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Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover: trouble for Tesla? 
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Why we’re talking about . . .

Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover: trouble for Tesla? 

It’s hard to find a solid business case for the billionaire’s buyout of the social media platform
29 Apr 2022
‘More tears and tantrums on Twitter are guaranteed’
Elon Musk
Instant Opinion

‘More tears and tantrums on Twitter are guaranteed’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
27 Apr 2022
The pluses and minuses of Elon Musk’s Twitter buyout
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Pros and cons

The pluses and minuses of Elon Musk’s Twitter buyout

Tesla CEO wants to rid the social media platform of spam bots and censorship
26 Apr 2022
Will Elon Musk manage to take over Twitter?
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In Brief

Will Elon Musk manage to take over Twitter?

The world’s richest man has launched a hostile takeover bid worth $43bn
21 Apr 2022
Twitter: intriguing deal sparks Elon Musk alert
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Behind the scenes

Twitter: intriguing deal sparks Elon Musk alert

The 9.2% stake in Twitter has potential to be ‘a serious distraction’ from Musk’s day job
7 Apr 2022
Elon Musk and Twitter’s edit feature experiment
Elon Musk at the opening of a new Tesla plant in Gruenheide, Germany
Why we’re talking about . . .

Elon Musk and Twitter’s edit feature experiment

Social media giant admits idea is in the works – and claims it did not come from Tesla billionaire
6 Apr 2022
Why Elon Musk is facing claims of animal cruelty
Elon Musk speaks during the Satellite 2020 conference.
The latest on . . .

Why Elon Musk is facing claims of animal cruelty

Billionaire’s technology firm forced to deny ‘cruel treatment of macaque monkeys’
16 Feb 2022

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Tesla joins the $1trn club 
Hertz has ordered 100,000 Tesla Model 3s
Business Briefing

Tesla joins the $1trn club 

Electric vehicle maker has taken an order for 100,000 Model 3s from Hertz 
26 Oct 2021
Billionaires: who are the richest people in the world?
Tesla CEO Elon Musk
In Focus

Billionaires: who are the richest people in the world?

Tesla chief Elon Musk leads the way ahead of Jeff Bezos and Bernard Arnault
26 Oct 2021
‘The Olympics have become a joyless chore’
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Instant Opinion

‘The Olympics have become a joyless chore’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
10 May 2021
Scientist ‘predicted Elon Musk’s Mars mission in 1948’
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Tall Tales

Scientist ‘predicted Elon Musk’s Mars mission in 1948’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
10 May 2021
Greens, investments and space privateers
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Podcast

Greens, investments and space privateers

Are the world’s environmentalists about to take power? Is financial advice getting cheaper? And why are private citizens leading the space race?
23 Apr 2021
Elon Musk has proof aliens don’t exist
Elon Musk
Tall Tales

Elon Musk has proof aliens don’t exist

And other stories from the stranger side of life
25 Mar 2021
Elon Musk and Tesla bet big on bitcoin 
Bitcoin
Why we’re talking about . . .

Elon Musk and Tesla bet big on bitcoin 

Cryptocurrency’s value hits record high after car firm reveals $1.5bn investment
9 Feb 2021
Celebrities expected to flock to meteorites auction
Elon Musk
Tall Tales

Celebrities expected to flock to meteorites auction

And other stories from the stranger side of life
8 Feb 2021
How Tesla made it to the top
The Cybertruck: the next evolution of Tesla
Behind the scenes

How Tesla made it to the top

Tesla has transformed the auto industry and made Elon Musk the richest man on the planet
29 Jan 2021
Pregnancy pains, electric bubble and killer spies
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In Brief

Pregnancy pains, electric bubble and killer spies

Should doctors monitor mothers’s alcohol intake? Are electric cars an investment bubble? And should spies have a ‘licence to kill’?
25 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: coronavirus rules are ‘hurting the young’
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: coronavirus rules are ‘hurting the young’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 24 September
24 Sep 2020
Body double ‘helped Tupac fake his death’
Tupac Shakur
In Brief

Body double ‘helped Tupac fake his death’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
3 Sep 2020
How the rich got richer during the coronavirus pandemic
Elon Musk
In Depth

How the rich got richer during the coronavirus pandemic

Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk is worth $90bn after lockdown gains
20 Aug 2020
Tall Tales: Israeli tension ‘a sign world is about to end’
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In Brief

Tall Tales: Israeli tension ‘a sign world is about to end’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
3 Aug 2020
52 ideas that changed the world: 26. Artificial intelligence
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In Depth

52 ideas that changed the world: 26. Artificial intelligence

AI has wide-ranging applications but some experts are warning of potential ‘pitfalls’
6 Dec 2019
Elon Musk lawyer demands apology from ‘paedo guy’ diver
Vernon Unsworth
In Depth

Elon Musk lawyer demands apology from ‘paedo guy’ diver

Cave expert Vernon Unsworth insulted the Tesla founder’s miniature submarine during Thai rescue operation
6 Dec 2019
Instant Opinion: Lib Dems heading for ‘dead end’
Jo Swinson
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Lib Dems heading for ‘dead end’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 22 November
22 Nov 2019
Elon Musk rules out Tesla factory in UK amid Brexit chaos
Tesla Gigafactory
In Depth

Elon Musk rules out Tesla factory in UK amid Brexit chaos

Electric carmaker chooses Germany for Model 3 and Model Y production in Europe
13 Nov 2019
Tesla ‘Plaid’: Taycan-rivalling EV spied at the Nurburgring
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In Depth

Tesla ‘Plaid’: Taycan-rivalling EV spied at the Nurburgring

EV maker claims new model can lap the track 20 seconds faster than its rival
4 Nov 2019
SpaceX Starship: manned mission on course for 2020 launch
In Depth

SpaceX Starship: manned mission on course for 2020 launch

Elon Musk announces bold testing schedule as huge stainless steel rocket is unveiled
30 Sep 2019
Elon Musk v. Vern Unsworth: the defamation trial explained
Elon Musk
In Depth

Elon Musk v. Vern Unsworth: the defamation trial explained

Tesla founder sued for calling Thai cave diver ‘pedo guy’
17 Sep 2019
What is Neuralink, Elon Musk’s ‘mind-reading’ microchip?
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In Depth

What is Neuralink, Elon Musk’s ‘mind-reading’ microchip?

Tech entrepreneur has revealed company’s plans to link AI and human intelligence
19 Jul 2019
What is Elon Musk’s new Starlink service?
In Depth

What is Elon Musk’s new Starlink service?

SpaceX prepares for its global internet network by launching 60 satellites into orbit
24 May 2019
Tesla car fires: what happened and what cars are affected?
Tesla Model S
In Depth

Tesla car fires: what happened and what cars are affected?

Elon Musk’s EV firm releases free update to ‘further protect the battery’
16 May 2019
What are Tesla’s ‘robotaxis’?
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In Depth

What are Tesla’s ‘robotaxis’?

Elon Musk plans to have one million driverless cars on the road by the end of 2020
23 Apr 2019
Watch SpaceX land all three Falcon Heavy rocket boosters
SpaceX Falcon Heavy
In Depth

Watch SpaceX land all three Falcon Heavy rocket boosters

Aerospace firm finally launches its most powerful rocket yet after series of setbacks
12 Apr 2019
SpaceX Falcon Heavy: weather delays rocket’s second launch
In Brief

SpaceX Falcon Heavy: weather delays rocket’s second launch

Postponed mission will now get under way this evening. Here’s how to watch it live
11 Apr 2019
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