Musk’s Twitter deal faces backlash from advocacy groups

Musk’s Twitter deal faces backlash from advocacy groups

Pavlo Gonchar | Light Rocket | Getty Images A dozen advocacy groups are launching a new campaign Friday aimed at blocking Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s $44 billion purchase of Twitter, warning he will degrade important safeguards on the platform if he’s allowed to take control. The Stop the Deal campaign, shared exclusively with CNBC, includes … Read more

How tech firms and users can protect privacy

How tech firms and users can protect privacy

SENSITIVE MATERIAL. THIS IMAGE MAY OFFEND OR DISTURB Abortion rights protesters participate in nationwide demonstrations following the leaked Supreme Court opinion suggesting the possibility of overturning the Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision, in New York City, US, May 14, 2022. Caitlin Ox | Reuters The Supreme Court’s decision on Friday to roll back the … Read more

Twitter accepts Elon Musk’s buyout deal

Twitter accepts Elon Musk’s buyout deal

Twitter’s board has accepted an offer from billionaire Elon Musk to buy the social media company and take it private, the company announced Monday. The stock closed up 5.64% for the day after it was halted for the news. “Free speech is the bedrock of a functioning democracy, and Twitter is the digital town square … Read more

Tesla boss Elon Musk blasts Biden, Democrats on Twitter

Tesla boss Elon Musk blasts Biden, Democrats on Twitter

Elon Musk, co-founder and chief executive officer of Tesla Motors. Yuriko Nakao | Bloomberg | Getty Images Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Friday blasted the Biden administration and Democrats on Twitter, as the world’s richest person doubled down on his vow to vote for Republicans. Musk in a tweet accused the Biden administration of doing … Read more