21% Of Y Combinator’s Female Founders Say Investors Have Sexually Harassed Them
Of the 88 women who completed the survey, 19 said they experienced at least one or more inappropriate incidents, ranging from “unwanted sexual overtures” to “unwanted sexual contact.”
The FBI Is Now Investigating Facebook’s Security Breach Where Attackers Had Access To 30 Million Users’ Personal Information
The attack, detected in late September, exposed some users’ emails and phone numbers, as well as profile information including gender, location, birth date, and recent search history.
After A Journalist’s Alleged Murder, Top Tech Execs Are Distancing Themselves From Saudi Arabia’s City Of The Future
Saudi Arabia has courted Silicon Valley and other business leaders, but the recent alleged murder of a dissident journalist is putting a harsh spotlight on those relationships.
The Stock Market Suffered Huge Losses As Investors See Pressures On Growth
Case in point: Apple's market value fell by one Tesla today.
Elon Musk’s $40 Million Settlement Isn’t Finalized, But He Just Insulted The SEC
"Shortseller Enrichment Commission."
Bernie Sanders Says Jeff Bezos Is "No Dummy" For Raising Minimum Wage
The new wage applies to more than 250,000 Amazon and Whole Foods employees as well as the more than 100,000 temporary employees it will hire for the upcoming holiday season.
A Cryptocurrency Pioneer Wrote About Sex With A Preteen Girl On His Blog. He Says It Was Fiction.
Cryptocurrency entrepreneur Gavin Wood wrote — and then deleted — a post about having sex with a preteen girl who was dying of AIDS. He says it was fiction.
A British Cave Rescuer Is Officially Suing Elon Musk For Calling Him A Pedophile
“I fucking hope he sues me." —Elon Musk, Aug. 30, 2018.
How WhatsApp Destroyed A Village
In July, residents of a rural Indian town saw rumors of child kidnappers on WhatsApp. Then they beat five strangers to death.
After Multiple Provocations, Twitter Has Banned Alex Jones And Infowars
"We took this action based on new reports of Tweets and videos posted yesterday that violate our abusive behavior policy, in addition to the accounts’ previous violations."
In A New Email, Elon Musk Accused A Cave Rescuer Of Being A “Child Rapist” And Said He “Hopes” There's A Lawsuit
In an email to BuzzFeed News, Tesla CEO Elon Musk accused a Thai cave rescuer of moving to Thailand to take a child bride. The rescuer denied all the claims.
The Cave Rescuer Elon Musk Called A "Pedo" Has Lawyered Up And Is Preparing A Libel Claim
“You published through three different tweets to your twenty-two million followers that Mr. Unsworth engages in the sexual exploitation of Thai children, and you did so at a time when he was working to save the lives of twelve Thai children.”
Elon Musk Has Revisited His Baseless Pedophile Claims
“You don’t think it’s strange he hasn’t sued me?"
Russia And Iran Created Hundreds Of Fake Accounts For Political Meddling, Facebook Says
"Part of what we’re trying to communicate overall … is all of the steps that we’re taking to secure the integrity of elections on Facebook," Mark Zuckerberg said.
Twitter Has Temporarily Restricted Alex Jones' Infowars Account
The move comes less than a day after the company took the same action against Infowars proprietor Alex Jones.
Twitter Suspended Proud Boys’ And Founder Gavin McInnes’ Accounts Ahead Of The "Unite The Right" Rally
The company shut down several accounts associated with the far-right group Friday for violating its terms of service on inciting violence.
Apple Defends Its Decision To Allow Infowars In The App Store
Apple tried to explain why it removed Infowars' podcasts, but not its app, which features the same content.
Internal Facebook Note: Here Is A “Psychological Trick” To Target Teens
Facebook bought TBH last October and eventually shut it down, but an internal note shows that the company learned a way to target high schoolers through the viral polling app.
Facebook Uncovers Political Influence Campaign With Possible Russia Ties
“We have found evidence of connections between these accounts and previously identified [Russia Internet Research Agency] accounts.”