Tesla and Mark Zuckerberg round out the weekend news. The Facebook founder surprised residents in a couple states and Tesla is ready to change your battery’s limits.
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg makes surprise stop in South Bend, drives around with Mayor Pete SOUTH BEND – Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Saturday welcomed an unexpected guest to the city: Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. (See the videos here) [South Bend Tribune]
Fox is in talks to launch a joint bid for Tribune Media with private equity firm Blackstone; Sinclair Broadcast Group has also expressed interest. Expect more mergers and consolidation of broadcast TV stations as a result of Trump rule changes loosening ownership restrictions. [Alex Stedman / Variety]
Tesla Doubles Its Superchargers With Massive Solar Stations The year of the Model 3 rollout will bring more powering options to cities, too. [Tom Randall/Bloomberg]
Apple’s cash pile has topped $250 billion. Most of that is sitting outside the U.S., but a Trump-proposed tax holiday has Wall Street dreaming of a big dividend. Bankers hope Apple will use the money to buy something big, like Tesla or Netflix. [Tripp Mickle / Wall Street Journal]
Microsoft creates the world’s first city FONT for Dubai that will be used in all official correspondence The Dubai government has announced the launch of ‘Dubai Font’ – the first typeface developed by Microsoft for a city. The font, which will be available in 23 languages, was developed simultaneously in Latin and Arabic script. [AFP ,Shivali Best / DailyMail]