Elon Musk: News

Elon Musk is the founder, CEO of SpaceX and Co-founder, CEO of Tesla. He is also the co-founder of an American neurotechnology company, Neuralink. He was born on June 28, 1987, in Pretoria, South Africa. He started his entrepreneurial career by co-founding Zip2, a web software company. In 2018, Elon Musk's SpaceX launched a Tesla car, The Falcon Heavy into space. https://twitter.com/elonmusk

02 Feb 2023

Twitter

What happened when Elon Musk made his Twitter account private

Twitter CEO Elon Musk made his Twitter account private for a day to determine the level of engagement his tweets received.

01 Feb 2023

Twitter

Twitter-rival Nostr's iOS client now live on App Store

The race to replace Twitter has been going on since Elon Musk took over the microblogging platform. The bird app's chief rivals have turned out to be decentralized social networks.

31 Jan 2023

Twitter

Twitter working on payment tools to build an 'everything app'

Elon Musk is persistent in his push to reimagine Twitter as a payments platform.

22 Jan 2023

Twitter

Elon Musk's Twitter to get fewer advertisements, ad-free subscription plan

In a series of tweets, Twitter CEO Elon Musk claimed that the microblogging platform will show fewer advertisements to Twitter Blue subscribers in the coming weeks.

20 Jan 2023

Twitter

What's happening at Twitter: From auctioning furniture to falling revenues 

Twitter's dire financial condition is public knowledge now. With several advertisers leaving the platform, the company has been aggressively cutting costs.

19 Jan 2023

Twitter

Falling revenue and estranged advertisers leave Twitter in a turmoil

Twitter has been struggling financially. Its new CEO-cum-owner Elon Musk has been trying to turn around the company's fortunes, but it seems that those moves are yet to bear fruit.

18 Jan 2023

Twitter

Twitter's woes continue: Revenue falls 40% as interest payment nears

Ever since Elon Musk took over Twitter, he has been on a mission to find new revenue-generating opportunities for the platform. It seems that he is yet to hit the gold in that regard.

13 Jan 2023

Twitter

Twitter tells Singapore staff to clear desks and work remotely

Elon Musk is keeping up his cost-cutting measures at Twitter. The latest target is the social media company's Asia-Pacific headquarters in Singapore.

12 Jan 2023

Twitter

Twitter may auction usernames in a bid to boost revenue

Twitter and its owner-cum-CEO Elon Musk are desperate to boost the platform's revenue. It seems that the company is ready to try anything to achieve that.

11 Jan 2023

Twitter

Twitter changes how you switch between algorithmically-driven and chronological feeds

As promised by Elon Musk, Twitter's new swipeable timeline is here. The platform has rolled out an update that makes switching between the algorithm-driven main feed and the chronological one fairly easy.

10 Jan 2023

Twitter

Twitter targets creators with Twitter Awards and Coins

One of Elon Musk's priorities when he took over Twitter was to make the platform creator-friendly. The microblogging site recently introduced long video uploads in that vein.

08 Jan 2023

Twitter

New Twitter features: Long-form tweets, bookmark button, and more

The world's most popular microblogging platform, Twitter, is all set to receive an overhaul.

05 Jan 2023

Twitter

Data of 200mn Twitter users on sale for just $2 

Last month, a hacker attempted to sell a data set containing the email addresses and phone numbers of over 400 million Twitter users to CEO Elon Musk.

04 Jan 2023

Twitter

New Twitter Files reveal how US government agencies controlled Twitter

The latest installment of Twitter Files is out, and as expected, it contains serious accusations against the US government. Titled "Twitter and the FBI Belly Button," it lays out the relationship between Twitter and government agencies.

03 Jan 2023

Twitter

Landlord sues Twitter for not paying San Francisco office's rent

Elon Musk has repeatedly spoken about Twitter's poor financial state. It now seems that the situation has become more fraught.

30 Dec 2022

Tesla

Year in review: Tracing Tesla's highs and lows in 2022

When we hear about Tesla these days, what comes to our mind is falling stock prices and a CEO running amok.

29 Dec 2022

SpaceX

Year in review: Looking back at SpaceX's terrific 2022

2022 hasn't been a great year for Elon Musk-owned companies. From Twitter to Tesla to Boring Company, the struggles were evident.

28 Dec 2022

Twitter

Elon Musk may acquire Substack to 'challenge corporate journalism'

Elon Musk is ready to expand his tech empire. After successfully acquiring Twitter, the billionaire's next target could be the publishing platform Substack.

23 Dec 2022

Twitter

Twitter Blue allows video uploads of up to 60 minutes

One of the first promises Elon Musk made after taking over Twitter was to introduce support for long videos. That promise has become a reality.

23 Dec 2022

Tesla

Elon Musk pledges to not sell more Tesla shares

In a respite to Tesla shareholders, Elon Musk has announced that he will not be selling more shares in Tesla. Speaking in a Twitter Spaces call, the Tesla and Twitter CEO said that he would not sell Tesla stock for at least two years.

21 Dec 2022

Twitter

Musk will resign as Twitter CEO but upon one condition

There is a piece of good news and bad news for Twitter users who voted in favor of Elon Musk stepping down as the company's CEO. The billionaire announced that he will step down as CEO, but upon one condition.

21 Dec 2022

Twitter

Elon Musk makes U-turn; policy-related polls only for Blue subscribers

Twitter users who voted in favor of Elon Musk stepping down as Twitter CEO may have to get a Twitter Blue membership for their votes to be counted.

20 Dec 2022

Twitter

Does Twitter's ban on social media linking violate EU rules?

Twitter has banned promoting other social media platforms on the microblogging site. Users are no longer allowed to include links to their profiles on Facebook, Instagram, and Mastodon, among others.

19 Dec 2022

Twitter

Twitterati wants Elon Musk to quit as CEO. Will he?

Elon Musk's seven-week reign as Twitter CEO may come to an unceremonial end soon. The billionaire's attempt to gauge Twitter users' reaction to his stepping down did not end well.

19 Dec 2022

Twitter

Elon Musk may resign as Twitter CEO, suggests ongoing poll

Elon Musk's reign as 'Chief Twit' may be coming to an end. The billionaire conducted a poll on Twitter, asking users to vote on whether he should "step down as head of Twitter" or not.

17 Dec 2022

Twitter

After backlash, Elon Musk reinstates suspended Twitter accounts of journalists

Amid outrage over the suspension of the Twitter accounts of some prominent journalists, Elon Musk has decided to reinstate them.

17 Dec 2022

Twitter

Twitter Files Part 6: FBI treated Twitter as a 'subsidiary'

The sixth part of Twitter Files is out, and it describes how the US government gathered, examined, and flagged social media content.

16 Dec 2022

Koo

After Mastodon, Twitter suspends an account belonging to Koo

Twitter rivals Mastodon and Koo grew in popularity after Elon Musk acquired the microblogging platform. Twitter is now fighting back, albeit being slightly dirty at that.

16 Dec 2022

Twitter

Latest Twitter controversy: Rival Mastodon and prominent journalists banned

Twitter just had a very busy and chaotic day. The social media site went on a banning spree that resulted in the suspension of its rival Mastodon and a number of prominent journalists.

16 Dec 2022

Twitter

Perplexity AI's Bird SQL is Twitter search on steroids

Twitter's advanced search has been called 'sub-standard' by many. The company's new CEO Elon Musk even joined hands with his nemesis George Hotz to fix the platform's broken search function.

15 Dec 2022

Twitter

Revue, Twitter's newsletter, is shutting down next month

Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's career as a newsletter writer on Revue has been cut short, thanks to Twitter's decision to pull the plug on the platform.

15 Dec 2022

Tesla

Elon Musk sells Tesla shares again; $3.58bn worth stocks sold

Elon Musk has sold Tesla shares again. Per a US Securities and Exchanges filing, the billionaire parted ways with 22 million shares of the automaker worth $3.58 billion.

NASA chief worried that Elon Musk is distracted by Twitter

We can add Bill Nelson, NASA administrator, to the list of people who are concerned about Elon Musk's Twitter obsession. He expressed his concerns when he met Gwynne Shotwell, the president of SpaceX.

12 Dec 2022

Anthony Fauci

Elon Musk wants Dr. Anthony Fauci to be prosecuted

In a surprising tweet, Twitter owner Elon Musk has called for the prosecution of Dr. Anthony Fauci, the face of the US's response to COVID-19.

12 Dec 2022

Twitter

Twitter is relaunching Twitter Blue; iOS users to pay more

After a considerable delay and multiple postponements, Twitter is relaunching its Twitter Blue subscription service today.

10 Dec 2022

Twitter

Elon Musk will deactivate 1.5 billion inactive Twitter accounts

Elon Musk and Twitter are ready for a purge. The company is targeting inactive accounts this time.

09 Dec 2022

Twitter

Twitter Files Part 2: The biggest dark secrets and revelations

The second part of Twitter Files is out, and it is more controversial than the first installment. The latest part is all about the platform's shadowbanning activities, which Twitter has repeatedly denied.

08 Dec 2022

Apple

Elon Musk will charge iPhone users more for Twitter Blue

What do you do when Apple takes a 30% cut of any in-app purchases by users on iOS? Well, if you're Elon Musk you'd increase the price of your product.

07 Dec 2022

SpaceX

SpaceX launches Starshield project for national security: What's on offer

Elon Musk-owned SpaceX's satellite internet business is pushing on all cylinders.

05 Dec 2022

Twitter

Kanye West calls Elon Musk 'half Chinese'; Twitter CEO responds

Kanye West took a dig at Twitter CEO Elon Musk after the suspension of the former for violating the community guidelines of the microblogging site.

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