Nov 22- Facebook Inc's first major investor Peter Thiel has sold three-quarters of his remaining stake in the social network as part of a previously established trading plan, a regulatory filing showed. The only major name in Silicon Valley to back President Donald Trump, some have called for Thiels removal from Facebooks board. He became a Facebook investor in...
The portal will be live by the end of the year and will show users which IRA accounts they liked or followed starting in January 2015.
LAGOS, Nov 22- Facebook will open a "community hub space" in Nigeria next year to encourage software developers and technology entrepreneurs and become the latest technology giant to pursue a training program in fast-growing Africa. Facebook did not provide details of the period over which its planned training would take place in Nigeria, which is Africa's...
BEIJING— China's former top internet regulator and censor is being investigated by the ruling Communist Party's anti-corruption arm, the agency said Tuesday. He wielded enormous power over what 700 million Chinese internet users could view online and acted as gatekeeper for technology companies wishing to do business in China. Appointed in 2014 as China's...
Snap’s pivot is an indictment of our current tech landscape and a warning for other start-ups hoping to take on internet giants, NYT reports.
About 150 million Americans came in contact with divisive content or advertisements from Russian-based accounts, according to Facebook.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.— Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife are giving Harvard University $12.1 million to help low-income undergraduate students pursue public service jobs. Chan, a 2007 Harvard graduate, had participated in the program, working at an after-school program in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood. Harvard says the grant will also expand...
Robots that can do what people and animals do are coming.
Mark Zuckerberg said the extent of the U.S. opioid crisis was the thing that surprised him most during his travels to 30 states this year.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 9- Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is kicking off an effort to get U.S. small businesses to spend more on advertising as the image of the social media network's ads have taken a hit for their role in alleged Russian attempts to sway U.S. voters. Facebook named five of the 30 cities it will target for its advertising push: Albuquerque,...
Sean Parker told Axios the premise of the social media site is "exactly the kind of thing that a hacker like myself would come up with."
Mark Zuckerberg says technology raises pay but doesn't necessarily create more jobs
Users worried an inappropriate image might appear on Facebook's platforms are asked to send an intimate image via Messenger, USA Today reports.
Stephen Hawking urged creators to "employ best practice and effective management" when creating AI.
Behind Yuri Milner’s investments in Facebook and Twitter were hundreds of millions of dollars from the Kremlin.
"Results were good for Facebook, but the forward spending is a concern," Kim Forrest, senior equity research analyst at Fort Pitt Capital Group in Pittsburgh said. At least 13 brokerages raised their price target on shares in the world's largest social network following Wednesday's quarterly results, with RBC Capital Markets making the most bullish move and...
Former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo says any increase of security efforts would be unlikely to affect profitability.
Most people had been afraid of what Zuckerberg was going to say on the call, Jim Cramer explains.
The "Squawk on the Street" news crew talks about Mark Zuckerberg's conference call where he talked about the company's commitment to security for users over bottom line profits and its plans to create content and target ads.
While Wall Street largely gushed over Facebook's comfortable earnings beat, analysts are keeping an eye on growing costs for security.