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Elon Musk and Grimes change baby’s name: ‘Roman numerals look better’ | Technology – Blog – Emails

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 confirmed that the baby formerly known […]

Elon Musk v public health: a timeline of the Tesla factory standoff | Elon Musk – Blog – Emails

O n Monday 11 May, Elon Musk attempted to fashion himself into a hero of the anti-public-health movement when he dared authorities to arrest him for restarting production at Tesla’s northern California car plant, in defiance of the local shelter-in-place order. Neither Musk nor anyone else has been arrested, but his action has placed state […]

Musk, Texas governor talk about potential Tesla move to Lone Star state – Strategy- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

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 future operations to either Texas or […]

Elon Musk says he’s ready for arrest as California Tesla plant reopens – Strategy- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk on Monday said production was resuming at the automaker’s sole US vehicle factory, in California, defying an order to stay closed and saying if anyone had to be arrested it should be him. The move comes as states and cities around the United States experiment with ways to safely reopen […]

Elon Musk threatens to move Tesla HQ out of California over Covid-19 restrictions | Coronavirus outbreak – Blog – Emails

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 carmaker must not reopen because local […]

Tesla stock rise appears to qualify CEO Musk for US$700m payday – Finance- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk appeared to qualify on Monday for a US$700 million payday, just three days after he said the electric car company’s stock price was too high. Tesla shares jumped more than 8 percent on Monday, putting its market capitalisation at US$141.1 billion at the close. More importantly for Musk, Tesla’s stock […]

Coronavirus has Elon Musk acting like just another used car salesman | Technology – Blog – Emails

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; providing a giant platform to promoters […]

Elon Musk rails against ‘fascist’ shelter-in-place orders in Tesla earnings call | Tesla – Blog – Emails

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 be arrested. “This is not freedom […]

Elon Musk tweets protest against US coronavirus lockdown | Technology – Blog – Emails

Elon Musk, the multibillionaire founder and chief executive of electric car company Tesla, has joined those protesting against the coronavirus lockdown of the US economy, tweeting: “FREE AMERICA NOW”. His outburst came as he was close to securing a $750m (£585m) payout from a bonus scheme linked to Tesla’s share price. Elon Musk (@elonmusk) FREE […]

Bezos, Musk among billionaires gaining net worth in pandemic – Finance- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

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 as many as 22 million Americans […]