Despite GOP outcry, Cassidy ‘at peace’ with impeachment vote Donald Trump impeachment vote peace GOP Bill Cassidy- Tempemail

Trashed on social media and censured by Louisiana Republicans, U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy described himself Wednesday as “at peace” with his vote to convict former President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial and dismissed the scorching GOP backlash he’s received. Louisiana’s senior Republican senator said he does not believe the Continue Reading

Bill Gates: ‘Carbon neutrality in a decade is a fairytale. Why peddle fantasies?’ | Technology

Bill Gates appears via video conference – Microsoft Teams, not Zoom, obviously – from his office in Seattle, a large space with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Lake Washington. It’s a gloomy day outside and Gates is, somewhat eccentrically, positioned a long way from the camera, behind a large, kidney-shaped desk; his Continue Reading

Bill Gates joins Blackstone in bid to buy British private jet firm | Bill Gates

Bill Gates has joined a £3bn bidding war to buy the world’s largest private jet operator just as he prepares to publish his new book How to Avoid a Climate Disaster. Cascade Investment, the fund that manages much of Gates’s $134bn personal fortune, announced on Friday it had teamed up Continue Reading

Coalition bill would block online platforms still hosting harmful content 24 hours after takedown notices | Online abuse- Tempemail

Internet service providers, social media companies and other online platforms will need to remove severely harmful, abusive or bullying content within 24 hours or risk being blocked, under the federal government’s proposed online safety legislation. Currently, takedown notices for image-based abuse, cyber-abuse, cyberbullying, and seriously harmful online content needs to Continue Reading

Online harms bill: firms may face multibillion-pound fines for illegal content | Internet safety- Tempemail

Social media companies will need to remove and limit the spread of harmful content or face fines of billions of pounds, the UK government has announced, as it finally reveals the details of its proposed internet regulation. The online harms bill, first proposed by Theresa May’s government in April 2019, Continue Reading

Online harms bill: firms face up to £18m fine for illegal content | Internet safety- Tempemail

Social media companies will need to remove and limit the spread of harmful content or face fines of up to £18m, the government has announced, as it finally reveals the details of its proposed internet regulation. The online harms bill, first proposed by Theresa May’s government in April 2019, sets Continue Reading

Elon Musk overtakes Bill Gates to be world’s second-richest person | Technology

Elon Musk has toppled Bill Gates as the world’s second-richest person, just a week after the Tesla co-founder overtook Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to become the third-richest. Driven by a further surge in Tesla’s share price, the 49-year-old entrepreneur’s net worth rose by $7.2bn (£5.4bn) to $127.9bn. It has soared by Continue Reading

VW pulls plug on helping with £2,500 repair bill | Money

Our VW Passat GTE – a plug-in electric hybrid – completely died a few months ago. Because it is just outside its three-year warranty, VW wants to charge me more than £2,500 to fix it. The car refused to turn on and, instead, displayed a “hybrid system error”. My breakdown Continue Reading

‘Never a dull moment’: Hillary and Bill Clinton share throwback photos to mark 45th wedding anniversary- Tempemail

Hillary shared a throwback photo on Instagram which was taken on their wedding day in 1975. Read more “Forty-five years,” Hillary captioned the picture. “Never a dull moment, and you’re still my best friend. Love you, Bill.” Bill also shared a tribute on social media, posting a more recent photo Continue Reading