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Salesforce CEO: tech billionaires ‘hoard their money’ and won’t help homeless

October 21, 2018

In Guardian interview, Marc Benioff calls out Twitters Jack Dorsey and others for failing to give back to city where they got rich Marc Benioff, the Salesforce CEO, has escalated his attacks on fellow San Francisco billionaires, saying they are hoarding money and dont want to help the homeless. In an interview with the Guardian […]

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Twitter and Salesforce CEOs bicker over who is helping the homeless more

October 14, 2018

How much have you given Marc Benioff asked Jack Dorsey as the two sparred over proposed tax to assist those on the streets The CEOs of two of the worlds most prominent tech companies got into an online spat on Friday over who was doing the most to address homelessness. The Salesforce CEO, Marc Benioff, […]

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#HimToo: how an attempt to criticize #MeToo went delightfully wrong

October 13, 2018

After a Florida woman attempted to offer up a photo of her son as an emblem of the #HimToo movement, something unusual happened: the meme had a happy ending When you are the subject of a typical Twitter meme, the best policy is to just ignore it and wait for it to end. That seemed […]

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Extreme biohacking: the tech guru who spent $250,000 trying to live for ever

October 10, 2018

Silicon Valley millionaire Serge Faguet thinks pills, injections and implants will turn him into a superhuman. Could they? In September last year, the young Silicon Valley entrepreneur Serge Faguet His follow-up about increasingyour intelligence by having sex and micro-dosing MDMA is the sites second most read article of 2018. In his working life as CEO, […]

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Help I think Im in an abusive relationship with Alexa | Emma Brockes

September 23, 2018

Theres an emotional cost to bonding with devices, says the Guardian columnist Emma Brockes Alexa, how are you feeling? I said to my Julie Andrews has been worth the sticker price alone (Alexa, play boo-boo butt poopy-diarrhoea [hysterical laughter] has felt less like a win). The main thing about robots and voice-activation software in general […]

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What happens when Airbnb goes wrong?

August 28, 2018

The service has millions of satisfied customers but when it goes wrong holidays are ruined I got 1,500 compensation when I threatened legal action after a villa disaster When Damian White and family finally arrived at the three-bed villa in Portimo, Portugal, they booked through Airbnb after spending hours searching for it with incomplete address […]

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How 3-D Printing Exposes the Fallacy of Federal Gun Laws

August 27, 2018

Defense Distributed, an Austin-based company notorious for 3-D printing a gun, recently won its risky landmark case against the federal government, allowing it to host digital gun designs on the internet. Though a federal judge blocked the ruling with a temporary injunction earlier this month, if the company’s legal strategy holds, it verges on mad […]

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Twitter suspends Proud Boys on eve of deadly Unite the Right rally anniversary

August 20, 2018

Platform bars rightwing western chauvinist group for violating its policy against violent extremists Twitter suspended numerous accounts associated with the rightwing ban the accounts of the conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. Jones built a wide audience on social media while disseminating a toxic mix of conspiracy theories, misinformation and hyper-partisanship, but he was ultimately banned over […]

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What would you do if your teenager became an overnight Instagram sensation?

July 26, 2018

After photographs go viral, your child becomes a social-media influencer and a celebrity on Instagram. Should you step in? Parents reveal the contrasting conflicts of instant fame When Charlotte DAlessio was 16 she accidentally became a social media influencer. The Canadian-born teen had recently moved from Toronto to Los Angeles with her family when, in […]

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Watch Out! Here Come the Woke Tech Oligarchs.

July 16, 2018

Once the rich protected themselves by aligning with Republicans who would protect their property from high taxes and their firms from regulation. Some still donotably the three of the four largest billionaire political donorshedge fund manager James Simon and his wife Marilyn, Michael Bloomberg, and currency speculator George Sorostitled progressive. This reflects a broader social […]

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