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Musk aims to send 10 lakh people to Mars by 2050

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk aims to send 10 lakh people to Mars by 2050 and in a series of tweets, has revealed how is he going to achieve the daunting task of colonising the Red Planet and make humans beings 'multiplanetary'.

Hello, world: Tesla cars will soon be able to talk to pedestrians, Elon Musk teases in a video

In a now viral video, Musk teased a talking Tesla, asking passengers to ‘hop in!’.

Cosmic Love: Japanese billionaire's ad for girlfriend to accompany him to the Moon gets 20,000 applications

The application includes a 'love diagnostic test' for entrants to test their compatibility with Maezawa.

Elon Musk hands over made-in-China cars to early buyers in Shanghai

The eccentric entrepreneur danced awkwardly, gave out high-fives, and mugged on a stage as sleek Model 3 sedans -- the company's mid-price, mass-market offer -- were driven up one by one and presented to buyers who jumped into the back seats before being driven away at the plant.

Elon Musk sees people-moving Las Vegas tunnel opening in 2020

The people-moving tunnel is being built by The Boring Company, one of several future-oriented enterprises founded by Musk, along with the Tesla electric-car company and SpaceX, which develops launch vehicles.

Fly me to the Moon! Japanese billionaire wants a girlfriend to join him on SpaceX rocket

Yusaku Maezawa is accepting applications from "single women aged 20 or over."

The Model Y programme: Tesla begins building electric SUVs at Shanghai factory

The first batch of Model 3 vehicles were handed to its employees.

Tesla's market value zooms past that of GM and Ford - combined

The company has repeatedly missed targets in recent years and Musk's mercurial behavior has come under close scrutiny from financial regulators and shareholders of Tesla. However, most mainstream automakers are still ramping up new generations of electric vehicles designed to compete with Tesla's combination of style, technology and performance.

SpaceX launches third batch of 60 mini Starlink satellites to build a giant constellation of spacecraft

The satellites were set to release about one hour after takeoff.

Elon Musk wins 'pedo guy' defamation trial brought by British cave diver

Elon Musk did not defame a British cave explorer when he called him "pedo guy" in an angry tweet, a Los Angeles jury found Friday. Vernon Unsworth, who participated in the rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped for weeks in a Thailand cave last year, had angered the Tesla CEO by belittling his effort to help with the rescue as a "PR stunt."Elon Musk wins 'pedo guy' defamation trial brought by British cave diver

Quantum leap: Towards an era of singularity, where machines will out-think humans

SoftBank founder Masayoshi, the Japanese tech investor, thinks singularity will hit humankind by 2047, while futurist Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google, is betting on machines matching human intelligence by 2029 and singularity happening by 2045.

Tesla to take new $1.4-B loan from Chinese banks for Shanghai factory

CEO Elon Musk is counting on the China plant to help build on recent momentum for the company in the world's largest market both for electric vehicles and autos in general. Tesla’s newcar registrations in China climbed to a five-month high of 5,597 in November, compared with 393 a year earlier, according to China Automotive Information Net.

After 'going offline' for four days, Elon Musk returns to Twitter

Last week, Musk revealed that he is 'going offline' from Twitter.

Quantum leap: Hypersonic weapons likely to redefine warfare in the 2020s

Hypersonics are as much about advancements in technology as about the military might of nations.

Musk, Taleb and business leaders you can trust

Business leaders being frank about failure and its consequences and responsibilities are rare, most so in India. As the witticism goes, only industries get sick in India, never industrialists.

Quantum Leap: Flying cars, hyperloops and e-highways will transform how people travel

The gadgetry inside vehicles is also getting attention. Companies like Ford are testing cars that can talk to each other wirelessly and avoid collision — called V2V (vehicle to vehicle) communication technologies. Then there is V2I (vehicle to infrastructure) tech that allows vehicles to communicate with road signs and traffic signals, among others, to plan routes and speeds.

SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son had a bad 2019. Here’s what he can buy in 2020

Tesla's a dreamy idea. A cult-like status among investors and customers. A megalomaniac for a leader who eschews authority. And chronic losses. It’s got SoftBank written all over it.

Peter Thiel calls Elon Musk a 'negative role model', says young people find it hard to emulate him

Peter Thiel reportedly believes that young people find it hard to emulate the Tesla CEO.

Team Treelon: Elon Musk donates $1 million to plant trees, Jack Dorsey joins in

With #TeamTrees initiative, the aim is to raise $20 million by the end of 2020.

Elon Musk in trouble? Tesla boss's plea to dismiss defamation suit over 'pedo guy' tweet dismissed

Musk is accused of falsely branding Unsworth a paedophile and child rapist.

Porsche bets rich Indians will pay to show off electric cars

Local duties in India make imported luxury cars about 2.5 times more expensive than what they cost in Europe -- a reason cited by Elon Musk for ignoring the market so far -- but that’s no deterrent for prospective buyers, accordion to Pavan Shetty, director at Porsche India. But, Porsche is planning to start selling its electric Taycan model in India next year.

Tesla's German factory to produce 500,000 cars a year

The carmaker will employ about 10,000 people at the site, which will occupy an area equivalent to 420 soccer fields, the newspaper said, citing initial plans for the factory, which shows a complete production line as well as testing facilities. Construction is set to start next year.

Starship could fly people next year: Elon Musk

The company said that Starship will ultimately carry as many as 100 people on long-duration, interplanetary flights.

What will technology jobs look like a decade from now?

Individuals will need to upskill to ensure career longevity even as automation takes over certain jobs. Careers in vogue right now may not even exist a decade later. Blockchain, cryptocurrency, robotics and autonomous vehicles —all emerging technologies — will become mainstream over the next decade, requiring thousands of specialists.

A short-lived affair: Elon Musk regularly switches phones and destroys old ones for security purposes

The information was shared in a court document with regard to the lawsuit by British diver Vernon Unsworth.

Boeing crew capsule returning to Earth after aborted flight

The Starliner was supposed to spend the coming week at the International Space Station, part of a critical dress rehearsal for a flight with a real crew next year. But the capsule ended up in the wrong orbit shortly after launching Friday. The station docking was scrapped, and Boeing and NASA decided to bring the spacecraft home as soon as possible.

Will study and decide, Maharashtra CM tells Branson on Hyperloop project

Branson,, promoter of Virgin Group, met Thackeray to clear "misunderstandings" and gauge the new administration's interest in the USD 10 billion project, which promises to cut the travel time between Mumbai and Pune to less than half and hour. A senior official said Branson sought the chief minister's co- operation for the project.

Isro’s PSLV turns money-spinner: Forex earnings rise by Rs 90 crore in ’18-19

Indian Space Research Organisation’s PSLV has turned into a money-spinner for the space agency as forex brought by the country’s mainstay rocket increased by Rs 90 crore from Rs 232.56 crore in 2017-18 to Rs 324 crore in 2018-19 fiscal year.

A word of caution from Elon Musk: Tesla boss hints at how advanced AI may influence social media

He warned that the bots may manipulate social media users in the form of fake followers.

Antrix CMD: Industry must help raise India’s share in $360 billion global satellite market

With Indian Space Research Organisation's (Isro's) newly formed commercial arm NewSpace India Ltd (NSIL) taking over the satellite launch contract business, the space agency's old commercial wing Antrix Corporation has now changed its priorities and is now focusing on manufacturing space systems and promoting industry's role in the sector.

‘Wow! Momo' founder credits CCD founder VG Siddhartha for making Indians fall in love with coffee

From coming up with his first start-up idea in a coffee shop to facing failures like Siddhratha, for Daryani, a lot did happen over coffee.

Monster asteroid will eventually hit Earth, and Elon Musk says there's no defence

At one point, Apophis will travel more than the width of the full Moon within a minute, and will get as bright as stars.

Flying cars, Hyperloops and the other 2020 tech predictions that didn’t pan out

In 2013, Elon Musk outlined his vision for a new “fifth mode of transportation” that would involve zipping people through tubes at speeds as fast as 800 miles per hour. Several tech entrepreneurs heeded Musk’s call and went to work on such systems inspired by the billionaire’s specifications.

Building city on Mars could cost up to $10 trillion: Elon Musk

Musk calculated the approximate future cost of sending a minimum payload to Mars "to nearest order of magnitude", at $100,000 per tonne.

Budweiser wants to go beyond ISS, says they now wish to brew beer far away, in microgravity

The experiment will be one of the 250 facilitated by the Elon Musk-owned aerospace company.

New feather in the hat: Elon Musk impressed with Tesla Model S new fastest four-door record

The video of the feat will release soon.

Yash Kotak emulates Elon Musk's knack of using innovations to make this world a better place

Bombay Hemp Co boss thinks SpaceX CEO always sticks to his goal no matter what people around him say.

Quirky or bizarre: Elon Musk compares Teletubbies with Queen Elizabeth II

Musk shared the image of Elizabeth II wearing her iconic ensembles in the shades of red, yellow, purple and green.

Tesla plans to invest $4.4 B in Berlin factory: Report

The first production line at Tesla’s Berlin factory, unveiled by founder and Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk earlier this week, will manufacture the company’s SUV Model Y, which could be produced as early as 2021, according to the newspaper. The electric car maker could receive about €300 million in subsidies subject to approval by the EU, Bild reported.

This is the reason that's keeping Elon Musk's Tesla off Indian roads

Musk had said, in a recent statement, that Tesla may come to India in a year's time.

He's a hero of mine: Why Elon Musk inspires OYO’s Maninder Gulati

Elon Musk is not just passionate about business but emotional about it as well, says Gulati.

He's a hero of mine: Why Elon Musk inspires OYO’s Maninder Gulati

Elon Musk is not just passionate about business but emotional about it as well, says Gulati.

Tesla may run on Indian roads in 2020: Elon Musk

In an interaction with the IIT Madras students, the Tesla CEO said the car may run on the Indian roads in 2020.

Tesla cybertruck orders near 150,000 just days after chaotic launch

The industrial-looking Cybertruck is covered in the same steel alloy Musk plans to use for his SpaceX Starship rocket and will be able to go from 0 to 100 kilometers (62 miles) per hour in about three seconds, the Tesla chief executive claimed in his presentation.

Dr D advises Pablo Escobar's brother against taking on Elon Musk

Roberto Escobar has claimed that Musk stole the idea for ‘Not a Flamethrower' from him.

When a truck fails to rev up to its billing

Tesla’s pickup may be a bit too futuristic — and vulnerable to missiles and bullets

View: Tesla is the decade's best-performing auto company

Tesla is worth 37% more than General Motors and is almost twice the value of Ford Motor Co.

From retail to robotics, Jeff Bezos is betting big on technology

Amazon, led by a man who is always pulling new rabbits out of his hat, could soon disrupt on a mammoth scale.

What's with the black hole? Fortnite goes down for hours; angry users tweet

The black hole is the only thing players can see right now, along with a big red exit button.

Elon Musk explains why Tesla cars may not come to India anytime soon

Tesla CEO Musk said import duties in India are extremely high and the higher duties would make Tesla cars unaffordable.

Artemis mission: NASA will take help from Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk to land first woman on Moon

Various NASA centres will partner with 13 companies to provide expertise, facilities, hardware and software.

SpaceX launches 60 mini satellites for cheaper global Internet

Elon Musk-run SpaceX has launched 60 "Starlink" satellites into low-Earth orbit from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida that will bring cheaper Internet access to the world.

Now, stream videos: Elon Musk promises Netflix, YouTube in your Tesla

Tesla has already unveiled games that drivers can play on the displays in their cars.

Elon Musk’s Boring Co. raises $120 million in first outside investment

The investment values the company at about $920 million after the new cash injection, according to a Boring Co. spokesman.

IIT Madras students built a HyperLoop Pod that won over Elon Musk

Team Avishkar Hyperloop was the only Asian team to enter the final of the competition.

Anand Mahindra, Elon Musk, Vishal Gondal: CEOs who take complaints from users on Twitter seriously

Recently the Mahindra Group Chairman promised to ban plastic bottles after a Twitter follower pointed them out.

These 22-year-old space tech enthusiasts have their eyes on the moon

Starting off in May 2018, Pixxel claims to be building a constellation of earth-imaging small satellites that will be able to offer a unique dataset. This constellation of satellites will provide global coverage every 24 hours helping organisations across the world predict global phenomena in near real time.

Elon Musk’s SpaceX satellites dot the heavens, leaving stargazers upset

Astronomers now worry that the vast number of communications craft planned, including nearly 12,000 of Musk’s Starlink fleet, will shine so brightly that they’ll interfere with research.

Elon Musk’s brain tech startup is raising more cash

The venture has both awed and repelled various Musk watchers over the possibilities that it seemingly offers for connecting brains to computers.

Branson’s Virgin Galactic space venture starts trading on NYSE

The listing secures vital new funding for Branson as her competes with Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk.

Elon Musk tweets: Fight with SEC goes to court

His latest tussle with the SEC centers on a Feb. 19 tweet, in which Musk said Tesla would make about half a million cars in 2019.

Tesla is no niche automaker anymore: Volkswagen CEO

The words of praise may have been a response in kind to Musk who tweeted last month that Volkswagen's Herbert Diess was “doing more than any big carmaker to go electric.”

What is a personal mission statement and 7 things to keep in mind while writing one

When you create the mission statement based on your values, who you want to become and what you want to do, it provides a clear path for your goals, image and self. Only then you start refusing what doesn’t matter and channel your energies correctly.

Tesla to get a funky twist; goat bleats, farting sounds to be used as horns

Elon Musk confirmed the news on Twitter.

Everybody wants to be the next Elon Musk

A ground-breaking in Shanghai attended by Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk last week marked what will become the first factory in the nation entirely owned by a foreign automaker.

How Elon Musk's net worth depreciated by $1 bn in 2 mins

SEC holds Tesla CEO in contempt for sharing confidential information with his 25.5 million followers on Twitter.

Elon Musk gets head start on Jeff Bezos with launch of SpaceX’s satellites

​​On Thursday evening, the company will launch orbital objects of its own in a key step toward creating a space-based constellation that beams broadband to underserved areas across the globe.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk to go on trial for calling British diver 'pedo' who rescued boys from Thai cave

The court judge had rejected the Tesla CEO's attempt to dismiss a defamation lawsuit against British diver Vernon Unsworth.

The cult of the silicon valley founder is fading

Once celebrated, charismatic founders are hurting the brands they built. What can Indian founders learn from the meteoric rise and fall of their Western counterparts?

Elon Musk's mystery Twitter-sitter has one wild and crazy job

The sitter's official title at Tesla is alternately Disclosure Counsel or Designated Securities Counsel.

Elon Musk faces US contempt claim for violating accord with SEC

The US Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday asked a judge to hold Musk in contempt for violating a settlement that required him to get Tesla approval for social media posts.

Musk's commercial spacecraft a work-in-progress; SpaceX boss shares pictures of Starship prototypes

The Starship is expected to be ready by 2021.

Elon Musk, SEC get more time to solve spat over Tesla tweets

This past weekend, he repeated his February claim, responding to another Twitter user’s post with “Tesla will make over 500k cars in next 12 months.”

Elon Musk tweets explanation why a 100% charge might not be good for Tesla Model 3

He wrote that one must charge the vehicle up to a maximum of 90-95 per cent.

Hiring done right: How a Twitter joke about sheep with Elon Musk helped this man land a job at Tesla

Adam Koszary will be working as Tesla's Social Media Manager.

Tesla's futuristic, 'Blade Runner' pickup truck likely to be unveiled in November

Musk has described it as "the coolest car" he has ever seen.

Elon Musk flashes teaser of Tesla cyberpunk truck inspired by Harrison Ford's 'Blade Runner'

The Tesla head has spoken before about his ambitions of making a pickup truck and hinted at a prototype this year.

This is what happened when Elon Musk discovered 'Bajirao Mastani'

Did you know that Musk is as much of a Bollywood fan, like each one of us?

Planet can experience 880 mn tonnes TNT explosion if 27 bn-kg asteroid Apophis hits Earth

The asteroid, bigger than the Eiffel Tower, may hit Earth many decades from now.

SoftBank, Bharti Enterprises-backed OneWeb launches satellites in race with Elon Musk

This is part of a boom in private space investment and activity, fuelled by a race to create a computing and data-communications shell surrounding the Earth.

From phones to Tesla cars, lithium-ion batteries come of age

The Li-ion technology is currently the best performing technology for energy storage based on batteries.

Boeing invests $20 million in Virgin Galactic’s space travel program

Virgin Galactic also is setting longer-term sights on shuttling airline travelers around the world at high speeds.

An electric Mustang SUV? Detroit’s big sustainability bet

Ford is hoping some of the cachet of the original Mustang will rub off on the new model and boost demand for electric vehicles, which now represent just 2% of the market. The new electric model is the first fruit of an $11.5 billion investment in electric vehicles that Ford announced last year.

Elon Musk puts price tag on ticket to Moon and Mars, says it'll cost less than $100,000

Musk also said that the costs are dependent on the volume.

Why Turkish Airlines, Western & Southern India, GM uses a fake account on social media

Ibrahim Hakki Guntay stays asocial on social media.

In Elon Musk’s world, brakes are for cars, not CEOs

“The reason Elon seems to attract drama is that he is so transparent, so open, in a way that can come back to bite him,” said Kimbal Musk, Musk’s younger brother and a Tesla board member. “

Tesla turns super-efficient, plans to create cars that run on lithium-ion batteries

These vehicles with lithium-ion batteries can achieve over 16 lakh miles.

Elon Musk says Tesla owners will soon be able to see & record vehicle damages, thanks to 'Sentry Mode'

Musk revealed an upcoming Tesla Sentry Mode for all cars with Enhanced Autopilot.

Elon Musk panics after he thought Twitter locked his account

The Tesla CEO posted on Twitter that the micro-blogging site might have locked his account thinking it was hacked.

Is Elon Musk losing the plot?

Tesla still has challenges after settling Elon Musk tweet suit

Analysts' concerns about Tesla's financial position will dissipate if the company began to make money in the third quarter, as Musk promised the company would do.

Elon Musk wanted to impress girlfriend with $420 price, SEC says

Musk was quick to criticize the SEC’s decision to bring an enforcement action.

US regulators charge Tesla CEO Elon Musk with fraud

Elon Musk tweeted August 7 that he had "funding secured" to privatize the electric automaker at $420 a share, causing a brief spike in Tesla's share price.

The world's leading electric-car visionary isn't Elon Musk

Musk made a name promoting new-energy vehicles, but when e-car history is written, Wan may loom larger.

Billiards ace Pankaj Advani is waiting for Elon Musk to offer him a ticket to Mars

On earth, Advani wants to visit Bora Bora, French Polynesia for the idyllic beaches.

Dr D has a thing or two to say about Neymar Jr's reputation

Is Neymar far ahead of his time (like Gandhi, Mandela) that his true recognition will come later in the century?

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