$200,000 streaming rigs and millions of views: inside the cottage industry popping up around SpaceX
For a few hours one recent Saturday, Jack Beyer stood on the roof of his Land Rover, watching as SpaceX employees toiled under a 160-foot-tall silver rocket prototype that towered like an otherworldly visitor over the otherwise barren landscape.
Amazon union votes are still being counted but there's already a controversy
In most situations, a mailbox is just a mailbox. But in the milestone union election at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, a mailbox installed earlier this year threatens to upend the whole process -- or at least become a focus for the union if it loses the vote. The public tally began Thursday afternoon.
It's never been easier to start a social network. Succeeding is another story
So what does it take to launch a successful social platform in the year 2021? The answer is part technical and part strategy, and the breakdown between the two reflects how dramatically different the challenges are for new entrepreneurs compared to the days of Mark Zuckerberg hacking together Facebook from his dorm room.
Facebook is trying to make AI fairer by paying people to give it data
In an effort to help make AI fairer in a variety of ways, Facebook is rolling out a new data set for AI researchers that includes a diverse group of paid actors who were explicitly asked to provide their own ages and genders.
Snap and Twitter are backing India's answer to TikTok
Snap and Twitter are among a group of investors that have just poured half a billion dollars into Mohalla Tech, an Indian startup that owns social media platform ShareChat as well as Moj — a TikTok-like app that has soared in popularity since the Chinese original was banned in India last year.