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Owner of @x Twitter handle says no one reached out ahead of Twitter’s rebranding to ‘X’

Twitter’s rebranding to X has not been faring well. In addition to the haphazard rollout, which saw parts of the site referencing “X” while other parts still implored you to “s

Here’s why Elon Musk’s rebranding of Twitter to ‘X’ is good, actually

Actually, no, I couldn’t even come up with a halfhearted contrarian take. It’s trash. Twitter has officially changed its logo to ‘X’

Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg should cage fight over whose rebrand is worse

Elon Musk is the best thing that could have ever happened to Mark Zuckerberg. As Musk begins to change Twitter’s branding to X, Facebook’s rebrand to Meta doesn’t seem all that bad.

Twitter has officially changed its logo to ‘X’

Twitter has removed the iconic bird logo and adopted ‘X’ as its official logo. This move comes after Elon Musk announced the change over the weekend. The change is already live on the webs

Elon Musk says an ‘X’ will soon mark the spot where Twitter used to be

Elon Musk has been calling his Twitter acquisition X Corp. basically since he bought it, and that is its official legal entity name already, but now it could be the customer-facing brand for the bird

Tesla’s margins remind us that it’s an automaker, not a tech company

Tesla's stock price took a hit after it reported decreased Q2 margins and problems that are unique to automakers, not tech companies.

Twitter is prepping a job listings feature for verified organizations

Twitter appears to be prepping a feature that allows verified organizations on the platform to post job listings on their profiles. The social media giant has also created an official @TwitterHiring a

Tesla to license FSD to other OEMs, allow transfer of FSD to new cars

Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed Wednesday that the automaker is “in discussion with major OEMs about using Tesla FSD.” Tesla Full Self-Driving is the automaker’s beta advanced driving

Tesla hits $25B in Q2 revenue, but margins decrease amid price cuts

Tesla reported Wednesday net income of $2.7 billion in the second quarter, up 20% from the same period last year as once again, the company’s EV price cuts dug into profits. The automaker has repeat

Intel backs robotics startup, Twitter loses money and fintech shows signs of life

Hello, and welcome back to Equity, the podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Our Monday show covers the latest in tech news from the week

Tesla announces first Cybertruck build ahead of Q2 earnings

Tesla over the weekend said its first much anticipated Cybertruck came off the electric vehicle maker’s production line in Texas. The debut of the long-delayed, futuristic-looking pickup truck c

Twitter starts sharing ad revenue with verified creators

Twitter is now paying creators for a share of the ad revenue earned from ads served in the replies to their posts. Users who subscribe to Twitter Blue and have earned more than 5 million tweet impress

Elon Musk wants to build AI to ‘understand the true nature of the universe’

Elon Musk, Twitter’s not-so-benevolent CEO, today announced the launch of a new organization, xAI, to “understand the true nature of the universe.” Ambitious? A little. So how does x

Twitter blocks links to rival Threads, while CEO downplays reports of traffic decline

Recently hired Twitter CEO Linda Yaccarino is pushing back at reports that Twitter traffic is tanking as a result of the July 5 launch of a new competitor, Instagram Threads. But the company does seem

Twitter silently removes login requirement for viewing tweets

Days after requiring users to log in to view tweets, Twitter has silently removed these restrictions. This means you can open Twitter links in a browser without an account. We at TechCrunch noticed th

Twitter said only verified users will be able to access TweetDeck after 30 days

After swaths of users were unable to access parts of TweetDeck over the last few days, Twitter started rolling out a new version of the web app to users Monday. The company also added that in 30 days,

TweetDeck suffers as Musk enforces read limits on Twitter

Over the weekend, Elon Musk limited the number of tweets users can read in a day, which he said was to prevent data scraping. While this measure has affected all Twitter users, TweetDeck users in part

Tesla delivers record EVs amid federal tax credits, price cuts

Tesla has topped Wall Street delivery estimates in the second quarter of 2023 as the automaker’s many price cuts and the Biden administration’s federal electric vehicle tax credits take ef

Twitter limits the number of tweets users can read amid extended outage

Twitter is putting limits to how many tweets its users can read as the Elon Musk–owned service suffers extended outage that has stymied users’ ability to track new posts. In a tweet, Musk deta

Fidelity deepens valuation cut for Reddit and Discord

Fidelity has further slashed the estimated worth of its holding in the social platform Reddit and the chat app Discord as well as SaaS startup Gupshup, giving a preview into how one of the world&#8217
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