Tuesday , February 7 2023

Technology

British telecoms firm owned by former Chelsea Boss, Roman Abramovich sold for £1

German tech entrepreneur, Hakan Koç, and former telecoms executive and private equity investor, Pyrros Koussios, have acquired global mobile operator Truphone. Koç and Koussios are said to have snapped up the assets and subsidiaries of Truphone Limited for £1 following the completion of the company’s restructuring and the recent receipt of National Security and Investment Clearance from Grant Shapps MP, …

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Elon Musk says Apple threatened to remove Twitter from App Store

Elon Musk said Apple Inc. AAPL, -2.63% is threatening to remove Twitter Inc. from its App Store and criticized the tech giant for what he called censorship. He also said the iPhone-maker has withdrawn most of its advertising spending from the social-media company. In a series of tweets Monday, Mr. Musk asked if Apple supports free speech and posted a poll asking users …

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Twitter lays off almost all staff at its only Africa office in Ghana

Twitter has fired nearly all its staff in Ghana, which was home to its only office in Africa. The firm “is re-organising its operations as a result of a need to reduce costs,” read Twitter’s email, seen by the BBC. The layoffs were part of a global staff cull introduced by new boss Elon Musk. The Ghana office was opened …

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Elon Musk suggests Donald Trump and other banned people won’t be allowed back on Twitter for weeks

Musk said that no one “de-platformed” for breaking rules would be allowed back until there is a process, which will take weeks. New Twitter leader Elon Musk suggested that people “de-platformed” will not be allowed back for at least weeks, appearing to rule out the return of figures like former President Donald Trump before the midterm elections. Musk tweeted about the process in response to …

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Kanye West makes Twitter comeback after $44billion takeover by ‘friend’ Elon Musk

Kanye West is back on Twitter amid backlash for his vile anti-Semitic tweet following a $44billion takeover from his ‘friend’ and world’s richest man Elon Musk Kanye West is back on Twitter following the site’s takeover by ‘friend’ Elon Musk. The controversial rapper was previously banned from the social media website following a series of bizarre online attacks and vile racist messages. Ye was …

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Twitter worker found guilty of spying for Saudi Arabia and releasing private information in exchange for hundreds of thousands of dollars

A former Twitter employee was found guilty of spying for Saudi Arabia and releasing private user information of those who publicly criticized the country in exchange for large sums of money. Ahmad Abouammo, 44, used his position as an engineer at Twitter to access confidential data about users, their email addresses, phone numbers and IP addresses that can disclose their location, prosecutors claimed. He …

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Don Jazzy’s mother is dead

The mother of music executive, Michael Collins Ajereh, better known as Don Jazzy is dead. Don Jazzy took to Instagram, Friday night to announce the passing of his mother in an emotional post. According to him, she died on Friday morning after a battle with cancer. He wrote: “I lost my sweet mother this morning. The matriarch of our family. …

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Musk terminates agreement to buy Twitter

Elon Musk has announced the deal to buy Twitter for £34billion is off. A legal document stated: “Mr. Musk is terminating the Merger Agreement because Twitter is in material breach of multiple provisions of that Agreement”. Musk, who is worth an estimated £214billion, had promised that Twitter will continue to be a platform for free speech. He tweeted: “I hope that even …

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