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The Station: The script for Elon Musk’s Loop drivers, Redwood snags $700M and a chat with Kodiak Robotics’ co-founder

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello readers: Welcome to The Station, your central hub for all past, present and future means of moving people and packages from Point A to Point B. In case you missed it, our scoop machine Mark Harris was at it again. This time, he found some interesting and entertaining documents related to Elon Musk’s underground Loop system in Las Vega...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Transportation, Lyft, Twitter, Elon Musk, Minnesota, Microsoft, Indonesia, California, Washington Post, Senate, White House, Milwaukee, Singapore


Elon Musk's Starlink satellite internet is acquiring a license to provide blanket coverage to Britain, the Telegraph says

Tesla CEO Elon Musk in Germany this week. Michele Tantussi/Reuters Elon Musk's Starlink will seek to provide high-speed internet across Great Britain, the Telegraph first reported. The company is filing with the Isle of Man's communications regulator to set up a ground station and install equipment on the island. This continues Starlink and SpaceX's effort to provide broadband for the whole world by September 2020. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk'...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, UK, News, Internet, Germany, Trends, Tesla, Tech News, Britain, Ofcom, Satellite, Telegraph, Space X, Musk


Top Stories: Face ID on Future Macs, Elon Musk Criticizes Apple, and More

This week saw an interesting range of Apple news and rumors, including a blockbuster earnings report, rumors about next year's "iPhone 14" and Face ID coming to Macs, and more. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Other popular topics included Apple's crackdown on leaks, changes in the latest round of betas for iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey, and several stories involving Tesla CEO Elon Musk, so check out our video above and read on below for all of the deta...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, Cook, Featured, Mac, Tesla, Bloomberg, Intel, Top Stories, Tim Cook, Monterey, Foxconn, Mark Gurman, Musk, MacRumors YouTube, Apple Musk


Elon Musk speaks out about Tesla's $1.5 million payment to settle a battery-charging lawsuit, saying 'if we are wrong, we are wrong. In this case, we were.'

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Matt Rourke/AP Photo Elon Musk used Twitter to discuss a recent Tesla settlement focused on battery capacity. Tesla agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle claims it cut battery capacity to 1,743 vehicles in 2019. "If we are wrong, we are wrong," Musk said on Friday. "In this case, we were." See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the electric-vehicle maker been wrong to lower the maximum charging capacity for some vehicles. "If we are wr...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, Lawsuit, News, Cars, San Francisco, Trends, Tesla, Vehicles, US District Court, Musk, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, David Rasmussen, Tech Insider, Car Batteries


Elon Musk and Apple Deny Wild Story That He Tried To Replace Tim Cook

Several readers shared this story: Tesla CEO Elon Musk reportedly demanded to become Apple's CEO in a 2016 phone call with current Apple CEO Tim Cook, according to an upcoming book about Tesla. The story, shared by the Los Angeles Times, comes from Power Play: Tesla, Elon Musk, and the Bet of the Century by The Wall Street Journal reporter Tim Higgins. As the book tells it, Cook suggested to Musk that Apple acquire Tesla, and Musk said he wanted to be CEO. Cook reportedly agreed, but Musk clarif...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, Cook, Tech, Tesla, New York Times, Tim Cook, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Musk, Elon, Kara Swisher, Tesla Elon Musk, Tim Higgins


Elon Musk Backs Epic in Fight Against Apple Over App Store Fees

Epic, which sued Apple last year and has expressed concerns about the exorbitant fees the iPhone-maker charges on App Store (30% on each transaction on year 1 for apps that are not games and 15% on year 2 and beyond), has found a new backer in the court of public opinion: Elon Musk. In a tweet Friday, Musk likened Apple's App Store charges to "a de facto global tax on the Internet." He added, "Epic is right." Epic CEO Tim Sweeney added today: The Apple Tax is far more pernicious than many real...
Tags: Apple, Tech, App Store, Musk, Tim Sweeney, Elon Musk Backs Epic


Elon Musk: Apple's App Store Fees Are a 'De Facto Global Tax on the Internet'

Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter today to criticize Apple's App Store fees in a tweet that sides with Epic in the ongoing Epic v. Apple dispute. "Epic is right," wrote Musk, before going on to call Apple's ‌App Store‌ fees a "de facto global tax on the Internet." Musk earlier this week made veiled comments about ‌App Store‌ fees, but today's statement is a much more direct criticism. During Tesla's earnings call, Musk said that Tesla was planning to let other companies use its charger ne...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, Cook, Featured, Tesla, Epic, App Store, Musk, Epic Games vs. Apple, Apple Epic Games, App Store Elon Musk Epic Games vs Apple


Elon Musk denies that Tim Cook ever cursed him out after a new book claims the Apple CEO hung up on him with a 'f--- you'

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Apple CEO Tim Cook. Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images, Steve Granitz/WireImage According to a new book, Elon Musk wanted to be CEO of Apple, and Tim Cook cursed him out. Musk and Cook say they've never spoken. Musk admits he wanted Apple to buy Tesla during the company's "darkest days." See more stories on Insider's business page. A new book reports that a testy phone call between Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Apple boss Tim Cook ended abruptly with some not-so-...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, Cook, China, Trends, Tesla, Tim Cook, The New York Times, Penguin Random House, Musk, Higgins, Tesla Musk, Tesla Elon Musk, Steve Granitz WireImage, Tim Levin, Tim Cook Britta Pedersen


Elon Musk denies he discussed Apple-Tesla merger with Tim Cook

By Nick Turner | Bloomberg Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said on Friday that he never met with Apple Inc. about a potential takeover and slammed the tech giant’s App Store fees, calling them a “global tax on the internet.” He was responding to an upcoming book that says Apple CEO Tim Cook called Musk in 2016 about taking over Tesla. The book claims that merger discussions ended when Musk told Cook he’d like to replace him as Apple’s CEO as part of the deal. According to the story ...
Tags: Apple, Business, Elon Musk, Technology, Cook, News, California, China, California News, Tesla, Sport, Nasa, Soccer, New York Times, Tim Cook, Wall Street Journal


Elon Musk calls Apple’s App Store fees ‘a de facto global tax on the Internet’

Elon Musk is siding with Epic Games in the App Store monopoly case, with the Tesla CEO firing off a tweet Friday morning that called Apple’s Store fees “a de facto global tax on the Internet,” also adding that “Epic is right.” Epic Games legal battle with Apple is sure to last years and the Fortnite maker has hardly been secretive about its aims to win the battle for popular opinion as well. Musk’s vote of confidence could hold sway with consumers who have yet to develop a clear opinion on the t...
Tags: Apple, TC, Elon Musk, Tech, Tesla, Epic, Corporate Governance, App-store, Hyperloop, Musk, Epic Games


Elon Musk Reportedly Demanded to Become Apple CEO as Part of Potential Tesla Acquisition [Update: Musk Denies]

Tesla CEO Elon Musk reportedly once demanded that he be made Apple CEO in a brief discussion of a potential acquisition with Apple's current CEO, Tim Cook. The claim comes in a new book titled "Power Play: Tesla, Elon Musk and the Bet of the Century," as reviewed by The Los Angeles Times. According to the book, during a 2016 phone call between Musk and Cook that touched on the possibility of Apple purchasing Tesla, Musk told Cook that a purchase of Telsa by Apple could only go forward if he b...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, Cook, Featured, Tesla, New York Times, Tim Cook, Los Angeles Times, Jimmy Iovine, Musk, Kara Swisher, Tesla Musk, Tesla Elon Musk, Tesla Cook, Dre No Musk


Elon Musk Reportedly Demanded to Become Apple CEO as Part of Potential Tesla Acquisition

Tesla CEO Elon Musk reportedly once demanded that he be made Apple CEO in a brief discussion of a potential acquisition with Apple's current CEO, Tim Cook. The claim comes in a new book titled "Power Play: Tesla, Elon Musk and the Bet of the Century," as reviewed by The Los Angeles Times. According to the book, during a 2016 phone call between Musk and Cook that touched on the possibility of Apple purchasing Tesla, Musk told Cook that a purchase of Telsa by Apple could only go forward if he b...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, Cook, Tesla, New York Times, Tim Cook, Los Angeles Times, Jimmy Iovine, Musk, Kara Swisher, Tesla Musk, Tesla Elon Musk, Tesla Cook, Dre No Musk


Elon Musk's Neuralink wants to embed microchips in people's skulls and get robots to perform brain surgery

Elon Musk. Win McNamee/Getty Images Neuralink is one of Elon Musk's strange and futuristic portfolio of companies. Neuralink developing neural interface technology - a.k.a. putting microchips into people's brains. The technology could help study and treat neurological disorders. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Elon Musk is known for his high-profile companies like Tesla and SpaceX, but the billionaire also has a handful of unusual ventures. One them, he say...
Tags: Google, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Trends, Neuroscience, Tech, Tesla, Artificial Intelligence, World Health Organization, Ai, Jackson, Google Ventures, Pong, University Of California, Wall Street Journal


Tesla isn't the only car maker charging a monthly fee to unlock premium features

Maja Hitij/Getty Images In July, Tesla began offering its "Full Self-Driving" software with a $199 per month subscription option. BMW, Mercedes, and Cadillac, have also explored subscription services. With the services, drivers could tack on personalized features like heated seats or autopilot. See more stories on Insider's business page. Drivers may start paying for subscription services akin to Netflix as automakers develop more sophisticated and luxurious features for their cars.Ea...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, News, Germany, Cars, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Netflix, Bmw, Mercedes, Electric Cars, Musk, Cadillac, Mercedes Benz, FSD


How Elon Musk transformed his cousins' solar panel company into Tesla Energy, which faces lawsuits from both angry shareholders and consumers

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Christophe Gateau: picture alliance via Getty Images In 2016 Tesla's SolarCity, a solar panel company founded by Elon Musk's cousins. In an ongoing lawsuit some shareholders say the acquisition was a bailout. SolarCity was turned into Tesla Energy, which has had to contend with lawsuits and solar panel fires. See more stories on Insider's business page. Five years ago Tesla bought SolarCity, the biggest installer of residential solar panels in the US. In a ...
Tags: Amazon, Energy, Transportation, Elon Musk, California, US, Trends, Tesla, Walmart, Features, Pennsylvania, Solar Panels, Solarcity, Delaware, Cto, Musk


Elon Musk's brain-chip company Neuralink has raised $205 million, and says its tech will help quadriplegic people control phones and laptops with their minds

Neuralink founder Elon Musk Hannibal Hanschke Pool / Getty Images Elon Musk's Neuralink announced Thursday it raised $205 million in a series C funding round. Neuralink said the funds will help bring its first brain-chip product to market. The chip will let quadriplegic people control digital devices with their minds, Neuralink said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk's Neuralink, the company developing microchips designed to go in people's brains, has r...
Tags: Google, Elon Musk, Science, News, Trends, Brain, Food And Drug Administration, Silicon Valley, Sam Altman, Google Ventures, University Of California, Musk, Vy Capital, Altman, Tech Insider, Neuralink


10 things in tech: Google, FB mandate vax - Robinhood IPO - AWS exec exit

Getty Images Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. Big tech giants like Google and Facebook will require employees to get vaccinated. The companies have become the latest to mandate vaccinations in order to return to the office. It comes after an attendee at an Uber board meeting had COVID-19 and went on to infect other employees. Here's what you need to know.2. Apple warns the chip shortage is finally comi...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, US, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Tim Cook, Silicon Valley, Robinhood, Amazon Web Services, Musk, Zuckerberg


A 'sleep coach' says bad sleep impacts performance more than diet or exercise, and reveals how to combat it

Bad sleep doesn't just cause fatigue, irritability, memory problems and poor focus; it works against you in your work as well as in relationships. Jamie Grill/Getty Images Entrepreneurs, athletes, and high performers badly need adequate sleep. Good sleep may be more important than diet or exercise, according to sleep coach Floris Wouterson. Here are five tips the coach gave Insider to become a "super-sleeper." See more stories on Insider's business page. "He's a wonderfully c...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Elon Musk, UK, Sleep, Life, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Margaret Thatcher, Healthcare, Richard Branson, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Cycles, Sleep Disorder


6 Reasons Why Influencers Love Teslas

If you go on YouTube, you will notice that lots of YouTubers own a Tesla. Out of all the electric vehicle make and models all over the world, Tesla is pretty much a favorite in the U.S. What it promises for sustainability and “green energy”, does not compromise its performance. Although it is quite expensive, influencers still buy them making them also an “influencer favorite”. Owning a Tesla has its pros and cons. But as we could see from influencers, the benefits outweigh its disadvantages.  ...
Tags: Elon Musk, General, Advertising, Cars, Tesla, Musk, Influencers, Teslas


Tesla drivers in Elon Musk's tunnel taxis reportedly aren't allowed to talk about him during rides

The Las Vegas Convention Center Loop. Ethan Miller/Getty Images The Boring Company instructs drivers not to talk about Elon Musk as they drive in its tunnels. The firm gives drivers a script of what they can and can't say to passengers, TechCrunch reports. The company's Las Vegas Convention Center Loop, a system of Teslas in tunnels, opened in June. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Boring Company - Elon Musk's tunneling venture - opened its first system i...
Tags: Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Miami, Las Vegas, Musk, Elon, Fort Lauderdale, Teslas, Boring Company, Boring Company Elon Musk, Tim Levin, Las Vegas Convention Center Loop, Las Vegas Convention Center LVCC Loop


This 20-person biotech firm just beat Elon Musk's Neuralink in getting the OK to test brain chip implants in humans with paralysis

Go Nakamura/Getty Images Synchron has beat rival Neuralink to human trials of its "implantable brain computer interface." The chip will be studied in six patients later this year as a possible aid for paralyzed people. Elon Musk previously used Neuralink's chip in a monkey, which then played video games with its mind. See more stories on Insider's business page. A competitor to Elon Musk's Neuralink has edged out its rival in getting permission for a trial to implant chips in ...
Tags: Elon Musk, New York, Australia, US, Trends, Computer, Brain, Fda, Implant, Chip, Musk, Mount Sinai Hospital, Oxley, Thomas Oxley, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson


Drivers for Elon Musk’s Loop get a script about their ‘great leader’

Drivers for Elon Musk’s underground Loop system in Las Vegas have been instructed to bypass passengers’ questions about how long they have been driving for the company, declare ignorance about crashes, and shut down conversations about Musk himself. Using public records laws, TechCrunch obtained documents that detail daily operations at the Loop, which opened in June to transport attendees around the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) using modified Tesla vehicles. Among the documents is a “Ride...
Tags: TC, Elon Musk, North Korea, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Las Vegas, Alphabet, Musk, Loop, Tesla Autopilot, Elon, Strip, OCC, Clark County


What Tesla’s bet on iron-based batteries means for manufacturers

Elon Musk earlier this week made his most bullish statements yet on iron-based batteries, noting that Tesla is making a “long-term shift” toward older, cheaper lithium-iron-phosphate (LFP) cells in its energy storage products and some entry-level EVs. The Tesla CEO mused that the company’s batteries may eventually be roughly two-thirds iron-based and one-third nickel-based across its products. “And this is actually good because there’s plenty of iron in the world,” he added. Musk’s comments refl...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Europe, Elon Musk, China, Germany, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, United States, Vw, Ford, Volkswagen, North America, NCA, Musk


Which countries are voyaging to Mars this decade?

Space agencies have successfully sent three spacecraft to Mars this year.The independent missions occurred at around the same time because Earth and Mars were particularly close to each other last summer, providing an opportune time to launch.SpaceX says it hopes to send a crewed mission to Mars by 2026, while the U.S. and China aim to land humans on the planet in the 2030s.Spacecraft from three of the world's space agencies reached Mars this year.In February, the United Arab Emirates' Hope spa...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, California, China, India, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, Innovation, European Space Agency, Airbus, Mars, Roscosmos, Martian, Musk


Which countries are going to Mars this decade?

Space agencies have successfully sent three spacecraft to Mars this year.The independent missions occurred at around the same time because Earth and Mars were particularly close to each other last summer, providing an opportune time to launch.SpaceX says it hopes to send a crewed mission to Mars by 2026, while the U.S. and China aim to land humans on the planet in the 2030s.Spacecraft from three of the world's space agencies reached Mars this year.In February, the United Arab Emirates' Hope spa...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, California, China, India, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, Innovation, European Space Agency, Mars, Roscosmos, Martian, Musk, Jpl


10 things in tech: Apple's big earnings - Activision strike - Insta update

Roy Rochlin/WireImage/Getty Images Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. Apple and Alphabet breeze past earnings estimates. Despite the global chip shortage, Apple's fiscal third-quarter earnings surpassed Wall Street expectations. Take a look at the key numbers. Alphabet, Google's parent company, also defied expectations. See those figures here. 2. Employees lambast "Call of Duty" maker over its response ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Elon Musk, Instagram, Singapore, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Walmart, Silicon Valley, Starbucks, Mcdonalds, Instacart


Elon Musk Sniped at Apple Twice on Earnings Call

Tesla CEO Elon Musk sniped at Silicon Valley neighbor Apple twice during a conference call to discuss Tesla earnings on Monday. From a report: Although the companies don't compete directly today, Apple is reportedly building an electric self-driving vehicle under a project code-named Titan, and has attracted a number of engineers and executives away from Tesla. When asked about Tesla's supply chain, Musk said that there's a misperception that Tesla uses a lot of cobalt, a key material in the pro...
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A man's panicked search for an electric-car charging station between Boston and New York shows one of Tesla's biggest advantages over its rivals

Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition. Ford A Mustang Mach-E driver had to pull over four times to find a charging station on a 200-mile trip. Axios' Dan Primack said he felt panicked as he searched for a charger for a non-Tesla car. Increasing charging infrastructure is a key step toward electrifying transportation in the US. See more stories on Insider's business page. Charging infrastructure poses a major hurdle for electric-vehicle adoption, and one man found that it represents...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, New York, News, Boston, New York City, Cars, US, Trends, Tesla, Joe Biden, Ford, Electric Cars, Charging Station, Musk


A man's panicked search for an electric-car charging station between Boston and New York reveals one of Tesla's biggest advantages over its rivals

Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition. Ford A Mustang Mach-E driver had to pull over four times to find a charging station during a 200-mile trip. Axios editor Dan Primack said he felt panicked as he searched for a charger that would work with a non-Tesla car. Increasing charging infrastructure is a key step toward electrifying transportation in the US. See more stories on Insider's business page. Charging infrastructure poses a major hurdle for electric-vehicle adoption and one man fo...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, New York, News, Boston, New York City, Cars, US, Trends, Tesla, Joe Biden, Ford, Electric Cars, Charging Station, Musk


The story of a man's search for a charging station during his trip from Boston to New York demonstrates how Tesla owners still have an advantage over other electric-car owners

Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition. Ford A Mustang Mach-E driver had to pull over four times to find a charging station during a 200-mile trip. Axios editor Dan Primack said he felt panicked as he searched for a charger that would work with a non-Tesla car. Increasing charging infrastructure is a key step toward electrifying transportation in the US. See more stories on Insider's business page. Charging infrastructure poses a major hurdle for electric-vehicle adoption and one man fo...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, New York, News, Boston, New York City, Cars, US, Trends, Tesla, Joe Biden, Ford, Electric Cars, Charging Station, Musk