Elon Musk slams SEC ‘overreach,’ says he cut his Tesla-related tweets ‘nearly in half’

The SEC wanted a judge to hold him in contempt. Elon Musk quietly accepted their judgement and … just kidding. In a court filing, on the day of the deadline for his response, the Tesla CEO accused the SEC of “unprecedented overreach,” warned that his First Amendment rights were at

Elon Musk tweets dumb meme as SEC asks judge to hold him in contempt

Last week, Tesla CEO Elon Musk couldn’t contain himself — he had to tweet about his electric car company. The problem? After he reached a settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission last year over his now infamous “funding secured” tweet, he isn’t supposed to tweet about things that

The SEC has asked a judge to hold Elon Musk in contempt for violating his settlement with the agency

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission asked a judge to hold Elon Musk in contempt for violating his October 16 settlement with the agency. Bloomberg News reported the news a bit ago. We’ve since obtained the agency’s complaint, though it is declining comment. Tesla has yet to respond to our

Tesla CFO Deepak Ahuja is retiring

At the tail end of Tesla’s earnings call today, Elon Musk dropped a surprise bit of news: the company’s CFO, Deepak Ahuja, will be retiring. “There is no good time to make this change,” said Ahuja, but noted that after two back-to-back profitable quarters, now might be the best time.

People think Guy Fieri is a better philanthropist than Elon Musk

Guy Fieri isn’t just the mayor of Flavortown. He’s a national hero.  As the Carr fire scorches through Northern California, becoming the seventh most destructive fire in the state’s history, Guy Fieri rushed to feed the thousands of first responders and evacuees. Some people think the celebrity chef has been

SpaceX hyperloop competition reaches record-breaking speeds

Hyperloop technology just broke another record. SpaceX hosted its third Hyperloop Pod Competition on Sunday, and the fastest looping team broke the 240 mph world record set by Richard Branson’s Virgin Hyperloop One last year. The winning team — a group of students from the Technical University of Munich —

Tesla shareholder wants to remove Elon Musk from chairman position

Ahead of Tesla’s annual shareholder meeting in June, stockholder Jing Zhao has submitted a proposal to replace the board’s chairman, Elon Musk, with an independent director. Musk, the chief executive officer at Tesla, has been chairman of the board since 2004. “Although the current leadership structure, in which the positions

Aurora hires SpaceX’s Jinnah Hosein, opens SF and Pittsburgh offices

Self-driving technology company Aurora has made some key moves on its leadership team and overall company growth: It’s bringing on SpaceX’s now former head of software engineering, Jinnah Hosein, to lead its own software engineering team in a VP role. The autonomous software provider is also opening up two new

With great tech success, comes even greater responsibility

As we watch major tech platforms evolve over time, it’s clear that companies like Facebook, Apple, Google and Amazon (among others) have created businesses that are having a huge impact on humanity — sometimes positive and other times not so much. That suggests that these platforms have to understand how

Elon Musk sells all 20,000 Boring Company ‘flamethrowers’

Stunt generates $10m for billionaires personal hobby despite warnings from Home Office and US politicians Elon Musk sells all 20,000 Boring Company ‘flamethrowers’ Stunt generates $10m for billionaires personal hobby despite warnings from Home Office and US politicians Samuel Gibbs Last modified on Thu 1 Feb 2018 06.00EST Share via