One year inside Trump’s monumental Facebook campaign
February 23, 2020

A Guardian investigation of 218,100 ads reveals how the campaigns sophisticated social media machine targets conservative voters

As the Democratic candidates for president spent 2019 battling each other in early voting states, Donald Trumps re-election campaign built a sophisticated Continue reading

Berlin venture studio Merantix raises $27M fund to concentrate on AI startups
February 21, 2020

Berlin-based Merantix, a venture studio that specifically concentrates on building “AI companies,” says it has raised a new €25 million fund ($27 million). Anchor investors include Trusted Insight, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, as well Continue reading

Elon Musk set to cash in at Tesla as deliveries and shares soar
January 27, 2020

The boss of the electric carmaker has a $50bn pay package ready to roll if the firm hits a $100bn valuation

One of the options on a fully loaded Tesla is ludicrous mode, a setting offering a 0-60mph acceleration time Continue reading