European consumer protection authorities are taking aim at media companies Facebook, Alphabet and Twitter, asking them to amend their terms of service or possibly face fines. Ciara Lee reports. Continue reading
A Singapore firm working with the big tech companies and manufacturers has come up with a service that allows people to text their household appliances. Sara Hemrajani reports. Continue reading
Facebook’s Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has laid out a vision of his company serving as a bulwark against rising isolationism. As Ciara Lee reports, he’s written a letter to users saying the company’s platform could be the “social infrastructure” for the globe. Continue reading
Beijing, China – Jan 22, 2017 (CCTV Plus News) – China launched its Internet Investment Fund in Beijing on Sunday.
Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton is to step down to become Snap Inc chairman.
Messaging app Snapchat says it will make London the home of its international operations, delivering another vote of confidence in Britain’s tech standing as the country prepares to leave the European Union. Rosanna Philpott reports. Continue reading
The Silicon Valley pioneer also said CEO Marissa Mayer and some other directors will leave the board after it closes its deal with Verizon. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading
Google signed an agreement with the Cuban government on Monday granting internet users in the country quicker access to its branded content.
Google announces plans to expand its London offices to eventually accommodate 7,000 employees, creating around 3000 new jobs.
Messaging app Snapchat plans to release sunglasses that record video later this fall. Snapchat Spectacles include a camera with a 115-degree-angle lens, the Verge reported.