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ProSieben streaming JV to go live, partners with Facebook

German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 Media will launch its streaming joint venture with Discovery Inc, on June 18, with a premium version planned to go live in the...

ProSieben streaming JV to go live, partners with Facebook

Source: reuters.com

UPDATE 2-ProSieben sets June launch for 'Joyn' streaming venture ProSiebenSat.1 Media will launch its new streaming venture in June as the German broadcaster seeks to expand the digital side of its business to compensate for a decline in TV advertising. The initial version of 'Joyn' - a mashup of th...
15:52, 05/09/2019

Facebook Restricts Live Streaming Facebook will stop users who have recently posted terrorist propaganda from broadcasting live video, the most concrete response to pressure after the feature was used in the deadly New Zealand mosque attack....
15:00, 05/15/2019

Facebook unveils a 'one-strike' policy for live streaming violations Facebook has unveiled a one-strike policy for live streaming violations in the wake of an extreme right terrorist attack in New Zealand, the company announced. It said users who violate community standards just a single time on Facebook Live could be...
13:13, 05/15/2019

Facebook Tightens Live-Streaming Post Christchurch Massacre Facebook announced Wednesday it is tightening access to live-streaming to prevent the rampant sharing of graphic video as took place with the Christchurch massacre....
16:39, 05/15/2019

Pak Minister Accidentally Shown With Cat Ears On Facebook Live Streaming In a comedy of errors, a person streaming live on Facebook a conference by a Pakistani minister accidentally activated the cat filter, according to a media report said today....
17:00, 06/15/2019

'Christchurch Call' launched in Paris as Facebook limits live streaming for extremists The New Zealand premier went to Paris to launch the "Christchurch Call" to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online. The major tech companies have signed up to a plan....
23:52, 05/15/2019

ProSieben signs cooperation with Facebook to share clips on video platform ProSiebenSat.1 Media said on Wednesday it had signed a cooperation agreement with arch-rival Facebook to post program clips on video platform Facebook Watch as the German broadcaster seeks to reach a younger audience....
16:39, 06/12/2019

Facebook signs major partners for its cryptocurrency network and it still sounds terrible Facebook has begun assembling a who’s who of big tech companies to back its soon to be unveiled cryptocurrency, GlobalCoin. The likes of Mastercard, Visa, Uber, and PayPal are all backing the social media giant’s upcoming digital coin due to be unvei...
11:52, 06/14/2019

Facebook partners with top ad agencies in India to launch Thumbstoppers 10 second video challenge Facebook has announced its collaboration with top creative agencies of India to launch Thumbstoppers, a 10-seconds short video format. For this, the social media giant has tied up with Wunderman Thompson, Ogilvy, Leo Burnett, McCann and Mullen Lintas...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Monster gets 120 years in prison for live streaming sexual abuse of his daughter A depraved Iowa man was sentenced to 120 years behind bars for repeatedly sexually abusing his daughter — from infancy to 6 years old — and even raping her live on the Internet, according to authorities and new reports. Steven Douglas Cro...
20:39, 06/06/2019

Facebook could have more dead users than live ones by 2070 Researchers at the University of Oxford have been making some macabre calculations, and have concluded that the number of dead Facebook users will outnumber the living sometime between 2070 and 2100.In one scenario, the team from Oxford Internet Inst...
12:13, 05/01/2019

Facebook Takes Step to Police Content on Its Live Service When 51 people were killed in New Zealand, the suspect broadcast it live on Facebook. The massacre led to a global call to combat the spread of violent content....
06:00, 05/15/2019

Facebook restricts Live feature, citing New Zealand shooting Facebook said in a statement it was introducing a "one-strike" policy for use of Facebook Live, temporarily restricting access for people who have faced disciplinary action for breaking the company's most serious rules anywhere on its site....
07:39, 05/15/2019

Congress, BJP Leaders Arrested For Livestreaming Voting On Facebook Live You must have read about people livestreaming suicides, shootings and other crimes on Facebook Live but police have arrested two local leaders for uploading videos of casting their votes on the......
10:52, 05/20/2019

Man played a secretly recorded sex tape on Facebook Live, charges say A man faces charges after authorities say he posted a sex video on Facebook Live without the consent of his former partner.        ...
01:39, 06/07/2019

Facebook Live and Amazon Prime Video are coming to Portal Facebook has revealed a bunch of upcoming updates for its Portal devices. It's adding multiplayer augmented reality games and Instant Games this summer. You can play the likes of Words with Friends, Battleship and Yahtzee on the smart display. N...
23:39, 04/30/2019

Stream select Tribeca Film Festival talks live on Facebook The Tribeca Film Festival is underway, and it's live-streaming a handful of its talks. Through the festival's Facebook page, you can watch conversations with celebs like Queen Latifah, Michael J. Fox, Denis Leary, Ali Wong and Tiffany Haddi...
21:39, 04/28/2019

Beto O’Rourke mocked for posting Facebook Live haircut video First it was the dentist, now it’s the barber. Democratic Presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke was once again mocked online for posting a 20 minute Facebook live video of himself getting a haircut Wednesday morning. “Hey everybody we’re at Chema’s in E...
10:13, 05/16/2019

Facebook introduces live stream restrictions after New Zealand terror attack An initiative called the Christchurch Call, led by the governments of New Zealand and France, calls on other world leaders and tech giants to be more vigilant in policing live streams on social media platforms. While the United States government has ...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Facebook Tightens Live-Stream Rules in Response to the Christchurch Massacre Facebook is tightening restrictions on its live-streaming feature in the wake of the horrific mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, as world leaders prepare to meet for a summit aimed at curbing online terror. The social media giant said it is ...
10:26, 05/15/2019

Facebook finally takes steps to limit abusive live streamers Almost two months after a horrific terrorist attack in New Zealand, Facebook‘s finally taking some concrete steps to stop the abuse of its live streaming feature. Today, the social network introduced a new ‘one strike’ policy to ban users who violate...
13:52, 05/15/2019

Navjot Sidhu vs Captain Gets Bigger, Facebook Live Enters Feud: 10 Points Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, in the middle of a raging feud with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, skipped a cabinet meeting on Thursday and instead addressed a press meet beamed on Facebook......
13:26, 06/06/2019

Facebook restricts Live feature, White House snubs call for New Zealand shooting response Facebook announced steps on Wednesday to temporarily block users who break its rules from broadcasting live video, in the wake of an international outcry after a gunman killed 51 people in New Zealand last month and streamed the attack live on his pa...
00:26, 05/16/2019

'He is going to blow my brains out.' How a highway standoff played out on Facebook Live A woman who livestreamed a police standoff earlier this week had an on-again, off-again romantic relationship with the man driving the van.        ...
08:26, 06/07/2019

A Trio of Unlikely Partners: Kim, Xi and Trump Their motives for getting together are deeply divergent, but the interests of the leaders of North Korea, China and the United States occasionally harmonize....
03:39, 06/20/2019

Just my type: why new partners are often like exes Study suggests people’s current and former partners tend to be similar in characterWhen a friend or relative introduces their new partner, it can seem like a case of deja vu. Now research has backed up what many have long suspected: people really do ...
22:00, 06/10/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are messy....
19:52, 05/09/2019

IFM Investors to Buy Buckeye Partners for $6.5 Billion Australian-based IFM Investors has agreed to acquire Buckeye Partners LP at a value of $6.5 billion. The infrastructure-focused investment manager agreed to an all-cash transaction that would give Buckeye shareholders $41.50 apiece for all of the sha...
16:00, 05/10/2019

VW ends self-driving Aurora tie-up after startup partners with FCA Volkswagen has ended its partnership with self-driving car software firm Aurora two days after the Silicon Valley startup said it would build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles with Fiat Chrysler....
23:52, 06/11/2019

Sycamore Partners Offers to Take Chico's Private Sycamore Partners is again interested in taking specialty retailer Chico’s private, offering to buy the company for $3.50 a share in cash, in a deal valued at about $407.7 million....
05:26, 05/11/2019

Amazon partners UK's Next for click & collect service Amazon has teamed-up with British clothing chain Next to offer a network of stores where the U.S. online retail giant's UK customers can collect their parcels....
12:26, 05/14/2019

This App Helps You Hook Up With Random (Business) Partners A video-only networking app marries LinkedIn’s scope for making professional connections with Tinder’s ease of rejecting unappealing ones. Here’s our critique....
05:00, 05/04/2019

Turkey stands by S-400s, says F-35 partners disapprove of U.S. Turkey has purchased Russian missile defenses and is discussing a delivery date irrespective of any U.S. sanctions, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday, adding the United States is isolated as it also squeezes Turkey on F-35 jets....
14:26, 06/24/2019

Goldman Sachs in talks to buy B&B Hotels from PAI Partners Goldman Sachs is in talks to buy B&B Hotels from private equity firm PAI Partners, the companies said on Monday, in a deal which an earlier report from the Financial Times said could be worth 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion)....
14:26, 05/20/2019

HPS Investment Partners to Loan New Sears $800 Million Edward Lampert’s new Sears has lined up an $800 million loan from a group of lenders led by HPS Investment Partners to keep its remaining stores up and running, according to people familiar with the matter....
13:39, 05/02/2019

Brazil's BRF still seeking partners in Saudi Arabia Executives at Brazilian food company BRF SA have recently traveled to Saudi Arabia to discuss ways in which to expand its presence in that key market, according to management remarks to journalists on Friday....
19:13, 05/10/2019

Zuckerberg Promises 'the Future Is Private,' but Facebook Will Still Be Facebook To open the decade, Mark Zuckerberg defiantly announced that the age of privacy was over. Now, as we approach the decade’s end, the Facebook founder and CEO says he’s rebuilding the world’s biggest social network around privacy first.Read more......
15:52, 05/01/2019

Sycamore Partners lowers Chico's offer to $3 per share Private equity firm Sycamore Partners said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday that it had lowered its offer for Chico's Fas Inc to $3 per share in cash because of the U.S. retailer's deteriorating financial performance....
19:52, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey stands by S-400s, says F-35 partners disapprove of U.S. Turkey has purchased Russian missile defences and is discussing a delivery date irrespective of any U.S. sanctions, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday, adding the United States is isolated as it also squeezes Turkey on F-35 jets....
15:00, 06/24/2019

Is Woodstock 50 Canceled? Warring Festival Partners Go to Court Woodstock 50, LLC filed a petition on Wednesday requesting an injunction against its former financier, an arm of the Japanese advertising giant Dentsu....
02:13, 05/10/2019

New football league XFL partners with Elevate for ticket sales The yet to launch professional American football league XFL has chosen the sports and entertainment consulting firm Elevate Sports Ventures to run its ticket sales for its first two years, the companies said on Wednesday....
16:00, 05/01/2019

FCA partners with Harman, Google Technologies for new connectivity platform The global "ecosystem" platform will offer owners 4G network connectivity and support the evolution to 5G with any service provider worldwide, FCA said....
14:13, 04/30/2019

Microsoft partners with distillery to create world’s first AI whiskey Microsoft has helped distill the first-ever whiskey that has been developed by artificial intelligence. The tech giant, which is usually associated with more sober products, teamed up with a Swedish whiskey distillery to find the perfect recipe. Deta...
17:52, 05/14/2019

Will Empower, Not Undermine Partners, Says PM Modi In Male: Top Quotes Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the Maldives Parliament on his first foreign visit since he took office for the second time. After a grand welcome in Male, PM Modi met Maldives President......
01:13, 06/09/2019

China Ready To Share 5G Technology With Partners, Says Xi Jinping China President Xi Jinping said on Friday that China was ready to share its expertise, including on 5G technology, with partner countries. "China is ready to share technological inventions with all......
16:13, 06/07/2019

Germany: Merkel’s partners mull how to choose new leader BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-left coalition partners are set to decide how and when to choose a new head, a decision that could help determine how long the German leader’s government lasts. The Social Democrats are in a...
10:26, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Sycamore Partners lowers Chico's offer to $350 mln Private equity firm Sycamore Partners disclosed in a regulatory filing on Wednesday that it had lowered its offer for Chico's Fas Inc to $350 million in cash, because of the U.S. women's apparel retailer's deteriorating financial performance....
19:52, 06/19/2019

Airbus seeks new partners to expand in U.S. space market Airbus' defense division is looking for new partners to expand its presence in the growing U.S. space market, and could potentially build components for a lunar program there, Airbus Defense and Space Chief Executive Dirk Hoke told Reuters....
23:00, 06/18/2019

Aurora partners with Fiat Chrysler over self-driving tech Self-driving car software startup Aurora said on Sunday it would partner with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles, the latest collaboration with an automaker for the fast-growing Silicon Valley company....
06:13, 06/10/2019

Comcast partners with Charter, Cox to advance targeted advertising U.S. cable provider Comcast Corp on Tuesday launched a program to further develop an advertising strategy that better targets audiences, as the TV industry looks to lure more advertisers away from digital players like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's ...
09:13, 06/18/2019

Indigo Partners to acquire 50 A321XLR jets from Airbus Indigo Partners, the private equity firm of veteran low-cost airline investor Bill Franke, agreed on Wednesday to acquire 50 of the new long-range version of Airbus' A321neo jet....
11:13, 06/19/2019

Sycamore Partners lowers Chico's offer to $350 million Private equity firm Sycamore Partners disclosed in a regulatory filing on Wednesday that it has lowered its offer for Chico's FAS to $350 million in cash because of the US women's apparel retailer's deteriorating financial performance....
01:13, 06/20/2019

Lawmakers target spouses who drug, rape their partners COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Efforts to end exemptions in state laws for rape by a spouse are gaining renewed attention in the #MeToo era. Vestiges of the so-called “marital rape exemption” or “spousal defense” still exist in most st...
17:39, 05/04/2019

WWDC 2019 live blog: we're live at Apple's keynote event WWDC 2019 kicks off today with a big keynote presentation from Tim Cook and co, during which we expect to learn details of Apple's next generation of software, including iOS 13 for iPhone, iPad and iPod, Watch OS 6 for (yep, you've guessed ...
18:26, 06/03/2019

Facebook’s co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, is calling for the breakup of the social media juggernaut, citing the threat of the platform’s unchecked power and that of founder Mark Zuckerberg. In an op-ed......
19:39, 05/09/2019

UN and partners appeal for $920 million to meet ‘dire needs’ of Rohingya refugees With more than 745,000 Rohingya having fled violence in Myanmar to settle in Bangladesh, joining roughly 200,000 others already sheltering there, United Nations aid agencies and partners launched an appeal on Friday to help meet their “dire needs"....
16:00, 04/28/2019

Huawei Feels U.S. Squeeze in U.K., Japan as Partners Curb Business Chip designer Arm is suspending business with Huawei and major mobile-phone carriers in Japan and the U.K. are holding off on new Huawei phones in the face of U.S. restrictions on the Chinese company....
22:39, 05/22/2019

Eurosport partners EuroLeague Basketball and StubHub join forces "EuroLeague Basketball and StubHub – two key partners of Eurosport – have announced a new partnership that will see StubHub become the official ticketing partner, official fan-to-fan marketplace, and official VIP ticket sales partner of the Turkish A...
14:13, 05/01/2019

Highfields spinoff Solel Partners to start trading later this year Solel Partners is expected to start trading with more than $400 million in capital later this year, after the new hedge fund received commitments from pensions, endowments and the founders' former......
23:26, 06/20/2019

Jet Airways' Former Partners, Rivals Scramble To Fill Capacity Void In Jet Airways' absence, cash-strapped Air India is the only Indian carrier that operates wide-body jets capable of non-stop flights to Europe and the US, although Vistara has 6 Boeing Co 787s on......
06:26, 06/03/2019

NASA picks first commercial landing partners for return to the Moon NASA has edged one step closer to fulfilling its dreams of returning to the Moon. The agency has chosen its first three commercial Moon landing service providers, each of which will carry NASA-supplied science and technology missions as part of the A...
02:00, 06/01/2019

Ford partners with Amazon to allow package deliveries to owners' cars Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday it partnered with Amazon.com Inc to allow members of the ecommerce company's loyalty club Prime to deliver packages to their cars when they are not at home....
16:26, 04/30/2019

Germany's Thyssenkrupp to seek new steel partners, CEO tells paper Thyssenkrupp will still seek partners for its steel operations after abandoning a European merger with India's Tata Steel, Chief Executive Guido Kerkhoff said in comments published on Sunday....
10:52, 05/13/2019

Volvo Cars Partners With POC To Develop Safer Helmets For Cyclists Volvo Cars are one of the pioneers in the development of safer modern cars and the Swedish carmaker is now coming up with something innovative to take the safety quotient one step ahead. It is......
19:39, 06/03/2019

Mexican oil regulator cancels Oct auctions to pick Pemex partners Mexico's oil regulator announced on Thursday the cancellation of auctions set for October to pick joint-venture partners for national oil company Pemex in seven onshore areas....
05:26, 06/14/2019

Would You Like a Passport With That? McDonald’s Partners With U.S. Embassy in Austria to Help Stranded Tourists In a move that has raised many eyebrows on social media, McDonald’s and the U.S. Embassy in Vienna, Austria, have partnered to help Americans stranded abroad. Tourists can now go to any of the 194 McDonald’s in Austria and be given a roun...
21:13, 05/17/2019

Startup Aurora Partners With FCA to Develop Autonomous Commercial Vehicles Earlier this year, Aurora Innovation, a self-driving startup, raised over half a billion dollars from investors. It looks like the company is still doing okay, as Aurora announced yesterday that they’ll be partnering with Fiat Chrysler to start deve...
19:52, 06/10/2019

Factbox: Who's with whom - Indian parties seek partners as election nears end Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling coalition is confident of a second term in office but opposition parties are talking to each other to seal an alliance, hoping to topple him after general election results are announced on May 23....
12:00, 05/13/2019

Airbus in talks with Indigo Partners on A321XLR sale: sources Airbus is in talks with U.S.-based private equity firm Indigo Partners about a potential sale of its new A321XLR passenger jet, industry sources said on Thursday....
00:00, 06/14/2019

Turkey says F-35 partners disapprove of U.S. halting Turkish pilot training Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday that partners in the F-35 jet program do not support the steps taken by the United States regarding the training of Turkish pilots....
13:39, 06/24/2019

How 3PL providers can thrive in light of their changing relationship with retail partners This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence,Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Third-party logistics ...
04:00, 05/04/2019

West Indies vs Bangladesh LIVE: ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 live score and latest updates Bangladesh successfully completed the second-highest run chase in Cricket World Cup history with 51 balls to spare to thrash the West Indies by seven wickets....
23:39, 06/17/2019

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 news LIVE: Australia vs Pakistan ODI live score and latest updates David Warner scored his first century since returning from his ban as holders Australia ran out comfortable 41-run winners over Pakistan in the World Cup at Taunton on Wednesday....
23:13, 06/12/2019

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 news LIVE: India vs New Zealand live score, weather latest at Trent Bridge The rain that has blighted the last week of the Cricket World Cup was once again to blame for another abandonment as India and New Zealand shared the spoils following a Trent Bridge washout....
18:52, 06/13/2019

Huawei partners with local retailers to sell flagship smartphones in Brazil China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Tuesday launched two high-end smartphone handsets in Brazil, making its second attempt to penetrate the world's fourth-largest smartphone market, broadening its footprint in Latin America....
01:26, 05/01/2019

NASA selects first commercial partners for 2024 Artemis moon landing NASA selected the first companies to deliver payloads to the moon today as part of the Artemis project to return human to the lunar surface by 2024.Read More...
00:39, 06/01/2019

Trade Wars: Duties Imposed By Donald Trump And US Trading Partners Donald Trump has rattled the world trade order by imposing unilateral tariffs to combat what he calls unfair trade practices by China, the European Union and other major trading partners of the United......
15:13, 05/06/2019

Factbox: Tariff wars - duties imposed by Trump and U.S. trading partners U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would raise tariffs to 25 percent from 10 percent on $200 billion of Chinese imports by the end of the week....
05:13, 05/06/2019

Airbnb Partners With 23andMe to Make It Easier for People to Get In Touch With Their Roots or Something Airbnb and DNA-testing company 23andMe announced on Tuesday the two companies have partnered to help people “connect with their ancestry” through a heritage travel program.Read more......
04:39, 05/22/2019

Zaw Thet leaves Signia Venture Partners to run AI-driven Exer for fitness Zaw Thet, of Signia Venture Partners, has stepped down to launch Exer, an artificial intelligence mobile technology platform for the fitness industry.Read More...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Italy’s Prime Minister Delivers Ultimatum to Warring Coalition Partners Giuseppe Conte told the populist government’s battling coalition partners that if they didn’t stop paralyzing the government, he would quit and bring the government down with him....
03:00, 06/04/2019

Hyundai Motor Group Partners With MDGo For Vehicle Safety Systems The AI system is continually learning and refining its interpretation of different accident scenarios. This process of iterative enhancement is facilitated by hospitals inputting real data on......
10:39, 06/10/2019

Finland's coalition partners agree on tax hikes worth 700 million: media The five Finnish parties in talks on forming a government after an election five weeks ago have agreed on tax hikes worth at least 700 million euros ($783 million), Finland's largest daily Helsingin Sanomat reported on Thursday, citing government sou...
00:26, 05/24/2019

Spain's Socialists, short of majority, weigh partners for forming government Spain's ruling Socialists were considering possible partners for a new government for the politically polarized country on Monday after they won a national election but failed to secure a majority....
12:52, 04/29/2019

Brazil’s Caixa kicks off process to attract partners for insurance unit Brazilian state-owned lender Caixa Economica Federal sent teasers to insurers on Friday to lure partners for its insurance business, Caixa Seguridade Participacoes, according to documents sent to potential partners....
01:00, 05/11/2019

Ford partners with robots maker Agility Robotics in mobility service push Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it is partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics to assist self-driving delivery vans drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes....
16:52, 05/22/2019

Niko Partners: China’s game market to hit $41.5 billion and 767 million players by 2023 China's domestic game market is expected to grow from $$30.8 billion in 2018 to $41.5 billion in 2023, according to a report by Niko Partners.Read More...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Delivery startup Rappi partners with Visa to offer pre-paid cards in Brazil Delivery startup Rappi is partnering with Visa Inc to offer a prepaid card linked to its digital wallet in Brazil, expanding the product's rollout from Mexico and Colombia, where Rappi was founded, executives from the two companies told Reuters....
00:52, 06/20/2019

Porsha Williams Splits From Dennis McKinley: See More Dramatic Real Housewives Partners Porsha Williams' love story with Dennis McKinley has taken a turn. Earlier today, E! News learned that the Real Housewives of Atlanta stars had called it quits nearly eight months......
21:26, 06/20/2019

SoftBank executive sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners An executive in Japan's SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican consumer companies, such as retailer Femsa and bread-maker Bimbo, along with startups in the country....
09:52, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Nestle in talks with EQT Partners to sell skin health unit - source Nestle SA is in exclusive talks with a consortium led by private equity firm EQT Partners for a sale of its skin health unit, according to a source familiar with the matter....
21:52, 05/15/2019

SoftBank exec sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners An executive in Japan's SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican consumer companies, such as retailer Femsa and bread-maker Bimbo, along with startups in the country....
05:13, 05/22/2019

Collapsed Jet Airways' ex-partners, rivals scramble to fill India capacity void Former partners and rivals of Jet Airways Ltd are launching replacement routes and looking for new codeshare partners as they scramble to fill a lucrative gap left by the collapse of the India's once-largest international airline....
06:26, 06/03/2019

Amid ‘unprecedented combination’ of epidemics, UN and partners begin cholera vaccination campaign in DR Congo Amid what global Vaccine Alliance Gavi is calling an “unprecedented combination” of epidemics, the UN and partners are supporting  the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s major new immunization campaign against cholera which began on...
18:13, 05/27/2019

ESPN partners with Caesars to open odds-making studio in 2020 on Las Vegas Strip ESPN and Caesars Entertainment have made a deal to open an odds-making studio on the Las Vegas Strip in 2020.        ...
23:52, 05/14/2019

Hyundai Motor India Seeks Clarity On Electrification Of Shared Mobility Partners Like Ola/Uber Hyundai Motor India is already gearing up with its electrification strategy, however, Government's plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric......
16:13, 06/11/2019

Study Finds Folks in Chicago’s Affluent Streeterville Live to Almost the Century Mark, While Blacks in Impoverished Englewood Don’t Live Long Enough to Collect Social Security It’s just 9 miles between Chicago’s predominantly white and wealthy Streeterville neighborhood and the predominantly black and poor Englewood in the city’s South Side, but the gulf of difference in life expectancies between the two represents the lar...
06:13, 06/07/2019

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp spun off, and future acquisitions banned for several years. Hughes argued that Fa...
01:26, 05/12/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. to Present at Sandler O'Neill + Partners Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference on June 10 CHICAGO, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Chairman and CEO William J. Brodsky will present at the Sandler O'Neill + Partners Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference in New York on Friday, June 10, ...
18:52, 05/04/2019

Somalia’s population, international partners must be energized to sustain country’s ‘upward trajectory,’ says senior UN official Despite Somalia’s persistent security threats, recurrent political crises, capacity constraints and the difficulties in navigating political obstacles to its reform agenda, the Horn of Africa country remains on a “positive trajectory,” the UN Securit...
01:13, 05/23/2019

Looking beyond streaming services: What comes next? Streaming services are still viewed as the future of the music industry. But experience tells us that new things can take over more quickly than expected. What could come after streaming, DW's Dina Slanjankic wonders....
20:39, 05/16/2019

5 sites for streaming TV for free Streaming video is still a relatively young technology, but most of us can no longer imagine sticking a disc into a DVD player. Yes, some of us still enjoy our Redbox rentals, and Blu-ray still offers some of the best imaging available....
17:26, 05/04/2019

AT&T's streaming bundle with HBO could start at $16 AT&T's streaming video service, which will bundle HBO, Cinemax, and a wide selection of Warner Bro. films and television, is shaping up to be a surprisingly good deal. AT&T will be pricing the bundle at between $16 and $17 a month, repor...
06:13, 06/07/2019

PlayStation boss: “We believe the streaming era is upon us.” Enlarge / PlayStation Now currently offers 780 streaming games, and Sony promises to expand that catalog significantly going forward. In a wide-ranging investor presentation that focused on Sony's future gaming plans, Sony Interactive Entertainmen...
23:00, 05/21/2019

'Doom' will be streaming on iOS later this year Earlier today at E3, Bethesda announced its new game streaming technology, Orion. The company promises Orion will be able to work with any game and any platform, and later this year iOS users will be able to test that promise out with Doom. The 2016....
17:52, 06/10/2019

Disney Spends Big on Its Streaming Bet Disney shareholders got a glimpse of the expenses coming to the company as it readies the launch of its streaming service in November, but it nonetheless beat Wall Street expectations for its quarterly results....
06:39, 05/09/2019

The best streaming apps for kids On the surface, it seems like a great idea. YouTube is home to all kinds of quality video content, so a dedicated, age-appropriate version for children sounds great. However, even with a host of parental controls, YouTube Kids is still plagued with i...
22:26, 05/09/2019

AT&T eyes $16-$17-a-month streaming service: WSJ AT&T Inc's WarnerMedia may price its streaming service between $16 and $17 per month, instead of a multi-tiered plan, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
21:52, 06/06/2019

Which Streaming Service Should You Let Raise Your Kids? You are a busy person and media companies get it, that’s why they’re here to be a parent in your absence. What you may have never considered is that media companies can also be bad parents. Thankfully, it’s actually pretty easy to figure out which co...
04:39, 05/16/2019

The 5 best TV shows and movies streaming in June From "Designated Survivor" to "A Star is Born" to "District 9," here are the best movies and TV shows new to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and HBO in June.        ...
21:00, 05/31/2019

AT&T eyes $16-$17-a-month streaming service - WSJ AT&T Inc's WarnerMedia has dropped its plan for a three-tiered streaming service, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/articles/at-t-eyes-16-to-17-a-month-streaming-service-in-strategy-shift-11559842992?mod=searchresults&page=1&pos=1 ...
21:52, 06/06/2019

Not Even Apple Can Clean Up the Mess of Streaming TV Apple has built a hub for all your content, no matter where it comes from or which app you use to watch it. It’s a very good idea, but the execution only serves to show how confusing and broken the TV landscape is....
15:39, 05/19/2019

Why Disney+ Freaks Me Out About the Future of Streaming It certainly seems like the world of streaming video entered a new epoch recently. Last week, Comcast finally handed the reigns of Hulu over to Disney, which means the company will have not only the impending Disney+ streaming service but also a live...
02:52, 05/26/2019

Running Scared: Network TV in the Streaming Age Viewers are fleeing for Netflix. The ones who stay are older than the group prized by advertisers. Here’s a look back at the troubled 2018-19 season....
20:26, 05/18/2019

Classical music for the streaming generation Classical music fans often struggle to find what they want on Spotify and Apple, so a Berlin streaming startup is plugging the gap. The Idagio app is also seizing on the popularity of the genre in Asia....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Streaming: Scorsese's freewheeling Dylan doc Martin Scorsese is in playful mode with Rolling Thunder Revue, an intimate portrait of a 1970s Bob Dylan tourIn a year that has seen Steven Spielberg become the poster boy for anti-Netflix scepticism, his old peer Martin Scorsese is fully embracing t...
14:52, 06/17/2019

Why Ja Morant said 'long live Trey' live on ESPN after getting selected No. 2 in NBA Draft Ja Morant said "long live Trey" at the end of his ESPN interview after the Grizzlies drafted him No. 2 overall on Thursday. Here's why.       ...
06:13, 06/21/2019

Microsoft to Test New Videogame-Streaming Project The tech giant said on Sunday it will begin publicly testing its new videogame-streaming initiative in October, just ahead of when Google’s competing service is slated to launch....
10:00, 06/10/2019

NBC launches its free news streaming service True to its word, NBC has launched its free news streaming service. NBC News Now will air live programming between 3PM and 11PM Eastern through both the web as well as the NBC News apps on mobile devices as well as Apple TV, Fire TV and Roku. It�...
23:52, 05/29/2019

RiftCat’s VR streaming software is finally coming to iOS Streaming PC VR content to an iPhone is finally possible thanks to RiftCat as it launched the long-promised iOS version of its VRidge software this week.Read More...
17:26, 05/13/2019

Bethesda’s Orion Will Allow For 60 FPS Game Streaming On Mobile Bethesda has came out swinging at their E3 conference, showcasing Orion, it’s streaming technology that will help gamers play in 60 FPS on mobile devices....
09:39, 06/10/2019

AT&T will unveil its new streaming service (and maybe ruin HBO Now) this fall Apple and Disney have already hosted splashy media events showcasing the new streaming services they each plan to launch later this year to host original content and hopefully siphon some viewership away from Netflix. Next up is AT&T, which is planni...
16:13, 05/02/2019

2019 NBA Finals: Tip-off time, TV, streaming and everything else to know about Game 3 With the NBA Finals shifting to Oakland and the series tied 1-1 between the Raptors and Warriors, here's all the info you need to watch Game 3.        ...
14:13, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 1-AT&T eyes $16-$17-a-month streaming service - WSJ AT&T Inc's WarnerMedia may price its streaming service between $16 and $17 per month, instead of a multi-tiered plan, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
21:52, 06/06/2019

Here are 5 sites where you can get streaming TV shows, movies for free While Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime still dominate as top sources of streaming content, more major companies are getting into the streaming business        ...
15:26, 05/02/2019

Microsoft Xbox previews streaming service Microsoft Xbox is previewing its upcoming game streaming service, codenamed "Project xCloud", at the annual E3 games expo in Los Angeles. The service will go head-to-head with Google's Stadia that's set to debut in November. (June 11) ...
12:00, 06/12/2019

Stadia: everything you need to know about Google's game-streaming service Imagine a world in which you don't need expensive gaming equipment to play the next big release title. A world in which all you ever have to do to start gaming is open up your browser, select a game and start playing – no lengthy dow...
20:26, 06/03/2019

In Streaming Age, Classical Music Gets Lost in the Metadata Has music streaming ignored aficionados of Mozart and Beethoven? Two new services, Idagio and Primephonic, address the needs of the genre’s discerning listeners....
01:39, 06/24/2019

More Than Just Netflix: Navigate the Changing World of Streaming Pricy digital content is coming at you fast in 2019. But not every streaming service is the catch of the day. Here, our guide to the best, most affordable strategies....
15:13, 04/28/2019

Netflix is now streaming one of the biggest movies in the world One of the top-grossing movies in the world right now is a sci-fi blockbuster that’s racked up an impressive global box office haul on par with some of Marvel’s big 2019 hits, like Captain Marvel. An achievement that’s seriously imp...
02:00, 05/08/2019

What do subscription services and streaming mean for the future of gaming? The future of gaming is streaming. If that wasn’t painfully obvious to you a week ago, it certainly ought to be now. Google got ahead of E3 late last week by finally shedding light on Stadia, a streaming service that promises a hardware agnostic gam...
06:26, 06/13/2019

AT&T will pull shows like 'Friends' from streaming rivals Don't expect Warner-made shows like Friends to persist on existing streaming services once AT&T's WarnerMedia launches its offering. AT&T chief Randall Stephenson said at a JPMorgan conference that the company "will be bringing" man...
00:13, 05/15/2019

Oculus blocks SteamVR streaming on Quest The developer of an Oculus Quest app called Virtual Desktop introduced an experimental feature that allowed users to stream SteamVR games to their Oculus headset. He's now being forced by Oculus to remove the feature. Guy Godin took to Reddit ye...
23:13, 06/12/2019

In streaming wars, Apple says it can coexist with Netflix Far from being a Netflix Inc killer, Apple Inc envisions its forthcoming Apple TV+ streaming service as one that could sit alongside other services that viewers buy, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said on Tuesday....
04:52, 05/01/2019

The best Chromecast apps for Google's streaming puck The Google Chromecast is one of our favorite, simple streaming options. But there are so many apps available that work well with the streaming dongle that it can be difficult to figure out which you really need to get up-and-running right away, and w...
15:52, 06/21/2019

How 5G and foldable phones will benefit streaming companies 5G and foldable phones: have there been any technology trends in the news as much as these two? 5G promises massive capacity and low latency beyond what 4G can deliver. It brings greater speed (the ability to move more data faster), lower latenc...
13:52, 05/22/2019

Cramer ranks his top 7 video streaming services "With so many media companies launching their own subscription streaming services, we need to start thinking about winners and losers here," the "Mad Money" host says....
00:39, 06/08/2019

Xbox E3 live stream: Watch the Xbox E3 2019 press conference live right here With Sony sitting E3 out for the first time this year, Microsoft has the opportunity to dictate the narrative of the show. This is, by default, the biggest press conference of E3 2019, and the Xbox team is expected to take full advantage of that with...
21:39, 06/09/2019

Ubisoft E3 2019 live stream: Watch Ubisoft’s E3 press conference live right here The E3 2019 show floor still isn’t open yet, but the press conferences are still going strong, with Ubisoft set to take the stage at 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET on Monday, June 10th. Ubisoft never fails to entertain with its bonkers E3 showcases, and thi...
22:00, 06/10/2019

Microsoft, Sony partner on streaming games, chips and AI Microsoft Corp and Sony Corp on Thursday said they struck a strategic partnership in which Sony would use Microsoft's cloud for streaming games and media and the two would work together to develop new image sensors....
19:26, 05/16/2019

UEFA launches streaming service of archive footage European football's governing body UEFA said on Thursday it is launching an Internet-based streaming service that will give people access to a 'gold mine' of archive footage....
15:26, 06/13/2019

Streaming sports site FloSports raises $47 mln, led by Discovery Live sports streaming service FloSports said on Monday that it raised $47 million from investors including current partner Discovery Inc. to grow its coverage of new and existing sports....
00:52, 06/04/2019

CBS expands its streaming local news service to Los Angeles CBS has expanded its local news streaming service to Los Angeles after it debuted CBSN New York in December, giving Los Angelenos another way to find out what's happening around town. The ad-supported CBSN Los Angeles includes continuous news co...
01:26, 06/11/2019

Streaming service VidAngel ordered to pay $62.4M for pirating movies A federal jury in Los Angeles on Monday ordered movie streaming service VidAngel — known for removing the curses and nudity from films — to pay $62.4 million to Disney, Fox and Warner Bros. for ripping off their content, according to repo...
08:52, 06/18/2019

Are streaming platforms helping make the case for diversity? Netflix and the Cannes Film Festival have a spat about how the streaming platform's content is distributed. But could Cannes be missing out on content that is revolutionizing the industry's approach to diversity?...
14:00, 05/17/2019

Viacom to Launch BET Streaming Service With Tyler Perry BET Networks is preparing to launch a streaming-video service aimed at African-American audiences as parent company Viacom pursues new business lines to counter the decline of its traditional pay-TV operation....
02:13, 06/11/2019

The real cost of cutting the cord: What streaming companies don't want you to know Most of us have a love-hate relationship with cable. We like television. We love a handful of stations. But we don't need hundreds of useless channels, many of them boring, some of them in languages we don't understand. Month after month, we pay our ...
16:00, 05/25/2019

Netflix and cull: why is the streaming service cancelling so many shows? Once upon a time, the tech giant let shows linger on well past their best. Now series like Chambers are getting axed after a season. What is behind this lurch into ruthlessness?By anyone’s standards, Chambers died young. Just 56 short days after debu...
22:39, 06/19/2019

U.S. video streaming app YouNow files cryptocurrency offering with SEC U.S. live video streaming company YouNow on Wednesday filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a public offering circular to distribute its own digital currency called Props....
22:00, 06/19/2019

Project xCloud: everything we know about Microsoft's cloud streaming service Last year Microsoft announced it was working on Project xCloud, a new streaming service that aims to let you play big-name games on whichever device you want, whenever you want.Project xCloud aims to leverage Microsoft’s existing data centers ...
03:52, 06/11/2019

Netflix vs Amazon Prime Video: which streaming service is best for you? With so many options out there, and more soon to come in the form of Disney Plus and Apple TV Plus, choosing the best streaming service for you can be tricky.It gets even more difficult if you’re trying to choose between two of the most popula...
05:39, 05/21/2019

The future of headphones: touchscreen displays and integrated streaming 'This is a re-published article that we've picked as one of our favorites of the last year from our suite of TechRadar Originals'.What’s next for headphones? It may seem like a moot question. Surely we just want better audio, co...
23:52, 05/05/2019

Microsoft and Sony to collaborate on game-streaming technology together Microsoft is helping Sony on its next game console - or at least the game-streaming service that will be running on it: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Sony CEO Kenichiro Yoshida today announced their partnership and the pair’s plans to work t...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Microsoft, Sony reveal game-streaming partnership Microsoft and Sony are exploring how the two could collaborate on cloud-based gaming and content-streaming, as well as on smart sensors for Sony consumer products....
21:52, 05/16/2019

Ubisoft announces its own game streaming service, Uplay+ Ubisoft found a comfy seat on the top of the bandwagon, because it’s launched its own streaming service, called Uplay+. By itself, this wouldn’t be earth-shaking news: the company is joining the ranks of several companies, offering access to a librar...
08:26, 06/11/2019

Cable TV customer satisfaction falls even further behind streaming video Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | amesy) Netflix and other online video services have expanded their customer-satisfaction lead over cable and satellite TV, the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) found in its annual telecommunications report...
01:13, 05/22/2019

Bazinga! Streaming Deal for 'The Big Bang Theory' Comes Into Play AT&T’s WarnerMedia, which produces ‘The Big Bang Theory,’ will have to weigh the benefits of stocking its new streaming service with a prized piece of content versus a lucrative licensing deal with a rival like Netflix....
17:13, 05/15/2019

AT&T Eyes $16- to $17-a-Month Streaming Service in Strategy Shift AT&T’s WarnerMedia has abandoned its plan for a three-tiered streaming service and instead will likely package HBO, sister channel Cinemax and the vast library of Warner Bros. TV shows and movies into one offering at a price of between $16 and $17 a ...
23:52, 06/06/2019

Recommended Reading: The music streaming payday won't go to artists The record industry expects a windfall. Where will the money go? Marc Hogan, Pitchfork It's no secret the music industry is booming on the back of streaming services. However, it seems like not much will change in terms of where all the money ...
05:00, 06/09/2019

How China's streaming app beat Spotify and Apple in Africa When Chinese music streaming company Transsnet wanted to break into the lucrative African market, they partnered with parent company, Transsion holdings, the makers of popular phone brands such as Infinix and TECNO to pre-install their Boomplay app o...
11:13, 06/10/2019

‘Avengers: Endgame’ streaming starts Dec. 11, but not on any service you subscribe to right now Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame needed fewer than two weeks at the box office to break the $2 billion mark, with the launch weekend alone bringing in more than $1 billion in ticket sales. The highly anticipated Infinity War sequel is a fantastic fin...
22:26, 05/09/2019

Free video streaming offers some gems – if you can find them NEW YORK (AP) — Free video services let you watch thousands of movies and TV shows online, but many of the offerings consist of reality TV, long-forgotten “classics” and movies that never made it to theaters. But finding gems in the junk,...
19:26, 05/09/2019

The streaming service that wants to save the retro gaming biz from piracy A mockup of the Antstream game selection screen. For decades now, the only practical way for most people to access vast swaths of digital gaming history has been through illegal ROM downloads. Unlike music and...
06:39, 05/03/2019

What channel is the 2019 NBA draft on? Here's TV and streaming info, plus everything else you need to know The next class of NBA talent will selected Thursday night in New York. Here's all the info you need to watch and follow the 2019 NBA draft.       ...
20:00, 06/20/2019

The best movies on Stan: a list of the top films streaming in Australia now UPDATE: Before you see Avengers: Endgame in the theatre, watch its predecessor, Avengers: Infinity War on Stan – read more about it on Page 2!As each streaming service's content library continues to grow, it's hard to keep track...
11:39, 05/07/2019

NHL draft: Time, TV, streaming info, first-round order and everything you need to know American Jack Hughes is expected to go first and Finland's Kaapo Kakko is expected to be taken second during Friday's first round of the NHL draft.       ...
17:52, 06/21/2019

Google's Stadia Streaming Service Faces Skepticism Google plans to charge $10 a month to access mostly older videogames through its new Stadia cloud-streaming service, an offering that analysts expect to face difficulty in standing out among seasoned rivals....
04:13, 06/07/2019

ESPN+ streaming service to broadcast Copa America BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — The ESPN+ streaming service has obtained U.S. English-language television rights for the Copa America, South America’s soccer championship. ESPN, part of The Walt Disney Co., said Tuesday all 26 matches will be streamed. N...
20:39, 05/28/2019

Don’t trust advice from streaming ‘health’ films, experts say Pass the popcorn — and a tinfoil hat. So-called health documentaries promoting sketchy science, snake-oil remedies and dangerous conspiracies are finding a home on popular streaming services — and alarming public-health experts. “The propagation of p...
10:00, 06/11/2019

BET is joining the crowd and launching its own streaming service in 2019 As if the streaming video landscape wasn’t already crowded enough, yet another new service is being planned for launch later this year. Variety is reporting that the Viacom-owned cable channel BET is preparing to unveil BET+ to target primarily...
08:52, 06/12/2019

New Spotify subscribers get 3 months of Premium music streaming for $0.99 overall With a whopping 100 million paying subscribers under its belt, Spotify is unlikely to be worried about rival music streaming platforms from Pandora or Amazon, which have been frequently treating new users to killer introductory deals of late to try t...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Cable, streaming or sports bar? How much it costs to watch the NBA finals Even as more and more Canadians are cutting cable, more of us are watching the NBA Finals — whether that’s on streaming services or out at a sports bar....
11:26, 06/12/2019

The 4K and HDR-Equipped Roku Streaming Stick+ Is Back On Sale The Roku Streaming Stick+ packs more features than you’d ever think was possible in such a small dongle. You get 4K, HDR, advanced Wi-Fi, a voice remote, basically anything else you could want in a larger streaming box. Amazon has it for just $49 tod...
05:52, 05/14/2019

Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 5 Is Now Streaming on Hotstar Game of Thrones season 8 episode 5 is now streaming on Hotstar in India. It is the fifth of six episodes in the final season of Game of Thrones, which is set to conclude in a week's time....
09:00, 05/13/2019

Apple revamps its TV app ahead of streaming service launch Apple Inc on Monday rolled out a new television-watching app for its devices and some Internet-connected TVs, an effort to gain more revenue from reselling other companies' programming and, later this year, its own original shows....
02:26, 05/14/2019

Pushy bonobo mothers help sons find sexual partners, scientists find High-ranking mothers lead sons to groups of females and keep guard while they mateTheir mothers are so keen for them to father children that they usher them in front of promising partners, shield them from violent competitors and dash the chances of ...
18:39, 05/20/2019

Soccer-Visa partners with U.S. Soccer to boost women's programme ahead of World Cup Visa on Thursday announced a "substantial investment" in the future of women's soccer as they agreed a five-year partnership with the U.S. Soccer Federation, just eight days before the start of the women's World Cup in France....
16:39, 05/30/2019

Soccer: Visa partners with U.S. Soccer to boost women's program ahead of World Cup Visa on Thursday announced a "substantial investment" in the future of women's soccer as they agreed a five-year partnership with the U.S. Soccer Federation, just eight days before the start of the women's World Cup in France....
20:00, 05/30/2019

NBC's 2020 streaming service won't be very compelling for cord cutters — and that's by design Most streaming services are built to hedge against cord cutting, but NBCUniversal is purposely making its service unappealing for those who cancel cable....
19:13, 05/14/2019

Google announces video game streaming service to let you play anywhere Google announces a streaming service that will allow people to play video games in 4K in their browser – provided they have a good internet connection...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Altice USA Buys Streaming-Video Network Cheddar for $200 Million Cable operator Altice USA agreed to acquire streaming-video network Cheddar for $200 million, a deal expected to raise the profile of the company’s news division....
00:00, 05/01/2019

REFILE-U.S. video streaming app YouNow files cryptocurrency offering with SEC U.S. live video streaming company YouNow on Wednesday filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a public offering circular to distribute its own digital currency called Props....
00:52, 06/20/2019

TikTok’s owner is reportedly launching a music streaming app in July Yesterday, Chinese company ByteDance – which owns TikTok, Helo, and Vigo Video – launched a chat app called Flipchat. Now, a new report from Bloomberg suggests its reportedly launching a music streaming app this year. The report notes that the compan...
18:52, 05/21/2019

Microsoft’s game streaming service launches in October, but you’re going to need an Xbox Google a few days ago held its second Stadia press event of the year, revealing price and launch dates for the streaming service it first announced a few months ago. But Google is hardly the only company looking to offer buyers game streaming product...
18:26, 06/10/2019

NBC News Now, a free streaming service, launches Monday through Friday NBC News Now, a free entry in the increasingly crowded video streaming news sector, formally launches Wednesday afternoon with eight regular hours of programming weekday afternoons and evenings. NBC News President Noah Oppenheim announced the streami...
22:52, 05/29/2019

Beatport's streaming service for DJs sends music directly to decks DJs are used to lugging their music around on vinyl and less back-breaking external drives, but they soon might not need to bring much of anything for their next gig. Beatport recently introduced its $15 per month Link service that streams tracks dir...
13:39, 05/23/2019

Just about every Final Fantasy soundtrack is now streaming on Spotify and Apple Music So far, 2019 has been a pretty good year for fans of the Final Fantasy franchise. First, we were finally given a real look at the long-anticipated Final Fantasy VII remake, which sounds like it may actually come out sometime in the near future. Now, ...
02:52, 06/07/2019

Bethesda wants you to test its game streaming tech with DOOM on iOS this year At its E3 briefing yesterday, Bethesda Softworks, the publisher behind the popular Elder Scrolls and Fallout game franchises, announced that it’s also hopping on the game streaming bandwagon – but not in the way you might think. The company’s Orion t...
11:52, 06/10/2019

'Star Trek' Picard spin-off will hit Amazon for global streaming You'll have an opportunity to watch CBS' Jean-Luc Picard series outside of North America -- if you're willing to subscribe to Amazon, that is. CBS has revealed that the Star Trek production will be a Prime Video exclusive outside of t...
19:39, 05/14/2019

Chrissy Teigen is getting a courtroom show on the new streaming service with a silly name It’s been months since we last heard about Quibi, the streaming service with the worst name since Seeso, Go90, Netflix, and Hulu (all streaming services have bad names), but now we have some news about one of the first real shows coming to the “short...
10:00, 05/24/2019

The real cost of cutting the cord: What streaming companies don’t want you to know Do it wrong, and cord-cutters might end up paying more than traditional cable, which is exactly what streaming companies don’t want you to realize.        ...
13:39, 05/23/2019

Google to launch Stadia game streaming service in November Long-awaited ‘Netflix for games’ will be available in 14 countries including UK and US but not AustraliaGoogle will launch its long-awaited “Netflix for games” service, Stadia, in November, the company has announced. It will be available in 14 countr...
04:00, 06/07/2019

Midboss’ Summer of Pride is a game-streaming celebration of inclusivity MidBoss, the company behind 2064: Read Only Memories, is kicking off its Summer of Pride gaming celebration to coincide with Pride Month. The event features a myriad of gaming personalities from the LGBTQIA+ community streaming queer-friendly games o...
00:13, 06/01/2019

Our animal series recommendations are the purrfect addition to your streaming queue You may feel your streaming queues are already bursting with options, what with full seasons of highly-anticipated revivals dropping mid-week and a Sunday programming schedule so packed, you have to set aside part of Monday just to keep up. But with ...
00:13, 05/12/2019

Netflix, streaming services win Oscars cinema rule battle In a win for Netflix, Amazon and other internet streaming services, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted not to change its rules for winning an Oscar, Hollywood's top prize....
14:49, 04/28/2019

The Morning After: Google's streaming game service launches in November Google's game-streaming service has a price. And a (loose) release date. Ahead of established gaming companies' own big reveals -- our team is headed to LA for E3 2019 today -- Stadia already has a potent lineup of established games. The bi...
18:52, 06/07/2019

Streaming sports site FloSports raises $47 million, led by Discovery Live sports streaming service FloSports said on Monday that it raised $47 million from investors including current partner Discovery Inc. to grow its coverage of new and existing sports....
05:26, 06/04/2019

Anna Kendrick will star in 'Love Life' for WarnerMedia streaming WarnerMedia is slowly developing its own content for its upcoming streaming service, as Pitch Perfect's Anna Kendrick will star in and produce a half-hour romantic comedy series called Love Life, according to Deadline. Each season, the series wi...
18:00, 05/24/2019

2019 U.S. Open: Round 2 tee times, TV channels, streaming info Round 2 of the 2019 US Open gets underway Friday morning. Here's everything you need to catch who makes the cut at Pebble Beach Golf Links.        ...
21:00, 06/14/2019

Microsoft's xCloud game streaming service begins in October Microsoft didn't give us many new details about its Project xCloud game streaming service at E3, but at least we know when it's going to arrive: this October. As you'd expect, the service will let you play Xbox titles across multiple d...
02:39, 06/10/2019

2019 U.S. Open: Round 3 tee times, TV channels, streaming info Round 2 of the 2019 US Open gets underway Saturday morning. Here's everything you need to follow moving day at Pebble Beach Golf Links.       ...
14:00, 06/15/2019

Id Software built a framework to make streaming video games better Bethesda is jumping on the cloud-gaming train with Orion, a software collection that optimizes game engines for streaming. Essentially, Orion is designed to make games run better on platforms like Google's Stadia or Microsoft's xCloud. It w...
06:13, 06/10/2019

Apple reversal allows Valve’s Steam Link streaming app on iOS, tvOS Valve's mobile Steam Link app, which lets users stream PC games to other screens inside and outside the home, is now available on Apple's iOS and tvOS App Stores. The news comes almost a year after Apple revoked its approval for the Steam Link app to...
18:13, 05/16/2019

Investment in Streaming Originals From India Could Touch $1 Billion By 2025 While Netflix and Amazon Prime Video are leading the way in original content investment in India, local players such as ALTBalaji, ZEE5, Eros Now and Reliance Jio are exploring other routes - a......
14:26, 05/02/2019

Disney has a 'major advantage' as the streaming war heats up, says RBC's Mark Mahaney Disney's back catalog gives it a leg up over incumbent competitors such as Netflix, which has to spend more to differentiate their service with original content, according to RBC Capital Market's Mark Mahaney....
17:00, 04/28/2019

Comcast Hints 'The Office' Is Headed to NBCUniversal's New Streaming Service NBCUniversal gave ad buyers every reason to believe that its upcoming direct-to-consumer streaming service would feature reruns of “The Office,” which is currently the most-watched show on Netflix....
23:00, 05/13/2019

More than 200 classics of South Korean cinema are streaming for free on YouTube Last month, South Korean director Bong Joon-ho (Snowpiercer, Okja) was awarded the Palme D’Or at the Cannes Film Festival for his new film Parasite, once again bringing international attention to the ever-growing South Korean film industry. If you’re...
07:52, 06/06/2019

As TV Industry’s $20 Billion Week Starts, Signs That Streaming Isn’t King Yet The so-called upfronts are traditional television’s annual hype-fest, and a way locking advertisers into lucrative deals. They’re also a reminder of the medium’s continuing relevance....
01:13, 05/13/2019

What Microsoft and Sony’s streaming partnership means for gaming’s future Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty / Hanna-Barbera) In a rare move, console rivals Microsoft and Sony announced a major collaboration on Thursday to join forces on a potentially huge new gaming sector: the cloud. The companies announced today t...
12:00, 05/17/2019

2019 US Open: Round 1 tee times, TV channels, streaming info With the 2019 U.S. Open teeing off Thursday, here's all the info you need to watch Brooks Koepka, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and more       ...
12:52, 06/13/2019

Xbox reveals its game-streaming and remote-play strategy After testing out streaming with Project XCloud -- and now facing down Google Stadia -- Microsoft is ready to start streaming games beyond the Xbox.Read More...
08:52, 06/10/2019

Ubisoft UPlay Plus is the streaming home for The Division, Watch Dogs and more There's a new game streaming service in town, and this time it's from Ubisoft. UPlay Plus will offer more than 100 of the publisher's games as part of a subscription service, the company announced during its E3 2019 keynote.The games w...
03:52, 06/11/2019

Google takes pre-orders for game streaming service launching November Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday opened pre-orders for its game streaming service, which it said will launch in November with more than 30 games from at least 21 publishers including Electronic Arts and Take-Two Interactive....
21:52, 06/06/2019

Stanley Cup Finals: Time, TV, streaming info and everything you need about Game 6 of Bruins-Blues The St. Louis Blues, up 3-2 in the Stanley Cup Finals against the Boston Bruins, can capture the first championship in franchise's 52-year history.       ...
16:52, 06/09/2019

Steam game-streaming app debuts on iPhone and iPad, a year after controversy The introduction of Steam Link on Apple devices is a surprise after an episode in May 2018 in which Valve, Steam's parent company, publicly said that Apple's App Store had rejected the app for "business conflicts."...
03:13, 05/16/2019

Stanley Cup Final: Time, TV, streaming info and everything you need for Game 7 of Bruins-Blues The Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues will play a winner-take-all Game 7 for the right to lift the Stanley Cup.       ...
13:26, 06/12/2019

AT&T's streaming service won't be expensive, includes HBO, Cinemax, Warner Bros. content Streaming services aren't a new thing, but the competition has been heating up only recently as companies like Netflix, Spotify and Sony report massive earnings. Each of the companies mentioned operates in a different area – movies, music, video game...
11:13, 06/07/2019

UEFA launches online streaming portal, aims for young fans NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA says its new online platform to stream soccer games will show German league matches next season. The governing body of European soccer says www.uefa.tv is “giving viewers greater access to live and on-demand video ...
14:00, 06/13/2019

Tencent launches video streaming in Thailand, eyes SE Asia expansion Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd launched its first overseas video streaming service in Thailand on Friday, as it ramps up its presence outside China....
14:39, 06/14/2019

Disney Takes Control Of Hulu in Comcast Streaming Service Deal (BURBANK, Calif.) — Disney is taking full control of Hulu, extending the reach of its streaming abilities. Disney said Tuesday that it’s taking operational control of the streaming service immediately. NBCUniversal owns 33% of Hulu right ...
17:52, 05/14/2019

Apple wants to make Oscar-worthy movies to beef up streaming service Since announcing plans to compete with Netflix in March, Apple has been busy with a new project: financing six small-budget movies a year with an eye toward stories that could win Academy Awards, sources have told The Post....
06:26, 06/17/2019

Mediaset to move pay-TV content to video streaming app after losing customers: source Italy's top commercial broadcaster Mediaset plans to close its pay-TV channels and move their content to a video streaming service after losing 80 percent of its paying clients in six months, a source close to the matter said....
00:13, 04/30/2019

Streaming service Spotify hits 100 million paid user mark Music streaming service Spotify says the number of its paying subscribers has hit 100 million for the first time, up 32% on the year and almost twice the latest figures for Apple Music...
17:39, 04/29/2019

How to watch 2019 Billboard Music Awards: Time, channel, streaming and more The 2019 Billboard Music Awards kicks off in Las Vegas on Wednesday. Here's how to watch, what channel the show is on, and where you can stream.        ...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Oculus forces Virtual Desktop to stop streaming SteamVR apps to Quest Oculus is forcing the developer of a popular Windows streaming app for Quest to remove support for SteamVR app and game streaming to the wireless headset.Read More...
18:26, 06/12/2019

Thursday's Best Deals: AirPods, Logitech Gold Box, Roku Streaming Stick+, BAGGU, and More An exclusive deal on Japanese chef’s knives, a Roav dash cam, Amazon activewear, and a Kindle Oasis discount lead off a Thursday’s best deals....
17:00, 06/20/2019

Netflix vs Stan, Foxtel Now and Amazon Prime: Australian streaming services compared UPDATE: Stan has raised the price of its Premium package, which will now set you back $17 a month – that's a $2 increase from the tier's original $15 monthly fee. Updated article below.Now that streaming media has become a mainstay i...
09:13, 05/22/2019

Disney parks lift earnings, 'Avengers: Endgame' streaming date announced Walt Disney Co's theme parks lifted quarterly earnings past Wall Street targets on Wednesday, helping offset big investments to support the media and entertainment company's bid to draw audiences to streaming media....
03:39, 05/09/2019

Video Streaming Service Adoption Driven by Young Indians, Survey Claims Indians under the age of 35 years account for 89 percent of the country's total video streaming platform users, Counterpoint Technology claimed in a consumer survey report....
13:39, 06/19/2019

Indian streaming giant broke Safari support to deal with security hole Websites tend to drop support for a particular browser due to obsolescence or just a lack of functionality, but India's biggest streaming service apparently had another reason: a piracy-friendly security hole. TechCrunch sources understand that ...
16:00, 06/10/2019

Etihad to offer wireless streaming, remove screens from narrow-body fleet Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways will offer wirelessly streamed movies and television shows to passengers on mainly short-haul flights as it removes entertainment screens from its Airbus A320 narrow-body fleet....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Halo on Galaxy S10? Microsoft takes on Stadia with its own xCloud game streaming service Google detailed its vision for the future of gaming last week, when it confirmed that its new game streaming service Stadia will be launched in November. A Founder's Edition pack went for pre-order immediately for $130, including a 3-month subscripti...
12:00, 06/10/2019

Microsoft’s game streaming service will be free to Xbox owners, since it’s not part of xCloud Microsoft is expected to be one of the leading players in the future game streaming wars, but the company didn’t share too many details about its xCloud streaming platform at E3 2019. Instead, Microsoft announced that game streaming would roll ...
21:39, 06/13/2019

Amex's Revamped Blue Cash Preferred Offers 6% Back From U.S. Supermarkets and Streaming Services With a new suite of a bonus categories and a slightly improved welcome offer, Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express might be the strongest entry yet in what I call the “premium cash-back card” category, i.e. cards that don’t focus on lucrat...
03:00, 05/10/2019

Pro-life group calls for Netflix boycott after streaming giant threatens to leave Georgia over 'heartbeat' bill A United Kingdom-based pro-life group has called for a boycott of Netflix after the streaming giant said it would consider shunning Georgia over the state's recently-enacted "heartbeat" abortion bill....
21:13, 06/05/2019

Xbox Live Free Games BONUS: Good news for Microsoft and Xbox as mobile games add Xbox Live Xbox Live might have once been the beating heart of Xbox One consoles online service, but it's rapidly coming to mobile as three titles confirm support for Microsoft achievements and more...
08:00, 05/11/2019

Streaming Movie Review: ‘A Fortunate Man’ Review: A Danish Engineer Strives for Success Adapted from the Danish author Henrik Pontoppidan’s turn-of-the-20th-century novel “Lucky Per,” the film hoists subtext so high that it surpasses text....
23:13, 05/02/2019

'The Office' could leave Netflix in streaming battle and fans are freaking out 'The Office' and "Friends" could be Netflix casualties in the war of competing streaming services, The Wall Street Journal reports. Fans are freaking out.        ...
16:39, 04/28/2019

E3 2019: Expo has new blockbuster video games, while streaming of games gathers momentum At the Electronic Entertainment Expo, there's buzz around Google's Stadia cloud gaming service and new 'Star Wars' and 'Doom' games.       ...
17:26, 06/09/2019

Disney announces 'Avengers: Endgame' is headed to streaming service, but when? Disney chief Bob Iger announced Wednesday that "Avengers: Endgame" will stream on the Disney+ streaming service.        ...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Sundance Now is a streaming service that brings the Sundance Film Festival to your TV — here's what you get for $5 to $7 a month Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
15:26, 05/02/2019

Netflix investor isn't worried about Disney, Apple streaming services — Netflix is 'future of film' Netflix shouldn't be worried about streaming wars, Morris Mark, CEO of Mark Asset Management, said Tuesday ahead of the company's fiscal earnings....
17:00, 04/28/2019

NBA Finals: Game time, TV, streaming info and everything else you need for Game 4 The Toronto Raptors hold a 2-1 series lead over the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. Here's game time, TV and streaming info for Game 4.        ...
12:39, 06/07/2019

Is Netflix down? Streaming service's website experienced 'technical issues' Thursday Netflix's website currently shows the streaming platform is having "technical difficulties" and they are working to solve the issue.       ...
07:00, 06/21/2019

'CBOE Streaming Markets' is New Direct-Access Data Service From CBOE Holdings' Market Data Express CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Market Data Express, LLC, a subsidiary of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE), has launched a new market data service known as "CBOE Streaming Markets" (CSM). The service provides three separate, direct datafeeds ...
21:26, 05/04/2019

Apple Music vs Spotify: the music streaming titans go head-to-head The music world has always been about rivalries. There's Taylor Swift vs. Kanye, Tupac vs. Biggie, Eminem vs... everyone? Now, you can add a new rivalry to the mix: Spotify vs Apple Music. While there are any number of streaming services fo...
09:26, 06/18/2019

Facebook will pay you to let it spy on you After coming under fire earlier this year for quietly paying users between the ages of 13 and 35 up to $20 a month in most cases for permission to install a “Facebook Research” VPN on their phones, Facebook found itself having to defend w...
01:39, 06/12/2019

Facebook Wants Your Blood Donating blood is a selfless act, and as with many altruistic behaviors, it’s not always easy to convince people to take a couple of hours out of their day to do it. Yet it is desperately required: every day, patients in the U.S. need about 30,...
18:39, 06/12/2019

Break up Facebook? Facebook co-founder calls for government intervention for social network, the talk of the week. Google announces new phones and speaker branding.        ...
17:00, 05/11/2019

The Morning After: Facebook's new look Welcome back. Facebook's big annual event kicked off yesterday with a lengthy keynote and lots of talk of privacy, features to find your secret crush (no, really) and a new-look social network. F8 runs for a few more days, so expect more stories...
14:39, 05/01/2019

What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency Facebook claims it wants to reach people without access to a bank account, and that Libra is the best wayOn Tuesday, Facebook announced a digital currency called Libra that will roll out for use in 2020 and allow the platform’s billions of users acro...
12:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook is making changes to its mobile app Besides unveiling a new quicker and lighter Messenger app with end-to-end encryption, and new features for Instagram and WhatsApp, Facebook announced today some changes that are being made to its flagship app. The new focus of the Facebook app will b...
17:26, 05/02/2019

A closer look at the redesigned Facebook app Out of all the announcements Facebook made at its F8 2019 developers conference, one of the most important was the redesign of its core smartphone app. The new application, which has been updated with what Facebook is calling the "FB5" version, is no...
05:13, 05/01/2019

Facebook wants your actual blood Facebook isn’t happy just hoarding your data for its own good, so now it wants your actual blood. But it’s all for a good cause, as the site’s new Blood Donation notifications feature could help lives. Soon, Facebook users in severa...
22:13, 06/12/2019

Everything Facebook announced at F8 2019 A comprehensive compendium of everything Facebook announced at its F8 2019 developer conference in San Jose, from Messenger to virtual reality.Read More...
14:26, 05/02/2019

Everything You Need to Know About Facebook's Upcoming Cryptocurrency In case you hadn’t heard, Facebook’s working on a cryptocurrency. There have been plenty of rumors floating around on the secretive project, codenamed Libra, for a while now, but this week we saw the floodgates open with reports of a likely official ...
02:13, 06/08/2019

Facebook Wants to Know Which Friends You Want to Fuck Remember back in ye olde days when you would poke that cute friend of yours on Facebook? Well, at its yearly F8 conference today, Facebook announced it’s bringing that weird fuck-y energy back to the platform with a new feature called Secret Crush. R...
15:52, 05/01/2019

New Facebook app will pay users for their data Facebook is launching a new app called Study which will pay users for their data following a series of scandals about the way the company acquires and handles users' data....
14:52, 06/12/2019

Your Facebook App Looks Very Different Today. Here’s How to Use the New Design As Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference kicked off Tuesday, executives outlined a litany of changes coming to the company, new features on the way to its social network, and how it’s working to address privacy and security. But Faceb...
19:39, 05/01/2019

Facebook tries a new look as Zuckerberg proclaims a new era Facebook Inc. rolled out a substantial redesign of its website and mobile app, as Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg seeks to address criticism of the social-media giant’s influence by nudging users toward different types of engagement and more private ...
23:13, 05/01/2019

Facebook announced a lot at F8: here's what's set to change In an age where a small number of tech giants own huge swathes of social media and digital services (Google, Apple, Facebook, and the like), even a single conference event from one such company can have wide repercussions for the way we consume media...
12:13, 05/01/2019

Why is Facebook doing robotics research? It’s a bit strange to hear that the world’s leading social network is pursuing research in robotics rather than, say, making search useful, but Facebook is a big organization with many competing priorities. And while these robots arenR...
04:26, 05/21/2019

Facebook gives first look at its promised overhaul Facebook Inc on Tuesday debuted an overhaul of its core social network and introduced new business-focused tools, the first concrete steps in its plan to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company....
20:13, 04/30/2019

Facebook knows everywhere you go — here's how to stop it from tracking you Facebook keeps a copy of your location no matter where you go, even if you don't open the app. But you can stop it from logging your location and delete all of your data. Here's how....
18:26, 04/30/2019

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
00:39, 06/14/2019

Facebook Gets New Look as Zuckerberg Declares New Era A redesign of Facebook’s website and mobile app is geared partly toward steering users to participate in more group conversations as Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg addresses criticism of the company’s influence....
00:00, 05/01/2019

Watch Facebook's F8 keynote at 1PM ET Facebook's annual F8 developer conference keynote is upon us at 1PM Eastern, and that means a lot of news whether or not you're a coder. This year, the company is not only outlining the future of social networking and technologies like VR ...
18:39, 04/30/2019

|Facebook’sZuckerbergbuildshiswifeaglowing‘sleepbox’ Mark Zuckerberg says he built a glowing wooden box to help his wife Priscilla sleep better through the night without having to check her phone to see if it’s time to look over their children....
12:39, 04/29/2019

Facebook says it needs more regulation, not a breakup Facebook wasn't content offering a brief statement rejecting co-founder Chris Hughes' call to break up the social network. Global Affairs and Communications VP Nick Clegg has published an opinion piece in the New York Times criticizing Hug...
13:39, 05/12/2019

Why Facebook Is Minting a Coin and How You Can Use It Facebook Inc. -- along with 27 partners -- is wading into the world of cryptocurrencies with Libra, a digital token that’s projected to be used in everything from commerce to money transfers. Here are the details:...
21:26, 06/18/2019

Takeaways from F8 and Facebook’s next phase Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week, TechCrunch’s Josh Constine and Frederic Lardinois discuss major announcements that came out of Facebo...
23:52, 05/02/2019

Facebook could announce its own cryptocurrency next month Public interest in cryptocurrency could be set for a rebound as social media giant Facebook is planning to announce its own digital coin later this month according to a new report from The Information.Last year, the company appointed former PayPal ex...
01:39, 06/07/2019

The Morning After: Facebook is launching its own cryptocurrency Happy Wednesday to you. If you're a Firefox user, update your browser. We'll wait. If you're into crypto, read up on Facebook's own take on digital currency (and explain it to me if you could). If you're into Quidditch and hi...
17:00, 06/19/2019

Facebook's Libra Needs Scrutiny, BOE's Carney Says Facebook’s Libra project should be carefully vetted by regulators, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney is expected to say Thursday, offering an early insight into how the U.K. central bank will approach the new cryptocurrency....
05:26, 06/21/2019

Facebook brings ticketing for events The social network looks to make it easier for small businesses and creators to organize events and get people to show up, via tickets.        ...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Facebook Messenger is getting end-to-end encryption and a desktop app Facebook Messenger is getting a number of long- and oft-requested features, the company unveiled in a (now-removed) blog post ahead of its annual F8 developer conference in San Jose, California. Facebook claims that 2019 will be a "transition year" f...
17:26, 05/02/2019

|Facebook'sLibracryptocoin:5thingsweknow,and5wedon't Facebook unveiled plans for a new cryptocurrency called Libra this week. After a week of analysis, here’s what Bloomberg reporters and editors know about Libra, along with key unknowns that remain....
17:39, 06/23/2019

All the important stuff from Facebook’s F8 keynote Facebook hosted the opening keynote for its annual developer's conference today and announced several updates to its main social network as well as Instagram, Whatsapp and Messenger. Privacy seems to be the name of the game this year, as Faceboo...
23:39, 04/30/2019

Regulators Around the World Are Circling Facebook Facebook revealed that it expected a record fine from the F.T.C. That could be one of many moves against the company by governments on four continents....
17:26, 04/28/2019

Explainer: What would it take for U.S. regulators to break up Facebook? Facebook Inc co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg's former college roommate Chris Hughes urged U.S. regulators to break up the social media company in a New York Times opinion piece on Thursday....
08:13, 05/10/2019

Chris Hughes was almost right about breaking up Facebook So on my Thursday morning commute, when I was finished reading The Post, I opened to the op-ed page in the New York Times that a friend pointed out to me. Boy, one piece sure sounded similar to something I wrote last November. It was the one by Chris...
09:26, 05/12/2019

Facebook To Cut Off Huawei To Comply With US Sanctions Facebook said Friday it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech giant considered a national security threat by......
00:52, 06/08/2019

Facebook's Future As a Digital Graveyard It’s not a wild notion for Facebook adoption to dramatically slow down over time. And while a certain board member may be hellbent on cheating death, our own mortality is even more inevitable than Facebook’s decline. Researchers are now looking at th...
03:26, 04/30/2019

U.S. judge waves through D.C. case against Facebook A U.S. judge on Friday denied Facebook Inc.'s request to dismiss a lawsuit by the Washington, D.C. attorney general over the social media giant's improper sharing of 87 million users' data with British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica....
11:39, 06/01/2019

Co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ In an op-ed in the New York Times, Chris Hughes voiced concern about the threat of the social media giant’s unchecked power and that of founder Mark Zuckerberg....
01:52, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Regulation on Facebook currency is likely NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Facebook’s new digital currency (all times local): 2:30 p.m. One regulatory expert believes Facebook’s new currency will “almost surely” fall under new U.S. regulation adopted in the wake of the 2...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Kamala Harris Says 'We Have to Seriously Take a Look At' Breaking Up Facebook California Senator Kamala Harris, one of the (innumerable) Democrats eyeing the White House in a 2020 presidential bid, has joined Massachusetts senator and fellow candidate Elizabeth Warren in calling for antitrust authorities to look at a possible ...
02:00, 05/13/2019

Facebook relaxes blockchain ad rules A year after banning all blockchain-related ads, Facebook has decided to relax its rules and allow ads for “blockchain technology, industry news, education or events related to cryptocurrency” without the need for pre-approval by the so...
20:52, 05/09/2019

Facebook Portal will be available outside the US this fall (updated) Facebook's Portal video chat devices are about to become much easier to find, not to mention more useful. The company has announced that it will make both Portal and Portal+ available outside of the US, starting with Canada this June and followi...
20:52, 04/30/2019

Break Up Facebook, Says Company's Co-Founder One of the co-founders of Facebook called on Thursday for the social media behemoth to be broken up, warning that the company's head, Mark Zuckerberg, had become far too powerful....
22:13, 05/09/2019

Go chat yourself with Facebook’s new Portal companion app Ignoring calls that it’s creepy, Facebook is forging onward with its Portal smart display. Today Facebook quietly launched iOS and Android Portal apps that let owners show off photos on the screen without sharing them to the social network, an...
08:52, 05/29/2019

Libras unhappy with name for new Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook's new Libra cryptocurrency won't be seen until next year, but an unusual chorus of criticism is already being heard -- specifically, from persons born between Sept. 23 and Oct. 23....
03:39, 06/20/2019

Use 'View As' to See What You're Sharing Publicly on Facebook It’s back—sort-of. Facebook has officially resurrected its “View As” feature, a way to see what your profile looks like for people-who-aren’t-you. It’s a great privacy tool with some new, annoying limitations....
04:00, 05/22/2019

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
08:39, 06/14/2019

Here’s what Facebook announced at its F8 developer keynote As Facebook continues to weather a string of legal battles and harsh criticism for its never-ending privacy disasters and a generally lackadaisical attitude towards consumer data, the social networking site kicked off its annual F8 annual developer c...
20:39, 05/01/2019

Facebook Ditches Commissions, Not Dollars Facebook is finally getting smart about public relations by making important-sounding changes to its business that do virtually nothing to affect its bottom line....
13:52, 05/28/2019

Facebook Is Getting Its Biggest Redesign in Years. Here’s What to Know (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. unveiled updates to the Groups feature of its main social network, doubling down on a successful but controversial part of the big blue app — and another sign that Facebook is moving toward more private, intima...
20:52, 04/30/2019

How to Sign Up as a Blood Donor With Facebook When hospitals are running low on blood, there’s no way to just order more—blood banks have to get the word out to volunteers like you and me who might want to donate. Facebook is now rolling out a blood donation feature to several US cities that can...
18:26, 06/13/2019

Facebook co-founder says web giant should be broken up Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has declared Mark Zuckerberg's "power is unprecedented and un-American" and has called for the social media giant to be broken up....
18:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook considering its own bitcoin for payments, report says Facebook's system would use a digital coin like bitcoin but would aim to keep the coin's value stable, averting crypto's wild fluctuations.        ...
18:13, 05/03/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency may debut this month Facebook's long-rumored cryptocurrency may be on the cusp of launching, and with a few twists to boot. The Information sources say the digital money is expected to premiere later in June. The social network is reportedly planning a big push th...
11:13, 06/06/2019

Facebook's lawsuit against an app developer is quite ironic Kettle, meet pot. Or perhaps we should say, man bites dog. Either way, it symbolizes news announced on Friday by Facebook (via Ars Technica). The company, which faces an FTC fine of $3 billion to $5 billion for allegedly using members' personal data ...
03:00, 05/14/2019

Here’s why your Facebook groups went secret overnight Over the last day, you may have noticed that several of your Facebook groups have switched their settings to “Secret,” for no apparent reason. That may have been to avoid the attentions of a particular virulent group inserting itself into other commu...
05:39, 05/17/2019

Facebook and Twitter are growing into the mainstream The row over a fake Nancy Pelosi video shows platforms are no longer disruptors, but incumbents, gatekeepers and publishersIn the first three months of 2019, Facebook removed about 2bn fake accounts from its servers. This is roughly equivalent to all...
06:00, 06/03/2019

Facebook tries another pay-for-data market research app Facebook is launching a new market research app to gather data from users' phones. The company wants to know which apps users have installed, the amount of time they spend on those apps and users' device and network types. In exchange, user...
00:26, 06/12/2019

Facebook's New Libra Coin: How Does It Work, and Should You Buy It? On Tuesday Facebook announced Libra, a cryptocurrency that it will launch (along with 27 other partners) in 2020. A little like Bitcoin and a little like PayPal, Libra will be a new digital currency, one available to people without bank accounts or c...
16:39, 06/19/2019

Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will allow users to sell the company data on how they use competitors’ apps.Facebook announced Tuesday that...
02:39, 06/12/2019

Facebook Still Working On the Whole Genocide Thing In a blog post yesterday evening, social media giant Facebook announced several changes meant to mitigate the effects of misinformation and hate speech causing real-world violence, including the formation of a Strategic Response team meant to stop a ...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Facebook getting serious about cryptocurrency as new business model Facebook could integrate cryptocurrency payments into its social network, rewarding users with micropayments for viewing advertisements or allowing people to send payments through messaging apps....
05:13, 05/03/2019

Facebook to pay users to monitor their cellphone use Facebook announced Tuesday it's launching a new optional program to pay users if they allow the social media company to monitor how they use their cellphone....
22:13, 06/11/2019

Facebook CEO may have known of questionable privacy practices: WSJ Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
00:13, 06/13/2019

Get Information on Facebook Advertisers With These Tools We hear a lot about the problem of Facebook ads—whether it’s about user information being tracked for targeted ads, or fishy groups using ads to spread misinformation. Just look at the effects on our political landscape: we have voters and politician...
19:26, 04/29/2019

FTC wins right for competition probe at Facebook: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect its digital competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
01:00, 06/04/2019

Here's how Facebook is changing completely in 2019 After a brutal 2018, Mark Zuckerberg has big plans for the Facebook platform in 2019. Facebook is being redesigned with a focus on community and privacy.Zuckerberg made the announcements during Facebook's F8 event that was held today near the co...
01:52, 05/01/2019

When Police Officers Vent on Facebook Emily Baker-White’s systemic look at officers on social media found thousands of racist, Islamophobic or otherwise offensive posts. Here’s how (and why) she did it....
02:26, 06/04/2019

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms, but also raise privacy concerns. (June 18) &...
05:52, 06/19/2019

Why Facebook is teaching a bug-like robot to walk In a rooftop garden at Facebook's Menlo Park headquarters, a six-legged robot named Daisy is making chittering noises as it staggers on the sandy ground....
15:52, 05/20/2019

Facebook’s Notifications Are Out of Control. Here’s How to Tame Them. Facebook already has you hooked, but now it wants to keep you engaged with dozens of notifications each day. Here’s how to get a little peace and quiet....
03:26, 06/01/2019

Report: Facebook considering its own bitcoin for payments SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook plans a cryptocurrency-based payment system that it could launch for billions of users worldwide. The system would use a digital coin similar to bitcoin, but different in that Faceboo...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Facebook lifts some restrictions on blockchain ads Facebook is further loosening its limitations on blockchain ads... if only somewhat. As of May 8th, the social network will no longer require pre-approval for ads tied to blockchain tech, news, education or events linked to cryptocurrency. While ma...
07:13, 05/09/2019

Is Facebook doing enough to combat fake news? The social media giant has stepped up efforts at combating disinformation on its platform that could manipulate the outcome of the European Parliament elections. But is it doing enough?...
19:52, 05/05/2019

ProBeat: YouTube is no better than Facebook or Twitter YouTube is not a social network, but when it comes to its rules and recommendation algorithms, the Google company is just like Facebook and Twitter.Read More...
06:52, 06/08/2019

Joe Biden says he’s open to breaking up Facebook Joe Biden said he would be open to breaking up Facebook, a sign of the deep skepticism among many Democratic presidential contenders about the power of massive technology firms....
01:26, 05/14/2019

Should You Own a Car if You Live in a Big City? Car ownership in a city like New York City requires money, dedication, and the willingness to hate yourself time and time again. Is it all worth it? Well, that’s the question we’re asking during Car Time this week!...
07:39, 06/01/2019

Every 5G trial live in the UK right now It has been a long time coming, but 5G has finally landed in the UK, with the first network just switched on and the first wave of 5G handsets hitting stores.That’s good news, as 5G could prove to be a revolutionary technology. At the very lea...
00:26, 06/03/2019

How we live together: the nuns The glue is praying together – morning, midday, evening and nightI was 23 when I became a nun, in 1951. The convent I was sent to had 20 nuns, with an average age of 33. Those were very different times: communities nowadays are much smaller and live ...
12:26, 06/15/2019

How we live together: the single dad and son ‘When I was younger, we’d have Nerf gun wars every night, and even now I love going on holiday with him’Tom, 29When I discovered I was going to be a dad, I was 16. My girlfriend and I had split up and I had been kicked out of school. I was living wit...
16:13, 06/08/2019

Facebook is too powerful and needs to break up, co-founder argues "Mark [Zuckerberg] is a good, kind person. But I'm angry that his focus on growth led him to sacrifice security and civility for clicks," Chris Hughes said in a New York Times opinion piece....
20:00, 05/09/2019

Kamala Harris Says US Officials Should Consider Breaking Up Facebook Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris said on Sunday that U.S. officials should consider breaking up Facebook Inc, the world's largest social media company, saying it is a utility that has......
04:26, 05/13/2019

Facebook's Libra Is a License to Print Money A bunch of big companies have agreed to pony up $10 million each to take part, and it is easy to see why: On some reasonable-sounding assumptions about its take-up, it could be insanely profitable in real money, too....
20:52, 06/23/2019

Facebook has taken down over 2 billion fake accounts in 2019 Facebook took down 2.19 billion fake accounts during the first quarter of 2019, the company has announced. In addition to that, Facebook said it disabled 1.2 billion fake accounts in Q4 2018. These numbers are quite staggering when you consider that....
01:00, 05/24/2019

Facebook co-founder says it is time to break up the company Facebook Inc co-founder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate Chris Hughes has called for the break up of the social network in an opinion piece in the New York Times....
15:26, 05/09/2019

| Zuckerberg to explain how Facebook gets 'privacy focused' Facebook is kicking off its annual conference for developers with a keynote from CEO Mark Zuckerberg expected to share more details about his new, "privacy-focused" vision for the social network....
23:39, 04/30/2019

Facebook and Instagram may have to remove like buttons for UK children The like function on Facebook and Instagram could be removed and privacy settings set to max for UK children under new proposed social media guidelines...
14:49, 04/28/2019

How Facebook is changing its political ad-buying policies Mark Zuckerberg just can’t quit political ads. Facebook executives considered banning political ads after it was revealed that Russia used the social network to influence the 2016 presidential election, but the company’s billionaire CEO decided again...
04:39, 05/24/2019

Facebook blocks Huawei from pre-installing its apps Facebook is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its business afloat in the face of a U.S. ban on its purchase of American parts and software....
15:26, 06/07/2019

At F8, Zuckerberg Explains Facebook's Shift Toward Privacy To mark this supposedly new era, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a subtle redesign for Facebook that places more emphasis on Groups and new products like Secret Crush....
23:52, 04/30/2019

Facebook will not remove fake Zuckerberg video Facebook will not be removing a fake video of Mark Zuckerberg appearing to revel in knowing social media users' secrets, after it was uploaded to Instagram by artists....
18:13, 06/12/2019

Facebook reports big rise in fake accounts Facebook says it has removed billions of fake accounts before they were active. In a new report, Facebook said there was a "steep" rise in such activity from October 2018 to March 2019, even as it worked to boost detection of bogus accounts. (May 23)...
04:52, 05/24/2019

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg: “The future is private” At F8, the Facebook CEO acknowledges the social media company’s poor reputation on privacy and pledges to improve —but says it may be “unearthing old issues” for a while....
22:26, 04/30/2019

Facebook generates videos celebrating extremists Facebook says it’s stopping the majority of extremist posts before users ever see them but a whistleblower’s complaint obtained by The AP shows the company is making use of propaganda by militant groups to auto-generate celebration videos...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook overhauls messaging as it pivots to privacy Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company as it tries to move past a stream of scandals while tapping new revenue source...
21:39, 04/30/2019

At Facebook, Second-Class Workers Who Do The Hardest Job Are Paid Less The thousands of people who do the bulk of Facebook's work keeping the site free of suicides, massacres, and other graphic posts are not Facebook employees. As contractors employed by outsourcing......
08:52, 05/09/2019

Fugitive offers to surrender if he gets 15K ‘likes’ on Facebook This criminal just wants to be liked. A social media-obsessed fugitive has bartered a deal with a Connecticut police department, agreeing to surrender if the force’s Facebook post featuring his wanted poster gets 15,000 “likes.” The Torrington Police...
21:52, 05/22/2019

Newscoop: A Facebook for news with a Wikipedia twist The Amsterdam-based startup aims to democratize news by leveraging a global network of citizen journalists. The platform is harnessing blockchain technology to verify its content and keep a check on fake news....
13:39, 05/28/2019

Facebook’s Dating app wants to connect you with your secret crush If you've ever wanted to let Facebook know who your romantic crush is -- and no, "poking" doesn't count -- soon you'll have the chance to do just that. Today, at its F8 2019 developers conference, the company announced Secret Crush, a ...
20:52, 04/30/2019

Ex-Facebook exec recommends Zuckerberg step down as CEO SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook’s former security chief is disagreeing with calls to break up the social network. Instead, Alex Stamos believes the way to fix problems is for Mark Zuckerberg to step aside as CEO. Facebook co-found...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Facebook to launch its Bitcoin rival as soon as this month 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. Libra, the Facebook-made Bitcoin rival, will not actually be similar to Bitcoin, just in c...
03:26, 06/08/2019

Facebook promises new Portal devices this fall Facebook's Portal division has plans to introduce multiple new devices this fall, VP of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth said today at the Code conference.Read More...
14:00, 06/11/2019

Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp: The new updates you need to know about Facebook announced an overhaul of its main mobile app along with changes for Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp.        ...
18:26, 05/01/2019

Ecuador frees man wanted in US over Facebook scheme Ecuador has released a New York man and turned down an extradition request from the United States, where he was arrested after falsely claiming he was owed half-ownership of Facebook....
02:39, 06/12/2019

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between Republicans and Democrats on the Federal Trade Commission....
00:52, 05/25/2019

Facebook Will Finally Pay—Billions—for Its Privacy Missteps In releasing its quarterly financial results Wednesday, Facebook said it expects to pay a fine of $3 billion to $5 billion to the FTC for violations related to user privacy....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Facebook reportedly launching new cryptocurrency in June Facebook is expected to announce its digital currency at some point this month, as the social network company has found outside backers that will help strengthen the trust in its upcoming cryptocurrency, The Information reports.The report mentions t...
19:39, 06/08/2019

Facebook co-founder warns against Libra cryptocurrency Chris Hughes says firms involved such as Paypal and Mastercard will wield too much powerOne of Facebook’s co-founders has warned the social network’s plans for a digital currency called Libra could allow corporations involved in the scheme to wield p...
18:13, 06/21/2019

Facebook Ends Commissions for Political Ad Sales Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
12:13, 05/23/2019

Facebook apps won't come pre-installed on new Huawei devices Huawei devices will no longer ship with Facebook applications pre-installed in the latest blow for the beleaguered Chinese smartphone vendor.Reuters says the development affects not only Facebook’s core social networking app, but also other se...
14:26, 06/07/2019

Facebook’s FTC settlement could include 20 years of oversight Facebook is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight.Read More...
11:13, 05/14/2019

Dead could outnumber living on Facebook in 50 years The number of dead people on Facebook may outnumber the living within 50 years, according to an extreme-case analysis by academics from the University of Oxford....
12:39, 04/29/2019

Facebook will once again pay users to install an app that tracks their app usage Facebook on Tuesday announced a new app is called Study that is designed to give Facebook data on what apps participants install, how much time they spend on those apps and more....
20:00, 06/11/2019

Facebook says new Portal devices launching in the fall Facebook's Vice President of AR and VR, Andrew Bosworth, has said that the social network will be bringing out new versions of Facebook Portal this fall, adding to the ever-growing range of smart devices out there....
19:00, 06/11/2019

New Facebook Portal devices are launching this year New versions of Facebook's Portal home smart speakers are coming out this year, while the first-gen models that launched in November 2018 will be making their way outside of the US. The Portal product lineup is the social network's attempt to grab a ...
03:52, 06/12/2019

Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones SAN FRANCISCO – Facebook is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its business afloat in the face of a US ban on its purchase of American parts and s...
22:52, 06/07/2019

Facebook Finds Itself on Receiving End of Fake Video An altered video of CEO Mark Zuckerberg has surfaced on the social-media company’s Instagram app, where he appears to question his company’s data practices....
08:00, 06/12/2019

Facebook, YouTube most widely used platforms for US adults Looking at data from an annual telephone poll conducted by Pew Research Center and quantified in tables here by our partners at Statista, it's easy to see that YouTube and Facebook far outpace the rest of the competition when it comes to daily use on...
23:13, 05/23/2019

Hugo Barra is no longer in charge of Facebook VR Facebook's executive shuffle in its VR team continues. The company's vice president of VR, Hugo Barra, is stepping down from the role to take a new position "building a global AR/VR partner ecosystem" within the company. Erick Tseng, Face...
22:26, 05/09/2019

Facebook co-founder urges FTC to break up the company Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has joined the chorus of prominent voices calling for regulators to break up the social networking colossus. In a New York Times op-ed, he wrote that his college roommate and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had "unchecke...
22:26, 05/09/2019

Facebook reinvents birthday e-cards for the Stories age Ever sent a Facebook friend a greeting through Stories? Facebook is making that much easier to do with a new feature that levels up its birthday reminders and poses a challenge to the greeting card industry. Birthday Stories takes you to an interface...
22:26, 05/09/2019

Facebook backs away from the hard sell on political ads Facebook Inc. said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
23:13, 05/23/2019

Facebook to pay US content reviewers more amid criticism SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is raising how much it pays U.S. contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal from the service. Facebook will pay at least $18 an hour ...
20:39, 05/13/2019

Facebook's FTC punishment could involve 20 years of oversight Facebook and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are edging closer to negotiating the tech giant's multibillion dollar penalty for security failures. Reuters reports that the deal "could be a month away" and could put the company under 20 years o...
19:39, 05/14/2019

Facebook increases pay for contractors and content moderators It's no secret that Facebook depends on contract laborers, who do everything from moderate content to help train AI. But the work those contractors do is often anxiety-inducing and under-paid. In response to an exposé by The Verge earlier...
20:52, 05/13/2019

Facebook won’t remove Zuck’s Instagram deepfake — yet The internet’s often a big bad place, but every once in a while it’ll make you chuckle. In a hilarious prank, two creators have uploaded a deepfake of Mark Zuckerberg on Instagram talking about stolen data. The video starts off with Zuckerberg saying...
12:13, 06/12/2019

New Huawei Phones Won't Come With Facebook, Instagram or WhatsApp Facebook will no longer allow its apps to come pre-installed on mobile devices made by Huawei Technologies following the U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech giant, dealing another blow to its booming smartphone business....
20:52, 06/07/2019

Facebook ‘gives global platform to illegal dogfighting’ Social media giant breaks its own rules on violence and animal trading, say campaignersFacebook has been accused of giving a global platform to dogfighting after an investigation found the site is being used by fight organisers and unscrupulous puppy...
18:00, 05/26/2019

| Facebook says users' passwords were visible to employees Facebook has disclosed a flaw on its social network that made passwords of hundreds of millions of users visible to employees and said the issue has now been fixed....
16:39, 04/28/2019

Recommended Reading: Facebook moderator PTSD Bodies in seats Casey Newton, The Verge The job of moderating toxic content on social media is a daunting task. It also takes a massive psychological toll on those doing it. The Verge has first-hand accounts from the worst-performing Facebook mode....
13:26, 06/23/2019

Facebook to Rethink Policies Around Artistic Nudity Facebook has agreed to rethink its stance of artistic nudity after an outcry of people protesting naked in front of the social networking giant's New York headquarters....
22:39, 06/07/2019

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you really flee Facebook? Facebook. These days, all you ever see is bad news. But even though Facebook is almost as much societal disease as social network, could you let go? Today, we find out....
22:26, 05/24/2019

This former Facebook employee is livestreaming couples on their first dates UpDating is a new interactive dating show in New York that puts strangers on blind dates in front of live and online audiences, who can weigh in via Instagram polls, comments and direct messages....
21:00, 05/06/2019

Facebook launches robotics framework PyRobot Researchers from Facebook's Pittsburgh office and Carnegie Mellon University collaborated to make PyRobot, a robotics framework that works with ROS.Read More...
22:39, 06/20/2019

Breaking up companies like Facebook is an option we should look at: Arizona AG When it comes to dealing with tech giants such as Facebook there should be a "menu of options" available — including splitting them up, says Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich....
08:39, 05/18/2019

Facebook to Boost Ad Spending as It Tries to Restore Reputation Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies dented the social-networking giant’s reputation....
17:26, 06/14/2019

How Facebook and Google are using algorithms to predict your next thought Advertisements follow you everywhere. Google and Facebook have become the de facto diarchs, mining your online attention to track every single move to serve their needs. While it’s becoming increasingly impossible to quench the big tech’s thirst for ...
17:26, 05/02/2019

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency next year Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday officially announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency, in a move some analysts believe could bring others like bitcoin more in the mainstream....
18:39, 06/18/2019

Facebook deletes more accounts linked to Russia Facebook Inc said on Monday it had removed multiple pages, groups and accounts linked mostly to Russia that were used to spread misleading information on the social network and its Instagram service....
20:39, 05/06/2019

Facebook’s ‘privacy-focused’ plan is another diversion When Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at F8 2019, he once again outlined the company's new "privacy-focused" vision. It's a message he's been spreading over the past few months, and it will focus on six key principles: encryption, intero...
18:13, 05/02/2019

Facebook has a three-part plan for making AI more 'inclusive' Facebook kicked off the second day of F8 2019, its annual developers conference, with a keynote about the technologies it uses to combat abuse on its platform. As the company detailed last year, artificial intelligence is key to keeping its apps and....
00:26, 05/02/2019

‘Making Magic’ and Rick Lax are a hit for Facebook Watch A new series starring Las Vegas magician Rick Lax has been a huge hit for Facebook Watch. “Making Magic” has garnered nearly 4 million views over two episodes since premiering in mid-April with Lax, a Las Vegas native. He’s racked up over 5 billion v...
06:39, 05/18/2019

U.S. lawmakers criticize potential Facebook settlement with FTC Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook Inc for misuse of consumers' personal data, saying that top officials, potentially including founder Mark Zuckerberg, must be held personall...
22:13, 05/06/2019

Facebook's new crypto platform could rival Apple Pay Back in 2018, Bloomberg revealed that Facebook was developing a cryptocurrency backed by the US dollar that users can transfer to each other via WhatsApp. According to a new report by The Wall Street Journal, though, Facebook has bigger plans for its...
00:13, 05/04/2019

FTC Wants Facebook Board to Boost Privacy Oversight The Federal Trade Commission is pushing Facebook to accept significant changes to its corporate governance as part of a settlement of user privacy concerns, with reorganization of the company’s board one likely result....
20:26, 05/02/2019

Pelosi Slams Facebook Over Altered Video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi denounced Facebook for its refusal to take down a doctored video of her, saying the decision demonstrates the social-media platform’s disregard for the truth....
05:13, 05/30/2019

Facebook game developers get more options for monetization Facebook game players will soon encounter more advertising tied to in-game rewards. The social media platform will be giving publishers more options to monetize their mobile games. Developers can now display in-app "rewarded video" ads and advertise....
23:52, 05/29/2019

Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital age as a weapon of fearmongers, mob-baiters and election-meddlers that can widen social fissures, und...
07:13, 05/19/2019

Scammers are using Facebook to run a ‘terrorist donation’ scheme Scammers are using Facebook Messenger and other apps to trick Americans into thinking they gave money to terrorist groups like ISIS and Al Qaeda. According to a new warning from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Inspector Gene...
19:52, 05/21/2019

Facebook announces plan to create its own currency Facebook is officially entering the crypto game. The social network on Tuesday announced Libra, a digital currency and financial system that Facebook hopes will revolutionize cryptocurrency by making it stable and accessible to mainstream users. The ...
19:39, 06/18/2019

Fact Check Any Abortion News You See on Facebook With more and more states signing abortion bans into law, it’s no surprise that Facebook is crawling with abortion-related misinformation. This time, though, it’s more than a handful of viral links making the rounds; it’s the overwhelming majority of...
19:39, 05/29/2019

Facebook WordPress plug-ins found to have zero-day flaw Zero-day flaws which impact two of Facebook's official WordPress plugins have been disclosed by a US-based cybersecurity firm including proof-of-concept (PoC) code that could be used by hackers to exploit the flaws and launch attacks against Wor...
03:39, 06/19/2019

Facebook takes aim at e-commerce with Libra cryptocurrency Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce and global payments....
17:13, 06/18/2019

How Your Facebook Posts Might Reveal Your Medical Status Researchers were able to correctly guess some people’s medical conditions by analyzing their Facebook posts, according to a new study. The people involved had consented to the research, and the results are private, but let this be a warning: You’re p...
21:13, 06/19/2019

Facebook's Avatars are a belated answer to Bitmoji Facebook is hoping to shake up its emoji with something that will seem remarkably familiar. The company has introduced its long-expected Avatars, or personalized cartoon stickers that you can use in places like Messenger and the News Feed. They bea...
20:00, 06/03/2019

Facebook launches PyTorch 1.1 with TensorBoard support Facebook's AI team introduced version 1.1 of deep learning framework PyTorch today with improved JIT compiler speed and native TensorBoard support.Read More...
14:26, 05/02/2019

Facebook could be fined up to $5 billion by the FTC due to privacy violations Facebook has been dealing with one privacy-related scandal after another for more than a year now, a reality that’s about to present the social networking company with a seriously heavy financial penalty. The company shared its first quarter re...
16:13, 05/02/2019

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud: lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform, a lawyer said on Wednesday....
00:13, 06/06/2019

Facebook’s cryptocurrency might work like loyalty points Enlarge / Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg checks his phone during the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, July 13, 2018 in Sun Valley, Idaho. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) If Facebook's pivot from town square to private living room wa...
20:39, 05/05/2019

FTC has trouble reaching a consensus over how much to fine Facebook Last month, we told you that Facebook had taken a charge of $3 billion against its first-quarter income. The company made this bookkeeping entry in anticipation of receiving a $3 billion to $5 billion fine by the FTC related to the Cambridge Analyti...
05:00, 05/05/2019

Facebook’s new ‘Secret Crush’ isn’t cute — it’s creepy Facebook kicked off its F8 2019 event on Tuesday, announcing various new features for its social networks and chat apps. Facebook users were promised a significant redesign, Messenger is getting new desktop apps on top of a few handy features, and In...
14:13, 05/02/2019

Facebook May Be Tough Beast for Regulators to Tame Facebook shares have been pummeled by negative news over the last 15 months, but investors enticed by its continued growth in the face of these challenges have regularly bought on the ensuing dips. In the near-term at least, that is unlikely to chang...
13:39, 06/05/2019

Factbox: The work at one Facebook 'labeling' project Facebook Inc has thousands of content labelers around the world who categorize content with the aim of creating large datasets that can be more readily analyzed by humans and software....
04:52, 05/06/2019