Chaos, confusion reign ahead of Twitter layoffs

Fear and dread spread across Twitter Inc. offices on Thursday as 7,500 employees from San Francisco to Singapore feared for job cuts that were...

Gaming Google: Oil firms use search ads to greenwash, study says

LOS ANGELES — Google is selling oil firms valuable digital real estate that they use to downplay their role in climate change, despite the search engine giant pledging it would stop taking money for ads that counter the scientific consensus on global warming, a new report shows. 

Advertisers begin to grill Elon Musk over Twitter ‘free-for-all’

Elon Musk promised advertisers he would keep Twitter from turning into a “free-for-all hellscape.” This week, advertisers are beginning to demand details on how he plans to uphold the commitment.

Zoho seeking to expand presence in Philippines

TECH FIRM Zoho Corp. is targeting to expand its footprint in the Philippines by helping more local micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) shift towards digitalization.

UnionDigital partners with Thought Machine for core banking platform

UNIONDIGITAL Bank, the digital lender of UnionBank of the Philippines, Inc., has partnered with cloud-native banking technology company Thought Machine to help operate its online platform. 

Cyber criminals hold Asian technology workers captive in scam factories

CHENNAI/BANGKOK — Indian engineer Stephen Wesley was puzzled when he was asked to take a typing test during an interview for a graphic design job in Thailand — but put it out of his mind when he got the role.

Elon Musk says Twitter will revise how it verifies users

Twitter will revise its user verification process, Elon Musk said in a tweet on Sunday, just days after he took over one of the world's most influential social media platforms. "Whole...

For Twitter boss Elon Musk, now comes the hard part

Overspending on Twitter Inc. for $44 billion was the easy part. Now, Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk must prove why he believes that Twitter...

Meta stock craters over bleak forecast and expensive metaverse bets

Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc. on Wednesday forecast a weak holiday quarter and significantly more costs next year, sending shares down nearly 20% as investors voiced skepticism about the company’s pricey metaverse bets. 

Data privacy rights stronger after Cambridge Analytica scandal

LONDON — Five years after the Cambridge Analytica scandal involving Facebook, digital rights activists David Carroll and Brittany Kaiser said major steps have been taken towards consumers securing the right to own their data.

More phishing attacks expected during holidays

INTERNET security company Kaspersky expects more phishing attacks in the Philippines and its neighbors in Southeast Asia in the upcoming holidays, a company official said.

Xiaomi launches entry-level phone Redmi A1 in PHL

XIAOMI is launching its new entry-level phone, the Redmi A1, in the Philippines this month, which will be available at a discounted price for a limited time.
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