Elon Musk

VC Trae Stephens says he has a bunker (and much more) in talk about Founders Fund and Anduril

Last night, for an evening hosted by StrictlyVC, this editor sat down with Trae Stephens, a former government intelligence analyst turned early Palantir employee turned investor at Founders Fund, wher

Elon Musk sues OpenAI and Sam Altman over ‘betrayal’ of nonprofit AI mission

Elon Musk has sued OpenAI, its co-founders Sam Altman and Greg Brockman, and its affiliated entities, alleging the ChatGPT makers have breached their original contractual agreements by pursuing profit

X goes to court in Elon Musk’s war against an anti-hate research org

Elon Musk’s crusade against the extremism research organization the Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH) will have its day in court on Thursday. Elon Musk’s X sued the CCDH last year,

X says it’s withholding accounts and tweets in India to obey orders

X, formerly known as Twitter, said Wednesday it is withholding specific accounts and posts in India, action it said it disagrees with, in response to executive orders issued by the Indian government.

Elon Musk’s Twitter a year later: Everything you need to know

Welcome to Elon Musk’s Twitter (now X), where the rules are made up and the check marks don’t matter. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO announced his bid to buy Twitter in April 2022, zealously driven to r

X, formerly Twitter, becomes No. 1 app on US App Store after news of Tucker Carlson-Putin interview emerges

After former Fox News TV host Tucker Carlson announced on X he would be interviewing Russian president Vladimir Putin, downloads of the app formerly known as Twitter jumped, sending X to the top of th

Elon Musk’s $56B Tesla pay deal is unfair, judge rules

A Delaware judge ruled Tuesday that Elon Musk’s $56 billion pay package is unfair, voiding the largest compensation deal in corporate history. The decision, issued Tuesday in the Delaware Court

Tesla to spend $500M to bring its Dojo supercomputer project to Buffalo factory

Tesla will spend $500 million to build one of its so-called “Dojo” supercomputers at its Buffalo, New York factory, the state’s governor Kathy Hochul said Friday during a news confer

MrBeast made $263K from a video on X, but calls the payout ‘a bit of a facade’

MrBeast made over $263,000 in ad revenue from posting his latest video on X, but the YouTube icon says he thinks this number is “a bit of a facade.” “Advertisers saw the attention it

X is rolling out audio and video calls to Android

Elon Musk’s own social network X is rolling out the ability to make audio and video calls directly from the app to its Android client. One of the X engineers working on the project posted about

X removes support for NFT profile pictures

On Tuesday, Elon Musk’s X wrote about a grand vision for the company in 2024, which includes launching peer-to-peer payments and more AI-powered tools. Amid all this, the company silently remove

X starts showing headlines in a new format for link previews again

Update January 5, 2024 11:45 AM IST: Elon Musk-owned social network X is showing headlines on link preview images again on the web. Earlier this week, the social platform rolled out a new format of sh

Fidelity marks down X valuation by 71.5%

Mutual fund company Fidelity has marked down its investment in X holdings — the parent company of X (formerly Twitter) owned by Elon Musk — by 71.5% from the original valuation of shares, accordin

Hyperloop’s loss is high-speed rail’s gain

In 2013, Elon Musk published a white paper that teased the idea of zipping from Los Angeles to San Francisco in just 35 minutes through a vacuum-sealed tube — a system he called hyperloop. The i

Tech’s DEI backlash is here

The backlash is only set to heat up come the 2024 election.

Elon Musk’s X suffered yet another global outage

Elon Musk’s social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter, suffered an outage globally earlier Thursday that lasted for more than an hour. The error, the cause of which remains unknown, pre

AI plushie Grok, voiced by Grimes, was trademarked before Elon Musk’s Grok

Grimes is stepping into the toy business with “Grok,” a character that she voiced for Curio’s new line of screen-free AI plushies. The toy is not affiliated with the AI chatbot backe

Playground Global closes Fund III with $410M for early-stage deep tech investments

The new fund invests across the computing, automation, infrastructure, logistics, decarbonization and engineered biology industries.

What X needs most now is for Snap to post a solid Q4

Will Snap's recent good fortunes benefit X? With new numbers on hand, let's take a look at X's financials and its valuation.

Elon Musk says X is bringing video to Spaces soon

Elon Musk has announced that X, formerly Twitter, will be bringing video to Spaces, the social network’s live audio conversation feature. Musk said X plans to launch the feature by the end of th
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