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Elon Musk is predicted to become the world's first trillionaire, thanks to SpaceX. Here's how the dual CEO went from getting bullied as a child to becoming one of the most successful and controversial men in tech.

Hannibal Hanschke-Pool/Getty Images Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, is worth $242 billion. He who was born in South Africa, has been married three times, and has six sons. Musk is a controversial leader who has incited lawsuits and SEC investigations. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Elon Musk may already be the world's richest person. But if one analyst's prediction comes true, he could become the world's first trillionaire. Morgan Stanley Ad...
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The SEC doesn't want to let firms and individuals get by without admitting wrongdoing anymore as part of enforcement actions

Gurbir Grewal directs the SEC's division of enforcement. AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File The SEC will require companies involved in settling some civil enforcement actions to admit wrongdoing, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The agency that enforces laws against market manipulation largely abandoned admissions of wrongdoing during the Trump administration. But businesses may resist the SEC's latest shift because admitting violations of the law can lead to other consequences...
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Mansions for kids - Life after Google Plex - Citco's AWS journey

Welcome to Insider Finance. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.On the agenda today:Wealthy baby boomers are using loans to buy their children homes and save on taxes.Banks that partnered with Google on its digital bank account describe what's next.Citco gave us an inside look at its massive migration to AWS.Let's get started. Wealthy parents are using cheap loans to buy their adult chil...
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Elon Musk says Tesla owners 'don't seem to listen to me' because they ignore an NDA and share lots of videos of the company's 'full self-driving' tech

Tesla owners ignore a non-disclosure agreement which tells drivers to share fewer videos of FSD, CEO Elon Musk said in a conference. Matt Rourke/AP Photo Tesla owners ignore a NDA request to share fewer videos of the Full Self-Driving tech in action, Elon Musk said. VICE first reported on the NDA, which also tells FSD beta testers they can't speak to the media. "I don't know why there's an NDA, we probably don't need it," Musk said at a conference on Tuesday. See more stori...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

Matt Rourke/AP Photo Welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get into it.1. Amazon's AI-powered cameras reportedly punish drivers when other cars cut them off. Delivery drivers can also face punishment for using side mirrors, which can hurt their chances of earning more money, per Motherboard. Read the full story on how Amazon's delivery vans p...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Twitter, Florida, Microsoft, France, Softbank, US, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Miami, SEC, Silicon Valley, Coinbase


States are begging Americans to kill spotted lanternflies as scientists struggle to keep the pests from spreading

A spotted lanternfly at a vineyard in Kutztown, Pennsylvania. Matt Rourke/AP Spotted lanternflies, which resemble polka-dotted moths, are spreading across the eastern US. Experts are telling people to kill the insects, as lanternflies are a destructive invasive species. Americans have spotted the pests, which first arrived from Asia in 2014, in seven states so far. See more stories on Insider's business page. Don't be fooled by its colorful palette. The spotted lanternfly may merit...
Tags: Pests, Asia, New York, Science, News, Maryland, Animals, Trees, US, Urban, Trends, Indiana, Canada, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Kansas


These are the 28 US cities where managers are the most open to letting their employees keep working remotely after the pandemic

littlenySTOCK/Shutterstock Managers in these cities are the most open to long-term remote work post-COVID, a survey found. HR consulting firm Robert Half identified the 28 US cities with managers most receptive to the idea. In Boston, which led the pack, 45% of managers will let remote work continue once restrictions lift. See more stories on Insider's business page. Many companies are in the midst of hammering out their return-to-office plans but, after a year of working remotely, a ...
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Washington, Boston, US, Careers, Trends, Remote Work, Indianapolis, Features, Chicago, Washington Dc, Managers, Denver, Robert Half, Nashville Tennessee


Three Arizona congressmen slated to speak on election 'audit superpanel' at a Las Vegas QAnon conference

In this Aug. 2, 2018, file photo, a protester holds a Q sign waits in line with others to enter a campaign rally with President Donald Trump in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File According to organizers, the conference is a follow-up to the "Patriot Round-Up," a similar event held in Dallas. Each of the legislators that will speak at the conference supported the Arizona election audit. Other speakers include Michael Flynn, Ron Watkins, Jim Watkins, and far-right conspiracy theori...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

Matt Rourke/AP Photo Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. ​​Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get started.1. The US is investigating Tesla's Autopilot after 11 crashes into first-responder vehicles. Since 2018, several of the cars have struck emergency vehicles, resulting in an official probe into the cars' Autopilot feature. Here's what you need to kno...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, US, Dallas Mavericks, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Walmart, Nasa, Silicon Valley, Travis Kalanick, Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin


Census: The 10 most populous US cities are led by NYC, Los Angeles, and Chicago; Phoenix leapfrogs Philadelphia to claim the No. 5 spot

A row of brownstones in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. Busà Photography/Getty Images New York remained the most populous city in the United States with 8.8 million residents, according to newly-released Census figures. Phoenix, located in the fast-growing Sun Belt, is now the fifth largest city in the country. The top 10 cities all experienced population growth over the past decade. See more stories on Insider's business page. 1. New York The skyline of L...
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Delta's surging and antibodies are waning: What to know about when we'll need COVID-19 booster shots

Moderna has soared over the past year on the back of its coronavirus vaccine. Radek Mica/Getty Images Should the US start offering people an extra COVID-19 vaccines dose? Supporters cite signs of waning protection and data suggesting a booster shot would help. Others say boosting now is unnecessary, because the shots still prevent hospitalizations and death. See more stories on Insider's business page. The debate over whether the US should roll out extra doses of coronavirus vaccines...
Tags: Health, Science, Cdc, France, Germany, Israel, Nbc News, US, Trends, Analysis, Healthcare, Delta, World Health Organization, Philadelphia, Fda, Pfizer


Cuomo shows montage of him kissing and touching people as defense against sexual misconduct allegations

An investigation by the New York attorney general's office found Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women. Matt Rourke/Associated Press Cuomo played a montage of him kissing people as he defended himself against sexual misconduct allegations. "I've been making the same gesture in public all my life ... It is meant to convey warmth and nothing more," Cuomo said There are growing calls for Cuomo to resign. See more stories on Insider's business page. New York Governor A...
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Elon Musk says Tesla is 'quite likely' to build a factory in India but only if import taxes are lowered

Tesla CEO Elon Musk in Delaware this month. Matt Rourke/AP Photo Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Friday said a new factory in India was "quite likely." But he added that the country would first have to lower its import fees for completed vehicles. Tesla has been lobbying government officials to lower import duties, Reuters reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla is "quite likely" to build an electric-vehicle factory in India, but only if the company's able to import co...
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Apollo turned to Paul Weiss over and over again. The lucrative client stoked tensions at the law firm and opened it up to criticism about the close relationship, insiders say.

Brad Karp, chair of Paul Weiss, and Leon Black, Apollo's founder and former CEO. Matt Rourke/AP Photo; Lucy Nicholson/Reuters; Apollo Global Management; Paul Weiss; Samantha Lee/Insider Over the past decade, private equity giant Apollo has boosted the coffers of law firm Paul Weiss. But the cozy relationship has come at a cost, insiders say. Insider spoke with dozens of experts to find out how the relationship has changed the law firm. See more stories on Insider's business page. P...
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Apollo turned to law firm Paul Weiss over and over again. The lucrative client stoked tensions at the law firm and opened it up to criticism about the close relationship, insiders say.

Brad Karp, chair of Paul Weiss, and Leon Black, Apollo's founder and former CEO. Matt Rourke/AP Photo; Lucy Nicholson/Reuters; Apollo Global Management; Paul Weiss; Samantha Lee/Insider Over the past decade, private equity giant Apollo has boosted the coffers of law firm Paul Weiss. But the cozy relationship has come at a cost, insiders say. Insider spoke with dozens of experts to find out how the relationship has changed the law firm. See more stories on Insider's business page. P...
Tags: Trends, Apollo, Insider, Reuters, Paul Weiss, Lucy Nicholson, Big Tobacco, Casey Sullivan, Apollo Global Management, Matt Rourke, Brad Karp, Samantha Lee, Leon Black Apollo


Elon Musk turns 50 on Monday. Here's how the Tesla and SpaceX CEO went from getting bullied as a child to becoming one of the most successful and controversial men in tech.

Hannibal Hanschke-Pool/Getty Images Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, is worth $184 billion. He who was born in South Africa, has been married three times, and has six sons. Musk is a controversial leader who has incited lawsuits and SEC investigations. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. On June 28, 2021, Elon Musk will hit yet another milestone: turning 50. Over the past five decades, Musk has managed to become the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, founder of The Bor...
Tags: Transportation, Mark Zuckerberg, Spacex, Elon Musk, New York, Hollywood, Robert Downey Jr, Microsoft, Australia, California, Ebay, White House, Ipo, Time, US, Los Angeles


Philadelphia Democrat Brian Sims, whose anti-GOP speech went viral, is not sorry about all that

Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims, a Democrat, at John F. Kennedy Plaza, also known as Love Park, in Philadelphia in 2014. Matt Rourke/AP Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims was first elected in 2012, defeating a 28-year incumbent. He was the Pennsylvania Legislature's first openly gay lawmaker. Sims is now campaigning to be the state's next lieutenant governor. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Ted Cruz once declared him to be "hateful" and "angry," but as Penn...
Tags: Politics, Republicans, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Democrats, Gop, Brian Sims, Philadelphia, John, Republican, Charles Davis, Cruz, Center City, Harrisburg, Sen Ted Cruz


Pennsylvania Republicans cut a lawmaker's mic after he notes the state GOP is '100% white'

In this Sept. 25, 2014, file photo, State Rep. Brian Sims, D-Philadelphia, accompanied by other officials, speaks at a protest calling on Pennsylvania to add sexual orientation to its hate crime law at John F. Kennedy Plaza, also known as Love Park in Philadelphia. AP Photo/Matt Rourke Pennsylvania's Republican House leadership cut the microphone of a state Democrat on Wednesday. Rep. Brian Sims, a Democrat from Philadelphia, had noted the GOP delegation "is 100% white." Sims accused t...
Tags: Politics, Trends, Pennsylvania, Gop, House, Brian Sims, Philadelphia, Republican, Usa Today, Charles Davis, Democratic, Sims, Tom Wolf, Republican House, LOVE Park, Matt Rourke


The NFL has promised to end 'race-norming,' which assumed Black players have lower cognitive function and made it harder to make brain injury claims

Former NFL players Ken Jenkins, Clarence Vaughn III, and their wives, Amy Lewis, and Brooke Vaughn, depositing petitions calling for an end to race-norming on May 14. AP Photo/Matt Rourke The NFL has vowed to stop the use of "race-norming," a practice that dates back to 1990. The two-tiered scoring system assumed that Black players have a lower cognitive function than white colleagues. Race-norming made it more difficult for Black retirees to get compensation for brain injuries suffered in...
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A top vaccine expert thinks it may be a few years before we need coronavirus booster shots

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and today in healthcare news:Top vaccine expert Dr. Paul Offit thinks we'll need COVID-19 booster shots in 3-5 years;We mapped out the most and least vaccinated counties;Here's how COVID-19 vaccines stack up against 4 variants, including the one found in India.If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Comments, tips? Email me at [email protected] or tweet @lydiaramsey125. Let's get to it... Sen. Bob C...
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Here's how much every US state pays its teachers and how much they spend on each student

Public school teachers made $61,730, on average, in 2018-2019. Getty Images May 3 to May 7 is National Teacher Appreciation Week. The typical public school teacher's salary varies across the country. The following is how much public school teachers made during the 2019-2020 school year. See more stories on Insider's business page. 51. Mississippi Rogelio V. Solis/AP 2019-2020 average teacher salary: $45,192Change in adjusted salary since 1999-2000: -6.6%State spendi...
Tags: Utah, Florida, Texas, Education, Montana, Massachusetts, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Features, Teachers, Pennsylvania, Wyoming, North Dakota, New Hampshire


Former Pasadena resident suffering from long-term case of COVID-19 in Philippines

By all accounts, former Pasadena resident Chris Burns was always full of energy. “Chris is an unstoppable force of nature,” said Laurent Malaquais, a friend of Burns who worked with him in the film industry. “I remember we would be on shoots and he would go 14, 15 hours, like he would just go nonstop.” Now, Burns lives in the Philippines and he’s directing all of his effort to fighting for his life against COVID-19. The American expatriate is a COVID “long-hauler” – a person who has fought the d...
Tags: Health, Asia, News, California, Government, Michael Bay, Sport, Soccer, United States, Philippines, Community, Philadelphia, Pasadena, Chris, Bay Area, Manila


An Uber driver shared video of 3 women coughing on him after he denied them a ride for not wearing masks

AP Photo/Matt Rourke A San Fransisco Uber driver was coughed on and assaulted after asking passengers to wear masks. Subhakar Khadka captured the altercation with the three women on camera, KPIX 5 reported. He told a reporter that he felt he was targeted because he was South Asian. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A San Fransisco Uber driver captured footage of three women assaulting him after he denied them a ride for not wearing masks, KPIX 5 reported. In the v...
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How Philadelphia's vaccination efforts fell to a startup run by a 22-year-old who took home a bag of vaccines and gave them to his friends

In this file photo from Jan. 29, 2021, Andrei Doroshin speaks during a news conference in Philadelphia, Friday, Jan. 29, 2021. Matt Rourke/AP Photo, File Philly Fighting Covid, a PPE startup that pivoted to vaccine distribution, had a spectacular rise and fall.  The city provided vaccines to PFC but later cut ties after finding issues in its privacy policy.  The city is still soliciting vaccine partners and the event has spurred conversation about equity. Visit the Business section of Insi...
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What is a microaggression? 14 things people think are fine to say at work - but are actually racist, sexist, or offensive

Think before you speak. That's the best way to avoid a microaggression. Francisco Osorio/Flickr Two managers at Salesforce have publicly resigned within one month, citing racist microaggressions as a major reason. Research shows that most American workers have seen or experienced workplace discrimination. Some of this prejudice comes out in the form of microaggressions, or indirect expressions of racism, sexism, ageism, or ableism. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. In...
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Inside the marriage of Washington power couple Ted and Heidi Cruz, who played Aladdin's 'A Whole New World' at their wedding and spend most of their time in separate states

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Heidi Cruz have been married since 2001, and have two daughters. Alex Wong/Getty Images Sen. Ted Cruz is facing backlash for traveling to Mexico while Texas faces a deadly winter storm.  Cruz's wife, Heidi Cruz, is no stranger to the scrutiny that comes with being a politician's spouse. Here's a full timeline of Ted and Heidi Cruz's two-decade-long relationship.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Sen. Ted Cruz is back in the spotlight afte...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Marriage, Washington, Mexico, Life, Senate, Disney, US, Trends, Ted, Features, Austin, Atlantic, Ted Cruz, New York Times


Trump’s 2nd impeachment trial opens with jarring video of siege

By LISA MASCARO, ERIC TUCKER, MARY CLARE JALONICK and JILL COLVIN | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment trial opened Tuesday in the Senate with graphic video of the deadly Jan. 6 attack on Congress and the defeated former president whipping up a rally crowd — “We’re going to walk down to the Capitol!” — as he encouraged a futile fight over his presidency. The lead House prosecutor told senators the case would present “cold, hard facts” against Trump, who is ...
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10 Things in Politics: Impeachment trial guide - The spies who love US again - A Conway on 'American Idol'

Win McNamee/Getty Images Good morning! Welcome to 10 Things in Politics. I'm Brent Griffiths. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day.Send me your tips, thoughts to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths. Here's what you need to know:Trump's impeachment trial starts later todayEuropean spies are pleased that Trump may no longer get intelligence briefingsThe first sitting member of Congress has died of COVID-19 complications1. IMPEACHMENT RETURNS: Former Pr...
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10 Things in Politics: Here's your impeachment trial guide

Win McNamee/Getty Images Good morning! Welcome to 10 Things in Politics. I'm Brent Griffiths. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day.Send me your tips, thoughts to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths. Here's what you need to know:Trump's impeachment trial starts later todayEuropean spies are pleased that Trump may no longer get intelligence briefingsThe first sitting member of Congress has died of COVID-19 complications1. IMPEACHMENT RETURNS: Former Pr...
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PA Lt. Gov. John Fetterman launches 2022 Senate bid in an appeal to voters who 'feel left behind'

John Fetterman arrives for his swearing-in ceremony as Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor at the state Capitol in Harrisburg on January 15, 2019. AP Photo/Matt Rourke Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman has formally entered the state's 2022 Senate race. Fetterman is well-known for his blunt talk, progressive views, and blue-collar appeal. The seat is being vacated by two-term GOP Sen. Pat Toomey. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Democratic Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John F...
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