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Elon Musk manages free speech versus 'hellscape' at Twitter

Elon Musk manages free speech versus ‘hellscape’ at Twitter

Oct 28 (Reuters) – Mere hours after Elon Musk kicked off a new era at Twitter Inc, the billionaire owner was deluged with pleas and demands from banned account holders and world leaders. The flood of requests underscore the challenge the CEO of electric car maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) faces, balancing a promise to restore …

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Musk begins his Twitter ownership with firings, declares the 'bird is free'

Musk begins his Twitter ownership with firings, declares the ‘bird is free’

Musk says the “bird is free” after the $44 billion deal Musk fires Twitter CEO, CFO, policy chief Some Twitter users flag willingness to walk away Poll shows employee job concerns EU warns: “This bird will fly by our rules” Oct 28 (Reuters) – Elon Musk has taken ownership of Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) with brutal …

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Exclusive: Twitter is losing its most active users, internal documents show

Exclusive: Twitter is losing its most active users, internal documents show

Oct 25 (Reuters) – “Is Twitter dying?” billionaire Elon Musk mused in April, five days before offering to buy the social media platform. The reality, according to internal Twitter (TWTR.N) research seen by Reuters, goes far beyond the handful of examples of celebrities ghosting their own accounts. Twitter is struggling to keep its most active …

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Meta's new Quest Pro headset, mixing real and virtual worlds, makes debut

Meta’s new Quest Pro headset, mixing real and virtual worlds, makes debut

Oct 11 (Reuters) – Meta Platforms (META.O) unveiled its Quest Pro virtual and mixed reality headset on Tuesday, marking a milestone for Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg’s break into the higher-end market for extended reality computing devices. The headset, introduced at Meta’s annual Connect conference, will hit shelves on Oct. 25 at a price of $1,500, …

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A 'cataclysmic' celestial couple gone wrong - a star eats its mate

A ‘cataclysmic’ celestial couple gone wrong – a star eats its mate

WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (Reuters) – Unlike the lonely sun, about half the stars in our Milky Way galaxy are in a long-term committed relationship with another star, orbiting each other in a celestial marriage called a binary system. Researchers this week described one of these marriages gone wrong – a twosome that borders on the …

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Kim Kardashian pays $1.26 million fine for paid crypto name, SEC says

Kim Kardashian pays $1.26 million fine for paid crypto name, SEC says

WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Kim Kardashian has promoted everything from appetite-suppressing lollipops to melon-flavored liqueur to toilet paper, but it was her foray into the murky world of cryptocurrencies that got her into hot water. The reality television star and influencer has agreed to settle charges of illegally touting a crypto security and to …

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What caused holes in Sue the T. rex's jawbone?  Scientists are stumped

What caused holes in Sue the T. rex’s jawbone? Scientists are stumped

WASHINGTON, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Sue, the biggest and best preserved Tyrannosaurus rex ever unearthed, no doubt was a fearsome beast when this predator prowled what is now South Dakota about 67 million years ago at the twilight of the age of dinosaurs. But even this huge dinosaur, whose fossils are displayed at the Field …

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Cryptoverse: Bitcoin miners get stuck in a bear pit

Cryptoverse: Bitcoin miners get stuck in a bear pit

A bitcoin representation is seen in an illustration picture taken at La Maison du Bitcoin in Paris, France, June 23, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 27 (Reuters) – Spare a thought for the beleaguered bitcoin miner. In late 2021, miners were the toast of the town with …

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Cryptoverse: After Merge, ether heads for a $20 billion Shanghai splurge

Cryptoverse: After Merge, ether heads for a $20 billion Shanghai splurge

Souvenir tokens representing cryptocurrency networks Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin and Ripple plunge into water in this illustration taken May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 20 (Reuters) – The Merge came, saw and conquered. Not that you’d guess from crypto prices. The Ethereum blockchain’s mega-upgrade finally went …

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