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Never Mind: Elon Musk Says Tesla Won't Accept Bitcoin For Car Purchases Any More
Tesla's CEO explained on Twitter that the reversal on accepting Bitcoin was prompted by concerns about the "rapidly increasing use of fossil fuels" to mine the cryptocurrency.
Elon Musk Tweets Tesla Self-Driving Rollout Could Take A Couple Of Months; Stock Falls
Tesla Inc's top boss Elon Musk said Tesla is tweaking its self-driving software to eliminate a phantom braking problem and may release a significantly improved version within the next two to three weeks.
SpaceX Accepts Dogecoin As Payment To Launch A Lunar Mission Next Year
Geometric Energy Corporation announced the dogecoin-funded mission on Sunday, with the statement not disclosing the mission's financial value.
A joke cryptocurrency has risen more than 26,000% in the last six months, outpacing nearly every other investment
Dogecoin prices continue to break new records. Here's how a meme-inspired cryptocurrency took on rivals bitcoin, ethereum, and binance coin.
On "Saturday Night Live", Elon Musk Reveals He Has Asperger's Syndrome
Pressed on what exactly dogecoin is, Musk called the cryptocurrency -- which now has a market value of around $72 billion -- "an unstoppable vehicle that's going to take over the world".
China’s secretive state-owned firm taking on Elon Musk’s Starlink
China Satellite Network Group is Beijing’s latest effort to launch a constellation of satellites to beam internet signals from space, but experts say there is a lot of catching up to do.
Starbucks considering leaving Facebook over hateful comments
Coffee chain is reported to be considering leaving the platform over comments left on posts about social justice issues
Starlink satellite internet service gets 500,000 preorders, Musk says
SpaceX has received more than 500,000 preorders for its Starlink satellite internet service and anticipates no technical problems meeting the demand, founder Elon Musk said on Tuesday.
Berkshire Hathaway's Munger Blasts Bitcoin as 'Contrary to Interests of Civilization'
This year, the world's largest cryptocurrency experienced a meteoric rise, topping higher than $62,000 per coin in April, as companies ranging from Tesla to big Wall Street banks helped to introduce bitcoin to the mainstream, so now the ...
5 Of The Most Expensive Divorces Before Bill-Melinda Gates Split
With an estimated $130 billion in assets, Bill and Melinda Gates will surely be among the top contenders for the costliest divorces ever
EBay is open to accepting cryptocurrencies and selling NFTs
The surge of cryptocurrencies and the emergence of NFTs is something eBay is keeping an eye on, its CEO said on Monday.
Billionaire divorce club: the most expensive splits of all time
Super settlements and high-powered lawyers - Bill and Melinda Gates have joined the world’s most exclusive set, says Suzannah Ramsdale
Major Tesla investor dumps a big chunk of shares
A major shareholder in Tesla has become bearish about the company.
SpaceX wins $2.9 billion NASA contract for lunar lander
SpaceX secured a $2.89 billion NASA contract to build spacecraft that will land astronauts on the moon for the first time in five decades.
Elon Musk on Mars: 'You might not come back alive'
There may not be a bigger promoter of the idea that humanity should go to Mars than Elon Musk. But Musk is once again in the news for admitting, though not for the first time, the truth about his dream: "A bunch of people probably will d...
Battle of the billionaires: Jeff Bezos' rocket company protests SpaceX's latest NASA contract
Blue Origin is pushing back on NASA's decision to hand a $2.9 billion contract to SpaceX to build the vehicle that will land the next astronauts on the moon. The move adds to a years-long battle between rocket companies owned by the worl...
Signal Tries to Run the Most Honest Facebook Ad Campaign Ever, Immediately Gets Banned
Encrypted messaging app Signal has had a series of Instagram ads blocked from the social media platform, after it attempted to show users how much data the Facebook-owned company collects about them and how it's used to push targeted ads.
Success! SpaceX lands Mars rocket prototype for the first time
SpaceX just launched another test flight of an early Mars rocket prototype at its South Texas facility, sending the towering silver vehicle soaring up to about six miles above Earth, then putting it through a series of aerial acrobatics ...
60th anniversary of first American in space: Bezos, Musk, Branson are new liftoff leaders
Sixty years to the day that NASA astronaut Alan Shepard became the first American in space aboard the Freedom 7 rocket, U.S. business leaders are continuing to help the country make major strides in space exploration.
Former Senator Bill Nelson is officially NASA's new administrator. His goals: support climate research and put astronauts on the moon.
Presidential administration transitions can give NASA whiplash, but Bill Nelson wants the US space program to have "constancy of purpose."
Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their 27-year marriage. Here's how the Microsoft cofounder spends his $129 billion fortune, from a luxury-car collection to incredible real estate.
Bill Gates and Melinda Gates have been married for nearly 27 years and have three children together.
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to begin selling seats on New Shepard
Blue Origin announced Thursday that it would soon begin to sell tickets for a chance to ride on the reusable suborbital rocket New Shepard.
Neuralink co-founder quits weeks after hinting brain-tweaking software could reanimate dinosaurs in Jurassic-Park situation
The co-founder of Tesla tycoon Elon Musk’s controversial neural implant project quietly left the firm last month, only revealing his departure on Saturday via Twitter. Max Hodak had actually left the company in early April.
Barefoot Elon Musk says 'a bunch of people will probably die' getting to Mars
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk told XPrize founder Peter Diamandis that getting people on Mars will be dangerous but ultimately necessary in order to ensure the survival of humanity.
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