Google chief executive Sundar Pichai quietly paid the Pentagon a visit during his trip to Washington last week, seeking to smooth over tensions roughly four months after employee outrage prompted the tech giant to sever a defense contract to analyze drone video, according to two people familiar with the meeting.
The erratic CEO has a new name for the federal agency.
A stock boost this week may be short-lived as the company continues to face fundamental business challenges.
As Elon Musk prepares for war, some in Silicon Valley ride to his defense: "Maybe putting up with random tweeting is the price of saving the human race.”
Federal regulators allege Musk misled investors when he claimed that he had secured funding to take Tesla private.
The electric automaker is also facing an SEC investigation and multiple shareholder lawsuits over chief Elon Musk's tweets last month that he had the “funding secured” to take the company private..
The defamation lawsuit will extend an episode that has made even Musk’s biggest supporters squirm, with several inside Tesla questioning why he remains so committed to doubling down on what they regard as a self-inflicted embarrassment.
Facebook said Thursday it would expand its efforts to scan photos and videos uploaded to the social network for evidence that they've been manipulated, as lawmakers sound new alarms that foreign adversaries might try to spread misinformation through fake visual content.
The crash is an embarrassing incident for a self-driving technology unveiled in 2016 to great fanfare.
That showdown has exposed deep rancor at a tech giant that has become infamous for its head-turning cars, high-pressure workloads — and Musk, its unyielding boss.