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June 21, 2022, 2:18 PM

Elon Musk's $44 billion Twitter deal gets board endorsement

Twitter’s board is recommending that shareholders approve the proposed $44 billion sale of the company to billionaire and Tesla CEO Elon Musk
June 21, 2022, 2:18 PM
Elon Musk's $44 billion Twitter deal gets board endorsement
June 17, 2022, 6:01 PM

Musk says he wants Twitter to be place of 'free speech'

Addressing Twitter employees for the first time since announcing takeover plans, Musk said he prefers on-site work, but may allow remote work for some "exceptional" employees.
June 17, 2022, 6:01 PM
Musk says he wants Twitter to be place of 'free speech'
June 17, 2022, 12:25 AM

Elon Musk addresses Twitter employees during a call

Elon Musk addresses possible layoffs, free speech and his expectations for the company’s growth during a call with employees.
June 17, 2022, 12:25 AM
Elon Musk addresses Twitter employees during a call
June 16, 2022, 7:28 PM

Musk aims to ease concerns in address to Twitter workers

Elon Musk will address the social platform’s employees Thursday.
June 16, 2022, 7:28 PM
Musk aims to ease concerns in address to Twitter workers
June 14, 2022, 7:58 PM

Musk to address Twitter employees for 1st time this week

Elon Musk will address Twitter employees Thursday for the first time since the billionaire and Tesla CEO offered $44 billion to buy the social media platform
June 14, 2022, 7:58 PM
Musk to address Twitter employees for 1st time this week
June 6, 2022, 10:27 PM

Musk threatens to walk away from Twitter deal

Lawyers for the Tesla and SpaceX CEO made the threat in a letter to Twitter.
June 6, 2022, 10:27 PM
Musk threatens to walk away from Twitter deal
June 6, 2022, 5:15 PM

A timeline of billionaire Elon Musk's bid to control Twitter

Elon Musk threatened Monday to call off his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter.
June 6, 2022, 5:15 PM
A timeline of billionaire Elon Musk's bid to control Twitter
1 month ago

Twitter shareholders sue Musk, say he 'deflated' stock price

Twitter shareholders have filed a lawsuit against billionaire Elon Musk, accusing him of unlawfully sowing doubt about his bid to buy Twitter
1 month ago
Twitter shareholders sue Musk, say he 'deflated' stock price
1 month ago

Judge dismisses lawsuit against Musk, Tesla and Twitter fan

A federal judge has dismissed a securities fraud and defamation lawsuit filed by a Tesla investor against CEO Elon Musk, the company and a Musk supporter
1 month ago
Judge dismisses lawsuit against Musk, Tesla and Twitter fan
1 month ago

Elon Musk visits Brazil's Bolsonaro to discuss Amazon plans

Tesla and SpaceX chief executive officer Elon Musk has met with Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro to discuss connectivity and other projects in the Amazon rainforest
1 month ago
1 month ago

Musk hints at paying less for Twitter than his $44B offer

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has given the strongest hint yet that he would like to pay less for Twitter than his $44 billion offer made last month
1 month ago
1 month ago

Elon Musks puts Twitter purchase on hold

After agreeing to buy the social media company for $44 billion, Elon Musk tweeted Friday that he’s pausing the deal to confirm a report showing data for spam and fake accounts.
1 month ago
Elon Musks puts Twitter purchase on hold
1 month ago

Why fake accounts have become a sticking point in Elon Musk's Twitter acquisition

Some analysts consider Musk's concern over spam accounts on Twitter a pretext, but the prevalence of such accounts threatens the company's revenue and credibility.
1 month ago
Why fake accounts have become a sticking point in Elon Musk's Twitter acquisition
1 month ago

Elon Musk’s Twitter deal ‘temporarily on hold’

The world’s richest man tweeted that his $44 billion plan to buy the platform is “temporarily on hold” pending details on spam and fake Twitter accounts.
1 month ago
Elon Musk’s Twitter deal ‘temporarily on hold’
2 months ago

Musk thinks Twitter is an under-leveraged asset, likes attention: Kara Swisher

Kara Swisher and Dan Abrams discuss Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover on “This Week.”
2 months ago
Musk thinks Twitter is an under-leveraged asset, likes attention: Kara Swisher
2 months ago

Elon Musk strikes deal to buy Twitter for $44 billion

Deirdre Bolton reports on Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover on “This Week.”
2 months ago
Elon Musk strikes deal to buy Twitter for $44 billion
2 months ago

Elon Musk's big plans for Twitter: What we know so far

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who is buying Twitter for $44 billion to take it private, has outlined a mix of vague principles and technical details as he looks to make the platform "maximum fun!”
2 months ago
Elon Musk's big plans for Twitter: What we know so far
2 months ago

Back with the banned: Do Twitter's exiles return under Musk?

QAnon loyalists, neo-Nazis and a former American president: The list of people banned from Twitter is long, but their exile could soon end if Elon Musk buys the platform
2 months ago
Back with the banned: Do Twitter's exiles return under Musk?
2 months ago

Musk sells $4B in Tesla shares, presumably for Twitter deal

Elon Musk has sold more than 4 million shares of Tesla stock worth roughly $4 billion, most likely to help fund his $44 billion purchase of Twitter
2 months ago
2 months ago

Elon Musk buys Twitter for $44 billion

ABC News financial contributor Alexis Christoforous discusses what Twitter’s earning report Thursday means for the long-term health of the company and Elon Musk.
2 months ago
Elon Musk buys Twitter for $44 billion
2 months ago

Elon Musk's bid to end SEC tweet settlement rejected by judge

The 2018 deal required Musk’s tweets to be pre-approved by Tesla’s board.
2 months ago
Elon Musk's bid to end SEC tweet settlement rejected by judge
2 months ago

How will Elon Musk pay for Twitter?

Even for the world’s richest man, buying a social media network doesn’t come cheap. ABC News financial contributor Alexis Christophorous explains how Elon Musk raised $44 billion to buy Twitter.
2 months ago
How will Elon Musk pay for Twitter?
2 months ago

Democrats raise alarms, Republicans celebrate, Twitter under Elon Musk

Lawmakers reacted with warnings and cheers, largely along party lines, after Twitter announced Monday that Elon Musk was buying the social media giant for $44 billion.
2 months ago
Democrats raise alarms, Republicans celebrate, Twitter under Elon Musk
2 months ago

Elon Musk reaches deal to buy Twitter

The world’s richest man is buying Twitter. ABC News’ Alexis Christoforous breaks down Elon Musk’s $44 billion successful offer to buy the social media network.
2 months ago
Elon Musk reaches deal to buy Twitter
2 months ago

Elon Musk to buy Twitter for $44 billion

Twitter announced that Elon Musk, who is the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, has bought the social media giant. Twitter's current shareholders will receive $54.20 for every share they own.
2 months ago
Elon Musk to buy Twitter for $44 billion
2 months ago

Musk says he has $46.5B in financing ready to buy Twitter

Elon Musk says he has lined up $46.5 billion in financing to buy Twitter, and he’s trying to negotiate an agreement with the company
2 months ago
Musk says he has $46.5B in financing ready to buy Twitter
2 months ago

Shareholders await Musk's next move in Twitter takeover bid

Twitter has dropped a major roadblock in front of Elon Musk’s effort to take over the company, leaving investors to wonder about the mercurial Tesla CEO’s next move
2 months ago
2 months ago

Elon Musk reportedly shifting strategy to acquire Twitter

Musk says he is resorting to another plan after Twitter fought back against his $43B offer to buy the social media platform with a tactic called a "poison pill."
2 months ago
Elon Musk reportedly shifting strategy to acquire Twitter
2 months ago

Twitter adopts 'poison pill' defense in Musk takeover bid

Poison pills are often used to defend against hostile takeovers.
2 months ago
Twitter adopts 'poison pill' defense in Musk takeover bid
2 months ago

Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion

ABC News business expert Alexis Christoforous talks about what needs to happen for Elon Musk's proposed deal to become a reality.
2 months ago
Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion
2 months ago

Elon Musk defends Twitter takeover bid

The Tesla CEO claims his offer to buy the social media giant for $43 billion would be good for free speech on the platform. ABC News’ Andrew Dymburt has the details.
2 months ago
Elon Musk defends Twitter takeover bid
2 months ago

Elon Musk set off firestorm with $43B bid to buy Twitter

The Tesla CEO and richest man in the world revealed his bid to buy the social media company and said the platform needs to be “transformed.”
2 months ago
Elon Musk set off firestorm with $43B bid to buy Twitter
2 months ago

Tesla CEO Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43B

The billionaire offered to buy the company outright for more than $43 billion, saying the social media platform “needs to be transformed as a private company” in order to build trust with its users.
2 months ago
Tesla CEO Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43B
2 months ago

Tesla CEO Elon Musk makes offer to buy Twitter

ABC News’ Kayna Whitworth speaks with Bloomberg reporter Sarah Frier about Elon Musk’s bid to purchase Twitter and how it could affect the company’s future.
2 months ago
Tesla CEO Elon Musk makes offer to buy Twitter
2 months ago

Elon Musk accused of breaking law while buying Twitter stock

Elon Musk’s huge Twitter investment took a new twist Tuesday with the filing of a lawsuit alleging that the colorful billionaire illegally delayed disclosing his big stake in the social media company so he could buy more shares at lower prices
2 months ago
3 months ago

Elon Musk becomes Twitter’s top shareholder

Elon Musk promised to make changes at Twitter after he brought more than 9% of its shares.
3 months ago
Elon Musk becomes Twitter’s top shareholder
4 months ago

Musk invites auto union to hold organizing vote at factory

Elon Musk is inviting the United Auto Workers union to hold an organizing vote at Tesla’s factory in Fremont, California
4 months ago
4 months ago

Elon Musk accuses SEC of harassment, withholding money to Tesla shareholders

Earlier this month, the SEC subpoenaed Tesla over Musk’s Twitter habits.
4 months ago
Elon Musk accuses SEC of harassment, withholding money to Tesla shareholders
4 months ago

Elon Musk gives about $5.7 billion in Tesla stock to charity

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says in a regulatory filing that he donated about 5 million shares of company stock worth roughly $5.7 billion to an unidentified charity in November
4 months ago
Elon Musk gives about $5.7 billion in Tesla stock to charity
8 months ago

After Twitter poll, CEO Musk sells off $5B in Tesla shares

After promising on Twitter, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has sold about 4.5 million shares of the electric car maker’s stock, raising over $5 billion
8 months ago
8 months ago

After Twitter poll, CEO Musk sells off $5B in Tesla shares

After promising on Twitter, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has sold about 4.5 million shares of the electric car maker’s stock, raising over $5 billion
8 months ago
8 months ago

By the Numbers: Elon Musk’s proposed Tesla stock sale

Breaking down why billionaire Tesla founder Elon Musk is contemplating selling a portion of his shares in Tesla stock after conducting an informal poll on Twitter.
8 months ago
By the Numbers: Elon Musk’s proposed Tesla stock sale
8 months ago

Musk: I'll sell 10% of Tesla stock based on Twitter poll

Tesla shares closed Monday down nearly 5% after CEO Elon Musk said he would sell 10% of his holdings in the electric car maker — more than $20 billion worth by most calculations — based on the results of a poll he conducted on Twitter over the weekend
8 months ago
Musk: I'll sell 10% of Tesla stock based on Twitter poll
8 months ago

Elon Musk tweets to ask if he should sell some Tesla stock

Tweet comes amid pressure in Washington to increase taxes on billionaires.
8 months ago
8 months ago

Musk offers $6B if UN shows how it will solve world hunger

He would sell $6 billion worth of Tesla stock, donate it to the UN food agency.
8 months ago
1 year ago

Musk under fire again: CEO to testify over Tesla acquisition

Shareholder lawsuit claims the acquisition was rife with conflicts of interest.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Elon Musk shows humility and hubris as 'SNL' host

Elon Musk showed a combination of humility and hubris as he opened his highly anticipated hosting gig on “Saturday Night Live.”
1 year ago
1 year ago

Elon Musk reveals Asperger’s diagnosis on 'SNL'

The billionaire and Tesla CEO made the personal revelation while hosting the late-night variety show.
1 year ago
Elon Musk reveals Asperger’s diagnosis on 'SNL'
1 year ago

Elon Musk suffers loss of $15 billion

Comments made by Tesla CEO Elon Musk sparked a sell-off of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin and Tesla.
1 year ago
Elon Musk suffers loss of $15 billion
2 years ago

Elon Musk said he wanted to sell Tesla to Apple

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2 years ago
Elon Musk said he wanted to sell Tesla to Apple