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Infectious particles can spread beyond 2 meters when someone with COVID-19 coughs without a mask, study suggests

How far and quickly smaller droplets travel when a person coughs varies, according to the study.Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images People with COVID-19 may spew infectious particles that can spread beyond two meters. Cambridge University scientists used computer simulations to test scenarios of a person coughing. The study's authors urged people to keep wearing masks in indoor spaces such as offices and shops. When a person with COVID-19 coughs without a mask, they could spew...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Cdc, Trends, Mit, Healthcare, Cambridge, University of Bristol, Mask, Cambridge University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT, Cough, Patrick Pleul, Coronavirus, COVID


Infectious particles can spread beyond 6 feet when someone with COVID-19 coughs without a mask, study suggests

How far and quickly smaller droplets travel when a person coughs varies, according to the study.Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images People with COVID-19 may spew infectious particles that can spread beyond 6 feet, a study suggests. Cambridge University scientists used computer simulations to test scenarios of a person coughing. The study's authors urged people to keep wearing masks in indoor spaces such as offices and shops. When a person with COVID-19 coughs without a mask, t...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Cdc, Trends, Mit, Healthcare, Cambridge, Mask, Cambridge University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT, Centers for Disease Control CDC, Cough, Patrick Pleul, Coronavirus, COVID


Infectious COVID-19 particles can spread beyond 2 meters when a person coughs, study suggests

How far and quickly smaller droplets travel when a person coughs varies, according to the study.Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images People with COVID-19 may spew infectious particles that can spread beyond two meters. Cambridge University scientists used computer simulations to test scenarios of a person coughing. The study's authors urged people to keep wearing masks in indoor spaces such as offices and shops. When a person with COVID-19 coughs without a mask, they could spew...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Cdc, Trends, Mit, Healthcare, Cambridge, University of Bristol, Mask, Cambridge University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT, Cough, Patrick Pleul, Coronavirus


Elon Musk keeps picking Twitter fights with Democrats who want to slash the wealth amassed by the top 1%

Sen. Bernie Sanders (L) and Elon Musk (R).Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images, left, Photo by Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Elon Musk is picking Twitter fights with key Democratic lawmakers pursuing taxes on billionaires. Bernie Sanders, known for his "millionaires and billionaires" stump speech, was the latest to face the wrath of Musk's Twitter. A key proposal to tax the wealth of billionaires specifically is on life support in the 50-50 Senate. Tesla CEO Elon Musk is ...
Tags: Twitter, Elon Musk, Oregon, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, House, Warren, Nancy Pelosi, Wyden, Vermont, Bernie Sanders, Musk, Ron Wyden, Sanders


Elon Musk initiates another Twitter fight by squabbling with Bernie Sanders over extreme wealth

Bernie Sanders and Elon Musk Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images, left, Photo by Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Sen. Bernie Sanders tweeted Sunday that extremely wealthy Americans should pay their "fair share." Tesla CEO Elon Musk responded to Sanders by offering to sell more of the stock that he owns. Over the last week, Musk cashed in nearly $7 billion in Tesla stock. Elon Musk has a long history of publicizing his opinions on Twitter, On Sunday, he continued this trend ...
Tags: Twitter, Elon Musk, Politics, Technology, News, Trends, Wealth, Tesla, Stocks, Bernie Sanders, Securities And Exchange Commission, Billionaire, Musk, Sanders, Sen Bernie Sanders, Sen Ron Wyden


Elon Musk just lost $50 billion in 2 days, but he's still the world's richest person. Here's how the Tesla and SpaceX CEO makes and spends his $288 billion fortune.

Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Elon Musk just lost $50 billion in just two days, but he's still the richest person in the world. A notorious workaholic, Musk doesn't spend his money on lavish vacations or expensive hobbies. Here's how Musk makes and spends his $288 billion fortune. Decades before becoming a father of six and amassing an $288 billion fortune, Musk taught himself to code as a child growing up in South Africa. By the time he was 12, he sold ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, New York, California, Washington, Ebay, Life, Stanford, Careers, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Tesla, Bloomberg


A Twitter poll shouldn't decide whether Tesla CEO Elon Musk pays 'any taxes at all,' Sen. Ron Wyden says

Musk in Germany in October. Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Image Sen. Wyden, leader of the push for a billionaires tax, slammed Tesla CEO Elon Musk's Twitter poll. Musk on Saturday asked Twitter to decide whether he should sell 10% of his Tesla holdings. Twitter polls shouldn't decide whether billionaires should pay "any taxes at all," Wyden said. Sen. Ron Wyden on Saturday took aim at Tesla CEO Elon Musk's decision to ask Twitter users whether he should sell 10% of ...
Tags: Twitter, Elon Musk, Oregon, Senate, Germany, America, Trends, Tesla, Cnn, Wyden, Cnbc, Musk, Ron Wyden, Bloomberg News, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, US Capitol


Elon Musk is now 3 times richer than Warren Buffet, and worth more than the entire GDP of his home country of South Africa

Elon Musk on August 13, 2021 at a press event on the grounds of the Tesla Gigafactory near Berlin. Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Tesla CEO Elon Musk is now worth $335 billion after Tesla's stock rose another 8.5% on Monday. That makes him three times richer than Warren Buffet and worth more than the GDP of South Africa, his home country. Tesla's stock has risen 65.6% since the start of the year. Elon Musk is now worth three times more than investing wizard Warren ...
Tags: Amazon, Elon Musk, News, Berlin, Trends, Wealth, Tesla, Bloomberg, South Africa, Jeff Bezos, Hertz, Warren Buffet, Musk, World Food Programme, Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Patrick Pleul


Elon Musk is now 3 times richer than Warren Buffett, and worth more than the entire GDP of his home country of South Africa

Elon Musk on August 13, 2021 at a press event on the grounds of the Tesla Gigafactory near Berlin. Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Tesla CEO Elon Musk is now worth $335 billion after Tesla's stock rose another 8.5% on Monday. That makes him three times richer than Warren Buffett and worth more than the GDP of South Africa, his home country. Tesla's stock has risen 65.6% since the start of the year. Elon Musk is now worth three times more than investing wizard Warren...
Tags: Amazon, Elon Musk, News, Berlin, Trends, Wealth, Tesla, Bloomberg, South Africa, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos, Hertz, Warren Buffet, Musk, Buffett


Elon Musk is now 3 times as rich as Warren Buffett and worth more than the GDP of his home country of South Africa

Elon Musk on August 13 at a press event on the grounds of the Tesla Gigafactory near Berlin. Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Bloomberg estimated Tesla CEO Elon Musk's net worth at $335 billion after Tesla's stock rose again. Tesla's stock has risen 65.6% this year, including an 8.5% gain on Monday. Musk is by far the wealthiest person on Bloomberg's index tracking the world's richest people. Just days after Elon Musk became the first person to hit $300 b...
Tags: Amazon, Elon Musk, News, Berlin, Trends, Wealth, Tesla, Bloomberg, South Africa, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos, Hertz, Buffett, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Bloomberg Billionaires Index


Government safety agencies are finally catching up with Tesla and Autopilot

Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, stands in the foundry of the Tesla Gigafactory during a press event. Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images The US government is ramping up efforts to understand Tesla's controversial Autopilot tech. The US has launched a new investigation, made a key hire, and asked Tesla lots of questions. NHTSA is looking into crashes involving Teslas and emergency vehicles. Tesla is all about pushing boundaries - of what can power a vehicle, how to sell them, what t...
Tags: Elon Musk, US, Trends, Tesla, Musk, Nhtsa, Ntsb, National Transportation Safety Board, Duke University, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Teslas, Missy Cummings, Elon Musk Tesla, Pete Buttigieg, Patrick Pleul, Tim Levin


Elon Musk wants to sell Tesla 'Giga Beer' in a Cybertruck-inspired bottle

Tesla CEO Elon Musk reveals "Giga Beer" in a cyber-truck inspired bottle at the Giga Fest in Germany. Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Elon Musk announced Tesla's plan to sell beer in a Cybertruck-inspired bottle last week. His previous booze venture was $250 tequila in a lightning-bolt bottle that sold out in hours. Tesla officially owns the trademarks for both "Giga Beer" and "Giga Bier," the German translation. Tesla CEO Elon Musk plans to expand his booze business ...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, News, Germany, Berlin, Trends, Tesla, Beer, Retail, Musk, Tequila, Gigafactory, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Tech Insider, Patrick Pleul


Elon Musk reclaims the world's richest person title from Jeff Bezos as Tesla's stock hits an 8-month-high

Elon Musk, Tesla CEO. Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Elon Musk once again overtook Jeff Bezos as the world's richest person on Friday. Musk said he hopes his fortune is "enough to extend life to Mars." The billionaire added $60 billion to his wealth this year, driven by Tesla's robust performance and a SpaceX stock sale. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Elon Musk regained the title of the world's richest person on Friday...
Tags: Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, Microsoft, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Bill Gates, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos, Lvmh, Musk, Forbes, Bezos, Ives


I tried Elon Musk's productivity hack of breaking my entire day into 5-minute slots. It was annoyingly inflexible - but I got a lot more done.

Elon Musk at a press event on the grounds of the Tesla Gigafactory near Berlin. Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images As the CEO of three companies, Elon Musk has a lot on his plate. He works excessive hours and breaks his time into five-minute segments to get things done. I tested out his system to stay on top of my workload. It worked - but was annoyingly inflexible. It's not easy running a company - let alone three. Elon Musk is the CEO of Tesla, SpaceX, and brain-chi...
Tags: Elon Musk, Berlin, Trends, Eric Schmidt, Musk, Stephen Jones, Tesla SpaceX, Neuralink, Boring Company Musk, Patrick Pleul


Elon Musk pulled his 'last remaining house' off the market after vowing last year to get rid of nearly all his possessions

Elon Musk on August 13 at a press event on the grounds of the Tesla Gigafactory near Berlin. Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Elon Musk listed a Bay Area mansion for $37.5 million while seeking to offload his possessions. The house was listed in June, but the listing was taken down last week, according to Zillow records. Musk pledged in 2020 to sell "almost all physical possessions" to fund the colonization of Mars. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk ...
Tags: New York Post, Spacex, Elon Musk, Berlin, Los Angeles, Trends, Mars, Zillow, Axel Springer, Musk, Bay Area, Bel Air, California Bay Area, Gene Wilder, Mathias Döpfner, Mars Musk


Elon Musk pulled his 'last remaining house' off the market after vowing to get rid of all his 'physical possessions' last year

Elon Musk on August 13, 2021 at a press event on the grounds of the Tesla Gigafactory near Berlin. Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Musk listed his Bay Area mansion for $37.5 million in June in a quest to offload all his property. The listing was pulled down last week, according to Zillow records. The billionaire pledged to sell "all physical possessions" in 2020 to fund the colonization of Mars. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk almost followed thro...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Berlin, Los Angeles, Trends, Mars, Zillow, Axel Springer, Musk, Bay Area, Bel Air, California Bay Area, Gene Wilder, Mathias Döpfner, Mars Musk, Hillsborough California


EVs and clean tech are bubbles that will deflate as economic recovery prompts rethinking of 'aspirational' sectors, says JPMorgan

Elon Musk talks to journalists at the construction site of the Tesla Giga-Factory in Grünheide near Berlin, Germany, September 3, 2020. Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Bubbles in EV and clean-tech technology portions of the market began forming when the COVID-19 pandemic was growing in early 2020, says JPMorgan  Investors are reassessing a "reset" agenda as economic recovery takes hold and bidding up oil and travel stocks.  Tesla shares continued to selloff during Tuesday's...
Tags: Elon Musk, US, Trends, Markets, Tesla, TSLA, Stocks, Janet Yellen, Bubbles, Equities, Cnbc, Yellen, Fed, Jpmorgan, Ev, Berlin Germany


Tesla will soar even higher as it pursues aggressive growth targets in 2021, Morgan Stanley says

Elon Musk talks to journalists at the construction site of the Tesla Giga-Factory in Grünheide near Berlin, Germany, September 3, 2020. Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Morgan Stanley lifted its price target for Tesla to $880 from $810 on estimates for stronger growth.The automaker will expand as it forms new synergies between its autos and services businesses, the bank said.Tesla rose as much as 4.8% on Tuesday and even brushed past the new target at intraday highs.Sign up h...
Tags: Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Reddit, Morgan Stanley, Jpmorgan, Berlin Germany, Adam Jonas, Elon Musks, Patrick Pleul, Grunheide, Ben Winck, Getty Images Morgan Stanley, Tesla Giga Factory


Elon Musk fires back at Waymo's CEO after he said Tesla was 'no competitor at all'

Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Waymo CEO John Krafcik said Tesla is not a viable competitor in the autonomous vehicle market.  In response, Elon Musk called the company out on Twitter, saying "Tesla has better AI hardware and software than Waymo." The two CEOs have traded jabs in the past after Tesla released its "full self-driving" software, which isn't self-driving, in beta mode to customers in the fall. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Elon Musk fire...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Transportation, Twitter, Elon Musk, News, Germany, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Electric Vehicles, Self-driving Cars, Vinod Khosla, Musk, John Krafcik, Phoenix


10 things in tech you need to know today

Elon Musk talks to journalists at the construction site of the Tesla Giga-Factory in Grünheide near Berlin, Germany, September 3, 2020. Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.Have an Amazon Alexa device? Listen to this update by searching "Business Insider" in your flash briefing settings.Exclusive: Sources told us how Google decided to pull Parler. After the...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Elon Musk, Microsoft, Germany, Trends, Tesla, Iran, PAC, Berlin Germany, Brad Smith, Amazon Alexa, US Capitol, Simon Wolfson, Tech Insider


Waymo's CEO says Tesla is 'no competitor at all' when it comes to autonomous vehicles, according to reports

Waymo CEO John Krafcik. Horacio Villalobos - Corbis/Getty Images Waymo CEO John Krafcik reportedly said Tesla is "no competitor at all" on autonomous vehicles. Tesla is building a "really good driver assistance system," he told Germany's Manager Magazin. "We manufacture a completely autonomous driving system," Krafcik said.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Waymo CEO John Krafcik said Tesla is "no competitor at all" for its autonomous vehicles, according to multiple repo...
Tags: Amazon, Elon Musk, Germany, Berlin, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Jalopnik, Self-driving Car, John Krafcik, Autonomous Car, CEO Elon Musk, Magazin, Krafcik, Tech Insider, Bloomberg Tesla


SpaceX has darkened its Starlink internet satellites with visors to avoid disrupting the night sky - but they can still ruin astronomers' data

The first batch of 60 high-speed Starlink internet satellites, each weighing about 500 pounds, flat-packed into a stack prior to their launch on May 23, 2019. SpaceX via Twitter SpaceX added sun visors to its Starlink internet satellites to prevent moving lights from marring views of the night sky. The result: the visors may have darkened the satellites to 31% of their former brightness, according to a new study. That makes them mostly invisible to the naked eye, but it probably doesn't ch...
Tags: Amazon, Astronomy, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Fcc, US, America, Trends, Earth, Harvard, Federal Communications Commission, Netherlands, United Nations, Smithsonian


10 things in tech you need to know today

Elon Musk talks to journalists at the construction site of the Tesla Giga-Factory in Grünheide near Berlin, Germany, September 3, 2020. Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.Have an Amazon Alexa device? Listen to this update by searching "Business Insider" in your flash briefing settings.We accidentally included an old post about the startup Apttus in yest...
Tags: Elon Musk, US, Trends, Bloomberg, SEC, Silicon Valley, Las Vegas, Senate Intelligence Committee, Alexa, Mark Warner, Reuters, Berlin Germany, SPAC, Park City Utah, Tony Hsieh, Amazon Alexa


With Elon Musk moving to Texas, the world's 3 richest people are set to pay a whopping $0 in state income taxes. Here's why 9 US states don't collect any income taxes.

Elon Musk is now a Texan. Pool/Getty Images Elon Musk, the world's second-richest man, has moved from California — the state with the highest income tax — to Texas, a state with no income tax at all. Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates live in Washington, which also has no income tax. Musk's move means the world's three richest people don't have to pay income taxes. Nine states don't have an income tax. These states typically bring in revenue from other areas like tourism and natural resources. One ...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Texas, California, Washington, US, Trends, Wealth, Tesla, Economy, Austin, Alaska, Tennessee, Bill Gates, Miami


10 things in tech you need to know today

Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.Have an Amazon Alexa device? Listen to this update by searching "Business Insider" in your flash briefing settings.And for the biggest stories in politics, sign up here for 10 Things in Politics You Need to Know Today — launching soon!Google's DeepMind solved the protein folding problem. Its AI program AlphaFold can pr...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Spacex, Fcc, China, US, Trends, Biden, Xinjiang, Greylock, Ftc, Josh Elman, Nordic, Deepmind, Amazon Alexa


Elon Musk promoted coronavirus misinformation for months. Then his own infection kept him out of SpaceX's astronaut launch.

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, has repeatedly criticized coronavirus public-health measures. Susan Walsh/AP; NIH; Photo illustration by Business Insider Elon Musk has promoted unscientific ideas and misinformation about coronavirus case numbers and testing since March. But Musk tested positive for COVID-19 this month, which prevented him from attending SpaceX's landmark astronaut launch. Musk then reached out to an epidemiologist to help him understand PCR testing after months of ...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Science, News, Sweden, Washington Post, Berlin, US, Trends, Tweets, Tesla, Nasa, Analysis, Food And Drug Administration


Elon Musk has surpassed rival Bill Gates as the world's second-richest person. Here's where their simmering feud began and how it's escalated amid the pandemic.

Elon Musk and Bill Gates. Susan Walsh/AP; Mike Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times Elon Musk and Bill Gates have been feuding over everything from the coronavirus to electric vehicles. The two moguls don't see eye to eye on electric-car technology. Musk has said Gates doesn't know what he's talking about, and Gates has said he bought a Porsche electric car over a Tesla. This year, Gates and Musk have feuded over the coronavirus. Gates called Musk's comments on the outbreak "outrageou...
Tags: Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, Microsoft, Washington, US, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Nasa, Features, Harvard University, Porsche, International Space Station, Electric Vehicles, New York Times


Berlin's new $7 billion airport has finally opened after 9 years of delays, corruption allegations, and construction woes— see inside

The opening of Berlin's Brandenburg Airport. Maja Hitij/Getty Berlin's Brandenburg Airport opened on October 31 after nine years of delays resulting from faulty construction, design flaws, and corruption allegations. The massive consolidation to the new airport will see Berlin's smaller airports closed in favor of the sprawling new gateway.  EasyJet and Lufthansa operated the first flights into the airport with Qatar Airways inaugurating a new runway on Wednesday.  Visit Business Ins...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, London, Airports, Air Travel, Germany, Berlin, US, Trends, European Union, Features, Flying, Munich, Middle East, Aviation


Elon Musk called Bill Gates a 'knucklehead' for criticizing his coronavirus response. Here's where their simmering feud began and how it's escalated amid the pandemic.

Elon Musk, left, and Bill Gates. Susan Walsh/AP; Mike Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times Elon Musk and Bill Gates have been feuding over everything from the coronavirus to electric vehicles. The two moguls don't see eye-to-eye on electric car technology. Musk has said Gates doesn't know what he's talking about, and Gates has revealed he bought a Porsche electric car over a Tesla. Most recently, Gates and Musk have feuded over the coronavirus. Gates called Musk's comments on the outb...
Tags: Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, Microsoft, Washington, US, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Features, Harvard University, Porsche, Electric Vehicles, New York Times, Bill Gates, Bill


See the only 2017 appearance of the supermoon

A full moon, referred to as a supermoon, rises over the University of Notre Dame’s main building Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, in South Bend, Ind. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP) Christmas market opens in Warsaw’s Old Town along historical city fortification. Visitors gathered for handicraft trading, mulled wine and grilled cheese. The ‘Ice Queen’ welcomes guests for winter. Icerink opened for skating at full moon. (Madeleine Lenz/Pacific Press via ZUMA Wire) The Supermoon rises above Whi...
Tags: Photos, News, Sport, Ap, Nasa, Earth, Esa, Soccer, Santa Claus, Local News, Warsaw, Old Town, University of Notre Dame, Palmdale, Danny Lawson, Julio Cortez