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Twitter whistleblower claims company lied about spam accounts, CEO Parag responds.
Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal responded after the former head of security, PeIter 'Mudge' Zatko, accused the platform of lying about the number of spam accounts. The claims are a "false narrative that is riddled with inconsistencies and inaccuracies, and presented without important context", Agrawal said. Zatko was fired for "ineffective leadership and poor performance" earlier this year, he added.
Musk's ex-girlfriend auctions their pics, gifts to raise money for son's college fees.
Elon Musk's ex-girlfriend, Jennifer Gwynne, is auctioning off pictures and personal belongings from their one-year relationship to generate funds for her stepson's college tuition. Gwynne allegedly dated Musk in 1994, while they were both in their twenties and enrolled at the University of Pennsylvania. Their photographs, Musk's handwritten message, and a jewellery were among the things to be auctioned.
India forced Twitter to hire a government agent: Whistleblower.
Ex-Twitter security chief Peiter Zatko alleged the Indian government forced Twitter to put a government agent on payroll, as per a whistleblower disclosure with US regulators. Zatko said the agent would've had access to sensitive user data. "Twitter didn't...disclose to users that it was believed by...executive team that. The indian government... succeeded in placing agents on [its] payroll," he said.
Musk tweets meme as whistleblower claims Twitter lied about spam accounts.
The world's richest person Elon musk tweeted a meme on Tuesday after twitter's former head head of security, peiter Zatko, claimed the social media platform lied about the number of spam accounts. " give a little whistle," the meme shared by the Tesla CEO said. Notably, Musk is seeking to pull out of the $44- billion deal to acquire twitter over spam accounts.
First made-in-India hydrogen fuel cell bus that only emits water unveiled in Pune
Union Minister Jitendra Singh Unveiled India's first indigenously developed hydrogen fuel cell bus in pune on Sunday. the fuel cell utilizes hydron and air to generate electricity to power the bus and the only effluent from the bus is water, Singh said. this possibly makes the hydrogen fuel cell bus the most environmentally friendly mode of transportation, the minister added.
Elon Musk subpoenas Twitter ex-CEO Jack Dorsey in $44 bn takeover lawsuit.
The world's richest person Elon Musk has subpoenaed his friend and former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey as he attempts to back out of the $44 billion acquisition deal. Dorsey is being asked for documents relating to the merger as well as information on spam accounts on Twitter. Twitter and Musk are headed for a trial over the merger in October.
Execs allowed Twitter to become dependent on money from Chinese entities: Whistleblower.
Whistleblower Peiter Zatko, in his disclosure to Congress and federal agencies, alleged that Twitter executives allowed the microblogging platform to become more dependent upon revenue coming from Chinese entities. This was despite the fact that Twitter is blocked in China, he added. Twitter executives knew that accepting Chinese money risked endangering users in China, the disclosure read.
Google shut my account, flagged me for abuse over nude pics of my sick kid: US man
A San Francisco dad claims that Google terminated his account after he used his Android smartphone to photograph an infection on his child's crotch. The images were detected as child sexual abuse material (CSAM) by Google, the guy said, adding that the authorities had begun an inquiry into him. The investigator eventually concluded that no crime had occurred.
FTX's revenue jumped by more than 1,000% in a year, leaked documents show.
The revenue of privately held crypto exchange FTX surged more than 1,000% from $89 million in 2020 to $1.02 billion in 2021, according to leaked internal documents. Further, its operating income was $272 million in 2021, up from $14 million a year earlier. FTX earned $388 million in net profits last year, up from $17 million the previous year.
Musk lists main goals for Tesla & SpaceX for 2022, says 'will require insane work'
Elon Musk, the world's richest person, turned to Twitter on Monday to discuss his two primary goals for this year. He called the launch of SpaceX's Starship rocket into Earth orbit and the widespread distribution of Tesla's full-self driving software the "two big kahunas." Musk went on to say that the targets will need "crazy labour by many very talented people."
Elon Musk criticised over claims he took a 9-minute trip on his private jet.
Elon Musk is being criticized after a Twitter user claimed that the world's richest person took a 9-minute flight from San Jose to San Francisco on his private jet. The user wrote that the same distance on an express train would have been five stops or nearly an hour. Meanwhile, a journalist suggested that the jet was likely being repositioned.
Former Apple car engineer, accused of stealing trade secrets, pleads guilty in US
Former Apple engineer Xiaolang Zhang pled guilty to stealing trade secrets while working on the company's car project between 2015 and 2018. Zhang faces up to 10 years in US prison and a $250,000 fine, as per CNBC. In 2018, Apple accused Zhang of downloading internal company files relating to its secretive car project, including circuit boards and a server.
Apple to start making iPhone 14 in India 2 months after China production: Report
Apple will start manufacturing iPhone 14 in India two months after the Chinese-made ones are released, Bloomberg reported. Apple is reportedly aiming to shorten the gap in the production of new iPhone in India from six to nine months for previous launches. The first iPhone 14s from India are likely to be finished by October or November, the report added.
Twitter CEO suggested the company become complicit with the Putin regime: Whistleblower.
Twitter's current CEO Parag Agrawal suggested that the microblogging platform become complicit with Russian President Vladimir Putin's regime, whistleblower Peiter Zatko stated. "It is a cause for concern about Twitter's effects on US national security," he added. Zatko further stated that Agrawal's suggestions were discarded.
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