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The Real Reasons Behind the Crypto Crash, and What We Can Learn from Terra’s Fall

Crypto markets are in freefall this month—and their struggles have been gravely exacerbated by the demise of a $60 billion project that critics are calling a Ponzi scheme.

The project in question is..


Elon Musk Declares $44 Billion Twitter Takeover ‘On Hold’

Elon Musk tweeted that his $44 billion takeover of Twitter Inc. is “temporarily on hold” as he awaits data on its proportion of fake accounts, sending the social media giant into a tailspin.

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Tesla’s Ambitions in India Will Test Elon Musk’s Commitment to ‘Free Speech’

Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter could give the Indian government extra leverage to crack down on critics—despite Musk’s stated aims to preserve free speech on the platform—due to Tesla’s business a..


Elon Musk and the Tech Bro Obsession With ‘Free Speech’

They say that something is worth what someone will pay for it.

If that’s true, then protecting “free speech,” which Elon Musk has cited as a central reason he agreed to buy Twitter for $44 billion th..


Elon Musk Decided Not to Join Twitter’s Board After All, CEO Says

Billionaire Tesla founder Elon Musk has decided not to join Twitter Inc.’s board, the social media firm’s Chief Executive Officer Parag Agrawal tweeted.

Agrawal tweeted that Musk held discussions wit..


What Elon Musk Can Do In His New Role at Twitter—and What He Can’t

One of corporate America’s most notable loudmouths has acquired the largest stake in the home of online loudmouths: Twitter, the microblogging platform. Of course, the person in question is multi-bill..


How the Company Behind TikTok’s Viral 3D-Printed Houses Wants to Help Solve the Affordable Housing Crisis

Watching a giant robotic arm methodically deposit layers of concrete may not sound like a transfixing experience. But on TikTok, videos of this exact process—otherwise known as 3D printing—are racking..


Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo on the Chip Shortage, Supply Chain Issues, and Russian Sanctions

Earlier this week, I wrote about how potato chips may be harder to come by as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine hinders production of sunflower oil, a common snack food ingredient. Today, I spoke with Unit..


There’s Still Time to Make a Better, More Ethical Web

Twelve years ago, I was 24 years old when I handed my boss a printed piece of paper with the description for a job I believed should exist but didn’t: a reporter covering the emerging technology start..


Shares of Facebook’s Parent Company Meta Plunge 22% on Lower Profits

Newly renamed Meta is investing heavily in its futuristic “metaverse” project, but for now, relies on advertising revenue for nearly all its income. So when it posted sharply higher costs but gave a w..