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Social media "ripping apart" society, former Facebook executive says
Last Updated Dec 12, 2017 8:11 PM EST. MENLO PARK, Calif. -- A former Facebook executive criticized the company he once worked for and social media as a whole, saying it is "ripping apart the social fabric" in societies around the world, CBS San ...
Facebook hits back at former executive Chamath Palihapitiya  BBC News
Some of Facebook's early friends now its sharpest critics  Post-Bulletin  
The net neutrality vote, explained
The Federal Communications Commission will vote Thursday on a measure that would completely gut regulations to internet providers and open the door for net neutrality to be destroyed.
The false promise behind the FCC's net neutrality repeal plan  Washington Post
Janet Yellen's Fed legacy: Turning crisis into calm, more or less
Janet Yellen's legacy is a slow unwinding of her predecessor's emergency measures to combat the 2008 financial crisis. Cautious, calm and steadfast -- these are the qualities that Yellen has studiously exhibited during her four-year tenure as Federal ...
With rate hike in the bag, Fed may hint at Trump effect on economy  Reuters
Federal Reserve Expected to Raise Rates  Wall Street Journal
What Is Litecoin, and Why Is It Beating Bitcoin This Year?
With digital currency Bitcoin taking the spotlight in 2017, it's hard to remember the other cryptocurrencies that have been growing in its shadow.
3 reasons to doubt bitcoin, ethereum, litecoin and other cryptocurrencies  CBS News
Move over, bitcoin. Here comes litecoin  CNNMoney
Uber charges Toronto rider $14400 for a 20-minute rush hour ride
You had best reconsider your rush hour Uber ride to Tim Horton's, because that last infusion of coffee and Timbits might cost you more than you anticipate -- at least until Uber recognizes the error.
Uber Charged a Guy Nearly $20K for a 20-Minute Ride to the Hospital  VICE
Uber Apologized To A Customer After He Was Charged $18500 For A Ride  BuzzFeed News
In Spending Spree, European Mall Operator Bets on Westfield
In recent years, the news has been nothing but bad for malls. With the rise of Amazon and other online shopping options, consumers have skipped treks to the sprawling malls that dot the American landscape, preferring to click-and-shop from the comfort ...
Westfield malls sold for $15.7 billion  The Mercury News
Shares in Australia's Westfield rise 15 percent after $16 billion ...  Yahoo Finance
This Electric Truck Will Probably Beat Tesla's to Market
On the evening of Nov. 16, Elon Musk unveiled the latest prop in his Tony Stark cosplay. Tesla Inc.'s all-electric semi rig met all the classic Musk product launch criteria: It looked stunning, had unprecedented performance numbers, included features ...
3 Potential Reasons Tesla's Stock Is Rallying in December
Catching On: Pepsi Orders 100 Tesla Big Rigs  Nasdaq
Toshiba, Western Digital Make Peace on Sale of Chip Unit
In this Oct. 24,2017 photo, the logo of Toshiba Corp., is seen at the venue for the company's stockholders' meeting in Chiba near Tokyo.
Toshiba Defeats Western Digital (Wink)  Bloomberg
Toshiba settles legal disputes with Western Digital  BBC News
Trudeau Snubs Boeing, Unveils Plan to Buy Used Australian Jets
The Trudeau government is escalating a trade fight with Boeing Co., ditching plans to buy 18 Super Hornets while launching a search for new fighter jets under parameters that could hamper future bids from the U.S.
In trade blowback, Canada will buy used Australian jets rather than new ...  Los Angeles Times
Canada makes good on threat to drop Boeing fighter deal  CNNMoney
Global firms snared in South Africa's corruption scandal
South Africa's biggest corruption case since the end of apartheid has entangled not only the president and ruling party but also some major international companies, including U.S.
Beginning of the end for the Guptas' hold on South Africa  The National
IDC sues Gupta-linked firms to recover debt