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Boring Company proposes tunnel to Dodger Stadium

Tech billionaire Elon Musk’s tunneling venture, the Boring Company, is getting the go-ahead sign on a project to build a transit tunnel connecting Dodger Stadium with one of Los Angeles’ Metro Red Line subway stations. The Boring Company laid out the plan … Continue reading

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Elon Musk says Saudis will back Tesla privatization

When Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he had “funding secured” for a plan to take the company private, he was referring to the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund — whose executives had been pressing him for almost two years to take … Continue reading

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Elon Musk tweets about taking Tesla private

Tesla’s stock shot up sharply today after the company’s billionaire CEO, Elon Musk, tweeted that he was considering taking Tesla private at a price of $420 a share. “Funding secured,” he wrote. When the tweet-sized bombshell hit, Tesla’s stock was already trading … Continue reading

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Despite a big loss, Tesla’s stock registers a big gain

Tesla reported a larger loss per share than expected in the second quarter, but there was more revenue and less of a cash burn than expected — all of which resulted in an after-hours surge in share prices that at one point … Continue reading

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WARR wins Elon Musk’s Hyperloop III pod races

WARR’s Hyperloop pod registered a world-record top speed of 290 mph in its final run through the mile-long enclosed test track at SpaceX’s headquarters in Hawthorne, Calif. That’s higher than the top speed that WARR reached during last August’s Hyperloop contest (201 mph), as … Continue reading

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Elon Musk’s latest cause: Clean water for Flint

Elon Musk didn’t even wait to get back from his Asia trip to start a new philanthropic campaign, this time to do something about the contaminated water supply in Flint, Mich. The genesis of Musk’s involvement with the years-old Flint … Continue reading

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Could SpaceX mini-sub serve as space escape pod?

The mini-submarine created by SpaceX engineers may not play a role in the crisis it was designed for — the Thai cave rescue drama that’s now speeding to a resolution — but it could be a lifesaver for future space missions. “With … Continue reading

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