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Twitter shareholders approve Elon Musk’s $44 billion takeover offer

Twitter shareholders on Tuesday voted to approve Elon Musk’s offer to buy the social media platform for around $44 billion, just weeks before the start of the company’s trial against the billionaire for trying to back out of the deal, according to the Wall Street Journal. Why it matters: The vote came the same day …

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The Verge goes after Twitter with new redesign

The Verge has redesigned its home page and user experience to include a Twitter-like feed of content that’s editorially curated by its top editors and reporters, executives told Axios. Why it matters: “I think that the core realization for us is that our competition is not Wired, our competition is Twitter … and other aggregators …

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US lawmakers question Twitter on security practices on eve of whistleblower testimony

CNN Business — US lawmakers sent Twitter more than a dozen questions about its security practices Monday, on the eve of a company whistleblower’s testimony before Congress in which he is expected to outline damning allegations of security and privacy vulnerabilities at the embattled social media company. In a letter addressed to CEO Parag Agrawal, …

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‘Harry Potter’ star Matthew Lewis bashes Air Canada after first-class ticket rescinded

Matthew Lewis, known for his role as Neville Longbottom in the “Harry Potter” franchise, slammed Air Canada on social media after the airline allegedly tore up his first-class ticket without any explanation. Lewis took his frustration to Twitter on Friday, saying Air Canada is “the worst airline in North America.” After a Twitter user asked …

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Musk’s legal team to depose whistleblower Peiter Zatko in Twitter case

New York CNN Business — Elon Musk’s legal team has subpoenaed former Twitter head of security and whistleblower Peiter “Mudge” Zatko to appear for a deposition in its legal fight against Twitter over their acquisition deal on September 9. The subpoena, which was sent Thursday and filed publicly on Monday, comes days after Zatko publicly …

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Jack Dorsey Says His Biggest Regret Is Twitter Became A Company

Jack Dorsey says he believes Twitter should not be owned by a state, company. San Francisco: Twitter founder and former chief executive Jack Dorsey tweeted Thursday that he regrets the social media platform became a company. “The biggest issue and my biggest regret is that it became a company,” Dorsey tweeted in response to a …

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Elon Musk’s cryptic tweet after ex-hacker blows whistle on Twitter

Elon Musk posted a cryptic tweet in response to the bombshell allegations from Twitter’s former security chief that the company deceived the federal government over its purported efforts to safeguard user data and crack down on spam and bot accounts. The Tesla boss tweeted a photo of the Disney character Jiminy Cricket making a whistling …

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Elon Musk to push for more Twitter data after whistleblower

Elon Musk will push for more access to internal Twitter data at a court hearing this week after it was revealed that a former top executive has accused the company of “lying about bots” to the billionaire Tesla boss, a source close to the situation told The Post. The in-person hearing in Musk’s ongoing legal …

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