142.30 +0.14 (0.10%)
Pre-Market: 7:56AM EST
|Bid||142.20 x 900|
|Ask||142.89 x 1000|
|Day's Range||141.62 - 144.82|
|52 Week Range||139.03 - 218.62|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.62|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||21.43|
|Earnings Date||Jan 29, 2019 - Feb 4, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||196.97|
Amazon’s HQ2 is coming to New York City and Arlington, Virginia. Amazon’s decision to split HQ2 between New York City and Arlington, Virginia could translate to higher salaries for the average tech worker in both areas.
Sen. Warner offers 3 policy prescriptions for big tech.
Facebook launched new features to help prepare users for the workforce.
Facebook has fixed a bug that let any website pull information from a user's profile — including their "likes" and interests — without that user's knowledge. "This allowed information to cross over domains — essentially meaning that if a user visits a particular website, an attacker can open Facebook and can collect information about the user and their friends," said Masas. The malicious website could open several Facebook search queries in a new tab, and run queries that could return "yes" or "no" responses — such as if a Facebook user likes a page, for example.
Amid a plunge in the stock price, ongoing leadership turmoil and critical media coverage, just over half of employees said they were optimistic about Facebook’s future, down 32 percentage points from the year earlier, according to the survey, which was taken by nearly 29,000 employees. Fifty-three percent said Facebook was making the world better, down 19 percentage points from a year ago.
All in all, November isn't shaping up to be much better than October. The Nasdaq Composite Index fell back into correction territory on Monday, pulled down by major tech stocks. Concerns about overblown valuations have hurt the sector over the last couple of months, with the pain spread across chip stocks, software stocks as well as the so-called FAANG heavyweights.
A security flaw in Facebook could have allowed hackers to obtain private data about users, including their "likes" and posts.
MENLO PARK, Calif., Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- People around the world use Facebook's charitable giving tools to support a neighbor who lost everything in a fire, bring critical care to a child battling cancer, help nonprofits bring food to those in need, and so much more. Today, Facebook is announcing that people have raised over $1 billion for nonprofit and personal causes, helping to raise awareness and make an impact in their communities around the world. Facebook is also bringing nonprofit fundraising tools to Canada and Australia.
In a working paper published this week, Jian Jia and Liad Wagman of the Illinois Institute of Technology and Ginger Zhe Jin of the University of Maryland show that, relative to their U.S. counterparts, European technology firms have been receiving less venture funding since the GDPR’s rollout. There’s been a 17.6 percent reduction in weekly venture deals in the EU, and the amount raised in an average deal dropped 39.6 percent.
Instagram has more than a billion users, while Facebook’s monthly user base exceeds 2 billion. “The reach is so tremendous that it’s almost like the laws of physics no longer apply,” Mr. Systrom said at The Wall Street Journal’s WSJ Tech D.Live conference on Tuesday.
A bipartisan group of senators moved swiftly over the summer to assemble new proposals for Russia sanctions following President Donald Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. “We don’t have very much time,” John Cornyn of Texas, the second-ranking Republican in the Senate, told reporters on Tuesday. Lawmakers were considering new sanctions legislation a little more than a year after the Republican-controlled Congress passed an aggressive measure that forced the Treasury Department to target wealthy people close to Putin -- so-called oligarchs.
Brexit discussions continue. The President tweets about Florida election recount. Facebook fires Oculus co-founder. A Japanese man marries a hologram. Yahoo Finance's Adam Shapiro discusses.