Impulse buy prices
The 32GB Oculus Go will now cost $149 in the US, a reduction of $50 from its original $199 launch price.
The spooks were using spyware
A team of European law enforcement officials was hot on the trail of a potential terror plot in October, fearing an attack during Christmas season, when their keyhole into a suspect's phone went dark.
Liberate Oculus and Portal
Facebook doesn't want its hardware like Oculus and Portal to be at the mercy of Google because they rely on its Android operating system.
That will hack off the US
In a move which will hack off its new US overlords, the UK is to create a Big Tech watchdog to monitor technology after Brexit is completed.
Follow the anti-trust rules or be regulated
Australia said technology giants such as Facebook and Google will have to agree to new rules to ensure they do not abuse their market power and damage competition, or the government will impose new controls on them.
US senators pummeled Apple and Facebook executives over their encryption and threatened to regulate the technology unless the companies make encrypted user data accessible to coppers and spooks.
Libra ban likely
Private digital currencies like Facebook’s Libra should not be allowed in the European Union until the risks they could pose are clearly addressed, EU finance ministers agreed.
Facebooks AI brain warns
Facebook's AI bloke Jerome Pesenti has warned that the technology is about to hit a brick wall.
Just does not use them
The US Justice Department antitrust chief said that existent US antitrust laws were “flexible enough” to address the harm caused by technology companies, in the face of growing criticism that such laws cannot tackle tech monopolies.
Share prices up five percent
Shares of Facebook rose nearly five percent after the social network reported its third straight rise in the pace of quarterly sales growth as well as an increase in users.