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2022
Elon Musk says governments and businesses could face ‘slight cost’ to use Twitter
The billionaire prospective owner of the platform has suggested a number of changes to the site.
Former Twitter CEO accuses Musk of making site’s executive a ‘target of threats’
The world’s wealthiest person has been accused of ‘bullying’ Twitter’s senior executives.
Question marks hang over Elon Musk's plans after $44 billion Twitter takeover deal
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
It comes as Twitter founder Jack Dorsey welcomed Musk’s takeover, saying that “Twitter is the closest thing we have to a global consciousness.”
Twitter confirms sale of company to Elon Musk for $44 billion
Tesla CEO Musk said on Thursday he had secured funding to finance the purchase.
Twitter bans ads that defy climate change science
“Now more than ever, meaningful climate action, from all of us, is critical,” Twitter global sustainability manager Casey Junod said.
The Twittering classes: Elon Musk's $43 billion bid and Twitter's 'poison pill'
Twitter co-founder and board member Jack Dorsey has signalled his unhappiness with the board’s handling of the situation.
Twitter adopts ‘poison pill’ defence in response to Elon Musk's takeover bid
‘Poison pills’ are often used to defend against hostile takeovers.
Poll: Would you like to see Elon Musk buy Twitter?
The billionaire has sought to buy the social media giant for $41 billion.
Billionaire Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for more than $41 billion
Musk previously turned down an opportunity to join the Twitter board late last week
Elon Musk no longer joining Twitter’s board of directors
Twitter chief executive Parag Agrawal revealed the news, which followed a weekend of tweets from Musk suggesting possible changes to the site.
SpaceX launches three private visitors to space station for €50 million each
It is SpaceX’s first private charter flight to the orbiting lab after two years of carrying astronauts there for Nasa.
Elon Musk to join Twitter’s board after taking 9% stake
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 buys 9.2% stake in Twitter
Musk purchased approximately 73.5 million shares, according to a regulatory filing.
Elon Musk provides satellite-internet service to Ukraine after government plea
Musk made the move after a tweet from the Ukrainian vice prime minister.
Musk 'highly confident' of Starship orbital launch this year
Musk wants to colonize Mars as a “life insurance” in case of catastrophe on Earth.
Ireland's advertising watchdog aware of 'increasing concern' over misleading cryptocurrency ads
Spain and the United Kingdom have both unveiled new rules aimed at tightening advertising standards for crypto-assets.
World's ten richest men doubled their wealth during Covid, report finds
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.
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China complains to US that Elon Musk satellite nearly struck space station
A foreign ministry spokesman accused Washington yesterday of ignoring its treaty obligations.
Elon Musk is Time's Person of the Year
US gymnast Simone Biles was Time’s sportsperson of the year, and Covid-19 vaccine scientists the Heroes of the Year.
Elon Musk sells $5 billion of Tesla shares mostly to cover taxes, shortly after Twitter poll
Close to 58% of the 3.5 million votes were cast supporting a sale in the poll over the weekend.
Musk and Bezos make separate grand gestures over global hunger
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has also offered millions to tackle desertification
Man-made 'space junk' is already making it more difficult to explore the final frontier
So what are organisations like the European Space Agency doing about it?
Tesla is building a humanoid robot based on self-driving technology
Elon Musk revealed the news at Tesla’s ‘AI Day’ conference.
Debt, solar shingles and Desperate Housewives — Why are some Tesla shareholders suing Elon Musk?
The Tesla chief could be forced to pay $2 billion if he loses the court case.
Elon Musk's SpaceX is helping a broadband 'dead-zone' in Cork to get better internet
“I tabled a question to Tesla on their noticeboard, and it was picked up on… I was then contacted directly by SpaceX.”
SpaceX Starship makes clean landing in latest test flight
This latest upgraded version of SpaceX’s full-scale, stainless steel, bullet-shaped rocket ship soared more than six miles over the Gulf of Mexico.
SpaceX launches third crew on recycled rocket with computer experiment by two Irish schoolgirls on board
The 17-year-old are the first Irish students to have had their computer experiment for the International Space Station accepted.
SpaceX Starship rocket test ends in another failure
Elon Musk hopes to use the Starship to one day fly crewed missions to the Moon, Mars, and elsewhere in space.
SpaceX Starship completes landing but then explodes in latest test
Two previous test flights had crash-landed in fireballs.
Tesla's Elon Musk unveils new battery technology that will see more affordable cars
However Musk warned that the new technology might not be ready for high-volume production until 2022.
Elon Musk unveils brain-reading chip in pigs
The Tesla founder showed off the technology during a demonstration from his startup Neuralink.
Lift off! Historic first as SpaceX rocket carries Nasa astronauts into orbit
It is the first time a private company has carried people into space.
SpaceX launch of Nasa astronauts postponed due to bad weather
The launch will be attempted again on Saturday.
SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites to test less reflective coating
Observatory director Jeff Hall said the satellites will be a growing risk to stargazers in the future.
Elon Musk cleared of defamation over 'pedo guy' tweet
Vernon Unsworth, a veteran cave explorer, said that Musk’s tweet was “very hurtful”.
British cave diver felt 'humiliated' by Elon Musk 'pedo guy' tweet
Vernon Unsworth is suing the Tesla co-founder for defamation.
Elon Musk wanted to call diver a 'creepy old man', not a paedophile, courts hears
Vernon Unsworth is suing the co-founder of Tesla for defamation after the billionaire said in a since-deleted tweeted that he was a “pedo”.
Elon Musk to face defamation trial today over tweets about diver who helped in Thai cave rescue
Musk claims the phrase “pedo guy” was a common insult where he grew up that is “synonymous with ‘creepy old man’”.
Elon Musk's net worth falls by €700 million in one day after failed Cybertruck stunt
The vehicle’s “indestructible” windows were smashed at a launch during the week.