Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicElon Musk

Topic: Elon Musk

Billionaire Elon Musk buys social media giant Twitter for $44 billion

Musk, one of Twitter’s most-watched users with more than 83 million followers, began amassing a stake of about 9% in January.

Twitter is seriously considering billionaire Elon Musk’s buy-out bid

After investing in the micro-blogging site, the SpaceX chief held Twitter needed to be transformed as a private company.

Why Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover offer is not about free expression

Musk’s greater involvement in Twitter is worrisome due to his track record as a self-proclaimed 'free-speech absolutist' who hasn’t always acted as a free speech advocate.

Why Elon Musk is wrong about Twitter being better off if it goes private

Whether Twitter will become a better platform for free speech as a private company is debatable. But it would make it perform worse as a business.

Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $41 bn at $54.20 per share

Just days ago, Musk had rejected an offer to join the social media company's board – a move that would have impeded a possible takeover bid.

Elon Musk isn’t joining Twitter, Twitter has joined him

For Musk buying a big stake in Twitter was merely securing the memes of production. To a large degree, board seat or no, Musk has secured Twitter.

Free speech or scope for manipulation? Why Twitter’s proposed ‘edit’ button is sparking a debate

Twitter has announced that it is working on an ‘edit button’, which has been a long-standing demand from some users. Such a feature would allow users to tweak their tweets after posting them.

How will Elon Musk change Twitter? Time will tell if involvement is for better — or for worse

Perhaps Tesla CEO's most valuable contribution would be to change Twitter’s metabolism and culture — forcing it to move faster and take bolder risks.

Elon Musk tops Forbes 2022 rich list, Mukesh Ambani 10th, followed by Gautam Adani

The top 10 Indians in the Forbes list also include Shiv Nader, Cyrus Poonawalla, Radhakishan Damani, Lakshmi Mittal, Savitri Jindal, Kumarmangalam Birla, Dilip Sanghvi and Uday Kotak.

Twitter names Elon Musk to board after he became its biggest shareholder

Musk had publicly revealed Monday that he had had bought a 9.2% stake in the microblogging site. Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal said he was 'excited' about his appointment.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

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.
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