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Facebook renames oft-criticized free website Internet.org

Website backed by the social networking giant to expand Internet access globally is renamed Free Basics.

By September 24, 2015


One year later, Internet.org opens to more mobile operators

Any mobile operator can now partner with the Facebook-backed initiative to expand Internet access around the world.

By July 27, 2015


Internet.org opens to all developers after Net neutrality row

Developers hoping to build services for people using Internet.org -- which provides free basic Web services via mobile -- must follow three principles meant to bring more people online.

By May 4, 2015


Facebook's Zuckerberg muses on Net neutrality, defends Internet.org

In his latest public question-and-answer session, the social networking giant's CEO discusses public policy, Internet expansion and other topics.

By April 14, 2015


Facebook to beam free Internet to Africa

As part of Facebook's Internet.org initiative, the project would provide Internet access to certain areas of Africa that currently can't get online.

By October 5, 2015


Facebook partners with UN to bring Internet access to refugee camps

The social-networking giant has begun lobbying the United Nations, saying Internet access is a fundamental human right.

By September 26, 2015


India's Modi, in Facebook talk, pushes Internet as key way to govern

In a question-and-answer session at Facebook's headquarters, Indian prime minister discusses governing through social media and expanding Internet access.

By September 27, 2015


Facebook sees a 'dislike' button in your future

In a Q&A session, CEO Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will offer more choices than merely "like." He also discusses virtual reality, artificial intelligence and his feelings about becoming a dad.

By September 15, 2015


Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to join Facebook Q&A

Modi, one of the world's most tech-savvy politicians, will join Mark Zuckerberg to discuss a variety of subjects, including how communities can address social and economic challenges.

By September 13, 2015


Alphabet lets Google be more ambitious, more boring and more crazy at the same time

The company is taking a page out of the playbook of Warren Buffett -- a longtime hero of co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin -- as it prepares for its next stage of growth.

By August 11, 2015