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Tesla CEO Elon Musk attends the Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory groundbreaking ceremony in Shanghai, China, January 7, 2019. Aly Song | Reuters Elon Musk’s electric car and renewable energy company, Tesla, reports third-quarter results after the bell on Wednesday. Here’s what Wall Street analysts are expecting, per an average of analyst estimates compiled by Refinitiv: Earnings
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U.S. Attorney General William Barr delivers opening remarks at a summit on “Combating Anti-Semitism” at the Justice Department in Washington, July 15, 2019. Erin Scott | Reuters The Department of Justice will file its antitrust lawsuit against Google Tuesday, which will reportedly focus on the tech giant’s dominance in online search. Eleven Republican state attorneys
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Wired senior staff writer Cade Metz and Arvind Krishna, then senior vice president and director at IBM Research, speak onstage at the Wired Business Conference in New York on June 16, 2016. Brian Ach | Wired | Getty Images Shares of IBM fell slightly in extended trading on Monday after the company released third-quarter earnings
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Tesla announced on October 19, 2016, that all cars being produced have Full Self-Driving hardware. Almost four years later, numerous over-the-air software updates have introduced new features. But there has yet to be a complete Full Self-Driving release. Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted this week that some “expert and careful drivers” will get beta of
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Facebook and Twitter typically take heat for acting too slowly to reduce the spread of harmful misinformation. But on Wednesday, both companies acted surprisingly quickly to limit distribution of an unverified New York Post report claiming to contain a “smoking gun” email related to Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden and his son,
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Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies at a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, U.S., October 23, 2019. Erin Scott | Reuters Facebook on Wednesday said it had made the decision to limit the distribution of a news article from the New York Post that claims to show “smoking gun” emails related to
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Susan Wojcicki, CEO, YouTube Harriet Taylor | CNBC YouTube updated its medical misinformation policy Wednesday to include Covid-19 vaccine information that goes against expert consensus. “In the coming weeks, we will also have more to announce on the work we’re doing to raise authoritative sources on our site related to Covid-19 vaccine content,” the Alphabet-owned
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Facebook’s new campaign for flu shots. Facebook Facebook said Tuesday it is launching a new global policy that bans ads that discourage people from getting vaccines. The company previously did have a policy against vaccine hoaxes that were publicly identified by global health organizations.  “Now, if an ad explicitly discourages someone from getting a vaccine,
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Bob Chapek Jeff Gritchen | MediaNews Group | Orange County Register via Getty Images Disney is restructuring its media and entertainment divisions, as streaming becomes the most important facet of the company’s business. On Monday, the company revealed that in order to further accelerate its direct-to-consumer strategy, it would be centralizing its media businesses into
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In this photo illustration a logo of the American multinational technology company and search engine Google is seen on an Android mobile device with People’s Republic of China flag in the background. Budrul Chukrut| SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images GUANGZHOU, China — An app that briefly gave Chinese internet users access to foreign
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Lucid Motors is a California-based electric vehicle start-up, and in September it revealed the Air, its vision for an electric, luxury sedan. The company promises some impressive specs, such as an estimated 517 miles of range. But starting up an electric vehicle company is notoriously difficult, and it faces steep competition from Tesla and other
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Andy Puddicombe, co-founder of HEADspace. Jarrett Bellini | CNBC Like many modern tech companies, UiPath had been expanding its mental health benefits to employees in recent years, committing the equivalent of 1% of salaries to health and wellness programs. More than seven months into the coronavirus pandemic, that all seems quaint. The crises of 2020
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Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg walks past members of the news media as he enters the office of U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) while meeting with lawmakers to discuss “future internet regulation on Capitol Hill in Washington, September 19, 2019. Joshua Roberts | Reuters After a 16-month investigation into competitive practices at the largest U.S.
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An Amazon warehouse Getty Images Two Amazon warehouses in California have been cited by the state’s division of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for coronavirus-related health and safety violations.  Cal/OSHA issued $1,870 in fines to an Amazon fulfillment center in Eastvale, California, known as LGB3, and a delivery station in Hawthorne, California, referred to
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Getty Images Microsoft informed employees this week that they will have more flexibility to work from home, even after it’s safe to return to offices, a company spokesperson told CNBC Friday. The new guidelines, previously reported by The Verge, allow all Microsoft employees to work remotely less than 50% of the
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Steve Carell, Reese Witherspoon Jennifer Aniston speak at the Apple Spring Event on March 25th, 2019. Source: Apple Apple will extend some Apple TV+ subscriptions on a free one-year trial for three additional months, the company confirmed to CNBC on Thursday. When Apple TV+ launched last fall, Apple bundled a free one-year subscription with the
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai testifies before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law during a hearing on “Online Platforms and Market Power” in the Rayburn House office Building on Capitol Hill, in Washington, July 29, 2020. Mandel Ngan | Pool via Reuters Congressional Democrats sent a clear message to Apple, Amazon, Facebook
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After a 16-month investigation into competitive practices at Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google, the House Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust has released Tuesday its findings and recommendations on how to reform laws to fit the digital age, including breaking up the companies or imposing business structures that force different business units to function independently. In a
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Source: Sonos Sonos stock fell more than 2% in extended trading after Bloomberg reported that Apple has purged its online store of third-party audio products and instructed retail stores to do the same. On Monday, a visit to the speakers and headphones category on Apple’s online store only displayed Apple products. Previously, Apple stores had carried
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Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies at a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, U.S., October 23, 2019. Erin Scott | Reuters A congressional report on Big Tech and antitrust has been delayed as the House Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust received new information on Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram, a Democratic source told CNBC.
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The University of Cambridge; the highest-ranked U.K. institution on the QS table. Oliver Benn | Getty Images LONDON — U.S. chipmaker Nvidia pledged Monday to build a £40 million ($52 million) supercomputer in Cambridge, England, weeks after announcing it intends to buy British rival Arm for $40 billion. The supercomputer — named “Cambridge-1” and intended
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