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Tesla in Talks With BMW Over Car Batteries
Collaborating

Tesla in Talks With BMW Over Car Batteries

The car makers discuss a collaboration over car batteries and other parts.
Here's Elon Musk's Plan to Deliver Internet Access to Billions
Elon Musk

Here's Elon Musk's Plan to Deliver Internet Access to Billions

It involves sending a network of 700 lightweight satellites into space.
Laura Entis
Elon Musk: 'People Don't Understand How Hard it Is to Manufacture Something'
Tesla

Elon Musk: 'People Don't Understand How Hard it Is to Manufacture Something'

In the wake of a debate about whether Tesla will be able to meet 2014 sales targets, Musk was clearly irritated.
Matthew DeBord
Accidents Happen and Space Is Hard
Free Markets

Accidents Happen and Space Is Hard

Ignore the criticism over the private sector's role in the Antares rocket failure.
Ray Hennessey
This Elon Musk-Backed Startup's Rocky Road to Solar 'Grand Slam'
Impact Investing

This Elon Musk-Backed Startup's Rocky Road to Solar 'Grand Slam'

After a shaky IPO, Solar City is said to be valued at nearly $6 billion today.
Jenny Griffin
When Innovation Means Playing God
Innovation

When Innovation Means Playing God

Innovation is creation, and that has consequences. We need to understand that.
Ray Hennessey
Elon Musk: Artificial Intelligence Is Humanity's 'Biggest Existential Threat'
Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk: Artificial Intelligence Is Humanity's 'Biggest Existential Threat'

It's like 'summoning the demon,' the Tesla and SpaceX CEO recently warned.
Laura Entis
WATCH: A Tesla Model S Drives Itself
Innovation

WATCH: A Tesla Model S Drives Itself

A video demostration of Tesla's smart automated driving system.
Jason Fell
Elon Musk's Tesla Takes First Step Toward Automated Driving
Innovation

Elon Musk's Tesla Takes First Step Toward Automated Driving

The company took its first step toward automated driving, introducing features that will allow its electric sedan to park itself and sense dangerous situations.
It's a Bird. It's a Plane. No, It's a Flying Car (Finally)!
Far Out Tech

It's a Bird. It's a Plane. No, It's a Flying Car (Finally)!

Fasten your seat belts and forget about tray tables. This driving-flying machine is ready for takeoff.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Elon Musk's Cryptic 'D' Tweet Practically Blew Up Twitter
Elon Musk

Elon Musk's Cryptic 'D' Tweet Practically Blew Up Twitter

It only takes a consonant to start a Twitter fire. Take it from billionaire Elon Musk.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Elon Musk Wants to Colonize Mars in Order to Fend Off Human Extinction
Space Travel

Elon Musk Wants to Colonize Mars in Order to Fend Off Human Extinction

Musk hopes to begin sending settlers to Mars by the year 2040, with a full colony of 1 million slated to arrive by century's end.
Geoff Weiss
Richard Branson on Envisioning Your Business's Future
Planning

Richard Branson on Envisioning Your Business's Future

It's easy to get lost in the here and now, but planning for what comes next is crucial to your business's success.
Richard Branson
Jeff Bezos' Enigmatic Aerospace Company Scores Knockout Contract
Space Travel

Jeff Bezos' Enigmatic Aerospace Company Scores Knockout Contract

The Amazon founder's Blue Origin aerospace outfit will develop rocket engines for the United Launch Alliance -- a joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Boeing that creates spacecraft for the U.S. government.
Geoff Weiss