Twitter revenue climbs to $ 1.2B, daily users grow 16%

Twitter on Thursday posted quarterly earnings of $ 513 million days after it agreed to be sold to billionaire Elon Musk. The social media company said Thursday that revenue rose 16% to $ 1.2 billion in the three months to March compared to the same period last year. Twitter, based in San Francisco, reported an … Read more

Musk’s Twitter ambitions to collide with Europe’s tech rules

LONDON – A hands-off approach to moderating content at Elon Musk’s Twitter could clash with ambitious new laws in Europe meant to protect users from disinformation, hate speech and other harmful material. Musk, who describes himself as a “free speech absolutist,” pledged to buy Twitter for $ 44 billion this week, with European Union officials … Read more

Musk’s Twitter Ambitions to Collide With Europe’s Tech Rules | Technology News

By KELVIN CHAN, AP Business Writer LONDON (AP) – Elon Musk’s Twitter acquisition and his plans for a more hands-off approach to moderating content could clash with ambitious new laws in Europe meant to protect users from disinformation, hate speech and other harmful material. Musk, who describes himself as a “free speech absolutist,” pledged to … Read more

Social Media Scandal Costs Top Chinese Scientist Wu Yiling $ 2 Billion

Wu Yiling is one of China’s highest ranked scientists. With a fortune that neared $ 6 billion, he was also part of the world’s 500 richest people. Wu Yiling is one of China’s highest ranked scientists. With a fortune that neared $ 6 billion, he was also part of the world’s 500 richest people. That … Read more

EU Law Targets Big Tech Over Hate Speech, Disinformation | Business News

By KELVIN CHAN and RAF CASERT BRUSSELS (AP) – The European Union reached a landmark deal early Saturday to take aim at hate speech, disinformation and other harmful online content. The law will force big tech companies to police themselves harder, make it easier for users to flag problems and empower regulators to punish noncompliance … Read more

Big Tech Faces ‘Major’ EU Law on Hate Speech, Disinformation | Business News

By KELVIN CHAN, AP Business Writer LONDON (AP) – Taking aim at hate speech, disinformation and other harmful content online, the European Union is nearing agreement on a sweeping law that would force big tech companies to police themselves harder, make it easier for users to flag problems, and empower regulators to punish noncompliance with … Read more

Obama calls for tech regulation to combat disinformation on the internet

Former US President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks at the 2021 climate summit in Glasgow on November 08, 2021. NBC News reports Obama will return to the White House on Tuesday for the first time since he left office to promote the Affordable Care Act in an event alongside President Joe Biden. Jeff J … Read more

Testing tech news (TTN) – Leading Software Testing & QA Online Social Network, crosses 3000 members less than 6 months after launch

A community of software testers and young entrepreneurs. Driving Innovation, Empowering Connectivity. Global Software Testing & QA Online Network. SYDNEY, April 20, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Testing tech news (TTN), the only online global social networking platform for testing & QA professionals, has crossed the distinctive mark of 3000 members (and counting). TTN was … Read more

Two key tech execs quit Trump’s Social Truth after troubled app launch

The two Southern tech entrepreneurs had the two qualities that Donald Trump’s Truth Social startup needed: tech-industry expertise and a politically conservative worldview aligned with the former president, a rare combination in the liberal-leaning industry centered in San Francisco. Josh Adams and Billy Boozer – the company’s chiefs of technology and product development – joined … Read more

Exclusive-Two Key Tech Execs Quit Truth Social After Troubled App Launch | Top News

By Helen Coster and Julia Love (Reuters) – The two Southern tech entrepreneurs had the two qualities that Donald Trump’s Truth Social startup needed: tech-industry expertise and a politically conservative worldview aligned with the former president, a rare combination in the liberal-leaning industry centered in San Francisco. Josh Adams and Billy Boozer – the company’s … Read more