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SpaceX launch brings Elon Musk's broadband-internet satellite plan closer to reality - The Keene Sentinel

1 called the satellites Microsat-2a and Microsat-2b, but Musk referred to them as Tintin A and B, an apparent reference to the young reporter/adventurer character in the famed comics by Herge. The two satellites will try to deliver the message “Hello ...

Tesla Billionaire Elon Musk Says He Owns $2.5K In BTC, Or 'Literally Zero Cryptocurrency' - Cointelegraph (Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News)

Elon Musk, the tech billionaire and entrepreneur known for founding and leading Tesla Motors and SpaceX, revealed on Twitter Thursday Feb. 22, how much Bitcoin (BTC) he owns — 0.25 BTC or about $2,478 as of press time, or 0.000012% of his total net ...

Elon Musk is 'optimistic' about beating Tesla Semi specs that competitors already don't believe possible - Electrek

Now Musk is talking about beating those specs, which would be even more impressive. My greatest concern is cost. Tesla doesn't confirm its current battery cost, but it is estimated to be somewhere around $150 at the pack level. The same cost for a 1 ...

Elon Musk has no problem selling Tesla cars — but strong demand could become a problem (TSLA) - Danbury News Times

Tesla is dealing with a spike in demand for its Model S and X vehicles. This again proves that Tesla doesn't have demand problems. But it also shows that the company has two car businesses: one in luxury vehicles that has matured, and one in the mass ...

Elon Musk blasts off from OpenAI to focus on cars, how to make smart code fair, and more - The Register

Roundup Welcome, friends. Here's your human-generated, totally not computer written, summary of this week's AI news, beyond what we've already covered. In short: Elon Musk steps down from OpenAI's board, Uber is looking to train new coders in machine ...

Finance : Elon Musk has no problem selling Tesla cars — but strong demand could become a problem (TSLA) -

Finance Elon Musk has no problem selling Tesla cars — but strong demand could become a problem (TSLA). Published: 13:57 , Refreshed: 14:02; Matthew DeBord. Print; eMail. The temptation its to lump all of Tesla's problems together into one big problem ...

SpaceX Falcon Heavy: Astronomers Capture Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster On Camera One Last Time - Yahoo News UK

Astronomers have caught what could be their final image of Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster as it sinks deep into space. A tiny dot at the center of the image, the car is barely visible among many bright stars. Soon, it will be too far away from Earth for ...

Rex Tillerson's Monroe Doctrine invocation was bizarre, Meeting between North and South Korea sparks hope, War ... - Yahoo News

“US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson started his tour of Latin America this month by invoking the success and relevance of the controversial two-century-old Monroe Doctrine,” writes Alex Lo. “If his intention was to mend fences and re-establish ...

Despite failed promises, Elon Musk is my favourite entrepreneur: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak - Economic Times

Silicon Valley legend and Apple Cofounder Steve Wozniak says Elon Musk almost always never delivers on what he promises and much of what he pledges to provide is hyped up, but the Tesla CEO is still his favourite entrepreneur. “I like Elon Musk very ...

Elon Musk Establishes Tesla Hub in Greece - Greek Reporter

Elon Musk's Tesla, the US giant specializing in electric cars, energy storage and solar panel manufacturing has reportedly set up Tesla Greece, which would lead to the establishment of a R&D center in Athens. According to Greek media reports, Tesla ...

Weekly Wrap: Elon Musk gives Uber CEO a reality check; Amazon Retail pilots in Pune - VCCircle

In the week gone by, the biggest newsmakers in the Indian technology and startup ecosystem were Uber's new chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi and Tesla's Elon Musk. Khosrowshahi's India visit set the rumour mills speculating about a possible Uber-Ola ...

Modi, 'A Favourite Entrepreneur' To Challenging Musk: The 2-Day India-Drive Of Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi - Inc42 Media

From #DeleteUber campaign that resulted into the removal of 500K Uber subscribers to facing a number of federal investigations, the initial days of Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi at San Francisco weren't easy and were rather 'disappointing and highly ...

Tesla: Elon Musk steps down from board of OpenAI to avoid conflict ... -

The non-profit artificial intelligence research company was co-founded by Musk.

Gender researcher accuses Musk of male space entitlement - Houston Chronicle

Bianco, in a Feb. 21 NBC News article titled "The patriarchal race to colonize Mars is just another example of male entitlement," takes aim squarely at Musk, though fellow billionaire rocket-men Jeff Bezos of Amazon and Richard Branson of Virgin get ...

Even Elon Musk doesn't buy into the Bitcoin hype - BGR

Although Bitcoin has captured the hearts and minds of amateur gamblers and Ponzi schemers, it's still an orphan child among most financial managers. Warren Buffett thinks the crypto-currency “will come to a bad ending,” while his long-time adviser ...

Tesla Billionaire Elon Musk Reveals How Much Bitcoin He Owns - Investopedia (blog)

Billionaire Elon Musk is a huge fan of cutting-edge technology and is usually ahead of the curve when it comes to finance, but he's not a bitcoin bull. The co-founder of Tesla Inc. revealed on Twitter that he owns only a tiny fraction of one bitcoin ...

Astronomers spotted Elon Musk's Tesla through a telescope - CNBC

If you look up in the sky and think you see a shooting star — you might just be looking at Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster floating in space. A group of astronomers spotted the red coupe with a high-powered telescope in Arizona. The Roadster was launched ...

Here's How Much Bitcoin Elon Musk Owns - Fortune

Tesla CEO Elon Musk isn't exactly active in cryptocurrency. Musk revealed this week on Twitter how much Bitcoin he owns—and it's not much. Musk shed light on his bitcoin ownership in response to a question from a Twitter follower asking why there were ...

Missing: Elon Musk's bitcoin wallet - SlashGear

When Musk says “not sure,” he's referencing a question he received about an Ethereum scam run on Twitter in recent weeks. The scam he is referring to – and that he's notified Twitter's head about – is the one we wrote about early this month. That scam ...

Elon Musk Just Revealed the Surprising Amount of Bitcoin He Owns - Money Magazine

Entrepreneur and engineer Elon Musk — man whose name is synonymous with boundary-pushing companies like Tesla and SpaceX — just revealed how much Bitcoin he owns. And it's not a lot. “I literally own zero cryptocurrency, apart from .25 BTC that a ...

Elon Reeve Musk is a South African-born Canadian-American business magnate, investor, engineer, and inventor.

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Elon Musk in 2015
Born Elon Reeve Musk
(1971-06-28) June 28, 1971 (age 45)
Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa
Residence Bel Air, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Nationality South African (1971), Canadian (1989), American (2002)
Alma mater Queen's University
University of Pennsylvania
Occupation Entrepreneur, engineer, inventor, investor
Known for SpaceX, PayPal, Tesla Motors, Hyperloop, SolarCity, OpenAI
Salary Tesla Motors
$78.2 million (2012)
$69,989 (2013)
$1 (2014)
Net worth US$11.5 billion (October 2016)
Title CEO and CTO of SpaceX
CEO and product architect of Tesla Motors
Chairman of SolarCity
Co-chairman of OpenAI
Children 6 sons
Nevada (b. 2002, d. 2002)
Griffin (b. 2004)
Xavier (b. 2004)
Damian (b. 2006)
Saxon (b. 2006)
Kai (b. 2006)
Parent(s) Maye Musk
Errol Musk
Relatives Tosca Musk
Kimbal Musk
Elon Musk

Elon Reeve Musk (/ˈlɒn ˈmʌsk/; born June 28, 1971) is a South African-born Canadian-American business magnate, investor, engineer, and inventor.

He is the founder, CEO, and CTO of SpaceX; co-founder, CEO, and product architect of Tesla Motors; co-founder and chairman of SolarCity; co-chairman of OpenAI; co-founder of Zip2; and founder of which merged with PayPal of Confinity. As of June 2016, he has an estimated net worth of US$11.5 billion, making him the 83rd wealthiest person in the world. In December 2016, Musk was ranked 21st on Forbes list of The World's Most Powerful People.

Musk has stated that the goals of SolarCity, Tesla Motors, and SpaceX revolve around his vision to change the world and humanity. His goals include reducing global warming through sustainable energy production and consumption, and reducing the "risk of human extinction" by "making life multiplanetary" by setting up a human colony on Mars.

In addition to his primary business pursuits, he has also envisioned a high-speed transportation system known as the Hyperloop, and has proposed a VTOL supersonic jet aircraft with electric fan propulsion, known as the Musk electric jet.