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Gautam Adani is 4th richest person in the world; ahead of Bill Gates

Elon Musk tops the list, Mukesh Ambani at the 10th place   Mumbai: Indian billionaire and Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani has pipped Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates to be ranked the fourth richest person in the world, as per Forbes Real-Time Billionaires List. Gautam Adani’s net worth reached $115.5 billion on Thursday. Gates is at...

Elon Musk rubbishes allegation of sexual harassment

Texas: Tesla CEO and billionaire Elon Musk took to Twitter late on Thursday to refute allegations of sexual harassment against him. He called the claims by a news report that he had sexually harassed a flight attendant on a private jet in 2016 as “utterly untrue”. According to reports, a female attendant of a private...

Elon Musk says Twitter deal on hold ‘temporarily’

San Francisco: Tesla CEO Elon Musk who had recently finalised a deal to acquire 100 per cent stakes in social media company Twitter has said that the deal has been put on hold temporarily. “Twitter deal temporarily on hold pending details supporting calculation that spam/fake accounts do indeed represent less than 5% of users,” he...

Twitter may be payable for commercial, govt users: Elon Musk

San Francisco: Social media platform Twitter may become payable for commercial and government users, Tesla chief Elon Musk has indicated. He recently struck a deal of $44 billion for purchase of Twitter. “Twitter will always be free for casual users, but maybe a slight cost for commercial/government users,” he tweeted. Just before that, he had...

Elon Musk buys Twitter for $44 billion

San Francisco: Tesla CEO Elon Musk has finally bought micro-blogging site Twitter for approximately $44 billion. In a release, the company said it had entered into a “definitive agreement” to be acquired by an entity wholly owned by Elon Musk for $ 54,2 per share in cash. Once the transaction is complete, it will become...

Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43.4 billion

San Francisco: Just days after cancelling his plan to join the Twitter board, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has offered to purchase the entire company for $43.4 billion. He emphasised on the need for Twitter to be transformed as a private company. Elon Musk was to join the board on April 9, but two days before...

Elon Musk won’t join Twitter board, Parag Agrawal tweets

Twitter CEO says company had discussions with Musk   San Francisco: Tesla CEO Elon Musk will not be joining the board of microblogging site Twitter, the latter’s CEO Parag Agrawal tweeted on Monday. Elon Musk was to join the Twitter board on Saturday. However, he informed the company that he would not be able to...

Elon Musk’s Starlink not licensed to serve in India, don’t subscribe to it, warns DOT

Get licence for internet service first, Department of Telecommunication tells Elon Musk New Delhi: Business magnate Elon Musk’s plan to introduce his satellite-based internet service, Starlink, in India by next December has hit a major hurdle. The Department of Telecommunications (DOT) of the Ministry of Communications, Government of India has said that the company does...

Days after Twitter poll, Elon Musk sells $1.1 billion shares of Tesla

However, according to the documents filed on Wednesday, the sale is unrelated to Elon Musk’s tweet last Saturday asking his Twitter followers if he should sell 10% of his shares California: Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, sold $1.1 billion shares of the electric car company. The sale on Wednesday came shortly after he had...

Rajasthan in race with Gujarat to woo Tesla

Not just Gujarat, but Rajasthan too is trying to entice billionaire Elon’ Musk’s Tesla to set up its manufacturing base in the state. After the US-based electric carmaker started its office in Bengaluru, the Gujarat government has offered its two biggest ports Kandla and Mundra to carry out the manufacturing or assembling work. According to...

Elon Musk’s Tesla enters Indian market, set up office in Bengaluru

US-based electric car maker Tesla, whose founder Elon Musk is the world’s richest man, has entered the Indian market. It has set-up a company named Tesla India Motors and Energy in Bengaluru. Last year, Elon Musk had indicated that his company would start selling its cars in India in 2021. Interestingly, Union transport minister Nitin...

Twitter accounts of Elon Musk, Joe Biden, Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffet & others hacked

Unidentified hackers broke into the Twitter accounts of technology moguls, politicians, celebrities and major companies Wednesday in an apparent Bitcoin scam. The ruse included bogus tweets from former President Barack Obama, Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden, Mike Bloomberg and a number of tech billionaires including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Microsoft co-founder...