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  1. Jan

    Twitter working on Coins - premium in-app currency like Reddit Gold

    Twitter working on in-app coins for creators Twitter is experimenting with an in-app currency called "Coins" that creators can earn on the platform. Two app researchers, Nima Owji and Jane Manchin Wong, recently tweeted screenshots of the feature, which is currently under development.
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    Tesla's share price has plunged 69% in 2022

    Tesla's share price has plunged 69% in 2022 The tailspin in Tesla Inc. shares accelerated Tuesday, marking their longest losing streak since 2018, as a report of a plan to temporarily halt production at its China factory rekindled fears about demand risks. Shares of the Elon Musk-led company...
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    Twitter facing investigation in Europe over data breach

    Twitter facing investigation in Europe over data breach Elon Musk’s Twitter Inc. risks massive fines after its top privacy regulator in the European Union opened a probe into reports of a suspected data breach that compromised the personal details of 5.4 million users last year. Ireland’s Data...
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    Tesla has lost over R3.73-trillion market value in December 2022

    Tesla has lost over R3.73-trillion market value in December 2022 The automaker that, for the longest time, could do no wrong is capping off a rough 2022 with an awful December. Tesla lost about $219 billion (R3.73 trillion) of market value just this month entering Friday’s session, which is...
  5. Jan

    Twitter will remove accounts that link to other social media

    Twitter bans promoting Facebook, Instagram, Mastodon while Elon Musk attends FIFA World Cup final Twitter said it would remove accounts "created solely" to promote other social media platforms. The company "will remove accounts created solely for the purpose of promoting other social platforms...
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    Twitter will no longer allow jet-tracking accounts

    Twitter will no longer allow jet-tracking accounts Twitter Inc. suspended multiple accounts that track the locations of private jets using publicly available flight data, including one that followed the plane of the company’s owner, Elon Musk. Musk publicly declared last month that he would...
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    Elon Musk sells more Tesla stock — and loses #1 richest position

    Elon Musk sells more Tesla stock — and loses #1 richest position Elon Musk, who lost his No. 1 spot on Bloomberg’s ranking of the world’s richest people this week, unloaded Tesla Inc. stock for the fourth time this year. Tesla’s chief executive officer sold almost 22 million shares of the...
  8. Jan

    Elon Musk is auctioning off Twitter HQ equipment - including a pizza oven and "kegerator"

    Elon Musk is cleaning house with a Twitter HQ auction — photos of what will be on offer International auction firm Heritage Global Partners will be offering a wide range of office and kitchen equipment from Twitter's headquarters in San Francisco in an auction early next year. This comes after...
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    Elon Musk says Twitter will notify users of shadowbanning

    Elon Musk says Twitter will notify users of shadowbanning Twitter Inc. owner Elon Musk, continuing a shake-up of the platform he acquired in October for $44 billion, said the company will begin telling users if their posts have been suppressed and give them an avenue to appeal. The...
  10. Jan

    Twitter Blue subscriptions will reportedly be more expensive on iOS

    iOS users will reportedly pay more for Twitter Blue The Twitter Blue subscription is currently on hold, and when it resumes, iOS users will have to pay $11 (R189) a month for the plan, The Information reports. For other device users, the subscription costs $7.99 (R137), and the increased price...
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    Musk blasts SF mayor for probe into Twitter HQ's makeshift bedrooms

    Musk blasts SF mayor for probe into Twitter HQ's makeshift bedrooms Elon Musk on Tuesday criticised San Francisco Mayor London Breed following a report the city is investigating Twitter Inc. for setting up bedrooms at its headquarters, saying the company was being unfairly attacked for...
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    Neuralink under federal investigation over animal welfare issues

    Neuralink under federal investigation over animal welfare issues Elon Musk’s brain implant company Neuralink Corp. is under federal investigation for allegedly violating the Animal Welfare Act amid staff complaints its animal testing is being rushed, Reuters reported. The probe was opened in...
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    Elon Musk says Apple has "fully resumed" advertising on Twitter

    Elon Musk says Apple has "fully resumed" advertising on Twitter Elon Musk said Apple Inc. has “fully resumed” advertising on Twitter Inc., further de-escalating a brewing war between two of the world’s most influential tech companies. Musk made the comments during a Twitter Spaces conversation...
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    SpaceX gets approval to launch 7,500 more Starlink satellites

    SpaceX gets approval to launch 7,500 more Starlink satellites US regulators partially approved plans by Elon Musk’s SpaceX to operate another massive fleet of Starlink satellites, giving the company the go-ahead to launch 7,500 of a proposed constellation of nearly 30,000 satellites. The...
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    Tesla rolls first Semi truck off the floor — 5 years after unveiling

    Tesla rolls first Semi truck off the floor — 5 years after unveiling Tesla Inc. handed over the first of its electric Semi trucks Thursday, a milestone for the automaker more than five years after it unveiled the vehicle. “If you want the most badass rig on the road, this is it,” chief...
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    Neuralink planning first human trials within 6 months

    Neuralink planning first human trials within 6 months Elon Musk’s Neuralink Corp. aims to start putting its coin-sized computing brain implant into human patients within six months, the company announced at an event at its Fremont, Calif. headquarters on Wednesday evening. Neuralink has been...
  17. Jan

    Tesla Model 3 being redesigned to reduce production costs - Reuters

    Tesla redesigning Model 3 to bring down costs — Report Electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Tesla is redesigning the Model 3 to reduce manufacturing costs. That is according to a report from Reuters, which said Tesla had codenamed the new variant of its cheapest car "Highland".
  18. Jan

    Self-hosted Mastodon hands-on tested

    Hands-on with "Twitter killer" Mastodon — including hosting South African servers In the wake of Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover, millions of users have flocked to alternatives. Open source and decentralised microblogging platform Mastodon was probably the biggest winner, but not the only one.
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    Elon Musk slams Apple after company pauses Twitter advertising

    Elon Musk slams Apple after company pauses Twitter advertising Elon Musk’s tumultuous month atop Twitter Inc. has already included firing most of the company’s employees, tinkering with key features and restoring banned accounts. Now he’s embarking on what could be his riskiest gambit yet: a...
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