Elon Musk’s China ties add potential risks to Twitter acquisition

BEIJING — Elon Musk’s ties to China, in his role as the largest shareholder in electric car brand Tesla, could complicate his bid to buy Twitter. Other companies seeking to enter China are bowing to pressure to follow Beijing’s stance on Taiwan and other issues. But Twitter is shut down by internet barriers that prevent […]

Conservatives celebrate Musk’s Twitter acquisition deal.

Conservatives lauded Elon Musk’s deal to buy Twitter Monday, reflecting how anger over Silicon Valley’s content moderation decisions has become a central issue for Republican lawmakers. Tennessee Senator Marsha Blackburn I said “He was hopeful that Elon Musk would help rein in Big Tech’s history of censoring users with a different perspective.” Jim Jordan, the […]

Cisco and Splunk Discuss Acquisition Agreement

Technology conglomerate Cisco Systems is in talks to acquire software company Splunk, although no deal is currently on the table, tech conglomerate Cisco Systems told The New York Times on Friday. A deal may never materialize, but Cisco could pay more than $20 billion for Splunk if talks continue, one of the people said. Splunk, […]