The streets of Davos, Switzerland, were iced over on the night of January 25, 2018, which added a slight element of danger to the prospect of trekking to the Hotel Seehof for George Soros’ annual banquet. The aged financier has Continue reading →
In January 2018, the top policy executives from YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter testified in a Senate hearing about terrorism and social media, touting their companies’ use of artificial intelligence to detect and remove terrorist content from groups like ISIS and Continue reading →
Australia-based Airwallex is the latest tech startup to enter the billion-dollar ‘unicorn club.’ The company announced today that it has closed a $100 million Series C round that values its business above $1 billion.
Facebook, youll be delighted to hear, is pivoting to privacy. The companys corporate attention will now turn to encrypted messaging, private groups, and ephemeral messages la Snapchatsorry, Instagram Storiesand other means of communication that the company would like you to Continue reading →
Longtime Silicon Valley investor Roger McNamee met Mark Zuckerberg in 2006, when the Facebook CEO was just 22 and his two-year-old company still only catered to university students. Facebook was young, but McNamee was already convinced it was “the next Continue reading →
Facebook’s whole business model hinges on collecting data and breaching users’ privacy, so it comes as no surprise to learn that the company has been currying favor with politicians around the globe to stymie legislation Continue reading →
Less than a year after making a $3 billion investment into the future of virtual reality with the purchase of Oculus VR, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was considering another multi-billion-dollar bet to ensure that his company dominated the VR platform, Continue reading →