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Elon Musk’s Tesla roadster reaches its farthest point from the Sun
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Enlarge / A launch-day photo of Starman leaving Earth orbit. (credit: SpaceX) Since its launch on February 6 atop a Falcon Heavy rocket, Elon Musk’s cherry-red Tesla Roadster and its “passenger” Starman have been moving away from the Sun. Today, according to the Where is Roadster? website, the vehicle has reached its first apogee from […]

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Elon Musk’s mystery Tesla buyout funder is Saudi Arabia
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Enlarge / Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. (credit: Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images) Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is the mystery funder that has offered to finance a deal to take Tesla private, Elon Musk wrote in a Monday morning blog post. The post lays to rest a mystery that has […]

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Employee email explains Elon Musk’s plan to take Tesla private
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Enlarge / Elon Musk in 2015. (credit: Lee Hutchinson) Tesla CEO Elon Musk has sent out an email to employees explaining his plan—first disclosed in a cryptic tweet—to turn Tesla into a privately held company. “As a public company, we are subject to wild swings in our stock price that can be a major distraction […]

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California’s efforts to restrict Elon Musk’s flamethrowers go down in flames
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Enlarge (credit: Boring Company) A California state bill that would have more heavily regulated the use of flamethrowers has now effectively fizzled out in a legislative committee. In light of this development, there’s nothing to stop Boring Company customers in California from receiving the company’s sold-out flamethrowers. On May 26, the day after the bill […]

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company is digging a 10-mile tunnel in Maryland
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Enlarge / A hyperloop test track built outside SpaceX headquarters. (credit: Megan Geuss) On Thursday, Maryland officials gave Elon Musk’s Boring Company permission to dig a 10.1-mile tunnel “beneath the state-owned portion of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, between the Baltimore city line and Maryland 175 in Hanover,” according to the Baltimore Sun. According to Maryland Transportation […]

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Elon Musk’s Boring Co. gets Hawthorne city nod to dig a two-mile test tunnel
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 Elon Musk’s The Boring Company, which he dreamed up while sitting in traffic because he wanted to go under said traffic, has permission to dig a two-mile test tunnel in Hawthorne, California. The approval for the test dig comes from the Hawthorne City Council, which voted four to one in favor of the move. It’s […]

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Crunch Report | Elon Musk’s Tunnel Vision Gets Rendered
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Elon Musk shows off a video about his tunnel boring company, The Boring Company, a self-driving Apple test vehicle is spotted in the wild and Cloudera and Carvana each price their IPO at $15; one does well, the other not so much. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

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Jeff Bezos’ thrusting cylinder makes Elon Musk’s <i>look</i> minuscule
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Amazon CEO’s rocket company reveals its orbit-and-beyond-capable boosters Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ space company Blue Origin has revealed designs for its first orbit-and-beyond-capable boosters.…

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Inside OpenAI, Elon Musk’s Wild Plan to Set Artificial Intelligence Free
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OpenAI wants to give away the 21st century’s most transformative technology. In the process, it could remake the way people make tech. The post Inside OpenAI, Elon Musk’s Wild Plan to Set Artificial Intelligence Free appeared first on WIRED.

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