The Financial Times cited two people briefed on discussions saying Murdoch was the lead candidate for the job.
From the FT: "Tesla directors, including Mr Murdoch, issued a ringing endorsement of Mr Musk after he first rejected a settlement of the SEC fraud charges, a move that was widely condemned by boardroom experts and wiped 14 per cent off the company's share price".
U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan in Manhattan must now decide whether to approve the deal or send the SEC, Tesla and Musk back to the drawing board, though scrutiny of such settlements by judges has been reigned by appeals courts in recent years.
Musk is thought to favor Antonio Gracias, who is an independent director at Tesla and a key investor. In addition, he stepped down as chairman of United Kingdom -based satellite TV operator Sky following its sale to Comcast. However, Gracias may not be sufficiently independent as he is invested in other companies linked with Musk, including SpaceX.
Murdoch was forced out as chairman of Sky, then BSkyB, in 2012 after being embroiled in Britain's phone-hacking scandal.
"I would still have reservations about the time he would be able to allot to this", Keatinge said.
Considering a broad choice of candidates was important, said Dieter Waizenegger, executive director of CtW Investment Group, because "Investors should really be wary about the board making the easy choice here" in opting for Murdoch.
According to the FTreport, external options were still being considered.
"Elon was found passed out against a Tesla Model 3, surrounded by "Teslaquilla" bottles, the tracks of dried tears still visible on his cheeks". The SEC intends to distribute the penalties to affected investors, it said. Musk initially refused to settle, leading the SEC to double its fine from $10 to $20 million and increase the length of time Musk is barred from serving as Chairman from two to three years.
Shares of Tesla closed Thursday down 1.8 percent at $252.23 as the Dow Jones Industrial average dropped over 500 points.
Disney also lists Incredibles 2 - another box office behemoth - as the third film they will be pushing for the Oscars. Evans first played Steve Rogers, also known as Captain America , in " Captain America : The First Avenger " in 2011.
That further distinguishes it from Facebook's device, which sports a camera that toggles around the room while video chatting. Google and GE have a "Smart light starter kit" product, which pairs a Google Home Mini with a single light bulb in one box.
During calls, it can also play music on Spotify as well as tell children stories via augmented effects app Story Time. For more complex voice-controlled tasks, both Portal devices also incorporate Amazon's Alexa intelligent assistant.
This is, generally, longer than anyone will ever need, although it was noticeably shorter than the lifespan of the original Pixel. The 64GB version of Pixel 3 XL is priced at Rs 83,000 and the 128GB will be available for Rs 92,000, Google said in a statement.
Facebook says hackers accessed data from 29 million accounts as part of the security breach disclosed two weeks ago . Users can check whether they were affected, and what information was accessed, by visiting Facebook's help center .
Home to 7 million people, Papua New Guinea is located on the eastern half of the island of New Guinea, to the east of Indonesia . Strong earthquakes struck parts Indonesia , Papua New Guinea , and Russian Federation mere hours apart this morning.
While in City Hall in New York, Bloomberg was mentioned as a possible presidential candidate in 2004 and 2008. He had been a longtime Democrat before registering in 2001 as a Republican ahead of his first NY mayoral run.
Meghan Markle wore a very demure, navy, coat dress by Givenchy for Princess Eugenie's wedding to Jack Brooksbank today. The Duchess of Cambridge also opted to wear a look by her wedding dress designer, Alexander McQueen. "My goodness.
They will appear in an animated form on the home screen, activity feed posts, profiles, and a bunch of other places. If your console is set to receive automatic updates, it will check to see whether any updates are available.
Prince Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's choice of a reading from The Great Gatsby at their wedding has left people slightly confused. Princess Eugenie chose to marry in a dress designed by UK-based designers Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos.
US, Russian astronauts survive Soyuz emergency landing
The ability of the Russian-American crew to return safely after the latest mishap drew relief from senior Russian officials. NASA and Roscosmos officials say they are launching an investigation into exactly what went wrong with the rocket and why.
Ryan Coogler Returning to Direct 'Black Panther 2'
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Sancho backed to shine for England by former teen star Walcott
Klopp should respect that and, in general, it is never a good thing when club managers comment negatively on global football. Moving overseas will also benefit Sancho as a person. "Sometimes the best way to grow is to come out of your comfort zone".
Nintendo Switch Online Service Adds 20 NES Titles
Nintendo says that other games will receive special saves like this in the future, but it didn't reveal what those games are. And like the original, Legend of Zelda SP also has a second, more hard version that unlocks upon completion of the game.
Monaco sack manager Leonardo Jardim
Monaco have sacked manager Leonardo Jardim , the club have announced, and Thierry Henry remains the frontrunner to replace him. French and British media have reported that former France worldwide Thierry Henry is the favourite the replace him.
Selena Gomez Hospitalized for Emotional Breakdown
While Momina Mustehsan has previously spoken of her panic attacks, model Kendall Jenner described her "debilitating anxiety". She has certain triggers and is also a very sensitive person which is why she cuts herself off from social media.