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24 Mar 2021


NewsBytes Briefing: Apple Card isn't sexist after all, and more

Back in 2019, prominent Silicon Valley millionaires accused a credit card of being sexist, because their wives were given lower credit limits compared to them.

16 Mar 2021

Elon Musk

Elon Musk officially crowns himself Technoking through Tesla's regulatory filing

Elon Musk's love for bizarre names and antagonizing investors continues with its latest regulatory filing. Tesla has given its CEO Musk the peculiar title Technoking through its new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

11 Mar 2021

Russia News

NewsBytes Briefing: Hackers expose massive surveillance oversight, and more

Hackers broke into the secure networks of Verkada Inc., which provides video surveillance and facial recognition solutions to Tesla, Cloudflare, and several government organizations. By "broke in," we mean it used the publicly exposed master password to simply log into their network.

10 Mar 2021


Massive video surveillance hack exposes Tesla, US hospital/jail security feeds

There have been a number of hacks in recent times, but the latest security breach involving Silicon Valley start-up Verkada Inc. strangely doesn't seem to be the malicious kind.

10 Mar 2021


NewsBytes Briefing: Tesla hooking up Texas to mega-battery, and more

Battery backup is a necessity in Third World countries, where the power grid is unreliable. However, First World countries are trying to replicate the same conditions by embracing fickle wind and solar energy.

09 Mar 2021

Elon Musk

Tesla covertly installing mega-battery to stabilize Texas power grid

While Tesla is famous for its electric cars, the company's official mission is to "accelerate the world's transition to sustainable energy". Bloomberg reports that the company is currently building a battery facility at Angleton, Texas.

03 Mar 2021

Nitin Gadkari

Gadkari assures Tesla of lower cost of manufacturing than China

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari has said that India is ready to offer incentives to US automaker Tesla to ensure that its production cost here is cheaper than China.

14 Feb 2021


Tesla to open manufacturing unit in Karnataka, says CM Yediyurappa

American electric car giant Tesla will set up its first manufacturing unit in India in Karnataka, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa said.

13 Feb 2021

Latest automobiles

Tesla must recall 12,300 units of Model X: Germany's KBA

Tesla will possibly be recalling 12,300 units of the Model X with faulty body moldings globally, according to a declaration made by KBA - Germany's motor vehicle authority.

08 Feb 2021

Elon Musk

Bitcoin surges past $44,000 after Tesla invests about $1.5 billion

Elon Musk is out ruffling feathers yet again. Bitcoin hit record levels surpassing $44,000 after Tesla invested a massive $1.5 billion in the cryptocurrency.

03 Feb 2021

Tesla Model S

Tesla to recall 1.35 lakh cars over touchscreen issue

Tesla will recall 1,34,951 Model S and Model X cars with touchscreen displays that could fail and raise the risk of a crash.

28 Jan 2021


NewsBytes Briefing: Reddit makes Wall Street bleed billions, and more

What began as a price war between Reddit's army of trading enthusiasts and the Wall Street billionaires over the GameStop stock, saw the hedge funds lose more than $10 billion.

28 Jan 2021

Elon Musk

Plaid+ Model S is world's fastest-accelerating production car: Elon Musk

Tesla's quarterly earnings call saw the launch of the updated Model S with a glass roof to show off the fancy interiors.

28 Jan 2021


Wall Street short-sellers lose $5 billion to Redditors over GameStop

Short-selling video game retailer GameStop's stock has cost investors and hedge funds $5 billion in losses (once you apply some fancy financial calculations) in 2021.

25 Jan 2021

Elon Musk

Tesla sues former employee for stealing 26,000 confidential files

According to a legal filing, Tesla has sued a former Software Automation Engineer, Alex Khatilov for trade secret theft and breach of contract. In an interview with New York Post, Alex claimed he "forgot" about moving the files to his personal Dropbox.

24 Jan 2021


From Tesla Cybertruck to Ford F-150: Meanest electric pickup trucks

Several automakers, including start-ups as well as prominent players, have decided to tap into the EV craze by manufacturing all-electric pickup trucks.

23 Jan 2021

Elon Musk

Waymo CEO dismisses Tesla's Autopilot; doesn't consider it competition

Tesla is widely considered the leader in self-driving car technology, but rival Waymo's CEO John Krafcik begs to differ. In an interview with the Manager magazine, the head of Google's autonomous vehicle endeavor rubbished the idea of Tesla being a competitor.

21 Jan 2021

Elon Musk

Tesla cars are 'cat-killers,' Britney's sister calls Musk out

Tesla cars are considered engineering marvels, with the technology wooing any automobile lover.

20 Jan 2021


Tesla hiring support specialists for Twitter complaints directed at Musk

In an unusual development, Tesla has posted a job listing for a role that involves handling "social media escalations directed at the CEO." Elon Musk has a reputation for replying to most customer questions on Twitter, ever since the company dissolved its PR team.

19 Jan 2021


India to hike import duties on smartphones, electronics, etc.: Report

India is reportedly considering a hike in import duties by 5-10% on smartphones, electronic components, and appliances among more than 50 items in the upcoming Union Budget.

17 Jan 2021

Elon Musk

'Cyberpunk 2077' developer sorry for the experience, promises patches soon

Gamers are foul mouthing Cyberpunk 2077 out of the sheer frustration they have been facing as bug-riddled gameplay on consoles left their joysticks a bit too clean since the game's release on December 10, 2020.

14 Jan 2021

Nitin Gadkari

Tesla enters India, sets shop in Bengaluru; Gadkari confirms news

After years of speculation and a failed pre-order attempt, Tesla has finally entered India. And this time it's for real because the company has registered an Indian arm in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

10 Jan 2021


Rivaling Tesla, NIO launches ET7 electric sedan with autonomous driving

As the company's first-ever battery-powered sedan, Chinese electric vehicle maker NIO has launched the all-new ET7 model in its home country.

09 Jan 2021

Elon Musk

Apple negotiating with Hyundai to manufacture its self-driving electric car

According to a report by Korea Economic Daily, Apple is negotiating with Korean auto giant Hyundai for manufacturing its long speculated electric vehicle.

07 Jan 2021


Elon Musk surpasses Jeff Bezos to become world's richest person

Tesla Inc. and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has surpassed Amazon boss Jeff Bezos to become the world's richest person, Bloomberg reported on Thursday.

World's first Tesla Model Y commissioned as a police car

Tesla Model Y has made its global debut as a police patrol vehicle in the US, after being commissioned by New York's Hastings-on-Hudson Police Department.

29 Dec 2020

Elon Musk

Tesla to start operations in India next year

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, on Monday, said American electric car major, Tesla is set to start its operations in India next year.

28 Dec 2020

Elon Musk

Tesla Model 3 to arrive in India by June 2021

Tesla will launch its Model 3 sedan in India by the end of the first quarter of FY 2021-22 i.e. by June, as per ET Auto. The report notes that the bookings for the car will commence in January and the deliveries will begin soon after launch.

25 Dec 2020


Elon Musk says it's 'impossible' to take Tesla private

Billionaire Elon Musk has clarified that privatization of Tesla Inc. is impossible even though he is keen to spend more time on innovation rather than engineering, design, and general company operations, which limit the tech genius to some extent.

24 Sep 2020


NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok files for injunction against ban, and more

As ByteDance's TikTok deal is likely to see more delays owing to China's pending approval, the video company is moving to prevent itself from getting banned by Trump administration.

23 Sep 2020


NewsBytes Briefing: China won't approve TikTok deal, and more

Even as TikTok, Oracle, and Walmart came close to finalizing a deal, China is not ready to let the service off the hook.

13 Sep 2020


Elon Musk says Bill Gates is clueless about electric trucks

Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO of EV maker Tesla, has slammed Microsoft's co-founder Bill Gates over his views on the future of electric trucks.

20 Aug 2020

Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 beats Ford GT on the track

In an awe-inspiring development, Tesla's battery-powered Model 3 has beaten Ford's 660hp supercar, the GT, in a drag race. A video shared by DragTimes shows the Model 3 zoomed past the Ford GT in a straight-line race, thanks to its instant torque.

28 Jul 2020


Elon Musk says AI will outsmart humans in 5 years

For years, Elon Musk, the billionaire tech mogul who leads Tesla, SpaceX, and has placed many futuristic bets, has been raising alarms over the dangers of artificial intelligence — and the urgent need for its regulation.

24 Jul 2020


NewsBytes Briefing: Russia accused of testing satellite-destroying technology, and more

In a strange piece of news, Russia has been accused of testing "what would appear to be [an] actual in-orbit anti-satellite weaponry," BBC reported.

23 Jul 2020


NewsBytes Tech Briefing: Apple, Amazon offices raided in Italy

In the tech world, the news cycle was dominated by revenue reports and antitrust investigations.

12 Jul 2020

Elon Musk

Elon Musk hints at Tesla Model 3's arrival in India

Tesla's popular Model 3 sedan could arrive in India soon. In response to a query by Arvind Gupta (founder member of Digital India Foundation), who booked the car four years ago, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has replied that the launch should hopefully happen soon.

11 Jul 2020

Electric Vehicles

Musk says Tesla cars are 'very close' to full autonomy

A new day, an old Elon Musk and a new hawkish claim!

06 Jul 2020

Elon Musk

Now, Elon Musk is selling Tesla-branded 'short shorts'

After selling fancy electric cars, setting up an underground rapid movement system, and renting rocket and space capsule to NASA for manned missions, the maverick Elon Musk is onto selling something absurd - 'short shorts'.

05 Jul 2020

Donald Trump

Kanye West 2020? Rapper announces bid for US Presidential elections

American rapper Kanye West has announced his bid for the United States Presidential elections, scheduled to be held in November.