Elon Musk had twins with one of his top executives last year – Business Insider

SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks during an interview with legendary game designer Todd Howard (not pictured) at the E3 gaming convention in Los Angeles, California, US, June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 6 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk and … Read more

Cryptoverse: The Bonfire of the NFTs

July 5 (Reuters) – The NFT dream isn’t dead, but it has taken quite a dent. The market shone gloriously last year as crypto-rich speculators spent billions of dollars on the risky assets, pushing prices and profits up. Now, six months into 2022, things are looking ugly. Monthly sales volume on the largest NFT marketplace, … Read more

UK says it will tighten internet laws to fight Russian disinformation

British Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries arrives at Downing Street, in London, Great Britain, on June 21, 2022. REUTERS/John Sibley/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, July 4 (Reuters) – Britain is proposing a new law requiring social media companies to proactively address misinformation posted by foreign states such as Russia, … Read more

Jerry Hall files for divorce from Rupert Murdoch, asks for alimony

91st Academy Awards – Vanity Fair – Beverly Hills, California, USA, February 24, 2019 – Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok/File photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 2 (Reuters) – Jerry Hall on Friday filed for divorce from billionaire Rupert Murdoch’s husband, citing “irreconcilable differences” six years after the … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Meta girds for ‘fierce’ headwind, slower growth in second half – memo

June 30 (Reuters) – Facebook owner Meta Platforms Inc (META.O) is bracing for a lean second half of the year as it copes with macroeconomic pressures and data privacy hits for its advertising business, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Thursday. The company must “prioritize more relentlessly” and “operate leaner, meaner, better-executing … Read more

It’s alive! How belief in AI feeling becomes a problem

OAKLAND, Calif., June 30 (Reuters) – AI chatbot company Replika, which offers customers custom avatars that talk to and listen to them, says it receives a handful of messages almost every day from users who think their online friend is sensitive is. “We’re not talking about lunatics or people who are hallucinating or delusional,” said … Read more

A US FCC commissioner urges Apple and Google to launch TikTok from app stores

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, Jun. 29 (Reuters) – A Republican member of the Federal Communications Commission has urged the chief executives of Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google to suspend its Chinese-owned TikTok. app stores. Brendan Carr, the FCC commissioner, said in a letter to CEOs dated June 24 and sent on FCC letterhead that … Read more

Cryptoverse: Ether holds its breath for the lean, mean ‘merge’

Representations of the virtual currencies Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum and Litecoin can be seen on a PC motherboard in this illustration, Feb. 14, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Jun 28 (Reuters) – Investors in ether and its troubled twin stETH nervously anticipate a crypto milestone: the merger. That … Read more

Crypto’s latest meltdown leaves gamblers bruised and stunned

LONDON/MUMBAI/ANKARA, June 21 (Reuters) – For Jeremy Fong, US cryptocurrency lender Celsius was an ideal place to store his digital currency holdings – and earn some pocket money along the way with double-digit interest rates. “I was probably making $100 a week,” Fong, a 29-year-old civil aviation worker who lives in the central English city … Read more