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  • Russian government condemns Twitter’s ad ban for Russia Today and Sputnik

    Russian government condemns Twitter’s ad ban for Russia Today and Sputnik

    The Russian government officially slammed Twitter’s decision to ban Sputnik and Russia Today from its advertising products. The Director of the Information and Press Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Maria Zakharova has posted a statement on Twitter and Facebook. Zakharova goes one step further and attacks the U.S. government directly. According to her, this has become a… Read More

  • Crunch Report | Twitter Bans Two Russian Companies from Advertising

    Russia Today and Sputnik get banned from advertising on Twitter, GoFundMe starts creating content for some of its campaigns and Toyota is phasing out gas cars by 2040. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

  • Twitter shares are skyrocketing after it says it might finally make money soon

    Twitter shares are skyrocketing after it says it might finally make money soon

    It’s been quite a day for Twitter and the West Coast is barely past breakfast. Besides a surprise earnings beat and the decision to ban Russian media firms RT and Sputnik from its advertising platform, the day is also notable for Twitter’s share price jumping 15 percent in early trading on news it could be profitable before the end of this year. Twitter managed to slim its… Read More

  • Twitter bans Russia Today and Sputnik from advertising on its service

    Twitter bans Russia Today and Sputnik from advertising on its service

    Twitter has banned Russian media companies Russia Today (RT) and Sputnik from advertising on its service after it found that both had “attempted to interfere with the [2016 U.S.] election on behalf of the Russian government” using the social network. “This decision was based on the retrospective work we’ve been doing around the 2016 U.S. election and the U.S. Read More

  • Spunky Sputnik LED Lamp

    There is something retro-sexual about this Sputnik LED Lamp. It’s just a concept so take your time and stare at it. Chances are that it will never reach production. A couple more pics after the jump. Read More

  • Sputnik's Dad Speaks Out

    One of the greatest achievements of man was the first space satellite, Sputnik. Launched by the Russians 50 years ago, Sputnik was the first man-made object to orbit the Earth. It didn’t do much; it was more proof-of-concept than anything, but it acted as a catalyst for the Space Age, igniting the Space Race that is now stalled. The thing is, Sputnik was a hack. The man behind the… Read More