Twitter has permanently suspended the accounts of Alex Jones and InfoWars, depriving the conservative provocateur and his Web site of one of their last remaining online platforms. On Thursday afternoon, Twitter announced its move against Mr. Jones saying in a Tweet that it removed his accounts from Twitter and Periscope, the company’s video streaming service. The company said it took the action...
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SoftBank’s Onetime Pizza-Robot Darling Shuts Down
Zume, which raised $375 million from SoftBank to automate pizza-making with robots before switching to developing sustainable packaging, has shut down. The company is insolvent and has retained restructuring firm Sherwood Partners to liquidate the assets for the benefit of the creditors, an alternative to bankruptcy, according to Martin Pichinson, Sherwood Partners’ cofounder. It ceased...
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