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.
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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.
According to a recent report, the Justice Department is opening an antitrust investigation into the Masters of the Universe at Facebook.
Oracle, considered one of Google's biggest enemies in Silicon Valley, has reportedly received requests for information on its rival from congressional and state investigators looking into possible antitrust violations by the Masters of the Universe.
Internal documents from popular social media platform TikTok appear to show the company instructing moderators to censor political content on the platform that could anger the Chinese government.
The CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment announced a new partnership with the United Nations environment committee called the Playing for the Planet alliance. Sony vows its upcoming Playstation 5 gaming platform will focus on lower power consumption to save the Earth.
Facebook recently stated that the site will not remove politicians' posts that break the site's rules for fear of "censoring or stifling political discourse." According to one executive,"Freedom of expression is an absolute founding principle for Facebook.
A number ofVolkswagen executives have been charged by German prosecutors with misleading shareholders over vehicle emissions as part of the infamous "Dieselgate" scandal, according to recent reports.
Tech giant Google will not have to apply Europe's "right to be forgotten" law globally following a ruling by an E.U. court.
Unsealed court documents show that Tesla shareholders are claiming that Elon Musk and Tesla withheld critical details about SolarCity and its relationship with SpaceX during Musk's push to convince Tesla's board and shareholders to acquire his cousin's struggling solar power company, which Musk himself was the largest shareholder of.
A recent report from theWall Street Journal claims that the parent company of social media platform Snapchat kept a dossier on Facebook's aggressive tactics called "Project Voldemort.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai recently warned against the dangers of "rushing" into the regulation of AI, a key area for the future growth of his company.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk stated in a recent tweet that he's a fan of 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg. According to Musk, Thunberg has "better reasoning & more heart than the vast majority of political leaders.
Another set of Tesla-produced residential solar panels have reportedly caught fire on a home in Louisville, Colorado.
Twitter has announced that it has suspended another 10,000 accounts from its platform accused of sowing political discord across the globe.
A recent report from BuzzFeed News reveals that while Facebook claims that it helps individuals with opioid addictions, hashtags on the Facebook-owned Instagram platform related to addictions are filled with drug dealers offering their services.
Nevada authorities are reportedly considering taking legal action against Facebook over the "Storm Area 51" event taking place this week that was organized on the social media platform.
Facebook-owned social media platform Instagram recently announced that posts promoting weight loss products and cosmetic procedures will soon be hidden from users under 18.
Tech giant Facebook has announced a ban on single-use plastic water bottles from its global offices.
A recent report claims that the Facebook page "Vets for Trump" was hijacked by foreign actors — and Facebook did very little to help the original owners reclaim the page.
A recent report from the Wall Street Journal alleges that Amazon altered its search algorithm to boost its own products, to the top.
Employees from Google, Amazon, and Microsoft have announced plans to walk out of their offices as part of a protest over global warming on September 20.
Elon Musk stated in a recent court filing that his use of the term "pedo guy" to describe Vern Unsworth, the British cave rescuer critical of Musk's plans during efforts to save a Thai soccer team from an underwater cave, was not meant to imply that Unsworth was a pedophile.
Airbus is reportedly testing a new digital platform on its A350-900 test plane which would monitor every passenger action, from chosen meal preferences to in-flight purchases and even bathroom habits.
A new report claims that Android flashlight apps are requesting a large number of permissions on every install, giving them access to huge amounts of device information.
Google, Facebook, and Twitter have all reportedly rejected a proposal from Australia's media regulator to implement an industry code of conduct on fake news. An association representing the Silicon Valley Masters of the Universe argue that the rules would make the government "a truth verification body.
As antitrust investigations into Google heat up, business owners are speaking out against one of the company's ad practices, known as "conquesting." Edible Arrangements CEO Tariq Farid says the practice is "killing" business for his franchisees, and Basecamp CEO Jason Fried called the tactic "a shakedown" and "ransom.
Facebook is warning iOS 13 and Android users that new mobile operating systems may prevent the platform from tracking its users as closely as it did before.
A federal judge has ordered Facebook to face a nationwide lawsuit seeking damages for allowing third parties to access users' private data, calling Facebook's views on privacy "so wrong.
A number of popular period-tracking apps were discovered to be sharing sensitive user data with Facebook — even details on when a user last had sex.
Daimler has reportedly begun testing self-driving trucks on Virginia highways in a partnership with startup firm Torc Robotics. The self-driving trucks will still have humans on board capable of taking over the wheel in case of emergency.
The Russian government is accusing tech giants Facebook and Google of having defied a government order to ban the distribution of political advertising during Russian regional elections.
A recent report from theWall Street Journal outlines how pretending to be a robot may be the next big job industry. Humans regularly take control of robotic delivery drones and other autonomous bots to add the "human touch" robots are incapable of.