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Why Is SpaceX's Next Rocket Launch A Huge Deal?

Elon Musk's rocket company will attempt to relaunch and recover a first stage booster that was already fired off in 2016. Should the operation succeed, flying into space would become significantly cheaper.

Space

Elon Musk Wants To Fuse Artificial Intelligence And Your Brain Together With His New Company Neuralink

Elon Musk, with a new company called Neuralink, plans to plug artificial intelligence into our human brains. How he’ll do this is up for speculation at present, though the top-rank individuals hired to be part of the company sounds promising.

Business Tech March 28, 2017

Tesla Solar Roof Tile Orders Start Next Month, Says Elon Musk: Get Ready For Affordable Clean Energy Solutions

Tesla announced last year that it would offer solar roof tiles as a viable and affordable clean energy solution. Elon Musk has now confirmed that orders for solar roof tiles will kick off in April, so here's what you need to know.

Smart Home March 25, 2017

SpaceX’s Elon Musk: Trump’s New NASA Bill ‘Does Nothing For Mars Mission’

SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk is not too pleased about President Donald Trump’s recently signed NASA bill, despite it making human exploration to Mars a law. Here’s why.

Space March 25, 2017

Elon Musk, SpaceX Set To Re-Launch Used Falcon 9 Rocket Next Week

The refurbished SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket gets a second shot in space. What does this mean for the future of space exploration, and can this finally make Elon Musk’s dream of space tourism come true?

Space March 25, 2017

Local Energy Companies Compete Against Elon Musk To Solve South Australia’s Energy Crisis

Elon Musk’ bet that Tesla can solve Australia’s energy crisis in 100 days gains competition from local companies that want a shot at saving their nation.

Business Tech March 19, 2017

SpaceX Intends Bringing Internet To Space: How Realistic Are Elon Musk's Plans?

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk intends to bring Internet to space, allowing a possible form of communication between Mars and Earth. Musk has reportedly had several secret meetings with FCC to take forward his latest project.

Space March 18, 2017

Tesla Model 3: Elon Musk Wants Delivery To Take Just 5 Minutes

Questions regarding Tesla’s plan to maximize the production and delivery of the upcoming Model 3 EV have been raised frequently. Elon Musk has now shared plans, which reveal that the delivery of the Model 3 could take a mere 5 minutes.

Business Tech March 18, 2017

Buzz Aldrin Explains Why He Thinks Elon Musk's Mars Mission Has A Problem

Elon Musk's proposed Mars colonization mission may have a few basic problems per former astronaut Buzz Aldrin. He is of the belief that Musk is focusing more on the travel rather than how humans will adapt and survive once on Mars.

Space March 16, 2017

SpaceX Successfully Launches Falcon 9 Rocket Carrying EchoStar 23 Satellite

SpaceX has successfully launched the EchoStar 23 Satellite atop the Falcon 9 rocket, after a two-day delay due to bad weather. The launch took place on March 14 at 2:00 am EDT.

Space March 16, 2017

SpaceX Wins $96 Million Contract To Launch Satellites For Air Force

SpaceX has won a $96.5 million deal with the Air Force and is all set to launch the new GPS III satellites in space in 2019. The satellite will be carried to outer space in the Falcon 9 rocket.

Space March 15, 2017

SpaceX Delays Launch Of Falcon 9 Due To Bad Weather Conditions

SpaceX has delayed the launch of the Falcon 9 rocket carrying the EchoStar XXIII satellite due to poor weather conditions. The EchoStar XXIII is a commercial satellite, weighing around 12,500 pounds.

Space March 14, 2017

NASA Moon Mission Possible Under Trump Administration, Private Firms Could Play Vital Role

The Trump administration is reportedly interested in revival of moon exploration missions once again. The moon mission was scrapped by former U.S. President Barack Obama under the pretext that it was expensive and repetitive.

Space March 13, 2017

LOOK: Hyperloop One Shares Photos Of Elon Musk's Fast Transport System

Hyperloop One releases the first public images of the world’s first full-scale hyperloop test track being constructed in Nevada. The structure is nearly complete.

Business Tech March 12, 2017

Elon Musk: Powerwall 2 Can Solve South Australia's Energy Crisis In 100 Days - Or It's Free

Elon Musk confidently backs up Lyndon Rive’s claim that Tesla only needs 100 days to save South Australia from frequent blackouts, and bets the entire cost on it.

Energy March 11, 2017

Tesla Model 3 Prototype Image Leaks Online, Here's The First Look Of The EV In The Wild

A small clip along with a picture of the latest Model 3 EV from Tesla has leaked online. The leak of the prototype shows the upcoming EV during its test run on the SpaceX Hyperloop test track.

Car Tech March 11, 2017

Stephen Hawking Warns Of Robot Apocalypse: Here's How Humanity Can Protect Itself From Artificial Intelligence

Physicist Stephen Hawking warns of robot apocalypse that 'may destroy us all by nuclear or biological war.' The call for humanity's protection from the potential technological agression reverberates stronger now more than ever, but the question is how.

Robotics March 9, 2017

Elon Musk Comes Up With Hats For His Tunnel Project

Elon Musk posted a hat via Twitter showing off his tunnel project's logo. This signals that the CEO is serious about building a tunnel underneath Los Angeles.

Earth/Environment March 9, 2017

SpaceX Taking 2 Passengers To Moon In 2018, Here Are The Probables

On Feb. 27 Elon Musk announced that SpaceX will be taking two private citizens on its 2018 moon mission. With several names like James Cameron, Richard Branson popping up, one has to wait for the official names to be revealed.

Space March 6, 2017

SpaceX Shoots For The Moon In 2018: How Feasible Is It?

In 2018, SpaceX plans to fly people around the moon using the Falcon Heavy rocket and the Dragon V2 capsule. How feasible is Elon Musk's moonshot and what does the spaceflight company's track record say about its future success?

Space March 5, 2017

Tesla Model 3 Beta Prototype Yet To Be Ready As July Production Deadline Looms

A recent Tesla filing revealed that the company is yet to produce a prototype for its Model 3 vehicle. It is being predicted that Tesla may fall short on its promise of entering mass production for Model 3 by July.

Car Tech March 4, 2017

Elon Musk Agrees To A Tesla Competition And You Have A Fifth-Grader To Thank For It

A bright fifth-grader wrote a letter to Tesla CEO Elon Musk as part of a school project, suggesting a Tesla competition for fan-made commercials. Musk thought it was a great idea and agreed to do it, so get ready for a neat contest thanks to this awesome kid.

Business Tech March 2, 2017

SpaceX Planning To Take Passengers Around The Moon In 2018, Says Elon Musk

SpaceX is set to take two passengers, who have paid for the trip, around the moon. The company's CEO Elon Musk confirmed that the duo will fly with the company's Dragon spacecraft in Q2 2018.

Space February 28, 2017

Elon Musk Has A Plan To Eliminate Car Insurance, Maintenance Bills

Elon Musk has confirmed that Tesla is mulling the expansion of a scheme that will eliminate recurring car insurance and maintenance bills. The custom insurance will match the insurance cost to the Autopilot development.

Car Tech February 26, 2017

WATCH: Cartoon Elon Musk On Hydrocarbons, Or Why Solar Will Bring An End To Oil

Futurism created a cartoon version of Elon Musk to better illustrate his points about the importance of harnessing and using solar energy to replace oil.

Feature | Science February 26, 2017

Elon Musk Completes Investigation Of Poor Factory Condition Claims, Here's What He Says About These Allegations

An email from Tesla CEO Elon Musk suggests that his investigation into the allegations of poor working conditions by Jose Moran is complete. Musk stated that the investigation proves that the accusations are false and baseless.

Car Tech February 25, 2017

Elon Musk Gives A Preview Of Tesla Model 3: Production Still On Track

The Tesla Model 3 is back on track after many production delays. Elon Musk makes the wait more bearable by showing off some design sketches of the newest EV.

Car Tech February 25, 2017

Tesla Batteries Get 35 Percent Cheaper At $124/kWh Thanks To Model 3 EV, Gigafactory

Tesla appeared to have achieved a breakthrough in the production of its battery packs. Through its Gigafactory, it is able to take advantage of the economies of scale to drive down cost.

Car Tech February 22, 2017

WATCH: How Elon Musk's SpaceX Tunnel Looks In 'Minecraft'

It looks like Elon Musk’s proposed solution to Los Angeles traffic by digging an underground tunnel is underway. Watch this group bring the plans to life in 'Minecraft.'

FEATURE February 19, 2017

Tesla Owner Who Sacrificed His Model S To Save Another Driver Gets Surprise From Elon Musk

The Tesla Model S owner who sacrificed his vehicle to save another driver's life has impressed the entire world. In response to this selfless, heroic act, Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the company wants to show its appreciation and reward the good Samaritan.

Life & Style February 18, 2017

LOOK: Tesla Driver Sacrifices Model S To Save Another Driver Having A Stroke

A Tesla vehicle owner in Germany risked thousands of euros worth of damage to his Model S to save another driver's life. Tesla CEO Elon Musk approves.

Car Tech February 17, 2017

Elon Musk Could Be Building A Fallout Shelter In SpaceX Parking Lot Instead Of Tunnel

Elon Musk has started experimenting on a previously announced tunnel project to help solve LA's traffic problem. There are now sources who believe that he could be building a fallout shelter instead.

Defense February 16, 2017

SpaceX Falcon 9 Set To Launch From NASA Pad That Sent Astronauts To Moon

SpaceX's Falcon 9 is all set to be launched from the historic LC-39A on Feb. 18.This is same launch pad which launched space legends like Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to the moon.

Space February 15, 2017

Elon Musk Predicts Driverless Cars To Be The Norm In 10 Years

Elon Musk believes that in 10 years, every car from automaker will be built with full autonomous driving capabilities. The effect of such a change, however, will take time.

Car Tech February 14, 2017

Tesla Responds To Poor Factory Working Condtions, Injuries, Excessive Overtime And Other Claims

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has stated that the claims of deplorable factory conditions, injuries and more were false. He also claimed that UAW paid his workers to propagate these false claims.

Business Tech February 14, 2017

After Tesla Unionization Threat, Elon Musk Now Wants Man Upgraded Into Cyborgs

Elon Musk has outlined a proposal to interface biological and mechanical components to upgrade humans. He explained that this is necessary for people to become more productive.

Business Tech February 13, 2017

Tesla Model S Crash Victim's Father Blames Acceleration Capability For Daughter Death

Tesla Model S crash victim's father has blamed the acceleration capability of the Model S for his daughter's death. The father believes that his daughter would have survived the crash if she would have been in another vehicle.

Car Tech February 13, 2017

Here's How Elon Musk Is Helping To Solve Los Angeles Traffic Problems

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is undoubtedly frustrated over Los Angeles' traffic situation. Here are the ways in which the great innovator helps improve L.A. traffic.

FEATURE February 12, 2017

Tesla Owners Can Now Check For Empty Supercharger Stations In Real Time

An update from Tesla enables vehicle owners to check the occupancy of a Supercharger station. The availability of a charging stall can be checked via the navigation map app in the car in real time.

Car Tech February 10, 2017

Elon Musk Says Call For Tesla's Unionization Is Morally Outrageous

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk pushed back on an employee's demand to unionize Tesla. In a statement, he maintained that the call is morally outrageous, attacking UAW as the party behind it all.

Car Tech February 10, 2017

Tesla Model 3 Pilot Production Will Start In February

Tesla is gearing up for its Model 3 production by Feb. 20. While drawing in more investors, the company plans to produce 500,000 vehicles annually by 2018.

Car Tech February 9, 2017

Elon Musk Hopes To Launch Tesla In India This Summer, But Don't Get Too Excited Yet

Tesla has long been mulling an Indian expansion and it's apparently getting closer to sealing the deal. In response to a user query, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he's hoping to launch Tesla in India as soon as this summer.

Business Tech February 8, 2017

Tesla Model 3 Won't Get 100 kWh Battery, Elon Musk Reveals

Elon Musk announced on Twitter that Tesla Model 3 won’t be coming with a 100 kWh battery. This decision was taken as the wheelbase of the upcoming car would not be able fit a battery that size.

Car Tech February 8, 2017

Tesla Model S Shatters Acceleration Record After 'Spaceballs'-Inspired Update

In a Motor Trend test, the Tesla Model S P100D clocked an insane 2.28 seconds to reach 60 mph acceleration speed. No other production car has breached the 2.3-second mark.

Car Tech February 7, 2017

SpaceX To Launch Falcon 9 Rockets 'Every Two To Three Weeks'

The team at SpaceX is reportedly working on final software fixes and design of the Falcon 9. Reports suggest that the company intends to launch Falcon 9 rocket every two to three weeks.

Space February 7, 2017

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