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 ...

Employees sour on Tesla amid cost-cutting and layoffs

Business / Corporate Jun 10, 2019

Employees sour on Tesla amid cost-cutting and layoffs

Tesla Inc's rankings at two high-profile job websites have declined, suggesting that job dissatisfaction at the electric car company is intensifying amid layoffs, strategy shifts and executive turnover. Tesla placed 16th on LinkedIn's annual "Top Companies 2019" list published in April, compiled from billions of ...

Billionaire Jeff Bezos unveil plans for moon presence

Business May 10, 2019

Billionaire Jeff Bezos unveil plans for moon presence

Amazon tycoon Jeff Bezos said Thursday he is going to send a spaceship to the moon, joining a resurgence of lunar interest half a century after people first set foot there. Bezos said his space company Blue Origin will land a robotic ship the size ...