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    X CEO expresses support for Musk after telling boycotting advertisers to "go f**k yourselves"

    X CEO expresses support for Musk after telling boycotting advertisers to "go f**k yourselves" X chief executive officer Linda Yaccarino, who oversees the social network’s relationships with advertisers, sent a memo to employees signaling her support of owner Elon Musk after his incendiary...
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    Tesla officially launches Cybertruck

    Not long to go... Tesla pick-up to be revealed on 21 November, Musk says Tesla boss says electric pick-up truck – dubbed Cybertruck – will be shown later this month at an event in LA Tesla will unveil its long-awaited electric pick-up truck, dubbed Cybertruck, later this month, CEO Elon Musk...
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    Neuralink implants have not killed any monkeys — Musk

    Neuralink implants have not killed any monkeys — Musk Elon Musk has reasserted his statement that his brain implant startup Neuralink Corp. had never caused the death of a monkey, which while may be technically true, skirts around the fact that at least a dozen monkeys died after receiving chip...
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    SpaceX gets approval for second Starship launch

    SpaceX gets approval for second Starship launch SpaceX received approval for the second launch of its groundbreaking Starship rocket, ending an almost seven-month hiatus and inching Elon Musk closer to his goal of sending humans to the moon and beyond. The US Federal Aviation Administration...
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    Elon Musk's xAI launches Grok AI chatbot and language model

    Elon Musk's xAI launches Grok AI chatbot and language model Elon Musk's xAI has launched its own artificial intelligence (AI) engine and chatbot to take on OpenAI, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft. Called "Grok", the AI is modelled after the Douglas Adams novel The Hitchhiker's Guide to the...
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    Astronomer reveals how Starlink satellites are "leaking" radio signals

    Astronomer reveals how Starlink satellites are "leaking" radio signals When I was a child in the 1970s, seeing a satellite pass overhead in the night sky was a rare event. Now it is commonplace: sit outside for a few minutes after dark, and you can’t miss them. Thousands of satellites have...
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    xAI soft-launching first product on Saturday

    xAI soft-launching first product on Saturday Elon Musk said in a post on his X social platform that the xAI project will release its first artificial intelligence product to a “select group” on Saturday, 4 November 2023. “In some important respects, it is the best that currently exists,” he...
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    Starlink has reached cash breakeven — Elon Musk

    Starlink has reached cash breakeven — Elon Musk SpaceX’s Starlink service has reached breakeven cash flow, according to chief executive officer Elon Musk, a milestone for the space-based internet provider. Musk disclosed the achievement in a post Thursday on his social media platform, X...
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    Twitter/X gets new subscription tiers — from R54 to R289

    Twitter/X gets new subscription tiers — from R54 to R289 Elon Musk’s X, the platform formerly known as Twitter, began offering two new subscription tiers for users on Friday in an attempt to shore up revenue at the social media company. In South Africa, users can pay R54.37 a month or R652.44...
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    Starship environmental review kicks off — next launch could be 4 months away

    Starship environmental review kicks off — next launch could be 4 months away The US Fish and Wildlife Service initiated a formal review of the upgrades SpaceX has made to its Starship launch system, one of the final regulatory steps before flights can resume following its explosive April debut...
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    Elon says Twitter/X will challenge YouTube and LinkedIn

    Elon says Twitter/X will challenge YouTube and LinkedIn Executives at X, the social media site formerly known as Twitter, said they see YouTube and LinkedIn as future competitors while pursuing new business lines in video and hiring. Owner Elon Musk and chief executive officer Linda Yaccarino...
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    Elon's fortune takes a hit — now only worth R4 trillion

    Elon's fortune takes a hit — now only worth R4 trillion Elon Musk’s fortune slumped by $16.1 billion (R304.72 billion) Thursday after Tesla Inc.’s weak third-quarter earnings weighed on shares. Musk, who is the richest person on the planet with a fortune of $209.6 billion (R3.99 trillion)...
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    Cybertruck rolling out from November 2023

    Cybertruck rolling out from November 2023 Four years after its unveiling and two years after it was supposed to roll out, Tesla's much-anticipated Cybertruck electric bakkie is finally ready for delivery to customers. Tesla CEO Elon Musk is dialling back expectations for the company, as years...
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    X charging new users in two countries R19 for basic features

    X charging new users in two countries R19 for basic features X, the social network formerly known as Twitter, began testing a $1 (R19) annual subscription fee for new accounts on the web that want to post or interact with other users, saying the measure has the potential to reduce spam...
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    SEC probes Twitter/X over 2018 security lapse

    SEC probes Twitter/X over 2018 security lapse The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating how Twitter Inc. managed a 2018 security lapse that exposed personal user information before billionaire Elon Musk bought the social media platform last year. The agency has been scrutinising...
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    Twitter/X will test X Premium with three tiers

    Twitter/X will test X Premium with three tiers Elon Musk’s X Corp., giving bankers an update on efforts to reinvigorate growth, said that it’s testing three tiers of premium service, which would allow the company to charge customers different amounts depending on how many ads are shown. The...
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    X ordered to pay former Twitter executives' huge legal bill

    X ordered to pay former Twitter executives' huge legal bill X Corp., formerly known as Twitter, must pay $1.1 million (R21.25 million) in legal fees racked up by a group of the social-media platform’s former top executives, a judge ruled. Lawyers for the group — led by ex-Twitter chief...
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    Jumia partners with Starlink on African rollout

    Jumia partners with Starlink on African rollout Billionaire Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. will partner with e-commerce firm Jumia Technologies AG to expand its satellite broadband services in Africa. Jumia, which counts Pernod Ricard SA and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. as...
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    SpaceX settles with employee after stifling free speech

    SpaceX settles with employee after stifling free speech Elon Musk’s SpaceX agreed to settle a claim by the US labour board that the company illegally tried to stifle an employee’s speech with a warning not to discuss job conditions with co-workers. A regional director of the US National Labour...
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    Neuralink now accepting human trial patients

    Neuralink now accepting human trial patients Neuralink Corp., the brain implant startup led by billionaire Elon Musk, is recruiting patients for a clinical trial, a long-awaited step that brings the science fiction-esque technology closer to human reality. In a blog post, the company said it...
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