In case you missed them, here are the biggest developments from the world of tech from the week ending October 10.
On one hand, absence of a clear electric vehicle policy and infrastructure deficiencies are clear challenges for the automaker. On the other, there are enthusiastic state governments willing to roll out the red carpet for Tesla and a drop in GST on EVs.
The potential Gigafactory will manufacture Tesla’s electric vehicles and batteries, but talks are preliminary and is likely to be “long drawn”
In a recent New York Times’ podcast interview, Elon Musk said he does not plan to get COVID-19 vaccine shots and also played down the need and efficacy of country-wide lockdowns to contain the spread of the deadly virus.
This would be the most affordable Tesla electric vehicle that the company would have ever made.
Musk's warning comes ahead of a "battery day" later on Tuesday, when Tesla is expected to unveil steps to boost battery production.
If the expansion plan follows through, it will threaten the entire industry by sheer virtue of scale. In July, Morgan Stanley had estimated that Starlink would constitute $40 billion of SpaceX’s total value of $50 billion
Elon Musk's record shows he is more of a fast learner who forged alliances with firms that had technology Tesla lacked, hired some of their most talented people, and then powered through the boundaries that limited more risk-averse partners.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk in a recent earnings conference call had said that the real limitation to Tesla's growth is battery cell production at an affordable price.
Market volatilities have resulted in wide wealth swings for Elon Musk
Despite this, the world’s wealthiest collectively added $830 billion to their wealth this year, as per the Bloomberg Billionaire Index
Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Tesla's Elon Musk lost $9 billion and $8.5 billion of their net worths, respectively.
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Elon Musk described Neuralink's chip, which is roughly 23 millimeters (0.9 inch) in diameter, as "a Fitbit in your skull with tiny wires."
A Russian man allegedly offered Tesla employee $1 million to install malware into Tesla’s internal network
Tesla founder-CEO Elon Musk, the world's fourth-richest person, does not take home a salary and his compensation mostly relies on stock options.
Musk, who is also the CEO of Tesla, confirmed that the company will also showcase the V2 robot — the second-generation robot designed to attach Neuralink’s tech to the brain.
Researchers have said the energy density of Panasonic's "2170" batteries used in Tesla's Model 3 is around 260Wh/kg, meaning a 50 percent jump from the current energy density which is key to achieving a longer driving range.
This would be the largest single fundraising round to date by SpaceX, according to PitchBook data.
Tesla Inc shares gained 11 percent on August 17, boosting Musk's net worth by $7.8 billion or Rs 57,727 crore in a day.
"History is written by the victors… except on Wikipedia," Musk tweeted.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk in a tweet alleged that the Great Pyramids of Egypt, were 'obviously' built by aliens.
Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Inc, has given his two cents on one of the most intriguing mysteries of human history – who built the pyramids of Egypt?
In case you missed them, here are the biggest developments from the world of tech from the week ending August 1.
“Elon’s positioning is to maintain a high level of outrageous comments.”