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# Elon musk

Last week
12th May 2024 - 18th May 2024
Twitter.com is now, officially, a thing of the past
Last month
April 2024
Australian PM calls Musk an 'arrogant billionaire' in row over videos of Sydney church stabbing
Tesla asks shareholders to back $56 billion pay deal for Elon Musk rejected by judge
Quiz: How much do you know about billionaires?
March
March 2024
Elon Musk's mega rocket has been 'lost' trying to re-enter the atmosphere
Arrested, disgraced, injured: Cryptocurrency scams promote hoax stories about Irish celebrities
Have you seen spam ads appear on your social feeds?
One scam recently came about after a hacking of an Indian politician's Meta account.
The Journal understands the account was compromised by hackers who launched more than 50 ad campaigns.
Celebrity scam ads appear on Facebook and X.com after less than a minute of scrolling through main feeds.
Former Twitter executives sue Elon Musk for almost $130 million in unpaid severance
Three US astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut blast off for the International Space Station
Space remains a rare area of co-operation between the US and Russia since its invasion of Ukraine.
Elon Musk sues OpenAI for 'betraying' company's founding mission for profit
This year
2024
X tells private Oireachtas hearing it will abide by Irish hate speech laws
How Elon Musk has courted Ireland's far-right by taking aim at the government's hate speech laws
High Court action brought by senior Irish-based X employee against company is settled
Why X has moved to block searches for Taylor Swift after an AI-related controversy
Debunked: Hoax ads featuring Alastair Campbell on the Late Late Show have proliferated on X.com
Senior Irish-based X employee seeks to sue Elon Musk for defamation over tweet he sent
With Silicon Valley 'visionaries', profits are prioritised over true technological progress
Peter Bloom
Senior Irish-based X employee files High Court case against Elon Musk
Last year
2023
SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launches US military drone on research mission
Social media platform X back online after global outage
EU launches probe into Elon Musk's X over disinformation related to 7 October Hamas attack
Elon Musk's X sues American media monitoring site in Irish court
Taoiseach criticises 'divisive' McEntee no confidence vote and believes it 'can only fail'
Elon Musk visits Israel amid growing accusations of antisemitism on his social media platform X
Elon Musk's X sues media non-profit over portrayal of site as full of antisemitism
Advertisers drop X after Elon Musk backs antisemitic post
IBM pulls ads from X after report says they appeared next to antisemitic posts
X fails to pay fine in Australia over not detailing plans to combat child sexual abuse content
AI 'one of the biggest threats' to humanity, warns Elon Musk
Debunked: YouTube ads feature Elon Musk in deepfake videos pushing cryptocurrency scams
Poll: Would you pay for Twitter/X?
Musk's X begins charging some new users for basic features
How X, formerly Twitter, is platforming a deluge of misinformation about the Israel-Hamas war
EU warns Musk X spreading 'illegal' disinformation after Hamas attack
Amazon launches first satellites into space
Senior Irish-based X employee who liked tweets critical of Elon Musk halts disciplinary process
Elon Musk's plans to charge everyone for Twitter send users running for Bluesky
Musk moots Twitter paywall that could charge users 'small monthly fee'
Elon Musk's SpaceX Starship to remain grounded after explosion probe
The European Union's tough new laws on social media content have officially come into force
Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg cage fight to take place in Rome at 'epic location'