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…

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…

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…

Trump’s Victory May Affect Tesla’s Solar Investments

Newly elected president Donald Trump is an ardent climate change denier, and that spells trouble for Tesla’s new venture into solar energy. During the first presidential debate, Democratic challenger Hillary Clinton sparred with Trump over his views on climate change and his controversial statement that global warming is a hoax perpetrated by the Chinese. In…

Advanced AI May Shut Down The Internet According to Elon Musk

The internet is about to become a vicious, chaotic battlefield, and Elon Musk says advanced AI could make the carnage even worse. According to a short exchange on Musk’s Twitter today, the systems that keep the internet running are particularly vulnerable to simple, brute-force computing attacks — the kind of cyberwarfare that artificial intelligence excel…

Elon Musk Says Solar Roof Tiles Will Defrost Themselves

Hold onto your butts solar aficionados, the next generation solar roof is coming, and it looks good. During a brief event Friday night, Elon Musk presented his plan to integrate solar roof tiles with Powerwall power packs. But that’s not all. On Saturday Musk expanded on his talk by explaining via Twitter that the new…

Inside Tesla’s New Solar Roof

Ahead of a proposed vote to merge with Tesla, Solar City shareholders and anybody with a livestream got the chance to see what the solar panel company is up to during a brief event on Friday night, hosted by, naturally, Elon Musk. The Tesla CEO and Solar City chairman spoke from a stage set up…