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SpaceX has reportedly fired several employees for criticizing Elon Musk: Report

SpaceX has fired several employees involved in an open letter that blasted billionaire boss Elon Musk, according to media reports. An email from Gwynne Shotwell, SpaceX’s president, saying the company had terminated employees who put together and circulated the letter. The letter writers denounced Musk for actions that they said are a “frequent source of […]

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China’s BYD to supply batteries to Elon Musk’s Tesla very soon

Chinese electric carmaker, BYD, plans to supply batteries to Tesla “very soon,” a senior executive from the company told a Chinese state-owned broadcaster. “BYD respects Tesla, and we also admire Tesla,” said Lian Yubo, BYD’s executive vice president, in a video interview with an anchor from CGTN. “We are now good friends with Elon Musk, […]

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Elon Musk threatens to pull out of $44 billion Twitter deal over sharing of user data

Elon Musk threatened to walk away from his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter, accusing the social media company of “thwarting” his requests to learn more about its user base. In a letter filed with regulators, Mr Musk said he was entitled to do his own measurement of spam accounts. The letter formalises a dispute that […]

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Top EU lawmakers warn Elon Musk against relaxing Twitter’s content moderation

European Union’s top lawmakers have issued a warning to Elon Musk over his takeover of Twitter. Twitter agreed to Elon Musk’s offer to buy it for $44 billion on Monday. The billionaire has publicly stated his interest in buying the social media platform is rooted in his idea of “free speech.” Musk has previously described […]

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Twitter board reportedly met Elon Musk to discuss takeover offer: Report

The board of Twitter reportedly met Elon Musk over the weekend to explore his $43 billion takeover offer for the social media platform. After the Tesla boss first revealed his bid, Twitter’s management announced a so-called “poison pill” strategy to fend off a potential hostile buyout. Mr Musk plans to finance his bid with the […]

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Tesla profits soar to $3.3 billion in the first 3 months of 2022 as customers pay more amid supply chain shortages

Profits of Elon Musk’s electric car company, Tesla, soared to $3.3 billion in the first three months of the year, as customers proved willing to pay more. The firm’s deliveries were up 68% and would have been higher if not for supply chain shortages, the firm said. Its Shanghai factory was also recently forced shut […]

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Elon Musk sees his proposed acquisition of Twitter as a turning point for human civilization

Elon Musk has offered to purchase Twitter on Thursday, saying during an on-stage interview at the TED conference that he sees the acquisition as nothing less than a turning point for civilization. Musk said the proposed deal is not about the economics of Twitter’s business, but about ensuring Twitter remains a trusted platform for democracy […]

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Grimes, Elon Musk welcome 2nd child in December, a daughter named Exa Dark Sideræl Musk

Singer Grimes and Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk have welcomed their second child together, a daughter named Exa Dark Sideræl Musk. The little girl was born via surrogate in December last year, Grimes revealed in an interview with Vanity Fair. The child has been nicknamed “Y”. Grimes and Musk previously welcomed a son named […]

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Shipment of Starlink satellite-internet dishes arrives in Ukraine

A shipment of SpaceX’s Starlink satellite-internet dishes arrived in Ukraine on Monday, less than 48 hours after CEO Elon Musk announced the company would send support, according to a top official in the nation’s government. Ukraine digital minister Mykhailo Fedorov, who tagged Musk in a request on Twitter on Saturday, posted that Starlink was “here” […]

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Starlink satellite broadband services ‘activate’ in Ukraine, Elon Musk confirms after internet disruption amid Russian invasion

SpaceX billionaire Elon Musk says the company’s Starlink satellite broadband service is available in Ukraine and SpaceX is sending more terminals to the country, whose internet has been disrupted due to the Russian invasion. “Starlink service is now active in Ukraine. More terminals en route,” Musk wrote on Twitter on Saturday. He was responding to […]

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Rocket that is expected to crash into the Moon built by China not SpaceX, astronomers say

A rocket expected to crash into the Moon in early March was built by China, not SpaceX, as originally announced by astronomy experts. A rocket will strike the lunar surface on March 4 but, contrary to what had been announced, it was built not by Elon Musk’s company, but by Beijing, experts now say. The […]

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At least 40 SpaceX satellites fall from orbit and burn up after being hit by geomagnetic storm

SpaceX has lost dozens of satellites after they were hit by a geomagnetic storm a day after launch, causing them to fall from orbit and burn up. Such solar “storms” are caused by powerful explosions on the sun’s surface, which spit out plasma and magnetic fields that can hit the Earth. The company, owned by […]