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In this article TSLA AMZN Smith Collection/Gado | Archive Photos | Getty Images A U.S. federal agency is considering as evidence a former Tesla employee’s complaint about how the company managed and communicated about fire risks and defects in its solar installations, CNBC has learned from documents received through a Freedom of Information Act request.
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Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Financial Services Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill October 23, 2019 in Washington, DC. Zuckerberg testified about Facebook’s proposed cryptocurrency Libra, how his company will handle false and misleading information by political leaders during the 2020 campaign and how it handles
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Palantir Technologies CEO Alex Karp sharply criticized Wall Street on Tuesday, saying there’s too much emphasis on near-term gains at the expense of developing healthy, long-lasting companies. Karp made the comments in an interview with CNBC’s Wilfred Frost as part of an event hosted by The Executives’ Club of Chicago. The remarks were later aired
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Brandi Susewitz founded Clear Office, a website that lists and sells high-end furniture leftover from office buildings. Brandi Susewitz When Oracle announced plans to move its corporate headquarters from Silicon Valley to Texas, it needed to clear out multiple floors of furniture sitting inside its office. Instead of putting it in a landfill, the company
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images For the past few weeks, Facebook has been running an ad campaign in defense of personalized advertisements, arguing that targeted ads are key to the success of small businesses. The catalyst for the campaign has been an ongoing battle between the social media company
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Co-founder and director of Netflix Reed Hastings delivers a speech as he inaugurates the new offices of Netflix France, in Paris on January 17, 2020. Christophe Archambault | AFP | Getty Images Netflix has never made a big deal about password-sharing, but a new test suggests the company may be reconsidering. Netflix is trying out
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David Baszucki, founder and CEO of Roblox, presents at the Roblox Developer Conference on August 10, 2019 in Burlingame, California. Ian Tuttle | Getty Images Neil Rimer recalls having early conversations about what became Roblox when he was studying at Stanford in the 1980s. He was college buddies with David Baszucki, the gaming company’s founder
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