Tesla Cybertruck’s stiff steel structure, sharp design worry safety experts

The angular design of Tesla’s Cybertruck has safety experts concerned the electric pickup truck’s stiff stainless-steel exoskeleton could hurt pedestrians and cyclists and damage other vehicles on roads. Reuters spoke to six safety professors and officials who viewed videos of crash tests conducted by Tesla on its first new vehicle in nearly four years and shown during … Read more

Microsoft-OpenAI multibillion-dollar partnership faces antitrust scrutiny

US and British regulators are scrutinizing Microsoft’s multibillion-dollar investment in ChatGPT creator OpenAI for potential antitrust violations, according to reports Friday. The Federal Trade Commission is examining the details of the partnership, Bloomberg reported, citing a source with knowledge of the matter. The probe is said it be in its preliminary stages and the agency … Read more

Jewish TikTok employees allege toxic workplace, antisemitism since Hamas war began: report

A group of Jewish and Israeli employees at TikTok have accused the China-owned company of allowing hostile conditions and internal instances of antisemitism since Israel’s war with Hamas began in October, according to an alarming report Thursday. Jewish employees at the company allegedly told Fox Business that TikTok has allowed “antisemitic and anti-Israel sentiments” to … Read more

Elon Musk denies that xAI is raising funds ‘right now’ — despite SEC filing

Elon Musk said on Wednesday his artificial intelligence company xAI was not raising funds “right now,” a day after the startup filed with the US securities regulator to raise up to $1 billion in an equity offering. The company has raised $134.7 million in equity financing from a total offering amount of $1 billion, the filing with … Read more

Elon Musk appeals dispute over Tesla ‘funding secured’ tweet to Supreme Court

Billionaire businessman Elon Musk on Thursday asked the US Supreme Court to consider whether the Securities and Exchange Commission overstepped its authority in enforcing a consent decree that he has called a “muzzle” on his constitutional free speech rights, his lawyer said. Musk asked the justices to hear his appeal of a lower court’s decision in May … Read more

US State Department funds censorship firms that favor left-wing media, NY Post on ‘risky’ list: lawsuit

A bombshell lawsuit has accused the US State Department of violating First Amendment rights by using taxpayer dollars to fund private censorship firms that have favored left-wing media outlets at the expense of conservative news sites. Under the Biden administration, the federal agency has unlawfully used “censorship enterprises that target the American press” and which … Read more

SpaceX approaches investors for tender offer that values Elon Musk firm at $175B: report

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has approached investors about another tender offer that would value the company at above $175 billion, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Tender volume could go up as it is not finalized that could value the firm even higher, the report added. SpaceX’s current valuation of about $150 billion makes it one of the most … Read more