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Elon Musk Announces a Tesla Hackathon Amidst Departure of Top Execs. 3 Things to Know Today.

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Top executives have been peeling off from , and adding to the mix is the company's chief of engineering, who just took a six-week of absence in the height of Model 3 production issues. In the wake of all this, just announced a hackathon to try to solve the and its two worst "choke points." 

In other news: It might be 's birthday, but things at aren't on the up-and-up just yet. After an audit following the controversy, the company suspended more than 200 apps that may have misused user data. 

Plus, a list of the in the shows the Waltons -- the family behind -- as the richest people in the world, surpassing the likes of , and

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