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
03 Aug 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: William English, computer mouse co-inventor, dies at 91
A lot has happened over the weekend.
02 Aug 2020
Universal's $200 million budget to fuel Cruise-Musk's space film
Brace for impact as Universal Pictures has agreed to fund actor Tom Cruise and tech giant Elon Musk's ambitious space movie with a $200 million budget.
31 Jul 2020
Kuiper constellation: Amazon gets approval to provide internet from space
After e-commerce, web services, entertainment, Amazon is set to take on Elon Musk's SpaceX in the booming "internet-from-space" category.
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.
27 Jul 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Google sued for shady practices, and more
Over the weekend, another case was added to the list of lawsuits against Google.
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
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak sues YouTube: Here's why
Steve Wozniak has filed a lawsuit against Google's YouTube.
23 Jul 2020
Twitter hackers accessed DMs of dozens of high-profile accounts
Last week's massive Twitter hack left more than 100 high-profile accounts, including those of business magnates like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk, compromised.
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.
22 Jul 2020
#NewsBytesExplainer: GPT-3, the powerful AI that generates stories, poems, code
Back in May, OpenAI, the AI start-up co-founded by Elon Musk, had announced an advanced language processing algorithm called 'GPT-3'.
19 Jul 2020
After major hack, Indian government issues notice to Twitter
The Government of India has issued a notice to Twitter to get more details around how it became the target of a massive coordinated hack three days ago.
18 Jul 2020
33-year-old tech entrepreneur murdered, body dismembered in NYC; aide arrested
The New York City Police made substantial headway in the investigation into the grisly murder of a young tech entrepreneur, as they arrested his 21-year-old former personal assistant on Friday.
16 Jul 2020
Twitter hack: Musk, Obama, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, others compromised
Microblogging platform Twitter has been hit by a massive hack by cryptocurrency scammers.
14 Jul 2020
Mukesh Ambani becomes 6th richest person in the world
After a massive fund-raising spree of Jio Platforms, Indian business magnate Mukesh Ambani has become the sixth-richest person in the world.
14 Jul 2020
Tech Briefing: Apple pays $1bn penalty, Google invests in India
A lot happened in the technology world when you were sleeping.
11 Jul 2020
Musk says Tesla cars are 'very close' to full autonomy
A new day, an old Elon Musk and a new hawkish claim!
10 Jul 2020
Elon Musk to soon give update on brain-computer interface company
A year ago, Elon Musk's secretive start-up Neuralink revealed how it plans to "connect humans with computers" with a novel brain-computer interface (BCI).
06 Jul 2020
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
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.
02 Jul 2020
Despite COVID-19 shutdown, Tesla made over 90,000 deliveries
Despite being hit by the shutdown stemming from the novel coronavirus pandemic, Elon Musk's EV company Tesla managed to deliver more than 90,000 cars in the second quarter of 2020.
18 Jun 2020
SpaceX plans to build floating spaceports for Moon, Mars missions
We all know the ambitions of Elon Musk's SpaceX.
31 May 2020
Along with astronauts, SpaceX launched a 'glittery dinosaur' to ISS
In the wee hours of Sunday, Elon Musk's SpaceX launched astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on the historic #LaunchAmerica mission to the International Space Station.
31 May 2020
#LaunchAmerica: SpaceX successfully launches astronauts for historic NASA mission
After canceling it on May 28 owing to bad weather, SpaceX has now successfully launched astronauts for NASA's historic #LaunchAmerica mission.
26 May 2020
SpaceX-NASA historic crewed mission: Everything you need to know
On May 27, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are scheduled to head up to the International Space Station as part of a crewed mission.
20 May 2020
General Motors will soon have a 'million-mile' battery
To double down on the electric vehicles' market, leading automaker General Motors (GM) is working to bring million-mile batteries.
12 May 2020
Musk restarts Tesla factory during lockdown, says 'ready for arrest'
Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla, has re-opened the electric carmaker's factory in California's Alameda County, despite local orders to keep the 'non-essential' business closed.
11 May 2020
Alec Baldwin returns as Donald Trump for 'SNL' finale
Alec Baldwin once again reprised his famous imitation of US President Donald Trump on the recently-concluded season finale of Saturday Night Live this weekend.
10 May 2020
Why is Musk threatening to shift Tesla's headquarters from California
Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO of Tesla, has threatened to shift his company's headquarters out of California.
09 May 2020
Musk aims to connect brain with computer within a year
Last year, Elon Musk's Neuralink revealed implantable 'threads' to connect humans with computers.
06 May 2020
'X Æ A-12 Musk': Story behind name of Musk's baby
On Monday, Elon Musk welcomed his first child with singer Grimes.
05 May 2020
Tom Cruise, Elon Musk to shoot movie in space: Report
Tom Cruise is leaving the planet, but for a very good reason.
02 May 2020
OpenAI launches Jukebox, an AI engine that creates entire songs
After writing news stories, beating professionals at poker, and detecting asteroids capable of hitting our planet, artificial intelligence is stepping into the world of music creation.
22 Apr 2020
Watch: AI-created Elon Musk Zoom-bombs virtual meeting
You may already know about deepfakes, the AI-generated clips that show one person's face or voice in another person's video.
20 Apr 2020
Elon Musk says he delivered ventilators, hospitals disagree
A month ago, Tesla CEO Elon Musk had promised ventilators, the life-saving equipment required for pumping breathable air into sick patients' lungs, to hospitals overwhelmed with COVID-19 cases in California.
06 Apr 2020
Amid COVID-19 crisis, Tesla is building ventilators from car parts
After downplaying the threat of COVID-19 on multiple occasions, Elon Musk is coming to the rescue of patients suffering from it.
20 Mar 2020
Tesla shutting down factories as COVID-19 spreads in the US
After downplaying the threat of coronavirus disease COVID-19 for several weeks, Elon Musk has finally taken some action to combat the situation.
15 Mar 2020
Musk downplays coronavirus outbreak, draws flak from health experts
Elon Musk, the boss of SpaceX and Tesla, is drawing flak for downplaying the threat of COVID-19 - the deadly disease caused by the outbreak of coronavirus.
10 Mar 2020
Elon Musk worries SpaceX won't reach Mars before he dies
After spending nearly two decades building and launching rockets, Elon Musk, the co-founder and CEO of SpaceX, has expressed concerns over his company's speed of progress.
07 Mar 2020
SpaceX will launch its 'space taxi' next year: Details here
Last year, American space agency NASA confirmed the plan to open the International Space Station (ISS) for commercial activities like tourism.
02 Mar 2020
SpaceX's Mars rocket prototype implodes during test: Details here
A prototype of SpaceX's highly-ambitious Starship appears to have imploded during an internal test at the company's test facility in Boca Chica, Texas.