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Tesla engaged in unfair labor practices, must reinstate fired worker and scrub Elon Musk tweet, NLRB says

Tesla must give a fired worker his job back and chief executive Elon Musk must delete a tweet discouraging unionization, the National Labor Relations Board ordered Thursday, upholding much of a 2019 ruling on Tesla’s alleged unfair labor practices. The board found that Tesla unlawfully interrogated workers over suspected unionization efforts, threatened workers with the […]

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2021 could be a huge year for space. Here’s what’s to come from NASA, Elon Musk, Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos.

We all know that 2020 was a no-good, horrible, fearful, tumultuous year that will be remembered for the coronavirus pandemic and the polarizing election. But for space enthusiasts, it was actually quite a good year, providing bits of promising news amid the bleak headlines of disease, economic hardship and protests. 2021 has potential for even […]

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A scientist’s viral tweet called Elon Musk ‘Space Karen’ — as a way to defend science

Emma Bell usually uses Twitter the way most of us do: for browsing funny web comics, procrastinating and communicating with their colleagues in the scientific community. Bell, a postdoctoral fellow who researches cancer genomics using bioinformatics at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto, will also occasionally correct a bit of misinformation they see online. […]

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Amazon reverses ban on book critical of coronavirus lockdown after decision is blasted by many, including Elon Musk

The tweet ricocheted around social media, retweeted more than 4,000 times. Musk, with his 35.6 million followers, replied to the tweet, calling the decision “insane.” He directed his comments to Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos, who owns The Washington Post. “Time to break up Amazon. Monopolies are wrong!” Musk added. Within a few hours, Amazon […]

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Tesla files suit in response to coronavirus restrictions after Musk threatens to relocate operations

The suit followed chief executive Elon Musk threatening in a series of tweets earlier Saturday that the company would sue and move Tesla’s headquarters and future programs to Texas and Nevada. He appeared to leave open the possibility of maintaining some operations in Fremont depending “on how Tesla is treated in the future.” He tweeted […]