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On a March 18, 2020 call to NYC media, Zuckerberg confirmed that Facebook is experiencing “big surges” in usage. Voice and video-calls on WhatsApp (owned by FB) and Facebook…
The Bank of Canada has said that issuing a central bank digital currency (CBDC) isn’t in the cards right now, but they haven’t ruled it out for the future….
One of my friends was absolutely stoked when she got her Alexa for Christmas last year. She took pride of place on the shelf beside her wall-mounted TV, where…
Next up in dystopian nightmare fuel—Google (GOOG.Q) wants to handle your money. The company is preparing to offer checking accounts to consumers starting next year. Google’s project is presently…
Before it’s here, it’s in your inbox. Sign up for our daily markets newsletter here. Fed cuts rates For the third time this year, the Federal Reserve cut rates…
Mastercard (MA.NYSE) joined PayPal (PYPL.Q) and Visa (V.NYSE) with its announced exit from Facebook’s (FB.Q) Libra support group today, leaving the once famed project listing in the wind without…
Social media has been a part of our lives for over two decades now, and it plays a big role in our social organizing. But the biggest companies have…
Facebook’s (FB.Q) Libra project endured another wild setback in France when Finance Minister, Bruno LeMaire, put the kibosh on Zuckerberg’s cryptocurrency dreams. We’ve been talking about Libra for months…
Facebook (FB.Q) CEO Mark Zuckerberg rolled over and bared his throat in front of the U.S. government yesterday, begging them to lay out regulations for online content. Facebook is…
The U.S-China trade war has catalysed a furious debate about the cultural and economic differences between the two countries. If you don’t have time to wade through a 30,000-word…