Vincent Boland: How the tantrum-prone Tesla tycoon caved on Twitter deal
Elon Musk didn’t win one concession from the social media platform, so he finally stopped whingeing and will pay the original asking price of $44 billion. Now he has to try to recoup some of that cash
After months of threats, tantrums and toe-curling revelations, somebody has finally stepped in to help Elon Musk solve his little problem, and his name is Elon Musk. The world’s richest person has decided to stop whingeing about Twitter and just buy the damned thing.
Musk offered $44 billion for the popular, divisive, shouty social media platform in April, as technology company valuations were tumbling. Then he got cold feet, put the deal on hold, made ...