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Social media platform Twitter has reported first-quarter revenue of US$1.2 billion (A$1.7 billion), up 16% year-on-year, in its first results announcement after Elon Musk's acquisition of the company.

Published in Market

The new owner of Twitter, Elon Musk, has given an indication as to how he would run the company, tweeting out that the suspension of the New York Post's Twitter account in 2020 over a story about Hunter Biden was "obviously incredibly inappropriate".

Published in Technology Regulation

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk is the new owner of Twitter after his offer to buy the company for US$54.20 (A$75.55) a share made on 14 April was unanimously approved by the board on Monday.

Published in Market

The ABC News presenter who was found to be hosting public Twitter lists on her account of those she categorised as Labor Trolls and Lobotomised Shitheads appears to have gone missing.

Published in Technology Regulation

The ABC has yet to issue an explanation as to how one of its employees, news presenter Fauziah Ibrahim, came to accumulate the names of those she categorised as Labor Trolls and Lobotomised Shitheads on her Twitter account which proudly boasts an ABC News logo.

Published in Technology Regulation

The objections to Elon Musk buying Twitter can be distilled down to one simple thing: his policies will remove the objections to the return of Donald Trump to the platform. Which for the mainstream in the US — and hence the mainstream in all acolyte countries — means the end of civilisation as we know it.

Published in Open Sauce

Public Twitter lists under the names Labor Trolls and Lobotomised Shitheads have been discovered on ABC weekend news presenter Fauziah Ibrahim's account, listing a number of people who make pro-Labor comments on the social media platform.

Published in Technology Regulation

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk says his offer to buy Twitter for about US$43 billion (A$58 billion), and take it private, is driven by a desire for the public good.

Published in Market

A non-profit known as the Centre for Countering Digital Hate has issued a report examining the private direct messages sent to five well-known women on Instagram and says it found a lot of objectionable material.

Published in Open Sauce

Australian telco Singtel Optus has reported that some of its mobile customers are unable to make voice calls since shortly after 8am on Tuesday.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Tesla owner Elon Musk has taken a 9.2% stake in the social media messaging platform Twitter, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

Published in Market

Australia-based drone planting specialist Lord of the Trees has received a investment of an undisclosed amount – presumably in the millions – from Draper Associates' ESG fund.

Published in Deals
Wednesday, 23 March 2022 19:21

Emplifi launches next-level social customer care

Unified customer experience platform Emplifi has launched Emplifi Social Care, part of the its Unified CX Platform. Emplifi Social Care is aimed at powering teams outside of the service centre to help support the volume of customer requests that come in across social media channels.

Published in Market
Friday, 11 March 2022 19:55

Kaspersky denies rumours of source code leak

Russian security vendor Kaspersky has denied rumours that the source code of its products have been leaked, with the denial coming in the wake of the leak of source code from Samsung's Galaxy devices.

Published in Security
Thursday, 24 February 2022 15:20

Yotpo picks Nicoletti to lead JAPAC

Ecommerce marketing platform Yotpo has appointed Suzy Nicoletti to the role of vice president and general manager of the JAPAC region.

Published in People Moves

A group of attackers who claimed to have hacked the Belarus Railway have posted proof of their exploit on Twitter in what appears to be a violation of the social media site's policies.

Published in Security

The Twitter account of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was briefly taken over on the weekend and a message about bitcoin being distributed to the entire country posted on it.

Published in Security

A serious vulnerability in the Log4j Java-based logging library is affecting many enterprise applications and cloud services.

Published in Security

The Australian arm of a global initiative working to counter digital threats to democracy says the Federal Government's proposed new rules to expose online trolls will not solve the problem on online hate on social media.

Published in Technology Regulation

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