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Facebook stored millions of user passwords in plain text

Facebook stored millions of user passwords in plain text

Hundreds of millions of users to be notified.
Mar 22 2019 6:25AM
Lithuanian pleads guilty in US to massive fraud against Google, Facebook

Lithuanian pleads guilty in US to massive fraud against Google, Facebook

Helped defraud more than US$100 million.
Mar 21 2019 6:31AM
US lawmaker says tech companies must quickly remove violent content after Christchurch killings

US lawmaker says tech companies must quickly remove violent content after Christchurch killings

Chair of House Committee on Homeland Security writes top executives of four major techs.
Mar 20 2019 12:42PM
Instagram adds shopping feature for US users

Instagram adds shopping feature for US users

Trials "checkout" option on items tagged for sale.
Mar 20 2019 6:40AM
Facebook says no one who watched Christchurch attack livestream reported it

Facebook says no one who watched Christchurch attack livestream reported it

Says multiple techniques used to weed out copies.
Mar 19 2019 4:22PM
New Zealand firms consider pulling ads from social media after mass shooting

New Zealand firms consider pulling ads from social media after mass shooting

"The tone didn't feel right in the aftermath of these events."
Mar 19 2019 7:10AM
Ardern wants to discuss live streaming with Facebook after 1.5m massacre videos removed

Ardern wants to discuss live streaming with Facebook after 1.5m massacre videos removed

Has had contact from Sheryl Sandberg.
Mar 18 2019 6:58AM
Facebook finally restores services after global outage

Facebook finally restores services after global outage

Considers refunds to advertisers after 24 hour glitch.
Mar 15 2019 6:57AM
Intel and Facebook add deep learning nous to Cooper Lake CPU

Intel and Facebook add deep learning nous to Cooper Lake CPU

Open hardware moves towards workload optimisation.
Mar 15 2019 6:43AM
Home Affairs chief Pezzullo decries rise of the 'digital industrial complex'

Home Affairs chief Pezzullo decries rise of the 'digital industrial complex'

Cyber tsar worried about "connectivity without values".
Mar 14 2019 8:30PM
US prosecutors probing Facebook's data deals

US prosecutors probing Facebook's data deals

Criminal investigation into transactions.
Mar 14 2019 12:44PM
Facebook, Messenger and related apps go offline worldwide

Facebook, Messenger and related apps go offline worldwide

Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger affected users say.
Mar 14 2019 7:07AM
UK needs to meet Facebook, Google competition with new rules - report

UK needs to meet Facebook, Google competition with new rules - report

Government review calls for dedicated competition watchdog.
Mar 13 2019 11:50AM
EU dumps digital tax plan for global reform

EU dumps digital tax plan for global reform

Scrapped after some states opposed it, Romanian presidency of the EU said.
Mar 13 2019 6:58AM
Big tech companies team up for new interconnect standard

Big tech companies team up for new interconnect standard

Compute Express Link products to appear in 2021.
Mar 12 2019 7:23AM
Wall St critic Warren vows to break up Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google

Wall St critic Warren vows to break up Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google

To promote competition in technology sector.
Mar 11 2019 6:25AM
Bad actors try bespoke lies to avoid misinformation detection

Bad actors try bespoke lies to avoid misinformation detection

NSA, Facebook and Twitter lament weaponisation of the internet.
Mar 7 2019 12:40PM
Zuckerberg says Facebook's future is going big on private chats

Zuckerberg says Facebook's future is going big on private chats

Strategy could frustrate law enforcement surveillance.
Mar 7 2019 11:58AM
Facebook rejects Australian regulator's push for scrutiny of news feeds

Facebook rejects Australian regulator's push for scrutiny of news feeds

Like Google, denies market power.
Mar 7 2019 6:39AM
US consumer regulator forms task force to monitor big tech

US consumer regulator forms task force to monitor big tech

Federal Trade Commission under pressure to keep closer tabs anticompetitive conduct.
Feb 27 2019 12:32PM

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