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Mark Zuckerberg 'liked' a meme mocking Jeff Bezos for saying that Amazon workers sent him to space

Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos, left, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Alex Wong/Getty Images; KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP via Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg "liked" an Instagram meme mocking Jeff Bezos' spaceflight. The meme shades Bezos for thanking Amazon workers and customers for paying for his spaceflight. Zuckerberg and Bezos don't appear to be rivals, but they've been involved in feuds with other execs. See more stories on Insider's business page. It seems Mark...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spacex, Elon Musk, Instagram, Congress, Trends, Tesla, Getty Images, Tim Cook, Evan Spiegel, Jeff Bezos, Kevin Systrom, Musk


10 things in tech: Larry Page in Fiji - Zuck's metaverse - Web outages

A host of high-profile websites including UPS and Airbnb went dark yesterday. Screenshot Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. A lot of websites went dark yesterday. UPS, FedEx, US Bank, Airbnb, and other major websites saw outages beginning around noon yesterday, but the issue was fixed within an hour. What we know about what happened.2. Mark Zuckerberg said he wants to turn Facebook into "a metaverse company."...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Disney, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Nasa, UPS, Larry Page, Silicon Valley, Airbnb, Goldman Sachs, Mars


The wild life of billionaire Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, who eats one meal a day, evangelizes about bitcoin, and had to defend his company in front of Congress

Jack Dorsey onstage at a bitcoin convention on June 4, 2021 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Jack Dorsey cofounded Twitter in 2006, and the company has made him a billionaire. He is famous for his unusual life of luxury, including a daily fasting routine and regular ice baths. Dorsey holds two CEO jobs at Twitter and his payment company Square. Visit Business Insider's home page for more stories. From fighting armies of bots to quashing rumors about sending his beard hair to ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, South Korea, Twitter, New York Post, Japan, Elon Musk, Hollywood, Obama, Congress, Washington, Cbs News, Life, Senate, White House


Tesla likely to start accepting bitcoin as payment again, says Elon Musk

The founder of the electric carmaker says coins are mined using at least 50% renewable power, sending the price up sharplyTesla will most likely restart accepting bitcoin as payment once it conducts due diligence on the amount of renewable energy used to mine the currency, the founder and boss of the electric carmaker, Elon Musk, has said.Musk sent the price of bitcoin into freefall in May when he said that Tesla would stop accepting the cryptocurrency for payment because it the so-called mining...
Tags: Elon Musk, Technology, Tesla, Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, Musk


Elon Musk says Tesla will ‘most likely’ accept Bitcoin again when it becomes more eco-friendly

Tesla will ‘most likely’ resume accepting bitcoin as a form of payment once the mining rate for the cryptocurrency reaches 50% renewables, CEO Elon Musk said Wednesday at a virtual panel discussion hosted by the Crypto Council for Innovation, remarks that are in line with statements he made last month on Twitter. Tesla started accepting bitcoin as a form of payment in February, the same time that the company purchased a historic $1.5 billion in bitcoin – before reneging on its decision just thre...
Tags: TC, Spacex, Elon Musk, China, Tech, Tesla, Bitcoin, Automotive, Jack Dorsey, Cryptocurrencies, Ethereum, Coinbase, Btc, Musk, Dogecoin, Crypto Council for Innovation


Tesla Will 'Most Likely' Restart Accepting Bitcoin As Payments, Says Musk

Electric-car maker Tesla will most likely restart accepting bitcoin as payments, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said at a conference on Wednesday. From a report: Musk's comments come after Tesla said in May it would stop accepting bitcoin for car purchases. "Tesla would resume accepting bitcoin, it is most likely" Musk said at the B Word conference, where Square's Jack Dorsey also took part. Musk said he personally owned bitcoin, ethereum and dogecoin, apart from bitcoin that Tesla and SpaceX...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Tech, Tesla, Jack Dorsey, Musk


Tesla Plans To Open Its Charging Network To Other EVs Later This Year

Tesla plans to open its network of superchargers to other electric vehicles later this year, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said on Twitter. From a report: The electric-car maker's fast charging network, with over 25,000 superchargers globally, has given it a competitive edge. Meanwhile, other carmakers have formed alliances or invested in startups for networks as they rush new electric vehicle entrants to market. "We're making our Supercharger network open to other EVs later this year," Musk...
Tags: Elon Musk, Tech, Tesla, Musk


Elon Musk: Tesla to open up global charging network to other EVs later this year

Tesla will allow other electric vehicles to access its global network of chargers later this year, CEO Elon Musk tweeted Tuesday. The comment follows years of chatter by Musk that signaled the company was amenable to the idea. Until now, there has never been any details about how or when the company would open up its SuperCharger network of 25,000 chargers. Details are still slim. For instance, it’s unclear where it would initially open up, which automakers have reached agreements with Tesla and...
Tags: Europe, Elon Musk, Israel, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Uae, Musk, Charging Stations, North America Asia, Tesla Superchargers, North America Tesla, Europe Tesla


Bezos and crew host a giddy press conference after Blue Origin’s inaugural crewed launch

Jeff Bezos was so triumphant he was practically glowing at a press conference following the Blue Origin’s first crewed mission to space, 21 years after he founded the company in 2000. The billionaire talked about the future of the company and his role in it, and then casually gave away a couple hundred million dollars. Bezos was one of four that rode in the RSS First Step capsule; the others were his financier brother, Mark; aviation legend and Mercury 13 veteran Wally Funk; and 18-year-old Oliv...
Tags: Amazon, Space, Elon Musk, Tech, Nasa, Cnn, Space Tourism, Virgin Galactic, Commercial Spaceflight, Richard Branson, Michelin, Jeff Bezos, Spaceflight, Aerospace, Blue Origin, Mark


WeWork founder Adam Neumann once argued to Elon Musk that getting to Mars would be easy but "building community" there was the hard part, new book says

Former WeWork CEO Adam Neumann. Michael Kovac/Getty Images for WeWork WeWork founder Adam Neumann told SpaceX CEO Elon Musk getting to Mars was easy, a new book says. "The Cult of We" adds that Neumann said building community on the Red Planet was the hard part. Musk "was unimpressed and lectured Neumann," who wanted to collaborate on Mars plans, the book says. See more stories on Insider's business page. WeWork founder Adam Neumann has some unconventional thoughts about space, a new b...
Tags: Apple, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Real Estate, Cook, Softbank, US, Trends, Airbnb, WeWork, Mars, Son, Blackstone, Brian Chesky, Musk


Tesla is letting people take out a 'Full Self-Driving' subscription for $199 per month

Elon Musk. Maja Hitij/Getty Images Tesla is offering a new payment method for its Full Self-Driving (FSD) software. Customers can now pay $199 a month, rather than $10,000 upfront. Tesla says customers can cancel their subscription whenever they want. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla owners can now subscribe to have the company's "Full Self-Driving" software in their cars, rather than paying upfront for it, as first reported by Electrek.Tesla announced the new pay...
Tags: Apple, Transportation, Elon Musk, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Transport, Subscription, Nhtsa, FSD, Tech Insider, Electrek Tesla, Isobel Asher Hamilton, Full Self Driving, Weekend BI UK


Tech's $1 billion unicorn startups are ready to party

Hello, and welcome to this week's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech, including:Meet the 136 unicorns born in Q2Why Salesforce and Amazon are becoming each other's best alliesThe real story behind Elon Musk's beach tunnel Did someone forward this newsletter to you? Sign up here. Note: Newsletters are now coming from our new domain, @insider.com. Also, a friendly reminder to add [email protected] to your address book. This week: T...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Startups, Transportation, Facebook, Elon Musk, Enterprise, Microsoft, Softbank, Newsletter, Trends, Ukraine, Sony, Venture Capital, Aws, Salesforce


Xiaomi has overtaken Apple as the world's second-biggest smartphone seller. Here's how the major players rank.

Apple CEO Tim Cook. Frazer Harrison/FilmMagic Xiaomi has leapfrogged Apple to become the second-biggest seller of smartphones worldwide, Canalys said. The Chinese company shipped 83% more smartphones in Q2 vs the same period last year. Samsung topped the Canalys list, accounting for nearly one in five global smartphone shipments in Q2. See more stories on Insider's business page. Xiaomi has overtaken Apple to become the second-biggest smartphone seller in the world.For the first time, ...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, Africa, Samsung, Trends, Tesla, Features, Xiaomi, Latin America, Vivo, Western Europe, Apple Apple, Stanton, International Data Corporation, Ben Stanton, Canalys


The space race is back on – but who will win?

Alliances are shifting as states led by China and Russia compete with the US and tech entrepreneurs Liu Boming took in the dizzy view. Around him lay the inky vastness of space. Below was the Earth. “Wow,” he said, laughing. “It’s too beautiful out here.” Over the next seven hours Liu and his colleague Tang Hongbo carried out China’s second spacewalk, helped along by a giant robotic arm.Mission accomplished, the two taikonauts – China’s astronauts – clambered back into their home for the next ...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Technology, China, Russia, US, World news, Earth, Beijing, Richard Branson, Mars, The moon, Jeff Bezos, Liu


How to get your mobile app discovered in 2021

The iOS app store officially launched on July 10 2008 with 500 apps. Almost overnight, a huge new industry was created around mobile. According to Statista, revenue generated from apps (paid downloads and in-app advertising) will reach $935 billion by 2023, and that doesn’t doesn’t include the many trillions of dollars transacted via apps in the last decade alone (think Amazon, Uber, games, etc). Worldwide mobile app revenues in 2014 to 2023(in billion U.S. dollars) (source: Statista) ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apps, Elon Musk, Instagram, Stanford, Marketing, Trends, Discovery, Reid Hoffman, Airbnb, Brian, Brian Chesky, Don, Google Facebook


Facebook is Ditching Plans To Make an Interface That Reads the Brain

The company's research into a consumer mind-reading device is over, for now. Some scientists said it was never possible anyway. From a report: The spring of 2017 may be remembered as the coming-out party for Big Tech's campaign to get inside your head. That was when news broke of Elon Musk's new brain-interface company, Neuralink, which is working on how to stitch thousands of electrodes into people's brains. Days later, Facebook joined the quest when it announced that its secretive skunkworks, ...
Tags: Facebook, Elon Musk, California, Tech, Darpa, Regina Dugan


Facebook Is Giving Up on Reading Your Brain, for Now

Facebook is mostly abandoning its plan to hook users’ brains directly into Facebook, at least for now. For the foreseeable future, you’ll have to settle for hooking your wrist directly into an Oculus Rift.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Technology, Tesla, Software, Computing, Oculus, Virtual Reality, Oculus Rift, Wearable Devices, Mixed Reality, Neuralink, Mark Chevillet


The Morning Watch: Looking Back at the Magic of ‘Kazaam,’ Behind the Scenes of ‘Schmigadoon!’ & More

(The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fan-made productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.) In this edition, take a look back at the magical family movie Kazaam, starring basketball superstar Shaquille O’Neal as a towering genie. Plus, go behind the scenes of Apple TV+’s new musical comedy series Schmigadoon! st...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, TV, Movies, Disney, Features, Amy Poehler, Richard Branson, Seth Meyers, Cecily Strong, Shaq, Lorne Michaels, Amy, Seth, Shaquille O Neal, Sinbad


10 things in tech: RIP Twitter Fleets - Snapchat salaries - Tesla tunnel

Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Before we get started, we have an Insider.com update. Newsletters are now coming from our new domain, @insider.com. Be sure to add [email protected] to your address book.Enough from us. Let's get to it.1. TikTok hit three billion downloads, a critical milestone only Facebook has reached. The video-snippet platform is the fifth non-game app to ever surpass the three billion install mark, showing th...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Yahoo, San Francisco, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Bloomberg, Snapchat, Goldman Sachs, Musk, Ftc


10 things in tech: Tesla homes - Biden v Big Tech - New tech hubs

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. The tech giant fired dozens of employees over abuses of user data. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. Facebook fired dozens of employees for abusing access to user data. Between 2014 and 2015, the company fired 52 workers who exploited the data for personal means - including an engineer who used it to find a woman who left him after a fight....
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Softbank, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Austin, Virgin Galactic, Bill Gates, Brookfield, Bird, Fidelity, Jeff Bezos, Biden


5 reasons why living in space is way harder than solving climate change

You can hardly blame Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and all their rich buddies for ditching planet Earth to have a hot billionaire summer in space. After all, even rich people were stuck inside for a year while the COVID-19 pandemic raged its way around the globe. Who among us couldn’t use an out-of-this-world vacation? But it can be difficult not to feel a little salty over the fact that us regular poor folk can only dream of leaving atmosphere. Meanwhile, Elon Musk’s out there plannin...
Tags: Startups, Space, Elon Musk, Science, Tech, Earth, Next Featured, Richard Branson Jeff Bezos Elon Musk


10 things in tech: Facebook trolls - Musk in court - Crypto resort

LAURENCE GRIFFITHS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. Facebook employees are frustrated with racist comments attacking English soccer players. Comments have flooded players' accounts after England lost the Euro Cup final, and workers are begging Facebook to take more action. This is what you need to know.2. Amazon has won permission to monitor your sleep. The FCC will allow Amaz...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Elon Musk, England, Fcc, Newsletter, Trends, Startup, Tech, Tesla, Richard Branson, Las Vegas, Jeff Bezos, Solarcity, Branson, Musk


Elon Musk said his weird jokes, like naming himself 'Technoking,' get Tesla free press. 'I think I'm funny.'

Elon Musk arrived at the Chancery court in Delaware on Monday. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Elon Musk appeared in court on Monday to defend Tesla's acquisition of SolarCity in 2016. Musk was questioned about his decision to name himself "Technoking" of Tesla. Musk replied it was a joke that gave Tesla free press. "I think I'm funny," he added. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk said in court on Monday that his sense of humor gave Tesla free press.Musk appeared in ...
Tags: Apple, Transportation, Elon Musk, News, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Ap, Baron, Trial, Solarcity, Delaware, Musk, Reuters, Morty, Rick


Elon Musk defends Tesla’s $2.6B acquisition of SolarCity in Delaware court

Elon Musk is testifying Monday morning in a lawsuit over Tesla’s 2016 acquisition of SolarCity, a $2.6 billion transaction that a group of shareholders allege was a “bailout” of the failing solar company. The shareholders are seeking repayment to Tesla of the cost to purchase SolarCity. The suit, filed in the Delaware District Court in 2017, alleges that SolarCity was near bankruptcy at the time of the acquisition. Musk, who was the ailing company’s chairman of the board of directors and its lar...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, Lawsuit, Washington Post, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Usa Today, Solarcity, Delaware, Musk, Kauai, Powerwall, Delaware Court of Chancery, Lyndon, Peter Rive


Why used cars are so expensive now - and when prices may drop

Used car and truck dealers have bought models for more than their original sticker price. Jim Watson / AFP via Getty Images Used-car prices have skyrocketed over the last year. A supply crunch in new cars is spurring demand for used models. Prices may not return to normal for at least a year, one expert told Insider. See more stories on Insider's business page. If you're looking to get a sweet deal on a used car to take advantage of the warm summer weather, it's not going to...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, US, Trends, Tesla, Reynolds, Drury, JIM WATSON, Cox Automotive, Tim Levin, Ivan Drury, Getty Images Used, Kayla Reynolds, Cox Dealer, RivianA, Earth Between May


10 things in tech: Musk visits Branson - AI tiny homes - Amazon Prime Air issues

Christophe Gateau/picture alliance via Getty Images, Drew Angerer/Getty Images Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. Elon Musk went to Richard Branson's house at 3 a.m. to wish him luck before his flight. Branson tweeted a photo of Musk visiting him on the morning of his historic flight to the edge of space. Jeff Bezos, who is heading to space on July 20, wished Branson well in an Instagram post. Miss Branson&...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Elon Musk, UK, Microsoft, Singapore, Digital, US, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tom Hanks, Porsche, Virgin Galactic, Bill Gates


Virgin Galactic and Richard Branson celebrate launch of first passengers into space

Virgin Galactic has successfully taken its first passengers to space, including its billionaire founder Richard Branson. The event, at Spaceport America in New Mexico, was a field day for press and employees, complete with an early-morning Khalid set and hero walk by Branson and the crew. “Just imagine a world where people of all ages, all backgrounds, from anywhere, of any gender, of any ethnicity, have equal access to space,” Branson said on returning. “Welcome to the dawn of a new space age!”...
Tags: TC, Space, Elon Musk, Tech, Nasa, Virgin Galactic, Stephen Hawking, Virgin, Richard Branson, New Mexico, Jeff Bezos, Aerospace, Branson, Omaze, Vms, Blue Origin


Happening Soon: Branson's Historic First Flight Attempt To the Edge of Outer Space

Happening soon (at 7:30 PST/10:30 EDT): ongoing coverage of Richard Branson's first historic flight attempt to the edge of outer space. CBS News will be streaming their own live coverage at the top of this web page (as well as in their CBSN app), but also reports there's other options: With typical Branson fanfare, Sunday's flight will be broadcast live across Virgin Galactic's social media platforms, featuring appearances by Stephen Colbert and retired Canadian space station astronaut Chris H...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Stephen Colbert, Cbs News, Tech, Earth, Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Chris Hadfield, Branson, Khalid, Spaceport America, Dave Mackay, Colin Bennett, VSS Unity


Happening Now: Branson's Historic First Flight Attempt To the Edge of Outer Space

Happening now: ongoing coverage of Richard Branson's first historic flight attempt to the edge of outer space. CBS News is streaming their own live coverage at the top of this web page (as well as in their CBSN app), but also reports there's other options: With typical Branson fanfare, Sunday's flight will be broadcast live across Virgin Galactic's social media platforms, featuring appearances by Stephen Colbert and retired Canadian space station astronaut Chris Hadfield, along with the perfor...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Stephen Colbert, Cbs News, Tech, Earth, Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Chris Hadfield, Branson, Khalid, Spaceport America, Dave Mackay, Colin Bennett, VSS Unity


Branson Successfully Completes Historic First Flight To the Edge of Outer Space

UPDATE: Branson's done it. "In a live broadcast during the vehicle's descent, Branson called the trip, 'an experience of a lifetime,'" reports NBC News: Branson's flight took off Sunday morning at around 10:30 a.m. ET, although the launch time was delayed by around 90 minutes because of overnight weather conditions at Spaceport America... Branson was joined on his flight by pilots Dave Mackay and Michael Masucci and three mission specialists, all of whom are employees of Virgin Galactic: Chi...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Stephen Colbert, Cbs News, Tech, Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Chris Hadfield, Branson, Khalid, Spaceport America, Earth Read, Dave Mackay, Colin Bennett, Greg Autry



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