Zuckerberg on the Road, Tesla Doubles Superchargers, Fox Talks To Tribune

Zuckerberg on the Road, Tesla Doubles Superchargers, Fox Talks To Tribune


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]


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