Tuesday, June 25, 2019

MixedTimes - Lucas Nolan

Knitting Site Ravelry Bans Support of President Trump on Platform

Knitting Site Ravelry Bans Support of President Trump on Platform

Popular knitting community website Ravelry has reportedly banned the support of President Donald Trump on its platform. The company says that President Trump promotes "open white supremacy," and states that while users can support Trump, "you just can't talk about it here.

Flashback: Google's History of Dodging Congress

Flashback: Google's History of Dodging Congress

A recent investigation by Project Veritas revealed a number of insights into how executives at Google think about regulation and shed light on lies told by Google CEO Sundar Pichai before Congress.

Report: Tesla Employee Morale Tanks Amid Layoffs, Cost Cutting

Report: Tesla Employee Morale Tanks Amid Layoffs, Cost Cutting

According to a recent report, Tesla's rankings at job websites have dropped significantly following a series of layoffs and cost-cutting measures at the company, indicating a drop in morale amongst Elon Musk's employees.

Twitter Attempts to Clarify Its Rules

Twitter Attempts to Clarify Its Rules

In a series of tweets posted to its own platform, Twitter outlined a number of changes to its rules and policies. Users were skeptical that the company would enforce them fairly.

Report: Google Fights to Maintain Connection to Huawei

Report: Google Fights to Maintain Connection to Huawei

The Silicon Valley Masters of the Universe at Google are reportedly attempting to maintain business ties with Chinese tech giant Huawei despite the company's addition to the entity list by the U.S.

FTC Takes Charge of Investigating Facebook, Amazon

FTC Takes Charge of Investigating Facebook, Amazon

The Masters of the Universe are in for a higher level of scrutiny than they are used to as the DOJ and the FTC prepare to investigate major Silicon Valley tech giants.

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