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Elon Musk Will Make a New Phone If Apple and Google Ban Twitter

Elon Musk Will Make a New Phone If Apple and Google Ban Twitter

Now Elon may or may not want to fix phones.Photo: Suzanne Cordeiro / AFP Twitter’s new ruler Elon Musk makes so many pronouncements on the platform, it’s hard to keep track. This week alone, Musk polled Twitter users over whether he should provide “general amnesty” to suspended accounts and got into a public fight over …

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US bans Chinese telecom devices, citing ‘national security’ | Telecommunications News

US Federal Communications Commission decision includes devices from Huawei, ZTE and other manufacturers. The United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced it is banning telecommunications and video surveillance equipment from prominent Chinese brands, including Huawei and ZTE, citing an “unacceptable risk to national security”. The five-member FCC said on Friday it had voted unanimously …

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Musk says new color-coded verified system at Twitter will roll out in a week

New York CNN Business — Elon Musk is ready to try his troubled new verification system for Twitter once again. This time, in color. The CEO of Twitter announced – via a tweet of course – that Twitter will roll out its tentatively launching Verified on Friday next week. There’s changes to the program that …

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China zero-Covid: As anger rises and tragedies mount, Beijing shows no sign of budging

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here. Beijing CNN — Zhou, an auto dealer in northeastern China, last saw his father alive in a video chat on the …

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Binance, others line up bids for bankrupt Voyager after FTX collapse

Voyager said it has roughly $1.3 billion of crypto on its platform and holds over $350 million in cash on behalf of customers at New York’s Metropolitan Commercial Bank. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Binance and other crypto firms are preparing takeover offers for beleaguered digital currency lender Voyager Digital after FTX, which had initially …

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‘We let FTX get too big before we started questioning.’ Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao regrets not tweeting about FTX sooner

“I actually reflect on the FTX situation and I kind of blame myself for tweeting that too late. As an industry, we let FTX get too big before we started questioning some of those things.“ That was Binance founder Changpeng Zhao speaking to Bloomberg TV on Thursday about the latest developments surrounding failed crypto exchange …

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Binance creates $1 billion crypto industry fund after FTX collapse

Binance’s Co-founder & CEO Changpeng Zhao has given several interviews discussing the outlook for cryptocurrency following a turbulent couple of weeks in the market. NurPhoto/Contributor/Getty Images Cryptocurrency exchange Binance on Thursday announced new details about its industry recovery fund, which aims to prop up struggling players in the wake of FTX’s calamitous bankruptcy. In a …

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Trapview: Can an AI-powered insect trap solve a $220 billion pest problem?

London CNN Business — Pests destroy up to 40% of the world’s crops each year, causing $220 billion in economic losses, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Trapview is harnessing the power of AI to help tackle the problem. The Slovenian company has developed a device that traps and identifies pests, and …

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China’s Covid cases hit record as dissent grows over tough restrictions

Beijing CNN — China on Thursday reported a record number of daily Covid infections, as a nationwide surge in cases heaps pressure on the country’s increasingly unpopular zero-tolerance approach to the virus. The National Health Commission (NHC) recorded 31,444 locally transmitted cases on Wednesday – surpassing the previous peak of 29,317 recorded April 13 during …

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Foxconn protests: iPhone factory offers to pay its workers to quit and leave Zhengzhou campus

hong kong CNN Business — Foxconn has offered to pay newly recruited workers 10,000 yuan ($1,400) to quit and leave the world’s largest iPhone assembly factory, in an attempt to quell protests that saw hundreds clash with security forces at the compound in central China. The Apple supplier made the offer Wednesday following dramatic scenes …

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