Richard PleplerFilmMagic | Getty ImagesFormer HBO CEO Richard Plepler is in advanced talks to create original content for Apple TV+, CNBC has confirmed.The Wall Street Journal first reported on Tuesday that Plepler's company, RLP & Co., is in discussions with Apple about an exclusive production deal....
Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) speaks at a conference in Washington, April 10, 2019.Yuri Gripas | ReutersA recently revealed deal between Google and hospital network Ascension is already sparking privacy concerns in Congress.Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a Democratic presidential candidate, shared privacy concerns Tuesday on how the companies are...
Elon Musk, co-founder and chief executive officer of Tesla Motors Inc., speaks during an interview at the company's assembly plant in Fremont, California, U.S., on Wednesday, July 10, 2013.Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesTesla CEO Elon Musk made it official on Tuesday -- the electric car company plans...
Workers walk outside the Tesla Inc. Gigafactory in Shanghai, China, on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019.Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesTesla Gigafactory workers have been struggling with workplace safety issues, a local housing shortage, and even a lack of bathrooms at work, according to a new report by...
William Mahar | Getty ImagesThe state of Iowa contracted with a prominent cybersecurity company to conduct "penetration tests" of certain municipal buildings in September, particularly courthouses.In September, two employees of the company were arrested in the course of doing their jobs. The charges still have not been dropped.The...
A Common Networks field technician installing Terragraph technology on a roof in San FranciscoAt first blush, inventing a start-up to challenge AT&T, Verizon and Comcast for high-speed broadband dominance seems crazy.It takes billions of dollars to lay fiber in the ground — historically, the only way to deliver...
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes his keynote speech during Facebook Inc's annual F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, U.S., April 30, 2019.Stephen Lam | ReutersFacebook is taking on PayPal's Venmo with a new payments service that will soon be able to be used across its family of...
The Trump administration is hurting American jobs and companies by blacklisting Chinese telecom giant Huawei on what it believes are risks to U.S. national security, the chief security officer of Huawei USA told CNBC on Tuesday."If we hurt Americans to hurt China, we haven't improved our position," Huawei's...
Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, speaks to the media before the opening of the Berlin representation of Google Germany in Berlin on January 22, 2019.Carsten Koall | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesGoogle has waded into a privacy flap over a partnership with Ascension, a major U.S. hospital network,...
Amir Levintal is the CEO of Cylus, an Israel-based cybersecurity start-up focused on the rail and transportation industries. Cylus was named to CNBC's Upstart 100 List.CylusRailroads are operating on ancient technology platforms that were created long before today's cyberthreats, says Amir Levintal, CEO of rail-focused cybersecurity start-up Cylus.The...