Tesla Starts Selling Solar Roof, Says Savings to Cover Costs

Tesla Starts Selling Solar Roof, Says Savings to Cover Costs

Electric car maker Tesla has added another product to its lineup: Solar roof tiles. As of Wednesday, customers worldwide could order a solar roof on Tesla’s web site. Installations will begin next month in the US, starting with California. Installations outside the US will begin next year, the company said. The glass tiles were unveiled by Tesla last fall just before the company merged with solar panel maker SolarCity. They’re designed to look like a traditional roof, with options that replicate slate or terracotta tiles. The solar tiles contain photovoltaic…

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Facebook to Appeal Austrian Global Hate Speech Order

Facebook to Appeal Austrian Global Hate Speech Order

Social networking giant Facebook will appeal a court order that requires the company to globally impose an Austrian law to curb hate speech against the country’s Green Party. Critics see the controversial order as a threat and a new challenge to free speech on the Internet, a report in Fortune on Thursday said. “There is no place for hate speech on Facebook and this post was removed from our platform last year as requested. However, we will appeal this particular case before the Austrian Supreme Court to have better legal…

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