MUNICH, Jan 20- Facebook has launched German initiatives to defend election integrity and examine the ethics of artificial intelligence, its operations chief said on Sunday, seeking to convince sceptics it is serious about privacy and democracy. The world's largest social network had a tough 2018 as it was buffeted by revelations that UK consultancy...
A Facebook engineering manager left the company earlier this month after being harassed by her colleagues for expressing criticism.
Jan 17- Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had removed hundreds of Russia- initiated accounts, which it judged to be involved in coordinated inauthentic behavior on its platforms, including some linked to state-owned news agency Sputnik. Facebook's head of cybersecurity policy, Nathaniel Gleicher, said in a blog post https://bit.ly/2W1h9LR it had unearthed...
"[T]here is [a] story from Mississippi's history I do not think we tell often enough of low-income, black women who organized to create stronger communities and better outcomes for their people," said Aisha Nyandoro of The Magnolia Mother's Trust.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said he would hold a series of public discussions about the future of technology as his resolution for 2019.
Technology giant Facebook is in for another tough year as marketers ramp up their scrutiny of the platform, according to Pivotal Research analyst Brian Wieser who has reaffirmed his "sell" rating on the company's stock.
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Eric Schmidt isn't the only billionaire to credit luck. Warren Buffett says he won the "ovarian lottery" and Mark Zuckerberg says his own success building Facebook is due, in large part, to being born into a supportive family.
When it comes to Facebook there's a common line of defense in response to persistent concerns over how it handles user data: We did it with permission. Some users might disagree.
Though the frequency of the Facebook CEO's statements has picked up in recent months, Mark Zuckerberg's been talking about privacy, and apologizing for breaching it, for years. His statements have been remarkably consistent.
The major stock averages are likely to open higher, but where they end up will no doubt depend on what Fed policymakers say and do at the end of their policy meeting today.
Facebook said in a blog post Wednesday it allowed other big tech companies to read users' private messages, but denies it did so without consent.
Stock futures are higher this morning in what would ordinarily be considered a bullish bounce for stocks, but in this case only enough to make a partial dent in the heavy losses.
JOHANNESBURG, Dec 17- Naspers and Canada's state pension fund have invested $540 million in Indian educational technology startup Byju's, the South African internet giant said on Monday. Bengaluru-based Byju's launched a learning app in 2015 that offers tools for school students in India, a country with the world's largest number of children in primary...
Futures are pointing to a modestly lower Wall Street open for the Thursday session, following a positive day which nonetheless finished substantially off session highs.
With the caveat that stock futures bear little if any relevance to where the U.S. market ends the day, they are once again pointing to another opening Wall Street rally.
U.S. stock futures are pointing to a lower Wall Street open ahead of the Friday session, with momentum from a late Thursday rally off lows failing to carry over.
A European lawmaker has called for updated regulation on Facebook and other social networks after a trove of revelatory emails was released by the British Parliament.