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Twitter To Hide Tweets That Share False Information During A Crisis

Potentially risking Elon's wrath over free speech, Twitter says it will hide tweets spreading misinformation during a crisis

3 hours ago

Texas Social Media Law Battle Heads To Supreme Court

Battle between Texas and social networking giants reaches US Supreme Court, and it could decide future of online content moderation…

7 hours ago

Twitter Sees Three More Executive Departures

Three executives apparently jump ship. More high level departures at Twitter, ahead of Elon Musk's takeover battle for the platform

1 day ago

Google’s Russian Unit To File For Bankruptcy – Update

Google subsidiary in Russia has its local bank account seized by authorities, and responds by announcing intention to file for…

1 day ago

Twitter Board To ‘Enforce’ Elon Musk Merger Agreement

Legal action ahead? Elon Musk's takeover agreement of Twitter will be enforced says board of directors, as deal remains 'on…

2 days ago

Russia ‘Not Planning To Block YouTube’ Says Minister

Digital minister says Russia not planning to block YouTube in the country as Russian users would suffer, amidst mounting tensions…

2 days ago

Twitter Fights Back Over Musk Bot Allegations

Twitter chief executive Parag Agrawal defends company's estimates of fake accounts as Elon Musk says renegotiating deal not 'out of…

2 days ago

UK Web Users’ Data ‘Shared 987 Times Per Day’

New study from Irish Council for Civil Liberties finds average European user's data shared 376 times per day, rising to…

3 days ago

Crypto Executive Says Bitcoin Has ‘No Future’ As Payments Network

Billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried, founder of the digital asset exchange FTX, says Bitcoin tech cannot scale to meet demands of true…

3 days ago

TerraUSD Organisers ‘Spent $2bn’ In Bitcoin To Maintain Value

Organisers behind failed TerraUSD stablecoin say they spent more than $2bn in Bitcoin last week in vain attempt to keep…

3 days ago

Bitcoin Slide Continues As Regulators Weigh In

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies continue to slide after spectacular collapse last week of 'stablecoin' TerraUSD and broader market jitters

3 days ago

Musk Criticises Twitter Feed Algorithm, Checks For Bots

After suspending his $44bn deal to buy Twitter Elon Musk criticises company's algorithmically defined Home feed, saying it 'manipulates' users

4 days ago

Texas Social Media Law Restored By US Appeals Court

Social networking firms can be sued by Texas officials or local residents over moderation decisions, after Appeals Court restores local…

6 days ago

Elon Musk Puts Twitter Takeover On Hold

Twitter's share price falls 18 percent after Elon Musk places his takeover on hold, until more data is provided about…

6 days ago

Cryptocurrency Crash Continues As Ethereum, Luna Plummet

After Bitcoin suffers major crash this week, Ethereum, Luna, terraUSD and other cryptocurrencies plunge, wiping $200 billion off entire market

1 week ago

Elon Musk To Reverse ‘Stupid’ Twitter Ban Of Donald Trump

Former President Donald Trump could be returning to Twitter, after Elon Musk says he would reverse 'morally wrong' Twitter ban

1 week ago

Meta Criticises ‘Clearly Flawed’ German Decision In Court

Facebook owner Meta Platforms tells European Court of Justice German antitrust regulator overstepped boundaries by making data law assesment

1 week ago

Funding Round Values Cryptocurrency Exchange KuCoin At $10bn

New $150m funding round values Seychelles-based cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin at $10bn amidst soaring investment in 'web3' ventures

1 week ago

Former Meta Content Moderator Sues Company In Kenya

Former content moderator for Facebook owner Meta in Kenya files lawsuit against company and subcontractor, alleging illegal working conditions

1 week ago

Musk Lays Out Twitter Plans In Leaked Document

Elon Musk lays out plans for Twitter in leaked presentation for potential investors, including revenue and subscriber growth, and mysterious…

1 week ago

Bitcoin Falls 50 Percent From November High

Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies slump amidst broader stock market sell-off amidst central bank interest rate hike and economic uncertainty

2 weeks ago

Influencer Industry Must Be Regulated, Say MPs

Boom in social media influencer industry has exposed children to exploitation and without adequate protections around advertising, MPs find

2 weeks ago

Nvidia Charged By SEC For ‘Inadequate Disclosures’ About Crypto Mining

US financial regulator charges GPU giant Nvidia for “inadequate disclosures” concerning the impact of crypto mining on the company’s gaming…

2 weeks ago

EU Antitrust Head Calls For Global Approach To Tackle Big Tech

Europe's antitrust boss Margrethe Vestager says there needs to be a global approach to tackle the power of big name…

2 weeks ago

US VP Kamala Harris To Meet Amazon Labor Union At White House

Biden support for unionisation. Grassroots Amazon trade union, as well as other trade unions are to meet with the American…

2 weeks ago

Industry Groups Drop Challenge To California Net Neutrality Law

Legal challenge from American ISP's to California's strict net neutrality law to protect open Internet, has been dropped after courtroom…

2 weeks ago

Storyblok Headless CMS

With CX now firmly driving all aspects of business, embracing the benefits of headless CMS could be a massive opportunity…

2 weeks ago

Apple Store Union Vote To Take Place Next Month

First Apple store in the US is set to hold a vote on 2 June, over whether to join a…

2 weeks ago

Musk Touts ‘Slight Cost’ For Business Use Of Twitter

Twitter for 'casual users' will remain fee, tweets Elon Musk, but businesses using Twitter will be subjected to 'slight fee'

2 weeks ago

SEC Nearly Doubles Staff Of Crypto Enforcement Group

US financial regulator adds 20 full-time staff to cryptocurrency enforcement unit, also targets fraud in decentralised finance, NFTs, stablecoins

2 weeks ago