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New York Times:
While the Senate hearing on Libra focused on mistrust of Facebook, the House hearing focused on hurdles Facebook may face if it wants to release Libra next year   —  Lawmakers said in a House hearing on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to enter the world of cryptocurrency and global finance …
Jul 17, 2019, 6:40 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook executives, from Zuckerberg to Sandberg to Marcus, have argued that more US regulation aids Chinese rivals, but this assertion is far from clear   —  Can it scare its way off the hook?  —  Facebook is leaning on fears of China exporting its authoritarian social values to counter arguments …
Jul 17, 2019, 3:50 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Highlights from the House's antitrust hearing, where Apple, Amazon, Google, and Facebook executives fought criticism that their companies dominate their markets   —  U.S. technology giants are headed for their biggest antitrust showdown with Congress in 20 years as lawmakers and regulators demand …
Jul 16, 2019, 9:20 PMIn context
Elizabeth Schulze / CNBC:
Swiss regulator that Facebook's David Marcus said would oversee privacy protections for Libra says it hasn't heard from those behind the proposed cryptocurrency   —  KEY POINTS  — David Marcus, the head of Facebook's digital currency project, said during a hearing in the U.S. Senate …
Jul 16, 2019, 2:13 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Highlights from the Senate hearing with Facebook's David Marcus on the proposed Libra cryptocurrency, and what was left unanswered   —  Facebook will only build its own Calibra cryptocurrency wallet into Messenger and Whatsapp, and will refuse to embed competing wallets …
Jul 16, 2019, 12:55 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Facebook makes its first changes to Workplace pricing, raising the premium tier by $1/person/month and introducing a new $8 Workplace Enterprise tier   —  Three years into its life with 2 million paying users signed up, Workplace — Facebook's platform for businesses and and other organizations …
Jul 16, 2019, 12:50 PMIn context
C-SPAN.org:
Livestream of Facebook's David Marcus testifying before the US Senate on the Libra cryptocurrency   —  Co-Creator of Facebook's digital currency Libra, David Marcus, testifies before the Senate Banking Committee.  Lawmakers are expected to question him about data privacy issues.
Jul 16, 2019, 10:16 AMIn context
Press Association:
Facebook introduces a scam ads reporting tool in the UK and donates £3M to Citizens Advice for Scams Action, a dedicated online anti-scam service   —  Social media firm to investigate users' complaints and take down violating posts  —  Fresh efforts to tackle scam adverts across Facebook …
Jul 16, 2019, 8:45 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Facebook has hired former Vine GM Jason Toff to join the newly formed experimental app division, NPE Team, as a Product Management Director   —  Is Facebook preparing to launch a serious competitor to TikTok?  If so, the company just picked up some key talent to make that happen.
Jul 15, 2019, 4:35 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he has serious concerns about Facebook's Libra, joining Trump and other officials including the Federal Reserve chairman   —  - Treasury Secretary says he has serious concerns about coin  — Facebook executive says crypto won't launch without approvals
Jul 15, 2019, 4:15 PMIn context

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