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SpaceX rocket accident leaves company's Starlink satellites in wrong orbit

Jul. 12, 2024 17:59 PM EDT

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX rocket has failed for the first time in nearly a decade, leaving the company’s internet satellites in an orbit so low that they're doomed to fall through the atmosphere and burn up. The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from California on Thursday...

European Union says X's blue checks are deceptive 'dark patterns' that breach its social media laws

Jul. 12, 2024 13:02 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The European Union said Friday that blue checkmarks from Elon Musk's X are deceptive and that the online platform falls short on transparency and accountability requirements, the first charges against a tech company since the bloc's new social media regulations took effect. ...

Judge who nixed Musk's pay package hears arguments on massive fee request from plaintiff lawyers

Jul. 08, 2024 18:59 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge heard arguments Monday over a massive and unprecedented fee request by lawyers who successfully argued that a massive and unprecedented pay package for Tesla CEO Elon Musk was illegal and should be voided. Attorneys for a Tesla stockholder...

NASA taps Elon Musk's SpaceX to bring International Space Station out of orbit in a few more years

Jun. 26, 2024 20:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — NASA has awarded SpaceX an $843 million contract to build the vehicle that will bring the International Space Station out of its longtime orbit of Earth when its operating lifespan ends in a few more years. SpaceX, a privately held company controlled by technology...

RH, MSC Industrial fall; Adobe, Progressive rise, Friday, 6/14/2024

Jun. 14, 2024 16:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes on Friday: Adobe Inc., up $66.57 to $525.31. The design software company raised its earnings forecast for its fiscal year. RH, down $47.32 to $229.73. The...

Tesla stockholders vote to restore Elon Musk's record $44.9 billion pay package that was tossed out by a Delaware judge

Jun. 13, 2024 17:13 PM EDT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Tesla stockholders vote to restore Elon Musk's record $44.9 billion pay package that was tossed out by a Delaware judge.

Fired SpaceX employees sue the company for wrongfully terminating critics of CEO Elon Musk

Jun. 13, 2024 00:24 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Eight former employees sued SpaceX and its CEO Elon Musk, alleging that Musk ordered them fired after they challenged what they called rampant sexual harassment and a hostile “Animal House”-style work environment at the company. The employees, who filed suit in...

What happened to the likes? X is now hiding which posts you like from other users

Jun. 12, 2024 17:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Social media platform X is now hiding your likes. In an update posted on the platform formerly known as Twitter earlier this week, X's engineering team said it would be “making Likes private for everyone to better protect your privacy." That means that users will...

Elon Musk drops lawsuit against ChatGPT-maker OpenAI without explanation

Jun. 12, 2024 13:30 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Elon Musk has dropped his lawsuit against OpenAI just ahead of a scheduled Wednesday hearing on the case. Musk in February sued the San Francisco artificial intelligence company and its CEO Sam Altman over what he said was a betrayal of the ChatGPT maker’s...

CrowdStrike, KKR rise; Huntington Bancshares, Tesla fall, Monday, 6/10/2024

Jun. 10, 2024 16:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes on Monday: Tesla Inc., down $3.69 to $173.79. Norway’s sovereign wealth fund will vote against the proposed compensation package for CEO Elon Musk. Southwest Airlines Inc.,...