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January 29, 2023, 6:53 PM

Elon Musk's mysterious ways on display in Tesla tweet trial

The trial revolves around one of Musk's most polarizing pursuits -- tweeting.
January 29, 2023, 6:53 PM
January 27, 2023, 10:39 PM

Musk, top Biden aides meet in Washington, talk electric cars

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and top aides to President Joe Biden have met in Washington to discuss electric vehicles
January 27, 2023, 10:39 PM
Musk, top Biden aides meet in Washington, talk electric cars
January 25, 2023, 4:08 AM

Elon Musk defiantly defends himself in Tesla tweet trial

Tesla investors filed a class action suit alleging he misled them with a tweet.
January 25, 2023, 4:08 AM
January 23, 2023, 11:08 PM

Elon Musk: Tweets about taking Tesla private weren't fraud

The trial hinges on the question of whether two tweets damaged shareholders.
January 23, 2023, 11:08 PM
January 21, 2023, 3:52 PM

Elon Musk takes the stand

There are questions surrounding a multi-billion dollar deal involving Tesla stock.
January 21, 2023, 3:52 PM
Elon Musk takes the stand
January 21, 2023, 1:08 PM

Elon Musk takes witness stand to defend Tesla buyout tweets

Elon Musk has taken the witness stand to defend a 2018 tweet claiming he had lined up the financing to take Tesla private in a deal that never came close to happening
January 21, 2023, 1:08 PM
Elon Musk takes witness stand to defend Tesla buyout tweets
January 18, 2023, 12:08 AM

Jury selected for Elon Musk trial about Tesla buyout tweets

A nine-person jury has been seated to hear a trial that will determine whether Tesla CEO Elon Musk cheated investors by asserting in 2018 tweets that he had lined up financing to take the electric automaker private
January 18, 2023, 12:08 AM
Elon Musk drama shifts from Twitter, to tweets about Tesla
January 17, 2023, 8:23 PM

Davos organizers: Musk wasn't invited despite what he says

The Twitter owner had claimed that he was invited.
January 17, 2023, 8:23 PM
January 16, 2023, 4:08 PM

Elon Musk's next drama: a trial over his tweets about Tesla

Long before Musk purchased Twitter, he had set his sights on Tesla.
January 16, 2023, 4:08 PM
Elon Musk's next drama: a trial over his tweets about Tesla
January 13, 2023, 7:37 PM

Tesla slashes car prices as much as 20%

Tesla faces weakening demand amid heightened competition.
January 13, 2023, 7:37 PM
Tesla slashes car prices as much as 20%
January 12, 2023, 3:41 AM

Investors mock Elon Musk's bid to move Tesla buyout trial

Lawyers for Tesla shareholders suing the electric vehicle maker’s CEO Elon Musk over a misleading tweet are urging a federal judge to reject the billionaire’s request to move an upcoming trial to Texas from California
January 12, 2023, 3:41 AM
January 9, 2023, 5:53 PM

Feds reviewing Musk tweet about disabling driver monitoring

A tweet from Elon Musk indicating that Tesla might allow some owners who are testing a “Full Self-Driving” system to disable an alert that reminds them to keep their hands on the steering wheel has drawn attention from U.S. safety regulators
January 9, 2023, 5:53 PM
Feds reviewing Musk tweet about disabling driver monitoring
1 month ago

Musk says he can't get fair trial in California, wants Texas

Elon Musk doesn't think he can get a fair trial in San Francisco.
1 month ago
1 month ago

Tesla stock plummeted 12% in a single day. Here's why

The losses at Tesla wiped nearly $50 billion from the company's value and elicited scrutiny of CEO Elon Musk.
1 month ago
Why Tesla stock plummeted 12% in a single day
1 month ago

Who will take control of Twitter if Musk steps down

Elon Musk’s tentative resignation followed a Twitter poll where a majority of users called on him to step down.
1 month ago
Who will take control of Twitter if Musk steps down
1 month ago

Tesla stock has plummeted since Elon Musk took over Twitter. Here's why.

Shares of Tesla have fallen 45% in two months since Elon Musk acquired Twitter.
1 month ago
Tesla stock has plummeted since Elon Musk took over Twitter. Here's why.
1 month ago

Question raised in multibillion-dollar lawsuit over Elon Musk Tesla tweet

A judge in a lawsuit over a tweet Elon Musk sent in 2018 about Tesla has asked for an explanation about a calculation.
1 month ago
Question raised in multibillion-dollar lawsuit over Elon Musk Tesla tweet
1 month ago

SEC says it's not violating Elon Musk's right to free speech

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is denying allegations that it is violating Elon Musk’s free speech rights by trying to enforce a 2018 securities fraud settlement
1 month ago
SEC says it's not violating Elon Musk's right to free speech
1 month ago

Elon Musk remains silent about Twitter poll calling for his resignation

Twitter owner Elon Musk has tweeted more than 10 times on other topics since the poll results.
1 month ago
Musk silent on Twitter poll calling for resignation, despite continued tweeting
1 month ago

Does Elon Musk's resignation from Twitter mean he'll give up control? Experts weigh in

Twitter owner Elon Musk's vow to step down amounts to "window dressing," one expert said.
1 month ago
Musk will resign from Twitter but will he relinquish control? Experts weigh in.
1 month ago

Elon Musk says he'll resign as Twitter CEO

Elon Musk tweeted Tuesday night that he would step down as Twitter's CEO as soon as he "finds someone foolish enough to take the job."
1 month ago
Elon Musk says he'll resign as Twitter CEO
1 month ago

Elon Musk says he'll resign as head of Twitter

"I will resign as CEO as soon as I find someone foolish enough to take the job!" Musk tweeted Tuesday.
1 month ago
Twitter needs a new CEO in wake of Musk's resignation
1 month ago

Elon Musk Twitter poll ends with users seeking his departure

He acknowledged he made a mistake in launching new speech restrictions.
1 month ago
1 month ago

Twitter users tell Elon Musk to step down after CEO asks in poll

The Twitter CEO polled users Sunday night, saying he'll "abide by the results."
1 month ago
Twitter users tell Elon Musk to step down in poll results
2 months ago

Student tracking Elon Musk’s jet defends his program, considers legal threat a bluff

Despite a threat of legal action from Elon Musk, Jack Sweeney said he believes in the value of tracking private jets of celebrities and thinks Musk is bluffing.
2 months ago
Student tracking Elon Musk’s jet program will continue to do so
2 months ago

Elon Musk’s Twitter sparks backlash from lawmakers, pundits over suspension of journalists

Elon Musk's Twitter bans prompted one House member to say 'What's the deal?'; while an EU official threatened penalties.
2 months ago
Elon Musk’s Twitter sparks backlash from lawmakers over suspension of journalists
2 months ago

European Union threatens Twitter with sanctions following ban of journalists

International criticism is raining down on Elon Musk after the social network suspended, several journalists, even as he's reportedly looking for new funding for the platform.
2 months ago
European Union threatens Twitter with sanctions following ban of journalists
2 months ago

By the Numbers: Elon Musk unloads Tesla stock

A look at the numbers behind Elon Musk selling billions of dollars of Tesla stock following his recent purchase of Twitter.
2 months ago
By the Numbers: Elon Musk unloads Tesla stock
2 months ago

Twitter changes rules over account tracking Elon Musk's jet

The account used publicly available data to track Elon Musk’s private jet.
2 months ago
2 months ago

Elon Musk sells $3.58B worth of Tesla stock, purpose unknown

Elon Musk sold another $3.58 billion worth of Tesla stock this week, but it wasn’t clear where the proceeds were being spent
2 months ago
2 months ago

EXPLAINER: How Elon Musk is changing what you see on Twitter

What you’re seeing in your feed on Twitter is changing
2 months ago
2 months ago

Elon Musk facing backlash after Fauci tweet

Musk, a longtime critic of COVID-19 lockdowns, called for Dr. Anthony Fauci to be prosecuted.
2 months ago
Elon Musk facing backlash after Fauci tweet
2 months ago

Elon Musk tweet calling for Fauci to be prosecuted draws backlash, applause

Elon Musk, who owns Twitter, called for a lawsuit against Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert.
2 months ago
Elon Musk draws backlash, applause for tweet calling for Fauci to be prosecuted
2 months ago

Musk's Twitter disbands its Trust and Safety advisory group

Elon Musk’s Twitter has dissolved its Trust and Safety Council
2 months ago
2 months ago

Twitter relaunching subscriber service after debacle

A previous attempt to launch the premium service a month ago failed.
2 months ago
2 months ago

Women sue Musk's Twitter alleging discriminatory layoffs

Two women who lost their jobs at Twitter when billionaire Elon Musk took over are suing the company in federal court, claiming that last month’s abrupt mass layoffs disproportionately affected female employees
2 months ago
Women sue Musk's Twitter alleging discriminatory layoffs
2 months ago

Musk's company aims to soon test brain implant in people

Tech billionaire Elon Musk said his Neuralink company is seeking permission to test its brain implant in people soon
2 months ago
2 months ago

Elon Musk attacks Apple for allegedly threatening App Store removal

"What's going on here?" Musk asked in a tweet directed at Apple CEO Tim Cook.
2 months ago
Elon Musk attacks Apple for allegedly threatening App Store removal
2 months ago

Elon Musk sparks concern from Twitter users and advertisers

Major advertisers cite concerns at the current state of Twitter and its new owner Elon Musk's controversial moves, including the new "Verified" $8 monthly service.
2 months ago
Elon Musk sparks concern from Twitter users and advertisers
2 months ago

Elon Musk reinstates Trump’s Twitter account

Former President Donald Trump’s Twitter account was suspended after the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
2 months ago
Elon Musk reinstates Trump’s Twitter account
2 months ago

Elon Musk reinstates Trump's Twitter account

Elon Musk shared on Twitter that he will be reinstating the Twitter account of former President Donald Trump.
2 months ago
Trump’s Twitter account restored by Musk
2 months ago

Twitter HQ closes until Monday as Senate Dems urge FTC to investigate the company

Elon Musk continues to shake up Twitter as the social network faces one of its biggest technical challenges, a massive amount of traffic due to soccer’s World Cup.
2 months ago
Twitter HQ closes until Monday as Senate Dems urge FTC to investigate the company
2 months ago

Elon Musk promises hate tweets will be demonetized; reinstates Kathy Griffin

Twitter owner Elon Musk announced a new content moderation policy Friday.
2 months ago
Elon Musk promises hate tweets will be demonetized; reinstates Kathy Griffin
2 months ago

Twitter turmoil continues with mass resignations

Twitter's turmoil under new owner Elon Musk continued after scores of employees reportedly chose to resign over Musk's new policies.
2 months ago
Twitter turmoil continues with mass resignations
2 months ago

'It was OUR dumpster fire': Twitter users keep tweeting amid chaotic Musk takeover

Amid a chaotic takeover by controversial billionaire Elon Musk, one thing has stayed steady: the tweets.
2 months ago
'It was OUR dumpster fire': Twitter users keep tweeting amid chaotic Musk takeover
3 months ago

Balenciaga says goodbye to Twitter amid Elon Musk's takeover

Balenciaga has left Twitter following Elon Musk's takeover of the popular social media platform, though it's retained its official Instagram account, for now.
3 months ago
Balenciaga says goodbye to Twitter amid Elon Musk's takeover
3 months ago

Twitter fires employees after critical messages on Slack, workers say

Twitter has fired "dozens" of employees over comments they made on an internal Slack channel criticizing new owner Elon Musk, two former employees told ABC News.
3 months ago
Twitter fires employees after critical messages on Slack, workers say
3 months ago

Musk touches on Twitter criticism, workload at G-20 forum

It’s not easy being Elon Musk
3 months ago
Musk touches on Twitter criticism, workload at G-20 forum
3 months ago

Musk's latest Twitter cuts: Outsourced content moderators

Twitter’s new owner Elon Musk is further gutting the teams that battle misinformation on the social media platform as outsourced moderators learned over the weekend they were out of a job
3 months ago
3 months ago

Exclusive audio: Musk talks potential Twitter bankruptcy, return to office in meeting

Twitter began layoffs last Friday, the company announced in an email.
3 months ago
Elon Musk tells Twitter employees return to office or 'resignation accepted'