The UK will soon have a new tech regulator dedicated to digital markets as part of the government’s plans to help news publishers and rein in the power of Facebook and Google. On Friday, the UK business secretary Alok Sharma said the new dedicated Digital Markets Unit will sit within the existing competition regulator, the Competition and Markets Authority, and be asked to write a new code of...
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Musk’s Twitter Has Just 180,000 U.S. Subscribers, Two Months After Launch
Around 180,000 people in the U.S. were paying for subscriptions to Twitter, including Twitter Blue, as of mid-January, or less than 0.2% of monthly active users, according to a document viewed by The Information. The tiny number signals the challenge Elon Musk faces in turning the subscription product into a major source of revenue. The U.S. number is about 62% of Twitter’s global...
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