Ghosts of past tech IPOs could haunt Snap's performance


Snap Inc appears set to make a splash next week with the biggest tech stock debut since Facebook Inc , but history suggests investors shut out of the initial public offering would be better off waiting a bit to chase this unicorn on the open market. | Video

Game company seeks to block Facebook from using virtual reality code

Video game publisher ZeniMax Media Inc., which earlier this month won a $500 million verdict against Facebook Inc.’s Oculus virtual reality unit for unauthorised copying of computer code, has asked a federal judge to block Oculus from using the code in its products.

Tech, 24 Feb 2017

Keen singer to police cell - Vietnamese suspect in Kim murder

The Vietnamese woman suspected of helping to kill the North Korean leader's half-brother was a keen singer whose Facebook pages featured pouting portraits and pictures of parties.

World, Top News, 22 Feb 2017

Exclusive: Facebook in talks to live stream one MLB game per week - sources

NEW YORK Facebook Inc is in talks with Major League Baseball to live stream one game per week during the upcoming season, which could be a key win as the social media platform works to offer more live sports, according to two people familiar with the situation.

Tech, 22 Feb 2017

TransferWise launches international money transfers via Facebook

NEW YORK Money transfer company TransferWise has launched a new service that allows users to send money internationally through Facebook Inc's chat application, as competition in the digital payments landscape intensifies.

Tech, 21 Feb 2017

Facebook CEO warns against reversal of global thinking

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg laid out a vision on Thursday of his company serving as a bulwark against rising isolationism, writing in a letter to users that the company's platform could be the "social infrastructure" for the globe. | Video

Tech, Top News, 17 Feb 2017

Facebook says Irish challenge to U.S. data transfers 'deeply flawed'

DUBLIN Facebook said on Thursday a legal challenge against the way it transfers EU user data to the United States was "deeply flawed" and should not be referred to the EU's top court because ample privacy protections were already in place.

Tech, 17 Feb 2017

Facebook launches app for watching its videos on TV

Facebook Inc is launching an app for smart TVs that will help the social network's users enjoy its videos on a bigger screen.

Top Italian official says Facebook must do more against hate speech

ROME Facebook must do much more to stamp out hate speech on its site, the president of Italy's lower house of parliament said, warning that rising abuse on various social media was being fuelled by fake news.

Tech, 12 Feb 2017

Facebook to provide ad data for independent audit

Facebook Inc said it would provide information about ads displayed on its platform for an audit, months after the social network admitted to overstating key ad metrics.

Tech, 10 Feb 2017