Thursday, 2 February, 2023

Topic: Tesla

What is ‘golden parachute’ that may entitle Twitter executives fired by Musk to millions

Tesla chief Elon Musk fired three of Twitter’s top executives including CEO Parag Agrawal. Historically, golden parachutes have been used as a safeguard against hostile takeovers.

Twitter’s masthead has a new name—Elon Musk. What it changes for you

Musk does signal that he wants citizen journalism to flourish on Twitter and that local news outlets should get way more prominence.

Elon Musk’s Twitter deal is a advertising ruse for Tesla. Freedom of speech is added bonus

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Twitter struggling to keep its most active users, ‘heavy tweeters’ in decline, report says

According to internal Twitter research, these 'heavy tweeters' account for less than 10% of monthly overall users but generate 90% of all tweets and half of global revenue.

Automakers plan to build 54 million EVs in 2030, double spending to $1.2 trillion

Tesla has outlined a plan to build 20 million EVs in 2030. Toyota expects to sell at least 3.5 million battery electric models (BEVs) during the same period.

Elon Musk changes track once again – says he’s ready to buy Twitter to help build ‘X’ app

Reuters: Billionaire Elon Musk is proposing to proceed with his original $44 billion bid to take Twitter Inc private, security filings showed on Tuesday,...

Chinese officials will have a secret meeting with Xi. The big problem? Tesla cars on street

BRICS summit was an opportunity for China to present its accommodating side, but Xi Jinping pushed his rhetoric on countering the ‘Western-led international order’.

Elon Musk sells $4 billion worth Tesla shares, pledges no more sales

As Wall Street analysts & Tesla investors had suspected, Musk offloaded 4.4 million shares on 26 April & 27 April to cover the $21 billion equity portion that he’s personally guaranteed.

‘Don’t manufacture in China and sell here. Make in India,’ Gadkari’s advice to Elon Musk

Tesla wants to import and sell its vehicles in India but has complained of high tariffs.

Why Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover offer is not about free expression

Musk’s greater involvement in Twitter is worrisome due to his track record as a self-proclaimed 'free-speech absolutist' who hasn’t always acted as a free speech advocate.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.