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Tesla's Model 3 preorder spike, WannaCry foiler arrestedToday's major tech stories include Tesla's spike in Model 3 preorders, Facebook's new feature that will help users uncover fake stories and the WannaCry-thwarting hacker's arrest in Las Vegas.
This is C Net and here are the stories that matter right now. Since last week's event, Tesla has been receiving roughly 1,800 preorders a day for Model 3 cars. Interestingly enough, Elon Musk said that 63,000 people have, in fact, canceled their preorders over the last year. Tesla will first start to ship the long-range battery version of the car and then ship the entry-level version sometime in November. [MUSIC] Facebook's related articles portion of it's news feed is now able to help users determine a story's credibility based on real time fact checking results and algorithms that consider variables like conflicting reports and user comments. The feature will roll out first in the US, Germany, France and the Netherlands. [MUSIC] And finally the hacker who helped stop the wannacry ransomware attack in the US is in custody after being arrested in Las Vegas. The british security expert is now accused of helping create and spread a banking trojan called Kronos between 2014 and 2015. [MUSIC] You can stay up to date with the latest by downloading the CNET Tech Today app in the Apple or Google Play store.