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Maybe Elon Musk Is Done Talking About the New York Times

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For a bunch of you, the biggest story of last week was Elon Musk vs. The New York Times. So you figured it would come up when the Tesla CEO appeared on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” last night, right? Nope. The to-and-fro didn’t come up a single time during Not a...
Maybe Elon Musk Is Done Talking About the New York Times

Tesla's Model S Just Got The Most Effusive Review We've Ever Seen From The WSJ's Car Guy (TSLA)

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Tesla's Model S has reduced esteemed Wall Street Journal car-reviewer Dan Neil to a puddle. He has written one of the most glowing reviews of a product we've ever read. For example: "This is one amazing car. I mean, hard-core amazing." "...the Tesla corners like it's tethered with magic." "And...
Tesla's Model S Just Got The Most Effusive Review We've Ever Seen From The WSJ's Car Guy (TSLA)

SpaceX's Dragon Ready to Ferry Supplies to the International Space Station

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Elon Musk in SpaceX Mission Control Weather permitting, it looks like Elon Musk and his SpaceX aerospace startup will ride their Dragon cargo capsule into a shiny new era of private enterprise in space Sunday night, when Dragon is set to launch from Cape Canaveral on its first trip to...
SpaceX's Dragon Ready to Ferry Supplies to the International Space Station
Imagining a modern moonshot challenge
Amid the Valley's raging case of wantrapreneur fever, Elon Musk pulls off an impressive trifecta

Let's All 3D Print Our Houses, What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

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Artist’s rendering. Is there anything 3D printers won’t wholly revolutionize? There’s the gun trade and illicit narcotics market, there’s the fine art of burrito making, and now, Atlantic Cities reports, a USC professor is working on a means of using them to wholly disrupt the construction business. That’s right–he proposes that...
Let's All 3D Print Our Houses, What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Watch This Video Of SpaceX Testing Their Newest Rocket Engine

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SpaceX, the private space exploration company run by Elon Musk, has put out a new video showing off their latest rocket engine, the Merlin 1D. The clip, part of a three-minute test, shows the engine firing with 147,000 pounds of thrust, which is how much power the rocket needs to...
Watch This Video Of SpaceX Testing Their Newest Rocket Engine
You Can Get Free Transportation For Life From Tesla* (TLSA)

Tesla Motors in New York Times row

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Tesla Motors chief executive Elon Musk brands a New York Times review of his company's electric saloon car as "fake", after its range is questioned....
Tesla Motors in New York Times row
SpaceX Team Tells Us To Learn C++, Says They'll Take Us To Mars In 5 Years

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the news: Facebook speculators are blaming everyone but themselves for the stock's poor performance so far. Henry Blodget argues that the stock was overvalued to begin with and the stock should be priced in the $16-$24 range. Business Insider's Owen Thomas looks at how Facebook's stock performance...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

Private Company Successfully Launches First Official Cargo Ship To The International Space Station

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Elon Musk's SpaceX successfully launched its Dragon capsule from Cape Canaveral Sunday night in the first of 12 cargo deliveries under a $1.6 million contract with NASA.  The unmanned commercial cargo ship with carry 1,000 pounds of food, supplies and scientific equipment to the crew of the International Space Station. It...
Private Company Successfully Launches First Official Cargo Ship To The International Space Station

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Cargo Ship Finally Achieves Liftoff

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Mr. Musk. Fellow science fiction nerds, it’s a new day. The space shuttle might be a relic, but that doesn’t mean we’re stuck here permanently. (Well, provided you’ve got some cash lying around.) After last weekend’s none-too-impressive failure to launch, Elon Musk’s ride to the stars finally made it into...
Elon Musk’s SpaceX Cargo Ship Finally Achieves Liftoff

SpaceX Dragon thruster pods back online, continue on to space station

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The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft has recovered from the ‘glitch’ it experienced this morning and is back on track to dock with the Space Station. “Pods 1 and 4 now online and thrusters engaged. Dragon transitioned from free drift to active control. Yes!!!” said SpaceX founder Elon Musk in a tweet....
SpaceX Dragon thruster pods back online, continue on to space station
How Elon Musk Is Revolutionizing Two Major Industries At The Same Time

Mission to Mars

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I’ve said I want to die on Mars. Just not on impact. –From Elon Musk speaking at South by Southwest about his desire to travel to Mars via rocket, provided it would land safely...
Mission to Mars
With a goal to 'globalize Silicon Valley,' Founder Institute graduates its 650th startup (exclusive)

Barry Diller and Steve Chen Back the ZuckerPAC

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FWD.us, the political action group founded by Mark Zuckerberg, announced Friday that IAC chief Barry Diller and YouTube co-founder Steve Chen are now supporters of the group. FWD.us aims to help spur change in immigration reform with its D.C. lobbying efforts — which recently came under scrutiny and resulted in...
Barry Diller and Steve Chen Back the ZuckerPAC

Tesla Model S gets Consumer Reports' top score, suggests it's easy being green

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While we largely enjoyed our time behind the wheel of the Tesla Model S, we clearly didn't have as much fun as Consumer Reports. The often stringent outlet just gave the EV sedan a 99 out of 100 rating, which makes it not just the publication's highest-ranked electric car,...
Tesla Model S gets Consumer Reports' top score, suggests it's easy being green

From Elon Musk to MacGyver: The Tech Superheroes You Most Want to Be

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Here are the superheroes of tech, both real and fictional, you told us on Facebook you most wanted to be....
From Elon Musk to MacGyver: The Tech Superheroes You Most Want to Be

ELON MUSK: 'If We Published Patents, It Would Be Farcical'

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The patent system has been getting a lot of heat lately, especially with the high-profile fight between Apple and Samsung. Superhero entrepreneur Elon Musk just avoids patents altogether with his super high-tech space venture SpaceX.  You would think you'd want to protect your intellectual property when you're building complicated things...
ELON MUSK: 'If We Published Patents, It Would Be Farcical'

Live from SXSW: catch our Leap Motion, Elon Musk and Al Gore liveblogs today!

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Austin, Texas is loaded to the gills with geeks of every shape and size, and we're here too! We're parked at the city's convention center for a day filled with A-list SXSW speakers, including Elon Musk of Tesla and SpaceX fame, former Vice President Al Gore and the ace...
Live from SXSW: catch our Leap Motion, Elon Musk and Al Gore liveblogs today!

Eco-minded exec Musk leaves Zuckerberg's political group

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Elon Musk, CEO of electric-car company Tesla Motors, bows out of Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg's political action group after the group funds ads that rile the Sierra Club, MoveOn.org, and others. [Read more]...
Eco-minded exec Musk leaves Zuckerberg's political group

Elon Musk Shakes Off the Electric Car Naysayers (Video)

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Say what you want about Tesla founder Elon Musk, but he’s certainly got gumption. Time and time again, the CEO has been willing to push back hard against smack talkers who don’t believe that he can bring electric vehicles to a mass-market audience. “So many people called bullshit on [our...
Elon Musk Shakes Off the Electric Car Naysayers (Video)

5 things to know about SolarCity's IPO (and it's not all good)

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Solar installer SolarCity is moving closer to its planned IPO and said last week that it could raise up to $201 million in a public debut. If successful, the IPO could be one of the few success stories from the cleantech startup sector in 2012, and would be another win...
5 things to know about SolarCity's IPO (and it's not all good)

Mike Judge's HBO Silicon Valley Comedy Opens On 'The Shit Brown Hills of Mountainview'

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There’s shit in them hills. Have we told you how mind-numbingly excited Betabeat is for HBO’s forthcoming comedy, Silicon Valley? That the network’s inspired decision to hire the creators of Beavis and Butthead to write a TV show about startups thrust us into a fit of giggling anticipation? So, now...
Mike Judge's HBO Silicon Valley Comedy Opens On 'The Shit Brown Hills of Mountainview'

Russia's new spaceship will fly to you the moon, let you swing among the stars

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Russia's protracted attempts at replacing the aging space warhorse that is Soyuz may finally bear fruit. RSC Energia has announced that it has finished the design of a prototype spacecraft under the country's Prospective Piloted Transport System -- the equivalent of the Orion program. The as-yet unnamed craft is...
Russia's new spaceship will fly to you the moon, let you swing among the stars
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SpaceX: countdown to the era of commercial space flight
"The US Is A Country Of Explorers" Says Elon Musk As He Plans For A Texas-Based Spaceport
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