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Elon Musk claims assassination risk, defends right to free speech
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Elon Musk claims assassination risk, defends right to free speech

Elon Musk, who is the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, took to Twitter to talk about his future plans and the need for free speech

Elon Musk lampoons Joe Biden day after releasing 'Twitter Files', chides President to buy Tesla
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Elon Musk lampoons Joe Biden day after releasing 'Twitter Files', chides President to buy Tesla

Biden recently announced the release of the first round of funding for a nationwide EV charging network, financing the construction of stations in over 35 states

Gigafactory, cybertruck, hyperloop: What Elon Musk's words teach us about his ambitions
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Gigafactory, cybertruck, hyperloop: What Elon Musk's words teach us about his ambitions

Elon Musk's words have a noticeable impact on language. Eight years after it was popularised by the new Twitter owner, gigafactory is now a common term in manufacturing

Explained: Who is George Hotz, the iPhone hacker, hired by Elon Musk to fix Twitter search?
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Explained: Who is George Hotz, the iPhone hacker, hired by Elon Musk to fix Twitter search?

Elon Musk has hired George Hotz for 12 weeks to fix Twitter’s search feature. The choice is quite surprising as the 33-year-old, who gained recognition for being the first to hack into an iPhone, has shared frosty ties with the billionaire over Tesla and its auto-pilot feature

First to hack into iPhone, tech prodigy who trolled Tesla, joins Elon Musk at Twitter
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First to hack into iPhone, tech prodigy who trolled Tesla, joins Elon Musk at Twitter

George Hotz was one of the first people to hack into an iPhone. He also rejected a job offer from Tesla before starting his own tech company that made autonomous driving systems for older cars.

How Elon Musk's management of Twitter is right out of his Tesla and SpaceX playbook
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How Elon Musk's management of Twitter is right out of his Tesla and SpaceX playbook

Over the years, Elon Musk has developed a style for managing his companies through periods of pain. He employs shock treatment and alarmism to push his workers to spend all their energy on his mission

Tesla goes 'rogue' in China, killing 2 people after 'auto park code glitches out,' carmaker denies malfunction
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Tesla goes 'rogue' in China, killing 2 people after 'auto park code glitches out,' carmaker denies malfunction

Social media users claim that upon examining the CCTV footage, it seems that the auto park software in the Tesla glitched out and made the car speed away, killing two people and injuring three more in China.

Two weeks of chaos: What happened after Elon Musk took over Twitter
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Two weeks of chaos: What happened after Elon Musk took over Twitter

Twitter, which is under financial pressure from debt and a slumping economy, is now unrecognisable compared with what it was a month ago

Elon Musk has ‘freed the bird’, but has he slipped into China’s cage?
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Elon Musk has ‘freed the bird’, but has he slipped into China’s cage?

Last month, Tesla cut prices across its line-up in China, partly reversing several increases earlier this year, as Musk's EV pioneer seeks to increase sales after is Shanghai factory doubled annual production capacity to about 1 million cars

Elon Musk's net worth drops below $200 billion as investors dump Tesla stock after Musk sells some shares
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Elon Musk's net worth drops below $200 billion as investors dump Tesla stock after Musk sells some shares

Fearing that he is paying more attention to Twitter than he is to Tesla, Elon Musk's shareholders dropped a significant portion of their holdings in Tesla, after Musk himself sold $3.9 Billion worth of shares, which caused Tesla's share value to drop further.

Elon Musk threatens to name-shame advertisers who are backing out from Twitter
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Elon Musk threatens to name-shame advertisers who are backing out from Twitter

In a series of tweets, Tesla CEO has blamed 'activist groups pressuring advertisers' for a 'massive drop in revenue' as the company engages in mass layoffs

Kangana Ranaut lauds Elon Musk's Twitter takeover: A classic case of premature celebration
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Kangana Ranaut lauds Elon Musk's Twitter takeover: A classic case of premature celebration

While Kangana Ranaut believes that Elon Musk is her long lost American dost who will unban her Twitter and meet her for chai pe charcha, the reality is far from this.

From flamethrowers to challenging Putin to combat, why Elon Musk is the king of publicity stunts
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From flamethrowers to challenging Putin to combat, why Elon Musk is the king of publicity stunts

Elon Musk has finally taken control of Twitter. Whether this move is yet another publicity stunt or not, only time will tell. In the meantime, here are some of the billionaire’s most audacious and wildest news-grabbing exploits

To buy Twitter, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has to keep banks, investors on board to close $44 billion
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To buy Twitter, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has to keep banks, investors on board to close $44 billion

Earlier this week, Musk reversed course and said he'd go through with acquiring the social media company under the same terms he agreed to in April

People are more interested in buying an Apple car than a Tesla, shows poll. Here's why.
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People are more interested in buying an Apple car than a Tesla, shows poll. Here's why.

In a recent poll, Apple ranked third as the most preferred car brand in the US, even before they officially unveiled a car. Apple in fact ranked ahead of giants like Ford and Tesla.

How Pune techie developed an unlikely Twitter friendship with Elon Musk
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How Pune techie developed an unlikely Twitter friendship with Elon Musk

Pranay Pathole's account is one of only a small handful that Elon Musk, the billionaire, frequently replies to — an average of once every two days

Tesla owner, tired of daily key hunt, installs microchip in hand
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Tesla owner, tired of daily key hunt, installs microchip in hand

The chip cost $ 400 roughly (Rs 30,000) including $100 for the installation process

Elon Musk sells nearly $7 billion worth of Tesla shares amid court battle over Twitter buyout deal
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Elon Musk sells nearly $7 billion worth of Tesla shares amid court battle over Twitter buyout deal

The billionaire tweeted that the pre-emptive sale of stocks was aimed at avoiding a fire sale if forced to buy the social-media platform

Elon Musk countersues Twitter over $44 billion buyout deal
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Elon Musk countersues Twitter over $44 billion buyout deal

Musk wooed Twitter's board with a $54.20 per-share offer, but then in July announced he was 'terminating' their agreement on accusations the firm misled him regarding its tally of fake and spam accounts

Meet Nicole Shanahan, woman at centre of rift between billionaires Elon Musk and Sergey Brin
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Meet Nicole Shanahan, woman at centre of rift between billionaires Elon Musk and Sergey Brin

Nicole Shanahan reportedly had an extramarital affair with Tesla CEO Elon Musk in December. At the time, she was separated from Google co-founder Sergey Brin, but still living with him