government and public administration

Elon Musk meets Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy and Hakeem Jeffries

CNN — Elon Musk, CEO of Twitter and Tesla, with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries at the US Capitol in Washington on Thursday evening. McCarthy, leaving the meeting with Musk in his office, declined to comment other than to say, “He came for my birthday.” The California Republican turned 58 on …

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DOJ sues Google for its dominance in the online advertising market

CNN — The Justice Department and eight states sued Google on Tuesday, accusing the company of harming competition with its dominance in the online advertising market and calling for its dissolution. The decision marks the Biden administration’s first successful antitrust case against a Big Tech company. The eight states joining the lawsuit are California, Colorado, …

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Recently Identified Inflammatory Disease VEXAS Syndrome May Be More Common Than Predicted, Study Finds

CNN — David Adams spent half a decade battling an illness he couldn’t name. He came and went to the hospital several times a year. His inflamed joints felt like he had been squeezed into gloves – and he could no longer play his beloved classical and jazz guitars. He had constant fevers and fatigue. …

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BOJ Policy Meeting: Japan Maintains Ultra-Dovish Policy, Leaves Yield Curve Targets Unchanged

hong kong CNN — The yen plunged on Wednesday after the Bank of Japan decided to maintain its ultra-loose monetary policy, defying market expectations that rising inflation could force the central bank away from low interest rates. . The BOJ kept its yield curve control (YCC) targets unchanged at the end of a two-day policy …

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Jack Ma relinquishes control of the Ant group

CNN — Chinese billionaire Jack Ma will no longer control Ant Group after the fintech giant’s shareholders agreed to reshape its shareholding structure, according to a statement released by the company on Saturday. After the adjustment, Ma’s voting rights will drop to 6.2%, according to the statement and CNN’s calculations. Prior to the restructuring, Ma …

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Twitter layoffs continue under Elon Musk

CNN — Other Twitter employees were laid off Thursday as part of ongoing layoffs under new owner Elon Musk, including public policy and media and entertainment teams, according to tweets from affected employees. As part of Thursday’s layoffs, members of Twitter’s public policy team who remained after last month’s massive layoffs were again roughly halved …

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Elon Musk says he will step down as Twitter CEO – once he finds a replacement

CNN — Twitter owner Elon Musk confirmed on Tuesday night that he would step down as CEO of the company, but only when he identifies a successor, speaking directly for the first time to a Twitter poll he created this week in which millions of users voted to oust him. in s TweeterMusk said he …

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As the world woos TSMC, Taiwan fears losing its ‘silicon shield’

hong kong CNN — Semiconductor giant TSMC was feted this week by US President Joe Biden and Apple CEO Tim Cook at a ceremony to unveil its $40 billion manufacturing site in Arizona – a huge investment designed to help secure America’s supply of the most advanced chips. But back in Taiwan, there is deep …

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As the world woos TSMC, Taiwan fears losing its ‘silicon shield’

hong kong CNN — Semiconductor giant TSMC was feted this week by US President Joe Biden and Apple CEO Tim Cook at a ceremony to unveil its $40 billion manufacturing site in Arizona – a huge investment designed to help secure America’s supply of the most advanced chips. But back in Taiwan, there is deep …

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Iranian protesters celebrate World Cup defeat, as fears surround players’ return

CNN — Iran’s World Cup defeat to the United States was met by cheers and celebrations in Tehran and other Iranian cities on Tuesday evening, as protesters hailed the country’s exit from the tournament as a blow to the ruling regime. The nation was eliminated from the tournament in Qatar after its 1-0 loss on …

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