Human Rights Advocates Are Fighting Elon Musk’s ‘Amnesty’ Plan for Suspended Twitter Users

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk’s plan to offer ‘amnesty’ to suspended Twitter users puts human rights in jeopardy across the globe, advocacy experts say. Musk’s announcement that he will grant a “general Läs mer…

Twitter Says It Stopped Policing COVID Misinformation Under Musk

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter Inc. said it ended a policy designed to suppress false or misleading information about COVID-19, part of Elon Musk’s polarizing mission to remake the social network as a Läs mer…

Elon Musk Threatens War With Apple, Jeopardizing Vital Relationship

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk’s tumultuous month atop Twitter Inc. has already included firing most of the company’s employees, tinkering with key features and restoring banned accounts. Now he’s embarking on what Läs mer…

Crypto Lender BlockFi Goes Bankrupt in Aftermath of FTX Meltdown

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; BlockFi Inc. filed for bankruptcy, the latest crypto firm to collapse in the wake of crypto exchange FTX’s rapid downfall. BlockFi said in a statement that it will use Läs mer…

Elon Musk Plans to Relaunch Twitter Premium Service

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk said Friday that Twitter plans to relaunch its premium service that will offer different colored check marks to accounts next week, in a fresh move to revamp Läs mer…

Why FTX Account Holders Are Unlikely To Get Their Money Back 

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Roughly two weeks after the collapsed cryptocurrency exchange FTX filed for bankruptcy, its customers are losing hope they will ever see their money again. The latest blow to FTX Läs mer…

The FTX Crash Will Have a Lasting Impact on the African Crypto Community

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Zimbabwean NFT artist Liam Vries signed up for an FTX account this past summer. He knew of the crypto exchange because some American friends recommended it and also Läs mer…

iPhone Delays Weigh on Apple Ahead of Holiday Season

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Wait times for Apple Inc.’s most expensive smartphones are rising to what analysts say are record levels as the holiday shopping season kicks off, threatening to curb sales at Läs mer…

This App Could Change How Kids Learn About Historical Heroes

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In mid-November, several striking monuments rose out of the earth in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. One paid tribute to Gaspar Yanga, a slave-turned-liberator who led a successful Läs mer…

What Donald Trump’s Twitter Reinstatement Means for TRUTH Social

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk officially reinstated former President Donald Trump’s Twitter account over the weekend, a decision that could have major implications for the future of Trump’s own social platform, TRUTH Läs mer…

Musk Restores Trump’s Twitter Account After Online Poll

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elon Musk reinstated Donald Trump’s account on Twitter on Saturday, reversing a ban that has kept the former president off the social media site since Läs mer…

Sam Bankman-Fried’s Island Haven Is Drawing Scrutiny After FTX Demise

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Sam Bankman-Fried loved living in the Bahamas. Shacked up in his luxury penthouse with nine FTX colleagues, he could wander Nassau without being hassled. And the Bahamas loved Bankman-Fried, Läs mer…

FTX Is a Bigger Mess Than Enron, New CEO Says, Calling It “Unprecedented”

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; NEW YORK — The man who had to clean up the mess at Enron says the situation at FTX is even worse, describing what he calls a “complete failure” Läs mer…

Twitter Was Once Vital In a Crisis. The UVA Shooting Shows It Won’t Be Easy to Replace

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Late on Sunday, reports of an active shooter at large at the University of Virginia began circulating on social media. As is often the case in emergency situations, many Läs mer…

Yes, Tech Can Be Toxic. A Whale Showed Me It Can Bring Us Closer to Nature, Too.

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Locked down in London at the height of the pandemic, bombarded with scary news, I’d felt my connection with nature starting to fray. The daily hour we were allowed Läs mer…

Musk Tells Staff to Accept ‘Hardcore’ Twitter or Leave in Email

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk sent an email to Twitter Inc. employees requiring them to pledge to stay with the company, working long hours at “high intensity” during its transformation, or to Läs mer…

TikTok CEO Argues Content Moderation Vital as Twitter Cuts Staff

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The chief executive officer of hit video app TikTok suggested Elon Musk and Twitter Inc. are heading down a risky path. Shou Zi Chew, whose company has come under Läs mer…

Big Tech Layoffs Are Hurting Workers Far Beyond Silicon Valley

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Across Silicon Valley, tech companies are slashing their workforces in a bid to cut costs in anticipation of a global economic downturn. Social media giant Meta announced earlier this Läs mer…

Google to Pay Nearly $400 Million Over ‘Crafty and Deceptive’ Location Tracking

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; BLOOMBERG—Google agreed to pay a total of $391.5 million to 40 US states to resolve an investigation into the company’s location-tracking practices, in what state officials are calling the Läs mer…

Jeff Bezos Plans to Give Most of His Fortune to Charity

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com Inc. and the fourth-richest person in the world, said he plans to give away the bulk of his fortune during his lifetime. Bezos Läs mer…

How the Mozilla Foundation’s Mark Surman Is Rethinking Venture Capital

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (To receive weekly emails of conversations with the world’s top CEOs and business decisionmakers, click here.) Right now seems like a moment of unique opportunity for many internet entrepreneurs. Läs mer…

Twitter Was a Lifeline for People With Disabilities. Musk’s Reign Is Changing All of That

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; On October 28, Twitter users woke up to a new reality: Elon Musk had taken over the platform and almost immediately begun making changes. For people with disabilities who’d Läs mer…

Twitter Blue Stopped Taking Signups After a Wave of Fake Accounts

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter’s relaunched premium service — which grants blue-check “verification” labels to anyone willing to pay $8 a month — was unavailable Friday after the social media platform was flooded Läs mer…

FTX Goes Bankrupt in Stunning Reversal for Crypto Exchange

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Sam Bankman-Fried’s crypto empire filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Delaware, capping rapid downfall for the companies. Entities tied to FTX.com, FTX US and trading firm Alameda Research Ltd. Läs mer…

Elon Musk Has Inherited Twitter’s India Problem

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; One night last February, Indian police showed up at the home address of a Twitter employee in New Delhi. There, the employee was served with a legal notice and Läs mer…

Twitter Blue (Predictably) Flooded With Fake Elon Musks and Other Imposters. The FTC Is Watching

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Federal Trade Commission warned Thursday that it is watching Twitter with “deep concern” following Elon Musk’s purchase of the social media platform. In the day since Twitter’s monthly Läs mer…

Elon Musk Warns That Twitter Could Go Bankrupt, as Top Executives Leave

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk, in his first address to Twitter Inc. employees since purchasing the company for $44 billion, said that bankruptcy was a possibility, according to a person familiar with Läs mer…

Big Tech Is Laying Off Tons of Workers. That’s a Bad Sign for Your Company, Too

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Sitting in front of a computer screen for a 10-minute Zoom call on Wednesday, Mark Zuckerberg did something he had never done before. The Meta CEO explained to employees Läs mer…

Crypto Is Crashing. This Time, Blame FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Crypto experienced one of its worst days ever on Wednesday in the wake of the stunning collapse of the FTX exchange, a platform once hailed as one of crypto’s Läs mer…

Marijuana Is Now Legal in 21 States. These Startups Want to Be the ‘Amazon of Weed’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Marijuana is having a moment. Following the midterm elections, cannabis is legal in about half of U.S. states—despite getting voted down in three ballot measures on Tuesday in deep-red Läs mer…

TikTok’s Subcontractor in Colombia Under Investigation for Traumatic Work

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Colombia’s Ministry of Labor has launched an investigation into TikTok subcontractor Teleperformance, relating to alleged union-busting, traumatic working conditions and low pay, first revealed by TIME and the Bureau Läs mer…

Zuckerberg Says ‘Sorry’ as Meta Begins Slashing Over 11,000 Jobs

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Meta Platforms Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said the company will cut more than 11,000 jobs in the first major round of layoffs in the social media giant’s Läs mer…

Elon Musk Sells $3.95 Billion Worth of Tesla Stock

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter’s new owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has sold nearly $4 billion worth of Tesla shares, according to regulatory filings. Musk, who bought Twitter for $44 billion, sold Läs mer…

In a Battle of Crypto Giants, Binance, the Largest Crypto Exchange, Buys Competitor FTX. Why It Matters

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Binance, the world’s largest centralized crypto exchange, said on Tuesday that it bought its fastest-rising competitor, FTX. The move was announced on Twitter by Binance’s co-founder and CEO Changpeng Läs mer…

Elon Musk Just Told ‘Independent-Minded’ Followers Which Way To Vote. Why That Matters

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; An executive of a mainstream social media platform has never told their users who to vote for in an upcoming election. But on Monday, Twitter’s new owner Elon Musk Läs mer…

Twitter Bans Accounts Mocking ‘Free Speech Absolutist’ Elon Musk

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Days after Elon Musk declared that “comedy is now legal on Twitter,” the platform banned several comedians for parody tweets in which they impersonated its new owner. Among the Läs mer…

Facebook Parent Company Meta to Lay Off Thousands of Workers This Week, Report Says

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Meta Platforms Inc. is planning to begin layoffs that will affect thousands of workers from this week, Wall Street Journal reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The Läs mer…

Thousands Have Joined Mastodon Since Twitter Changed Hands. Its Founder Has a Vision for Democratizing Social Media

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (To receive weekly emails of conversations with the world’s top CEOs and business decisionmakers, click here.) As Twitter changed hands at the end of October, another very similar social Läs mer…

Jack Dorsey Apologizes for Growing Twitter ‘Too Quickly’ Amid Mass Layoffs

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Former Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey said he regrets growing the company too quickly as the social media platform downsizes following its recent sale to Elon Musk. Läs mer…

Employees at Elon Musk’s Twitter Brace for Layoffs

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; NEW YORK — Employees braced for widespread layoffs at Twitter Friday as new owner Elon Musk overhauls the social platform. In a letter to employees obtained by multiple media Läs mer…