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Austrian student's privacy battle against Facebook suffers setback

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VIENNA - An Austrian student's legal battle against Facebook, accusing it of helping the U.S. security service collect personal data, suffered a setback after a Vienna court rejected his case on procedural grounds, both sides said on Wednesday.

Facebook staff diversity little changed over past year

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc released new diversity data Friday that showed the number of women and minorities has remained little changed over the past year.

Tech, 27 Jun 2015

Dutch court - Facebook must turn over user data in sex video case

AMSTERDAM - Facebook must turn over any information it possesses that could help a young woman find out who published a sex video of her without her consent, a Dutch court ruled on Thursday.

Tech, 26 Jun 2015

HBO offers premiere episodes of two series on Facebook

REUTERS - Television network HBO said it would offer the premiere episodes of two new comedy series on Facebook, underlining the growing popularity of the social networking site as a video platform.

Tech, 25 Jun 2015

Facebook allows users to sign up for Messenger without account

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc has enabled users without an account to sign up for its Messenger app with a phone number, the social media company said on Wednesday, in another move to broaden the app's reach and make it a standalone platform.

Tech, 24 Jun 2015

HBO offers premiere episodes of two series on Facebook

REUTERS - Television network HBO said it would offer the premiere episodes of two new comedy series on Facebook, underlining the growing popularity of the social networking site as a video platform.

Tech, 24 Jun 2015

Facebook gaining ground on YouTube in video ads, report says

FRANKFURT/PARIS - Facebook is gaining ground on Google's YouTube as an outlet for big companies to market their products via online videos, the fastest growing category of Internet ads, a report published on Monday said.

Tech, 22 Jun 2015

With CEO shakeup, Twitter under pressure to please advertisers

SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter Inc's next chief executive officer faces a crucial challenge as the company seeks to appease Wall Street after this week's management shakeup - helping disaffected advertisers connect with users.

Tech, 16 Jun 2015

Mobli takes on Internet giants with event-based photo and video search

TEL AVIV - Israeli start-up Mobli Media Inc is taking on Internet giants Google, Facebook and Yahoo with an innovative online search tool to find the latest photos and videos across social media, the company said on Monday.

Tech, 15 Jun 2015

Belgian privacy watchdog takes Facebook to court

BRUSSELS - Belgium's privacy watchdog has begun legal action against Facebook , accusing the social network site of tracking its users across the web and even monitoring the activities of those without an account.

Tech, 15 Jun 2015