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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.

  • Oct 5, 2018

The erratic CEO has a new name for the federal agency.

  • Oct 4, 2018

A stock boost this week may be short-lived as the company continues to face fundamental business challenges.

  • Oct 1, 2018

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.”

  • Sep 28, 2018

Federal regulators allege Musk misled investors when he claimed that he had secured funding to take Tesla private.

  • Sep 27, 2018

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..

  • Sep 18, 2018

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.

  • Sep 17, 2018

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.

  • Sep 13, 2018

The crash is an embarrassing incident for a self-driving technology unveiled in 2016 to great fanfare.

  • Sep 13, 2018

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.

  • Jun 21, 2018
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