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Mark Zuckerberg demonstrate Virtual Reality
Just announced a new way to use your hands in virtual reality that we've been working on for a while. Here's a video of the first time I tried this out. Coming to Quest soon!
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The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.
Twitter's Jack Dorsey to warn 'eroding' Section 230 could 'collapse' Internet communication
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and other leading tech executives will warn lawmakers that efforts to change a federal provision known as Section 230 could have lasting consequences for...
Jack Ma is making history again with the Ant IPO, and getting even more wealthy while doing it
Billionaire tech tycoon Jack Ma is raising more than $34 billion in yet another record breaking IPO, further cementing his place in history as one of the world's great tech entr...
What is Jack Ma’s Ant Group and how does it make money?
In this explainer, we take a look at the growth potential of Ant’s key businesses and why the company could soon be worth more than the world’s largest bank, JPMorgan Chase.
Fake News Spread On Whatsapp To Indian Americans Plays Stealth Role In US Election
Two billion users rely on WhatsApp's free app to chat with individuals and groups of up to 256 people.
Luxury E-commerce Startup ShopWorn Enters Asia with Hong Kong Satellite
The fast-growing ecommerce destination for well-priced, guaranteed authentic luxury brands opens a Hong Kong satellite to service the Asia Pacific region.
Hong Kong’s Weaker Financial Hub Appeal is Japan’s Opportunity, Aso Says
Japan should consider setting up a special economic zone for global banking businesses now that Hong Kong is losing its appeal as a financial hub amid China’s crackdown, accordi...
Jack Ma Wealth Surges Above Walmart Heirs’ With Record Ant IPO
Jack Ma, the former English teacher who co-founded Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. with $60,000, is poised to become the world’s 11th richest person after Ant Group Co. priced shares...
Digital yuan will not compete with WeChat Pay or Alipay
China’s digital yuan will not compete with private apps like WeChat Pay and Alipay, but it may have to contend with counterfeit digital wallets.
Amazon gets on ‘secretive’ UK government panel on post-Brexit supply rules while benefiting financially from own ‘advice’ – report
Online retail giant Amazon is ensuring a lucrative future in UK government contracts, guiding a “secretive” Cabinet Office panel on making policy on post-Brexit procurement of g...
China moves to legalise digital yuan, ban competitors with new draft law
Head of the central bank’s digital currency research institute acknowledges potential problems with digital yuan, but says these reinforce the need for central bank oversight.
Zoom Deleted Events Discussing... Zoom-Censorship
The action follows the company canceling an event at San Francisco State University where Leila Khalid was meant to give a talk.
Google was forced to remove apps from its app store after they violated children's data collection laws
Google removed the Princess Salon, Number Coloring and Cats & Cosplay apps
Microsoft quietly prepares to avoid spotlight under Biden
Microsoft senior executives have donated more to Biden during the primaries than any other large tech company
Therapy patients blackmailed for cash after clinic data breach
Many patients of a large psychotherapy clinic in Finland have been contacted individually by a blackmailer, after their data was stolen.
Research Shows Big Tech Avoided $2.8 Billion in Tax to Developing Countries
Twenty countries across Asia, Africa, and South America are missing out on as much as US$2.8 billion in tax revenue from Facebook, Apple, and Google alone, new research by the o...
Apple supplier Foxconn looks to counter a rising Chinese competitor
Foxconn, the world’s largest electronics contract manufacturer, is increasingly wary of Chinese competitor Luxshare, which could eat into its business with Apple.
Bitcoin has 'considerable' upside as it better competes with gold as alternative currency, JPMorgan says
Bitcoin's 2020 surge could be set to continue as the digital cryptocurrency better competes with gold as an "alternative" currency, JPMorgan said in a note on Friday.
Adversaries call for reform of Big Tech after Justice Department sues Google
Calls for increased regulation of Big Tech have been amplified following the Justice Department's filing of a landmark antitrust suit against Google this week.
Facebook deploys aggressive measures to combat election unrest
Facebook executives are implementing emergency measures reserved for "at-risk" countries in a company-wide effort to bring down the online temperature.
Jack Ma urges financial regulation reform on eve of Ant Group IPO
Jack Ma urges financial regulation reform on eve of Ant Group’s ‘biggest IPO in history’
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