Forbes' annual world's billionaires list includes a record-breaking 2,755 billionaires, with Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos topping it for the fourth consecutive year, the media company said on Tuesday.
Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google agreed to “cooperate and assist one another” in case of an investigation into their pact to work together in online advertising, the Wall Street Journal reported late on Monday.
Facebook beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday, as businesses used its digital advertising tools to tap a surge in online traffic during the pandemic even as they slashed marketing budgets elsewhere.
Facebook will spend $5.7 billion to take just under 10% of Reliance Industries' digital unit, seeking to roll out services for small businesses by capitalising upon WhatsApp's already extensive reach within India.
Facebook on Thursday launched a catalog feature for its WhatsApp messaging app, building out the service's e-commerce tools as it moves slowly toward monetizing the app it bought in 2014 for $19 billion.
WhatsApp will roll out its payments service in India this year following a year-long pilot, its global chief has said, as the Facebook-owned messaging giant taps an upsurge in digital payments in its dominant market.