SpaceX is about to launch 152 dead people’s remains into orbit aboard a Falcon Heavy rocket

SpaceX is about to launch 152 dead people’s remains into orbit aboard a Falcon...

SpaceX is gearing up for the third-ever launch of its Falcon Heavy rocket: the world's most powerful operational launch system. The mission, called Space Test Program-2 (STP-2), is slated to lift off between 11:30 p.m. ET on June 24 and 2:30 a.m. ET on June 25, weather permitting. When it does, the rocket will propel…
Tesla sinks to new a 2 1/2-year low after Wall Street unleashes scathing new research on the electric-car maker’s troubles

Tesla sinks to new a 2 1/2-year low after Wall Street unleashes scathing new...

Rebecca Cook / Reuters Tesla shares closed at a new 2 1/2-year low on Wednesday after two Wall Street analysts released scathing reports about the state of the electric-car maker. Citi cut its price target while Bank of America Merrill Lynch said the company's losses and cash burn rate are "not turning a corner on…
Jeff Bezos blew off Amazon employees’ proposal at the shareholder’s meeting and they were miffed, ‘This is not the kind of leadership we need’

Jeff Bezos blew off Amazon employees’ proposal at the shareholder’s meeting and they were...

Nearly 8,000 Amazon employees publicly signed a letter asking their company to drastically limit its impact on the environment. They hoped to present their plea directly to their boss, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, at the company's annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday. But the boss was not available — at least not right then. Bezos attended…
Top investors say these 11 buzzy, under-the-radar consumer cannabis startups are set to raise fresh rounds and blow up this year

Top investors say these 11 buzzy, under-the-radar consumer cannabis startups are set to raise...

Investors are pouring money into consumer cannabis startups. While the cannabis industry is still nascent — THC, the main psychoactive component of the plant isn't federally legal in the US — consumer brands are rapidly carving out market share in an attempt to dominate the early innings of what some Wall Street analysts say could…
Meet the power players at Netflix leading the streaming giant’s defense against Disney and other rivals

Meet the power players at Netflix leading the streaming giant’s defense against Disney and...

Bill Holmes — head of business development Holmes is the executive cutting deals between Netflix and companies like Comcast and Airtel, to make the streaming service available through more providers and included in more TV and wireless bundles. It "allows us to access a subscriber base that might be a little bit slower in signing…
Facebook is reorganizing its products team, bringing ads and free products for businesses under one umbrella

Facebook is reorganizing its products team, bringing ads and free products for businesses under...

Facebook is announcing today that it's overhauled its Ads and Business Platform (ABP) team that builds products for businesses under one mandate and leadership. The team used to be divided into two groups, one focused on developing paid products and ads and the other focused on free products and tools. The groups are now being…
‘It changes the dynamics of the industry a lot’: Foursquare wants to become the biggest location-based advertising company with its acquisition of Snap’s Placed and potentially others

‘It changes the dynamics of the industry a lot’: Foursquare wants to become the...

A lot of ad-tech companies sell location data to marketers, and Foursquare wants to become the biggest. The location-based firm on May 31 announced plans to acquire rival firm Placed from Snap. Placed and Foursquare collect first-party data from 30 million consumers to help advertisers understand how seeing an online ad leads people to shop…
An Amazon customer reportedly tried to return an item directly to Jeff Bezos during a question-and-answer session

An Amazon customer reportedly tried to return an item directly to Jeff Bezos during...

Between Amazon lockers, physical stores, Kohl's locations, and pickup centers, Amazon has more ways to return goods in person than ever. Unfortunately, you still can't exactly submit them directly to CEO Jeff Bezos. That's apparently what one customer and shareholder tried to do during Amazon's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday, according to tweets from the…
Boeing could have prevented 2nd 737 Max crash by listening to pilots, a union said as it accused the company of a ‘poisoned, diseased philosophy’

Boeing could have prevented 2nd 737 Max crash by listening to pilots, a union...

The second fatal Boeing 737 Max crash could have been prevented if Boeing listened to pilots' suggestions to improve safety, a major pilots union said as it accused Boeing of having a "poisoned, diseased philosophy." Dennis Tajer, a spokesman for Allied Pilots Association, which represents American Airlines pilots, told CNN that the Ethiopian Airlines crash,…
Two years after angry Silicon Valley locals chanted ‘build a wall’ to keep the homeless out, the city is reportedly cracking down on a growing RV camp outside Google’s HQ

Two years after angry Silicon Valley locals chanted ‘build a wall’ to keep the...

In Mountain View, California — where Google and several Silicon Valley tech companies call home — staggering rent prices have forced some residents out of apartments or houses and into more temporary dwellings, like vans or RVs. Meanwhile, resentment from local homeowners has risen as the number of vehicles lining the streets continues to grow,…

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