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.
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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.
Facebook has revealed yet another data leak, this time stating that up to 100 third party developers still had access to users' data through private groups.
New court documents reveal that tech giant Facebook reportedly began cutting off access to user data for app developers in 2012 to squash potential rivals. The company internally called this the "Switcheroo Plan.
A self-driving Uber car that struck and killed a pedestrian in March 2018 reportedly had serious software flaws including the inability to recognize jaywalkers, according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly sat down with Al Sharpton for a meeting at the CEO's home this week.
More than 1,100 Google employees have reportedly called on the Silicon Valley tech giant to release a plan to fix the "global climate crisis" which harms "marginalized people.
A recent report alleges that digital assistants such as Apple's Siri, Amazon Alexa, and Google Assistant can be hijacked with cheap laser pointers.
Airbnb has announced that the firm will be banning"party houses" and getting rid "of abusive host and guest conduct" following a shooting at a Halloween party in Orinda, California, in which five people were killed.
Food delivery services including GrubHub and Uber Eats are facing pushback from restaurants against the firm's service fees.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's relationship with Washington Democrats has reportedly become strained in recent times.
One year after 20,000 Google workers walked out of offices to protest the treatment of employees that have made accusations of sexual harassment, employees at the Internet giant, known as "Googlers" have begun to grow more confident about criticizing their employer.
A judge has ruled that Tesla CEO and SpaceX founder Elon Musk will go to trial over his comments about Thai cave rescue hero Vern Unsworth, who Musk called "pedo guy.
A Samsung-owned satellite recently fell to Earth, crash landing on a Michigan farm on Saturday. The satellite was part of Samsung's "space selfie" advertising campaign kicked off by actress Cara Delevigne.
Facebook-owned social media platform Instagram has expanded its ban on graphic self-harm and suicide-related imagery to include cartoons and memes.
A recent study claims that Google makes its websites faster than rival services by using code to dominate networks, taking an "unfair" share of internet traffic.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey harshly criticized Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, stating that he has a "major gap" in his free speech argument.
SenatorsTom Cotton (R-AR) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) wrote a letterto the Acting Director of National Intelligence this week that the intelligence community needs to examine if the Chinese-owned social media app TikTok is a threat to national security.
PragerU Trolls Silicon Valley with Truck Displaying Restricted YouTube Videos Before Lawsuit Hearing
PragerU hired an advertisement truck to display its YouTube videos throughout Silicon Valley today ahead of a hearing in a California court over allegations that YouTube wrongfully restricted access to Prageru's content, limiting the access of PragerU's target audience to videos on subjects such as the Ten Commandments.
Following the recent criticism of the Chinese-owned app TikTok, China's state-run newspaper Global Times has claimed that the app should be praised for "preventing cyber terrorism."
Tech giant Google has been accused by employees of developing an internal surveillance tool designed to monitor its workers' attempts to organize protests.
Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY) urged Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to commit to protecting free speech during a hearing today before the House Financial Services Committee.
In a hearing today before the House Financial Services Committee, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stated he "didn't know" if his company's new Libra cryptocurrency would work.
The design of Tesla's door handles is being blamed for the recent death of a Tesla driver who was unable to be rescued from his burning vehicle following a crash, according to a wrongful death lawsuit.
Former Blink-182 singer Tom Delonge's UFO research group has reportedly signed a contract with the United States Army to research and develop futuristic technology in areas including "active camouflage.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stated in a recent interview that he is aware that he comes across as "robotic" at times.
A recent report from security and privacy experts Tutanota, which bills itself as a Google alternative, outlines how mass surveillance has become commonplace online and the effect it has on free speech.
Tech giant Apple has reportedly begun manufacturing some of its iPhones in India, a first for the company which previously manufactured the majority of its products in China.
Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter, Bernice King, criticized Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for citing her father when defending his embattled social media platform.
Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly met with China's market regulator in Beijing shortly after banning the HKMap.live app, which was used to track police and protest activity in Hong Kong.
According to recent reports, some Tesla cars are spontaneously "bricking," Silicon Valley slang for being left completely useless, due to embedded flash memory burning out. The problem leaves the cars unable to charge and has appeared in vehicles that are four years old.
Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff has called for Facebook to be broken up in a recent interview with CNN. Benioff took specific issue with Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA), the law that shields Facebook and other social media platforms from legal liability.
Sen. Marco Rubio(R-FL) recently advised parents to check if their children are using the extremely popular social media app TikTok, warning that the app is Chinese-owned and sends the user data of their children back to the communist country.
Breitbart News was the#1 in "share of voice" on social media during last night's Democrat debate.
According to a recent report, Tesla CEO and SpaceX founder Elon Musk who famously smoked marijuana while appearing on the Joe Rogan podcast was paid millions by NASA to prevent his employees from illegally using drugs.
Google devices chief Rick Osterloh admitted during a recent interview that he would disclose to guests entering his home that smart speakers are present, showing that the Masters of the Universe recognize just how invasive their technology actually is.
Twitter recently stated that it will restrict how users can engage with tweets from world leaders, including President Donald Trump, if the company decides their tweets break the site's rules.
Motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson has reportedly halted the production of its first electric motorcycle after discovering a problem related to the vehicle's charging equipment. The company also warned consumers not to charge the bikes at their home.
An official Chinese government app called "Study the Great Nation" has reportedly given the Chinese Communist Party the ability to spy on more than 100 million citizens by providing "back door" access to users' devices.
Amazon is reportedly making an aggressive push into the business side of state and local elections. Since the 2016 election, more than 40 states are using one or more of Amazon's services for elections.
Tech giant Apple is once again under fire for its operations relating to China, this time due to sending user data to Chinese company Tencent as part of its fraudulent website warning feature in its Safari web browser.
Former Google employee and whistleblower Zachary Voorhees appeared on SiriusXM's Breitbart News Tonight with host Rebecca Mansour Friday to discuss Google's relationship with Communist China in DeepMind, which has been called the "AI Manhattan Project.
Consumer Reports recently analyzed Tesla's new Smart Summon feature and determined that the firm still has a "long way to go to get to 'Full Self-Driving,'" also falling far short of Elon Musk's marketing hype.
Tech giant Google has reportedly blacklisted a pro-Hong Kong protester game from itsAndroid app store claiming that it is "capitalizing on sensitive events."
Apple CEO Tim Cook has defended the company's decision to blacklist an app tracking Hong Kong protest and police activity. One Hong Kong legislative counselor commented, "We Hongkongers will definitely look closely at whether Apple chooses to uphold its commitment to free expression and other basic human rights, or become an accomplice for Chinese censorship and oppression.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) has called for a national security panel to review TikTok owner Beijing ByteDance Technology Co's purchase of lip-syncing app Musical.ly over fears that the Chinese government is using TikTok to censor political content.
Tech giant Apple has once again decided to remove the app used by Hong Kong protestors to track police activity from the iPhone app store following criticism from communist China.
China has criticized tech giant Apple for allowing an app that tracks Hong Kong police and protests on the iPhone app store. The Chinese Communist Party newspaper accused Apple of "guiding Hong Kong thugs" by making the app available.
Social media company Twitter recently revealed that it had "unintentionally" used email addresses and phone numbers provided by users for account security purposes for targeted advertising.
Two Senate Democrats have reportedly urged payment processors Visa, Mastercard, and Stripe to drop out of their partnership with Facebook's new Libra cryptocurrency.
Tech giant Facebook will pay $40 million to settle a class-action lawsuit after admitting that it overstated video-viewing metrics over an 18-month period between 2015 and 2016.
Tech giant Facebook will pay $40 million to settle a class-action lawsuit after admitting that it overstated video-viewing metrics over an 18-month period between 2015 and 2016.
YouTube star and podcast host Logan Paul has been targeted by Twitter users over his recent comments about abortion at a promotional event for an upcoming boxing match.
Recently released lawsuit documents claim that Tesla CEO Elon Musk called himself a "fucking idiot" in an email to an outside public relations consultant for emailing unverified information about British cave diver Vern Unsworth to a reporter for BuzzFeed News.
The Alabama-based DCH Health System has reportedly paid off hackers that took three local hospitals computer systems hostage using ransomware. One cybersecurity expert called such payouts "the fuel that drive ransomware attacks.
Facebook's new private messaging app requests 24/7 access to users' location, battery, workout data, and more, demonstrating that Mark Zuckerberg and the Masters of the Universe have a very different definition of privacy than their users.
A BBC investigation of Wikipedia found that communist China is manipulating the supposed "online encyclopedia" using techniques such as "mass edits." The investigation found more than 1,600 edits on 22 "politically sensitive" topics such as the Hong Kong protests.
According to a recent report from theWashington Post, ride-sharing company Uber prevented its own investigators from reporting crimes to the police.
Food delivery company DoorDash has confirmed that it has suffered a data breach that affects 4.9 million customers, workers, and merchants.
Facebook will soon be testing a previously rumored feature that would hide "likes" on photos and posts across its platform.
A Tesla Model S police car in Fremont, California, reportedly ran low on power last week during the pursuit of a suspect vehicle, forcing officers to abandon the chase in search of a place to charge the car.