Elon Musk sues 4 unknown people for scraping Twitter data
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According to the complaint, the four entities, which are identified only by their IP addresses, unlawfully scraped Twitter user data in violation of the platform’s terms of service. “X Corp identified particular IP addresses -- including those belonging to defendants -- that were flooding Twitter’s sign-up page with automated requests,” said the lawsuit filed in Dallas, Texas. 
Twitter resumes paying Google Cloud pending bills under new CEO
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According to the Wall Street Journal, she intervened to mend Google relationship and the micro-blogging platform is now paying for Google Cloud services. "Twitter Chief Executive Linda Yaccarino intervened to help repair the relationship between the social-media company and Alphabet's Google, after a payment issue," the report said, citing a person familiar with the matter.
Linda Yaccarino takes over as Twitter CEO while ad sales plunges 59%
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Yaccarino, former Chairman of Global Advertising and Partnerships at NBC Universal, updated her bio as Twitter CEO on LinkedIn, before welcoming Joe Benarroch at the micro-blogging platform, who worked with her as executive vice president at NBC Universal. "Welcome to the flock, Benarroch, from one bird to the next. Let's get to work @Twitter," she posted.
Twitter's worth down to just $15 bn under Musk: Report
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Twitter has struggled financially since Musk took over. The financial services giant Fidelity estimated in its monthly report of portfolio valuations that Twitter is now worth just one-third worth of what Musk paid for the micro-blogging platform, reports Bloomberg.
Top Tesla team 'arriving' in India to explore entry as Elon Musk focuses on EV biz
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According to a Bloomberg report, citing sources, the Tesla executives are expected to meet officials from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office. "The discussions will revolve around the possibility of local sourcing of components for Tesla's car models," the report noted.
Musk loses appeal, must consult lawyers to post certain Tesla-related tweets
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The 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan rejected Musk's argument that the consent decree reached in 2018 is a "prior restraint" on his speech. "Each tweet plausibly violated the terms of the consent decree," the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York City wrote in its ruling, reports The Verge.
Elon Musk confirms Linda Yaccarino as new Twitter CEO
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"I am excited to welcome Linda Yaccarino as the new CEO of Twitter! She will focus primarily on business operations, while I focus on product design and new technology," Musk posted in a fresh tweet. "Looking forward to working with Linda to transform this platform into X, the everything app," he added.
Several Twitter users logged out from desktop accounts globally
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Several users took to Twitter (via mobiles) to complain they were randomly logged out from their desktop accounts.The Downdetector website also showed a sharp increase in user complaints about the website. Some Twitter users claimed they were logged out repeatedly. Twitter was yet to acknowledge the issue On Monday, legacy Blue tick owners on Twitter were in for a surprise when a minor edit in their bio resulted in getting their Blue badge back, albeit briefly.
Tesla remains EV market leader in US with over 50% share
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EV sales increased to represent 7 per cent of all US passenger vehicle sales in 2022, according to Counterpoint Research, growing 54.5 per cent (on-year). "Tesla is dominating the US EV market while other automotive giants like Ford, General Motors, Stellantis, Volkswagen and Hyundai are struggling to provide strong competition," according to research analyst Abhik Mukherjee.
Twitter's revenue nosedived 40% in Dec as advertisers left: Report
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Several advertisers "ditched the social-media platform following Elon Musk's takeover", the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. In an update to investors, Twitter reported a 40 per cent decline (year-over-year) in both revenue and adjusted earnings for December. The company recently made a first interest payment to banks that lent $13 billion.
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