Elon Musk dares the CEO of Boeing to race SpaceX to Mars

SpaceX founder Elon Musk challenged Boeing’s CEO to be first to get a human to Mars. Now that is a competition with some serious stakes! Here’s how the crazy Twitter drama went down.

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Now World's Second-Wealthiest, Bezos Travels to Different Drumbeat

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has entered more rarefied air, having leapfrogged billionaires Amancio Ortega and Warren Buffett to become the second wealthiest person in the world. Bezos — CEO of the e-commerce retailer and cloud services provider — last week enjoyed a jump of $1.5 billion to $75.6 billion net worth, after his company announced a deal to acquire Souq.com. Also owner of The Washington Post and spaceflight firm Blue Origin, Bezos now trails only Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates, whose net worth is about $86 billion.

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Pamela Anderson calls Julian Assange a 'hero' and asks for his release

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has found an unlikely supporter in former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson.

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Samsung heir joins board of directors after Galaxy Note 7 failure

The grandson of Samsung’s founder is stepping up as its new leader after the failure of the company’s flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 7.

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WikiLeaks says Assange's Internet link was severed by 'state party'

WikiLeaks said Monday that its founder Julian Assange’s Internet link was severed by a “state party” and that “appropriate contingency plans” were activated.

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Oculus founder Palmer Luckey confirmed as anonymous backer behind pro-Trump memes

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Oculus founder Luckey Palmer has admitted to funding a group dedicated to spreading pro-Trump, alt-right memes and self-described “shitposts.” This is not the kind of publicity Facebook is likely to want for its Oculus Rift VR platform.

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GV's Bill Maris Passes Torch to Krane

GV founder Bill Maris on Wednesday said that he was departing the company after an eight-year tenure, and that his replacement would be David Krane, a managing partner and one of his chief deputies at the Alphabet-owned venture capital firm. Krane is a 17-year Google veteran. Maris reportedly wanted to spend more time with his wife and 11-month-old son. The fact that everything was running smoothly at the firm contributed to his decision, he said, rejecting any suggestion that he was leaving because of any changes or directions from Alphabet.

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Gawker Founder Sets Personal Bankruptcy Wheels in Motion

Gawker founder Nick Denton earlier this week said that he filed for personal bankruptcy protection after exhausting his appeals to stave off collection of damages resulting from a defamation and invasion of privacy lawsuit brought by professional wrestling icon Hulk Hogan. The filing followed a Florida court’s rejection of Denton’s appeal to block Hogan from collecting $140 million a jury awarded to him earlier this year. The case stemmed from Gawker’s publication of a tape of Hogan having sex with the wife of his friend.

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Zuckerberg denies Facebook has anti-conservative bias

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg denied Thursday that the social network’s editors suppress conservative news from its trending topics list.

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ISIS reportedly threatens Facebook, Twitter founders in video

Islamic State has issued a threat to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter founder Jack Dorsey over the companies’ effort to taking down terror-affiliated accounts, according to a published report.

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Gates Sees Both Sides in Apple vs. FBI Ruckus

Microsoft founder Bill Gates on Tuesday attempted to clarify his position regarding Apple’s conflict with the FBI, telling Bloomberg he was disappointed that his earlier comments had been construed as taking sides with the government. Apple has sparked a public debate through its resistance to a court order to unscramble the data on the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino terrorists. The FBI has sought to access the data in the course of its investigation.

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Microsoft founder Gates backs FBI in encryption fight with Apple

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has broken with other Silicon Valley giants by backing the FBI in its battle with Apple over hacking into a locked iPhone as part of the investigation into last December’s San Bernardino terror attack.

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Bill Gates sides with FBI on Apple encryption fight, says scope is limited to one iPhone

Article Image Microsoft founder Bill Gates said he disagrees with Apple’s decision to not provide the FBI with a software workaround that breaks iOS, and instead sides with a narrow reading of the government’s request for assistance that supposedly precludes wider dissemination of the as-yet-uncreated expoit.

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Apple's electric car project an 'open secret,' says Elon Musk

Article Image In an interview on Monday, Tesla founder Elon Musk said it is obvious that Apple is working on an electric car to rival products from established automakers, though he doesn’t foresee a Cupertino-designed vehicle threating growing Tesla sales.

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Facebook founder Zuckerberg wants to build artificially intelligent butler

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has said he wants to build an artificially intelligent assistant to help run his home and assist him at work.

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How Mark Zuckerberg could prevent gun violence

The Facebook founder and other business leaders should push for ways to use big data to anticipate and prevent violence and terrorism, Sreedhar Potarazu says.

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