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April 9, 2024 at 7:16 PM

Tesla stock has plummeted this year. Will the company recover?

The company is one of the worst-performing stocks in the S&P 500.
April 9, 2024 at 7:16 PM
Tesla stock has plummeted this year. Will the company recover?
April 8, 2024 at 7:42 PM

Brazil Supreme Court justice orders investigation of Elon Musk over fake news and obstruction

A crusading Brazilian Supreme Court justice is adding Elon Musk to an investigation over the dissemination of fake news and investigating him separately for alleged obstruction
April 8, 2024 at 7:42 PM
April 3, 2024 at 4:09 PM

Elon Musk's X has a new safety leader, nine months after predecessor left the social media platform

Elon Musk’s X, the platform formerly known as Twitter, has named a new head of safety nine months after the last executive to hold the position departed from the social media company
April 3, 2024 at 4:09 PM
Elon Musk's X has a new safety leader, nine months after predecessor left
March 20, 2024 at 12:38 AM

Elon Musk released code for his AI chatbot. Here's why it matters

AI experts speak to ABC News about the difference between open-source and closed-source AI, and why it matters that Elon Musk released the code for his AI chatbot.
March 20, 2024 at 12:38 AM
Elon Musk released code for his AI chatbot. Here's why it matters
March 19, 2024 at 11:53 PM

Elon Musk cancels partnership with Don Lemon over 'lacked authenticity'

Following an exclusive nonrestrictive interview with Don Lemon, Elon Musk has cancelled their partnership.
March 19, 2024 at 11:53 PM
Elon Musk cancels partnership with Don Lemon over 'lacked authenticity'
March 19, 2024 at 9:27 PM

Elon Musk releases code for his AI chatbot Grok. Here's why it matters

The move centers on a key issue in the fight to shape AI.
March 19, 2024 at 9:27 PM
Elon Musk releases code for his AI chatbot. Here's why it matters
March 19, 2024 at 2:10 PM

Don Lemon posts full Elon Musk interview after billionaire cancels X contract

The sit-down interview was supposed to mark the launch of a new partnership between the former CNN anchor and Elon Musk’s X, but instead Lemon says the deal was abruptly called off.
March 19, 2024 at 2:10 PM
Don Lemon posts full Elon Musk interview after billionaire cancels X contract
1 month ago

Elon Musk sues OpenAI. Some legal experts cast doubt on the case.

Elon Musk sued OpenAI and its CEO Sam Altman on Friday alleging the ChatGPT maker abandoned its mission of benefiting humanity in a sprint toward profits.
1 month ago
Elon Musk sues OpenAI. Some legal experts cast doubt on the case.
1 month ago

Elon Musk sues Open AI

Musk said that Open AI’s executives are in violation of an agreement that the company would not use their technology to pursue profits.
1 month ago
Elon Musk sues Open AI
1 month ago

Elon Musk sues maker of Chat GPT

The lawsuit marks a major escalation in Musk's contentious relationship with Open-AI and its CEO Sam Altman.
1 month ago
Elon Musk sues maker of Chat GPT
1 month ago

Elon Musk sues ChatGPT, security flaws on door cameras cause concerns

ABC News business reporter Alexis Christoforous delivers the latest business headlines.
1 month ago
Elon Musk sues ChatGPT, security flaws on door cameras cause concerns
2 months ago

Elon Musk claims company successfully implanted chip in human brain

The Neuralink's chip has been designed to help patients with paralysis communicate with computers.
2 months ago
Elon Musk claims company successfully implanted chip in human brain
2 months ago

Musk says Neuralink has implanted brain chip

Neuralink, owned by billionaire Elon Musk, has announced they have implanted a wireless chip into a human brain for the first time.
2 months ago
Musk says Neuralink has implanted brain chip
2 months ago

How Neuralink's brain implant works

Neurologist Leah Croll breaks down how the medical device works and who would benefit most.
2 months ago
How Neuralink's brain implant works
2 months ago

What to know about Elon Musk’s Neuralink brain chip implant

Neuralink says its goal is to help people living with debilitating conditions, including paralysis, communicate and control external devices with their thoughts.
2 months ago
Elon Musk's Neuralink brain chip implant could be 'game changer'
2 months ago

Elon Musk’s Neuralink implants brain chip into human brain

Neuralink’s goal is to help paralysis patients communicate by connecting their brain to a computer.
2 months ago
Elon Musk’s Neuralink implants brain chip into human brain
3 months ago

Elon Musk wants more control of Tesla. Why some experts say it could be risky

The move would tie the company's fate closer to its high-profile founder.
3 months ago
Elon Musk wants more control of Tesla. Here's why
3 months ago

X worth roughly 70% less than when Musk bought it: Fidelity

The valuation amounts to tens of billions of dollars in losses.
3 months ago
X worth roughly 70% less than when Musk bought it: Fidelity
3 months ago

Would Elon Musk sell X as losses mount? Experts weigh in.

Ongoing losses could make a sale attractive for Elon Musk but obstacles to such a move remain.
3 months ago
Would Elon Musk sell X as losses mount? Experts weigh in.
4 months ago

Musk lashes out at companies that pulled ads

ABC News’ Alexis Christoforus talks about what X CEO Elon Musk said about advertisers pulling out of the social media platform.
4 months ago
Musk lashes out at companies that pulled ads
4 months ago

Elon Musk apologizes for antisemitic tweet but crudely attacks advertisers

The remarks follow a weekslong advertising exodus from X, formerly known as Twitter.
4 months ago
Elon Musk apologizes for antisemitic tweet but crudely attacks advertisers
4 months ago

Elon Musk lashes out at companies that pulled ads from X: 'Don't advertise'

Musk said at the annual New York Times DealBook Summit companies that pulled their advertisements over hate speech on the platform are engaging in “blackmail.”
4 months ago
Elon Musk lashes out at companies that pulled ads from X: 'Don't advertise'
4 months ago

Elon Musk lashes out with profanity

The X owner says the ad boycott stemming from his comments on Jewish people is “going to kill” his social media company. ABC News’ Rhiannon Ally reports.
4 months ago
Elon Musk lashes out with profanity
5 months ago

Elon Musk visits Kfar Aza following accusations of antisemitism on X

Billionaire Elon Musk joined Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in visiting Kfar Azza after backlash over antisemitic comments on X, resulting in brands pausing ads on the platform.
5 months ago
Elon Musk visits Kfar Aza following accusations of antisemitism on X
5 months ago

X sues Media Matters after report about neo-Nazi ads

Elon Musk’s social media platform alleges that the watchdog organization defamed X after it published a report that said ads for major brands had appeared next to posts touting Nazism.
5 months ago
X sues Media Matters after report about neo-Nazi ads
5 months ago

Elon Musk threatens legal actions after companies pull ads from X over antisemitic post

Apple, IBM, Lionsgate, Paramount and Disney pulled ads from X, formerly Twitter, after Musk posted in agreement with a false and antisemitic conspiracy theory about Jewish people on the platform.
5 months ago
Elon Musk threatens legal actions after companies pull ads from X over antisemitic post
5 months ago

Elon Musk tweet fallout

Major companies are halting their advertising on "X" following an antisemitic post from owner Elon Musk.
5 months ago
Elon Musk tweet fallout
5 months ago

Elon Musk facing backlash over endorsement of antisemitic posts

The billionaire and owner of media platform X (formally known as Twitter) came under fire for agreeing with antisemitic comments on the platform.
5 months ago
Elon Musk facing backlash over endorsement of antisemitic posts
5 months ago

Elon Musk accused of promoting antisemitism on X

The owner of the platform is taking heat from X users for his response to a message shared by another user.
5 months ago
Elon Musk accused of promoting antisemitism on X
6 months ago

SEC seeks to force Elon Musk to testify in investigation into Twitter purchase

The Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday sought to force Elon Musk to sit for a deposition as part of an ongoing investigation about his purchase of Twitter.
6 months ago
SEC seeks to force Elon Musk to testify in investigation into Twitter purchase
7 months ago

Elon Musk calls AI forum with lawmakers on Capitol Hill 'very civilized'

Musk, along with other tech giants, convened on Wednesday to discuss the importance of regulating artificial intelligence.
7 months ago
Elon Musk calls AI forum with lawmakers on Capitol Hill 'very civilized'
8 months ago

Mark Zuckerberg says Elon Musk 'isn't serious' about cage match and it's 'time to move on'

The billionaire entrepreneurs have gone back and forth on the plans for weeks.
8 months ago
Mark Zuckerberg says Elon Musk 'isn't serious' about cage match: 'Time to move on'
8 months ago

Mark Zuckerberg says Elon Musk 'isn't serious' about cage match

The billionaire entrepreneurs have gone back and forth on the plans for weeks.
8 months ago
Mark Zuckerberg says Elon Musk 'isn't serious' about cage match
8 months ago

Potential MMA style fight between Zuckerberg and Musk

The heads of Facebook and X are potentially going over details to make a fight between them a reality.
8 months ago
Potential MMA style fight between Zuckerberg and Musk
8 months ago

Can Threads overtake X, formerly known as Twitter? Experts weigh in.

The task of overtaking X poses a formidable challenge but Threads holds advantages, they said.
8 months ago
Will Threads kill X? Experts weigh in.
9 months ago

Musk: Twitter to change logo

Owner Elon Musk said that Twitter's familiar bird logo will soon be replaced by the letter "X."
9 months ago
Musk: Twitter to change logo
9 months ago

Elon Musk says Twitter has 'negative cash flow' and 'heavy debt'

Elon Musk says Twitter has "negative cash flow" and "heavy debt" due to lack of advertisers.
9 months ago
Elon Musk says Twitter has 'negative cash flow' and 'heavy debt'
9 months ago

Elon Musk launches his own AI company to compete with ChatGPT

Elon Musk has previously criticized the pace and ambitions of advances in AI.
9 months ago
Elon Musk launches AI company to compete with ChatGPT
10 months ago

Senators warn Twitter, Elon Musk over alleged 'disregard' for data privacy

The notice came after the reported resignation of two of Twitter's data security executives.
10 months ago
Senators warn Twitter, Elon Musk over alleged 'disregard' for data privacy
1 year ago

Gov. DeSantis formally announces White House run in glitch-plagued Twitter talk

ABC News' Alex Presha discusses what Ron DeSantis’ campaign is saying about the technical glitches and the first events he has planned to kick off his campaign.
1 year ago
Gov. DeSantis formally announces White House run in glitch-plagued Twitter talk
1 year ago

Elon Musk subpoenaed in Jeffrey Epstein banking case

Virgin Islands subpoenas Elon Musk in lawsuit against JP Morgan
1 year ago
Elon Musk subpoenaed in Jeffrey Epstein banking case
1 year ago

Elon Musk subpoenaed in Virgin Islands’ lawsuit

The subpoena appears to seek information about whether Jeffrey Epstein referred or attempted to refer Musk to JPMorgan, according to the Virgin Islands.
1 year ago
Elon Musk subpoenaed in Virgin Islands’ lawsuit
1 year ago

Elon Musk says he has chosen new Twitter CEO, will step down within weeks

Elon Musk made the announcement in a tweet on Thursday.
1 year ago
Elon Musk says he has chosen new Twitter CEO, will step down within weeks
1 year ago

Twitter revives blue checkmark for some celebrities, including dead ones

Twitter reversed a major change to its subscription policy over the weekend.
1 year ago
Twitter revives checkmark for some celebrities, including dead ones
1 year ago

Elon Musk slams AI 'bias' and calls for 'TruthGPT.' Experts question his neutrality.

Biased AI poses risks but Musk underscores the challenge, experts said.
1 year ago
Elon Musk slams AI 'bias' and calls for 'TruthGPT.' Experts question his neutrality.
1 year ago

Elon Musk slams AI ‘bias’ and calls for ‘TruthGPT’

Elon Musk announced plans this week to create an AI-driven conversation tool called "TruthGPT."
1 year ago
Elon Musk slams AI ‘bias’ and calls for ‘TruthGPT’
1 year ago

NPR leaves Twitter amid dispute over labeling

Owned by Elon Musk, NPR said that the social media company’s label of their organization is meant to undermine its credibility.
1 year ago
NPR leaves Twitter amid dispute over labeling
1 year ago

Elon Musk publicly mocks laid-off Twitter employee with a disability. Then apologizes.

The former Twitter employee had posted a tweet asking CEO Elon Musk about his job status.
1 year ago
Elon Musk publicly mocks laid-off Twitter worker with a disability. Then apologizes
1 year ago

Elon Musk takes the stand

There are questions surrounding a multi-billion dollar deal involving Tesla stock.
1 year ago
Elon Musk takes the stand
1 year ago

Tesla slashes car prices as much as 20%

Tesla faces weakening demand amid heightened competition.
1 year ago
Tesla slashes car prices as much as 20%