Sunday, 23 January, 2022
TopicJack Dorsey

Topic: Jack Dorsey

Twitter needs a makeover. Jack Dorsey stepping down a healthy transition

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Twitter’s new CEO Parag Agrawal joins club of India-born US tech captains

Satya Nadella of Microsoft, Shantanu Narayen of Adobe, and Sundar Pichai of Alphabet are among the highest-profile leaders of US firms of Indian origin.

Jack Dorsey steps down as Twitter CEO, IIT alum Parag Agrawal picked successor

Dorsey said he decided to leave the company as Twitter is 'ready to move on from its founders'. He had earlier stepped down as CEO of Twitter in 2008, but returned in 2015.

Jack Dorsey tweets ‘705742’ and sets Crypto Twitter abuzz

Dorsey frequently tweets about crypto market. Last week he said his firm Square Inc would follow a hardware wallet model and 'build in the open in collaboration with the community'.

Trump sues Facebook, Twitter, Google over social media bans

Trump filed three lawsuits that seek court orders to restore his social media accounts, along with punitive damages, to ensure other users can’t be banned or flagged by tech giants.

Twitter donates $15 million for Covid relief in India

Twitter CEO Jack Patrick Dorsey Monday announced that the amount has been donated to three non-governmental organisations Care, Aid India and Sewa International USA.

Twitter CEO announces Bitcoin trust with focus on India as Modi govt plans cryptocurrency ban

Jack Dorsey is partnering rapper Jay-Z to fund the trust with an initial investment of 500 Bitcoins (around Rs 170 crore). Trust seeks to make bitcoin 'internet’s currency’.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says banning Trump was ‘right decision’

In a series of tweets, Dorsey said 'while there are clear and obvious exceptions, I feel a ban is a failure of ours ultimately to promote healthy conversation.'

Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey face Senate questions over tech platforms

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter’s Jack Dorsey answered questions before the Senate Judiciary Committee about content moderation and their role in political discourse.

Zuckerberg, Dorsey to face angry Republicans, defend charges of silencing conservatives

The two are scheduled to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The session is likely to focus on Twitter & Facebook’s handling of Trump’s statements on election process.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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