Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal to a debate on bots

Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal to a debate on bots

Centi-billionaire Elon Musk provoked Twitter and challenged the company’s CEO Parag Agrawal to a “public debate” about fake accounts and spam in the midst of a contentious legal battle over a $44 billion acquisition. Musk filed a bid with the Securities and Exchange to acquire Twitter back in April this year. After the companies agreed … Read more

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

Elon Musk terminates deal to buy Twitter, and Twitter’s chairman promises a legal fight

Elon Musk terminates deal to buy Twitter, and Twitter’s chairman promises a legal fight

Elon Musk is backing out of his agreement to buy Twitter Inc., and Twitter’s chairman has already promised a legal fight. In a letter sent to Twitter’s TWTR, +0.05% chief legal officer on Friday, the Tesla Inc. TSLA, +2.27% and SpaceX chief executive claimed that he was ending the agreement because Twitter would not share … Read more

Twitter Inc: Twitter queries banks on Elon Musk’s attempts to undermine $44 billion deal

Twitter Inc: Twitter queries banks on Elon Musk’s attempts to undermine  billion deal

Twitter Inc is attempting to find evidence that Elon Musk tried to torpedo the financing of his $44 billion takeover deal for the social media company while also looking into his motivation for backing out of the deal, legal experts said. Twitter sent dozens of civil subpoenas this week to global banks such as units … Read more

Twitter queries banks on Musk’s attempts to undermine $44 billion deal

Twitter queries banks on Musk’s attempts to undermine  billion deal

Twitter Inc is attempting to find evidence that Elon Musk tried to torpedo the financing of his $44 billion takeover deal for the social media company while also looking into his motivation for backing out of the deal, legal experts said. Twitter sent dozens of civil subpoenas this week to global banks such as units … 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