Facebook to add more human review to ad system: COO Sandberg

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc will add “more human review and oversight” to its ad-buying system, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said on Wednesday, responding to rising criticism that automated processes have allowed people to buy discriminatory ads.

SpaceX might name its satellite broadband internet service ‘Starlink’

 SpaceX has previously discussed its plans to put a satellite-based broadband Internet network into operation, as a way of supplementing its revenue picture with a brand new revenue stream. Now, we know what SpaceX might call its new broadband product: Starlink. The name comes from documents filed by SpaceX to obtain the trademark rights to “Starlink,” as reported by GeekWire.… Read More

Google close to buying smartphone maker HTC’s assets: Bloomberg

(Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google is close to acquiring assets of Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp , Bloomberg reported, citing a person familiar with the matter.

Permira puts TeamViewer sale on hold: Frankfurter Allgemeine

BERLIN (Reuters) – Private equity firm Permira has postponed plans to sell German business software maker TeamViewer in the hope of fetching a higher price at a later date, German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported, citing financial sources.

Saudi Arabia to lift ban on internet calls

RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia will lift a ban on internet phone calls, a government spokesman said, part of efforts to attract more business to the country.

EU ready to move alone on digital tax if no global deal

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission said the EU should proceed with an overhaul of taxes on digital firms even if the rest of the rich world did not follow suit, a draft report said.

Alibaba-backed Best Inc raises $450 million in IPO after slashing terms

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese logistics firm Best Inc priced its U.S. initial public offering at the bottom of expectations, raising $450 million after it revised terms of the deal to cope with tepid investor demand.

Equifax says 100,000 Canadians likely affected by data breach

TORONTO (Reuters) – Credit scoring company Equifax Inc said on Tuesday that the personal details of around 100,000 Canadians were exposed in the massive breach it disclosed earlier this month.