‘White Paper’ protests: China’s top stationery supplier says it still sells A4 sheets – CNN | CarTailz

Hong Kong CNN business — The rare protests, which swept across China over the weekend, often featured protesters holding blank sheets of paper, a phenomenon that has caused problems for the country’s top stationery chain. In a symbolic protest against censorship, young protesters held up white sheets – a metaphor for the critical social media … Read more

Elon Musk claims Apple threatened to withhold Twitter from its App Store – CNN | CarTailz

new York CNN business — Elon Musk claimed Monday that Apple had “threatened” to remove Twitter from its iOS app store, a move that could be devastating for the company Musk just acquired for $44 billion. “Apple (AAPL) has also threatened to withhold Twitter from its App Store, but won’t tell us why,” Musk said … Read more

Firings, ultimatums and an ongoing saga of blue ticks: Elon Musk’s first month on Twitter – CNN | CarTailz

CNN — As of Sunday, it’s officially been a month since the world’s richest man took the helm at Twitter. During that time, Elon Musk initiated mass layoffs and issued a cryptic ultimatum to the remaining employees, restored the accounts of controversial figures including former President Donald Trump, and took off — and then enacted … Read more

Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China – CNN | CarTailz

Hong Kong CNN business — A violent workers’ revolt at the world’s largest iPhone factory in central China further shakes Apple’s strained supply and highlights how the country’s strict zero-Covid policy is hurting global tech companies. The troubles began last month when workers left the factory campus in Zhengzhou, capital of central Henan province, amid … Read more

Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China – CNN | CarTailz

Hong Kong CNN business — A violent workers’ revolt at the world’s largest iPhone factory in central China further shakes Apple’s strained supply and highlights how the country’s strict zero-Covid policy is hurting global tech companies. The troubles began last month when workers left the factory campus in Zhengzhou, capital of central Henan province, amid … Read more

Foxconn offers to pay workers to leave its largest iPhone factory after violent protests – CNN | CarTailz

Hong Kong CNN business — Foxconn has offered to pay newly hired workers 10,000 yuan ($1,400) to quit and leave the world’s largest iPhone assembly plant to quell protests that have seen hundreds clashed with security forces at the compound in central China. The Apple supplier made the offer Wednesday after dramatic scenes of violent … Read more

Twitter was already in disarray. Trump’s return will only make things more chaotic – CNN | CarTailz

new York CNN business — With his decision on Saturday to restore former President Donald Trump’s personal Twitter account almost two years after it was finally suspended, Elon Musk could throw Twitter into even deeper chaos — and that might be the point. In the weeks since Musk completed his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter, … Read more

Elon Musk restores Donald Trump’s Twitter account – CNN | CarTailz

CNN — Former US President Donald Trump’s Twitter account has been restored to the platform. The account, which Twitter suspended after the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol, was restored after Twitter CEO and new owner Elon Musk posted a poll on Twitter Friday night asking users of the platform if Trump should be … Read more

Kanye West is acquiring conservative social media platform Parler – CNN | CarTailz

CNN business — Kanye West is acquiring Parler, the alternative social media platform favored by many conservatives. Parler’s parent company announced the deal Monday morning, saying West had “taken a landmark step into the media space of free speech and will never again have to fear being removed from social media.” The acquisition comes after … Read more

China’s economy ‘in deep trouble’ as Xi heads into next decade in power – CNN | CarTailz

Hong Kong CNN business — When Xi Jinping came to power a decade ago, China had just overtaken Japan to become the world’s second largest economy. Since then it has grown at a phenomenal pace. With a compound annual growth rate of 6.7% since 2012, China has experienced one of the fastest sustained expansions for … Read more