BlackBerry has settled a dispute with Facebook over patent royalties for terms that weren’t disclosed. “We have resolved our disputes pursuant to a confidential agreement and have no further comment,” BlackBerry spokeswoman Karen Clyne said in an email.
A man has live-streamed his own death on Facebook with TikTok now scrambling to remove the clip which is being reshared by-users. Ronnie McNutt, 33, killed himself in his Mississippi home on August 31, by blowing his own face off with a shotgun, while he was live streaming from his computer.
Australia is drafting a new regulation that Facebook says misunderstands the dynamics of the internet and will do damage to the very news organisations the government is trying to protect. In response, Facebook has said Australian users will no longer be able to post news stories on its platforms in protest of proposed media bargaining legislation.
In the latest round of the legal battle between BlackBerry and Facebook, BlackBerry's desperate patent lawsuit against Facebook is continuing in a Munich court in Germany, according to US court filings by Facebook.
Facebook may have been hit by another data scandal this month but that hasn't stopped the company's aspirations, or delusion. In a bid to end dependency on Google’s Android operating system, Facebook is now reportedly working on building its own OS from scratch to power its hardware dreams.
Facebook has agreed to pay a £500,000 fine to the Information Commissioner’s Office ("ICO") over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, ending more than a year of litigation between the regulator and social network.
Huawei is more trusted by the UK public than Facebook, according to the results of a UK consumer survey conducted by Censuswide. The survey examined attitudes towards the big messaging platform providers (i.e. Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp), as well as wider consumer trust in the technology sector.