Elon Musk’s expectations for Tesla defy logic

Elon Musk will remain at Tesla under a 10-year, all-or-nothing pay package that demands massive growth. The agreement, revealed Tuesday in a regulatory filing, requires that Tesla grow in $50 billion leaps, to a staggering $650 billion market capitalization. To put those demands in perspective, the electric-car maker, based in

Elon Musk’s expectations for Tesla defy logic

Elon Musk will remain at Tesla under a 10-year, all-or-nothing pay package that demands massive growth. The agreement, revealed Tuesday in a regulatory filing, requires that Tesla grow in $50 billion leaps, to a staggering $650 billion market capitalization. To put those demands in perspective, the electric-car maker, based in

Facebook’s head of AI SLAMS humanoid robot Sophia

She’s one of the most realistic humanoid robots , but it seems not everyone is impressed with Sophia. Yann LeCun, head of AI research and Facebook , has slammed the robot in a new statement, in which he calls Sophia a ‘puppet.’ The spat between

Elon Musk once attended a Silicon Valley “sex party’

Elon Musk attended a Silicon Valley bash that has been described as a “sex party” in Emily Chang’s upcoming book “Brotopia.” A woman dubbed Jane Doe claimed to Chang that she was stroked and given molly during a “cuddle puddle” at the party, attended by several titans of tech.

SpaceX launches secret satellite on first flight of year

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX has launched a secret satellite codenamed Zuma on its first flight of the new year. The unmanned Falcon rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Sunday night, carrying the satellite toward an undisclosed orbit. SpaceX ended launch commentary five minutes into the flight, due

Musk pushes Tesla Model 3 production target back — again

It’s still hell on wheels for Tesla. The electric-car maker on Wednesday pushed back for the second time its goal of producing 5,000 Model 3s a week — igniting talk again about Chief Executive Elon Musk’s ability to ever meet production targets. As misses go, this was a beaut. Musk had

CoverGirl’s Newest Face Is 69-Year-Old Maye Musk

CoverGirl keeps on getting better with age, adding new members to its roster of awesome faces. The same can be said of its newest star, 69-year-old model, dietician and entrepreneur Maye Musk. Musk, who is also the mother of Tesla founder Elon Musk, filmmaker Tosca Musk and The Kitchen Community founder Kimbal Musk, has two master’s degrees

Tesla may still be stuck in Model 3 ‘manufacturing hell’

Tesla is likely to deliver about 5,000 Model 3s in the fourth quarter, KeyBanc Capital Markets analysts said Wednesday, far below the brokerage’s estimate of 15,000. The numbers indicate that the electric carmaker may still not be out of its self-described “manufacturing hell” for the production of the $35,000

5 terrifying stories that warn of an AI apocalypse

The future of artificial intelligence could save humanity — or destroy it. AI boasts dozens of advantages that will push society into a brighter future, like nagging you into losing weight, fighting workplace sexual harassment and gender bias and detecting if someone is at risk for suicide. But the civilization-destroying potential

Tesla may still be stuck in Model 3 “manufacturing hell’

Tesla is likely to deliver about 5,000 Model 3s in the fourth quarter, KeyBanc Capital Markets analysts said Wednesday, far below the brokerage’s estimate of 15,000. The numbers indicate that the electric carmaker may still not be out of its self-described “manufacturing hell” for the production of the $35,000

Elon Musk reveals plans for Tesla pickup truck on Twitter

Tesla boss Elon Musk went on Twitter to take suggestions for ways to improve his fleet of electric vehicles — and ended up revealing plans for a Tesla pickup. The tech tycoon had initially taken to the social network on Tuesday to send a message of “deep gratitude” to

Elon Musk reveals plans for Tesla pickup truck on Twitter

Tesla boss Elon Musk went on Twitter to take suggestions for ways to improve his fleet of electric vehicles — and ended up revealing plans for a Tesla pickup. The tech tycoon had initially taken to the social network on Tuesday to send a message of “deep gratitude” to

Los Angeles freaks out over ‘UFO’ sightings

A space satellite launch sparked a brief UFO scare in Los Angeles Friday night after startled viewers gawked at an unidentifiable streak of light soaring across the night sky. Observers flooded Twitter with pictures and videos of the strange vessel and they speculated that aliens were finally making their

Los Angeles freaks out over “UFO’ sightings

A space satellite launch sparked a brief UFO scare in Los Angeles Friday night after startled viewers gawked at an unidentifiable streak of light soaring across the night sky. Observers flooded Twitter with pictures and videos of the strange vessel and they speculated that aliens were finally making their

Elon Musk tweets his phone number to 17 million people

One of the brightest minds in tech can’t even figure out Twitter. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, accidentally posted his personal cell phone number on Twitter, making it visible to his nearly 17 million followers. The South African-born billionaire had intended to send his number privately to John

SpaceX launches recycled rocket for first time

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX racked up another first on Friday, launching a recycled rocket with a recycled capsule on a grocery run for NASA. The unmanned Falcon rocket blasted off with a just-in-time-for-Christmas delivery for the International Space Station, taking flight again after a six-month turnaround. On board

Blame Elon Musk for drop in solar installations

After years of double-digit growth, home solar installations in the US are poised to fall for the first time this year, according to a report released on Thursday by GTM Research. The reason? An analysis of installation data suggests that most of the slowdown is traceable to a single

SpaceX delays International Space Station delivery

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX has delayed its latest grocery run for the International Space Station by at least another few days. The company now aims to launch its first recycled rocket for NASA on Friday. The unmanned Falcon rocket originally flew in June. The Dragon capsule made a space

Tesla assembly lines are getting bogged down with mistakes

After Tesla’s Model S sedans and Model X SUVs roll off the company’s Fremont, California assembly line, the electric vehicles usually make another stop — for repairs, nine current and former employees have told Reuters. The luxury cars regularly require fixes before they can leave the factory, according to

Elon Musk’s SpaceX raises another $100 million

Elon Musk-led SpaceX has raised $100 million by selling shares, in an extension to a financing round earlier this year that raised up to $350 million, a regulatory filing showed on Monday. SpaceX’s funding round in July had valued the rocket maker at about $21 billion, according to news

Tesla reveals pricing for its electric Semi truck

The Tesla Semi looks cool, but the battery-powered big rig’s most attractive feature could be its Black Friday pricing. The sleek-looking long-hauler will cost just $150,000 for the 300-mile range version and $180,000 for a model that can go 500 miles on a single charge, according to Tesla’s Web

Tesla builds world’s biggest lithium ion battery

MELBOURNE – Tesla Inc has completed construction of the world’s largest lithium ion battery in Australia, putting it on track to meet a 100-day deadline for switching the battery packs on, the South Australian government said on Thursday. Tesla won a bid in July to build the 129 megawatt

Tesla builds world’s biggest lithium ion battery

MELBOURNE – Tesla Inc has completed construction of the world’s largest lithium ion battery in Australia, putting it on track to meet a 100-day deadline for switching the battery packs on, the South Australian government said on Thursday. Tesla won a bid in July to build the 129 megawatt

Tesla unveils electric big-rig truck, sporty Roadster

HAWTHORNE, Calif. — Tesla Inc on Thursday unveiled a prototype electric big-rig truck that it will start producing in 2019, throwing itself into a new market even as it struggles to roll out an affordable sedan on which the company’s future depends. Chief Executive Elon Musk unveiled the big

Billionaire ally of ex-Uber CEO busted on rape charge

A billionaire ally of ex-Uber CEO Travis Kalanick was arrested at a posh London hotel this past May after being accused of rape, according to a police report obtained by The Post. The explosive report says that an unidentified woman walked up to the “front office counter” at a