Mark Zuckerberg began 2018 vowing to “fix Facebook”. Three months in, after one of the worst weeks in the company’s history with $60bn wiped off its market value, that job is more urgent than ever.
LAST year the idea took hold that Mark Zuckerberg might run for president in 2020 and seek to lead the world’s most powerful country. Today, Facebook’s founder is fighting to show that he is capable of leading the world’s eighth-biggest listed company.
FOLLOWING DAYS OF silence about the political data firm Cambridge Analytica’s alleged misuse of 50 million Facebook users’ data, CEO Mark Zuckerberg is finally speaking out.
Two weeks ago, Facebook learned that The New York Times, Guardian, and Observer were working on blockbuster stories based on interviews with a man named Christopher Wylie.
A NEW kind of vehicle is taking to the roads, and people are not sure what to make of it. Is it safe? How will it get along with other road users?
n. A proposal to ensure that texts are capable of being decoded, and phones unlocked, when the government obtains a warrant.
AS FLYING, CAMERA-WIELDING machines get ever cheaper and more ubiquitous, inventors of anti-drone technologies are marketing every possible idea for protection from hovering eyes in the sky: Drone-spotting radar.
YOU have multiple jobs, whether you know it or not. Most begin first thing in the morning, when you pick up your phone and begin generating the data that make up Silicon Valley’s most important resource.
“Hey Don, we have an unusual idea. Leak us one or more of your father’s tax returns.”
AFTER staying at home one afternoon for a delivery of discounted toilet disinfectant that never came, Valentin Romanov, a Stockholm IT manager, installed a special lock on his flat’s entrance.
With 2017 almost in the record books, it’s worth a review of the main topics as well as what we learned from them.