Tag: FB

Silicon Valley is hardening line on returning to work — it’s fully vaccinated or bust

Silicon Valley is rebooting its back-to-work plans, with stricter rules that require full vaccination, as well as pushing back the timeline for reopening or shutting down offices. In the process, the industry could influence other U.S. employers coping with a renewed spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations caused by the delta variant of the coronavirus. […]

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Opinion: Big Tech is headed for its biggest year yet, and it isn’t even close

If government regulators around the world thought Big Tech was too big last year, 2021 has not changed their mind. Alphabet Inc. GOOGL, -0.23% GOOG, +0.12%, Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, -0.84%, Apple Inc. AAPL, +0.46%, Facebook Inc. FB, -4.01% and Microsoft Corp. MSFT, +0.10% experienced an unprecedented first half of the year financially, with $650 billion […]

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‘There are inherent disparities in the system’: Former NBA players say new NCAA rules will make college more equitable for athletes

The Value Gap is a MarketWatch Q&A series with business leaders, academics, policymakers and activists on reducing racial and social inequalities. Thanks to various state laws, a recent Supreme Court decision and subsequent rule changes by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, college athletes can now profit from their names, images and likenesses, or NIL. That rule […]

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A benchmark-beating robot thinks AMC will outperform Facebook and GameStop. It likes these other stocks, too.

An exchange-traded fund run by artificial intelligence bought AMC stock at the beginning of July, preferring shares in the cinema chain and retail investor favorite over the likes of Facebook or Walmart. The Qraft AI-Enhanced U.S. Large Cap Momentum ETF, trading as AMOM AMOM, -0.78% on the New York Stock Exchange, removed some major technology […]

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Here’s how Mark Zuckerberg spent his Fourth of July. Prepare to cringe

Turns out, Joey Chestnut stuffing his face with a record 76 hot dogs wasn’t the most “ick”-worthy Fourth of July moment on Sunday. So thanks(?) for this, Mark Zuckerberg: Yes, that’s the Facebook Inc. FB, +0.09% chief executive wakeboarding while holding an American flag to the tune of John Denver’s “Take Me Home, Country Roads.” […]

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Ravi Shankar Prasad: First compliance report by Google, FB as per IT rules big step towards transparency

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday lauded major social media platforms like Google, Facebook and Instagram for publishing their first compliance report on voluntary removal of offensive posts as per new IT rules, terming it a big step towards transparency. “Nice to see significant social media platforms like Google, Facebook and Instagram following the […]

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Master P’s son leads college athletes already cashing in on the new NCAA rules with a $2 million tech deal

The NCAA has relaxed rules prohibiting college athletes from receiving compensation from their name, image and likeness, and college athletes are already cashing in. College athletes of all sports have already begun signing deals that include paid Instagram posts, sponsorship deals or even receiving free merchandise. Incoming Tennessee State freshman basketball player Hercy Miller announced […]

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