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6 takeaways from Elon Musk’s big tunnel talk

If billionaire Elon Musk’s tunnel vision comes to pass, travelers will be able to zip beneath Los Angeles through an underground Loop system at 150 mph for about $1 a ride. That’s the promise of the Boring Company in a nutshell. During … Continue reading

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Elon Musk sweetens the pitch for his tunnel vision

Billionaire Elon Musk is talking up his tunnel-boring vision at a public forum in Los Angeles tonight, and hinting that the Boring Company’s Hyperloop system could eventually whisk travelers to sea-based spaceports. But first, the Boring Company has to clear … Continue reading

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‘Smart Aircraft’ service debuts with first customer

Seattle’s Aviation Partners and iJet Technologies have joined forces in a software-as-a-service venture called APiJET, which is aimed at making airplanes smarter — and producing significant savings for airlines in the process. How significant? Joe Clark, founder and CEO of Aviation Partners … Continue reading

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WTO ruling opens the way for tariffs (or talks)

The World Trade Organization today issued its final report in a long-running dispute over subsidies for Airbus jets, potentially clearing the way for the U.S. to levy harsh tariffs on European imports. It’s more likely, however, that U.S. and European officials will … Continue reading

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Boring Company aims to give ‘free rides’ in tunnel

The details may be fuzzy, but billionaire Elon Musk says he’s aiming to open the Boring Company’s first test tunnel beneath the Los Angeles area to the public in a few months, “pending final regulatory approvals.” The Boring Company has … Continue reading

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10 teams cleared to push the limits with drones

The U.S. Department of Transportation has selected 10 state, local and tribal governments to oversee pilot projects that will go where no drones have gone before. But this time around, Amazon has been grounded. The projects are meant to help … Continue reading

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Elon Musk and Tesla shares take a weird turn

Tesla’s share price took a weird turn today after the company reported its first-quarter financial results and billionaire CEO Elon Musk dissed analysts’ concerns about the Tesla Model 3 mass-market electric car. The raw numbers reflected Tesla’s efforts to ramp … Continue reading

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