Musk's partisan tweets call Twitter neutrality into question
Elon Musk used his Twitter megaphone to appeal to “independent-minded voters” on Monday, urging them to vote Republican in Tuesday’s U.S. midterm elections, stepping into the country’s political debate that tech company executives have for years worked to stay out of so their platforms wouldn’t be seen as favoring one side over the other.
Secretive Palantir lifts veil before Wall Street stock sale
It cited revenues of $481 million for the first half of 2020, up 49% from the year-ago period. The document indicated that Denver-based Palantir will sell stock some time this year but did not specify a date. In the filing, Palantir said it believes current instability including systematic failures of government institutions to provide for the public present a growth opportunity for its business. Palantir initially filed for the stock sale confidentially on July 6. Under the stock listing, the documents say, control of Palantir will be concentrated with the companys founders through the designation of a new category of stock.
GOP leaders can't bank on Trump's help in Kansas Senate race
(AP Photo/John Hanna)HOLTON, Kan. Establishment Republican leaders are scrambling to pull out a win in a tense party battle for the nomination in the Kansas Senate race, and they won't be able to count on last-minute help from President Donald Trump. Trump's neutrality leaves the Kansas primary heading to a tight finish Tuesday under a barrage of attack ads from political action committees. Thats why the Senate race is so important in Kansas.Republican leaders have been trying to avoid a Kobach nomination for seven months, but the stakes have increased in recent weeks. The once-safe seat in a state where Republicans have won every Senate race since 1932 now looks shaky and a loss the GOP can't afford. In Kansas, Kobach has played up his ties to the president even without an endorsement.