Elon Musk

Neuralink has announced that it has received permission to study brain implants in humans

Neuralink, a company owned by Elon Musk, announced that it has received approval for the first human clinical trial of brain implants from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This was reported by Reuters with reference to the manufacturer. Neuralink said the FDA approval is an important first step ... Read more

Twitter has accused Microsoft of improperly using its data

Twitter accuses the technology giant Microsoft of improper use of the social network data. The corresponding letter to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was sent by Elon Musk’s personal lawyer Alex Spiro, writes The New Your Times. The letter indicated that in some cases Microsoft used more Twitter data than intended. ... Read more

Musk still can’t write all he wants about Tesla yet

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has again failed to appeal a restraining order requiring lawyers to review some of his Tesla-related tweets, reports Engadget. A federal appeals court in Manhattan rejected Musk’s claim that a 2018 settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) unfairly imposed “prior restraints” on his free ... Read more

Elon Musk has found a new CEO for Twitter, she will start work in 6 weeks

Elon Musk is in talks to hire NBCUniversal’s head of global advertising and partnerships, Linda Yaccarino, as CEO of Twitter. This was reported by sources familiar with the matter, writes The New York Times. According to them, the relevant negotiations have been going on for several weeks and are at ... Read more

US senators called the Tesla security review a sham and set a deadline for Musk

US senators have sent Tesla CEO Elon Musk a letter expressing concern over reports that Tesla is using arbitration clauses in contracts to avoid public liability for rampant workplace discrimination and shocking vehicle safety lapses. This is reported by Ars Technica. “We are deeply concerned that the arbitration agreements you ... Read more

Musk threatened the news organization NPR to take away their Twitter account if they didn’t continue using it

Twitter owner Elon Musk sent an email letter to NPR, asking if the news organization would return to the social network and threatening to take down the account if it didn’t. The email read: “So is NPR going to start posting on Twitter again, or should we reassign @NPR to ... Read more

Musk might be questioned in court because of the fatal accident with the Tesla autopilot

Elon Musk may have to give three hours of testimony in a trial over a 2018 Tesla crash involving an autopilot, reports Engadget. The billionaire was ordered to do it by Judge Evette Pennypacker. He may have to answer questions about the accident in which Apple engineer Walter Huang died ... Read more

Elon Musk accidentally revealed a test account on Twitter, where he pretends to be a child

Due to his eccentric behavior, critics often call Elon Musk a “man-child”, emphasizing his immature actions and behavior. Today, Musk gave critics a new topic for discussion by accidentally revealing his additional Twitter account in a screenshot. And, of course, it was found immediately. The account appears to be used ... Read more

Elon Musk has returned free verification to celebrities on Twitter

Elon Musk has restored blue verification badges on Twitter for users with more than 1 million followers, writes The Daily Beast. “Friends told me my blue verified check was restored. Dont know why. I’ve paid nothing. I gave no number,” tweeted Seinfeld star Jason Alexander. This goes against Musk’s idea ... Read more

Twitter removed free verification, but now Musk is paying for some celebrities himself

LeBron James and several other celebrities still have verified blue verification badges on Twitter. The option remains available to them even though they do not pay for it, writes The Verge. Twitter began removing blue badges en masse from old verified accounts, which was one of Elon Musk’s long-standing plans. ... Read more

Elon Musk is threatening Microsoft with a lawsuit after it removed Twitter from its advertising platform

Elon Musk threatens to sue Microsoft, reports PCMag citing the billionaire. According to Musk, Microsoft mined Twitter data to train its own AI-based programs. So now he will demand compensation. “They trained illegally using Twitter data. Lawsuit time,” his tweet said. All of this comes after Microsoft announced that it ... Read more

Twitter is changing its own policy on hateful behavior against transgender users

Elon Musk’s Twitter has removed protections for transgender users from its hate speech policy. Such changes were noticed by the non-profit organization Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), writes The Verge. The company has removed a line that contains targeted misgendering or deadnaming of transgender individuals. It was previously ... Read more

Musk wants to create an artificial intelligence TruthGPT that will not destroy humanity

Elon Musk plans to launch his own generative artificial intelligence TruthGPT, which, according to the entrepreneur’s plans, should become a safer version of existing chatbots. This is reported by The Washington Post. ”I think that this might be the best path to safety in the sense that an AI that ... Read more

Musk created the artificial intelligence company X.AI Corp

Elon Musk has founded a new artificial intelligence company called X.AI Corp, reports The Wall Street Journal. According to the filings, Musk is the company’s sole registered director, with Jared Birchall, director of Musk’s family office, serving as secretary. X.AI Corp. has already received permission to sell 100 million shares ... Read more

Elon Musk is buying thousands of GPUs to run his own artificial intelligence model on Twitter

According to Business Insider, despite the fact that Elon Musk is in favor of ending experiments with artificial intelligence, he initiated a large project to create AI within Twitter. The social network has reportedly bought around 10,000 GPUs and hired talented AI experts from Alphabet subsidiary DeepMind to launch its ... Read more

Elon Musk still became the most popular person on Twitter

Elon Musk replaced former US President Barack Obama as the most popular person on Twitter. Musk now has 133,068,709 followers, Obama 133,042,819, reports The Verge. Musk’s acquisition of Twitter has undoubtedly helped skyrocket his following, surpassing Obama’s. It hit the 100 million follower mark last June and has continued to ... Read more

Neuralink is looking for a partner for human trials of the brain implant

Elon Musk’s brain implant company Neuralink has approached one of the largest US neurosurgery centers as a potential clinical trial partner as it prepares to test its devices on humans as soon as regulators give the go-ahead to do this, reports the Reuters agency, citing its own sources. Neuralink has ... Read more

Twitter now automatically responds with poop emojis to media requests

After firing Twitter’s PR team (and pretty much everyone else), CEO Elon Musk has once again decided to show the media what he thinks of them. Musk announced that press@twitter.com, the company’s address previously used to handle press inquiries, now automatically responds with a poop emoji. press@twitter.com now auto responds ... Read more

Elon Musk plans to build his own city in Texas

Elon Musk plans to build his own city on part of thousands of acres of newly acquired pasture and farmland outside the Texas capital, according to documents and insiders from people familiar with the project, reports The Wall Street Journal. In meetings with landowners and real estate agents, Musk and ... Read more

Elon Musk apologized for improper communication with a Twitter employee who could not figure out for 9 days whether he had been fired or not

Twitter employee Haraldur Thorleifsson logged on to his computer last Sunday to work — and found it blocked. Same happened with 200 other employees. He could have thought he’s out of a job — just like anyone who’s been in his shoes during the months of chaotic layoffs that have ... Read more

The US Federal Trade Commission wanted Elon Musk’s emails from Twitter

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) wanted to compel Twitter to turn over internal communications and documents related to employee layoffs, reported Wall Street Journal. As Twitter continued to downsize, the federal regulator feared the company would soon be left with too few employees to comply with an earlier FTC ... Read more

Twitter employee couldn’t figure out whether he was fired for 9 days, had to ask Elon Musk… on Twitter

Twitter employee Haraldur Thorleifsson from Iceland couldn’t figure out for 9 days whether he was fired from the company or not. The work computer was locked down, but HR couldn’t give Thorleifsson a clear answer, as well as for about 200 other Twitter employees. Haraldur, or Halli, as he asks ... Read more

The FDA did not allow Neuralink to test the brain implant on humans

Bold statements by Elon Musk about the prospects of creating a ready-made product based on the brain-computer interface (BCI) of the Neuralink startup, it seems, remain distant, reports Engadget, citing Reuters. Sources indicate that in 2022 Neuralink received a waiver from the FDA to conduct human trials using the same ... Read more

Elon Musk’s tweets about a “coronavirus leak from a Chinese lab” could be a problem for Tesla in China

CNBC reports that Chinese state-run newspaper The Global Times warned Elon Musk against promoting the theory about the “coronavirus leak from a Chinese laboratory”. Ever since Elon Musk announced his intention to buy Twitter, it was obvious that at some point the content of the service would become the cause ... Read more

Elon Musk seems to be interested in the development of a competitor to ChatGPT

In recent weeks, Elon Musk has contacted artificial intelligence researchers about developing an alternative to the ChatGPT chatbot created by OpenAI. The billionaire approached Igor Babushkin, an AI researcher who previously worked on Alphabet’s DeepMind AI, with a proposal to create a research lab, reports The Information, citing people with ... Read more