The New York Post: Dorsey says Alex Jones isn’t blocked from Twitter because he hasn’t broken rules

The New York Post: Dorsey says Alex Jones isn’t blocked from Twitter because he hasn’t broken rules
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said on Tuesday night that his company did not suspend conspiracy theorist Alex Jones from its platform because Jones “hasn’t violated our rules.” Dorsey addressed the issue one day after Jones, the Infowars personality, was banned from Alphabet’s GOOGL, +1.47%   YouTube, Spotify SPOT, -0.24%   and Facebook FB, -1.01%  . “We didn’t suspend Alex Jones... Read More

Asia Markets: Chinese stocks recede, while other Asian markets resume gains

Asia Markets: Chinese stocks recede, while other Asian markets resume gains
Asian stock markets largely started off with gains for the second day in a row early Wednesday, although Chinese indexes stumbled after Tuesday’s rally. A day after near-3% bounces from multiyear lows, Chinese benchmarks were down slightly as the Trump administration confirmed it would impose 25% tariffs on $16 billion in Chinese imports later this month. The Shanghai Composite SHCOMP,... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: Skepticism over Elon Musk’s ‘special purpose fund’ for investors if Tesla goes private

The Wall Street Journal: Skepticism over Elon Musk’s ‘special purpose fund’ for investors if Tesla goes private
A number of bankers and private-equity investors privately cast doubt on Elon Musk’s ability to pull off a buyout of Tesla Inc. after he raised the possibility in a series of tweets Tuesday. The electric-car company’s chief said in one tweet that as part of the deal he envisions, Tesla’s current investors could either sell or keep their stakes. He said... Read More

Key Words: Esports will be in the Olympics, and become the biggest sport in the world, Logitech CEO predicts

Key Words: Esports will be in the Olympics, and become the biggest sport in the world, Logitech CEO predicts
Maybe you should let your kids play more video games. It’s “inevitable” that esports will eventually be in the Olympics, Logitech International Inc. LOGI, +0.13%   Chief Executive Bracken Darrell said Tuesday, as he predicted it will someday be the biggest sport in the world. That bold prediction came in a CNBC interview with Jim Cramer of “Mad Money.” “In... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: Trump administration may seek to limit citizenship for legal immigrants

The Wall Street Journal: Trump administration may seek to limit citizenship for legal immigrants
President Donald Trump is set to unveil a plan that would make it harder for legal immigrants — those with green cards — from becoming citizens if they had ever used Obamacare, food stamps or other public assistance programs. Team Trump’s plan is the brainchild of senior adviser Stephen Miller, the 32-year-old immigration hardliner who was also one of the... Read More

Disney earnings disappoint, but stock turns around after Iger touts Fox assets and streaming

Disney earnings disappoint, but stock turns around after Iger touts Fox assets and streaming
Walt Disney Co. shares declined after the company released a disappointing earnings report Tuesday afternoon, but turned around after Chief Executive Robert Iger laid out plans for Disney’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox assets and its coming Disney-branded streaming service. Disney DIS, +0.53%  stock has been pressured by concerns about its television assets, especially cable networks like ESPN, and the... Read More