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Macron holds 'clear and honest' talk with Musk

French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday said he had a "clear and honest" discussion with Twitter owner Elon Musk during an unannounced face-to-face meeting in New Orleans..Macron tweeted that he voiced concerns about content moderation on the highly influential platform, which Musk, who

1d ago| Tech news

Musk presents Tesla's first battery-powered heavy-duty truck

Electric vehicles giant Tesla delivered on Thursday its first heavy-duty, battery-powered truck, Semi, some three years later than initially promised..Tesla chief Elon Musk presented the vehicle at an event in Nevada.."That thing looks like it came from the future," Telsa chief Elon

2d ago| Tech & Startup

YouTube removes 112,930 videos from Bangladesh

Bangladesh ranked 8th worldwide for the largest volume of videos taken down for Community Guidelines violations between July 1, 2022 to September 30, 2022.

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Twitter to hold off relaunching blue check verification: Musk

Twitter's new owner Elon Musk said on Monday that the social media company is holding off the relaunch of its blue check subscription service, a delay from his initial tentative timeline to bring back the service on the platform.

Evidence of cooking 780,000 years ago rewrites history

When we first learned to cook food is one of the most important evolutionary moments of our species. It’s what transformed us into modern humans.

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Trump back on Twitter after Musk reinstatement

Donald Trump's once-blocked Twitter account reappeared on the platform Saturday, minutes after company owner Elon Musk announced he was lifting the 22-month suspension on the former president over incitement of violence.

December 3, 2022
December 3, 2022

Macron holds 'clear and honest' talk with Musk

French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday said he had a "clear and honest" discussion with Twitter owner Elon Musk during an unannounced face-to-face meeting in New Orleans..Macron tweeted that he voiced concerns about content moderation on the highly influential platform, which Musk, who

December 2, 2022
December 2, 2022

Musk presents Tesla's first battery-powered heavy-duty truck

Electric vehicles giant Tesla delivered on Thursday its first heavy-duty, battery-powered truck, Semi, some three years later than initially promised..Tesla chief Elon Musk presented the vehicle at an event in Nevada.."That thing looks like it came from the future," Telsa chief Elon

December 1, 2022
December 1, 2022

YouTube removes 112,930 videos from Bangladesh

Bangladesh ranked 8th worldwide for the largest volume of videos taken down for Community Guidelines violations between July 1, 2022 to September 30, 2022.

December 1, 2022
December 1, 2022

Apple never considered removing Twitter from App Store, Musk says

Elon Musk on Wednesday tweeted that the misunderstanding about Twitter potentially being removed from Apple Inc's App Store was resolved following his meeting with the iPhone maker's Chief Executive Tim Cook.

December 1, 2022
December 1, 2022

Twitter must obey disinformation rules: EU warns Musk

Europe's top official for enforcing digital regulation warned Twitter boss Elon Musk on Wednesday that he must do more to fight disinformation in order to comply with EU law. .The EU commissioner for the internal market, Thierry Breton, held a video call with Musk and told him "ther

November 30, 2022
November 30, 2022

2 new endangered plant species discovered in Peru

A group of Peruvian and international botanists has discovered two new species of plant that are endangered by mining activity in the Peruvian Andes, the University of San Marcos reported Tuesday.

November 30, 2022
November 30, 2022

Twitter lifts rule against Covid misinformation

Twitter said it has stopped enforcing a policy intended to prevent the spread of Covid misinformation, as new owner Elon Musk -- who has clashed previously with US officials over pandemic safety rules -- continues to remake its content moderation policies.

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

Apple threatened to oust Twitter from App Store: Musk

Twitter owner Elon Musk on Monday opened fire against Apple over its tight control of what is allowed on the App Store, saying the iPhone maker has threatened to oust his recently acquired social media platform.

November 26, 2022
November 26, 2022

Twitter's verified service with colours to start next week, Musk says

Twitter Inc is planning to roll out its verified service next Friday with different coloured checks for individuals, companies and governments, after a botched initial launch led to a surge in users impersonating celebrities and brands on the platform.

November 26, 2022
November 26, 2022

Twitter's ban on Trump was 'grave mistake': Musk

Twitter's ban on then President Donald Trump after the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol by his supporters was a "grave mistake" that had to be corrected, Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Friday, although he also stated that incitement to violence would continue to be prohibited on Twitter.