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Elon Musk responded to claims that he stole memes with more uncredited memes

Elon Musk. Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images Elon Musk has frequently stolen memes, The New York Times reported. When reached by The Times for comment, Musk responded with more uncredited memes. Reposting memes without credit can have negative ramifications for original creators. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and Space X who has over 53 million Twitter followers, is a known lover of memes. But he's frequently been accused of stealing them ...
Tags: Elon Musk, Media, Entertainment, Trends, Tesla, New York Times, Memes, The Times, Reddit, Times, Musk, Soviet Union, Facebook Twitter, Lorenz, Klee, Digital Culture


SCOTT GALLOWAY: Elon Musk is now the most influential person in the world - whether or not that's a good thing remains to be seen

Elon Musk. REUTERS/Mike Blake Scott Galloway is a bestselling author and professor of marketing at NYU Stern. The following is a recent blog post, republished with permission, that originally ran on his blog, "No Mercy / No Malice." In it, Galloway discusses the impact Elon Musk has on cryptocurrency, the auto industry, and the free market. See more stories on Insider's business page. I often write about platforms (iOS, Amazon Marketplace, etc.) as they are a source of value creation ...
Tags: Opinion, Nordic, Scott Galloway, Prof G, Bitcoin, Elon Musk, Tesla, Saturday Night Live, SNL, Dogecoin, Cryptocurrency, Contributor, Contributor 2019


The CEO of an NFT platform featuring tweets from Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey breaks down where the market goes from here - and dissects the Tesla founder's cult-like personality

Cameron Hejazi, CEO and co-founder of Cent, Valuables' parent company. Cameron Hejazi via Kate Larkin Elon Musk pulled out of selling one of his tweets as an NFT, but users of NFT platform Valuables are still trying to buy them. Valuables, owned by the social media platform Cent, allows users to turn tweets into NFTs and buy or sell them. The thrill of the chase and fandom culture attract users, Cent CEO and co-founder Cameron Hejazi told Insider. Sign up here for our daily newsletter,...
Tags: Twitter, Elon Musk, Trends, Markets, Tesla, Crypto, Jack Dorsey, Musk, Elon, NFT, Hejazi, Charles Hoskinson, Crypto Investing, Weekend BI UK, MI Exclusive, NFT art


Watch Elon Musk warn he's a 'wild card' in his 'SNL' teaser with Miley Cyrus

Saturday Night Live Tesla CEO Elon Musk will host Saturday Night Live on May 8 with Miley Cyrus. SNL dropped a teaser for the episode on Thursday and it took off on social media. Musk is only the second billionaire to host the popular comedy sketch show. See more stories on Insider's business page. Saturday Night Live dropped a promotional video on Thursday for Elon Musk's SNL episode, set for this weekend. Tesla and SpaceX's CEO will be hosting the comedy sketch show with Mil...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, News, Media, Nbc, South Park, Trends, Tesla, Miley Cyrus, Snl, Saturday Night Live, Donald Trump, Musk, Trump, Cyrus, Tesla CEO Elon Musk


More companies, including PayPal and Xbox, are accepting bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as payment. Others are weighing up their options.

Retailers are recognizing bitcoin's growing popularity. NurPhoto/Getty Images Bitcoin is becoming an increasingly popular payment option among many companies. Fast-food chains, big tech firms, and even auction houses are embracing cryptocurrencies. Other companies are still considering their potential. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rarely does a news cycle go by without some mention of bitcoin's growing popularity, from fans and skeptics alike. Its prices on trad...
Tags: Amazon, Elon Musk, New York, Australia, Ebay, Jay Z, India, Africa, US, Trends, Tesla, Paypal, Ap, Bitcoin, Asia Pacific, New Zealand


Tesla has told a regulator that its 'Full Self-Driving' tech might not be ready by the end of the year

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Maja Hitij/Getty Images Tesla said its "Full Self-Driving" feature might be delayed, according to a memo seen by Reuters. Elon Musk has previously said he was "highly confident" that FSD could be achieved this year. The FSD feature, currently a $10,000 add-on, has proved dangerous for some drivers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla on Thursday told a California regulator that it might not have its "Full Self-Driving" (FSD) technology ready by the ...
Tags: Elon Musk, Texas, California, Trends, Tesla, DMV, Houston, Musk, Reuters, Elon, California Department of Motor Vehicles DMV, Teslas, FSD, Reuters Elon Musk, Kate Duffy, Tesla CEO Elon Musk Maja Hitij Getty Images Tesla


Elon Musk says dogecoin might be the future of cryptocurrencies - but tells fans they should still invest carefully

Elon Musk has been at the centre of 2021's wild cryptocurrency boom. Mike Blake/Reuters Elon Musk said dogecoin could ironically become the future of cryptocurrencies. But he told his followers to be careful, saying it would be "unwise" to invest too much. The Tesla boss has been a key driver of 2021's wild cryptocurrency boom. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Elon Musk has said dogecoin could ironically become the future of cryptocurrencies...
Tags: Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Musk, Harry Robertson, Mike Blake Reuters Elon Musk, Things Before the Opening Bell Elon Musk


Used-car prices just saw their biggest monthly price increase in at least 68 years, UBS estimates

Spencer Platt/Getty Images Used cars are the latest product seeing a record price increase from a supply shortage. Researchers at UBS found that used-car prices may have shot up by 8.2% to 9.3% in April. UBS estimates that's the largest monthly price increase in 68 years of tracking used cars. See more stories on Insider's business page. The latest commodity seeing a price squeeze amidst shortages and high demand is used cars.A note from UBS researchers led by Alan Detmeister foun...
Tags: Elon Musk, Texas, US, Trends, Tesla, Ubs, Suez Canal, US Travel Association, Axios, Bloomberg Chart, Juliana Kaplan, Will Daniel, Grace Kay, Alan Detmeister, Spencer Platt Getty Images Used, UBS Evidence Lab UBS Evidence Lab According


Chinese EV startup Nio is entering the international market - and plans to start deliveries in Norway in September

Nio CEO William Li, stood next to a Nio car. STR/AFP via Getty Images Nio said it plans to start deliveries of its electric vehicles in Norway in September. This would be the Chinese company's first international market. It said the first vehicle on offer in Norway would be the Nio ES8, a seven-seater smart SUV. See more stories on Insider's business page. Electric-vehicle startup Nio announced plans to launch sales in Norway later this year, marking its first entry into a market ...
Tags: Transportation, Europe, Elon Musk, China, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Electric Vehicles, Transport, Norway, Electric, Electric Cars, Oslo, Nordic, Li, NIO


A decline in Tesla's regulatory credit sales could be devastating to its future profitability, strategist says

Yasin Ozturk/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Tesla has depended on the sale of regulatory credits to other automakers for a bulk of its profit in recent years.But one automaker said it expects to stop buying credits from Tesla later this year once it hits its electric vehicle sales quotas."The loss of these regulatory credit revenues for Tesla is devastating and brings into question the future profitability of Tesla," Navellier's chief investment officer Louis Navellier said.Sign up he...
Tags: France, Finance, Trends, Markets, Tesla, Electric Vehicles, Psa, Fca, Trading, Stocks, Stock Market, Tavares, Carlos Tavares, Fiat Chrysler Automotive, Matthew Fox, Tesla Stock


Politicians, union groups slam Elon Musk over taxes after he tweets asking for sketch ideas for his 'SNL' appearance

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX. Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images Elon Musk's critics piled on after he tweeted asking for skit ideas for his coming "SNL" appearance. Politicians, unions, and journalists on Twitter asked him to pay more taxes and donate his wealth. Musk's ideas for his sketch included "Woke James Bond," "Irony Man," and "Baby Shark Tank." See more stories on Insider's business page. Politicians and unions criticized Elon Musk after the CEO of Tesla and ...
Tags: Twitter, Spacex, Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, New York Times, Donald Trump, National Labor Relations Board, Musk, Public Citizen, Pramila Jayapal, Marianne Williamson, Max Berger, The Service Employees International Union, Kate Duffy


Tesla may slash its referral program and cut free Supercharging miles

Tesla is to make yet another change to its referral program, sources told Electrek. Having spent over $23 million in free Supercharging miles last quarter alone, the company is seriously rethinking its reward policy.  Tesla launched the program back in 2015 to promote its vehicles through its user base. But giving credit or prizes to new buyers and owners who referred new sales proved to be too costly. In 2019, it even ended up promising 80 new Roadsters for free to customers with enough referra...
Tags: Startups, Tesla, Shift, Elon, Electrek Having


Politicians, union groups slam Elon Musk over tax after he tweets asking for sketch ideas for his SNL appearance

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX. Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images Elon Musk's critics piled on after he tweeted asking for skit ideas for his SNL appearance on May 8. Politicians, unions, and journalists on Twitter called on him to pay more tax, donate his wealth, and let staff unionize. Musk's ideas for his sketch included "Woke James Bond," "Irony Man," and "Baby Shark Tank." See more stories on Insider's business page. Politicians and unions criticized Tesla and SpaceX C...
Tags: Twitter, Spacex, Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, New York Times, Donald Trump, National Labor Relations Board, Musk, Public Citizen, Pramila Jayapal, Marianne Williamson, Max Berger, The Service Employees International Union, Kate Duffy


One of Tesla's biggest emissions credit buyers doesn't need them any more, threatening a key profit source for Elon Musk

Stellantis won't need Tesla's help anymore to meet European environmental regulations. Feature China: Barcroft Media via Getty Images Tesla is losing one of its biggest buyers of emissions credits. Stellantis, formerly FCA, said it would meet European emissions rules in 2021 without help from Tesla. Sales of regulatory credits have propelled Tesla to profitability in the last two years. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sales of regulatory credits have largely driv...
Tags: Europe, Elon Musk, France, Trends, Tesla, Italy, Fca, Fiat Chrysler, Reuters, PSA Group, Groupe PSA, Barcroft Media, Getty Images Tesla, Tim Levin, Stellantis


The founder of Wall Street Bets is creating a blockchain app to 'fight corruption' in financial markets

WallStreetBets founder Jaime Rogozinski. Jaime Rogozinski. The founder of Wall Streets Bets is launching a blockchain app and exchange-traded portfolios in an effort to empower retail investors to "fight back against corrupt institutions." "The amalgamation of blockchain technology with financial markets is the next logical step for finance," said Wall Street Bets founder Jaime Rogozinski. Retail investors would use a token to vote on issues related to the Wall Street Bets exchange-trade...
Tags: Wall Street, Trends, Markets, Tesla, Reddit, Blockchain, Gamestop, WSB, Carla Mozee, Jaime Rogozinski, Rogozinski, WallStreetBets, MI Exclusive, Jaime Rogozinski Jaime Rogozinski, BTCVIX


Dogecoin jumps another 40% to a fresh high - with one analyst saying Elon Musk's upcoming SNL appearance is driving buying

Tesla boss Elon Musk has been a major driver of the dogecoin rally. Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP Dogecoin soared more than 40% to a new high near $0.70 on Wednesday. One analyst said Elon Musk's upcoming appearance on SNL was driving the price action. Others said dogecoin's appeal lay in the fact that it was "mocking a frothy market." Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Dogecoin continued its red-hot rally on Wednesday, rising more than 40% to a new all-...
Tags: Elon Musk, Trends, Markets, Tesla, Doge, Cryptocurrencies, Musk, Moya, James Wang, Winklevoss, Mike Novogratz, Dogecoin, Shiba Inu, OANDA, Harry Robertson, Galaxy Digital


Dogecoin jumps another 40% to a fresh high - and one analyst says Elon Musk's upcoming 'SNL' appearance is driving buying

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been a major driver of the dogecoin rally. Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP Dogecoin soared by more than 40%, to a high near $0.70, on Wednesday. One analyst said Elon Musk's appearance on "Saturday Night Live" was driving the price action. Others said dogecoin's appeal lay in the idea that it was "mocking a frothy market." Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Dogecoin continued its red-hot rally on Wednesday, rising by more than 40%, ...
Tags: Elon Musk, Trends, Markets, Tesla, Doge, Cryptocurrencies, Musk, Moya, James Wang, Winklevoss, Mike Novogratz, Dogecoin, Shiba Inu, OANDA, Harry Robertson, Galaxy Digital


Dogecoin soars another 40% to a fresh high - with one analyst saying Elon Musk's upcoming SNL appearance is driving buying

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been a key driver of dogecoin. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Dogecoin soared more than 40% to a new high near $0.70 on Wednesday. One analyst said Elon Musk's upcoming appearance on SNL was driving the price action. Others said dogecoin's appeal lay in the fact that it was "mocking a frothy market." Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Dogecoin continued its red-hot rally on Wednesday, rising more than 40% to a new all-time hig...
Tags: Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Musk, Moya, Winklevoss, Mike Novogratz, Dogecoin, Shiba Inu, OANDA, Harry Robertson, Galaxy Digital, Edward Moya, CoinGecko, Opening Bell Dogecoin


Elon Musk's championing of dogecoin made him the token's 'community-appointed CEO' as early as 2019, Mike Novogratz' Galaxy Digital says

Yuriko Nakao/Getty Images; Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Insider Research from Mike Novogratz' Galaxy Digital traced Musk's early dogecoin endorsements. The Tesla billionaire was appointed Dogecoin "CEO" in April 2019 after winning a community vote. Novogratz admitted he had been too bearish on dogecoin as his firm said it shouldn't be ignored. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Billionaire Elon Musk was appointed chief ...
Tags: Elon Musk, US, Trends, Tesla, Ford, Marriott, Musk, Mike Novogratz, Dogecoin, Novogratz, Semrush, Samantha Lee, Galaxy Digital, Shalini Nagarajan, Yuriko Nakao Getty, Opening Bell Billionaire Elon Musk


10 things in tech you need to know today

Elaine Thompson/AP Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. Bill and Melinda Gates reportedly didn't sign a prenup. With nearly $150 billion at stake, they will split their property according to a "separation contract" they've agreed to instead. Bill Gates is the fourth-richest person in the world; here are 11 facts that show just how wealthy he really is.2. A Silicon Valley realtor said the exodus from th...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Washington, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Bill Gates, San Diego, Silicon Valley, Toyota, Bill, Seattle


Signal said Facebook shut down its advertising account after the privacy-focused messaging app tried to buy Instagram ads showing how the social media giant collects data

Signal CEO Moxie Marlinspike. Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch Signal said it tried to buy Instagram ads that would show users how Facebook targets them. The ads would display personal information about users that Facebook uses when targeting ads. But Signal said Facebook responded by shutting its account down. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook blocked ads that Signal wanted to buy that would show Instagram users the data that Facebook collects from them, ...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Elon Musk, Media, Instagram, Advertising, Trends, Social Media, Tesla, Data Privacy, Signal, Moxie Marlinspike, La Jolla, Tech Insider, Democratic Sen Elizabeth Warren, Katie Canales


Tech stocks plummet as Yellen says interest rates may need to rise

A trader works on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., March 5, 2020. Andrew Kelly/Reuters US stocks sank Tuesday as Treasury Secretary Yellen said interest rates may need to rise to prevent the economy from overheating. Tech stocks led losses with Apple, Amazon, and Tesla all in the red at the close. The Treasury Secretary's comments contrast with the Fed's plans to hold rates near zero through 2023. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Thin...
Tags: Amazon, New York City, US, Trends, Tech, Markets, Tesla, Atlantic, Treasury, Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve, Wall Street Journal, Jamie Dimon, Dow, S&P 500, Nyse


Revel’s Frank Reig shares how he built his business and what he’s planning

It’s only been three years since they hit the streets and Revel’s blue electric mopeds have already become a common sight in New York, San Francisco and a growing number of U.S. cities. However, Revel founder and CEO Frank Reig has set his sights far beyond building a shared moped service. In fact, since the beginning of 2021, Revel has launched an , an EV charging station venture and driven by a fleet of 50 Teslas. So we caught up with Reig to talk about what he learned from building the co...
Tags: Startups, TC, Transportation, New York, Washington, New York City, San Francisco, Tech, Tesla, Brooklyn, Electric Vehicles, Mobility, Hyundai, Latin America, Revel, Europe Asia


Much wow: Dogecoin rockets 48% to record high after eToro and Gemini exchanges add the token

eToro's move to launch dogecoin trading boosting the cryptocurrency. eToro Dogecoin jumped close to 50% on Tuesday to an all-time high of more than $0.59. It followed the move by eToro to add the cryptocurrency for its 20 million global users. The Oakland Athletics baseball team has also started accepting dogecoin for tickets. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Dogecoin jumped close to 50% to a new all-time high near $0.60 on Tuesday after trading...
Tags: Elon Musk, Trends, Markets, Tesla, Crypto, Oakland Athletics, Oakland, Doge, Cryptocurrencies, Major League Baseball, Gemini, James Wang, Dogecoin, Dave Kaval, Harry Robertson, eToro


Tesla taps tiny startup’s tech to build cheaper, cleaner batteries

When Elon Musk stood on stage at Tesla’s Battery Day in September and promised to cut lithium-ion battery prices in half, he claimed some of the savings would come from reinventing the dirty and complex process of making their nickel metal cathodes. “It’s insanely complicated, like digging a ditch, filling it in and digging the ditch again,” he said at the event. So we looked at the entire value chain and said how can we make this as simple as possible?” The simplest route to appears to involv...
Tags: Startups, Transportation, Elon Musk, Toronto, Tesla, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Batteries, Panasonic, North America, Lithium Ion Batteries, Musk, Shenzen, Fremont California, Dalhousie University, LG Chem


10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Traders and financial professionals work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Drew Angerer/Getty Images Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.Sign up for Insider Investing for your weekly markets analysis.1. US markets dip after tech stocks dropped despite widely positive earnings. See . 2. The Oakland A's are selling pairs of tickets for 100 Dogecoin. The cryptocurrency, which started as a joke, has accelerated ...
Tags: UK, US, Trends, Tesla, Bank Of England, Parliament, Federal Reserve, Robinhood, Thomson Reuters, Jpmorgan, McDonald, Rob Arnott, Changpeng Zhao, Sophie Kiderlin, Pfizer T Mobile US Under Armour Lyft CVS Health


Much wow: Dogecoin jumps 26% to record high after eToro exchange adds the token for its 20 million users

eToro's move to launch dogecoin trading boosting the cryptocurrency. eToro Dogecoin jumped 26% on Tuesday to an all-time high of more than $0.488. It followed the move by eToro to add the cryptocurrency for its 20 million global users. The Oakland Athletics baseball team has also started accepting dogecoin for tickets. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Dogecoin jumped more than 26% to a new all-time high above $4.88 on Tuesday after trading platf...
Tags: Elon Musk, Trends, Markets, Tesla, Oakland Athletics, Oakland, Doge, Cryptocurrencies, Major League Baseball, Dogecoin, Shiba Inu, Dave Kaval, Harry Robertson, eToro, Opening Bell Dogecoin, MI Exclusive


10 things in tech you need to know today

Reuters Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. Verizon has sold Yahoo and AOL for $5 billion. The new owner is private-equity firm Apollo Global Management. Going forward, AOL and Yahoo will be known solely as Yahoo. More on the sale here. 2. Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their marriage after 27 years. The billionaire Microsoft cofounder tweeted the announcement on Monday afternoon. Take a look back at the w...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Verizon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Elon Musk, Hollywood, Microsoft, Yahoo, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Hawaii, Aol


Tesla ordered by judge to turn over documents related to Elon Musk's $55 billion compensation plan

Maja Hitij/Getty Images A judge on Monday ordered Tesla to turn over documents concerning Elon Musk's compensation plan. Shareholders sued Tesla in 2018, arguing its board wronged investors by awarding Musk such a lucrative package. The judge told Tesla to turn over communications between Musk and its top lawyers ahead of the board's approval of the plan. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Delaware judge on Monday ordered lawyers representing Tesla's board of d...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Shareholder, Lawsuits, Delaware, Musk, Chang, Maron, Randall Chase, Executive Compensation, Tech Insider, CEO pay, Corporate Boards, Todd Maron


Binance CEO explains how herd mentality causes bitcoin price volatility - but argues the same behavior can be seen in the stock market

Chaopeng Zhang is the chief executive officer of Binance, the world's largest crypto exchange. Binance Binance founder Chaopeng Zhang said herd mentality is one of the reasons why bitcoin's price is volatile in an interview with Bloomberg. But he said this volatility is nothing new to cryptocurrencies - and the same drivers are seen in the stock market as well. The founder also said that companies such as MicroStrategy that buy to hold help push bitcoin's price higher permanent...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Markets, Tesla, Bloomberg, Bitcoin, Zhao, MicroStrategy, Ether, Michael Saylor, Binance, Binance Binance, Changpeng Zhao, Isabelle Lee, Cryptocurrecny, MI Exclusive



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