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#Elon musk

# elon-musk - Yesterday's News

Elon Musk sells nearly $7 billion worth of Tesla shares, legal filings show
# Tesla
# Tesla

Elon Musk sells nearly $7 billion worth of Tesla shares, legal filings show

Wed 7:43 AM 27,567 Views 11 Comments

Musk and Twitter are in a legal battle over his effort to walk away from the April agreement to buy the company.

# elon-musk - Friday 5 August, 2022

Elon Musk accuses Twitter of fraud in countersuit over abandoned $44 billion takeover
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# Elon Musk

Elon Musk accuses Twitter of fraud in countersuit over abandoned $44 billion takeover

Fri 7:00 PM 11,631 Views 4 Comments

In its own filing, Twitter rejected the billionaire’s argument, calling it “as implausible and contrary to fact as it sounds.”

# elon-musk - Saturday 30 July, 2022

Elon Musk countersues Twitter amid battle over abandoned $44 billion takeover
# Elon Musk
# Elon Musk

Elon Musk countersues Twitter amid battle over abandoned $44 billion takeover

Jul 30th 2022, 7:47 AM 12,988 Views 0 Comments

A judge has ordered a five-day trial over Twitter’s lawsuit against Musk to begin on October 17.

# elon-musk - Tuesday 19 July, 2022

Elon Musk and Twitter set to begin court proceedings over botched takeover in October
# Twitter
# Twitter

Elon Musk and Twitter set to begin court proceedings over botched takeover in October

Updated Jul 19th 2022, 6:26 PM 20,474 Views 22 Comments

Today’s hearing will be just the first step in what could be a lengthy legal fight.

# elon-musk - Saturday 16 July, 2022

Elon Musk wants to delay the start of a court battle with Twitter
# Push Back
# Push Back

Elon Musk wants to delay the start of a court battle with Twitter

Jul 16th 2022, 8:25 AM 18,897 Views 25 Comments

Twitter has called Musk’s exit strategy from a contract to buy the firm a “model of hypocrisy”.

# elon-musk - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

Twitter sues to force Musk to complete his $44 billion acquisition
# Twitter
# Twitter

Twitter sues to force Musk to complete his $44 billion acquisition

Jul 12th 2022, 10:50 PM 21,361 Views 32 Comments

Mr Musk and Twitter have been bracing for a legal fight since the billionaire said on Friday he was backing away from his agreement.

# elon-musk - Saturday 9 July, 2022

Elon Musk says he is terminating $44 billion Twitter buyout deal
# Elon Musk
# Elon Musk

Elon Musk says he is terminating $44 billion Twitter buyout deal

Jul 9th 2022, 7:14 AM 32,399 Views 21 Comments

Twitter said it will sue Mr Musk to complete the merger he just rejected, and is “confident” it will prevail.

# elon-musk - Friday 17 June, 2022

Elon Musk addresses Twitter staff, targets 1 billion users and a website 'you can't live without'
# Takeover
# Takeover

Elon Musk addresses Twitter staff, targets 1 billion users and a website 'you can't live without'

Jun 17th 2022, 8:57 AM 20,753 Views 21 Comments

According to multiple reports, Musk also addressed possible layoffs at the company

# elon-musk - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

Musk accuses Twitter of withholding data and threatens to withdraw bid
# Social Buy Up
# Social Buy Up

Musk accuses Twitter of withholding data and threatens to withdraw bid

Jun 7th 2022, 2:04 PM 9,811 Views 14 Comments

The mercurial Musk agreed a deal in late April to purchase Twitter.

# elon-musk - Friday 20 May, 2022

Elon Musk denies sexual misconduct allegation by flight attendant
# Elon Musk
# Elon Musk

Elon Musk denies sexual misconduct allegation by flight attendant

May 20th 2022, 6:39 PM 28,899 Views 0 Comments

Musk, who is in the process of buying Twitter, used the platform to respond to the allegation.

# elon-musk - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Musk says Twitter purchase will not go ahead without clarity on spam accounts
# Twitter
# Twitter

Musk says Twitter purchase will not go ahead without clarity on spam accounts

Updated May 17th 2022, 9:40 AM 24,802 Views 19 Comments

Musk yesterday responded with a poo emoji after the Twitter CEO defended the social media platform’s handling of bots.

# elon-musk - Friday 13 May, 2022

Elon Musk 'still committed' to $44 billion Twitter takeover despite putting deal 'on hold'
# Twitter Takeover
# Twitter Takeover

Elon Musk 'still committed' to $44 billion Twitter takeover despite putting deal 'on hold'

Updated May 13th 2022, 2:20 PM 23,688 Views 15 Comments

The Tesla chief executive tweeted the news this morning.

# elon-musk - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Twitter announces hiring freeze and top executives' exit ahead of Elon Musk takeover
# Social Media
# Social Media

Twitter announces hiring freeze and top executives' exit ahead of Elon Musk takeover

May 12th 2022, 10:07 PM 19,637 Views 25 Comments

Musk’s $44-billion deal to buy Twitter was announced last month but still needs the backing of shareholders and regulators.

# elon-musk - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Elon Musk says he would lift Twitter ban on Donald Trump
# Twitter
# Twitter

Elon Musk says he would lift Twitter ban on Donald Trump

May 11th 2022, 7:06 AM 15,043 Views 35 Comments

Trump has stated publicly that he would not come back to Twitter if permitted.

# elon-musk - Monday 9 May, 2022

‘Very worst’ banned Twitter trolls rear up amid Elon Musk buyout bid
# Twitter
# Twitter

‘Very worst’ banned Twitter trolls rear up amid Elon Musk buyout bid

May 9th 2022, 8:00 AM 17,521 Views 3 Comments

For the past three years, volunteers have been monitoring 120 of the most persistent banned users who repeatedly ‘respawn’ profiles on the site.

# elon-musk - Thursday 5 May, 2022

President Higgins hits out at attempts of billionaires to control online discussion
# Social Media
# Social Media

President Higgins hits out at attempts of billionaires to control online discussion

May 5th 2022, 1:55 PM 18,177 Views 52 Comments

Billionaire Elon Musk last week began the process of acquiring Twitter for $44 billion.

# elon-musk - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

Elon Musk says governments and businesses could face ‘slight cost’ to use Twitter
# Changes
# Changes

Elon Musk says governments and businesses could face ‘slight cost’ to use Twitter

May 4th 2022, 9:39 AM 22,899 Views 17 Comments

The billionaire prospective owner of the platform has suggested a number of changes to the site.

# elon-musk - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Former Twitter CEO accuses Musk of making site’s executive a ‘target of threats’
# Elon Musk
# Elon Musk

Former Twitter CEO accuses Musk of making site’s executive a ‘target of threats’

Apr 28th 2022, 6:47 AM 16,335 Views 10 Comments

The world’s wealthiest person has been accused of ‘bullying’ Twitter’s senior executives.

# elon-musk - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

Question marks hang over Elon Musk's plans after $44 billion Twitter takeover deal
# Known Unknowns
# Known Unknowns

Question marks hang over Elon Musk's plans after $44 billion Twitter takeover deal

Apr 26th 2022, 5:25 PM 16,501 Views 20 Comments

What has Musk said about his vision for the social media platform and what do experts think is actually going to happen?

EU warns Elon Musk that Twitter will still have to obey its new Big Tech laws
# Twitter
# Twitter

EU warns Elon Musk that Twitter will still have to obey its new Big Tech laws

Updated Apr 26th 2022, 12:30 PM 32,952 Views 45 Comments

It comes as Twitter founder Jack Dorsey welcomed Musk’s takeover, saying that “Twitter is the closest thing we have to a global consciousness.”

# elon-musk - Monday 25 April, 2022

Twitter confirms sale of company to Elon Musk for $44 billion
# Silly Money
# Silly Money

Twitter confirms sale of company to Elon Musk for $44 billion

Updated Apr 25th 2022, 8:44 PM 74,008 Views 82 Comments

Tesla CEO Musk said on Thursday he had secured funding to finance the purchase.

# elon-musk - Friday 22 April, 2022

Twitter bans ads that defy climate change science
# Earth Day
# Earth Day

Twitter bans ads that defy climate change science

Apr 22nd 2022, 10:55 PM 11,009 Views 40 Comments

“Now more than ever, meaningful climate action, from all of us, is critical,” Twitter global sustainability manager Casey Junod said.

# elon-musk - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

The Twittering classes: Elon Musk's $43 billion bid and Twitter's 'poison pill'
# Morning Memo
# Morning Memo

The Twittering classes: Elon Musk's $43 billion bid and Twitter's 'poison pill'

Apr 19th 2022, 11:33 AM 13,732 Views 12 Comments

Twitter co-founder and board member Jack Dorsey has signalled his unhappiness with the board’s handling of the situation.

# elon-musk - Friday 15 April, 2022

Twitter adopts ‘poison pill’ defence in response to Elon Musk's takeover bid
# Hostile Takeover
# Hostile Takeover

Twitter adopts ‘poison pill’ defence in response to Elon Musk's takeover bid

Apr 15th 2022, 6:59 PM 45,319 Views 32 Comments

‘Poison pills’ are often used to defend against hostile takeovers.

Poll: Would you like to see Elon Musk buy Twitter?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you like to see Elon Musk buy Twitter?

Apr 15th 2022, 10:00 AM 41,557 Views 51 Comments

The billionaire has sought to buy the social media giant for $41 billion.

# elon-musk - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Billionaire Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for more than $41 billion
# Elon Musk
# Elon Musk

Billionaire Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for more than $41 billion

Apr 14th 2022, 12:50 PM 29,714 Views 50 Comments

Musk previously turned down an opportunity to join the Twitter board late last week

# elon-musk - Monday 11 April, 2022

Elon Musk no longer joining Twitter’s board of directors
# Social Media
# Social Media

Elon Musk no longer joining Twitter’s board of directors

Apr 11th 2022, 6:56 AM 22,376 Views 28 Comments

Twitter chief executive Parag Agrawal revealed the news, which followed a weekend of tweets from Musk suggesting possible changes to the site.

# elon-musk - Friday 8 April, 2022

SpaceX launches three private visitors to space station for €50 million each
# Liftoff
# Liftoff

SpaceX launches three private visitors to space station for €50 million each

Apr 8th 2022, 5:14 PM 17,036 Views 18 Comments

It is SpaceX’s first private charter flight to the orbiting lab after two years of carrying astronauts there for Nasa.

# elon-musk - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Elon Musk to join Twitter’s board after taking 9% stake
# Taking Stock
# Taking Stock

Elon Musk to join Twitter’s board after taking 9% stake

Apr 5th 2022, 2:56 PM 11,784 Views 14 Comments

Musk will not be allowed to own more than 14.9% of Twitter’s outstanding stock as long as he’s a board member.

# elon-musk - Monday 4 April, 2022

Elon Musk buys 9.2% stake in Twitter
# Twitter
# Twitter

Elon Musk buys 9.2% stake in Twitter

Apr 4th 2022, 2:19 PM 17,329 Views 18 Comments

Musk purchased approximately 73.5 million shares, according to a regulatory filing.

# elon-musk - Sunday 27 February, 2022

Elon Musk provides satellite-internet service to Ukraine after government plea
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Elon Musk provides satellite-internet service to Ukraine after government plea

Feb 27th 2022, 10:02 AM 69,928 Views 36 Comments

Musk made the move after a tweet from the Ukrainian vice prime minister.

# elon-musk - Friday 11 February, 2022

Musk 'highly confident' of Starship orbital launch this year
# To The Stars
# To The Stars

Musk 'highly confident' of Starship orbital launch this year

Feb 11th 2022, 7:21 AM 9,694 Views 18 Comments

Musk wants to colonize Mars as a “life insurance” in case of catastrophe on Earth.

# elon-musk - Saturday 22 January, 2022

Ireland's advertising watchdog aware of 'increasing concern' over misleading cryptocurrency ads
# Coining It
# Coining It

Ireland's advertising watchdog aware of 'increasing concern' over misleading cryptocurrency ads

Jan 22nd 2022, 8:00 PM 32,730 Views 56 Comments

Spain and the United Kingdom have both unveiled new rules aimed at tightening advertising standards for crypto-assets.

# elon-musk - Monday 17 January, 2022

World's ten richest men doubled their wealth during Covid, report finds
# Oxfam
# Oxfam

World's ten richest men doubled their wealth during Covid, report finds

Jan 17th 2022, 9:23 AM 34,708 Views 70 Comments

It also found that the wealth of Ireland’s nine billionaires has increased by 58% to €49.7 billion since the start of the pandemic.

# elon-musk - Wednesday 29 December, 2021

China complains to US that Elon Musk satellite nearly struck space station
# SpaceX
# SpaceX

China complains to US that Elon Musk satellite nearly struck space station

Dec 29th 2021, 10:54 AM 21,172 Views 36 Comments

A foreign ministry spokesman accused Washington yesterday of ignoring its treaty obligations.

# elon-musk - Monday 13 December, 2021

Elon Musk is Time's Person of the Year
# Person Of The Year
# Person Of The Year

Elon Musk is Time's Person of the Year

Dec 13th 2021, 12:53 PM 18,573 Views 41 Comments

US gymnast Simone Biles was Time’s sportsperson of the year, and Covid-19 vaccine scientists the Heroes of the Year.

# elon-musk - Thursday 11 November, 2021

Elon Musk sells $5 billion of Tesla shares mostly to cover taxes, shortly after Twitter poll
# Sell Sell Sell
# Sell Sell Sell

Elon Musk sells $5 billion of Tesla shares mostly to cover taxes, shortly after Twitter poll

Nov 11th 2021, 7:53 AM 25,437 Views 15 Comments

Close to 58% of the 3.5 million votes were cast supporting a sale in the poll over the weekend.

# elon-musk - Monday 1 November, 2021

Musk and Bezos make separate grand gestures over global hunger
# Not Rocket Science
# Not Rocket Science

Musk and Bezos make separate grand gestures over global hunger

Nov 1st 2021, 9:10 PM 44,565 Views 33 Comments

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has also offered millions to tackle desertification

# elon-musk - Saturday 28 August, 2021

Man-made 'space junk' is already making it more difficult to explore the final frontier
# Space Debris
# Space Debris

Man-made 'space junk' is already making it more difficult to explore the final frontier

Aug 28th 2021, 9:00 PM 29,807 Views 45 Comments

So what are organisations like the European Space Agency doing about it?

# elon-musk - Friday 20 August, 2021

Tesla is building a humanoid robot based on self-driving technology
# Artificial Intelligence
# Artificial Intelligence

Tesla is building a humanoid robot based on self-driving technology

Aug 20th 2021, 1:26 PM 11,988 Views 36 Comments

Elon Musk revealed the news at Tesla’s ‘AI Day’ conference.

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