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More Twitter Workers Flee After Musk's 'Hardcore' Ultimatum

The platform is continuing to lose workers just as it's gearing up for the World Cup, one of the busiest events on Twitter.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

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Amazon Begins Mass Layoffs Among Its Corporate Workforce

Amazon said it plans to lay off about 260 workers in California, and employees in other locations including Seattle said they were let go Tuesday.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

A researcher wears the exoskeleton.

'Robot Shoes' Could Help Humans Walk As We Age

A Stanford University lab has developed an ankle exoskeleton which saves the amount of energy it would take to carry a 20- to 30-pound backpack.

 | Lindsey Theis

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Can The Gaming Industry Keep Growing Forever?

Amid economic turbulence and changing pandemic habits, gaming companies are wondering if their momentum will last.

 | Scripps News Staff

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40 States Settle Google Location-Tracking Charges For $392 Million

An investigation was sparked by a 2018 Associated Press story, which found that Google continued to track people's location even after they opted out.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

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Amazon Reportedly Plans To Lay Off 10,000 Corporate, Tech Employees

According to reporting from Reuters and the New York Times, those cuts could come as soon as this week.

 | Scripps News Staff

Elon Musk.

Musk's Latest Twitter Cuts: Outsourced Content Moderators

The company gutted its communications department and hasn't responded to media requests for information since Musk took over.

 | AP

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Jewish Organizations Urge Amazon To Remove Antisemitic Documentary

Celebrities and Jewish groups are urging Amazon to stop selling the book and film 'Hebrews to Negroes: Wake Up Black America.'

 | Stephanie Sandoval

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Twitter Blue Signups Unavailable After Raft Of Fake Accounts

Before Musk took over the social media platform, the blue check was granted to celebrities, journalists and verified by the platform to prevent this.

 | AP

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Election Misinformation Wasn't As Big Of An Issue As Many Expected

The limited spread of misinformation amid this year's midterm elections could come down to what trends to address it stuck and which didn't.

 | Tyler Adkisson

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Musk Ends Remote Work At Twitter, Warns Of Troubles Ahead

Musk told employees "the priority over the past 10 days" was to develop and launch Twitter's new subscription service for $7.99 a month.

 | AP

Los Angeles Lakers Forward Lebron James

Fake Lebron, Schefter Accounts Among Those Tweeting Non-News

People are making fake Twitter accounts pretending to be athletes, celebrities and reporters after the verified "blue check" became available to buy.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

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Musk Seeks To Reassure Advertisers On Twitter After Chaos

Twitter began adding gray labels to prominent accounts to indicate that they are authentic. A few hours later, the labels started disappearing.

 | AP

Tesla and Twitter CEO, Elon Musk

Elon Musk Sells $3.95 Billion Worth Of Tesla Stock

Musk sold 19.5 million shares of the electric car company from Nov. 4 to Nov. 8, according to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

 | AP

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Facebook Parent Company Meta Cuts 11,000 Jobs, 13% Of Workforce

Meta, like other social media companies, has seen revenue growth begin to falter from pandemic highs.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

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Twitter To Add 'Official' Mark To Verified Big Accounts

Twitter's gray "official" label is part of the overhaul of the platform's verification system that has been in place since 2009.

 | AP

CEO of Twitter and Tesla, Elon Musk

Musk's Partisan Tweets Call Twitter Neutrality Into Question

A direct endorsement of one party over another raises questions about Twitter's ability to remain neutral under the rule of the world's richest man.

 | AP

Voters cast their ballots under a giant mural at Robious Elementary School in Midlothian, Va.

Russia Finds A New Home For Trolls And Bots To Reach U.S. Voters

Analysts have found Russian disinformation on alternative social media sites that boast limited content moderation.

 | Sasha Ingber

Customers in an Apple store.

Apple Says iPhone Supplies Hurt By Anti-Virus Curbs In China

"We now expect lower iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max shipments than we previously anticipated," the company said.

 | AP

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Elon Musk Threatens To Boot Twitter Account Impersonators

He issued the warning after some celebrities changed their Twitter display names and tweeted as "Elon Musk."

 | AP

People walk outside Twitter headquarters in San Francisco.

Twitter Users Can Soon Get Blue Check Mark For $7.99 Monthly Fee

Twitter says anyone can receive the blue check mark next to their names "just like the celebrities, companies and politicians you already follow."

 | AP

The Twitter page of Elon Musk is seen on the screen of a computer in Sausalito, Calif., on Monday, April 25, 2022

Elon Musk's Twitter Deal Is Raising National Security Concerns

Elon Musk's takeover of Twitter has drawn the attention of the U.S. government because of potential national security risks.

 | Tyler Adkisson

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Employees At Elon Musk's Twitter Brace For Layoffs

Twitter's roughly 7,500 employees have been expecting layoffs since Musk took the helm of the company.

 | AP

President Joe Biden

President Biden To Plug Tech Bill In California, Campaign In Illinois

During a California visit Friday, he intends to highlight how the CHIPS act will help companies reduce their reliance on overseas chip manufacturers.

 | AP

14 year-old Thomas Aldous

Teen Wins Top Prize For Building Remote-Controlled Robotic Hand

It took six months for 14-year-old Thomas Aldous to design and build the hand as an eighth-grade student.

 | Scott Withers

Elon Musk

Elon Musk Emerging As Twitter's Chief Moderator Ahead Of Midterms

The platform's new CEO has positioned himself as moderator-in-chief of one of the most important social media platforms in American politics.

 | AP

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TikTok Has Been Hiring Former CIA, FBI And NSA Officers

Americans who were previously employed by intelligence agencies are now working for TikTok, and it is raising security concerns.

 | Sasha Ingber

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk.

Elon Musk Floats Paid Twitter Verification, Fires Board

The new owner of the social media platform is considering a fee users must pay to have their profiles verified with a blue check mark.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

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Instagram Working On Issue That Locked Users Out Of Accounts

Some users reported seeing a message Monday morning that they were locked out of their accounts but were still able to scroll through their feeds.

 | AP

Elon Musk.

Musk Tweets Link To An Unfounded Conspiracy Theory

The article recycled a baseless claim that the personal life of Paul Pelosi, the speaker’s husband, somehow played a role in an intruder’s attack.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff