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Tesla adds James Murdoch and Linda Johnson Rice to its board of directors

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Tesla has announced that it has added two new independent directors to its board including 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch and Linda Johnson Rice- the CEO of Johnson Publishing Company and Ebony Media Operations. The appointments expand Tesla’s board to

The X-Factor: Elon Musk is the proud new owner of X.com

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No, we aren’t talking about the British music reality show The X-Factor here and neither the above-mentioned URL has got any thing to do with it. The news here is that Elon Musk has bought the domain name- X.com but

Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveils his latest possession, the Model 3

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Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla has finally got possession of the long-awaited mass market electric car Model 3. The CEO tweeted pictures of the new vehicle, which he only got because the actual first pre-order customer gifted Musk his place

Elon Musk’s first tunnel is all set to go live this week

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Elon Musk’s ‘boring’ plans (pun unintended) are finally coming to fruition as The Boring Company is done carving out its first segment. Musk announced the news on Twitter, where he said “Godot,” the Samuel Beckett inspired name of the company’s

Tesla may soon come up with its own music streaming service

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Tesla, the electric carmaker, is planning to create its own music streaming service, according to a report from Recode. Apparently, Tesla CEO Elon Musk is in talks with major music labels about creating a streaming service that would come bundled

In a shareholder meeting, Tesla CEO Elon Musk talks about Model Y, drops first teaser

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At the annual shareholder meeting, Tesla CEO Elon Musk released a teaser about an upcoming all-electric crossover vehicle – Model Y. According to the teaser, Model Y seems a lot bulkier and more strongly built than its previous models. Musk

SpaceX to put on the detective hat for the US Airforce

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SpaceX is getting into some serious detective job. After shooting a spy satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) in May, SpaceX is gearing up to launch a reusable X-37B mini space shuttle for the US Airforce. The mission was

SpaceX makes history with successful launch of used Dragon spacecraft

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In a historic first, a used spacecraft was successfully launched to deliver cargo to the International Space Station (ISS). SpaceX’s CRS-11 launch on Saturday was a milestone for the commercial space industry as it launched a Dragon spacecraft that was previously used in a September

Elon Musk is waiting for Godot! Are you?

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No, we did not miss the word ‘watching’ in our headline and neither has Space X’ boss suddenly become a theatre enthusiast. When Space X unveiled its first ‘boring’ machine (pun absolutely unintended), Musk thought that he needed to name

Microsoft’s Emma Watch is likely to help people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease

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Though there is no cure for Parkinson’s disease, a neurological disorder, many companies are launching initiatives to help the people diagnosed with it live better lives. Joining the list of many, Microsoft has unveiled the Emma Watch, a wrist-wearable created

Elon Musk teases Tesla’s electric semi-truck at TED talk

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Speaking at 2017 TED Conference in Vancouver, Tesla CEO Elon Musk shed light on many of his companies’ ongoing project that included tunnelling work and a forthcoming electric semi-truck. Elon Musk teased semi-truck at TED talk. pic.twitter.com/sY0w7KSsTx — Johana Bhuiyan (@JMBooyah) April 28,

Here is the first boring machine from Elon Musk’s The Boring Company

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Elon Musk doesn’t do idle talk even if it might sound so. While many sceptics thought that Musk’s ‘boring’ plans are only wishful thinking, his startup, The Boring company recently took delivery of its first giant boring machine. The mammoth tunnel

Would you mind connecting your brain with computer for Elon Musk?

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After excelling in autonomous vehicles, launching rockets, digging tunnels and creating Hyperloop, starting the Boring Company and colonising Mars, now Elon Musk wants to merge computers and human brains. You might think we are near the end of the human

Elon Musk bets his company can fix South Australia’s power issues in 100 days

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Elon Musk likes to keep himself busy with challenging tasks. After trying to make it possible for humans to travel to Mars, Musk now aims to fix electricity problem of South Australia. But the fun here is, Tesla co-founder and CEO

Elon Musk’s Boring Company has already started boring

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There are people who have a knack to find problems in everything. And then there are people who see problems only to find their solutions. Elon Musk undoubtedly belongs to the latter. From self-driving cars to Man’s Mars Mission, Musk

SpaceX lands its 8th Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral

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Marking the successful landing of Falcon 9 for the eighth time, SpaceX celebrated the launch of a Falcon 9 rocket on Sunday which carried 5,500 pounds of supplies, experiments and other cargo headed to the International Space Station (ISS). At

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick leaves Trump’s business advisory council

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has quit Donald Trump’s economic advisory group, as first reported by Recode. Amidst raging criticism from employees and Uber customers for his decision to work directly with Trump, Kalanick sent a memo to his employees informing

Panasonic invests more than $256 million in Tesla’s SolarCity

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After announcing the plan to build a $5 billion lithium-ion Giga factory east of Reno, Nevada, to produce batteries for both electric cars and energy storage products, the duo – Panasonic and Tesla – are back with the second announcement.

Hyperloop, instead of bullet trains could be the future of Indian transport

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Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT), a US startup working on an ultra-fast rail system apparently may reach India soon. The company which works on the concept envisioned by billionaire Elon Musk is in talks with the Indian government to bring the

Tesla acquires solar energy provider Solarcity for $2.6 billion

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Tesla has officially acquired SolarCity for $2.6 billion, bringing Elon Musk’s two companies under one roof. Solarcity is the provider of solar energy services, headquartered in San Mateo, California. Tesla said, “We’re pleased to announce that Tesla’s acquisition of SolarCity