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08 May 2021Saturday Night Live
Elon Musk's 'SNL' promo is as 'wild' as he is!
By now we know that Elon Musk will be debuting on Saturday Night Live on May 8.
06 May 2021SpaceX
SpaceX's Starship SN15 prototype finally succeeds at high-altitude flight, landing
Elon Musk-led SpaceX successfully launched a high-altitude Starship prototype on Wednesday. It also marks a historic achievement for the company as the SN15 rocket is the first to land safely after the flight.
26 Apr 2021SpaceX
Elon Musk to host 'Saturday Night Live,' fans lash out
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is set to become the first non-actor or athlete to host Saturday Night Live since Donald Trump.
24 Apr 2021SpaceX
Will ask Starlink to seek permits for India operations: DoT
In a major development that ties Elon Musk and India together, the billionaire's satellite internet service called Starlink could be planning to begin its operations in India.
24 Apr 2021Instagram
NewsBytes Briefing: App makers are terrified for Apple, and more
If you thought the term Big Tech mafia was a hyperbole, think again. App makers told US senators that they are scared of Apple and Google during the ongoing anti-trust dog and pony show.
22 Apr 2021Tesla Model S
Tesla crash kills two, CEO Musk denies Autopilot use
On April 18, two men aged 59 and 69 years old met a fiery demise when the 2019 Tesla Model S that they were traveling in collided with a tree and went up in flames just outside Houston.
18 Apr 2021SpaceX
SpaceX awarded contract to build lander for manned lunar mission—Artemis
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has chosen Elon Musk's SpaceX to build the lunar lander for the Artemis mission.
10 Apr 2021Neuralink
Neuralink shows off monkey's Pong skills using wireless brain-computer interface
Elon Musk's 2016 start-up called Neuralink has been working on a brain-machine interface with a reasonable amount of success.
08 Apr 2021Tesla
Following outcry, Tesla refunded customers who were double-charged for cars
Late last month, we reported that several Tesla customers were charged twice for their new electric cars. One of the affected customers, Christopher T. Lee, who goes by the name Everyday Chris on YouTube even made a video detailing his experience.
06 Apr 2021Facebook
NewsBytes Briefing: Facebook springs a massive data leak, and more
Facebook demonstrated how MobiKwik's data leak affecting 100 million users were rookie numbers by leaking the data of 535 million users, 6 million of which were Indians.
05 Apr 2021Tesla
Musk wants to hire you even without a college degree
Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, may want to hire you.
31 Mar 2021SpaceX
SpaceX loses yet another Starship prototype in mid-air explosion
Just weeks after the SpaceX Starship Serial Number 10 (SN10) rocket met a fiery demise after a seemingly successful landing, the Starship SN11 exploded in mid-air yesterday.
16 Mar 2021Microsoft
NewsBytes Briefing: WhatsApp pays for privacy debacle, and more
16 Mar 2021Tesla
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).
09 Mar 2021Sustainability
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.
04 Mar 2021SpaceX
SpaceX's Starship SN10 rocket explodes after successful landing
Earlier today, SpaceX successfully launched and landed its Starship SN10 rocket. The flight took the spacecraft to an altitude of 10 kilometers above ground. SpaceX called it a successful test flight.
02 Mar 2021Mukesh Ambani
Elon Musk tops Hurun Global Rich List, Ambani ranked eighth
In the Hurun Global Rich List published on Tuesday, Mukesh Ambani ranked eighth, while Tesla CEO Elon Musk is on the top. The list ranked 3,228 billionaires from 68 countries.
21 Feb 2021Social Media
All you should know about new social media platform Clubhouse
Clubhouse is an audio-based social networking app that allows people to participate in discussions on diverse topics of interest. They can also listen in on conversations between eminent individuals in real time by joining chat rooms.
17 Feb 2021SpaceX
Musk's SpaceX raises $850 million, now valued at $74 billion
Elon Musk's SpaceX has reportedly raised $850 million in an equity funding round last week. CNBC reports the shares were sold at $419.99 apiece. Citing unsubstantiated sources familiar with the financing, the report added that the company is now valued at around $74 billion.
08 Feb 2021iPhone
NewsBytes Briefing: Elon's trying to tell us something, and more
The US has printed more money last year than it did in two centuries since its founding. In a totally unrelated incident, the world's billionaires grew richer by $10.5 trillion.
08 Feb 2021Tesla
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.
05 Feb 2021SpaceX
Starlink passes 10,000 users, counters objections to FCC funding
Lobbyists for small Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the US are urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to investigate SpaceX's Starlink program.
02 Feb 2021SpaceX
Elon Musk's SpaceX announces first all-civilian mission for late-2021 launch
SpaceX was founded by Elon Musk in 2002 to make space flight more accessible. On Monday, the company announced it will fly an all-civilian crew into orbit around Earth aboard its Crew Dragon capsule later this year.
01 Feb 2021Bitcoin
Elon Musk has 'happy monkey' with brain wired for videogaming
In a revelation that's not going to sit well with PETA and company, Elon Musk claimed that he has a monkey playing video games with wires hooked up to its head.
01 Feb 2021WhatsApp
NewsBytes Briefing: Musk's army of gamer cyborg monkeys, and more
There is never a dull moment with Elon Musk. At a recent Clubhouse interaction, the world's richest man revealed that his Neuralink start-up has monkeys with brain implants that allow them to play video games with one another.
30 Jan 2021Twitter
Starship explosion prompts FAA to investigate SpaceX for license violations
Elon Musk's Mars mission has hit a regulatory hurdle. The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has launched a probe into the failed December landing of the Starship prototype.
28 Jan 2021Reddit
Reddit's WallStreetBets goes private; banned on Discord for 'hate speech'
Hedge funds have lost billions shorting GameStop and AMC stocks.
28 Jan 2021Tesla Model S
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 2021WhatsApp
Telegram lures away WhatsApp users with new chat migration tool
Telegram is trying its best to capture users moving away from WhatsApp. Its latest effort involves a tool letting users import chats from WhatsApp, among other messaging services.
28 Jan 2021Reddit
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.
27 Jan 2021SpaceX
SpaceX Starlink satellites featuring laser intercommunication enhance polar region coverage
SpaceX launched 10 laser link-enabled Starlink satellites into polar orbit using its Transporter-1 dedicated rideshare mission on January 24.
25 Jan 2021Tesla
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.
25 Jan 2021SpaceX
SpaceX beats ISRO's record; Launches 143 satellites in one go
Elon Musk's commercial space endeavor SpaceX has smashed the Indian Space Research Organization's (ISRO) record for sending the most number of satellites in a single mission.
24 Jan 2021WhatsApp
Signal beta update adds new features targeted at ex-WhatsAppers
Signal's latest beta (5.3.1) release contains features designed to give the former WhatsApp users a reassuringly familiar experience.
23 Jan 2021Google
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.
22 Jan 2021Twitter
Musk puts out $100 million bounty for carbon capture tech
Elon Musk has put out a $100 million bounty for the best carbon capture technology. The billionaire entrepreneur took to Twitter on Thursday to announce the prize meant to encourage solutions to address carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.
21 Jan 2021SpaceX
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches 60 Starlink satellites into orbit
SpaceX fired up its Falcon 9 rocket for the eighth time launching multiple Starlink satellites into orbit on Wednesday.
21 Jan 2021Tesla
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 2021Twitter
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.
17 Jan 2021Tesla
'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.