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Tesla's Elon Musk drives past Jeff Bezos in Forbes' list of billionaires

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Tesla's Elon Musk drives past Jeff Bezos in Forbes' list of billionairesElon Musk has topped Forbes' list of world billionaires, relegating Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to second place for the first time in four years.
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Elon Musk, Becomes Twitter's Biggest Shareholder, With $2.9 Billion Stock Purchase. Tech billionaire Elon Musk has purchased a huge $3 billion stake in Twitter. . Tech billionaire Elon Musk has purchased a huge $3 billion stake in Twitter. . 'The Guardian' reports that Musk had indicated...

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Elon Musk Announces Legal Action and Twitter Policy Change on Doxxing [Video]

Elon Musk Announces Legal Action and Twitter Policy Change on Doxxing

Elon Musk Announces , Legal Action and Twitter , Policy Change on Doxxing. Gizmodo reports that Twitter CEO Elon Musk is taking legal action against a University of Central Florida student who publishes his flight information on social media. Gizmodo reports that Twitter CEO Elon Musk is taking legal action against a University of Central Florida student who publishes his flight information on social media. Jack Sweeney's @ElonJet account and his private account were permanently suspended from Twitter. According to Musk, a "crazy stalker" had followed a car driving his 2-year-old son, X, in Los Angeles. Musk claims that the perpetrator blocked the car from moving before climbing on the hood. Last night, car carrying lil X in LA was followed by crazy stalker (thinking it was me), who later blocked car from moving & climbed onto hood. , Elon Musk, via Twitter. Legal action is being taken against Sweeney & organizations who supported harm to my family, Elon Musk, via Twitter. Later, the billionaire posted a video of the alleged perpetrator and asked his over 120 million followers if they recognized the car or its driver. On December 14, Musk also announced a change to Twitter's policy on sharing real-time information. Any account doxxing real-time location info of anyone will be suspended, Elon Musk, via Twitter. According to Musk, the sharing of people's real-time location poses a , “physical safety violation.”. Gizmodo reports that Sweeney's other accounts, which track more celebrities' planes, including Drake, Jeff Bezos and Taylor Swift, were also permanently suspended. Gizmodo reports that Sweeney's other accounts, which track more celebrities' planes, including Drake, Jeff Bezos and Taylor Swift, were also permanently suspended. Gizmodo reports that Sweeney's other accounts, which track more celebrities' planes, including Drake, Jeff Bezos and Taylor Swift, were also permanently suspended. Gizmodo reports that Sweeney's other accounts, which track more celebrities' planes, including Drake, Jeff Bezos and Taylor Swift, were also permanently suspended

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Donald Trump’s Facebook and Instagram Accounts Will Be Reinstated [Video]

Donald Trump’s Facebook and Instagram Accounts Will Be Reinstated

Donald Trump’s , Facebook and Instagram Accounts , Will Be Reinstated. 'The Hill' reports that parent company Meta made the announcement via a news release on Jan. 25. The former president had previously received a two-year ban in the wake of the events of Jan. 6. Now, Trump will be allowed to return to the platforms in the coming weeks. Our determination is that the risk has sufficiently receded, and that we should therefore adhere to the two-year timeline we set out, Nick Clegg, Meta's President for Global Affairs, via Twitter. The public should be able to hear what their politicians are saying — the good, the bad and the ugly — so that they can make informed choices at the ballot box, Meta, via news release. Trump's Twitter account was also reinstated in November following Elon Musk's acquisition of the platform. While Trump now primarily uses his own social media platform, Truth Social, it's unclear whether he will actually return to the other platforms. After Meta's announcement on Jan. 25, Trump responded with criticism. FACEBOOK, which has lost Billions of Dollars in value since ‘deplatforming’ your favorite President, me, has just announced that they are reinstating my account. , Donald Trump, via Truth Social. Such a thing should never again happen to a sitting President, or anybody else who is not deserving of retribution!, Donald Trump, via Truth Social

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Elon Musk defiantly defends himself in Tesla tweet trial [Video]

Elon Musk defiantly defends himself in Tesla tweet trial

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Elon Musk Testifies in Trial Over Tweets About Taking Tesla Private [Video]

Elon Musk Testifies in Trial Over Tweets About Taking Tesla Private

Elon Musk Testifies , in Trial Over Tweets , About Taking Tesla Private. On January 23, Tesla CEO Elon Musk took the witness stand in a trial to determine whether he intentionally mislead investors with an August 2018 tweet. . On January 23, Tesla CEO Elon Musk took the witness stand in a trial to determine whether he intentionally mislead investors with an August 2018 tweet. . The lawsuit made by Tesla investors claims that Musk's tweet stating that he had "secured" funding for taking Tesla private caused them to lose large sums of money. The lawsuit made by Tesla investors claims that Musk's tweet stating that he had "secured" funding for taking Tesla private caused them to lose large sums of money. The tweet has already been ruled as both false and reckless by U.S. Judge Edward Chen. . NBC reports that Musk believes he can convince the jury that he was unaware that the tweet was false when he sent it. . NBC reports that Musk believes he can convince the jury that he was unaware that the tweet was false when he sent it. . Musk has also suggested that movements in Tesla's stock price are not dictated by his personal tweets. Just because I tweet something does not mean people believe it or will act accordingly, Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, via NBC. According to Musk's attorney, Alex Spiro, the Tesla CEO was taking steps to finalize a deal with Saudi backers back in 2018 when he sent the tweet. . According to Musk's attorney, Alex Spiro, the Tesla CEO was taking steps to finalize a deal with Saudi backers back in 2018 when he sent the tweet. . Spiro suggests that Musk was trying to protect the "everyday shareholder" by sending the tweet, which may have contained some "technical inaccuracies.". Spiro suggests that Musk was trying to protect the "everyday shareholder" by sending the tweet, which may have contained some "technical inaccuracies.". Nicholas Porritt, a lawyer representing shareholders, argues that Musk was fully aware the deal with Saudi Arabia's public investment fund was not final at the time. . Nicholas Porritt, a lawyer representing shareholders, argues that Musk was fully aware the deal with Saudi Arabia's public investment fund was not final at the time.

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Microsoft Announces Third Phase, Multibillion-Dollar Investment in OpenAI [Video]

Microsoft Announces Third Phase, Multibillion-Dollar Investment in OpenAI

Microsoft Announces , Third Phase of Multibillion-Dollar Investment , in OpenAI. Microsoft Announces , Third Phase of Multibillion-Dollar Investment , in OpenAI. The new phase of investment in the ChatGPT-maker was announced on Jan. 23. While Microsoft did not reveal the exact amount of the investment. ... CNBC reports that it could potentially reach $10 billion. Microsoft went public about its OpenAI investment in 2019, when the company became the exclusive cloud computing services provider. We formed our partnership with OpenAI around a shared ambition to responsibly advance cutting-edge AI research and democratize AI as a new technology platform, Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO, via CNBC. According to AI researchers, OpenAI ranks among the top three AI labs in the world. The company's ChatGPT is a text generator that has gone viral since its release in Nov. . Modern AI systems work well for the specific problem on which they’ve been trained, Joint Press Release From July 2022, via CNBC. ... but getting AI systems to help address some of the hardest problems facing the world today will require generalization and deep mastery of multiple AI technologies, Joint Press Release From July 2022, via CNBC. OpenAI and Microsoft’s vision is for artificial general intelligence to work with people to help solve currently intractable multidisciplinary problems, Joint Press Release From July 2022, via CNBC. ... including global challenges such as climate change, more personalized healthcare and education, Joint Press Release From July 2022, via CNBC. We believe that the creation of beneficial AGI will be the most important technological development in human history, , OpenAI Press Release From July 2022, via CNBC. ... with the potential to shape the trajectory of humanity, OpenAI Press Release From July 2022, via CNBC. OpenAI's founding investors include Elon Musk and Sam Altman. . OpenAI's founding investors include Elon Musk and Sam Altman.

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Musk takes witness stand to defend Tesla buyout tweets in civil court case

Elon Musk has taken to the witness box to refute allegations that Tesla shareholders were defrauded out of billions of dollars by his tweets from 2018.
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Elon Musk's 'lies' about Tesla on Twitter cost investors millions, court told

Elon Musk "lied" when he claimed he had "secured" funding to take Tesla private, a lawyer for investors has told a court.
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A Helpful Guide to Places With Lower Cost of Living Than the US [Video]

A Helpful Guide to Places With Lower Cost of Living Than the US

A Helpful Guide to Places, With Lower Cost of Living , Than the US. If you're thinking of quitting your job and pursuing your dreams, here are some of the best and cheapest places to live in the world, according to 'Forbes.'. When you can slash your cost of living by half—or even more in some places—it opens up lots of possibilities for better living, Jennifer Stevens, International Living executive editor, via 'Forbes'. Portugal, The strength of the U.S. dollar and Portugal's helpful visa options make places like Lagos, Vilamoura and Tavira enticing. Mexico, From beautiful beaches to colonial cities full of art and culture, Mexico is an affordable destination that offers exciting options. Mexico, From beautiful beaches to colonial cities full of art and culture, Mexico is an affordable destination that offers exciting options. Panama, Panama offers great visa opportunities for expats, has excellent health care and experiences year-round warm weather below the hurricane zone. Ecuador, International Living correspondent Donna Stiteler says that Ecuador has a number of appealing qualities that make it a standout destination. Ecuador is still a largely undiscovered country not yet homogenized but still offering the conveniences of modern living, including high-speed fiber-optic internet, American dollar currency, temperate weather, good public transportation and affordable healthcare and housing, Donna Stiteler, International Living correspondent, via 'Forbes'. Costa Rica, A lower cost of living and affordable health care are just two things that make this politically stable country high on the list of international retirement destinations. Spain, According to International Living correspondent Sally Pederson, "Sunny weather all year, a welcoming culture, an incredibly relaxed lifestyle and a relatively low cost of living. These are just a few of the things that Spain offers.”. Spain, According to International Living correspondent Sally Pederson, "Sunny weather all year, a welcoming culture, an incredibly relaxed lifestyle and a relatively low cost of living. These are just a few of the things that Spain offers.”

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2022 Year in Film Review [Video]

2022 Year in Film Review

2022 , Year in Film , Review. Here are some of the , biggest films of 2022, according to 'Forbes.'. 'Emily the Criminal' (Netflix), Writer/director John Patton Ford's debut feature stars Aubrey Plaza as Emily, a young woman with a criminal conviction that's holding her back. . 'Emily the Criminal' (Netflix), Writer/director John Patton Ford's debut feature stars Aubrey Plaza as Emily, a young woman with a criminal conviction that's holding her back. . 'Nope' (Peacock Premium), Jordan Peele's first foray into large-scale IMAX epics stars Daniel Kaluuya and Keke Palmer as horse wranglers who start experiencing strange phenomena. . 'Nope' (Peacock Premium), Jordan Peele's first foray into large-scale IMAX epics stars Daniel Kaluuya and Keke Palmer as horse wranglers who start experiencing strange phenomena. . 'Top Gun: Maverick' (Paramount), Tom Cruise earned the biggest box office hit of his career with this sequel to his 1986 film, earning $1.5 billion worldwide. 'Fire of Love' (Disney+), This film restoration project follows married vulcanologists Katia and Maurice Krafft who died in a volcanic eruption on Mount Unzen in Japan. . 'Fire of Love' (Disney+), This film restoration project follows married vulcanologists Katia and Maurice Krafft who died in a volcanic eruption on Mount Unzen in Japan. . 'Holy Spider', Writer/director Ali Abassi's 'Holy Spider' is based on the real life story of Saeed Hanaei, a serial killer who murdered 16 people in Mashad, Iran. . 'Holy Spider', Writer/director Ali Abassi's 'Holy Spider' is based on the real life story of Saeed Hanaei, a serial killer who murdered 16 people in Mashad, Iran. . 'Everything Everywhere All At Once' (A24), This film, from co-writers and co-directors Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, stars Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan in a multiverse action-comedy-love story. 'Everything Everywhere All At Once' (A24), This film, from co-writers and co-directors Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, stars Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan in a multiverse action-comedy-love story. 'Decision to Leave' (MUBI), 'Forbes' called the latest film by South Korean auteur Park Chan-wook "a cinematic dream come true.". 'Decision to Leave' (MUBI), 'Forbes' called the latest film by South Korean auteur Park Chan-wook "a cinematic dream come true.". 'The Banshees of Inisherin' (HBO Max), Writer/director Martin McDonagh's dark comedy about a lifelong friendship reunites Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson.

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Elon Musk replaced as world's richest person by Louis Vuitton CEO Bernard Arnault | Oneindia News [Video]

Elon Musk replaced as world's richest person by Louis Vuitton CEO Bernard Arnault | Oneindia News

According to Forbes, Twitter's new owner and Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, is no longer the world’s richest person anymore. The title of the richest person in the world is now with Louis Vuitton CEO Bernard Arnault after a decline in Tesla's share price. CNBC reported that Arnault took Musk’s place as the world’s richest person after Tesla shares fell sharply and the LVMH stock price simultaneously increased on Monday. #ElonMusk #BernardArnault #LouisVuitton

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Amazon Workers Hold First-Ever UK Strike [Video]

Amazon Workers Hold First-Ever UK Strike

Amazon Workers Hold , First-Ever UK Strike. 'The Hill' reports that Amazon warehouse workers in Britain went on strike on Jan. 25. Union members at Amazon's fulfillment center in Coventry are upset over pay and working conditions. Amazon says it offers "competitive pay" starting at 10.50 to 11.45 pounds and hour, which is about $13 to $14 dollars in American money. But amid the current cost-of-living crisis, many workers feel those wages just aren't enough. . 'The Hill' reports that Amazon has felt the harsh reality of the changing economy just as other tech companies have recently. Amazon announced 18,000 layoffs this month. . 'The Hill' reports that Amazon workers in other parts of Europe, like Spain and Germany, often protest in demand of higher wages and improved working conditions. Last year, unions and advocacy groups in over 30 countries staged walkouts on Black Friday as part of their campaign called "Make Amazon Pay.". In New York, dozens of workers were suspended after refusing to return to work following a trash compactor fire

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UK Amazon staff walk out for the first time ever [Video]

UK Amazon staff walk out for the first time ever

Amazon staff walked out on strike for the first time ever in the UK on Wednesday. Members of the GMB union, based at what the company calls a 'fulfilment centre' in Coventry, are taking action over pay and conditions. Some have claimed that even the robots in their workplace are treated better than they are. Report by Wardl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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For the first time on UK soil, Amazon workers are going on strike today

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Amazon Offers Prime Members a Generic Prescription Perk [Video]

Amazon Offers Prime Members a Generic Prescription Perk

Amazon Offers Prime Members , a Generic Prescription Perk. CNBC reports that Amazon debuted RxPass on Jan. 24. The new perk will grant Prime members access to 50 generic medications that treat over 80 conditions. However, insulin and specialty medications are not available. The service is also not accessible to those on Medicaid or Medicare. RxPass costs $5 a month and includes free delivery. The move marks Amazon's latest push into the health care sector. CNBC reports that Amazon launched an online pharmacy in 2020 after acquiring PillPack in 2018. In July, the company revealed it is acquiring One Medical, a primary care provider. . Vin Gupta, chief medical officer at Amazon, said the company strives to create a "fundamentally different" pharmacy experience. . This is still day one for us where we’re at our beginning stages here, but we recognize that change is needed. , Vin Gupta, Amazon chief medical officer, via statement. That’s what patients across the country are telling us, and that’s what Amazon is responding to, Vin Gupta, Amazon chief medical officer, via statement

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Suspected mastermind in killings of British journalist and indigenous expert in the Amazon is named

A Colombian fish trader is set to be indicted as the mastermind of last year's killing of British journalist Dom Phillips and indigenous expert Bruno Pereira.
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