Tag: Elon Musk

  • Cramer’s things to watch on the stock market Wednesday: stocks, retailers, AI

    My top 10 things to watch Wednesday, March 29, 1. The Dow and the S&P 500 are poised to open higher, one day after the indexes broke their three-session winning streak. The Nasdaq, on a two-day losing streak, is also poised to rise. Wall Street’s First Quarter Ends Friday: The Dow Looking for Losses; but […]

  • Elon Musk says only verified Twitter users appear in the “For You” tab.

    Elon Musk said only verified accounts will appear in Twitter’s “For You” recommendation feed as the billionaire continues to shake up the social media platform. Musk claims the move is “the only realistic way to deal with advanced AI bot swarms taking over.” Elon Musk Twitter account seen on mobile with Elon Musk in the […]

  • Monica Lewinsky, Celebrities On Twitter Fire Elon Musk Over Blue Check Pay Plan

    William Shatner, Monica Lewinsky, and other prolific Twitter commentators — some household names, others little-known journalists — could soon lose the blue ticks that helped verify their identities on the social media platform. They could get the points back by paying up to $11 per month. But some longtime users, including 92-year-old Star Trek legend […]

  • The glory days of working from home are behind us

    Image: atMedia (Shutterstock) Well it was a great run. Gone are the days when you woke up two minutes before your first meeting and checked your inbox in your pajamas according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which states that the pandemic-era work-from-home boom is finally fading. According to a report from the […]

  • Twitter now worth $20 billion, less than half of what Elon Musk paid

    In an internal email, Musk describes the brutal shrinkage of Twitter’s value. New York: Elon Musk estimates Twitter’s current value at $20 billion, less than half of the $44 billion he paid for the social media platform five months ago, according to an internal email seen by US news outlets. The email to employees was […]

  • Elon Musk offers stock grants for $20 billion Twitter staff: report

    Elon Musk said changes were needed to prevent Twitter from going out of business. Twitter’s Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said employees will receive stock-based compensation valued at nearly $20 billion, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. This is less than half of the $44 billion Mr. Musk spent last October to […]

  • Twitter offers new stock exchanges to staff

    Twitter Inc. is offering new equity grants to staff who vest after six months, according to an email sent late Friday, which was reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. The company plans to offer a liquidity event in about a year, where employees can cash in some of their equity, the email shows. The number […]

  • Virgin Orbit is closing in on a $200 million deal on Thursday

    A general view of Cosmic Girl, a repurposed Boeing 747 aircraft with the LauncherOne missile under the left wing, as final preparations are made at Cornwall Airport Newquay on January 9, 2023 in Newquay, United Kingdom. Matthew Horwood | Getty Images Virgin Orbit is in final talks to raise money from Texas-based investor Matthew Brown, […]

  • Elon Musk sets up automatic poop emoji response on Twitter for press inquiries

    Elon Musk acquired Twitter last October in a $44 billion deal. Elon Musk announced on Sunday that journalists who contact Twitter’s press department will be greeted with a single poop emoji. Going to the microblogging site, Mr. Musk previewed the company’s new auto-reply system. “press@twitter.com now automatically responds with [emoji]Musk tweeted. press@twitter.com now automatically responds […]

  • Virgin Orbit, Richard Branson’s satellite launch, has fallen fast

    Two months ago, Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit VORB -9.14% Holdings Inc. was about to make history by launching the first satellites into orbit from the billionaire’s homeland of the UK That high-profile launch from Cornwall, England went badly, ending in the destruction of the satellite payload and sparking an investigation into what went wrong. Virgin […]