Musk sells $8.5 billion worth of Tesla shares

Elon Musk sold around 9.6 million shares of Tesla stock this week, worth about $8.5 billion, according to regulatory filings. Musk still holds about 16% of the automaker. The value of the sales in the

Daily Crunch: In latest earnings release, Twitter admits to miscounting users for the second time

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Optimus Not-Ready-for-Prime-Time?

So, yeah, kicking off another installment of the newsletter by talking a bit about our upcoming robotics event. Honestly, this panel is a special one, though. It’s one I’d been thinking about befo

Daily Crunch: US dangles reward up to $10M for info on 6 elite Russian military hackers

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Elon Musk wins $13B suit over SolarCity deal Tesla shareholders called a ‘bailout’

A Delaware judge has sided with Elon Musk in a hefty lawsuit brought by Tesla shareholders, which accused the executive of coercing the electric vehicle company’s board into buying SolarCity ba

Judge quashes Elon Musk’s attempt to end SEC settlement over Tesla tweets

Elon Musk’s attempt to terminate a 2018 settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that requires oversight of some of his Tesla-related tweets has failed. U.S. District Judge Le

Elon Musk’s Twitter deal includes a $1 billion termination fee on both sides

Elon Musk will have to pay Twitter a $1 billion termination fee if he doesn’t go through with his $44 billion acquisition of the social network, announced on Monday, per a new SEC filing. The fi

It’s not rocket science: Why Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover could be bad for privacy

Elon Musk has put an end to weeks of speculation with the announcement that Twitter has accepted his offer to buy the platform for $54.20 per share, valuing the social media platform at about $44 bill

Bring on the Twitter mafia

Twitter is smaller than you think. The company has around 7,000 employees, compared to other social media platforms like Meta, formerly Facebook, which has nearly 10 times as many employees. It means

Twitter accepts Elon Musk’s $44B acquisition offer

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is infamous for using Twitter to tease and tease out various ideas he has about his business interests, cryptocurrency, politics and life in general, but today it looks like he&#82

The Station: Lyft’s bikeshare play, Tesla’s Q1 warning and big bucks for Musk’s tunnel startup

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello readers: Welcome to The Station

Daily Crunch: Elon Musk unveils three-pronged strategy to fund his $43B Twitter purchase

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VW Group CEO Herbert Diess is coming to TC Sessions: Mobility 2022

Volkswagen Group, one of the world’s largest automakers with nearly 9 million vehicles sold last year, ratcheted up an already ambitious strategy in 2021. The target: to transform the company fr

Tesla blames inflation, cost pressure from suppliers for increased car prices

Tesla has raised prices on its vehicles as it anticipates cost pressures from suppliers and logistics over the next six to 12 months, the automaker said on Wednesday during its first-quarter 2022 earn

Musk says Tesla aspires to mass produce robotaxis by 2024

Tesla plans to bring a dedicated robotaxi with no steering wheel or pedals to market by 2024, CEO Elon Musk said Wednesday during Tesla’s first quarter 2022 earnings call. That’s just two

Musk says robot, aimed for 2023, will be worth more than Tesla’s car business

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the company’s robot, named Optimus, will be “worth more than the car business, worth more than FSD.” FSD, or “full self-driving,” is Tesla’

Tesla expects gigafactories to run below capacity through 2022

Tesla said Wednesday that a prolonged supply chain crunch has limited production capacity at its factories and expects the pain to continue through the rest of the year. “Our own factories have

Tesla crushes Q1 estimates, warns that supply chain issues are far from over

Today after the bell American electric vehicle giant Tesla reported its first-quarter performance. The company detailed revenues of $18.76 billion and $2.86 worth of earnings per share, up from its Q1

Billionaire CEO’s US Senate run focuses on one issue: Banning ‘self-driving’ Teslas

Dan O’Dowd, the billionaire founder of The Dawn Project and Green Hills Software, is running for U.S. Senate on a single issue. It’s not unemployment or inflation or even education. It&#82

Oklo’s Caroline Cochran and Swell’s Suleman Kahn talk scaling alternative energy at TC Sessions: Climate

Stopping the dire pace and consequences of climate change requires a diverse range of climate technologies across multiple fronts, and alternative energies play an essential role. However, changing th
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