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September 28, 2022, 1:49 PM

In court brief, Musk says the SEC is unlawfully muzzling him

A lawyer for Tesla CEO Elon Musk says in court documents that U.S. Securities regulators are unlawfully muzzling his client
September 28, 2022, 1:49 PM
September 27, 2022, 11:26 PM

Attorneys for Musk, Twitter argue over information exchange

A Delaware judge heard more arguments over the exchange of information by lawyers in the Twitter lawsuit that seeks to force billionaire Elon Musk to carry through with his $44 billion acquisition of the social platform
September 27, 2022, 11:26 PM
Attorneys for Musk, Twitter argue over information exchange
September 26, 2022, 2:21 PM

Elon Musk, US ponder ways to help Iranians under internet blackout

Elon Musk and the U.S. ponder ways to help Iranians under internet blackout amid protests.
September 26, 2022, 2:21 PM
Elon Musk, US ponder ways to help Iranians under internet blackout
September 15, 2022, 8:21 PM

College photos, memorabilia of Elon Musk auctioned for $165K

College photos of Tesla CEO Elon Musk and memorabilia from his girlfriend at the time has sold for $165,000 at auction
September 15, 2022, 8:21 PM
1 month ago

Elon Musk adds new reason for termination of Twitter deal

Twitter and Elon Musk are set to face off in court on Oct. 17.
1 month ago
Elon Musk adds new reason for termination of Twitter deal
1 month ago

Musk cites whistleblower as new reason to exit Twitter deal

Elon Musk and Twitter lobbed salvos at each other in the latest round of legal filings over the billionaire Tesla CEO’s aborted plan to buy the social media platform
1 month ago
Musk cites whistleblower as new reason to exit Twitter deal
1 month ago

Elon Musk subpoenas Twitter whistleblower ahead of trial

Elon Musk’s legal team is demanding to hear from a whistleblowing former Twitter executive who could help bolster Musk’s case for backing out of a $44 billion deal to buy the social media company
1 month ago
Elon Musk subpoenas Twitter whistleblower ahead of trial
1 month ago

Elon Musk says Tesla is raising price of 'Full Self-Driving' software to $15,000

The move, announced by Elon Musk, raises the price by $3,000, which amounts to a 25% hike.
1 month ago
Tesla raises price of its 'Full Self-Driving' software
2 months ago

Musk tweet joking about buying Manchester United causes stir

Elon Musk has caused a stir by tweeting that he was buying the English team.
2 months ago
Musk tweet joking about buying Manchester United causes stir
2 months ago

Elon Musk sells $7B in Tesla shares ahead of Twitter fight

Elon Musk has sold nearly $7 billion worth of shares in Tesla as the billionaire gets his finances in order ahead of his court battle with Twitter
2 months ago
Elon Musk sells $7B in Tesla shares ahead of Twitter fight
2 months ago

Elon Musk sells $7B in Tesla shares ahead of Twitter fight

The move comes ahead of his court battle with Twitter.
2 months ago
Elon Musk sells $7B in Tesla shares ahead of Twitter fight
2 months ago

Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO to public debate

This latest war of words follows Musk’s decision to pull his offer to buy the social media platform over concerns over “bots.”
2 months ago
Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO to public debate
2 months ago

Musk says Twitter deal could move ahead with 'bot' info

The billionaire has been trying to back out of his agreement to buy the company.
2 months ago
2 months ago

Musk countersuit accuses Twitter of fraud over 'bot' count

Elon Musk accused Twitter of fraud in a countersuit over his aborted $44 billion deal for the social media company, which he said held back necessary information and misled his team about its true user base
2 months ago
Musk countersuit accuses Twitter of fraud
2 months ago

Musk response to Twitter lawsuit to be made public by Friday

A judge has ruled that Elon Musk’s answer to Twitter’s lawsuit over his attempt to back out of a $44 billion deal to buy the social media company will be made public by Friday evening at the latest
2 months ago
2 months ago

Twitter sets September shareholder vote on Elon Musk buyout

Twitter has set September 13 as the date for its shareholders to vote on the company’s pending buyout by Tesla CEO Elon Musk
2 months ago
Musk attorneys say Twitter stalling on document production
2 months ago

Twitter trial against Elon Musk set for October

The lawsuit would force Elon Musk to complete his acquisition of Twitter.
2 months ago
Twitter trial against Elon Musk set for October
3 months ago

Elon Musk reacts to Twitter’s $44 billion lawsuit

Elon Musk asked a Delaware court on Friday to reject Twitter’s attempt to put the $44 billion merger case on trial in September.
3 months ago
Elon Musk reacts to Twitter’s $44 billion lawsuit
3 months ago

A timeline of Elon Musk's tumultuous Twitter acquisition attempt

Here is a timeline of major events in Tesla CEO Elon Musk's abandoned Twitter bid.
3 months ago
A timeline of Elon Musk's tumultuous Twitter acquisition attempt
3 months ago

By the Numbers: Elon Musk tries to get out of Twitter deal

A look at numbers behind Elon Musk’s attempted Twitter deal, which is now in flux.
3 months ago
By the Numbers: Elon Musk tries to get out of Twitter deal
3 months ago

Musk responds to Twitter’s threat to sue him

Twitter threatened to sue Elon Musk for pulling out of the deal to buy the company. Musk claims Twitter would not disclose information he wanted about bots and spam accounts.
3 months ago
Musk responds to Twitter’s threat to sue him
3 months ago

Elon Musk prepares to walk away from Twitter deal

The social media giant’s value has been plummeting with billions of dollars on the line.
3 months ago
Elon Musk prepares to walk away from Twitter deal
3 months ago

Elon Musk to terminate $44 billion Twitter deal

Elon Musk could be on the hook for a $1 billion breakup fee if he walks away from the deal.
3 months ago
Elon Musk to terminate $44 billion Twitter deal
3 months ago

Elon Musk terminating $44 billion deal to buy Twitter

Elon Musk is terminating a $44 billion bid to buy Twitter, according to a new SEC filing.
3 months ago
Elon Musk terminating $44 billion deal to buy Twitter
3 months ago

Elon Musk says he is terminating his deal to buy Twitter

The social media company's board says it will see him in court.
3 months ago
Elon Musk says he is terminating his deal to buy Twitter
3 months ago

Musk meets pope, uses Twitter to announce the audience

The Vatican didn’t announce the audience or provide any information about it.
3 months ago
3 months ago

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
3 months ago
Elon Musk's $44 billion Twitter deal gets board endorsement
4 months ago

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.
4 months ago
Musk says he wants Twitter to be place of 'free speech'
4 months ago

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.
4 months ago
Elon Musk addresses Twitter employees during a call
4 months ago

Musk aims to ease concerns in address to Twitter workers

Elon Musk will address the social platform’s employees Thursday.
4 months ago
Musk aims to ease concerns in address to Twitter workers
4 months ago

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
4 months ago
Musk to address Twitter employees for 1st time this week
4 months ago

Musk threatens to walk away from Twitter deal

Lawyers for the Tesla and SpaceX CEO made the threat in a letter to Twitter.
4 months ago
Musk threatens to walk away from Twitter deal
4 months ago

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

Elon Musk threatened Monday to call off his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter.
4 months ago
A timeline of billionaire Elon Musk's bid to control Twitter
4 months 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
4 months ago
Twitter shareholders sue Musk, say he 'deflated' stock price
4 months 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
4 months ago
Judge dismisses lawsuit against Musk, Tesla and Twitter fan
4 months 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
4 months ago
5 months 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
5 months ago
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Elon Musks puts Twitter purchase on hold
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Why fake accounts have become a sticking point in Elon Musk's Twitter acquisition
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Elon Musk’s Twitter deal ‘temporarily on hold’
5 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.”
5 months ago
Musk thinks Twitter is an under-leveraged asset, likes attention: Kara Swisher
5 months ago

Elon Musk strikes deal to buy Twitter for $44 billion

Deirdre Bolton reports on Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover on “This Week.”
5 months ago
Elon Musk strikes deal to buy Twitter for $44 billion
5 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!”
5 months ago
Elon Musk's big plans for Twitter: What we know so far
5 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
5 months ago
Back with the banned: Do Twitter's exiles return under Musk?
5 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
5 months ago
5 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.
5 months ago
Elon Musk buys Twitter for $44 billion
5 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.
5 months ago
Elon Musk's bid to end SEC tweet settlement rejected by judge
5 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.
5 months ago
How will Elon Musk pay for Twitter?
5 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.
5 months ago
Democrats raise alarms, Republicans celebrate, Twitter under Elon Musk
5 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.
5 months ago
Elon Musk reaches deal to buy Twitter