5 things to know for April 15: Ukraine, Covid, Subway shooting, Elon Musk, Debates

Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Ukraine The Russian guided-missile cruiser Moskva sank in the Black Sea yesterday, according to Russian state news. It is currently … Read more

‘Ukraine At Stake’, Elon Musk Challenges Putin To “Single Combat”

Elon Musk tweeted: “I hereby challenge Vladimir Putin to single combat” (FILE) Elon Musk has challenged Russian President Vladimir Putin to a fight, with the fate of Ukraine at stake. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO has challenged Mr Putin to “single combat”.    “I hereby challenge Vladimir Putin to single combat,” Mr Musk wrote on Twitter. … Read more

“Broken Up, Again”: Grimes Gives Update On Relationship With Elon Musk

Elon Musk and Grimes recently welcomed their second child via surrogacy. On Thursday, pop musician Claire “Grimes” Boucher tweeted that Tesla CEO Elon Musk and she have broken up, again. The news comes after the Oblivion singer had announced their second child together. She pointed to a Vanity Fair cover story and wrote on Twitter, … Read more

“Possible Space Projects”: Elon Musk, President Zelensky Discuss Ukraine

Elon Musk earlier provided Starlink satellite terminals to Ukraine after the internet was disrupted. Kyiv: Following Russia’s escalated bombardment of its neighbour Ukraine, President Volodymyr Zelensky today said he spoke to billionaire Elon Musk concerning the war, announcing that Ukraine will be receiving another batch of Starlink satellite broadband systems “for destroyed cities” from Musk’s company SpaceX. … Read more

“Unless At Gunpoint”: Elon Musk On Blocking Russian News On Starlink

Elon Musk also said that SpaceX was reprioritized to cyber defense SpaceX chief Elon Musk said on Saturday that its Starlink satellite broadband service has been told by some governments, not Ukraine, to block Russian news sources. “We will not do so unless at ‘gunpoint’, sorry to be a free speech absolutist”, he said in … Read more

Ukraine Thanks Elon Musk For Starlink Amid Russian Invasion, His Reply

Elon Musk previously donated 50 satellite terminals to restore the internet in Tonga (File) Delhi: Amid continuous attacks by Russia, Ukraine on Monday received Starlink satellite internet terminals from Elon Musk’s SpaceX. Taking to Twitter, Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykhailo Fedorov shared a photograph of a truck loaded with the terminals. “Starlink – here. … Read more

Amid Russian Invasion, Elon Musk’s Thumbs-Up To A Request From Ukraine

Elon Musk said Starlink service is now active in Ukraine which has been attacked by Russia. Reuters Washington, United States: Elon Musk said Saturday his company SpaceX’s Starlink satellite broadband service had been activated in Ukraine, after a Kyiv official urged the tech titan to provide his embattled country with stations. “Starlink service is now … Read more

“We Invite You”: Maharashtra’s Red Carpet For Elon Musk After Telangana

Elon Musk had said Tesla is “working through” a lot of challenges with the Indian government. (File) New Delhi: Another state has now invited US billionaire Elon Musk to invest after he said that electric car pioneer Tesla was “working through” a lot of challenges with the Indian government ahead of long-awaited plans to launch … Read more