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Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Apr 28, 2022
‘Take the money … and run’: Elon Musk's quick deal for Twitter highlights weaknesses
Directors lacked confidence in new CEO Parag Agrawal's ability to deliver a higher return than what Musk offered, clearing the way for the decision to sell.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 26, 2022
Ukraine omits Japan from list of countries thanked in Twitter video
Japan has not provided lethal weapons to Ukraine, although it has decided to send defense equipment including bulletproof vests and clothing that protects against chemical weapons.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Apr 26, 2022
Funding obscured: The family office behind Elon Musk's $44 billion Twitter buyout
The small family office that is managing the wealth of Elon Musk and is helping put together the largest-ever acquisition to be carried out by one person is shrouded in secrecy.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 25, 2022
Elon Musk taking Twitter private in $44 billion deal
It is a seminal moment for the 16-year-old company, which emerged as one of the world's most influential public squares but now faces a string of challenges.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 25, 2022
Ukraine apologizes for linking Hirohito and Hitler in official tweet
An official Ukrainian government Twitter account apologized after showing a picture of Emperor Hirohito alongside Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini in video about the defeat of fascism.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Apr 25, 2022
Twitter under shareholder pressure to seek deal with Musk, sources say
While the views of Twitter shareholders vary over what a fair price for a deal would be, many urged the firm not to let the opportunity for a deal slip away.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 24, 2022
As Elon Musk bids for Twitter, his fight to tweet freely hits snag
As Musk ramps up his battle to buy Twitter Inc., the lingering ramifications of his prior use of the social media platform may come back to haunt him.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 23, 2022
The newest problem for Trump’s Truth Social app is Elon Musk
Elon Musk's plan for a potential hostile takeover of Twitter is the latest challenge for the Truth Social app, which Trump has positioned as Twitter's freewheeling conservative counterpart.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Apr 20, 2022
In defense of Elon Musk's managerial excellence
The Tesla CEO's track record proves he's a pre-eminent builder of businesses and maximizer of shareholder value.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 20, 2022
Twitter exploring a sale would make free speech an afterthought
Elon Musk — the world's richest man — says he wants to make Twitter an 'arena for free speech,' which alarms many who are worried about hate speech and bullying.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 17, 2022
The elusive politics of Elon Musk
Musk, 50, who was born in South Africa and only became an American citizen in 2002, expresses views that don't fit neatly into America's binary, left-right political framework.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Apr 15, 2022
Why Elon Musk's Warren Buffett-like playbook won't work on Twitter
Musk's bid has been deemed too low by the market and too thin on financing details.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 14, 2022
Elon Musk makes $43 billion offer for Twitter to build 'arena for free speech'
Musk, a self-described 'free speech absolutist,' has been critical of the social media platform and its policies.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 13, 2022
Elon Musk sued by ex-Twitter shareholders over delay in disclosing stake
Former shareholders led by Marc Rasella said the delayed disclosure let Musk buy more Twitter shares at lower prices, while defrauding them into selling at 'artificially deflated' prices.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 12, 2022
Twitter grapples with an Elon Musk problem
Musk, Twitter's largest shareholder and one of its highest-profile users, could very well use the social media platform against itself and even buy enough shares to take over the company.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / ANALYSIS
Apr 7, 2022
Musk's Twitter bet gins up meme stock hype
Musk's popularity with retail investors was one of the reasons why Twitter agreed this week to offer him a seat on its board of directors, sources said.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Apr 6, 2022
Elon Musk’s Twitter investment could be bad news for free speech
Musk posted on Twitter, 'Given that Twitter serves as the de facto public town square, failing to adhere to free speech principles fundamentally undermines democracy. What should be done?”
Japan Times
BUSINESS / ANALYSIS
Apr 6, 2022
Elon Musk may add to U.S. regulator's ire with late report about Twitter stake
U.S. securities law requires disclosure within 10 days of acquiring 5% of a company, and in Musk's case the 10-day deadline was March 24.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 6, 2022
Elon Musk joins Twitter’s board, pitching ideas big and small
The move has implications for a social network where world leaders, lawmakers, celebrities and more than 217 million users conduct their daily public discourse.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Apr 5, 2022
Elon Musk’s ‘passive’ Twitter stake starts with poll on edit button
Whether Musk stays passive or switches to active, Twitter shares soared 27% on Monday, a signal that shareholders welcome his investment.

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