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Elon Musk Started Selling Red Satin Shorts to Celebrate Tesla's Stock Climbing, And It Crashed the Website

In the past Musk has used short shorts to taunt Tesla short-sellers.
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Facebook is Losing Business and Getting Slammed by Civil Rights Leaders

Facebook's decision to leave up a post by President Trump threatening "when the looting starts, the shooting starts" in reference to the George Floyd protests is continuing to damage the company's reputation.
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Internal Strife Rages At Facebook Over Zuckerberg's Response to Trump

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Friday the company would leave up a post by President Trump which appeared to threaten U.S. protesters. Twitter placed the same post behind a block for "glorifying violence."
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Twitter Slapped a 'Glorifying Violence' Label on a Trump Tweet That Threatened George Floyd Protesters in Minneapolis With Getting Shot

In his tweet, Trump said that the military might get involved in the protests and that "when the looting starts, the shooting starts."
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Tech Billionaires Including Tim Cook, Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg Promised 18 Million Masks to Fight COVID-19

This weekend saw a flurry in Silicon Valley CEOs promising their companies would donate masks to healthcare workers.
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Big Tech to Meet With the White House to Discuss Coronavirus

Representatives from Facebook, Google, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, and Twitter will attend a White House meeting Wednesday to discuss their response to the novel coronavirus outbreak, Politico reports.
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Google, Facebook, Amazon Ask Employees to Stay Away From HQs as They Bunker Down Against Coronavirus

Tech giants including Facebook, Amazon, and Google have asked employees to work from home amid the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Privacy Concerns

Reddit's CEO Explosively Describes TikTok as 'Parasitic' and 'Spyware'

The US government is scrutinizing TikTok's handling of user data closely, and many government agencies have banned their staff from using it because of its Chinese roots.
Technology Innovation

Tim Cook Subtly Dinged Mark Zuckerburg by Saying Augmented Reality Doesn't Isolate People Like Other Technologies

The Apple CEO seemed to criticize virtual reality technology, which Facebook has invested heavily in
Technology

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel Says TikTok Could Be Bigger Than Instagram

He says it's because TikTok focuses on talent, not likes.
Social Media

TikTok Bans Holocaust Denial

Learning from the missteps of Facebook and YouTube, the social media company nixed conspiracy theories denying violent events
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Elon Musk Argues That His Twitter Can't Be Taken as Factual Because He Tweets About Zombie Apocalypses and Being a Martian

Elon Musk is fighting a defamation case against the cave diver Vernon Unsworth, who he referred to as "pedo guy" last year on Twitter.
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Elon Musk Said His AI Brain Chips Company Could 'Solve' Autism and Schizophrenia

Musk said he believes his neural AI technology company Neuralink will "solve a lot of brain-related diseases," naming autism and schizophrenia as examples. Autism is not a disease.
Social Media

An Ex-Facebooker Devastatingly Piled Into Mark Zuckerberg's Stance Allowing Politicians to Lie in Ads

Facebook's former head of global elections integrity voiced her concerns in a 'Washington Post' op-ed.