Danny Baker FIRED from BBC Radio 5 Live following royal baby tweet

In a message on Twitter, Danny shared the news, writing: “Just got fired from @bbc5live. For the record – it was red sauce. Always.” The BBC have also confirmed the news in a statement which read: “This was a serious error of judgment and goes against the values we as a station aim to embody. […]

SEC declares war on Elon Musk after another misleading tweet

Enlarge (credit: VCG/VCG via Getty Images) The Securities and Exchange Commission has asked a federal judge to hold Tesla boss Elon Musk in contempt for tweeting last Tuesday that “Tesla made 0 cars in 2011, but will make around 500k in 2019.” In reality, Tesla only expects to produce 400,000 cars in 2019. And the SEC […]

HBO calls Trump’s Game of Thrones-tinged tweet a “misappropriation” of trademark

Enlarge / HBO is none too pleased about President Trump’s Friday tweet. (credit: HBO) Friday morning, President Trump used Twitter to issue a rare kind of foreign-policy announcement: a slogan lifted from a pop-culture meme, repurposed to vaguely suggest future political action. And it drew criticism from one significant party: HBO, who cited its “trademark” […]

President Trump's Game of Thrones Tweet Draws Sharp Rebuke From HBO

More like the cease and desist order is coming. HBO on Friday distanced itself from a Game of Thrones-themed tweet issued earlier in the day by President Trump, telling TVLine in a statement: “We were not aware of this messaging and would prefer our trademark not be misappropriated for political purposes.” Trump’s GoT-esque “ad” — […]

Tesla's Elon Musk says tweet that led to $20 million fine was 'Worth It'

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Government/Legal,Green,Tesla,Electric Musk later said he’d take a break for Twitter “for a few days.” Continue reading Tesla’s Elon Musk says tweet that led to $ 20 million fine was ‘Worth It’ Tesla’s Elon Musk says tweet that led to $ 20 million fine was ‘Worth It’ originally appeared […]

Was the ‘Desert Fox’ a Nazi? German defense ministry official sparks debate with Rommel tweet

A German defense ministry official became the target of an angry Twitter mob after paying tribute to Erwin Rommel, igniting furious debate about whether the German general was a hero or a Nazi war criminal. Peter Tauber, a senior defense ministry official who previously served as the Secretary General of Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union […]

‘This is what happens when you elect a moron to the presidency’: Michael Avenatti claps back at Trump’s ‘Horseface’ tweet toward Stormy Daniels

Mary Altaffer/AP Attorney Michael Avenatti fired a warning shot in response to President Donald Trump’s tweets in which he called Avenatti’s client, adult-film actress Stormy Daniels, “Horseface.” “I’m a father to two daughters … how do you tell your kids to look up to the president of the United States when he behaves in this […]