The Tesla Model S Plaid is mighty fast, but don’t expect to hit Elon Musk’s big 1.99 second 0-60 mph boast for an impromptu stop sign drag-race. Deliveries of the tri-motor sedan began earlier this month, with a big Tesla launch event at which the CEO made the pitch for why hypercar-shaming EVs are necessary to give electrification a halo. What Musk didn’t mention on-stage, though, was the small print.
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Tesla Yoke Steering Wheel To Soon Get 'Progressive Steering' Tech, Says Elon Musk, But Stays Mechanical for Model S For Now
Tesla Yoke steering wheel is more of a mechanical device, but Elon Musk says that it would soon get a "progressive steering" feature in the coming developments from the company. Currently, Tesla's Model S is the vehicle that would have the choice to opt for the Yoke Steering wheel or the traditional round one, and Musk thinks the former is a great tech.
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The gauntlet has been thrown. Ford (F) CEO Jim Farley says he's open to a drag race between the Mustang Mach-E and the new Tesla (TSLA) Model S Plaid. Tesla stock rose. CEO Elon Musk has yet to respond. The suggestion came up June 12, as a response to a...
As we talk about Elon Musk, the first thing we hear about it is his investment in Cryptocurrency when he procured bitcoin worth one billion USD. He went on to announce that his company Tesla will accept payments in Bitcoin and other digital currencies. Since then, he has been riding high with the high value of bitcoin when we now see it touching the lowest in a few weeks. His recent tweet suggests that he may think to sell off his company’s digital assets as bitcoin was seen sliding down. It was this man who went on to invest such a huge amount in digital currency. Bitcoin was seen trading around 45270 USD as of this Monday in New York, and it ended up going slow this Friday as well. The company’s CEO was seen talking about the same and then came up with the public statement talking about the fact as to how things would move in this direction. To know more about bitcoin trading you can get more info here.
Elon Musk the hero crypto deserves, but maybe not the one it wants, says exec. Elon Musk’s ability to move cryptocurrency markets with his tweets represents a danger to the average investor, said CoinSwap founder Erik Nurm, but the furor created around the Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO’s social media activity could draw more eyes to crypto in the long run.
Energy IndustryFinancial Times
The electric car revolutionary has built a reputation as a clean energy champion. But SpaceX has never fitted in with Musk's green image. Now the tech billionaire is driving the energy-hungry crypto market. FT writers and experts weigh his climate record, both good and bad, and ask whether his green status stacks up.
In May, bitcoin got hammered due to comments from Chinese and Japanese authorities. But it also took a hit for another reason: CEO Elon Musk announced Telsa would stop accepting bitcoin due to concerns about the environmental impact of cryptocurrency mining. But in the past day, bitcoin has leapt to...
Income TaxPosted byThe Hill
Elon Musk paid less than $70,000 in federal income taxes between 2015 and 2017, and he did not pay anything in 2018, according to recent reports. He did pay his taxes in 2016 by exercising more than $1 billion in stock options. He lives off loans made from his stock...
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At Tesla’s event to show off their impressive new 2022 Tesla Model S Plaid, amid all of the impressive specs and cutaways of the new motors and someone playing video games on the thing, there was one bit that really stuck out to me. It was something Elon said when explaining why they’ve decided to remove all control stalks from the car, including any physical controls to change gears. The statement also spoke volumes about what Elon thinks of drivers, and it’s not great.
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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has reiterated plans for Starship to take over Starlink launches, eventually fully replacing Falcon 9’s role in the constellation. Since dedicated Starlink launches began in May 2019, Musk, COO and President Gwynne Shotwell, and a few other SpaceX officials and executives have made it clear that the company would ultimately transition the task of launching and maintaining the Starlink constellation from Falcon 9 to Starship. Barring major surprises, Starship is being designed to be fully and rapidly reusable from the ground up, nominally making the system far cheaper to launch.
If Elon Musk Did to Listed Company What He Did to Bitcoin, SEC Would Severely Sanction Him: Sygnia Billionaire Co-Founder
Billionaire Magda Wierzycka believes that Musk has avoided the SEC investigation only because it was Bitcoin he manipulated and not a listed company’s shares. “Elaborate plan to make a quick buck on Bitcoin”. CEO and co-founder of Sygnia, a financial services company, Magda Wierzycka, who is also a South African...
The residents of Brithem Bottom know better than most the feeling of being isolated. The quiet hamlet in Devon is among the many rural areas in the UK that suffers from desperately slow broadband speeds - and up until recently, efforts to improve it have been in vain. For Philip...
Aerospace & DefensePosted byTech Times
Elon Musk has confirmed that SpaceX will soon use the Starship rockets to bring Starlink satellites in orbit and conduct its future missions. This will replace the current usage of Falcon 9 in the missions of SpaceX to add more satellites for the constellations that would serve as internet connections. Falcon 9 has brought a massive array of Starlink satellites in the past and has served as its mainstay rocket.
Elon Musk declared that a new space race has begun against BitMEX. Can BitMEX and Bitcoin beat Elon Musk and Dogecoin for the race to the moon?. Referencing to Crypto exchange BitMEX about sending bitcoin to the moon in its Q4, Elon Musk replied that a new space race has begun.
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Anthony Scaramucci says Elon Musk scared people off bitcoin but he backs it to soar like Amazon stock in the long run
SkyBridge Capital's Anthony Scaramucci compared bitcoin to Amazon, whose stock price fluctuated dramatically in its early years.
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‘Anonymous’ vs. Elon Musk: Musk Responds on Twitter, Tweets Laughing Emoji on Cryptocurrency Threat [UPDATE]
The Anonymous hacktivist group and Tesla's CEO, Elon Musk, continues feud on Twitter as the latter finally responds to the threat the hackers have given out earlier this week. Elon Musk is probably one of the most famous CEOs in the market today because of his passion for technology and innovation. However, most people are fascinated by Musk and his carefree spirit as he always tweets anything he feels like tweeting.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk, the world's second-wealthiest person, didn't pay any income tax in 2018, according to an investigation by ProPublica. And Musk isn't the only wealthy person to avoid paying income taxes over the last two decades. Elon Musk, others avoid paying income tax. Pro Publica collected a "vast...
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An individual claiming to represent the Anonymous hacking collective has accused billionaire Tesla owner Elon Musk of having liquidated dreams and “destroyed lives” with his tweets about cryptocurrencies.With just a few words, memes, emojis and likes, the world’s third-richest person has sent the value of cryptocurrencies both diving and soaring in recent months – notably with his jocular backing of dogecoin, followed more recently by sobering claims of concern over bitcoin’s environmental impact.In the latest turn of the saga, which has seen crypto investors’ fortunes rise and fall, the value of bitcoin dropped 7 per cent on Friday after Musk...