents to Actually Have Probable Cause to Search Electronic Devices at the Border Customs officials at the border don’t need a warrant or probable cause to search your electronic devices, an invasive practice that has only spiked i...
2019-05-23, 04:48

Amazon's devices chief explains how Alexa is changing what people buy online Amazon's hardware devices chief Dave Limp told CNBC that while Alexa is not necessarily getting consumers to buy more online, it is helping popu...
2019-06-05, 23:32

Amazon Prime Video now works with Chromecast, and YouTube comes to Fire TV devices Couch potatoes rejoice: you can finally stream Amazon Prime Video using Chromecast dongles, and YouTube support has returned to Amazon‘s Fire line of...
2019-07-10, 08:48

UPDATE 1-FDA says three deaths related to Edwards Lifesciences' recalled heart devices The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday three deaths had been reported related to Edwards Lifesciences Corp's recall of some of its hea...
2019-07-02, 00:16

Reports: Man arrested for alleged plot to set off explosive devices in Times Square A man was arrested in a sting operation on charges of plotting to set off explosive devices in Times Square, according to New York media reports. &#...
2019-06-07, 16:48

The brilliant way iOS 13 lets you find lost devices that aren’t even connected to a network Several rumors that preceded Apple’s WWDC 2019 keynote said that the Find My iPhone and Find My Friends app would be merged into a single entit...
2019-06-06, 17:00

The best cheap smart home devices and gadget deals in June 2019 Amazon Prime Day is just around the corner and that means its a fantastic time to upgrade your living space into a smart home without breaking the ba...
2019-06-27, 22:32

Jony Ive, chief designer of Apple devices, leaving company after 27 years Apple Chief Design Officer Jony Ive, the man behind the appearance of the iPhone, is leaving the company after more than 20 years to start his own fi...
2019-06-28, 19:16

UPDATE 2-FDA ties three deaths to Edwards Lifesciences' recalled heart devices The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday three deaths had been reported related to Edwards Lifesciences Corp's recall of some of its hea...
2019-07-02, 02:48

Some Bluetooth devices will stop working if you install the latest Windows 10 update If you’re suddenly having trouble connecting any of your Bluetooth devices to your Windows PC this week, don’t be alarmed — this is...
2019-06-13, 00:32

Apple Transparency Report Reveals India Sought Data for 49 Devices The Indian government asked Apple to provide information related to customers' data for 49 devices like iPhones in the July-December 2018 period – al...
2019-07-04, 10:32

Tetris Royale and its 100-player competitive mode is coming to mobile devices If you can't afford a Nintendo Switch or playing video games is simply not among your hobbies, you'll be happy to know that one of the most addictive...
2019-06-30, 00:48

Armed man shot, killed after throwing incendiary devices at Washington ICE detention center Police in Washington state say an armed man was shot and killed early Saturday after trying to attack a local Immigration and Customs Enforcement (IC...
2019-07-14, 01:32

Pre Prime Day deals at Walmart include price cuts on Google Home devices While Prime Day deals haven't officially begun, Walmart is slashing prices right now on its best-selling Google Home devices. For a limited time...
2019-06-18, 22:00

Devices built with Intel’s Ice Lake and Project Athena specifications will be available in time for the holidays Even before Computex officially launched today, AMD and Qualcomm threw down the gauntlet at Intel with a new chip and a 5G PC, respectively. Today I...
2019-05-28, 12:16

J&J's profit spikes as pharma fuels growth, consumer and medical devices improve Johnson & Johnson's profit jumped 42% in the second quarter, with all three of the sprawling health-care company's businesses performing be...
2019-07-16, 14:00

T-Mobile announces Father's Day deals with major savings on Samsung and Apple devices T-Mobile is among the first carriers in the US that kicks off its own Father's Day sale. If you're with the Un-carrier or plan to become its loyal cu...
2019-06-05, 01:16

Apple makes Comcast and Charter sell iPads, other devices as part of mobile deal Apple made Comcast and Charter agree to sell iPads, Apple TVs and other lower-volume devices as part of the cable companies' deal to offer the i...
2019-06-14, 01:00

Flint water crisis: authorities seize governor’s state-owned electronic devices Michigan governor Rick Snyder’s phone, iPad and computer were seized from storage as well as the devices of 33 of his employeesAuthorities investigat...
2019-06-04, 04:16

Amazon is spoiling dads with awesome deals on Fire tablets, Kindles, and Echo devices If you didn't find what you were looking for on Amazon's roster of Fire, Kindle, and Echo devices discounted earlier this week in refurbished conditi...
2019-06-09, 22:00

‘Agent Smith’ malware replaces legit Android apps with fake ones on 25 million devices Researchers from cybersecurity vendor Check Point have discovered a new kind of mobile malware targeting Android devices. Called “Agent Smith,” the m...
2019-07-10, 17:00

The technology, devices, and benefits of the growing remote patient monitoring market (HON, PHG, MDT, DXCM, RMD, SENS) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current sub...
2019-06-06, 14:32

John Oliver and Jane Krakowski Explain Why Medical Devices Are Like Batman on Last Week Tonight On Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver turned his spotlight on the $156 billion medical device market. About 32 million Am...
2019-06-03, 12:16

Philly Park Officials Criticized for Installing Devices That Blare High-Frequency Noise at Young People There is growing criticism of Philadelphia officials’ decision to install sonic devices called the Mosquito that constantly emit extremely loud, high...
2019-07-07, 01:32

A group of police officers shot a man dead after he was caught throwing incendiary devices at a migrant detention center Google Streetview A man died early Saturday morning after throwing incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Tacoma, Washington while armed with ...
2019-07-14, 02:48

John Wick Hex Is A Portal Into John Wick's Mind At a Keanu Reeves-filled E3 last week, I played a demo of John Wick Hex, a forthcoming action game directed and written by Mike Bithell, the creator ...
2019-06-22, 07:48

Instant View: China second quarter GDP rises 6.2% year-on-year, slowest in at least 27 years China's second-quarter economic growth slowed to its weakest pace in at least 27 years, in line with expectations, as demand at home and abroad coole...
2019-07-15, 10:16

Migrant 10-year-old's death in US custody marks sixth case in a year A girl from El Salvador died in 2018 while under US care in a previously unreported caseUS authorities say a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died l...
2019-05-23, 06:16

47-Year-Old Man Is Charged With Giving Drugs To 13-Year-Old, Groping Her And Leaving Her At Hospital (CNN) – A 47-year-old man who brought a 13-year-old to a Massachusetts hospital shortly before she died has been charged with giving the girl d...
2019-05-27, 00:32

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR IN CBOE HISTORY AND FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD VOLUME; CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CBOE history, as a total of 94...
2019-05-23, 10:16

China June industrial output up 6.3% year-on-year, beats forecasts, retail sales up 9.8% China's industrial output grew 6.3% in June from a year earlier, official data showed on Monday, picking up from May's 17-year low and handily beatin...
2019-07-15, 10:16

CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC Experiences Ninth Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Volume Increases CHICAGO, July 1, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that June 2010 trading volume totaled 261,441 contracts, compared to 66,...
2019-05-22, 21:16

French carbon emissions fell 4.2% year-on-year in 2018 Carbon dioxide emissions in France fell by 4.2% in 2018 compared with the previous year due to a drop in emissions from the transport sector, a mild ...
2019-06-19, 05:16

Google kicks off Home and Nest sale, save big on smart home devices Google is making it easier for everyone to adorn their homes with connected devices, including smart speakers, smart displays, thermostats, and light...
2019-06-28, 13:48

Amazon will be deeply discounting its Echo speakers and devices on Prime Day 2019 — here's every Echo deal you'll find Amazon Prime Day 2019 won't officially begin until July 15, but Amazon has already announced some of the deals it'll offer on its own devices. Start...
2019-07-14, 02:48

Who is the 15-year-old who beat 39-year-old Venus Williams at Wimbledon? In her Grand Slam debut, Cori Gauff, 15, upset Venus Williams in the first round at Wimbledon on Monday. Gauff is the tournament's youngest play...
2019-07-01, 21:16

Medigap changes coming next year for future 65-year-olds If you turn 65 after 2019, you no longer can purchase a policy that covers the deductible for Part B. If you reach that age before Jan. 1, however, y...
2019-06-27, 20:00

102-year-old woman confesses to murdering her 92-year-old neighbor In a tragic and absolutely bizarre murder case out of France, a woman is now the prime suspect in the murder of her residential care home neighbor. M...
2019-05-24, 23:48

Can you get 'horns' from smartphone use? Here are some problems our devices cause From horns on the back of your head to the tingles on your thigh, these are the ailments you face thanks to the little device on your pocket.  ...
2019-06-21, 02:16

Sheriff: 15-year-old boy charged with killing 7-year-old ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky sheriff says a 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder in the death of a 7-year-old family member. Hardin C...
2019-06-21, 16:32

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME SEVEN PERCENT AHEAD OF 2007; Exchange On Pace For Fourth Consecutive Year Of Record Volume Growth CHICAGO, December 1, 2008- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that year to date, 2008 trading volume is seven percent ahead of the ...
2019-05-23, 05:16

CBOE Awarded U.S. Options Exchange of the Year By Futures and Options World For Fourth Straight Year CHICAGO, IL -- December 9, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) was named “U.S. Options Exchange of the Year” for the fourth consecuti...
2019-05-21, 23:32

CFE'S AUGUST AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME UP OVER PREVIOUS MONTH; Year-To-Date Volume 20% Ahead Of Year-Ago CHICAGO, September 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that August average daily volume of 4,343 contracts rose three perc...
2019-05-23, 05:16

TPD searching for missing 92-year-old and his 61-year-old son TUCSON- The Tucson Police Department is searching for two missing men. Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating 92-year-old Ismael Ru...
2019-05-26, 02:48

CBOE Awarded U.S Options Exchange of the Year from Futures and Options World for Third Straight Year CHICAGO, IL -- December 11, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) has been named “U.S. Options Exchange of the Year” for the third cons...
2019-05-22, 01:16

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME 70% AHEAD OF FIRST HALF OF 2007; June Volume Rose 22% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, July 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that year-to-date trading volume is 70% ahead of the same time period fr...
2019-05-23, 10:16

CFE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME ROSE 54% IN MAY; Year-To-Date Trading Volume Is 85% Ahead Of Last Year CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE), today announced that average daily volume during the month of May was 5,679 contracts, ...
2019-05-23, 10:16

APRIL IS BUSIEST MONTH EVER AT CFE; Trading Rises 536% Over 2009, Seventh Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Volume Increases, VIX Futures Sets New Daily and Monthly Records CHICAGO, May 3, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that April 2010 was the busiest trading month ever at the Exchange as a ...
2019-05-22, 21:16

CFE'S SEPTEMBER AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME RISES 60% OVER YEAR AGO; Month Was Most Active In 2008, Third Busiest Month Ever at CFE, Year-To-Date Volume 26% Ahead of 2007 CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that an average of 7,115 contracts traded each day during September 2...
2019-05-23, 05:16

MAY IS SECOND STRAIGHT MONTH OF ALL-TIME RECORD VOLUME; Eighth Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Volume Increases CHICAGO, June 1, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that for the second consecutive month, trading volume at the CFE has rea...
2019-05-22, 21:16

AUGUST IS MOST ACTIVE TRADING MONTH OF YEAR AT CFE; Average Daily Volume Rose 23% From July, 16% Above Year-Ago, Fourth Consecutive Month-Over-Month Volume Gain Chicago, September 1, 2009 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume in August totaled 92.9 million contracts, marki...
2019-05-23, 05:16

CFE'S OCTOBER TRADING VOLUME RISES 15% OVER YEAR AGO; Total Volume of 124,289 Contracts, Average Daily Volume of 5,404 Contracts; Year-To-Date Volume Tops One Million Contracts, 25% Ahead Of 2007 CHICAGO, November 3, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that an average of 5,404 contracts traded each day during October 20...
2019-05-23, 05:16

Facebook will pay you to let it spy on you After coming under fire earlier this year for quietly paying users between the ages of 13 and 35 up to $20 a month in most cases for permission to in...
2019-06-12, 04:00

Facebook wants your data so bad it'll pay you for it If you've been uncertain about whether Facebook is studying your every move, and what it knows about you, there's a new way to be sure ...
2019-06-12, 18:00

Facebook Wants Your Blood Donating blood is a selfless act, and as with many altruistic behaviors, it’s not always easy to convince people to take a couple of hours out ...
2019-06-12, 19:00

|Facebook,Instagramhavingconnectivityissuesforsomeusers Facebook said its applications, including the main social-media service and Instagram photo-sharing app, were experiencing connectivity issues on Wed...
2019-07-04, 05:00

Facebook will offer more info on the ads you see There's a good chance some strange ads have popped up in your Facebook News Feed. Now, the company wants to give users more clarity about why th...
2019-07-11, 22:32

Is Facebook really the corporate monster everyone wants it to be? The ethics of Facebook, as a corporation, have come into question lately. Though criticisms of the platform have stretched back to its inception, the...
2019-06-28, 21:00

Why Facebook Is Minting a Coin and How You Can Use It Facebook Inc. -- along with 27 partners -- is wading into the world of cryptocurrencies with Libra, a digital token that’s projected to be used in ev...
2019-06-18, 23:00

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media g...
2019-06-14, 01:32

Why is Facebook doing robotics research? It’s a bit strange to hear that the world’s leading social network is pursuing research in robotics rather than, say, making search usefu...
2019-05-22, 08:48

What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency Facebook claims it wants to reach people without access to a bank account, and that Libra is the best wayOn Tuesday, Facebook announced a digital cur...
2019-06-18, 13:16

Facebook and Instagram Can't Seem to Keep Their Shit Together Well, folks, Facebook and its “family of apps” has experienced yet another crash. A nice respite moving into the long holiday weekend if you ask me.R...
2019-07-04, 01:16

How to know for sure if Facebook (or any social network) is down Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. In the past...
2019-07-04, 12:32

Facebook Patents Shadowbanning Within the past 24 hours, Facebook was granted a patent for “Moderating content in an online forum,” which it first applied for in February of 2015. ...
2019-07-16, 22:48

Facebook wants your actual blood Facebook isn’t happy just hoarding your data for its own good, so now it wants your actual blood. But it’s all for a good cause, as the s...
2019-06-12, 20:00

Facebook will ban ads that tell people in U.S. not to vote Facebook Inc will ban ads that discourage people from voting ahead of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, according to its second annual Civil Right...
2019-07-01, 00:16

How Fox News conquered Facebook The channel attracts an ageing, angry crowd on its page, resulting in a high number of reactions, comments and shares – and that’s good for TrumpDona...
2019-07-06, 10:16

FTC Fine Alone Won't Get Facebook Out of Crosshairs Facebook is moving closer to settling a privacy probe by its main U.S. regulator, but the large fine it has prepared to pay is unlikely to get the so...
2019-07-14, 02:48

New Facebook app will pay users for their data Facebook is launching a new app called Study which will pay users for their data following a series of scandals about the way the company acquires an...
2019-06-12, 14:32

How you can see which companies found you on Facebook Facebook's new ad-transparency features can give valuable context into how companies find you, but it’s not likely to stop a tracking indu...
2019-07-13, 14:48

Everything You Need to Know About Facebook's Upcoming Cryptocurrency In case you hadn’t heard, Facebook’s working on a cryptocurrency. There have been plenty of rumors floating around on the secretive project, codename...
2019-06-08, 01:48

|Facebook'sLibracryptocoin:5thingsweknow,and5wedon't Facebook unveiled plans for a new cryptocurrency called Libra this week. After a week of analysis, here’s what Bloomberg reporters and editors know a...
2019-06-23, 10:48

How to Sign Up as a Blood Donor With Facebook When hospitals are running low on blood, there’s no way to just order more—blood banks have to get the word out to volunteers like you and me who mig...
2019-06-13, 17:00

SEC Weighs Whether to Regulate Facebook's Libra U.S. securities regulators are examining whether Facebook Inc.’s planned cryptocurrency should fall under their oversight, a development that could f...
2019-07-13, 16:16

Libras unhappy with name for new Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook's new Libra cryptocurrency won't be seen until next year, but an unusual chorus of criticism is already being heard -- specifically, from pe...
2019-06-19, 22:48

FTC approves roughly $5 bln Facebook settlement - WSJ The United States Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc over a long-running investiga...
2019-07-12, 23:48

FTC Gets Jurisdiction for Possible Facebook Antitrust Probe The Federal Trade Commission will lead any antitrust investigation into Facebook under an arrangement that gives the Justice Department chief oversig...
2019-06-03, 21:16

Facebook reveals new Libra cryptocurrency Facebook has finally taken the wraps off its long-awaited cryptocurrency.The social media giant has revealed that it will be launching the new Libra ...
2019-06-18, 12:16

Facebook Now Shows You Where Advertisers Get Your Data—Here's How to See It The next time you see Facebook ads for, say, erectile dysfunction pills or egg freezing, you can check to see why you were targeted by those brands a...
2019-07-12, 21:16

Facebook is ripe for exploitation - again - in 2020 Facebook claims to have cleaned up its act. But the platform remains vulnerable to the same sorts of divisive propagandaWe won’t need Russia in 2020....
2019-07-09, 08:48

Facebook Dodged a Bullet From the F.T.C. It Faces Many More. The social network may have escaped restrictions and financial bruising with the F.T.C.’s settlement, but its pain is just beginning around the world...
2019-07-13, 18:16

Apple co-founder thinks you should get off Facebook Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has some advice for most Facebook users: Delete your account. The millionaire, who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs, r...
2019-07-09, 19:16

Facebook is working on 'entirely new' apps and 'experiences' Today, Facebook announced a New Product Experimentation (NPE) Team that will be responsible for developing new apps. The goal is to give people "enti...
2019-07-09, 20:48

Facebook and Twitter are growing into the mainstream The row over a fake Nancy Pelosi video shows platforms are no longer disruptors, but incumbents, gatekeepers and publishersIn the first three months ...
2019-06-02, 20:48

Facebook Still Working On the Whole Genocide Thing In a blog post yesterday evening, social media giant Facebook announced several changes meant to mitigate the effects of misinformation and hate spee...
2019-06-21, 19:32

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media g...
2019-06-14, 06:16

Facebook Ditches Commissions, Not Dollars Facebook is finally getting smart about public relations by making important-sounding changes to its business that do virtually nothing to affect its...
2019-05-28, 15:32

U.S. judge waves through D.C. case against Facebook A U.S. judge on Friday denied Facebook Inc.'s request to dismiss a lawsuit by the Washington, D.C. attorney general over the social media giant's imp...
2019-06-01, 07:16

He got the 15k Facebook likes, but breaks vow to surrender TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a fugitive has so far failed to honor an agreement to surrender once enough people responded posit...
2019-05-24, 18:16

WSJ: Facebook reaches $5 billion FTC settlement The inevitable has happened for Facebook. After weeks of reports that the company was working to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over ...
2019-07-12, 22:16

Facebook's Libra Needs Scrutiny, BOE's Carney Says Facebook’s Libra project should be carefully vetted by regulators, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney is expected to say Thursday, offering an early in...
2019-06-21, 06:48

Facebook’s Notifications Are Out of Control. Here’s How to Tame Them. Facebook already has you hooked, but now it wants to keep you engaged with dozens of notifications each day. Here’s how to get a little peace and qui...
2019-05-31, 20:00

Facebook and CMU's poker AI beat five pros at once Facebook and Carnegie Mellon University have built another artificial intelligence bot that beat some top poker pros. While AI bots have been to best...
2019-07-11, 22:32

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, coul...
2019-06-19, 08:00

Facebook's New Libra Coin: How Does It Work, and Should You Buy It? On Tuesday Facebook announced Libra, a cryptocurrency that it will launch (along with 27 other partners) in 2020. A little like Bitcoin and a little ...
2019-06-19, 17:32

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Re...
2019-07-05, 04:48

Facebook now provides more info about targeted ads – and tools so you can opt out In March this year, Facebook released a tool called “Why am I seeing this?”, which allowed users to take a deeper look at the ads they ...
2019-07-12, 06:16

Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will a...
2019-06-12, 03:00

Use 'View As' to See What You're Sharing Publicly on Facebook It’s back—sort-of. Facebook has officially resurrected its “View As” feature, a way to see what your profile looks like for people-who-aren’t-you. It...
2019-05-21, 20:16

U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social...
2019-07-16, 23:48

Facebook's VR Dream May Never Take Off, Oculus Co-Founder Says Oculus may not be profitable as Facebook is struggling to bring VR to the mainstream consumer market, says Jack McCauley, one of the co-founders of O...
2019-07-15, 22:32

Is Facebook listening to me? Why those ads appear after you talk about things Facebook denies it monitors your conversations to serve you ads on your News Feed. So what does it really do? And why are there so many coincidences?...
2019-06-27, 20:16

Facebook tries another pay-for-data market research app Facebook is launching a new market research app to gather data from users' phones. The company wants to know which apps users have installed, th...
2019-06-12, 06:32

Facebook's cryptocurrency may debut this month Facebook's long-rumored cryptocurrency may be on the cusp of launching, and with a few twists to boot. The Information sources say the digital ...
2019-06-06, 01:48

Facebook to ban ads dissuading Americans from voting Facebook issued an update on its Civil Rights Audit today and notes that the platform now bans messages that praise, support or represent white natio...
2019-07-01, 12:48

Facebook to Boost Consumer Advertising Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies ...
2019-06-14, 14:48

|Facebook’sbigLibralaunch'onlyfannedtheflames'forcritics Congress holding hearings on Facebook’s plan for a possible digital coin suggests that the high-profile debut for Libra was likely a public relations...
2019-07-16, 03:00

Facebook To Cut Off Huawei To Comply With US Sanctions Facebook said Friday it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech ...
2019-06-08, 01:16

Facebook could announce its own cryptocurrency next month Public interest in cryptocurrency could be set for a rebound as social media giant Facebook is planning to announce its own digital coin later this m...
2019-06-06, 22:00

ProBeat: YouTube is no better than Facebook or Twitter YouTube is not a social network, but when it comes to its rules and recommendation algorithms, the Google company is just like Facebook and Twitter.R...
2019-06-07, 23:32

Facebook to pay users to monitor their cellphone use Facebook announced Tuesday it's launching a new optional program to pay users if they allow the social media company to monitor how they use their ce...
2019-06-12, 01:00

Senators Want Facebook to Put a Price on Your Data. Is That Possible? A bill introduced by senators Mark Warner and Josh Hawley would require big tech companies to disclose the data they collect and value it for each us...
2019-06-28, 00:16

Why (Almost) Everybody Hates Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra Facebook Inc. says its mission is to “bring the world closer together.” Its plans to launch a digital currency called Libra have succeeded in uniting...
2019-07-16, 14:32

Facebook CEO may have known of questionable privacy practices: WSJ Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, ...
2019-06-12, 20:16

Facebook set for grilling on Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is set to face further scrutiny on its ambitions to launch a cryptocurrency after "very serious concerns" were raised by senior US governmen...
2019-07-16, 21:48

Facebook to create 500 new UK tech jobs Facebook is expanding its presence in the UK with a new engineering center and the social network has announced that it will create 500 new tech jobs...
2019-06-12, 23:16

U.S. SEC chief says he has not discussed Libra with Facebook A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social...
2019-07-16, 21:00

FTC wins right for competition probe at Facebook: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect its digital competition, the Wall Street Jour...
2019-06-04, 00:16

When Police Officers Vent on Facebook Emily Baker-White’s systemic look at officers on social media found thousands of racist, Islamophobic or otherwise offensive posts. Here’s how (and w...
2019-06-04, 05:32

It's not you, it's Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp; all four are currently down Having trouble using Facebook, Facebook Messenger Instagram or WhatsApp this morning? That's no surprise to those who view DownDetector on a regular ...
2019-07-03, 23:48

Italy Pokes Facebook With $1.1 Million Fine, and Man, I Bet They're Sorry Now Italy’s privacy watchdog announced on Friday its decision to fine world-swallowing social platform Facebook €1 million (about $1.13 million) for the ...
2019-06-28, 23:00

Hard to Read Facebook's Libra Fortune Facebook’s cryptocurrency unveiling was widely anticipated, but bets on Libra catching on and generating meaningful revenue remain highly speculative...
2019-06-18, 19:48

Facebook faces privacy hurdles in cryptocurrency Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency. One technology expert believes they must first 'convince people to...
2019-06-18, 23:32

Facebook to Rethink Policies Around Artistic Nudity Facebook has agreed to rethink its stance of artistic nudity after an outcry of people protesting naked in front of the social networking giant's New...
2019-06-08, 00:16

Facebook denies being a social network after it got sued (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) This week, Facebook responded to a lawsuit relating to the Cambridge Analytica scandal by claiming it isn't a...
2019-07-12, 15:00

Facebook ban on white nationalism too narrow, say auditors Company policy prohibits praise or support for specific term ‘white nationalism’Facebook’s new policy banning white nationalism from its site has bee...
2019-07-01, 19:00

| Facebook use eroding in US as social media under pressure Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researc...
2019-05-28, 20:16

Alphabet is worth 50% more if broken up, but not Facebook, analyst says Given growth deceleration in FAANG stocks and heightened regulatory scrutiny on big technology companies, Alphabet is better positioned than Facebook...
2019-06-17, 21:48

Deadly poison suspected at Facebook facility Local fire department shut Facebook mailing facility, which uses machines to sort mail & detect substances. Facebook has several buildings in area. ...
2019-07-01, 22:32

Facebook gives creators more ways to make money As VidCon gets ready to take place between July 10th and 13th in Anaheim, California, Facebook has news to share with its creator community. The comp...
2019-07-09, 20:48

How Your Facebook Posts Might Reveal Your Medical Status Researchers were able to correctly guess some people’s medical conditions by analyzing their Facebook posts, according to a new study. The people inv...
2019-06-19, 20:32

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you really flee Facebook? Facebook. These days, all you ever see is bad news. But even though Facebook is almost as much societal disease as social network, could you let go? ...
2019-05-25, 12:48

Facebook Pledges to Move Dumb and Eat Shit Slipping-on-a-banana-peel-into-a-pile-of-rakes firm Facebook, a name which is now synonymous with massive, irreparable fuckups, has recommitted itsel...
2019-07-10, 05:32

Ecuador frees man wanted in US over Facebook scheme Ecuador has released a New York man and turned down an extradition request from the United States, where he was arrested after falsely claiming he wa...
2019-06-12, 00:32

Facebook takes down more fake accounts from Iran Today, Facebook removed 51 accounts, 36 Pages, seven groups and three Instagram accounts that were involved in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" bas...
2019-05-29, 08:48

Newscoop: A Facebook for news with a Wikipedia twist The Amsterdam-based startup aims to democratize news by leveraging a global network of citizen journalists. The platform is harnessing blockchain tec...
2019-05-28, 11:32

Facebook evacuates four buildings after possible sarin exposure Facebook Inc evacuated four buildings and two people were being evaluated for possible exposure to the nerve agent sarin on Monday after a package at...
2019-07-02, 00:16

Facebook admits red dot notifications are annoying, may soon let you disable them Facebook is rumored to be working on reducing the number of red dot notifications in the Facebook mobile app. The company is testing tools that allow...
2019-06-28, 13:48

Average User Still Spending 38 More Minutes On Facebook Per Day Than They Should Facebook, a company so heinous that it was cited by the United Nations as being complicit in genocide, is still the most popular social network in th...
2019-05-28, 20:00

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesd...
2019-06-18, 22:48

Facebook’s Digital Money Could Mean Fabulous Wealth. Or Not. The social network is planning a new cryptocurrency, potentially inserting the company into yet another part of our lives. Our reporter wonders: What...
2019-07-12, 12:16

Facebook to make jobs, credit ads searchable BOSTON (AP) — Facebook says it plans to make advertisements for U.S. jobs and loans and credit card offers searchable for all users. That’s in ...
2019-07-01, 02:16

Facebook’s AI beats human poker champions Facebook AI and Carnegie Mellon University made an AI named Pluribus that beat more than a dozen human Texas Hold'em million-dollar champions.Read Mo...
2019-07-11, 22:48

Why Facebook Chose Stablecoins as Its Path to Crypto When Facebook Inc. developed Libra, its planned digital currency, it decided to focus on one version of the crypto world known as stablecoins. They’r...
2019-06-18, 19:16

Donald Trump is 'not a fan' of cryptocurrency, Facebook Libra Just hours after a "social media summit," the president's Twitter account posted a thread aimed at, of all things, cryptocurrency. After startin...
2019-07-12, 11:48

The Latest: Facebook currency a possible new revenue source NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Facebook’s new digital currency. (all times local): ___ 10:00 a.m. Facebook’s plan announced Tuesday to int...
2019-06-18, 16:32

Fed's Powell Says Facebook's Libra Raises 'Serious Concerns' Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell strongly signaled again that the central bank could cut interest rates later this month to bolster the U.S. ec...
2019-07-12, 00:16

Facebook takes aim at e-commerce with Libra cryptocurrency Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce and ...
2019-06-18, 17:32

Facebook's Cryptocurrency "Libra" Will Be Launched In 2020 Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networki...
2019-06-18, 21:01

Facebook and Google likely to face new regulators for news and ads ACCC report argues for an authority to monitor ads to ensure tech giants do not break anti-competition lawsFacebook and Google are likely to face a s...
2019-06-28, 10:16

Facebook announces plan to create its own currency SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook already rules daily communication for more than two billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency, too. The...
2019-06-18, 16:01

Facebook's Libra coin likely to run a regulatory gauntlet Facebook Inc will face unprecedented regulatory scrutiny over a new digital currency that the social media company hopes will become globally recogn...
2019-06-29, 00:48

Facebook to launch its Bitcoin rival as soon as this month Facebook has been working on its own cryptocurrency for quite a while now, and it looks like the company is seeking to unveil its product as soon as ...
2019-06-08, 09:00

Greed Is to Blame for the Radicalization of YouTube and Facebook Opinion: Social media has become the modern-day version of conspiracy-theorizing supermarket tabloids. When will these platforms be held accountable?...
2019-07-01, 01:16

Facebook WordPress plug-ins found to have zero-day flaw Zero-day flaws which impact two of Facebook's official WordPress plugins have been disclosed by a US-based cybersecurity firm including proof-of...
2019-06-18, 22:00

Facebook's Crypto Plan Borrows From China The Chinese precedents suggest the social-media giant needs to focus less on crypto engineering and more on improving the use case for its new curren...
2019-06-19, 21:48

Facebook to Hire Banking Expert to Run 'Libra' David Marcus, Facebook's vice president of messaging products and a key figure behind 'Libra' digital currency project, made the statement in an inte...
2019-06-29, 22:32

Facebook's cryptocurrency plan is taking shape The world's biggest social network has indicated that it wants to move into the payments industry by launching its own cryptocurrency next year. DW l...
2019-06-18, 13:48

Facebook now tells you where brands are getting your ad targeting data Facebook will now begin to show you more information about the ads you see on the social network. The tech giant has announced a series of updates to...
2019-07-12, 13:16

Facebook ‘gives global platform to illegal dogfighting’ Social media giant breaks its own rules on violence and animal trading, say campaignersFacebook has been accused of giving a global platform to dogfi...
2019-05-26, 15:32

Facebook COO Sandberg Promises to Weed Out Bad Content A quarterly transparency report from next year and content regulations are some of the steps listed by Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg to deal with ma...
2019-06-13, 12:00

No, You Still Shouldn't Let Facebook Pay You to Track Your Phone Habits Facebook wants to know as much about you as possible—if you let it. This week, the social giant launched a new app-based market research program call...
2019-06-12, 21:48

Facebook outlines ideas for oversight board Facebook Inc on Thursday released the findings from its consultations with outside experts into its content review process, providing a glimpse into...
2019-06-27, 19:48

D.C. case against Facebook over Cambridge Analytica will proceed Early Friday, a judge sided with Facebook shareholders who demanded the company hand over emails and records related to its handling of the Cambridge...
2019-06-01, 13:48

Facebook wants to help connect you with blood donation centers Donating blood is a selfless act, and as with many altruistic behaviors, it’s not always easy to convince people to take a couple of hours out ...
2019-06-13, 22:48

Facebook says some users facing outage on its platforms Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including ...
2019-07-03, 19:32

How Facebook's Libra could lead you to clean out your wallet Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency Libra has some experts concerned about security issues. A possible bigger problem: out-of-control spending by...
2019-07-05, 21:32

How Facebook Handles Speech in 'Secret' Groups Facebook enforces complex guidelines against hate speech, abuse and other categories when it comes to users' posts to their friends or to the public....
2019-07-03, 15:48

ProSieben streaming JV to go live, partners with Facebook German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 Media will launch its streaming joint venture with Discovery Inc, on June 18, with a premium version planned to go ...
2019-06-12, 19:16

Facebook's Zuckerberg Backs Privacy Legislation Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive and co-founder of Facebook, endorsed federal privacy legislation and greater regulation of political advertising, ev...
2019-06-27, 20:48

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud: lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform,...
2019-06-05, 20:32

It’s not just you: Facebook confirms its site is having problems for many users If you logged into Facebook today, you may have noticed that the site is acting a bit wonky. Pages are slow to load and many images on individual pro...
2019-07-03, 21:48

Facebook May Be Tough Beast for Regulators to Tame Facebook shares have been pummeled by negative news over the last 15 months, but investors enticed by its continued growth in the face of these chall...
2019-06-04, 12:32

Recommended Reading: Facebook moderator PTSD Bodies in seats Casey Newton, The Verge The job of moderating toxic content on social media is a daunting task. It also takes a massive psychologic...
2019-06-23, 18:48

Regulators Have Doubts About Facebook Cryptocurrency. So Do Its Partners. The social media company said it had signed 27 partners to its Libra project. But executives at some of those companies said they were approaching it...
2019-06-27, 18:32

FTC to examine how Facebook's practices affect competition: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect digital competition, the Wall Street Journal ...
2019-06-03, 19:16

Facebook's Avatars are a belated answer to Bitmoji Facebook is hoping to shake up its emoji with something that will seem remarkably familiar. The company has introduced its long-expected Avatars, or...
2019-06-03, 19:16

Facebook Says CEO Did Not Ignore Personal Data Issues Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not knowingly violate an agreement with the regulator supervising the company's management of users' personal data, ...
2019-06-13, 12:00

Facebook's Libra Is a License to Print Money A bunch of big companies have agreed to pony up $10 million each to take part, and it is easy to see why: On some reasonable-sounding assumptions abo...
2019-06-23, 14:00

Glitches on Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram resolved On Wednesday, more than 14,000 users reported issues with Instagram, while more than 7,500 and 1,600 users complained about Facebook and WhatsApp, ac...
2019-07-04, 08:48

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency in Bid to Reshape Finance Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets a...
2019-06-18, 19:48

The Morning After: Facebook and Instagram's image outage Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. As many in the US celebrate Independence Day, we're probably catching you right before or after a Strange...
2019-07-04, 12:32

Has an Australian judge just broken Facebook for publishers? Landmark ruling set to change the way media companies engage with the social media giantA landmark ruling in the New South Wales supreme court has ag...
2019-06-27, 18:32

Facebook won’t remove Zuck’s Instagram deepfake — yet The internet’s often a big bad place, but every once in a while it’ll make you chuckle. In a hilarious prank, two creators have uploaded a deepfake o...
2019-06-12, 15:32

India isn’t keen on Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook’s new digital currency Libra has received an early jolt from the Indian government. The authorities in Asia’s third-largest economy are no m...
2019-07-08, 17:16

Facebook Will Remove Messages Mocking Deaths "I am so glad she's dead" or "That's what she gets" will no longer be up on your Facebook page as the social network giant will now remove such scurr...
2019-06-14, 15:00

Fed, Congress Promise Scrutiny of Facebook Cryptocurrency The social network began to learn how Washington will check its push into digital currencies, with leaders of the Federal Reserve and an influential ...
2019-06-20, 03:48

Facebook isn’t deleting the fake Pelosi video. Should it? SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has chosen to leave up a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in which she appeared to slur her words. That has...
2019-05-30, 11:16

Google and Facebook Are Draining Brains From Europe It wouldn't be the first time that Europe's smartest and most promising tech startups have been gobbled up by the behemoths of Silicon Valley and Sea...
2019-07-02, 09:32

Fact Check Any Abortion News You See on Facebook With more and more states signing abortion bans into law, it’s no surprise that Facebook is crawling with abortion-related misinformation. This time,...
2019-05-30, 07:16

Pelosi Slams Facebook Over Altered Video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi denounced Facebook for its refusal to take down a doctored video of her, saying the decision demonstrates the social-media...
2019-05-30, 04:32

Facebook workers 'possibly exposed to sarin gas' at US HQ Two Facebook workers have possibly been exposed to sarin gas at a mailing warehouse at the social media giant's HQ in California, fire officials say....
2019-07-02, 04:48

Facebook game developers get more options for monetization Facebook game players will soon encounter more advertising tied to in-game rewards. The social media platform will be giving publishers more options ...
2019-05-29, 22:16

Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones Facebook is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its ...
2019-06-07, 10:48

New Huawei Phones Won't Come With Facebook, Instagram or WhatsApp Facebook will no longer allow its apps to come pre-installed on mobile devices made by Huawei Technologies following the U.S. blacklisting of the Chi...
2019-06-07, 14:48

Facebook COO: 'We Understand' Concerns About Big Tech Companies Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said the company failed to anticipate foreign interference aimed at disrupting the 2016 U.S. electio...
2019-06-19, 21:48

Facebook Finds Itself on Receiving End of Fake Video An altered video of CEO Mark Zuckerberg has surfaced on the social-media company’s Instagram app, where he appears to question his company’s data pra...
2019-06-12, 08:32

Facebook says it can't handle election misinformation crisis alone Speaking at Aspen Ideas Festival, Mark Zuckerberg says private companies shouldn’t have ‘final word’ on such decisionsMark Zuckerberg has said Facebo...
2019-06-27, 21:32

Facebook board votes yay on Zuck, nay on Conservatives A mutiny attempt today by a coalition of anti-Zuckerberg Facebook shareholder groups resulted in a resounding defeat as the social network voted to r...
2019-05-31, 02:48

Facebook built a tool to track misinformation about itself Facebook isn't just concerned with the fake news, conspiracy theories and malicious content spread on its platforms. It's also worried abou...
2019-07-08, 22:16

Facebook campus given all-clear after sarin scare Facebook Inc's Silicon Valley campus received the all-clear on Tuesday after fears that a package at its mail facility contained the nerve agent sar...
2019-07-02, 19:48

Facebook's Crackdown on Vaccine Misinformation Plods Along Ten weeks after Facebook pledged to fight vaccine misinformation, such content remains widely available across its platforms as the social-media gian...
2019-05-30, 23:32

Germany fines Facebook for under-reporting complaints German authorities have fined Facebook 2 million euros ($2.3 million) for under-reporting complaints about illegal content on its social media platf...
2019-07-02, 17:48

Scammers posing as Facebook friends online TUCSON – Noris Montalban thought this was the answer she had been looking for. A friend on Facebook told her about a new grant program that cou...
2019-07-09, 07:00

Facebook headquarters evacuated over sarin gas scare An emergency hazmat crew investigated the facility and at least two workers were monitored for possible exposure, but neither showed symptoms, fire o...
2019-07-02, 15:16

Facebook launches robotics framework PyRobot Researchers from Facebook's Pittsburgh office and Carnegie Mellon University collaborated to make PyRobot, a robotics framework that works with ROS.R...
2019-06-21, 06:00

Facebook fined for violating German transparency law German authorities have fined Facebook 2 million euros ($2.26 million) for providing a distorted picture of the amount of illegal content on the soc...
2019-07-02, 15:16

Facebook to Boost Ad Spending as It Tries to Restore Reputation Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies ...
2019-06-15, 00:16

Facebook will once again pay users to install an app that tracks their app usage Facebook on Tuesday announced a new app is called Study that is designed to give Facebook data on what apps participants install, how much time they ...
2019-06-12, 01:32

Facebook's real goal with Libra is to become even more of a utility David Marcus, the head of Facebook's digital currency project, said the company expects Libra will drive more advertising revenue for the compan...
2019-07-15, 21:48

Facebook will never break through with Oculus, says one of the VR company's co-founders Jack McCauley was one of the six Oculus co-founders, but he's also one of its biggest bears, telling CNBC he doesn't think there's a m...
2019-07-14, 18:16

Congressman to Facebook: Your Digital Currency Could Be Worse Than 9-11 Facebook’s new digital currency, Libra, has the potential to be worse than the September 11th attacks. At least that’s what Democratic Congressman Dr...
2019-07-17, 23:16

Facebook has taken down over 2 billion fake accounts in 2019 Facebook took down 2.19 billion fake accounts during the first quarter of 2019, the company has announced. In addition to that, Facebook said it disa...
2019-05-24, 00:00

Ex-Facebook exec recommends Zuckerberg step down as CEO SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook’s former security chief is disagreeing with calls to break up the social network. Instead, Alex Stamos believes t...
2019-05-24, 22:48

Fugitive gets his 15K Facebook ‘likes’ — but still hasn’t turned himself in Maybe he likes his freedom after all. A social media-addicted fugitive who promised a Connecticut police department that he would turn himself in if ...
2019-05-23, 20:16

France says G7 focused on containing risks of Facebook's Libra Group of Seven finance ministers meeting in France this week will make it one of their priorities to contain the risks posed by new currencies such a...
2019-07-17, 11:32

Bitcoin takes hit as lawmakers rip Facebook’s cryptocurrency The price of bitcoin plunged 10 percent on Tuesday after Facebook’s own digital currency project faced another drubbing — this time by lawmakers. A F...
2019-07-17, 06:16

Facebook introduces a scam ad reporting tool in the UK Facebook has launched a new reporting tool designed to tackle scam ads. The feature lets UK Facebook users flag online ads that link to dubious get-r...
2019-07-16, 15:16

Scammers are using Facebook to run a ‘terrorist donation’ scheme Scammers are using Facebook Messenger and other apps to trick Americans into thinking they gave money to terrorist groups like ISIS and al Qaeda. Acc...
2019-05-22, 04:48

CBP investigating Facebook posts of 70 current, former employees U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it is investigating 62 current and eight former employees connected to posts on Facebook involving derogatory...
2019-07-16, 14:48

IMF says regulators must address possible risks from Facebook's Libra Facebook Inc's planned cryptocurrency, Libra, could help boost financial inclusion, but also raises concerns about consumer protection, data privacy,...
2019-07-17, 19:48

US: Facebook currency plan ripe for illicit use Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the Trump administration has concerns that the new digital currency planned by Facebook could be used for illi...
2019-07-16, 00:48

Senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its rep...
2019-07-16, 19:48

Facebook Pressed on Protections for Cryptocurrency Users House lawmakers questioned Facebook about how its cryptocurrency should be regulated and its plans to protect users, underscoring the political hurdl...
2019-07-17, 23:48

Facebook needs to drop Libra and buy Square, Jim Cramer says "It's clearly doing more harm than good," the "Mad Money" host says. Instead Facebook should buy Square for $70 billion and expand the payments ...
2019-07-18, 01:32

CBOE and C2 to List Options on Facebook (FB) on Tuesday, May 29 CHICAGO, May 25, 2012 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) today announced they will list options on Facebook (FB...
2019-05-22, 09:32

Far-Right Propaganda Floods Facebook Ahead of EU Elections Fake accounts spread white-nationalist messages and amassed larger followings than actual far-right parties before being taken down, according to a n...
2019-05-22, 08:32

Facebook to face more scrutiny from Congress on Libra Facebook Inc will face more questioning on Wednesday by U.S. lawmakers over its planned cryptocurrency after a bruising first bout when senators fro...
2019-07-17, 13:16

U.S. senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its rep...
2019-07-16, 20:32

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between R...
2019-05-25, 00:16

Facebook and Instagram may have to remove like buttons for UK children The like function on Facebook and Instagram could be removed and privacy settings set to max for UK children under new proposed social media guidelin...
2019-05-21, 19:48

G7 nations to act against Facebook's 'Libra' cryptocurrency plan Facebook's plan to introduce its own cryptocurrency has come under sharp criticism from many countries. The social media giant announced in June that...
2019-07-17, 23:01

Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital ...
2019-05-23, 19:48

Mnuchin joins chorus against Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook’s cryptocurrency plan has finally found a place where it isn’t controversial — because everybody in Washington seems to hate it. Treasury Se...
2019-07-16, 14:00

FTC Approves Roughly $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook over a long-running probe into the tech giant’s...
2019-07-13, 02:01

Fugitive offers to surrender if he gets 15K ‘likes’ on Facebook This criminal just wants to be liked. A social media-obsessed fugitive has bartered a deal with a Connecticut police department, agreeing to surrende...
2019-05-22, 22:16

Facebook, YouTube most widely used platforms for US adults Looking at data from an annual telephone poll conducted by Pew Research Center and quantified in tables here by our partners at Statista, it's easy t...
2019-05-23, 19:00

Facebook Backs Away From the Hard Sell on Political Ads Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as it overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in ...
2019-05-23, 14:00

Facebook shares rise on report of $5B settlement with FTC The Federal Trade Commission has reportedly slapped Facebook with a record-setting $5 billion fine over its privacy lapses, including a massive data ...
2019-07-12, 23:16

Facebook’s new currency plan under scrutiny in Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers. ItR...
2019-07-16, 07:48

Facebook Workplace reveals price rise Facebook is set to hike the price of its Workplace collaboration suite in a major upheaval of its business products.From September 2nd, Workplace wil...
2019-07-17, 18:32

UPDATE 2-U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social...
2019-07-16, 22:32

How Facebook is changing its political ad-buying policies Mark Zuckerberg just can’t quit political ads. Facebook executives considered banning political ads after it was revealed that Russia used the social...
2019-05-24, 08:32

Facebook won't make Libra available until regulators are happy Facebook is determined to reassure officials that its Libra cryptocurrency is above-board. As part of prepared testimony for a July 16th Senate hear...
2019-07-15, 19:16

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to...
2019-07-13, 00:16

Facebook’s image outage revealed how it uses AI to catalog our photos A Facebook outage on Thursday revealed what may be a surprising development to some users: the company uses artificial intelligence to catalog the co...
2019-07-06, 00:48

Wikipedia co-founder blasts Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg Even though the vast majority of Facebook’s 2.38 billion users are seemingly impervious or apathetic to many of the company’s many contro...
2019-07-06, 07:00

Facebook won’t take down sinister Mark Zuckerberg ‘deepfake’ video Facebook will not remove a fake video of boss Mark Zuckerberg from Instagram that falsely portrays him boasting he can “control the future̶...
2019-06-12, 20:32

Senators grill FTC over reported $5 billion Facebook settlement Facebook's reported $5 billion settlement with the FTC isn't even official yet, but that isn't stopping politicians from bristling at ...
2019-07-17, 00:32

Facebook: Thousands of users reporting outages on its platforms DALLAS (KXAS) – Users were reporting issues across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp on Wednesday. Facebook and Instagram said on their Twitter ...
2019-07-04, 07:48

Fugitive Says He’ll Surrender If Enough People ‘Like’ His Wanted Poster On Facebook HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police department has reached a deal with a fugitive that would have him surrender if enough people respond to a...
2019-05-23, 13:16

Conditions not in place for Facebook's Libra to go ahead: France Facebook's Libra digital coin project cannot go ahead in the form it has been presented so far, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednes...
2019-07-17, 14:32

Protesters Strip Outside Facebook Office Against Nudity Censorship About a 100 people stripped naked in front of Facebook's New York headquarters as part of a protest against what they view as censorship regarding Fa...
2019-06-03, 13:48

Facebook revives its mobile data gathering program with a new app Remember when it was revealed in January that Facebook used to pay teens and gather mobile app usage data from them through an app? Well, the company...
2019-06-12, 08:48

How to Disable Facebook's Automatic Face Recognition Setting (If You Can) For all its posturing that privacy is a major concern, Facebook sure does keep undermining itself. The latest gaffe: Some users are reporting that th...
2019-05-21, 22:16

Facebook opens UK engineering hub to fight harmful content LONDON (AP) — Facebook is opening an engineering center in London that will build tech tools aimed at keeping harmful content off its site. The U.S. ...
2019-06-12, 13:00

Despite Facebook's struggles, one important contingent remains loyal The number of small businesses who buy Facebook ads remains unchanged, meaning the company's struggles and the threat of government regulation h...
2019-05-21, 22:48

Facebook ads funded by 'dark money' are the right's weapon for 2020 The right and conservative media are using the untraceable ads to push a rightwing agenda and get Donald Trump re-electedIn the weeks leading up to a...
2019-07-05, 08:48

'Mirror Worlds' Creator Wants to Displace Facebook—With Blockchain Computer science professor David Gelernter envisaged social networks long before Facebook. Now, he wants to reclaim the concept, using blockchain tec...
2019-07-05, 00:48

Facebook data privacy scandal: A cheat sheet Read about the saga of Facebook's failures in ensuring privacy for user data, including how it relates to Cambridge Analytica, the GDPR, the Brexit c...
2019-05-21, 20:48

Facebook to create 500 jobs in new London engineering center Facebook will create 500 new tech jobs in London by the end of 2019, including 100 roles in artificial intelligence, with many working on systems to ...
2019-06-12, 11:48

Facebook to help French police crack down on hate speech Facebook is agreeing to help French police identify hate speech suspects, in what the French government is celebrating as a global first.  ...
2019-06-27, 21:48

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency Facebook was questioned by senators who said they don’t trust the social-media giant to operate a global cryptocurrency, but its main challenge will ...
2019-07-17, 03:16

Can Facebook's Libra Avoid Regulators? History Suggests Not For all its crypto styling, Facebook’s Libra looks less like bitcoin and more like a 50-year-old type of investment fund that has attracted intense r...
2019-07-04, 14:16