Deepak Ahuja, Finance Chief, The Man Who Taught Tesla To Under-Promise, Over-Deliver

Elon Musk, 49, is the public face and voice of the company. Tesla Inc. is widely expected to report its sixth consecutive quarterly profit Wednesday — and potentially its first $1-billion quarter. That follows a remarkable year when Tesla’s stock split and skyrocketed, the company joined the S&P 500 Index and it sold almost half … Read more

Virgin vs. Hyperloop TT: The Race to Make Musk’s Moonshot a Reality

Seven years after Elon Musk first challenged innovators to develop a functioning hyperloop system, Richard Branson-backed Virgin Hyperloop and Hyperloop TT are in a race to bring the high-speed transportation technology into the real world. Photo illustration: George Downs Source link

Elon Musk’s $100 Million Prize Is for Tech The World Desperately Needs

Elon Musk said he’ll unveil details of the prize next week. Elon Musk, the world’s richest man, is donating $100 million toward a prize for the “best carbon capture technology.” Carbon capture is, in fact, a broad mix of technologies with the same aim: collecting carbon dioxide so it doesn’t escape into the atmosphere and … Read more

Apple tipped to surpass $3 trillion in market value

SoftBank’s troubles seem to be mounting as my colleague James Cook reports: The managing partner who ran financial technology bets for SoftBank’s technology fund has stepped back from making investments in a reshuffle of the company’s team. Former Deutsche Bank executive Colin Fan is set to leave SoftBank’s Vision Fund and will instead advise SoftBank … Read more

Elon Musk Is Now Setting His Eyes On This Business

Elon Musk is setting his sights on another business, telecommunications. Elon Musk became the world’s richest person this month by upending the global auto industry and disrupting aerospace heavyweights with reusable rockets. Now he’s setting his sights on another business dominated by entrenched incumbents: telecommunications. Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. has launched more than 1,000 … Read more

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Offers To Build An Underground Transportation Network In Miami

“If Governor & Mayor want this done, we will do it,” Elon Musk tweeted. Miami: As the world waited with baited breath for the US presidential inauguration, Tesla CEO Elon Musk had more pressing issues at hand — exchanging tweets with Miami’s mayor about building a tunnel system under the Florida city. Other mayors seemed … Read more

Elon Musk offers glimpse into battery production line which makes cars ‘like toys’

Its app was also removed off Apple and Google stores. However, the site re-emerged in recent days, with Parler CEO John Matze posting a message saying: “Hello world, is this thing on?” Parler’s app remained unavailable. Reuters said the internet protocol address the site used was owned by DDos-Guard, an organisation which offers protection from hackers … Read more

Elon Musk’s Birthday Wish For Wikipedia: So Glad You Exist

Earlier this month, Elon Musk confirmed his India plans for Tesla centres (File) Entrepreneur Elon Musk on Saturday wished a “Happy Birthday” to the online information service, Wikipedia, which yesterday celebrated its 20th foundation day. “So Glad You Exist,” he tweeted. Happy birthday Wikipedia! So glad you exist. — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 15, 2021 … Read more

Elon Musk Is China’s Favourite. How Long Will That Last?

Musk’s claim that the Shanghai factory would be up and running with unprecedented speed proved correct. Last Feb. 10, as authorities in China ended work stoppages intended to halt the novel coronavirus, much of the country remained quiet. Transportation was still disrupted, and many workers were stuck in their home provinces. Others had been told … Read more

Elon Musk’s Starlink project could cripple South Africa’s SKA telescope

Elon Musk’s constellation of Starlink satellites could have dire consequences for the operations of the world’s largest radio telescope – the Square Kilometre Array (SKA). SpaceX has already launched more than 900 Starlink satellites into space and continues to ramp up its orbiting network of small satellites to deliver global high-speed Internet across the world. … Read more

Tesla Makes India Entry, Registers As A Company In Bengaluru: Report

Tesla had planned its India entry in 2016 but the company never went ahead with its operations New Delhi: US electric car giant Tesla is reportedly making its entry in India and is in touch with as many as five state governments to set up operations in the country. The company, a regulatory filing showed, … Read more

Tesla Inc. Chief Elon Musk’s Use Signal Post Spurred Massive Rally For The Wrong One

“Use Signal,” Elon Musk wrote on Twitter apparently referring to the encrypted messaging service. A two-word app recommendation from Elon Musk has turned into a massive rally in the shares of a tiny medical device company in another case of mistaken identity. “Use Signal,” the Tesla Inc. chief executive officer wrote on Twitter on Jan. … Read more

Lie about Elon Musk’s Pretoria Boys High School donation exposed

The story that billionaire Elon Musk has made a R1-million donation to Pretoria Boys High School, but asked never to be contacted again, has been widely circulated over the last few years. After Musk became the world’s richest man last week, the same piece of information started doing the rounds on social media again. It … Read more

Grimes reveals that she’s battling COVID-19… but says she’s ‘weirdly enjoying’ it

Grimes reveals that she’s battling COVID-19 and admits she is ‘weirdly enjoying the DayQuil fever dream’ By Brian Marks For Published: 19:26 GMT, 9 January 2021 | Updated: 09:32 GMT, 10 January 2021 Grimes has revealed that she has contracted the novel coronavirus. The 32-year-old singer made the announcement nonchalantly in her Instagram Stories, … Read more

Signal and Telegram Seeing Huge Waves of New Users Amid WhatsApp Privacy Row

Signal saw a significant jump in new sign-ups after Elon Musk’s tweet advising his followers to use the privacy-focused app, in the wake of concerns about WhatsApp’s new privacy policy where it says it would share user data with Facebook. If you’re using either Signal or Telegram you know that dozens of your contacts have … Read more

Which Is Safer To Use Amid Data Collection Concerns

WhatsApp is giving its 400 million users in India a deadline of February 8 to accept the new policy New Delhi: WhatsApp’s new privacy policy has kicked up a storm. There have been major concerns about the instant messaging app’s data collection which is huge as compared to other apps. WhatsApp will now share more … Read more

Elon Musk’s ‘Strange’ Reaction To Becoming World’s Richest Person

Elon Musk has overtaken Jeff Bezos as the world’s richest person (AFP) Elon Musk, the outspoken entrepreneur behind Tesla Inc. and SpaceX, is now the richest person in the world – a feat he himself finds “strange”.  Elon Musk surpassed Jeff Bezos on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a ranking of the world’s 500 wealthiest people, … Read more

Elon Musk passes Jeff Bezos to become world’s richest man but who is best at flashing their fortune

Forget ‘who wants to be a millionaire?’ If you want to be up among the richest people in the world, it’s going to take billions. Just ask Elon Musk, who yesterday leapfrogged Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to become the richest man on the planet. On Wednesday, the 49-year-old South Africa-born engineer’s fortune stood at $181 … Read more