Netflix tells ‘woke’ staff to tolerate diverse opinions or find new jobs

Netflix tells ‘woke’ staff to tolerate diverse opinions or find new jobs

Netflix has told staff it must tolerate different viewpoints or find another job after the “woke” streaming giant suffered its first drop in subscribers in a decade. In a memo to employees, the company asked staff not to “censor” content they disagree with, even if they find it “provocative.” The warning shot comes after Netflix … Read more

Crypto world stabilizes, bitcoin rallies after stablecoin slide

Crypto world stabilizes, bitcoin rallies after stablecoin slide

Bitcoin hits an intraday high above $30,000 TerraUSD Collapse Shakes Crypto Market Analysts say the impact on traditional markets is limited HONG KONG/LONDON/NEW YORK, May 13 (Reuters) – Cryptocurrencies stabilized on Friday, with bitcoin recovering from a 16-month low after a volatile week dominated by the collapse in value of TerraUSD, a so-called stablecoin. Crypto … Read more

Octopuses Tragically Destroy Themselves After Mating. We May Finally Know Why

Octopuses Tragically Destroy Themselves After Mating. We May Finally Know Why

Octopuses are doomed to be orphans from an early age. After a female octopus lays her eggs, she stops eating and begins to self-harm, ripping off her skin and biting off the tips of her tentacles. By the time a young octopus wriggles out of its egg, its mother is already dead. A few months … Read more

Wall St ends lower as investors await further earnings cues

Wall St ends lower as investors await further earnings cues

Bank of America boosts the S&P 500 Twitter wins after adopting ‘poison pill’ Didi to meet on US delisting plans, stocks fall Indices down: Dow 0.11%, S&P 0.02%, Nasdaq 0.14% April 18 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks closed lower on Monday after a session in which all three benchmarks slid between positive and negative territory as … Read more

What is Twitter’s ‘poison pill’ and what is it supposed to do? | Social Media News

What is Twitter’s ‘poison pill’ and what is it supposed to do? | Social Media News

EXPLANATOR On Friday, Twitter’s board showed it won’t go quiet after Musk offered to buy the company. Twitter is trying to thwart billionaire Elon Musk’s takeover bid with a “poison pill”, a financial device companies have wielded against unwanted suitors for decades. On Thursday, Musk offered to buy Twitter, with the revelation coming just days … Read more

Tim Cook warns of privacy ’emergency’ in attack on social media and search engines

Tim Cook warns of privacy 'emergency' in attack on social media and search engines

The world is facing a pivotal moment in the battle for online privacy, as the rush to collect user data risks making society “less innovative and less human”, said Apple’s chief executive. Tim Cook has warned that tech companies and governments have a “profound responsibility” to protect users from “data-hungry companies” that are bent on … Read more

Ericsson and Nokia halt Russia business. Is Huawei next?

Ericsson and Nokia halt Russia business. Is Huawei next?

The Finnish telecommunications company said on Tuesday that staying in Russia would be “not possible” given President Vladimir Putin’s continued assault on Ukraine. “Over the past few weeks, we have suspended deliveries, stopped new business and moved our limited R&D activities out of Russia,” Nokia said in a statement. “We can now announce that we … Read more

Cabinet split over Chinese takeover of UK microchip maker

Cabinet split over Chinese takeover of UK microchip maker

Kwasi Kwarteng is under pressure from fellow Cabinet ministers to block a Chinese takeover of Britain’s biggest microchip factory despite national security advice saying the deal can go ahead. Ministers have reportedly asked the business secretary to activate new powers and intervene in the sale of Newport Wafer Fab amid a Cabinet split over the … Read more

How To Save an Old Laptop by Installing Chrome OS Flex

How To Save an Old Laptop by Installing Chrome OS Flex

It’s not nice to see a once beloved laptop (or desktop) computer slowly slide into obsolescence as it grows too old and tired to meet the demands of modern computing, but Google has now provided an option for these struggling machines in the form of Chrome OS Flex. Chrome OS Flex is the standard Chrome … Read more

Britain to reveal stablecoin regulation plans, sources say

Britain to reveal stablecoin regulation plans, sources say

Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak leaves 11 Downing Street in London on March 23, 2022. Daniel Leal | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — The UK government will soon unveil plans to regulate the cryptocurrency market, focusing on a fast-growing type of token known as stablecoins, according to four industry sources familiar with … Read more