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Elon Musk is being investigated by the SEC for Tesla self-driving claims, report says
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Elon Musk is being investigated by the SEC for Tesla self-driving claims, report says

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is facing scrutiny by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding his specific comments and efforts to promote the automaker’s claims regarding its “self-driving” capabilities, Bloomberg reports. The SEC investigation into Musk is part of its overall efforts to determine whether Tesla has run afoul of its rules in promoting...

U.S. SEC probes Elon Musk’s role in Tesla self-driving claims – Bloomberg News By Reuters
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U.S. SEC probes Elon Musk’s role in Tesla self-driving claims – Bloomberg News By Reuters

© Reuters. Tesla CEO Elon Musk and his security detail depart the company’s local office in Washington, U.S. January 27, 2023. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (Reuters) -The U.S. securities regulator is investigating Elon Musk’s role in shaping EV maker Tesla (NASDAQ:)’s self-driving claims, Bloomberg News reported on Friday, citing a person with knowledge of the matter. The...

Elon Musk thinks Twitter is real life
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Elon Musk thinks Twitter is real life

Laura Normand / The Verge This should come as no surprise, but Elon Musk doesn’t see a downside to being extremely online. Asked whether his recent tweets — spreading tawdry conspiracy theories about the attack on Nancy Pelosi’s husband, embracing COVID misinformation, mocking trans people, making groan-inducing, jokes, and exposing himself as a right-wing troll...

Elon Musk’s Twitter is caving to government censorship, just like he promised
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Elon Musk’s Twitter is caving to government censorship, just like he promised

Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Getty Images Tech companies — including Twitter — are following the Indian government’s demands to suppress a BBC documentary critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. As reported by The Intercept and TechCrunch, Twitter and YouTube both locally blocked The Modi Question, which investigates claims of Modi’s involvement in India’s deadly...

Elon Musk’s Twitter hit with holocaust denial hate speech lawsuit in Germany
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Elon Musk’s Twitter hit with holocaust denial hate speech lawsuit in Germany

Twitter owner and self-proclaimed “free speech absolutist“, Elon Musk, is facing a legal challenge in Germany over how the platform handles antisemitic hate speech. The lawsuit, which was filed yesterday in the Berlin regional court by HateAid, a group that campaigns against hate speech, and the European Union of Jewish Students (EUJS), argues that Musk-owned...

Elon Musk gets serious about 420 at securities fraud trial
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Elon Musk gets serious about 420 at securities fraud trial

Illustration by Laura Normand / The Verge Elon Musk insists that 420 isn’t a joke to him. In testimony during his ongoing securities fraud trial on Monday, Musk argued that the $420-a-share price he proposed back in his infamous “funding secured” tweet from 2018 wasn’t a weed joke but actually just a coincidence — with...

Elon Musk teases ‘higher priced’ Twitter Blue subscription with no ads
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Elon Musk teases ‘higher priced’ Twitter Blue subscription with no ads

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Elon Musk says Twitter will roll out a new “higher priced” Blue subscription that doesn’t show ads on the platform. The current $7.99 per month Twitter Blue subscription promises 50 percent fewer ads when compared to “non-verified people,” although this feature hasn’t been rolled out yet. A more...