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Google is investing $4.5 billion in India's mobile internet giant Reliance Jio and the 2 will make a new affordable Android phone

Google is to invest $4.5 billion into Indian internet company Jio Platforms, Google chief executive Sundar Pichai confirmed on Wednesday. Jio Platforms owns India's biggest telecoms provider Reliance Jio as well as a suite of homegrown apps such as Zoom rival JioMeet. The investment gives Google a 7.7% stake in Jio Platforms, providing the deal is cleared by India's regulators. Reliance Jio's founder, Mukesh Ambani, is currently the sixth-richest man in the world, with a net wealth of $72.4 bi...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Asia, Saudi Arabia, India, Narendra Modi, Trends, Bloomberg, West, Mumbai, Sundar Pichai, Reliance, Reliance Jio, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Jio, YouTuber PewDiePie


The CEO of Lucid Motors reveals the most important lesson he learned from Elon Musk when he worked for him at Tesla

Lucid Motors CEO Peter Rawlinson worked for Tesla CEO Elon Musk from 2009 to 2012. Rawlinson said the biggest lesson he learned from Musk is the importance of relentless optimism. "Sometimes you have to put all your chips in," Rawlinson said. Are you a current or former Lucid employee? Do you have an opinion about what it's like to work there? Contact this reporter at [email protected], on Signal at 646-768-4712, or via his encrypted email address [email protected] Visit Bu...
Tags: Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Air, Musk, Lucid, Ford Focus, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Nikola, Rawlinson, Lucid Motors, Peter Rawlinson, Tesla Rivian, Nikola Two hydrogen, Lucid Motors Rawlinson, Musk Rawlinson


Jeff Bezos' October surprise (no, he's not running for president)

Hello and welcome back to Trending, Business Insider's weekly look at the world of tech. I'm Alexei Oreskovic, Business Insider's West Coast Bureau Chief and Global Tech Editor. If you want to get Trending in your email inbox every Wednesday, just click here. This week: While Facebook burns, Bezos adapts  The 4th of July fireworks have (for the most part) quieted down in recent days, but the barrage rattling Facebook is booming as loudly as ever, leaving Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg, an...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, US, Trends, Tesla, Peter Thiel, Holland, Toyota, Andreessen Horowitz, Jeff Bezos, Palantir, Postmates, Musk, Index Ventures, Eugene Kim


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. Uber confirmed it will buy smaller food delivery firm Postmates in a $2.65 billion all-stock deal. Food delivery has come front and center for Uber since March, when a near complete drop-off in global travel decimated its core taxi business.  Facebook, Google, and Twitter have all suspended complying with Hong Kong police requests for user data thanks to a new Chinese national security law. Hong Kong citizens previously had fre...
Tags: Facebook, Hong Kong, China, Disney, US, Trends, Tesla, Nintendo, Fox News, Hamilton, Alexa, State, Facebook Google, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo


Elon Musk is triumphantly selling literal red satin Tesla short shorts to celebrate the firm's stock climbing

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced Sunday that the electric car company is selling limited-edition red satin short shorts. In the past Musk has used short shorts to taunt Tesla short-sellers. Tesla's stock had an uptick last week after the company's second-quarter earnings report beat Wall Street expectations. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted on Sunday to announce that his electric car firm was selling limited-edition branded red satin shorts. ...
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Elon Musk started triumphantly selling literal red satin Tesla short shorts to celebrate the firm's stock climbing, and it crashed Tesla's online store

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced Sunday that the electric car company is selling limited-edition red satin short shorts. In the past Musk has used short shorts to taunt Tesla short-sellers. Tesla's stock had an uptick last week after the company's second-quarter earnings report beat Wall Street expectations. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted on Sunday to announce that his electric car firm was selling limited-edition branded red satin shorts. ...
Tags: Elon Musk, US, Trends, Tesla, Liberace, Musk, Yahoo Finance, Dang, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Boring Company, David Einhorn Musk


Mercedes-Benz and Nvidia Partner On Software-Defined Autonomous Cars

ZDNet reports: Car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz and chipmaker Nvidia have partnered to build a software-defined computing infrastructure and system that enables vehicles to receive over-the-air software updates to ensure they are equipped with the latest autonomous features. "Together, we're going to revolutionise the car ownership experience, making the vehicle software programmable and continuously upgradeable via over the air updates," Nvidia CEO and founder Jensen Huang said. The pair will bu...
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Tesla celebrates its 10th year as a public company today. Here are the most important moments in its history. (TSLA)

On June 29, 2020, Tesla celebrates its 10th year anniversary of going public. In 2010, Tesla offered 13.3 million shares at $17 per share. The company has permanently changed how the public perceives electric cars. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Tesla celebrates its 10th anniversary of going public on June 29. It's been a long 10 years, full of ups and downs. But it's fair to say that in 2020, Tesla has succeeded in putting electric cars on the radar for many buyers who o...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, China, Trends, Tesla, United States, New York Times, Shanghai, TSLA, SEC, Silicon Valley, Sam Altman, Epa, Nevada, Mars, Nikola Tesla


Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk's bitter rivalry could get a shot in the arm from Amazon's acquisition of the autonomous-vehicle startup Zoox (AMZN, TSLA)

Amazon announced on Friday an agreement to acquire the autonomous-vehicle startup Zoox. Experts have predicted that Amazon will use Zoox's technology to eventually deliver packages in self-driving vehicles. But Amazon published a blog post on Friday indicating it is also interested in one day launching a robotaxi service, which would put the retail giant in direct competition with Tesla. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Tesla CEO Elon Musk are already rivals in the rocket industry, and the two have c...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, Microsoft, Trends, Tesla, Nasa, Mars, Jeff Bezos, Morgan Stanley, Wall Street Journal, Mount Everest, Musk, Bezos, Ives


Elon Musk said in a mysterious leaked email that it's 'very important' for Tesla employees to 'go all out' through the end of this month (TSLA)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk told employees on Monday in an internal email that it's "very important" they "go all out" through the end of June. Musk did not provide more detail on the projects or activities he was referring to, and Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The electric-car maker has in the past asked for help with vehicle deliveries at the end of a quarter and, earlier this month, Musk said the company was dealing with production and supply-chain issues for its Model...
Tags: Elon Musk, California, China, US, Trends, Tesla, TSLA, Musk, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Electrek, Fred Lambert, Austin Gigafactory, Tesla Apple Nvidia


Elon Musk says Tesla 'Battery Day' and shareholder meeting on September 15

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says Septeber 15 is the tentative date for the electric car company's shareholder meeting, and “Battery Day,” at which it Musk is expected to show off advances in battery technology. Elon previously boasted that “Battery Day” will be “one of the most of exciting days in Tesla’s history”, and was originally scheduled for May, with the shareholder meeting on July 7. Both dates were postponed because of coronavirus. Reports : The Battery Day event will include a tour of t...
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Report: Tesla Close to Choosing Austin?

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has made it painfully clear that Texas is his first choice when it comes to locations for a second U.S. vehicle assembly plant. The executive, disillusioned and annoyed with Silicon Valley and the general California experience, had somewhere in the central or southern U.S. on his mind when he started hunting […] The post Report: Tesla Close to Choosing Austin? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Texas, California, Tesla, Production, Austin, Autos, Silicon Valley, Incentives, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, News Blog, Assembly Plants, Cybertruck, Tesla Cybertruck


Tesla has always been a design leader, but some vehicles are better than others. Here's a ranking, from best to worst. (TSLA)

Tesla has always stressed good design in its vehicles, but some have definitely looked better than others. These days, there's also a lot of variety with Tesla, ranging from the Model 3 sedan to the Cybertruck. Some design themes have been consistent, yielding attractive vehicles that have stood the test of time; but Tesla has missed the mark, too. I've ranked Tesla's past, current, and future designs, from best to worst. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Tesla has come a lo...
Tags: Facebook, US, Trends, Tesla, TSLA, Toyota, Lotus, Malibu, Musk, Mack, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Ford Model T, Holzhausen, SpaceX Falcon Heavy, Franz von Holzhausen, Cybertruck


Tesla shares surpass $1,000 on Semi truck production memo

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in a memo its time to “go all out” and start volume production of the Tesla Semi, the all-electric Class 8 truck revealed nearly three years ago. CNBC first reported on the memo that was sent to all employees. TechCrunch has also viewed the brief memo, which lacked details such as when this volume production might begin. Musk confirmed via Twitter that the memo was real. Yes — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) June 10, 2020 The vague memo and one word “yes” confirmati...
Tags: Elon Musk, Cars, Tech, Tesla, Ceo, Automotive, Transport, Nevada, Hyperloop, Cnbc, Tesla Model S, Musk, Gigafactory, Jerome, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Tesla Semi


Tesla CEO Elon Musk awarded stock worth more than $700 million as electric car maker hits goals

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has qualified for a compensation package worth about $770 million after the electric vehicle company hit financial goals.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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The Station: Hertz files for bankruptcy, hailing “self-driving” scooters, Memorial Day travel

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every Saturday in your inbox. Hi and welcome back to The Station. Memorial Day is this coming Monday, a holiday meant to honor military personnel who died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. Over the years, it has evolved for many Americans who use the three-day weekend to fire up the grill, go camping, head to the beach, local amusement park or take a road trip. I...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, Transportation, Europe, London, Berlin, India, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, Tesla, Automotive, United States, Vw, Vehicles, Paris


Spotify Signs 'The Joe Rogan Experience' Podcast to Exclusive Multi-Year Deal

Spotify has signed a deal to pluck comedian Joe Rogan's hugely popular podcast The Joe Rogan Experience from Apple's Podcasts library as part of a multi-year deal. (Image credit: POWERFULJRE/YOUTUBE) Spotify's deal with Rogan means that video and audio of each episode will be listed on Spotify from September 1, with an agreement to make the show exclusively available to Spotify subscribers sometime later in the year, according to a ">press release. Since its launch in 2009, the pioneering ...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Podcasts, Youtube, Bernie Sanders, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Spotify Spotify, Joe Rogan, Sam Harris, Rogan, Gimlet Media, POWERFULJRE YOUTUBE Spotify, Neil DeGrasse Tyson Spotify


Henrik Fisker says most electric-vehicle startups will die off in the next 3 years as they struggle with the same thing that almost made Tesla go bankrupt

A new group of electric-vehicle startups is preparing to release their debut vehicles in the coming years. But most electric-vehicle startups will go out of business within the next three years due to manufacturing issues, according to Henrik Fisker, CEO of the electric-vehicle startup Fisker Inc. Production challenges nearly put Tesla out of business, but the electric-car maker is beginning to overcome them. Do you work for an electric-vehicle company? Do you have an opinion on how your compa...
Tags: Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Ford, Shanghai, Henrik Fisker, Lucid, Fisker, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, NIO, Fisker Automotive, Fisker Inc, Rivian, Canoo, COVID


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. Uber confirmed on Monday that it would lay off 3,000 more employees, following a previous round of job cuts in May. In an email to staff, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi outlined other restructuring efforts, like closing offices and slowing investments. Uber's CEO and board of directors have given up their cash salaries for 2020 in a gesture of solidarity. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is usually paid $1 million per year. Tesla will reportedly r...
Tags: Apple, Twitter, Florida, Washington, Softbank, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Tesla, Fbi, Square, Panasonic, Nevada, WeWork, Jack Dorsey, Alexa


Tesla allowed to restart 'full production' in California after contentious battle with county officials, company execs tell employees (TSLA)

Tesla is reopening production at its Fremont, California factory this week, according to a letter obtained by the San Francisco Chronicle. The facility has been a point of contention between Tesla CEO Elon Musk and local officials, who argued the plant should be temporarily shuttered due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Musk has been a vocal critic of government-issued guidance during the pandemic, and threatened to move production out of California if the factory was unable to restart. "...
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Henrik Fisker says most electric-vehicle startups will die off in the next 3 years as they struggle in an area that almost made Tesla go bankrupt

A new group of electric-vehicle startups is preparing to release their debut vehicles in the coming years. But most electric-vehicle startups will go out of business within the next three years due to manufacturing issues, according to Henrik Fisker, CEO of the electric-vehicle startup Fisker Inc. Production challenges nearly put Tesla out of business, but the electric-car maker is beginning to overcome them. Do you work for an electric-vehicle company? Do you have an opinion on how your compa...
Tags: Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Ford, Shanghai, Henrik Fisker, Lucid, Fisker, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, NIO, Fisker Automotive, Fisker Inc, Rivian, Canoo, COVID


Tesla's New Terafactory Is Coming To Austin, Texas

paulbsch shares a report from Electrek: A source familiar with the matter told Electrek that Tesla has chosen Austin, Texas for its next factory and it's going to happen quickly. According to a reliable source familiar with the matter, Tesla CEO Elon Musk is set on bringing the next Tesla Gigafactory, or now Terafactory, to Austin, Texas, or at least close to the city. The people familiar with the project said that Musk has tasked the engineering team working at Gigafactory Nevada to start the p...
Tags: Texas, Tech, Tesla, Austin, Musk, Tesla Gigafactory, Austin Texas, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Electrek, Gigafactory Shanghai, Tesla Cybertruck, Gigafactory Nevada


Tesla said to be readying new long-lasting, low-cost batteries to put EVs at price parity with gas cars

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been touting forthcoming battery technology improvements, going so far as to dub a forthcoming company talk “battery day” in prior public comments. Now Reuters is reporting that the automaker plans to unveil new advanced in battery technology it has developed that can produce power sources for its EVs which last for “millions of miles” and can be produced at low costs – allowing the automaker to sell cars at or below the market cost of equivalent gas-guzzling intern...
Tags: TC, Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, Science, China, Tech, Tesla, Ceo, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Transport, Nevada, Chemicals, Driver, Electric Cars, Musk


Some Tesla workers worry about factories reopening

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has become one of America's biggest return-to-work cheerleaders, but some of his employees aren't as super stoked about going back to the factory.
Tags: News, America, Tesla, Stories, Tesla CEO Elon Musk


Tesla factory worker: Elon Musk doesn't have workers' best interests at heart

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has become one of America's biggest return-to-work cheerleaders, but some of his employees aren't as super stoked about going back to the factory.
Tags: Elon Musk, America, Tesla, Cnn, Tesla CEO Elon Musk


Tesla employees who don’t return to work could lose unemployment benefits

Furloughed Tesla employees who are called back to work could lose unemployment benefits if they choose to stay at home due to COVID-19 concerns, the company’s head of human resources Valerie Workman wrote in an email sent to workers Wednesday. The internal email, which was viewed by TechCrunch, suggested that the loss of benefits was up to the state and that Tesla wasn’t penalizing employees for choosing to stay at home. CNBC was the first to report the email. “Once you are called back, you w...
Tags: TC, Elon Musk, California, Tech, Tesla, Automotive, Cnbc, TechCrunch, Musk, Tesla Model 3, FREMONT, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Fremont Calif, Alameda County, Personnel, Alameda County Public Health Department


Daily Crunch: Facebook will pay $52M to content moderators

Facebook strikes a deal to compensate content moderators with PTSD, Tesla might reopen its factory next week and Twitter says some employees can work from home indefinitely. Here’s your Daily Crunch for May 13, 2020. 1. Facebook to pay $52M to content moderators suffering from PTSD Facebook employs thousands of content moderators to sift through the vast number of posts, images and other content posted to the site. The Verge reported Tuesday that the settlement — to which Facebook has agree...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Twitter, Tech, Tesla, Kenya, Mozambique, Jack Dorsey, Loon, Alphabet, Alex Wilhelm, FREMONT, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, ARR, Alameda County, Vodacom


'F*** Elon Musk,' lawmaker responds to Tesla CEO's threat

California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D) voiced her frustration with Tesla CEO Elon Musk's announcement that the company would be "restarting production today against Alameda County rules."
Tags: News, California, Stories, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Alameda County, Lorena Gonzalez


Lawmaker's strong response to Tesla's reopening: 'F*** Elon Musk'

California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D) voiced her frustration with Tesla CEO Elon Musk's announcement that the company would be "restarting production today against Alameda County rules."
Tags: News, California, Tesla, Stories, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Alameda County, Lorena Gonzalez


California lawmaker on Tesla reopening: 'F*** Elon Musk'

California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D) voiced her frustration with Tesla CEO Elon Musk's announcement that the company would be "restarting production today against Alameda County rules."
Tags: News, California, Tesla, Stories, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Alameda County, Lorena Gonzalez