Twitter to pay verified creators for ads in replies, Musk says

Twitter will soon begin paying verified content creators for ads in their replies, with the first payment block of around $5 million, company owner Elon Musk has said. Budrul Chukrut | Sopa Images | Lightrocket via Getty Images Twitter will soon begin paying verified content creators for ads in their replies, with the first payment block of around $5 million, company owner Elon Musk said on Friday.

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Canada wildfire smoke again slows flights to the Eastern U.S.

People walk in Central Park as smoke from wildfires in Canada cause hazy conditions in New York City on June 7, 2023.  Timothy A. Clary | AFP | Getty Images Smoke from Canada wildfires could disrupt flights in the Eastern U.S. again Thursday after hundreds were delayed a day earlier due to decreased visibility, the

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Michael Goldstein says A.I. valuations are nowhere nears levels seen during past innovation cycles The mountain-high valuations seen in the technology sector during this new artificial intelligence wave, don’t look so “extreme” when looking at previous innovation waves. “The relative forward-P/Es of today’s AI leadership are still a far cry from what was seen at

Republicans angry with McCarthy over debt deal join Democrats to block gas stove bills

WASHINGTON — A band of 11 House conservative rabble-rousers on Tuesday took the rare step of joining all Democrats to block a pair of GOP bills to protect gas stoves to express their anger over the debt deal cut by Speaker Kevin McCarthy and President Joe Biden. The procedural vote was rejected, 206 to 220, stunning longtime lawmakers and reporters

D.A. Davidson downgrades Apple to neutral from buy

D.A. Davidson is downgrading Apple to neutral from buy, saying that any good news from the new Vision Pro mixed-reality headset launch is already reflected in the company’s share price. “We believe there are important structural challenges for Apple when it comes to consumer adoption of AR/VR hardware, which could limit the near-term impact on

IMF chief says there’s no slowdown in US lending

Georgieva says she had to work “twice as hard” to be equal to her male colleagues. Drew Angerer / Staff / Getty Images The International Monetary Fund has yet to see enough banks pulling back on lending that would cause the U.S. Federal Reserve to change course with its rate-hiking cycle. “We don’t yet see

Russia-Ukraine war updates for June 2, 2023

White House confident Ukraine has stocked arsenals for potential counteroffensive US National Security Council Coordinator for Strategic Communications John Kirby speaks during the daily briefing in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on May 31, 2023. Saul Loeb | Afp | Getty Images The White House said that it was

Bitcoin posted its worst month since November, but network activity saw record highs

Even though bitcoin just ended its first down month of the year, the network activity hit new record highs — and that’s a good thing for Bitcoin and its investors. Bitcoin closed May down 7.9% after trading between $26,000 and $28,000. It was the cryptocurrency’s worst month since November. However, Bitcoin’s average daily network hashrate

Meta Quest 3 unveiled ahead of Apple’s planned VR headset debut

Meta Quest 3 VR headset Meta Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg teased his company’s latest virtual reality headset, the Quest 3, on Thursday. The new headset will start at $499, Zuckerberg said in a video on Instagram. The post noted that it’ll be the first announced headset with “high-res color mixed reality.” The Quest 3 is