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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Over 2.5 hours, mostly concentrated in Europe
On Tuesday, visitors to the website were greeted with the "Something is technically wrong" including the infamous blindfolded android robot image. Twitter chose to communicate the problem via a tweet. Some users took to Facebook to complain. Yet for others, the site appears to be permanently inaccessible.
Twitter is building a new feature which will allow allow users to post tweets as long as 10,000 characters. Its current limit is 140-character limit.
Two years in prison
The UK government is threatening to jail leaders of tech companies who warn their customers that they have been victims of government spying.