Here Are The Most Outrageous Incentives Cities Offered Amazon In Their HQ2 Bids
Massive tax breaks, an exclusive airport lounge, and a William Shatner cameo for Star Trek-obsessed CEO Jeff Bezos.
Despite Changes To Sexual Misconduct Policies, Google Walkout Organizers Say There’s More To Be Done
Google has conceded to some, but not all, demands by employees, some of whom called executives' responses "tone deaf" following an all-staff meeting on Thursday.
Twitter Is Sorry For Listing "Kill All Jews" As A Trending Topic
"This phrase should not have appeared in trends, and we’re sorry for this mistake."
Google Employees Around The World Are Walking Out To Protest Sexual Misconduct
Google employees around the world coordinated a walkout to protest the company's handling of sexual misconduct in the workplace.
Twitter Just Launched A Midterm Elections Page And It’s Already Full Of Garbage
One tweet that surfaced on the page suggested that Kid Rock was about to become one of Michigan’s senators.
Google Engineers Are Organizing A Walkout To Protest The Company’s Protection Of An Alleged Sexual Harasser
In a new email, Google CEO Sundar Pichai told employees that he supports the planned "women's walk" to protest issues of sexual misconduct at the company.
In Throwing His Weight Behind A San Francisco Homelessness Tax, Marc Benioff Finds His Populist Voice
The CEO of Salesforce, one of San Francisco's richest citizens, has a novel idea to solve the city's homeless crisis: tax his business.
Facebook Just Removed 82 Iranian-Tied Pages And Accounts Posting Divisive Trump And Kaepernick Memes
The move comes after the company suspended 652 fake pages, groups, and accounts in August for “coordinated, inauthentic behavior” associated with Iranian and Russian political influence operations.
Google Paid And Protected A Former Exec Despite Knowing About Sexual Misconduct With An Employee
In response, Google's CEO acknowledged the company's problem and said that 48 people have been terminated for sexual harassment in the last two years.
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."