Tag Archives: Elon Musk

Tech execs react to Roe v. Wade reversal: Gates, Sandberg, Wojcicki

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, and departing Meta COO Sheryl Sandberg were among noteworthy tech executives speaking out publicly on Friday’s Supreme Court ruling which overturned Roe v. Wade. The ruling ends constitutional right to abortion in the U.S., which has stood since 1973. Apple CEO Tim Cook, …

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Musk says Tesla Berlin and Austin factories losing billions of dollars

“The past two years have been an absolutely nightmare of supply chain disruptions, one thing after another, and we are not out of it yet,” Tesla CEO Elon Musk said. Patrick T. Fallon | Reuters Tesla’s newest car factories in Texas and Berlin are losing “billions of dollars right now” …

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Elon Musk says 3 issues need to be resolved before Twitter deal closes

In this photo illustration, Twitter account of Elon Musk is seen on a smartphone screen and Twitter logo in the background. Pavlo Gonchar | Lightrocket | Getty Images Elon Musk says there are three main hurdles to overcome before he can complete his purchase of Twitter. Musk is seeking to …

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Elon Musk clarifies Tesla layoffs after ex-employees sue company

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Patrick Pleul | AFP | Getty Images Elon Musk has sought to clarify how many Tesla workers will lose their jobs, following the launch of a lawsuit by former employees who claim the automaker breached U.S. labor laws. Speaking at an event hosted by Bloomberg Tuesday, …

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Elon Musk had a bad week at Tesla, SpaceX and Twitter

Elon Musk pauses and looks down as he speaks during a press conference at SpaceX’s Starbase facility near Boca Chica Village in South Texas on February 10, 2022. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images In what’s been a particularly eventful year for Elon Musk, this was a decidedly rough …

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SpaceX fires employees after internal letter criticizes CEO Elon Musk

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk participates in a postlaunch news conference inside the Press Site auditorium at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 30, 2020, following the launch of the agency’s SpaceX Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station. NASA/Kim Shiflett SpaceX has fired at least five employees involved …

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Musk leaning toward voting for Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for president

Brendan Smialowski | Afp | Getty Images Billionaire Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is leaning toward voting for Florida’s Republican governor, Ron DeSantis, for president in 2024, he said Wednesday on Twitter. DeSantis, who has not officially thrown his hat in the ring for the race, is an ally …

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Tesla fires Singapore country manager after Elon Musk warns of job cuts

Christopher Bousigues, the Singapore country manager from Tesla, said that his role has been cut as part of a global reduction in the electric carmaker’s workforce. Bousigues said he was responsible for launching the Model Y in Singapore. Bing Guan | Bloomberg | Getty Images Tesla has laid off its …

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15 things I learned about the tech sector from my week in Silicon Valley

It’s been more than two years — going back to the start of the Covid pandemic — since I have been able to do a deep dive of Silicon Valley. But over the past week I was able to reconnect with many executives, CEOs, and market insiders in CNBC’s San …

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Tesla files for 3-for-1 stock split

Elon Musk, during an event at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, U.S., on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. Bloomberg /Getty Tesla just filed its annual proxy statement with the SEC and revealed it plans a three-for-one stock split, and that board member Larry Ellison does not plan to stand for re-election. …

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