Users across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp reported issues with parts of the social media giant’s suite of apps on Wednesday.
Facebook’s libra cryptocurrency has taken a lot of criticism from Western government officials and media commentators – but it’s not meant for them.
Facebook was hours away from the formal announcement of its ambitious foray into financial services, but French finance minister Bruno Le Maire was already broadcasting his discontent.
Facebook has suspended Huawei’s ability to pre-install the social network’s apps on its smartphones.
Tech giants, including Apple, Google and WhatsApp, have urged the UK’s GCHQ to abandon a proposal that would allow it to eavesdrop on encrypted chat conversations.
In this episode of the podcast, Duncan McLeod interviews Paul Ducklin from British security company Sophos about the news that WhatsApp has been targeted by an advanced “cyber actor”.