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    Elon Musk Tweets Lament at Having to Sell Tesla…

    By Tony Owusu Elon spent some time reflecting on Twitter. Time gives everyone time to reflect, and after a tumultuous 2022, it seems Elon Musk has had time to just that. The Tesla CEO half-joked in 2022 that he would buy Twitter, his favorite social media platform. But after Twitter execs called his bluff, Musk was forced to purchase the company for $44 billion despite attempting to pull out of the deal. Fast forward to 2023, and one Twitter user, also reflecting, mused on the platform “haha I still can’t believe Elon bought Twitter.” To which Musk replied, “Me neither,” adding he regretted se…

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    Elon Musk Says Investors Should Avoid This Cost…

    By Luc Olinga The billionaire went into debt to acquire Twitter but he regrets this decision which put him in a not very enviable financial situation. Elon Musk rarely expresses regret. When he made the offer to buy Twitter for $44 billion on April 25, many pundits believed the Tesla CEO was overpaying for a money-losing platform that lags far behind other social media platforms in terms of advertising revenue and active users. As a result, many were asking him to renegotiate the price of $54.20 per Twitter share he had offered. The calls became more louder when the financial markets began to …

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    Elon Musk Warns Against Doing One Thing in Time…

    By Luc Olinga The billionaire went into debt to acquire Twitter but he regrets this decision which put him in a not very enviable financial situation. Elon Musk rarely expresses regret. When he made the offer to buy Twitter for $44 billion on April 25, many pundits believed the Tesla CEO was overpaying for a money-losing platform that lags far behind other social media platforms in terms of advertising revenue and active users. As a result, many were asking him to renegotiate the price of $54.20 per Twitter share he had offered. The calls became more louder when the financial markets began to …

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    Instagram Founders Want to Get You Addicted to …

    By Jena Greene If you’re tired of Twitter and never really learned TikTok, this new app could be for you. Are you tired of social media and looking to have a cleanse from all the noise in the new year? That’s too darn bad, because the co-founders of Instagram are gearing up to release a new platform for information, connection, and of course entertainment (which some party poopers may call time wasting). You may recall that Instagram’s founders, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, left Facebook in 2018 \– before it rebranded to Meta (META) – Get Free Report. The two had disagreements with Faceboo…

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    Elon Musk Mocked on Twitter After Latest Headli…

    By Jeffrey Quiggle The Twitter owner makes a social media move that has users reacting. Twitter users looking for Elon Musk’s latest tweets got a bit of a surprise early on Feb. 1. A visit to Musk’s Twitter page was unexpectedly met with the message, “These Tweets are protected. Only approved followers can see @elonmusk’s Tweets. To request access, click follow. Learn more.” So users were left wondering why access to the tweeter-in-chief’s posts were no longer visible to the general public. And the answer prompted a huge copycat response. Twitter users with access to Musk’s locked account bega…

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    Elon Musk Does a Curious Experiment On Twitter

    By Luc Olinga The billionaire is stepping up initiatives to transform Twitter and turn it profitable. Elon Musk is in a race to transform Twitter. The serial entrepreneur aims to debunk his detractors’ hasty announcement that the social network died when he became its owner on Oct 27. The billionaire must also turn the microblogging platform profitable fairly quickly because he has transferred to the firm’s balance sheet the $12.5 billion of debt taken on from seven major banks to finance the deal. Twitter cost him $44 billion. The road to financial success for Twitter, which Musk considers th…

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    Facebook Messenger Could Be Draining Your Phone…

    By Michael Tedder If true, the whistleblower’s claims could confirm a popular online theory. From the department of Dog Bites Man News, it would seem that once again Facebook has been accused of doing something shady. Sorry, we hope you had your fainting coach nearby before you read such a shocking sentence. So what is this time? Well, a whistleblower has come forward with an accusation that, if true, would confirm a theory about the company that’s been spreading for years, and would partly explain why you’re always having to recharge your phone. What Did Facebook Allegedly Do This Time?So for…

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    Twitter May Escape Bankruptcy

    By Luc Olinga The platform on time made its first payment of the $12.5 billion of debt held by seven major banks, a report says. The likelihood of Twitter filing for bankruptcy is receding. The social network has belonged to Elon Musk since Oct. 27 in exchange for a $44 billion check. To finance the deal, the Tesla (TSLA) – Get Free Report chief executive had taken on $13 billion of debt, which comes with interest payments of around $1.5 billion a year. This debt, allocated to Twitter’s balance sheet, had been arranged with a group of banks, led by Morgan Stanley and including Bank of America,…

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    Twitter Co-Founder Addresses Whether He Thinks …

    By Tony Owusu Biz Stone was in on the ground floor of Twitter when the company debuted in 2006. Twitter (TWTR) – Get Free Report has evolved over the years, changing from just a microblogging platform to an invaluable source of news and entertainment for tens of millions of users. But as Twitter continues to evolve, now under the leadership of Tesla (TSLA) – Get Free Report CEO Elon Musk, at least one person who was in on the ground floor of the company’s development is concerned about where Twitter is headed. Musk “doesn’t seem like” the right person to lead Twitter, Biz Stone, who co-founded…

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    Elon Musk Explains Why He Won’t Leave Twitter

    By Luc Olinga The CEO of Tesla has recently come under fire from shareholders criticizing his omnipresence on the platform he has owned since the end of October. His detractors will have to get used to it. His fans and Tesla (TSLA) – Get Free Report shareholders have also been asking him for several months to be less present on Twitter to take care of the vehicle manufacturer in particular. Elon Musk has just answered them. And it is clear that this answer will not please them. The serial entrepreneur definitely rules out the idea of reducing his activity on the platform. He won’t leave Twitte…

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    Elon Musk Won’t Quit Twitter Because He’s Popular

    By Luc Olinga The CEO of Tesla has recently come under fire from shareholders criticizing his omnipresence on the platform he has owned since the end of October. His detractors will have to get used to it. His fans and Tesla (TSLA) – Get Free Report shareholders have also been asking him for several months to be less present on Twitter to take care of the vehicle manufacturer in particular. Elon Musk has just answered them. And it is clear that this answer will not please them. The serial entrepreneur definitely rules out the idea of reducing his activity on the platform. He won’t leave Twitte…

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    Elon Musk, Once the World’s Richest Man, Now Ne…

    By Ellen Chang Selling equity in Twitter could lower the debt of the social media company. Elon Musk and his team are reportedly considering raising $3 billion to pay down Twitter’s massive debtload of $13 billion that calls for interest payments of $1.5 billion annually. When Musk, the CEO of Tesla (TSLA) – Get Free Report, acquired Twitter last October for $44 billion, the billionaire took on $13 billion in debt to pay for taking the social media company private. Musk and his advisors talked about selling $3 billion in new shares of Twitter last December to offload some of the debt, , accord…

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    Meta Just Quietly Dropped Some Major Changes to…

    By Jena Greene The instant chat feature will look different to most users starting on Jan. 23. Of all the wild changes Mark Zuckerberg has made to Facebook and his various Meta (META) – Get Free Report ventures, his most recent tweak may not initially go as noticed. But it carries implications for everyone who uses the popular online instant chat app Messenger. Until 2014, Facebook users could chat directly with each other while logged into their Facebook account or app. But Facebook removed that ability in an effort to drive users to its standalone Messenger app, which the company had been de…

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    Google Stock Slides As Department Of Justice Fi…

    By Martin Baccardax Google has used “anticompetitive” practices to “eliminate or severely diminish any threat to its dominance over digital advertising technologies,” the Department of Justice alleged. Alphabet (GOOGL) – Get Free Report, the parent company of Google, will face a U.S. Department of Justice probe into allegations that it’s abusing its market dominance in the digital ad market. The DoJ, which first sued Google — along with eleven states Attorneys General — for alleged anticompetitive and exclusionary practices in the search and search advertising markets in 2020, filed its seco…

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    Amazon, Google and Earnings: Watch TheStreet Today

    By Katherine Ross Wall Street’s got its eyes on earnings while Amazon offers a new subscription service and the DOJ is pursuing another lawsuit against Google. Top Stories From TheStreet:Amazon Fashion Finds a New Way to Help You Look GoodStock Market Live: Stocks Edge Lower Amid Earnings Parade; Microsoft On DeckGoogle Plans 12,000 Job Cuts As Big Tech Extends Headcount Cull; Stock SurgesJoin us for the latest market commentary, insight and analysis every weekday here.

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    Donald Trump’s Return Date for Twitter/Facebook…

    By Tony Owusu Trump has been banned from Facebook and Twitter since fomenting the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. The timeline for former President Donald Trump’s return to major social media platforms has been set. With Trump gearing up to go into campaign mode for his 2024 presidential run, 45 is preparing to return to the social media platforms that propelled him to his unexpected win in 2016. Trump has been reportedly telling his inner circle that he’s ready to leave behind the exclusivity clause he signed with Truth Social (DWAC) — the social media platform his company, Trump…

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    Apple Stands Apart Amid the Tech-Layoffs Bloodbath

    By Ellen Chang Apple is the only Big Tech company that has not pared its workforce. Apple is the only Big Tech company that has not cut its workforce. The tech industry has been consolidating, with a wave of layoffs starting last November. The massive job cuts in the sector reflect expectations that revenue growth will slow as the economy contracts. Alphabet’s Google (GOOGL) – Get Free Report, the search and cloud giant, said on Friday it would cut 12,000 employees globally. Amazon (AMZN) – Get Free Report plans to shrink its workforce by 18,000 while Microsoft (MSFT) – Get Free Report cut 10,…

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    Google Brings Back Founders Page, Brin to Fend …

    By Luc Olinga ChatGPT, a trendy and clever AI product, is seen as a real threat to Google’s dominance in internet search. Google is in something of a state of emergency. For the first time the company finds itself facing a threat to its domination of internet search. The threat is ChatGPT, a conversational robot with which humans will be able to converse in natural language. Created by Open AI, it has become the buzz tool in the tech circles since it was launched on Nov. 30. Signaling that ChatGPT is different from the competitors that Google has faced and defeated in recent years, Chief Execu…

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    Google’s Layoffs, Netflix Earnings and the Mark…

    By Katherine Ross As Wall Street gets ready for the weekend, TheStreet Today is digging into Netflix after earnings, and Google’s job cuts. Top Stories Today:Google Plans 12,000 Job Cuts As Big Tech Extends Headcount CullNetflix Stock Leaps On Blowout Q4 Subscriber Gains; Reed Hastings Steps Down As Co-CEOStock Market Live: Tech Leads Gains On Google Job Cuts Boost As Stocks Maintain Focus on FedJoin us for the latest market commentary, insight and analysis every weekday here.

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    Google Plans 12,000 Job Cuts As Big Tech Extend…

    By Martin Baccardax “These are important moments to sharpen our focus, reengineer our cost base, and direct our talent and capital to our highest priorities,” said CEO Sundar Pichai Updated at 5:53 am EST Google parent Alphabet (GOOGL) – Get Free Report unveiled plans to cut around 12,000 jobs from its global workforce Friday, media reports indicate, as the tech and media giant follows rivals in reducing headcount amid growing economic uncertainty. Reuters reported that Google CEO Sundar Pichai has informed employees of the coming job cuts through a company-wide memo, with headcount losses exp…

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    Facebook and Instagram May Erase Ban on This Ho…

    By Danni Button Meta’s Oversight Board recommends the company clear up a very confusing community standard In 1995, a group of women gathered in Times Square made headlines simply because of what they were wearing. Well, more accurately, because of what they weren’t wearing. The women were topless, and they placed themselves in one of the city’s most highly-visible areas to illustrate why women should have the same (topless) rights as men. It’s a debate that’s raged on for nearly two decades since. As social media has become a regular part of our daily lives, the discussion moved online, but i…

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    U.S. Government Rules on Whether Google’s Spam …

    By Rob Lenihan The Federal Election Commission says Google’s spam filters exists ‘for commercial, rather than electoral, purposes.’ A Republican complaint about how Google filters spam messages has run into a roadblock. Federal regulators have reportedly dismissed charges by the Republican National Committee that Google’s spam filters in Gmail are illegally biased against conservatives, The Federal Election Committee “found no reason to believe that [Google] made prohibited in-kind corporate contributions” to Democrats in the form of more favorable email filtering treatment, CNN reported, citi…

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    Twitter Auction: Office Chairs, Bird Statue Sold!

    By Ellen Chang Several iconic Twitter items were auctioned off successfully, but won’t help the social media company’s financial situation. Twitter’s memorabilia, high end office chairs, and espresso machine are now in the hands of people who are fans of the social media company or sought a good deal thanks to an online auction. The blue bird statue is now in the hands of a private individual who eagerly paid $100,000 for the iconic symbol of Twitter. The large 3.5 foot blue bird symbol was the most coveted item at the Twitter auction that ended on Jan. 18. Bids for the iconic symbol sold for …

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    Elon Musk Has a Huge Twitter Debt Bill

    By Luc Olinga The first payment stemming from the $13 billion debt Musk took on to finance the Twitter deal is due soon. Will he pay or won’t he? This is the question everyone is asking currently regarding Elon Musk and the debt he contracted to buy Twitter. The billionaire and the microblogging platform must make the first interest payment on the $13 billion debt he took on to finance the $44 billion acquisition of the social network on Oct. 27. The debt comes with interest payments of around $1.5 billion a year. This debt was allocated to Twitter’s balance sheet and had been contracted with …

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    Elon Musk Celebrates a Big Win for Twitter

    By Luc Olinga Twitter is set to run content sponsorship deals with many media and major sports advertisers, according to Axios. This is an unexpected victory for Elon Musk and Twitter. Less than three months after completing the acquisition of Twitter for $44 billion, the serial entrepreneur may finally have his biggest victory: the commitment of big sports advertisers with the sustainability of juicy contracts. The microblogging website has reached agreements with major advertisers to continue promoting their services, events and products on the platform, reportsAxios. Almost all the major sp…

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    Musk, Twitter’s Owner, Says a User Blocked Him …

    By Luc Olinga The user, who has made his account private, says Musk is confusing the features “blocking” and “locking” an account on Twitter. Elon Musk owns Twitter, the social network considered the meeting place for opinion makers, decision makers. and trendsetters. He signed a check for $44 billion on Oct. 27 to get his hands on the microblogging website, which he calls the town square of our time. He immediately started revamping the platform, not only to quickly make it profitable — he contracted a personal debt of $13 billion and therefore owes colossal amounts of interest annually — b…

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    Porsche and Google Mull Billion-Dollar Deal Des…

    By Jena Greene The luxury sports car brand is getting closer to an agreement with the tech giant. Been in any new cars recently? If so, chances are you’ve noticed they have a smart infotainment system. Many cars made in the past few years feature a center console that looks more like a computer than a car. Cars Are Getting SmarterIf you’ve ever tried to fiddle with a vehicle’s built-in (factory) navigation system, you’ve probably been pretty frustrated with the cumbersome process. These antiquated setups aren’t user-friendly, fail to update for real-time traffic or accidents, and feature some …

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    Key Twitter Feature Breaks, Why That Matters to…

    By Colette Bennett If you haven’t jumped the Twitter ship yet, you may not be able to use it in the way you’re used to today. The era of Elon Musk’s Twitter (TWTR) – Get Free Report \– a strange sentence to utter aloud, much less type — has certainly been full of surprises. From selling usernames to suspending journalists and even trying to get people to pay $7.99 for Twitter Blue (a move he rescinded not long after), Musk’s takeover has transformed the social media website into the digital version of the Wild West. Now those who haven’t fled Twitter screaming yet are dealing with a new prob…

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    After Musk Took Over Twitter, McDonald’s, Starb…

    By Rob Lenihan Those companies are not alone in going silent on Twitter since Elon Musk bought the social media platform. It’s been awfully quiet over at the McDonald’s (MCD) – Get Free Report Twitter account. The company’s most recent tweet came on Nov. 17 when the fast-food giant posted an image of a spoon with three floating hearts. “This is a straw,” the tweet reads. “If you see a spoon it means you’re in love with me.” You may see a spoon, but you haven’t seen a tweet from McDonald’s since then. Nothing about the Christmas holiday. Not a word about the New Year. Ronald McDonald is not the…

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    Amazon & Google’s NFL Deals Are a Digital Goldmine

    By Tony Owusu The latest broadcast numbers for all of 2022 are out, and surprise, the NFL dominated broadcast television once again. If there is any doubt as to why tech companies like Alphabet (GOOGL) – Get Free Report and Amazon (AMZN) – Get Free Report are willing to shell out billions of dollars for the right to broadcast NFL games, the 2022 ratings results should address them. The NFL accounted for 82% of the top-100 most-watched U.S. broadcasts in 2022, according to a study by Sports Business Journal. That total is a slight uptick from the 75% share of the top-100 the NFL garnered in 202…

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    Twitter Is Considering a Change Users Will Despise

    By Jena Greene The embattled social media company may have gone too far this time. Ever since Elon Musk took over Twitter in late 2022, debates on the internet just haven’t felt the same. Perhaps it’s better to say that debates on the internet have in fact been the same, they’re just 10x feistier now. On Wednesday, The New York Times reported that Elon Musk is bringing a new debate to center stage. And if you guessed both he and his company are in the middle of it, then you’d be dead on. Elon Is No Stranger to Controversy…or Profit LossElon’s mere presence at the helm of Twitter has been eno…

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    Instagram Makes a Change You May Not Like

    By Colette Bennett The popular app’s interface is getting yet another change. Popular social media websites and apps rarely stay the same for long, as their creators are always looking for ways to maximize their profits. Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter have done so many times over the years, and often in ways their users don’t like. Since the microblogging site was acquired by Tesla (TSLA) – Get Free Report boss Elon Musk in late 2022, it has added features in a seemingly sporadic manner, enforcing paid verification and tacking an icon to each tweet that shows how popular it is. Instagram has…

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    Musk Will Right the Ship at Twitter in 2023: Bl…

    By Dan Weil Blackstone’s Byron Wien releases his 38th annual list of the top surprises for the year just begun. Elon Musk has made a hash out of his Twitter purchase so far. He fired about two-thirds of the company’s staff, only to find that he needed to hire back some workers. He started, stopped, then started again a paid subscription service. And Musk has criticized some of Twitter’s advertisers for pausing their ads. Given that advertising accounts for 90% of the company’s revenue, that criticism might not have been such a good idea. The question of whether the Tesla chief executive can su…

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    Otterbox’s Latest MagSafe Case for iPhone Is Br…

    By Jacob Krol The OtterGrip Symmetry Series is a case for the iPhone with a built-in grip that supports MagSafe. Ever since Apple added MagSafe to the iPhone with the 12, it’s been the way to wirelessly charge faster and gain extra functionality through a number of accessories. The latest one is solving a pretty common problem. While MagSafe makes it easy to attach an accessory like a battery pack or even lock the iPhone into a mount, it blocks the ability from attaching a grip to the back of the phone. And now, debuting at CES 2023, Otterbox has a solution. The Arena Media Brands, LLC and res…

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    Apple Stock Extends Slide, Falls Below $2 Trill…

    By Martin Baccardax Apple shares are trading at an 18-month low Tuesday as investors worry that supply chain disruptions and softer consumer spending will clip December quarter earnings. Apple (AAPL) – Get Free Report shares slumped lower Tuesday, extending their recent decline to the lowest levels in more than eighteen months, amid concerns that supply chain disruptions in China, as well as fading demand in key markets, will soften earnings for the world’s biggest tech company. Exane BNP analyst Jerome Romel cut his rating on Apple stock to ‘neutral’, from ‘outperform’, and lowered his price …

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    Elon Musk and Donald Trump Finally Agree On Som…

    By Luc Olinga The billionaire entrepreneur and the former president clashed numerous times in 2022. Elon Musk and Donald Trump both want win the hearts of Republicans. The first has become in the past year one of the most influential voices in Republican and conservative circles, which applaud his determination to make Twitter a platform where conservative voices dominate after nearly two years marked by safeguards on the social network to limit xenophobic messages, abuse and the spread of false information. Like many conservatives, Musk railed against Twitter 1.0’s content policy, which went …

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    The 10 Best Accessories to Level-Up Your iPad

    By Jason Cipriani Buying an accessory or two for an iPad is an easy way to boost the experience. Whether you’re looking for a belated holiday gift or you can’t figure out what you want to use your gift cards on, buying accessories for Apple’s (AAPL) – Get Free Report iPad is always a good idea. There are a ton of accessories you can get for the tablet, but below you’ll find some of our favorite accessories that are sure to make any iPad user happy. The Arena Media Brands, LLC and respective content providers may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Appl…

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    Elon Musk Quotes: Best of 2022

    By Brian O’Connell Part global business icon, part social media lightning rod, Elon Musk had a lot to say in 2022 It’s not every day you see a technology tycoon discussing his next aero-vehicle launch into space in the morning and arguing with social media gadflies about $8-per-month Twitter verification charges by lunch. But then again, when you’re talking about Elon Musk, it’s best to expect the unexpected – that way you’ll never be disappointed. Musk, the co-founder of PayPal, the founder of SpaceX, and the chief executive officer of both Tesla (TSLA) – Get Free Report and Twitter, is a Zel…

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    Google’s Excellent Nest Hub Smart Display Is Ju…

    By Jacob Krol This entry-level smart display provides instant access to the Google Assistant and is 50% off. Whether you got a gift card for the holidays or maybe some cash, we found one of the best post Christmas deals. Meet the Nest Hub, Google’s (GOOGL) – Get Free Report entry-level 7-inch smart display that lets you stream music, control smart home devices, or even ask the ‘Google Assistant’ a question. Right now it’s a full 50% off at BestBuy (BBY) – Get Free Report for just $49.99. Additionally, you get your pick of four colors: Chalk, Sand, Mist, or Charcoal. The Arena Media Brands, LLC…

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    Twitter Reaction to Southwest Air’s Epic Failur…

    By Jeffrey Quiggle As an enormous winter weather event hammered the nation, one airline stands out for its lack of preparedness to handle it. The wild and tragic winter storm that ravaged the U.S. during the holiday weekend has caused misery for millions. The human toll is heartbreaking. Bodies were recovered from cars that were trapped in snow. The tripledemic left households suffering from covid, the flu and RSV stuck in their homes with difficulty getting medical care. Tens of thousands of air passengers were stranded in airports as flight cancellations were announced in epic numbers. The s…

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    Here’s Your Guide to Getting Started With Your …

    By Jacob Krol From tips and tricks to accessories, we’re here to help. Did you unwrap a new iPhone under the Christmas tree or near the menorah during Hanukkah? Well, if you did, you’re in for a treat. There is something fun and exciting about unboxing a new iPhone, especially one of the new 14s or 14 Pros. But it can also be overwhelming with decisions on if you need a case, how to organize your home screen, which apps to download, and digging through settings for some easter eggs. Fear not though, we’re here to help with a few tips and tricks for getting started along with some accessory rec…

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    Elon Musk Warns Bankruptcy Still Hangs Over Twi…

    By Luc Olinga The billionaire took over the social network on October 27, and is revamping it to make it profitable. Three months after taking control of Twitter, Elon Musk is adopting a less pessimistic tone about the future of the social network, which he defines as the Town Square of our time. A few weeks ago, the billionaire was worried about the financial health of the platform, which saw an exodus of advertisers, while advertising revenue constituted 91% of Twitter’s revenue in the second quarter. The rest was subscriptions. The company has not posted its third quarter results. As a priv…

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    Elon Musk Says Twitter Is Getting Better Financ…

    By Luc Olinga The billionaire took over the social network on October 27, and is revamping it to make it profitable. Three months after taking control of Twitter, Elon Musk is adopting a less pessimistic tone about the future of the social network, which he defines as the Town Square of our time. A few weeks ago, the billionaire was worried about the financial health of the platform, which saw an exodus of advertisers, while advertising revenue constituted 91% of Twitter’s revenue in the second quarter. The rest was subscriptions. The company has not posted its third quarter results. As a priv…

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    Bomb Cyclone, Travel Chaos, Twitter Layoffs, El…

    By M. Corey Goldman Stock futures muted as a powerful winter storm slams the U.S.; airline stocks in focus as once-in-a-generation snowstorm snarls travel; Twitter announces more layoffs; Elon Musk pledges to pause on Tesla share sales; Meta settles privacy lawsuit. Here are five things you must know for Friday, December 23: 1. — Stock Futures Muted as Investors Eye Winter Storm ImpactU.S. equity futures were muted on Friday in light pre-Christmas trading as investors eyed what is being called a once-in-a-generation winter storm that is bringing record-cold temperatures and heavy snow across …

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    Hacker Who Was in a Race Against Time to Fix Tw…

    By Veronika Bondarenko Geohot had previously volunteered to work on Twitter’s search function for 12 weeks. Many in the industry were shocked to learn that the software engineer known as “Geohot” had joined Twitter (TWTR) – Get Free Report \– the man who skyrocketed to fame for jailbreaking restrictions on PlayStation 3 and later getting sued by Sony (SNEJF) once had a high-profile feud with Elon Musk when he told a Bloomberg reporter that the Tesla (TSLA) – Get Free Report founder “kept changing the terms” after tapping him for a job at Tesla. Musk, in turn, called the ensuing story “extreme…

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    Elon Musk Resigns as CEO of Twitter

    By Luc Olinga The Twitter owner recently held a poll putting his future as CEO in the hands of social media users. It took time but Elon Musk finally kept his word. The whimsical and charismatic visionary will respect the results of the poll he himself organized on December 18. As he often does for important decisions, the billionaire asked Twitter users to vote on his future as CEO of the platform. The question was clear: should he step down as head of Twitter? Voters had only two options: Yes and No. Nearly 18 million Twitter users had voted and 57.5% had opted for Yes. Musk had pledged to r…

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    An Old Friend Weighs In On The Musk-Twitter Drama

    By Michael Tedder Elon Musk’s recent Twitter poll elicited a surprising response. At this point, “Twitter CEO Elon Musk Has Upset People” is a news item roughly synonymous with “dog bites man” and “water remains wet.” But even by his standards, the world’s most extremely online man went above and beyond recently, suspending a number of high-profile journalists, before eventually reversing course. Musk was upset, in particular, about journalists that reported on a banned account called ElonJet, that gave the location of Musk’s private jet, which comes from easily accessible public information. …

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    Twitter Reverses Ban to Accounts That Boost Com…

    By Ellen Chang Twitter launches a poll asking whether new or existing accounts can advertise other social media platforms. The constant changes in Twitter’s policies have resulted in the social media network’s users turning to its competitors to post their thoughts and actions. Twitter, which is owned by billionaire Elon Musk, wants to put a stop to that. After initially not allowing people to either post links to other social media companies such as Mastodon or Post on Dec. 18, the company changed its mind again. By the evening of Dec. 18, Twitter deleted a series of posts explaining its ban …

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    Tesla Stock Leaps As Elon Musk Runs Poll To Det…

    By Martin Baccardax “Should I step down as head of Twitter? I will abide by the results of this poll.” Musk asked his 122.1 million followers on Sunday. Tesla (TSLA) – Get Free Report shares moved firmly higher Monday after a poll put in place by Elon Musk indicated he should step down as CEO of Twitter following weeks of criticism over its terms of use policies, the suspension of several prominent journalists and a the biggest drawdown in the carmaker’s stock on record. Musk asked his 122.1 million Twitter followers late Sunday if he should stepdown as CEO of the micro-blogging website, and p…

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    Stocks Edge Higher, Week Ahead, Twitter, SBF, A…

    By Martin Baccardax Stock futures edge higher after brutal five-day selloff; Week Ahead: housing data, Nike, FedEx in focus; Tesla jumps as Musk says he may step down as Twitter CEO; Sam Bankman-Fried reportedly won’t fight extradition to the United States and Aerojet Rocketdyne agrees $4.7 billion takeover by L3Harris. Five things you need to know before the market opens on Monday December 19: 1. — Stock Futures Edge Higher After Brutal Week U.S. equity futures futures bumped higher Monday, while the dollar eased modestly against its global peers and Treasury bond yields steadied, as investo…

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    Elon Musk Orchestrates His Exit As Twitter CEO

    By Luc Olinga The billionaire has caused many controversies less than two months after taking control of the microblogging website. It is another stone thrown into what already appears to be a sea of chaos. Elon Musk, the whimsical and charismatic CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, has once again taken his fans and critics by surprise. On October 27, he completed the acquisition of Twitter for $44 billion, after a six-month battle marked by many twists and turns, insults, and a court stop. From the first minutes of his reign, he fired top executives, including CEO Parag Agrawal. He also fired the entire…

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    Elon Musk Restarts Twitter Spaces, Lifts Ban on…

    By Ellen Chang Users were able to use Twitter Spaces again late Friday night and some reporters were able to tweet again. Billionaire Elon Musk changed his mind abruptly about halting the use of Spaces, the feature on Twitter where users can gather to conduct audio conversations with each other. Musk, who now owns Twitter, changed his mind late on Dec. 16 after receiving backlash from users of the social media company. He also reinstated many of the journalists’ Twitter accounts also on Dec. 16 after warnings were given from both the EU Commission and the United Nations about protecting free s…

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    Is Bill Gates Boycotting Elon Musk’s Twitter?

    By Luc Olinga The Microsoft co-founder was an avid Twitter user until Nov. 19. But since then that account has been silent. Did Bill Gates quit Twitter? Or is the co-founder of Microsoft (MSFT) – Get Free Report simply boycotting the platform now owned by Elon Musk? The philanthropist was until recently an avid user of the social network, regularly publishing his humanitarian efforts, in particular fights against malaria and polio. For example, “By coming together and funding efforts like the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, we can #EndPolio and build a healthier world,” Gates tweeted on O…

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    Elon Musk Draws Fire From AOC After Journalists…

    By Jeffrey Quiggle The billionaire says the restriction was instated because the reporters published identifying information about an individual, a behavior called “doxing.” Late Thursday, Twitter owner Elon Musk suspended several journalists’ Twitter accounts. The affected accounts include those of CNN’s Donie O’Sullivan, New York Times technology reporter Ryan Mac, the Washington Post’s Drew Harwell and journalist Aaron Rupar. New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (often referred to as AOC) took to social media to voice her opinion on the matter. “You’re a public figure. An extreme…

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    Recession Risks, Meta, Twitter, Goldman Sachs -…

    By Daniel Kuhn As the market looks to finish another busy week on the downside, catch the biggest stock stories live at 9:30 a.m. ET. Watch TheStreet’s Market Open:More on today’s top stories:Stock Market Live: Stocks Extend Heavy Selling On Recession FearsMeta Stock Higher As JPMorgan Lifts Rating To ‘Overweight’, Boosts Prices TargetAfter FTX, Are Binance’s Days Numbered?TheStreet is live every weekday at 9:30 a.m. ET. Join us for the latest market commentary, insight and analysis here. This holiday season, give yourself the gift of future investing returns!For a limited time, you’re invited…

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    Stocks Extend Slump, Twitter, Adobe, Meta, US S…

    By Martin Baccardax Stock futures extend heavy selling on recession fears; Twitter suspends reporter accounts amid ‘doxxing’ allegations; Adobe shares leap on solid Q4 earnings, upbeat outlook; Meta jumps on JPMorgan upgrade, price target boost and U.S. Steel gives upbeat Q4 guidance as demand, prices improve. Five things you need to know before the market opens on Friday December 16: 1. — Stock Futures Extend Heavy Selling On Recession FearsU.S. equity futures extended heavy declines Friday as investors worry that weakening economic growth prospects set against hawkish central bank rate sign…

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    Elon Musk Twitter Moves Are Like ‘Twilight Zone…

    By Ellen Chang The nosedive of Tesla’s stock remains challenging and “keeps getting worse,” an analyst said. The rapid decline in Tesla’s stock can be attributed to CEO Elon Musk using it as a bank for financing purposes, said Wedbush analyst Dan Ives. Shares of Tesla (TSLA) – Get Free Report have tanked by 19.3% during the past month and 51.77% in the past year as Musk continues to focus his attention on Twitter, the social media network that he purchased for $44 billion in October. Musk has turned to using Tesla shares as a funding mechanism and sold almost $3.6 billion shares of the company…

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    SEC Charges FinTwit Bros in $100 Million Pump a…

    By Tony Owusu The bros from the Atlas Trading Discord channel are in deep trouble with the SEC for using their collective social media followings on Twitter to manipulate stocks. Social media can be a place of invaluable resources and information for novice investors new to the market. Twitter (TWTR) – Get Free Report, in particular, is a platform where some of the brightest minds in finance come to share their own thoughts and trade ideas with the rest of the financial Twitter community. There is also the other side of Twitter, where charlatans with large followings take advantage of newbies …

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    Here’s the Scoop on Apple’s Latest App for iPho…

    By Jacob Krol Freeform is a collaborative digital whiteboard that’s free on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Here’s what you need to know. Over the course of the past few iOS, iPadOS, and macOS updates, Apple’s been addressing collaboration and sharing. We got SharePlay to watch films or shows on FaceTime with friends or family. New looks for classic UX elements, and now with the recent batch of updates–iOS 16.2, iPadOS 16.2, watchOS 9.2, and macOS Ventura 13.1 released Dec. 13–there’s a whole new app called Freeform. It’s basically a digital whiteboard that supports all forms of inputs, works on…

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    Google Denies Latest China Censorship Request

    By Tony Owusu Silicon Valley has begun pushing back against CCP rules, could shifts in manufacturing and supply chain reliance also be on the horizon? For years some of Silicon Valley’s biggest tech firms have been shameless in kowtowing to China and the Chinese Communist Party. But as those relationships seem to fray, the consequences could have a heavy impact on tech’s reliance on China’s supply chain manufacturing apparatus. Access to China and its 1.5 billion people, many of whom are newly middle class following that country’s economic ascension, has always been the holy grail for American…

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    Twitter Blue Returns With a Bad Surprise For iP…

    By Luc Olinga The Twitter social network is relaunching its subscription service after suspending new signups for a month. The wait was longer than expected. Elon Musk and Twitter plan to relaunch Blue, the microblogging website’s subscription service, on Dec. 12, more than a month after suspending new signups. The boss of the social network had to suspend signups on Nov. 11 just two days after the launch of the new version of Blue, which integrates a checkmark for authenticating the identity of the people behind an account. Why? Soon after Blue rolled out on Nov. 9, many fake accounts posing …

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    Elon Musk Threatens Twitter 2.0 Employees

    By Luc Olinga The billionaire’s social media revamp efforts are widely covered in the press. Elon Musk likes to control the narrative. This is all the more true about the social network Twitter, of which he became the owner and boss on October 27. On that day, the whimsical and visionary CEO of the electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla (TSLA) – Get Free Report, announced the beginning of a new era for the microblogging website, considered the Town Square of our time. He fired CEO Parag Agrawal and three top executives, including those responsible for the content management policy on the platform…

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    Twitter: Billionaires Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey…

    By Luc Olinga The two billionaires are friends but they have just aired their differences publicly, after accusations from Musk against the former teams of Twitter. They are friends. They both care about Twitter, the Town Square of our times. One co-founded the platform and ran it, before leaving in November 2020. The other is one of its most influential personalities and acquired the social network last October for $44 billion. The former unsurprisingly rolled his stake into his friend’s new Twitter, or Twitter 2.0. The first is Jack Dorsey, who also co-founded the payments company Block (SQ)…

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    Elon Musk to Twitter 2.0 Employees: Stop Leakin…

    By Luc Olinga The billionaire’s social media revamp efforts are widely covered in the press. Elon Musk likes to control the narrative. This is all the more true about the social network Twitter, of which he became the owner and boss on October 27. On that day, the whimsical and visionary CEO of the electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla (TSLA) – Get Free Report, announced the beginning of a new era for the microblogging website, considered the Town Square of our time. He fired CEO Parag Agrawal and three top executives, including those responsible for the content management policy on the platform…

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    Alphabet’s Google Has a Big Problem With its Ad…

    By Tom Bemis Many sites on the internet are not serving ads It may be a blessing for readers, but Alphabet’s (GOOGL) – Get Free Report Google is having a problem with its ad manager, which is a key part of the search giant’s business. The company posted a message on its Google Ads Status Dashboard shortly after 8 p.m. Eastern Thursday, saying “we’re investigating reports of an issue with Google Ad Manager… Ad Manager is not delivering ads for the affected users.” The message added that affected users “are able to access Google Ad Manager, but are seeing error messages, high latency, and/or o…

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    Only one U.S. City Made The Top Travel Destinat…

    By Veronika Bondarenko Travel is back after the pandemic, with some unexpected locations becoming popular While the high cost of plane tickets has curtailed some people’s plans to travel over the holidays, demand is also not going down as many finally take the trips they put off during the pandemic. There have been studies that showed the anticipation of and planning process for a holiday can independently cause a spike in happiness levels and some may be experiencing wanderlust without actually intending on buying. But in either case, Google (GOOGL) – Get Free Report has released some of its …

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    Billionaire Jack Dorsey Asks Elon Musk One Cruc…

    By Luc Olinga The former boss of Twitter is friend with the new boss of the social network but he seems to have differences on a crucial point. Jack Dorsey and Elon Musk are close and friends. The first is the former co-founder and CEO of Twitter, while the second is the owner and new boss of the social network. Dorsey has often praised Musk whenever the opportunity arises. Such was the case last April when Musk made his offer to acquire Twitter for $44 billion. Dorsey did not hesitate to declare that his billionaire friend was the only one capable of relaunching the microblogging website, con…

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    Twitter Faces Credit Challenges, Ratings Pulled

    By Ellen Chang Twitter’s corporate debt ratings withdrawn by S&P and Moody’s. Twitter faces significant challenges as advertisers have balked at promoting their products and services since its acquisition by billionaire Elon Musk, pushing credit ratings agencies to pull their ratings. The $44 billion takeover by Musk, who also serves as CEO of Tesla, has been met with a flurry of rash decisions such as the immediate layoffs of 50% of its workforce, attempts to generate revenue by allowing anyone to pay for its infamous blue checkmark that was later rescinded and allowing racist, discriminatory…

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    Elon Musk Fears Of Being Assassinated

    By Luc Olinga The Tesla and SpaceX CEO has seen his influence explode since he took control of microblogging website Twitter. Elon Musk has become the most influential CEO in the world. In 2022, he combines both the honorary title of the richest man in the world and that of the most powerful CEO in the world. His net wealth is valued at $189 billion as of December 4, according to the Bloomberg Billionaire index. However, it has fallen by $81 billion since January. The serial entrepreneur has added another symbolic company to an already extensive and impressive list. Musk completed the acquisit…

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    Elon Musk Has a Surprise Meeting

    By Luc Olinga The billionaire met French President Emmanuel Macron with whom he discussed Tesla’s future plans. Elon Musk is everywhere. Since becoming the owner of Twitter (TWTR) – Get Free Report on October 27, the richest man in the world has further increased his presence and influence. He is currently involved with five companies: rocket company SpaceX, The Boring Company, Neuralink, Twitter and Tesla (TSLA) – Get Free Report. The last two companies were the topics of conversation in a surprise meeting Musk just had. In fact, the serial entrepreneur met with French President Emmanuel Macr…

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    Elon Musk to Reveal Twitter Actions on Hunter B…

    By Tom Bemis Musk refers to “suppression by Twitter” of story about President Biden’s surviving son. Elon Musk suggested Twitter suppressed information about Hunter Biden, the son of President Joe Biden. Musk made the charge in a tweet announcing a live Q&A Friday Afternoon. TheStreet is following the Q&A and will update with further details.

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    Twitter Users Blast Musk for Suspending Kanye W…

    By Rob Lenihan Some Twitter users decry Elon Musk’s suspension of Kanye West’s account, charging that he’s gone back on his promise of free speech. Even Elon Musk has his limits. Musk, Tesla’s (TSLA) – Get Free Report CEO, recent Twitter owner and self-described free-speech absolutist, has maintained that the microblogging website is the “de facto town square” ever since he walked through the front door with a sink in his hands. “It’s insane!” the world’s richest man tweeted on Nov. 25. “I’m just fighting for free speech in America.” In his quest, Musk recently welcomed back Donald Trump, endi…

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    Elon Musk Says 6 Months to First Human Implant …

    By Tom Bemis Tesla, Twitter and SpaceX CEO takes time out to promote Neuralink, a company he co-founded to develop brain-computer interfaces. Elon Musk took time out from his Twitter wars to demonstrate the latest developments at Neuralink, the company he co-founded to develop brain implants to link people to computers. The move comes amid an increasingly frenetic period for Musk, who took control of Twitter a month ago and has been highly active, and controversial, in his moves since. For instance, earlier on Wednesday, Musk appeared to have made peace with Apple CEO Tim Cook, a day after a s…

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    Elon Musk’s Cocaine and Coca-Cola Tweet Hangs o…

    By Jeffrey Quiggle A remark on Twitter from months ago becomes a topic of discussion as a photo of a framed printout mounted on a wall surfaces. In the late 19th century a confederate colonel named John Pemberton, who owned a pharmacy south of Atlanta, had recently developed a wine drink he called Pemberton’s French Wine Coca nerve tonic. Pemberton had been wounded in the Civil War and was said to be addicted to morphine. He had a medical degree and aspired to develop an alternative to the troublesome opiate. When Atlanta and Fulton County passed prohibition laws in 1886, Pemberton developed a…

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    One of Elon Musk’s More Notable Tweets Hangs on…

    By Jeffrey Quiggle A remark on Twitter from months ago becomes a topic of discussion as a photo of a framed printout mounted on a wall surfaces. In the late 19th century a confederate colonel named John Pemberton, who owned a pharmacy south of Atlanta, had recently developed a wine drink he called Pemberton’s French Wine Coca nerve tonic. Pemberton had been wounded in the Civil War and was said to be addicted to morphine. He had a medical degree and aspired to develop an alternative to the troublesome opiate. When Atlanta and Fulton County passed prohibition laws in 1886, Pemberton developed a…

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    Elon Musk Accuses Twitter of Election Interference

    By Luc Olinga The billionaire is the new owner of the social network which he is radically changing. Since Elon Musk became the owner of Twitter on October 27 in exchange for $44 billion, the billionaire has been working to reshape the platform in his image. To mark the break with his predecessors, he calls his Twitter, Twitter 2.0. Within a month, the Techno King pretty much tried to get rid of everything he disliked on the platform when he was an outsider. He fired manu militari the top executives, including CEO Parag Agrawal and the senior managers in charge of the content management policy…

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    Twitter’s Future in Europe Is in Jeopardy

    By Luc Olinga The European Union has issued a stern warning to Twitter owner Elon Musk, the Financial Times reports. Elon Musk’s approach to Twitter does not please the European Union. The EU has made this known to the billionaire during a Zoom meeting between the European commissioner for the internal market, Thierry Breton, and Musk on Nov. 30, reports the Financial Times. Breton warned Musk about Twitter being banned in the European Union if the platform fails to follow the bloc’s content-management rules, the newspaper says. Breton told Musk he must adhere to a checklist of rules, includin…

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    Elon Musk’s Twitter Quietly Gets Rid of Its Cov…

    By Luc Olinga The social network no longer sanctions misinformation related to Covid-19 since November 23. The change went almost unnoticed. Twitter no longer will bar posts that spread misinformation related to covid-19, a move that reinforces the new direction of its content-management policy under its new owner, Elon Musk. The billionaire describes himself as a free-speech absolutist, which he defines to mean that everything can be said as long as the remarks do not violate the law of the country in which they are pronounced. “Effective Nov. 23, 2022, Twitter is no longer enforcing the covi…

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    Elon Musk Calls Out Apple and CEO Tim Cook

    By Luc Olinga Musk is the new owner of Twitter, which he is trying to turn profitable. The game of hide and seek between Elon Musk and Apple is over. The tensions between them are finally erupting in the public square. For several months now the question was when Musk would declare war with the iPhone maker and CEO Tim Cook. It is now done. Since Musk took over the social network Twitter (TWTR) – Get Free Report, he’s been trying to find new sources of revenue. Meantime, he’s facing a boycott from many advertisers, including General Motors (GM) – Get Free Report, General Mills (GIS) – Get Free…

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    Beats Studio Buds Are $89.95 for Cyber Monday

    By Jacob Krol These true wireless earbuds don’t favor iPhone over Android or Android over iPhone. There are a lot of deals to consider this Cyber Monday, but this $60 discount on Beats earbuds is terrific. Studio Buds aren’t the top-of-the-line option, but they strike big with a hefty amount of features that work for iPhone and Android. For Cyber Monday, Studio Buds in black, white, red, or moon gray are all $89.95 on (AMZN) – Get Free Report. The Arena Media Brands, LLC and respective content providers may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Beats Stu…

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    Elon Musk’s Twitter Makes a Big U-Turn: It’s Hi…

    By Luc Olinga The social network has lost almost 67% of its 7,500 employees since the takeover of Elon Musk on October 27. Twitter is hiring. The social network lost in less than a month some 5,000 employees, or 67% of its workforce. This hemorrhage is due to the decisions of its new owner Elon Musk. The billionaire took over the platform on October 27 after six months of tension and twists and turns for a whopping $44 billion. Under pressure to find new sources of revenue for the firm which does not generate profits despite being influential in the public debate, Musk has embarked on an auste…

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    Twitter Is Hiring

    By Luc Olinga The social network has lost almost 67% of its 7,500 employees since the takeover of Elon Musk on October 27. Twitter is hiring. The social network lost in less than a month some 5,000 employees, or 67% of its workforce. This hemorrhage is due to the decisions of its new owner Elon Musk. The billionaire took over the platform on October 27 after six months of tension and twists and turns for a whopping $44 billion. Under pressure to find new sources of revenue for the firm which does not generate profits despite being influential in the public debate, Musk has embarked on an auste…

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    Elon Musk Sleeps With a Gun

    By Luc Olinga The CEO of Tesla and Twitter is the richest man in the world. Elon Musk is visionary and controversial. He completely changed the way the world views the automobile, and forced one of the world’s most important industries to transform, in order to address climate change. Musk, the whimsical, has also helped rekindle the dream of conquering and inhabiting the planet Mars with SpaceX, his aerospace company. He has taken on a new challenge since October 27: to build an everything app based on Twitter, a social network that did not earn money, despite its influence in public debate. …

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    Former PlayStation Hacker in a Race Against Tim…

    By Veronika Bondarenko A one-time hacker has made a bold deal with Elon Musk. With Twitter’s workforce now less than a third of what it was when Elon Musk took control, those who stayed are facing incredible pressure to evolve and keep many features running. While most are left having to adapt old roles to Musk’s bumpy vision for the platform, a few unlikely sources jumped in to help steer it where they want to go. One such person is George Hotz — a software engineer and hacker best known for becoming the first person to unlock the iPhone at age 17 in 2007 and later jailbreaking restrictions …

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    Elon Musk’s Leadership Assessed in 2018 Tesla S…

    By Tony Owusu An internal Tesla employee survey has been unearthed, with Musk’s leadership receiving mixed marks. However you feel about Elon Musk’s takeover and leadership of social media platform Twitter (TWTR) – Get Free Report, his management style shouldn’t take you by surprise. The loud declarations before backtracking, the employee attrition, the bombastic leadership style have all been part of Musk’s modus operandi for awhile. Just how long Musk has operated this way is coming into focus after Insider published an internal 2018 Tesla (TSLA) – Get Free Report worker survey that scrutini…

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    The Best Apple Black Friday Deals to Shop Right…

    By Jacob Krol Whether you’re after an iPad, the Apple Watch Ultra, AirPods Pro, or even a new Mac, now’s the time to shop. Apple’s been on a roll with revealing and launching new devices throughout 2022 and now as we approach the holiday season, these are all ripe for sharp discounts. Including the lowest prices we’ve tracked on all sorts of AirPods, the M1 MacBook Air, and iPads. So if you’re on the hunt for an Apple gadget or have been waiting for the price to be right, don’t wait any longer. We’re just a few days away from Black Friday and ahead are outlining the best deals on Apple (AAPL) …

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    Digital World Stock Slides As Donald Trump Gets…

    By Martin Baccardax Former President Donald Trump has been invited back onto Twitter just days ahead of a key shareholder vote to keep his Truth Social merger, and Nasdaq listing, from collapse. Digital World Acquisition (DWAC) , the blank check company attempting to merge with Donald Trump’s fledgling media group, slumped lower after the former President was invited to return to Twitter by new CEO Elon Musk. Musk, who completed his $44 billion purchase of Twitter last month, ran a weekend poll from his own account over the weekend, asking if the former President should be allowed to return to…

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    Elon Musk Still Has Kanye West’s Back

    By Luc Olinga The rapper has reappeared on Twitter as the billionaire tries to find new sources of income for the platform. Elon Musk is faithful in friendship. The CEO of Tesla (TSLA) – Get Free Report and SpaceX does not abandon his friends, even when they are going through a bad time: this is the message that the billionaire has just sent on Twitter, which he has owned since October 27, after paying a tidy sum of $44 billion. The friend in question is Ye, formerly known as Kanye West. The multi-faceted musician became a persona non grata last month, after making anti-Semitic comments and we…

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    Google Paid 24 Companies to Not Open App Stores

    By Colette Bennett Activision, Tencent, and several other key players in the gaming industry are involved. Since its launch in 2012, the Google (GOOG) – Get Free Report Play app store has grown into a behemoth that’s very much capable of matching strides with Apple’s (AAPL) – Get Free Report app store. There are 3.55 million apps on the Google Play store as of the third quarter of 2022, and that number continues to grow by the day. The global app economy is robust, worth $6.3 trillion as of 2021 — and that number is sure to keep growing. Since Google and Apple collectively dominate 95% of the…

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    Retail Earnings Recap, Twitter Madness, Inflati…

    By Daniel Kuhn Here’s everything you need to know before you wrap up this week of trading. Watch the latest Wall Street news live at 9:30 a.m. ET. Watch TheStreet’s Market Open:More on Today’s Top Stories:Stock Market Today: Stocks Higher Amid Inflation, Recession Risks; Options Expiry In FocusFoot Locker Stock Soars As New CEO Mary Dillon Drives Q3 Earnings Beat, Forecast BoostQatar Bans World Cup Beer Sales Days Ahead of Tournament Kick-OffTheStreet is live every weekday at 9:30 a.m. ET. Join us for the latest market commentary, insight and analysis here.

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    Elon Musk Posts Photo of Twitter’s Funeral

    By Luc Olinga The hashtag #RipTwitter was trending on the platform on November 17 after a new wave of employee departures. Twitter is dead, long live Twitter!: this seems to be the message sent by Elon Musk to his detractors on November 17. The billionaire and new social media boss was crucified and mocked on the platform after a large wave of employees decided to leave the company following the ultimatum given to them on November 16. “Going forward, to build a breakthrough Twitter 2.0 and succeed in an increasingly competitive world, we will need to be extremely hardcore. This will mean worki…

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    Twitter Will Survive, Says Elon Musk

    By Luc Olinga The social network is shaken by a new wave of departures. Elon Musk and Twitter are going through one of their most serious crises since the billionaire took control of the social network on October 27. When the ultimatum given by their new boss expired on November 17, more than a thousand employees decided to leave the company. In an email sent to the platform’s 3,700 employees on November 16, Musk asked them to choose between working long hours to help revamp Twitter 2.0 or leaving the company with three months of severance pay. “Going forward, to build a breakthrough Twitter 2…

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    Elon Musk Locks the Doors at Twitter

    By Tom Bemis Move comes as deadline hits for employees to decide whether to save with hollowed out company. Elon Musk had the doors locked at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco Thursday according to multiple reports. Musk had set a deadline of 5 p.m. PST for remaining Twitter employees to decide whether to stay or take a three-month severance policy. The building reportedly won’t reopen until Monday, when new security badges are likely to be distributed to employees who chose to stay. However, an unexpectedly large number of Twitter employees apparently opted not to join Musk’s “hardcore” d…

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    Elon Musk Fires a Twitter Employee on Twitter

    By Luc Olinga The new boss of the social network is revamping the platform to generate new sources of income. Elon Musk is in charge at Twitter (TWTR) – Get Free Report. Since the billionaire acquired the social network for $44 billion on October 27, he has been busy trying to find the winning formula to generate profits as soon as possible. “I have too much work on my plate, that’s for sure,” Musk said on November 14, during an appearance at B20 Indonesia, a business conference running alongside the G20 summit in Bali. “I’m working the absolute most that I can work — morning to night, seven …

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    We Demoed Emergency SOS via Satellite on The iP…

    By Jacob Krol We got to try a special demo of Emergency SOS via Satellite which is arriving to iPhones in the U.S. and Canada today. We’ve already reviewed the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max. From the upgraded cameras to the extended battery life and to the Dynamic Island on the Pros, we’ve covered it all. But like everyone else, we’ve been waiting until Nov. for Apple to rollout, and release, Emergency SOS via Satellite. Essentially the mode that lets the iPhone connect to a communication satellite flying high above earth — around 850 miles — to get help in an…

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    Elon Musk Humiliates a Former Star CEO

    By Luc Olinga The billionaire recently bought Twitter, which densified his already busy schedule. Elon Musk is non conventional. He alone manages five companies, each of which plays an important role in their respective sector. The stature of the billionaire also adds pressure, as his detractors would be thrilled if one of his companies were to fail. Of these five companies, three occupy important spots in popular imagery. Tesla (TSLA) – Get Free Report transformed the automotive industry by leading the electric vehicle revolution. Five years after being mocked in its infancy, the automotive g…

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    Twitter Blue Is Suspended

    By Ellen Chang Elon Musk suspends the blue check mark offered to Twitter users for $8 a month. Despite the massive fanfare from Elon Musk in hopes of generating more revenue, the Twitter Blue option is gone for users who wanted to add a verification option. The option is no longer available in the iOS app store as of Friday, November 11. Shortly after Musk took over Twitter in a $44 billion deal, he launched a new version of the Twitter Blue subscription service. The billionaire added the blue authentication badge for the identity of the account owner and nearly doubled the price to $7.99. Aft…

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    Musk Warns Twitter Could go Bankrupt as More Ex…

    By Tom Bemis Twitter chaos keeps growing as executives who participated in Twitter Spaces call with Musk reportedly quit less than 24 hours later. Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter continued lurching along on Thursday with the eccentric new CEO telling employees the company may have to file for bankruptcy. In addition, top executives Musk recruited to participate in a Twitter Spaces discussion with him on Wednesday, abruptly quit Thursday, according to multiple published reports. Musk told employees — or at least the ones left after drastic layoffs last week — that bankruptcy was a possibility, …

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    Elon Musk Predicts Tough Times Ahead

    By Luc Olinga The billionaire and new boss of Twitter has just ended remote work at the social network. It’s been barely two weeks since Elon Musk took over Twitter (TWTR) – Get Free Report. But already, the billionaire is moving fast to generate revenue and make the platform profitable. The stakes are enormous for the tech tycoon, who acquired Twitter for a whopping $44 billion. He borrowed about $13 billion from the banks and was forced to sell Tesla (TSLA) – Get Free Report stock of nearly $20 billion to fund the deal. He started by revamping Twitter Blue, the subscription service, now inte…

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    Elon Musk, Twitter Eye a Lucrative Market

    By Luc Olinga The new social media boss is building his vision of an everything platform. Elon Musk is a man in a hurry. He wants to move fast. The new boss and owner of the social network Twitter (TWTR) – Get Free Report wants to imprint his mark on the platform, which cost him $44 billion. He had to go into debt of $13 billion with the banks to finance this acquisition, which was eventful at best. But now, the billionaire wants to find new sources of income to revive the microblogging website. He launched a new version of the Twitter Blue subscription service, adding the blue authentication …

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    YouTube Follows in TikTok’s Footsteps — But It…

    By Danni Button The video streaming service wants to change the way you watch Shorts. Since its release in 2016, the quick-byte social media app known as TikTok has completely changed the landscape of social media. The platform is known for its format and editing tools, which make for quick, easily-digestible, and highly-scrollable clips. Short-form video busting onto the scene has ignited a fire under almost every major website to get in on the action. Meta Platforms (META) – Get Free Report seems to agree and has added its own alternative to TikTok called Reels. Google (GOOG) – Get Free Repo…

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    Fleeing Twitter Because of Elon Musk? Here’s Wh…

    By Tony Owusu There have been some definite winners in the fallout of Musk’s takeover of the popular social media platform. People argue about whether Elon Musk is truly a once-in-a-generation genius, or simply another rich guy who invested his money wisely in companies that turned out to be influential. But people can’t argue that Musk is certainly polarizing. You are either firmly in Camp Musk or not. Musk’s style on social media doesn’t leave a lot of room for nuance. You either hate him or you don’t. So his taking over of Twitter (TWTR) – Get Free Report, a social media company where polar…

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    Tesla Falls Victim to Elon Musk’s Takeover of T…

    By Luc Olinga The manufacturer of premium electric vehicles continues to drop on the stock market. The clouds have gathered over Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report. The manufacturer of premium electric vehicles seems to be going through the experience of the abandoned child or that of the darling who has fallen out of grace. The firm seems to have lost the attention of its charismatic and visionary co-founder and CEO Elon Musk. Blame it on Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter Inc. Report, which demands a lot of attention as its influence on the public and political life is colossal. Twitter does not…

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    Apple Stock Sits on Key Support Amid Disappoint…

    By Bret Kenwell Apple stock is teetering on key support as it provides a disappointing update to its iPhone outlook. Apple (AAPL) – Get Apple Inc. Report stock made some notable headlines over the weekend, curbing its iPhone outlook. That’s as production in China takes a hit due to additional covid lockdowns. Lockdowns in China have been more stringent than in many parts of the world and, at least in Apple’s case, that’s having a real-world impact in its busiest quarter. That said, Apple stock has been wavering over the past few days as mega-cap tech comes under pressure. Shares faded 11.1% la…

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    Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook Confirm Tech Dire War…

    By Luc Olinga Meta Platforms, the social media giant, is about to announce massive job cuts, a first since its founding in 2004. It’s a dark year for technology. The horizon also looks dark. The clouds continue to gather over the sector, which has seen exceptional expansion during the two years of the covid-19 pandemic. The industry is deeply impacted as the world’s central banks fight inflation, which is at its highest level in 40 years. After leaving interest rates at almost zero, the Federal Reserve has been increasing them since March to fight the high prices of goods and services, which h…

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    Elon Musk Promises to Fix the World’s Biggest P…

    By Luc Olinga The richest man in the world is the new boss of the social network Twitter. Elon Musk likes to make bold promises. His promises are often wild, daring. They sometimes earn him ridicule, such as when he promised in January 2022 that Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report vehicles would be autonomous by the end of the year. Basically, Tesla vehicles would be able to drive themselves. “I would be shocked if we do not achieve full-self-driving safer than a human this year. I would be shocked,” Musk said during Tesla’s 2021 fourth-quarter-earnings call in January. He had already made th…

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    Apple Warns Covid Restrictions In China Will Hi…

    By Martin Baccardax “We now expect lower iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max shipments than we previously anticipated and customers will experience longer wait times to receive their new products,” Apple said. Apple (AAPL) – Get Apple Inc. Report cautioned late Sunday that Covid restrictions at a key manufacturing plant in China would curtail shipments of its higher-end iPhones heading into the holiday season. Apple said the 200,000 person factory in Zhengzhou, which is run by iPhone assembler Foxconn, is “currently operating at significantly reduced capacity” owing to Covid restrictions put i…

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    Elon Musk Promises Big Bang Against Youtube

    By Luc Olinga The new boss of Twitter wants to steal creators from other social networks. Elon Musk is on the attack. The billionaire acquired the social network Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter Inc. Report on October 27 for $44 billion. This colossal sum is one of the motivations that pushed him to get to work quickly to find new sources of income to revive the platform. The tech tycoon launched a drastic cost-cutting plan by slashing half of Twitter’s jobs, or 3,700, in one day on November 4. He also just rolled out the new Twitter Blue subscription formula by integrating the account authenticat…

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    Musk Rolls Out New Twitter Blue for $7.99 with …

    By Luc Olinga The new version of Twitter was launched on Nov. 5 in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. It’s the end of an era and the beginning of the Musk era at Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter Inc. Report. Twitter users in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand must since Nov. 5 subscribe to Twitter’s Blue subscription to have its very famous blue badge. This badge usually means that the account user is who they say they are. Basically, their identity has been verified and therefore their messages are authentic. Politicians…

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    Elon Musk Sends a Message to Tesla Shareholders…

    By Luc Olinga The CEO of the EV maker has been focused for several weeks on the social network Twitter, his new acquisition. Elon Musk is a serial entrepreneur. He is in charge of several companies at the same time. He is involved in The Boring Company, known for its tunnels, and in the company specializing in artificial intelligence Neuralink. He revived the dream of humans living on Mars in the near future with his aerospace company SpaceX, one of whose products has become very popular. This is Starlink, the satellite internet access service, which has become the unique communication system …

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    Elon Musk Threatens Twitter Advertisers

    By Luc Olinga The new boss of the social network is escalating an unprecedented showdown with advertisers. Elon Musk is at war. The visionary CEO of Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report has been focused, for the past few days, on efforts to revive Twitter, a social network he just acquired for a whopping $44 billion. For many analysts, the billionaire paid too much for a platform that is not the main destination for advertisers. But Musk, who lost a six-month battle against the management of Twitter, wants to find new sources of income as soon as possible, for the platform defined as the town …

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    Elon Musk Issues Monumental Threat to Twitter A…

    By Luc Olinga The new boss of the social network is escalating an unprecedented showdown with advertisers. Elon Musk is at war. The visionary CEO of Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report has been focused, for the past few days, on efforts to revive Twitter, a social network he just acquired for a whopping $44 billion. For many analysts, the billionaire paid too much for a platform that is not the main destination for advertisers. But Musk, who lost a six-month battle against the management of Twitter, wants to find new sources of income as soon as possible, for the platform defined as the town …

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    Twitter Employees Laid Off Via Email, Slack

    By Ellen Chang Twitter laid off employees by sending emails or locking them out of their laptops. Employees were laid off from Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter Inc. Report globally starting on Nov. 3 and learned about the news in an abrupt fashion by email or being logged off their laptops and Slack, a messaging app. Twitter employees announced their loss on the social media platform by using the #lovewhereyouworked hashtag. Teams of employees who worked on social, content moderation, engineering, marketing and human resources were all let go just days before the U.S. midterm elections take place …

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    Elon Musk’s Twitter Hit By Bad News

    By Luc Olinga The platform would not have respected the rules on mass layoffs. Elon Musk has taken over Twitter. The billionaire begins to make his mark on the social network, considered the de facto Town square of our time. One of its first major measures is the launch of an austerity cure materialized by massive layoffs. These drastic workforce reductions start this Friday, November 4, according to an internal memo seen by TheStreet. “In an effort to place Twitter on a healthy path, we will go through the difficult process of reducing our global workforce on Friday,” the company said. “This …

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    Mass Layoffs Begin at Twitter

    By Luc Olinga The microblogging website, which is owned by Elon Musk, is embarking on a drastic austerity cure to reduce costs. The long-awaited and dreaded moment has finally arrived. Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter Inc. Report will begin mass layoffs this Friday, November 4. Nearly a week after billionaire Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report CEO Elon Musk took control, the social network is kicking off a new era with an austerity cure aimed at drastically cutting costs as the new owner seeks new sources of revenue to reinvent the platform. The 7,500 employees of the firm have received an inter…

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    Elon Musk Plans to Fire Half of Twitter Employees

    By Luc Olinga The new owner of the social network is looking for ways to revive the platform and generate revenue. The decision is imminent. Elon Musk is set to make big cuts at Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter Inc. Report, the platform he took over on October 27 after closing a $44 billion deal. Long before the signing, information was already circulating in the press about massive job cuts to come. The Washington Post had reported that the billionaire was planning to cut 75% of jobs. This figure therefore suggested that 5,625 people would be laid off because Twitter currently employs 7,500 peopl…

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    Elon Musk’s Twitter May be Looking to Compete W…

    By Danni Button Twitter could be making big changes to their terms of service regarding adult content –and how to monetize it. Welp, Elon Musk bought Twitter and the internet has been broken ever since. It’s all anyone can talk about! And no wonder–the $44 billion deal sees a major change in who has power over arguably the most socially-relevant platform of our time. The landscape of social media platforms hasn’t seen this big a shakeup since the arrival of TikTok on the scene. It’s hard to miss updates about the changes firing off since the CEO of Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report named …

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    Elon Musk Brings Bad News to People Banned on T…

    By Luc Olinga The CEO of Tesla who became the owner of the social network is expected to make a decision on a crucial point: the reactivation of blocked accounts. What will Elon Musk do? The billionaire CEO of Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report must make a decision on the very hot subject of content policy on Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter Inc. Report. The entrepreneur finalized the acquisition of the microblogging site on October 27. And since then, the world has been waiting to see if he will make a radical break with his predecessors. The latter had to toughen their content management polic…

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    Twitter Verification Idea Found By Hackers Already

    By Ellen Chang Twitter plans to verify more users by charging them a monthly fee, attracting hackers who started phishing campaigns. Hackers are already capitalizing on the proposal that Twitter will monetize verifying users with a blue check mark since it has become a status symbol. Several media outlets including TechCrunch, NBC News and Reuters received phishing emails on Oct. 31 in attempt to lure people into the scam. Twitter’s Blue Check MarkBillionaire Elon Musk, who has taken control of the company in a $44 billion deal, proposed that Twitter users pay to be verified in an attempt to g…

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    Elon Musk Confirms Major Change on Twitter

    By Luc Olinga The new owner of the social network is looking for a business model to make the platform profitable. The new Twitter is emerging. Since finalizing the $44 billion deal giving him control of the social network on October 27, Elon Musk got to work right away. He enlisted the help of relatives and loyalists to reflect on the first steps that will allow him to make his mark on the microblogging website without delay. While Twitter does not generate as much profit as YouTube and Facebook, the platform plays a central role in public discourse. It is a kind of agora. Musk himself define…

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    Elon Musk Fires Entire Twitter Board

    By Luc Olinga The billionaire has taken control of the microblogging site since October 27, and became the sole director. Twitter has changed ownership. And the new owner wants to make it known. Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO of Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report completed the acquisition of the social network on October 27 for a colossal sum of $44 billion. The whimsical and charismatic entrepreneur immediately got to work. He wants to make big changes that would allow him to imprint his mark on the platform right away. While awaiting announcements on the economic model and the rules that w…

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    Twitter Reacts to Elon Musk’s New Verification …

    By Jeffrey Quiggle One of Musk’s first major moves is to revamp Twitter Blue to charge more per month and require users with verification to join. New Twitter owner Elon Musk is making a change and giving some employees until November 7 to implement it or lose their jobs. The plan is to change Twitter Blue–a service that currently costs $4.99 per month and allows users access to otherwise restricted features–to include verification and also to require current verified users to join. There are reports the cost is expected to increase as well. During negotiations as Musk was in the process of …

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    Elon Musk Denies Massive Job Cuts at Twitter

    By Luc Olinga The billionaire and CEO of Tesla has become the owner of Twitter, which he is about to start shaping in his own way. Elon Musk has been at the center of every conversation since he acquired Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter Inc. Report on October 27. Everyone is curious to know what he plans to do with the social network, considered the town square where trendsetters and opinion makers meet. Many also fear that there is a change coming in the content moderation policy. They fear, in particular, the return to the platform of hateful, racist and bullying posts and also a proliferation o…

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    👍|The Economy Is Facing Recession. Tesla and Musk…

    By Luc Olinga Many tech groups, anticipating a recession, have begun to implement austerity. For many months now, tech companies have been preparing for the economic downturn to worsen. The CEOs of various tech flagships have warned about what Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg estimated would be the “one of the worst downturns that we’ve seen in recent history.” They implemented drastic cost-cutting measures. For the first time since its creation in 2004, Facebook, now known as Meta Platforms (META) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Report, will downsize. “I had hoped the economy would have mor…

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    👍|Elon Musk and Tesla Have Some Good News

    By Luc Olinga Many tech groups, anticipating a recession, have begun to implement austerity. For many months now, tech companies have been preparing for the economic downturn to worsen. The CEOs of various tech flagships have warned about what Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg estimated would be the “one of the worst downturns that we’ve seen in recent history.” They implemented drastic cost-cutting measures. For the first time since its creation in 2004, Facebook, now known as Meta Platforms (META) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Report, will downsize. “I had hoped the economy would have mor…

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    👍|Elon Musk and Tesla Have Good News Despite the …

    By Luc Olinga Many tech groups have begun a cure of austerity in anticipation of a recession. For many months now, tech companies have been preparing for the economic downturn to worsen. The CEOs of various tech flagships have thus warned against what Facebook’s Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg called the “one of the worst downturns that we’ve seen in recent history.” They took drastic cost-cutting measures. For the first time since its creation in 2004, Facebook, now known as Meta Platforms (META) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Report, will downsize. “I had hoped the economy would have more clearly…

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    👍|Elon Musk and Tesla Defy the Recession Odds

    By Luc Olinga Many tech groups have begun a cure of austerity in anticipation of a recession. For many months now, tech companies have been preparing for the economic downturn to worsen. The CEOs of various tech flagships have thus warned against what Facebook’s Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg called the “one of the worst downturns that we’ve seen in recent history.” They took drastic cost-cutting measures. For the first time since its creation in 2004, Facebook, now known as Meta Platforms (META) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Report, will downsize. “I had hoped the economy would have more clearly…

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    👍|Elon Musk Makes a Confession About Twitter

    By Luc Olinga The CEO of Tesla is in the process of finalizing the acquisition of the social network for $44 billion. This is the saga of the year in business circles, one in which the main protagonist is Elon Musk, the richest man in the world. This saga revolves around the social network Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter Inc. Report, a platform where trendsetters and opinion makers meet. The saga has already had many twists and turns. To recap, Musk disclosed on April 4 that he owned more than 9% of the microblogging website. He said that he would be a passive investor, meaning he would not try t…

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    📱|Apple’s Latest iPad Pros Get The M2 Chip

    By Jacob Krol Apple isn’t making any design changes, but rather upping the performance of it’s flagship tablets. Apple’s M2 chip is now longer exclusive to the MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro. It’s now powering the 6th Generation of the iPad Pro. Yes, alongside a new Apple TV 4K and a 10th Gen iPad, Apple announced the new 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pros. Both of which are powered by the M2 Chip and keep the same starting prices as the fifth-generation, $700 and $1,099 respectively. And alongside the performance boost, there’s also a new Apple Pencil trick and better connectivity. Read on …

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    👍|”Big Short” Michael Burry Says Facebook Is In B…

    By Luc Olinga Legendary investor attacks social media giant’s strategy. The list of critics and detractors of Mark Zuckerberg is growing day by day. There is, of course, the financial community, analysts and investors, who are merciless about Meta Platforms (META) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Report, the entrepreneur’s empire of social networks. Meta shares are down 62.3% since January, reflecting a fall in market value of nearly $570 billion. There are his billionaire peers, Elon Musk and Mark Cuban, who mock him. Musk nicknamed him “Zuck the Fourteenth” — an apparent reference to the French ki…

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    👍|”Big Short” Michael Burry Says Facebook Has a B…

    By Luc Olinga The list of critics and detractors of Mark Zuckerberg is growing day by day. There is, of course, the financial community, analysts and investors, who are merciless about Meta Platforms (META) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Report, the entrepreneur’s empire of social networks. Meta shares are down 62.3% since January, reflecting a fall in market value of nearly $570 billion. There are his billionaire peers, Elon Musk and Mark Cuban, who mock him. Musk nicknamed him “Zuck the Fourteenth” — an apparent reference to the French king, famous for his hubris and excess, Louis XIV. Billions …

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    👍|Twitter Reacts To Netflix’s New Ad-Supported Tier

    By Michael Tedder “Welcome to Netflix with Ads. It’s like regular Netflix except with ads and less stuff. Woof!” Starting on November 3, Netflix will introduce an advertiser-supported price tier. For the low price of $6.99 a month, you can (perhaps) watch episodes of your favorite show, and there may or not be a 15 or 30 second long ad in it. It depends on the show, as some material won’t have ads due to various restrictions and licensing deals, so some won’t be on the ad-supported tier. The streaming industry has been resistant to advertising for a variety of reasons, partly because it can be…

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    👍|Twitter Bid: Bad Surprises for Elon Musk

    By Luc Olinga The billionaire is finalizing the acquisition of Twitter but two unexpected surprises await him. The Elon Musk Saga v. Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter Inc. Report, which has occupied business circles since April, is not stingy with twists and turns. The billionaire revealed on April 4 that he held more than 9% of Twitter. But he had used a form suggesting that he was going to be a passive investor, in other words he would not try to influence the strategy of the platform. But the next day, the CEO of Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report changed strategy by sending another regulatory…

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    📱|Amazon’s Discounting Every iPad Right Now

    By Jacob Krol Whether you want a Pro, Mini, Air, or entry-level iPad, Amazon is discounting all of their tablets for the Prime Early Access Sale. With four models and five screen sizes to pick from, Apple’s iPad line is meant to have a device fit for everyone. Whether that be a device for streaming, some work and play, or a full on computer replacement. And making the popular tablets even more appealing is that they’re all majorly discounted on Amazon. The entry-level iPad, iPad Mini, and iPad Air are all down to new-low prices, with the iPad Pro returning to previous all-time-lows. Related: B…

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    👍|Elon Musk Strikes a Balance Between Free and Ha…

    By Luc Olinga The future owner of Twitter has just been confronted with one of the challenges that await him. Elon Musk says he is a “free speech absolutist.” It was in the name of free speech that the richest man in the world attacked the microblogging website Twitter for months, until he finally made a $44 billion offer to buy it on April 14. “Free speech is essential to a functioning democracy,” the billionaire posted on the social network on March 25. “Do you believe Twitter rigorously adheres to this principle?” he added with a poll, asking Twitter users to vote. The following day he was …

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    👍|Elon Musk Faces a Big Challenge

    By Luc Olinga The future owner of Twitter has just been confronted with one of the challenges that await him. Elon Musk claims to be a “free speech absolutist.” It was in the name of free speech that the richest man in the world attacked the microblogging website Twitter for months, until he finally made a $44 billion offer to buy it on April 14. “Free speech is essential to a functioning democracy,” the billionaire posted on the social network on March 25. “Do you believe Twitter rigorously adheres to this principle?” he added with a poll, asking Twitter users to vote. The following day he wa…

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    👍|Zuckerberg and Facebook Are Sitting on Gold. Th…

    By Luc Olinga Social-media giant Facebook will showcase its new mixed-reality headset on Oct. 11. But something else is key to its resurgence. Nothing is going well for Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook, known now as Meta Platforms (META) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Report. On Sept,29, during Meta’s weekly Q&A session, the billionaire informed employees that the company was entering an era marked by lackluster growth. “For the first 18 years of the company, we basically grew quickly basically every year, and then more recently our revenue has been flat to slightly down for the first time,” Zuckerberg…

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    👍|Ex-Wife, Celebrities: Musk’s Phone Shows Their …

    By Luc Olinga Private messages from the billionaire show that he often takes into account inputs from relatives in his business decision-making process. In Musk v. Twitter, an aspect of the business life of the richest man in the world is revealed. Private messages exchanged within his inner circle immerse us into his process when he conceives an idea. The messages were released by the Delaware Chancery Court as part of the proceedings between the two parties. The revelation of these private messages is undoubtedly one of the reasons which led the billionaire to put back on the table his offer…

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    👍|Elon Musk’s Private Messages with Billionaire Pals

    By Luc Olinga Private messages between the billionaire and peers depict his process when he has an idea. In Musk v. Twitter, a part of the business life of the richest man in the world is revealed. Private messages exchanged with his inner circle immerse us into his process when he conceives an idea. The messages were released by the Delaware Chancery Court as part of the proceedings between the two parties. The revelation of these private messages is undoubtedly one of the reasons which led the billionaire to put back on the table his offer to acquire the platform for $44 billion. And to dema…

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    👍|Stock Futures, Musk-Twitter, OPEC+, Ford and Br…

    By TheStreet Stock futures are gently lower, OPEC+ will slash oil output, the latest on the Elon-Musk-Twitter talks and trial, Ford raises the price of a key EV, and PE firm Brookfield enters music publishing. 1. Stock Futures Ease for Second DayStock futures slipped on Thursday, the second day stocks flashed red after they started the fourth quarter with two rallies. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq at last check were all around 0.5% lower. Stocks had ticked briefly higher late Wednesday before ending the session in the red and halting a two-day winning …

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    👍|Elon Musk Was Against Covid Restrictions Until …

    By Ellen Chang Well-known for his dislike of covid mandates, Elon Musk did not shy away from using the pandemic to reschedule his testimony. Before Elon Musk announced on Oct. 4 that he would proceed with taking Twitter private in a $44 billion deal, the billionaire had cancelled a key deposition. The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX has spent the past few months in a legal wrangle with Twitter, a social media platform, when he did an abrupt turn on July 8 and announced he no longer wanted to acquire the company founded by Jack Dorsey. Depositions had been taking place ahead of the trial that was sched…

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    👍|Trading Tesla and Twitter Now That Musk’s Deal …

    By Bret Kenwell Tesla and Twitter are moving in opposite directions. Here’s how to trade them now that Musk has changed his mind again and agreed to go ahead and buy Twitter. Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter Inc. Report shares are back in the headlines as news continues to swirl around Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report CEO Elon Musk, who is now going through with the $44 billion deal to acquire the company. As noted several months ago, Musk formally proposed to buy the company for $54.20 a share. While Twitter management was initially resistant toward the deal, they ultimately accepted the offe…

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    👍|Icahn, Short Sellers Reap Rewards From Twitter Bet

    By Ellen Chang Carl Icahn, Dan Loeb, David Einhorn and Florida investors acquired stakes in Twitter, benefitting from the rise in the share value. Activist investor Carl Icahn, short seller Dan Loeb, and David Einhorn and a Florida hedge fund acquired stakes in Twitter recently and their bets have paid off, reaping them hundreds of millions of dollars. Carl Icahn, known for being an activist investor who seeks seats on the board of companies, accrued a stake in Twitter that is worth over $500 million during the the past few months, according to the Wall Street Journal. He made a profit after b…

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    👍|Stock Futures Lower, Elon Musk-Twitter, OPEC+, …

    By TheStreet Stock futures dropped on Wednesday, breaking a strong start to Q4; Elon Musk decides to bid for Twitter after all, OPEC+ is said to consider slashing oil production, Tesla makes a tech change in its autonomous-driving system, and Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees sets the American League record for home runs with 62. Here are five things you must know before the market opens on Oct. 5. 1. — Stock Futures Break Strong Start to Q4U.S. stock futures on Wednesday, snapping a strong two-day start to the fourth quarter. At last check futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were o…

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    👍|Trump’s Potential Return to Twitter Under Musk …

    By Ellen Chang Digital World Acquisition, a company attempting to merge with former President Donald Trump’s media group Truth Social, faces a new challenge. Digital World Acquisition DWAC, the blank check company attempting to merge with former President Donald Trump’s struggling media group Truth Social, is facing another hurdle in its attempts to complete the deal. With Elon Musk now reversing course again and moving to complete his acquisition of Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter Inc. Report for $44 billion, Trump may regain access to the social media site. Trump was banned from Twitter and oth…

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    👍|Elon Musk Is Said to Agree to Buy Twitter for $…

    By Luc Olinga The Tesla CEO has put his offer of $54.20 a share back on the table, according to a source familiar with the matter. The battle between Elon Musk and Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter Inc. Report appears to be over. The billionaire CEO of Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report has finally decided to resubmit his offer to acquire the microblogging website for $44 billion as he initially proposed, a source familiar with the matter told TheStreet, confirming information from Bloomberg. Musk will acquire Twitter for $54.20 per share, the source said. The announcement should be made by Musk …

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    👍|Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook Deliver Very Bad News

    By Luc Olinga Social-media giant Facebook is going through one of the toughest times in its history. Meta Platforms (META) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Report is not doing well. The social-media giant, parent of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, has been sending alarming signals for several months. It was ejected from the world’s top 10 most valuable companies, and this year its market capitalization has fallen by nearly $545 billion. During the third quarter, which is about to end, the shares have fallen some 15%, which by itself translated into a drop of $57.5 billion in market value from July …

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    👍|Market Turmoil, Housing, Elon Musk’s Twitter De…

    By Daniel Kuhn Watch the latest news on the continued stock selloff, fresh housing data and Elon Musk’s Twitter deposition on TheStreet’s Market Open, Monday, September 26. Check back later for a full video transcript. TheStreet is live every weekday at 9:30 a.m. ET. Join us for the latest market commentary, insight and analysis here.

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    👍|Donald Trump May Return to Facebook Soon

    By Luc Olinga Former Republican President may be allowed on social media again ahead of 2024 presidential election. Donald Trump has never been so close to returning to mainstream social networks. The former Republican President, who was banned from Facebook, Instagram, Youtube and Twitter after the events of January 6, 2021, on Capitol Hill may return to some of those influential platforms ahead of the 2024 presidential election. Facebook, which now calls itself Meta Platforms (META) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Report, could lift the suspension affecting the accounts of the real estate magnate….

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    👍|Facebook and Zuckerberg Take Painful Decisions

    By Luc Olinga Social-media giant Facebook is going through a tough time marked by stagnant growth. Facebook is starting to look like a shadow of its former self. The giant social-media company, now known as Meta Platforms (META) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Report, has been on a slide this year, with the shares down 58%. The market capitalization of the owner of Instagram and WhatsApp is now only $383 billion, the lowest level Mark Zuckerberg’s empire has reached since 2019. At that time Facebook was mired in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The social network had allowed the consulting firm, whi…

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    👍|Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook Take Tough Decisions

    By Luc Olinga Social-media giant Facebook is going through a tough time marked by stagnant growth. Facebook is starting to look like a shadow of its former self. The giant social-media company, now known as Meta Platforms (META) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Report, has been on a slide this year, with the shares down 58%. The market capitalization of the owner of Instagram and WhatsApp is now only $383 billion, the lowest level Mark Zuckerberg’s empire has reached since 2019. At that time Facebook was mired in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The social network had allowed the consulting firm, whi…

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    👍|Elon Musk Is Enraged

    By Luc Olinga Tesla’s CEO is the richest man in the world. Not everyone is pleased about that. Elon Musk is angry. Seriously so. The CEO of electric-vehicle market leader Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report has never hidden his emotions from his millions of fans and admirers on social networks. The microblogging website Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter Inc. Report is his favorite place to report the news of his multiple companies, deliver his opinions and, above all, fights his detractors. (We well know the story of his attempt to buy, and decision not to buy, Twitter.) The tycoon is known for hi…

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    👍|Twitter Bid: Elon Musk Is Scheduled to Be Grilled

    By Luc Olinga The CEO of Tesla is being sued after abruptly withdrawing his offer to acquire Twitter for $44 billion. It’s almost money time in the Elon Musk-Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter Inc. Report saga, which has been keeping markets and social networks spellbound since April. As sports fans and athletes know well, it’s a pivotal moment. Any mistake can be very costly. In the legal battle between the world’s richest man and the influential microblogging website Twitter, the star is about to enter the scene. Musk will answer questions from the platform’s lawyers on Sept. 26 and 27 at a law fi…

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    👍|More Pain for Facebook and Nvidia

    By Luc Olinga The two tech groups lost tens of billions of dollars in a week and it may not be over. Facebook (META) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Report and Nvidia (NVDA) – Get NVIDIA Corporation Report, two of the flagships of tech, seem to be going through a real ordeal. Both companies lost tens of billions of dollars in market cap during the trading week ending September 16. The repercussions are enormous for these two companies which have just been ejected from the top 10 most valued companies in the world. The network giant Facebook, which is now called Meta Platforms, is only a shadow of wh…

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    📱|Best Cases to Protect and Stylize Your iPhone 14

    By Jacob Krol Read on for our favorite cases to protect your iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro, or iPhone 14 Pro Max. It’s launch day for the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max. All three are the latest and greatest from Apple that offer excellent cameras, smooth performance, long battery life, and all the benefits from iOS 16. And it’s been a busy week at TheStreet Deals. In fact you can see our review of the iPhone 14, 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max here. But now we’re turning our attention to accessories. Alongside testing phones, we’ve been testing cases and ahead we’re sharing some of our favo…

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    👍|Musk Apparently Didn’t Bother to Vote Against T…

    By Tom Bemis Twitter says $44 billion acquisition won approval with more than 98% of votes cast. Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter Inc. Report shareholders overwhelmingly approved the company’s planned $44 billion sale to Elon Musk on Sept. 13, but there appears to have been a notable absence in the proceedings. According to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, only about 60% of shares outstanding were voted at the meeting earlier this week to consider the deal. Overall, 459.6 million shares were voted at the meeting, the company said in the filing. Of those, 453.1 million, or 98.6%…

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    👍|Stock Futures Bounce, Big Fed Rate Bets Are Bac…

    By Martin Baccardax Stock futures attempt clawback after Tuesday carnage; Traders betting on 100 basis point Fed Twitter slides after shareholders vote to approve Musk takeover; Starbucks leaps after boost near-term profit goals and President Biden pushes for rail strike solution as deadline looms. Here are five things you must know for Wednesday, September 14: 1. — Stock Futures Attempt Clawback After Tuesday CarnageU.S. equity futures traded higher Wednesday as investors looked to claw back losses from the biggest single-day decline in more than two years following a surprisingly strong rea…

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    👍|Elon Musk Accuses Twitter of Censorship

    By Luc Olinga Tesla’s billionaire CEO abruptly withdrew his $44 billion takeover bid from the microblogging site after months of public tussle. The tension between Elon Musk and Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter Inc. Report continues to grow. The CEO of Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report is sticking to his decision not to acquire the social network for $44 billion, an offer made at the end of April but which he withdrew in July. Twitter wants a Delaware court presided over by Chancellor Kathaleen McCormick to compel Musk to honor his original pledge. A five-day trial is scheduled to start on Octo…

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    👍|Twitter Shareholders Approve $44 Billion Musk A…

    By Ellen Chang Move comes as outspoken Tesla CEO continues to fight to get out of the deal over spam and fake accounts. Twitter shareholders gave the go head on Sept. 13 for Tesla CEO Elon Musk to acquire the social media platform and take it private, but the deal could still fall apart in a legal battle this fall. Shareholders voted for the $44 billlion bid by Musk, who is attempting to back out of the deal. Twitter has sued Musk for breaking the agreement, leading to a five-day trial in Delaware Chancery Court that is slated to start on Oct. 17 unless the two parties reach an agreement befor…

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    📱|Here’s How to Trade in an iPhone

    By Jacob Krol We’re breaking down how to and where to trade in your iPhone. If you haven’t heard, there are four new iPhones in town — 14, 14 Plus, 14 Pro, and 14 Pro Max \–, which all went up for preorder on Sept. 9. But along with the excitement of wanting the new iPhone and getting one, you might be curious about what to do with your current one. For instance, if you’re leasing one through Apple ( (AAPL) – Get Apple Inc. Report) directly with a plan like the iPhone Upgrade Program, you give that device back. But if you bought one outright or are paying monthly installments to eventually o…

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    👍|Musk vs. Twitter: A Guide to an Unconventional …

    By Luc Olinga Elon Musk’s dispute with Twitter is unconventional and complex. Here’s a guide to how it has unfolded. For five months the richest man in the world has been engaged in a Homeric battle with one of the world’s most influential social networks. Elon Musk against Twitter is the soap opera of the year in business circles and beyond, as the microblogging platform is the key crossroads at which the world’s opinion makers and trendsetters meet. Here’s a summary of this battle. A five-day trial in Delaware Chancery Court is due to start on Oct. 17 unless the two sides reach an agreement …

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    👍|Bob Iger and Elon Musk Have a Common Complaint …

    By Tony Owusu Iger spoke at a technology conference this week where he revealed some common ground with Musk in his battle with Twitter. Maybe Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report CEO Elon Musk should’ve consulted with former Disney (DIS) – Get The Walt Disney Company Report head Bob Iger before he pledged $44 billion to buy Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter Inc. Report earlier this year. Musk has shown a propensity to make wild claims on his social media as he straddles the line between being one of the world’s wealthiest people and being an internet troll. So when he announced his intentions to b…

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    👍|Did Vladimir Putin Play a Role in Musk’s Twitte…

    By Luc Olinga The world’s richest man is embroiled in a legal battle as he tries to walk away from a deal to buy microblogging website Twitter. On April 25, Elon Musk made a $54.20-a-share, or $44 billion, bid to acquire Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter Inc. Report. At first, the deal appeared to be a victory for the billionaire and Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report CEO, who would have taken control of an influential opinion platform frequented by millions of average folks and the powerful, including political leaders, celebrities and trendsetters. “Free speech is the bedrock of a functioning d…

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    👍|Elon Musk May Have Given Up on Twitter for Fear…

    By Luc Olinga The world’s richest man is embroiled in a legal battle as he tries to walk away from a deal to buy microblogging website Twitter. On April 25, Elon Musk made a $54.20-a-share, or $44 billion, bid to acquire Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter Inc. Report. At first, the deal appeared to be a victory for the billionaire and Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report CEO, who would have taken control of an influential opinion platform frequented by millions of average folks and the powerful, including political leaders, celebrities and trendsetters. “Free speech is the bedrock of a functioning d…

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    📱|Apple iPhone Event Live Blog

    By Eric Jhonsa Real Money’s Eric Jhonsa covers Apple’s September event, where new iPhones and Apple Watches are expected. Four new iPhones and three new Apple Watches – including a new Apple Watch Pro line – are expected to be revealed during Apple’s (AAPL) – Get Apple Inc. Report anticipated September event. Eric Jhonsa, Real Money’s tech columnist, will be live-blogging Apple’s event, which is set to start at 1 P.M. Eastern Time, and providing some commentary about Apple’s product reveals afterwards. Please refresh your browser for updates.

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    📱|Google Phases Out a Once Cutting Edge Feature

    By Michael Tedder Move comes amid a big shift in how people go about planning and booking their travel online. Alphabet’s Google is one of a handful of companies that basically owns the internet. Or at least, it controls how we navigate the online world, interact with websites and how consumers find the services, and deals, they are looking for. Alphabet (GOOGL) – Get Alphabet Inc. Report had evolved into one of the biggest companies in the entire world. It started by mastering the humble web search, and branched off into Gmail, Google Docs and now offers everything from Google My Business to …

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    📱|Apple, Prepping New iPhone, Hits a Key Benchmark

    By M. Corey Goldman Apple gets good news as it readies to roll out its next slate of mobile hardware. What kind of smartphone is in your hand right now? Most likely it’s an Apple (AAPL) – Get Apple Inc. Report made iPhone, which for the first time has surpassed other smartphones that use Android operating system. According to analytics compiled by Counterpoint Research, there are now more iPhones in use in the U.S. than any other type of smartphone, including any that use Alphabet (GOOGL) – Get Alphabet Inc. Report-owned Google’s Android operating system and apps. Specifically, the iPhone over…

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    📱|Apple’s iPhone Surpasses Android as Most Popula…

    By M. Corey Goldman The iPhone is officially the most popular smartphone in the U.S, good news for Apple as it readies to roll out its next slate of mobile hardware Wednesday. What kind of smartphone is in your hand right now? Most likely it’s an Apple (AAPL) – Get Apple Inc. Report-made iPhone, which for the first time has surpassed other smartphones that use Android operating system. According to analytics compiled by Counterpoint Research, there are now more iPhones in use in the U.S. than any other type of smartphone, including any that use Alphabet (GOOGL) – Get Alphabet Inc. Report-owned…

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    👍|Twitter Stock Slips After Hitting Back At Elon …

    By Martin Baccardax “Twitter intends to enforce the agreement and close the transaction on the price and terms agreed upon with the Musk Parties,” the social media group reiterated Tuesday. Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter Inc. Report shares moved lower Tuesday as it traded jabs with Elon Musk amid the Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report CEO’s attempt to scrap his $44 billion takeover of the social media group. Musk delivered a new ‘termination notice’ to Twitter late Monday following his move to subpoena the group’s former security chief, Peiter Zatko, after he made allegations last week linked …

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    👍|Facebook’s Zuckerberg Has an Unexpected Culprit…

    By Luc Olinga Recent remarks by the CEO of Meta Platforms on the moderation of sensitive content cause a stir. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of the social media empire Meta Platforms (META) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Report, is a regular at controversies and scandals. And most often, these controversies are provoked by decisions taken by one of his platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Messenger or WhatsApp). It must be said that Facebook, which had 2.93 billion monthly active users as of June 30, is the social network that causes the most problems. It was revealed after the 2016 Presidential election that th…

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    👍|Mark Zuckerberg Blames the FBI for a Controvers…

    By Luc Olinga Recent remarks by the CEO of Meta Platforms on the moderation of sensitive content cause a stir. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of the social media empire Meta Platforms (META) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Report, is a regular at controversies and scandals. And most often, these controversies are provoked by decisions taken by one of his platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Messenger or WhatsApp). It must be said that Facebook, which had 2.93 billion monthly active users as of June 30, is the social network that causes the most problems. It was revealed after the 2016 Presidential election that th…

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    👍|Stocks Edge Higher, Oil, Twitter, Nordstrom, Nv…

    By Martin Baccardax Stock futures edge higher with Fed retreat in focus; oil prices march higher amid OPEC production cut worries; Twitter shares steady as whistleblower complaint reaches Congress; Nordstrom shares dive after cutting 2022 profit forecast and Nvidia Q2 earnings in focus as gaming sector weakens. Here are five things you must know for Wednesday, August 24: 1. — Stock Futures Edge Higher With Fed Retreat In FocusU.S. equity futures edged modestly higher Wednesday, while Treasury bond yields eased and the dollar held steady against its currency peers, as investors continue to fre…

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    👍|Twitter Bid: Elon Musk Has a New Magic Trick

    By Luc Olinga Billionaire wants to convince a Delaware court he was right to withdraw his $44 billion bid for the microblogging website. The legal battle between Elon Musk and Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter Inc. Report is heating up the closer we get to the five-day expedited trial date set by the Delaware Chancery Court. Indeed, from October 17, the billionaire and CEO of Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report will try to convince Judge Kathaleen McCormick that he had good reasons to withdraw his $44 billion offer to acquire the platform after more than three months of a drama marked by multiple …

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    👍|Mark Zuckerberg Makes It Hard to Believe in His…

    By Luc Olinga The metaverse is the Next Big Thing, Facebook Chief Zuckerberg says. But sometimes he gives the impression that he himself doesn’t believe it. Mark Zuckerberg says the metaverse is the next big thing. And to show us he’s serious, he changed the name of his social-media empire from Facebook to Meta Platforms (META) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Report. Millions want to believe in the metaverse and Zuckerberg. But the same Zuckerberg often seems to give the impression that he himself does not believe in it. This second version of the billionaire just appeared for a major announcement o…

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    👍|What Is Twitter Saying About Disney’s ‘She-Hulk’?

    By Michael Tedder Is there room in the Marvel Cinematic Universe for a sitcom? When the Marvel Cinematic Universe kicked off in 2008, it started with “Iron Man,” and then eventually introduced either characters who were either introduced in the 1960s (such as Thor and Hulk), or were revamped for what was then considered modern times (as was the case with Captain America, who was transported from the ‘40s to the ‘60s after he was unthawed from an iceberg). The 1960s are often referred to as The Silver Age by fans and comic book historians, and in large part this era, at least in terms of Marvel…

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    👍|Stock Market Today – 8/10: Stocks Higher As Jul…

    By Martin Baccardax Wall Street remains laser-focused on a crucial July inflation reading before the bell that could trigger near-term changes to Fed rate hike bets. U.S. equity futures nudged higher Wednesday, while the dollar slipped lower against its global peers, as investors braced for a key July inflation reading that could either cement the Federal Reserve’s monetary tightening agenda or trigger a pullback in rate-hike bets. Headline CPI is expected to have eased last month from the 41-year peak rate of 9.1% it reached in June, potentially triggering a series of slower accelerations ove…

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    👍|Meta Wants To Compete With This Streaming Servi…

    By Danni Button Facebook and Instagram’s parent company isn’t just coming for TikTok’s short form content anymore. Social media mega-presence Meta (META) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Report has spent the last several years adapting to the shift in social media trends. In 2017, both Facebook and Instagram came up with their answer to ByteDance’s wildly popular new short-form platform TikTok, which released the year before. Facebook introduced Stories, while Instagram introduced Reels. Meta isn’t the only internet platform to evolve thanks to TikTok. Alphabet’s (GOOGL) – Get Alphabet Inc. Report vi…