Elon Musk revelation that Twitter spends $13 million annually on food service at its San Francisco headquarters has prompted the company to put at least 265 kitchen appliances and office furnishings up for auction online, with starting bids of only $25.
However, there is no “sink” on the auction block since Elon Musk removed it the day he acquired Twitter.
On January 17, at the website of Heritage Global Partners, a two-day Twitter auction of kitchen appliances, electronics, furniture, collectibles, and more will start.
Twitter’s online auction, titled “Sale Featuring Kitchen Equipment, Electronics, Furniture, Memorabilia & More! Twitter: Surplus Corporate Office Assets,” delves into the data.
A “@sculpture planter” and the Twitter Bird Statue both have opening bids of $25.
Numerous styles of office chairs and shelving have been put up for sale, along with espresso makers, espresso grinders, steam tilting kettles, electric/bakery ovens, freezers (including bar fridge), mobile heated cabinets, ice-making devices, fryers, laser projectors, and more.
Elon Musk said last month that staff lunches at Twitter HQ cost more than $400 per meal.
“More people are involved in making breakfast than in consuming it. There may not even be anybody inside the building, so they don’t even bother providing supper, “As he had said.
According to local officials, the investigation investigating Musk’s decision to turn part of the Twitter headquarters’ rooms into tiny bedrooms was about to be made public.
The San Francisco Department of Building Inspection said, as cited by local TV station KQED that they were opening an inquiry into “reports Twitter had converted multiple office spaces at its headquarters into slumbering accommodations for staff.”
They said, “We want to ensure the facility is being utilized as planned.
The media said that Musk turned rooms at the Twitter offices in San Francisco into tiny bedrooms with unmade beds, soft drapes, and enormous painted monitors after his name to be “extraordinarily intense” at work or end.
The bedrooms have “bright orange carpeting, a wood bedside table, and what seems to be a queen bed, complete with a desk light and two office recliners just calling for convivial business cooperation.”
According to the claims, the Twitter headquarters may have included “4 to 8 such chambers in line with the floor.
Gmail Was Down For 2 Hours
Google’s email service is operational again after an hour-long outage. The most well-known email service in the world has been unavailable on mobile apps and computers. After roughly an hour, Google announced the outage on the Google Workspace dashboard. The Gmail carrier appeared in red, indicating a service interruption. No other carrier had an outage, and all Google services were visible in green. Over 1.5 billion people worldwide use Gmail. The email app became one of the most popularly downloaded applications in 2022.
“This page provides current information on Google Workspace products. To examine the current reputation of the services listed, return here. If you are having a problem that is not mentioned here, contact support. In this FAQ, you may learn more about what is presented on the dashboard. Visit https://workspace.Google.Com/ for more information on these services “the Google Workspace Status Dashboard is described by the company as follows. The dashboard website is updated often.
The website Downdetector, which monitors the availability of applications and websites, reported an interruption in Gmail’s service as of 7 o’clock. Around 8.28 p.m., 315 consumers reported disruptions, reaching a high in the reviews. Additionally, the down detector website tweeted about the outage. “According to user complaints, Gmail has been experiencing issues since 9:12 a.m. EST.
If you’re also experiencing issues, try this link: http://downdetector.Com/fame/gmail/ #Gmaildown, “the website was tweeted. Likewise, it still needs to be determined how significant the outage was. Twitter users reported that Gmail was offline for them. According to the tweets, the outage was spreading across multiple countries.
Twitter hashtag #Gmail Down