Twitter takeover to go forward after all, suggests Elon Musk

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As the social media platform’s court date against the Tesla CEO approaches, he’s changed tacks. Technology news reports are showing that billionaire Elon Musk has changed his mind about backing out on his Twitter takeover and now intends to go ahead with it. The social media company’s shares spiked by 12.7 percent on the news of Musk’s decision. When Musk made an offer to purchase the San Francisco-based company for $54.20 per share, share prices immediately took off by nearly 13 percent, reaching $47.95 before the trading was stopped. Elon…

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Tesla Autopilot accused of false self-driving advertising in California

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The state transportation regulator has said that the battery electric vehicles are not fully self-driving. California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has accused Elon Musk’s electric car company of falsely advertising its Tesla Autopilot as a fully self-driving feature suggesting that it provides autonomous vehicle control. The regulator has received complaints filed against the feature, saying that the claims were overstated. The regulator has therefore accused the company of misleading prospective customers with its ads overstating the way its Tesla Autopilot advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) works. The California DMV…

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Twitter and Elon Musk will go to trial in October

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A judge has ordered that the lawsuit between the billionaire and social media platform go to trial. Twitter is celebrating an early win with respect to its lawsuit against Elon Musk as a judge has ruled that there will be a five-day trial in October for the $44 billion acquisition agreement. The judge’s decision occurred following the closure of the case’s first hearing about expediting proceedings. Twitter filed the lawsuit last week, only days after Elon Musk announced that he would be terminating the deal for him to acquire the…

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Quick response codes announce Tesla’s upcoming Mexican Supercharger

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A QR code scan was all it took to discover the announcement that the network was expanding to Mexico. Tesla has just made a massive announcement and it did so by posting massive quick response codes that could be scanned through the use of smartphones with reader apps installed. Its announcement was that its Supercharger network is now on its way to expanding into Mexico. The QR codes were displayed all along the wall behind each parking space in a parking garage. When scanned, the quick response codes directed the…

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Can a smartwatch be used to start a car? Yup!

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The Apple Watch can now be used, along with an app, in order to start the Tesla Model S. A smartwatch app for the Apple Watch has now been created in order to integrate the “Summon” feature from Tesla, making it possible for users of this wearable technology to remotely start a Model S, as well as automatically back it into and out of a garage. Tesla’s Summon feature is one that was worked into the most recent software update for several remote features. While it was originally created to…

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