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Facebook invests in Gojek in WhatsApp push

[SAN FRANCISCO] Facebook is investing in Gojek, Indonesia's ride-hailing and food delivery giant, as part of the social media company's effort to expand into emerging markets and find partners for...

Facebook to grow China ad business from S'pore

SAN FRANCISCO • Facebook is setting up a new engineering team in Singapore to focus on its lucrative China advertising business, according to three people familiar with the effort, even as chief...

Ex-Googler seeking office urges tech firm regulation

[SAN FRANCISCO] A former Google executive running for US Senate called on Thursday for tough regulation of tech titans, accusing the internet giant of straying from its "don't be evil" path.

Facebook says investigating data exposure of 267m users

[SAN FRANCISCO] Facebook on Thursday said it is investigating a report that a database containing names and phone numbers of more than 267 million users was exposed online.

Facebook, Google drop out of top 10 'best places to work'

NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) - Big tech companies like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, long seen as some of the world's most desirable workplaces offering countless perks and employee benefits,...

东南亚数码消费日增 但市场尚无绝对“王者”

  东南亚数码消费者预计在2025年突破3亿人,每人每年平均数码消费额也将增长两倍至390美元(532新元)。不过,这个庞大的市场还没有出现占绝对优势的“王者”。

Warren campaign runs 'false' advertisements to challenge Facebook's ads policy

US SENATOR Elizabeth Warren's Democratic presidential campaign last week challenged Facebook's policy that exempts politicians' advertisements from fact-checking, by running advertisements on the...

Investors bet on India social commerce startup in US$125m funding round

[BANGALORE] Facebook Inc is participating in a US$125 million fundraising for an Indian startup that is aiming to bring more commerce to social networks like, well, Facebook.

Treat Facebook the same way as vices like tobacco

PEOPLE are mad at Facebook - for being too big, too powerful, too omniscient. Last week a co-founder of the company joined the calls from politicians like Senator Elizabeth Warren for the...

How women can build the future of business in Singapore

GENDER balance is not only a women's issue, it is a business issue. A recent study from the McKinsey Global Institute estimates that women in the Asia-Pacific, if given equal opportunities at work,...

FaceCoin: Zuckerberg's foray into world of blockchain

The idea that a company as powerful and autocratic as Facebook would ever dive into crypto currencies has always seemed a bit like the Death Star deciding to throw a staff Christmas party.