Elon Musk-Twitter Deal Is a ‘Breath of Hope’, Says Brazil’s President

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro called Elon Musk’s proposed takeover of Twitter a “breath of hope” as the two met in Brazil on Friday, adding he hoped the US billionaire would help end the “lies” about his widely criticised stewardship of the Amazon rainforest. Bolsonaro and Musk, the CEO of electric carmaker Tesla and rocket company SpaceX, […]

Twitter Says Will Step Up Fight Against Misinformation With New Policy

Twitter is stepping up its fight against misinformation with a new policy cracking down on posts that spread potentially dangerous false stories. The change is part of a broader effort to promote accurate information during times of conflict or crisis. Starting Thursday, the platform will no longer automatically recommend or emphasise posts that make misleading […]

Elon Musk Says Tesla Always on his Mind, Not Distracted by Twitter Deal

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on Thursday that “Tesla is on my mind 24/7,” trying to soothe investor worries about him being distracted by a Twitter deal that has depressed stocks at the electric car company. Posting a picture showing a woman (Tesla) who is upset by her boyfriend (Elon) checking out another woman (Twitter), […]

DOGE Co-Founder Calls 95 Percent of Crypto Projects ‘Scam and Garbage’

Dogecoin co-founder Billy Markus has labelled 95 percent of cryptocurrency projects “scams and garbage” in a tweet urging his followers to change the general opinion people have about the crypto industry. Markus’ tweet states that cryptocurrencies have earned quite a bad reputation since their inception, with many people, especially traditional financial players, using derogatory terms […]

Twitter Bots, Elon Musk’s Issue With Them: An Explainer

Elon Musk’s pausing of his bid to buy Twitter due to questions over “bots” has put the artificially-operated accounts at the heart of the proposed deal’s latest controversy. The software is so commonplace and can be such a problem that tech giants such as Meta, Google and Twitter have teams devoted to banishing bots and […]

Tesla to Host AI Day on August 19 to Recruit New Talent, Says Musk

Tesla top boss Elon Musk said on Tuesday the electric-car maker will host its second artificial intelligence day on August 19, with the company likely to expand on plans to fine-tune its self-driving technology. “The purpose of AI Day is to convince great AI/software/chip talent to join Tesla,” the billionaire said in a tweet. The […]

Big Hedge Funds Invested in Twitter Before Musk Revealed Buyout Plan

Prominent hedge funds, including Point72 Asset Management and Bridgewater Associates, invested in Twitter during the first quarter, putting them on course to reap big gains early in the second quarter when billionaire Elon Musk unveiled plans to buy the company. Point72, run by Steven A. Cohen, bought 1.5 million common shares worth $58.8 million (roughly […]

Twitter Says Musk Signed Deal Without Asking for More Information

Twitter published its account on Tuesday of its deal negotiations with Elon Musk, showing he opted out of asking the questions about the social media company’s business he has now cited in declaring the $44 billion (roughly Rs. 3,40,923 crore) acquisition is “on hold.” The account, published in Twitter’s proxy statement that outlines what shareholders […]

Tesla Stops Taking Orders for Cybertruck Outside North America

US electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla has stopped taking orders for its upcoming Cybertruck pickup truck outside of North America, according to its official website. The automaker is only taking reservations for the Cybertruck in the United States, Canada and Mexico, the website showed. Tesla declined to comment on the matter. Chief Executive Elon Musk has […]

Twitter CEO Defends Anti-Bot Efforts, Musk Replies With Poo Emoji

Twitter’s chief on Monday defended the messaging platform’s battle against “bots” that aspiring buyer Elon Musk says vex the platform, only to have the billionaire respond with a poo emoji. The exchange played out in tweets as Musk’s $44 billion (roughly Rs. 3,41,910 crore) buy of Twitter remained “temporarily on hold,” pending questions over the […]

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