Elon Musk suggests L.A. Mayor open to Boring Co. tunnel network
 Elon Musk says that he’s had “promising conversations” with L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, regarding the potential of a network of tunnels underneath the city that would allow for a high-speed transit network unburdened by surface traffic. That’s the vision Musk’s recently founded Boring Company hopes to make a reality, as illustrated by a concept video debuted by Musk… Read More ...
Crunch Report | SpaceX Launching Secret Spaceplane
Facebook shares data with disaster relief groups, Coursera is valued at $800 million, SpaceX is launching a secret spaceplane and iOS 11 restricts location data. All this on Crunch Report. Read More ...
Elon Musk, Tesla CEO addresses key issues during annual shareholder meeting
Tesla Inc. was riding high as it hosted its annual shareholders’ meeting Tuesday. The automaker’s shares are trading at record levels, and it has surpassed General Motors and Ford in market value. It’s about to introduce its first mass-market electric car, the Model 3 sedan, as well as a line of solar panels that look like roof tiles. CEO Elon Musk is also enticing fans with new vehicles, including a semi-truck it plans to show this fall and the Model Y SUV, which he said will ...
Crunch Report | 2017 Internet Trends Report
Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet Trends Report is released, Elon Musk draws his line with Trump, Nest’s newest smart camera, Nest Cam IQ, is released and Samsung’s Bixby personal assistant is reportedly running a little late on its release. All this on Crunch Report. Read More ...
Elon Musk will quit Trump’s councils if US leaves Paris Agreement
With reports President Trump will pull the US from the Paris climate agreement, Tesla’s Elon Musk has confirmed he will withdraw from his advisory role should that happen. The Paris Agreement, otherwise known as the Paris climate accord, was finalized late last year, with more than a hundred countries committing “to undertake ambitious efforts to combat climate change and adapt … Continue reading...
Elon Musk shared a video of his blistering-fast tunnel transport sled
Elon Musk's dream of underground tunnels being used to hurtle cars at 125 miles per hour is not a dream anymore and he shared a terrifying video to prove it. Here is what we know. The post Elon Musk shared a video of his blistering-fast tunnel transport sled appeared first on Digital Trends.
Crunch Report | Snap Trips and Falls on Wall Street
Snap has a pretty rough day with its first earnings report, Didi Chuxing gets a big $5 billion investment from SoftBank and the author of “Cracking the Coding Interview” comes into the studio to challege John Mannes at Connect 4. All this on Crunch Report. Read More ...
Tesla’s solar roof tiles go up for pre-order today
 Tesla is opening up pre-orders for its solar roof tiles today — a little later than previously slated. CEO Elon Musk tweeted that the company will be accepting orders for the tiles from later this afternoon. Read More ...
SpaceX will start launching more than 4,000 broadband internet satellites in 2019
Potentially ideal for people currently residing in rural areas of the world, SpaceX is moving forward with launching a mesh network of satellites that will provide internet service within the next few years. The post SpaceX will start launching more than 4,000 broadband internet satellites in 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends....
Crunch Report | Elon Musk’s Tunnel Vision Gets Rendered
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 ...
Watch Elon Musk’s incredible vision of “Boring” car tunnels
Elon Musk’s The Boring Company may have a drab name, but details on the billionaire’s project to dig tunnels under LA and send cars shuttling through at high speed are anything but dull. Musk outlined some of what he has in mind today, speaking at the TED conference. As you might expect, these are no simple tunnels you drive in … Continue reading...
Tesla has lost its top safety ranking to Lexus as Model S slumps to third spot
Tesla Inc has lost its top safety rating from Consumer Reports, which said the electric carmaker failed to install an emergency braking feature that it promised to owners as standard equipment. The magazine, which provides an annual rating of vehicles sold in the United States, said the Tesla Model S sedan was losing its top ranking in the ultra-luxury car category, falling to third place behind the Lexus LS and BMW 7 Series. In a statement, Tesla said it had begun enabling the automatic emergen...
Tesla is increasing the speed of Model 3 production by changing assembly line strategy
Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk took many risks with the technology in his company’s cars on the way to surpassing Ford Motor Co’s market value. Now Musk is pushing boundaries in the factory that makes them. Most automakers test a new model’s production line by building vehicles with relatively cheap, prototype tools designed to be scrapped once they deliver doors that fit, body panels with the right shape and dashboards that don’t have gaps or seams. Tesla,...
Crunch Report | Quora Valued At Around $1.8B
 Today’s Stories  Q&A app Quora valued around $1.8 billion in $85 million fundraise Elon Musk’s Neuralink wants to turn cloud-based AI into an extension of our brains Duolingo launches paid subscriptions as it experiments with new ways to monetize its service Snap acquires the crucial geofilter patent from Mobli for a record $7.7M Credits Written and Hosted by: Anthony Ha… Read More ...
Elon Musk heralds 'huge revolution in space travel' after Thursday's historic mission
SpaceX has successfully completed the first reflight — and landing — of an orbital class rocket. The Falcon 9 launched from the Kennedy Space Center on Thursday evening, returning to an ocean-based barge a short while later. The post Elon Musk heralds 'huge revolution in space travel' after Thursday's historic mission appeared first on Digital Trends....
SpaceX enters history books with successful launch, landing of used rocket
SpaceX has successfully completed the first reflight — and landing — of an orbital class rocket. The Falcon 9 launched from the Kennedy Space Center on Thursday evening, returning to an ocean-based barge a short while later. The post SpaceX enters history books with successful launch, landing of used rocket appeared first on Digital Trends....
SpaceX enters history books with successful launch and landing of a used rocket
SpaceX has successfully completed the first reflight — and landing — of an orbital class rocket. The Falcon 9 launched from the Kennedy Space Center on Thursday evening, returning to an ocean-based barge a short while later. The post SpaceX enters history books with successful launch and landing of a used rocket appeared first on Digital Trends....
Crunch Report | Uber Releases Its Diversity Report
Tencent invests huge in Tesla, Uber releases its diversity report, Elon Musk’s new company Neuralink, and Twitch gets the itch to start selling games. All this on Crunch Report. Read More ...
Elon Musk invests in Neuralink, a startup that seeks to merge brains with machines
According to a new report, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is backing a new “brain-computer interface venture,” which intends to develop devices for implanting AI-equipped devices into the human brain. The post Elon Musk invests in Neuralink, a startup that seeks to merge brains with machines appeared first on Digital Trends....
Elon Musk’s tipped Neuralink wants to put chips in the human brain
Elon Musk has launched a new company called Neuralink, according to sources, and it aims to develop a technology that could connect human brains with computers. This connection would allegedly be facilitated via small electrodes implanted in the brain, enabling the individual to download and upload thoughts. Though the existence of the company has been confirmed, Musk’s precise role within … Continue reading...