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Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash

11:32am IST

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns. | Video

Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra

3:42am IST

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate investors and non-profit members, with an expected launch in the first half of 2020.

Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra

18 Jun 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate investors and non-profit members, with an expected launch in the first half of 2020.

Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra

18 Jun 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate investors and non-profit members, with an expected launch in the first half of 2020.

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals

18 Jun 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK, June 18 Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments.

Unhappy with Twitter, thousands of Saudis join pro-Trump social network Parler

14 Jun 2019

SAN FRANCISCO A surge of about 200,000 users believed to be from Saudi Arabia who are frustrated at what they say is censorship by Twitter have helped crash the small social media network Parler, which styles itself as a "free speech-driven" space.

Exclusive: Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones

08 Jun 2019

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc 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. | Video

Facebook keeps three-yearly 'say on pay' vote, amid outside investor doubts

04 Jun 2019

BOSTON/SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc investors will only get to vote on the pay of Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg every three years, rather than annually as most outside shareholders would prefer, according to a vote tally released by the world's largest social media company late on Monday, following its annual meeting last week.

U.S. judge waves through D.C. case against Facebook

01 Jun 2019

SAN FRANCISCO 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.

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