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What’s on our mind: Facebook earnings

Facebook shares are down nearly 2.5 percent ahead of its first-quarter earnings report this afternoon. Here's a look at some of the things investors and analysts are watching for. First: Ads, ads, ads. Internet companies including Facebook have pledged allegiance to Read More →

Tech, big spender in Washington

New lobbying reports show that Facebook and Apple both broke records for first-quarter lobbying spending, according to Politico.  Facebook spent $2.8 million for lobbying on issues such as privacy, immigration, surveillance reform and patents. Apple spent more than $1 million Read More →

Quoted: German media exec ‘afraid of Google’

"With the exception of biological viruses, there is nothing with such speed, efficiency and aggressiveness that spreads like these technology platforms, and this also lends its creators, owners and users with new power." — Mathias Dopfner, chief executive of Read More →

Facebook to keep building products; Zuckerberg urges patience on results

Facebook has spent a ton of money recently to buy startups with some potentially game-changing tech products – like the Oculus virtual reality system and the WhatsApp messaging service – after the the giant social network met Read More →

Share the wealth: Facebook reportedly thinking payments

Facebook has gotten many of us to open up about our lives and loves and everything in between. It may now want us to open up our wallets, too. The Financial Times reports that the company is nearing Read More →

You like? Facebook releases new (and improved!) transparency report

Another day, another see-through report from a tech company. (OK, so we're trying to make the topic a little sexier.) What's new in Facebook's second-ever transparency report: The company has included statistics about Instagram, the popular photo-sharing service it owns. Read More →
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