Tech, Tesla and the markets

There was not much humility in Silicon Valley this week as Elon Musk sprang surprises and Apple revelled in its $1tn valuation. But disrupters pose risks for investors, markets and rivals. Here’s the best of our opinion and analysis

Entrepreneurs may moan at shareholders, but they need each other

An investment boom helped several companies achieve huge growth, but incursions on rivals’ core businesses are inevitable in the race to $2tn

Mark Zuckerberg can do more to improve a social network that was meant to build communities but has helped to split societies

Tech chief should follow example of Michael Dell and find a good banker and lawyer

The answer for incumbents in any industry is to embrace the model of the disrupter

As lead director of Tesla’s board, Antonio Gracias’s friendship with its billionaire chief is in focus

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Letter from Anders Aslund, Atlantic Council, Washington, DC, US

Letter from Anthony Pino, Cambridge, MA, US