Month: October 2022

Elon Musk starts changing Twitter as its new owner

Less than 24 hours after completing his acquisition of Twitter for $44 billion, Elon Musk has decided to change his homepage. He requested that logged out users visiting Twitter.com being redirected to the Explore page which displays trending tweets and news, according to employees familiar with the matter who requested anonymity to speak without the …

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Elon Musk responds to LeBron James’ tweet about ‘scary AF’ racial slurs on Twitter

Wedbush Securities managing director Dan Ives discusses whether Elon Musk can turn Twitter into a lucrative business on “The Claman Countdown.” Elon Musk, the new “Chief Twit” of social media giant Twitter, has addressed LeBron James’ concerns over the reported sudden increase in racial slurs posted on the social media platform. Musk, who recently acquired …

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Tremors in Treasury bonds worry Wall Street and Washington

Comment this story Comment Trouble is brewing in the US Treasuries world, causing concern among investors and some policymakers in Washington. US Treasuries are a key pillar of the global financial system, but there are signs that the pool of interested buyers may dry up as an unintended consequence of rising US interest rates. So …

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Why this Utah couple’s new app isn’t your average social media platform

Richard and Brooke Lee, a couple from Utah, recently launched the Dela app. Users can post messages, photos, and videos just like they would on traditional social media platforms, but the content is only shared within a private group. (Richard Lee) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes FARMINGTON – Richard Lee recalls how messy the family …

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6 Shampoo Brands Recalled Over Cancer Risk. Is Yours One of Them?

If you’re an avid dry shampoo user, you’ll want to take an extra look at your product. Unilever has voluntarily recalled several dry shampoos due to potentially high levels of benzene, a human carcinogen, according to an announcement released by the Food and Drug Administration last week. The company issued the recall after an internal …

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Health insurance cost not yet hit by inflation, could soon spike

The average family health insurance plan is up 1% this year, but experts warn inflation will drive prices up in 2023. Nearly half of Americans said a medical bill put them in debt. About 30% of large employers say their networks do not have enough doctors or behavioral health counselors to provide workers with timely …

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Chinese cities brace for wave of Foxconn workers from COVID-hit Zhengzhou

BEIJING, Oct 30 (Reuters) – Cities in central China have hastily drawn up plans to isolate migrant workers fleeing to their hometown from a sprawling assembly plant at iPhone maker Foxconn (2317.TW) in COVID-hit Zhengzhou, fearing they could trigger coronavirus outbreaks. Zhengzhou, capital of central Henan province, reported 167 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases in the …

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Musk fired Twitter execs in attempt to avoid payouts, layoffs planned – reports

October 29 (Reuters) – Twitter (TWTR.N) new owner Elon Musk has laid off senior executives in a bid to avoid hefty severance packages, while lining up other layoffs as early as Saturday to avoid stock awards due Nov. 1, media reported Saturday. Musk has fired Twitter chief executive Parag Agrawal, chief financial officer Ned Segal …

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Conservatives blast Musk critics saying billionaires shouldn’t run media outlets: ‘Stop attacking Bezos’

Wedbush Securities managing director Dan Ives discusses whether Elon Musk can turn Twitter into a lucrative business on “The Claman Countdown.” Liberals with verified Twitter accounts have flooded the social media platform to challenge the idea of ​​billionaires buying social media companies, prompting their conservative critics to point out that many Democrats have remained silent …

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