TNT 1773: Yes We Have No 1.7 Million Bananas
According to The Wall Street Journal, Amazon has given away 1.7 million free bananas. Bezos wanted to offer a free healthy snack to workers and non-workers around the company's headquarters, but now the company is disrupting the fruit economy with their freebies.
The Guardian posted parts of Facebook's manual for its moderators that details how the social network handles potentially bad behavior on the network, revealing the complexities of how the company enforces its own ethical code.
Microsoft co-founders Bill Gates and Paul Allen are just two of the big wigs investing 29 million dollars in Echodyne, an autonomous tech company behind the radar vision used in drones and self-driving cars. Echodynes sensors are designed to work through the rain, snow, and other adverse weather conditions.
Plus, The Supreme Court change how patent trolls do business, Ford replaces its CEO with the head of its autonomous car division, Bill Gates has a few books for you to read this summer, and Steve Kovach from Business Insider reveals what Google's experimental ATAP group has been up to since Regina Duggan left for Facebook.
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