Elon Musk had a Sunday-night ritual in college — after a weekend of raging parties with roommates in the house they turned into an impromptu nightclub, he would settle in to watch The Simpsons. “I had this lousy TV that was always fuzzy...Show More Summary
Elon Musk recently made a number of interesting comments at the Detroit Automotive World Congress (aka “Detroit Auto Show”). Amongst all of his comments, though, was one that really stands out in my mind — “I really want the Model III...Show More Summary
There is now a SpaceX drone ship called "Of Course I Still Love You."
Over four billion people don’t have Internet access. That’s more than half the population of Earth. How do we fix that? The answer lies over our head. Two billionaires are in a battle to create a network of tiny satellites that can bring cheap Internet access to the masses. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — A spacecraft company run by billionaire Elon Musk has dropped a lawsuit alleging the U.S. Air Force improperly awarded a contract to launch military satellites to a joint venture between Boeing and Lockheed Martin. Musk's SpaceX filed the lawsuit in the U.S. Show More Summary
SpaceX and the US Air Force have reached an agreement regarding a lawsuit filed by the former, but really, it's more of a victory for Elon Musk's company. What lawsuit, you ask? It's the one the commercial space company filed against the Air Force fo...
What happens when a great innovator meets Homer Simpson? Usually, lots of trouble And based on the just-released sneak peeks from Sunday's episode of The Simpsons with guest star Elon Musk, SpaceX and Tesla CEO, there's little reason...Show More Summary
In a busy year where he retooled his Tesla fleet and launched reusable rockets, Elon Musk also found time to pick a major fight with the defense industry: he sued the Air Force last April,…
A guy from Phoenix, Arizona noticed his Tesla Model S had enough back to fit an air mattress back there, and after using it as his own portable, environmentally friendly hotel several times, he's opening up the opportunity to everyone on Airbnb. Show More Summary
When Elon Musk was an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania, he pursued a dual degree in business and physics. "It was an unusual combination," he told Physics World in 2007, "and I enjoyed the physics more. I'm not sure I would study business again if I could replay things." The interest in physics was long in the making for Musk. Show More Summary
Hey, it's HighScalability time: Elon Musk: The universe is really, really big [Gigapixels of Andromeda [4K]] 90: is the new 50 for woman designer; $656.8 million: 3 months of Uber payouts; $10 billion: all it takes to build the Internet...Show More Summary
From producing the electric car to paving a way for a less expensive space exploration methods, Elon Musk is not slowing down in providing the world with mind-boggling innovations that came straight from a science fiction novel. This...Show More Summary
by Angela Guess Quentin Hardy and Conor Dougherty of the New York Times report, “[Google] along with Fidelity, has invested $1 billion in Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), the private rocketry company founded by Elon Musk. The...Show More Summary
Who can forget the Ice Bucket Challenge? Thousands of people dumped buckets of freezing ice over their heads in 2014 to raise awareness (and money) for Lou Gehrig’s disease. Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Dick Costolo and several other Silicon Valley technorati drenched themselves for the cause, which raised more than $95 million last year. Show More Summary
Episode #414 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Steven Ewing, and Seyth Miersma discuss the new Shelby GT and Elon Musk's recent speech in Detroit. Continue reading Autoblog Podcast #414 Autoblog Podcast #414 originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:40:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX is now worth $12 billion, The Wall Street Journal reports, based on details of its latest $1 billion funding round. SpaceX raised the money from Google and Fidelity, but The WSJ's sources say the majority of the cash came from Google. Show More Summary
Google is investing in Elon Musk’s company, which is planning a broadband network of 4,000 satellites. The pioneering Teledesic tried something similar two decades ago but failed. Falling costs and rising demand have changed the equation. But SpaceX could still be too early.
Google is boldly going where no web giant has gone before, and along with investment firm Fidelity is pumping a massive $1 billion into Elon Musk’s SpaceX space transportation company. Together, Google and Fidelity now own almost 10 percent of … Continue reading ?
A panel at the World Economic Forum at Davos in Switzerland has just completely dismantled the idea — currently trendy in the tech sector — that artificially intelligent robots, lacking morals, may one day independently decide to start killing humans. Show More Summary
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s rumored plan to invest $1 billion in Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) is really about strengthening the internet giant’s core business, Brian Womack said in a talk with Cory Johnson and Tim Farrar on Bloomberg West. According to the Bloomberg reporter, Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is just one of the companies […]