Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicElon Musk

Topic: Elon Musk

Elon Musk rubbishes claims of sexual misconduct as ‘utterly untrue’

A report said Musk’s aerospace firm SpaceX allegedly paid off a flight attendant $250,000 in 2018 to settle a sexual harassment charge.

Elon Musk’s talks with Twitter started with Jack Dorsey and Egon Durban

During the course of 26 March, Musk chatted to Dorsey and Durban about his plans for the social media platform, including that he had taken a 'significant stake' of more than 5% in the company.

Elon Musk’s Twitter deal on hold but concerns remain — from free speech to algorithms

The closer Elon Musk gets to gaining control of Twitter, the more difficult it will be for him to take absolutist positions.

Elon Musk believes paying less for Twitter ‘not out of question’

Twitter's stock has fallen by 8.2% on speculation that Musk could move forward with the $44 billion acquisition.

Elon Musk puts Twitter deal on hold till he gets more information about fake accounts

In a filing recently, Twitter had said fake and spam accounts represent less than 5% of users on its platform

Twitter announces hiring freeze as firm loses two executives ahead of Elon Musk’s takeover

Twitter employees are reportedly in the lurch as many don’t know whether the projects or teams they are working on will be prioritised under new leadership.

‘WHO has lost credibility’ due to India deaths estimate — what Hindu Right press wrote this week

ThePrint’s round-up of how pro-Hindu media covered and commented on news and topical issues over the past week.

Elon Musk says he would reverse Donald Trump’s permanent Twitter ban

The Tesla CEO said Twitter has overstepped on policing user speech. The microblogging platform banned Trump’s account in January 2021 citing rules against glorifying violence.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and investor Cathie Wood say passive investing has gone too far

Their discussion was sparked by Marc Andreessen, who said firms like BlackRock Inc. have outsized voices in many corporations because of voting power of their stable of passive index trackers.

Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover might not mean end of free speech. Other factors at play

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.