WhatsApp cofounder and Facebook-made billionaire tells people to delete Facebook

WhatsApp cofounder and Facebook-made billionaire tells people to delete Facebook The most important thing happening in tech right now is Facebook. The revelations coming from Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie have been quite damaging for the world’s largest social network. Facebook is facing formal investigations in the US and Europe, the stock is plummeting, and […]

Morocco plans to spend $15.8 bln if it gets 2026 World Cup

Soccer-Morocco plans to spend $15.8 bln if it gets 2026 World Cup   Morocco has proposed using 14 stadiums and budgeting to spend 15.8 billion dollars on infrastructure if it wins the right to host the World Cup soccer finals in 2026, the country’s bid committee announced at a news conference on Saturday. But Morocoo […]

Pressure mounts on Facebook, Zuckerberg to face data breach concerns

 Pressure mounts on Facebook, Zuckerberg to face data breach concerns Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is facing intensified calls to appear in person at investigations into the social network’s conduct. His company has been accused of failing to properly inform users that their profile information may have been obtained and […]

French food retailer Leclerc takes on rivals to crack Paris

French food retailer Leclerc takes on rivals to crack Paris French supermarket chain Leclerc, which launches a home delivery service in Paris this month, also aims to open click and collect stores and hypermarkets in the capital. Leclerc is France’s biggest food retailer by market share but most of its 681 stores around the country […]

JD.com’s finance unit aims to raise $1.9 billion, valuation set to double

The unit of China’s second-largest e-commerce firm is seeking to deepen its push into areas such as securities, banking and insurance – businesses that have seen the entry of several new technology-focused players. The move adds to a flurry of fundraising by Chinese tech firms keen to respond to burgeoning demand for digital services, especially […]

rom to cut hundreds of traders as Kremlin retreats from West

Gazprom to cut hundreds of traders as Kremlin retreats from West Russian gas giant Gazprom (GAZP.MM) will cut hundreds of jobs at its overseas trading and export offices, including Britain, and move them to St Petersburg, according to two sources familiar with the plan, which comes at a time of rising tensions with the West. […]

Stephen Hawking, who unlocked the secrets of space and time, dies at 76

Stephen Hawking, who unlocked the secrets of space and time, dies at 76 Stephen Hawking, who sought to explain the origins of the universe, the mysteries of black holes and the prospect of time travel, died on Wednesday aged 76. Hawking’s formidable mind probed the very limits of human understanding both in the vastness of […]

Apple, Google see reputation of corporate brands tumble in survey

Apple, Google see reputation of corporate brands tumble in survey Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google corporate brands dropped in an annual survey while Amazon.com Inc maintained the top spot for the third consecutive year, and electric carmaker Telsa Inc rocketed higher after sending a red Roadster into space. IPhone maker Apple dropped to 29th […]