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Musk’s Ties to China Could Create Headaches for Twitter

SAN FRANCISCO — When Elon Musk opened a Tesla factory in Shanghai in 2019, the Chinese government welcomed him with billions of dollars’ worth of cheap land, loans, tax breaks […]







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Elon Musk’s Latest Innovation: Troll Philanthropy

Mr. Musk did not respond to an email asking him to discuss his philanthropic giving.The notion that rich people have a moral obligation to give is an ancient one. Mr. […]




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How Amazon Mishandled Paying Dozens of Workers on Leave

In internal correspondence, company administrators warned of “inadequate service levels,” “deficient processes” and systems that are “prone to delay and error.”The extent of the problem puts in stark relief how […]




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The World Wants Greenland’s Minerals, but Greenlanders Are Wary

The island has rare elements needed for electric cars and wind turbines. But protesters are blocking one project, signaling that mining companies must tread carefully.Oct. 1, 2021NARSAQ, Greenland — This […]




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Bezos Puts $1 Billion of $10 Billion Climate Pledge Into Conservation

Jeff Bezos, the Amazon founder and one of the world’s richest men, announced plans on Monday for $1 billion in conservation spending in places like the Congo Basin, the Andes […]




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A Tabloid Ally of Trump and Weinstein Reboots Himself

In late May, the luxury brand Ferragamo threw a launch party to celebrate the Grazia Gazette: The Hamptons — the latest free publication in one of the country’s wealthiest enclaves.Most […]




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La era del espacio como negocio ha comenzado

El aniversario del alunizaje del Apolo 11 marcó un pequeño paso para los viajes espaciales, pero un gran salto para los multimillonarios con empresas espaciales.Este mes, Jeff Bezos y Richard […]




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The Amazonification of Space Begins in Earnest

The anniversary of the Apollo moon landing marked one small step for space travel but a giant leap for space billionaires.Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson vividly demonstrated this month that […]




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G.O.P. Lawmakers Question Amazon’s Connections on Pentagon Contract

WASHINGTON — As the Defense Department prepares to solicit bids for cloud-computing work that could yield billions of dollars for Amazon, members of Congress are raising new questions about the […]