Elon Musk Ducks Out Of One Los Angeles Tunnel But Pursues Another

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has scrapped plans for a high-speed passenger tunnel under the West side of Los Angeles but is moving ahead with a similar proposal across town designed to whisk baseball fans to and from Dodger Stadium.Musk’s aptly named underground transit venture the Boring Company gave up on its…

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Facebook Has Had A Very Bad Week. Again.

Facebook has had a very bad week.If that’s a headline that sounds familiar, it’s probably because you’ve seen it before, maybe in March, maybe in September or maybe even just earlier this month as the social media giant weathered yet another storm of multiple scandals all at once. Here’s a breakdown of this past week at Facebook…

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Ohio Becomes First U.S. State To Allow Businesses To Pay Taxes With Bitcoin

Ohio has just become the first U.S. state and one of the first governments in the world to allow businesses to pay taxes, including sales and public utility taxes, with bitcoin.State Treasurer Josh Mandel announced Monday that businesses can now register for the program through the website OhioCrypto.com, a portal that will, via a third-party…

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Facebook Admits To Targeting Billionaire George Soros In PR Attack

Facebook officials on Wednesday admitted to digging up dirt on Jewish billionaire George Soros and its competitors less than a week after The New York Times published an explosive exposé on the tech giant.Elliot Schrage, Facebook’s head of communication and policy, published a blog post detailing the company’s decision to hire Definers Public Affairs, a…

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Facebook Executive Sheryl Sandberg Calls Explosive NYT Report ‘Simply Untrue’

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Sept. 5. Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg weighed in on the recent explosive New York Times article that reported the social network carried out a campaign to discredit those who criticized how it handled Russian interference and disinformation.In…

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