It's been almost exactly one year since Facebook first announced it was building an airplane to beam internet access to remote locations. In late June, that plane finally took flight, and on Thursday Facebook shared video to prove it. » Read More
NEW YORK— Marissa Mayer was a rarity: A major tech-company CEO who served while pregnant and, later, as a mother of young children. But the company's problems didn't start with Mayer, who points out that Yahoo's audience grew under her tenure. Women make up 37 percent of Yahoo's workforce and 24 percent of its leadership positions, numbers typical of the technology...
LONDON, July 25- Europe's first regulated bitcoin product- an asset-backed exchange-traded instrument that will invest exclusively in the digital currency- begins trading this week on the Gibraltar Stock Exchange and Germany's Deutsche Boerse. BitcoinETI will be available through regulated brokerages across Europe, and settlement will be handled...
SAN FRANCISCO, July 21- Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had completed a successful test flight of a solar-powered drone that it hopes will help it extend internet connectivity to every corner of the planet. Aquila, Facebook's lightweight, high-altitude aircraft, flew at a few thousand feet for 96 minutes in Yuma, Arizona, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg wrote in...
The idea that Thiel is speaking for Silicon Valley as its ultimate insider is all wrong. Recode reports.
Tatour, an Arab citizen of Israel, is one of several hundred people detained in recent years for allegedly spreading incitement. Hoping to further clamp down on what it sees as the driving force behind a 10- month spate of Palestinian attacks, Israel is now preparing a law that aims to rein in content on social media, including Facebook, a platform it says plays a...
A single suspect was identified in the Dallas sniper attack that injured 12 officers, five fatally, at a protest over police shootings of black men.
Messenger often took a back seat to WhatsApp, the messaging app that Facebook bought for $19 billion, the New York Times reports.
NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, July 7- A live, 10- minute video of the aftermath of a police officer shooting a black man in Minnesota was the latest example of the riveting power of video streaming and the complex ethical and policy issues it raises for Facebook Live and similar features. The graphic video taken by the victim's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, and broadcast on...
Facebook has unveiled a platform to bring the internet to the remotest parts of the world – and it can fit inside a shoebox.
Attendees at the this year's Allen & Co. conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, will have no shortage of topics to discuss.
With an inside look at Silicon Valley’s “cult”-like culture, one author poked some holes in how technology gurus get ahead.
Antonio Garcia Martinez, author of "Chaos Monkeys," discusses the culture at Facebook. Martinez says "Zuckerberg is a genius."
Internet consumer technology companies will continue creating $1 trillion dollars in value every five years, DST Global founder Yuri Milner said.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the real estate moves of some of tech billionaires as well as the less-than-stellar raw diamond auction in London.
Should we be thinking of Facebook as a news site? No, not primarily. The New York Times reports.
The normal Wall Street "checklist" may not be enough for technology investors in the long term.
Britain's exit of the European Union will not divide the "indispensable" partnership between American and the EU, Obama said.
U.S. President Barack Obama offered poignant advice to entrepreneurs on the heels of the Brexit referendum.
The government has the responsibility to free entrepreneurs of policies that hamper technology — even it is scary, Obama said.
*Powerful Saudi prince toured Silicon Valley this week. DUBAI/ RIYADH, June 23- The powerful young prince behind modernising reforms in Saudi Arabia presents himself as the champion of his nation's plugged-in youth, and his visit to Silicon Valley this week sought to bolster that image. Pictures of the denim-clad prince in Silicon Valley served both purposes.