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  • *OECD estimates new tax revenue from digital at $100 bln a year. RIYADH, Feb 22- Leading world economies must show unity in dealing with aggressive "tax optimisation" by global digital giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook, G20 officials said on Saturday. Global rules are being developed by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development to make...

  • RIYADH, Feb 22- Leading world economies must show unity in dealing with aggressive "tax optimisation" by global digital giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook, G20 officials said on Saturday. Global rules are being developed by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development to make digital companies pay tax where they do business, rather than where...

  • MUNICH, Feb 15- Online content should be regulated with a system somewhere between the existing rules used for the telecoms and media industries, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told global leaders and security chiefs on Saturday. Speaking at the Munich Security Conference in Germany, Zuckerberg said Facebook had improved its work countering online election...

  • MUNICH, Feb 15- Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said harmful online content should be regulated, adding that his company should be treated with a framework in between those used for existing media and telecoms companies. "I do think that there should be regulation on harmful content... there's a question about which framework you use for this," Zuckerberg...

  • *Facebook CEO due to speak at Munich Security Conference. MUNICH, Feb 14- Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg accepts that global tax reforms mean it may have to pay more taxes in different countries, excerpts of a speech he is due to deliver in Germany on Saturday show. We also want tax reform and Im glad the OECD is looking at this, "Zuckerberg is expected to tell...

  • CEO and co-founder of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg poses next to Facebook head of global policy communications and former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg (L) prior to a meeting with French President at the Elysee Palace in Paris, on May 10, 2019.

    Britain's media regulator Ofcom has been chosen to crack down on social media companies over how they deal with harmful content.

  • Feb 3- Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg on Monday announced her engagement to the head of a consulting firm. Sandberg, 50, posted a picture of her and Tom Bernthal, the co-founder and chief executive officer of consulting firm Kelton Global, on her Instagram and Facebook profiles. Bernthal had previously worked in the White House under...

  • Jan 30- Facebook Inc has reached a $550 million settlement of claims it collected and stored millions of users' biometric data without their consent, as Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg pledged better protections for users to address privacy concerns that have dogged the social media company. The accord followed Facebook's $5 billion settlement last year...

  • The content appeals board, which will grow to about 40 members and will be able to overrule Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, is one of the company's high-profile responses to criticism over how it handles problematic content on Facebook and Instagram. Facebook will name board members later in 2020, but it announced that Thomas Hughes, former executive...

  • Jan 24- In the run-up to the U.S. 2020 presidential election, many Democratic White House contenders have argued in favor of either breaking up or tightening regulation of companies such as Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google and Amazon.com Inc.. Trump, whose digital campaign helped propel him to the White House in 2016, has stopped short of calling for tech...

  • Bangladeshi female workers work at a garment factory in Savar outskirts of Dhaka on January 14, 2020.

    The total wealth of the richest 22 men in the world, equals the total wealth of all women in Africa, says the global non-profit organization Oxfam International in its report published Sunday.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 17- Michigan's Democratic governor has urged Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to step up efforts to check hate speech on the social network and protect the security of elections, citing attacks on legislators from the state. "Of late, hundreds of vitriolic, sexist and violent posts on Facebook have called for violence against Muslims...

  • Jan 9- Facebook Inc's Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday he was dropping his annual challenges this year to take a longer term focus on the decade ahead. Zuckerberg said he plans to work on a new private social platform, decentralised technology, generational issues and new forms of governance among others. "Rather than having...

  • Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill April 11, 2018 in Washington, DC.

    The news comes as Facebook faces intense political scrutiny and after Twitter implemented an outright ban on political advertising.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 9- Facebook Inc said on Thursday it was making some changes to its approach to political ads, including allowing users to turn off certain ad-targeting tools, but the updates stop far short of critics' demands and what rival companies have pledged to do. But ahead of the U.S. presidential election in November 2020, Facebook is struggling to quell...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 7- The chair of the U.S. House of Representatives antitrust subcommittee pressed top regulators on Tuesday over merger decisions, including the Justice Department's approval of T-Mobile US Inc's proposed purchase of Sprint Corp.. In questions posted on a House website, Cicilline asked Makan Delrahim, head of the Justice Department's...

  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg walks to meetings for technology regulations and social media issues in Washington on September 19, 2019.

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg — who is currently worth $77.6 billion — and his wife, Priscilla Chan, were spotted shopping at bulk bargain mecca Costco in December. And Zuckerberg isn't the only rich celebrity who likes to shop there.

  • Jamie Dimon speaking at the 2017 Delivering Alpha conference in New York on Sept. 12, 2017.

    About two months before bitcoin hit its all-time high of nearly $20,000 and then crashed, the J.P. Morgan CEO dropped a bomb on the crypto world. He called bitcoin a "fraud."

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    There are several things you can do to encourage your child become an entrepreneur — and help them get smart about money along the way.

  • Dec 12- The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is considering seeking a preliminary injunction against Facebook Inc over concerns that how its apps interact could violate antitrust law, The Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/articles/ftc-weighs-seeking-injunction-against-facebook-over- h o w- i t s- a p p s- i n t e r a c t- 1 1 5 7 6 1 7 8 0 5 5?