The tech entrepreneur Elon Musk and the musician Grimes have changed the unusual and largely unpronounceable name of their firstborn child. But anyone hoping that X Æ A-12 might be replaced by something a little more conventional is going to be disappointed. In an Instagram post on Sunday, Grimes confirmedContinue Reading

Texas Governor Greg Abbott said on Tuesday that he spoke with Tesla chief Elon Musk in recent days about a potential move of the company’s electric vehicle assembly plant to the Lone Star state. Abbott’s remarks came just came three days after Musk threatened to move Tesla’s headquarters and futureContinue Reading

Tesla is suing local authorities in California as the electric carmaker pushes to reopen its factory there and chief executive Elon Musk threatens to move the company’s headquarters to Texas or Nevada. Musk has been pushing to reopen Tesla’s Fremont, California, factory after Alameda County’s health department said the carmakerContinue Reading

What has happened to Elon Musk? A highlight reel of the billionaire Tesla CEO’s activities since early March includes his pooh-poohing the coronavirus “panic” as “dumb”; keeping his northern California factory open in defiance of local public health orders; falsely asserting that children are “essentially immune” from the virus; providingContinue Reading

Elon Musk unleashed a diatribe against shelter-in-place orders, describing the public health measures intended to stem the spread of coronavirus as “fascist”, during an earnings call on Wednesday. “This is not democratic,” he said of the orders, which he falsely characterized as stipulating that anyone who leaves home would beContinue Reading

The combined wealth of America’s billionaires, including Amazonfounder Jeff Bezos and Tesla chief Elon Musk, increased nearly 10 percent during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report published by the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS). The wealth surge of America’s richest men happened during a period that saw asContinue Reading