Elon Musk: News

Elon Musk is the founder, CEO of SpaceX and Co-founder, CEO of Tesla. He is also the co-founder of an American neurotechnology company, Neuralink. He was born on June 28, 1987, in Pretoria, South Africa. He started his entrepreneurial career by co-founding Zip2, a web software company. In 2018, Elon Musk's SpaceX launched a Tesla car, The Falcon Heavy into space. https://twitter.com/elonmusk

22 Jun 2024

X

Elon Musk's X is making live streaming a paid feature

Social media platform X has announced plans to make live streaming a premium feature.

21 Jun 2024

Tesla

Tesla is using LiDAR sensors to improve its self-driving tech

Tesla, last month, made an unexpected move by purchasing LiDAR sensors worth $2 million from Orlando-based manufacturer Luminar.

21 Jun 2024

SpaceX

'Starlink Mini': SpaceX launches backpack-sized satellite internet router for $600

SpaceX has unveiled a new, more portable version of its satellite internet product, the Starlink Mini.

21 Jun 2024

Apple

NVIDIA loses top spot to Microsoft as shares fall 3%

NVIDIA experienced a significant 3.4% drop in shares on Thursday, resulting in a loss of approximately $91 billion from its market value.

ECI receives 8 pleas seeking verification of EVMs, VVPAT units

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has received eight applications for verification of electronic voting machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) units' burnt memory from candidates in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

20 Jun 2024

Neuralink

Elon Musk envisions Neuralink brain chips making smartphones obsolete

Elon Musk, the CEO of Neuralink, has forecasted a future where brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) like Neuralink, will render smartphones obsolete.

18 Jun 2024

Neuralink

Neuralink sued for unsafe work conditions and pregnancy discrimination

Elon Musk's Neuralink, a brain-computer interface start-up, is facing a lawsuit from ex-employee Lindsay Short.

18 Jun 2024

Tesla

Elon Musk announces work on Tesla's 'epic' Master Plan 4

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, has confirmed that he is currently working on the fourth iteration of the company's Master Plan.

18 Jun 2024

Tesla

Tesla initiates legal fight to reinstate Musk's $56B pay package

Tesla has initiated a legal battle to reinstate CEO Elon Musk's record $56 billlion compensation, following a shareholder vote in favor of the pay package.

17 Jun 2024

Shiv Sena

Explained: Report on EVM 'hacking' in Mumbai triggers row

A political slugfest has erupted over allegations of electronic voting machine (EVM) hacking in the Mumbai North West Lok Sabha seat.

16 Jun 2024

Elections

Gandhi joins EVM debate after Elon Musk flags hacking risks 

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has joined the debate regarding the reliability of electronic voting machines (EVMs) after Elon Musk called for their scrapping due to their vulnerability to hacking.

16 Jun 2024

Puerto Rico

Elon Musk calls for elimination of EVMs, BJP leader responds 

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, has called for the elimination of electronic voting machines (EVMs) due to their vulnerability to hacking.

14 Jun 2024

Tesla

Tesla shareholders sue CEO Musk over competing AI company, xAI

Tesla shareholders have filed a lawsuit against CEO Elon Musk and the company's board of directors.

14 Jun 2024

Tesla

Tesla shareholders re-approve Elon Musk's $56 billion pay package

Tesla shareholders have once again approved CEO Elon Musk's controversial $56 billion compensation package.

13 Jun 2024

Tesla

Tesla shareholders are approving $56B pay package, claims Elon Musk

Tesla shareholders are voting in favor of the $56 billion pay package for CEO Elon Musk, as well as relocating the company's legal headquarters to Texas, according to Musk.

12 Jun 2024

Samsung

Elon Musk hints at partnership with Samsung to rival Apple

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, has hinted at a possible collaboration with Samsung to develop an 'X Phone' that could compete with Apple's iPhone.

12 Jun 2024

Boeing

Boeing's Starliner spacecraft's return to Earth delayed until June 18

The return of Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, carrying NASA astronauts Barry "Butch" Wilmore and Sunita "Suni" Williams, has been delayed until June 18.

12 Jun 2024

X

Musk's X makes likes private for everyone to enhance privacy

X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter, is implementing a significant change in its user experience.

12 Jun 2024

SpaceX

Musk urged SpaceX employee to have his children, says WSJ

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, has been accused of engaging in sexual relationships with multiple female employees, including a former intern who was later promoted to his executive team.

12 Jun 2024

OpenAI

Elon Musk withdraws lawsuit against OpenAI's Sam Altman

Elon Musk has voluntarily withdrawn his lawsuit against OpenAI, a company he co-founded, and its two co-founders, Sam Altman and Greg Brockman.

11 Jun 2024

Tesla

Musk's $56B Tesla compensation: Shareholder vote won't reverse judge's decision

Tesla's upcoming shareholder vote on CEO Elon Musk's $56 billion pay package is unlikely to reverse a judge's decision to nullify the 2018 compensation deal.

11 Jun 2024

Apple

Musk threatens to ban Apple devices over OpenAI integration concerns

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, has issued a warning that he will ban Apple devices from his companies if Apple integrates OpenAI at the operating system level.

10 Jun 2024

Tesla

Tesla Model Y facelift not coming until 2025, confirms Musk

Tesla's CEO, Elon Musk, has confirmed that the refreshed version of the company's popular Model Y will not be launched in 2024.

09 Jun 2024

Tesla

Elon Musk praises Indian-origin Tesla director for his contributions

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, has publicly recognized Ashok Elluswamy, the director of AI/autopilot software at the firm, for his significant contributions to the electric car company.

08 Jun 2024

Tesla

Norway's sovereign wealth fund opposes Musk's $56bn Tesla pay deal

Norway's $1.7 trillion sovereign wealth fund, Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), has declared its intention to vote against the proposed $56 billion pay package for Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

07 Jun 2024

Japan

Japan introduces new dating app to boost declining birth rates

Japan's concerning national birth rate has forced its government to launch a unique solution: a dating app.

07 Jun 2024

Tesla

Musk may leave Tesla if $56B pay package not approved

Tesla's board chair, Robyn Denholm, has urged shareholders to approve a substantial $56 billion pay package for CEO Elon Musk.

07 Jun 2024

SpaceX

In a first, SpaceX's Starship megarocket completes first ocean splashdown

In a significant milestone for space exploration, SpaceX's colossal Starship rocket successfully completed its first ocean splashdown during a test flight on Thursday.

05 Jun 2024

X

X gets legal respite in Australia over church stabbing posts

Elon Musk's company, X, has expressed relief following the Australian eSafety commissioner's decision to drop a federal court case against the firm.

SpaceX's Starship megarocket receives FAA license for June 6 launch

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has officially granted a license to SpaceX for the launch of its upcoming Starship Flight 4 test mission.

05 Jun 2024

NVIDIA

Elon Musk redirects NVIDIA chips intended for Tesla to xAI

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has directed NVIDIA, a prominent tech firm, to prioritize the delivery of AI processors to his other ventures, X and xAI.

04 Jun 2024

Adam Mosseri

Meta's Threads rolls out swipe customization for user feeds

Threads, the social media platform by Meta, has unveiled a swipe customization feature for user feeds.

03 Jun 2024

X

Elon Musk's X permits adult content to take on OnlyFans

Social media platform X, has officially revised its rules, to allow the posting of adult and graphic content.

03 Jun 2024

Bernard Arnault

Elon Musk overtakes Arnault and Bezos as world's richest again

Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX, has become the world's richest person with a net worth of $210.7 billion, according to Forbes Real Time Billionaires list.

02 Jun 2024

PewDiePie

MrBeast makes history! Dethrones T-Series; becomes YouTube's most subscribed channel

After a fierce showdown, internet sensation Jimmy "MrBeast" Donaldson has clinched the title of the most subscribed YouTuber, surpassing Indian music label T-Series.

30 May 2024

Morgan Stanley

Elon Musk accused of covert Twitter stock acquisition before takeover

Elon Musk is facing a lawsuit accusing him of secretly acquiring a multibillion-dollar stake in Twitter in early 2022 before eventually acquiring it.

29 May 2024

Meta

Meta AI chief mocks Musk's xAI recruitment drive on X

Yann LeCun, the head of AI at Meta, has publicly ridiculed Elon Musk on X.

29 May 2024

Neuralink

Musk's Neuralink seeks 3 patients for long-term brain implant study

Neuralink, the brain-chip company founded by Elon Musk, is planning to enroll three patients in a long-term study to evaluate its revolutionary device.

28 May 2024

Mark Zuckerberg

WhatsApp head denies Elon Musk's user data export claims

WhatsApp chief Will Cathcart has denied allegations made by Elon Musk that the messaging app exports user data each night.

27 May 2024

OpenAI

xAI, Elon Musk's AI startup, raises $6 billion in funding

Elon Musk's artificial intelligence startup, xAI, has successfully secured $6 billion in a Series B funding round.

26 May 2024

Tesla

Tesla shareholders advised to reject Elon Musk's $56B pay package

Proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis has advised Tesla shareholders to reject a proposed $56 billion pay package for CEO Elon Musk.

26 May 2024

Oracle

Elon Musk plans supercomputer to power next-gen Grok AI chatbot

Elon Musk, the American entrepreneur and founder of artificial intelligence startup xAI, has unveiled plans to construct a supercomputer.

24 May 2024

xAI

Elon Musk's xAI nears completion of $24 billion valuation deal

X.AI Corp is on the brink of finalizing a funding round that could potentially value the company at over $24 billion, according to Bloomberg.

24 May 2024

Dogecoin

Kabosu, viral Shiba Inu behind 'Doge' memes dies at 18

Kabosu, the beloved Japanese Shiba Inu who became the face of the globally recognized "Doge" meme and Dogecoin, has died at the age of 18.

24 May 2024

SpaceX

SpaceX eyes $200 billion valuation in potential share sale discussions

SpaceX is reportedly spearheading discussions on a possible share sale, that could catapult the company's valuation to an unprecedented $200 billion, as per Bloomberg.

22 May 2024

ChatGPT

Elon Musk's xAI is enhancing Grok chatbot with multimodal inputs

Elon Musk's AI company, xAI, is progressing in its efforts to upgrade the Grok chatbot with multimodal inputs.

21 May 2024

Microsoft

Microsoft's new Recall feature stirs privacy debate; Musk not impressed

Microsoft has unveiled a new artificial intelligence (AI) tool named Recall, causing ripples of concern over potential privacy issues.

20 May 2024

Sam Altman

South Korea, UK set to co-host second global AI summit

South Korea and the United Kingdom are preparing to co-host the second global AI summit on May 21 and 22 in Seoul.

19 May 2024

Indian Government

Tesla maintaining silence on India strategy despite new EV policy

Despite the Indian government unveiling a new electric vehicle (EV) policy in March, Tesla has yet to disclose its plans for establishing a business in the country.

17 May 2024

China

Tesla eyes China data for training its autonomous driving tech

Tesla is reportedly planning to harness data from China to bolster the global development of its autonomous driving system, marking a shift in its data utilization approach.

17 May 2024

Neuralink

Elon Musk's Neuralink seeks second human participant for brain-chip implant

Elon Musk's brain-computer interface startup, Neuralink, is now accepting applications for a second participant to receive its brain-chip implant.

17 May 2024

iOS

Twitter's rebranding transition complete: X.com is now official domain name

Twitter has undergone a significant rebranding, officially adopting X.com for all its core systems.

15 May 2024

Neuralink

Elon Musk's Neuralink facing tiny wire issues for years

Elon Musk's company, Neuralink, has been grappling with issues related to tiny wires in its brain implants, retracting out of position for years, Reuters has reported.

14 May 2024

Tesla

Tesla rehiring certain Supercharger team members after unexpected dissolution

Tesla has initiated the process of rehiring some of the nearly 500 workers of its Supercharging team, who were let go last month by CEO Elon Musk.

13 May 2024

Australia

Australian court ends injunction on X over Sydney stabbing posts

The Australian Federal Court has decided not to extend an injunction against Elon Musk's social media platform, X.

10 May 2024

X

Elon Musk may testify again in SEC's Twitter takeover probe

Elon Musk could be called to testify once more in the US Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) investigation into his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter.

10 May 2024

Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey voices concerns over Bluesky 'repeating Twitter's mistakes'

Former Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, recently criticized Bluesky, a service he helped launch.

09 May 2024

Neuralink

Neuralink faces setback as first human brain implant encounters problem

Elon Musk's neurotechnology venture, Neuralink, has experienced a technical setback with its first human brain implant.

08 May 2024

Tesla

US DOJ investigating Tesla over potential securities and wire fraud

The Department of Justice (DOJ) in the US, is currently investigating Tesla for potential securities and wire fraud, according to a Reuters report.

08 May 2024

Neuralink

Quit Neuralink over safety concerns, says co-founder Dr. Benjamin Rapoport

Dr. Benjamin Rapoport, a member of Elon Musk's brain implant venture, Neuralink, departed from the company in 2018.

07 May 2024

Tesla

Tesla fires more employees in another round of job cuts

Tesla, the electric vehicle giant led by Elon Musk, has announced another round of job cuts affecting staff in the software, services, and engineering departments, according to a report by Electrek.

07 May 2024

Taiwan

Taiwan developing Starlink-like satellite system amid rising China tensions

In response to escalating tensions with China, Taiwan is proactively developing a robust satellite system, to ensure uninterrupted communication during potential disaster scenarios.

07 May 2024

Boeing

Boeing Starliner's first crewed test flight delayed over technical issue 

Boeing's highly anticipated Starliner space capsule has experienced a delay in its first crewed test flight due to a technical issue.

06 May 2024

SpaceX

SpaceX unveils innovative spacesuit for first commercial astronaut spacewalk

SpaceX has introduced an innovative spacesuit, specifically designed for the first-ever commercial astronaut spacewalk during Polaris Dawn—a planned private human spaceflight mission scheduled to launch this year.

04 May 2024

X

X introduces Stories feature with AI summaries powered by Grok

X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter, has unveiled a new feature called Stories.

30 Apr 2024

Tesla

Tesla CEO Elon Musk ousts top executives amid falling sales

In a decisive response to dwindling sales, EV maker Tesla's CEO Elon Musk has terminated two senior executives.

30 Apr 2024

Tesla

Tesla Cybertruck receives off-road software update: Check what's new

Tesla's Cybertruck has received a new software update, introducing an Off-Road Mode to the electric vehicle.

30 Apr 2024

Tesla

Supreme Court upholds restrictions on Musk's Tesla-related social media posts

The US Supreme Court has upheld a settlement that mandates Tesla CEO Elon Musk to seek prior approval for certain social media posts about Tesla.

29 Apr 2024

China

Tesla partners with Baidu for autonomous driving in China

Tesla has successfully overcome significant challenges to introduce its driver-assistance system in China, the world's largest auto market.

28 Apr 2024

Tesla

Elon Musk in China to discuss Tesla's self-driving technology

Tesla's CEO, Elon Musk, has embarked on an unanticipated trip to Beijing, a key market for the electric vehicle giant.

28 Apr 2024

Kuala Lumpur

Elon Musk dismisses theories of alien involvement in MH370 disappearance

SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk, has dismissed theories suggesting extraterrestrial involvement in the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

27 Apr 2024

Tesla

Tesla's Autopilot, FSD systems under scrutiny in US: Here's why

Federal investigations in the US, have raised serious concerns about the safety of Tesla's Autopilot and Full Self-Driving (FSD) systems, following their involvement in numerous accidents and fatalities.

26 Apr 2024

Narendra Modi

Tesla remains committed to India expansion despite Musk's postponed visit

Tesla remains steadfast in its expansion plans in India despite Elon Musk's recent decision to postpone his meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

26 Apr 2024

xAI

Elon Musk's xAI close to securing $6 billion funding

Elon Musk's artificial intelligence venture, xAI, is close to securing a massive $6 billion in funding, according to TechCrunch.

25 Apr 2024

Threads

Zuckerberg's Threads overtakes Musk's X in daily user count

Meta's communication platform, Threads, has overtaken Elon Musk's X, formerly known as Twitter, in daily active users (DAUs) within the United States.

24 Apr 2024

Tesla

Tesla to operate fleet of self-driving taxis, says Elon Musk

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, has revealed plans for the company to operate a fleet of self-driving taxis.

24 Apr 2024

Boston Dynamics

Tesla could sell Optimus robots by next year: Elon Musk

Tesla, the electric vehicle giant, is currently developing a humanoid robot named Optimus.