Facebook reads and shares WhatsApp private messages: report

Facebook reads and shares WhatsApp private messages: report

Facebook’s encrypted messaging service WhatsApp isn’t as private as it claims, according to a new report. The popular chat app, which touts its privacy features, says parent Facebook can’t read messages sent between users. But an extensive report by ProPublica on Tuesday claims that Facebook is paying more than 1,000 contract workers around the world … Read more

Elizabeth Holmes living in Silicon Valley amid fraud trial

Elizabeth Holmes living in Silicon Valley amid fraud trial

Elizabeth Holmes, the disgraced founder of blood-testing startup Theranos, is reportedly living in a posh home on one of America’s most expensive estates as she goes on trial for fraud. A traffic citation issued to Holmes’ partner, William “Billy” Evans — heir to the Evans Hotel Group — on March 17 revealed a new address for … Read more

Intel Stock Attempts Comeback As Self-Driving Cars, Auto Chip Growth Top Agenda At Global Car Show

Intel Stock Attempts Comeback As Self-Driving Cars, Auto Chip Growth Top Agenda At Global Car Show

Intel-owned (INTC) Mobileye unveiled its commercial self-driving car technology for the first time today at the International Motor Show in Germany. The autonomous vehicle (AV) unit also announced plans to launch a robotaxi pilot program in the country starting in 2022. Intel stock edged slightly higher in early trading action Tuesday. X Germany’s auto show … Read more

Apple expected to unveil new iPhones at special Sept. event

Apple expected to unveil new iPhones at special Sept. event

Apple said on Tuesday it would hold a special event on Sept. 14, which most industry watchers believe will be used to unveil a new line of its flagship iPhones. Since 2013, Apple — helmed by CEO Tim Cook — has delivered new iPhones around September like clockwork. The tech giant, which launched a redesigned … Read more

Apple Stock A Buy Right Now? AAPL Stock Chart Shows This

Apple Stock A Buy Right Now? AAPL Stock Chart Shows This

Apple (AAPL) saw its shares surge into record high territory three weeks after the consumer electronics giant’s June-quarter earnings report. With Apple stock hitting new highs, many investors are wondering if AAPL stock is a buy right now. X Apple has been an American success story several times over. First, it ignited the personal computer … Read more

Ex-Walmart exec Marc Lore to build new city called Telosa

Ex-Walmart exec Marc Lore to build new city called Telosa

Former Walmart executive and e-commerce billionaire Marc Lore wants to build the world’s first woke city from scratch — somewhere in the US. Lore last week unveiled plans for his utopia, called Telosa, from the ancient Greek word Telos, meaning “highest purpose.” “The mission of Telosa is to create a more equitable, sustainable future. That’s … Read more

Roger Federer-backed sneaker company On looks to raise $622M in IPO

Roger Federer-backed sneaker company On looks to raise $622M in IPO

The Roger Federer-backed sneaker company, On, is sprinting to the public markets with an IPO that could raise as much as $622 million, the company said in a regulatory filing Tuesday. Zurich-based On is one of the fastest-growing sneaker brands in the world. It opened its first-ever store in Manhattan in December.  Federer became an … Read more