The arrest came as social media and Internet companies face mounting pressure from governments around the world to help them eavesdrop on users and filter content.

Brazilian police have arrested a senior Facebook executive as a dispute escalated over a court’s demand that the company provide data from its WhatsAp(...)

Engineers at Palantir Technologies, surrounded by multiple monitors and interesting personal decor, at the company offices in Palo Alto, California. Photograph: Peter DaSilva/The New York Times

Palantir Technologies will not help you share, message, pin, post or chat. It does not exist to make you more social or connected, or even to help adv(...)