“This is one of the least healthy things that has happened to our country.”
“You can add a second coffee mug, so it looks like you’re not having breakfast alone.”
Mark Zuckerberg’s likability blitz isn’t a presidential campaign, it’s a focus group for his 1.8 billion constituents, and part of a high-stakes campaign to win your likes.
The creators are ready to take their learnings for a spin around Erlich Bachman’s living room.
“It's like a Zuckerberg style neighborhood takeover”
Under the guise of a simple period-tracking app, Hamdam, which launched in Iran this weekend, will feature information about taboo subjects like STDs, contraception, domestic violence, and marriage contracts.
"Immediately after Trump was elected, my first thought was, 'Thank goodness my son looks white,' which is a terrible thought to have."
Student-loan refinancing is one of Silicon Valley's hottest new mini-sectors, with a fresh crop of startups leveraging buzzy marketing and proprietary algorithms in a race to reshape the loan. But despite the hype, only the top tier of graduates qualify. Can technology ever change that?
“I think it’s early — I can’t sit on this stage and predict (and predict) what will happen."
More than 2,000 of them signed an open letter asking to share their concerns with the Trump adviser.
The longtime CEO of the company that pledged not to “be evil” shared his unvarnished thoughts on the Trump administration with Google employees.
IBM, Palantir and Oracle did not respond to multiple requests for comment. Oracle CEO Safra Catz serves on a Trump administration advisory committee as do Palantir co-founder Peter Thiel and IBM CEO Ginni Rometty.
“No,” the Facebook CEO told BuzzFeed News in response to a question about his political ambitions.
Josh Kushner, brother of senior White House adviser Jared Kushner, has tried to avoid the spotlight throughout the presidential election, despite the fact that his health care company, Oscar Health, depends on Obamacare.
Protesters want more from Palantir than just a pledge.
Tech pundits predicted bots would change the way humans talk to computers, but the bots launched in 2016 could barely keep up their side of the conversation.
Google, Apple, Uber, and IBM said they would not help build a Muslim registry. Meanwhile, Oracle declined to comment.
One day after Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella met with President-elect Donald Trump, the tech company clarified its position in a statement to BuzzFeed News.
The company subsequently refused to comment on whether it would decline to participate in building such a registry, or endorse data collection policies championed by a group of Silicon Valley technology employees.
Engineers and employees from major tech companies — including Google, IBM, Slack, and Stripe — have pledged never to build a database of people based on their religious beliefs.