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Mark Zuckerberg has dumped $296 million worth of Facebook shares so far this month

Mark Zuckerberg has dumped $296 million worth of Facebook shares so far this month

Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.An icon in the shape of a person's head and shoulders. It often indicates a user profile.Redeem nowGet the latest tech news & scoops — delivered daily to your inbox.Something is loading.Facebook's CEO has dumped hundreds of millions of dollars worth of Facebook shares this month.SEC filings show that so far this month Mark Zuckerberg has nearly 1.6 million Facebook shares, . This amounts to almost $296 million the tech mogul has cashed in.CNBC notes that Zuckerberg had not sold any...

August 24, 2019
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Tesla keeps getting hammered, and if the beating doesn't stop, it may need another tech giant like Apple to save it, experts say

Tesla keeps getting hammered, and if the beating doesn't stop, it may need another tech giant like Apple to save it, experts say

Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.An icon in the shape of a person's head and shoulders. It often indicates a user profile.Redeem nowGet the latest tech news & scoops — delivered daily to your inbox.Something is loading.Tesla is feeling the pain. The company's stock price has plummeted by 35% since the beginning of this year, as of Wednesday when markets opened, it hasn't hit since the end of 2016. The electric-car maker's shares since the company went public in 2010. This most recent dive may be the...

May 22, 2019
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Facebook is asking users to pick which news outlets are 'trustworthy' — and will demote the losers in your feed

Facebook is asking users to pick which news outlets are 'trustworthy' — and will demote the losers in your feed

An icon in the shape of a person's head and shoulders. It often indicates a user profile.Redeem nowFacebook says it will start sorting news sources by how "trustworthy" its users think they are — a major change as the social media giant continues to come under fire over the spread of misinformation on its platform.On Friday, the California tech giant announced that it would alter the algorithm for picking news to show in its News Feed based on whether the news is considered "trustworthy," whether it is "informative," and whether it is "relevant to people's local community."Facebook won't be...

January 19, 2018
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These 6 Corporations Control 90% Of The Media In America

These 6 Corporations Control 90% Of The Media In America

Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.An icon in the shape of a person's head and shoulders. It often indicates a user profile.Redeem nowThis infographic created by shows that almost all media comes from the same six sources.That's consolidated from 50 companies back in 1983. NOTE: This infographic is from last year and is missing some key transactions. But the fact that a few companies own everything demonstrates "the illusion of choice," Frugal Dad says. While some big sites, like and Reddit aren't owned by any...

May 30, 2019
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Google dramatically severed ties with Huawei — here's what that means for you

Google dramatically severed ties with Huawei — here's what that means for you

Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.An icon in the shape of a person's head and shoulders. It often indicates a user profile.Redeem nowGet the latest tech news & scoops — delivered daily to your inbox.Something is loading.that Google had severed ties with Huawei, essentially cutting it off from the Android operating system.Following an executive order from President Donald Trump, which effectively banned the sale of Huawei telecoms equipment in the US, the company was placed on an "entity list" by the US Commerce...

May 20, 2019
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Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak says most people should 'figure out a way to get off Facebook'

Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak says most people should 'figure out a way to get off Facebook'

Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.An icon in the shape of a person's head and shoulders. It often indicates a user profile.Redeem nowGet the latest tech news & scoops — delivered daily to your inbox.Something is loading.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has stressed the company's focus on privacy in recent months, particularly during its developers conference. But Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak isn't convinced that Facebook is keeping our personal interactions confidential.He recently suggested that "most people" should...

July 9, 2019
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Twitter ran paid ads from China's state news media criticizing the Hong Kong protests

Twitter ran paid ads from China's state news media criticizing the Hong Kong protests

Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.An icon in the shape of a person's head and shoulders. It often indicates a user profile.Redeem nowGet the latest tech news & scoops — delivered daily to your inbox.Something is loading.Twitter has been distributing sponsored posts from Chinese state media criticizing the Hong Kong protests, as spotted by the account of run by the entrepreneur and developer Maciej Ceglowski.The posts were from China's state-run Xinhua news agency. "Two months on, the escalating violence in Hong Kong...

August 19, 2019
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Google announces major shift away from precision-targeting of ads based on everything you do on the internet

Google announces major shift away from precision-targeting of ads based on everything you do on the internet

Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.An icon in the shape of a person's head and shoulders. It often indicates a user profile.Redeem nowSign up for our newsletter to get the news, trends and strategies that advertising and media pros want to know — delivered weekly to your inbox.Something is loading.Google said on Wednesday that it would move away from using technologies that track specific users as they browse the web, a move that could upend the digital advertising industry.Google had previously announced , saying its...

March 3, 2021
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Anti-quarantine protesters are being kicked off Facebook and quickly finding refuge on a site loved by conspiracy theorists

Anti-quarantine protesters are being kicked off Facebook and quickly finding refuge on a site loved by conspiracy theorists

Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.An icon in the shape of a person's head and shoulders. It often indicates a user profile.Redeem nowGet the latest tech news & scoops — delivered daily to your inbox.Something is loading.Organizers of anti-quarantine protests have been forced to flee Facebook as the platform has cracked down on coronavirus content. Business Insider has found that they're now organizing on another social network — one that's been a refuge for conspiracy theorists and others who have been exiled from...

May 3, 2020
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he supports Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, calling universal basic income 'Obviously needed'

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he supports Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, calling universal basic income 'Obviously needed'

Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification.An icon in the shape of a person's head and shoulders. It often indicates a user profile.Redeem nowSign up for our newsletter to receive our top stories based on your reading preferences — delivered daily to your inbox.Something is loading.Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang can count Tesla CEO Elon Musk among his supporters after Musk offered a simple message of support via Twitter on Saturday.Earlier in the day Yang tweeted a message about trying different approaches to...

August 11, 2019
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