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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

The investment will step up both a technological arms race with China and an ideological clash with Silicon Valley over the future of powerful machines.

  • Sep 7, 2018

Racist, anti-Semitic and extremist speech online can be fueled by and influence real-world events, new research finds.

  • Sep 6, 2018

Doubts over Musk's trustworthiness have bloomed into serious concerns about whether the company needs a more professional, predictable executive to take over daily command.

  • Aug 27, 2018

Elon Musk's impulsive media strategy has helped divert attention away from the tough questions at the core of his tech empire.

  • Aug 17, 2018

A potential deal with the electric-car maker heralds the Saudi push toward a post-oil future.

  • Aug 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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