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Facebook Accused of Allowing Bias Against Women in Job Ads

Facebook has been criticized in recent years over revelations that its technology allowed landlords to discriminate on the basis of race, and employers to discriminate on the basis of age. Now a group of job seekers is accusing Facebook of helping employers to exclude female candidates from recruiting campaigns. The ...

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Justice Department Is Examining Tesla After Musk Comment

Tesla said on Tuesday that the Justice Department had requested documents from the company after its chief executive, Elon Musk, abruptly announced that he had lined up funding to convert the publicly traded electric-car maker into a private company. The request for information suggests that the Justice Department has opened ...

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Watch SpaceX’s First Moon Trip Customer Announcement

Someone has booked a trip around the moon on a SpaceX rocket, and the details — including the identity of the passenger — are to be revealed Monday evening at an event at the company’s Los Angeles-area headquarters. SpaceX is scheduled to stream the announcement beginning at 9 p.m. Eastern ...

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Is the Shofar … an Instrument of Technological Disruption?

Mark Zuckerberg performed for his followers on Facebook while Marc Benioff of Salesforce (and now Time) led a live congregation in San Francisco. Sure, it’s been around since biblical times, but suddenly the shofar is trending among Bay Area billionaires. Well, O.K., only two leading tech C.E.O.s of our time ...

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Betting Against Tesla: Skeptics Make Their Case

For the past year, Elon Musk has waged a bitter war of words with short-sellers, the investors who are betting billions of dollars that Tesla will fail. On Twitter and in interviews, he has called them haters and jerks who know little about electric cars. He has accused them of ...

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