Elon Musk

X launches audio and video calls for users who do not have a paid subscription

Elon Musk’s X platform is gradually introducing the ability to make audio and video calls for users who do not have a paid subscription. This is reported by Engadget with reference to the company’s engineer Enrique Barragan. Also, according to him, people will now be able to receive calls from ... Read more

Elon Musk’s XMail: the billionaire announced work on an email service

Elon Musk announced that he is working on the creation of the XMail email service. He wrote about this in response to a question from one of the users of the X platform. The billionaire did not provide any details about the service. When asked when XMail would appear, the ... Read more

SpaceX has established close ties with US intelligence agencies – WSJ

SpaceX has established close ties with the US military and intelligence agencies and plans to expand contracts with the government, including the secret Starshield project. This was reported by the Daily Caller with reference to The Wall Street Journal. According to the media source, Starshield is just one example of ... Read more

Digital telepathy: Neuralink’s first patient was able to control the cursor with the power of thought

The first patient implanted with a Neuralink brain chip has fully recovered and can mentally control a computer mouse, the startup’s founder Elon Musk said, writes Reuters. “Progress is good, and the patient seems to have made a full recovery, with no ill effects that we are aware of. Patient ... Read more

Elon Musk’s SpaceX fined after employee’s “near amputation”

U.S. labor officials have fined Elon Musk’s SpaceX $3,600. This happened after an accident at the company’s site in Washington state, writes Reuters. The incident resulted in a “near amputation” of a SpaceX employee at the Redmond facility. The company’s employee suffered a leg injury. The inspectors visited the site ... Read more

It has finally melted: Elon Musk at X Spaces opposes aid to Ukraine and says Putin can’t lose

Elon Musk believes that Russian President Vladimir Putin cannot lose the war. He also opposed the adoption of aid to Ukraine. The billionaire said this to U.S. Republican senators during a discussion at X Spaces, writes Bloomberg. Opponents of the draft law on further assistance to Ukraine to combat a ... Read more

Elon Musk is ordered to testify again in the case of buying Twitter

In the United States, a federal judge has ordered Elon Musk to testify again as part of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) investigation into the $44 billion purchase of Twitter, writes Reuters. This decision was made by Judge Laurel Beeler on Saturday, February 10. According to the ruling, the ... Read more

Elon Musk’s business partners used drugs with him out of fear of losing their wealth and status

Elon Musk has created a certain atmosphere of pressure among his friends and business partners that encourages them to use drugs with him. This is reported by Business Insider with reference to a new report by The Wall Street Journal. It details how board members and directors of the billionaire’s ... Read more

Tesla is being sued over hazardous waste at the company’s facilities in California

In the United States, a group of 25 counties in California has filed a lawsuit against Tesla. They claim that the company mishandled hazardous waste at its facilities across the state, writes Reuters. The lawsuit was filed by Los Angeles, San Joaquin, San Francisco, and other counties in California state ... Read more

US court strips Elon Musk of $56 billion in Tesla remuneration

In the United States, a Delaware court has canceled a $56 billion payout to Elon Musk from Tesla. It was the largest compensation deal in the company’s history, writes TechCrunch. The company’s board of directors decided to pay the compensation in 2018. However, the following year, one of Tesla’s shareholders ... Read more

Elon Musk’s Neuralink implanted a brain chip in a human for the first time

Neuralink has implanted a brain chip in a human for the first time. This was announced by Elon Musk on the X platform. “The first human received an implant from Neuralink yesterday and is recovering well,” the billionaire shared. He also added that the results of the work look promising. ... Read more

SpaceX is being sued over a tragedy that left a company employee in a coma

Elon Musk’s SpaceX is facing a negligence lawsuit in the United States. It was filed by the wife of one of the company’s employees who fell into a coma after an incident at a factory in California, writes Reuters. The tragedy occurred on January 18, 2022, when a SpaceX employee ... Read more

An alternative to Starlink: EU plans to create its own competitive IRIS² system

The EU wants to limit the dominance of Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite communications, fearing the need to rely on the US company SpaceX in the event of a national security crisis, reports Politico. With this in mind, the bloc plans to sign billion-dollar contracts for the construction and operation of ... Read more

“Call your mom”: Elon Musk’s X finally launches audio and video calls on Android

Elon Musk’s X platform introduces the ability to make audio and video calls for Android users. This was reported by one of the X engineers working on the project, according to TechCrunch. According to him, the new feature will be available after the app update. “Audio and video calls on ... Read more

Humanoid robot Optimus has learned to fold clothes, but it doesn’t do it autonomously

Tesla’s humanoid robot Optimus is learning new skills. This time, it has learned to fold a T-shirt on a table. The demonstrative video was published by Elon Musk, writes TechCrunch. The robot behaves quite skillfully, although it does so slowly, and the result of its actions is far from perfect. ... Read more

Elon Musk wants more control over Tesla, otherwise he will create products outside the company

Elon Musk is seeking more control over the automaker Tesla, reports Reuters. According to the billionaire, he is “uncomfortable developing Tesla as a leader in artificial intelligence and robotics without having ~25% of the vote.” This is almost double his current share. Elon Musk explained that this is enough to ... Read more

Elon Musk uses illegal drugs, it worries his company executives – WSJ says

American billionaire Elon Musk uses drugs, and this is causing concern among the heads of his companies, according to The Wall Street Journal. Elon Musk runs six companies, including the aerospace company SpaceX, the automaker Tesla, the X platform, the brain implant startup Neuralink, The Boring Co, and the artificial ... Read more

SpaceX accused of illegal dismissal of employees who criticized Elon Musk

The U.S. Labor Department has accused SpaceX of illegally firing eight employees for a letter calling CEO Elon Musk a “distraction and a disgrace”, writes Reuters. A regional representative of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) filed the complaint. He claims that SpaceX has violated the rights of employees to ... Read more

SpaceX launches Starlink satellites that will provide Direct to Cell service

A Falcon 9 rocket launched 21 Starlink satellites into orbit. Six of them are capable of providing the Direct to Cell service. This is stated in SpaceX’s announcement on the X platform. According to Elon Musk, the service will allow provide communication anywhere on Earth. But he also noted that ... Read more

X Elon Musk returns headers to links posted by users

The X platform has started displaying titles to links posted by users again. The social media platform noticed the change this week, reports Bloomberg. As you know, last October, the platform started removing headlines and text fragments from links in user posts. Elon Musk announced the changes back in the ... Read more

X’s value decreased by 71.5% after Elon Musk’s purchase – Fidelity

The value of social network X decreased by 71.5% after it was acquired by Elon Musk in 2022, reported Axios with reference to the data of the investment company Fidelity. The investor helped the billionaire buy the platform, then called Twitter, for $44 billion. Fidelity invested $300 million in this ... Read more

Elon Musk wants to turn Cybertruck into a boat, this plan is already in the works

Elon Musk wants to turn the Cybertruck electric pickup truck into a boat. According to him, a corresponding plan is already in the works, writes The Register. “We are going to offer a mod package that enables Cybertruck to traverse at least 100m of water as a boat,” said Tesla’s ... Read more

The European Commission launches an investigation against X on suspicion of violating the bloc’s rules

The European Commission launches an investigation against X on suspicion of violating the requirements of the Digital Services Act (DSA), writes Reuters. European law requires major online platforms and search engines to combat illegal content and risks to public safety. Another requirement is to protect services from manipulative technologies. This ... Read more

Elon Musk’s xAI startup has applied to raise $1 billion in equity

Elon Musk’s startup xAI has filed an application with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to raise up to $1 billion through a share offering, reports CNBC. So far, the company has raised about $135 million from four investors, and the first sale took place on November 29. Elon ... Read more

Social network X changes its advertising strategy after the high-profile scandal with Elon Musk

Platform X will target small and medium-sized businesses to compensate for the outflow of advertisers, reports The Verge. A representative of X told the Financial Times about this strategy in a commentary. ‘Small and medium businesses are a very significant engine that we have definitely underplayed for a long time,’ ... Read more