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- Facebook Inc is preparing to join the mobile-payments race with remittances and electronic-money services on the social network, the Financial Times reported on Sunday, citing several people involved in the process.

Facebook says WhatsApp deal cleared by FTC

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc said U.S. regulators have cleared its $19 billion acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp, even as the Federal Trade Commission warned the two Internet companies on Thursday that they must not backtrack on commitments to user privacy.

Tech, 10 Apr 2014

Facebook to require separate mobile app for messages

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc will no longer let users send and receive private messages within its main smartphone app, and will require that users install a separate messaging app, the Internet company said on Wednesday.

Tech, 10 Apr 2014

Facebook to move to fewer but bigger ads on PC website

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it is switching to fewer but bigger ads on the right-hand column of the desktop PC version of its website because users respond more frequently to them.

Tech, 09 Apr 2014

Facebook to move to fewer but bigger ads on PC website

SAN FRANCISCO, April 9 - Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it is switching to fewer but bigger ads on the right-hand column of the desktop PC version of its website because users respond more frequently to them.

Regulatory News, 09 Apr 2014

Internet companies' growing ambitions spook 51 percent of Americans - Reuters/Ipsos poll

SAN FRANCISCO - The personal data gathering abilities of Google, Facebook and other tech companies has sparked growing unease among Americans, with a majority worried that Internet companies are encroaching too much upon their lives, a new poll showed.

04 Apr 2014

Internet companies' growing ambitions spook 51 percent of Americans: Reuters/Ipsos poll

SAN FRANCISCO - The personal data gathering abilities of Google, Facebook and other tech companies has sparked growing unease among Americans, with a majority worried that Internet companies are encroaching too much upon their lives, a new poll showed.

Tech, 04 Apr 2014

Apple, Facebook, Google Web data centers getting greener: report

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple Inc, Google Inc and Facebook Inc have made significant progress in adopting renewable energy sources to power their Web services, the environmental group Greenpeace said in a report on Wednesday.

Tech, Environment, 02 Apr 2014

Facebook to use satellites, drones to spread the Internet

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc is harnessing satellite, drone and other technology as part of an ambitious and costly effort to beam Internet connectivity to people in underdeveloped parts of the world.

Tech, 27 Mar 2014

Facebook to use satellites, drones to spread the Internet

SAN FRANCISCO, March 27 - Facebook Inc is harnessing satellite, drone and other technology as a part of an ambitious and costly effort to beam Internet connectivity to people in underdeveloped parts of the world.

Regulatory News, 27 Mar 2014