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Jeff Bezos: 'I Predict One Day Amazon Will Fail'

When asked about Sears recently going bankrupt, Jeff Bezos surprised everyone by predicting Amazon will most likely also fail and go bankrupt.
Elon Musk

Elon Musk Walks Full Length of His Boring L.A. Tunnel

According to Musk, it's 'disturbingly long,' but things look on track for it to open on Dec. 10. In reality, we're getting 2 miles of tunnel and hopefully a good idea of whether this can really work as an alternative method of transportation.
Amazon

Amazon Boosts Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour

All of Amazon's U.S. workers will benefit from the minimum wage increase, which means more than 350,000 staff spread across all of Amazon's business ventures (including Whole Foods) should be better off beginning in November.
Amazon

Amazon Opens 4-Star Store in New York City

In case the name isn't a big enough giveaway, the only products you'll find in this brick-and-mortar store have a four star or higher rating on Amazon. It's a clever way to fill shoppers with confidence that everything they buy won't disappoint.
The Boring Company

Xbox Controller Support Added to Elon Musk's Boring Company Machines

Those tunnels being dug in L.A., Washington, D.C., and Chicago may well be completed using Xbox controllers. Is it a genius move or a case of what has Elon Musk been smoking?
Apple

Teenager Pleads Guilty to Hacking Apple Multiple Times

Over the course of a year he repeatedly hacked into Apple's servers and stole around 90GB of data because he admired the company. Apple states no customers were affected by the breaches of its security.
Google

Google Reportedly Working on Censored Search for China

It looks as though Google's desire to access the hundreds of millions of internet users in China has won and it is willing to accept government censorship to operate there. How is Google going to explain its thinking if (when?) it does launch?
Tesla

Tesla Launches a $1,500 Surfboard

Only 200 boards were made available, and they sold out almost immediately.
Google

EU Fines Google $5.1 Billion for Abuse of Power

Google's Android deals with smartphone manufacturers demanded they use Google's search bar and Chrome browser by default. According to European officials that breaks antitrust laws.
Travel

TSA Discovers Snake Inside External Hard Drive

The smuggler is facing a fine and never made it to her intended destination.
Microsoft

Microsoft to Acquire GitHub for $7.5 Billion

The web-based project hosting service attracts millions of developers and open source projects.
Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin Launches and Lands Its Rocket

Mannequin Skywalker was the lucky passenger experiencing zero gravity at 351,000 feet.
Nintendo

Nintendo Profits Increase 505 Percent Thanks to Switch

The Nintendo Switch is a huge hit for the company, and one likely to match or even surpass the Wii's success.
Facebook

Facebook's Answer to E.U. Privacy Law: Accept Data Collection and Ads, or Don't Use Facebook

The aim of GDPR is to return control of personal data to the individual by ensuring companies follow a new set of data protection compliance rules.
Tesla

Tesla Model 3 Moves to 24/7 Production

Elon Musk is serious about reaching 6,000 cars per week by June.