Elon Musk’s texts show how his relationship with Twitter went sideways

CNN  —  Days before publicly announcing his investment in Twitter, Elon Musk texted with Jack Dorsey. The former Twitter CEO suggested he no longer believed in the company he founded, according to new court filings in the legal battle between Musk and Twitter. Musk had begun quietly building up a large stake in Twitter (TWTR) … Read more

Marc Benioff would buy Twitter if he could

New York CNN Business  —  Marc Benioff is obsessed with Twitter. So much that he wishes he could own it. Benioff, Salesforce (CRM) chairman and co-CEO, told CNN’s Poppy Harlow in an interview that if it were up to just him, he would “absolutely” buy Twitter. To be clear, he’s not actually going to do … Read more

Twitch Streamer Mizkif Suspended For Alleged Assault ‘Cover Up’

As if Twitch wasn’t in the news enough already, the platform is again making new headlines, following yesterday’s successful campaign by top broadcasters to ban gambling from the livestreaming service. However, instead of money problems, we’re dealing with issues of sexual assault and harassment, as personalities like Maya and Mizkif have been accused of encouraging … Read more

PS5 Game Flopped So Hard Even GameStop Is Getting Rid Of It Now

Screenshot: PlatinumGames Babylon’s Fall, the live-service role-playing game Kotaku writer Ethan Gach named the PlayStation 5’s “new worst game,” has been made so valueless, some GameStops are giving physical copies away for free. It’s not only because the game “controls like Jell-O and combat is often a mess, while everything in-between ranges from feeling unpolished … Read more

Control, Sea Of Thieves Show Clips From Early In Development

Screenshot: YouTube The Grand Theft Auto VI leaks were big news for all kinds of reasons, but one of the more interesting talking points has been the revival of a discussion about how “bad” a game can look in front of the public. Like I said the other day, while there have been and always … Read more

YouTuber Confesses To Being Gaming Industry Leaker, Gets Caught

Image: Ubisoft / Dan Allen Gaming / Kotaku It turns out a Twitter account called TheRealInsider, the latest in a crop of leakers posing as gaming industry insiders, was actually run by YouTuber Dan Allen Gaming. The account had convinced many in the scene that it was the real deal after accurately teasing which new … Read more

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey to be deposed in Twitter v. Musk case

New York CNN Business  —  Twitter co-founder and former CEO Jack Dorsey will be questioned on Tuesday morning by lawyers for the company and Elon Musk as part of the court fight over their $44 billion acquisition deal, according to a notice of a deposition filed Monday. Dorsey — who stepped down as CEO of … Read more

Stunning time-lapse photos show the Queen smiling throughout her life and reign

A viral video posted to Twitter on the eve of the Queen’s funeral documents how Her Majesty grew up from a young girl to her time fighting in World War II and her eventual rise to the crown, smiling at each step of the way. The age-progression video starts off with a picture of Lilibet … Read more