IBM pulls ads from X over placement next to pro-Nazi content
19 November 2023 | 4:03 pm
Tech giant IBM has pulled its ads from X after they were run alongside pro-Nazi posts. The news comes after Elon Musk endorsed an anti-Semitic post on the platform. Meanwhile, the largest semiconductor equipment maker in the US, Applied Materials, is under criminal investigation for potentially evading export restrictions on China's top chipmaker.
10 Jul 2019
International Business Machines Corp. has completed a $34 billion deal for Red Hat in a bid to increase its cloud-computing offerings.
11 Jul 2019
IBM closes a $34 billion deal to buy Red Hat. IBM CEO Ginni Rometty and Red Hat CEO James Whitehurst talk to Bloomberg's David Westin about the merger.
31 Jul 2019
The hit song “Old Town Road” has officially spent 17 weeks at the top of the 'Billboard' Hot 100 chart. This means that Lil Nas X has broken the record for the most weeks at No. 1, which was previously held by Mariah Carey’s song “One Sweet Day.”
21 Feb 2020
The Social Media Week Lagos 2020 gets underway in a few days and The Guardian will be hosting two sessions. First, we’d take a look at how creators can balance timely content availability with premium audience satisfaction without compromising on either. Finally, we’d look at the global phenomenon called hate speech and how it can be regulated in Nigeria without misuse and abuse of power.
10 Jul 2020
The Nigerian Stock Exchange upgraded its issuers’ portal on Monday. The portal was developed to ensure the electronic delivery of issuers’ mandatory filings in a structured way for stakeholders in the capital market. Tinuade Awe, Executive Director for the Regulation Division of the NSE joins CNBC Africa for more.
4 Dec 2020
Researchers from technology giant IBM say hackers have tried to collect information on the global initiative for distributing coronavirus vaccine to developing countries. They said a nation-state appeared to be involved.
20 Feb 2021
Madonna is set to release a Netflix documentary featuring extensive footage from her troubled Madame X tour, according to new reports.
29 Oct 2021
The US State Department announced it has issued a first passport with "X" for gender. The State Department's special envoy for LGBTQ rights said the move was in line with "lived reality."
12 Nov 2021
Europe has just marked the second anniversary of Gaia-X. It's a cloud data project intended to help the continent achieve "digital sovereignty," but many companies remain skeptical or have simply never heard of it .
25 Nov 2021
Two legendary houses have joined forces for the Balmain x Chivas XV collaboration. Built on the authentic fusion of heritage, boldness and innovation, the two-bottle collection brings a modern twist to Scotch by blending the spirit of luxury French fashion with our luxury Scotch whisky.
16 May 2022
Guardian Nigeria's Political Editor, Muyiwa Adeyemi speaks to GuardianTV on the leading candidates in a fierce battle to succeed Governor Kayode Fayemi in the 2022 Ekiti governorship election.
9 Sep 2022
The Headies 2022 was the 15th edition of the Nigerian music awards The Headies. It was held at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, Georgia, United States on 4th September 2022. Wizkid led nominations with ten, Tems and Ayra Starr with eight each. Davido and Adekunle received seven each.
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With Vietnam recently upgrading ties with the US and Japan, it is now China's turn to charm its neighbor. The two Communist parties are closely linked, but Hanoi cannot afford being too submissive to Beijing.
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A greeting and an apology, a sign of respect and an indication of worshipping, the formal bow employed by all Japanese has many meanings and numerous subtle distinctions.
7 hours ago
As France's lower house of parliament prepares to debate the government's controversial immigration reform bill, we hear from those likely to be the most affected: immigrants themselves and the people who have dedicated their lives to helping them.
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Recently discovered oil is transforming Guyana's fortunes. But neighbouring Venezuela has suddenly rekindled old claims of territorial ownership. Official Venezuelan maps now incorporate the disputed Essequibo region that covers two-thirds of Guyana, and Venezuelan oil companies have been ordered to start extraction.
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The 2023 CAF Awards ceremony will take place in Marrakech in some hours and the spotlight is on Napoli and Super Eagles talisman Victor Osimhen and Super Falcons star, Asisat Oshoala in contention for the Player of the Year award in the men's and women's category. Ayomide Sotubo and the Nutmeg crew discussed what to expect in the ceremony.
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