E-commerce giant Amazon has attempted to address the Indian government's issues with the company's plans to set up shop in the country by promising to create 1 million new jobs in India by 2025.
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey reportedly asked Tesla CEO Elon Musk how he should fix the social media platform, Musk reportedly told Dorsey that "bots and troll armies" were the issue to focus on.
A group of companies behind now-defunct apps is suing Facebook, alleging that the company took part in an "anticompetitive scheme" that destroyed their business prospects.
TheNational Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced plans to review a petition requesting that the administration investigate 500,000 Tesla vehicles over reports of sudden unintended acceleration, in which vehicles suddenly accelerate without human control — complainants often report their foot wasn't even on the gas pedal when incidents occur.
According to recent reports, Tesla owners are unintentionally purchasing software upgrades for their vehicles which range from $4,000 to almost $10,000. Despite the fact that the purchases were unintentional and compared by one Tesla owner to a "butt dial," Elon Musk's company initially refused to refund the purchases.
Audio giant Bose is reportedly closing all of its retail stores in America and Canada, along with Europe, Japan, and Australia in a move towards an entirely digital sales plan.
A recent report from the cybersecurity team at vpnMentor has revealed that a porn site has suffered a massive data breach, exposing the personal data of 4,000 adult cam models — including scans of passports and driver's licenses, and model releases disclosing addresses, phone numbers, and other private information.
E-commerce giant Amazon is reportedly set to invest $1 billion to bring small businesses online in India in an attempt to assuage critics of the company's development in the country.
A recent report from the NorwegianConsumer Council alleges that dating and fertility apps are some of the biggest offenders when it comes to sharing private user data with ad firms.
Chinese-owned social media app TikTok has overtaken Facebook to become the world's second most downloaded app. Only the Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp has more installs globally.
A recent bad code update on Facebook allowed anyone to see which accounts posted Facebook Pages, including those of celebrities and politicians. Among the pages exposed by the bug was teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, whose posts are often authored by her father Svante Thunberg or Adarsh Prathap, an Indian climate change activist.
Alvin Campbell Jr., the brother of Boston City Councilor Andrea Campbell, has been accused of posing as an Uber driver in order to sexually assault a woman.
Star Wars actor Mark Hamill has deleted his Facebook account over the social media site's refusal to fact check political ads on its platform. According to Hamill, Mark Zuckerberg "values profit more than truthfulness" as demonstrated by his decision not to censor political ads.
Alphabet, the parent company of tech giant Google, has lost its Chief Legal Officer David Drummond, who is reportedly retiring from the company according to a recent filing.
Urban Design blog Curbed published an article recently which takes issue with Elon Musk's Boring Company tunnel, which was unveiled at the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show.
A recent report outlines how social media services and search engines such as Facebook and Google handle political advertising on their platforms. The Masters of the Universe remain divided on how they believe political ads should be presented.
Following a boost in Chinese sales as Apple works hard to cozy up to the communist country, Apple's stock price has reached an all-time high.
A recent report alleges that Microsoft contractors in China listened in on Skype conversations and Cortana recordings with "no security measures" taken to protect the audio clips.
TheNew York Times reports that Facebook is continuing to refuse to fact check political advertisements on its platform despite intense pressure to do so.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has reportedly launched an investigation into the crash of a Tesla Model 3 that resulted in the death of a passenger after the car smashed into a fire truck.
Twitter is reportedly planning to introduce new features that will allow users to control who can reply to their tweets in an effort to crack down on abuse and harassment online.
Elon Musk's Tesla has become the most valuable carmaker in America with a market value of $81.39 billion. Analysts foresee trouble in the future, with one writing ""We think questions remain about first half 2020 results and gross margin sustainability.
Speaker manufacturer Sonos has reportedly sued tech giant Google over the alleged theft of smart speaker technology. According to Sonos CEO Patrick Spence, "Despite our repeated and extensive efforts over the last few years, Google has not shown any willingness to work with us on a mutually beneficial solution.
Chinese-owned video social media app TikTok is reportedly banning "misleading information" from its platform. According to the app hugely popular with young people,“We remove misinformation that could cause harm to an individual’s health or wider public safety.
According to a recent report, Tesla solar panel owners across Massachusetts have had issues receiving customer support for their panels, with some left waiting almost a full year without any help from Elon Musk's company.
Social media giant Facebook is reportedly setting up a new engineering team in Singapore to focus on the extremely profitable mainland China advertising market.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently stated during an event in Shanghai, China, that the electric car manufacturer plans to design its next vehicle in China for the global market, an idea Musk called "super cool.
A recent report from theNew York Times claims that Silicon Valley's reputation as the home of major tech firms may soon be threatened as many companies open offices in New York City.
The website of an obscure government organization called theFederal Depository Library Program was hijacked over the weekend by hackers claiming to be linked to Iran.
According to a recent report, the Masters of the Universe in Silicon Valley have plans to further expand into the world of finance in the new year— falling just short of opening their own banks.
TikTok's latest transparency report claims that the Chinese-owned video app received no takedown or user information requests from the communist government of China.
Silicon Valley tech giant Google has suspended the integration of some of its hardware and services with Chinese company Xiaomi after a user who connected a Xiaomi camera to his Google Home Hub revealed that he was able to see into other users' homes, including sleeping children.
The process of limiting a Twitter account's reach, commonly referred to as shadow banning, has now been added to the company's official terms of service.
Google's former Head of International Relations, who left the tech giant last year, blasted the company's diversity initiatives in a recent blog post. He described one diversity training that split employees into groups like "brown people" and "homos" and encouraged the participants to yell stereotypes at each other, such as "Promiscuous! Love to party!"
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is reportedly set to investigate a recent Tesla crash in Los Angeles which took the lives of two people. The NHTSA has sent a special crash team to investigate the incident, which may have involved Elon Musk's "Autopilot" software.
2019 will go into the books as a bad year for data privacy, as sensitive personal details of many millions of users were leaked, breached, or left wide open by the Silicon Valley Masters of the Universe.
Car and Driverreports that a Tesla Model 3 belonging to its staff photographer suffered a "catastrophic failure" on Christmas Day — becoming completely undrivable— while sitting parked in his driveway.
Iranian militia leader Hadi al-Amiri, one of several identified as leading an attack on the U.S. embassy in Baghdad on Tuesday, reportedly visited the White House in 2011 during the presidency of Barack Obama.
A New York University doctor is claiming in a recent lawsuit that tech giant Apple used his patented heartbeat-monitoring tech in its Apple Watches without his permission.
A bug in the driver-assist software in Mazda vehicles has resulted in cars randomly activating their emergency braking system, leading to a recall of 35,000 2019 and 2020 Mazda3 cars.
Google-owned video giant YouTube recently removed hundreds of cryptocurrency-related videos, apologizing shortly afterward and promised to reinstate banned videos and channels. So far, many are still offline.
A new report from BuzzFeed News and ProPublica investigates the human costs of Amazon's extremely fast delivery system. According to the report, the e-commerce giant has sacrificed worker and contractor safety in the name of profit and efficiency, including denying one executive's safety plan including initiatives like providing more driver breaks, because it would cost Jeff Bezos' empire 4 cents a package to implement.
A new report claims that Elon Musk's Tesla has agreed to take on a $1.4 billion loan from a group of Chinese banks to fund its new Shanghai manufacturing plant.
Both Facebook and Google have dropped off Glassdoor's Top Ten "best places to work" list. Facebook, which has been ranked number one three times in the last ten years, dropped to number 23.
A recent report alleges that a number of "smart toys" have glaring security vulnerabilities that could place children at risk. In some cases, weak bluetooth security could allow strangers to digitally eavesdrop on children as they play.
Reports have begun flooding in of Amazon Ring camera systems being hacked over the past few days, with the hackers hurling racial abuse at owners, interacting with their children, and even demanding ransom payments.
In a recent interview, tech guru Peter Diamandis made the case for the big tech Masters of the Universe becoming America's healthcare providers. Diamandis believes that if companies like Google and Amazon can gather even more information about every detail of your life, they will be better able to manage your health than traditional doctors and hospitals.
Silicon Valley tech giant Apple is being accused of monitoring a former executive's private messages in order to build a breach of contract case against him.
Injured Amazon workers and labor organizers have begun protesting the dangerous work speeds and high injury rates of the company's warehouses.
A Facebook contractor has reportedly been fired for taking thousands of dollars in bribes to reactivate banned advertising accounts on the platform.
Apple recently told a federal court that it has "deep concerns" that two Chinese-born former employees accused of stealing trade secrets may attempt to flee to the communist country before their trial if not closely monitored.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos criticized employee activists recently, stating that Silicon Valley tech firms should be free to do business with the U.S. Military. According to Bezos, it is up to senior management to tell employees "no" when they become activists against their own employers and their government contracts.
The Chinese communist party has reportedly ordered all government offices and public institutions to remove any foreign computer equipment and software over the course of the next three years.
A Tesla vehicle on autopilot reportedly hit a state police cruiser on the highway inConnecticut over the weekend, according to authorities.
31 advocacy groups are pressuring the FTC this week to investigate how so-called "kidtech" and digital media companies advertise to children and collect their data.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk was found not liable for defamation in a Los Angeles federal court on Friday.
Lawyers for Tesla CEO Elon Musk reportedly pressured British cave rescuer Vern Unsworth for criticizing Musk during a trial on claims of defamation after Musk smeared Unsworth as "Pedo Guy.
Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo stated in a new investor note that Apple plans to introduce four new OLED iPhone models in 2020 and a new iPhone with no lightning port in 2021, which will “provide the completely wireless experience.
British cave diver and Thai rescue hero Vern Unsworth testified on Wednesday during a defamation trial against Tesla CEO Elon Musk, saying that after Musk branded him "Pedo Guy" on social media, he felt he "was given a life sentence without parole.
A new report alleges that staff at Tesla's Gigafactory in Nevada refused to cooperate with an investigation into massive copper thefts from the factory due to CEO Elon Musk's worries about a "PR hit.
Amazon's massive cloud computing business is reportedly being scrutinized by U.S. antitrust enforcers, according to individuals familiar with the situation.
The defamation trial involving Tesla CEO Elon Musk began Tuesday with Musk attempting to explain his use of Twitter to a Los Angeles jury. Musk downplayed his power on the platform, saying "I’m Not Sure to the Degree I’m Actually Influential.
A security expert claims that the iPhone 11 Pro may still track users' locations even after having its location services disabled. Apple's response is that the company“does "not see any actual security implications.
As Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin relinquish their roles as Alphabet CEO and president respectively, Google CEO Sundar Pichai will soon become the sole focus of government regulators.
The Defamation lawsuit against Tesla CEO Elon Musk begins today in Los Angeles. The case is based on Musk's social media posts calling British cave rescuer Vern Unsworth, who was instrumental in the rescue of a trapped Thai youth soccer team, a 'Pedo Guy.
A new lawsuit alleges that social media app TikTok sent "vast quantities" of data on American users to China.
Six of theSilicon Valley Masters of the Universe have been accused of dodging $100 billion in taxes by a British tax watchdog.
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki stated in a recent interview with 60 Minutesthat she limits the amount of time her children spend on YouTube. She also limits them to using the YouTube Kids app, which has repeatedly had trouble with inappropriate content in the past few years.
In a recent interview with CBS This Morning, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg doubled down on the firm's recent decision not to fact check ads by politicians.
Tech giant Google is facing yet another E.U. antitrust investigation just months after being fined $1.7 billion for violations. This investigation focuses on the company's "collection and use of data" from users.
A new report alleges that Chinese firm ByteDance Studios is making efforts to distance its TikTok app from its other Chinese operations amid a probe by U.S.
The editor of the Mozilla Foundation’s Internet Health Report recently published a blog post on the website of the UK consumer association Which? that questions how privacy-focused the smart devices being pushed by the Masters of the Universe are.
Toy giant LEGO has taken a jab at Tesla and Elon Musk in a social media post adding to the widespread mockery ofMusk's recently unveiled "Cybertruck." LEGO claims its version of the truck of the future is "guaranteed shatterproof," a reference to Musk's failed product demo.
Facebook and Twitter have announced this week that the personal data of users may have been improperly accessed if they logged into certain Androids apps downloaded from the Google Play store.
Former Tesla workers at Elon Musk's Buffalo factory have described a "hostile workplace" including the use of racial slurs, harassment, and discrimination.
Ford X VP Sunny Madra challenged Tesla CEO Elon Musk to a tow battle with Ford's F-150 truck following a publicity stunt by Tesla which featured the electric car makers "Cybertruck" appearing to pull a Ford truck up a hill.
Apple is expanding its "Everyone Can Code" initiative with coding sessions for kids offered in Apple Stores including colorful characters designed to introduce preschoolers to programming.
Social media platform Twitter reportedly plans to allow users to hide replies to their own tweets as part of its neverending pursuit of "healthy discussions."
Actor Sacha Baron Cohen railed against social media firms giants including Facebook, Google, and Twitter calling them “the greatest propaganda machine in history” for hate groups.
Elon Musk's Tesla has unveiled its latest vehicle, a bizarre pickup truck, to a largely skeptical public. The truck was touted as having "impact-resistant windows" that were promptly smashed inwards with a small metal ball during a live demonstration on Thursday.
SenatorsChris Coons(D-DE) andJosh Hawley(R-MO) have sent a letter to Facebook raising concerns over Facebook's location tracking of its users.
Auto manufacturer Ford revealed its Mach-E electric SUV this week, which boasts a range of up to 300 miles. The cars are expected to hit the street in late 2020.
Chinese tech firm ByteDance is reportedly considering a U.S. rebrand of its massively popular short-form video app TikTok in order to shed its Chinese roots.
A Tesla Supercharger located at a Wawa convenience store in Parsippany, New Jersey, burst into flames on Sunday.
Facebook could be seeing some internal unrest following the firm's decision to sponsor an event featuring Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
Amazon has challenged the awarding of a $10 billion cloud-computing deal to Microsoft by the Pentagon, claiming political bias affected the decision.
In a recent article, Bloomberg discusses how Tesla's 2016 purchase of SolarCity Corp. could be one of the biggest mistakes the company has ever made.
Lawmakers including Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) have demanded that Goldman Sachs reveal how its new Apple Card credit algorithm works following allegations of gender discrimination against women.
According to a recent report, many popular health websites such as WebMD are sharing private medical data with the Masters of the Universe.
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk claimed during a recent appearance on an artificial intelligence podcast that his AI tech startup Neuralink could implant chips into human brains which could "solve a lot of brain-related diseases," listing schizophrenia and autism as examples.
A recent report from USA Today outlines the working conditions at Elon Musk's Tesla Gigafactory. In one instance, firefighters responding to a chemical spill were met with "resistance" by Tesla supervisors, who wouldn't help account for evacuated employees.
Goldman Sachs will reportedly allow Apple Card customers to appeal their credit limits following recent allegations of discrimination based on gender.
Apple co-founder and Silicon Valley legend Steve Wozniak claimed recently that the algorithm of Apple's new credit card gave his wife a much lower credit limit than him, piling on to criticism of Apple and Goldman Sachs' new credit offering.
The CEO of ride-sharing company Uber has backtracked on his recent comments in which he referred to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi Arabia as a "serious mistake.
According to a recent report, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg considered moving the company into the online dating world in 2014, but instead chose to give Tinder and similar dating apps special access to Facebook user data.
European antitrust chiefMargrethe Vestager reportedly stated during a recent conference that Google's efforts to drive more traffic to European comparison shopping rivals have failed.
A new report from security researchers alleges that Amazon Ring doorbells have exposed users' home Wi-Fi passwords to hackers.
New York state officials have written down more than $1 billion in economic development investments in multiple tech projects across upstate New York, including nearly $900 million on Tesla's troubled solar panel production factory in Buffalo.
Tesla reportedly plans to increase its investment in the Chinese market despite the ongoing trade war between China and the United States. According to one Chinese business professor, "Tesla can't leave China.
The stock image hosting website Shutterstock is reportedly coming under fire from employees who are angered by the company's decision to willingly support communist China's censorship by blocking searches that could offend the country's government, such as blocking people from mainland China searching for "Taiwan flag.