Zuckerberg testifies, Musk's Hyperloop targets half speed of soundToday's major tech headlines include Mark Zuckerberg's hearing in Washington regarding his company's data scandal, Elon Musk targeting half the speed of sound for his next Hyperloop test and Twitter's support of the Honest Ads Act.
This is CNET, and here are the stories that matter right now. Mark Zuckerberg testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee to answer questions about the social network's biggest scandal in its 14 year history. With 2.2 billion users worldwide, he's tasked with ensuring lawmakers, investors, and advertisers That this company can be trusted with their data. Elon Musk is targeting half the speed of sound for his next hyperloop pod speed test where he wants to reach around 380 miles per hour before stopping, all within roughly three quarters of a mile. Competition for hyperloop technology is ramping up lately The virgin claiming to have run a test at speeds of 240 miles an hour. Finally, Twitter has announced its support for the Honest Ads Act which would require more transparency on political ads appearing on online platforms. Bipartisan bill would require tech companies to disclose how political ads are targeted. And how much they cost. [MUSIC] You can save a date with the latest by download the c|net tech today app in the Apple or Google Play Store. [BLANK_AUDIO]