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  • Elon Musk targets ad tech firms in Twitter suit over takeover deal Aug 19, 2022 06:34 AM IST

    Elon Musk targets ad tech firms in Twitter suit over takeover deal

    Twitter has sued the Tesla chief executive, who has accused Twitter of hiding information about how it calculates the percentage of bots on the service, for attempting to walk away from the $44 billion agreement. A trial is scheduled for Oct. 17.

  • Is Musk buying ManU? Aug 18, 2022 09:49 PM IST

    Is Musk buying ManU?

  • Saudi sentences woman to 34 years in jail over Twitter use Aug 18, 2022 06:44 AM IST

    Saudi sentences woman to 34 years in jail over Twitter use

    The sentence issued against Salma al-Shehab, for aiding dissidents seeking to "disrupt public order" in the kingdom, was handed down by the Saudi appeals court on August 9, the documents showed.

  • This hilarious video sums up (big) difference between gross income and net income Aug 17, 2022 03:27 PM IST

    This hilarious video sums up (big) difference between gross income and net income

    The difference between one’s gross and net income can be huge - and this video sums it up nicely.

  • Jack Dorsey's 1-word taunt for Mark Zuckerberg after baby Jesus idol resembling him goes viral Aug 16, 2022 01:07 PM IST

    Jack Dorsey's 1-word taunt for Mark Zuckerberg after baby Jesus idol resembling him goes viral

    Many have been reading Twitter founder Jack Dorsey's tweet as an attempt of mocking Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg with his brainchild--the metaverse.

  • Elliott Management exited Twitter during second quarter amid takeover frenzy Aug 16, 2022 08:32 AM IST

    Elliott Management exited Twitter during second quarter amid takeover frenzy

    The filing on Monday, showed that Elliott no longer owned any common stock in Twitter on June 30. It had owned 10 million shares at the end of the first quarter.

  • Judge orders Twitter to give Elon Musk former executive's documents Aug 16, 2022 06:55 AM IST

    Judge orders Twitter to give Elon Musk former executive's documents

    Bot and spam accounts on Twitter have become a central issue in the legal fight over whether Musk, who is Tesla Inc's chief executive, must complete his $44 billion acquisition of the social media company.

  • RIP Rakesh Jhunjhunwala: Video of ace investor dancing in wheelchair makes admirers emotional Aug 14, 2022 02:39 PM IST

    RIP Rakesh Jhunjhunwala: Video of ace investor dancing in wheelchair makes admirers emotional

    Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, the"Big Bull" of Dalal Street, died of due to a cardiac arrest on August 14. He was 62.

  • India needs legislation to hold platforms liable for online harms: IT for Change Aug 12, 2022 06:00 PM IST

    India needs legislation to hold platforms liable for online harms: IT for Change

    The Bengaluru-based NGO recommended setting up of an independent and autonomous regulatory authority with discretionary powers to oversee social media regulation in India

  • Twitter plan to fight midterm misinformation falls short, voting rights experts say Aug 12, 2022 06:19 AM IST

    Twitter plan to fight midterm misinformation falls short, voting rights experts say

    The social media company said it will apply its civic integrity policy, introduced in 2018, to the Nov. 8 midterms, when numerous U.S. Senate and House of Representatives seats will be up for election.

  • Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma shares poem he wrote for school magazine in 1991 Aug 11, 2022 04:11 PM IST

    Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma shares poem he wrote for school magazine in 1991

    The Hindi poem, written by Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma when he was possibly 15, focuses on the importance of hard work to eliminate poverty and gain knowledge.

  • Digital Ads: How much do Google, Facebook earn from ads? How does it work? Aug 11, 2022 01:19 PM IST

    Digital Ads: How much do Google, Facebook earn from ads? How does it work?

    Have you ever thought about buying something and it has instantly appeared on your social media feed as suggested posts or even on google ads? Well, this is exactly how digital ads work. So how do you know what Google, Facebook etc know about you, and how can you restrict this? Watch the video to find out

  • Elon Musk teases new social media site 'X.com' amid bitter Twitter legal feud Aug 11, 2022 12:24 PM IST

    Elon Musk teases new social media site 'X.com' amid bitter Twitter legal feud

    “X.com” was the domain of a startup that Elon Musk had founded in 1999 and eventually merged with PayPal.

  • Zerodha users tweet complaints, memes after glitch: 'Everyone on Rakhi leave' Aug 11, 2022 11:38 AM IST

    Zerodha users tweet complaints, memes after glitch: 'Everyone on Rakhi leave'

    One user wrote that the glitch was resolved in just over 10 minutes but in that short time, a barrage of complaints popped up on Twitter.

  • Elon Musk sells $7B in Tesla shares ahead of Twitter fight Aug 10, 2022 05:01 PM IST

    Elon Musk sells $7B in Tesla shares ahead of Twitter fight

    Musk disclosed in series of regulatory filings that he unloaded about 8 million shares of his company Tesla Inc. in recent days.

  • Twitter says loading issues fixed after user complaints Aug 10, 2022 07:33 AM IST

    Twitter says loading issues fixed after user complaints

    More than 27,000 users had reported outage of the service, according to Downdetector.com, a website which tracks outages by collating status reports from a number of sources including user-submitted errors on its platform.

  • Elon Musk says Twitter deal should go ahead if it provides proof of real accounts Aug 10, 2022 07:16 AM IST

    Elon Musk says Twitter deal should go ahead if it provides proof of real accounts

    "However, if it turns out that their SEC filings are materially false, then it should not," Musk tweeted early on Saturday.

  • Twitter withholds tweets on Silly Souls by Congress and others in response to legal demand Aug 09, 2022 08:39 PM IST

    Twitter withholds tweets on Silly Souls by Congress and others in response to legal demand

    Recently a court concluded that Smriti Irani, her daughter or her family were not the owners of "Silly Souls Restaurant" in Goa.

  • 'End of an absolutely incredible era' | Reactions to Serena Williams' retirement from Tennis Aug 09, 2022 08:11 PM IST

    'End of an absolutely incredible era' | Reactions to Serena Williams' retirement from Tennis

    On Monday, Williams played only her second singles match since she returned to action at Wimbledon in June after a year-long absence from competition, beating Spain’s Nuria Parrizas Diaz to reach the second round of the Toronto Open.

  • Elon Musk's latest poll is about Twitter bots, again Aug 09, 2022 04:53 PM IST

    Elon Musk's latest poll is about Twitter bots, again

    The poll was taken by over 8.22 lakh people – barely a fraction of Elon Musk's 102.9 million Twitter followers.

  • Elon Musk questions why SEC not investigating Twitter spam data Aug 08, 2022 07:01 AM IST

    Elon Musk questions why SEC not investigating Twitter spam data

    Responding to a thread initiated by another user, Musk said the deal to buy the company “should proceed on original terms” if Twitter would provide their method for sampling accounts and confirm them to be genuine. “However, if it turns out that their SEC filings are materially false, then it should not,” he also said.

  • 'I challenge Parag Agrawal to...': Elon Musk amid Twitter legal fight Aug 07, 2022 12:00 PM IST

    'I challenge Parag Agrawal to...': Elon Musk amid Twitter legal fight

    Twitter has taken Elon Musk to court for withdrawing his bid to acquire the social network for $44 billion.

  • Elon Musk says Twitter deal could move ahead with 'bot' info Aug 06, 2022 08:43 PM IST

    Elon Musk says Twitter deal could move ahead with 'bot' info

    The billionaire and Tesla CEO has been trying to back out of his April agreement to buy the social media company, leading Twitter to sue him last month to complete the acquisition.

  • Elon Musk says Twitter deal should go ahead if it provides proof of real accounts Aug 06, 2022 02:01 PM IST

    Elon Musk says Twitter deal should go ahead if it provides proof of real accounts

    "However, if it turns out that their SEC filings are materially false, then it should not,” Musk tweeted early on Saturday.

  • Top scientist tweeted photo of ‘distant star’, later admitted it was a sausage slice Aug 06, 2022 08:19 AM IST

    Top scientist tweeted photo of ‘distant star’, later admitted it was a sausage slice

    "I come to present my apologies to those who may have been shocked by my prank," French scientist Etienne Klein said after social media users expressed anger over his joke.

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