Category Technology

tech giants are dropping bad news daily

From Seattle to Silicon Valley to Austin, a grim new reality is setting in across the tech landscape: a heady, decades-long era of rapid sales gains, boundless jobs growth and ever-soaring stock prices is coming to an end. What’s emerging…

Elon Musk’s revised Twitter bid

Elon Musk is dropping plans to partially fund his purchase of Twitter Inc with a margin loan tied to his Tesla Inc stake and increasing the size of the deal’s equity component to $33.5 billion. Musk will provide an additional…

Musk turns down Twitter’s offer to join its board

Twitter Inc said Elon Musk has decided not to join its board, a stunning twist to a week-long saga that’s captivated the tech community and touched off renewed speculation about the company’s future. Musk held “many discussions” with Twitter’s directors…

Elon Musk on plans for Twitter’s Blue Service

Elon Musk wants Twitter Inc to offer authentication checkmarks and zero ads for users that pay for premium features on the social media service. After investor Michael Burry complained about losing his account’s authentication checkmark, the billionaire and new Twitter…

Elon Musk poll may prompt Twitter edit button

Twitter Inc chief executive officer Parag Agrawal has responded to a poll posted by Tesla Inc chief Elon Musk, his company’s biggest shareholder, by calling it important and urging users to “vote carefully.” Musk revealed this week that he’s acquired…

‘WhatsApp’ headache for businesses in South Africa

Chat tools and apps offer convenient and informal ways to network, communicate, share ideas, and connect with colleagues, clients and service providers. However, leaving employees to their own devices without sufficient consideration and regulation may pose bigger problems for South…