Social media has bridged the gap between governments and public, says Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a town hall-style interactive session at Facebook’s headquarters at Menlo Park in California.
Facebook Co-Founder Mark Zuckerberg announces during the United Nations Private Sector Forum, the launch of a global campaign to support a connectivity declaration, which recognises internet access as an important enabler of human rights.
China says it opposes Internet hacking and is committed to cracking down on such activities, ahead of President Xi Jinping’s visit to the U.S. next week.
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg says the social media site will introduce an alternative to the ‘like’ button, to enable users to express empathy.
(REUTERS/FACEBOOK) – A billion users in one day.
Facebook setting a new record this week.
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Google morphs into Alphabet Inc in bid to highlight new ventures
(Reuters Business Report) – Apple’s streaming music rivals are crying foul, saying Apple’s App Store puts them at a competitive disadvantage. And now, sources tell Reuters the Federal Trade Commission is looking into it. Last month, Apple became a competitor to the likes of Spotify and Rhapsody when it launched its paid streaming service, Apple Music.
Mexico City’s historic Zocalo turns into an internet village to celebrate the latest in cutting-edge technology, with the support of Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim.
Ellen Pao resigning as acting chief executive of Reddit.
Japan (Next Media) – Japan’s NTT DoCoMo and GE Energy Japan announced on Wednesday they plan to form a business alliance to provide an Internet of Things solution for infrastructure management.