Elon Musk buys Twitter for $44 billion and will privatize company

Elon Musk reached an agreement to buy Twitter for roughly $44 billion on Monday, promising a more lenient touch to policing content on the platform where he promotes his interests, attacks critics and opines on social and economic issues to more than 83 million followers. The outspoken Tesla CEO, who is also the world’s wealthiest … Read more

How Elon Musk Could Arrange The Massive $43 Billion To Buy Twitter

The purchase isn’t straightforward, but Elon Musk has several financing paths. One option is to sell his Tesla shares outright. Another is borrowing against them to stage a leveraged buyout, possibly with outside partners. Musk, 50, currently has about $3 billion in cash or other somewhat liquid assets after spending $2.6 billion buying a 9.1% … Read more

CCI orders to investigate Zomato, Swiggy over neutrality

The order comes months after the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) asked the Competition Commission of India (CCI) to investigate the companies for breaching platform neutrality by providing priority to the exclusive contractors. Key points to note – NRAI represents more than 5,00,000 restaurants across India. Other than complaints about platform neutrality, complaint by … Read more

Amazon reports strong 4Q results despite supply-chain snags

Amazon reported Thursday that its profits nearly doubled in the final three months of last year, even as it contended with surging costs tied to a snarled supply chain and labor shortages. The Seattle-based online behemoth also said it is raising its annual prime membership fee in the US to $139 per year from $119. … Read more