Tag Archives: social media

Luka Doncic: NBA superstar prefers chess to Twitter

CNN  —  Much of the world seems to be talking about Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter and his decision to charge $8 a month for a blue tick, but Luka Doncic appears to have more cerebral pursuits on his mind when he switches on his phone. After Musk’s $44 billion …

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Kyrie Irving to miss 8th consecutive game as team suspension continues

CNN  —  Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving, who was suspended for at least five games by the team for comments made after sharing a link to an antisemitic movie on social media, is due this week to miss his eighth consecutive game. Thursday’s matchup in Portland against the Trail Blazers …

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Kyrie Irving will begin suspension of at least 5 games Friday over antisemitism controversy. The NBA star has since apologized

CNN  —  Kyrie Irving will miss the first of several Brooklyn Nets games Friday after he was suspended for comments regarding his tweet linking to an antisemitic documentary. The Nets suspended Irving Thursday after he initially doubled down on his decision to share the content on his Twitter account. The …

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Kyrie Irving, Brooklyn Nets each to donate $500,000 to anti-hate organizations; NBA star takes ‘responsibility’ for negative impact of tweets

CNN  —  Kyrie Irving and the Brooklyn Nets announced on Wednesday that they will both donate $500,000 towards anti-hate organizations after the point guard tweeted a documentary deemed to be antisemitic last week. In a joint statement between Irving, Nets and the Anti-Defamation League – a “nonprofit organization devoted to …

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Kyrie Irving: Brooklyn Nets star defends his tweet about a documentary deemed antisemitic and stands by sharing a video by Alex Jones

CNN  —  Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving said that he is “not going to stand down on anything I believe in” after he was condemned by the owner of his NBA team for tweeting a link to a documentary deemed to be antisemitic. The star guard tweeted a link Thursday …

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Kyrie Irving: Nets’ star condemned for tweet about documentary deemed antisemitic

CNN  —  Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving on Saturday tweeted that he “meant no disrespect to anyone’s religious beliefs” after the owner of his NBA team condemned him for tweeting a link to a documentary deemed antisemitic. “I’m disappointed that Kyrie appears to support a film based on a book …

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Dennis Ombachi: How the Kenyan rugby player learned to live with bipolar disorder

CNN  —  In sport there is nothing more revered than scoring the winning points in the last minute, snatching victory from the jaws of defeat. All of sports’ greatest matches have that moment which stick in fans’ forever. But not for Kenya rugby’s Dennis Ombachi. When looking back at the …

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Dan Mancina: The blind skateboarder challenging misconceptions about sight and sport

CNN  —  Dan Mancina is a skateboarder whose jaw-dropping videos rack up hundreds of thousands of views. He has a loyal following on Instagram, all eager to see him landing jumps and all sorts of skillful tricks. Mancina also happens to be blind – and videos of him using his …

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Kakao co-CEO resigns after mass outage locked 53 million users out

Whon Namkoong, co-chief executive officer of Kakao Corp., speaks during a news conference in in Pangyo, South Korea, on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Namkoong resigned after a widespread outage took out Koreas most popular messaging and social media service. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images …

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Apple’s new iPad requires a $9 dongle to use the Apple Pencil

The new iPad and keyboard accessory Apple Apple introduced a new iPad on Tuesday, and it looks like a good upgrade, with a total redesign. But there’s one thing that’s just a little silly about it: The $99 optional Apple Pencil requires a dongle to charge and pair with the …

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