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As television advertising loses ground to digital ads, technology companies should be in the vanguard of businesses bailing from the medium. For many, the opposite is true, and it isn’t just Apple, Microsoft and other giants that are pouring more money into commercials.
An array of smaller technology companies—from the online travel agent TripAdvisor to the real estate firm Redfin ...
Facebook’s chief representative in China left the company earlier this year, according to people familiar with the matter, after a series of corporate missteps that led to a deterioration of relations between Facebook and the Chinese government.
The previously unreported departure of Ivy Zhang leaves Facebook with one government affairs employee in China, William Shuai, who remains in ...
One thing was clear in Chris Cox’s note to Facebook employees announcing his resignation on Thursday: The company’s chief product officer was not enthused about its new focus on building an encrypted, interoperable messaging network. “This will be a big project and we will need leaders who are excited to see the new direction through,” he wrote.
What’s his beef? ...
Sen. Elizabeth Warren has laid out an aggressive proposal to break up big tech companies like Amazon, Google and Facebook as part of her 2020 presidential campaign platform. Few of the ideas are ever likely to be implemented, but her proposal marks a shift in how presidential candidates are talking about big tech and could influence how the rest of the field positions itself as anti-tech ...
Facebook’s decision to move toward end-to-end encryption and “secure data storage” is the right call. It is necessary. With this decision, company executives will be on the right side of history, as I will explain more below.
The decision to more deeply embrace ephemerality as part of the future of their “privacy” strategy is, however, a mistake.
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