On topic: Tech news to know now
Here’s what’s on the Thursday menu.
Elon Musk’s Boring Co. has started digging a tunnel under L.A., he said in a tweetWednesday night that was followed by an ode to floors — which prompted people to ask whether he was sober.
Binary Capital of San Francisco hit with lawsuit that says a former employee was threatened and harassed by co-founder Justin Caldbeck after she left the VC firm. (Bloomberg)
Uber court filing says it never told former Google self-driving executive to take Waymo files. (Reuters)
Study: Twitter can predict a riot faster than the police can. (Verge)
Donald Trump’s election fuels tech momentum in Midwest, via startup founders who have returned to their roots to try to bring jobs to that region. (USA Today)
And FedEx is hit by the new wave of cyberattacks, just like it was hit by WannaCry last month. (Washington Post)
Photo: Sections of a tunnel-boring machine are worked on in a parking lot along Crenshaw Boulevard across the street from SpaceX in Hawthorne on Thursday, April 27, 2017. (Scott Varley/Daily Breeze/SCNG)