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Ralph Nader asks NHTSA to recall Tesla’s ‘dangerous and irresponsible’ FSD

Ralph Nader, a political and consumer advocate and former presidential candidate, has issued a statement calling Tesla’s “so-called” full self-driving (FSD) technology “one of

The 5 biggest takeaways from Tesla’s Cyber Roundup

Tesla held its annual shareholder meeting, which the company now refers to as its Cyber Roundup, Thursday at the Tesla Gigafactory Texas. The Cyber Roundup comes just a couple of weeks after Tesla re

Lyft assured no layoffs were coming — now employees are scrambling for their next gig

The day before Lyft shut down its in-house rental service and laid off close to 60 employees, the team in charge of the program was consumed by what they thought was a much bigger problem. Throughout

Netflix’s lawsuit against the ‘Bridgerton Musical’ could change online fandom

Netflix filed a lawsuit this weekend against two TikTok stars in their early twenties, Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear, alleging that their Grammy-winning “Unofficial Bridgerton Musical” pro

TuSimple addresses autonomous truck crash during Q2 earnings call

Autonomous trucking company TuSimple used its second-quarter earnings call to address an April crash during which one of the company’s autonomous trucks suddenly veered across the I-10 highway in Tu

Bolt Mobility has vanished, leaving e-bikes, unanswered calls behind in several US cities

Updated: Article updated to add the city of Richmond and the county of Montgomery in Virginia, as well as St. Augustine, Florida also confirming service has ended there.  Bolt Mobility, the Miami-bas

Pink Sauce went viral on TikTok. But then it exploded (literally).

Over the last month, a chef in Miami has been taking over TikTok with her signature product: Pink Sauce. Carly Pii, who uses the handle @chef.pii, posted a series of videos promoting her homemade cond

Mark Cuban hasn’t profited from his ‘Shark Tank’ investments

America’s favorite advertisement masquerading as a television show, “Shark Tank,” made Mark Cuban a household name (that is, if you weren’t already a Dallas Mavericks fan). But

Lyft lays off about 60 employees, shutters in-house car rentals program

Lyft has joined the ranks of tech companies trimming its workforce. The news of the layoffs, initially spotted in LinkedIn posts by now-former Lyft employees, has been confirmed by the company. Lyft s

Google really doesn’t want its Glass successor to piss you off

From Project Ara to Wave, Google has a rich history of bailing on neat ideas when the going gets tough. Yet unlike those forgone experiments, augmented-reality glasses apparently aren’t doomed t

Cruise robotaxi service under review following anonymous letter

Someone claiming to be a Cruise employee sent an anonymous letter to a California regulatory agency raising concerns that the company is launching its robotaxi service too early. The employee cited th

Uber facing lawsuit from dozens of women over sexual assaults by drivers

Uber is facing lawsuits from as many as 550 women passengers across the U.S. who have alleged they were assaulted by drivers on the platform. The initial complaint, which was filed in San Francisco Co

Twitter v. Elon brings us a meme-driven lawsuit for the books

When Elon Musk announced his intention to terminate his $44 billion bid for Twitter, the social media company didn’t give up easily. Today, Twitter sued the SpaceX and Tesla CEO for refusing to

Twitter lawyers say Musk’s termination of the deal is ‘invalid and wrongful’

In a letter to the SEC, Twitter’s lawyers from the firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz said Elon Musk’s termination of the acquisition deal was “invalid and wrongful.” This

YouTube ends Lofi Girl’s two-year-long music stream over bogus DMCA warning

There are three constants in life: death, taxes and the “lofi hip hop radio — beats to relax/study to” YouTube stream. That is, until YouTube falsely hit the Lofi Girl channel with a DMC

Leaked Uber Files reveal history of lawbreaking, lobbying and exploiting violence against drivers

Thousands of leaked confidential files reveal a treasure trove of sketchy and unlawful behavior from Uber. The Uber Files, which were originally shared with The Guardian and the International Consorti

Tesla shares get baby bump as Elon Musk tries to pull out of Twitter deal

Tesla shares received an upwards bump in after-hours trading Friday as investors reacted positively to Elon Musk’s move to terminate his $44 billion deal to buy Twitter. Tesla shares rose 14.51%

Former Theranos exec Sunny Balwani is found guilty of fraud

Former Theranos COO and ex-boyfriend of disgraced founder Elizabeth Holmes, Sunny Balwani has been found guilty on all 12 criminal charges after a three-month trial. At her own high-profile trial this

Things get messy for Elon Musk with report about new twins he shares with Neuralink exec

Last month, Insider published an explosive report about a former SpaceX flight attendant who accused SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk of propositioning her for sex in 2016 and to whom the company paid

I want to forget Elon’s dumb $420 tweet, but y’all won’t let me

Elon Musk hasn’t tweeted in 10 days, but his Twitter account is once again news because time is a flat circle. This is why we must now scrunch our faces, cock our heads to one side and strain to
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