Facebook launches petition feature, its next battlefield

Gather a mob and Facebook will now let you make political demands. Tomorrow Facebook will encounter a slew of fresh complexities with the launch of Community Actions, its News Feed petition feature. Community Actions could unite neighbors to request change from their local and national elected officials and government agencies.…

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Elon Musk slashes free 6 months of Tesla charging for referred buyers

Charging? That'll cost you now.Image: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images Last week Tesla CEO Elon Musk abruptly ended sales of the lowest-priced Tesla Model S and X cars. Now, this week he’s slashing more with the end of Tesla’s customer referral program. The eccentric billionaire tweeted Wednesday night that as of Feb.…

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Chris Pratt engaged to Katherine Schwarzenegger

(CNN)Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger are headed to the altar. View this post on Instagram On Schwarzenegger’s 29th birthday last month, Pratt wrote in an Instagram post that he was “thrilled” to be with the author. “Your smile lights up the room. I’ve cherished our time together,” he wrote. Schwarzenegger…

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Wiliot nabs $30M from Amazon, Avery Dennison, Samsung for a chip that runs on power from ambient radio frequencies

As we continue the quest for better and more efficient sources of energy to link up our connected world, companies that are developing new power solutions are attracting attention. Today, a startup called Wiliot, which makes semiconductors that harness ambient nanowatts of electromagnetic energy from cellular, WiFi and Bluetooth networks…

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