Coming soon, a self-driving Tesla! Elon Musk touts new version of Autopilot software, cuts battery costs
Musk said Tesla plans to release a revised 'full self-driving version' of Autopilot in a month.
Musk cleared the final threshold for a third tranche of his moonshot award, pegged to Tesla’s financial and market value.
Elon Musk has said that Tesla plans to produce an electric car with a price tag of $25,000 within the next three years. The aim, said Musk on Battery Day on Tuesday, is to make Tesla electric cars more affordable for the masses. "That will basically be on-par or slightly better than a comparable gasoline car. This has always been our dream to make an affordable electric car," he said during the virtual presentation.Tesla plans cheaper $25,000 electric car within 3 years: Elon Musk
Tesla's market value plunges after Elon Musk pushes back cheap battery dream by at least three years
Investors had expected two significant announcements at Musk's oft-touted "Battery Day": The development of a "million mile" battery good for 10 years or more, and a specific cost reduction target -- expressed in dollars per kilowatt-hour -- that would finally drop the price of an electric vehicle below that of a fossil fuel car.
Musk, a founder of both the electric car company Tesla Motors and the private space-exploration firm SpaceX, has become an outspoken doomsayer about the threat artificial intelligence might one day pose to the human race.
Tesla stock plunged 21 per cent in Tuesday’s session, logging its biggest daily percentage drop as the electric carmaker was excluded from a group of companies being added to the S&P 500.
Elon Musk and Grimes have a baby with the most unusual name, which they shorten to “X.” Musk said it’s pronounced “just like the letter X. AE is pronounced ‘ash’, as in Old English. A-12 is also pronounced just like it reads. Refers to the Archangel-12 CIA reconnaissance plane.”
Microsoft's new tech will spot the fake Jeff Bezos & Elon Musk in disturbingly realistic 'Star Trek' video
The new tool detects blended elements of an image that human eyes may not have picked up.
Elon Musk's fortune rose to $6.1 billion on Friday after his company's stock surged 11%. This has made the CEO of Tesla Inc the world's seventh-richest person, defearing Larry Ellison and Sergey Brin.
The stock shot up 7.7% by midday to trade above the pre-split record high of $2,238.75 ($447.75 post-split), which it had hit on August 27. The lower price did not change the trajectory of the parabolic uptrend.
SpaceX, the company he founded in 2002, blasted two American astronauts to the International Space Station in late May and brought them safely home in a historic splashdown Sunday, heralding a new age of private-sector space travel.
Some in the scientific community have watched the company’s promises warily, fearing that they might prompt afflicted people to delay necessary procedures.
Tesla has previously supplied batteries to Mercedes and Toyota Motor under separate partnership deals. Battery manufacturing is an area that analysts and industry officials say the U.S. electric car maker has a competitive edge compared with legacy automakers.
As car sales collapsed in Europe because of the pandemic, one category grew rapidly: electric vehicles. One reason is that purchase prices in Europe are coming tantalizingly close to the prices for cars with gasoline or diesel engines.
Novice investors lost their hard-earned money earlier this week (on July 15) after fake tweets about bitcoin went viral from verified Twitter accounts of big names including former US President Barack Obama, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Microsoft’s Bill Gates. As per Arjun Vijay, Co-Founder and COO, Giottus Cryptocurrency Exchange, more than 373 users fell for the scam globally, losing an estimated Rs 89 lakh. An investigation by the New York Times has now revealed some crucial details.
Rocket Lab has launched a dozen rockets to space, putting small satellites into orbit for private companies, NASA and the U.S. military. It also has a mission to the moon in the works with NASA, called CAPSTONE, scheduled to launch in early 2021.
The rise vaulted the Tesla co-founder past French luxury tycoon Bernard Arnault, the wealthiest non-American on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Musk’s $84.8 billion fortune puts him within $15 billion of Mark Zuckerberg, number three on the ranking of the world’s 500 richest people.
Tesla's Elon Musk is on a roll as he further climbs up the billionaire list owing to a whopping jump in Tesla's stock price. Tesla's shares have zoomed up over 250% in 2020.
The chairman of RIL, whose wealth surpassed Warren Buffett’s last week, is now worth $72.4 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Musk's fortune rose by $6.07 billion following a 10.8% jump in the electric carmaker's stock.
Snowflake Inc., a fast-growing cloud-software and data-warehousing company, filed an amended offering prospectus Tuesday that revealed Berkshire will buy roughly $250 million of Snowflake shares at its IPO price and an additional 4 million shares from another stockholder.
The Nikola-GM partnership will pose strong and well-financed competition for Tesla's much-promoted Cybertruck, but given how much GM is bringing to the table in this transaction and its pre-existing plan to launch an electric version of its Hummer, that threat arguably already existed.
Milton’s big ambitions, Twitter sparring and choice of name for his company have drawn inevitable comparisons with Elon Musk, and both companies share the goal of shaking up the truck market.
Tesla shares finished the official trading day up nearly eight percent, meaning investors who bet on the stock tumbling by "shorting" shares had money-losing positions.
The decision by S&P Dow Jones Indices is a blow to Tesla investors who widely expected the company to join the benchmark stock index after a blockbuster quarterly report in July cleared a major hurdle for its potential inclusion.
This isn’t the first time the Tesla CEO has squared off against the Amazon founder on Twitter.
Kimbal Musk, TSLA board member and CEO Elon Musk's brother sold shares worth $17.6 million, while Jerome Guillen, president of automotive sold stake worth $7.2 million.
Thanks to the demand for technology names, Nasdaq has nearly doubled from its March lows. The rally has made Apple the first $2 trillion company and Tesla’s founder Elon Musk the third richest person on earth.
Tesla on Tuesday said that it intends to sell up to $5 billion of new shares. If consummated, that’ll equate to just 1% of outstanding stock.
Musk’s showdown with health authorities in California carries real risks. The Fremont plant now has more than 10,000 employees, some enduring marathon commutes from counties outside the San Francisco Bay Area. Packed with machinery and people, it’s not an ideal place for social distancing.
Neuralink aims to implant wireless brain-computer interfaces that include thousands of electrodes in the most complex human organ to help cure neurological conditions like Alzheimer's, dementia and spinal cord injuries.
Ten practical leadership lessons: Congress offers a crucial management case study- What not to do as a leader
This isn’t a column on how Congress can revive itself. The joke will be on me for having any such hopes, especially after the recent inconsequential Congress Working Committee meeting. However, Congress offers excellent lessons on what not to do as a leader.
Developers of automated flying technology envision everything from small drones delivering packages to air taxis ferrying human passengers across cities. While the visions are bold, the ones that pan out will take years to materialize.
Jeff Bezos becomes world's first-ever $200-bn man, ex-wife MacKenzie Scott makes it to the richest women's list
Elon Musk extended an extraordinary stretch of wealth gains to become a centibillionaire.
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The ruse included bogus tweets from Barack Obama, Kim Kardashian, Kanye West & Joe Biden as well.
The ruse included bogus tweets from former President Barack Obama, Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden, Mike Bloomberg and a number of tech billionaires including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Celebrities Kanye West and his wife, Kim Kardashian West, were also hacked.
A number of high profile Twitter accounts including that of US presidential hopeful Joe Biden, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Microsoft Co-founder Bill Gates and of Apple were simultaneously hacked on Wednesday by attackers to carry out what appeared to be a cryptocurrency scam. Twitter says it is investigating the issue. The company’s shares declined 2.3% post market.Twitter accounts of Obama, Biden, Elon Musk, Bill Gates and others hacked to run Bitcoin Scam
The Musks are at it, again!
According to a report by Reuters, NASA on Thursday selected space firms SpaceX, Blue Origin and Dynetics to build lunar landing systems that can carry astronauts to the moon by 2024, the White House's accelerated deadline under the space agency's Moon-to-Mars campaign.
Elon Musk confirms the future of cars, says Tesla 'very close' to level-5 autonomous driving technology
The technology has the capability to navigate roads without any driver input.
Entrepreneur Elon Musk’s SpaceX is set to launch two American astronauts to the International Space Station on Wednesday from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, ending the US space agency’s nine-year hiatus in human spaceflight.Elon Musk’s SpaceX is set to launch two American astronauts
On a highway, hydrogen is cleaner than gasoline and doesn’t require a massive battery and the precious lithium and recycling headaches that go with it.
Musk is not the only famous parent to give his child a rather ‘unique’ name.
Mukesh Ambani has already surpassed some of the biggest tycoons in recent weeks -- a list that includes Elon Musk and Alphabet Inc. co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, as well as the so-called Oracle of Omaha himself, Warren Buffett.
The contracts are for launch service orders beginning in 2022 and allocate $337 million to ULA, a joint venture between Boeing Co and Lockheed Martin Corp, and $316 million to SpaceX for the first missions of roughly 34 total that the two rocket firms will support through 2027.
The embarrassing July 15 attack compromised the accounts of some of Twitter's most high-profile users.
From simple gaming tricks to last month's sensational Twitter hack: Mapping a teen’s troubled online path
Clark’s digital misbehaviour ended when the police arrested him on Friday. Prosecutors said the 17-year-old was the mastermind of the astounding hack last month, accusing him of tricking his way into Twitter’s systems and taking over the accounts of some of the world’s most famous people, including Barack Obama, Kanye West and Jeff Bezos.
The successful mission, carried out jointly by SpaceX and NASA, demonstrated that the United States has the capacity once more to send its astronauts to space and bring them back.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.- The first astronauts to ride a SpaceX capsule into orbit headed toward a retro-style splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday afternoon to close out a two-month test flight.
The new focus could help India’s space economy, estimated to be 2% of the $360 billion global market, touch $50 billion by 2025, as envisaged by a PwC report in January. Bulk of the growth would come from downstream business such as services and ground applications.
Musk, 48, has been dating the musician Grimes since 2018.
The embarrassing July 15 attack compromised the accounts of some of its most high profile users, including Tesla CEO Elon Musk and celebrities Kanye West and his wife, Kim Kardashian West, in an apparent attempt to lure their followers into sending money to an anonymous Bitcoin account.
The subsequent share drop erased around $13 billion from Tesla's market value and nearly $3 billion from the value of Musk's stake.
When a smart cookie chips in: A new chocolate chip design by Tesla comes 80 yrs after the commercial teardrop shape
The new chip was developed after careful consideration of melting points and mouthfeel.
Twitter is seen by some analysts as an important element in news and political discussion.
Tesla said it earned net income of $104 million from April to June, or $0.50 per share, marking the first time the company has posted a profit for four straight quarters.
There has been a boom in glove demand thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, aided by a short-selling ban in Malaysia till year-end.
Twitter said in a blog post that hackers had downloaded the data using a tool that includes an archive of private messages. Members of US Congress, cybersecurity experts and Twitter itself have been searching for answers about how the hack happened.
The attack was not the work of a single country like Russia or a sophisticated group of hackers. Instead, it was done by a group of young people — one of whom says he lives at home with his mother — who got to know one another because of their obsession with owning early or unusual screen names, particularly one letter or number, like @y or @6.
In its latest statement, Twitter said that the hackers were able to gain control to a "small subset" of the targeted accounts, and send tweets from them.
Hackers infiltrated the Twitter handles of US presidential candidate Joe Biden, former US President Barack Obama and billionaire Elon Musk, among others, Wednesday to solicit Bitcoins. Twitter says hackers had targeted employees with access to its internal systems and "used this access to take control of many highly-visible (including verified) accounts and tweet on their behalf". Nirmal John of ETPrime.com explains how the big breach could have been much worse and why the incident should matter to users. (Text: Reuters)How Twitter 'blue-tick' hack shines spotlight on disinformation and why you should worry
Accounts of celebrities and political figures including Joe Biden, Kim Kardashian, Barack Obama and Elon Musk were hacked during the cyber attack on Wednesday. Twitter added that it was continuing to assess whether hackers were able to access private data of the targeted accounts.
Whoever bored into the command centre of Twitter — seizing control of Biden’s and Obama’s blue-checked accounts, among many others — served as a warning that some of the most critical infrastructure that could influence the election is not in the hands of government experts, and is far less protected than anyone assumed even a day ago.
Technology to produce goods from CO2 has been around for a while, but the products themselves have gained little traction because they’re more expensive than similar ones manufactured in traditional ways.
Hackers infiltrated the Twitter handles of US presidential candidate Joe Biden, reality TV star Kim Kardashian, former US President Barack Obama and billionaire Elon Musk, among others, Wednesday to solicit Bitcoins. Twitter says hackers had targeted employees with access to its internal systems and "used this access to take control of many highly-visible (including verified) accounts and tweet on their behalf". ET's Raghu Krishnan has more. (Text: Reuters)Bitcoin scam: How hackers got access to top Twitter accounts and why the incident matters
For a drive like Atmanirbhar Bharat to succeed, Modi badly needs global investments to help ramp up infra as early as can be. Amid a worldwide supply chain reset, this emerging need could trigger a renewed push in government circles to iron out FDI policy loopholes — such as the ones that have kept companies like Tesla out of India.
The Model Y now starts at $49,990, down nearly 6% from its previous price of $52,990, according to the carmaker's website.
Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday the company has extra FDA-approved ventilators that can be shipped free of cost to hospitals within regions where the electric carmaker delivers.
Monthly Tesla registrations in China now exceed 10,000 and helped the company beat global delivery estimates in the latest quarter.
Usain Bolt introduces daughter Olympia Lightning Bolt to the world, raises the bar for celebrity baby names
It's the most fitting name.
The actor's team also said Heard had begun an affair with Tesla boss Elon Musk in early 2015.
Wachowski was seemingly unhappy with the Twitter interaction between Musk and Ivanka.
Pledging is big in Asia, where state-owned banks dominate financial markets and high-growth companies are more common. Tycoons in China and India often turn to lenders and other financial-services firms that offer cash in exchange for committed shares.
Shares of Tesla climbed as much as 3.5% in intraday trading Wednesday.
Reports had suggested that investor Elliott Management Corp has pushed for Dorsey's removal from the role.
OneWeb had formed an alliance in 2018 with partners including Bharti Airtel to allow wireless carriers to extend their service into airplane cabins.
The Tesla CEO has made an attempt to explain why he thinks so.
This isn’t the first time Musk has taken a dig at Bezos for indulging in similar business deals.
Kapil Rana says that books have helped me take wise decisions for business and life.
According to the IPS report, eight of these billionaires including Bezos, Zoom Video Communications Inc founder Eric Yuan and Musk saw a $1-billion jump in their total net worth.
Nikola expects to have its first $1 billion year of revenue in 2023. The truck factory plans to build south of Phoenix is projected to reach full production of about 30,000 fuel-cell electric vehicles in 2027 and 15,000 battery-electric vehicles the following year.
The company plans to raise the amount at a price of $220 per share and the latest funding round is not expected to close until the second week of March, according to the report.
The executive chairman of Nikola Corp. is under siege from skeptics of the company he started in 2014.
All FDI proposals in the satellites space are currently screened by the Department of Space (DoS) and its internal panel, the Committee for Authorisation of Indian Satellite Systems, a scenario that has held up big-ticket FDI proposals for years, say experts.
Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk is escalating a rivalry with Amazon.com Inc. CEO Jeff Bezos.
SpaceX became the first private company to launch people into orbit, a feat achieved by US, Russia & China.
A rocket ship designed and built by Elon Musk's SpaceX company has lifted off with two Americans, Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley, on a history-making flight to the International Space Station from Kennedy Space Center, Florida. This mission marks the first time since the retirement of the space shuttle in 2011 that humans will fly to the space station from U.S. soil. The mission's first launch attempt on Wednesday, May 27 was scrubbed due to weather conditions.Watch: SpaceX rocket ship lifts off with 2 Astronauts
The 'Top Gun' actor had inspired James Bridenstine to become a Navy pilot in elementary school.
The launch of a SpaceX rocket ship with two NASA astronauts on a history-making flight into orbit has been called off with less than 17 minutes to go in the countdown because of the danger of lightning. Liftoff is rescheduled for Saturday, 30th May.SpaceX launch scrubbed because of bad weather, rescheduled for 30th May
The flight would have marked the first time a private company sent humans into orbit.
Twitter Chief executive Jack Dorsey had sought direct feedback from the Tesla CEO. “Give us some direct feedback,” said Dorsey, who spoke to Musk via a video call from a company meeting in Houston. Musk was projected onto a giant screen as thousands of Twitter employees watched the two executives chat.
For years, the U.S. has been buying rides to space from Russia, spending $3.5 billion for 52 rides since 2011. Instead of turning to Russia, NASA will now rely on private-sector spacecraft. For many Americans, this will be a needed boost of pride.
Solar energy just beat coal-based power hollow, and would do so even if taxes and cesses on coal were lifted.
Elon Musk's Mars vision, morphed into a shake-up of the old space industry, and a fleet of new private rockets. Now, those rockets will launch NASA astronauts from Florida to the International Space Station -- the first time a for-profit company will carry astronauts into the cosmos.
After claiming Covid-19 wasn’t all that viral a disease, then calling panic about it “dumb” in March, he’s also theorized fatality rates are overstated, promoted the antimalarial drugs dubiously embraced by President Donald Trump and wrongly predicted that new cases would be close to zero by the end of April.
Sobriquets, appellations, monikers, handles and other names people play.
Alameda County, where the Fremont factory is located, is scheduled to remain shut until the end of May,
Satellize draws attention to how what was once being achieved through large satellites at phenomenally high costs can today be made possible via nanosatellites. And they can do it all - earth observation, remote sensing, optical imaging and communication - at highly reduced costs.
Musk has listed two of his California homes for sale, seeking a combined $39.5 mn for the Bel Air properties.