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Judge Orders Elon Musk to Testify in SEC’s Twitter Probe

A federal judge ordered Elon Musk to testify again in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s probe of his $44 billion takeover of Twitter, giving the regulator and the billionaire a week to agree on a date and location for …

Twitter Violated Contract by Failing to Pay Millions in Bonuses, Judge Rules

Twitter violated contracts by failing to pay millions of dollars in bonuses that the social media company, now called X Corp, had promised its employees, a federal judge ruled on Friday. Mark Schobinger, who was Twitter’s senior director of compensation …

Musk Can’t Escape Investor Suit Over Flip-Flop on Twitter Buyout

Elon Musk must face a Twitter investor lawsuit that accuses him of fueling uncertainty about his proposed buyout in an effort to drive down the social media platform’s stock price, a California federal judge ruled. US District Judge Charles Breyer …

Musk’s X Illegally Fired Worker Challenging Office Return; NLRB

Elon Musk’s X illegally fired an employee in retaliation for her internet posts challenging its return-to-office policy, the U.S. labor board alleged on Friday. In the complaint, a regional director of the U.S. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) accused X …

SEC Probes Twitter Security Lapse Before Elon Musk Took Over

The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating how Twitter Inc. managed a 2018 security lapse that exposed personal user information before billionaire Elon Musk bought the social media platform last year. The agency has been scrutinizing whether the former top …

Elon Musk Must Face Fraud Lawsuit for Disclosing Twitter Stake Late

Elon Musk was ordered by a U.S. judge to face most of a lawsuit claiming he defrauded former Twitter shareholders last year by waiting too long to disclose that he had invested in the social media company, which he later …

Musk Facing Defamation Suit in Texas Over Posts That Falsely Identified Man in Protest

A California man who says he was harassed after Elon Musk amplified posts on his social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter, that falsely placed the man at a confrontation involving far-right protesters sued the billionaire for defamation in …

France’s AFP Sues Musk’s X Social Media, Citing Refusal to Discuss Payment for News

Agence France-Presse (AFP) said on Wednesday it filed a lawsuit in Paris against Elon Musk’s X social media platform, formerly known as Twitter, accusing it of failing to discuss potential payment for the distribution of the news agency’s content. France …

X, Musk Seek Dismissal of Lawsuit Over Ex-Twitter Workers’ Severance Pay

X Corp, the social media company formerly known as Twitter, and owner Elon Musk have asked a Delaware federal judge to dismiss one of several lawsuits claiming they failed to pay promised severance to laid-off employees. X, in a filing …

Twitter Again Sued Over Severance Pay, Bias During Layoffs

Twitter Inc. on Tuesday was hit with the second lawsuit this month to claim that it owes at least $500 million in severance pay to ex-workers, the latest in a series of cases arising from Elon Musk’s acquisition of the …