Elon Musk said his Twitter deal was “temporarily on hold” due to spam and fake company accounts.
The billionaire tweeted, “The Twitter deal is on hold pending details supporting the calculation that spam/fake accounts actually represent less than 5% of users.”
Musk wants to buy Twitter on his own terms. He is a genius and an inspiration to millions. But he’s also an uncompromising troublemaker.
So do you have to be a bit of a bully to be successful in tech? Do you have to abuse like Steve Jobs… to achieve things like Steve Jobs? Or can you be a nice guy like a Collison and still get to the top?
The Indo Daily BONUS: Why it pays to be a troublemaker in tech
To discuss this, independent Irish technology editor Adrian Weckler is joined by Conor Neill, founder of six companies, the most famous of which is Taxijet. He also has a degree in psychology and is a professor at one of the world’s leading business schools, the Graduate Business School of the University of Navarra, IESE. He is also President of Vistage in Spain, which describes itself as the world’s leading CEO organization.
https://www.independent.ie/podcasts/the-indo-daily/the-indo-daily-bonus-why-it-pays-to-be-a-troublemaker-in-tech-41648171.html Elon Musk: Why it pays to be a troublemaker in tech, with the Indo Daily