Tag: Elon Musk

Twitter has suspended the account which tracked Elon’s private jet

Today, Twitter has seemingly suspended the account @ElonJet which was set up by Jack Sweeney, a college student. Sweeney has been running the account for a number of years and has been approached by Elon Musk a number of times, even being offered $5,000 to stop running the account only to then counter offer $50,000. However, a few arguments can be made for and against what has happened to the […]

Elon Musk seemingly meets with Apple CEO, Tim Cook – at the same time he is falling out with Apple

Apple CEO, Tim Cook seemingly met Elon Musk in person yesterday after the headline making news that Apple was forcing Twitter to do more moderation as well as threatening to remove the app from the App Store. Elon Musk shared a Tweet on Wednesday saying thank you to Tim Cook for showing him around Apple Park and in the video, the shadow to his left kind of looks like Tim […]

Elon Musk suggests bringing back Vine, as he now owns Twitter

It is pretty much common knowledge at this stage that Elon Musk now owns Twitter and he become the CEO of the company earlier this week too. He has suggested a few debatable changes so far, such as abolishing the current verification process and instead bundling it within Twitter Blue and then charging $8 for the privilege. However, one suggestion seemed to have gone down much easier, such as bringing […]

Elon Musk is now Twitter’s CEO

Since Elon’s takeover of Twitter on Friday last week, he is now the company’s official CEO. The change was made official as of today and according to a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Elon Musk is now officially the CEO of Twitter. So far, since the takeover last week, Elon Musk completely dissolved the company board and fired many executives including the previous CEO Parag Agrawal. This […]

Elon Musk now owns Twitter, having bought it for $44 billion

As of yesterday (Friday 28th October), Elon Musk completed the takeover of Twitter, which cost him $44 billion. The deal was completed just a few hours before the court-ordered deadline which would have meant the deal would have to be re-negotiated. Elon bought Twitter for $44 billion, changed his Twitter bio to “Chief Twit”, tweeted “the bird is freed” and fired many top executives. the bird is freed — Elon Musk […]

Elon Musk says that the Apple 30% tax on the App Store is “definitely not ok”

Elon Musk has come out this week on Twitter and said that the 30% tax Apple enforces on the App Store is “definitely not ok.” This was in reply to an article from Slashdot talking about how PayPal had helped make sure an antitrust complaint against Apple was pushed forward. Apple has long charged companies an extra 30% on any app payments customers make and on any in app purchase […]

Elon Musk will be buying Twitter for $44 billion

Yesterday, Twitter accounted that Tesla CEO Elon Musk will be purchasing Twitter for $44 billion with Bloomberg one of the first publications to report the news early on Monday morning this week. This follows on from weeks of drama and rumours, as well as people wondering if Elon would buy Twitter and if so, what would happen to the social media company. Some early reports suggest that the Twitter board have […]

Elon Musk is now worth $185 billion, making him the richest person in the world

Today, Thursday 7th January – Elon Musk has become the richest person in the world. This is due to Tesla’s share price rising up again, bringing his net worth up to $185 billion surpassing the previous top spot, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who has been the world’s richest person since 2017 with his net worth of $184 billion. In the last year, Tesla’s share price has been climbing and climbing, […]