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(Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s new searchable database of U.S. political ads reveals that companies such as Exxon Mobil Corp, Ben & Jerry’s and Penzeys Spices are cumulatively spending millions of dollars to encourage voting and influence how Americans vote. The entrance sign to Facebook headquarters is seen through two moving buses in Menlo Park, California,
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(Reuters) – VR headset maker Oculus co-founder Brendan Trexler Iribe is leaving Facebook Inc, according to his post on the social media network on Monday. Then Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe displays a virtual reality headset in San Francisco, June 2015. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith Oculus, which makes Oculus Rift and Gear VR headsets, was acquired by Facebook
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s government on Monday told U.S. technology firm Facebook Inc (FB.O) to better protect its users’ personal data following lapses this year affecting tens of millions of people globally. The logo of Facebook is pictured during the Viva Tech start-up and technology summit in Paris, France, May 25, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo
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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s popular messaging service WhatsApp has become a political battleground in Brazil’s most polarized election in decades, raising concerns that it is distorting debate beyond the public eye. Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Whatsapp logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado
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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) WhatsApp messaging service became the frontline in Brazil’s bitter presidential campaign on Friday, as front-runner Jair Bolsonaro angrily denied accusations he had encouraged widespread misinformation campaigns on the platform. Fernando Haddad, presidential candidate of Brazil’s leftist Workers’ Party (PT), attends a rally in downtown of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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(Reuters) – Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook on Friday told an online news website that Bloomberg should retract a story that claimed Apple’s internal computer systems had been infiltrated by malicious computer chips inserted by Chinese intelligence agents. Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, speaks during a demonstration of the newly released Apple products following
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(Reuters) – Facebook Inc has tentatively concluded that a recent hack that affected millions of accounts was perpetrated by spammers, and not a nation-state, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing sources. The entrance sign to Facebook headquarters is seen in Menlo Park, California, on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage Facebook believes the
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(Reuters) – Several public funds that hold shares in Facebook Inc on Wednesday backed a proposal to remove Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg as chairman, saying the social media giant mishandled several high-profile scandals. Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg listens to French President Emmanuel Macron after a family picture with guests of the “Tech for Good
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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Semiconductor industry bellwether ASML Holding NV’s better-than-expected third quarter results and bullish outlook gave sector stocks a boost on Wednesday after fears of slackening demand had dragged them down in recent months. FILE PHOTO: ASML logo is seen at the headquarters in Veldhoven, Netherlands August 30, 2018. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw ASML,
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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – TomTom (TOM2.AS), the Dutch navigation company, said third-quarter earnings beat expectations, helped by sales of higher margin digital mapping products. FILE PHOTO: TomTom navigation are seen in front of TomTom displayed logo in this illustration taken July 28, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo The company, which now faces Google (GOOGL.O) as a competitor,
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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Two U.S. senators have called on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to soften India’s stance on data localization, warning that measures requiring it represent “key trade barriers” between the two nations. FILE PHOTO: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends a presentation of a joint statement with Russian President Vladimir Putin after
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