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Elon Musk defends ‘funding secured’ tweets in Tesla shareholder

Elon Musk said that just because he tweets something, it “does not mean people believe it or will act accordingly.” The Tesla chief took the witness stand in a San Francisco federal court to defend himself (and the tweets he made back in 2018) in a lawsuit filed by a group of the automaker’s shareholders. […]

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Gaming

80 percent of Twitter’s full-time staff has evaporated under Musk

Elon Musk wasn’t lying last October when he told Bloomberg that 75 percent of the employees at his newly acquired toy, Twitter.com, wouldn’t lose their jobs under his ownership, as The Washington Post had reported at the time. Turns out, it’s closer to 80 percent. Of the roughly 7,500 people working there before Musk’s takeover, […]

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Finance

Elon Musk plays down influence of his tweets on Tesla’s share

Elon Musk disputed that his frequent Twitter posts necessarily moved Tesla’s stock price, as he began testifying on Friday in a trial over whether his 2018 “funding secured” tweet illegally manipulated the electric-car maker’s value. Wearing a dark suit and tie, Musk was called to the witness stand late on Friday, the third day of […]

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World

Elon Musk slammed by ex-US general over Ukraine claim

The tech billionaire described tanks as a “death trap” in modern combat as he sparked a furious rebuke from the retired commanding general of the US army, Mark Hertling. The tech tycoon had launched a debate online after questioning how Ukraine should use western-supplied equipment against Russia. Musk’s comments came as Kyiv was supplied with tank-killing […]

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World

Musk sparks heated debate saying Ukraine shouldn’t use tanks

For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our breaking news emails Sign up to our free breaking news emails Twitter owner Elon Musk has sparked yet another debate on social media after he described tanks as “deathtraps” that should not be used in Russia’s war against Ukraine. […]

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Business

Elon Musk attorneys aim to move trial from California to Texas,

Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks at an event in Hawthorne, California April 30, 2015. Patrick T. Fallon | Reuters Attorneys for Tesla and Elon Musk are asking a federal judge in San Francisco to move, or delay, a forthcoming trial from Northern California to Western Texas, saying they won’t be able to find unbiased jurors […]

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Technology

Tesla isn’t Apple, Elon Musk isn’t Steve Jobs, and its cars

Chip HIRES/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images; Rebecca Zisser/Insider Analysts and industry observers have compared Tesla and CEO Elon Musk to Apple and Steve Jobs. But Tesla and Apple’s similarities are surface level. Related Content Apple expanding China’s website censorship for users in Hong Kong The key differences between the two companies and leaders are why the […]

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Entertainment

Netflix’s ‘Glass Onion’ is a veiled dig at Elon Musk, audience

Audiences are arguing that “Knives Out: Glass Onion,” the sequel to the original 2019 hit, is one big parody of Twitter CEO Elon Musk. Ed Norton’s character Miles in Netflix’s “Glass Onion” is a tech billionaire who invites his group of eclectic friends to his remote island to play a murder mystery game. His character […]

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Business

Elon Musk tells Tesla employees don’t be ‘bothered by stock

SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks during a conversation with legendary game designer Todd Howard (not pictured) at the E3 gaming convention in Los Angeles, California, June 13, 2019. Mike Blake | Reuters After shares of Tesla dipped by more than 10% on Tuesday deepening a year-long selloff, CEO Elon Musk told employees […]

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US

The year in tech: Elon Musk, the metaverse and the Online Safety

For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our breaking news emails Sign up to our free breaking news emails It has been a year of drastic change in the tech sector, with Elon Musk taking over at Twitter while an economic downturn sparked major shake-ups and staff […]