Musk pledged to provide $46.5 billion in equity and debt financing for the acquisition, which covered the $44 billion price tag and the closing costs.
Musk had said he would review Twitter's arbitrary 'content moderation' policy and bring in a more maximalist approach that would favor free speech.
The brain-machine interface company Neuralink is also preparing to launch clinical trials that will implant brain chips in humans
The report that the US government could use a key committee to review the takeover on national security grounds was severely negative for Twitter shares.
Elon Musk's cost cutting plan will see a whopping 75 percent of Twitter's 7,5000 employees walking up the garden path.
The revenue was $18.69 billion in the third quarter, which was up 55 percent year-over-year.
According to WSJ's estimates, Icahn purchased around 14 million shares of Twitter, which amounts to close to 2 percent of the company.
Tesla plans to stop including the sensors in Model S and Model X cars next year.
Twitter shares jumped on the news, surging as much as 22 percent to close at $52.The shares in Tesla, Musk's flagship company also rose by 2.4 percent.
Elon Musk has set up a Twitter Poll proposing Ukraine-Russia peace poll which has garnered votes from people of all walks of life.
Musk actually referred to intermittent fasting that he has adopted on the advice of a "good friend".
The incident took place in evening when Ali came home from work and told her father that she wanted to take a bath in the main bedroom en suite.
A wave of solar particles and radiation heated the atmosphere and raised the density which led to the destruction of 38 satellites.
Tesla founder Elon Musk is at the top of the global rich list with a seemingly unassailable lead.
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Tesla's premium collectible Cyberwhistle is available only to customers willing to fork over 1,000 Dogecoin.
Twitter said in a press release that nearly 99 percent of the votes cast by stock owners supported the sale agreement.
Zilis, 36, has told colleagues that she and the billionaire Tesla boss were never engaged in any sexual relationship or were ever involved romantically in any way.
Musk's random tweet has raised hopes among Manchester United supporters as they desperately want a change in the club's ownership.
The free speech advocate's column appeared in the magazine that is published by the Cyberspace Administration of China, a government body that oversees online censorship in China.
Musk has now offloaded $32 billion worth of stock in Tesla in the last 10 months.