WSJ report: Elon Musk and co. are tired of China's lopsided manufacturing requirements.
The annual pilgrimage of artists, nudists and partiers to Nevada’s Black Rock desert is underway, as the week-long Burning Man festival begins. But what if the festival never had to end? It’s an idea that the organizers have apparently...Show More Summary
Elon Musk has warned us about robots taking over. He’s even donated money to make sure that it doesn’t happen. However, it sure does seem like Tesla relies on robots quite a bit, even if they’re not being primed to turn the company into Skynet. At one point Musk referred to AI in robots “summoning the demons.” He still says it’s inevitable. Musk posted a… Read More
It's that time of year again: Silicon Valley's tech elite head to the Nevada desert for the week-long radical art festival.
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Elon Musk's new luxury sedan earned a score of 103 out of 100 on the road test.
Fiat boss Sergio Marchionne may don another hat to run Ferrari. Like Jack Dorsey and Elon Musk, however, he’s only human. Investors in public companies, especially young or challenged ones, require full attention from a leader. That’s all but impossible when he’s running two.
One of Elon Musk's favourite games is coming to Nintendo's console.
On a commanding hill with a majestic view of the South African capital there is a castle. It’s a real castle, complete with turrets and spires. At first glance, it appears to be some grandiose folly, especially when you discover it has been recently rebuilt. But this castle is intentional. And [...]
Elon Musk’s Hyperloop dream has sparked the imaginations of entrepreneurs and engineers around the world. And now the futuristic mode of transportation is even beginning to shape college curricula. Purdue University says it is offering its first ever Hyperloop Design class. Show More Summary
Originally published on Gas2. There’s no doubt about it — Elon Musk has hit star status. The latest indication of that is that he is going to be a guest on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on Colbert’s second night hosting the show, only...Show More Summary
Originally published on Solar Love. Elon Musk, already the chairman of rooftop solar installer SolarCity and its biggest shareholder, bought $5 million more of the company’s stock on Monday. Founder, chairman, and major shareholder —...Show More Summary
Originally published on Gas2. If you’ve been reading Gas2 for over a year, you probably remember that the person behind the popular comic The Oatmeal reviewed the Tesla Model S and then requested Elon Musk pitch in $1 million toward a crowdfunded Nikola Tesla museum, and that Elon responded that he’d be happy to help. Show More Summary
A year after its founder Elon Musk was named the business world’s number-one “disrupter” by Vanity Fair magazine, American upstart Tesla Motors has been decalred the world’s most innovative company. Topping the list, which is published annually by business magazine Forbes, has also given Tesla the auspicious honour of being the first carmaker to do so. […]
Colbert's always had a bit of a thing for new technology, and it appears that will be a focus among the guests he's chosen for his first week in Letterman's chair. [ more › ]
Few took Elon Musk seriously when, back in 2013, the founder of SpaceX and Tesla Motors produced plans to build the Hyperloop, a futuristic high-speed transportation system between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Now SpaceX and another company, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, are hoping to...
When they find the time to work out, that is.
He's intimidating but by no means rude.
Two Danish Tesla owners claim to have set a new record for the longest distance drive on a single charge in a Tesla Model S P85D. The car has an EPA-certified rating of 253 miles per charge, but the two Tesla owners claim they drove 452.8 miles at a speed of 24.2 miles per hour. Show More Summary