President Donald Trump on Thursday night warned Facebook over its plan to create a digital currency, the libra, a move that poses a new obstacle to the company’s cryptocurrency ambitions.
The White House is launching an investigation into France’s proposed tax on Internet giants such as Google, Amazon and Facebook, in a move that could lead to US taxes on French imports.
Facebook is to begin releasing experimental apps to the public as part of new product development plans.
In the podcast this week, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about the woes at Econet Media and what they might mean for the launch of Kwese Free TV in South Africa. Plus lots more…
Users across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp reported issues with parts of the social media giant’s suite of apps on Wednesday.
Visa, Mastercard and PayPal may have boosted the single, greatest risk they face – that of tougher regulation – by becoming early backers for Facebook’s new digital money, called libra.