Wednesday’s top tech news: Musk will continue to run Twitter even if he finds a new CEO

Elon Musk shrugging against a background with the Twitter logo
Illustration by Kristen Radtke / The Verge; Getty Images

Meanwhile, the controversy surrounding Anker’s security cameras rumbles on.

Thousands of Twitter employees have left since Elon Musk took over the social media company, but the biggest layoff is yet to come. Musk himself — under pressure from Tesla investors worried about the car company’s falling share price — said Tuesday night that he plans to step down as CEO of the company once he finds a “foolish” successor. However, Musk still plans to manage Twitter’s software and server teams. We’ll see if someone is ready for such a division of responsibilities with their owner and boss.

The same cannot be said of well-known programmer George Hotz, who leaves the company because he doesn’t think “there was any real impact.” [he] could make there.”

In gadget news, we recently tried out Dyson’s wacky new air-filtering Zone headphones, and the public reaction was… much muffled than we expected?

And if the rumors are true, we should find out later today that YouTube will be the new home of NFL Sunday Ticket.

But there’s no guarantee you’ll get a similar response anywhere other than New York City. Finally, Eufy, Anker’s smart house brand, is still on our naughty list. While it now admits to a security flaw in its cameras, the company has yet to apologize or properly answer our questions.

And now, here’s a stupid tweet (followed by an excellent thread):

Stay tuned as we continue to update this list with today’s most important news: Wednesday, December 21, 2022.

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