Twitter chief says Trump ban was right decision but sets ‘dangerous precedent’ | Twitter

Jack Dorsey, the chief executive of Twitter, has said that banning Donald Trump from the platform was the “right decision” but that it sets a dangerous precedent. Speaking out for the first time since the social network took the remarkable step of permanently suspending the president’s account following a violent Continue Reading

SEACOM Appoints New Group Chief Digital Officer – Tempemail

SEACOM has announced that its current Chief Technical Officer (CTO), Claes Segelberg, has resigned. Segelberg has been with the ICT company almost since its inception in 2009.  Segelberg and his passionate team are credited with building up the organisation from a small new private linear east coast cable system into the Continue Reading

Political fight brewing over Biden’s WH budget chief nominee Tom Cotton Donald Trump Democrats Joe Biden Senate- Tempemail

President-elect Joe Biden s pick to lead the Office of Management and Budget is quickly emerging as a political battle that could disrupt his efforts to swiftly fill out his administration. Some Republicans are expressing doubt that Neera Tanden could be confirmed by the Senate after she spent years attacking Continue Reading

US police chief resigns over ‘death to all Democrats’ posts- Tempemail

A police chief in Arkansas has resigned after posting messages on a right-wing social media app calling for “death to all” Democrats. Lang Holland’s posts on Parler went viral and received widespread condemnation on other social media platforms such as Twitter.  The mayor of Marshall, the small city where Mr Continue Reading

Turkey’s battered currency rises after finance chief resigns Recep Tayyip Erdogan Finance minister lira Dollar Turkey- Tempemail

The Turkish lira firmed against the dollar on Monday a day after the finance minister, who is also the son-in-law to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced his resignation on social media. The lira was up by 2.6%, trading at 8.29 against the dollar, even though it was not immediately clear Continue Reading

Russia spreading lies about Covid vaccines, says UK military chief | Military- Tempemail

Russia is seeking to destabilise countries around the world by sowing disinformation about coronavirus vaccines that is shared rapidly across social media, the head of the armed forces has warned. Gen Sir Nick Carter, the chief of defence staff, said the propaganda tactic reflected a strategy of “political warfare” aggressively Continue Reading

Liquid Telecom Appoints Group Chief Business Officer – Tempemail

Liquid Telecom has appointed Clayton Naidoo as new Group Chief Business Officer (GCBO). He will be responsible for driving growth, innovation and strategy in the enterprise market across the Group’s holdings. Naidoo will join the Liquid Telecom team in this role on 1 October 2020. A seasoned ICT professional, Naidoo Continue Reading

TikTok chief executive Kevin Mayer resigns after Trump call to sell US assets | Technology- Tempemail

Tik Tok’s chief executive, Kevin Mayer, has quit just months after his appointment, amid a “sharply changed” political environment after Donald Trump accused the platform of threatening national security. The Financial Times reported on Thursday that the former Disney executive would be replaced in the interim by Vanessa Pappas, the Continue Reading