“It’s terrible”: Elon Musk lays off “about 50%” of Twitter employees

Shortly after these announcements, employees spoke on “the blue bird” to announce the elimination of their position, sometimes using the hashtags #LoveWhereYouWork (Love your workplace) and #OneTeam (Only one team). “All my thoughts, respect, energy and love to the tweeps (nickname of Twitter employees, editor’s note) around the world today. We’ve built the most amazing … Read more

autopsy of an emperor 2.0 who knows no bounds

The creator of Tesla and Space X, incidentally the richest man in the world, is the subject of a portrait on RMC Découverte this Monday at 9:05 p.m. Alexander the Great and Genghis Kahn would no doubt have envied him. Because Elon Musk, the richest man in the world with a fortune estimated at 300 … Read more

American associations want to prevent Elon Musk from buying Twitter

Several human rights NGOs have joined forces in the hope of preventing Elon Musk from buying Twitter, for fear that the multi-billionaire will allow toxic behavior to explode on the platform. “If we don’t block this operation, he will give a megaphone to demagogues and extremists, who (…) incite hatred, violence and harassment”, Nicole Gill, … Read more

Ex-Twitter boss ordered by Elon Musk to provide documents

Elon Musk has served ex-Twitter boss Jack Dorsey with an injunction to provide a whole series of documents, as part of the battle he launched to extricate himself from the $ 44 billion takeover deal of the social network. According to documents made public Monday, August 22, Jack Dorsey was ordered to give Elon Musk … Read more

Twitter shareholders to vote Sept. 13 on Musk takeover

The vote of Twitter shareholders on its acquisition by Elon Musk will take place on September 13, before the start of the lawsuit that the social network has brought against the richest man in the world in October. Twitter summoned its shareholders for a “special meetingby videoconference, according to official documents filed Tuesday with the … Read more

Consumer Confidence Picks Up in August, University of Michigan Says

Consumer confidence picked up more than expected in August in the United States, due to the improving outlook on the inflation front, which relieves low- and middle-income households, according to the preliminary estimate published on Friday. by the University of Michigan. The index stood at 55.1 points, up 7% from July, and higher than the … Read more

record drop in productivity in the second quarter

Productivity in the United States suffered its biggest drop on record in the second quarter, while businesses saw labor costs rise the fastest since 1982, contributing to the high inflation the country is experiencing. From April to June, productivity fell 2.5% compared to the same period last year, according to the preliminary estimate released Tuesday … Read more

The United States wants to seize the Airbus of a Russian oligarch in Kazakhstan

The American authorities announced Monday August 8 that they wanted to seize in Kazakhstan the Airbus A319 of the Russian oligarch and parliamentarian Andrei Skotch, targeted by American and European sanctions in the wake of Moscow’s outbreak of the war in Ukraine. American justice obtained a “mandate” for the “seizureof this private Airbus A319-100 belonging … Read more

Stock markets down after US unemployment figures

Stock markets fell after the announcement of better than expected employment figures in the United States, this dynamism raising fears that the American central bank will raise its rates further sharply to fight against inflation. Read alsoTokyo Stock Exchange closes at two-month high European stock markets ended in the red, after hovering around equilibrium for … Read more

“Stray”, the video game that cats love

AFP, published on Friday August 05, 2022 at 08:15 The video game “Stray”, whose protagonist is an alley cat, has won over many humans since its release in July. More surprisingly, the title also arouses the fascination of felines. On Twitter, the “Cats Watching Stray” account, which lists the most zany reactions of cats observing … Read more