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Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal to a debate on bots

Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal to a debate on bots

Centi-billionaire Elon Musk provoked Twitter and challenged the company’s CEO Parag Agrawal to a “public debate” about fake accounts and spam in the midst of a contentious legal battle over a $44 billion acquisition. Musk filed a bid with the Securities and Exchange to acquire Twitter back in April this year. After the companies agreed to …

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Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal to a debate on bots

Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal to a debate on bots

Centi-billionaire Elon Musk provoked Twitter and challenged the company’s CEO Parag Agrawal to a “public debate” about fake accounts and spam in the midst of a contentious legal battle over a $44 billion acquisition. Musk filed a bid with the Securities and Exchange to acquire Twitter back in April this year. After the companies agreed to …

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Hybrid work ‘bigger concern' than inflation or recession for commercial real estate: expert

Hybrid work ‘bigger concern’ than inflation or recession for commercial real estate: expert

Commercial real estate is down and hybrid work is a big reason why, according to one real estate executive. According to data from MSCI, commercial real estate transactions fell 22% in the second quarter from a year ago. And while inflation and an economic recession are both weighing heavily on the minds of real estate …

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Hybrid work ‘bigger concern' than inflation or recession for commercial real estate: expert

Hybrid work ‘bigger concern’ than inflation or recession for commercial real estate: expert

Commercial real estate is down and hybrid work is a big reason why, according to one real estate executive. According to data from MSCI, commercial real estate transactions fell 22% in the second quarter from a year ago. And while inflation and an economic recession are both weighing heavily on the minds of real estate …

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The mysterious companies behind Costco's Kirkland Signature and Trader Joe's O's

The mysterious companies behind Costco’s Kirkland Signature and Trader Joe’s O’s

They have become forces in their own right and make up around 21% of sales in the $1.7 trillion US grocery industry, according to IRI. But the origins of store brands remain largely secretive. Retailers aren’t typically forthcoming about the companies that make their brands. And manufacturers, likewise, have little incentive to reveal that they’re …

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Warren Buffett’s Berkshire reins in stock purchases and books $43.8bn loss

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire reins in stock purchases and books $43.8bn loss

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway dramatically slowed new investment in the second quarter after setting a blistering pace at the start of the year, as the US stock market sell-off pushed the insurance-to-railroad conglomerate to a $43.8bn loss. Berkshire said on Saturday that the drop in global financial markets had weighed heavily on its stock portfolio …

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California DMV accuses Tesla of making false claims about Autopilot and Full-Self Driving

California DMV accuses Tesla of making false claims about Autopilot and Full-Self Driving

California’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has accused Tesla of falsely advertising its Autopilot and Full Self-Driving (FSD) features, as reported earlier by the Los Angeles Times (via CNBC). The agency filed two separate complaints with the state’s Office of Administrative Hearings on July 28th, alleging Tesla made “untrue or misleading” claims about its vehicles’ …

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Binance and WazirX disagree over ownership two years after announcing deal – TechCrunch

Binance and WazirX disagree over ownership two years after announcing deal – TechCrunch

Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange by trading volume, said on Friday it doesn’t own India-based platform WazirX despite disclosing the acquisition two and a half years ago in a move that has baffled industry players, including the Indian firm that insists the purchase did take place. Changpeng Zhao, founder and chief executive of Binance, …

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Massive power tool recall: 1.4 million tools recalled, 9 people already injured

Massive power tool recall: 1.4 million tools recalled, 9 people already injured

It’s time to recheck your power tools following a big recall earlier this year. Two new recall actions are in place concerning devices that might cut you while you’re using them. One of them is DeWALT’s 12-inch Sliding Compound Miter Saws which sold more than 1.4 million units across the US and Canada. The other …

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