Musk Will Quit Advisory Panels If Trump Reneges On Paris Climate Accords

Tesla founder and technology luminary Elon Musk said Wednesday he would quit President Donald Trump‘s business advisory councils if Washington pulls out of the Paris climate accord. Musk’s move, announced on Twitter, could deepen the rift between the tech world and the Trump administration, which have been at odds over immigration and other issues. Don't…

SpaceX Wants To Launch Its First Super Internet Satellites In 2019

SpaceX has its sights set on Mars, but that doesn’t mean it has forgotten about Earth. Elon Musk’s company yesterday outlined its plan to put a network of internet-providing satellites around our planet, stating in a Senate hearing on broadband infrastructure that it wanted to start sending the craft into space in 2019, before the…

Elon Musk Doesn’t Like Flying Cars

Tesla CEO Elon Musk was arguably the biggest tech titan to speak at the 2017 TED conference . During an onstage interview with TED curator Chris Anderson, Musk explained why he’s focused on underground transportation (through Hyperloop and his new tunnel boring company, the Boring Company) instead of flying cars. According to Musk, the main…

Elon Musk Promises To Solve Australia’s Problem In 100 Days Or Its Free

Fresh from solving the power-grid problems at the Pacific islands of Ta’u and Kauai, Tesla‘s Elon Musk is now ready to help South Australia. — and he’ll do it in 100 days or it’s free, he promises. South Australia state has been experiencing blackouts during recent heat waves there that have caused energy demand to…

This Old Porsche EV from 1966 is Faster than Tesla

When you think of blazing fast EVs, the name that naturally comes to mind is Tesla. After all, Tesla’s flagship Model S P100D can go from 0-60 in just 2.4 seconds and can complete a quarter-mile in 10.72 seconds. That said, Elon Musk and co. may have some new competition from an unlikely source: Kreisel…

Elon Musk Reveals Neuralink that Connects Brains and Computers

Neuralink is pursuing what Elon Musk calls ‘neural lace’ technology, implanting tiny brain electrodes that may one day upload and download thoughts. Building a mass-market electric vehicle and colonizing Mars aren’t ambitious enough for Elon Musk. The billionaire entrepreneur now wants to merge computers with human brains to help people keep up with machines. The…

SpaceX successfully lands its third Falcon 9 rocket on solid ground

SpaceX pulled off another successful rocket landing this morning — and this time during the day on the coast of Florida. A Falcon 9 rocket successfully touched down at SpaceX’s ground-based landing zone at Cape Canaveral after launching to space. It’s the third time that SpaceX has landed its rocket on solid ground post-launch, but…

Elon Musk And The Tunnel From His Office to the Airport

Elon Musk likes to show off his toys, and the latest may (or may not) be a component of his new tunnel boring efforts designed to defeat the scourge of Los Angeles traffic. On Friday, amid widespread criticism related to his advisory connections to the Trump administration, Musk showed that he was nevertheless undeterred in…

SpaceX To Relaunch On January, No More Explosions?

It was definitely a downtime for SpaceX owner Elon Musk and the whole of his company when the Falcon 9 rocket exploded on September 1st in Cape Canaveral. But Musk is firm in taking things where he left them off and continue. SpaceX will be back on its track on January. How sure will they…

Build Your Own Rocket Launch Tool To Beat SpaceX

The Atlas rocket is a favorite of the US military, but its manufacturer, United Launch Alliance (ULA), needs to drum up commercial business for it. How else but with a snazzy website? On ULA’s RocketBuilder.com, prospective customers can spec out the cost of their space transit needs, based on their choice of launch window, rocket…