Faiz Siddiqui

Washington, D.C.

San Francisco-based technology reporter covering Twitter, Tesla and Uber

Education: University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Faiz Siddiqui is a technology reporter with The Washington Post's Business Desk covering companies such as Tesla and Twitter. His area of coverage has also included ride-hailing and the race to build autonomous cars. Since joining the tech team, he has focused on Tesla’s rollout of driver-assistance technology, labor and workplace issues inside the company and the decisions of its chief executive, Elon Musk. Prior to joining the tech team, he covered the D.C. Metro and local transportation scene, including, the system’s chronic safety and reliability issues. He has previously written stories f
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We ordered over $100 of delivery. Here’s how much the restaurants, drivers and apps made.

DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats may be convenient, but whether they’re a winning proposition for anybody can swing on a few dollars.

May 31, 2023

Elon Musk’s Neuralink says it has FDA approval for human trials: What to know

Neuralink said it has regulatory approval to conduct a clinical trial of its brain implants in people, a milestone for the company as it seeks to commercialize a device that will link human brains to computers.

May 26, 2023

Ron DeSantis’s 2024 kickoff on Twitter is plagued by technical issues

It was an awkward start to a campaign that had already hit numerous roadblocks this spring, even as many Republicans still view DeSantis as the most formidable primary challenger to Donald Trump.

May 25, 2023

Twitter repeatedly crashes as DeSantis tries to make presidential announcement

“We’ve got just a massive number of people online,” Elon Musk said. “So the servers are straining somewhat.”

May 24, 2023

DeSantis to announce 2024 presidential bid on Twitter Spaces with Elon Musk

Musk has met privately with DeSantis and praised him publicly in the fall, saying he would back the governor if he ran for president.

May 23, 2023

Uber teams up with Google’s Waymo on self-driving cars

Google sister company Waymo signed a deal with Uber to bring its self-driving cars to the app, a major development in the slow march towards robotaxis.

May 23, 2023

Elon’s Twitter

A little more than a year ago, Elon Musk made a hostile takeover bid to buy Twitter. Today on “Post Reports,” we look back at a chaotic year for the platform and ask what we can learn from Musk’s handling of the company as he appoints a new CEO.

May 15, 2023

Why Elon Musk picked Linda Yaccarino to lead Twitter as CEO

Twitter has struggled to generate revenue since Musk took over as CEO, as advertisers have fretted over its sweeping rollbacks of content moderation.

May 12, 2023

Elon Musk picks NBCU’s Linda Yaccarino as new Twitter CEO

Musk has tapped NBCUniversal ad chief Linda Yaccarino, according to two people familiar with the matter.

May 12, 2023

Tucker Carlson announces Twitter show. Elon Musk tweets cool welcome.

The former Fox News host tweeted a video saying he’s moving his show to Twitter. In a reply, Elon Musk said he hasn’t struck a deal with the TV personality.

May 9, 2023