Congress Is Preparing To Clash With Big Tech Giants
Whitney Tilson’e email to investors discussing that the congress is preparing to clash with big tech; fire & fawning; tech is about power; Bezos and Amazon under scrutiny; crackdown on QAnon; Facebook: The Inside Story; Facebook announces plan to break up U.S. government.Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreIt's a big week for four of the five tech giants: Facebook (FB) reports earnings tomorrow, followed by Amazon (AMZN), Apple (AAPL), and Alphabet (GOOGL) on Thursday. In addition, the CEOs of all four companies – Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, Tim Cook, and Sundar Pichai – respectiv...
What Google searches tell us about COVID-19 conspiracy theories
Health Analytics Asia’s data journalist Anuja Venkatachalam analysed data from Google Search to draw insights on the COVID-19 conspiracy theories that dominated online searches. Here’s our exclusive report on the prevalence and impact of conspiracy theories trending during the coronavirus pandemic.By Anuja VenkatachalamThe COVID-19 pandemic is nearing its seventh month, but conspiracy theories about its origin show no signs of waning.Starting in late-January, the theory about SARS-CoV-2 being created in a lab dominated online searches. The buzz around it fizzled out, only to resurface in cycle...
Bill Gates stockpiled food before the coronavirus pandemic
Bill and Melinda Gates were stockpiling food for years before the coronavirus pandemic broke out. People around the world started stockpiling food and toilet paper as the COVID-19 crisisgot underway, but few were as prepared as the Gates apparently were.Q1 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreBill and Melinda Gates stockpiled food before coronavirusMelinda Gates told BBC Radio Liveon Thursday that she and Bill had been stockpiling food in anticipation of some sort of pandemic, which turned out to be the coronavirus. She said that "a number of years ago," they discussed what they would ...