Tesla Cybertruck gets 150,000 orders in first two days

Business Nov 24, 2019

Tesla Cybertruck gets 150,000 orders in first two days

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on Saturday that there have been about 150,000 orders thus far for the electric carmaker's Cybertruck, which was unveiled late on Thursday. "146k Cybertruck orders so far, with 42 percent choosing dual, 41 percent tri & 17 percent single motor," ...

Tesla passes GM as most valuable U.S. automaker, short sellers burned

Business Oct 25, 2019

Tesla passes GM as most valuable U.S. automaker, short sellers burned

Tesla Inc. shares soared 17 percent on Thursday after the electric carmaker surprised Wall Street by delivering on Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk's promise of a profit in the third quarter, even as doubts remained about its long-term prospects. Trading at $298, Tesla's market capitalization ...

Alibaba's Jack Ma says 12-hour work week could be the norm

Business Aug 29, 2019

Alibaba's Jack Ma says 12-hour work week could be the norm

Billionaire Jack Ma, long an outspoken advocate for China's extreme work culture, says that people should be able to work just 12 hours a week with the benefits of artificial intelligence. People could work as little as three days a week, four hours a day ...

SpaceX's Mars rocket prototype rattles nearby residents in Texas test flight

Business Aug 29, 2019

SpaceX's Mars rocket prototype rattles nearby residents in Texas test flight

SpaceX test-launched an early prototype of the company's Mars rocket on Tuesday, unnerving residents near the Texas site and clearing another key hurdle in billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's interplanetary ambitions. After the launch, Musk congratulated engineers from SpaceX, short for Space Exploration Technologies Corp., and ...

Microsoft joins project on ethical artificial intelligence

Business / Tech Jul 23, 2019

Microsoft joins project on ethical artificial intelligence

Microsoft on Monday announced a $1 billion investment in an OpenAI ethical artificial intelligence project backed by Tesla's Elon Musk and Amazon. The partnership will be devoted to developing advanced AI models on Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform while adhering to "shared principles on ethics ...