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Twitter To Allow Publishers To Charge On A Per-Article Basis

Twitter CEO Elon Musk continues to implement changes to boost the platform’s revenue.



twitter to allow publishers to charge on a per-article basis

Controversial Twitter CEO Elon Musk tweeted on Saturday that the social media platform would soon allow media organizations to charge users on a per-article basis. The feature can be activated with a single click, and Musk sees it as a “major win-win for both media orgs & the public”.

The new feature will be rolled out sometime this month and will enable users who don’t want to sign up for a full monthly subscription to pay to read occasional articles that interest them.

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Musk had already announced on Friday that Twitter would take a 10% cut on content subscriptions after a pause during the first year, and that subscriptions would include long-form text and “hours-long” video.

Since taking over Twitter in October, Elon Musk has made several controversial organizational and feature changes. The social media platform removed the famous blue check mark feature and replaced it with a paid service, while the number of employees was cut by a massive 80%.


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UAE’s du Teams With Huawei For Net-Zero Telecom Services

The telecommunications company aims to promote sustainable development across the region.



uae's du teams with huawei for net-zero telecom services

du, one of the UAE’s major telecom providers, is boosting its efforts to help the Emirate towards a low-carbon future. The company aims to upgrade its diesel generator sites in remote communities and has ambitious plans to achieve net zero in collaboration with Chinese tech giant Huawei.

The primary goal for du is to reduce reliance on diesel generators, which in turn will cut down on maintenance costs and lower fuel consumption. Over 300 remote sites will be upgraded to advanced hybrid power solutions, lowering the company’s carbon footprint while improving efficiency and network coverage. Huawei’s hybrid generators include state-of-the-art lithium batteries and will reduce carbon emissions by over 10,000 tons – the equivalent of planting 500,000 trees per year.

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“This initiative not only lowers our carbon footprint but also ensures the delivery of more eco-friendly and sustainable services to communities in even the most remote desert regions,” explained Saleem AlBlooshi, chief technology officer at du. “Our unwavering commitment to environmental responsibility reflects our determination to contribute to a greener and more sustainable future for all”.

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