Faiz Siddiqui

Washington, D.C.

San Francisco-based technology reporter covering Twitter, Tesla and Uber

Education: University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Faiz Siddiqui is a technology reporter with The Washington Post's Business Desk covering companies such as Tesla and Twitter. His area of coverage has also included ride-hailing and the race to build autonomous cars. Since joining the tech team, he has focused on Tesla’s rollout of driver-assistance technology, labor and workplace issues inside the company and the decisions of its chief executive, Elon Musk. Prior to joining the tech team, he covered the D.C. Metro and local transportation scene, including, the system’s chronic safety and reliability issues. He has previously written stories f
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Why Elon Musk picked Linda Yaccarino to lead Twitter as CEO

Twitter has struggled to generate revenue since Musk took over as CEO, as advertisers have fretted over its sweeping rollbacks of content moderation.

May 12, 2023

Elon Musk picks NBCU’s Linda Yaccarino as new Twitter CEO

Musk has tapped NBCUniversal ad chief Linda Yaccarino, according to two people familiar with the matter.

May 12, 2023

Tucker Carlson announces Twitter show. Elon Musk tweets cool welcome.

The former Fox News host tweeted a video saying he’s moving his show to Twitter. In a reply, Elon Musk said he hasn’t struck a deal with the TV personality.

May 9, 2023

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey says Musk wasn’t an ideal leader after all

The former CEO issued his strongest criticism yet of Musk's takeover of the social media site.

April 29, 2023

Elon Musk discusses AI regulation with Schumer

Twitter owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday said he discussed artificial intelligence in a meeting with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.

April 27, 2023

Elon Musk has had a wild week. Now he wants to start an AI company.

Musk is entering the field responsible for ChatGPT, but some worry his ambitions have lost their luster after failed promises and a tumultuous reign at Twitter.

April 21, 2023

Elon Musk’s Twitter strips blue checks from public figures

Elon Musk has been pushing for Twitter to remove legacy verification badges for months.

April 20, 2023

Elon Musk says he wants to invent AI that ‘is unlikely to annihilate humans’

Elon Musk discussed the perceived dangers of artificial intelligence in an interview with Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight.”

April 17, 2023

A year ago, Musk asked, ‘Is Twitter dying?’ He may have his answer.

One year after launching a hostile takeover bid, Elon Musk’s Twitter is a shadow of its former self.

April 15, 2023

Elon Musk says he’s sleeping on a couch at Twitter and his dog is in charge

The Twitter CEO provided a six-month update on his takeover in a live interview with the BBC.

April 12, 2023