Apps improperly obtained user data, installed malware, and committed other offenses.
Facebook is hoping a partnership with Luxottica will result in the glasses reaching consumers by 2023, 2024 or as late as 2025.
Facebook announced big plans to revolutionize payments in Europe with the launch of a virtual currency. But EU finance ministers see libra as a risk to monetary stability.
Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency suffered another setback on Wednesday when Switzerland said the proposed payments system could face strict rules that typically apply to banks, on top of tough anti-money laundering laws.
State attorneys general are opening the latest inquiries into the companies' practices as government scrutiny grows
The unsecured server exposes phone numbers that can be matched with Facebook accounts.
National security concerns could mean trouble for the nearly 8,000 mile long Pacific Light Cable Network, according to The Wall Street Journal.
ZenGo's wallet will support Libra, a cryptocurrency Facebook plans to launch in 2020.
Facebook lost a federal appeal on Thursday in a lawsuit over facial-recognition data. That could lead to the company paying massive fines over its privacy practices.
Ultimately Building 8 became Portal, a video-chat product that has failed to gain market traction.
The fine represents the largest ever imposed by the FTC against a tech company
In a shot across the bow of online titans like Facebook, Google and Amazon, the Justice Department announced Tuesday it has opened a wide-ranging antitrust investigation of big technology companies and whether their online platforms have hurt competition, suppressed innovation or otherwise harmed consumers.
US regulators have approved a record US$5 billion fine on Facebook to settle an investigation into data privacy violations, reports in US media say.
Waters' request came hours after Facebook unveiled Libra.
Facebook is a key part of the Libra Association, the nonprofit organization behind the Libra cryptocurrency.
Facebook is expected to release a white paper on GlobalCoin, its forthcoming cryptocurrency, on Tuesday.
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 its month.
Facebook is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones.
Chris Hughes says Zuckerberg sacrificed "security and civility for clicks."
The Washington Post reported in January that the FTC is considering a "record-setting fine" for Facebook.
A team based out of Redmond, Washington, has been spearheading the effort to build the new AI assistant.
Google will have to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook filter out protected content under new copyright rules aimed at ensuring fair compensation for the European Union's $1 trillion creative industries.
Facebook on Wednesday announced the $399 Oculus Rift S, the latest version of its PC-connected virtual reality headset.
Blockchain would enable Facebook users to make PayPal-like purchases of advertised products and authenticate people posting on the site, effectively creating an audit trail and confirming they're not bots.
It's unclear when the grand jury was called
The French government on Wednesday unveiled plans to slap a 3 percent tax on the French revenues of internet giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook.
The U.S. government and Facebook are negotiating a settlement over the company's privacy lapses.
Intel said on Monday at the CES in Las Vegas that it is working with Facebook to finish a new artificial intelligence chip in the second half of this year.
Over 2.6 billion people are now using Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram or Messenger every month.
The UK's data watchdog has levied the maximum possible fine against Facebook for its failure to protect user's personal information in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
A look at three separate case studies
Web giant rallies support for AI compiler
Facebook's first Asian datacenter will be in Singapore
Facebook has accused BlackBerry of stealing its voice-messaging technology in its instant messaging app.
Uncle Sam has another beef with Silicon Valley. Months after hauling Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Washington for questioning related to the company's data-sharing practices, Congress has told the heads of Google parent Alphabet and Apple that they need to provide answers about their privacy practices.
New York Post
Chinese retailer and cloud infrastructure provider Alibaba is the latest company to think up its own design for processors that can run artificial intelligence software. It joins a crowded roster of companies already working on similar custom designs, including Alphabet, Facebook and Apple.
This follows news that the social network created a blockchain division.
Facebook is building a team to design its own semiconductors, adding to a trend among technology companies to supply themselves and lower their dependence on chipmakers such as Intel and Qualcomm.
Computer scientists are contemplating their own "A-Bomb moment." Facebook's carelessness with user data, and attacks the company has enabled against western democracies, are on software engineers' consciences.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak told USA TODAY he's leaving Facebook out of growing concern for the carelessness with which Facebook and other Internet companies treat the private information of users.