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Former deputy UK leader Nick Clegg takes post with Facebook

Facebook has hired former U.K. deputy prime minister Nick Clegg to head its global policy and communications teams, enlisting a veteran of European Union politics to...

Newly published files confirm plan to move Assange to Russia

Julian Assange: Hacker. Journalist. Diplomat? Newly released Ecuadorean government documents have laid bare an unorthodox attempt to extricate the WikiLeaks founder from...

Coca-Cola’s marketing slogan backfires in New Zealand

Beverage-maker Coca-Cola made a marketing blunder in New Zealand, according to media reports. The company ran a vending machine signage in the country that read...

Google to charge for apps on Android phones in Europe

Google says it will start charging smartphone makers to pre-install apps like Gmail, YouTube and Google Maps on Android handsets sold in Europe, in response to a record...

Facebook requires UK political ad buyers to reveal identity

Facebook says that anyone who takes out a British political ad on the social media platform will now be forced to reveal their identity, in a bid to increase...

Crypto exchange opens Dublin office as Brexit looms

Coinbase has opened a new office in Dublin, the firm said Tuesday as it looks to broaden its European reach. The U.S. cryptocurrency exchange operator was founded in...

Report: Ecuador tells Assange to curb speech, look after cat

Ecuador has formally ordered Julian Assange to steer clear of topics that could harm its diplomatic interests if he wants to be reconnected to the internet, according to...

In posthumous message, Hawking says science under threat

Stephen Hawking spoke from beyond the grave Monday to warn the world that science and education are under threat around the world. The words of the scientist, who died...

Brexit talks: Watch four experts explain what Brexit means for markets and companies

The latest Brexit negotiations between the United Kingdom and the European Union remain at an impasse over the issue of the land border between Northern Ireland and the...

EU ambassadors gather as push for Brexit deal accelerates

One diplomat said that if an agreement takes shape, British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government would discuss it Monday. The “Irish backstop” is...