Twitter’s Board Says It Will ‘Enforce The Merger Agreement’ With Elon Musk

“Who wants to own Twitter? Maybe Elon Musk doesn’t. Sure, maybe he is causing chaos to extract a lower price from the Twitter board, but he just as well may walk away altogether and create a Twitter clone. There is a “60%+ chance from our view Musk ultimately walks from…

Uber CEO Says Company Will Treat Hiring As A ‘privilege’ In An Email According To CNBC

“Uber will cut back on spending and focus on becoming a leaner business to address a “seismic shift” in investor sentiment, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi told employees in an email obtained by CNBC.” Via CNBC “We will treat hiring as a privilege and be deliberate about when and where we add headcount,” he added.…

Twitter bans ads that promote climate change denial and contradict the “scientific consensus”, using the United Nations’ IPCC reports to inform its decisions  

“Twitter is tackling climate denialism as an Earth Day treat. The social media platform announced on Friday that it will now ban ads that spout climate change denial and propaganda. That means blocking ads that are misleading and “contradict the scientific consensus on climate change.” That consensus is underscored by…

According Dubious Research Elon Musk Uses A Twitter Botnet To Pump Stock Prices

Yesterday, LA Times published an article arguing that Twitter botnets helped Elon Musk build the cult of Tesla. Even speculating that Musk may have created or operated these botnets. However, experts were skeptical of the research. The article uses a tool called Botometer to determine what accounts are bots. The…

The LEGO Group and Epic Games Team Up to Build a Place for Kids to Play in the Metaverse

“Epic Games has already outlined ambitious plans for the metaverse and Thursday the “Fortnite” maker announced it intends to build part of it with Lego. Epic and the LEGO Group have entered a long-term partnership to “shape the future of the metaverse” by constructing a digital experience where children can play safely…

After Elon Musk Bought a 9.2% Stake in Twitter The Company Added him to the Board and Limited His Potential Ownership to Under 15%

“Elon Musk’s rocketship ride to Twitter leadership lit its second stage on Tuesday, when CEO Parag Agrawal welcomed the Tesla and SpaceX founder to the social media platform’s board of directors. […] On Monday, news broke that Musk had taken a 9.2% stake in Twitter to become the company’s biggest…