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Elon Musk's SpaceX could offer global Starlink satellite internet coverage by September, its president says

SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell. Screenshot/ TED SpaceX could provide global Starlink satellite internet coverage as early as September, its president said. Gwynne Shotwell said SpaceX had launched 1,800 Starlink satellites, enough for global coverage. Shotwell said SpaceX would need regulatory approval in a given country to offer Starlink. See more stories on Insider's business page. SpaceX will be able to beam down Starlink satellite internet to the whole world by about September, t...
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Dogecoin has plunged more than 70% since Elon Musk's SNL performance in May, shedding $70 billion in market cap

Elon Musk hosted the May 8, 2021 episode of 'Saturday Night Live'. Will Heath/NBC via Getty Images Dogecoin has dropped more than 70% since the hype peaked around the token when Elon Musk appeared on SNL in May. It was the worst-performing major cryptocurrency on Tuesday, as investors fled the asset. Cryptocurrencies have crashed since May after Musk criticised bitcoin and China cracked down. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Dogecoin continu...
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Tesla to Hold AI Day in 'About a Month' for Hiring - Musk

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc chief Elon Musk is considering holding an AI Day in about a month, where the Silicon Valley billionaire will showcase the...
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Tesla AI Day in About One Month

Elon tweeted that the Tesla AI Day will be in about a month or so. Tesla will go over progress with Tesla AI software, hardware, both training and inference. Purpose is recruiting. Looking at holding... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Mysterious dogecoin whale sees holdings value plummet 67% from peak to $8 billion amid crypto meltdown

Marnie Griffiths/Getty A far-reaching crypto meltdown has led to a 70% decline in dogecoin since its peak in early May.A mysterious whale owns 28% of the entire dogecoin supply.The whale has seen the value of its holdings plummet to $8.2 billion as of Monday, from $24 billion in May. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.The mysterious dogecoin whale that owns more than 28% of the circulating supply of the cryptocurrency has seen its holdings value declin...
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Elon Musk's Boring Company is reportedly pitching companies on wider tunnels to carry shipping containers, but the bigger hole could drive up costs considerably

Tunnel boring equipment is displayed before an unveiling event for the Boring Co. Hawthorne test tunnel in Hawthorne, California, U.S., December 18, 2018. Robyn Beck/Pool via REUTERS The Boring Company is reportedly looking to build wider tunnels than its current 12-foot standard. A presentation seen by Bloomberg shows two shipping containers side by side in a 21-foot tunnel. Experts said the change is feasible, but could make projects substantially more expensive. See more stories on Insi...
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Crypto billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried discusses why dogecoin should be named asset of the year - and how its rise reflects the meme-stock trend

Sam Bankman-Fried, founder and CEO of crypto exchange FTX. FTX Official/YouTube The retail momentum behind dogecoin makes it the asset of the year, Sam Bankman-Fried said. Endorsement by Elon Musk and the like are crucial to its growth, the crypto billionaire said. He likened GameStop's sudden spike to the dogecoin trading pattern, powered by day-traders. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sam Bankman-Fried, the 29-year-old billionaire founder of ...
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MotorTrend: Yes, the Tesla Model S Plaid can go 0-60 in two seconds, but there's a catch

Elon Musk said the new 1,020-horsepower Tesla Model S Plaid electric sedan would be able to go from zero to 60 miles an hour in less than 2 seconds. And it can, according to a recent test by MotorTrend, but that's assuming you've followed a strict set of steps which can entail waiting up to 15 minutes before you try.
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Ethereum cofounder Charles Hoskinson hopes Elon Musk's call to upgrade dogecoin will give it more real-world use and prevent a collapse in value

Ethereum cofounder and Cardano creator, Charles Hoskinson Charles Hoskinson/YouTube Cardano creator Charles Hoskinson said dogecoin has potential for real-world use, if improved. The ethereum cofounder hopes Elon Musk's call to fix up the meme token will stave off its collapse. Dogecoin was last trading 9% lower at 24 cents on Monday, but is up about 5,164% this year. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Ethereum cofounder and cardano creator Charle...
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Flugennock's Latest'n'Greatest: "For All Pigkind"

From DC's anarchist cartoonist, Mike Flugennock - Y'know, it says it right there in my social media profiles, so it's time for a little space geekery: "For All Pigkind" In the space of about two weeks, I'm hit with the news that  trillionaire serial worker abuser Jeff Bezos has found someone willing  to throw down $28 mil for a suborbital joyride with him — and that  Elon Musk will refuse to recognize Earth laws in his gated...
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NASA is keeping a watchful eye on Jeff Bezos and other billionaires competing in the space race, according to the agency's chief

Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson. Patrick Pleul/Getty Images; Alex Wong/Getty Images; Hollis Johnson/Insider NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said he is keeping an eye on Jeff Bezos' space plans. Space won't be the Wild West for billionaires, Nelson suggested in a FoxBusiness interview. His message addresses a rise in commercial space travel fuelled by the ultra-wealthy. See more stories on Insider's business page. It's only weeks until Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos blasts off...
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After Elon Musk Sparked A Dogecoin Boom, Ethereum Cofounder And Cardano Creator Calls For Doge Price ‘Floor’ Upgrade

Cardano creator Charles Hoskinson has said he hopes Elon Musk's support will help some "real developers come in and start working on...
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Meet the company mining bitcoin using the flare gas from oil drilling - and drawing investment from Coinbase and the Winklevii

One of Crusoe Energy's flare-mitigation centres in Montana. Crusoe Energy Crusoe Energy captures the energy from flare gas at oil patches and uses it to "mine" bitcoin. The company is now one of the US's biggest miners and has attracted investment from Coinbase. The crypto world is increasingly focused on the climate, particularly after Elon Musk's criticisms. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Hunter Lowe, a 27-year-old electrician from T...
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That Tesla Model S Plaid 0-60 Time is Bunk

Continuing a theme from earlier today, we need to remind you to read beyond the headline. Especially when someone like Tesla boss Elon Musk makes a claim that seems too good to be true. You’ve probably heard by now that the Tesla Model S Plaid can hit a 0-60 mph time of 1.99 seconds. But […] The post That Tesla Model S Plaid 0-60 Time is Bunk appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Next-generation battery may unlock the future for electric vehicles

To curb global warming, policymakers say, we need to switch from gas-powered cars to driving clean, non-polluting electric vehicles. Major automakers plan to make that happen, promising a full line of electric vehicles by 2030. But there’s just one little speed bump on the road to electrification: We don’t have the capacity to make enough batteries for all those plug-ins. Electric vehicle sales will jump four-fold in the U.S. in the next five years, climbing from 1.8% of all car sales in 2020 to...
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Safety regulators are investigating Autopilot's role in 30 Tesla crashes that killed 10 people, report says

A wrecked Tesla. South Brunswick Township Police Department Safety regulators are investigating 30 Tesla crashes where Autopilot was suspected to be in use. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration sent Reuters a full list of crashes under review. Of the 30 investigations, regulators have already ruled out Tesla's Autopilot in three crashes. See more stories on Insider's business page. Safety regulators are investigating the role of Tesla's Autopilot system in 30 cra...
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10 things in tech: Elon Musk's Zillow listing, Google Health shakeup, 'Sexiest' VCs

Zillow Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Tomorrow is Juneteenth. Here are a few ways to celebrate the day.Now, let's get started.1. Elon Musk's last remaining home is listed on Zillow for $37.5 million. The 16,000-square-foot mansion - which he's selling to help fund a Mars colony - sits on 47 acres and has a pool, hiking trails, and space for 11 cars. Take a look at the listing. 2. Insider compiled seven pitch decks th...
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US stocks close mixed with Nasdaq near record as investors weigh new Fed guidance

Deutsche Bank said retail investors have been key players in the stock market rally Johannes Eisele/Getty Images US stocks closed mixed Thursday, with the Nasdaq composite near a record high as investors weighed Fed guidance. The benchmark 10-year Treasury yield edged lower to 1.518% from Wednesday's 1.569%. Bitcoin edged lower, while gold and oil also tumbled. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. US stocks closed mixed on Thursday as investors dige...
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Elon Musk's last remaining home, a 47-acre Bay Area estate, hits the market for $37.5 million

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Hannibal Hanschke-Pool/Getty Images Elon Musk says he's selling his last remaining house. His Bay Area estate hit the market this week for $37.5 million. The 16,000-square-foot mansion sits on 47 acres and has a pool, hiking trails, and space for 11 cars. Sign up for the 10 Things in Tech daily newsletter. Tesla and SpaceX billionaire Elon Musk has been shedding multimillion-dollar properties left and right over the last year. Now he's parting ways with what...
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Elon Musk questions assertions Bitcoin is sustainable

Bitcoin Magazine cited Kraken CEO Jesse Powell saying not only that the digital currency is green but that "Elon has some more studying to do."
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Billionaire bitcoin bull Mike Novogratz says Elon Musk's tweets aren't helping crypto - he just likes the attention

Mike Novogratz and Elon Musk. REUTERS/Mike Blake/John Lamparski/Getty Images Mike Novogratz said Elon Musk's eclectic tweets aren't good for cryptocurrencies. "What are you doing? I don't think it's helpful," Novogratz said amusingly in a recent interview. Musk's bitcoin craze may be why his company is going through something of a lull, Morgan Stanley recently said. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Elon Musk may be the entreprene...
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Elon Musk hits back at Kraken CEO's claim that bitcoin is greener than people say - renewing his criticism of the cryptocurrency

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is hugely influential in the crypto world. Maja Hitij/Getty Images Elon Musk hit back at Kraken CEO Jesse Powell, who said bitcoin is greener than people think. Musk questioned where Powell was getting his data, reviving an argument in the bitcoin community. Tesla isn't taking bitcoin payments, but said it will resume them when mining gets greener. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Elon Musk has hit back at the chief executive...
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Coinbase's cofounder said in an interview that 90% of NFTs would soon be worthless and that people shouldn't dismiss dogecoin. Here are the 8 best quotes.

Fred Ehrsam, left, cofounded Coinbase, the listed crypto exchange. Tammy Perez/Getty Images Coinbase cofounder Fred Ehrsam said 90% of NFTs would be worthless in three to five years. Ehrsam also told Bloomberg TV that people shouldn't dismiss the meme crypto token dogecoin. He helped found Coinbase, the listed crypto exchange, but left in 2017. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Coinbase cofounder Fred Ehrsam said in an interview with Bloomberg TV...
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Jack Dorseys, Ranked

If you try to picture the CEO of a given tech company year by year, there are usually a few distinctive features that stay pretty static. Mark Zuckerberg’s aggressive hairline has kept on being aggressive, Jeff Bezos has kept on being bald, and Elon Musk has kept on being a moleman. Read more...
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Buy any dip in Tesla's stock because of its long-term growth potential, says a wealth manager at a $1.2 billion firm

A white Tesla Model S is pictured at a Tesla facility in Littleton, Colorado. AP Photo/David Zalubowski AP Photo/David Zalubowski Tesla will continue to lead the industry, a managing director with Vios Advisors said on CNBC. With that, investors should buy the stock any time there's a dip, the investor said. Tesla shares fell slightly Wednesday, adding to the year-to-date loss. See more stories on Insider's business page. Traders should buy Tesla any time there's an opportun...
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Elon Musk's bitcoin obsession may be why Tesla is going through a dry spell, Morgan Stanley analysts say

Tesla CEO, Elon Musk. Hannibal Hanschke Pool / Getty Images Elon Musk's bitcoin craze explains why investors aren't focused on other aspects of the company, according to Morgan Stanley. "Might Tesla-bitcoin fever may be telling us something about the lull in Tesla sentiment?" analysts said. The bank laid out 5 areas that can compete for investor attention through the end of 2021. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Investor focus on Tesla's...
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An F-35 pilot explains why Elon Musk is wrong about the end of the fighter-pilot era

An F-35 student pilot climbs into an F-35 at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona, July 7, 2017. (US Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham) Autonomous drone warfare "is where the future will be," Elon Musk said last year. Drones will play an important role on the battlefield, but it'll be a very long time before they cand do what human pilots can do. Hasard Lee is a fighter pilot currently flying the F-35 Panther, the US's newest 5th-generation stealth fighter. See more stories on In...
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Wealth secret of the super rich revealed: be born into a rich family

The 10 richest dynasties, such as those behind Walmart and Mars, grew their net worth by $136bn during the pandemic, report findsSelf-made billionaires including Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk made huge profits during the Covid-19 pandemic but a new report shows there’s no beating family money when it comes to getting – and staying – really, really rich.Ten of the US’s richest families, including the Walmart family and the dynasties behind industries including candy and cosmetics, also saw their asset...
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US stocks hover near record high as investors await Fed comments on inflation

-- Caroline Purser/Getty Images US stocks hovered near record high Tuesday as investors await comments from the Federal Reserve. The FOMC decision is due Wednesday after a two-day policy meeting, with most economists anticipating the central bank will leave its policy mostly unchanged. Bitcoin rose past $40,000 after Elon Musk tweeted about Tesla and payments. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. US stocks hovered near record highs Tuesday as investo...
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Ethereum saw record outflows last week, as investors pulled $13 million from the second largest cryptocurrency

Ethereum products suffered outflows in early June. Photothek/Getty Images Investors pulled $12.7 million from ethereum investment products last week, according to data from CoinShares. The outflows mark a record high for ethereum after the cryptocurrency served as a 'stalwart' during bitcoin's recent slide. Bitcoin outflows are showing signs of cooling. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ethereum products were hit with outflows of $12.7 million in early June, t...
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