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 […]

Chris Evans Says He Didn’t Spoil ‘Avengers 4’ In A Tweet

Did Chris Evans accidentally spoil Avengers 4 when he recently tweeted about how he was saying goodbye to the character of Captain America? No! Well, at least that’s what he wants us to think. Evans recently appeared at a comic convention in Chicago to clarify his comment and reassure fans that he did not, in […]

SEC Brushes Off Elon Musk’s Tweet, Signs Off on Original Settlement

Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s brilliant idea to call the Securities and Exchange Commission the “Shortseller Enrichment Commission” in a recent tweet did not land the impulsive executive in any additional hot water. The SEC, which decided that removing Musk from the chairman’s position and fining both him and the company $ 20 million was sufficient […]