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SpaceX opens Starlink satellite internet pre-orders to the public

SpaceX opens Starlink satellite internet pre-orders to the public

SpaceX’s Starlink is taking another small step towards expanding its public beta test by opening up pre-orders to budding customers. Whereas previously you could register your interest for the chance to sign up to the satellite internet service, entering your details now gives you the ability to put down a $99 deposit. You’ll then get …

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Tesla Discloses $1.5 Billion Purchase of Bitcoin in Latest SEC Filing

Tesla Discloses $1.5 Billion Purchase of Bitcoin in Latest SEC Filing

Photo: Hannibal Hanschke (Getty Images) Tesla has purchased $1.5 billion in bitcoin, according to its latest SEC filing on Monday. The electric car company made the purchase sometime since January 2021, though the filing doesn’t say what price the company locked into. From the SEC filing: In January 2021, we updated our investment policy to …

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Elon Musk Returns to Twitter After 46-Hour Hiatus, Causes Dogecoin Price to Soar

Elon Musk Returns to Twitter After 46-Hour Hiatus, Causes Dogecoin Price to Soar

Screenshot: Elon Musk/Twitter Elon Musk made a triumphant return to Twitter overnight, following his announcement early Tuesday that he’d be leaving the social media platform for “a while.” How long did Musk last? Just over 46 hours. It must’ve been torture, as any fellow social media addict who’s ever tried to quit the service can …

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Virgin Hyperloop Releases Concept Video of Future We Want to Become Reality

Virgin Hyperloop Releases Concept Video of Future We Want to Become Reality

Gif: Virgin Hyperloop Virgin Hyperloop, one of the entities currently developing Elon Musk’s high-speed transportation idea from 2013, has released a new concept video showing off its vision for the future of moving around a city. And it all looks pretty damn cool to us. The only question is whether Virgin can make it a …

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L.A.'s Mystery 'Jetpack' Allegedly Captured on Video, But We Still Have Questions

L.A.’s Mystery ‘Jetpack’ Allegedly Captured on Video, But We Still Have Questions

Screenshot: YouTube/ Sling Pilot Academy A pilot in Southern California has captured video of what appears to be a person flying a jetpack, the first visual evidence of an unexplained flying object that seems similar to a reported jetpack sighting near the Los Angeles airport in August. But we still have a lot of questions …

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Tesla Owners Can Now Customize Their Car Horns With Sounds Like Fart or Goat

Tesla Owners Can Now Customize Their Car Horns With Sounds Like Fart or Goat

Beware when walking. This can now fart at you or worse, in my humble opinion, goat scream at you.Photo: Spencer Platt (Getty Images) I now know when it is likely that I will have a heart attack. It will be when I’m walking, unsuspectingly, on the sidewalk and a Tesla happens to honk using the …

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SpaceX Starship Plans To Make Its First High Altitude Test Flight Next Week

SpaceX Starship Plans To Make Its First High Altitude Test Flight Next Week

Photo: Loren Elliott / Stringer (Getty Images) SpaceX fired the engines on its Starship SN8 prototype on Tuesday evening, with billionaire CEO Elon Musk tweeting that the resultant “good static fire” produced during the final test had likely paved the way for the vehicle to take its first test flight sometime next week.  Advertisement The …

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California Says Tesla Workers Are Now ‘Essential,’ and Can Ignore Stay-at-Home Order

California Says Tesla Workers Are Now ‘Essential,’ and Can Ignore Stay-at-Home Order

An aerial view of the Tesla Fremont Factory on May 12, 2020 in Fremont, California.Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) Workers that make Teslas during the coronavirus pandemic are now apparently considered “essential” in the state of California, which has reported an average of 10,981 new covid-19 infections per day in the last week. This means …

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Tesla Will Be Added The S&P 500 On December 21

Tesla Will Be Added The S&P 500 On December 21

Photo: Justin Sullivan / Staff (Getty Images) After months of speculation, car manufacturing startup Tesla will become the newest addition to the S&P Dow Jones Indices on December 21, the index announced on Monday. Advertisement The value of Tesla’s shares jumped more than 10% in the after-hours session on Monday in response to the news …

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Tesla Hikes Up the Price of 'Full Self-Driving' Option to $10,000

Tesla Hikes Up the Price of ‘Full Self-Driving’ Option to $10,000

Photo: Attila Kisbendek (Getty Images) Tesla bumped up the price of its “full self-driving” software option to $10,000 on Friday, making good on CEO Elon Musk’s promise last week to implement a roughly $2,000 price hike in the U.S. It follows the launch of a limited beta version of the software, which lets a select …

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