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FTC Fine Alone Won't Get Facebook Out of Crosshairs

Facebook is moving closer to settling a privacy probe by its main U.S. regulator, but the large fine it has prepared to pay is unlikely to get the social-media ...

FTC Fine Alone Won't Get Facebook Out of Crosshairs

Source: wsj.com

$5 billion fine is a 'bargain' for Facebook, top US senators say A bipartisan letter published Monday puts additional pressure on the FTC as it weighs steps to punish Facebook for mishandling users' personal information....
15:26, 05/07/2019

Italy Pokes Facebook With $1.1 Million Fine, and Man, I Bet They're Sorry Now Italy’s privacy watchdog announced on Friday its decision to fine world-swallowing social platform Facebook €1 million (about $1.13 million) for the catastrophic mishandling of data associated with now-defunct Cambridge Analytica. Does that seem like...
21:26, 06/28/2019

FTC has trouble reaching a consensus over how much to fine Facebook Last month, we told you that Facebook had taken a charge of $3 billion against its first-quarter income. The company made this bookkeeping entry in anticipation of receiving a $3 billion to $5 billion fine by the FTC related to the Cambridge Analyti...
03:39, 05/05/2019

Facebook is staring down a record-setting $5 billion fine The fine, which is massive by any yardstick, still represents less than one month's revenue for the social media titan.       ...
13:26, 07/15/2019

$5 Billion US Fine Set For Facebook On Privacy Probe: Report US regulators have approved a $5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network's privacy and data protection lapses, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday....
03:26, 07/13/2019

Facebook faces $5 billion fine over privacy violations US regulators have reportedly voted to fine Facebook $5 billion for data breaches. The social network landed in hot water last year amid allegations it shared users' personal information with Cambridge Analytica....
01:39, 07/13/2019

US FTC Said to Approve $5-Billion Facebook Fine Over Privacy Issues The US Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data....
07:26, 07/13/2019

Facebook agrees to pay FTC $5 billion fine for various privacy violations Due to a slew of privacy violations, Facebook finally reached a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that will see the social networking giant pay out a hefty fine of $5 billion. Hardly a surprise, Facebook during its most rec...
01:13, 07/13/2019

Facebook Is Preparing for a Multi-Billion Dollar Fine From the FTC (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook said it expects a fine of up to $5 billion from the Federal Trade Commission, which is investigating whether the social network violated its users’ privacy. The company set aside $3 billion in its quarterly earn...
20:13, 04/28/2019

FTC 'Failed Miserably' in Punishing Facebook With $5 Billion Fine, Democrats Say The Federal Trade Commission, which has been investigating Facebook in the wake of its massive Cambridge Analytica scandal, has voted to approve levying a massive $5 billion fine against the social media giant, according to reporting in both the Wall...
02:39, 07/13/2019

Political pressure builds for FTC to punish Facebook with more than a “bargain” fine Two top Senate lawmakers on Monday expressed frustration with a federal probe into Facebook’s privacy practices, urging the government to move more swiftly and consider imposing tough punishments that target the company’s top executives....
21:26, 05/06/2019

Senators want FTC to send a message to Facebook by ordering it to pay a massive fine A couple of days ago we told you that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) could be days away from announcing a fine against Facebook in the amount of $3 billion to $5 billion. The FTC is trying to decide how much to punish Facebook and is negotiating ...
10:39, 05/07/2019

Facebook could get new privacy oversight and record-breaking fine in FTC deal Facebook is looking at the possibility of new privacy oversight and a massive fine as part of a deal with the Federal Trade Commission, according to several recent reports. ...
22:00, 05/02/2019

The FTC's $5 billion fine for Facebook is so meaningless, it will likely leave Zuckerberg wondering what he can't get away with (FB) AP Photo/Andrew Harnik The Federal Trade Commission's reported deal to settle its investigation into Facebook's alleged privacy violations looks like little more than a slap on the wrist. The settlement's reported $5 billion fine, while a large amou...
20:39, 07/13/2019

Looming Facebook Fine Points to a Tougher Cop on the Tech Beat The Federal Trade Commission’s coming resolution of its yearlong investigation of alleged privacy lapses at Facebook looms as a defining moment for U.S. policy on consumer data....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Democrats criticize FTC's reported $5B fine against Facebook as 'slap on the wrist' The Federal Trade Commission's reported approval of a $5 billion fine to Facebook for failing to protect the privacy of its users has drawn criticism from Democratic lawmakers....
23:00, 07/13/2019

Facebook gets Brazil fine for withholding WhatsApp data reduced to $6 million Facebook Inc's fine for withholding WhatsApp messaging from a drug-trafficking investigation in Brazil should be reduced to 23 million reais ($6 million), a Brazilian federal appeals court said on Tuesday....
22:52, 06/25/2019

Facebook faces new investigation from New York attorney general as it braces for FTC fine Facebook is coming under scrutiny by the New York state attorney general’s office, which launched an investigation into the social media company and its unauthorized harvesting of email address books from 1.5 million users....
12:13, 05/02/2019

Facebook facing billion-dollar fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal Facebook is set to face a $5bn fine following an investigation into the Cambridge Analytica data-stealing scandal.The punishment comes from the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), which has been looking into the incident since it was revealed by whist...
12:13, 07/15/2019

Brazil court slashes fine for Facebook's refusal to share WhatsApp data Facebook Inc's fine for withholding WhatsApp messages from a drug-trafficking investigation in Brazil should be reduced to 23 million reais ($6 million), a Brazilian federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
08:52, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil court slashes fine for Facebook's refusal to share WhatsApp data Facebook Inc's fine for withholding WhatsApp messages from a drug-trafficking investigation in Brazil should be reduced to 23 million reais ($6 million), a Brazilian federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
02:26, 06/26/2019

Advocates, lawmakers blast Facebook $5 billion FTC fine as 'chump change,' slam settlement as meaningless Activists and Democratic lawmakers blasted the Federal Trade Commission's $5 billion fine against Facebook as "chump change" and lambasted the agency's work as toothless....
20:52, 07/15/2019

Apple and the iPhone Near Trade Crosshairs Again Renewed trade tensions between the U.S. and China threaten to throw Apple back into the global trade battle, putting its iPhone business at risk just as it appeared to be shoring up declining sales....
18:52, 05/11/2019

Congress Puts Big Tech in Crosshairs Concerns about the power of Big Tech echoed across the capital, with politicians in both parties demanding more regulatory scrutiny of four giant companies’ reach and plans for expansion....
00:39, 07/17/2019

Fed's Powell, in Trump's crosshairs, gets backing from Congress Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell came to Capitol Hill on Wednesday with two goals: cementing the case for an interest rate cut at the end of this month, and bolstering his own congressional wall of protection against a president who has made a ...
19:13, 07/10/2019

Draghi's stimulus hints put ECB in Trump's crosshairs The European Central Bank will ease policy again if inflation fails to accelerate, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Tuesday, signaling one of the biggest policy reversals of his eight-year tenure and provoking the ire of U.S. President Donald Trump...
19:52, 06/18/2019

Huawei is in the crosshairs of the Trump administration. So why do so few Americans know about the smartphone giant? Huawei is at the center of an international trade dispute with the Trump administration. But most Americans have never even heard of it. So, what is Huawei and why does the president care so much?...
01:13, 05/23/2019

App Store in Crosshairs as Apple Courts Developers at WWDC 2019 Apple is set to court software savants at its annual developers conference beginning Monday while contending with criticism that the iPhone maker has made its App Store a walled garden....
10:00, 06/03/2019

CANADA FX DEBT-C$ posts 11-day high as Canada exits crosshairs of global trade war The Canadian dollar strengthened to an 11-day high against the greenback on Tuesday as investors calculated that the threat of trade uncertainty would ease for Canad...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Facebook Cites Mass Shooting Streamed Live on Facebook as Proof Platform Has 'Gotten Better' Questioned over Facebook’s efforts to stop the spread of false information in the aftermath of the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, a senior Facebook official called to testify before the House Committee on Homeland Security on Wednesday said the company has...
08:13, 06/27/2019

Facebook Co-Founder Makes a Hell of a Compelling Case for Breaking Up Facebook If you’ve ever argued that Facebook has become the Ma Bell or, worse, the Standard Oil of our generation, you’re going to love what Chris Hughes has to say. The Facebook co-founder just published a lengthy and extremely convincing argument for breaki...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are messy....
17:13, 05/09/2019

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Facebook, Instagram, and other apps? If you said “Cool,” that’s understandable —...
02:39, 06/28/2019

Zuckerberg Promises 'the Future Is Private,' but Facebook Will Still Be Facebook To open the decade, Mark Zuckerberg defiantly announced that the age of privacy was over. Now, as we approach the decade’s end, the Facebook founder and CEO says he’s rebuilding the world’s biggest social network around privacy first.Read more......
04:13, 05/01/2019

How Facebook Fought Fake News About Facebook Stormchaser is a tool was designed to track hoaxes and "memes" about Facebook on the social network and other company-owned services including WhatsApp....
07:26, 07/09/2019

Facebook’s co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, is calling for the breakup of the social media juggernaut, citing the threat of the platform’s unchecked power and that of its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg......
21:26, 05/09/2019

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp spun off, and future acquisitions banned for several years. Hughes argued that Fa...
01:39, 05/12/2019

Apple will be fine without Jony Ive You could smell the hysteria at the news. Where will Apple, a company famous for its commitment to design and its famous designer, go from here? Sir Jonathan Ive's departure, however, may be less of a catastrophe than some think. What if, actual...
00:52, 06/29/2019

The costliest $29 they’ll ever win: NJ levies $25K fine ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A gambler from Nevada lost $29 on a New Jersey internet gambling site, but the transactions cost a technology company $25,000. New Jersey regulators have fined Gaming Innovation Group for a flaw in its geolocation technolog...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Qualcomm will appeal €242m EU fine Qualcomm will appeal a €242 million fine handed out by the European Commission (EC) for the abuse of its dominant position in the 3G baseband chip market between 2009 and 2011.A ten-year investigation concluded Qualcomm had sold chips below co...
12:39, 07/19/2019

Gentry ecstatic for top pick, says AD 'will be fine' Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry didn't hold back in celebrating the team winning the right to draft Zion Williamson, which he hopes can convince Anthony Davis to rescind a trade demand and stay in New Orleans....
08:13, 05/15/2019

Qualcomm Hit by Second Antitrust Fine in Europe The EU is imposing a $272 million fine on Qualcomm, its second penalty on the chip maker in 18 months, and its latest move targeting top U.S. tech companies for breaching antitrust rules....
19:00, 07/18/2019

UK's Prince William says it's fine for his kids to be gay Britain's Prince William said on Wednesday it would be absolutely fine if one of his children was gay but admitted he was worried about the persecution and hatred they might face because of their......
21:39, 06/26/2019

Hey Hollywood, Tig Notaro is just fine with not knowing who you are When Tig Notaro first started dating her wife, actress Stephanie Allynne, the two went to see a movie together, and that day, Notaro discovered who Al Pacino was. The year was 2014....
16:39, 07/02/2019

| Outcry at £6,500 fine over Hillsborough disaster Relatives of victims of the 1989 Hillsborough football stadium disaster have voiced shock after the only person ever convicted over the tragedy was sentenced to a fine....
18:52, 05/13/2019

Resolved: A $15 Minimum Wage Is Fine The issue of minimum wage is not as simple as you, a moron, saying “I would like to be paid more money.” It is about complex economics. Now we have a big old CBO report on the $15 minimum wage proposal. Is it good? Yeah, it’s good....
21:13, 07/09/2019

Joe Biden's Campaign Pretends That Everything's Fine Former Vice President Joe Biden has been having a rough night during Thursday’s Democratic primary debate. Nevertheless, you’ve gotta respect the sheer stupid optimism of his team, who sent out the following text message to followers:...
05:39, 06/28/2019

Lucifer's Cars Are Fine but We Fixed Them Lucifer, a wonderful show about a crime-solving Devil who’s bored with Hell and living in Los Angeles instead, came back for a fourth season this year after Netflix swooped in and saved it from TV cancelation. As anything that includes the slight men...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Ars on your lunch break: There’s hope, and we’ll all be fine… probably Enlarge / This robot doesn't want to murder you or give you weaponized SARSbola! It just wants to vaccinate you! (Probably!) (credit: Donald Iain Smith / Getty) Today we’re presenting the fourth and final installment of my conversation with Naval R...
20:26, 06/20/2019

US Federal Reserve is 'doing a fine job,' IMF's Zhang says The U.S. Federal Reserve has come under fire in recent months for not lowering interest rates but the IMF's deputy managing director defended the central bank....
13:52, 07/15/2019

Fear not, parents: Your middle kids are going to be just fine. Our kids’ desires for engagement and attention fluctuate based on their age, personality and how a given day happens to be going. But are these things also impacted by birth order? Not necessarily, experts say....
18:26, 07/02/2019

Italy to fine NGOs who rescue migrants at sea Italian government has decided to impose stiff fines on rescuers who bring migrants into port without authorization. It also gave the interior ministry, led by Matteo Salvini, power to demand the payment....
07:13, 06/12/2019

Prince William Says It Would Be "Absolutely Fine by Me" If His Kids Were Gay Prince William said it would be "absolutely fine by me" if his children came out as gay or lesbian. The topic came up during his Wednesday visit to The Albert Kennedy Trust--an......
18:00, 06/26/2019

Poland sextuplets doing fine after premature birth A 29-year-old Polish mother who gave birth to sextuplets has been able to leave her hospital bed and visit her babies in another ward, where the infants are said to be doing fine, doctors said Tuesday....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Fine With "Jai Shri Ram" Slogan, But Not How BJP Uses It: Mamata Banerjee Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee today said in a Facebook post that she does not have a problem with the slogan Jai Sri Ram but the manner in which it is being used by BJP workers to "create......
17:52, 06/02/2019

FAA proposes $715,000 fine for Allegiant over engine work WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal safety regulators want to fine Allegiant Air more than $715,000, saying the discount airline failed to properly fix an engine that put out hotter-than-normal exhaust fumes. Allegiant says that it followed a procedure approve...
02:39, 06/15/2019

Opinion: The fine art of defusing Italy's budget row The European Commission has once again said that Italy's fiscal policies lack prudence and violate the bloc's budget rules. DW's Andreas Rostek looks at Brussels' attempts to bring Rome to its senses....
19:00, 06/05/2019

Cam Reddish is the forgotten Duke star and that’s fine with him Across the room, the mob was waiting for Zion Williamson. The expected No. 1 pick in the 2019 NBA Draft was due at the Grand Hyatt ballroom any second, but the jockeying for position began long before that. Nearby, a group about the same size waited ...
16:52, 06/20/2019

Prince William says he’d be ‘absolutely fine” with gay child LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Prince William says it would be “absolutely fine” if one of his children came out as gay though he’d worry about how the public would respond. William made the comment on Wednesday while visiting a Lond...
17:26, 06/26/2019

World Cup Players Say Muscles and Makeup Mix Just Fine, Thanks Rejecting notions about how they should present themselves as female athletes, the women are turning to colorful hair and bold lips to showcase their style and enhance performance....
19:13, 06/20/2019

Wynn pays record $35.5M fine to Massachusetts BOSTON (AP) — Wynn Resorts has paid a record $35.5 million in fines to Massachusetts and won’t appeal the decision. The company’s board of directors said the company on Tuesday paid the state a $35 million fine as well as $500,000 assesse...
23:00, 05/28/2019

Mets fine Callaway, Vargas after run-in with reporter PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The New York Mets have fined manager Mickey Callaway and pitcher Jason Vargas for their expletive-filled confrontation with a reporter after a weekend loss at Wrigley Field. General manager Brodie Van Wagenen made the announcement...
23:26, 06/24/2019

Maxi Hughes in fine form at lightweight Maxi Hughes wins English title eliminator. Andy Whittle reports from ringside The post Maxi Hughes in fine form at lightweight appeared first on Boxing News....
15:00, 07/08/2019

Poland's sextuplets doing fine as mom visits her new-borns The 29-year-old mother of Poland's new-born sextuplets has been able to leave her hospital bed and visit her babies in another ward, where they are said to be doing fine....
14:52, 05/21/2019

The Steelers think they’ll be just fine on offense, and more NFL offseason takeaways Pittsburgh is retooling after losing Le’Veon Bell and Antonio Brown. Plus, the Cardinals adopted the Air Raid, and the Jaguars are dealing with distractions....
15:26, 06/19/2019

Poland’s sextuplets doing fine as mom visits her newborns The 29-year-old mother of Poland’s new-born sextuplets has been able to visit her babies in hospital, and all are doing fine despite being born weeks early....
19:00, 05/21/2019

McConnell Is Fine With Trump's Unhinged Racism Less that 24 hours after President Donald Trump smirked his way through his raucous crowd chanting “send her back” amid his ongoing racist attacks on Rep. Ilhan Omar, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appeared on Fox Business to insist that ever...
17:00, 07/18/2019

Poland's sextuplets doing fine as mom visits her newborns The 29-year-old mother of Poland's new-born sextuplets has been able to leave her hospital bed and visit her babies in another ward, where they are said to be doing fine....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Venice to fine tourists who break these new rules Venice is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, so how are the Italians planning to control the flow of people? New sanctions.        ...
18:39, 05/22/2019

"Absolutely Fine By Me" If Children Came Out As Gay: Prince Williams Britain's Prince William said Wednesday it would be "fine by me" if his children came out as homosexual, but worried about the pressures it could place on them....
20:13, 06/26/2019

One Huge Tennis Fine Is Overturned, Another Upheld Anna Tatishvili won an appeal to reclaim her prize money from the French Open, where she lost in the first round and was accused of not performing at a proper level. A similar appeal by Bernard Tomic yielded only a meager concession....
06:52, 07/20/2019

Double Fine joins Microsoft Studios Microsoft Studios has been on an acquisition spree over the past year or so, snatching up the likes of Ninja Theory, Playground Games, InXile, and Obsidian. During the company's marathon E3 keynote on Sunday, the Microsoft announced that it has ...
23:26, 06/09/2019

The Grid Might Survive an Electromagnetic Pulse Just Fine A new report enters the debate over whether an EMP from a nuclear blast or a solar flare would cripple the power grid and concludes that actually, we'll probably be ok....
17:52, 04/30/2019

Android Q’s new gestures were ripped off from the iPhone X, and that’s just fine During yesterday’s I/O developer conference, Google provided us with a lot more information about Android Q, the company’s next-gen version of Android. Though Google rolled out the first developer beta of Android Q a few months back, Goog...
21:52, 05/08/2019

Prince William: I’d be absolutely fine if my children were gay But he voices concern about persecution they may face if they came out as gay or lesbianThe Duke of Cambridge has said he worries about the pressures his children may face if in future they came out as gay or lesbian.Prince William said he would be “...
18:39, 06/26/2019

Porsche will pay $599 million fine over diesel affair German prosecutors said Porsche's development department had neglected its legal obligations, which ultimately led to the sale of diesel cars that did not comply with emissions rules....
15:26, 05/07/2019

How to Curb Bullying in Schools? Fine the Parents, Some Say A Wisconsin city is due to vote next week on a bill that would make parents pay if their children bully others — a measure several municipalities have already tried....
03:26, 06/12/2019

Fine, we'll bite: Who should Keanu hypothetically play in the MCU? Apparently no longer content with periodically breaking America’s nerdiest hearts, Marvel Cinematic Universe mastermind Kevin Feige is now bound and determined to give half the internet an aneurysm, too. Feige—still riding high off the success of MCU...
11:26, 06/20/2019

Kamala Harris wants to fine companies that pay men more than women NEW YORK — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is unveiling a pay inequity proposal that aims to close the gender pay gap by holding corporations accountable when men are paid more than women. Harris’ plan would require companies to...
13:00, 05/20/2019

| US spa to pay fine for denying service to blind customer A spa in Los Angeles has agreed to change its policies and pay damages to a blind man denied access to the facility on grounds "his kind" would not be able to follow instructions....
06:39, 07/11/2019

GOP Ghoul on Children Dying at the Border: 'Fine!' Republicans have made it known just how they feel about migrant children being treated ruthlessly and dying at the border (hint: they do not care!!) but it’s still shocking to hear their dressed down, straightforward assholery....
19:26, 05/29/2019

Firmino "will be fine" for Champions League final, says Klopp "Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said Brazilian striker Roberto Firmino should be fit to face Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday\u0027s Champions League final in Madrid."...
14:52, 05/28/2019

Angela Merkel, Seen Trembling At Official Ceremony, Says She's "Fine" German Chancellor Angela Merkel dismissed concerns about her health after visibly trembling at an official ceremony Tuesday, saying she was just a bit dehydrated in the heat....
05:13, 06/19/2019

Serco to pay $24 million fine over electronic tagging scandal A division of Britain's Serco is close to securing a deal under which it will pay a 19.2 million pound ($24 million) fine that looks to draw a line under a long-running scandal over how it billed for electronic tagging contracts....
17:26, 07/03/2019

Fears of AI-powered hacking are misplaced as criminals are doing fine without it Artificial intelligence is captivating tech news audiences. Unfortunately, growing expectations for AI’s impact on legitimate business have spawned a distracting narrative about potential AI-powered cyberattacks. Is this really a threat that needs to...
15:13, 07/11/2019

Fine, extended suspension for boxer who kissed reporter A boxer who kissed a reporter without her consent during a post-fight interview must complete a sexual harassment course and pay a $2,500 fine before officials will consider lifting his suspension        ...
02:52, 05/15/2019

Bird saves German motorist from speeding fine Help came from above for one German motorist whose car was snapped by a speed camera in the western German town of Viersen. Police decided not to impose a fine because the driver's face was obscured by a passing bird....
05:39, 05/28/2019

Neo-Nazi Blogger Hit With $14 Million Fine for Vicious Harassment Andrew Anglin, who publishes the neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer, has been ordered to pay $14 million to a woman whom he asked his followers to harass, according to BuzzFeed News....
16:00, 07/16/2019

Reckitt Benckiser to pay $1.4bn fine over opioid treatment sales Nurofen maker reaches deal with US over alleged fraudulent marketing of SuboxoneReckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay a $1.4bn (£1.1bn) fine to settle a US investigation into sales of a treatment for addiction to opioids by its former prescription drug...
11:00, 07/11/2019

Merkel has third bout of shaking, says she is fine and 'working through' issue German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was "working through" a bout of shaking that first occurred in mid-June and struck for the third time on Wednesday, though she insisted she was fine and that "just as it happened one day, so it will disappear"...
21:39, 07/10/2019

| Tough new standards have Aussies fine-tuned for worlds Coach Jacco Verhaeren has set brutally difficult qualifying standards to make Australia's team for the FINA World Championships team after a poor showing two years ago....
09:26, 07/16/2019

FCA issues £45.5m fine over HBOS Reading fraud scandal Bank of Scotland (BoS) has been fined £45.5m by the City regulator for failures to disclose suspicions of fraud at its scandal-hit Reading branch....
18:52, 06/21/2019

BA faces £183m fine over passenger data breach ICO says personal data of 500,000 customers was stolen from website and mobile app British Airways is to be fined more than £183m by the Information Commissioner’s Office after hackers stole the personal data of half a million of the airline’s custom...
18:13, 07/08/2019

Being blamed for the oil tanker attack suits Iran just fine In the not very complicated mystery over the attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, there are two prime suspects. Only one, however, stands to benefit, whoever is responsible. And despite Iran's denial, being blamed for these attacks suits it ni...
13:00, 06/18/2019

Hello Kitty slapped with EU fine owner for restricting sales Hello Kitty fans in search of the latest merchandise can now shop across the EU as they please after the bloc fined the popular character's producer, Sanrio, for restricting sales within the EU's single market....
16:52, 07/09/2019

Germany may fine parents who haven’t vaccinated their kids BERLIN — Germany’s health minister is proposing fines for parents of school-age children who haven’t been vaccinated for measles amid concern that the highly contagious and potentially deadly disease could make a comeback. In an interview published S...
20:52, 05/06/2019

Russian watchdog to fine Samsung over smartphone pricing: RIA Russia's anti-monopoly watchdog plans to fine South Korean electronic giant Samsung over the pricing of its smartphones, RIA news agency cited the watchdog as saying on Thursday....
14:52, 05/16/2019

Italy adopts decree that could fine migrant rescuers up to €50,000 New bill would fine NGOs bringing migrants on shore without permission but UN says it penalises rescues at seaThe Italian government has introduced a new security decree that would mean non-governmental organisation (NGO) rescue boats that bring migr...
00:13, 06/16/2019

Marriott faces $123 million UK fine over data breach Marriott might soon face a stiff penalty for the massive November 2018 data breach. The UK's Information Commissioner's Office plans to fine the hotel chain £99,200,396 (about $123.7 million) for allegedly violating the EU's Gen...
18:00, 07/09/2019

Kawhi Leonard reacts to Doc Rivers’ tampering fine TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard didn’t sound thrilled Saturday that the Clippers were fined $50,000 by the NBA because coach Doc Rivers lavishly praised his game. NBA commissioner Adam Silver considered it tampering, feeling the compliment was over the top. ...
05:39, 06/02/2019

The Kyrie Irving era in Boston may soon end, and some Celtics fans are just fine with that With disappointing performances against the Bucks, following a turbulent regular season, the all-star guard has worn out his welcome from a vocal segment of Celtics supporters....
09:13, 05/07/2019

Hello Kitty producer slapped with EU fine for restricting sales Hello Kitty fans in search of the latest merchandise can now shop across the EU as they please after the bloc fined the popular character's producer, Sanrio, for restricting sales within the EU's single market....
22:26, 07/09/2019

BA faces £183m fine over customer data breach The owner of British Airways is facing a fine of £183.4m after a data breach which saw personal details belonging to 500,000 people compromised....
13:39, 07/08/2019

Normal Trading To Continue From Thursday, Says NSE After Sebi's Fine The National Stock Exchange (NSE) said on Wednesday that market regulator Sebi's orders will not affect its functioning as a recognised stock exchange. The statement from the stock exchange came a......
22:00, 05/01/2019

S.E.C. Tells Brokers to Work for You, but Don’t Skip the Fine Print Consumer advocates say rule changes have weakened the standards governing one class of financial professionals while giving an unwarranted veneer of trustworthiness to another....
02:52, 06/07/2019

Japan’s former empress has heart problem but fine to travel TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s 84-year-old former Empress Michiko has left for a three-day trip to the city of Kyoto, with her doctors saying she has a heart problem but is fine as long as her condition is checked regularly. Palace officials say Michiko ...
11:26, 06/11/2019

Man recorded jumping on pelican gets 90 days in jail, $1,000 fine A Maryland man who was recorded jumping on top pelican in Florida recently received a $1,000 fine and 90 days in jail.        ...
15:26, 04/29/2019

RBI Imposes Rs 2 Crore Fine On Kotak Mahindra Bank The RBI said it decided to impose a penalty after reviewing the bank's reply to a notice seeking an explanation about why it had not complied with regulatory norms....
11:26, 06/08/2019

Proposed legislation could fine those texting while walking in New York While drivers in New York cannot text while behind the wheel, the New York State Senate is working on legislation (via USA Today) that would ticket pedestrians crossing through a roadway while using their phone. The bill (S5746) was first proposed by...
04:13, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Wimbledon executive says seeding system is fine The chief executive of the All England Club says the formula used to seed players at Wimbledon is not contentious        ...
08:13, 07/02/2019

'Leaked' Musk Email Swears Tesla Is Doing Just Fine, Nothing to See Here Musk claps back at the haters and losers, Moody’s dings Nissan’s credit rating, a very expensive Olympic taxi, and BMW releases a scooter because why the hell not. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, May 24, 2019....
01:26, 05/25/2019

Qualcomm set to face second EU antitrust fine shortly: sources Qualcomm , the world's no.1 chipmaker, could be hit with a second EU antitrust fine as soon as Thursday for blocking a rival from the market more than a decade ago, people familiar with the matter said....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Kyle Langford’s £1,000 fine for run-in with official ‘lenient’ and ‘derisory’ • British 800m runner appeared to grab 74-year-old by throat• Toni Minichiello among coaches to criticise UKA’s punishmentUK Athletics’ decision to fine Kyle Langford, the Commonwealth 800m silver medallist, £1,000 for an incident in which he appeare...
18:52, 07/17/2019

Trump says a gay person running for president is ‘absolutely fine’ President Trump had some good-natured fun trying to pronounce democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s name — but proclaimed that he thought it was great that a gay married man was running for office. “I think it’s absolutely fine, I do. I ...
23:39, 05/16/2019

Fine, Michelle Rodriguez will do another Fast And Furious movie Back in 2017, Michelle Rodriguez declared that she’s done with the Fast And Furious series unless the producers commit showing “some love to the women of the franchise on the next one,” a reference to the fact that the series has a bad habit of killi...
21:26, 05/19/2019

Violent ‘Fortnite’ made me the world’s meanest mom — and I’m fine with it I am the meanest mom in the world: I won’t let my kid play “Fortnite Battle Royale.” My objections may be futile — with 200 million registered users, “Fortnite” is more popular than porn. But we all have our lines in the sand,...
11:52, 05/02/2019

German leader Merkel says ‘I’m fine’ after shaking at events BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she understands reporters’ questions surrounding her health after two incidents this month in which she was seen shaking at public events, but insisted: “I’m fine.” Merkel sai...
12:00, 06/29/2019

Fine For Drivers Speeding On Accident-Prone UP Expressway With accidents becoming the order of the day on the Lucknow Agra Expressway, the Yogi Adityanath government has hit upon a new idea to check speeding on the expressway....
16:13, 07/01/2019

Neo-Nazi Site Hit With $4.1 Million Fine in Defamation Lawsuit The neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer was ordered to pay $4.1 million in damages in a defamation lawsuit brought against it by SiriusXM Radio host Dean Obeidallah, who sued the website for accusing him of terrorism, according to the San Francisco Ch...
01:13, 06/13/2019

Colorado hopes to fine gas car drivers who park at EV stations It's already hard enough to find an electric car charging station, but it's worse when you have to deal with passive-aggressive types (or just inconsiderate folk) who park their gas-based cars in those stations. Colorado, at least, wants to...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Vermont College of Fine Arts has interim president MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The board of the Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier has appointed an interim school president. The Times Argus reports that Leslie Ward will succeed Tom Greene, the school’s founder and president, who announced ea...
14:52, 06/29/2019

Morning Coffee Results in a $1,000 Fine and Expulsion From Venice Two German tourists set up a travel stove by the Rialto Bridge, one of the city’s main landmarks. The move fell afoul of rules to preserve “decorum” in the city center....
15:00, 07/20/2019

David Ortiz doing ‘fine’ after surgery for gunshot wound Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was in stable condition and doing “fine” Monday after a gunman ambushed him in the Dominican Republic, according to a report citing his family. “He is out of surgery and stable; he is resting,” Or...
15:26, 06/10/2019

O.J. Simpson says 'Life is fine' 25 years after notorious homicides: AP Former football star and television personality O.J. Simpson said that he and his family have moved on from the "trial of the century" that saw him cleared of a double murder, but forced to pay millions in a civil suit, according to an Associated Pre...
13:52, 06/10/2019

O.J. Simpson Says "Life Is Fine" 25 Years After Murder Trial O.J. Simpson is living life in the present. Twenty-five years ago, on June 12, 1994, his ex wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman stabbed to death outside her California......
18:52, 06/10/2019

Google appeals $1.7 billion EU fine over restrictive ad contracts As was expected, Google is appealing a €1.49 billion ($1.7 billion) fine laid against it by the European Commission related to its AdSense advertising business. Antitrust officials found that, in contracts with major sites between 2006 and 2016,...
23:52, 06/05/2019

Bosch to pay $100 million fine in Germany over emissions-cheat software Bosch has agreed to pay a $100 million fine for lapses in supervisory duties that enabled automakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecutors said....
19:13, 05/23/2019

Amid crisis, Haiti fights to save oil used in fine perfumes LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — High in the Haitian hillsides, men gather roots to produce an essential oil used in fine perfumes ranging from Chanel to Guerlain. In the poorest country of the Western Hemisphere, this is ground zero for a multimillion-dollar...
19:00, 06/28/2019

NASA addresses Trump’s bizarre Moon tweet, says everything is fine It was only a couple of months ago that Donald Trump sent Mike Pence to deliver a directive to NASA, publicly commanding the space agency to return crewed missions to the Moon within the next five years. The Moon 2024 mission is going to cost a ton o...
00:13, 06/12/2019

California to fine developer for building pricey beach hotel LOS ANGELES (AP) — A developer could be hit with a record $25 million in fines and fees for constructing a high-priced hotel on the Southern California coast after obtaining a permit for a property with moderately priced rooms. The California Coastal...
10:13, 05/08/2019

Tomic's appeal against fine rejected, receives stinging rebuke "Australian Bernard Tomic\u0027s appeal to overturn a fine for not playing to \"required professional standards\" at Wimbledon earlier this month has been denied in a stinging rebuke by the Grand Slam board."...
11:26, 07/20/2019

Amazon’s bloody ‘I’m Fine’ T-shirt is no joke: stabbing victim’s mom The mother of a stabbing victim is calling out Amazon for selling tasteless tees that make light of the deadly crime that took her son’s life. T-shirts emblazoned with “I’m Fine” — despite showing a blood-spattered stab wound ...
17:00, 06/26/2019

Zuckerberg takes $5B fine in stride at ‘Summer Camp for Billionaires’ Mark Zuckerberg didn’t let a little thing like a $5 billion fine spoil his weekend. The Facebook founder hobnobbed with fellow billionaires at the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference in Idaho on Friday — also known as “Summer Cam...
17:39, 07/13/2019

PM seeks new powers to fine firms exploiting customer loyalty Plans have been announced to bolster the powers of UK regulators, as the government seeks to end so-called loyalty penalties costing households billions of pounds....
09:52, 06/18/2019

All-in-one ETFs: why you may be fine buying a single investment and holding it until retirement Some experts say the new all-in-one ETFs offer a globally diversified, professionally managed and low-cost investment that might be all you need in your retirement portfolio....
15:26, 05/11/2019

The Dodge Journey Proves That Old Vehicle Platforms Work Just Fine “Did You Know Dodge Still Makes The Journey?” we asked in 2015, baffled that Fiat Chrysler still built a mediocre DaimlerChrysler-era SUV loosely based on the sad, dead bones of the Dodge Avenger and Chrysler Sebring. In 2018, we wondered why the car...
00:13, 05/18/2019

Jensen Huang interview — ‘the foundations of gaming are just fine, just fantastic’ Nvidia's financials for the first fiscal quarter were down compared to a year ago. But CEO Jensen Huang says the fundamentals of gaming and AI are strong.Read More...
22:39, 05/18/2019

Marriott Faces $124 Million Fine by UK Watchdog for Data Hack The massive breach of Marriott reservation databases could lead to a GBP 99 million ($124 million) fine under the General Data Protection Regulation....
16:13, 07/10/2019

YouTube Said to Pay Fine in the US Over Violating Kids' Data Privacy Laws The Federal Trade Commission has finalised a settlement with Google in its investigation into YouTube for violating federal kids' data privacy laws, according to two people familiar with the matter....
09:52, 07/20/2019

Microsoft Buys Psychonauts 2 Developer Double Fine Productions Surprising the audience in attendance at its E3 2019 press conference (and basically everyone), Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Double Fine, the studio that made Psychonauts and is currently working on its sequel....
23:26, 06/09/2019

Marriott faces £99m fine over massive customer data breach The Marriott International hotel chain is facing a £99m fine relating to a data breach that is believed to have affected around 339 million customers globally....
20:39, 07/09/2019

The NFL will not discipline or fine Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill, who was investigated after an accusation that he physically abused his son, will not be suspended or fined by the NFL....
20:52, 07/19/2019

North of Cooperstown, a Hall of Fame That Fits Canada Just Fine The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame has modest roots, but a recent expansion offers more room to preserve the country’s sometimes-quirky involvement in the game....
12:52, 07/19/2019

French Open shows present and future of tennis are just fine Historic wins from Rafael Nadal and Ashleigh Barty should comfort anyone worried about what will happen when tennis' most celebrated athletes finally yield to age....
00:13, 06/10/2019

British Airways Faces $230 Million Fine Over Data Breach A U.K. privacy watchdog has proposed a $230 million fine for the owner of British Airways—a potentially record, privacy-related penalty in Europe—alleging it failed to protect passenger data after a hack last year....
18:52, 07/09/2019

Double Fine Productions is Microsoft’s latest Xbox acquisition Enlarge / Tim Schafer introduces himself as part of Microsoft for the first time. LOS ANGELES—"For the last 19 years, we've been independent. Then Microsoft came to us and said, 'What if we gave you a bunch of money.' And I said 'OK, yeah,'" That ...
03:52, 06/10/2019

UK watchdog proposes to fine Marriott $124 million for data breach Marriott International Inc said on Tuesday the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) had proposed to fine the hotel chain 99.2 million pounds ($124 million) due to a massive data breach in its Starwood hotels reservation system....
17:13, 07/09/2019

Hasbro's Made Some Fine Overwatch Action Figures, Except For Reaper Hasbro’s Overwatch Ultimates action figure line, which is hitting store shelves as we speak, gives fans of Blizzard’s hero shooter a less-expensive alternative to those hot, Japanese Figma toys. Let’s take a look at the first wave, including Pharah, ...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Apple faces a fine as large as $26.6 billion in antitrust probe The Financial Times reports today that complaints made by music streamer Spotify against Apple will be investigated by the EU competition commission. The issue is the 30% cut of revenue that Apple charges apps in the App Store for using its payment s...
03:13, 05/06/2019

British Airways faces $229M fine over data breach LONDON — British Airways is facing a $229 million fine over a breach that compromised information on half a million customers — the biggest penalty to date under new, tougher regulations and one that is likely to be seen as a test case for companies ...
03:00, 07/09/2019

Marriott Faces $124 Million Fine Over Starwood Data Breach Marriott International faces a potential £99.2 million ($123.6 million) fine over a consumer-data breach as the U.K.’s privacy watchdog raises pressure on businesses to comply with Europe’s data-protection rules....
09:52, 07/10/2019

Get your children vaccinated or face fine: German health minister German Health Minister Jens Spahn has drawn up draft legislation to oblige parents to get their children vaccinated against measles or else face fines and their exclusion from daycare....
15:39, 05/05/2019

Bosch pays 90-million-euro fine over diesel scandal The penalty may be significantly less than the ones handed out to Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche, but auto parts supplier Bosch has become the latest big-name casualty of the "Dieselgate" scandal....
15:26, 05/23/2019

Alexa's Sneaky Fine Print Could Prevent You From Suing Amazon for Anything Let’s say you purchased a pencil case for your kid on Amazon.com. But it turns out it contains lead that’s way over the federal legal limit, and your kid gets sick as a result. You liked Amazon, used it frequently to buy products and even own an Amaz...
20:52, 05/29/2019

Vitol faces possible $6 million fine for U.S. power market manipulation Global energy trader Vitol faces a possible fine of $6 million from a U.S. energy regulator for alleged manipulation in California's power market, an order from the regulator showed....
13:00, 07/11/2019

Adam Schiff indicates he may fine Trump associates $25K per day for not complying with subpoenas House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., indicated that he and his colleagues could impose hefty fines on people like Attorney General William Barr if they refused to comply with Congressional subpoenas....
22:13, 05/11/2019

Jaguars fine absent linebacker Smith $88K for missing camp JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Absent linebacker Telvin Smith says the Jacksonville Jaguars fined him $88,650 for missing the team’s mandatory, three-day minicamp this week. Smith posted a picture of the fine letter on his Instagram story Saturday, ...
07:52, 06/16/2019

Carnival Will Pay a $20 Million Fine for Polluting the Oceans With Its Cruise Ships (MIAMI) — Carnival Corp. has reached a tentative settlement with federal prosecutors in which the world’s largest cruise line agreed to pay $20 million in fines for some of its ships continuing to pollute the oceans despite promising year...
04:13, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Wynn Resorts keeps Massachusetts gaming license with $35 mln fine Massachusetts gaming regulators on Tuesday fined Wynn Resorts Ltd $35 million for not disclosing sexual misconduct allegations against founder and former CEO Steve Wynn but allowed the casino operator to keep the license for its new $2.6 billion casi...
08:39, 05/01/2019

Marriott owner facing huge GDPR breach fine The owner of the Marriott hotel chain is set to face a £99m fine following a data breach that left thousand of customer details exposed.The fine from the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) comes after the personal data of app...
19:52, 07/09/2019

Wolff: There's a fine line between hard racing and bumper cars Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff would back changes to the regulations to allow "harder racing" in Formula One, but believes the stewards at the Canadian Grand Prix got Sebastian Vettel's penalty right....
15:00, 06/12/2019

'Unwell' Tomic to appeal against Wimbledon fine for playing below standards "Australian Bernard Tomic said he planned to appeal against his fine for not playing to \"required professional standards\" during his 58-minute, first-round thrashing by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at Wimbledon, as he had been unwell at the time."...
13:52, 07/07/2019

England can learn from World Cup pain as USA expose fine margins at the top Phil Neville said he did not want any tears as his England players dragged themselves from the turf and gathered for a post-match huddle, but many of his Lionesses could not hold them back....
16:52, 07/03/2019

Senate Passes Bill That Would Slap Robocallers With Fine of Up to $10,000 Per Call In a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate approved a bill that would hinder robocalls and ramp up penalties for scammers who make illegal robocalls. Read more......
11:52, 05/24/2019

Sara Netanyahu sentenced to pay fine for misusing state funds JERUSALEM — The wife of Israel’s prime minister has been sentenced to pay a fine of roughly $15,000 for misusing state funds. A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday accepted the plea bargain Sara Netanyahu signed with prosecutors to settle the ...
14:13, 06/16/2019

British Airways faces $230 million fine over data theft British Airways owner IAG said on Monday the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) intends to impose a penalty of 183.4 million pounds ($229.8 million) for the theft of customer data from the airline's website last year....
09:00, 07/08/2019

The Hot Zone makes for a fine thriller and cautionary tale, and every so often works as both In a sense, there’s no way that The Hot Zone could avoid being somewhat anticlimactic. As anyone alive to read this can personally attest, the population of the United States was not decimated by a 1989 outbreak of the Ebola virus. That’s the threat ...
10:52, 05/28/2019

UK regulator to hit British Airways with record fine over 2018 hack The UK's data privacy authority has announced it intends to levy its largest ever fine against airline British Airways (BA). The airline will have to pay £183.39 million ($230 million) to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) fo...
12:26, 07/08/2019

New York mayor threatens to fine Trump Organization over pollution New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is considering a run for the White House in 2020, on Monday threatened to fine the Trump Organization $2.1 million a year starting in 2030 unless the president's business reduces emissions from its buildings....
21:39, 05/13/2019

Belgian ex-king ordered to take paternity test or pay daily fine A Belgian court has ruled that Albert II, the former king of Belgium, will be fined €5,000 ($5,600) every day until he takes a DNA test to determine whether he fathered a child during an alleged affair....
16:39, 05/17/2019

In Trump probes, Congress wary of power to arrest, fine A power that the U.S. Congress has not wielded since the 1930s may remain unused for a while longer as Democrats turn to the courts -- not long-dormant rules -- to press home investigations of President Donald Trump and his administration....
02:00, 06/13/2019

Ford suits show ‘fine line' in patent cases Ford, which teaches engineers to "copy with pride" when they see someone else has a better solution, faces several allegations of intellectual-property theft but says it has done nothing wrong....
07:13, 06/17/2019

Wisconsin city’s anti-bullying ordinance would fine parents A Wisconsin city is considering putting into place an anti-bullying ordinance that would fine parents if their children bully others. Wisconsin Rapids’ Legislative Committee voted unanimously to recommend the ordinance to the Common Council. The body...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Wynn Resorts keeps Massachusetts gaming license with $35 million fine Massachusetts gaming regulators on Tuesday fined Wynn Resorts Ltd $35 million for not disclosing sexual misconduct allegations against founder and former CEO Steve Wynn but allowed the casino operator to keep the license for its new $2.6 billion casi...
04:26, 05/01/2019

Volkswagen unit Porsche to pay 535 million euro fine over diesel cheating German prosecutors imposed a 535 million euro ($598 million) fine on German luxury carmaker Porsche AG, a unit of Volkswagen, as punishment for lapses in supervisory duties which allowed the company to cheat diesel emissions tests....
16:39, 05/07/2019

Mets fine manager, pitcher after ugly clubhouse confrontation with reporter The episode involving Mickey Callaway and Jason Vargas unfolded in the visitors’ clubhouse at Wrigley Field, after the New York Mets lost to the Chicago Cubs....
03:00, 06/25/2019

Diddy's Ex Cassie Is Pregnant, Expecting First Child With Boyfriend Alex Fine Sean "Diddy" Combs' ex Cassie is pregnant. The singer-model announced this morning that she is expecting her first child, a baby girl, with boyfriend Alex Fine, a 26-year-old......
18:00, 06/13/2019

Another fine mesh: how Game of Thrones chainmail couture is invading the catwalks Fashion is embracing a whole new revival of metallic chic inspired by the hit showCall it the Game of Thrones effect. Chainmail, once the preserve of medieval knights, 1990s supermodels and 1960s style icons, has won fashion’s favour this season, roa...
18:26, 05/25/2019

Medical Mystery: This Woman Has Seen Dozens Of Doctors And None Of Them Can Tell Her Why She Feels Totally Fine Right Now There’s nothing scarier than knowing that you have a medical issue but not being able to get any answers about it, and unfortunately, that’s the terrifying situation currently playing out for a 28-year-old woman in Minneapolis: She has seen dozens of...
20:39, 06/13/2019

Meghalaya Ordered To Pay 100 Crore Fine, Allowed To Restart Coal Mining Meghalaya has been ordered to deposit Rs 100 crore in fines, imposed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), for failing to curb illegal coal mining in the state...
15:26, 07/03/2019

Exxon agrees to $1 million fine over 2011 Yellowstone River oil spill Exxon Mobil Corp has agreed to pay a $1 million civil penalty to settle U.S. charges involving a 2011 pipeline rupture that spilled oil into the Yellowstone River in Montana....
18:26, 06/05/2019

Woman who filmed man 'masturbating' on train claims she's facing jail and fine of £40,000 A FEMALE train passenger who filmed a man who was allegedly masturbating while looking directly at her claims she could be fined £40,000 for invading his privacy....
18:13, 07/02/2019

‘I feel fine’: Merkel dismisses health fears after shaking bouts German chancellor also says she feels solidarity with targets of Donald Trump’s racismAngela Merkel has sought to assuage concerns about her health after a spate of shaking bouts at public events, saying she is feeling fine and looking forward to a h...
18:52, 07/19/2019

Norris rewarded for fine start with 2020 seat at McLaren along with Sainz "McLaren killed off any summer speculation on Tuesday by announcing that they will keep the same Formula One driver lineup of Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz next year."...
00:00, 07/10/2019

Brooks Koepka is playing second fiddle to his caddie this week and he's fine with that World No. 1 golfer Brooks Koepka arrives at the Open Championship needing to play Royal Portrush as well as his caddie Ricky Elliott has.       ...
16:13, 07/16/2019

Tennis: Tomic's appeal against fine rejected, receives stinging rebuke Australian Bernard Tomic's appeal to overturn a fine for not playing to "required professional standards" at Wimbledon earlier this month has been denied in a stinging rebuke by the Grand Slam board....
11:13, 07/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Exxon agrees to $1 mln fine over 2011 Yellowstone River oil spill Exxon Mobil Corp has agreed to pay a $1 million civil penalty to settle U.S. charges involving a 2011 pipeline rupture that spilled oil into the Yellowstone River in Montana....
18:26, 06/05/2019

Democrats need to read fine print of Trump's immigration plan, experts say The president's proposal for a more "merit-based" immigration system has some liberal critics crying "racism," but experts say Democrats who dig deeper may discover they are fans of the latest White House plan. ...
20:26, 05/30/2019

Mets fine Mickey Callaway, Jason Vargas for incident with reporter The Mets’ outbursts against Newsday reporter Tim Healey will be costly, at least financially. General manager Brodie Van Wagenen said both manager Mickey Callaway and starting pitcher Jason Vargas were fined for their actions on Sunday. “The al...
23:13, 06/24/2019

James Harden reportedly suffered no cornea damage and may be fine for Game 3 After the Rockets guard was accidentally hit in the face by the Warriors' Draymond Green in Game 2 of their playoff series, he briefly left the contest and played the rest of the way in obvious discomfort....
06:52, 05/02/2019

Report: FTC approves a fine for Google over YouTube kids privacy probe Google has to pay the FTC a multimillion dollar fine to settle a probe into YouTube's shortcomings when it comes to protecting kids using its service, according to The Washington Post. The agency launched an investigation into the video-sharing ...
07:39, 07/20/2019

The Ford Ranger's Crash Protection Is Fine but Its Headlights Aren't: IIHS The Ford Ranger returned to America for the 2019 model year, a move that got high ratings from anyone and everyone who appreciated the Ranger back when it was Ford’s bare-bones truck offering stateside. It now has high safety ratings as well, aside f...
20:00, 07/02/2019

Masahiro Tanaka caps MLB All-Star Game dream in fine fashion CLEVELAND — Five years later than he hoped, Masahiro Tanaka enjoyed his first All-Star Game experience. The Yankees’ veteran right-hander made his Midsummer Classic debut Tuesday night at Progressive Field by throwing a scoreless top of the second in...
08:00, 07/10/2019

How to fine-tune macOS Mojave's General settings to match your preferences Follow this guided tour of macOS Mojave's General System Preferences to get even more out of how you interact with and operate the Apple OS each day....
22:13, 05/07/2019

Mets fine Mickey Callaway, Jason Vargas after incident with reporter Following an incident where Mickey Callaway and Jason Vargas confronted a team reporter, the Mets announced fines.       ...
23:00, 06/24/2019

Google appeals $1.7 billion EU antitrust fine over 'illegal' advertising practices Google has appealed a $1.7 billion fine from the European Commission for stifling competition in the online advertising industry, the company said Wednesday....
13:52, 06/05/2019

OJ Simpson says post-prison life playing golf in Las Vegas 'is fine' Ex-NFL player tries to ‘focus on the positives’ since release from prison in 2017 after serving sentence for kidnapping and robberyTwenty-five years after OJ Simpson was arrested in the killings of his ex-wife and her friend, the NFL great is living ...
17:39, 06/10/2019

Google faces a huge fine for allegedly violating privacy rules Last year, the European Union adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) designed to boost privacy rights in the union. Under this regulation, companies in the EU cannot use a consumer's personal data without informed, explicit consent. A ...
06:52, 05/23/2019

Instagram influencer protests outside Reitmans head office over ‘Mom, I’m fine’ campaign For the past week, content creator and Instagram influencer Jonathan Kubben has been peacefully protesting metres away from the Reitmans head office....
02:13, 07/01/2019

"Everything Fine, Don't Worry": Siddaramaiah Amid Karnataka Coalition Crisis: Updates The Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition government in Karnataka appears to be teetering on the edge with 11 lawmakers resigning, while Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy is still in the US on a private......
15:13, 07/07/2019

Prosecutors Fine Bosch 90 Million Euros For Illicit Emissions Software Automotive supplier Bosch has agreed to pay a 90 million euros ($100.21 million) fine for lapses in supervisory duties which enabled carmakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecutors in......
14:52, 05/23/2019

British Airways receives record fine for passenger data breach The UK's Information Commissioner's Office has slapped British Airways with a massive fine over a data breach that saw customer credit card data get stolen. It is the largest fine the office has ever handed out....
20:00, 07/08/2019

Regulators fine British Airways record $230M for data breach The British government said Monday it will fine British Airways a record $230 million for a security breach that affected the personal data of about 500,000 customers a year ago....
16:13, 07/08/2019

British Airways gets hammered with a record £183m fine for data breach The ICO has penalized British Airways with a record fine of £183 million for a data breach that occurred last year.The incident came to light last September, when British Airways revealed that a sophisticated hack had led to 380,000 customer acc...
19:39, 07/08/2019

Nissan could face fine from Japan's financial watchdog over Ghosn pay, report says Japan's markets watchdog will likely recommend a fine for Nissan of up to 4 billion yen ($37 million) over the alleged underreporting of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn's compensation, Reuters reported....
14:13, 06/26/2019

Belgium's King Albert II faces daily fine in paternity dispute Former king is refusing to undergo DNA test to disprove woman’s claims he is her fatherKing Albert II, who abdicated from the Belgian throne six years ago, is to be fined €5,000 (£4,370) for every day that he refuses to undergo a DNA test to disprove...
17:52, 05/16/2019

Kamala Harris releases plan to fine companies that pay men more than women – live Presidential candidate’s proposal would fine 1% of profits for every 1% of pay gap between men and women performing work of equal valueSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.19pm BST A pro-Donald Trump state representative will make ...
15:39, 05/20/2019

Israel PM's Wife Admits "Fund Misuse" In Plea Deal, Will Pay Fine The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked a Jerusalem court Sunday to approve a plea bargain convicting her of fraudulently using state funds for meals, an AFP reporter said....
12:00, 06/16/2019

British Airways faces record $230 million fine over data theft British Airways-owner IAG is facing a record $230 million fine for the theft of data from 500,000 customers from its website last year under tough new data-protection rules policed by the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)....
11:13, 07/08/2019

You can see Halsey's underarm hair in her Rolling Stone cover and that's perfectly fine Rolling Stone featured singer Halsey for its July cover, and it's a pretty normal one: the singer's arms are resting behind her neck and she's staring straight out into the center of the camera....
21:00, 06/21/2019

Massachusetts says Wynn Resorts can retain gaming license with fine, other conditions Massachusetts gaming regulators said on Tuesday that Wynn Resorts Ltd can retain its gaming license needed to run a $2.6 billion casino built outside of Boston with a fine and license conditions....
02:13, 05/01/2019

Lindsey Graham Is Fine With Keeping Migrants in Horrific Conditions for '400 Days' if Necessary Speaking on “Sunday Morning Futures” on Fox News, Sen. Lindsey Graham said that migrants should be kept in detention for as long as necessary, regardless of the appalling conditions in detention facilities....
19:39, 07/15/2019

Double Fine's post-apocalyptic adventure 'Rad' arrives August 20th Rad, the latest game to come from the minds of indie game darlings Tim Schafer and Lee Petty at Double Fine Productions, officially has a release date. With the help of publisher Bandai Namco, the roleplaying adventure game will arrive on August 20th...
06:00, 05/21/2019

Prosecutors fine Bosch 90 million euros for emissions cheating role Automotive supplier Bosch has agreed to pay a 90 million euros ($100.21 million) fine for lapses in supervisory duties which enabled carmakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecutors in the city of Stuttgart said on Friday....
13:52, 05/23/2019

EU could slap 3 billion euro fine on Italy for excessive debt: Salvini The European Commission could impose a 3 billion euro fine on Italy for breaking EU rules due to its rising debt and structural deficit levels, the country's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday....
10:26, 05/28/2019

Doc Rivers’ Kawhi Leonard comparison earns Clippers a tampering fine The Clippers’ not-so subtle pursuit of Kawhi Leonard has gotten them into some trouble. The NBA fined them $50,000 dollars for tampering violations incurred by Doc Rivers this week. The coach compared Leonard, a free agent to-be, to Michael Jor...
22:52, 05/31/2019

Fine Gael TD provokes widespread scorn after claim for swing fall Party blames poor local polls result on ‘hypocrisy’ as Maria Bailey feeds ire with witchhunt claim – and 10km run It was a regular swing, with two ropes and a wooden slat, but when Maria Bailey fell off it a farce ensued which embarrassed Ireland’s g...
20:13, 05/28/2019

Why Damyean Dotson thinks Knicks will be fine without free-agent splash Rehabbing Damyean Dotson, who finished the season as the Knicks’ starting shooting guard, believes the club will be fine even without a big free-agent splash. If the Knicks sign Kevin Durant, he won’t be playing next season anyway because of hi...
23:13, 06/27/2019

Japan watchdog to recommend $24 million fine for Nissan over Ghosn pay: source Japan's markets watchdog will likely recommend that the financial regulator fine Nissan Motor Co up to 4 billion yen ($37 million) over the alleged underreporting of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn's compensation, a source said....
14:52, 06/26/2019

Women's Round-up: Bertens beats Parmentier to continue fine form on clay "Fourth seed Kiki Bertens progressed to the second round on Court Suzanne-Lenglen with a 6-3 6-4 win against France\u0027s unseeded Pauline Parmentier."...
16:52, 05/27/2019

Moment police fine pedestrian after he covered face from facial recognition camera Footage has shown the moment police fined a pedestrian £90 for disorderly behaviour after he tried to cover his face from a facial recognition camera in London....
20:39, 05/16/2019

British Airways faces record $230 million GDPR fine over data breach British Airways is facing a record $230 million fine over a 2018 security breach that compromised the personal data of roughly 500,000 customers. Read More...
19:13, 07/08/2019

England vs Australia: Steve Smith turns jeers to cheers with fine century Australia's Steve Smith was greeted by a mixture of boos and polite applause as he marked his comeback appearance against England with a fine century in the World Cup warm-up match at the Ageas Bowl....
19:52, 05/25/2019

Double Fine and Bandai Namco aren’t ending the world when Rad launches August 20 Developer Double Fine and publisher Bandai Namco announced today that Rad will launch on August 20 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC.Read More...
22:26, 05/20/2019

Europa League: Adi Hütter's Frankfurt leave their mark on a night of fine margins There can be a fine line between glory and despair in football. On Thursday night in West London, Germany's last team standing in Europe this season, Eintracht Frankfurt, discovered just how fine that line can be....
11:00, 05/10/2019

Honor students complain of racial incidents at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts "No food, no drink, no watermelon." That's what one staffer at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts allegedly told a group of black students on a field trip to the arts institution....
11:52, 05/25/2019

Boston Museum of Fine Arts acts over middle schoolers' racism claim Staff member alleged to have told students ‘no watermelon’Officials say staffer recalls saying ‘no water bottles’ The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston has banned two people and vowed to change protocols for its guards after minority middle school studen...
16:39, 05/25/2019

USA's mastery of fine details helped them beat talented England | Hope Solo The difference between victory and defeat can be razor thin. It was the Americans who made the most of their resources in the semi-finalThe game between the United States and England took women’s football to another level. It had everything you could...
19:00, 07/03/2019

I-League Clubs Plan Legal Action After AIFF Increases Super Cup Fine All India Football Federation has increased the penalty on I-League clubs for their non-participation in the Super Cup from Rs 10 lakh to Rs 27.5 lakh...
20:52, 06/19/2019

President Trump Defends ‘Very Fine People on Both Sides’ Remarks After Biden Featured Them (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is trying once more to defend his remarks about racial violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump was asked Friday about his 2017 comments, when he said there were “very fine people on both sides...
18:39, 04/28/2019

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Says She’s Fine After Visibly Shaking During Berlin Ceremony (BERLIN) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin, saying later that she clearly hadn’t drunk enough water. Merkel’s whole b...
18:26, 06/18/2019

Sarah Sanders exits after two fraught years as Trump hails 'a very fine woman' Sanders, who made false claims on Trump’s behalf, departsPress secretary says ‘I love the president’ in emotional farewellSarah Sanders, the White House press secretary, has become the latest official to leave Donald Trump’s volatile administration, ...
00:26, 06/14/2019

Rail firm faces £1m fine over passenger killed as he leaned out of train window One of London's biggest train firms is facing a hefty fine over the death of a passenger who suffered catastrophic injuries when he put his head out of an unlocked carriage window....
12:52, 07/16/2019

Simon Yates sprints to fine stage 12 victory as Tour reaches Pyrenees • British rider outwits fellow escapees on first Pyrenean stage• Alaphilippe still in yellow, with leaders finishing togetherSimon Yates, winner of the 2018 Vuelta a España, sprinted to victory ahead of Gregor Mühlberger of Austria and Pello Bilbao o...
17:39, 07/18/2019

Dutch court orders Shell to pay $2.8 million fine for 2014 plant blast A Dutch court on Monday ordered Royal Dutch Shell to pay a 2.5 million euro ($2.8 million) fine for failing to prevent an explosion at its Moerdijk facility in 2014 and for breaching emissions limits at the plant....
18:13, 06/17/2019

Scotland survive Khadija Shaw’s class to leave for World Cup in fine spirits • Women’s International Friendly: Scotland 3-2 Jamaica• Cuthbert 30, Weir 35, Howard 68; Shaw 15 49Scotland’s women will head to the World Cup having broken records as well as barriers. That 18,555 turned up at Hampden Park for this pre-tournament fa...
08:26, 05/29/2019

Germany’s Angela Merkel spotted shaking for second time in 10 days. Her office insists she is fine. “The chancellor is doing well; all of her appointments will be kept as planned,” a federal government spokeswoman told The Washington Post on Thursday afternoon....
15:00, 06/27/2019

Wynn Resorts Cleared to Open Massachusetts Casino as Regulator Levies $35 Million Fine Massachusetts gambling regulators said casino giant Wynn Resorts can retain its license to open a new casino in the state, despite finding violations of state regulations stemming from the company’s handling of sexual-misconduct allegations against f...
02:39, 05/01/2019

Kyle Busch dodges fine for criticizing NASCAR rules package after Dover race Busch's expletive-riddled assessment after Monday's rain-postponed race in Delaware in years past likely would have drawn a hefty fine.        ...
23:13, 05/08/2019

Boston Museum of Fine Arts Apologizes for Racist Remarks, Profiling 7th Grade Students Typically field trips are an opportunity for students to explore the world beyond the schoolyard, but unfortunately, nearly two dozen 7th grade students at Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School in Dorchester, Mass., had their visit ...
23:52, 05/23/2019

Tomato fight: Cento Fine Foods faces lawsuit over authenticity of its San Marzano tomatoes A federal class action lawsuit alleges New Jersey-based Cento Fine Foods' products are not "authentic" San Marzano tomatoes.        ...
03:39, 05/23/2019

Angela Merkel denies rumors of declining health after third public shaking incident: 'I'm fine' German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared to visibly shake for a third time in less than a month on Wednesday, however, she downplayed claims that her health is declining....
22:00, 07/10/2019

Jon Favreau confirms James Earl Jones is just fine, despite his absence from Lion King promotions  While there has been an understandably exorbitant amount of focus placed on the presence of some (go ahead and insert Tiffany “New York” Pollard’s “Beyonce?!” meme here), the absence of James Earl Jones from recent Lion King promotions was not only ...
19:39, 07/11/2019

England fine-tuning is complete as Eoin Morgan's side bid to rule the world Even in the smoothest of Cricket World Cup build ups, as the world's top-ranked team and having won 11 series on the spin, England have been unable to avoid making three changes to their provisional squad on the eve of the tournament....
14:39, 05/21/2019

GDPR: British Airways faces record £183m fine for customer data breach Information Commissioner's Office intends to fine airline for “poor security arrangements” - British Airways says it's “surprised and disappointed” by planned penalty....
10:39, 07/08/2019

GDPR: Record British Airways fine shows how data protection legislation is beginning to bite The ICO's proposed £183m fine should act as a wake-up call for other organisations: make sure you're cybersecurity and data protection policies are GDPR-compliant - or you could be next....
14:26, 07/08/2019

Liverpool ride their luck but game of fine margins remains wide open | Louise Taylor Rafa Benítez stood in the way of Jürgen Klopp’s title challengers but fate had other plans on a topsy-turvy night at St James’ ParkLunchtime was fast approaching when Liverpool’s morning charter flight taxied towards the private terminal adjacent to ...
11:52, 05/05/2019

Atlanta Braves pitcher Sean Newcomb 'feels fine' after 102-mph line drive off head: report Atlanta Braves pitcher Sean Newcomb is reportedly “feeling fine” a day after he took a 102-mph line drive off the back of his head in a frightening moment during Saturday’s 6-5 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies....
04:13, 06/17/2019

Danske Bank profits hit by higher costs as it sets aside cash for a potential money laundering fine Danske Bank's second-quarter pre-tax profit came in below expectations on Thursday, with the Danish lender citing low interest rates and higher regulatory costs following a money-laundering scandal at its Estonian branch....
10:52, 07/18/2019

A woman shamed a wedding guest for wearing an 'absurdly short dress,' but a lot of people think her outfit is perfectly fine Shutterstock A woman posted a photo from someone's courthouse wedding in the "That's It I'm Wedding Shaming" Facebook group with a caption that critiqued one guest's "absurdly short dress." "You can totally see all the way up to her underwear," the ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

'Absolutely fine by me': Prince William says he would support any of his children if they told him they were gay Prince William today said it would be "absolutely fine" if any of his children told him they were gay in future, but that he would be worried about the pressure they might face....
17:26, 06/26/2019

Opinion: Donald Trump won't discuss equal pay for USWNT. It's fine; the women have got this Asked about equal pay for the U.S. women's soccer team, Donald Trump said, "We'll talk about that later." But these women don't need his help.       ...
01:52, 06/13/2019

Conway Castle: This Fine Medieval Welsh Castle was Built for a Ferocious English King Wales is famous for many things - its singers, sports, incredible scenery and of course its many great castles. One of the most famous of these is Conway (Conwy) Castle, which is widely regarded as one of the finest medieval fortresses in all of Euro...
15:52, 05/26/2019

Popular Streamer Sues FaZe Clan Over 'Illegal' Contract, But The Organization Says The Contract Is Fine With over six million followers, Fortnite pro Turner “Tfue” Tenney, 21, is far and away one of the most popular streamers on all of Twitch. Now he’s suing FaZe Clan, the esports organization that signed him, over a contract that he and his attorney f...
23:00, 05/20/2019

Paul Scholes apologises for 'genuine mistake' after FA fine for betting £26,000 on football Paul Scholes has apologised for his "genuine mistake" having been fined £8,000 by the Football Association after accepting a charge of breaching betting rules....
14:13, 06/19/2019

Arsenal coach who called young official a 'little p****' should pay fine to referee fund, say charity A referees' charity today demanded an overhaul of football's disciplinary procedures after an Arsenal academy coach was fined and banned for calling a teenage female referee a "little p****"....
14:26, 06/14/2019

The 2019 Ram 1500 Limited Is a Fine Family Car if Your Family Brings Everything Everywhere The redesigned 2019 Ram 1500 is big, capable and nice to look at. On paper, it seems like an adept family car considering how many toys, consumables (diapers) and other assorted baby-related flotsam most parents find themselves traveling with. But th...
19:00, 06/26/2019

Prince William would be 'absolutely fine' if one of his children were gay William and Duchess Kate are the parents of three children: five-year-old George, four-year-old Charlotte and one-year-old Louis.        ...
19:26, 06/26/2019

We tried IHOP's new 'Big IHOP Pancake Burger,' and it's fine After receiving backlash for last year’s iHob promotion, iHop is making another push for burgers. This time, instead of changing their own name, iHop is changing burgers to pancakes....
18:00, 06/04/2019

Diddy's ex Cassie is having a daughter with Alex Fine: 'Can’t wait to meet our baby girl' The 32-year-old singer and boyfriend Alex Fine announced on their respective Instagram accounts that they're welcoming a baby girl together.        ...
14:26, 06/13/2019

From 'disgraceful' to 'fine,' reaction to Bonnaroo's new arch is mixed A giant square set up, the new entrance to Bonnaroo's grounds, replaces the festival's iconic arch which burned down last month.        ...
16:52, 06/13/2019

Facebook will pay you to let it spy on you After coming under fire earlier this year for quietly paying users between the ages of 13 and 35 up to $20 a month in most cases for permission to install a “Facebook Research” VPN on their phones, Facebook found itself having to defend w...
00:26, 06/12/2019

Facebook Wants Your Blood Donating blood is a selfless act, and as with many altruistic behaviors, it’s not always easy to convince people to take a couple of hours out of their day to do it. Yet it is desperately required: every day, patients in the U.S. need about 30,...
17:26, 06/12/2019

|Facebook,Instagramhavingconnectivityissuesforsomeusers Facebook said its applications, including the main social-media service and Instagram photo-sharing app, were experiencing connectivity issues on Wednesday....
21:39, 07/03/2019

Facebook wants your data so bad it'll pay you for it If you've been uncertain about whether Facebook is studying your every move, and what it knows about you, there's a new way to be sure – by telling Facebook everything, and getting some sweet, sweet cash in exchange.Facebook Study is...
18:39, 06/12/2019

Break up Facebook? Facebook co-founder calls for government intervention for social network, the talk of the week. Google announces new phones and speaker branding.        ...
18:26, 05/11/2019

The Morning After: Facebook's new look Welcome back. Facebook's big annual event kicked off yesterday with a lengthy keynote and lots of talk of privacy, features to find your secret crush (no, really) and a new-look social network. F8 runs for a few more days, so expect more stories...
13:52, 05/01/2019

Facebook Patents Shadowbanning Within the past 24 hours, Facebook was granted a patent for “Moderating content in an online forum,” which it first applied for in February of 2015. Unfortunately, the most accurate term to describe what it covers is shadowbanning. Read more......
18:39, 07/16/2019

|Facebook’sZuckerbergbuildshiswifeaglowing‘sleepbox’ Mark Zuckerberg says he built a glowing wooden box to help his wife Priscilla sleep better through the night without having to check her phone to see if it’s time to look over their children....
05:52, 04/29/2019

Facebook Knows a Lot About You. So Does Your Internet Provider. Internet-service providers are deciding whether to use data about their customers’ web habits to sell ads. AT&T mines surfing habits as part of a broader advertising operation....
14:26, 06/27/2019

Why Facebook Is Minting a Coin and How You Can Use It Facebook Inc. -- along with 27 partners -- is wading into the world of cryptocurrencies with Libra, a digital token that’s projected to be used in everything from commerce to money transfers. Here are the details:...
23:52, 06/18/2019

Facebook says it needs more regulation, not a breakup Facebook wasn't content offering a brief statement rejecting co-founder Chris Hughes' call to break up the social network. Global Affairs and Communications VP Nick Clegg has published an opinion piece in the New York Times criticizing Hug...
03:13, 05/12/2019

Facebook Will Ban Ads That Tell People in US Not to Vote Facebook will ban ads that discourage people from voting ahead of the 2020 US presidential election, according to its second annual Civil Rights Audit published on Sunday....
11:52, 07/01/2019

Facebook wants your actual blood Facebook isn’t happy just hoarding your data for its own good, so now it wants your actual blood. But it’s all for a good cause, as the site’s new Blood Donation notifications feature could help lives. Soon, Facebook users in severa...
18:00, 06/12/2019

How you can see which companies found you on Facebook Facebook's new ad-transparency features can give valuable context into how companies find you, but it’s not likely to stop a tracking industry.       ...
18:26, 07/13/2019

Your Facebook App Looks Very Different Today. Here’s How to Use the New Design As Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference kicked off Tuesday, executives outlined a litany of changes coming to the company, new features on the way to its social network, and how it’s working to address privacy and security. But Faceb...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency Gets Big Backers 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....
01:26, 06/14/2019

Facebook announced a lot at F8: here's what's set to change In an age where a small number of tech giants own huge swathes of social media and digital services (Google, Apple, Facebook, and the like), even a single conference event from one such company can have wide repercussions for the way we consume media...
12:39, 05/01/2019

How Fox News conquered Facebook The channel attracts an ageing, angry crowd on its page, resulting in a high number of reactions, comments and shares – and that’s good for TrumpDonald Trump’s backing from the Fox News channel is well-documented, and pretty much guaranteed. But as t...
22:52, 07/06/2019

Facebook tries a new look as Zuckerberg proclaims a new era Facebook Inc. rolled out a substantial redesign of its website and mobile app, as Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg seeks to address criticism of the social-media giant’s influence by nudging users toward different types of engagement and more private ...
15:39, 05/01/2019

Facebook, Google and others come together to set benchmarks for AI A consortium of 40 tech companies, including the likes of Facebook and Google, have come together to release a set of evaluation benchmarks for AI. By measuring AI products against these benchmarks, companies in the field will be able to identify opt...
14:52, 06/26/2019

Facebook will offer more info on the ads you see There's a good chance some strange ads have popped up in your Facebook News Feed. Now, the company wants to give users more clarity about why they're seeing specific ads. In the past, users could click "Why am I seeing this ad?" But the ans...
01:00, 07/12/2019

Is Facebook really the corporate monster everyone wants it to be? The ethics of Facebook, as a corporation, have come into question lately. Though criticisms of the platform have stretched back to its inception, the incident that inspired the most recent waves of ire seems to be the Cambridge Analytica data scandal...
19:26, 06/28/2019

Watch Facebook's F8 keynote at 1PM ET Facebook's annual F8 developer conference keynote is upon us at 1PM Eastern, and that means a lot of news whether or not you're a coder. This year, the company is not only outlining the future of social networking and technologies like VR ...
18:13, 04/30/2019

Everything Facebook announced at F8 2019 A comprehensive compendium of everything Facebook announced at its F8 2019 developer conference in San Jose, from Messenger to virtual reality.Read More...
15:26, 05/02/2019

Facebook Gets New Look as Zuckerberg Declares New Era A redesign of Facebook’s website and mobile app is geared partly toward steering users to participate in more group conversations as Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg addresses criticism of the company’s influence....
00:00, 05/01/2019

Why is Facebook doing robotics research? It’s a bit strange to hear that the world’s leading social network is pursuing research in robotics rather than, say, making search useful, but Facebook is a big organization with many competing priorities. And while these robots arenR...
02:39, 05/21/2019

Facebook and Instagram Can't Seem to Keep Their Shit Together Well, folks, Facebook and its “family of apps” has experienced yet another crash. A nice respite moving into the long holiday weekend if you ask me.Read more......
21:52, 07/03/2019

Facebook Gets a New Look: Less Blue, More Groups A redesign of Facebook’s website and mobile app is geared partly toward steering users to participate in more group conversations as the company strives to reduce abusive content and the scrutiny resulting from it....
20:00, 04/30/2019

Takeaways from F8 and Facebook’s next phase Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week, TechCrunch’s Josh Constine and Frederic Lardinois discuss major announcements that came out of Facebo...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook Wants to Know Which Friends You Want to Fuck Remember back in ye olde days when you would poke that cute friend of yours on Facebook? Well, at its yearly F8 conference today, Facebook announced it’s bringing that weird fuck-y energy back to the platform with a new feature called Secret Crush. R...
04:13, 05/01/2019

New Facebook app will pay users for their data Facebook is launching a new app called Study which will pay users for their data following a series of scandals about the way the company acquires and handles users' data....
13:26, 06/12/2019

A closer look at the redesigned Facebook app Out of all the announcements Facebook made at its F8 2019 developers conference, one of the most important was the redesign of its core smartphone app. The new application, which has been updated with what Facebook is calling the "FB5" version, is no...
04:39, 05/01/2019

Everything You Need to Know About Facebook's Upcoming Cryptocurrency In case you hadn’t heard, Facebook’s working on a cryptocurrency. There have been plenty of rumors floating around on the secretive project, codenamed Libra, for a while now, but this week we saw the floodgates open with reports of a likely official ...
01:52, 06/08/2019

Facebook will ban ads that tell people in U.S. not to vote Facebook Inc will ban ads that discourage people from voting ahead of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, according to its second annual Civil Rights Audit published on Sunday....
07:52, 07/01/2019

What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency Facebook claims it wants to reach people without access to a bank account, and that Libra is the best wayOn Tuesday, Facebook announced a digital currency called Libra that will roll out for use in 2020 and allow the platform’s billions of users acro...
13:26, 06/18/2019

Facebook is making changes to its mobile app Besides unveiling a new quicker and lighter Messenger app with end-to-end encryption, and new features for Instagram and WhatsApp, Facebook announced today some changes that are being made to its flagship app. The new focus of the Facebook app will b...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook's lawsuit against an app developer is quite ironic Kettle, meet pot. Or perhaps we should say, man bites dog. Either way, it symbolizes news announced on Friday by Facebook (via Ars Technica). The company, which faces an FTC fine of $3 billion to $5 billion for allegedly using members' personal data ...
01:39, 05/14/2019

Biden open to breaking up Facebook On the campaign trail in New Hampshire, Joe Biden said he would be open to breaking up Facebook. The former vice president said that dismantling large technology companies is something the government should take a “hard look at.”  &...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Facebook Restricts Live Streaming Facebook will stop users who have recently posted terrorist propaganda from broadcasting live video, the most concrete response to pressure after the feature was used in the deadly New Zealand mosque attack....
14:00, 05/15/2019

Joe Biden says he’s open to breaking up Facebook Joe Biden said he would be open to breaking up Facebook, a sign of the deep skepticism among many Democratic presidential contenders about the power of massive technology firms....
01:52, 05/14/2019

Regulators Around the World Are Circling Facebook Facebook revealed that it expected a record fine from the F.T.C. That could be one of many moves against the company by governments on four continents....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Here’s what Facebook announced at its F8 developer keynote As Facebook continues to weather a string of legal battles and harsh criticism for its never-ending privacy disasters and a generally lackadaisical attitude towards consumer data, the social networking site kicked off its annual F8 annual developer c...
16:39, 05/01/2019

Big bad Libra: Do we really need (or want) Facebook to reinvent money? Facebook's cryptocurrency scheme will undoubtedly generate value and a following. But if the hairs on the back of your neck start to raise up, you're not alone....
17:39, 06/24/2019

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Read More...
01:13, 07/05/2019

Facebook Messenger is getting end-to-end encryption and a desktop app Facebook Messenger is getting a number of long- and oft-requested features, the company unveiled in a (now-removed) blog post ahead of its annual F8 developer conference in San Jose, California. Facebook claims that 2019 will be a "transition year" f...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook's Pricey Ad Spend May Not Impress Facebook plans to spend big to revamp its image with users. But while the social media giant has made its fortune selling other companies’ ads, its own brand investments may not pay off....
13:13, 06/25/2019

Facebook could announce its own cryptocurrency next month Public interest in cryptocurrency could be set for a rebound as social media giant Facebook is planning to announce its own digital coin later this month according to a new report from The Information.Last year, the company appointed former PayPal ex...
22:39, 06/06/2019

All the important stuff from Facebook’s F8 keynote Facebook hosted the opening keynote for its annual developer's conference today and announced several updates to its main social network as well as Instagram, Whatsapp and Messenger. Privacy seems to be the name of the game this year, as Faceboo...
23:26, 04/30/2019

Facebook launches app that will pay users for their data New app comes months after Apple cracked down on Facebook for similar apps that paid users for extensive data on phone usageA new Facebook app will allow users to sell the company data on how they use competitors’ apps.Facebook announced Tuesday that...
03:39, 06/12/2019

ProBeat: YouTube is no better than Facebook or Twitter YouTube is not a social network, but when it comes to its rules and recommendation algorithms, the Google company is just like Facebook and Twitter.Read More...
22:13, 06/07/2019

Facebook tries another pay-for-data market research app Facebook is launching a new market research app to gather data from users' phones. The company wants to know which apps users have installed, the amount of time they spend on those apps and users' device and network types. In exchange, user...
19:52, 06/11/2019

Facebook Is Getting Its Biggest Redesign in Years. Here’s What to Know (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. unveiled updates to the Groups feature of its main social network, doubling down on a successful but controversial part of the big blue app — and another sign that Facebook is moving toward more private, intima...
20:26, 04/30/2019

Facebook To Cut Off Huawei To Comply With US Sanctions Facebook said Friday it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech giant considered a national security threat by......
06:39, 06/08/2019

Facebook's Future As a Digital Graveyard It’s not a wild notion for Facebook adoption to dramatically slow down over time. And while a certain board member may be hellbent on cheating death, our own mortality is even more inevitable than Facebook’s decline. Researchers are now looking at th...
04:13, 04/30/2019

Use 'View As' to See What You're Sharing Publicly on Facebook It’s back—sort-of. Facebook has officially resurrected its “View As” feature, a way to see what your profile looks like for people-who-aren’t-you. It’s a great privacy tool with some new, annoying limitations....
18:52, 05/21/2019

Get Information on Facebook Advertisers With These Tools We hear a lot about the problem of Facebook ads—whether it’s about user information being tracked for targeted ads, or fishy groups using ads to spread misinformation. Just look at the effects on our political landscape: we have voters and politician...
18:52, 04/29/2019

Facebook and Google can see what porn you’re watching Web masterminds can see what helps you masturbate. Facebook, Google and Oracle cloud are secretly tracking the porn you watch, according to a new joint study from Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon, and the University of Pennsylvania. Researchers investigate...
21:26, 07/18/2019

Facebook Portal will be available outside the US this fall (updated) Facebook's Portal video chat devices are about to become much easier to find, not to mention more useful. The company has announced that it will make both Portal and Portal+ available outside of the US, starting with Canada this June and followi...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Here's how Facebook is changing completely in 2019 After a brutal 2018, Mark Zuckerberg has big plans for the Facebook platform in 2019. Facebook is being redesigned with a focus on community and privacy.Zuckerberg made the announcements during Facebook's F8 event that was held today near the co...
04:00, 05/01/2019

Facebook set for grilling on Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is set to face further scrutiny on its ambitions to launch a cryptocurrency after "very serious concerns" were raised by senior US government members.The company is set to be questioned by the US Senate Banking Committee over its Libra crypt...
19:26, 07/16/2019

Facebook CEO may have known of questionable privacy practices: WSJ Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
20:39, 06/12/2019

Facebook to create 500 new UK tech jobs Facebook is expanding its presence in the UK with a new engineering center and the social network has announced that it will create 500 new tech jobs in London by the end of 2019.Of these new jobs, 100 will be dedicated to artificial intelligence (AI...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Here’s how to delete or deactivate your Facebook account Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Social platforms like Facebook walk a fine line between being handy and consuming your whole life. Whether your ...
16:39, 06/25/2019

Facebook to ban ads dissuading Americans from voting Facebook issued an update on its Civil Rights Audit today and notes that the platform now bans messages that praise, support or represent white nationalism and white separatism. The report adds that Facebook posts should be banned even if those exact...
04:52, 07/01/2019

U.S. SEC chief says he has not discussed Libra with Facebook A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project....
21:00, 07/16/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency may debut this month Facebook's long-rumored cryptocurrency may be on the cusp of launching, and with a few twists to boot. The Information sources say the digital money is expected to premiere later in June. The social network is reportedly planning a big push th...
02:13, 06/06/2019

Facebook brings ticketing for events The social network looks to make it easier for small businesses and creators to organize events and get people to show up, via tickets.        ...
19:39, 05/16/2019

Senators Want Facebook to Put a Price on Your Data. Is That Possible? A bill introduced by senators Mark Warner and Josh Hawley would require big tech companies to disclose the data they collect and value it for each user....
14:00, 06/26/2019

Here’s why your Facebook groups went secret overnight Over the last day, you may have noticed that several of your Facebook groups have switched their settings to “Secret,” for no apparent reason. That may have been to avoid the attentions of a particular virulent group inserting itself into other commu...
00:13, 05/17/2019

U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project....
23:52, 07/16/2019

Is Facebook listening to me? Why those ads appear after you talk about things Facebook denies it monitors your conversations to serve you ads on your News Feed. So what does it really do? And why are there so many coincidences?       ...
11:26, 06/27/2019

Explainer: What would it take for U.S. regulators to break up Facebook? Facebook Inc co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg's former college roommate Chris Hughes urged U.S. regulators to break up the social media company in a New York Times opinion piece on Thursday....
20:39, 05/09/2019

Facebook co-founder says web giant should be broken up Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has declared Mark Zuckerberg's "power is unprecedented and un-American" and has called for the social media giant to be broken up....
18:00, 05/09/2019

Co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ In an op-ed in the New York Times, Chris Hughes voiced concern about the threat of the social media giant’s unchecked power and that of founder Mark Zuckerberg....
03:39, 05/10/2019

Facebook Now Shows You Where Advertisers Get Your Data—Here's How to See It The next time you see Facebook ads for, say, erectile dysfunction pills or egg freezing, you can check to see why you were targeted by those brands and where the companies got your data.Read more......
02:39, 07/13/2019

F.T.C. Wants to Punish Facebook, but the Divided Agency May Go Only So Far The chairman appears to have the votes to approve a settlement with a big fine. One of the biggest issues has been whether to hold Mark Zuckerberg liable for future violations....
18:00, 05/04/2019

SEC Weighs Whether to Regulate Facebook's Libra U.S. securities regulators are examining whether Facebook Inc.’s planned cryptocurrency should fall under their oversight, a development that could further complicate the project....
13:39, 07/13/2019

Facebook Dodged a Bullet From the F.T.C. It Faces Many More. The social network may have escaped restrictions and financial bruising with the F.T.C.’s settlement, but its pain is just beginning around the world....
18:39, 07/13/2019

Facebook and Twitter are growing into the mainstream The row over a fake Nancy Pelosi video shows platforms are no longer disruptors, but incumbents, gatekeepers and publishersIn the first three months of 2019, Facebook removed about 2bn fake accounts from its servers. This is roughly equivalent to all...
16:39, 06/02/2019

Facebook now provides more info about targeted ads – and tools so you can opt out In March this year, Facebook released a tool called “Why am I seeing this?”, which allowed users to take a deeper look at the ads they were being shown and the reason they were being targeted.The service was created in response to the p...
05:13, 07/12/2019

Facebook and CMU's poker AI beat five pros at once Facebook and Carnegie Mellon University have built another artificial intelligence bot that beat some top poker pros. While AI bots have been to best professional players in one-on-one competition, Facebook claims it's the first time a bot has b...
01:00, 07/12/2019

Facebook considering its own bitcoin for payments, report says Facebook's system would use a digital coin like bitcoin but would aim to keep the coin's value stable, averting crypto's wild fluctuations.        ...
17:00, 05/03/2019

Facebook's VR Dream May Never Take Off, Oculus Co-Founder Says Oculus may not be profitable as Facebook is struggling to bring VR to the mainstream consumer market, says Jack McCauley, one of the co-founders of Oculus....
20:13, 07/15/2019

Chris Hughes was almost right about breaking up Facebook So on my Thursday morning commute, when I was finished reading The Post, I opened to the op-ed page in the New York Times that a friend pointed out to me. Boy, one piece sure sounded similar to something I wrote last November. It was the one by Chris...
11:13, 05/12/2019

Facebook getting serious about cryptocurrency as new business model Facebook could integrate cryptocurrency payments into its social network, rewarding users with micropayments for viewing advertisements or allowing people to send payments through messaging apps....
03:52, 05/03/2019

The Morning After: Facebook is launching its own cryptocurrency Happy Wednesday to you. If you're a Firefox user, update your browser. We'll wait. If you're into crypto, read up on Facebook's own take on digital currency (and explain it to me if you could). If you're into Quidditch and hi...
18:26, 06/19/2019

Is Facebook doing enough to combat fake news? The social media giant has stepped up efforts at combating disinformation on its platform that could manipulate the outcome of the European Parliament elections. But is it doing enough?...
18:39, 05/05/2019

Facebook’s Notifications Are Out of Control. Here’s How to Tame Them. Facebook already has you hooked, but now it wants to keep you engaged with dozens of notifications each day. Here’s how to get a little peace and quiet....
17:26, 05/31/2019

Facebook relaxes blockchain ad rules A year after banning all blockchain-related ads, Facebook has decided to relax its rules and allow ads for “blockchain technology, industry news, education or events related to cryptocurrency” without the need for pre-approval by the so...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook reveals new Libra cryptocurrency Facebook has finally taken the wraps off its long-awaited cryptocurrency.The social media giant has revealed that it will be launching the new Libra cryptocurrency as part of its blockchain-powered Calibra digital wallet, coming to Messenger and What...
14:13, 06/18/2019

Break Up Facebook, Says Company's Co-Founder One of the co-founders of Facebook called on Thursday for the social media behemoth to be broken up, warning that the company's head, Mark Zuckerberg, had become far too powerful....
00:00, 05/10/2019

Libras unhappy with name for new Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook's new Libra cryptocurrency won't be seen until next year, but an unusual chorus of criticism is already being heard -- specifically, from persons born between Sept. 23 and Oct. 23....
23:13, 06/19/2019

EXPLAINER-What would it take for U.S. regulators to break up Facebook? Facebook Inc co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg's former college roommate Chris Hughes urged U.S. regulators to break up the social media company in a New York Times opinion piece on Thursday....
19:52, 05/09/2019

FTC approves roughly $5 bln Facebook settlement - WSJ The United States Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc over a long-running investigation into the company's privacy missteps, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
22:13, 07/12/2019

Facebook's New Libra Coin: How Does It Work, and Should You Buy It? On Tuesday Facebook announced Libra, a cryptocurrency that it will launch (along with 27 other partners) in 2020. A little like Bitcoin and a little like PayPal, Libra will be a new digital currency, one available to people without bank accounts or c...
19:39, 06/19/2019

Facebook is ripe for exploitation - again - in 2020 Facebook claims to have cleaned up its act. But the platform remains vulnerable to the same sorts of divisive propagandaWe won’t need Russia in 2020. We will hijack our democracy ourselves. And Facebook is sure to be a major factor in that hijacking ...
08:52, 07/09/2019

WSJ: Facebook reaches $5 billion FTC settlement The inevitable has happened for Facebook. After weeks of reports that the company was working to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over its privacy practices, the two parties have finally come to an agreement. The Wall Street Journal rep...
22:52, 07/12/2019

U.S. judge waves through D.C. case against Facebook 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....
08:26, 06/01/2019

Go chat yourself with Facebook’s new Portal companion app Ignoring calls that it’s creepy, Facebook is forging onward with its Portal smart display. Today Facebook quietly launched iOS and Android Portal apps that let owners show off photos on the screen without sharing them to the social network, an...
10:00, 05/29/2019

Facebook is working on 'entirely new' apps and 'experiences' Today, Facebook announced a New Product Experimentation (NPE) Team that will be responsible for developing new apps. The goal is to give people "entirely new experiences for building community" and to do so outside of Facebook's existing platfor...
00:52, 07/10/2019

Apple co-founder thinks you should get off Facebook Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has some advice for most Facebook users: Delete your account. The millionaire, who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs, recently said that a lack of privacy is his main concern regarding the Menlo Park, Calif. company and ...
19:39, 07/09/2019

FTC Gets Jurisdiction for Possible Facebook Antitrust Probe The Federal Trade Commission will lead any antitrust investigation into Facebook under an arrangement that gives the Justice Department chief oversight of Alphabet’s Google, as the U.S. government gears up for scrutiny of the country’s major tech com...
18:26, 06/03/2019

US regulators under scrutiny as they look to punish Facebook WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal privacy regulators are under scrutiny in Congress as they negotiate a record fine with Facebook to punish the company for alleged user-privacy violations. Eyes are on the Federal Trade Commission as it also considers a rare ...
10:13, 05/08/2019

Facebook's Libra Needs Scrutiny, BOE's Carney Says Facebook’s Libra project should be carefully vetted by regulators, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney is expected to say Thursday, offering an early insight into how the U.K. central bank will approach the new cryptocurrency....
04:39, 06/21/2019

When Police Officers Vent on Facebook Emily Baker-White’s systemic look at officers on social media found thousands of racist, Islamophobic or otherwise offensive posts. Here’s how (and why) she did it....
00:39, 06/04/2019

Facebook to Boost Consumer Advertising Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies dented the social-networking giant’s reputation....
13:26, 06/14/2019

Facebook to pay users to monitor their cellphone use Facebook announced Tuesday it's launching a new optional program to pay users if they allow the social media company to monitor how they use their cellphone....
07:52, 06/12/2019

|Facebook'sLibracryptocoin:5thingsweknow,and5wedon't Facebook unveiled plans for a new cryptocurrency called Libra this week. After a week of analysis, here’s what Bloomberg reporters and editors know about Libra, along with key unknowns that remain....
10:00, 06/23/2019

Facebook lifts some restrictions on blockchain ads Facebook is further loosening its limitations on blockchain ads... if only somewhat. As of May 8th, the social network will no longer require pre-approval for ads tied to blockchain tech, news, education or events linked to cryptocurrency. While ma...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms, but also raise privacy concerns. (June 18) &...
00:52, 06/19/2019

Facebook Still Working On the Whole Genocide Thing In a blog post yesterday evening, social media giant Facebook announced several changes meant to mitigate the effects of misinformation and hate speech causing real-world violence, including the formation of a Strategic Response team meant to stop a ...
00:52, 06/22/2019

Why (Almost) Everybody Hates Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra Facebook Inc. says its mission is to “bring the world closer together.” Its plans to launch a digital currency called Libra have succeeded in uniting central bankers and financial regulators from around the globe, along with U.S. President Donald Tru...
07:26, 07/16/2019

FTC wins right for competition probe at Facebook: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect its digital competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
20:26, 06/03/2019

Facebook Ditches Commissions, Not Dollars Facebook is finally getting smart about public relations by making important-sounding changes to its business that do virtually nothing to affect its bottom line....
15:26, 05/28/2019

It's not you, it's Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp; all four are currently down Having trouble using Facebook, Facebook Messenger Instagram or WhatsApp this morning? That's no surprise to those who view DownDetector on a regular basis. The site shows that all four Facebook-owned apps are currently experiencing issues. The outage...
20:00, 07/03/2019

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers 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....
03:52, 06/14/2019

Kamala Harris Says 'We Have to Seriously Take a Look At' Breaking Up Facebook California Senator Kamala Harris, one of the (innumerable) Democrats eyeing the White House in a 2020 presidential bid, has joined Massachusetts senator and fellow candidate Elizabeth Warren in calling for antitrust authorities to look at a possible ...
02:00, 05/13/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg Backs Privacy Legislation Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive and co-founder of Facebook, endorsed federal privacy legislation and greater regulation of political advertising, even as he cast governments as too slow to address many of the internet’s thorniest problems....
02:52, 06/27/2019

Facebook promises new Portal devices this fall Facebook's Portal division has plans to introduce multiple new devices this fall, VP of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth said today at the Code conference.Read More...
06:52, 06/11/2019

Facebook apps won't come pre-installed on new Huawei devices Huawei devices will no longer ship with Facebook applications pre-installed in the latest blow for the beleaguered Chinese smartphone vendor.Reuters says the development affects not only Facebook’s core social networking app, but also other se...
13:52, 06/07/2019

Facebook Debated Completely Eliminating Political Ads Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as it overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
15:39, 05/23/2019

How Your Facebook Posts Might Reveal Your Medical Status Researchers were able to correctly guess some people’s medical conditions by analyzing their Facebook posts, according to a new study. The people involved had consented to the research, and the results are private, but let this be a warning: You’re p...
20:39, 06/19/2019

Facebook, YouTube most widely used platforms for US adults Looking at data from an annual telephone poll conducted by Pew Research Center and quantified in tables here by our partners at Statista, it's easy to see that YouTube and Facebook far outpace the rest of the competition when it comes to daily use on...
15:52, 05/23/2019

Facebook will once again pay users to install an app that tracks their app usage Facebook on Tuesday announced a new app is called Study that is designed to give Facebook data on what apps participants install, how much time they spend on those apps and more....
21:13, 06/11/2019

Facebook announces plan to create its own currency SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook already rules daily communication for more than two billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency, too. The social network unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoi...
16:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook to Rethink Policies Around Artistic Nudity Facebook has agreed to rethink its stance of artistic nudity after an outcry of people protesting naked in front of the social networking giant's New York headquarters....
22:00, 06/07/2019

Fugitive gets his 15K Facebook ‘likes’ — but still hasn’t turned himself in Maybe he likes his freedom after all. A social media-addicted fugitive who promised a Connecticut police department that he would turn himself in if the force’s Facebook post of his wanted poster got 15,000 “likes” has surpassed his goal by thousands...
17:39, 05/23/2019

Senior Facebook executive says it would favor regulation LONDON (AP) — A senior Facebook executive says the social media site is in favor of regulation to address some of the dark problems of the internet. Nick Clegg, the former leader of the U.K. Liberal Democrat party who now heads global affairs for Fac...
11:13, 06/24/2019

New Huawei Phones Won't Come With Facebook, Instagram or WhatsApp Facebook will no longer allow its apps to come pre-installed on mobile devices made by Huawei Technologies following the U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech giant, dealing another blow to its booming smartphone business....
14:39, 06/07/2019

Ecuador frees man wanted in US over Facebook scheme Ecuador has released a New York man and turned down an extradition request from the United States, where he was arrested after falsely claiming he was owed half-ownership of Facebook....
23:39, 06/11/2019

Fugitive offers to surrender if he gets 15K ‘likes’ on Facebook This criminal just wants to be liked. A social media-obsessed fugitive has bartered a deal with a Connecticut police department, agreeing to surrender if the force’s Facebook post featuring his wanted poster gets 15,000 “likes.” The Torrington Police...
00:26, 05/23/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency plan is taking shape The world's biggest social network has indicated that it wants to move into the payments industry by launching its own cryptocurrency next year. DW looks at what's behind Facebook's not-so-cryptic plan....
19:13, 06/18/2019

Facebook Ends Commissions for Political Ad Sales Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
12:52, 05/23/2019

Facebook says new Portal devices launching in the fall Facebook's Vice President of AR and VR, Andrew Bosworth, has said that the social network will be bringing out new versions of Facebook Portal this fall, adding to the ever-growing range of smart devices out there....
19:00, 06/11/2019

Facebook COO: 'We Understand' Concerns About Big Tech Companies Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said that the social-media company failed to anticipate foreign interference aimed at disrupting the 2016 U.S. presidential election....
18:13, 06/19/2019

Pelosi Slams Facebook Over Altered Video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi denounced Facebook for its refusal to take down a doctored video of her, saying the decision demonstrates the social-media platform’s disregard for the truth....
07:26, 05/30/2019

Why Facebook Chose Stablecoins as Its Path to Crypto When Facebook Inc. developed Libra, its planned digital currency, it decided to focus on one version of the crypto world known as stablecoins. They’re not the biggest or best-known players in the field pioneered by Bitcoin. But to the broad range of ...
19:26, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Crypto Plan Borrows From China The Chinese precedents suggest the social-media giant needs to focus less on crypto engineering and more on improving the use case for its new currency....
15:13, 06/19/2019

Facebook faces privacy hurdles in cryptocurrency Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency. One technology expert believes they must first 'convince people to trust' them with their personal information in order for it to succeed. (June 18)   ...
22:13, 06/18/2019

Facebook board votes yay on Zuck, nay on Conservatives A mutiny attempt today by a coalition of anti-Zuckerberg Facebook shareholder groups resulted in a resounding defeat as the social network voted to retain its founder as CEO. In a separate smack-down, a right-wing advocacy group found its demand for ...
09:00, 05/31/2019

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency in Bid to Reshape Finance Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets and designed for mainstream users....
22:39, 06/18/2019

New Facebook Portal devices are launching this year New versions of Facebook's Portal home smart speakers are coming out this year, while the first-gen models that launched in November 2018 will be making their way outside of the US. The Portal product lineup is the social network's attempt to grab a ...
15:39, 06/11/2019

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesday revealed plans for its own global digital currency, Libra, which aims to allow users to make purch...
22:52, 06/18/2019

Facebook WordPress plug-ins found to have zero-day flaw Zero-day flaws which impact two of Facebook's official WordPress plugins have been disclosed by a US-based cybersecurity firm including proof-of-concept (PoC) code that could be used by hackers to exploit the flaws and launch attacks against Wor...
19:13, 06/18/2019

Facebook reportedly launching new cryptocurrency in June Facebook is expected to announce its digital currency at some point this month, as the social network company has found outside backers that will help strengthen the trust in its upcoming cryptocurrency, The Information reports.The report mentions t...
19:39, 06/08/2019

Facebook to launch its Bitcoin rival as soon as this month Facebook has been working on its own cryptocurrency for quite a while now, and it looks like the company is seeking to unveil its product as soon as its month. Libra, the Facebook-made Bitcoin rival, will not actually be similar to Bitcoin, just in c...
04:00, 06/08/2019

Facebook will launch new Portal models this fall Facebook has apparently been busy designing new variants of its Portal video chatting devices. According to the company's Vice President of AR/VR, Andrew "Boz" Bosworth, Facebook plans to unveil new Portal models this fall. Bosworth has made the...
08:39, 06/11/2019

Facebook's Crackdown on Vaccine Misinformation Plods Along Ten weeks after Facebook pledged to fight vaccine misinformation, such content remains widely available across its platforms as the social-media giant grapples with how to combat hoaxes and deceptions....
23:26, 05/30/2019

Hard to Read Facebook's Libra Fortune Facebook’s cryptocurrency unveiling was widely anticipated, but bets on Libra catching on and generating meaningful revenue remain highly speculative....
20:13, 06/18/2019

Newscoop: A Facebook for news with a Wikipedia twist The Amsterdam-based startup aims to democratize news by leveraging a global network of citizen journalists. The platform is harnessing blockchain technology to verify its content and keep a check on fake news....
11:26, 05/28/2019

Facebook launches robotics framework PyRobot Researchers from Facebook's Pittsburgh office and Carnegie Mellon University collaborated to make PyRobot, a robotics framework that works with ROS.Read More...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud - lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform, a lawyer said on Wednesday....
18:26, 06/05/2019

Facebook Fires Back at Apple's Cook A senior Facebook executive, Nick Clegg, took a veiled shot at Apple, continuing the sniping between the tech giants as their business models are under increasing scrutiny from global regulators....
11:00, 06/25/2019

Facebook's Avatars are a belated answer to Bitmoji Facebook is hoping to shake up its emoji with something that will seem remarkably familiar. The company has introduced its long-expected Avatars, or personalized cartoon stickers that you can use in places like Messenger and the News Feed. They bea...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Has an Australian judge just broken Facebook for publishers? Landmark ruling set to change the way media companies engage with the social media giantA landmark ruling in the New South Wales supreme court has again raised concerns about defamation law in Australia, and has the potential to significantly affect ...
12:13, 06/25/2019

Australia: Cryptocurrency unlikely for retail payments, Facebook or not The world is still processing the specifics of Facebook‘s Libra digital currency, but even the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has realized it’s set to rub cryptocurrency purists the wrong way. In a whopping 5,800-word paper published earlier today, ...
14:13, 06/20/2019

FTC to examine how Facebook's practices affect competition: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect digital competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
18:13, 06/03/2019

Alphabet is worth 50% more if broken up, but not Facebook, analyst says Given growth deceleration in FAANG stocks and heightened regulatory scrutiny on big technology companies, Alphabet is better positioned than Facebook, Needham said Monday....
00:26, 06/18/2019

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you really flee Facebook? Facebook. These days, all you ever see is bad news. But even though Facebook is almost as much societal disease as social network, could you let go? Today, we find out....
01:26, 05/25/2019