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Elon Musk's Neuralink is developing a brain implant to connect people's minds directly to a computer. These mind-reading systems could affect our privacy, security, identity, equality, and personal safety.
The settlement between Musk and the SEC sets out clearer guidelines on topics Musk should avoid on Twitter or other social media, including statements about acquisitions, mergers, new products and production numbers
Two hours after docking, the space station's 3 crew members – American Anne McClain, Canadian David Saint-Jacques and Russian Oleg Kononenko – open the hatch of the space capsule and, for the first time, penetrate its interior in space
According to the SEC, a tweet from Musk on Tesla's 2019 production levels violates the deal, under which his tweets had to be reviewed prior to being published
Tesla taps Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison and Walgreens Boots Alliance Executive Vice President Kathleen Wilson-Thompson for its board of directors
We’ve rounded up everything from Elon Musk’s Twitter antics to disinformation campaign in social media
'I want to be clear. I do not respect the SEC – I do not respect them,' he said in an interview on the CBS network news program '60 Minutes'
The appointment of Denholm, who is Telstra's chief financial officer, is effective immediately but she will serve out her six-month notice period with her current employer, Tesla says late Wednesday.
The probe concerns whether the automaker told investors it was on track with targets for the closely-watched build-out of the Model 3 car despite knowing it could not meet such goals
Responding to comments on Twitter, Musk says there will be an opening event that night and 'free rides for the public next day'
The settlement includes a provision that will set up an in-company committee that will oversee Musk's communications
Musk will also pay a $20-million fine as part of settlements stemming from his alleged securities fraud
The SEC says Musk's statements on going private were 'false and misleading' and that he had never discussed the plans with company officials or potential funders
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(UPDATED) Japanese billionaire and online fashion tycoon, Yusaku Maezawa, says he wants to bring along 6 to 8 artists when he flies around the moon in 2023
The defamation suit is filed in Los Angeles by Vernon Unsworth, who is seeking unspecified damages 'for the worldwide damage he has suffered to his reputation'
Humans have not set foot on the moon since the final Apollo mission in 1972, capping an era of US national pride. Only 24 people in history have ever been to the moon.
'I mean, it's legal, right?' Musk says, before taking a puff at a show shot in California where recreational marijuana use is legal
'This appears to be a textbook case of fraud,' Labaton Sucharow law firm partner Michael Canty says
Calling him explosive and overworked, Tesla investors and analysts ask whether the company needs a more professional, predictable executive to take over daily command
Kalashnikov has also branched into other products such as iPhone covers, umbrellas and a new 13-foot combat robot named 'Little Igor'
'I knew the process of going private would be challenging, but it's clear that it would be even more time-consuming and distracting than initially anticipated,' says Elon Musk
By going private, Tesla could operate without requirements for financial reports and other pressures of a publicly traded firm. But it could also lose visibility and limit its ability to raise capital.
(UPDATED) The revelation comes days after Musk's claim in an August 7 Twitter post that financing for a deal to take Tesla private had been 'secured'
As nations such as the US, China, Israel, South Korea, Russia, and the UK develop automated weapons systems, tech leaders band together to pledge not to help in the development and use of these 'slaughterbots'
Musk's Tesla has never earned an annual profit. His tweets, the latest of which involves pedophile accusations against a key figure in the rescue of the Thai boys trapped in a cave, are proving to be a big distraction
Tesla CEO Elon Musk launches a tirade against Vernon Unsworth without providing any justification or explanation, after the cave expert slams his offer of a miniature submarine to extract the footballers from the Tham Luang cave as a 'PR stunt'
The deal marks the biggest overseas foray yet for Tesla, which is looking to expand into global markets, plans that faced a potential threat from the intensifying China-US trade row
'A new timetable for the flight – now postponed until at least mid-2019 and likely longer – hasn't been released,' reports The Wall Street Journal
The rocket's main goal for its maiden mission is to propel the first high-orbit communications satellite for Bangladesh, called Bangabandhu Satellite-1
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'We want to make sure that there's enough of a seed of human civilization somewhere else to bring civilization back, and perhaps shorten the length of the Dark Ages,' Elon Musk says
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Screams and cheers erupted as the massive rocket fired its 27 engines over the same NASA launchpad that served as a base for the US missions to Moon four decades ago
(UPDATED) The world's most powerful rocket, SpaceX's Falcon Heavy, blasts off on its highly anticipated maiden test flight, carrying CEO Elon Musk's cherry red Tesla Roadster toward an orbit near Mars
(4th UPDATE) Screams and cheers erupt at Cape Canaveral, Florida as the massive rocket fires its 27 engines and rumbles into the blue sky over the same NASA launchpad that served as a base for the US missions to Moon 4 decades ago
The launch is hailed as a game-changer because of its potential to propel SpaceX to the very forefront of the modern day space race
The Falcon 9's first stage had previously flown on a cargo mission to the International Space Station in February
Chief executive Elon Musk posts a photo of the futuristic spacesuit on Instagram saying this actually works not a mockup
As mass market Tesla Model 3 picks up steam the company s labor force attempts to unionize
Hyperloop One is designed to send pods carrying cargo or people through low pressure tubes for long distances at passenger jet speeds
Tesla rolls out the first of its keenly awaited Model 3 cars aiming to disrupt a world accustomed to automobiles powered by pollution spewing fossil fuel
The debate between Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg underscores the rift in the tech community on whether new technologies capable of creating intelligent machines like robots and self driving cars would be a blessing or a curse for humanity
US entrepreneur Elon Musk says he has received tentative approval from the government to build a conceptual hyperloop system that would blast passenger pods down vacuum sealed tubes from New York to Washington
The first 30 customer Model 3 Tesla cars are slated to be ready on July 28
The reactions from across the business world – including oil producers the tech sector and finance – stood apart from Trump s portrayal of the decision as a needed corrective to rules that could stymie commerce
If the future doesn t include being out there in the stars being a multi planet species that is incredibly depressing said the Tesla boss
UPDATED SpaceX officials have said that reusing hardware could slash costs – with each Falcon 9 launch costing over 61 million – by about 30