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Report: SEC subpoenas Tesla about CEO's buyout plansThe Wall Street Journal is reporting the government regulators have subpoenaed Tesla as they dig deeper into CEO Elon Musk's recent disclosure about a potential buyout of the electric car maker
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Alex Jones, a right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist, arrives at the courthouse in Austin, Texas. Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company’s rules against inciting violence. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
The Latest: Report-CEO rethinking 'core parts' of TwitterReport: Twitter CEO Dorsey is rethinking 'core parts' of the service to fight disinformation
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Girl, 6, Spends $350 on Toys Using Mom's Amazon AccountA 6-year-old Utah girl gained viral fame over the weekend after her cousin tweeted a photo of little Caitlin standing next to a stack of Amazon boxes bigger than she is—packages full of toys Caitlin ordered for herself, unbeknownst to her family, who found out only when they were...
Newser14 hours ago
Musk's Tweet Gets Tesla an SEC Subpoena, Sources SayThere were rumblings that the SEC wanted to talk to Elon Musk about his tweet saying he was considering taking Tesla private and had "funding secured." Now, sources tell Fox Business Network , the San Francisco office of the SEC has indeed subpoenaed Tesla and the investigation is a "formal" one....
Newser15 hours ago
Shipwreck Packed With Gold May Be a Convoluted ScamIt sounded too good to be true. Now, officials say it really might have been. In mid-July the South Korea-based Shinil Group announced it had discovered the wreck of the Russian Imperial Navy cruiser Dmitrii Donskoi and that the 200 tons of gold it was carrying when it sank in...
Newser15 hours ago
Alex Jones Called for 'Battle Rifles.' Twitter Called for a SuspensionThe Twitter-Alex Jones saga continues. "We'll enforce [our rules]" if Jones breaks them, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey promised last week amid backlash on why the conspiracy theorist accused of hate speech is still afforded a platform on Dorsey's site, and it appears Twitter has followed through. The Verge reports Jones'...
Newser20 hours ago
One US City Will Now Scan Its Subway CommutersAll humans emit body waves, but if they're concealing an object under their clothes, that object blocks the waves—exactly what the Transportation Security Administration is banking on with the installation of the country's first body scanners in a transit agency. The subway system getting the first crack at these...
Newser21 hours ago
FILE - In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Alex Jones, a right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist, arrives at the courthouse in Austin, Texas. Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company’s rules against inciting violence. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
Twitter suspends conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for 1 weekTwitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company's rules against inciting violence
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this June 14, 2018, file photo, Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks at a news conference in Chicago.  Tesla is forming a special committee to evaluate  Musk’s plan to take the company private. The electric car maker said Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018  that the committee will include three independent directors. The committee has yet to receive a formal proposal from Musk on a going private transaction. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
Tesla forms committee to assess proposal to go privateTesla's board is preparing to evaluate CEO Elon Musk's brewing buyout bid with a three-member committee that includes a director whose objectivity has been recently questioned
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this May 7, 2018, photo, Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett smiles during an interview in Omaha, Neb., with Liz Claman on Fox Business Network's "Countdown to the Closing Bell." Buffett's company added to its stakes in Apple and Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals in the second quarter while tweaking several of its other stock investments. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. filed an update on its U.S. stock portfolio with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday, Aug. 14. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
Warren Buffett's firm adds to Apple, Teva investmentsInvestor Warren Buffett's company added to its stakes in Apple and Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals in the second quarter while tweaking several of its other stock investments
The Associated Press1 day ago
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) administrator David P. Pekoske, center, talks during a news conference in Los Angeles' Union Station on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Pekoske talked about the ThruVision detection technology that reveals suspicious objects on people. Aiming to stay ahead of an evolving threat against transit systems worldwide, officials in Los Angeles are testing out the airport-style body scanners that screen subway passengers for firearms and explosives. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Los Angeles is first in US to install subway body scannersThe Los Angeles subway system will become the first in the U.S. to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This Oct. 26, 2009 file photo shows the IAC building in New York.  The founders of the dating app Tinder, along with current executives and some of its employees, have filed a lawsuit against IAC/InterActiveCorp and its Match Group subsidiary for allegedly manipulating financial information, hurting Tinder's valuation and unlawfully getting rid of stock options.   (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, file)
Tinder founders, execs file suit against IAC and Match GroupThe founders of the dating app Tinder, along with current executives and some employees, have filed a lawsuit against IAC/InterActiveCorp and its Match Group subsidiary
The Associated Press1 day ago
So What's Going On With Tesla, Elon Musk?It sure has been an interesting week for Tesla CEO Elon Musk, and things might get worse before they get better. The controversy began last Tuesday when Musk startled his own company board by announcing that he might take Tesla private and, in fact, had "funding secured." Now the SEC...
Newser1 day ago
Reports of election site hacking rankle Florida officialsIt may be child's play or signs of serious security problems, but either way Florida election officials are pushing back against reports that an 11-year-old hacked a replica of the state's election website
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE- In this June 14, 2018, file photo Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk speaks at a news conference in Chicago. Musk says he's in talks with the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund about taking the electric car and solar panel maker private, but no deal has been finalized. Musk says in a blog posted Monday, Aug. 13, that most of the funding would be in stock rather than debt. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
Questions loom over Tesla deal after CEO reveals Saudi linkTesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk tries to clear up murky financing for buyout with disclosure of Saudi Arabian interest
The Associated Press2 days ago
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