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Elon Musk Is Creating Cyber Pigs

Musk hosted the live demo to show how Neuralink brain implants can be surgically added to a live subject without any detriment to their health. 'They're healthy and happy, and indistinguishable from a normal pig,' he said.

Wait, Amazon's New Wearable Needs to See Me in My Underwear?

Amazon says your semi-nude pictures will be automatically deleted from its servers after 3D body images are rendered. In return, you'll get an accurate estimate of your body fat percentage.

Report: Walmart Wants to Jointly Acquire TikTok With Microsoft

'We are confident that a Walmart and Microsoft partnership would meet both the expectations of U.S. TikTok users while satisfying the concerns of U.S. government regulators,' the retail giant tells CNBC.

TikTok Outlines Why It Thinks President Trump's US Ban Is Illegal

'By banning TikTok with no notice or opportunity to be heard (whether before or after the fact), the executive order violates the due process protections of the Fifth Amendment,' the company says.

Facebook Cracks Down on QAnon Conspiracy Theory With Purge, New Restrictions

Pages, groups, and Instagram accounts tied to QAnon will no longer appear in the company's recommendation engines. QAnon content will also be down-ranked, making it harder to find.

Trump Signs Order Banning U.S. Transactions With TikTok, WeChat in 45 Days

Under the order, U.S. app stores, credit card companies and software providers would all likely be prohibited from working with the popular video-sharing app.

17-Year-Old Arrested in Florida for Hacking High-Profile Twitter Accounts

Officials in Florida say a local teenager named Graham Ivan Clark has been charged with hijacking dozens of Twitter accounts belonging to celebrities and selling access to them.

Facebook Wanted to Buy Google? Zuckerberg Says It Was a Joke

During the antitrust hearing, Rep. Joe Neguse brought up an email as evidence that the social network is using acquisitions to eliminate the competition.

TikTok Starts Blocking Searches for QAnon Conspiracy Theory Videos

On TikTok, the main #QAnon video channel has attracted over 80 million views, but on Friday, the channel produced no results.

Facebook to Slap Labels on Newsworthy, But Rule-Breaking Posts From Politicians

In some cases, Facebook will leave up a rule-breaking post from an elected official because it's been declared 'newsworthy and in the public interest.' Now the company is going to label such posts to make this distinction clear.

Yep, Amazon Renamed a Sports Venue in Seattle 'Climate Pledge Arena'

Amazon says the 18,000-seat venue formerly known as KeyArena is being renovated to become the first net zero carbon sports arena in the world.

Reddit CEO Vows to Fight Racism on the Site, But Users Remain Doubtful

A 'gap between our content policy and our values has eroded our effectiveness in combating hate and racism,' says Reddit CEO Steve Huffman.

Elon Musk Calls for Breakup of Amazon Over COVID-19 Book's Takedown

Musk was set off by Amazon's decision to pull an ebook about COVID-19 from a controversial author who's been questioning the pandemic's severity. Amazon has since republished the book.

Facebook Moves to Let More Employees Work From Home Permanently

The only catch? Facebook is indicating it'll lower the pay for employees who move out of a Silicon Valley, which has a high cost of living.

'Facebook Shops' Lets You Shop Your Favorite Stores From the Social Network's App

The company is hoping Facebook Shops will help fill an economic void created by COVID-19, which is preventing many small businesses from serving customers at physical storefronts.