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Elon Musk: American industrialist and investor
Elon Reeve Musk is a technology entrepreneur, investor, and engineer. He holds South African, Canadian, and U.S. citizenship and is the founder, CEO, and chief engineer/designer of SpaceX; CEO and product architect of Tesla, Inc.; co-founder of Neuralink; founder of The Boring Company; and co-founder and initial co-chairman of OpenAI. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in 2018. In December 2016, he was ranked 21st on the Forbes list of The World's Most Powerful People, and was ranked (co-)first on the Forbes list of the Most Innovative Leaders of 2019. He has a net worth of $22.8 billion and is listed by Forbes as the 40th-richest person in the world.

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Tesla boss Elon Musk wins defamation trial over his 'pedo guy' tweet

Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk emerged victorious on Friday from a closely watched defamation trial as a federal court jury swiftly rejected the $190 million claim brought against him by a British cave..
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Musk's defamation win may reset legal landscape for social media

Elon Musk's daring has left its mark on electric cars and rockets, and now experts say the entrepreneur may have reshaped U.S. defamation law with his willingness to defend at a high-stakes trial a..
Reuters - Published

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Elon Musk cleared of defaming British caver over 'pedo guy' tweet [Video]Elon Musk cleared of defaming British caver over 'pedo guy' tweet

Elon Musk did not defame British caver Vernon Unsworth, who helped in last year's rescue of trapped Thai schoolboys, by calling him a 'pedo guy', a US jury has found. A jury deliberated for less than..

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Musk wins defamation trial over 'pedo guy' tweet [Video]Musk wins defamation trial over 'pedo guy' tweet

A U.S. District Court jury in Los Angeles on Friday found in favor of Tesla boss Elon Musk in the defamation lawsuit brought against him by a British cave explorer who Musk had branded a "pedo guy" on..

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Elon Musk denies accusing British rescue diver of being a paedophile [Video]Elon Musk denies accusing British rescue diver of being a paedophile

Elon Musk did not intend to accuse a British rescue diver of being a paedophile and instead meant to suggest he was a “creepy old man,” a court has heard. Vernon Unsworth is suing the co-founder of..

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Elon Musk begins trial over 'pedo guy' tweet [Video]Elon Musk begins trial over 'pedo guy' tweet

Tesla boss Elon Musk is set to go on trial on Tuesday after he described a British cave explorer who helped rescue a group of boys from a cave complex in Thailand as a pedophile on Twitter. Jayson..

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Elon Musk Testifies In Defamation Case Against Him [Video]Elon Musk Testifies In Defamation Case Against Him

Tesla CEO Elon Musk made his first courtroom appearance as a defendant in a defamation case. According to Business Insider, the case began from a 2018 tweet where he called a man “pedo guy.” The..

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Elon Musk goes on trial over 'pedo guy' tweet [Video]Elon Musk goes on trial over 'pedo guy' tweet

Tesla boss Elon Musk is set to go on trial on Tuesday after he described a British cave explorer who helped rescue a group of boys from a cave complex in Thailand as a pedophile on Twitter. Zachary..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:12Published

Musk To Testify He Didn't Do It And Furthermore, He Deleted It [Video]Musk To Testify He Didn't Do It And Furthermore, He Deleted It

Elon Musk, who called a British national “pedo guy” for publicly flogging his fragile ego over the Thai cave submarine fiasco last year, will evidently defend himself during his testimony in court..

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Sorry, Not Sorry: Musk Determined To Fight 'Pedo Guy' Defamation Lawsuit [Video]Sorry, Not Sorry: Musk Determined To Fight 'Pedo Guy' Defamation Lawsuit

Reuters reports Tesla CEO Elon Musk's attorney said Tuesday his client won't back down. Musk has no intention of settling a defamation suit brought by a British cave explorer before the case goes to..

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Musk to testify in 'pedo guy' defamation trial [Video]Musk to testify in 'pedo guy' defamation trial

Tesla’s chief executive, Elon Musk, will testify in his own defense in a defamation lawsuit brought by a British cave explorer, Musk’s lawyer said on Monday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles...

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Musk suggests 200,000 orders for Cybertruck [Video]Musk suggests 200,000 orders for Cybertruck

Just days after its "armored windows" got broken at a launch event, Tesla's Cybertruck had received 200,000 orders, according to a Tweet by Tesla boss Elon Musk. David Pollard reports.

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Tesla unveils its futuristic 'Cybertruck' [Video]Tesla unveils its futuristic 'Cybertruck'

Tesla finally gave the world a look at its new electric pickup truck on Thursday. The Cybertruck is a futuristic take on a traditional vehicle, with an angular body made of thick stainless steel. The..

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Bizarre debut for Tesla's new Cybertruck [Video]Bizarre debut for Tesla's new Cybertruck

Tesla founder Elon Musk has unveiled his firm's new armoured vehicle, the Cybertruck - but the launch event turned to farce as the truck's supposedly shatterproof glass was broken on stage.

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Prototype rocket ruptures during SpaceX pressure test [Video]Prototype rocket ruptures during SpaceX pressure test

SpaceX's Starship rocket prototype ruptured during pressure testing at the space company's Texas facility on Wednesday.

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Elon Musk's Tesla Factory In Germany Makes No Sense [Video]Elon Musk's Tesla Factory In Germany Makes No Sense

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced last week that a new factory is planned for Germany, in the Berlin area. This is a bad idea. The European auto industry already has too many factories for the region's..

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Elon Musk Thinks AI Brain Chips Could ‘Solve’ Autism and Schizophrenia [Video]Elon Musk Thinks AI Brain Chips Could ‘Solve’ Autism and Schizophrenia

In a recent interview on the ‘Artificial Intelligence’ podcast, Musk spoke about the future plans for his neural- technology company, Neuralink.

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Tesla picks Germany for first European factory [Video]Tesla picks Germany for first European factory

Tesla has chosen Berlin as the site for its first European factory. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Elon Musk plans offshore spaceports for SpaceX Starships [Video]Elon Musk plans offshore spaceports for SpaceX Starships

SpaceX is developing Starships, reusable rocket systems that will be used for fast traveling and space exploration.

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SpaceX launches dozens of internet satellites into space [Video]SpaceX launches dozens of internet satellites into space

SpaceX launched 60 Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida on Monday. The so-called 'mini' satellites will be used for global internet, the Miami Herald reported.

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Elon Musk Wishes Model 3 Was Cheaper, Though Customers Weren't Interested [Video]Elon Musk Wishes Model 3 Was Cheaper, Though Customers Weren't Interested

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he wishes the electric-car maker's Model 3 sedan was less expensive in a June deposition obtained by PlainSite, an organization that advocates for transparency in the US..

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Tesla: Surprise Quarterly Profit, Record Deliveries [Video]Tesla: Surprise Quarterly Profit, Record Deliveries

FILE PHOTO: SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks during a conversation with legendary game designer Todd Howard (not pictured) at the E3 gaming convention in Los Angeles, California, U.S., June..

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Elon Musk Smoking Weed Cost NASA $5 Million [Video]Elon Musk Smoking Weed Cost NASA $5 Million

In 2018, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk smoked weed on Joe Rogan’s YouTube show. Since SpaceX is a U.S. military contractor, the government was not happy about this incident. According to Gizmodo,..

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Elon Musk Cleared in Lawsuit Over His ‘Pedo Guy’ Tweet

The defamation trial in Los Angeles ended in the billionaire’s favor.
NYTimes.com - Published

Musk did not defame cave diver with ‘pedo guy’ tweet, jury finds

musk did not defame cave diver with ‘pedo guy’ tweet, jury finds
Elon Musk will not be liable for defamation for calling a British cave rescuer a “pedo guy,” a Los Angeles federal court jury decided Friday. An attorney for the diver, Vernon Unsworth, told a Los..
WorldNews - Published

Elon Musk wins 'pedo guy' defamation case

Elon Musk did not defame British diver who helped in Thai cave rescue with "pedo guy" tweet, US jury finds
BBC News - Published

Elon Musk defamation trial goes to jury after plaintiff's lawyer calls him 'billionaire bully'

A federal jury in Los Angeles began deliberating on Friday to decide whether Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk defamed a British cave explorer whose lawyer said the "billionaire bully" should pay at least $190..
Reuters - Published

Elon Musk should pay $190 million for defamatory 'nuclear bomb,' plaintiff's lawyer says

Tesla founder Elon Musk should pay at least $190 million in damages for defaming a British cave explorer in tweets that suggested he was a pedophile and were like a "nuclear bomb," the plaintiff's..
Reuters - Published

Elon Musk defamation trial in homestretch, jury may get case Friday

Elon Musk arrived on Friday at a federal court in Los Angeles looking relaxed in a dark-colored suit, as a trial over whether the Tesla founder defamed a British cave explorer with tweets suggesting he..
Reuters - Published

Jurors expected to begin deliberating in Elon Musk defamation trial

Jurors were expected to begin deliberating in Los Angeles on Friday in the lawsuit brought against Elon Musk by a British cave explorer who says the Tesla founder defamed him with tweets suggesting he..
Reuters - Published

No apology to Elon Musk from British diver at 'pedo guy' defamation trial

The British cave explorer suing Elon Musk for calling him a "pedo guy" on Twitter testified on Thursday that his criticism of the Tesla Inc chief executive that led to the tweet was not a personal..
Reuters - Published

SpaceX will launch genetically enhanced 'mighty mice' to the International Space Station

spacex will launch genetically enhanced 'mighty mice' to the international space station
New York (CNN Business)Elon Musk's rocket company, SpaceX, will launch a spacecraft loaded with 5,700 pounds of supplies — including a group of genetically enhanced 'mighty mice' — to the..
WorldNews - Published

Musk defamation trial may head to jury after billionaire and diver spar in court

Elon Musk's defamation trial could be in the hands of jury by the end of Thursday after the billionaire and the diver who is suing him sparred over the meaning and impact of a "pedo guy" tweet at the..
Reuters - Published

Elon Musk Tells Jury He's Worth $20 Billion but Is Short on Cash

elon musk tells jury he's worth $20 billion but is short on cash
Elon Musk says he doesn't have a lot of cash. His wealth came up in the second day of his testimony before a federal jury in Los Angeles, where the Tesla and SpaceX chief executive is on trial over..
WorldNews - Published

Cave diver tells court Elon Musk tweets 'humiliated' him

Vernon Unsworth tells a court that he felt "ashamed" after the Tesla founder dubbed him "pedo guy".
BBC News - Published

British cave explorer felt 'branded a pedophile' by Elon Musk tweet

The British cave explorer suing Elon Musk testified on Wednesday he felt "branded a pedophile" by the billionaire entrepreneur, despite Musk's assertion that his "pedo guy" tweet at the heart of the..
Reuters - Published

Elon Musk, at defamation trial, says he wrote 'pedo guy' tweet 'off the cuff'

Elon Musk, wrapping up two days of testimony at his defamation trial on Wednesday, insisted his "pedo guy" Twitter message at the heart of the case was an "off-the-cuff" insult hurriedly written in..
Reuters - Published

Elon Musk Offers Apology in Court But Denies ‘Pedo Guy’ Tweet Was Defamatory

elon musk offers apology in court but denies ‘pedo guy’ tweet was defamatory
In July 2018 the world was gripped by the desperate efforts to rescue a group of Thai schoolboys who were trapped in a cave. British cave diver Vernon Unsworth, who heroically rescued the boys, is..
WorldNews - Published

Elon Musk due back on witness stand in defamation trial stemming from tweets

Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk was due to resume testifying in his own defense on Wednesday at the trial for a defamation lawsuit filed by a British diver whom the Silicon Valley billionaire called..
Reuters - Published

Elon Musk testifies in California 'pedo guy' court case

The Tesla founder says his tweet about a British cave diver was responding to "an unprovoked attack".
BBC News - Published

Elon Musk testifies his 'pedo guy' tweet not meant to be taken literally

High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk testified at his defamation trial on Tuesday that his "pedo guy" Twitter message at the center of the case was not meant to be taken literally and was sent in response..
Reuters - Published

Elon Musk's tweets bring controversy, nearly 30 million followers

Trial began in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles on Tuesday in a defamation lawsuit brought against Elon Musk by British cave diver Vernon Unsworth over three July 15, 2018 tweets by the Tesla chief..
Reuters - Published

Elon Musk testifies at defamation trial he responded to 'unprovoked attack'

High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk took the witness stand at his defamation trial on Tuesday, testifying that his inflammatory Twitter message at the center of the case was sent in response to an..
Reuters - Published

Elon Musk's 'pedo guy' tweet defamed British diver, lawyer says as U.S. trial starts

Elon Musk ruined what should have been a highlight of a British diver's life by falsely accusing him of being a pedophile, a lawyer for the diver said on Tuesday as the defamation trial against Tesla..
Reuters - Published

Elon Musk’s Lawyer Argues ‘Pedo Guy’ Tweet Was a Generic Insult

The Tesla billionaire is expected to take the stand in a civil defamation trial in Los Angeles.
NYTimes.com - Published

Elon Musk arrives at Los Angeles courthouse in defamation trial over 'pedo guy' tweet

Billionaire Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk went on trial on Tuesday in a defamation lawsuit brought by a British man who accuses Musk of falsely branding him a pedophile in a Twitter message last year.
Reuters - Published

Elon Musk goes on trial in U.S. for defamation over 'pedo guy' tweet

Elon Musk is known for his eccentric, sometimes controversial use of Twitter. Now, Tesla Inc's chief executive may have to pay for using Twitter to brand someone a pedophile.
Reuters - Published

Elon Musk faces defamation trial over spat with British diver

elon musk faces defamation trial over spat with british diver
Elon Musk is going on trial on Tuesday for his troublesome tweets in a defamation case pitting the billionaire against a British diver he allegedly branded a paedophile. The Tesla CEO will be called to..
WorldNews - Published

Elon Musk's jury to be queried on opinions of billionaires, visitors to Thailand

Potential jurors in the defamation trial of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk may be excused from the case if they voice strong feelings about billionaires or people who visit Thailand.
Reuters - Published

Dubai police adding Tesla's new Cybertruck to their fleet?

After a botched demonstration of the Cybertruck's armor glass windows – which shattered – the Dubai Police still seem impressed with Elon Musks' latest invention
CBS News - Published

Gamblers back Tesla in Ford tug of war as orders reach 250,000

Orders for Tesla Inc's electric pickup Cybertruck are inching closer to the record set by the company's Model 3 sedans in 2016, with company head Elon Musk signaling 250,000 customers have now lined up..
Reuters - Published

Elon Musk Says Tesla Now Has 250,000 Cybertruck Pre-Orders

elon musk says tesla now has 250,000 cybertruck pre-orders
Elon Musk has said on Twitter that Tesla has now received 250,000 pre-orders for its futuristic Cybertruck, the electric pickup that was unveiled just last week. The billionaire technologist has been..
WorldNews - Published

Musk suggests Tesla has 250,000 orders for Cybertruck

Tesla Inc has received 250,000 orders for its electric pickup truck unveiled five days ago, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk suggested in a tweet on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Musk won't settle 'pedo guy' defamation lawsuit, lawyer says

An attorney for Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO of electric car maker Tesla , said on Tuesday that his client had no intention of settling a defamation suit brought by a British cave explorer before the..
Reuters - Published

Ford wants a rematch after Tesla's Cybertruck pulled an F-150. Musk says 'bring it on'

Ford asked Elon Musk for a Cybertruck so it could run its own test after a video showed the new Cybertruck towing a Ford F-150.
USATODAY.com - Published

Musk to testify in own defense in defamation trial, his lawyer says

Tesla Inc's chief executive, Elon Musk, will testify in his own defense against a defamation lawsuit brought by a British cave explorer, Musk's lawyer said on Monday in U.S. District Court in Los..
Reuters - Published

Elon Musk reveals why Cybertruck window smashed

elon musk reveals why cybertruck window smashed
Elon Musk has revealed why the windows of Tesla's Cybertruck broke during an embarrassing launch...
WorldNews - Published

Eight electric pickup truck manufacturers to load up U.S. market by 2021

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and his spacy Cybertruck have ignited a frenzy over electric pickups, and at least seven other U.S. automakers expect to build new battery-powered trucks by 2021.
Reuters - Published

Tesla receives nearly 200,000 pre-orders for Cybertruck

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company has more than 180,000 pre-orders for its first electric pickup truck called Cybertruck. The vehicle was unveiled last week to mixed reviews. The starting price is..
CBS News - Published

Tesla Cybertruck orders near 150,000 just days after chaotic launch

tesla cybertruck orders near 150,000 just days after chaotic launch
Los Angeles (AFP) - Tesla's new electric pickup truck has secured almost 150,000 orders, the company's chief executive Elon Musk boasted on Twitter, just two days after its big reveal went..
WorldNews - Published

Cybertruck: Tesla truck gets 150,00 orders after launch hiccup

Elon Musk boasts of high demand despite the truck's windows shattering during its launch.
BBC News - Published

Elon Musk: About 150,000 orders thus far for Tesla Cybertruck

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Saturday that there have been about 150,000 orders thus far for the electric carmaker's Cybertruck, which was unveiled on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Elon Musk Isn’t the Only Electric Futurist Who Wants to Rectify Nikola Tesla’s Legacy

elon musk isn’t the only electric futurist who wants to rectify nikola tesla’s legacy
Serbian-American inventor Nikola Tesla lived a largely unrecognized life and died filled with contempt for his former employer and career rival, Thomas Edison, for stealing credit for his lifetime..
WorldNews - Published

Elon Musk's net worth plunges $768m in a day after cybertruck fiasco

elon musk's net worth plunges $768m in a day after cybertruck fiasco
Does the act of someone’s net worth plummeting make an actual sound? If so, then for Elon Musk it would be the thonk of a metal ball splintering the purportedly unbreakable glass of his long-awaited..
WorldNews - Published

Windows of Tesla's "bulletproof" truck shatter during its debut

"There's room for improvement," Elon Musk joked
CBS News - Published

Tesla Cybertruck design stuns: 'Eccentric,' 'eye-popping' or 'weird' 'piece of junk'?

Tesla CEO Elon Musk rolled out what can only be described as one of the most stunning reveals in recent automotive history on Thursday night.
USATODAY.com - Published

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