Isobel Asher Hamilton, Business Insider

Isobel Asher Hamilton

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United Kingdom

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Recent:
  • Business Insider
  • BusinessInsiderIndia
Past:
  • Business Insider AUS
  • AOL.com
  • Inside Scoop SF

Recent articles by Isobel:

Meta told employees they couldn't discuss abortion at work in groups of more than 5 people, report said

Group discussion of abortion at work should only be among "like-minded" people, a top Meta executive said in an internal message seen by The Verge. → Read More

Elon Musk says he is spending less than 5% of his time on the Twitter acquisition deal

Elon Musk recently declared his proposed deal with Twitter was on hold until he sees evidence of how it calculates the number of bots on its platform. → Read More

NYC attorney general is investigating Twitch, Discord, and 4Chan over the Buffalo shooting

NYC AG Letitia James said she's investigating the platforms which the suspected shooter used to "plan, promote, and stream" his attack. → Read More

New York State is suing Amazon, accusing it of discriminating against pregnant and disabled workers

New York State's human rights division alleged that one pregnant Amazon worker was forced to carry heavy boxes and suffered an injury. → Read More

Twitter lost three more top executives amid Elon Musk takeover drama

The new departures come less than a week after two senior execs announced they were leaving Twitter — and one said the CEO asked him to go. → Read More

The company buying Trump's social network Truth Social warned investors about his history of bankruptcy and failed business ventures

In a filing Monday, Digital World highlighted the failures of Trump Taj Mahal, Trump University, and Trump Vodka, among other ventures. → Read More

SpaceX is selling shares at $125 billion valuation as Elon Musk rejigs Twitter financing, reports say

Elon Musk is reportedly looking for ways to replace a $12.5 billion margin loan against his Tesla stake as part of his bid for Twitter. → Read More

Elon Musk says $44 billion Twitter deal can't proceed until CEO proves the platform has fewer than 5% fake accounts

"My offer was based on Twitter's SEC filings being accurate," Musk tweeted Tuesday, again taking issue with fake and spam accounts on the platform. → Read More

Elon Musk put his $44 billion Twitter buyout 'on hold.' He could be trying for a better price, buying himself time — or preparing to scrap the deal altogether.

Pressure on Tesla stock, a volatile market, and deal financing issues suggest Musk has got "cold feet," Wedbush analyst Dan Ives said Monday. → Read More

Elon Musk claims Twitter's ban on Donald Trump amplified Trump's voice among the right. That's not quite true.

Getting kicked off Twitter let the former President play the victim with his fans, but ultimately there's no substitute for its huge reach. → Read More

Mark Zuckerberg posted a video showing off Meta's upcoming VR headset Cambria — but pixelated out the headset

Mark Zuckerberg released a demo of mixed-reality display in the high-end "Project Cambria" headset, and played with a little cartoon monster. → Read More

Elon Musk tweeted to say that his Twitter deal is 'temporarily on hold'

The Tesla CEO said the deal was on hold pending verification of a report that spam accounts make up less than 5% of Twitter accounts. → Read More

Apple sent a script of anti-union talking points to store managers, a report says

A memo obtained by Vice prompted Apple store managers to tell staff they may get fewer career opportunities if their store unionized. → Read More

Meta is cutting spending in its hardware division and can no longer afford some projects, a report says

Meta exec Andrew Bosworth told staff at AR/VR division Reality Labs that it wouldn't be able to afford some projects any more. → Read More

The SEC is investigating Elon Musk over his late disclosure that he had purchased Twitter stock, a report says

Elon Musk potentially saved $143 million by filing a late disclosure, an accounting professor told The Wall Street Journal. → Read More

Jack Dorsey says banning Trump was a 'business decision' and agrees with Elon Musk that no one should be permanently banned from Twitter

Jack Dorsey said was in an "impossible situation" when it banned Trump and "businesses should not be making these decisions." → Read More

A former Facebook moderator in Kenya has accused Meta of human trafficking

Daniel Motaung said he applied for a moderator job in Kenya not realizing he would be working at Facebook and exposed to graphic content. → Read More

Microsoft will help employees cover travel costs to access abortion and gender-affirming services

Microsoft joins a growing number of companies bringing in policies to help staff travel across state lines to access medical care. → Read More

You shouldn't feel you have to delete your period-tracking app if Roe v. Wade is overturned — but you should know the risks, expert says

It's "not impossible" law enforcement authorities would have the power to obtain intimate user data, tech policy expert Eva Blum-Dumontet said. → Read More

Elon Musk says he's 'exactly aligned' with strict new EU rules on policing social-media platforms

Musk, who's buying Twitter for $44 billion, said Monday: "Anything my companies can do that would be beneficial to Europe, we want to do that." → Read More