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Tom Brady, Larry David, other celebrities named in FTX suit

A host of Hollywood and sports celebrities including Larry David and Tom Brady were named as defendants in a class-action lawsuit against cryptocurrency exchange FTX, arguing that their celebrity status made them culpable for promoting the firm’s failed business model.

Musk’s latest Twitter cuts: Outsourced content moderators

Twitter’s new owner Elon Musk is further gutting the teams that battle misinformation on the social media platform as outsourced moderators learned over the weekend they were out of a job.

Flying home for the holidays will cost you more this year

People still looking to book trips home to visit family or take a vacation during the holidays need to act fast and prepare for sticker shock.

AP source: US authorities investigate crypto exchange FTX

The swift collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX sent more shockwaves through the crypto world on Thursday, with authorities now investigating the firm for potential securities violations and analysts bracing for a further downturn in crypto prices.

Twitter to add ‘official’ mark to verified big accounts

Twitter said Tuesday it will add a gray “official” label to some high-profile accounts to indicate that they are authentic, the latest twist in new owner Elon Musk’s chaotic overhaul of the platform’s verification system.

Apple says iPhone supplies hurt by anti-virus curbs in China

Apple Inc. is warning customers they’ll have to wait longer to get its latest iPhone models after anti-virus restrictions were imposed on a contractor’s factory in central China.

Musk threatens to boot Twitter account impersonators

Elon Musk tweeted Sunday that Twitter will permanently suspend any account on the social media platform that impersonates another.

Musk: People banned from Twitter won’t be restored for weeks

Elon Musk said Wednesday that Twitter will not allow anyone who has been kicked off the site to return until it sets up procedures on how to do that, a process that will take at least a few weeks.

CBS, Moonves must pay $30.5 million for insider trading

CBS and its former president, Leslie Moonves, will pay $30.5 million as part of an agreement with the New York attorney general’s office, which says the network’s executives conspired with a Los Angeles police captain to conceal sexual assault allegations against Moonves.

Musk tweets link to an unfounded conspiracy theory

Elon Musk on Sunday tweeted a link to an unfounded rumor about the attack on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband, just days after Musk’s purchase of Twitter fueled concerns that the social media platform would no longer seek to limit misinformation and hate speech.