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Elon Musk shows off Boring Company test tunnel

The Boring Company’s hole in the ground in Hawthorne, Calif., got a Hollywood-style debut tonight courtesy of the company’s billionaire founder, Elon Musk. Musk stood just outside a 1.14-mile-long test tunnel, illuminated in blue light, and spoke glowingly to a VIP crowd … Continue reading

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Elon Musk celebrates tunnel’s big breakthrough

The Boring Company’s “cutting-edge technology” got a shout-out from billionaire founder Elon Musk tonight after the venture’s tunneling machine, nicknamed Godot, broke through into a vertical exit shaft in Hawthorne, Calif. “Congratulations … on completing the LA/Hawthorne tunnel!” Musk wrote in … Continue reading

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HyperSciences blasts past $3M in funding campaign

HyperSciences’ hypersonic blaster technology can be used to send projectiles up into the air, or down into rock — either way, the Spokane, Wash.-based startup says things are looking up. The company’s unorthodox SeedInvest securities offering has raised more than $3 million so far. … Continue reading

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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 sends engineers to aid Thai cave rescue

Billionaire techie Elon Musk is sending a team of engineers from SpaceX and the Boring Company to help with the increasingly desperate effort to rescue a dozen boys and their soccer coach from a waterlogged cave in Thailand. The soccer team became … Continue reading

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Elon Musk: Chicago tunnel can be done in 3 years

Mark this down for later: Tech billionaire Elon Musk says the Boring Company could begin work on the express tunnel linking downtown Chicago and O’Hare International Airport in three to four months, and have it finished in three years. Musk, who’s famous … Continue reading

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Boring Company wins nod for Chicago airport tunnel

Tech billionaire Elon Musk’s Boring Company is getting the go-ahead to build a multibillion-dollar express transit system between downtown Chicago and O’Hare International Airport, city officials said. Mayoral spokesman Grant Klinzman told GeekWire in a tweet tonight that the Boring Company won … Continue reading

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