What if Elon Musk’s control of Twitter scared the media?

“Given the uncertainty surrounding Twitter and out of an abundance of caution, CBS News is suspending activity on the social media site as it continues to monitor the platform”, CBS News National Correspondent Jonathan Vigliotti said Saturday, Nov. 19, after reporting on further quits at Twitter. These are so massive that they raise fears of … Read more

official warning from the authorities and resignations

The tumultuous acquisition of Twitter by Elon Musk continued to make waves on Thursday, November 10, with the resignation of senior officials of the social network, and a rare warning from the US competition agency (FTC). “We are following recent developments at Twitter with great concern. No CEO or company is above the law”, said … Read more

“It’s terrible”: Elon Musk lays off “about 50%” of Twitter employees

Shortly after these announcements, employees spoke on “the blue bird” to announce the elimination of their position, sometimes using the hashtags #LoveWhereYouWork (Love your workplace) and #OneTeam (Only one team). “All my thoughts, respect, energy and love to the tweeps (nickname of Twitter employees, editor’s note) around the world today. We’ve built the most amazing … Read more

Avian flu case transmitted to humans in Spain

An employee of a Spanish poultry farm contracted bird flu in late September, in a rare case of transmission to humans, and remained asymptomatic until he tested negative, with no other known infections, said on Monday October 3 the Ministry of Health. “On September 27, 2022, the National Center for Microbiology confirmed a case of … Read more

Musk wants to post his tweets about Tesla without having them pre-approved

Elon Musk has asked a New York court to annul a provision of an agreement made with the American stock market policeman (SEC) obliging him to have his tweets linked to the activity of his Tesla group validated by a lawyer. In a document submitted Tuesday evening to a federal appeals court in Manhattan, Elon … Read more

Tesla puts battery factory project in Germany on hold

Tesla has put plans to build a battery factory in Germany on hold to see how the group can respond to new regulations on subsidies for the purchase of electric vehicles in the United States, according to the Wall Street Journal. Washington indeed adopted in August a text providing for tax incentives for manufacturers if … Read more

Tesla plans to build a lithium refinery in Texas

US electric vehicle maker Tesla plans to build a lithium refinery in the Gulf Coast region of Texas and is seeking tax breaks to complete the project. In an application package sent to the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts at the end of August and made public on Friday, Tesla says it wants to “process … Read more

autopsy of an emperor 2.0 who knows no bounds

The creator of Tesla and Space X, incidentally the richest man in the world, is the subject of a portrait on RMC Découverte this Monday at 9:05 p.m. Alexander the Great and Genghis Kahn would no doubt have envied him. Because Elon Musk, the richest man in the world with a fortune estimated at 300 … Read more

Hertz orders 100,000 Tesla electric cars

The American car rental company Hertz announced on Monday that it wants to offer a large fleet of electric vehicles to its customers and will start by ordering 100,000 units from Tesla by the end of 2022. Customers will be able to rent Tesla Model 3s from early November at major Hertz locations in the … Read more

American associations want to prevent Elon Musk from buying Twitter

Several human rights NGOs have joined forces in the hope of preventing Elon Musk from buying Twitter, for fear that the multi-billionaire will allow toxic behavior to explode on the platform. “If we don’t block this operation, he will give a megaphone to demagogues and extremists, who (…) incite hatred, violence and harassment”, Nicole Gill, … Read more