Items tagged with Elon Musk

Elon Musk, of SpaceX, brain-computer interface, and Tesla fame, is struggling with a fresh Windows 11 install on a new laptop per recent postings on X, formerly Twitter. Musk is getting swiftly ratio’d by nerds on his social media platform using the community notes feature, however, explaining that he is wrong about... Read more...
Google has had to put the brakes on its Gemini AI text-to-image generation when it comes to humans. The controversy erupted on social media this week, with Google confirming its most powerful AI offering ever was indeed creating images with historical “inaccuracies.” The launch of Gemini seemed to go well for... Read more...
According to Elon Musk, the first human patient implanted with a brain chip from Neuralink can now control a mouse cursor by simply thinking about it. Musk also added that the patient appears to have fully recovered from the procedure that took place last month. Neuralink gained permission to begin screening for... Read more...
The Jack Dorsey funded social network Bluesky has finally opened its doors to everyone, but is it too late for it to overcome X/Twitter? Bluesky became available for everyone yesterday, ending the long waitlist and invite-only registrations. While Bluesky, a decentralized microblogging platform launched by former... Read more...
Neuralink, founded by Elon Musk, has announced that its first human patient has received a brain-computer interface (BCI) implant. The procedure uses a surgical robot to place the BCI implant via a needle that is thinner than a human hair. The company received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration to... Read more...
Elon Musk's SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 first-stage booster for what would be a record-breaking 19th mission. The launch occurred just after midnight on December 23, 2023, and successfully added 23 Starlink satellites to its network constellation. Starlink mission 6-32 launched from the Space Launch Complex 40... Read more...
Tesla’s highly anticipated Cybertruck made its retail debut by blowing the doors off a Porsche 911, and doing it while towing a Porsche. Elon Musk shared the video of the race about an hour after the first customer received their very own Cybertruck. Tesla’s Cybertruck has seen its share of highs and lows... Read more...
As NASA prepares to send humans back to the moon and later onto Mars, researchers say males making the long journey in space may run into a problem. A new study has found that deep space missions where astronauts exposed to high levels of galactic cosmic radiation (GCR) and microgravity might be highly subject to... Read more...
SpaceX's launch of its uncrewed Starship garnered some astounding images during the second major flight test. The spacecraft achieved a height three times higher than its previous launch before it exploded over the Gulf of Mexico. The company hoped Starship would have been able to successfully orbit Earth before... Read more...
SpaceX shared phenomenal footage of its latest round of test fires on its massive upper-stage rocket, Starship. The Elon Musk-owned space agency is still waiting to receive clearance from the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) for a second test flight of its Super Heavy rocket. The footage of the test fire was posted... Read more...
Elon Musk says he believes Starship has a "decent" chance of reaching orbit during its upcoming second test flight. The first launch attempt ended with Starship ablaze on April 20, 2023. On what would be a fitting day, Starship made its first launch attempt on 4/20/2023. Musk and SpaceX considered the launch a... Read more...
Elon Musk went live to a massive audience as he tested X's video game livestream capabilities. The X/Twitter CEO faced technical difficulties while playing Diablo IV's most difficult Tier 100 Nightmare dungeon. Musk took to X with a burner account, @cyb3rgam3r420, to test the waters with X's streaming service for... Read more...
Elon Musk-backed company Neuralink announced it can now begin recruiting participants in a ground-breaking investigational medical device clinical trial for its first brain-computer interface (BCI). The trial aims to evaluate the safety and initial effectiveness of the N1 Implant, the R1 Robot, and the N1 User App in... Read more...
Elon Musk has shown off the new branding logo for the upcoming move from Twitter to Musk's self-proclaimed "everything app," X. While Twitter CEO Linda Yaccarino praised employees and said the company was "moving at the speed of light" in an internal memo, some security experts worry that the rapid change could also... Read more...
A company backed by Elon Musk, Neuralink, has gained FDA approval to launch its first-in-human clinical study. The company stated on Twitter that it is the result of the Neuralink team working closely with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and represents the first step that one day will allow the technology to... Read more...
Elon Musk and SpaceX consider the Starship rocket launch on 4/20 a success, even after the spacecraft had to self-destruct minutes into the flight. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reported an "anomaly" occurred during the ascent and prior to stage separation, resulting in the loss of the spacecraft. Musk... Read more...
An open letter concerning the future of AI development has garnered the attention and signatures of some very powerful people. So far it has received the signatures of high-profile leaders in the tech industry, such as Elon Musk, Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak, Skype Co-founder Jaan Tallinn, and Pinterest Co-founder... Read more...
Elon Musk shared a first-hand view of the first "V2 Mini" Starlink satellites being released above Earth on his Twitter account. The new V2 Minis include key technologies that'll boost Starlink coverage and performance, such as more powerful phased array antennas and the use of E-band for backhaul, which should enable... Read more...
The Biden administration finalized standards concerning its national electric vehicle charger network aimed at making the refueling process in the United States more accessible for all brands of electric vehicles. The new rules will require chargers to be made in the USA immediately, as well as 55% of their cost be... Read more...
Hundreds of Twitter employees are said to be exiting the company following an ultimatum from Musk to work "long hours at high intensity" or leave. Elon Musk already fired half of the workforce, including top management, and introduced a new Twitter Blue subscription plan in a bid to make the company profitable since taking over. Twitter's Read more...
Musk's Twitter saga continues to evolve, as the company undergoes an extremely raucous 48 hours. The billionaire has been making some questionable changes in what he says are attempts to make the social media platform profitable. Since Elon Musk took over as Twitter CEO a little over two weeks ago, it seems as though each new day brings Read more...
Elon Musk is not taking bankruptcy off the table as the billionaire continues to try and make the social media platform profitable. The talk of possible bankruptcy also led to a few more top figures leaving the company. Musk seems to be throwing a lot of stuff at the wall in order to see what sticks entering his... Read more...
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