• Elon Musk initially said Tesla board members hadn't contacted him about his 'funding secured' tweet, but later had to correct himself

    3 monthes ago - By Chron

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    In an interview with the New York Times, Elon Musk claimed he hadn't been contacted by the Tesla board after his controversial 'funding secured' tweet in which he announced Tesla might be going private.
    The tweet, which hadn't been discussed beforehand, blindsided the board and Tesla employees.
    After the Times article was published, Musk clarified that he had been contacted by the board, and had agreed not to tweet about Tesla's potential privatization without first discussing it with the board.
    Lately, Elon Musk's tweets have drawn scrutiny from everyone...
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  • Elon Musk says he works 120 hours a week and doesn't leave the factory for days at a time - but experts say that kind of work ethic is dangerous

    Elon Musk says he works 120 hours a week and doesn't leave the factory for days at a time - but experts say that kind of work ethic is dangerous

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Elon Musk reportedly works for 120 hours a week.
    That's three times the average work week in the US private sector, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics .
    Overwork is an incredibly dangerous habit.
    Elon Musk told The New York Times that he has taken to working 120 hours a week.
    That's well over three times the national average private sector work week of 34.5 hours , according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
    "There were times when I didn't leave the factory for three or four days - days when I didn't go outside," the Tesla and SpaceX CEO told The Times. "This has really come at...
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  • 'Why would I?' Elon Musk says he has no regrets about his infamous 'funding secured' tweet and plans to keep using Twitter

    'Why would I?' Elon Musk says he has no regrets about his infamous 'funding secured' tweet and plans to keep using Twitter

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Elon Musk's infamous "funding secured" tweet could end up costing him and his business billions, due to pending investor lawsuits and SEC scrutiny.
    But Musk has no plan to stop tweeting, he told The New York Times in an interview.
    Tesla CEO Elon Musk has sent tweets that could reportedly cost him and his business billions.
    Both the Security and Exchange Commission and angry investors are starting to look into whether Musk's famous " funding secured " tweets broke laws and manipulated public markets.
    But despite the headaches caused by his Twitter habit, he's not planning to stop, and...
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