Elon Musk 12 AugustAugust 21, 2017 – 10:20 am

Elon Musk 12 August

REUTERS/Stephen Lam Tesla founder Elon Musk announced on Twitter that he will reveal the design of his Hyperloop on August 12. The Hyperloop is a transportation system Musk has been talking about for over a year now. He claims that it will be able to get people from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 30 minutes. He described it as a cross between a Concorde, a railgun and an air hockey table. On Twitter, Musk says he s going to make the design for…

SolarCity and Elon MuskAugust 18, 2017 – 10:17 am

SolarCity and Elon Musk

Tesla Motors won t want to buy SolarCity for its solar installations, it ll want the company because of the access and data those solar installations provide. Image: SolarCity. The more I think about it, the more I think Tesla Motors and SolarCity make more sense as one company than they do as separate entities. If Elon Musk is serious about revolutionizing energy as we know it he should combine his two energy empires and make the integration needed…

Elon Musk Top 100August 13, 2017 – 10:13 am

Elon Musk Top 100

Mark Seliger for TIME For a while now, space has been looking boring. News about space was reduced to budget cuts and deorbiting schedules, not research or innovation. Then the private sector began designing spaceships to send payloads and people into orbit and beyond. Today, teams like Elon Musk’s SpaceX are reopening space for exploration. I know a thing or two about building spaceships, having started Virgin Galactic. It might seem that would make…

Watch SpaceX Pad abortAugust 12, 2017 – 10:12 am

Watch SpaceX Pad abort

(Photo : YouTube Screenshot) SpaceX s Dragon capsule floats back down into the ocean after ejection test. As SpaceX gets closer to putting astronauts on their spacecraft, they are fine-tuning their equipment with the best possible security measures. According to CBS News, SpaceX performed a successful test of their astronaut ejection system earlier this month. The feature is designed to propel the astronaut from the spacecraft if something goes awry…

SpaceX Elon Musk interviewAugust 11, 2017 – 10:07 am

SpaceX Elon Musk interview

SpaceX s billionaire founder, Elon Musk, has a plan for putting humanity on Mars, and he s helping usher in a new age of SolarCity electricity and Tesla electric cars — but even he is worried about the potential for a Terminator -style robot apocalypse. There are some scary outcomes, and we should try to make sure the outcomes are good, not bad,Musk said on Tuesday during a CNBC interview. SpaceX s Elon Musk worries that not even the new Dragon…

SpaceX News TwitterAugust 6, 2017 – 09:53 am

SpaceX News Twitter

The Falcon 9 trying to right itself by firing its engines before landing. SpaceX When you own a private space-exploration company and something goes wrong with a rocket s landing, what do you do? Tweet out the images, of course. And post a Vine, natch. That s what SpaceX founder Elon Musk and his company did following last weekend s failed landing of a Falcon 9 rocket on a platform bobbing in the Atlantic Ocean. The video and the four tweets with…

Tesla SpaceX CBSAugust 3, 2017 – 09:41 am

Tesla SpaceX CBS

Elon Musk testifies before U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense on National Security Space Launch Programs, March 5, 2014. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images) Matt Bigler KCBS s Matt Bigler started as a reporter/anchor in 2004, and is now Read More WASHINGTON (KCBS) – Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Capitol Hill on Wednesday, telling lawmakers that the U.S. should stop relying on Russia for its space rocket technology, and instead, support his…

Elon Musk VS New York TimesJuly 31, 2017 – 09:35 am

Elon Musk VS New York Times

© Michael Graham Richard He never quits! I thought the Tesla vs New York Times saga was over, with both sides having exhausted their ammo and now moved on, but apparently not. Elon Musk, Tesla s CEO, still has a few things to add. He spoke at South by Southwest this weekend, calling the NYT s review of the Tesla Model S electric car an ethics violation. © Tesla Musk seems to think that enough damage was done that Tesla might need to convince potential…

Billionaire Entrepreneur Elon MuskJuly 27, 2017 – 09:27 am

Billionaire Entrepreneur Elon Musk

Source: Author. The biggest takeaway from technology journalist Ashlee Vance s new biography, Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future, is clear: The South African-born self-made billionaire s ambition will stop at nothing. But what really makes this tale of drive so interesting is Musk s track record to date. He s the man behind PayPal, Tesla Motors, SpaceX, and SolarCity . Vance s take on Musk gives readers an unbiased glimpse…

Elon Musk SolarCity IPOJuly 25, 2017 – 09:24 am

Elon Musk SolarCity IPO

As Bloomberg pointed out, Musk’s stock purchase came at a time when SolarCity’s shares had fallen to a 22-month low, and a couple of days after hedge fund manager Jim Chanos said he was short on the company. Chanos, whose bet meant he would profit if SolarCity’s shares fell in value, called it a “ n >subprime financing company.” SolarCity is by far the largest U.S. installer and financier of solar panels. According to data from research firm…