Twitter sues Trump goverment
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Twit on Twit action

Twitter has launched a lawsuit against the Trump administration, after the Department of Homeland Security tried to use its powers to find out who was daring to post negative things about Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump.

Twitter is toast
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22 December 2016

Twitter is toast


Analysts finally start speaking like Fudzilla


It has taken a while, but we are finally getting analysts to describe situations in the way we do. Trip Chowdhry, the managing director of equity research at Global Equities Research shocked the market when he described Twitter as being "toast".

Microsoft will not build a Muslim registry
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Not worth the bad PR


Software king of the world, Microsoft,  has ruled itself out of the running for building an electronic register of US Muslims.

Big tech would build a Muslim register
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No one remembers IBM, including IBM

It seems that the top tech companies have learnt nothing from the experience of IBM during the 1930s and are happy to help build Donald “Prince of Orange” Trump’s Muslim database.

Twitter considers selling Vine
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As it considers acquisition itself


A week and a half ago, Twitter announced that it would be shutting down its short-form video compilation service Vine, keeping the website and video archive available but disabling mobile app functionality for its users over the next couple months.

Why did Istanbul's Internet get the works?
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That’s nobody’s business but the Turks


Much of the internet appears to have gone down in Turkey and it is widely believed that the government is doing the throttling.

Twitter will have sorted out who will own it by October 27
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Lightning negotiations

Social notworking site Twitter has told potential acquirers it wants to have finished sales negotiations by the time it reports third-quarter earnings on 27 October.

Google and Salesforce place interest in bids to acquire Twitter
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Acquisition possible before end of year

In a recent turn of events on Friday, Google and Salesforce have made offers to acquire San Francisco-based social media giant Twitter to an estimated sum of $30 billion.

Turks by-pass government Twitter ban
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Getting the message out

While the Turkish government is desperate to stop its citizens talking about the coup, its brutal crackdown afterwards and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s corruption, it is fighting an uphill battle.

AI assistant turned fascist sex slave on Twitter
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You have to be careful what you learn from whom

Microsoft’s had a wizard idea about getting its AI robot to learn about humans from Twitter. The program was so good that it quickly turned into a conspiracy theorist, Hitler-loving, incest sex-promoting Trump supporter.