Jony Ive Elon Musk Oscars Party

Apple’s Jony Ive and Tesla’s Elon Musk reportedly ‘inseparable’ at Oscars party

By on February 25, 2015 at 4:20 PM.

Apple’s Jony Ive and Tesla’s Elon Musk reportedly ‘inseparable’ at Oscars party

With no shortage of reports claiming that Apple has grand plans to develop an electric car, a number of folks have naturally wondered why Apple doesn’t just buy Tesla. Tesla, after all, is largely viewed as the Apple of the auto industry and already sells what many consider to be the best car on the market. What’s more, Tesla has already paid for and owns much of the costly infrastructure associated with car production.

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SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Explodes

Watch the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explode on impact

By on January 16, 2015 at 4:25 PM.

Watch the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explode on impact

Is it just me, or have we had a whole lot of space-related disasters recently? Last Saturday, SpaceX contributed to the growing list when its Falcon 9 rocket ran out of hydraulic fluid shortly before landing on a barge in the middle of the ocean. The rocket proceeded to smash into the barge at a 45-degree angle, at which point the residual fuel and oxygen combined, causing an enormous explosion. More →

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Elon Musk Gigafactory Batteries

Electric companies should be terrified of Elon Musk’s revolutionary batteries

By on December 5, 2014 at 5:15 PM.

Electric companies should be terrified of Elon Musk’s revolutionary batteries

Although oil prices have been plummeting recently, the future of energy is likely still from renewable sources such as solar power, if only because they make generating electricity insanely cheap. With this in mind, Bloomberg’s Mark Chediak writes that Elon Musk’s new gigafactory should scare electric companies to death because of it will have the ability to mass produce “stationary battery packs that can be paired with rooftop solar panels to store power.” More →

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Elon Musk Interview Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk explains why artificial intelligence should scare us to death

By on October 27, 2014 at 9:50 AM.

Elon Musk explains why artificial intelligence should scare us to death

As the CEO of both Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk can’t be accused of being an anti-technology luddite. That said, he definitely doesn’t support every major technological advance and in particular he thinks artificial intelligence is extremely dangerous and could end up putting humanity in situations that resemble sci-fi classics such as The Terminator and The Matrix. More →

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Tesla Motors D Announcement

Tesla CEO Musk drops a tantalizing hint about a major announcement next week

By on October 2, 2014 at 6:09 PM.

Tesla CEO Musk drops a tantalizing hint about a major announcement next week

On Thursday, Elon Musk tweeted out what looked like a partial unveiling of the Tesla Motors D and a hint that he may be unveiling something else in next week’s Tesla Motors announcement.

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Elon Musk Ice Bucket Challenge

Elon Musk engineers the most elaborte ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ contraption we’ve yet seen

By on August 18, 2014 at 2:05 PM.

Elon Musk engineers the most elaborte ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ contraption we’ve yet seen

Given his engineering chops, we shouldn’t be surprised that Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk concocted the most elaborate contraption we’ve yet seen for an “Ice Bucket Challenge” video. More →

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