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June 17, 2022
June 17, 2022

Addressing Twitter staff, Elon Musk muses on space aliens, company's future

Elon Musk addressed Twitter (TWTR.N) employees for the first time on Thursday, expressing his view that Twitter would need to cut its headcount, but offering few other new details about his $44 billion planned takeover of the social media company.

June 17, 2022
June 17, 2022

Elon Musk speaks directly to Twitter employees about layoffs, remote work

Elon Musk addressed Twitter employees for the first time on Thursday, projecting a need for “rationalisation of headcount” but offering few other new details about his $44 billion takeover of the social media company.

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

Elon Musk to address Twitter staff for first time

Elon Musk will speak to Twitter Inc employees this week for the first time at a company-wide meeting since launching his $44 billion bid in April, a source said on Monday, citing an email from Twitter Chief Executive Parag Agrawal to staff.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

Twitter to share raw daily tweet data with Musk: Reports

Twitter plans to share its “firehose” of raw data on hundreds of millions of daily tweets with Elon Musk, in an effort to push forward the Tesla billionaire’s agreed-to $44 billion acquisition of the social media platform, according to multiple news reports.

June 3, 2022
June 3, 2022

Twitter says US antitrust waiting period for Musk's acquisition has expired

Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) said on Friday that the U.S. antitrust waiting period for Elon Musk's $44 billion acquisition of the social media giant had expired, indicating it had dodged a lengthy review of the proposed deal.

June 3, 2022
June 3, 2022

Elon Musk to cut 10% Tesla jobs, has "super bad feeling" about economy

Tesla (TSLA.O) CEO Elon Musk has a "super bad feeling" about the economy and needs to cut about 10% of jobs at the electric carmaker, he said in an email to executives seen by Reuters.

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

Want to lose weight like Taslima Nasreen?

Reactions amongst social media users are high after a post by author Taslima Nasreen, where she claimed to lose around 20 kgs of weight last Tuesday night. In her Twitter account, she also mentioned being overjoyed about wearing her favourite summer trousers, saris and casual shirts once again. Most of the comments that followed either expressed gratitude on her achievement or asked about the details of the accomplishment. While we don’t know how Taslima Nasrin reduced her weight so effectively, here’s a few pointers from Star Lifestyle.

May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022

All social media needs “dislike” buttons

Dislike buttons should be ubiquitous on social media. Here’s why.

May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

Sri Lanka warns of food shortages as it battles economic crisis

Sri Lanka's prime minister has warned of a food shortage as the island nation battles a devastating economic crisis and vowed the government will buy enough fertiliser for the next planting season to boost productivity.

May 13, 2022
May 13, 2022

$44-billion Twitter deal temporarily on hold: Musk

Elon Musk said on Friday his $44-billion deal for Twitter Inc was temporarily on hold, citing pending details on spam and fake accounts.