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Elon Musk Will Make a New Phone If Apple and Google Ban Twitter

Now Elon may or may not want to fix phones.Photo: Suzanne Cordeiro/AFP Twitter’s new ruler Elon Musk makes so many pronouncements on the platform, it’s hard to keep track. This week alone, Musk polled Twitter users about whether he should provide “general amnesty” to suspended accounts and got into a public fight about whether the …

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Wefox CEO ‘disgusted’ by mass tech layoffs: ‘These are humans’

Wefox CEO Julian Teicke. Wefox HELSINKI, Finland — The boss of European digital insurance startup Wefox offered a damning response to tech companies that have laid off workers en masse. The likes of Meta, Amazon and Twitter have laid off tens of thousands of employees in response to pressure from investors, who want to see …

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FTC Trying To Stop Microsoft’s Purchase Of Activision Blizzard

Image: NurPhoto (Getty Images) Politico veins reporting that, “according to three people with knowledge of the matter”, the Federal Trade Commission is “likely to file an antitrust lawsuit to block Microsoft’s $69 billion takeover of video game giant Activision Blizzard”. The FTC, emboldened by their recent success in stopping the merger of book publishers Penguin …

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Pokemon Scarlet/Violet Are Fastest-Selling Nintendo Games Ever

Image: The Pokémon Company Where there’s cute and lovable Pokemon, there’s always a way. Despite less-thata-stellar reviews and tons of performance hitches and bugs, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet just broke sales records on the Nintendo Switch and beyond, moving 10 million copies in their opening weekend alone. “This is the highest number ever for global …

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Seismic Shifts In International Data Markets Demand Broadband Internet Policy Update

Through parallel internets, platforms have driven seismic shifts in global data flows. getty The global policy movement to improve connectivity and close the digital divide has spawned reports on international markets for data and associated regulatory policies. The papers present sometimes confusing terminology: usage, transit, peering, and interconnection. Each term has a specific meaning and …

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