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10/06/2022 12:26 PM
Musk deal could see Trump back on Twitter by midterms
Elon Musk's decision this week to once again move forward with his deal to acquire Twitter could see the return to the platform of former President Donald Trump, once the world's most influential tweeter.
10/06/2022 12:26 PM
Elon Musk may want a WeChat for the world. It won't be easy to build
Elon Musk is taking inspiration from China's top social media platform, WeChat, while planning a future for Twitter. And while he has shared very few details of his ambition for an app for everything, experts say it won't be easy to achieve.
10/06/2022 12:26 PM
In major reversal, Elon Musk again proposes buying Twitter at full price
Elon Musk on Monday sent a letter to Twitter proposing to follow through with his deal to buy the company at the originally agreed upon price of $54.20 per share, according to a securities filing on Tuesday.
10/06/2022 12:26 PM
Wrong place, wrong time: How things went so badly for Twitter's new CEO so quickly
When Parag Agrawal took over as Twitter's CEO last November following co-founder Jack Dorsey's surprise resignation from the role, he was little known outside the company.
10/06/2022 12:26 PM
The White House released an 'AI Bill of Rights'
The White House on Tuesday released a set of guidelines it hopes will spur companies to make and deploy artificial intelligence more responsibly and limit AI-based surveillance, despite the fact that there are few US laws compelling them to do so.
10/06/2022 12:26 PM
Elon Musk's bumpy road to possibly owning Twitter: A timeline
A board seat accepted and then rejected. A stunning $44 billion takeover offer with uncertain financing. And a surprise early morning tweet putting the deal on hold, temporarily.
10/06/2022 12:26 PM
Micron to invest up to $100 billion to build chip factory in upstate New York
Micron on Tuesday said it would invest up to $100 billion over the next two decades to build a massive semiconductor factory in upstate New York. The move comes in the wake of US government efforts to boost domestic chip production.
10/06/2022 12:26 PM
Apple is one step closer to being forced to ditch its Lightning charger in Europe
The European Union is one step closer to forcing Apple and other electronics vendors to use a single charging standard for devices such as phones and tablets.
10/06/2022 12:26 PM
'F--- off,' ambassador tells Elon Musk after unveiling Ukraine 'peace' plan
Elon Musk drew backlash on Monday from Ukrainian officials, including President Volodymyr Zelensky, for his unsolicited advice on how to bring about "peace" amid Russia's ongoing invasion of the country.
10/06/2022 12:26 PM
Iranian authorities have imposed tough restrictions on the use of the internet by blocking social media sites in a crackdown following the protests sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini. Activists say the primary purpose of the shutdowns is to disrupt communication and stifle dissent. CNN's Katie Polglase reports.
10/06/2022 12:26 PM
Elizabeth Holmes' sentencing date has been pushed back
Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of failed blood testing startup Theranos who was convicted of fraud earlier this year, may not be sentenced until next year after the judge in the case decided to allow a hearing later this month to address defense concerns about a key witness's testimony.
10/06/2022 12:26 PM
Amazon is always watching
A TV that knows when you're in and out of the room. A gadget that monitors your breathing pattern while you sleep. An enhanced voice assistant tool that highlights just how much it knows about your everyday life.
10/06/2022 12:26 PM
Amazon debuts new shopping portal for customers on government assistance
Amazon on Monday launched a new shopping portal called Amazon Access that is designed for shoppers receiving government assistance.
10/06/2022 12:26 PM
Dream, the Minecraft-playing YouTube star, finally reveals his face
Dream, a YouTube star with more than 30 million subscribers, has finally revealed his face after hiding behind a smiley-face mask for years.
10/06/2022 12:26 PM
Anyone can now use powerful AI tools to make images. What could possibly go wrong?
If you've ever wanted to use artificial intelligence to quickly design a hybrid between a duck and a corgi, now is your time to shine.
10/06/2022 12:26 PM
Firefly successfully launches unmanned rocket
Texas-based commercial rocket company Firefly launched a rocket into space Friday morning, about a year after a previous attempt ended in an explosion.
10/06/2022 12:26 PM
Why 'Ring Nation' may be the most dystopian show on TV
Anyone watching the first episode of "Ring Nation" this week would have seen short clips of a man finding out his wife was pregnant with triplets, an uninvited iguana showing up at someone's front door and an unsuspecting teenage boy being chased down by a crane in his driveway.
10/06/2022 12:26 PM
Tesla's AI Day is tonight. It may wow you -- or end with a gaffe
Tesla will hold its second annual AI Day in Palo Alto, California, Friday evening. The six-hour event will include updates on Tesla's work in artificial intelligence, "Full Self-Driving," its supercomputer "Dojo" and maybe a humanoid robot, according to invitations posted online by Tesla supporters. The event is expected to be live-streamed.
10/06/2022 12:26 PM
Elon Musk's texts show how his relationship with Twitter went sideways
Days before publicly announcing his investment in Twitter, Elon Musk texted with Jack Dorsey. The former Twitter CEO suggested he no longer believed in the company he founded, according to new court filings in the legal battle between Musk and Twitter.
10/06/2022 12:26 PM
California bars tech companies from complying with other states' abortion-related warrants
California is attempting to stymie abortion prosecutions in other states by making it illegal for Silicon Valley giants and other businesses based in the Golden State to hand over the personal information of abortion-seekers to out-of-state authorities.