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Elon Musk says Twitter’s verified service with colors to start next week

Nov 25 (Reuters) – Twitter Inc is planning to roll out its verified service next Friday with different colored checks for individuals, companies and governments, after a botched initial launch led to a surge in users impersonating celebrities and brands on the platform. Chief Executive Elon Musk on Friday allocated colors for the categories – …

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Activists aggravate art insurers’ climate headache

Concern other groups could join in attacks Some insurers only cover works behind glass Inflation will also drive premiums higher Flood and fire damage risk add further pressure LONDON, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Climate activists’ attacks on some of the world’s most precious paintings have added to insurers’ worries about the threat to art from …

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Foxconn’s desperate to take bigger toll on giant China iPhone plant as more workers leave -source

Foxconn Zhengzhou plant’s Nov shipments to fall further – source Worker unhappiness at the plant escalated into protests this week Over 20,000 workers, mostly new recruits, have left – source TAIPEI, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Foxconn’s (2317.TW) flagship iPhone plant in China is set to see its November shipments further reduced by the latest bout …

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France’s OVHcloud gets 200 mln euro EIB loan for European investments

Nov 25 (Reuters) – The European Investment Bank has granted OVHcloud (OVH.PA) a 200 million euro ($208.18 million) loan to support the French software group’s expansion in Europe, they said in a joint statement on Friday. The funding will support OVHcloud’s plan to ramp up international development by opening 15 new data centres, of which …

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Dollar headed for weekly loss as investors brace for slower Fed hikes

SINGAPORE, Nov 25 (Reuters) – The dollar stood close to a three-month low and was on track for a weekly loss on Friday, as the prospect of the Federal Reserve slowing monetary policy tightening as soon as December dominated investors’ minds and kept the mood buoyant. Trading was thin overnight due to the Thanksgiving holiday …

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Elon Musk says Twitter will provide ‘amnesty’ to some suspended accounts starting next week

Nov 24 (Reuters) – Elon Musk said on Thursday that Twitter will provide a “general amnesty” to suspended accounts starting next week after running a poll on whether to do so for users who had not broken the law or engaged in egregious spam. In a poll Musk posted on Twitter on Wednesday, 72.4% of …

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Foxconn apologizes for pay-related error at China iPhone plant after worker unrest

Foxconn says it is working with staff to resolve disputes Major iPhone factory rocked by protests over pay, conditions Apple says it has a team on the ground in Zhengzhou TAIPEI/SHANGHAI, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Foxconn (2317.TW) said on Thursday a pay-related “technical error” occurred when hiring new recruits at a COVID-hit iPhone factory in …

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