Elon Musk asks for guarantees on fake accounts to complete the acquisition of Twitter

Could Elon Musk’s project never come to fruition? The Tesla boss said on Tuesday that the takeover of Twitter would not come to an end until he had the guarantee that less than 5% of the accounts on the platform are fake profiles. “Twitter’s chief executive yesterday refused to prove that less than 5% of … Read more

“Not sure” of being able to redeem Twitter, Elon Musk has a mysterious plan B

Very active on Twitter where he has nearly 82 million subscribers, the boss of Tesla made a remarkable entry into the capital of the company at the beginning of last week by acquiring 73.5 million ordinary shares of the company. He had been offered a seat on the board but finally refused it on Sunday, … Read more

Elon Musk remains ‘committed’ to buying Twitter after suspending acquisition

He wants more clarity on the subject. Elon Musk announced on Friday, May 13, that he was pausing the takeover of Twitter. “The Twitter agreement is temporarily suspended pending details supporting the calculation that spam/fake accounts indeed represent less than 5% of users”, tweeted the boss of Tesla and SpaceX, without giving further explanation. He, … Read more

LIVE – War in Ukraine: Russian strike leaves at least three dead in the northeast

AIR STRIKE A Russian airstrike on the city of Novgorod-Siversky, in northeastern Ukraine, left at least three dead and twelve injured overnight from Wednesday to Thursday. “There are three people killed and twelve injured following a strike,” said a spokesman for relief, adding that this was only a first assessment. “Today, around 00:10 and 00:23, … Read more

Takeover of Twitter: Elon Musk wants to reassure the EU on content moderation

He would have bought Twitter, according to him, to defend freedom of expression. On April 25, after several weeks of negotiations, Elon Musk took control of the blue bird social network, for the colossal sum of around 44 billion dollars (40 billion euros). The boss of Tesla and SpaceX, incidentally the richest man in the … Read more

Avian flu: duck is rare on the restaurant menu (even in Toulouse)

Since the start of the new avian flu epizootic in November, 16 million poultry have been slaughtered in France, said Monday, May 2, the Ministry of Agriculture. Consequence: the duck is running out in restaurants, and in particular in Toulouse (Haute-Garonne), where the 13H of TF1 goes in the report at the top of this … Read more

The character of your dog determined by its breed? A study goes against the grain of clichés

It’s well known that Chihuahuas are aggressive, Pit Bulls and Rottweilers aggressive, while Labradors are affectionate. Except no. While many character traits can be inherited, race only partially predicts most behaviors. “Genetics play a role in the personality of any individual dog, but breed does not predict these traits effectively”says researcher Elinor Karlsson, co-author of … Read more

Used frying oil: serial thefts from restaurants

Is sunflower oil the new yellow gold? Due to the war in Ukraine, prices have soared in Europe and especially in France, and some supermarket shelves remain empty. Supply difficulties that make this commodity a prime target for burglars. In recent weeks, restaurateurs, who consume tens of liters a day, have been victims of serial … Read more

Takeover of Twitter by Elon Musk: why Wall Street doubts that the billionaire will finalize the operation

Doubt is setting in on Wall Street regarding the final takeover of the social network Twitter by Elon Musk, current owner of Tesla and SpaceX. The American billionaire had become the majority shareholder of the platform on April 4, by taking a 9.2% stake in the capital of the company, for an estimated value of … Read more

VIDEO. A bichon killed in the middle of the street by two other dogs in Ablaincourt-Pressoir

MISCELLANEOUS FACTS The scene was caught on a man’s home security camera. While he was walking down his street, his little Maltese was violently attacked and seriously injured by two dogs from a neighboring house. He succumbed to his injuries a few seconds later. Updated on 04/26/2022 at 20:00 By Vincent Fouquet GAëtan Lemaire is … Read more