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January 8, 2019 9:12 AM Japanese billionaire's Twitter post becomes historic after offering people cash

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa speaks after SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk announced him as the person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Hawthorne, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) A Japanese billionaire has become the author of the most retweeted post ever on Twitter after 192

December 7, 2018 5:59 AM Tesla hires Washington trial lawyer as new general counsel

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc has hired Dane Butswinkas, a Washington, D.C. trial lawyer, as its general counsel, the electric car manufacturer said late on Thursday. Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk had hired Butswinkas to help settle a case with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Bloomberg had reported in October. Musk and Tesla paid $20 million 140

December 3, 2018 9:05 PM SpaceX launches biggest U.S. 'rideshare' mission with 64 satellites

(Reuters) - Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket from California on Monday carrying 64 small satellites into low orbit around the Earth, which the company called the largest-ever “rideshare” mission by a U.S.-based rocket. The mission, dubbed SSO-A, also marked the third voyage to space for the same Falcon 9 rocket - another milestone for SpaceX’s 132

November 12, 2018 2:30 AM Hyperloop train might be coming to India

Lilit Marcus, CNN • Published 12th November 2018 Virgin Hyperloop One is a Los Angeles company originally based on an idea by Tesla founder Elon Musk. The company has just hired Jay Walder as their new CEO, and his plans for the business -- which has Virgin founder Richard Branson as its chairman -- are ambitious. Its first project will be a hyperloop 87

November 6, 2018 6:16 PM SpaceX seeks $750 million leveraged loan

NEW YORK (LPC) - Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp, known as SpaceX, is looking to line up a $750 million leveraged loan, sources said. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is leading the transaction. A lenders presentation will be held by the SpaceX management team on November 7. SpaceX makes rockets and spacecraft. The company was founded by Elon Musk in 2002 as a way to help humans 126

November 1, 2018 9:38 AM Tesla auto-park upgrade to be ready in six weeks: Musk

(Reuters) - An upgrade to Tesla Inc’s ‘Summon’ auto-parking feature will be ready within six weeks and will allow its vehicles to drive around a parking lot, find an empty spot and read parking signs, Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Thursday. The upgrade will be compatible in all Tesla cars made in the past two years, Musk said in a series of tweets 142

October 31, 2018 9:35 AM Panasonic CEO says can see Tesla ops not affected after reports on Musk

(Reuters) - Panasonic Corp Chief Executive Kazuhiro Tsuga on Wednesday said he had been worried about reports on Tesla Inc head Elon Musk, but can see that the U.S. electric car maker’s business operations have not been affected at all. Tsuga, speaking at the company’s post-earnings conference, said Panasonic - the exclusive battery cell supplier for Tesla 156

October 29, 2018 5:51 AM Baillie Gifford willing to invest more in Tesla: the Times

(Reuters) - Baillie Gifford & Co, one of the top shareholders of Tesla Inc, has said it would be willing to inject more cash into the electric carmaker, the Times reported on Monday. “If he (Tesla CEO Elon Musk) needs more capital we would be willing to back him,” the Times quoted Nick Thomas, a partner at Edinburgh-based Baillie Gifford 136

October 28, 2018 12:07 PM Chinese privately developed rocket fails to reach orbit

BEIJING (Reuters) - A privately developed Chinese carrier rocket failed to reach orbit after lifting off from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on Saturday, in a blow to the country’s nascent attempts by private companies to rival Elon Musk’s SpaceX. The three-stage rocket, Zhuque-1, was developed by Beijing-based Landspace. The company said in a microblog 165

October 26, 2018 12:29 PM Tyler the Creator involved in scary car accident in Los Angeles

Hip-hop star Tyler the Creator was involved in a scary accident early Thursday, totaling his Tesla after slamming into a parked car in Los Angeles. The 27-year-old rapper later revealed on Instagram he fell asleep at the wheel. “My big doopy a-- usually go to sleep 10:30 (i wake up at 7 er morn) and guess who wanted to finish music super late and dosed 112