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Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 10, 2022
Apple taps Facebook veteran as information chief after departures
Although Apple stocks are down 24% in 2022, it is performing better than many of its tech peers who have been laying off thousands of workers in the face of a sales slowdown.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Nov 9, 2022
Big Tech layoffs deflate Musk and Zuckerberg
Twitter and Facebook can't afford their billionaire bosses' obsessions in a new age of austerity.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 9, 2022
Leaving Twitter? Alternative social media sites are ready
Since Elon Musk bought Twitter, there's been no shortage of users threatening to quit and go elsewhere. But where else will they find social media satisfaction?
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 8, 2022
Following mass Twitter Japan firings, some call for legal action
As former employees in the U.S. mount a class-action lawsuit in the wake of job losses, speculation Elon Musk may have breached employment law in Japan grows across his platform.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 7, 2022
Twitter asks some fired workers to come back
Twitter cut close to 3,700 people last week via email as a way to trim costs following Musk's acquisition, which closed in late October.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 6, 2022
Elon Musk's Twitter updates app to start charging $8 for blue checkmark
The change comes a week after Musk took over the social media company in a $44 billion deal.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Nov 6, 2022
Rice balls and a hashtag lead to millions of school meals for kids across the globe
It's one of the simplest meals you can find in Japan, but it's having a big impact across the globe.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 5, 2022
Twitter cuts spur concerns about U.S. midterm elections and human rights
Elon Musk's broad-based cuts at the social media site are leading current and former employees to question whether it will have the resources to effectively moderate content.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 3, 2022
Elon Musk plans to eliminate half of Twitter jobs in cost-cutting drive
Musk also intends to reverse the company's existing work-from-anywhere policy, asking remaining employees to report to offices.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 2, 2022
Elon Musk’s Twitter faces exodus of advertisers and executives
At least five Twitter executives have left in recent days, as one of the world's largest ad companies said clients should pause spending on the social media platform.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 2, 2022
Twitter Blue will verify users for $8 a month, Musk says
Musk, who acquired the social network for $44 billion last week, said these Blue users would also get priority in replies, mentions and Twitter search, and half as many ads.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 1, 2022
Elon Musk, who runs four other companies, will now be Twitter CEO
Musk had previously changed his Twitter bio to 'Chief Twit' in an allusion to his planned move.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Oct 31, 2022
Musk says Twitter will revise how it verifies users
Users would have to subscribe to Twitter Blue at $4.99 a month or lose their 'verified' badges if the project moves forward, according to one report.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Oct 30, 2022
'Hellscape' or not, Twitter will be something different under Elon Musk
Musk has already axed much of Twitter's leadership and plans to be CEO himself in the immediate term, according to sources.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech / FOCUS
Oct 29, 2022
With U.S. midterms ahead, Musk's Twitter takeover sparks misinformation fears
The Tesla CEO has vowed to loosen the reins on chatter within the social media app, which in recent years had striven to limit toxic content it viewed as dangerously false.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Oct 28, 2022
Elon Musk's Twitter ownership begins with firings and uncertainty
Musk has offered little clarity over how he will achieve the lofty ambitions he has outlined for the influential social media platform.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Oct 26, 2022
Twitter is losing its most active users, internal documents show
Heavy tweeters have been in 'absolute decline' since the pandemic began, a Twitter researcher wrote in an internal document titled 'Where did the Tweeters Go?”
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Oct 21, 2022
Twitter and Elon Musk talks warm up as buyout deadline nears
After months of public acrimony and accusations, talks between the two sides have turned cordial and are focused on closing the transaction rather than litigation, according to one source.
Japan Times
WORLD / ANALYSIS
Oct 15, 2022
Musk tweets complicate U.S. diplomacy From Ukraine to Taiwan
Musk is hardly the first U.S. business executive or celebrity to get tangled up in foreign policy, but his wealth and penchant for mischief make him harder to ignore.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 13, 2022
Sapporo man admits strangling university student
Isamu Ono, 53, was recently arrested for allegedly abandoning the body of Yuina Segawa, 22.

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