Silicon Valley

Facebook to be called Meta in nod to its 'metaverse' vision

Thu, 28 Oct 2021 - 07:23 GMT

Facebook Inc (FB.O) is now called Meta, the company said on Thursday, in a rebrand that focuses on its ambitions building the "metaverse," a shared virtual environment that it bets will be the next big computing platform.

Facebook shares drop as data privacy fallout spreads

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 - 09:31 GMT

Facebook Inc shares sank on Wednesday as concerns about its ability to safeguard user data sparked a government lawsuit.

Bomb threat at Facebook's Menlo Park HQ, buildings evacuated

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 - 04:08 GMT

Facebook Inc evacuated a few buildings at its headquarters campus in Menlo Park following a bomb threat, a company spokesman said on Tuesday.

Apple quarterly profit leaps, nears $1 trillion value

Wed, 01 Aug 2018 - 01:20 GMT

Apple said Tuesday that its profit had jumped more than 30 percent to $11.5 billion in the recently ended quarter.

Belgium's 'MolenGeek' transforms terror-tarnished neighbourhood

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 - 12:12 GMT

Young women and men perched in front of laptops, graffiti murals and coloured-glass walls: the MolenGeek centre in Brussels is straight out of central casting for a movie about Silicon Valley.

Uber's third-quarter net loss widens to $1.46B: Source

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 - 09:13 GMT

Uber Technologies Inc’s quarterly losses widened, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.

Qatar’s £40 billion investments in London pose threat to UK

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 11:16 GMT

Qatar's huge investments across Britain pose a great threat as it will allow Qatar to have a seat around the table when important issues are discussed.