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.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has admitted that the social network "made mistakes" that led to millions of Facebook users having their data exploited by a political consultancy. In a statement, Zuckerberg said a "breach of trust" had occurred.
For argument's sake, let's believe that Google believes its newest efforts to boost publishers - by promoting subscriptions, news literacy and other things publishers like - will help publishers. Let's also believe that Facebook believed it was helping publishers when it announced its own effort to boost publishers a year ago, and multiple times since then.
The US Federal Trade Commission is reported to be investigating Facebook after allegations that 50 million users' private information was misused by a political consultancy firm.
The UK's information commissioner says she will seek a warrant to look at the databases and servers used by British firm Cambridge Analytica. The company is accused of using the personal data of 50 million Facebook members to influence the US presidential election in 2016.
Facebook wants tbh to be its next Instagram. Today, Facebook announced it's acquiring positivity-focused polling startup tbh and will allow it to operate somewhat independently with its own brand. tbh had scored 5 million downloads and 2.5 million daily active users in the past nine weeks with its app that lets people anonymously answer kind-hearted multiple-choice questions about friends who then receive the poll results as compliments.
Facebook already tailors its feed of news, sports scores and viral videos to show you what you want. Now Google is going to do it too. In a classic case of Silicon Valley "Anything you can do I can do better," the search giant on Wednesday updated its free Google app for iPhones and Android phones with a feed that uses artificial intelligence to show you things like news stories or movie trailers.
Facebook has denied it is targeting insecure young people in order to push advertising, amid a row over a leaked document.
here's a lot of buzz around virtual reality (VR) right now and its potential to transform how we interact with technology and video content and as a catalyst for an entirely new computing platform, as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has suggested.
The jury found Oculus, which Facebook bought in 2014, used computer code belonging to video game developer Zenimax to launch its own VR headset.
Facebook has appointed Xiaomi executive Hugo Barra to lead its virtual reality initiatives, including the Oculus VR business that was acquired in 2014.
New York Times
The technology revolution has delivered Google searches, Facebook friends, iPhone apps, Twitter rants and shopping for almost anything on Amazon, all in the past decade and a half. What it hasn't delivered are many jobs.
Wall Street Journal
Facebook announced Friday that humans would no longer write descriptions for its Trending topics list, handing over even more responsibility to the already-powerful algorithm. But just days after the policy change, Facebook's algorithm chose a very bad, factually incorrect headline to explain to its news-hungry users why Megyn Kelly was trending.
The milestones for Facebook and Amazon are symbolic of the rise of tech companies, whose pace of growth is much faster than the old-school brands Berkshire owns such as the railroad company Burlington Northern Santa Fe, ice cream outlet Dairy Queen, battery maker Duracell, or insurer Geico.
Facebook will allow its users to livestream violent or graphic video under certain circumstances, the company announced in a statement released Friday.