Tuesday, May 21, 2019

MixedTimes - Lucas Nolan

Bloomberg: Facebook Is the New 'Big Tobacco'

Bloomberg: Facebook Is the New 'Big Tobacco'

In a recent article, Bloomberg suggests that the dangers of social media be publicized and discussed openly, rather than antitrust measures being introduced to control social media firms.

Tesla Considering 'Alternative Sources' of Financing

Tesla Considering 'Alternative Sources' of Financing

Tesla recently stated that the company may seek "alternative sources" of financing but believes cash generated from car sales may be enough to fund investments and pay back debts over the next year.

How to Stop Amazon from Listening to Your Alexa Recordings

How to Stop Amazon from Listening to Your Alexa Recordings

Many users of the popular Amazon Alexa voice assistants may not be aware that Amazon employees listen to device recordings — here's how to disable that intrusion by strangers spread around the world.

HUD Charges Facebook with Housing Discrimination

HUD Charges Facebook with Housing Discrimination

Tech giant Facebook has reportedly been charged with housing discrimination by HUD based on ads that allegedly violate the Fair Housing Act. HUD Secretary Ben Carson said,“Facebook is discriminating against people based upon who they are and where they live.

Tesla's Former Security Ops Manager Provides Whistleblower Info to SEC

Tesla's Former Security Ops Manager Provides Whistleblower Info to SEC

Tesla's former head of the Global Security Operations Center & Investigations, Sean Gouthro, has reportedly filed a whistleblower submission with the SEC in relation to his time at Tesla, including new details about Musk's infamous "funding secured" tweet.

U.S. Companies Installed a Record Number of Robots in 2018

U.S. Companies Installed a Record Number of Robots in 2018

According to a recent report, U.S. companies installedmore robots in 2018 than ever before across a number of industries. Robot usage by Food and consumer goods industries surged 60 percent over 2017.

SEC Asks Judge to Hold Elon Musk in Contempt for Tesla Boasts

SEC Asks Judge to Hold Elon Musk in Contempt for Tesla Boasts

The SEC has asked a federal judge to hold Tesla CEO Elon Musk in contempt over hisrecent production boasts, claiming the embattled CEO has "not made a diligent or good faith effort" to comply with the settlement he agreed to.

Report: Tesla Board Failing to Police Elon Musk's Social Media

Report: Tesla Board Failing to Police Elon Musk's Social Media

Business Insider reports that Tesla's board of directors is not doing a particularly good job of policing CEO Elon Musk's social media posts, one of the main requirements of both Musk and Tesla's SEC settlement.

Terrence K. Williams: Leftists Are No Longer Funny

Terrence K. Williams: Leftists Are No Longer Funny

Comedian Terrence K. Williams appeared on Breitbart News Daily Thursday to discuss the effect of modern politics on the world of comedy, pointing out that mainstream leftist comedy likeSaturday Night Livehas become so hate-filled that he believes that America should “Stop calling it comedy, it’s not comedy.

Tesla Reduces Production of Model S and X Cars

Tesla Reduces Production of Model S and X Cars

Elon Musk's Tesla announced a reduction in the production of its Model S and Model X vehicles, resulting in its share price dropping sharply this week.

NewsGuard Rates Sites that Falsely Attacked Covington Kids as 'Trustworthy'

NewsGuard Rates Sites that Falsely Attacked Covington Kids as 'Trustworthy'

NewsGuard, the news publication ranking extension run by establishment media figures along with former Clinton, Obama and Bush administration members, has rated a number of websites which wrongly attacked the students of Covington Catholic High School as "trustworthy.

Tesla Partially Rolls Back Supercharger Price Increase

Tesla Partially Rolls Back Supercharger Price Increase

Just oneday after announcing an increase in charging prices at Supercharger stations worldwide, Tesla has now stated that the announced price increases are being rolled back after customer backlash.

Tesla Follows SpaceX Lead, Cuts Seven Percent of Workforce

Tesla Follows SpaceX Lead, Cuts Seven Percent of Workforce

A few days after Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX announced that it was cutting ten percent of its workforce, his electric car company Tesla has said it is cutting seven percent of its workforce as well.

Elon Musk Debuts Completed 'Hopper' Rocket to Social Media Derision

Elon Musk Debuts Completed 'Hopper' Rocket to Social Media Derision

Tesla CEO and SpaceX founder Elon Musk tweeted images of the now completed starship "Hopper" test flight rocket to great praise from the tech media, but those on social media noted it's lack of similarity to artist's renderings and remain skeptical of its flight worthiness.

WSJ: CAIR Lobbied Twitter to Blacklist Laura Loomer

WSJ: CAIR Lobbied Twitter to Blacklist Laura Loomer

The Wall Street Journal revealed that CAIR lobbied social media giant Twitter to blacklist outspoken conservative activist Laura Loomer from the platform over her remarks about Rep.

Elon Musk's Five Biggest Freakouts of 2018

Elon Musk's Five Biggest Freakouts of 2018

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has gained a reputation for often acting rashly and aggressively, here are the CEO's five biggest freakouts of 2018.

The Top 5 Websites to Visit for Christmas

The Top 5 Websites to Visit for Christmas

As Christmas draws closer by the day, Breitbart News has chosen to list some of the most fun and popular websites for our readers to visit during the Christmas season.

Facebook Blocks Christmas Ads from 'Christ Centered Gamer'

Facebook Blocks Christmas Ads from 'Christ Centered Gamer'

Facebook recently refused to run Christ buying guide advertisements from Christian gaming review website "Christ Centered Gamer," a decision the social media giant told Breitbart News was an "error," but the company has made no move to reverse the decision and has not contacted Chris Centered Gamer since.

Google Announces $1 Billion New York Campus

Google Announces $1 Billion New York Campus

Google has announced plans to develop a New York campus costing $1 billion as the company doubles the size of its workforce in the city.

Apple Announces $1 Billion Austin Campus

Apple Announces $1 Billion Austin Campus

Tech giant Apple has announced plans to build a new campus costing $1 billion in Austin, Texas, as part of its ongoing U.S. expansion. The facility will eventually employ 15,000 workers ranging from engineers to customer support representatives.

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