Elon Musk Found Not Liable in Trial Over Tweets Proposing to Take Tesla Private

Tech Verdict relates to his 2018 tweets about the possibility of taking Tesla private

China’s $6 trillion consumer market is digging itself out of a slump

BEIJING — China’s consumption recovery from zero-Covid is getting off to a solid start – after a depressing fourth quarter. When Michelin-starred restaurant Rêver reopened Thursday from a Lunar New Year break, it was fully booked, said Edward Suen, chief operating officer of the Guangzhou venue. Reservations for the next three days were near capacity, … Read more

Two of the world’s oldest people were French: what they do differently

Most people are lucky to live to 100, but two women lived far beyond that, joining the ranks of the world’s oldest people — and they’re both from France. Jeanne Calment is believed to be the world’s oldest person on record, gracing the Earth for 122 years. And recently, a French nun named Sister André … Read more

China looks past Covid as tourist bookings surge for the Lunar New Year

BEIJING — People in China are moving past the pandemic and going out to travel, preliminary data for the Lunar New Year holiday show. “Pent-up demand is being released as many people rush to scenic spots, watch firework shows and crowd into restaurants and hotels,” Nomura’s chief China economist Ting Lu said in a report … Read more

Why People Wait Years for $100,000 Watches That Look Like Spaceships

(Bloomberg Businessweek) — Let’s get one thing straight: Maximilian Büsser, the creative force behind the red-hot MB&F brand, isn’t making watches he thinks you’ll like. He already did that. For about seven years, the son of a Swiss diplomat and a mother from Mumbai was head of the watch division at luxury jeweler Harry Winston … Read more

How I Learned to Stop Hating and Respect Chicken Tikka Masala

(Bloomberg) — Asma Khan has a vivid memory of the first time she encountered chicken tikka masala, the bastard child of Indian cooking and British taste. It was in 1992, and she was newly arrived in the great English university town of Cambridge, where her husband was studying law. A professor invited the young couple … Read more

7 EVs That Cost Less Than the Average New Car After Tax Credits

Text size The Tesla Model Y and Model 3 EVs are looking pretty attractive when buyers factor in the new tax credits. Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP via Getty Images Electric vehicle buyers in the U.S. can now get a purchase tax credit from the government, and it has pushed the price of several high-volume EVs below the … Read more

I ruined my family’s finances by withdrawing from my 401(k) to buy a house – I regret it

I recently made a panic decision to withdraw all my money from one retirement account and I am now closing on a house in February (about $200,000). I am 36 years old, married and have a 1-year-old. Half of me is regretting it, and I’m worried about next year’s taxes due to the withdrawal and … Read more

Elon Musk Sends Subtle Message to Disenchanted Tesla Shareholders

Elon Musk is used to facing critics, haters and detractors.  He even likes these battles very much.  Sometimes he even tends to provoke his supposed enemies. The Techno King, as he’s known at Tesla  (TSLA) – Get Free Report, likes to turn his opponents’ attacks into counterattacks. The serial entrepreneur is never as lethal as when … Read more