Thursday, September 20, 2018


A woman looks at the Facebook logo on an iPad in this photo illustration

Vietnam Urges Facebook to Open Office Ahead of Controversial Cyber Law

HANOI (Reuters) Vietnam has asked Facebook to open a local office as the Communist-ruled country increases pressure on global technology firms to abide by...
Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Board, attends the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos

Facebook, Twitter Face U.S. Congress over Politics and The Internet

By Patricia Zengerle and David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) Top Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc executives will defend their companies before U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday, with...
Ethernet cables used for internet connections are pictured in a Berlin office

Germany Seeks to Curb Internet Giants’ Dominance

By Douglas Busvine BERLIN (Reuters) Germany, seeking to rein in internet giants like Google and Facebook, plans to bolster the powers of its competition watchdog...
A man walks past a Google hashtag during an event in New Delhi

In India, Google Races to Parry The Rise of Facebook

By Paresh Dave and Sankalp Phartiyal SAN FRANCISCO/MUMBAI (Reuters)  Google retains only a slight lead over Facebook in the competition for digital ad dollars in the...
The logo of Facebook is pictured during the Viva Tech start-up and technology summit in Paris

German Antitrust Watchdog Plans Action on Facebook This Year

By Douglas Busvine BONN, Germany (Reuters) Germany's antitrust watchdog expects to take first steps this year in its probe against Facebook after finding that the...
Attendees walk past a Facebook Messenger logo during Facebook Inc's annual F8 developers conference in San Jose, California

Exclusive: U.S. Government Seeks Facebook Help to Wiretap Messenger – Sources

By Dan Levine and Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters)  The U.S. government is trying to force Facebook Inc to break the encryption in its popular Messenger...