Instagram Is New Frontier for Central Banks. Is TikTok Next?

The world’s central banks are mixing it with wellness influencers, makeup experts and amateur chefs on Instagram. The world’s central banks are mixing it with wellness influencers, makeup experts and amateur chefs on Instagram as they increasingly turn to the social media platform to get their messages across. While Facebook and Twitter remain monetary authorities’ … Read more

Opinion: Big Tech is no longer winning as big, but these two stocks still seem safe

The Big Tech earnings boom is officially over, but some of the world’s most powerful and valuable companies are breaking off from the pack. As this column told you months ago, profit increases are no longer a given for Big Tech. Collectively, Alphabet Inc. GOOGL, + 3.70% GOOG, + 3.82%, Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, + 4.65%, … Read more

Tech Stocks Lead Rally Ahead of Apple, Amazon Earnings

US stocks soared Thursday, with technology stocks leading the charge, as investors cheered a solid earnings report by Meta Platforms that showed resilience in the face of rising inflation. The Facebook FB 17.59% owner’s stock rose 18% after the company said it had added more users than investors expected in the first quarter. That gain … Read more

Shocking! Data used to sexually extort minors given up by Apple, Google, Twitter, others

Data has been used to harass and even sexually extort minors. Major technology companies have been duped into providing sensitive personal information about their customers in response to fraudulent legal requests, and the data has been used to harass and even sexually extort minors, according to four federal law enforcement officials and two industry investigators. … Read more

A look at 15 significant merger and acquisitions in tech industry- Technology News, Firstpost

FP TrendingApr 26, 2022 11:20:01 IST Tesla CEO Elon Musk struck a deal on Monday to buy social media giant Twitter for $ 44 billion. In a statement released on the microblogging platform, the world’s richest man stated that he wants to make Twitter “better than ever”. Twitter’s sale to Musk will see the company … Read more

TPG Telecom’s private cloud service to boost competition in Queensland

TPG Telecom launches a private cloud service region in Brisbane to help businesses and local councils in Queensland gain access to cloud computing services. For Moreton Bay Regional Council, leveraging TPG’s private cloud services means they can benefit from on-premises IT services — including high bandwidth, low latency on-demand compute, and storage from highly secure … Read more

Canada can learn from Australia’s news media deal with Big Tech

Congratulations, Canadian journalists! Parliament appears likely to pass a measure that would extract millions of dollars from Facebook and Google and send that money to news organizations. If you believe, as I do, that a healthy press is vital to democracy, this probably seems like a great idea. The bill is based on Australia’s News … Read more

Facebook podcasting anyone? Meta is pulling back from its foray

Facebook’s interest in podcasts is fading, barely a year after it began. Facebook’s interest in podcasts is fading, barely a year after it began. Last April, during a hot market for audio, Facebook launched Live Audio Rooms, short-form stories called Soundbites and podcasts for US users. The company signed deals with creators and sponsored one … Read more

Meta’s plans to hire in Canada have the tech sector worried. Here’s why

Meta’s announcement in late March that it was putting down roots in Toronto with plans to hire 2,500 new workers in the city and across Canada was largely met with fanfare from politicians. Ontario Premier Doug Ford, who announced the jobs himself at a press conference, touted the move as a boon for homegrown Canadian … Read more

Netflix New Feature: Now you can give your favorite movies a Double Thumbs Up!

Netflix new feature: Netflix is ​​rolling out a new ‘Double Thumbs up’ feature. Company says it was highly requested. Netflix new feature: Popular OTT platform Netflix is ​​introducing a new feature called ‘Double Thumbs Up’. This feature will enable users to highlight when they really liked something. After Facebook followed up ‘likes’ with ‘love react’ … Read more