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Twitter CEO says two leaders to depart, hiring paused amid Musk takeover

Twitter CEO says two leaders to depart, hiring paused amid Musk takeover

May 12 (Reuters) – Two senior Twitter (TWTR.N) leaders who oversee the consumer and revenue divisions will depart the social media company, Chief Executive Officer Parag Agrawal told employees in a memo on Thursday, in one of the biggest shake-ups at the company since billionaire Elon Musk announced he would buy it for $44 billion. …

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Indexes fall, led by Nasdaq, as inflation data offers little relief to investors

Indexes fall, led by Nasdaq, as inflation data offers little relief to investors

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, May 11, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register US consumer prices slow in April; inflation still high Coinbase falls on Q1 revenue slump, net loss Indexes: Dow down 0.1%, S&P down 0.6%, …

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EXCLUSIVE Google paying more than 300 EU publishers for news, more to come

EXCLUSIVE Google paying more than 300 EU publishers for news, more to come

BRUSSELS, May 11 (Reuters) – Alphabet (GOOGL.O) unit Google has signed deals to pay more than 300 publishers in Germany, France and four other EU countries for their news and will roll out a tool to make it easier for others to sign up too, the company told Reuters. The move to be announced publicly …

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Musk says he would reverse Twitter ban on Donald Trump

Musk says he would reverse Twitter ban on Donald Trump

May 10 (Reuters) – Billionaire Elon Musk said on Tuesday he would reverse Twitter’s ban on former US President Donald Trump when he buys the social media platform, the clearest signal yet of Musk’s intention to cut moderation of the site. Musk, the world’s richest person and chief executive of electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc …

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S&P 500, Nasdaq end up but investors cautious before inflation data

S&P 500, Nasdaq end up but investors cautious before inflation data

All eyes on US CPI data on Wednesday Peloton falls as CEO says business “thinly capitalized” NEW YORK, May 10 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 and Nasdaq ended higher on Tuesday, with big growth shares rising after the previous day’s selloff as Treasury yields eased. At the same time, bank shares fell. The yield on …

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Investors think unlikely Musk buys Twitter at agreed $44 bln price

Investors think unlikely Musk buys Twitter at agreed $44 bln price

May 10 (Reuters) – The stock market took the view for the first time on Tuesday that it was unlikely that Elon Musk will acquire Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) for $44 billion, as he originally agreed. The implied probability of the deal closing at that price fell below 50% when Twitter shares hit $46.75, based on …

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Bitcoin falls to 10-month low as stock markets tumble

Bitcoin falls to 10-month low as stock markets tumble

HONG KONG/LONDON, May 9 (Reuters) – Bitcoin fell to its lowest level since July 2021 on Monday as slumping equity markets continued to hurt cryptocurrencies, which are currently trading in line with so-called riskier assets like tech stocks. Bitcoin dropped to as low as $32,763.16 shortly before 1100 GMT, in its fifth consecutive session of …

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Facebook Makes a Big Controversial Change

Facebook Makes Changes to Respond to Slowing Growth

Facebook (FB) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Class A Report is preparing for difficult days ahead. The social media giant has just taken steps to reduce its costs in anticipation of the slowdown in growth predicted by many economists. The firm, which renamed itself Meta Platforms last October, has just decided to change its hiring …

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Elon Musk Fears for His Life After Russian Threats

Elon Musk Fears for His Life After Russian Threats

You’re here (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc Report CEO Elon Musk has never been afraid to confront his opponents publicly. From his Silicon Valley peers like recently Bill Gates, the co-founder of software giant Microsoft (MSFT) – Get Microsoft Corporation Report, to President Joe Biden, the richest man in the world fears no one. It’s …

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South Korea hunts tungsten treasure in breed for rare minerals

South Korea hunts tungsten treasure in breed for rare minerals

S.Korean tungsten mine gets $100 million makeover Dozens of new mineral projects launched globally Green, digital booms fuel demand for rare minerals China is pre-eminent in critical minerals supply GRAPHIC-S.Korea’s reliance on China: SANGDONG, South Korea, May 9 (Reuters) – Blue tungsten winking from the walls of abandoned mine shafts, in a town that’s seen …

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