Facebook director Andreessen sorry for India Internet remarks


SAN FRANCISCO Marc Andreessen, a prominent venture capitalist and Facebook Inc board director, apologised on Wednesday for tweets that condemned the Indian government for banning the social media company's free Internet service.

Storyful editor to join Facebook to manage journalism partnerships

NEW YORK The managing editor of News Corp's social media news agency Storyful said on Wednesday she is leaving to manage journalism partnerships at Facebook Inc , as the social network broadens its push into news.

Tech, 11 Feb 2016

Facebook's India stumble could embolden other regulators

SINGAPORE/MUMBAI India's decision to effectively ban Facebook's pared-back free Internet service is a major blow to the social network's plans, and may prompt other regulators to demand equal online access for their users.

Top News, Tech, Business, 10 Feb 2016

India introduces net neutrality rules barring Facebook's free Internet

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India introduced rules on Monday to prevent Internet service providers from having different pricing policies for accessing different parts of the Web, in a setback to Facebook Inc's plan to roll out a pared-back free Internet service to the masses.

Tech, Top News, Business, 09 Feb 2016

French data privacy regulator cracks down on Facebook

BRUSSELS The French data protection authority on Monday gave Facebook three months to stop tracking non-users' web activity without their consent and ordered the social network to stop some transfers of personal data to the United States.

Tech, 09 Feb 2016

Technology rout pushes Nasdaq to lowest close since 2014

The Nasdaq Composite that includes large-cap technology names like Alphabet, Microsoft and Facebook led another broad rout on Wall Street Friday, closing at its lowest level since October 2014. | Video

Business, Top News, 06 Feb 2016

U.S. gun traders rush to set up new sites after Facebook firearms ban

WASHINGTON U.S. gun traders are setting up new websites to arrange deals after Facebook Inc barred private gun sales on its platform.

Tech, 04 Feb 2016

US STOCKS-Wall St cuts losses to close flat; Alphabet jumps after hours

* Chinese factory activity contracts at fastest pace since 2012

White House welcomes Facebook move to block private gun sales

WASHINGTON The Obama administration on Monday welcomed Facebook Inc's move last week to prohibit users from using its services to coordinate person-to-person private sales of firearms.

Tech, World, 01 Feb 2016

Factbox - 2016 presidential candidates on social media

NEW YORK The 2016 contenders for the White House have used social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook as campaign tools to an extent not seen previously in U.S. presidential politics.

Tech, World 01 Feb 2016