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NEWS

Netanyahu To Meet Musk Amid Anti-Semitism Controversy

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will touch down in California on Monday to meet with Elon Musk. The talks come as civil rights groups accuse the X owner of amplifying anti-Semitism, an allegation he denies. When Musk purchased Twitter, now called X, for $44 billion last year, he vowed to turn the site into a haven for free expression. He […]

BUSINESS

Threads Versus Twitter 

Threads, the newest social-media app from Meta, rocketed past 100 million users less than a week after it went live.   The explosive start from Mark Zuckerberg’s latest brainchild made it the fastest-growing app in history and took a significant bite out of Twitter’s traffic, according to the tracking company Cloudflare.   The app has since been hailed as the Twitter replacement people […]

BUSINESS

Meta’s Threads App Sparks Controversy And Competition

Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, has launched a new app called Threads, which aims to rival Twitter as a platform for public conversations with text. The app, which was released on Wednesday, July 6, 2023, has quickly gained millions of users but has also faced some challenges and controversies. Threads allow users to create and join threads […]

BUSINESS

Meta Go Threads To Compete With Twitter

Meta, the company that owns Facebook and Instagram, is launching a new app called Threads that is set to compete with Twitter for real-time digital conversations. The app will be connected to Instagram, allowing users to follow people they already do on the photo-sharing platform. The app will be released on Thursday, July 6. Threads is Meta’s attempt to capitalize […]

SPORTS

CWI Announces Schedule For West Indies vs. India International Home Series

Cricket West Indies (CWI) has announced the match schedule and venues for the highly anticipated West Indies versus India Men’s Series in July and August. The Series starts with two Test matches as part of the 2023-2025 ICC World Test Championship. Windsor Park in Dominica will host the first Test match from 12-16 July. The second Test match, to be […]

NEWS

UN Secretary-General António Guterres Laments Haiti’s Situation

In bilateral talks held recently between Prime Minister the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, and United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, both discussed the impact of the climate crisis on small island developing states, as well as the situation in Haiti and how to involve the international community. Mr. Guterres noted that Haiti is in a tragic situation, with dramatic humanitarian needs, […]

Jamaica

Prime Minister Andrew Holness Declines Salary Increase

The Prime Minister of Jamaica, Andrew Holness, has opted not to accept a salary increase attached to the post under the new public-sector-compensation regime. According to the Minister without Portfolio with Responsibility for Information, Hon. Robert Morgan, the decision by Holness will impact not only the Prime Minister’s salary but also other leaders who have held the position. “It’s not […]

NEWS

New Twitter Rules Expose Election Offices to Spoof Accounts

NEW YORK — Tracking down accurate information about Philadelphia’s elections on Twitter used to be easy. The account for the city commissioners who run elections, @phillyvotes, was the only one carrying a blue check mark, a sign of authenticity. But the check mark has disappeared ever since the social media platform overhauled its verification service last month. That’s made it harder […]

BUSINESS

Elon Musk Gets Personal

U.S. business magnate and investor Elon Reeve Musk was prompted to throw down the gauntlet and open up about himself in a short bio on Twitter. Musk, the founder, CEO, and chief engineer of SpaceX; angel investor, CEO, and product architect of Tesla, Inc.; owner and CEO of Twitter; founder of the Boring Company; co-founder of Neuralink and OpenAI; and […]