Isobel Asher Hamilton, Business Insider

Isobel Asher Hamilton

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Past articles by Isobel:

Elon Musk spoke with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella after announcing he would buy Twitter, texts show

A text from Satya Nadella shows he had a phone call with Elon Musk where Musk gave him "feedback" on Microsoft Teams. → Read More

Amazon confirms it is raising pay for warehouse staff and delivery drivers by $1 per hour

The average starting wage for Amazon warehouse workers and delivery drivers will go from $18 to $19, Amazon announced. → Read More

Amazon officially confirms it will hold a 2nd 'Prime Day' sales event in October

Amazon will be throwing the new sales event right before it heads into its busy holiday season, known internally as "peak." → Read More

Twitter whistleblower Peiter Zatko is a cybersecurity celebrity who once said he could break the internet in 30 minutes

The former Twitter security chief is behind an explosive whistleblower complaint accusing the company of lax practices. → Read More

Twitter's former security chief says Jack Dorsey suffered a 'drastic loss of focus' in final year as CEO

Dorsey attended meetings "sporadically" and was "extremely disengaged" when he did, a complaint filed by whistleblower Peiter Zatko says. → Read More

Twitter's former security chief has accused the company of 'lying' to Elon Musk about spam accounts, according to an explosive whistleblower complaint sent to regulators

Peiter "Mudge" Zatko has filed a series of wide-ranging whistleblower complaints that were obtained by The Washington Post. → Read More

Elon Musk told staff at his brain-chip company Neuralink he's frustrated with their slow progress, report says

Musk recently approached Neuralink rival Synchron, which is more advanced in its research, about a potential deal, Reuters reported. → Read More

Tesla is jacking up the price of its Full Self-Driving feature from $12,000 to $15,000 in the second hike of 2022

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said the price of FSD, which was $10,000 in January, will rise as its self-driving tech gets more sophisticated. → Read More

A man who lost $176 million worth of bitcoin in a dump wants to use a pair of $75,000 robot dogs in his master plan to get it back

James Howells threw out 8,000 bitcoins on a hard drive in 2013. Now he has an $11 million business plan to recover it involving two robotic dogs. → Read More

Twitter has already spent $33 million on its nightmare deal with Elon Musk

Twitter said in its Q2 earnings report it spent $33 million on expenses related to Elon Musk's "pending acquisition." → Read More

The quest to find $181 million in bitcoin buried in a dump

James Howells of Newport, Wales, shares his $11 million business plan to recover a hard drive with 8,000 bitcoins on it from a dump. → Read More

Meta is changing Facebook and Instagram to look and act more like TikTok

Instagram will convert more videos to Reels while Facebook is getting a new "Home" tab that will recommend content to users. → Read More

Mark Zuckerberg will have to give a 6-hour deposition about Cambridge Analytica as part of a class-action lawsuit

The class-action lawsuit was filed in 2018 on behalf of California Facebook users and will depose Zuckerberg, along with other key executives. → Read More

Netflix tests new way of charging users for password-sharing by letting them buy 'additional homes' for $2.99 per month

Netflix is trialling new rules on password-sharing in several Latin American countries before it cracks down globally. → Read More

Uber will pay over $2 million to disabled riders after charging them with waiting fees, and it might have to pay millions more

Uber settled with the DOJ to pay over $2 million to disabled riders who were charged and agreed to credit the accounts of 65,000 people. → Read More

Tesla ordered by German court to reimburse a woman $101,000 because her Autopilot was unreliable and kept making the car brake, report says

The court ruled Autopilot was dangerous in cities after a driver said her Tesla failed to see hazards and braked at random times. → Read More

550 women are suing Uber saying they were sexually assaulted by their drivers

Plaintiffs who have signed on to the case include women who were kidnapped, falsely imprisoned, and stalked by Uber drivers, their lawyers said. → Read More

Twitter says Elon Musk admitted he didn't read a summary it sent him of how it samples bots

The issue of whether Elon Musk's concerns around bot numbers were legitimate is a key element in the legal battle between him and Twitter. → Read More

Twitter says Elon Musk is trying to abandon his deal to buy the company because his Tesla shares tanked

Tesla shares have fallen almost 30% since April 25, the day Twitter agreed to Musk's proposed takeover. → Read More

A famous Japanese video game creator was falsely linked to the assassination fo Shinzo Abe. Now he says he's considering legal action.

A false claim that Hideo Kojima was linked to the killing of Shinzo Abe went viral and was repeated by news outlets and a French politician. → Read More