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Elon Musk says Twitter’s verified service with colors to start next week

Nov 25 (Reuters) – Twitter Inc plans to roll out its verified service next Friday with checks in different colors for individuals, businesses and governments, after a botched initial launch led to a surge in users getting impersonate celebrities and brands on the platform. On Friday, Chief Executive Elon Musk assigned colors to the categories …

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Foxconn’s woes to take bigger toll on giant China iPhone plant as more workers leave -source

November shipments from Foxconn’s Zhengzhou plant to drop further – source Workers’ discontent at the factory turned into protests this week More than 20,000 workers, mostly new recruits, left – source TAIPEI, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Foxconn’s (2317.TW) China’s flagship iPhone factory is expected to see its November shipments further reduced by the latest bout …

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Foxconn apologises for pay-related error at China iPhone plant after worker unrest

Foxconn says it is working with staff to resolve disputes Major iPhone factory rocked by protests over wages and conditions Apple says it has a team on the ground in Zhengzhou TAIPEI/SHANGHAI, November 24 (Reuters) – Foxconn (2317.TW) said on Thursday that a “technical error” related to compensation occurred when hiring new hires at a …

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Wall Street rises as Fed signals slowdown in rate hikes

Growth stocks rebound as Treasury yields fall Tesla leaps as Citigroup modernizes Nordstrom falls on reduced earnings forecast Dow Jones Industrial closed at the highest level since April Dow up 0.28%, S&P 500 up 0.59%, Nasdaq up 0.99% Nov 23 (Reuters) – Major Wall Street indexes ended Wednesday with strong gains after minutes from the …

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News Corp, Fox reunion faces opposition from large shareholder

Rupert Murdoch, CEO of News Corp. Getty Images The plan proposed by Rupert Murdoch to unite press company and Fox faces opposition from one of the major shareholders of both companies, Independent Franchise Partners. The London-based company believes other alternatives, such as breaking up News Corp, should also be explored. He also believes a recombination …

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Stick-wielding men smash surveillance cameras at China iPhone plant

SHANGHAI, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Men wielding batons smashed surveillance cameras and windows at a huge Apple-owned campus (AAPL.O) Foxconn supplier (2317.TW) in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou, scenes streamed live on Kuaishou’s short video platform were released on Wednesday. Hundreds of workers demonstrated on campus, home to the world’s largest iPhone factory, where many …

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Musk says Twitter to hold off relaunching blue check verification

Nov 21 (Reuters) – Twitter’s new owner Elon Musk said on Monday the social media company was pausing the relaunch of its blue check subscription service, a delay from its original tentative schedule to bring the service back on the platform. “Withholding Blue Verified relaunch until there is high confidence in stopping spoofing,” Musk said …

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Buffett’s Berkshire discloses $4.1 bln TSMC stake

Nov 14 (Reuters) – Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRKa.N) said it purchased more than $4.1 billion worth of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing stock (2330.TW)a rare significant foray into the tech sector by billionaire conglomerate Warren Buffett. The news sent shares of TSMC soaring, closing up 7.9% in Taiwan on Tuesday, as it bolstered investor sentiment for the …

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Disney plans job cuts and hiring freeze, CEO Bob Chapek says in memo

disney plans to institute a targeted hiring freeze as well as job cuts, according to an internal memo sent to executives. “We are limiting headcount additions through a targeted hiring freeze,” CEO Bob Chapek said in a memo to division heads sent Friday and obtained by CNBC. “Hiring for the small subset of the most …

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