As feds prepare antitrust case, Facebook and Google face a billion-dollar question: Does your data have value?

2019-06-06

Billion-dollar industries are built around the collection, compilation and protection of consumers’ personal data — from social-media platforms to e-commerce sites to data brokers. While the federal government gears up for possible antitrust scrutiny on the data-driven business models of tech giants Facebook FB, -0.43% , Apple AAPL, -0.19% ,Read More →

Facebook Falls 3% By Investing.com

2019-05-31

© Reuters. Investing.com – Facebook (NASDAQ:) fell by 3.01% to trade at $177.49 by 15:16 (19:16 GMT) on Friday on the NASDAQ exchange. The volume of Facebook shares traded since the start of the session was 10.91M. Facebook has traded in a range of $177.37 to $180.54 on the day.Read More →

Mark Zuckerberg is begging for governments to regulate Facebook

2019-04-24

Facebook Inc. co-founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is effectively begging for U.S. regulators to step in and give clear policies for internet data privacy and harmful content, a worthy request that still could be self-serving. Facebook FB, -0.65% reported first-quarter earnings that were better than expected Wednesday, excluding the $3Read More →

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp hit by outages

2019-04-14

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of the Facebook logo in this picture illustration (Reuters) – Facebook (NASDAQ:) Inc’s social networking site, photo-sharing social network Instagram and messaging app WhatsApp were inaccessible to some users on Sunday, downdetector.com, which monitors outages,Read More →

Facebook CEO calls for updated internet regulations By Reuters

2019-03-30

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Facebook CEO Zuckerberg testifies before House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook (NASDAQ:) Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg called on Saturday for regulators to play a “more active role” in establishing rules that govern the internet, as the world’sRead More →

If you own Apple, Amazon, Facebook or AMD, look out below

2019-02-07

In September, the momo (momentum) crowd was euphoric about popular tech stocks. In December, they were panicking about those same stocks and taking losses by aggressively selling. Now the momo crowd is aggressively buying tech stocks again. What if you were taking partial profits or selling in September? What ifRead More →