Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg say they’re prepared for a cage struggle

By Hanna Ziady | CNN

London  — Enterprise rivalry seemingly isn’t sufficient for 2 of the tech trade’s strongest billionaires. Now Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg say they wish to settle their scores in a cage struggle.

Twitter proprietor and Tesla (TSLA) CEO Musk just lately tweeted that he can be “up for a cage struggle” with Zuckerberg, the CEO of Meta. In an Instagram story Wednesday, Zuckerberg fired again by posting a screenshot of Musk’s tweet overlaid with the caption: “Ship Me Location.”

Musk then responded to a tweet in regards to the struggle by Alex Heath, editor of tech information web site Verge, with “Vegas Octagon” — a reference to the Las Vegas enviornment that hosts the Final Combating Championship.

“I’ve this nice transfer that I name ‘The Walrus,’ the place I simply lie on prime of my opponent & do nothing,” he added in a separate tweet.

CNN has contacted Meta for remark. A spokesperson for the corporate instructed Verge: “The [Instagram] story speaks for itself.”

It stays unclear whether or not Zuckerberg and Musk are critical or having amusing.

The 2 — who prior to now jostled for a excessive spot on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index earlier than Musk turned the world’s richest man — have clashed earlier than.

They’ve historical past

In 2017, they engaged in a really public feud over the way forward for synthetic intelligence.

Musk had repeatedly warned in regards to the risks of AI, describing it as a doubtlessly existential risk to the human race. Zuckerberg, alternatively, took a way more optimistic view.

Throughout a Fb Stay broadcast on the time he dismissed “naysayers” who sketched out “doomsday situations” as being “fairly irresponsible.”

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