Nearly 1 in 4 of Elon Musk’s Twitter followers are fake: report

Nearly 1 in 4 of Elon Musk's Twitter followers are fake: report

Nearly one out of every four of Elon Musk’s Twitter followers are either spam or bot accounts, according to researchers. Musk, who has reported he may pull out of his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter because of the prevalence of fake bots, has a total of 93.8 million followers on the social media platform. Of … Read more

Why Tesla was kicked out of the S&P 500’s ESG index

Why Tesla was kicked out of the S&P 500's ESG index

An aerial view of the Tesla Fremont Factory on May 13, 2020 in Fremont, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images The S&P 500 booted electric vehicle maker Tesla from its ESG Index in an annual rebalancing. Meanwhile, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and even oil and gas multinational Exxon Mobil were included on the list. The S&P … Read more

Twitter exec recorded mocking Elon Musk for Asperger’s

Twitter exec recorded mocking Elon Musk for Asperger's

A senior Twitter executive was secretly recorded mocking would-be owner Elon Musk for having Asperger’s syndrome — prompting the billionaire to call him out on the platform. “He has Asperger’s, so he’s special — you’re special needs. You’re literally special needs,” the honcho, identified by Project Veritas as lead client partner Alex Martinez, says in … Read more

EV battery costs set to spike as raw material shortages drags on

EV battery costs set to spike as raw material shortages drags on

Attendees look at the all-electric Ford F-150 Lightning pickup truck at the Washington Auto Show in Washington on Tuesday, January 25, 2022. Bill Clark | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images The cost to produce electric vehicles is primed to surge over the next four years, according to a new report, the result of scarcity … Read more

Elon Musk Does Not Fear A Recession

Elon Musk Does Not Fear A Recession

Elon Musk makes the news. He is everywhere. The chief executive officer of premium electric vehicle maker Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc Report is somewhat reminiscent of former Republican President Donald Trump when the latter was in office. Like Trump, Twitter is Musk’s main communication channel. Like the real estate developer, the tech tycoon … Read more

Elon Musk reacts to Twitter staff dissing him, saying ‘We’re commie as f***’ | World News

Elon Musk reacts to Twitter staff dissing him, saying 'We're commie as f***' |  World News

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has commented on the leaked video of a Twitter employee openly admitting that Twitter has no freedom of speech and his colleagues are ‘commies as f***’ as the video has now gone viral on social media. ‘Is this legitimate?’ Elon Musk wrote on the video posted by journalist Benny Johnson. The … Read more

Elon Musk compares teleprompter-loving Biden to Ron Burgundy

Elon Musk compares teleprompter-loving Biden to Ron Burgundy

Tesla CEO Elon Musk hit out at President Joe Biden on Monday, calling his administration ineffectual while comparing him to Will Ferrell’s character Ron Burgundy in “Anchorman.” Musk, who indicated he may pull out of his $44 billion takeover of Twitter, also said that if Biden doesn’t address the spiraling rate of inflation, the United … Read more

Illinois Revokes Carvana’s Dealer License Over Titling Issues

Illinois Revokes Carvana's Dealer License Over Titling Issues

Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images) Carvana is presently forbidden from selling cars in the land of Lincoln, Rivian is suing its seat supplier and Tesla’s closing the order books for a vehicle it was supposed to start manufacturing six months ago. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, May 17, 2022. 1st … Read more

Elon Musk says Twitter deal ‘cannot move forward’ until he has clarity on bot numbers

Elon Musk says Twitter deal 'cannot move forward' until he has clarity on bot numbers

Musk’s plan to buy Twitter has worried policymakers around the world. Joe Skipper | Reuters Elon Musk has said his $44 billion purchase of Twitter will not move ahead until he has more clarity on how many accounts are fake. Twitter estimated in a filing earlier this month that fewer than 5% of its monetizable … Read more

Elon Musk Says Twitter Deal At Lower Price “Not Out of the Question”

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Elon Musk last week said his bid to buy Twitter was “temporarily on hold” Miami: Elon Musk stoked speculation that he could seek to renegotiate his takeover of Twitter Inc., saying a viable deal at a lower price wouldn’t be “out of the question.” Twitter shares fell 8.2 per cent at the close of trading … Read more