House Oversight chairman and former Twitter employees strike deal on subpoenas in exchange for testimony | CNN Politics

CNN — House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer has subpoenaed three former Twitter employees who will testify before the panel in relation to their investigation into Twitter’s decision to temporarily suppress a New York Post story regarding Hunter Biden’s laptop, three sources familiar with the documents tell CNN. Twitter’s former Chief Legal Officer Vijaya Gadde, … Read more

SpaceX put a Tesla sportscar into space five years ago. Where is it now? | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — It’s now been half a decade since SpaceX turned heads around the world with its decision to launch Elon Musk’s personal Tesla roadster into outer space, sending the car on an endless journey … Read more

Twitter Being Sued by the Firm That Advised It on Elon Musk’s Takeover

US-based advisory firm Innisfree M&A Incorporated sued Twitter on Friday in New York State Supreme Court, seeking about $1.9 million (roughly Rs. 15.7 crore) for what it says are unpaid bills after it advised the social media company on its acquisition by Elon Musk last year. “As of December 23, 2022, Twitter remains in default … Read more

Elon Musk says Twitter ‘trending to breakeven’ after near bankruptcy

Elon Musk Twitter account displayed on a phone screen and Twitter logo displayed on a screen in the background are seen in this illustration photo taken in Krakow, Poland on November 22, 2022. Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto | Getty Images Twitter CEO Elon Musk said Sunday that the last few months have been “extremely tough,” … Read more

Tesla’s Elon Musk not guilty of defrauding investors over 2018 tweets

Issued on: 04/02/2023 – 09:14 A U.S. jury on Friday found Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk and his company were not liable for misleading investors when Musk tweeted in 2018 that he had “funding secured” to take the electric car company private. Plaintiffs had claimed billions in damages and the decision also had been seen … Read more

Jury finds Musk, Tesla not liable in securities fraud trial following ‘funding secured’ tweets

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and his security detail depart the company’s local office in Washington, January 27, 2023. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters Elon Musk and Tesla were found not liable by a jury in a San Francisco federal court on Friday in a class-action securities fraud trial stemming from tweets Musk made in 2018. The … Read more

Biden administration expands EV tax credits in boost for Tesla, Cadillac, others

A Tesla Model Y on display inside a Tesla store at the Westfield Culver City shopping mall in Culver City, California, U.S., on Thursday, April 14, 2022. Bing Guan | Bloomberg | Getty Images DETROIT – The U.S. Treasury said Friday it is changing its definition of an “SUV” to make more electric vehicles from … Read more

Bill Gates says Elon Musk’s ambition to colonize Mars is not a good use of money

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk speaks during the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico. Susana Gonzalez | Bloomberg | Getty Images Bill Gates questioned whether Elon Musk’s current priorities would make him a good philanthropist, taking issue with his fellow billionaire’s ambition to send people to Mars. In an interview with the BBC, set to … Read more

There’s a buzz about green hydrogen. But pink, produced using nuclear, may have a huge role to play too

Both pink and blue have been used to differentiate between different methods of hydrogen production. Eve Livesey | Moment | Getty Images From Tesla’s Elon Musk to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen the past few years have seen many high-profile names talk about the role hydrogen may — or may not — play … Read more

Twitter will start charging developers for API access as Elon Musk seeks to improve monetization

Elon Musk tweet displayed on a phone screen and Twitter logo displayed on a screen in the background are seen in this illustration photo taken in Krakow, Poland on December 21, 2022 Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto | Getty Images Twitter will start charging developers to get access to its API, a vital tool that powers … Read more

‘God Bless Elon Musk’: Top Republican lauds Twitter owner ahead of key hearing

U.S. Rep. James Comer (R-KY), Chairman of the House Oversight and Accountability Committee, speaks at a media event at the National Press Club on January 30, 2023 in Washington, DC. Kevin Dietsch | Getty Images House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., effusively praised Twitter owner Elon Musk Wednesday for “being transparent” about the … Read more

Twitter Has Begun Interests Payments on Elon Musk’s Buyout Bank Debt

Twitter has made its first interest payment on a loan that banks provided to help finance billionaire Elon Musk’s purchase of the social media company last year, according to two people familiar with the matter. Twitter paid about $300 million (roughly Rs. 2,500 crore) to a group of banks last week, one of the sources … Read more

Twitter Has Killed Its CoTweets Feature: All Details

Twitter has once again shut down a feature even before its stable rollout. Twitter’s collaborative tweeting feature ‘CoTweets,’ which was rolled out for testing last year, has been shut down. The microblogging site started testing this feature in July 2022 for select users across US, Korea, and Canada. However, the feature has now been shut … Read more

Twitter Could Soon Introduce Support for Payments Feature

Twitter is working to introduce payments on the social media platform and has begun applying for regulatory licenses, the Financial Times reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. New boss Elon Musk is pushing Twitter to create new streams of revenue as it faces a drop in advertising income, following his $44 billion … Read more

How the Supreme Court could soon change free speech on the internet

Bloomberg Creative | Bloomberg Creative Photos | Getty Images When Elon Musk announced his offer to buy Twitter for more than $40 billion, he told the public his vision for the social media site was to make sure it’s “an inclusive arena for free speech.” Musk’s actions since closing the deal last year have illuminated … Read more

Self-made millionaire: Here are 8 things rich people do differently that make them ‘ultra wealthy’

It took me 20 years of trial and error before I achieved a multimillion-dollar net worth. Now, at 64, I draw income from the 18 companies I started and the 12,000 apartment units I own. But I wish I had known sooner how ultra wealthy people think about money. I’ve built relationships with many millionaires … Read more

Want to quit your job and run your side hustle full time? Start by working at one of these 5 companies

You always have to start somewhere. In the case of many a successful startup founder, that means working a day job before they’re ready to strike out and start their own new business. So, where are the best places to work for future founders? Multiple big-name companies top the list, according to a new report … Read more

Tesla just had its best week since May 2013

Tesla CEO Elon Musk smiles as he addresses guests at the Offshore Northern Seas 2022 (ONS) meeting in Stavanger, Norway on August 29, 2022. Carina Johansen | AFP | Getty Images Tesla shares surged 33% this week, marking their best weekly performance since May 2013 and second best on record. The stock rose 11% on … Read more

House Speaker McCarthy spoke with Musk about making Twitter ‘fair on all sides’

U.S. Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) arrives to a meeting with the House Republican Steering Committee at the U.S. Capitol Building on January 11, 2023 in Washington, DC. Anna Moneymaker | Getty Images Twitter CEO Elon Musk discussed how to make the social media site “fair on all sides” in a meeting with … Read more

Elon Musk meets with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and Hakeem Jeffries | CNN Politics

CNN — Twitter and Tesla CEO Elon Musk met with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and Democratic leader Hakeem Jeffries at the US Capitol in Washington on Thursday evening. McCarthy, leaving the meeting with Musk in his office, declined to comment other than to say: “He came for my birthday.” The California Republican turned 58 on … Read more

Tech 24 – Moderation à la Modi: Indian government’s crackdown on BBC documentary backfires

Issued on: 27/01/2023 – 15:43 The Indian federal government’s attempt to suppress a BBC documentary about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s role during the deadly 2002 anti-Muslim riots in Gujarat has backfired. Activists have been organising screenings across the country, and many people are continuing to share clips on platforms other than Twitter and YouTube. In … Read more

Elon Musk says a Chinese automaker will likely be second to Tesla: ‘They work the smartest’

Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks at a delivery ceremony for Tesla China-made Model 3 in Shanghai, east China, Jan. 7, 2020. Ding Ting | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images Elon Musk said that a Chinese automaker is likely to be the closest competitor to Teslawhile stressing the company is “winning in China” right now. … Read more

Tesla reports earnings after the bell Wednesday

Hong Kong, China, 13 Sept 2022, A red Tesla car passes in front of a Tesla dealership in Wanchai. (Photo by Marc Fernandes/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Nurphoto | Nurphoto | Getty Images Electric vehicle maker Tesla plans to report fourth-quarter results after market close on Wednesday. Here’s what analysts were expecting as of Wednesday morning, … Read more

Twitter for Web Will Now Stay on Your Preferred Timeline Tab

Twitter has altered the way the “For You” and “Following” timeline tabs on its homepage function. It announced on Wednesday that the Web version of the social media platform will now remember the timeline a user was last on. On their return to the site, the user will be greeted by the timeline tab they … Read more

How Tesla’s price cuts could spur an EV pricing war

A Tesla showroom is seen in the City Center shopping center on January 17, 2023 in Washington, DC. Anna Moneymaker | Getty Images DETROIT — Tesla vehicles in the U.S. are seeing significant price cuts, and that’s proving to be a double-edged sword for the electric carmaker and the greater automotive industry. Tesla earlier this … Read more