Elon Musk clinched a deal to buy Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) for $44 billion cash on Monday in a transaction that will shift control of the social media platform populated by millions of users and global leaders to the world’s richest person.
It is a seminal moment for the 16-year-old company, which emerged as one of the world’s most influential public squares and now faces a string of challenges.
Since 2017, the automotive community has been patiently waiting for the Tesla Roadster to complete production and take to the streets with a supercar-slaying zero-to-60 mph time of 1.9 seconds. That insanely low figure has been dropped to an almost unfathomable 1.1 seconds—at least according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
Fuck it. Let’s build Jurassic Park.
That’s what many have gleaned from recent comments by Max Hodak, one of the founders—alongside SpaceX and Tesla’s Elon Musk—of the neurotech company Neuralink.
SpaceX’s Starlink is taking another small step towards expanding its public beta test by opening up pre-orders to budding customers. Whereas previously you could register your interest for the chance to sign up to the satellite internet service, entering your details now gives you the ability to put down a $99 deposit. You’ll then get a target coverage date of either 2021 or 2022 based on your location, along with the ability to pay via credit card (no Bitcoin here, we’re afraid).
As his fortune continues to grow at an unprecedented rate, Elon Muskhas now become the world’s richest person, officially overtaking Amazon AMZN -0.4% CEO Jeff Bezos.
Billionaire Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is reportedly gearing up to permanently decamp to Texas in an effort to take advantage of the Lone Star State’s lack of personal income taxes.
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