Sheryl Sandberg reportedly wanted to know if George Soros, who publicly criticized Facebook, was shorting the company’s stock.

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg reportedly requested opposition research on billionaire George Soros. Sandberg reportedly wanted to know if Soros, who publicly criticized Facebook, was shorting the company’s stock. That news comes after it was revealed that Facebook had a relationship with the opposition-research firm, Definers Public Affairs. Definers has had ties to Republican […]

‘Twitter hates Jews!’ Laura Loomer handcuffs self to company’s HQ in bizarre protest

A week after being suspended from Twitter, conservative firebrand Laura Loomer has handcuffed herself to the door of Twitter’s New York offices in a protest against social media censorship of right-wing voices. Calling out Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey for “the double standards that exist here at Twitter,” Loomer read out a list of offensive tweets […]

Elon Musk shared 2 videos of the Boring Company’s giant drill completing its first tunnel at the bottom of a huge pit

Patrick Fallon / Reuters Elon Musk announced on Friday that drilling on the first Boring Company tunnel was complete, and shared footage of the enormous drill emerging at the bottom of a huge pit. Musk has previously said the first Boring Company tunnel will be ready to use on December 10. The pit where the […]

The Boring Company’s first tunnel is all dug up

On Friday night, Boring Company CEO Elon Musk tweeted images of his tunnel-boring machine appearing to emerge from the dirt into a cavernous hole, with bystanders at the hole’s edge watching the spinning boring head. Congratulations @BoringCompany on completing the LA/Hawthorne tunnel! Cutting edge technology! pic.twitter.com/80WbSQekCQ — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 17, 2018 The tunnel […]

New York’s governor jokes he’ll change his name to ‘Amazon Cuomo’ to win the HQ2 bid hours before a report that New York City will be home to one of the company’s new headquarters (AMZN)

Kevin Hagen/AP “I’ll change my name to Amazon Cuomo if that’s what it takes,” New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said to reporters on Monday in reference to his determination to land Amazon’s second headquarters, HQ2. On Monday evening, The New York Times reported that Amazon is finalizing plans to open HQ2 in Long Island City […]

This Brooklyn-based audio company’s new Bluetooth headphones are easily the best way to spend $250

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Grado Grado just released its first Bluetooth headphones in its 65 year career. They’re called the GW100s, and they cost $ 250.  They retain the company’s trademark open-back design, which […]

Elon Musk tweets that the Boring Company’s first tunnel is set to open on December 10

The Joe Rogan Podcast/YouTube Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said on Twitter on Sunday that his Boring Company, which aims to lower the cost of building high-speed transit tunnels, has almost completed its first tunnel.  The tunnel will open on December 10, and reportedly run under Hawthorne in the Los Angeles area. Musk has […]

Investors betting against JD.com made $153 million after the company’s CEO was accused of sexual misconduct (JD)

REUTERS/Aly Song JD.com plunged after its CEO was detained in the US over a sexual-misconduct allegation. Short sellers made $ 153 million in profits from the stock decline, which saw shares fall 14% last week. Watch JD.com trade in real-time here. JD.com short sellers — or investors betting on the company’s stock to fall — made millions […]

Inside the Facebook employee group at war with the company’s ‘intolerant’ liberal culture (FB)

Alex Wong/Getty Images There’s a potential civil war brewing at Facebook. Conservative employees are up in arms against what they argue is an “intolerant” liberal culture at the tech company.See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: We used a headset that transforms your brain activity into a light display — here’s […]