8 08, 2019

Facebook Offers News Outlets Millions of Dollars a Year to License Content

August 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

One space, so many possibilities

Facebook is offering news outlets millions of dollars for the rights to put their content in a news section that the company hopes to launch later this year.

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26 07, 2019

Facebook and Google Algorithms Are Secret—but Australia Plans to Change That

July 26th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The trick to getting more done is to have the freedom to roam around.

Tech giants Facebook and Alphabet’s Google could have their secretive algorithms policed by a beefed-up watchdog, under what Australia describes as world-first limits to the power that they wield over news and advertising markets.

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13 06, 2019

Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency Gets Big Backers

June 13th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week.

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12 06, 2019

Google, Facing More Scrutiny, Overhauls Lobbying and Public Affairs Operations

June 12th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Google has fired several of its largest lobbying firms as part of a major overhaul of its global government affairs and policy operations amid the prospect of greater government scrutiny.

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9 06, 2019

Raytheon, United Technologies in Talks to Merge

June 9th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

United Technologies and Raytheon are in talks to combine in an all-stock deal that would create a giant in the aerospace and defense industries.

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