Internet > Facebook

G7 urges tough Libra regulation, agrees to tax digital giants

2 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Digital currencies such as Facebook's planned Libra raise serious concerns and must be regulated as tightly as possible to ensure they do not upset the world's financial...
Read more ...

TikTok is testing a WhatsApp shortcut to let you share videos with your best friends

TikTok is testing a WhatsApp shortcut to let you share videos with your best friends

2 hours ago   |   The Next Web

It appears social media sensation TikTok is taking a leaf out of the books of Instagram, Snapchat, and YouTube. The platform is currently testing a Discover tab to make it...
Read more ...

Google's web trackers are all over porn sites, and Incognito mode won't save you

Google's web trackers are all over porn sites, and Incognito mode won't save you

3 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   2 articles

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Visitors to porn sites have a “fundamentally misleading sense of privacy,” warn the authors of a new study that examines how tracking...
Read more ...

‘Trust' was mentioned 69 times at Facebook's Libra Senate hearing - nice

‘Trust' was mentioned 69 times at Facebook's Libra Senate hearing - nice

4 hours ago   |   The Next Web

In the 220-minute-long Senate hearing where Facebook's head of Calibra, David Marcus, was grilled on the company's “cryptocurrency” plans, the word trust was mentioned every...
Read more ...

Stablecoins like Libra must be held to highest standards: G7

5 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Stablecoins like Facebook's Libra can foster financial inclusion but they must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure that they aren't used to launder money...
Read more ...

Myanmar filmmaker charged over Facebook posts about military

6 hours ago   |   Reuters

A Myanmar judge on Thursday charged filmmaker Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi for Facebook posts he made about the powerful military, meaning he will stand trial despite concern over his...
Read more ...

Japan urges G7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra

15 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook Inc's Libra digital currency for any fresh challenges...
Read more ...

Lil Nas X Saves Creepy Aliens in Animated ‘Old Town Road' Area 51 Video

Lil Nas X Saves Creepy Aliens in Animated ‘Old Town Road' Area 51 Video

19 hours ago   |   Geek

Lil Nas X and his crew "raid" Area 51 in a new animated 'Old Town Road' music video. Lil Nas X, a rapper who is known for pointing out bizarre internet trends, is joining in...
Read more ...

TV-focused brand budgets are more efficient when combined with YouTube and Facebook

21 hours ago   |   Marketing Land

You'll build more complementary and incremental reach by adding Facebook Video and YouTube to TV, while also creating more efficient campaigns. Please visit Marketing Land for...
Read more ...

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra: French chair

22 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch its Libra digital coin, a...
Read more ...


Register you to post on HTech

Free Registration

Comcast now lets you use your own Android device on Xfinity Mobile

Comcast now lets you use your own Android device on Xfinity Mobile

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Comcast now lets you use your own Android device with its Xfinity Mobile wireless carrier. Previously, if you wanted to use your own... Read more ...

Intel admits it won't catch up with AMD's 7nm chips until 2021

Intel admits it won't catch up with AMD's 7nm chips until 2021

Intel has explained how it struggled to bring 10-nanometer processors to market, while also admitting that we won't see its 7nm chips until 2021. Meanwhile, its competitor AMD... Read more ...

How the world's biggest brands got their names

How the world's biggest brands got their names

Would Apple be the world's most valuable brand if it were named Banana? In branding, few things are more important than choosing the right name. If things go well, you'll be... Read more ...

5 things that might happen to Apple when Jony Ive leaves

5 things that might happen to Apple when Jony Ive leaves

Jony Ive - the man responsible for some of the tech world's most iconic designs is leaving Apple to start his own design firm, LoveFrom, with Apple as a major client. So, what... Read more ...

Google officially ends its Chinese search engine project

Google officially ends its Chinese search engine project

It's official. Google has ended its quest to re-enter China with a modified search engine. The company‘s VP of public policy, Karan Bhatia, told the US Senate earlier this week... Read more ...

Is Wacom's new Cintiq 22 the drawing tablet you've been waiting for?

Is Wacom's new Cintiq 22 the drawing tablet you've been waiting for?

For many artists and designers, the ultimate dream is to have a full-size Wacom Cintiq to draw, sketch and design on. But being arguably the best graphic tablets the market has... Read more ...

Netflix confirms it'll launch a cheaper mobile-only in India this year

Netflix confirms it'll launch a cheaper mobile-only in India this year

In a letter to shareholders, Netflix‘s CEO, Reed Hastings, confirmed today that the company will launch a cheaper mobile-only subscription plan in India soon. In March, Netflix... Read more ...

Nintendo announces new Switch with better battery life

Nintendo announces new Switch with better battery life

Nintendo revealed this week it'll be releasing an upgraded version of the Switch, with a longer-lasting battery. So now we can play Breath of the Wild for over five hours - as... Read more ...

Instagram will now hide likes in 6 more countries

Instagram will now hide likes in 6 more countries

Would the Internet be a better place if we all paid a little less attention to fake Internet points? Instagram is still trying to figure it out. Just a few months back... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6's design and colours leak: rumour

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6's design and colours leak: rumour

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 isn't the only product from the South Korean company that's making the internet rounds. Android Headlines has leaked the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 ‘s... Read more ...