Elon Musk says Twitter deal ‘temporarily on hold’

E lon Musk has said he is “still committed” to his deal to buy Twitter, after revealing on Friday that the takeover is “temporarily on hold” over details around the number of spam and fake accounts present on the site. The billionaire Tesla owner agreed a £34.5 billion deal to take over the social media … Read more

Elon Musk says his team ‘will do a sample of 100 Twitter followers’ to see how many are bots

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and his team are preparing their own audit of 100 Twitter followers to check how many are bots and spam accounts.  Earlier, citing a week-old regulatory filing from Twitter, Musk claimed that he wanted to pause the deal to verify that false or spam accounts represented fewer than 5 per cent … Read more

Video: Tesla jumps curb and crashes straight into convention center in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Shocking surveillance video shows a Tesla jumping a curb and crashing straight into a convention center in Ohio. The video released by county officials shows the driver of a Tesla speeding and crashing into the building. According to police, the driver told investigators he “lost control of the brakes.” READ ALSO | … Read more

Twitter fires 2 executives, adding to Elon Musk buyout turmoil

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) —  In the latest sign of turmoil inside Twitter amid Elon Musk’s planned buyout of the company, the company has fired two senior executives. A Twitter general manager, Kayvon Beykpour, is leaving after seven years.  In a series of tweets Thursday, Beykpour said that CEO Parag Agrawal “asked me to leave after … Read more

Tesla recalls nearly 130K vehicles due to overheating infotainment system

Tesla recalled 129,960 vehicles this month to fix infotainment systems that may overheat before and during fast charging. Tesla says it is resolving the flaw with an over-the-air software update, which refreshes software wirelessly like a smartphone app update, making the recall less burdensome for Tesla and affected owners. Tesla owners won’t need to take … Read more

Tesla Recalls Almost 130,000 Vehicles Due To Overheating Infotainment System

(CW44 News At 10 | CNN) — Tesla has recalled 129,960 vehicles this month to fix infotainment systems that may overheat before and during fast charging. Tesla says it is resolving the flaw with an over-the-air software update, which refreshes software wirelessly like a smartphone app update, making the recall less burdensome for Tesla and affected owners. … Read more

Tesla is covering travel costs for workers seeking abortions

Tesla is covering travel costs for employees seeking out-of-state abortions, joining the ranks of major companies who’ve introduced a similar policy to benefit workers affected by new restrictions in the past few months. The company said in its 2021 “ Impact Report ” released Friday that it expanded its Safety Net program and health insurance offerings last … Read more

Tesla Says it Will Cover Travel Costs for Employees Seeking Abortions

Tesla is covering travel costs for employees seeking out-of-state abortions, joining the ranks of major companies who’ve introduced a similar policy to benefit workers affected by new restrictions in the past few months. The company said in its 2021 “Impact Report” released Friday that it expanded its Safety Net program and health insurance offerings last … Read more

Elon Musk’s big plans for Twitter: This is what is known so far

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who is buying Twitter for $44 billion to take it private, has outlined a mix of vague principles and technical details as he looks to make the platform “maximum fun!” But what’s in store if he follows through? Turns out that some of his bigger ideas about free speech, fighting spam … Read more