Accused Facebook fraud fugitive still missing, U.S. appeals court hears


NEW YORK - A lawyer for a New York man who disappeared ahead of his criminal trial over charges he tried to defraud Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg told a U.S. appeals court his client was like the fugitive protagonist of "Les Misérables."

Net neutrality row grows louder in India, Internet.org hit

MUMBAI - A group of India's leading technology and Internet firms has pulled out of Internet.org, Facebook's flagship effort to get billions more online, in a growing debate over free access and internet neutrality in the country.

Top News, Tech, Business, 16 Apr 2015

Clinton wins high marks for social-media launch

SAN FRANCISCO - Presidential contender Hillary Clinton tweeted, Facebooked and YouTubed her way through the first official day of her campaign in a social media strategy that earned her high marks among marketers.

Tech, World, 13 Apr 2015

Reuters Iraq bureau chief threatened, denounced over story

LONDON - The Baghdad bureau chief for Reuters has left Iraq after he was threatened on Facebook and denounced by a Shi'ite paramilitary group's satellite news channel in reaction to a Reuters report last week that detailed lynching and looting in the city of Tikrit.

Top News, World, Iraq 11 Apr 2015

Italian right-wing leader says Facebook blocks his personal page

ROME - Matteo Salvini, leader of Italy's anti-immigration Northern League party, said on Thursday Facebook had blocked his personal page for 24 hours because he used the word "gipsy" in posts.

Tech, World, 10 Apr 2015

Austrian student's lawsuit vs Facebook bogged down in procedure

VIENNA - Facebook presented a long list of procedural objections to an Austrian court on Thursday trying to halt a class action lawsuit for 25,000 users that accuses the social media giant of violating their privacy.

Tech, 09 Apr 2015

Facebook says has complied with Turkish court order to block some content

FRANKFURT - Facebook has complied with a Turkish court order demanding it restrict access to certain content or face its service being blocked, a company spokesman said on Monday.

Tech, 06 Apr 2015

Uber hires chief security officer from Facebook

- Cab-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc, under fire for how it charges passengers and ensures their safety, said it hired Facebook Inc Chief Security Officer Joe Sullivan.

Tech, 02 Apr 2015

Video streaming service Hulu wins dismissal of U.S. privacy lawsuit

- Hulu won the dismissal of a lawsuit in which users accused the video streaming service of illegally violating their privacy by sharing their viewing histories with Facebook Inc .

Tech, 02 Apr 2015

Facebook talks up need for virtual reality, big tech bets

SAN FRANCISCO - Virtual reality, artificial intelligence and drones will enable Facebook Inc to create a more lifelike and useful social network, the company said in its clearest explanation so far for technology projects that have puzzled some investors and analysts.

Business, Tech, 27 Mar 2015