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 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

Musk to reiterate want to own Twitter in meeting with staff: Report

Elon Musk is expected to reiterate his desire to own Twitter Inc when he speaks to the social-media company's employees on Thursday, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a person familiar with the matter.

June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022

Microsoft finally kills the Internet Explorer after 27 years

As of Wednesday, Microsoft will no longer support the once-dominant browser that legions of web surfers loved to hate — and a few still claim to adore. The 27-year-old application now joins BlackBerry phones, dial-up modems and Palm Pilots in the dustbin of tech history.

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

EU to fine Google, Facebook, Twitter for failure in deepfake tackling

Alphabet Inc unit Google (GOOGL.O), Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc(TWTR.N) and other tech companies will have to take measures to counter deepfakes and fake accounts on their platforms or risk hefty fines under an updated European Union code of practice, according to an EU document seen by Reuters.

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

Wikipedia fights Russia on Ukraine war information removal

The Wikimedia Foundation, which owns Wikipedia, has filed an appeal against a Moscow court decision demanding that it remove information related to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, arguing that people have a right to know the facts of the war.

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 13, 2022
June 13, 2022

Tesla Singapore country manager laid off after Musk's global job cuts warning

Telsa, the acclaimed electric automaker, starts laying off employees just a few days after Elon Musk, warned about the impending job cuts. Christopher Bousigues, the country manager of Singapore, updated his peers with a LinkedIn post, terming his position being eliminated. 

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022

Google engineer sent on leave after claiming “AI chatbot thinking like humans”

The suspension of a Google engineer who claimed that a computer chatbot he was working on was “thinking and reasoning like a human” has cast new light on the capabilities of, and secrecy surrounding, the world of artificial intelligence (AI), according to the Guardian.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

James Webb telescope's mirror out of alignment after being struck by meteoroid

A tiny meteoroid struck the newly deployed James Webb Space Telescope in May, knocking one of its gold-plated mirrors out of alignment but not changing the orbiting observatory's schedule to become fully operational shortly, NASA said on Wednesday.

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

Former Sony CEO Idei who elevated PlayStation dies at 84

Nobuyuki Idei, who led Japan’s Sony from 1998 through 2005, steering its growth in the digital and entertainment businesses, has died, the company said Tuesday. He was 84.