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TWITTER

Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech / FOCUS
Oct 9, 2022
‘Plot Twist!’: Musk’s deal for Twitter lurches toward a close
Behind the scenes, Twitter's lawyers raced to verify Musk's renewed affinity for the deal, checking whether he had indeed asked lenders for the money they had earlier committed.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 5, 2022
Elon Musk revives $44 billion Twitter bid, aiming to avoid trial
For Twitter, proceeding with Musk's plan augurs a future under a mercurial billionaire who has spent months publicly criticizing its management.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Oct 4, 2022
U.S. Supreme Court to rule on protections for social media firms hosting terror content
The cases mark the court's first test of the broad immunity social media companies have enjoyed under a provision known as Section 230, part of the 1996 Communications Decency Act.
Japan Times
WORLD
Oct 4, 2022
Musk and Zelenskyy in Twitter showdown over billionaire's Ukraine peace plan
The Tesla CEO proposed U.N.-supervised elections in four occupied regions that Moscow last week moved to annex after what it called referendums.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Sep 14, 2022
Twitter data unprotected, ex-security chief tells U.S. Congress, as Musk deal approved
'They don't know what data they have, where it lives, or where it came from. And so, unsurprisingly, they can't protect it,' whistleblower Peiter Zatko told the Judiciary Committee.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Sep 13, 2022
From blocked to blue ticks: How Twitter learned to love China revenue
Ad purchases on the platform by state-affiliated entities has come as Chinese police arrested more of those finding ways to use the service to criticize authorities.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 8, 2022
Judge slams Elon Musk for not handing over texts in Twitter fight
Delaware Chancery Judge Kathaleen St. Jude McCormick said in a ruling there there were 'glaring deficiencies” in how Musk responded to Twitter's request for text messages.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 4, 2022
Experts differ over social media use by Japan's imperial family
Some believe social media could help better distribute royals-related information, while others worry the family could come under fire.
Japan Times
LIFE / Language / BILINGUAL
Aug 26, 2022
On Japanese Twitter, don’t LOL when you can wwww
Just as in English, Japanese web-speak has developed a few key terms that are unique to the social media landscape of this country.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Aug 16, 2022
Peloton, Calm and LinkedIn add to growing list of tech layoffs
According to Layoffs.fyi, a website tracking job cuts at startups and recently public companies, more than 37,000 positions were eliminated at 467 firms globally in the second quarter.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 10, 2022
Elon Musk sells $6.9 billion of Tesla to avoid Twitter fire sale
The sale comes just four months after Musk said he had no further plans to sell Tesla shares after disposing of $8.5 billion of stock in the wake of his bid to buy Twitter.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 6, 2022
Why the banks financing Elon Musk's Twitter deal are unlikely to help him walk away
Twitter has sued Elon Musk to force him to complete a deal for the firm, dismissing his claim that it misled him about the number of spam accounts on its social media platform.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Aug 3, 2022
Report claims Ronaldo and Maguire most abused on Twitter
The report analyzed 2.3 million messages directed at Premier League players over the first five months of the 2021-22 season, finding that Manchester United players were targeted frequently.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Jul 16, 2022
Musk says Twitter dragged feet on deal and now rushing trial
Elon Musk's lawyers say Twitter officials are unfairly pushing for a 'warp speed” trial and have asked that the case be heard next year instead.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jul 13, 2022
Elon Musk isn’t the only one to blame for the Twitter mess
From Larry Ellison to Marc Andreesen, Tesla CEO Elon Musk doesn't have backers on Twitter deal as much as well-heeled enablers.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 11, 2022
Musk’s about-face on Twitter shifts takeover saga to Delaware
The billionaire co-founder of Tesla will need to make his case before a judge in Delaware that Twitter failed to uphold its side of a merger deal reached in April.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
Jul 9, 2022
Elon Musk: Smasher of elites or self-serving pragmatist?
Some analysts have suggested that, as inconsistent as his political philosophy appears, the Tesla chief rarely diverges from his business interests.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Jul 9, 2022
Musk backs out of $44 billion Twitter deal over bot accounts
Twitter has made 'misleading representations” over the number of spam bots on the social network, and hasn't 'complied with its contractual obligations,' Musk's representatives said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech / ANALYSIS
Jul 7, 2022
Twitter challenges Indian government in court over requests to remove posts
Observers say the case may have ramifications far beyond India, as countries increasingly seek to curtail the power of social media.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Jun 28, 2022
Politics trumps business in Truth Social’s war on Big Tech
The Trump venture's pugnacious political approach has hobbled the company's development from its inception.

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