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Elon Musk Podcast

English, Technology, 1 season, 784 episodes, 2 days, 20 hours, 23 minutes
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Elon Musk, SpaceX, Boring Company, Neuralink and Tesla. The latest news, events and highlights.
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Musk Wins Lawsuit Over $500 Million Severance Claim

Elon Musk and X Corp. have won a lawsuit demanding $500 million in severance pay for former Twitter employees. The plaintiffs, including Twitter's former global head of compensation and benefits, claimed that about 6,000 laid-off employees received only one month's pay, contrary to promises made under the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). However, US District Judge Trina Thompson ruled that the claims were not covered under ERISA, as employees were informed they would receive only cash payouts post-acquisition. This verdict allows Musk and X Corp. to avoid the additional $500 million payout sought by the plaintiffs.
7/12/20246 minutes, 9 seconds
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Google's AI visionary wants to resurrect the dead

Ray Kurzweil envisions a future where AI reaches human-level intelligence by 2029 and merges with human consciousness by 2045. He predicts that nanotechnology will exponentially expand intelligence and that AI advancements will ultimately be accessible to all. While his ideas are met with skepticism, Kurzweil remains steadfast in his optimism about the transformative potential of AI.
7/11/20248 minutes, 16 seconds
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Musk's X Faces Stagnation and Strife as Threads Surges Ahead

Elon Musk's rebranded X is floundering with stagnant user growth and dwindling advertiser support, a stark contrast to Meta's rapidly ascending Threads. Since Musk's $44 billion acquisition, X's daily active users have barely increased, while Threads has swiftly amassed millions of users. Internal turmoil, controversial leadership decisions, and fierce competition are pushing X to the brink, casting doubt on its future stability and success.
7/10/20247 minutes, 7 seconds
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Tesla Stock on the rise!

Tesla's stock has rebounded, buoyed by better-than-expected deliveries, strategic business moves, and upcoming events like Robotaxi Day. However, challenges remain, including market competition, fluctuating demand, and the need for technological advancements to fulfill Musk's vision of autonomous driving.
7/9/20248 minutes, 10 seconds
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SpaceX Tower Could Take a Long Time

The Starship system is a fully reusable, two‑stage‑to‑orbit super heavy‑lift launch vehicle under development by SpaceX. The system is composed of a booster stage named Super Heavy and a second stage, also called "Starship"
7/8/202421 minutes, 47 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, X, Neuralink, and More

In this week's "Elon Musk Weekly News Update," we dive into the latest headlines from Tesla, SpaceX, X (formerly Twitter), and Neuralink. Discover Tesla's newest electric vehicle advancements and how they're pushing the boundaries of innovation. Get the scoop on SpaceX's ambitious missions and future plans for space exploration. Stay updated on Neuralink's groundbreaking work in brain-machine interface technology. Plus, learn about the latest developments at X. It's your go-to source for all the exciting news about Elon Musk and his groundbreaking ventures. Hey! We'll both earn $50 when you join Current and receive a qualifying Direct Deposit. Terms apply. Just use my link or code when signing up. Code: WILLIAMW243 ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://current.com/get-started/?creator_code=WILLIAMW243⁠
7/7/202444 minutes, 54 seconds
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AI Update: Nvidia CEO Scrubbed Toilets for a living

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang’s leadership style, rooted in his early work experiences, emphasizes humility and a willingness to engage in all tasks. This approach has earned admiration from figures like Elon Musk and contributed to Nvidia's growth and success.
7/6/20246 minutes, 41 seconds
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Elon Musk's X Drastically Changing Interface

X's forthcoming redesign marks a notable departure from traditional social media interaction methods. By removing engagement buttons and introducing swipe gestures, X aims to create a more streamlined experience. However, the reception of these changes will ultimately determine their success.
7/5/20246 minutes, 4 seconds
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Elon Musk Issues Dire Warning to Bill Gates

Elon Musk has warned Bill Gates against shorting Tesla, predicting financial disaster for those who bet against the company. Musk envisions Tesla transforming into a $30 trillion AI powerhouse, driven by autonomous vehicles and humanoid robots. Despite recent setbacks, Musk remains confident in Tesla's future growth and technological advancements.
7/4/20249 minutes, 19 seconds
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Starship Update: Will they catch the booster?

The Starship system is a fully reusable, two‑stage‑to‑orbit super heavy‑lift launch vehicle under development by SpaceX. The system is composed of a booster stage named Super Heavy and a second stage, also called "Starship"
7/3/20249 minutes, 55 seconds
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AI Update: TikTok heavily integrates AI into the platform - AI News

The developments in AI by TikTok, Apple, and other tech giants reflect a broader trend of incorporating artificial intelligence to improve user experience. As these technologies evolve, they will likely continue to shape the future of digital interaction and content creation.
7/2/202412 minutes, 43 seconds
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Tesla Stock Soars Amid Speculation and Strong Chinese EV Market Performance

Tesla's stock surged over six percent on Monday, continuing a month-long upward trend driven by various factors. Speculation surrounds CEO Elon Musk's recent social media activity and the upcoming unveiling of Tesla's Robotaxi. Additionally, strong performance in the Chinese electric vehicle market has bolstered investor confidence. Concurrently, Musk's AI endeavors, including significant investments in Nvidia's H100 GPUs for training the Grok chatbot, highlight Tesla's expansive ambitions in technology and AI development.
7/2/20245 minutes, 44 seconds
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Boeing’s Crash Course in Accountability: DOJ Offers ‘Sweetheart Deal’ Amid Ongoing Scandals

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is set to charge Boeing with fraud related to the fatal 737 Max crashes but offers the company a plea deal that includes a fine, probation, and a corporate monitor. This deal has incensed the victims' families, who argue it falls far short of delivering justice for the 346 lives lost. Boeing faces significant scrutiny and financial challenges, compounded by recent safety incidents and leadership changes. The proposed deal has been criticized as a "sweetheart deal" that inadequately addresses the severity of Boeing's actions.
7/1/20248 minutes, 11 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, X, Neuralink, and More

In this week's "Elon Musk Weekly News Update," we dive into the latest headlines from Tesla, SpaceX, X (formerly Twitter), and Neuralink. Discover Tesla's newest electric vehicle advancements and how they're pushing the boundaries of innovation. Get the scoop on SpaceX's ambitious missions and future plans for space exploration. Stay updated on Neuralink's groundbreaking work in brain-machine interface technology. Plus, learn about the latest developments at X. It's your go-to source for all the exciting news about Elon Musk and his groundbreaking ventures. Hey! We'll both earn $50 when you join Current and receive a qualifying Direct Deposit. Terms apply. Just use my link or code when signing up. Code: WILLIAMW243 ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://current.com/get-started/?creator_code=WILLIAMW243⁠
6/30/20241 hour
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Tesla Shareholders Defy Court to Back Musk's $56 Billion Payday

Tesla shareholders have ratified Elon Musk's massive 2018 stock options package, challenging a previous court ruling that voided the pay plan. Despite a January decision by Delaware Judge Kathaleen McCormick citing undue influence and misinformation, Tesla argues the shareholder vote nullifies the ruling. The legal team representing the shareholders is pushing back, seeking billions in legal fees. The outcome hinges on upcoming court arguments and Judge McCormick’s interpretation of the shareholder vote's impact.
6/29/20248 minutes, 49 seconds
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SpaceX Mega Rocket Put on Hold according to Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos files a public complaint with the FAA.
6/28/202426 minutes, 51 seconds
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Elon Musk's SpaceX Sued by Jeff Bezo's Blue Origin

The FAA's decision on the requested restrictions for SpaceX's Starship launches will be closely watched, given the significant investments and high stakes for both companies involved in this high-profile space race.
6/27/20245 minutes, 58 seconds
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Elon Musk Sending Tesla Chips to X and Xai

Elon Musk's strategic decisions regarding Nvidia chips are indicative of his broader vision for AI across his various enterprises. While the immediate reallocation may pose challenges for Tesla, the long-term prospects for AI advancements remain strong, driven by significant investments and ongoing developments in supercomputing capabilities.
6/26/20246 minutes, 43 seconds
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Tesla Faces Legal Showdown Over Musk's $56 Billion Pay Package and Billion-Dollar Legal Fees

Tesla Faces Legal Showdown Over Musk's $56 Billion Pay Package and Billion-Dollar Legal Fees
6/25/20247 minutes, 9 seconds
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Tesla Showdown: Shareholder's Legal Team Demands $1.44 Billion Fee for Musk Pay Case

In a heated legal battle, Tesla shareholder Richard Tornetta's legal team has made a bold demand for $1.44 billion in fees after successfully challenging Elon Musk’s controversial 2018 CEO Performance Award. Initially seeking over $5 billion, the legal team now proposes an adjusted hourly rate of $73,948. Tesla fiercely contests this claim, arguing for a far lower payout. As the Delaware Court of Chancery prepares to rule, this case spotlights the high stakes and intense conflicts over executive compensation and corporate governance.
6/24/20248 minutes, 10 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, X, Neuralink, and More

In this week's "Elon Musk Weekly News Update," we dive into the latest headlines from Tesla, SpaceX, X (formerly Twitter), and Neuralink. Discover Tesla's newest electric vehicle advancements and how they're pushing the boundaries of innovation. Get the scoop on SpaceX's ambitious missions and future plans for space exploration. Stay updated on Neuralink's groundbreaking work in brain-machine interface technology. Plus, learn about the latest developments at X. It's your go-to source for all the exciting news about Elon Musk and his groundbreaking ventures. Hey! We'll both earn $50 when you join Current and receive a qualifying Direct Deposit. Terms apply. Just use my link or code when signing up. Code: WILLIAMW243 ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://current.com/get-started/?creator_code=WILLIAMW243⁠
6/23/202441 minutes, 57 seconds
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Elon Musk goes after Melinda French Gates adding to his list of billionaires' ex-wives who 'might be the downfall of Western civilization'

Elon Musk recently expressed his disapproval after Melinda French Gates endorsed President Joe Biden for the upcoming election. Gates, who had never endorsed a presidential candidate before, announced her support for Biden on social media platform X, stating the election's significant consequences for women and families.
6/22/20247 minutes, 55 seconds
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Tesla Worth $5 Trillion

Despite past missed targets, Musk asserted that the development of autonomous technology is accelerating. He confidently predicted that Tesla’s market valuation could soar from its current $585 billion to over $5 trillion by 2029, driven primarily by the adoption of autonomous vehicles.
6/21/20247 minutes, 39 seconds
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Latest Tesla Robotaxi and Starlink Updates

Starlink's Launch in Indonesia Elon Musk's SpaceX has launched its Starlink satellite internet service in Indonesia, aiming to provide high-speed internet access across the archipelago. The service promises to bridge connectivity gaps, especially in remote regions where traditional internet infrastructure is insufficient. The launch event in Bali also saw Musk participating in the 10th World Water Forum, addressing global water and sanitation challenges. This move aligns with Indonesia's Golden Indonesia 2045 Vision, which aims to position the country among the top five global economies by 2045​ . During Tesla's Q1 earnings call, Elon Musk outlined an accelerated timeline for the production of new, affordable EV models, expected to start by early 2025. Musk also revealed ongoing talks with a major automaker to license Tesla's full self-driving technology, a move that could significantly impact the autonomous vehicle industry. Additionally, Tesla plans to launch a robotaxi service, branded as "cyber cab," in August 2024, integrating autonomous vehicles into urban transportation networks. The announcements caused Tesla's stock to rebound, reflecting renewed investor confidence​
6/20/202411 minutes, 17 seconds
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Elon Musk's Brain chip company sued by pregnant woman for Herpes Monkeys.

Neuralink, the brain-implant startup founded by Elon Musk, is facing legal action from a former employee, Lindsay Short, who claims she was forced to work with monkeys carrying the Herpes B virus under unsafe conditions. The complaint, filed in California state court, also alleges retaliation and wrongful termination following her announcement of pregnancy.
6/19/20246 minutes, 16 seconds
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OpenAI is going Corporate and Public

OpenAI is considering transitioning to a for-profit structure to give CEO Sam Altman more control, while retaining a core nonprofit mission. This change would mean the board of directors, currently part of the nonprofit structure, would lose authority over the new for-profit component.
6/18/20246 minutes, 29 seconds
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Tesla is moving to Texas

Tesla is moving to Texas
6/17/20247 minutes, 52 seconds
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Starlink Launch Halted in Dramatic Last-Second Scrub

In a stunning turn of events, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket aborted its launch just seconds after engine ignition on Friday, halting the deployment of 22 Starlink satellites. This dramatic scrub marks the third postponement for the mission amid adverse weather, leaving SpaceX to scramble for a new launch date while potentially disrupting its packed schedule, including the upcoming Astra 1P satellite launch.
6/17/20248 minutes, 13 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, X, Neuralink, and More

In this week's "Elon Musk Weekly News Update," we dive into the latest headlines from Tesla, SpaceX, X (formerly Twitter), and Neuralink. Discover Tesla's newest electric vehicle advancements and how they're pushing the boundaries of innovation. Get the scoop on SpaceX's ambitious missions and future plans for space exploration. Stay updated on Neuralink's groundbreaking work in brain-machine interface technology. Plus, learn about the latest developments at X. It's your go-to source for all the exciting news about Elon Musk and his groundbreaking ventures. Hey! We'll both earn $50 when you join Current and receive a qualifying Direct Deposit. Terms apply. Just use my link or code when signing up. Code: WILLIAMW243 ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://current.com/get-started/?creator_code=WILLIAMW243⁠
6/16/202452 minutes, 49 seconds
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SpaceX wins Massive contract

The Starship system is a fully reusable, two‑stage‑to‑orbit super heavy‑lift launch vehicle under development by SpaceX. The system is composed of a booster stage named Super Heavy and a second stage, also called "Starship"
6/15/202414 minutes, 4 seconds
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Elon Musk Wows Tesla Crowd With Future Predictions

Tesla (TSLA.O), shareholders approved CEO Elon Musk's $56 billion pay package, the electric vehicle-maker said on Thursday, a big thumbs-up to his leadership and an enticement for keeping his focus on his biggest source of wealth.
6/14/202449 minutes, 29 seconds
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Musk's X Platform Gets Steamy with New Adult Content Policies and Hidden Likes

X's rollout of private likes for all users marks a significant shift towards enhancing user privacy and promoting authentic engagement on the platform. This change, alongside updated policies on adult content, reflects X’s broader strategy to create a safer, more inclusive digital environment.
6/13/20246 minutes, 21 seconds
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Elon Musk persuades Tesla investors to restore his $50 billion pay package

The vote will determine Musk’s future role at Tesla and could influence the company’s direction amid ongoing challenges. Investors must weigh Musk’s potential departure against his leadership contributions and Tesla’s needs. The decision will shape Tesla’s path forward in the competitive electric vehicle market and its broader technology ambitions.
6/13/202418 minutes, 8 seconds
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Starship IFT5 Update [Starbase Shutting Down?]

The Starship system is a fully reusable, two‑stage‑to‑orbit super heavy‑lift launch vehicle under development by SpaceX. The system is composed of a booster stage named Super Heavy and a second stage, also called "Starship"
6/12/202416 minutes, 27 seconds
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Tesla Built a Tunnel Under Their Texas HQ

The Boring Company’s Cybertunnel at Giga Texas exemplifies Elon Musk’s vision for integrated, innovative solutions across his enterprises. With the tunnel set to be operational by July 2024, it promises to enhance production efficiency and streamline logistics for Tesla's Cybertruck, while also showcasing the potential of TBC’s tunneling technology for various applications.
6/11/20245 minutes, 52 seconds
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Elon Musk Vs. Tesla Shareholders

Tesla's shareholders will soon decide on Musk's $56 billion pay package, weighing the company's achievements against the criticisms of excessive compensation and Musk's numerous other responsibilities.
6/10/20247 minutes, 8 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, X, Neuralink, and More

In this week's "Elon Musk Weekly News Update," we dive into the latest headlines from Tesla, SpaceX, X (formerly Twitter), and Neuralink. Discover Tesla's newest electric vehicle advancements and how they're pushing the boundaries of innovation. Get the scoop on SpaceX's ambitious missions and future plans for space exploration. Stay updated on Neuralink's groundbreaking work in brain-machine interface technology. Plus, learn about the latest developments at X. It's your go-to source for all the exciting news about Elon Musk and his groundbreaking ventures. Hey! We'll both earn $50 when you join Current and receive a qualifying Direct Deposit. Terms apply. Just use my link or code when signing up. Code: WILLIAMW243 ⁠⁠⁠https://current.com/get-started/?creator_code=WILLIAMW243⁠
6/9/202451 minutes, 48 seconds
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What's next for SpaceX?

SpaceX's fourth test flight of the Starship rocket marked an important milestone in the company's quest for reusable space travel. With each flight providing valuable data, SpaceX moves closer to achieving its goal of a fully reusable transportation system for missions to Earth orbit, the Moon, Mars, and beyond.
6/8/202412 minutes, 16 seconds
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SpaceX Launches and lands the Most Powerful Starship Rocket Ever

FULL FLIGHT! SpaceX Starship IFT4 #SpaceX #Starship #StarshipIFT4 Pad : OLP-1 Location : Starbase, Texas, USA Rocket : Starship Super Heavy Booster : 11 Ship : 29 The Starship system is a fully reusable, two‑stage‑to‑orbit super heavy‑lift launch vehicle under development by SpaceX. The system is composed of a booster stage named Super Heavy and a second stage, also called "Starship"
6/7/20249 minutes, 12 seconds
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Elon Musk's xAI says it will build 'world's largest supercomputer' in Memphis

Elon Musk's AI startup, xAI, is gearing up to build the world's largest supercomputer in Memphis, Tennessee. This ambitious project, set to transform a former Electrolux facility, promises to be the biggest investment in the city's history. With potential tax incentives on the table, xAI aims to have the supercomputer operational by next fall, powering its AI chatbot, Grok. The announcement follows a successful $6 billion funding round, drawing top investors like Andreessen Horowitz and Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund. Local officials, including Memphis Mayor Paul Young, are enthusiastic, highlighting the city’s readiness for such a transformative initiative. Pending approvals, this project is poised to put Memphis at the forefront of AI technology, potentially rivaling existing supercomputing giants like Oak Ridge’s Frontier.
6/7/20246 minutes, 51 seconds
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Tesla's $46 Billion Pay for Musk's Future

Investors are preparing for a decisive vote on Elon Musk's controversial $46 billion stock options package. With strong opinions on both sides, the future of Tesla’s leadership and governance hangs in the balance. Can Musk secure the backing he needs, or will shareholders demand tighter oversight?
6/6/20248 minutes, 25 seconds
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Elon Musk warns every to have at least 3 kids or society will collapse

Elon Musk, an influential entrepreneur, is the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, Inc., and has played a crucial role in the advancement of electric vehicles, space exploration, and renewable energy. Born in South Africa, Musk emigrated to the United States and co-founded Zip2, an online city guide software, before venturing into the creation of X.com, which eventually became PayPal. His vision for space travel led to the establishment of SpaceX in 2002, which has since achieved numerous milestones, including the first privately-funded spacecraft to reach the International Space Station. As the head of Tesla, Musk has driven the production of electric vehicles and energy storage solutions, contributing to the global shift towards sustainable energy. His ventures also include Neuralink, which aims to develop brain-computer interfaces, and The Boring Company, focused on tunnel construction and infrastructure.
6/5/202410 minutes, 55 seconds
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SpaceX Starship Launch Update

The Starship system is a fully reusable, two‑stage‑to‑orbit super heavy‑lift launch vehicle under development by SpaceX. The system is composed of a booster stage named Super Heavy and a second stage, also called "Starship"
6/4/202423 minutes, 59 seconds
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Elon Musk discusses illegal immigration, Politics and More

Elon Musk, an influential entrepreneur, is the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, Inc., and has played a crucial role in the advancement of electric vehicles, space exploration, and renewable energy. Born in South Africa, Musk emigrated to the United States and co-founded Zip2, an online city guide software, before venturing into the creation of X.com, which eventually became PayPal. His vision for space travel led to the establishment of SpaceX in 2002, which has since achieved numerous milestones, including the first privately-funded spacecraft to reach the International Space Station. As the head of Tesla, Musk has driven the production of electric vehicles and energy storage solutions, contributing to the global shift towards sustainable energy. His ventures also include Neuralink, which aims to develop brain-computer interfaces, and The Boring Company, focused on tunnel construction and infrastructure. #news #elonmusk #tesla
6/4/20249 minutes, 14 seconds
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Elon Musk Discusses Socialism

Elon Musk, an influential entrepreneur, is the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, Inc., and has played a crucial role in the advancement of electric vehicles, space exploration, and renewable energy. Born in South Africa, Musk emigrated to the United States and co-founded Zip2, an online city guide software, before venturing into the creation of X.com, which eventually became PayPal. His vision for space travel led to the establishment of SpaceX in 2002, which has since achieved numerous milestones, including the first privately-funded spacecraft to reach the International Space Station. As the head of Tesla, Musk has driven the production of electric vehicles and energy storage solutions, contributing to the global shift towards sustainable energy. His ventures also include Neuralink, which aims to develop brain-computer interfaces, and The Boring Company, focused on tunnel construction and infrastructure.
6/3/202410 minutes, 9 seconds
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Elon Musk Discusses Aliens and Space

Elon Musk, an influential entrepreneur, is the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, Inc., and has played a crucial role in the advancement of electric vehicles, space exploration, and renewable energy. Born in South Africa, Musk emigrated to the United States and co-founded Zip2, an online city guide software, before venturing into the creation of X.com, which eventually became PayPal. His vision for space travel led to the establishment of SpaceX in 2002, which has since achieved numerous milestones, including the first privately-funded spacecraft to reach the International Space Station. As the head of Tesla, Musk has driven the production of electric vehicles and energy storage solutions, contributing to the global shift towards sustainable energy. His ventures also include Neuralink, which aims to develop brain-computer interfaces, and The Boring Company, focused on tunnel construction and infrastructure.
6/3/202410 minutes, 54 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, X, Neuralink, and More

In this week's "Elon Musk Weekly News Update," we dive into the latest headlines from Tesla, SpaceX, X (formerly Twitter), and Neuralink. Discover Tesla's newest electric vehicle advancements and how they're pushing the boundaries of innovation. Get the scoop on SpaceX's ambitious missions and future plans for space exploration. Stay updated on Neuralink's groundbreaking work in brain-machine interface technology. Plus, learn about the latest developments at X. It's your go-to source for all the exciting news about Elon Musk and his groundbreaking ventures. Hey! We'll both earn $50 when you join Current and receive a qualifying Direct Deposit. Terms apply. Just use my link or code when signing up. Code: WILLIAMW243 ⁠⁠https://current.com/get-started/?creator_code=WILLIAMW243⁠
6/2/20241 hour, 5 minutes, 43 seconds
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Tesla Settles Case where passenger was burned alive

Tesla’s mounting legal troubles take a dramatic turn as the automaker settles another explosive lawsuit over a deadly crash. Discover the shocking details behind the fiery accidents, the alleged defects, and why Elon Musk’s vow to never settle is now under scrutiny. Is Tesla’s reputation at risk?
6/1/20246 minutes, 49 seconds
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Elon Musk's Business Origin Story with Zip2

Elon Musk's first big hit, Zip2, wasn't just another startup—it revolutionized online city guides and business directories in the late '90s. Founded in 1995 with his brother and Greg Kouri, Zip2 combined mapping with business listings, paving the way for modern services like Google Maps. By partnering with major newspapers, Zip2 brought rich local content online, expanding the reach and credibility of digital city guides. The company's innovative software allowed direct communication between businesses and users, a precursor to today’s online interaction. This game-changing venture not only earned Musk $22 million from its $307 million sale to Compaq but also set the stage for his future tech triumphs.
5/31/202411 minutes, 28 seconds
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FSD Self-Driving Software Set to Transform China's Roads in 2024

Tesla is gearing up to launch its revolutionary Full Self-Driving (FSD) software in China, with plans to register the system with Chinese authorities and offer it as a subscription service. This major development could redefine autonomous driving in one of the world's largest electric vehicle markets. Tesla's advanced AI-driven technology, paired with a strategic partnership with Baidu, aims to outpace local competitors and create a new revenue stream amid declining sales.
5/30/20246 minutes, 54 seconds
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SpaceX Gears Up for Fourth Starship Test Flight: Major Upgrades and New Challenges Await!

SpaceX is set to launch its fourth Starship test flight from Texas, just two months after the previous attempt reached space but failed during re-entry. With significant upgrades to the rocket's filtration and control systems, Elon Musk's team aims to achieve new milestones. Will this be the flight that finally nails the landing? Find out what's at stake and what's been changed in the ambitious mission to revolutionize space travel.
5/30/20246 minutes, 41 seconds
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Rare Planet Parade: How to See the Stunning Six-Planet Alignment This June!

Get ready for an astronomical spectacle on June 3! Six planets—Jupiter, Mercury, Uranus, Mars, Neptune, and Saturn—will align in a rare cosmic event. But don't get your hopes up just yet; while some planets will be visible to the naked eye, others will require binoculars or a telescope. Discover the best times and locations to catch this celestial phenomenon.
5/29/20247 minutes, 56 seconds
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Tesla's Bold Move: Massive Layoffs Followed by Surge in High-Tech Hiring—What's Next?

Tesla's recent mass layoffs left many shocked, but now the company is making headlines again with a surge in high-tech hiring for its Autopilot team. Discover the latest developments, the critical shareholder vote on Elon Musk's controversial $56 billion pay package, and what it all means for the future of the electric vehicle giant.
5/29/20248 minutes, 27 seconds
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OpenAI Unleashes Groundbreaking AI Model Amidst Controversy and Legal Battles!

OpenAI has kicked off training for a revolutionary AI model set to surpass GPT-4, the tech behind ChatGPT. Amidst lawsuits, staff shake-ups, and ethical controversies, the company is also forming a new safety committee to navigate these turbulent waters. Discover the high-stakes drama and what’s next for AI’s future!
5/29/20248 minutes, 27 seconds
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Trump Vows to Crush Electric Car Industry: Will It Backfire?

Former President Donald Trump has declared war on the electric vehicle (EV) industry, promising to halt all EV sales if re-elected. Facing felony charges, Trump is courting oil and gas executives for campaign funds, pledging to dismantle Biden's climate policies and slash EV tax credits. Despite Trump's efforts, the EV market has grown exponentially and may continue to thrive. His plans risk alienating voters in manufacturing states where EV production has created jobs and driven investment. Will Trump's bold stance derail the electric revolution, or will it backfire spectacularly?
5/28/202410 minutes, 12 seconds
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NASA will use AI in current and future spaceflight missions to the Moon, Mars and beyond.

NASA will use AI in current and future spaceflight missions to the Moon, Mars and beyond.
5/28/20241 hour, 6 minutes, 3 seconds
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Musk’s xAI Secures $6 Billion to Acquire 100,000 GPUs for AI Advancement

Elon Musk’s xAI is making waves in the AI sector by raising $6 billion to acquire 100,000 GPUs. This bold move aims to boost its competitive edge against OpenAI and other major players, signaling xAI’s aggressive push to become a leader in AI technology.
5/27/20247 minutes, 2 seconds
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SpaceX Fourth Starship Test Flight with Major Overhauls: Will It Finally Stick the Landing?"

SpaceX is set to launch the fourth test flight of Starship on June 5, aiming to address past failures with significant hardware and software upgrades. The mission will test the reusability of both the Starship and Super Heavy booster, following previous setbacks including engine shutdowns and loss of control. With new filtration systems and enhanced thrusters, SpaceX hopes to achieve a controlled reentry and soft splashdown, pushing closer to its goals of lunar and Martian exploration.
5/27/20246 minutes, 15 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, X, Neuralink, and More

In this week's "Elon Musk Weekly News Update," we dive into the latest headlines from Tesla, SpaceX, X (formerly Twitter), and Neuralink. Discover Tesla's newest electric vehicle advancements and how they're pushing the boundaries of innovation. Get the scoop on SpaceX's ambitious missions and future plans for space exploration. Stay updated on Neuralink's groundbreaking work in brain-machine interface technology. Plus, learn about the latest developments at X. It's your go-to source for all the exciting news about Elon Musk and his groundbreaking ventures. Hey! We'll both earn $50 when you join Current and receive a qualifying Direct Deposit. Terms apply. Just use my link or code when signing up. Code: WILLIAMW243 ⁠https://current.com/get-started/?creator_code=WILLIAMW243⁠
5/26/20241 hour, 14 minutes, 32 seconds
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Affairs, Drugs, and Divorce: The Scandalous Saga of Nicole Shanahan, Elon Musk, and Sergey Brin

Nicole Shanahan's alleged affair with Elon Musk and her subsequent separation from Google co-founder Sergey Brin have brought intense scrutiny to her personal and professional life. The revelations include details of infidelity, drug use, and a lavish lifestyle amidst Silicon Valley's elite.
5/25/20248 minutes, 46 seconds
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Elon Musk Blasts Biden's EV Tariffs, Advocates for Free Market Competition

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has openly criticized President Biden's new 100% tariff on Chinese electric vehicles, advocating for a market without tariffs or incentives. Musk emphasized that neither he nor Tesla requested the tariffs and expressed surprise at their implementation. Despite Tesla's recent struggles and increasing competition from Chinese automakers, Musk insists on a free market approach, warning that without trade barriers, Chinese EV companies could dominate global markets.
5/24/20247 minutes, 15 seconds
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Starship to Launch on June 1st 2024

SpaceX is seeking permission from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to launch another Starship rocket while an investigation into the previous test flight remains ongoing.
5/24/20246 minutes, 41 seconds
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ESA's Mars Rover Mission Rescued: Nuclear Tech and NASA Partnership Propel Launch to 2028

The European Space Agency’s Mars rover mission, Rosalind Franklin, is back on track for a 2028 launch, thanks to a groundbreaking nuclear-powered heating system and a crucial partnership with NASA. After severing ties with Russia, ESA is forging ahead with innovative technology and renewed international collaboration.
5/23/20248 minutes, 11 seconds
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Scarlett Johansson's Fury Forces OpenAI to Silence ChatGPT's 'Sky' Voice

OpenAI is removing the 'Sky' voice from its ChatGPT system due to its uncanny resemblance to Scarlett Johansson's voice, which the actress has publicly objected to. This decision comes amidst comparisons to the 2013 film "Her," where Johansson voiced an AI assistant named Samantha, capable of mimicking emotions.
5/22/20246 minutes, 25 seconds
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Tesla Competitor, Ford to cancel EV dealerships

Ford Motor Co. is urging its dealers to halt their investments in the electric vehicle (EV) certification program amid upcoming changes to the program. This request comes as the company plans to introduce updates to its EV strategy, responding to the evolving market dynamics.
5/22/20246 minutes, 21 seconds
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Elon Musk’s xAI Takes on OpenAI: Grok Gets Ready to Handle Your Selfies

Elon Musk’s AI company, xAI, is working to add multimodal inputs to its Grok chatbot. Soon, users may be able to upload images to Grok and receive text-based responses. According to public developer documents, this update is part of xAI's ongoing efforts to enhance Grok's functionalities.
5/21/20246 minutes, 32 seconds
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SpaceX's Florida Launch Sites Face Intense Scrutiny

SpaceX's efforts to establish Starship launch capabilities in Florida involve navigating complex environmental reviews, constructing new infrastructure, and solving significant engineering challenges. The company's ambitious plans, supported by substantial investments and a track record of rapid development, aim to meet NASA's Artemis program requirements and advance commercial spaceflight.
5/21/20249 minutes, 21 seconds
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Tesla's FSD Takes the Wheel: Hand Gestures and Major Upgrades Incoming

Tesla's Full Self-Driving software is gearing up for major updates, including the ability to recognize hand gestures. With significant improvements in user comfort and reduced driver intervention, Elon Musk promises a transformative leap in autonomous driving. Hey! We'll both earn $50 when you join Current and receive a qualifying Direct Deposit. Terms apply. Just use my link or code when signing up. Code: WILLIAMW243 https://current.com/get-started/?creator_code=WILLIAMW243
5/20/20247 minutes
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Twitter is Dead: Elon Musk Completes Takeover and Rebrands to X.com

Elon Musk has officially buried Twitter, rebranding it as X.com and redirecting all core systems to the new URL. The transformation marks the end of Twitter's 17-year history as Musk envisions a bold new future for the platform.
5/20/20245 minutes, 28 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, X, Neuralink, and More

In this week's "Elon Musk Weekly News Update," we dive into the latest headlines from Tesla, SpaceX, X (formerly Twitter), and Neuralink. Discover Tesla's newest electric vehicle advancements and how they're pushing the boundaries of innovation. Get the scoop on SpaceX's ambitious missions and future plans for space exploration. Stay updated on Neuralink's groundbreaking work in brain-machine interface technology. Plus, learn about the latest developments at X. It's your go-to source for all the exciting news about Elon Musk and his groundbreaking ventures. Hey! We'll both earn $50 when you join Current and receive a qualifying Direct Deposit. Terms apply. Just use my link or code when signing up. Code: WILLIAMW243 https://current.com/get-started/?creator_code=WILLIAMW243
5/19/20241 hour, 8 seconds
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Elon Musk is Right! SpaceX Starship Enters Final Phase Before IFT-4 Launch

The Starship system is a fully reusable, two‑stage‑to‑orbit super heavy‑lift launch vehicle under development by SpaceX. The system is composed of a booster stage named Super Heavy and a second stage, also called "Starship"
5/18/202414 minutes, 37 seconds
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Microsoft, Apple, and SpaceX Bleed Senior Talent Over Return-to-Office Mandates, Study Finds

A recent study has highlighted the impact of return-to-office (RTO) mandates on senior staff departures at major tech firms like Microsoft, Apple, and SpaceX. Researchers from the University of Michigan and the University of Chicago analyzed 260 million resumes from People Data Labs to understand the effects of these policies on employee retention.
5/17/20246 minutes, 7 seconds
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MIT Whiz Kids Swipe $25M in 12-Second Crypto Heist, DOJ Reveals

Two MIT-educated brothers face severe legal consequences for allegedly orchestrating a rapid and sophisticated cryptocurrency heist, exploiting the Ethereum blockchain. The case underscores significant concerns about blockchain security and the need for stringent regulatory measures in the cryptocurrency industry.
5/17/20246 minutes, 39 seconds
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Jeff Bezos' Rocket Company Will Send Tourists To Space this weekend

Blue Origin is set to resume crewed flights of its New Shepard rocket on May 19, marking a significant return to suborbital space travel after nearly two years. This upcoming launch, designated NS-25, will lift off from West Texas and carry a six-person crew. The event signifies Blue Origin’s renewed engagement in space tourism and research missions following a series of setbacks and rigorous safety reassessments.
5/16/20246 minutes, 31 seconds
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Tesla Cybertruck and Full Self Driving Updates

Elon Musk has announced that Tesla's forthcoming software update for its Full Self-Driving (FSD) system will dramatically reduce the need for driver intervention by "5 to 10x". This update, dubbed "Supervised Full Self-Driving" v12.4, is part of a series of enhancements that leverage Tesla's all-neural net architecture, which is no longer limited by computational power for training.
5/16/20246 minutes, 12 seconds
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Turbulent Times at Tesla Continue - Bloodbath Goes On

Renjie Zhu, the executive overseeing Cybertruck manufacturing at Tesla, has recently left the company, marking another high-profile departure under CEO Elon Musk’s leadership. Zhu's exit was announced via a LinkedIn post celebrating his fifth anniversary with Tesla, a tenure that spanned significant roles across various manufacturing facilities, including the Shanghai Gigafactory and the Austin factory.
5/15/20246 minutes, 48 seconds
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SpaceX aims to launch Starship after Memorial Day - Kathy Leuders talk

SpaceX is hosting a Space Talk event today with the help of the Harlingen Economic Development Corporation in partnership with Texas State Technical College. Starbase General Manager Kathy Lueders is speaking at the event to discuss updates on SpaceX in the Rio Grande Valley at Boca Chica Beach. Hey! We'll both earn $50 when you join Current and receive a qualifying Direct Deposit. Terms apply. Just use my link or code when signing up. Code: WILLIAMW243 https://current.com/get-started/?creator_code=WILLIAMW243
5/15/202449 minutes, 22 seconds
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Tesla Bloodbath of Hiring and Firing Rollercoaster Continues

Tesla Inc. has recently reemployed some members of its previously disbanded Supercharging team, including the pivotal North American director, Max de Zegher. This move comes weeks after Elon Musk, the company's CEO, abruptly dismissed nearly the entire group. The initial decision by Musk last month to reduce the team significantly surprised the electric vehicle industry, especially considering the Supercharger network's critical role in Tesla's infrastructure and strategic partnerships. Hey! We'll both earn $50 when you join Current and receive a qualifying Direct Deposit. Terms apply. Just use my link or code when signing up. Code: WILLIAMW243 https://current.com/get-started/?creator_code=WILLIAMW243 #ad
5/14/20248 minutes, 25 seconds
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Elon Musk and Tesla Continue Blood Bath of Layoffs

Tesla has started rescinding job offers to prospective full-time employees, signaling a continued trend in workforce reduction. This decision is part of the electric vehicle manufacturer's strategy to cut over 10% of its staff as it braces for future growth challenges. These cuts have also extended to revoking internship positions, adding to the significant job uncertainty within the company.
5/14/20246 minutes, 42 seconds
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SpaceX Starship Test postponed

SpaceX's Starship program is set to undergo its fourth test flight in June, following a recent update from Elon Musk. This announcement comes after the initial plan for a May launch was adjusted. The delay gives SpaceX additional time to prepare and improve the rocket, which has seen rapid progress and ambitious scheduling in its development. This fourth test is critical as SpaceX continues to refine its technologies and strategies toward achieving reliable and sustainable space travel. Hey! We'll both earn $50 when you join Current and receive a qualifying Direct Deposit. Terms apply. Just use my link or code when signing up. Code: WILLIAMW243 https://current.com/get-started/?creator_code=WILLIAMW243
5/13/20247 minutes, 14 seconds
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Sam Altman Is All-In on UBI - But with AI generated money?

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman is exploring an innovative concept to support those in financial need through what he terms "universal basic compute." This idea extends the principle of universal basic income by providing a share of computational resources from AI systems like GPT-7 to individuals. Altman suggests these resources could be used directly, sold, or donated to causes such as cancer research, potentially redefining socioeconomic structures by making compute power a valuable asset. Hey! We'll both earn $50 when you join Current and receive a qualifying Direct Deposit. Terms apply. Just use my link or code when signing up. Code: WILLIAMW243 https://current.com/get-started/?creator_code=WILLIAMW243
5/13/20247 minutes, 12 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, X, Neuralink, and More

This episode explores the world of Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur behind Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. From his early days in Silicon Valley to his ambitious plans for space travel and beyond, we unpack Musk's unique trajectory and drive. Whether you're interested in the latest Tesla models, SpaceX's mission to Mars, Neuralink's brain-computer interface, or The Boring Company's urban transport solutions, this episode is a must-listen for anyone fascinated by innovation and the future. #tesla #elonmusk #spacex #twitter #news
5/12/202424 minutes, 7 seconds
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Elon Musk- Tesla will spend 'well over' $500 million on Superchargers

Tesla Inc., led by Elon Musk, recently revealed a substantial investment of over $500 million to expand its Supercharger network. This announcement comes shortly after the company laid off almost the entire team responsible for this network, roughly 500 employees, causing industry and customer uncertainty about Tesla's commitment to expanding electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure.
5/11/20246 minutes, 15 seconds
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SpaceX Space Tourism and the Future of Human Spaceflight

Creating a spacecraft that is "human-rated" means ensuring it meets specific safety and operational standards for carrying astronauts. This process is critical for missions to low Earth orbit (LEO), the Moon, and beyond. NASA's approach to human-rating spacecraft involves multiple layers of design, testing, and certification.
5/10/202428 minutes, 36 seconds
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Tesla Prepares for Next-Gen Full Self-Driving Release

Tesla is gearing up to release a new update for its Full Self-Driving (FSD) system, version 12.4, which is anticipated to launch next week. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, recently announced this on his X account, highlighting significant advancements and improvements in the system. This update follows the previously released version 12.3.6 and aims to enhance the driving experience by refining how the car handles acceleration and braking.
5/10/20246 minutes, 47 seconds
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Tesla FSD 12.4 UPDATE

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, has recently provided an update on the company’s Full Self-Driving (FSD) software, specifically mentioning significant advancements in the upcoming versions. This announcement came amidst preparations for the release of FSD version 12.4, which promises a more refined user experience by addressing issues such as abrupt acceleration and braking. This update is part of Tesla's broader effort to launch a dedicated Robotaxi network.
5/9/20246 minutes, 42 seconds
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New Tesla Charge times similar to GAS CARS

The Tesla Model 3 "Highland" edition is redefining electric vehicle (EV) charging efficiency, surpassing previous models in speed and coming closer to the convenience of gas station fill-ups. A new analysis by AMCI Testing highlights the vehicle's performance, showcasing how it adds range in the crucial six-minute mark—a duration benchmarked to a typical gas station stop.
5/8/20248 minutes, 14 seconds
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Tesla Layoffs Continue

Tesla is continuing its severe layoffs, now into the fourth week, affecting multiple departments within the company. Employees from software, services, and engineering divisions have been dismissed, with the layoffs being initially reported by Electrek and Business Insider. Reports surfaced of affected workers sharing their layoffs on professional networks like LinkedIn.
5/8/20248 minutes, 42 seconds
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Elon Musk Talks about the future of Humanity and Aliens

0:52 What will most impact humanity's future 3:45 Becoming a multiplanetary species 5:34 Aliens & the precariousness of civilization 8:21 Freedom of speech 10:05 Socialism 11:42 Merit & discrimination 12:54 Regulation 15:16 Education & gamification 19:24 Immigration 21:47 Starlink & access to information 23:37 Rise and fall of civilizations 25:08 Dying on Mars (but not on impact) 26:49 Passing a Fermi Great Filter 28:36 AI needs to be truth-seeking 33:21 Birth rate (if possible, have at least 3 kids) 38:09 What keeps Elon up at night
5/7/202440 minutes, 3 seconds
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Jack Dorsey Calls X 'Freedom Tech' After Leaving Bluesky's Board

Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter, recently announced his resignation from the board of Bluesky, the decentralized social media platform he helped establish. His departure comes as he publicly praises Elon Musk's X, formerly Twitter, labeling it as part of "freedom technology." This shift in allegiance marks a significant change in Dorsey's engagement with social media platforms post-Twitter.
5/6/20246 minutes, 28 seconds
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FINALLY! SpaceX EVA Suit Press Conference

Join this channel to get access to perks: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX3HDBasMU2qS3svgtuzD2g/join The Starship system is a fully reusable, two‑stage‑to‑orbit super heavy‑lift launch vehicle under development by SpaceX. The system is composed of a booster stage named Super Heavy and a second stage, also called "Starship" ►► https://spacenewspod.com ►► https://starshipshirts.com ►► https://open.spotify.com/show/0jW7nOHQNi1Xlr3v7UMi2p ►► https://discord.gg/dMXghpX ►► https://twitch.tv/spacenewspod ►► https://facebook.com/spacenewspod ►► https://patreon.com/spacenewspod ►► https://twitter.com/spacenewspod ►► https://instagram.com/thespacenewspod
5/5/202458 minutes, 42 seconds
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Curiosity Detects 'Habitable' Earth-Like Past on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover has unearthed geological evidence from Gale Crater on Mars suggesting it may have once hosted conditions akin to Earth, potentially conducive to microbial life. This discovery comes from the rover’s analysis of manganese-rich sandstones, pointing to a time when the red planet might have had an oxygenated environment capable of supporting life forms. Hey! We'll both earn $50 when you join Current and receive a qualifying Direct Deposit. Terms apply. Just use my link or code when signing up. Code: WILLIAMW243 https://current.com/get-started/?creator_code=WILLIAMW243
5/4/20247 minutes, 2 seconds
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Federal prosecutors are examining financial transactions at Block, owner of Cash App and Square

Federal authorities are scrutinizing financial operations at Block, the parent company of Cash App and Square, according to sources close to the matter. These investigations focus on compliance shortcomings within the company’s major subdivisions, stretching back several years. Documents from a former employee allege that the company has been remiss in its regulatory duties, including failing to adequately report transactions that breach U.S. sanctions and involve high-risk countries.
5/3/20247 minutes, 16 seconds
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Tesla Retracts Supercharger Expansion and Lays Off Charging Team Amid Strategic Overhaul

Hey! We'll both earn $50 when you join Current and receive a qualifying Direct Deposit. Terms apply. Just use my link or code when signing up. Code: WILLIAMW243 https://current.com/get-started/?creator_code=WILLIAMW243 Tesla CEO Elon Musk has initiated a series of strategic retreats from the company's Supercharger network commitments, an unexpected move for a carmaker that has been highly invested in this electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure. This week, it was reported that Tesla is abandoning leases for several Supercharger stations in the New York City area, a decision that arrives in the wake of Musk firing the entire team responsible for this crucial service, including the senior director of EV charging, Rebecca Tinucci, and her team of 500.
5/2/20247 minutes, 53 seconds
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Elon Musk Lays off Tesla Supercharger Team

Hey! We'll both earn $50 when you join Current and receive a qualifying Direct Deposit. Terms apply. Just use my link or code when signing up. Code: WILLIAMW243 https://current.com/get-started/?creator_code=WILLIAMW243 Tesla Inc. is restructuring its workforce, impacting the team responsible for its Supercharger network. Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, announced the disbandment of the Supercharger team, which is part of a broader initiative to reduce the company’s staff by ten percent. Despite these changes, Tesla plans to continue expanding the Supercharger network, albeit at a reduced pace, with a renewed focus on enhancing the reliability and capacity of existing stations.
5/2/20246 minutes, 40 seconds
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Powerful and Mysterious AI Model Appears and Quickly Disappears

Hey! We'll both earn $50 when you join Current and receive a qualifying Direct Deposit. Terms apply. Just use my link or code when signing up. Code: WILLIAMW243 https://current.com/get-started/?creator_code=WILLIAMW243 A powerful new artificial intelligence model, referred to as "gpt2-chatbot," emerged this week on a prominent AI benchmarking platform, LMSYS Org, capturing the attention of the tech community due to its sophisticated capabilities, which are comparable to OpenAI's GPT-4. Despite its sudden appearance and the lack of details about its origins, the model quickly became a focal point for discussion and speculation across various online forums. #ad
5/1/20246 minutes, 44 seconds
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Elon Musk Loses to Supreme Court

Hey! We'll both earn $50 when you join Current and receive a qualifying Direct Deposit. Terms apply. Just use my link or code when signing up. Code: WILLIAMW243 https://current.com/get-started/?creator_code=WILLIAMW243 The U.S. Supreme Court recently decided not to consider a challenge from Elon Musk against an agreement he made with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which mandates that his social media posts be pre-approved by a legal expert if they pertain to his company, Tesla. This decision effectively upholds earlier rulings from lower courts and sustains the stipulations of the 2018 settlement that followed Musk's controversial tweets about potentially taking Tesla private.
4/30/20246 minutes, 14 seconds
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OpenAI's ChatGPT targeted in Austrian privacy complaint

Hey! We'll both earn $50 when you join Current and receive a qualifying Direct Deposit. Terms apply. Just use my link or code when signing up. Code: WILLIAMW243 https://current.com/get-started/?creator_code=WILLIAMW243 OpenAI faces a legal challenge in the European Union due to a complaint about ChatGPT's inaccurate responses, particularly when it generates false personal information. A European privacy rights group, noyb, lodged the complaint with the Austrian Data Protection Authority, asserting that OpenAI's ChatGPT often provides incorrect data about individuals, which it then fails to correct or erase. This inability to adjust false information reportedly contravenes the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), raising significant privacy and accuracy concerns.
4/29/20247 minutes, 47 seconds
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SpaceX progressing on Starship in-space refueling

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4/29/202414 minutes, 18 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, X, Neuralink, and More

This episode explores the world of Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur behind Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. From his early days in Silicon Valley to his ambitious plans for space travel and beyond, we unpack Musk's unique trajectory and drive. Whether you're interested in the latest Tesla models, SpaceX's mission to Mars, Neuralink's brain-computer interface, or The Boring Company's urban transport solutions, this episode is a must-listen for anyone fascinated by innovation and the future. #tesla #elonmusk #spacex #twitter #news
4/28/202424 minutes, 58 seconds
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Federal regulator finds Tesla Autopilot has ‘critical safety gap’ linked to hundreds of collisions

A recent federal investigation reveals that Tesla's Autopilot and Full Self-Driving features have been linked to numerous crashes, including hundreds of injuries and dozens of fatalities. This investigation, which was spurred by a tragic incident involving a North Carolina student and a Tesla Model Y, highlights serious concerns about the safety and effectiveness of these technologies.
4/27/20247 minutes
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Elon Musk Talks About Next Version of SpaceX Starship to Mars

The Starship system is a fully reusable, two‑stage‑to‑orbit super heavy‑lift launch vehicle under development by SpaceX. The system is composed of a booster stage named Super Heavy and a second stage, also called "Starship"
4/26/202411 minutes, 4 seconds
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TikTok may be banned in the US.

Congress has recently passed a bill that may lead to a nationwide ban on TikTok, posing a significant challenge to the platform's operations in the U.S. This legislation, now awaiting President Joe Biden's signature, mandates TikTok's parent company ByteDance to divest its interest within 270 days, under threat of prohibition from U.S. app stores and internet hosting services. This development is part of a larger foreign aid package supporting Israel and Ukraine, a strategic move likely to expedite its passage.
4/25/20247 minutes, 18 seconds
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Tesla to cut more than 6,000 jobs in Texas and California

Tesla is set to reduce its workforce significantly in both Texas and California, impacting over 6,000 employees as the company navigates through a challenging phase of slowing demand and decreased profit margins. This announcement precedes the electric vehicle manufacturer's quarterly financial results, during which CEO Elon Musk is expected to present a strategic plan for the company. The job reductions will affect approximately 2,688 employees at the Tesla factory in Austin, Texas, and 3,332 employees in California. These layoffs are scheduled to commence on June 14, according to recent disclosures made to the respective state governments under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act.
4/24/20246 minutes, 26 seconds
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Elon Musk Talks at Tesla Q1 2024 Financial Results and Q&A Webcast

Tesla is set to reduce its workforce significantly in both Texas and California, impacting over 6,000 employees as the company navigates through a challenging phase of slowing demand and decreased profit margins. This announcement precedes the electric vehicle manufacturer's quarterly financial results, during which CEO Elon Musk is expected to present a strategic plan for the company.
4/24/20241 hour, 5 minutes, 58 seconds
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SpaceX and NASA working on Starship lunar cargo rocket

Under NASA’s Artemis campaign, the agency and its partners will send large pieces of equipment to the lunar surface to enable long-term scientific exploration of the Moon for the benefit of all. NASA’s human landing system providers, SpaceX and Blue Origin, are beginning development of lunar landers for large cargo deliveries to support these needs.
4/23/20246 minutes, 48 seconds
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OpenAI's Sam Altman invests in power startup for AI datacenters

Exowatt, a forward-thinking renewable energy company, recently launched an innovative modular energy system tailored for powering large-scale data centers, accompanied by a substantial $20 million seed investment. This financial backing includes contributions from Andreessen Horowitz, venture studio Atomic, and a noteworthy investment from Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI.
4/22/20247 minutes, 34 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, X, Neuralink, and More

This episode explores the world of Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur behind Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. From his early days in Silicon Valley to his ambitious plans for space travel and beyond, we unpack Musk's unique trajectory and drive. Whether you're interested in the latest Tesla models, SpaceX's mission to Mars, Neuralink's brain-computer interface, or The Boring Company's urban transport solutions, this episode is a must-listen for anyone fascinated by innovation and the future. #tesla #elonmusk #spacex #twitter #news
4/21/202455 minutes, 15 seconds
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SpaceX to Take Over for NASA SLS

The Starship system is a fully reusable, two‑stage‑to‑orbit super heavy‑lift launch vehicle under development by SpaceX. The system is composed of a booster stage named Super Heavy and a second stage, also called "Starship
4/20/202411 minutes, 51 seconds
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Tesla to recall 3,878 Cybertrucks over faulty accelerator pedal

Tesla has issued a recall for all 3,878 Cybertrucks it has delivered due to a defect where the accelerator pedal can become stuck, increasing the risk of accidents. The issue has been identified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which noted the potential for the pedal to lodge in the trim around the footwell, posing a serious safety risk.
4/19/20246 minutes, 33 seconds
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Tesla Fires 14,000 Employees, handles it bad

Tesla, Inc. recently announced a substantial reduction of its workforce, cutting approximately 14,000 positions, or about 10% of its employees. This decision reflects ongoing financial challenges and a shift in the company's strategic direction, emphasizing cost reductions and a new focus on specific technological advancements, such as robotaxi development. The manner in which these layoffs were conducted has drawn significant criticism, highlighting issues in corporate communication and management empathy.
4/18/20247 minutes, 10 seconds
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SpaceX Launching Massive Space Station

The Starship system is a fully reusable, two‑stage‑to‑orbit super heavy‑lift launch vehicle under development by SpaceX. The system is composed of a booster stage named Super Heavy and a second stage, also called "Starship"
4/18/202410 minutes, 30 seconds
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Elon Musk to charge for X.com access

Elon Musk has announced a plan to charge new users on the social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter, a fee to post content. This move aims to address the ongoing issue of bot accounts that plague the platform. Musk believes that imposing a small fee on new users is essential for combating the influx of these fake accounts.
4/17/20249 minutes, 27 seconds
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Confirmed! SpaceX and FAA Working on Faster Starship Launches

The Starship system is a fully reusable, two‑stage‑to‑orbit super heavy‑lift launch vehicle under development by SpaceX. The system is composed of a booster stage named Super Heavy and a second stage, also called "Starship"
4/16/202410 minutes, 43 seconds
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SpaceX Starship Next Flight Will Be Wild

The goal of SpaceX is to build the technologies necessary to make life multiplanetary. This is the first time in the 4-billion-year history of Earth that it’s possible to realize that goal and protect the light of consciousness.
4/16/202411 minutes, 25 seconds
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Elon Musk Fights Supreme Court

Elon Musk, the owner of the social media platform X (formerly Twitter), is currently defying a Brazilian Supreme Court order aimed at censoring certain user content under the guise of combating fake news. This legal conflict highlights a broader issue regarding freedom of expression and the role of social media in Brazil. #elonmusk #news #twitter
4/15/20246 minutes, 33 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, X, Neuralink, and More

This episode explores the world of Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur behind Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. From his early days in Silicon Valley to his ambitious plans for space travel and beyond, we unpack Musk's unique trajectory and drive. Whether you're interested in the latest Tesla models, SpaceX's mission to Mars, Neuralink's brain-computer interface, or The Boring Company's urban transport solutions, this episode is a must-listen for anyone fascinated by innovation and the future. #tesla #elonmusk #spacex #twitter #news
4/15/202445 minutes, 22 seconds
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Elon Musk makes drastic Twitter/X change for premium users

X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter, is set to remove the option for Premium users to hide their blue checkmarks, a feature that was once optional. This change was communicated to users through a notification. The blue checkmark, previously a mark of authenticity and status, has transformed under Elon Musk's ownership into a symbol that users could purchase, leading to a shift in its perception among the platform's community.
4/13/20248 minutes, 18 seconds
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Tesla FSD (Supervised) V12.3.4 update

Tesla has initiated the deployment of its latest Full Self-Driving (FSD) software version, V12.3.4
4/12/20249 minutes, 24 seconds
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SpaceX Starship Flight 4 and 5 News - Elon Wants to Catch Booster ASAP

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4/11/202410 minutes, 37 seconds
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Elon Musk's X playing catch up with other platforms.

X, formerly known as Twitter, is reverting to its foundational elements, according to observations from industry insiders. Gabor Cselle, a past project manager for Twitter, indicated that efforts to transform X into a significantly different platform have not materialized, prompting a return to fundamental features.
4/10/202411 minutes, 20 seconds
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AI hardware company from Jony Ive, Sam Altman seeks $1 billion

Jony Ive, previously with Apple, and Sam Altman of OpenAI are currently mobilizing to secure $1 billion in funding for a novel venture. This initiative aims to develop an AI-integrated personal device, distinct in its design and functionality from conventional smartphones. The revelation comes from sources close to The Information, indicating significant progress in the project since its initial disclosure in late 2023.
4/9/202410 minutes, 51 seconds
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SpaceX Elon Musk Mars Multiplanetary Speech from All Hands At Starbase April 6, 2024

The goal of SpaceX is to build the technologies necessary to make life multiplanetary. This is the first time in the 4-billion-year history of Earth that it’s possible to realize that goal and protect the light of consciousness. At Starbase on Thursday, April 4, SpaceX Chief Engineer Elon Musk provided an update on the company’s plans to send humanity to Mars, the best destination to begin making life multiplanetary. All of SpaceX’s current programs, including Falcon, Dragon, Starlink, and Starship are integral to developing the technologies necessary to make missions to Mars a reality. The update included near-term priorities for Starship that will unlock its ability to be fully and rapidly reusable, the core enabler for transforming humanity’s ability to send large amounts of payload to orbit and beyond. With more flight tests, significant vehicle upgrades, and missions returning astronauts to the surface of the Moon with NASA’s Artemis Program all coming soon, excitement will continue to be guaranteed with Starship. The talk also includes the mechanics and challenges of traveling to Mars, along with what we’re building today to enable sending around a million people and several million tonnes to the Martian surface in the years to come. Join this channel to get access to perks: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX3HDBasMU2qS3svgtuzD2g/join The Starship system is a fully reusable, two‑stage‑to‑orbit super heavy‑lift launch vehicle under development by SpaceX. The system is composed of a booster stage named Super Heavy and a second stage, also called "Starship" ►► https://spacenewspod.com ►► https://starshipshirts.com ►► https://open.spotify.com/show/0jW7nOHQNi1Xlr3v7UMi2p ►► https://discord.gg/dMXghpX ►► https://twitch.tv/spacenewspod ►► https://facebook.com/spacenewspod ►► https://patreon.com/spacenewspod ►► https://twitter.com/spacenewspod ►► https://instagram.com/thespacenewspod
4/8/202440 minutes, 12 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and More

This episode explores the world of Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur behind Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. From his early days in Silicon Valley to his ambitious plans for space travel and beyond, we unpack Musk's unique trajectory and drive. Whether you're interested in the latest Tesla models, SpaceX's mission to Mars, Neuralink's brain-computer interface, or The Boring Company's urban transport solutions, this episode is a must-listen for anyone fascinated by innovation and the future. #tesla #elonmusk #spacex #twitter
4/7/202426 minutes, 58 seconds
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Tesla Never Delivered FSD - Now Drivers are MAD

Tesla has reintroduced its Full Self-Driving (FSD) transfer program as a buying incentive this quarter, counter to CEO Elon Musk's previous assertion that such an offer would be a singular event. The program permits existing Tesla owners to transfer their FSD package to a new vehicle upon purchase, a feature that has been highly requested due to Tesla's unfulfilled promise of complete self-driving capabilities.
4/6/20248 minutes, 41 seconds
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Tesla Forced to Lower Prices Again

Tesla has once again reduced its vehicle prices and introduced special offers aimed at enticing buyers, following a report of disappointing vehicle deliveries in the first quarter. This news comes alongside adjustments by analysts to Tesla's full-year earnings forecasts, leading to a rise in TSLA shares.
4/4/20247 minutes, 30 seconds
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SpaceX Starship to Fly 9 times in 2024

The Starship system is a fully reusable, two‑stage‑to‑orbit super heavy‑lift launch vehicle under development by SpaceX. The system is composed of a booster stage named Super Heavy and a second stage, also called "Starship"
4/3/20244 minutes, 49 seconds
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Archives : Elon Musk Bans Multiple Accounts, Suspends Journalists. 3rd largest Tesla Shareholder wants Musk to Step down as CEO.

Twitter suspended the accounts of at least half a dozen journalists late Thursday — with CEO Elon Musk claiming they violated the social media platform’s new “doxxing” policy. Tesla investors are growing frustrated with falling stock price and Elon who is splitting his time between different companies
4/2/202430 minutes, 11 seconds
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X is funding a lawsuit against Jack Dorsey's Block

Happe accused Block of terminating her for expressing views Block didn't agree with.
4/1/20248 minutes, 28 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and More

This episode explores the world of Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur behind Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. From his early days in Silicon Valley to his ambitious plans for space travel and beyond, we unpack Musk's unique trajectory and drive. Whether you're interested in the latest Tesla models, SpaceX's mission to Mars, Neuralink's brain-computer interface, or The Boring Company's urban transport solutions, this episode is a must-listen for anyone fascinated by innovation and the future. #tesla #elonmusk #spacex #twitter
3/31/20242 hours, 18 minutes, 59 seconds
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Elon Musk's Starship Update - Can't wait for this one.

Subscribe to the Elon Musk Podcast Youtube - https://youtube.com/@theelonmuskpodcast?sub_confirmation=1 Listen to the Full Podcast - https://link.chtbl.com/elonmuskpodcast FOLLOW STAGE ZERO PODCASTS ON SOCIAL Space News Pod on Twitter - https://twitter.com/spacenewspod STAGE ZERO Podcasts on Patreon - https://patreon.com/stagezero ABOUT The Elon Musk Podcast The Elon Musk Podcast takes an in-depth look into the world of the visionary entrepreneur. From SpaceX's mission to colonize Mars, to the revolutionary underground transportation network of the Boring Company, to the cutting-edge technology of Neuralink, and the game-changing innovations of Tesla, we cover it all. Stay up to date with the latest news, events and highlights from the companies led by Elon Musk. ABOUT STAGE ZERO STAGE ZERO is the YouTube home for all things Elon Musk and the STAGE ZERO Podcast Network. STAGE ZERO features over 10 years of SpaceX, Tesla, Twitter news as well as exclusive videos from podcasts like The Elon Musk Podcast. Affiliate Links - #ad SHURE SM7B Mic - https://geni.us/shure-sm7b-microphone
3/30/20249 minutes, 42 seconds
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SpaceX, Boeing and Virgin Galactic Updates

Boeing has initiated legal action against Virgin Galactic, alleging the unauthorized retention of proprietary information exchanged during their collaboration on a new mothership project. The aerospace titan seeks a judicial directive to prevent further misuse of this data.
3/29/20249 minutes, 33 seconds
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Elon Musk says all Premium subscribers on X will gain access to AI chatbot Grok

Elon Musk's company, now known as X, previously Twitter, is extending the availability of its Grok chatbot to a broader base of subscribers. Initially restricted to the Premium+ tier, Musk announced on X that Grok will now also be accessible to Premium subscribers. Hey! We'll both earn $50 when you join Current and receive a qualifying Direct Deposit. Terms apply. Just use my link or code when signing up. Code: WILLIAMW243 https://current.com/get-started/?creator_code=WILLIAMW243
3/28/202412 minutes, 32 seconds
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Elon Musk's X anti-hate group case thrown out

A lawsuit filed by X, owned by Elon Musk, against a group studying online hate speech was dismissed by a federal judge, with the ruling emphasizing the protection afforded by the First Amendment to the research group's reports on the platform previously known as Twitter. The judge's decision articulated that the suit aimed to penalize the researchers for their findings on the increase in hate speech on X. Hey! We'll both earn $50 when you join Current and receive a qualifying Direct Deposit. Terms apply. Just use my link or code when signing up. Code: WILLIAMW243 https://current.com/get-started/?creator_code=WILLIAMW243
3/27/20248 minutes, 37 seconds
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Neuralink's First Patient Stuns Crowd in First Interview

The first human patient has received an implant from brain-chip startup Neuralink on Sunday and is recovering well, the company's billionaire founder Elon Musk said."Initial results show promising neuron spike detection," Musk said in a post on the social media platform X on Monday.Spikes are activity by neurons, which the National Institute of Health describes as cells that use electrical and chemical signals to send information around the brain and to the body.
3/26/202458 minutes, 24 seconds
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NASA's Boeing Crew Flight Test Mission Overview News Conference

Flight Directors for NASA and Starliner presented an overview of the Boeing Crew Flight Test (CFT) to the International Space Station during a mission overview briefing March 22. CFT is scheduled to launch on at Atlas 5 rocket from Launch Pad 41 at the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida in early May and will carry NASA astronauts Butch Wilmore and Suni Williams to the space station for a planned stay of around eight days. Hey! We'll both earn $50 when you join Current and receive a qualifying Direct Deposit. Terms apply. Just use my link or code when signing up. Code: WILLIAMW243 https://current.com/get-started/?creator_code=WILLIAMW243
3/25/20241 hour, 2 minutes, 15 seconds
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Elon Musk Banning 1.5 Billion Twitter Accounts

In 2022, Musk tweeted that he would delete 1.5 billion accounts to free up usernames for current users. GET A FREE $50 With CURRENT >> https://current.com/get-started/?creator_code=WILLIAMW243
3/24/202417 minutes, 59 seconds
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SpaceX Starship as a NASA Space Station - is it possible?

The Starship system is a fully reusable, two‑stage‑to‑orbit super heavy‑lift launch vehicle under development by SpaceX. The system is composed of a booster stage named Super Heavy and a second stage, also called "Starship"
3/22/202433 minutes, 51 seconds
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Remote Control Race Cars on the Moon?

Sign up for Current and get $50 FREE. https://current.com/get-started/?creator_code=WILLIAMW243 An original archived episode of the show. This episode is about a company that had the vision to race remote cars on the Lunar surface.
3/21/202418 minutes, 42 seconds
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SpaceX Starship IFT4 Launch Update

The Starship system is a fully reusable, two‑stage‑to‑orbit super heavy‑lift launch vehicle under development by SpaceX. The system is composed of a booster stage named Super Heavy and a second stage, also called "Starship"
3/20/202411 minutes, 38 seconds
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Elon Musk opens up about his drug use

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla Inc., has openly discussed his prescription for ketamine, asserting its positive impact on his mental health and, consequently, its benefits for his company's investors. Musk emphasized the importance of consistent performance for investors, suggesting that his medication plays a crucial role in maintaining his effectiveness.
3/19/20246 minutes, 23 seconds
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SpaceX Starship IFT4 Update

The Starship system is a fully reusable, two‑stage‑to‑orbit super heavy‑lift launch vehicle under development by SpaceX. The system is composed of a booster stage named Super Heavy and a second stage, also called "Starship"
3/18/20249 minutes, 16 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and More

This episode explores the world of Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur behind Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. From his early days in Silicon Valley to his ambitious plans for space travel and beyond, we unpack Musk's unique trajectory and drive. Whether you're interested in the latest Tesla models, SpaceX's mission to Mars, Neuralink's brain-computer interface, or The Boring Company's urban transport solutions, this episode is a must-listen for anyone fascinated by innovation and the future. #tesla #elonmusk #spacex #twitter
3/17/202450 minutes, 13 seconds
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NASA Artemis Mission Progresses with SpaceX Starship Test Flight

As part of NASA’s Artemis campaign to return humans to the Moon for the benefit of all, the agency is working with SpaceX to develop the company’s Starship human landing system (HLS), which will land astronauts near the Moon’s South Pole during the Artemis III and Artemis IV missions. On March 14, SpaceX launched the third integrated flight test of its Super Heavy booster and Starship upper stage, an important milestone toward providing NASA with a Starship HLS for its Artemis missions.
3/16/20247 minutes, 24 seconds
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Reddit IPO could be great for other Tech companies

Reddit has recently adjusted CEO Steve Huffman's compensation structure in anticipation of its forthcoming initial public offering (IPO), indicating a recalibration of its market value expectations. Previously, Huffman's compensation included incentives tied to the company achieving a $25bn market valuation upon going public. These incentives have been revised, reflecting a more conservative outlook on the company's IPO performance.
3/15/20248 minutes, 15 seconds
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Starship Launch was a Success! HUGE Milestones hit!

SpaceX's latest achievement with its Starship rocket marks an important milestone in space exploration. The rocket, known for its unparalleled power and size, successfully completed a half-world journey after launching from South Texas. This test flight showcased its potential for carrying significant payloads into low-Earth orbit, a crucial capability for future space missions. The launch occurred from the Starbase facility near Brownsville, Texas, with the rocket ascending at 8:25 am CDT. This third iteration of the Starship, towering at 397 feet and boasting a width surpassing a 747 jumbo jet, had its takeoff time adjusted to ensure the surrounding waters were clear of any vessels.
3/14/202410 minutes
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Elon Musk's SpaceX Ready for Starship Flight

The upcoming Integrated Flight Test aims to demonstrate the full capability of SpaceX's Starship vehicle. The worlds largest and most powerful rocket will go through a series of sophisticated maneuvers to test its full range of functions, encompassing both ascent and descent. The goal is to validate the technologies and operational procedures that SpaceX has invested years of effort into, setting the stage for future missions that could include voyages to the Moon, Mars, and beyond.
3/13/202413 minutes, 13 seconds
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Elon Musk and OpenAI to battle in court

OpenAI has robustly dismissed claims made by Elon Musk in a recent legal battle, emphasizing its continued prosperity and innovation post-Musk's departure in 2018. The company refuted Musk's assertion that he is entitled to credit for its achievements over the past six years.
3/12/20246 minutes, 5 seconds
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Elon Musk Fires Back at OpenAI - Releases GROk to open source community

Elon Musk has announced that his AI venture, xAI, will release its ChatGPT competitor, "Grok," to the public domain this week. This strategic move by Musk, who has consistently criticized the profit-driven use of technology by major tech corporations, marks a significant shift in the landscape of AI development and accessibility. By open-sourcing Grok, xAI is set to join the ranks of companies like Meta and Mistral, which have already made their AI models freely available for modification and use by the global community.
3/11/202414 minutes, 19 seconds
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SpaceX Starship Launch Update

The Starship system is a fully reusable, two‑stage‑to‑orbit super heavy‑lift launch vehicle under development by SpaceX. The system is composed of a booster stage named Super Heavy and a second stage, also called "Starship"
3/10/20249 minutes, 44 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and More

This episode explores the world of Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur behind Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. From his early days in Silicon Valley to his ambitious plans for space travel and beyond, we unpack Musk's unique trajectory and drive. Whether you're interested in the latest Tesla models, SpaceX's mission to Mars, Neuralink's brain-computer interface, or The Boring Company's urban transport solutions, this episode is a must-listen for anyone fascinated by innovation and the future. #tesla #elonmusk #spacex #twitter
3/9/202424 minutes, 12 seconds
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Criminals Busted Stealing $400,000 in Starlink Terminals

A New Jersey resident has been apprehended for the alleged trafficking of a substantial number of SpaceX Starlink terminals, estimated at 675 units, acquired through illicit means involving stolen credit card details and compromised Starlink billing accounts, according to law enforcement authorities.
3/8/20247 minutes, 15 seconds
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Elon Musk Talks about the future of social media and AI

Elon Musk envisions a transformative future for X.com (formerly Twitter), focusing on its potential to revolutionize communication and information exchange on a global scale. He sees X.com not just as a social media platform but as a foundational layer for digital public squares where diverse ideas, debates, and discussions can thrive. Musk emphasizes the importance of free speech and open dialogue, ensuring the platform supports a wide range of perspectives while balancing the need for safety and preventing misinformation. He anticipates integrating advanced technologies, possibly including AI, to enhance user experience, content relevance, and platform integrity. Musk is also keen on leveraging X.com to foster innovation in digital identity and transactions, hinting at blockchain or cryptocurrency integrations to empower users with more control and security. While acknowledging the challenges ahead, including regulatory scrutiny and the rapid pace of technological change, Musk remains optimistic about X.com's role in shaping the future of digital communication and its impact on society.
3/7/20245 minutes, 20 seconds
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Elon Musk talks about the future of Twitter/X

Elon Musk envisions a transformative future for X.com (formerly Twitter), focusing on its potential to revolutionize communication and information exchange on a global scale. He sees X.com not just as a social media platform but as a foundational layer for digital public squares where diverse ideas, debates, and discussions can thrive. Musk emphasizes the importance of free speech and open dialogue, ensuring the platform supports a wide range of perspectives while balancing the need for safety and preventing misinformation. He anticipates integrating advanced technologies, possibly including AI, to enhance user experience, content relevance, and platform integrity. Musk is also keen on leveraging X.com to foster innovation in digital identity and transactions, hinting at blockchain or cryptocurrency integrations to empower users with more control and security. While acknowledging the challenges ahead, including regulatory scrutiny and the rapid pace of technological change, Musk remains optimistic about X.com's role in shaping the future of digital communication and its impact on society.
3/6/202411 minutes, 10 seconds
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Elon Musk talks about the future of AI and Humanity

Elon Musk articulates a balanced view on government regulation in technology, emphasizing its necessity for public safety, particularly in the context of digital superintelligence which could pose risks. He acknowledges the majority of software doesn't endanger public safety; however, for areas like AI, governmental oversight is crucial. Musk, drawing from his extensive experience with regulators in various industries, agrees with most regulations, noting their importance in maintaining safety standards similar to a referee in sports. Despite concerns from Silicon Valley about innovation being stifled by regulations, Musk believes that regulation, even if minimal, is beneficial for managing the rapid advancement and potential risks of AI technology. He highlights the importance of international cooperation, especially with leading AI development centers and countries, to ensure a unified approach to AI safety. Musk also discusses the inevitable rise of open-source AI and its implications, suggesting a slight preference for its transparency. He envisions a future where AI could significantly enhance living standards, education, and provide companionship, despite the challenges in fully understanding and controlling AI's development and impact.
3/5/202411 minutes, 5 seconds
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SpaceX in legal fight for Starbase Land

A proposed land exchange involving nearly 500 acres near Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge and 43 acres of Boca Chica State Park has sparked a debate, with Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño Jr. recently expressing support for the swap in a commentary. This land deal aims to safeguard the unique natural environment of Cameron County, Texas, but has faced criticism from environmental groups.
3/4/20247 minutes, 41 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and More

This episode explores the world of Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur behind Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. From his early days in Silicon Valley to his ambitious plans for space travel and beyond, we unpack Musk's unique trajectory and drive. Whether you're interested in the latest Tesla models, SpaceX's mission to Mars, Neuralink's brain-computer interface, or The Boring Company's urban transport solutions, this episode is a must-listen for anyone fascinated by innovation and the future. #tesla #elonmusk #spacex #twitter
3/3/202433 minutes, 36 seconds
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SpaceX Starship Launch Update [Live Show]

This is the third fully integrated full stack test flight of Starship and the Super Heavy booster. The third flight of Starship will most likely involve an internal propellant transfer demonstration for NASA's Artemis 3 mission.
3/2/202456 minutes, 16 seconds
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Elon Musk sues OpenAI for abandoning original mission

Elon Musk has initiated legal proceedings against OpenAI and its CEO, Sam Altman, for allegedly deviating from the startup's foundational goal of contributing to humanity and instead prioritizing profitability. Musk, an initial financier of OpenAI, accuses the firm and its leadership of compromising its mission due to its close ties with Microsoft Corp. He emphasizes that this shift undermines the commitment to open-source technology and its intended widespread benefit.
3/1/20247 minutes, 30 seconds
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Elon Musk Announces "XMail"

Recent discussions have been stirred by a hoax email falsely attributed to Google, claiming the imminent shutdown of its Gmail service on August 1, a claim that has been debunked. Adding to the intrigue, Elon Musk announced his intention to launch a new email service named Xmail, amplifying the buzz in the tech community.
3/1/20246 minutes, 31 seconds
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The Apple EV Car is Dead

Apple has officially halted the development of its ambitious electric car project, a move that Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, cryptically commented on with two emojis on the social media platform X, previously known as Twitter. This cessation of work marks the end of a significant venture for the tech giant, with Musk's response opening up various interpretations of his stance on the matter.
2/29/20246 minutes, 56 seconds
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Elon Musk's Boring Company Subjected Workers to Toxic Sludge That Left Permanent Scars

Nevada's Occupational Safety Hazard Administration has revealed hazardous conditions at a Las Vegas worksite operated by Elon Musk's Boring Company. This disclosure comes amidst broader concerns over the safety and efficacy of the company's ambitious projects. The investigation has brought to light a series of grave incidents and unsafe working environments, casting a shadow over the venture's future.
2/28/20245 minutes, 56 seconds
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Odysseus Moon Lande has less than a day before it freezes to death

The Odysseus mission, with its historic soft lunar landing, marks an important milestone in space exploration, despite its shortened operational period. The experiences and data gathered from this mission will undoubtedly contribute to the advancement of lunar exploration and the future of space travel.
2/27/20245 minutes, 39 seconds
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Elon Musk's Neuralink Has Successful First Test

Neuralink's recent announcement of a successful human brain implant trial is met with skepticism due to a lack of shared evidence and previous ethical concerns, the pursuit of advanced brain-computer interfaces continues to push the boundaries of neuroscience and technology. The development of these devices not only holds the promise of restoring lost functions to individuals with disabilities but also offers a unique window into the complexities of the human brain, fostering a deeper understanding of its mechanisms and potential.
2/26/20245 minutes, 21 seconds
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NASA News Conference on Intuitive Machines' First Lunar Landing

Intuitive Machines' IM-1 mission made history on Feb. 22, with the first successful Moon landing by a company. This televised news conference will discuss details of Odysseus' landing as part of NASA's CLPS (Commercial Lunar Payload Services) initiative and Artemis campaign. Participants from NASA and Intuitive Machines will discuss next steps for NASA science instruments aboard, as well as details of the landing, which made last-minute use of NASA’s precision landing technology demonstration, NDL, or Navigation Doppler Lidar. Participants in the news conference include: • Joel Kearns, deputy associate administrator for Exploration, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters in Washington • Prasan Desai, deputy associate administrator, Space Technology Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters • Steve Altemus, chief executive officer and co-founder, Intuitive Machines • Tim Crain, chief technology officer and co-founder, Intuitive Machines
2/26/20241 hour, 17 minutes, 36 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and More

This episode explores the world of Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur behind Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. From his early days in Silicon Valley to his ambitious plans for space travel and beyond, we unpack Musk's unique trajectory and drive. Whether you're interested in the latest Tesla models, SpaceX's mission to Mars, Neuralink's brain-computer interface, or The Boring Company's urban transport solutions, this episode is a must-listen for anyone fascinated by innovation and the future.
2/25/20241 hour, 7 minutes, 53 seconds
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Starship Upgrades before IFT-3

The Starship system is a fully reusable, two‑stage‑to‑orbit super heavy‑lift launch vehicle under development by SpaceX. The system is composed of a booster stage named Super Heavy and a second stage, also called "Starship"
2/25/202412 minutes, 2 seconds
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US Lands first commercial spacecraft on Moon

The moon has welcomed a new visitor from the United States, marking the country's first lunar landing in over fifty years. The lander, named Odysseus, was confirmed to be operational and communicating with Earth, though its precise location and condition were still under assessment.
2/24/20245 minutes, 18 seconds
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Starship Launching 9 times this year?

SpaceX is setting its sights on a robust launch schedule for the Starship rocket in 2024, aiming for at least nine missions as stated by a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) official. The Starship, recognized for its immense power and size, is central to SpaceX's aspirations of ferrying humans to Mars.
2/23/20247 minutes, 12 seconds
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Apple battles quantum computers with new imessage protocol

Apple's introduction of the PQ3 cryptographic protocol in iMessage represents a proactive and comprehensive approach to securing communications against the potential threats posed by future quantum computing capabilities. Through PQ3, iMessage sets a new benchmark in messaging security, offering users enhanced protection that anticipates and addresses the challenges of tomorrow's cryptographic threats.
2/22/20247 minutes, 31 seconds
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Starship Explosives Delivered

Starship testing is advancing at Starbase, eyeing a possible third test flight in March, pending successful pre-flight tests and engineer approvals. Recent activities, including the delivery of crucial components for the rocket's flight termination system (FTS), signal this progress. The FTS is essential for safely aborting the flight if anomalies occur.
2/22/20245 minutes, 25 seconds
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Reddit Selling User Data to Secret AI Company

Reddit's strategic decision to license its content for AI training reflects a nuanced understanding of the value embedded in its user-generated content. As the company prepares for its IPO, this move not only promises to bolster its financial prospects but also highlights the growing interdependence between social media platforms and AI technologies.
2/21/20246 minutes, 26 seconds
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OpenAI is taking over everything

OpenAI's Sora represents a significant leap forward in AI-driven video generation, offering a glimpse into future possibilities for digital media creation. While its capabilities are impressive, the careful management of its deployment and the consideration of ethical implications are crucial to harnessing its potential responsibly.
2/20/20246 minutes, 28 seconds
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SpaceX Building a Restaurant?

SpaceX's foray into commercial development with the RioWest project is part of a broader trend of the company's deepening impact on the Rio Grande Valley. Through initiatives like RioWest and its ongoing spaceport operations, SpaceX is not only advancing its aerospace ambitions but also contributing to the economic and cultural fabric of the surrounding community.
2/19/20247 minutes, 39 seconds
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Twitter/X had 67% fake traffic during Super Bowl

X is facing a significant challenge with the prevalence of bots and fake traffic on its platform. This issue not only affects user experience but also poses a problem for advertisers who rely on genuine engagement. The data provided by CHEQ highlights the extent of the problem, which has reached unprecedented levels under the current ownership, necessitating urgent and effective solutions to restore trust and integrity to the platform.
2/18/20246 minutes, 7 seconds
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Does Russia have Nuclear Satellites aimed at the United States?

The United States has acquired new intelligence concerning Russia's development of a nuclear anti-satellite system intended for deployment in space. This information has been shared with Congress and key international allies, sparking discussions about its potential public disclosure due to the gravity of the findings.
2/17/20247 minutes, 51 seconds
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SpaceX Readies Starship for March Test Flight

SpaceX is poised for a March launch of its Starship rocket, as revealed by company CEO Elon Musk. This development comes after a period of intense preparation at SpaceX's Texas facility, where the latest rocket booster was recently transported to the launch pad, marking a significant milestone for the upcoming third test flight, known as Starship Integrated Test Flight (IFT-3).
2/16/20246 minutes, 49 seconds
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Elon Musk Hints at NEXT Starship Launch Date for IFT-3

Join this channel to get access to perks: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX3HDBasMU2qS3svgtuzD2g/join The Starship system is a fully reusable, two‑stage‑to‑orbit super heavy‑lift launch vehicle under development by SpaceX. The system is composed of a booster stage named Super Heavy and a second stage, also called "Starship" ►► https://spacenewspod.com ►► https://starshipshirts.com ►► https://open.spotify.com/show/0jW7nOHQNi1Xlr3v7UMi2p ►► https://discord.gg/dMXghpX ►► https://twitch.tv/spacenewspod ►► https://facebook.com/spacenewspod ►► https://patreon.com/spacenewspod ►► https://twitter.com/spacenewspod ►► https://instagram.com/thespacenewspod
2/14/202412 minutes, 20 seconds
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SpaceX Ramping up for next Starship flight!

SpaceX is gearing up for the third flight of its Starship, showcasing significant progress with the full assembly of Booster 10 and Ship 28 at the launch pad. This pivotal move sets the stage for an upcoming Wet Dress Rehearsal (WDR), a critical step where the rocket is fully loaded with propellants and goes through a launch countdown without igniting the engines. The efficient assembly of the full stack in under 56 hours highlights SpaceX's readiness to increase Starship's launch frequency. Adjustments, including the addition of slosh baffles to the LOX tank, reflect ongoing enhancements for operational reliability. With road closures scheduled for comprehensive testing, and ongoing collaboration with the FAA to clear previous mishap investigations, SpaceX is on the brink of advancing Starship's flight capabilities. Future flights are already on the horizon, with preparations for Boosters 11 and 12, and Ships 29 and 30, indicating a bustling schedule ahead. This phase is crucial as SpaceX aims to solidify Starship's role in space exploration, inching closer to operational status with each test and modification.
2/13/20245 minutes, 3 seconds
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🔴 NASA NOVA-C Moon Lander Update - Teleconference

NASA held a virtual, audio-only media teleconference on Monday, Feb. 12 at 11 a.m. EST to highlight the NASA science demonstrations flying onboard Intuitive Machines’ Nova-C lander as part of the agency’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services initiative and Artemis campaign. #NASA
2/13/202448 minutes, 20 seconds
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Tesla DOJO Update

Tesla is intensifying its efforts in artificial intelligence (AI) by planning a new $500 million Dojo supercomputer at its Gigafactory in Buffalo, New York. This investment signifies Tesla's broader ambitions in the AI space, moving beyond its core electric vehicle business. The Dojo supercomputer is key for AI model training, showcasing the crucial role of computing power in AI advancements.
2/12/20247 minutes
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SpaceX Dragon carrying Ax-3 astronauts splashes down in Atlantic

The SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, after completing Axiom Space's longest private mission to the ISS, successfully splashed down in the Atlantic, marking a significant advancement in private space travel.
2/11/20245 minutes, 57 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, , Twitter/X, Neuralink, and More

This episode explores the world of Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur behind Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. From his early days in Silicon Valley to his ambitious plans for space travel and beyond, we unpack Musk's unique trajectory and drive. Whether you're interested in the latest Tesla models, SpaceX's mission to Mars, Neuralink's brain-computer interface, or The Boring Company's urban transport solutions, this episode is a must-listen for anyone fascinated by innovation and the future.
2/10/202453 minutes, 6 seconds
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SpaceX Polaris Dawn Update

The mission will utilize SpaceX's tried and tested hardware, launching four individuals into Earth's orbit aboard the Crew Dragon capsule, propelled by a Falcon 9 rocket. This crew comprises Polaris Program founder Jared Isaacman, retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Scott Poteet, and SpaceX employees Sarah Gillis and Anna Menon. Their roles are clearly defined, with Isaacman at the helm as commander, Poteet as the pilot, and Gillis and Menon serving as payload specialist and medical officer, respectively.
2/9/20247 minutes, 33 seconds
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SpaceX Launches Climate Change Satellite

SpaceX successfully launched NASA's Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem (PACE) mission, a nearly $1 billion environmental research satellite. This significant event took place early Thursday, despite previous threats to cancel the project. The mission's goal is to enhance our understanding of climate change by studying the intricate interactions among carbon, aerosols, and marine life on a global scale.
2/9/20246 minutes, 49 seconds
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TSMC Building HUGE Semiconductor plant in JAPAN

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) has announced its plan to establish a second manufacturing facility in Japan, a move that reflects a significant investment in the country's semiconductor industry, with major backing from Sony and Toyota. This decision is part of a larger strategy to strengthen Japan's semiconductor manufacturing capabilities, in response to global demands and geopolitical pressures. TSMC, the world's leading contract chipmaker, is extending its global footprint with this new plant, which, combined with an earlier announced facility, will push its total investment in Japan beyond $20 billion.
2/8/20248 minutes, 21 seconds
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Is SpaceX moving too slow?

The Starship system is a fully reusable, two‑stage‑to‑orbit super heavy‑lift launch vehicle under development by SpaceX. The system is composed of a booster stage named Super Heavy and a second stage, also called "Starship"
2/7/20247 minutes, 25 seconds
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Building Blocks of Life Found on Asteroid

Scientists have returned samples from asteroid Bennu through NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission, suggesting that this space rock might have connections to ancient ocean worlds. This discovery provides a unique glimpse into the early solar system's composition and the materials that formed our own planet. The University of Arizona's team is at the forefront, analyzing these samples to uncover their secrets.
2/7/20248 minutes, 18 seconds
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Taylor Swift joins Elon Musk in trying to silence student

Taylor Swift’s attorneys have threatened legal action against a Florida college student, Jack Sweeney who runs social media accounts tracking the flights of her and other celebrities’ private jets.
2/6/20247 minutes, 30 seconds
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Estee Lauder AI has fired a make up artist - They sued and won

A professional makeup artist found her career with a leading cosmetic brand abruptly ended due to an AI recruitment tool's interpretation of her body language during a video interview. This incident sheds light on the growing reliance on artificial intelligence in the recruitment process, particularly in the United Kingdom, which is now recognized as a frontrunner in integrating AI into human resources.
2/6/20246 minutes, 38 seconds
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Investment in Tesla for 2024 Looks Promising

Looking ahead to 2024, Tesla's revenue projections paint a promising picture of its growth trajectory. The company is expected to generate $80 billion from the sales of two million Model 3/Y vehicles, assuming an average selling price (ASP) of $40,000 each. The introduction of 75,000 Cybertrucks, with an ASP of $90,000, is anticipated to contribute an additional $6.75 billion. Sales from 75,000 Model S/X vehicles, with a higher ASP of $110,000, are projected to add $8.25 billion to the revenue pool. Furthermore, the emerging Tesla Semi, with an estimated 25,000 units sold at an ASP of $175,000, is expected to bring in $4.5 billion. Additional revenue streams include regulatory credit revenues of $2 billion, automotive leasing revenues also at $2 billion, energy generation and storage sales projected at $7 billion, and services and other revenues estimated at $8.5 billion, culminating in a total revenue estimate of $119 billion for 2024. Subscribe to the Elon Musk Podcast Youtube - https://youtube.com/@theelonmuskpodcast?sub_confirmation=1 Listen to the Full Podcast - https://link.chtbl.com/elonmuskpodcast FOLLOW STAGE ZERO PODCASTS ON SOCIAL Space News Pod on Twitter - https://twitter.com/spacenewspod STAGE ZERO Podcasts on Patreon - https://patreon.com/stagezero ABOUT The Elon Musk Podcast The Elon Musk Podcast takes an in-depth look into the world of the visionary entrepreneur. From SpaceX's mission to colonize Mars, to the revolutionary underground transportation network of the Boring Company, to the cutting-edge technology of Neuralink, and the game-changing innovations of Tesla, we cover it all. Stay up to date with the latest news, events and highlights from the companies led by Elon Musk. ABOUT STAGE ZERO STAGE ZERO is the YouTube home for all things Elon Musk and the STAGE ZERO Podcast Network. STAGE ZERO features over 10 years of SpaceX, Tesla, Twitter news as well as exclusive videos from podcasts like The Elon Musk Podcast. Affiliate Links - #ad SHURE SM7B Mic - https://geni.us/shure-sm7b-microphone
2/5/20248 minutes, 15 seconds
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NASA Manned Moon Mission Updates

https://clubelon.supercast.com/ At NASA's Kennedy Space Center, a flurry of activity surrounds the preparations for the upcoming Artemis II mission, now slated for September 2025 following a recent delay. The mission, a cornerstone in NASA's ambitious plan to return humans to the lunar surface, relies on the seamless integration of the Orion spacecraft and the mighty Space Launch System (SLS) rocket. The Exploration Ground Systems (EGS) program is at the forefront of these preparations, meticulously finalizing the new ground systems essential for crewed launches.
2/5/20246 minutes, 33 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and More

This episode explores the world of Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur behind Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. From his early days in Silicon Valley to his ambitious plans for space travel and beyond, we unpack Musk's unique trajectory and drive. Whether you're interested in the latest Tesla models, SpaceX's mission to Mars, Neuralink's brain-computer interface, or The Boring Company's urban transport solutions, this episode is a must-listen for anyone fascinated by innovation and the future.
2/4/202448 minutes, 6 seconds
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SpaceX Starship poised for Valentines day flight

SpaceX is poised for a pivotal moment in its storied Falcon 9 program, with preparations underway for the Starship system's third test flight, potentially launching from Texas in the coming month. The successful conduct of the second test flight in November 2023, which left the launch infrastructure unscathed, has fueled expectations for an expedited timeline for the forthcoming Integrated Flight Test (IFT-3).
2/3/20247 minutes, 18 seconds
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HUGE Starship Launch To Low Earth Orbit

The spotlight today shines on Starlab Space, a collaborative endeavor by Voyager Space and Airbus Space and Defence, which has chosen SpaceX’s Starship for an unprecedented single-flight launch of their commercial space station, Starlab. This ambitious project aims to offer a new destination in low Earth orbit (LEO) before the International Space Station (ISS) concludes its operations in 2030. The partnership with SpaceX, noted for its high-frequency launches and reliability, marks a significant step in commercial spaceflight, leveraging Starship's unique capability to deploy large payloads in a single journey. Subscribe to the Elon Musk Podcast Youtube - https://youtube.com/@theelonmuskpodcast?sub_confirmation=1 Listen to the Full Podcast - https://link.chtbl.com/elonmuskpodcast FOLLOW STAGE ZERO PODCASTS ON SOCIAL Space News Pod on Twitter - https://twitter.com/spacenewspod STAGE ZERO Podcasts on Patreon - https://patreon.com/stagezero ABOUT The Elon Musk Podcast The Elon Musk Podcast takes an in-depth look into the world of the visionary entrepreneur. From SpaceX's mission to colonize Mars, to the revolutionary underground transportation network of the Boring Company, to the cutting-edge technology of Neuralink, and the game-changing innovations of Tesla, we cover it all. Stay up to date with the latest news, events and highlights from the companies led by Elon Musk. ABOUT STAGE ZERO STAGE ZERO is the YouTube home for all things Elon Musk and the STAGE ZERO Podcast Network. STAGE ZERO features over 10 years of SpaceX, Tesla, Twitter news as well as exclusive videos from podcasts like The Elon Musk Podcast. Affiliate Links - #ad SHURE SM7B Mic - https://geni.us/shure-sm7b-microphone
2/2/20249 minutes, 21 seconds
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Musk Seeks Tesla's Move to Texas After Court Voids His Pay Deal

Following a Delaware court's annulment of Elon Musk's $51 billion compensation package, the Tesla CEO announced intentions to seek shareholder approval for relocating the company's incorporation from Delaware to Texas. The move, prompted by the court's decision which Musk criticized, highlights the entrepreneur's dissatisfaction with Delaware's legal framework and his preference for Texas, where Tesla and his other ventures have significant operations. This strategic shift aims to align Tesla's corporate governance with a more favorable legal and regulatory environment.
2/2/20248 minutes, 1 second
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Elon Musk’s $55 Billion Pay Package Denied By Judge

A Delaware judge recently overturned Elon Musk's Tesla compensation package, valued at $55.8 billion, deeming it excessive and unjust for shareholders. This landmark decision has stirred considerable debate in the corporate and legal realms, highlighting the complexities of executive compensation and corporate governance.
2/1/20246 minutes, 49 seconds
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Neuralink implants brain chip in first human, Musk says

Elon Musk, Neuralink's billionaire founder, said the first human received an implant from the brain-chip startup on Sunday and is recovering well, in a post, on social media platform X on Monday.The U.S. Food and Drug Administration had given the company clearance last year to conduct its first trial to test its implant on humans."Initial results show promising neuron spike detection," Musk added.
2/1/20247 minutes, 8 seconds
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SpaceX Starship, a giant weapon?

SpaceX and the Department of Defense may be working on a starship that will transport humans and cargo for the United States Military.
1/31/202411 minutes, 35 seconds
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NASA testing Lunar suits for SpaceX HLS mission

NASA is testing the latest lunar spacesuits designed by Axion space for the upcoming Artemis missions to the moon surface sing the SpaceX HLS system.
1/31/20247 minutes, 56 seconds
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ChatGPT working on Family Friendly Models

OpenAI has announced a collaboration with Common Sense Media, focusing on guiding teenagers towards the safe use of artificial intelligence. This initiative aims to integrate AI into educational experiences responsibly, addressing the potential risks and benefits associated with technology.
1/30/20246 minutes, 10 seconds
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Musk's Forewarning of Chinese EV Competitors

Elon Musk recently made a compelling statement about the future of the electric vehicle (EV) market, emphasizing the potential dominance of Chinese EV manufacturers like BYD, Nio, and Xpeng on a global scale. Musk's comments come at a time when Tesla, his own pioneering EV company, is navigating through a sea of challenges, including fierce competition from these rising stars.
1/30/20247 minutes, 4 seconds
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Tesla owners are MAD about Autopilot Fix

Tesla's Autopilot system, introduced in 2015, has been under scrutiny for allowing drivers to misuse its capabilities, leading to dangerous situations. The recent recall of over 2 million cars to enhance driver attentiveness measures has sparked discontent among both Tesla owners and safety regulators. This update, implemented to address safety concerns, has intensified the debate over the system's safety and the company's messaging around its driver-assist technologies.
1/29/20247 minutes, 2 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and More

This episode explores the world of Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur behind Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. From his early days in Silicon Valley to his ambitious plans for space travel and beyond, we unpack Musk's unique trajectory and drive. Whether you're interested in the latest Tesla models, SpaceX's mission to Mars, Neuralink's brain-computer interface, or The Boring Company's urban transport solutions, this episode is a must-listen for anyone fascinated by innovation and the future.
1/28/202454 minutes, 34 seconds
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Elon's XAI $6B Funding Round

Elon Musk's artificial intelligence venture, xAI, is in the midst of discussions to secure a significant funding round that could reach up to $6 billion, aiming for a valuation of about $20 billion. This move by Musk is seen as an effort to position xAI as a formidable competitor against OpenAI, amidst a surge of interest and investment within the AI sector. The initiative has drawn attention from global investors, including family offices in Hong Kong and sovereign wealth funds from the Middle East.
1/27/20247 minutes, 1 second
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SpaceX Starbase Plans Halted

A controversial proposal to swap land between SpaceX and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has been withdrawn after sparking significant opposition. The deal involved exchanging 43 acres of Boca Chica State Park for 477 acres owned by SpaceX, but was met with criticism from local officials, residents, and environmental groups. Concerns were raised about the potential impact on the coastal ecosystem and the lack of transparency surrounding the plan.
1/26/20246 minutes, 45 seconds
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The Biden-Harris Administration's $623 Million EV Push

The Biden-Harris Administration has announced a substantial $623 million in grants. This move is aimed at expanding the EV charging network across the nation, a step that promises to create numerous American jobs and ensure wider accessibility to EV charging facilities.
1/26/20246 minutes, 55 seconds
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SpaceX Starship Land Grabs? The machine that builds the machine

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1/25/20249 minutes, 51 seconds
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Ice on Mars Equator - NEW DISCOVERY

ESA's Mars Express orbiter has made a groundbreaking discovery of potential ice water deposits at Mars' equator. This finding challenges our understanding of Mars' climate history and opens new possibilities for human exploration. Despite the challenges in accessing these ice deposits, the information gathered is invaluable in piecing together the complex story of Mars and its evolution. Stay tuned as we continue to unravel the mysteries of our neighboring planet.
1/25/20246 minutes, 32 seconds
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Elon Musk's Visit to Auschwitz

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and a notable public figure, recently visited Auschwitz, a former Nazi death camp. His visit comes amidst his participation in a symposium addressing the rise of antisemitism. This visit is particularly notable due to Musk's recent entanglement in debates over antisemitic remarks and content on his social media platform, X. Today, I'll be breaking down the details of Musk's visit, his involvement in the symposium, and the broader context of antisemitism in today's world.
1/24/20246 minutes, 4 seconds
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Tesla's FSD Beta 12.1.2

Tesla has recently made a significant step in the realm of autonomous driving technology with the release of Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta version 12.1.2. This update, which is now available to a group of non-employee Tesla owners, represents a crucial milestone in the evolution of Tesla's advanced driver-assist system (ADAS). The update is particularly notable for integrating an end-to-end neural network, a shift from the previous reliance on explicit C++ coding. This neural network, trained on a vast collection of video clips, is expected to enhance the system's ability to navigate complex driving scenarios.
1/23/20247 minutes, 32 seconds
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The World Economic Forum in Davos This Year: A Focus on AI

The World Economic Forum in Davos marked a significant shift in discussions this year, focusing heavily on the emerging influence of artificial intelligence in various sectors. World leaders, top executives, and tech pioneers converged to explore the theme of "rebuilding trust," amidst a backdrop of geopolitical changes and the advent of a new AI era.
1/22/20245 minutes, 40 seconds
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Twitter/X and Mr.Beast under fire for not disclosing Video Advertising

MrBeast, the YouTube sensation, recently uploaded a video directly to X, Elon Musk's social media platform. This marked a significant move since MrBeast is primarily known for his YouTube presence. However, this upload has sparked controversy as users of X report that MrBeast’s video is appearing in their feeds as an unlabeled ad multiple times a day. This episode will unravel the layers of this issue and its implications for the platform and digital advertising norms. https://clubelon.supercast.com
1/22/20245 minutes, 54 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and More

This episode explores the world of Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur behind Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. From his early days in Silicon Valley to his ambitious plans for space travel and beyond, we unpack Musk's unique trajectory and drive. Whether you're interested in the latest Tesla models, SpaceX's mission to Mars, Neuralink's brain-computer interface, or The Boring Company's urban transport solutions, this episode is a must-listen for anyone fascinated by innovation and the future. https://clubelon.supercast.com/
1/21/202445 minutes, 18 seconds
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SpaceX Starship/Falcon9 and AX-3 updates

Elon Musk, SpaceX's CEO, shared insights into the second full-scale Starship test flight, which ended unexpectedly. The Starship's upper stage exploded due to a fire ignited during the venting of liquid oxygen propellant. Musk clarified, "The reason that it actually didn’t quite make it to orbit was we vented the liquid oxygen, and the liquid oxygen ultimately led to a fire and an explosion." https://clubelon.supercast.com/
1/20/20246 minutes, 22 seconds
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Elon Musk's X/Twitter Growth for Video and Advertisers

Elon Musk's X, previously known as Twitter, is taking significant steps to enhance brand safety for advertisers. Starting in February, the company will offer U.S. advertisers more control over their vertical video ad placements through an expanded partnership with Integral Ad Science (IAS). This move comes after the platform faced criticism for its content moderation policies and the impact on its ad revenue and brand partnerships. Subscribe to the Elon Musk Podcast Youtube - https://youtube.com/@theelonmuskpodcast?sub_confirmation=1 Listen to the Full Podcast - https://link.chtbl.com/elonmuskpodcast FOLLOW STAGE ZERO PODCASTS ON SOCIAL Space News Pod on Twitter - https://twitter.com/spacenewspod STAGE ZERO Podcasts on Patreon - https://patreon.com/stagezero ABOUT The Elon Musk Podcast The Elon Musk Podcast takes an in-depth look into the world of the visionary entrepreneur. From SpaceX's mission to colonize Mars, to the revolutionary underground transportation network of the Boring Company, to the cutting-edge technology of Neuralink, and the game-changing innovations of Tesla, we cover it all. Stay up to date with the latest news, events and highlights from the companies led by Elon Musk. ABOUT STAGE ZERO STAGE ZERO is the YouTube home for all things Elon Musk and the STAGE ZERO Podcast Network. STAGE ZERO features over 10 years of SpaceX, Tesla, Twitter news as well as exclusive videos from podcasts like The Elon Musk Podcast. Affiliate Links - #ad SHURE SM7B Mic - https://geni.us/shure-sm7b-microphone
1/19/20246 minutes, 55 seconds
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Tesla Faces $94 Billion Market Value Loss

Tesla Inc. has witnessed a sharp decline in market value, losing over $94 billion in the early weeks of 2024. This downturn marks a stark contrast to the company's success in 2023, where its stock value more than doubled. The slump is attributed to a series of adverse developments, including reduced demand for electric vehicles (EVs) in the United States, price cuts in China, and increasing labor costs.
1/18/20247 minutes, 38 seconds
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SpaceX's Starlink Achieves Groundbreaking Success in Direct to Cell Mobile Roaming Service

SpaceX's Starlink has recently conducted its first successful live test of the new global Direct to Cell (DtC) mobile roaming service. This pioneering test, conducted with standard unmodified smartphones, comes just days after the launch of the first batch of DtC capable satellites. Currently, the service is limited to sending and receiving text messages.
1/17/20248 minutes, 32 seconds
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TODAY : Mr. Beast uploads first video to X/Twitter

Mr. Beast uploaded a test video to the platform and garnered tens of millions of views.
1/16/20245 minutes, 49 seconds
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SpaceX Starship Test: A Step Forward Amidst Setbacks

SpaceX's recent Starship system test marks an important, albeit complex, point in its development journey. Despite the loss of the Super Heavy rocket booster and the Starship spacecraft during a test flight, SpaceX remains optimistic, viewing the event as a valuable learning opportunity for advancing its multiplanetary ambitions.
1/16/20247 minutes, 47 seconds
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SpaceX and Elon Musk's Drug Use Allegations: NASA's Response and Investigation

NASA has recently addressed claims about SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's alleged illegal drug use, stating that they have no evidence of non-compliance regarding drug and alcohol-free workforce regulations. This statement was a direct response to inquiries about Musk's behavior, which has been under scrutiny, especially following his on-air marijuana use in 2018 and his public endorsements of substances like ketamine and psychedelics for mental health treatments.
1/15/20246 minutes, 27 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and More

This episode explores the world of Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur behind Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. From his early days in Silicon Valley to his ambitious plans for space travel and beyond, we unpack Musk's unique trajectory and drive. Whether you're interested in the latest Tesla models, SpaceX's mission to Mars, Neuralink's brain-computer interface, or The Boring Company's urban transport solutions, this episode is a must-listen for anyone fascinated by innovation and the future.
1/14/202443 minutes, 6 seconds
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Revealed: Elon Musk talks New Plans for SpaceX Starship's Future

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1/13/202458 minutes, 47 seconds
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OpenAI Launches GPT Store

OpenAI recently announced the launch of its GPT Store, a platform allowing users to share custom chatbots, also known as GPTs. This store, which opens up new possibilities for ChatGPT use, was initially slated for a November release but experienced several delays, finally becoming available in January.
1/12/20246 minutes, 58 seconds
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SpaceX/NASA Mission Faces Year Long Delays

NASA has recently announced significant updates to its Artemis program, outlining new schedules for upcoming missions. These changes are designed to solidify the groundwork for prolonged scientific exploration on the Moon, including landing the first woman and person of color on the lunar surface, and laying the groundwork for future human expeditions to Mars.
1/12/20247 minutes, 3 seconds
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Hertz Is Selling Its Tesla Model 3 Fleet For Cheap

Hertz Global Holdings announced on Thursday its plan to sell approximately 20,000 electric vehicles from its U.S. fleet. The decision is attributed to the escalating costs associated with collision and damage of these vehicles, leading the company to favor gas-powered alternatives.
1/11/20246 minutes, 21 seconds
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Honda debuts new global EV series, Honda Zero to take on Tesla

Honda has introduced a new electric vehicle series, the Honda Zero, set to launch in North America in 2026. This series includes two innovative concepts: the Saloon, a sleek sedan-like vehicle, and the Space-Hub, a boxier van-style model. These concepts represent Honda's shift towards lighter, more aerodynamic electric vehicles, contrasting the current trend of larger, heavier EVs.
1/11/20246 minutes, 30 seconds
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NASA and SpaceX Delays Artemis Mission by Years [Space News Pod live replay]

NASA has recently announced significant updates to its Artemis program, outlining new schedules for upcoming missions. These changes are designed to solidify the groundwork for prolonged scientific exploration on the Moon, including landing the first woman and person of color on the lunar surface, and laying the groundwork for future human expeditions to Mars.
1/10/20241 hour, 42 minutes, 52 seconds
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Elon Musk Denies Rampant Illegal Drug Use

Controversy surrounds Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, over allegations of drug use, including incidents involving cocaine, LSD, and ketamine. These claims have raised concerns about Musk's well-being and the potential impact on his companies and their stakeholders. Musk, however, refutes these allegations, stating that three years of random drug testing by NASA found no evidence of drug or alcohol use.
1/9/20246 minutes, 37 seconds
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NASA Moon Lander in Trouble [Space News Pod Live Replay]

United Launch Alliance launched its next-generation Vulcan rocket on its maiden flight at 2:18 a.m. EST Monday January 8th from Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.
1/9/20241 hour, 7 minutes, 51 seconds
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Ford Motors Loses big on their EV Sales

Ford Motor Company recently released their fourth-quarter sales data, revealing a striking contrast: while they achieved a record in electric vehicle (EV) sales, this success is paired with significant short-term financial losses.
1/8/20247 minutes, 36 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and More

This episode explores the world of Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur behind Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. From his early days in Silicon Valley to his ambitious plans for space travel and beyond, we unpack Musk's unique trajectory and drive. Whether you're interested in the latest Tesla models, SpaceX's mission to Mars, Neuralink's brain-computer interface, or The Boring Company's urban transport solutions, this episode is a must-listen for anyone fascinated by innovation and the future. #ElonMusk #Tesla #SpaceX #Neuralink #TheBoringCompany #Innovation #Technology #Future #Business #Entrepreneur #SpaceTravel #Mars #SpaceExploration
1/7/202456 minutes, 9 seconds
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SpaceX Claps Back at NLRB's Constitutional Authority in Legal Battle

SpaceX has launched a legal challenge against the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), claiming that the agency's structure violates the U.S. Constitution. This action follows a complaint from the NLRB accusing SpaceX of unlawfully dismissing eight employees. These employees had composed and shared an open letter raising workplace issues, including criticism of CEO Elon Musk
1/6/20246 minutes, 37 seconds
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Tesla Adjusts Range Estimates for Model Y, S, and X Vehicles

Tesla has recently adjusted the range estimates for several of its electric vehicle models in the United States, notably affecting the Model Y, Model S, and Model X. The changes, as reported by Electrek, include a reduction in the estimated range for various trims, with some models experiencing a decrease of up to six percent. These modifications have not been applied to Tesla's listings in the UK and EU.
1/6/20247 minutes, 1 second
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Falcon Heavy Secret Space Plane Update

The U.S. Space Force's seventh mission of the X-37B orbital test vehicle (OTV), launched last week, is shrouded in mystery. This Boeing-built spacecraft's purpose, payload, and destination remain largely undisclosed. Michelle Parker, Boeing's vice president of space mission systems, stated, “The technological advancements we’re driving on X-37B will benefit the broader space community, especially as we see increased interest in space sustainability. We are pushing innovation and capability that will influence the next generation of spacecraft.”
1/5/20246 minutes, 58 seconds
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SpaceX accused of unlawfully firing employees critical of Elon Musk

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) alleges that SpaceX's firing of employees was a direct response to their circulating a letter critical of Elon Musk's public statements and the company's handling of sexual harassment allegations. This letter, a collective effort by a segment of SpaceX's workforce exceeding 13,000, called for a clear distancing from Musk's controversial social media activity and a consistent enforcement of harassment policies. This action by the employees reflects a broader concern about the influence of executive behavior on company culture and the need for transparent and equitable workplace practices. The NLRB's complaint underscores the importance of these issues, positioning the case within the larger context of employee rights and corporate accountability.
1/5/20246 minutes, 40 seconds
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SpaceX Starship Update - Space News Pod Live

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1/4/202455 minutes, 21 seconds
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X (Formerly Twitter) Value Drops 71%

Fidelity has adjusted its valuation of shares in X Holdings, a company previously recognized as Twitter. This adjustment comes as part of the mutual fund giant's ongoing assessment of its investment, originally made when Elon Musk acquired the company for $44 billion.
1/3/20245 minutes, 57 seconds
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SpaceX has fierce unlikely competiton

The space industry is witnessing a significant shift in the cost dynamics of launching rockets into space. SpaceX, renowned for its Falcon 9 rocket offering launches for as low as $67 million, has been a disruptive force in reducing space travel costs. In a remarkable turn of events, United Launch Alliance (ULA), a joint venture between aerospace giants Boeing and Lockheed Martin, is now presenting a formidable challenge to SpaceX with its Vulcan Centaur rocket, suggesting a potential leveling of the playing field in the competitive space launch market.
1/3/20247 minutes, 47 seconds
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Will SpaceX go public in 2024?

SpaceX's stock sale, if it proceeds as reported, will be a notable event in the financial markets, offering a rare opportunity for investors to buy into one of Musk's most successful enterprises. There's potential for a SpaceX stock sale and Musk's ability to attract investment and drive innovation will make the initial public offering (IPO) a great buy. https://spacenewspod.com/will-spacex-go-public-in-2024/
1/2/20245 minutes, 55 seconds
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SpaceX and NASA's 2024 Most Important Missions

2024 promises to be a historic one for space missions, with numerous commercial companies and NASA and SpaceX gearing up for a series of ambitious launches. The spotlight is on the moon, as NASA plans to send humans there for the first time since 1972 with the Artemis II mission, while a host of commercial lunar landers are also poised for launch.
1/1/20247 minutes, 37 seconds
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NY Times vs. Open AI

The New York Times has filed a lawsuit against OpenAI and Microsoft, alleging the unauthorized use of millions of its articles to train and operate ChatGPT, a popular AI tool. This legal action is the most recent among several filed by creators and publishers, including comedian Sarah Silverman and author George R.R. Martin, against tech companies for using their work to develop AI models without permission.
1/1/20245 minutes, 56 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and More

This episode explores the world of Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur behind Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. From his early days in Silicon Valley to his ambitious plans for space travel and beyond, we unpack Musk's unique trajectory and drive. Whether you're interested in the latest Tesla models, SpaceX's mission to Mars, Neuralink's brain-computer interface, or The Boring Company's urban transport solutions, this episode is a must-listen for anyone fascinated by innovation and the future. #ElonMusk #Tesla #SpaceX #Neuralink #TheBoringCompany #Innovation #Technology #Future #Business #Entrepreneur #SpaceTravel #Mars #SpaceExploration
12/31/202330 minutes, 29 seconds
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SpaceX Conducts 2 HUGE Tests for Starship

SpaceX is pushing forward with its ambitious Starship project, having just completed a significant round of testing in Boca Chica, Texas. The company, renowned for its innovative space ventures, achieved a new milestone by conducting static fire tests for both stages of its Starship rocket system on the same day. This development comes as SpaceX ends the year with a remarkable record of 96 space missions and is now gearing up for an important third orbital test flight of the Starship, potentially including a payload deployment.
12/30/20238 minutes, 1 second
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Elon Musk’s X Loses Bid to Undo California Content Moderation Law

Today's episode focuses on a significant development in the world of social media and law. Elon Musk's company X, formerly known as Twitter, has recently faced a legal setback. A federal judge has rejected X's attempt to halt a new California law, a decision that impacts how social media platforms manage and disclose their content moderation strategies. #news #elonmusk
12/29/20235 minutes, 41 seconds
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Slow US Government Rollout of National Charging System Could Halt E.V. Adoption

In a significant move to foster the adoption of electric vehicles, the U.S. government allocated $5 billion over two years ago to construct a nationwide network of fast-charging stations. This initiative was part of a bipartisan infrastructure law, aimed at alleviating range anxiety among potential electric vehicle (EV) buyers by ensuring accessible charging options for longer journeys.
12/29/20235 minutes, 29 seconds
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Chinese Company to Overtake Tesla

BYD Co., a relatively unknown giant in the automotive world, is on the verge of surpassing Tesla Inc. as the global leader in electric vehicle (EV) sales. This shift marks a significant change in the EV market and underscores China's increasing influence in the global automotive sector. In this podcast episode, we'll explore BYD's rise, its strategies, and the challenges it faces in the international arena.
12/28/20236 minutes, 12 seconds
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The New York Times is suing OpenAI and Microsoft

The New York Times has initiated a lawsuit against OpenAI and Microsoft, alleging copyright infringement. The Times claims that its articles have been used without permission to train large language models like ChatGPT and Copilot, which now directly compete with its journalistic content. This legal challenge could significantly impact the tech industry, particularly the development and use of AI-driven content generation.
12/27/20236 minutes, 26 seconds
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Elon Musk and X/Twitter owe employees $10 Million +

X Corp, previously known as Twitter, has been ordered by a federal judge to confront a lawsuit alleging the non-payment of millions of dollars in promised bonuses to its employees. The case, led by the company's former senior director of compensation Mark Schobinger, claims that X Corp breached contracts by not paying 2022 target bonuses.
12/27/20235 minutes, 35 seconds
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SpaceX's makes history on 100 Launch Goal for 2023

As the year draws to a close, SpaceX has impressively surpassed its previous annual record of 60 launches, having completed 90 Falcon 9 and 4 Falcon Heavy missions. With plans for three more launches before year-end, including a Falcon Heavy and two Falcon 9s, SpaceX is poised to end the year with 97 Falcon missions. Including its Starship endeavors, which faced challenges post-launch, the total count reaches 99.
12/26/20237 minutes, 31 seconds
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SpaceX Advances Toward Third Starship Test Flight Amid Rigorous Testing and Regulatory Approval

SpaceX is actively preparing for the third flight of its colossal Starship rocket, following the completion of a static fire test of Ship 28 and the positioning of Booster 10 at the Starbase launch site in South Texas. This progress comes just one month after the second flight of Starship, with the upcoming test potentially including an in-space propellant transfer and a controlled landing in the ocean near Hawaii.
12/25/20234 minutes, 30 seconds
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EVs in the USA are getting political - Tesla - Ford - Biden and Trump

Today's episode focuses on the complex and important narrative surrounding electric vehicles (EVs) in the United States. While the market has seen a significant increase, with over a million EVs sold in a single year, certain models like Ford's Lightning F-150 are facing slow sales. This topic is becoming increasingly significant in the political arena, especially as the next election may highlight EVs as a key issue.
12/24/20237 minutes, 42 seconds
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AI Update: OpenAI Targets $100 Billion Valuation in New Funding Talks

OpenAI is in talks for a new funding round that could push its valuation to an eye-popping $100 billion or more. This isn't just any funding round; it's a game-changer that could vault OpenAI into the ranks of the most valuable startups worldwide.
12/24/20235 minutes, 59 seconds
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Apple in Talks for $50M AI Deals with News Publishers

Apple Inc. (AAPL) is reportedly in discussions to secure over $50 million in agreements with several news and publishing organizations. These negotiations, aimed at training Apple's generative artificial intelligence systems, involve accessing a vast archive of news articles. This move marks a significant step for Apple in the AI arena, where it seeks to bolster its capabilities by incorporating a wealth of journalistic content into its AI models.
12/23/20237 minutes, 17 seconds
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NASA and SpaceX sending international astronaut to Moon - Elon Musk Podcast

Vice President Kamala Harris has announced that the United States, as part of NASA's Artemis program, will include an international astronaut in its upcoming moon landing mission by the end of the decade. This decision, revealed during a National Space Council meeting, marks a new chapter in space diplomacy and international collaboration.
12/22/20236 minutes, 1 second
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X outage leads users to Threads - Elon Musk Podcast

X, the social media platform previously known as Twitter, experienced a significant outage on Thursday morning. This marked the most severe disruption since Elon Musk's acquisition of the platform in October 2022. The incident, which affected over 90,000 users globally, coincided with a spike in interest for Meta's Threads app. This podcast episode examines the details and repercussions of the outage.
12/22/20236 minutes, 55 seconds
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Tesla removes Disney+ from vehicles

Tesla has seemingly removed Disney+ from its in-car entertainment options. This development follows a recent public spat between Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Disney's Bob Iger, raising questions about the motives behind this decision.
12/21/20235 minutes, 48 seconds
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SpaceX Competitor Raises Download Speeds

HughesNet has announced the introduction of 100Mbps download speeds, a substantial increase from their previous offerings. This enhancement, powered by the newly launched Jupiter 3 satellite, positions HughesNet as a stronger competitor against Starlink, SpaceX's satellite internet system.
12/20/20237 minutes, 7 seconds
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Watch out Tesla - A Chinese EV Drove 650 miles of range on a single charge

NIO, a prominent electric vehicle manufacturer in China, has recently completed a remarkable range test for their latest 150 kWh semi-solid-state electrolyte battery pack. This test, performed in real-world conditions, achieved an impressive 652.5 miles (1044 km) on a single charge, setting a new benchmark in EV battery performance. NIO's CEO William Li personally took the wheel for this test, which was live-streamed to demonstrate the battery's capabilities.
12/20/20237 minutes, 20 seconds
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SpaceX Moves Starship Booster and Ship to Launch Pad

In preparation for the upcoming launch, SpaceX has implemented several enhancements to the launch pad, or Stage Zero. These include a water-cooled steel plate and refurbished hold-down points, aimed at protecting the pad from the intense forces and heat generated during launch. These improvements, coupled with the absence of a traditional flame trench, demonstrate SpaceX's innovative approach to launch pad design and safety.
12/19/20237 minutes, 27 seconds
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FAA in the Hot Seat For Starship Launches

The Starship system is a fully reusable, two‑stage‑to‑orbit super heavy‑lift launch vehicle under development by SpaceX. The system is composed of a booster stage named Super Heavy and a second stage, also called "Starship" ►► https://spacenewspod.com ►► https://starshipshirts.com ►► https://open.spotify.com/show/0jW7nOHQNi1Xlr3v7UMi2p ►► https://discord.gg/dMXghpX ►► https://twitch.tv/spacenewspod ►► https://facebook.com/spacenewspod ►► https://patreon.com/spacenewspod ►► https://twitter.com/spacenewspod ►► https://instagram.com/thespacenewspod
12/18/20238 minutes, 15 seconds
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Alex Jones and Elon Musk Week in Review

In a striking event, Elon Musk joined a conversation on X (formerly Twitter) Spaces with controversial figures including conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and Andrew Tate, among others. The nearly three-hour session covered a range of topics, from Musk's views on population growth to discussions involving misinformation, attracting an audience of over 60,000 live listeners.
12/17/202317 minutes, 33 seconds
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Big News for EV Drivers: SAE Rolls Out Game-Changing NACS Charging Standard

The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) has achieved a significant milestone in electric vehicle (EV) technology with the completion of its North American Charging Standard (NACS) certification. This new standard is poised to address numerous challenges in EV charging, promising a more efficient and accessible charging infrastructure.
12/16/20237 minutes, 9 seconds
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Building Blocks of Life Found on Saturn's Moon

Recent discoveries have intensified interest in Saturn's moon Enceladus as a potential habitat for life. Scientists have detected hydrogen cyanide, a vital molecule in the origin of life, in Enceladus' plumes, alongside a rich array of organic compounds. These findings, derived from data collected by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, suggest that Enceladus harbors more chemical energy than previously believed, which could support life.
12/15/20237 minutes, 24 seconds
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Tesla Begins Cybertruck Deliveries

Tesla is reportedly gearing up to deliver its much-anticipated Cybertruck to customers, with early orders set to be fulfilled in the coming weeks. This development follows sightings of several Cybertrucks at Tesla's Gigafactory in Austin, Texas, signaling that the electric vehicle (EV) giant is advancing towards a new phase in its product offerings.
12/15/20236 minutes, 27 seconds
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Starbucks getting into the EV industry

Starbucks is making strides in the electric vehicle (EV) sector by introducing charging stations at select U.S. locations. In collaboration with Volvo, this initiative has led to the establishment of electric vehicle charging stations at 15 Starbucks locations along a 1,000-mile route between Denver and Seattle. This move is a significant step in addressing the charging infrastructure deficit in North America.
12/14/20236 minutes, 38 seconds
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Elon Musk says he's ready to die or go to jail

In a recent Spaces discussion with Alex Jones, Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, made a striking declaration. He stated his willingness to go to prison if necessary, to resist any attempts by U.S. government agencies, like the FBI, to censor content on the social media platform he leads. This bold assertion highlights Musk's commitment to free speech, despite acknowledging his role as a law-abiding citizen heading corporations that comply with numerous regulations.
12/13/20235 minutes, 39 seconds
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Elon Musk, Alex Jones and Andrew Tate X/Twitter Spaces

In a striking event, Elon Musk joined a conversation on X (formerly Twitter) Spaces with controversial figures including conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and Andrew Tate, among others. The nearly three-hour session covered a range of topics, from Musk's views on population growth to discussions involving misinformation, attracting an audience of over 60,000 live listeners.
12/11/20236 minutes, 30 seconds
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Elon Musk restores X account of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has been reinstated on the social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter, after a user poll initiated by the platform's new owner, Elon Musk. This decision reverses a five-year ban imposed on Jones and his show, Infowars, for violating the platform's abusive behavior policy.
12/11/20237 minutes, 9 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and More

This episode explores the world of Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur behind Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. From his early days in Silicon Valley to his ambitious plans for space travel and beyond, we unpack Musk's unique trajectory and drive. Whether you're interested in the latest Tesla models, SpaceX's mission to Mars, Neuralink's brain-computer interface, or The Boring Company's urban transport solutions, this episode is a must-listen for anyone fascinated by innovation and the future. #ElonMusk #Tesla #SpaceX #Neuralink #TheBoringCompany #Innovation #Technology #Future #Business #Entrepreneur #SpaceTravel #Mars #SpaceExploration
12/10/202332 minutes, 25 seconds
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Tesla Faces Growing Nordic Union STRIKE Over Collective Bargaining

This episode focuses on the escalating labor dispute involving Tesla and various trade unions in the Nordic region. The conflict began in October with a mechanics' strike in Sweden and has since expanded to include actions by other unions in Denmark and Norway, significantly impacting Tesla's operations in these countries.
12/9/20237 minutes, 5 seconds
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Elon Musk Shares CYBERTRUCK Technology with Ford CEO

Elon Musk has distributed a document detailing 48-volt vehicle architecture to rival automakers, a move initially dismissed as humor but later confirmed as genuine. Ford Motor Co CEO Jim Farley acknowledged on social media platform X, formerly Twitter, the receipt of this document from Tesla CEO Elon Musk, expressing gratitude and recognizing its potential benefit for the automotive sector.
12/8/20236 minutes, 34 seconds
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Google launches Gemini, their AI model that'll fight OpenAI and GPT-4

Google has recently announced the launch of Gemini, its latest and most sophisticated artificial intelligence model, marking a significant step in the company's efforts to compete in the rapidly expanding field of generative AI. Gemini, described as Google's "largest and most capable AI model," represents a new phase in AI development, with the potential to enhance a wide array of Google's consumer apps and devices, including the Google Pixel 8 Pro. This announcement is seen as Google's response to the unexpected success of OpenAI's ChatGPT and indicates a shift in the company's strategic direction towards more advanced AI integration across its products.
12/7/20237 minutes, 5 seconds
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Elon Musk’s xAI wants to raise $1 billion.

Elon Musk's latest venture, X.Ai, has filed for a massive equity funding round, aiming to raise up to $1 billion. This move underscores Musk's shifting focus towards artificial intelligence, potentially signaling a new direction for his business strategy. This development is particularly notable given the challenges faced by another of Musk's acquisitions, X Corp. (formerly Twitter), which continues to struggle with profitability issues.
12/6/20236 minutes, 10 seconds
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NASA Reveals Unexpected Starship IFT-3 Mission Plans

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12/6/202327 minutes, 6 seconds
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Startup Backed by CEO Sam Altman Agrees to sell OpenAI $51 Million worth of Chips

OpenAI, a leader in AI research and development, had earlier signed a letter of intent to invest $51 million in neuromorphic processing units (NPUs) from Rain AI, which are designed to emulate the human brain's functionalities. This deal, forged under Altman's leadership at OpenAI, raises questions about the potential conflicts of interest, given that Altman also personally invested in Rain AI.
12/5/20235 minutes, 47 seconds
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X Shifts Focus to Small Businesses Amid Disney and Apple Leaving

X, previously known as Twitter, is embarking on a major strategic pivot to attract small to medium-sized businesses for advertising, in the wake of losing significant revenue from the exit of major brands like Apple, IBM, and Disney. This move comes as a direct response to these brands withdrawing their advertisements following owner Elon Musk's endorsement of an antisemitic post. The shift signifies an important recalibration of X's business model, focusing on creating a conducive environment for smaller businesses.
12/4/20235 minutes, 21 seconds
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SpaceX slow Starship development postpones NASA Artemis 3 Moon Mission

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a report indicating that NASA's highly anticipated Artemis III moon landing, originally scheduled for late 2025, is likely to be postponed until at least 2027. This delay is attributed to slower-than-expected progress in the development of both the Human Landing System (HLS) by SpaceX and new lunar spacesuits by Axiom Space. The report, released on November 30, provides a comprehensive analysis of the challenges and setbacks that have impacted the Artemis program, a cornerstone of NASA's efforts to return humans to the lunar surface for the first time since 1972.
12/4/20235 minutes, 25 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and More

This episode explores the world of Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur behind Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. From his early days in Silicon Valley to his ambitious plans for space travel and beyond, we unpack Musk's unique trajectory and drive. Whether you're interested in the latest Tesla models, SpaceX's mission to Mars, Neuralink's brain-computer interface, or The Boring Company's urban transport solutions, this episode is a must-listen for anyone fascinated by innovation and the future. #ElonMusk #Tesla #SpaceX #Neuralink #TheBoringCompany #Innovation #Technology #Future #Business #Entrepreneur #SpaceTravel #Mars #SpaceExploration
12/3/202333 minutes, 49 seconds
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Microsoft Joins Sam Altman at OpenAI Board

OpenAI, a leading artificial intelligence research lab, has recently undergone a notable shift in its executive and governance structure. Sam Altman, who faced a brief but intense challenge to his leadership, has been reinstated as CEO. In a parallel development, Microsoft, a key investor in OpenAI, has been granted a non-voting observer seat on the company’s board. This series of events marks an important chapter in the organization's history and highlights the strategic interplay between corporate governance and technological innovation in the AI sector. The initial move to oust Altman came as a surprise to many, both within and outside OpenAI. It was led by a faction of the board but faced significant internal opposition. The reinstatement of Altman signifies not just a return to status quo but also a reaffirmation of his leadership style and vision for the company. Three of the four board members who sought his removal have since left, signaling a substantial shift in the board's composition and dynamics.
12/2/20235 minutes, 33 seconds
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Tesla to live stream on X, not Youtube for Cybertruck Event

In a recent development, Tesla has confirmed that the upcoming Cybertruck delivery event will be streamed exclusively on X, the social media platform previously known as Twitter and now under the leadership of Elon Musk. This decision has sparked a debate regarding Musk's influence in leveraging his businesses to support each other, especially considering Tesla's status as a publicly traded company. In 2022, Elon Musk acquired Twitter for $44 billion and subsequently took the company private. Musk, already at the helm of Tesla and SpaceX, assumed the roles of CEO, CTO, and Executive Chair at Twitter, which he later renamed X. Earlier this year, he appointed Linda Yaccarino as CEO of X, partially relieving himself of his duties there.
12/1/20235 minutes, 8 seconds
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Elon Musk speaks at the Tesla Cybertruck delivery event

Built for any adventure, Cybertruck has a durable exterior, spacious interior and technological capabilities so you can pack up your gear and hit the road.
11/30/202313 minutes, 38 seconds
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New Battery Startup could Threaten Elon Musk's Tesla

In the dynamic realm of electric vehicle (EV) technology, QuantumScape, a Silicon Valley startup, is emerging as a key competitor to Tesla Inc. with its innovative solid-state batteries. These batteries, boasting three times the energy density of Tesla's lithium-ion cells, offer faster charging times and a safer, more sustainable design. This development could significantly alter the EV industry, making electric cars more appealing and efficient. QuantumScape's solid-state batteries use a solid ceramic material instead of the traditional liquid electrolyte, enhancing energy density and driving range while reducing fire hazards common in lithium-ion batteries. The company claims these batteries can recharge to 80% capacity in just 15 minutes, addressing a major concern for EV consumers - long charging times. This technology also promises reductions in production costs, contributing to a more competitive EV market as automakers strive to meet increasing demand and stringent emissions standards.
11/30/20235 minutes, 54 seconds
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Paris mayor says she’s quitting Elon Musk’s ‘global sewer’ platform X

The mayor of Paris says she is quitting X, accuses Elon Musk ‘s platform, X, previously known as Twitter of spreading disinformation and hatred and of becoming a “gigantic global sewer” that is toxic for democracy and constructive debate.
11/29/20237 minutes, 11 seconds
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Starship update and China Rocket Moon Mystery

The story began in 2015 when astronomers detected space debris on a collision course with the Moon. Initially believed to be a SpaceX Falcon 9 booster, further analysis identified it as part of China's Chang'e lunar rover mission. The recent study confirms the debris's origin and suggests an additional, unidentified object was attached to the rocket booster, an assertion that stirs both curiosity and speculation.
11/28/20237 minutes, 51 seconds
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Did OpenAI Attain True AI Or Is On The Path Toward Artificial General Intelligence (AGI)?

In today's episode, we're unraveling a complex AI mystery that's been creating waves across social media and the mass media. This intriguing puzzle centers around OpenAI and their alleged breakthrough towards achieving or progressing towards Artificial General Intelligence (AGI). Our journey today will examine the clues and theories surrounding this enigma, all in the context of the AI landscape. OpenAI, a leading AI research organization, is rumored to have made a significant leap in AI development, potentially marking a step towards AGI. The mystery involves OpenAI's recent organizational challenges, including the firing and rehiring of CEO Sam Altman. While the organizational dynamics are interesting, our focus will be on the potential AI breakthrough itself. The question is: Has OpenAI developed an AI advancement that significantly propels us towards AGI, or is this just a case of overhyped rumors?
11/27/20235 minutes, 44 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and More

This episode explores the world of Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur behind Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. From his early days in Silicon Valley to his ambitious plans for space travel and beyond, we unpack Musk's unique trajectory and drive. Whether you're interested in the latest Tesla models, SpaceX's mission to Mars, Neuralink's brain-computer interface, or The Boring Company's urban transport solutions, this episode is a must-listen for anyone fascinated by innovation and the future. #ElonMusk #Tesla #SpaceX #Neuralink #TheBoringCompany #Innovation #Technology #Future #Business #Entrepreneur #SpaceTravel #Mars #SpaceExploration
11/26/202333 minutes, 40 seconds
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Jack Dorsey Lays down the law and SpaceX Starship Update

Today's episode focuses on a significant development in the tech industry: Jack Dorsey, CEO of Block Inc., has implemented major changes to the company's performance management system and appointed a new Chief Technology Officer. This comes alongside a notable reduction in the company's workforce.
11/25/20235 minutes, 51 seconds
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Tesla Faces Unprecedented Strikes in Sweden: Elon Musk Calls the Situation "Insane"

In today's episode, we're examining a significant labor dispute involving Tesla in Sweden. This situation has seen Tesla's workshops in Sweden struck by a wave of strikes led by the powerful trade union IF Metall. This strike, spanning five weeks, marks the first time Tesla workers in Sweden have taken such action. Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO, has publicly denounced these strikes as "insane," particularly criticising secondary strikes that have exacerbated the situation. The strikes by IF Metall, a union with over 300,000 members in Swedish industry, began after Tesla refused to sign a collective agreement with the union. This refusal has sparked a broader labor dispute, drawing in support from other unions and potentially threatening to extend to neighboring Norway. The unfolding situation raises significant concerns about the future of Sweden’s labor model and the global labor practices of companies like Tesla.
11/24/20235 minutes, 7 seconds
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Next Starship flight could be very soon.

Today, we're focusing on a significant development in SpaceX's journey: the recent test flight of its Starship rocket, which unfortunately ended in an explosion. This event is crucial not only for SpaceX but also for NASA's Artemis program, which relies on the Starship for future lunar missions. The test flight on Saturday showed both progress and challenges for SpaceX. The spacecraft reached an altitude of 93 miles, a significant improvement from its last flight. However, the flight concluded with the explosion of the Starship, raising questions and triggering an FAA investigation. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk remains optimistic, anticipating a readiness for the next flight in a few weeks. This episode will explore the details of the flight, the implications for SpaceX and NASA, and what this means for the future of space exploration.
11/23/20237 minutes, 20 seconds
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Tesla Cybertruck Details Leaked and Unveiling Soon

In today's episode, we're focusing on a recent development from Tesla - the showcasing of the much-anticipated Cybertruck at select showrooms in California. This move comes just before the truck's delivery event slated for later this month. A critical highlight of this week has been the confirmation of the Cybertruck’s payload and towing capacities, which were revealed through an advertisement near a Tesla showroom.
11/22/20237 minutes, 3 seconds
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Ad execs encourage X CEO Linda Yaccarino to quit

In the spotlight today is Linda Yaccarino, CEO of X. She's facing a storm of controversy and a chorus of voices calling for her resignation. These calls come from a group of influential advertising executives, alarmed by the recent actions and statements of X's owner, Elon Musk. Yaccarino, with her roots in NBCUniversal, stepped into X with the ambitious task of rejuvenating its ad business. But Musk's takeover and his unique approach to running the platform have led to a significant advertiser pullback. Why? Concerns over content moderation and the platform's future direction are at the heart of it.
11/21/20236 minutes, 19 seconds
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Microsoft Hires Sam Altman Hours After OpenAI Rejects His Return

Today, we're focusing on a significant upheaval at OpenAI. The company, a leader in artificial intelligence, is currently embroiled in an internal crisis. Over 600 employees have signed an open letter demanding the reinstatement of former CEO Sam Altman and cofounder Greg Brockman. This situation erupted following Altman's controversial dismissal and Brockman's removal from the board, triggering widespread discord within the organization.
11/20/20234 minutes, 59 seconds
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Musk Vows to Launch 'Thermonuclear' Legal Action Against Media Watchdog, Labels Advertisers as 'Oppressors'

In today's episode, we're examining a developing story involving tech billionaire Elon Musk and his company X, formerly known as Twitter. Musk has announced his intention to file a substantial lawsuit against Media Matters for America and other entities, alleging a "fraudulent attack" on his company. This legal threat follows a wave of major advertisers, including IBM, Lionsgate, Paramount, Apple, and Disney, withdrawing their ads from the X platform. These events were triggered by Musk's engagement with antisemitic rhetoric on X and a report by Media Matters showing major advertisers' ads being displayed next to white supremacist content. In the following segments, we'll explore the details of this situation, including the responses from both X and Media Matters, the impact on advertising on X, and the broader context of free speech and content moderation challenges facing social media platforms.
11/20/20238 minutes, 2 seconds
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Starship Launch Success and Next Steps for SpaceX

Today, we're covering a significant event in space exploration. SpaceX's ambitious Starship rocket experienced a partial success and a dramatic failure during its latest test flight. The spacecraft, designed for deep-space missions, managed to launch and separate from its Super Heavy booster but ultimately ended in an explosion. This development follows SpaceX's first attempt in April, indicating both progress and challenges in their space endeavors.
11/19/20237 minutes, 45 seconds
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SpaceX Successfully Launches Starship from Starbase, Texas

In today's episode, we focus on SpaceX's second Starship test flight, a significant event for Elon Musk's company. This test flight, which took off from SpaceX’s Texas facility, achieved new milestones in the development of the Starship rocket. Despite the intentional destruction of the vehicle mid-flight, the test was deemed a success, marking important progress in the Starship program. The Starship vehicle, which lifted off around 8 a.m. ET, successfully separated from its booster before being intentionally destroyed by its onboard system after a flight of over seven minutes. This flight termination, a standard safety feature, was activated at an altitude of about 148 kilometers. Although the test ended prematurely, with SpaceX initially planning a near-orbital journey before re-entry and splashdown off Hawaii, the flight provided valuable data for future missions.
11/18/20236 minutes, 47 seconds
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SpaceX Starship Launch Postponed

After the April explosion of its first test flight, SpaceX is now ready for another attempt. Originally scheduled for Friday, the launch has been postponed to Saturday to replace a small rocket part. The Starship system, crucial for future moon and Mars missions, will have a launch window opening at 7 a.m. CT this Saturday. This test is critical for SpaceX's ambitious space exploration goals, including its role in NASA's Artemis III moon mission, and could significantly influence the future of space travel.
11/17/20235 minutes, 21 seconds
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SpaceX Starship Launch Update

SpaceX is gearing up for an exciting event at their Boca Chica Starbase in Texas: the launch of the Starship Super Heavy rocket. With the launch window fast approaching, preparations are in full swing. The Starbase is buzzing with activity, as both the rocket and the facility undergo final checks. This event is significant enough to involve the local sheriff's department and necessitate adjustments to local infrastructure.
11/17/202311 minutes, 57 seconds
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SpaceX Moon Mission Put on Hold

Today's episode focuses on Yusaku Maezawa, the Japanese billionaire and founder of Zozo Inc., who was set to travel around the moon aboard SpaceX's Starship. Selected in 2018 for this important mission, Maezawa now faces a delay, as SpaceX prepares for another test flight of the Starship rocket. We'll explore the current status of SpaceX's Starship, Maezawa's other space-related ventures, and the broader context of space exploration and commercial spaceflight.
11/16/20238 minutes, 46 seconds
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FAA releases info about SpaceX clearance to Launch Starship flight 2

Hey folks, have you heard about SpaceX gearing up for their next Starship test? After the FAA finally gave them the thumbs up, they're looking at launching on November 17 from Boca Chica. It's been a bit of a rollercoaster since that dramatic mishap in April, huh? Starship is seriously massive, like 400 feet tall! It's a huge deal for SpaceX, not just for their Mars dreams but also for NASA's Artemis program. But after what happened last time, the FAA had them jumping through hoops. They needed to fix a whole bunch of stuff, over 60 things, I think. They've done a lot to get here, like adding this new flame deflector to protect the launchpad. Plus, they've tweaked the self-destruct system to be more reliable. It's been a huge undertaking to get back on track.
11/15/20237 minutes, 55 seconds
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SpaceX Starship News: November 17th Launch May be Delayed

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11/14/202316 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Rapid Expansion of SpaceX's Starlink: A Game-Changer for Global Connectivity

Radio astronomy, a field that relies on detecting electromagnetic waves from celestial bodies, is particularly vulnerable to interference from these satellites. These celestial objects emit a range of electromagnetic radiation, which astronomers observe using sensitive equipment tuned to specific frequency ranges. However, the radiation from Starlink satellites, albeit equivalent to that from a television set, becomes problematic due to the sheer number of satellites emitting it simultaneously. This concern is echoed by Federico Di Vruno, spectrum manager at the Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO) and author of the study. He highlights the potential for significant interference with radio astronomy, given the planned scale of Starlink and other satellite constellations like OneWeb. The cumulative effect of these satellites' emissions could severely impact the quality of astronomical data, making large portions of it unusable for scientific research.
11/13/20238 minutes, 26 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and More

This episode explores the world of Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur behind Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. From his early days in Silicon Valley to his ambitious plans for space travel and beyond, we unpack Musk's unique trajectory and drive. Whether you're interested in the latest Tesla models, SpaceX's mission to Mars, Neuralink's brain-computer interface, or The Boring Company's urban transport solutions, this episode is a must-listen for anyone fascinated by innovation and the future. #ElonMusk #Tesla #SpaceX #Neuralink #TheBoringCompany #Innovation #Technology #Future #Business #Entrepreneur #SpaceTravel #Mars #SpaceExploration
11/12/202331 minutes, 30 seconds
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Tesla's Main Chinese Competitor Hesitant about USA business

Nio's CEO for the U.S., Ganesh Iyer, has set a bold target for the company to launch its first EV in the United States by 2025. This plan is part of Nio's broader vision to expand into 25 countries and regions. However, Nio's approach differs significantly from other automakers. Instead of establishing local production facilities in the U.S., Nio intends to import its premium electric cars from China. This strategy could be challenging due to the Inflation Reduction Act, which provides tax incentives to EVs manufactured domestically. Despite the outlined plans, there remains uncertainty around Nio's U.S. market entry. Recently, Iyer suggested that the company is still debating the specifics of their American venture, particularly the timeline. The decision to build EVs in China and import them into new markets like the U.S. adds layers of complexity to their expansion strategy. It necessitates careful navigation of trade policies, market dynamics, and consumer preferences.
11/11/20236 minutes, 4 seconds
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SpaceX Working through Starship Issues before launch

The Federal Aviation Administration's safety review of SpaceX's Starship marked a significant milestone for the aerospace company. After the explosive test flight in April, the FAA grounded Starship to conduct a thorough investigation. This review was not just a procedural step but a deep dive into the technical and operational nuances of SpaceX's ambitious project. The FAA evaluated the Super Heavy booster's performance, specifically focusing on the unexpected "rock tornado" and the subsequent damage to the surrounding environment. SpaceX's commitment to safety was put to the test as the review scrutinized the mishap's causes and examined the company's safety culture, system safety processes, and quantitative risk analysis for launch and reentry operations.
11/10/20239 minutes, 2 seconds
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Tesla Accidentally Leaks Cybertruck Specifications.

As anticipation mounts for Tesla's first Cybertruck deliveries, a recent video leak has sparked conversation and speculation among electric vehicle enthusiasts. The YouTube channel TFLEV released a video containing what they claim to be insider information regarding the Cybertruck's specifications. Notably, the leak includes a photograph of power outlets situated near the tailgate—a feature previously undisclosed by Tesla. The image in question, shared by TFLEV, reveals three power outlets integrated into the vehicle: a 220-volt outlet alongside two 110-volt outlets. This suggests that Tesla is positioning the Cybertruck not only as a transport solution but also as a mobile power source for other devices, potentially including other vehicles or even home power systems. This detail aligns with the interests of potential customers who have been keenly waiting for more information on the truck's capabilities.
11/9/20237 minutes, 7 seconds
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Neuralink has thousands of people ready to drill a hole in their heads

The procedure to implant this device is as intricate as the technology itself. It's not for the faint of heart. A piece of the skull is temporarily removed to allow a robot, precise to a level that's hard to fathom, to insert super-thin threads into the brain. These threads are the conduits through which the brain will communicate with the outside world. And when the surgery is complete, the device takes the place of the bone that was removed. It's high stakes and high precision, reflecting the immense challenge Neuralink is taking on.
11/8/20238 minutes, 14 seconds
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EV Companies are moving to Tesla NACS Standard

At present, the world of EV charging is dominated by two standards: the Combined Charging System (CCS) and the North American Charging Standard (NACS) – the latter being Tesla’s proprietary format. The CCS system, utilized by a multitude of automakers, boasts high-power charging capability, but the number of available charging points lags behind those equipped with NACS. Tesla's chargers have set a high bar for reliability, which is crucial as the EV market expands and the demand for dependable charging solutions intensifies. Many existing and potential EV owners grapple with the concern of finding available and functioning charging stations during their travels. It’s this issue that Tesla’s widespread and reliable Supercharger network addresses. Tesla's willingness to open its network to other carmakers could dramatically ease these worries, and in doing so, might accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles by offering a more user-friendly charging infrastructure
11/7/20235 minutes, 21 seconds
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Elon Musk Announces first XAI product - GrokAi

In the most recent episode of the "Elon Musk Podcast," we turn our attention to a new development that's caught the eye of tech enthusiasts and AI specialists alike. This episode unpacks the story of Grok, an artificial intelligence entity fashioned with a twist of character, infused with what many would call a "rebellious streak." Grok emerges as a unique player in the AI arena, not merely for its technological prowess but for its design inspiration, which harks back to the much-loved "The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy." Elon Musk, a prominent figure known for his groundbreaking ventures in space and electric vehicles, has thrown another interesting concept into the mix with Grok. This AI chatbot, developed under Musk’s new tech umbrella, xAI, steps out of the conventional bounds by flaunting an unconventional sarcastic flair. Musk’s recent tweets hint at Grok's capacity to offer not just any responses, but those laced with a hint of mischief and playful sarcasm.
11/6/20237 minutes, 32 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and More

This episode explores the world of Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur behind Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. From his early days in Silicon Valley to his ambitious plans for space travel and beyond, we unpack Musk's unique trajectory and drive. Whether you're interested in the latest Tesla models, SpaceX's mission to Mars, Neuralink's brain-computer interface, or The Boring Company's urban transport solutions, this episode is a must-listen for anyone fascinated by innovation and the future. #ElonMusk #Tesla #SpaceX #Neuralink #TheBoringCompany #Innovation #Technology #Future #Business #Entrepreneur #SpaceTravel #Mars #SpaceExploration
11/5/202335 minutes, 50 seconds
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Elon Musk says AI will put an end to work

The conversation between Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Elon Musk transitioned to the critical responsibilities governments hold in the wake of AI's expansion. Musk, once a proponent of unfettered tech innovation, now advocates for a measured approach to AI deployment, emphasizing the necessity of oversight. He suggests a "referee" — a regulatory body or framework — to ensure AI developments align with human values and safety. This concept of regulation is not to stifle innovation but to safeguard against unintended consequences that could arise from such potent technology. Sunak, aligning with this viewpoint, shared his commitment to positioning the UK at the forefront of crafting international standards that would foster both advancement and ethical considerations in AI.
11/4/20235 minutes, 48 seconds
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Elon Musk says Tesla will be worth $4 Trillion Dollars

Elon Musk, the prominent leader of electric vehicle giant Tesla, has confidently projected that his company could touch the phenomenal mark of $4 trillion in valuation. Such a bold prediction is, naturally, bound to attract attention, scrutiny, and both support and skepticism in the financial and automotive sectors. Behind Musk in this bullish stance is Ron Baron, a billionaire investor who has been a staunch supporter of Musk for a considerable period. Baron's optimism isn't restricted to Tesla. He anticipates even bigger returns when Musk's space venture, SpaceX, opens its doors to public investment.
11/3/20237 minutes, 25 seconds
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New Details about the future of X - Formerly Twitter

Musk wants X to transcend its identity as merely a messaging app. During a recent meeting, he shared that the platform will soon offer a variety of features that allow users to perform an array of activities without needing to switch to other applications. He underscored the need for a single platform that can accommodate numerous daily tasks. Since its inception, X has incorporated several changes in its features and functionalities. The updates from the last few months reveal a trajectory toward becoming a one-stop-shop for social interactions. Recently, the platform introduced audio and video calling features, signaling its ambition to dominate the social media sector.
11/2/20235 minutes, 37 seconds
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Tesla Stock down 20%

Today, we're diving into the recent challenges Tesla has faced in the stock market, which has raised questions about the stability of the electric vehicle sector as a whole. In less than two weeks, Tesla shares have plummeted nearly 20%, and this drop has had a ripple effect, casting doubt on the future of the entire electric vehicle (EV) industry. There’s been a chain reaction of concerning statements from auto manufacturers, Wall Street analysts, and key suppliers like Panasonic and ON Semiconductor. PATREON >> https://patreon.com/stagezero
11/1/20236 minutes, 54 seconds
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SpaceX and Blue Origin HLS -NASA Moon Mission Update

In today's episode, we focus on the monumental strides being taken in the Artemis program to land humans back on the Moon. With Artemis 1 successfully completed and Artemis 2 on track for a late 2024 launch, the space community is buzzing with anticipation. The key person responsible for this moon landing endeavour is Dr. Lisa Watson-Morgan, the manager of the Human Landing System (HLS) program at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Our conversation today will look at the hurdles and opportunities presented by SpaceX and Blue Origin as they develop landers that could soon be making history.
10/31/20237 minutes, 29 seconds
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SpaceX Starship could launch Nov. 6 - Coast Guard notice shows

In today's episode, we're unpacking the recent updates on SpaceX's Starship, which has been in the spotlight for both its technological advancements and regulatory delays. SpaceX has performed all necessary pre-flight operations, but the massive rocket still awaits crucial permits from federal agencies. While many look to the skies with eagerness, Starship is grounded, as the completion of the launch licensing process remains a pending affair. SpaceX had its second test flight planned for Starship and even completed a full wet dress rehearsal. However, the company faces multiple regulatory hoops before the rocket can break Earth's gravitational pull. One of the last major hurdles involves a review by the Federal Wildlife Service (FWS) in conjunction with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This review is a detailed examination of Starship's potential environmental impacts, particularly focusing on the newly installed water deluge system at the Boca Chica launch site in Texas.
10/30/20238 minutes, 52 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update: Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and More

This episode explores the world of Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur behind Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. From his early days in Silicon Valley to his ambitious plans for space travel and beyond, we unpack Musk's unique trajectory and drive. Whether you're interested in the latest Tesla models, SpaceX's mission to Mars, Neuralink's brain-computer interface, or The Boring Company's urban transport solutions, this episode is a must-listen for anyone fascinated by innovation and the future. #ElonMusk #Tesla #SpaceX #Neuralink #TheBoringCompany #Innovation #Technology #Future #Business #Entrepreneur #SpaceTravel #Mars #SpaceExploration
10/29/202342 minutes, 20 seconds
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Teslas Historic $100M Supercharger Deal with BP

Let's start by acknowledging that Tesla has long held the crown for fast-charging networks in North America. Until now, Tesla has exclusively built, deployed, and operated its own Superchargers. The company's connector design has become so advanced that even competitors are adopting it. Tesla's charging network is no small feat, and automakers want a piece of that pie. Now, in a groundbreaking move, Tesla is selling its Supercharger hardware to BP. This marks a historic first: BP will deploy Tesla-built but BP-branded charging stations at its own sites. It’s an acknowledgment that Tesla’s technology is key to advancing the entire EV market, and it also offers Tesla a brand-new revenue stream. The specifics are tantalizing. BP will be getting Tesla's latest Supercharger hardware, complete with Magic Dock, which accommodates CCS vehicles in addition to Tesla's own. Locations for these new Superchargers have already been chosen, including key cities like Houston, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Washington D.C. The roll-out will commence in 2024.
10/28/20236 minutes, 58 seconds
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SpaceX Starship Testing and NASA Mars Updates

In today's episode, we'll talk about SpaceX's renewed vigor in rocket testing at Boca Chica, Texas, and how federal regulations are impacting its schedule. On the one hand, SpaceX has been working diligently on Starship's second test flight, even as it encounters regulatory delays. On the other, it has to clear some regulatory hurdles with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). According to the Coast Guard, mariners have been warned about rocket launch activities near Boca Chica Beach slated for November. The notice, though not mentioning SpaceX by name, highlights "scheduled rocket launching activities" that could cause navigational issues due to "free-falling debris." This hints at a potential date for SpaceX's next Starship test flight. Another angle of the regulatory tale is SpaceX's public disagreements with the FAA. After a contentious Senate hearing, SpaceX and other space companies bemoaned the FAA's inadequacies, particularly regarding their inability to expediently handle licensing operations. As part of this waiting game, FWS officials have recently visited the Boca Chica test site, indicating that regulatory evaluations are in progress.
10/27/20236 minutes, 26 seconds
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X -Formerly Twitter - Losing Users and Advertisers

Today we're going to discuss a compelling story about Elon Musk's management of the social media platform he purchased in 2022, which we'll call X. Initially, the platform seemed to be on an upward trajectory, but new data paints a very different picture. X has seen a significant decline in daily active users since Musk’s takeover, and changes to the platform have been largely unpopular. We'll break down this story into five essential parts to give you a comprehensive look at what's happening with X under Elon Musk's control. By the end, you'll have a good grasp of the issues and perhaps even some thoughts on where the platform could be headed.
10/26/20239 minutes, 16 seconds
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X (Formerly known as Twitter ) Declining while Metas Threads gains traction

Today, we've got a hot topic on our hands—the resurgence of Meta's Threads and the waning influence of the app once known as Twitter, now just X. Threads was initially released to much fanfare but couldn't hold onto its users. Now, with a whopping 260 million downloads, it’s making a comeback. On the flip side, X is losing its luster and experiencing a significant decline in users.
10/25/20236 minutes, 8 seconds
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SpaceX Plans Launch of 144 Flights in 2024

SpaceX has previously demonstrated its ability to execute multiple launches within a short time frame. For example, the company has launched two Falcon 9 rockets within a single day. Achieving the 144-launch target for 2024 will require a sustained, relentless pace, achievable only through continuous innovation and a high degree of automation across the company's operations.
10/24/20236 minutes, 29 seconds
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Teslas Cybertruck and the 800-Volt Revolution

Tesla's recent Earnings Call was loaded with information, but the showstopper was certainly the announcement that the forthcoming Cybertruck will feature an 800-volt architecture. This is a significant revelation for multiple reasons and shows Tesla's commitment to advanced tech solutions for its fleet. Now, you might be wondering, why all the fuss over 800 volts? Isn't that just a number? Well, not quite. This isn't the first time 800-volt architecture has appeared on the automotive scene; credit goes to Porsche Taycan for introducing this feature back in 2018. However, Tesla's choice to integrate this into their latest offering sets a precedent, essentially marking it as a necessary future standard for EVs. The timing is also crucial, given Tesla's looming challenges with global economic conditions, making it a calculated yet aggressive move.
10/23/20239 minutes, 25 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update

In this episode, we delve deep into the innovative world of Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur behind groundbreaking companies like Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. Explore Musk's unique trajectory from his early days in Silicon Valley to his ambitious plans for space travel and beyond. Whether you're intrigued by the latest Tesla models, SpaceX's mission to Mars, Neuralink's brain-computer interface, or The Boring Company's urban transport solutions, join us as we unpack the genius and drive of one of the most influential figures of the 21st century.
10/22/202331 minutes, 26 seconds
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Tesla Q3 2023 Financial Results and Q&A Webcast (Full Audio)

Tesla Q3 2023 Financial Results and Q&A Webcast (Full Audio)
10/21/20231 hour, 1 minute, 10 seconds
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SpaceX battles regulatory process that could hold up Starship test flight until next year

Today, we're peeling back the curtain on SpaceX's grand plans for their next-generation spacecraft, Starship. It seems like Elon Musk and his SpaceX team are always pushing the boundaries of space exploration. From successfully landing and reusing Falcon 9 rocket boosters to planning uncrewed missions to Mars, the company has been hitting milestone after milestone. But things haven't always moved smoothly, and timelines often stretch beyond original projections. In this episode, we'll discuss the hurdles, updates, and future plans of SpaceX's Starship.
10/20/20237 minutes, 10 seconds
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Twitter or X in Trouble with the Australian Government

On today's episode, we're going to unpack the recent events surrounding X, formerly known as Twitter, which is now the first social media platform to be fined under Australia's Online Safety Act. This occurred after X failed to answer questions from the eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant about their measures to detect and mitigate child exploitation on the platform. We'll break down the immediate consequences, the potential ramifications for X and other tech companies, and what this signifies for online safety globally.
10/19/20236 minutes, 43 seconds
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SpaceX to take on the US Government

In today's episode, we're zooming in on a burning issue: the tension between SpaceX and the U.S. government, specifically, the FAA. SpaceX has had an explosive year, launching rockets at a staggering rate and turning the space industry on its head. However, the government seems to be playing catch-up, struggling to issue licenses and regulate this game-changing activity. Is this regulatory lag hampering SpaceX's ambitions and, by extension, the future of American space exploration?
10/18/20235 minutes, 46 seconds
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Tesla Moving to Mexico and Spending on Ads

In today's episode, we're going to cover two major developments in the realm of Elon Musk's ventures. First, we'll talk about Tesla's upcoming Gigafactory in Mexico and what that means for infrastructure, both locally and potentially globally. Then, we'll switch gears and talk about Tesla Recruiting's use of the X platform, and the challenges Tesla faces when it comes to growth and advertising.
10/17/20236 minutes, 34 seconds
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SpaceX Falcon Heavy Update and Tesla Brews Beer

In today's episode, we're going to unpack Tesla's latest offering, and no, it's not a new electric vehicle. It's actually a limited-edition set of beers, retailing for a hefty $150. We'll also touch upon the contrasting fortunes of Elon Musk and Bernard Arnault, owner of the luxury conglomerate LVMH, and how Tesla's merchandising moves may be impacting the luxury sector.
10/16/20237 minutes, 28 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update

In this episode, we delve deep into the innovative world of Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur behind groundbreaking companies like Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. Explore Musk's unique trajectory from his early days in Silicon Valley to his ambitious plans for space travel and beyond. Whether you're intrigued by the latest Tesla models, SpaceX's mission to Mars, Neuralink's brain-computer interface, or The Boring Company's urban transport solutions, join us as we unpack the genius and drive of one of the most influential figures of the 21st century.
10/15/202331 minutes, 1 second
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Tesla Market Share Slips to 50 percent from 62 percent

In today's episode, we’re focusing on the U.S. electric vehicle market, which recently hit an impressive milestone with over 300,000 EV sales in just the third quarter. But interestingly, Tesla's market share has decreased. We'll be examining these sales figures and looking into what the future holds for Tesla and other automakers in the ever-competitive EV space.
10/13/20236 minutes, 54 seconds
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NASA's Bennu Mission: A Cosmic Treasure Trove

Today, we have an absolutely fascinating story that touches upon our unending quest to understand the universe and our place in it. It's about NASA's seven-year mission, Osiris-Rex, to the asteroid Bennu and the bounty of scientific treasures it has brought back to Earth. The mission recently concluded, revealing some unexpected finds that could reshape our understanding of planetary sciences, and it also opens up a world of possibilities for future space exploration. Astronomers and scientists are exhilarated over the initial results coming out of the Osiris-Rex mission. The spacecraft's voyage to Bennu culminated in September when a capsule carrying rock samples and space dust safely landed in the Utah desert.
10/12/20237 minutes, 12 seconds
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SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch to Asteroid Psyche for NASA Update

Today, we're shifting gears a bit to talk about a compelling NASA mission that aims to explore an asteroid called Psyche. This asteroid isn't just any space rock; it's largely metallic and resembles the Earth's core. With the launch slated as soon as this Thursday from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the Psyche mission is expected to open new frontiers in our understanding of planetary formation. We'll be covering various aspects of this mission, from the spacecraft's journey to why this particular asteroid is so vital for scientific research. The idea of exploring an asteroid may seem futuristic, but the future is closer than you think. NASA's Psyche mission has been in the works for quite some time, with a year-long delay throwing a small wrench into the planning. Nevertheless, the spacecraft, named after the asteroid it aims to explore, is prepped and almost ready for its expedition. The launch vehicle for this mission? SpaceX's triple-core Falcon Heavy rocket, which will propel the spacecraft on a six-year, 2.2 billion-mile journey.
10/11/20237 minutes, 25 seconds
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Tesla Shows Off Cybertruck at Baja 1000

Today, we have a spectacular story to talk about—Tesla's recent Cybertruck test drive that's causing quite the buzz. To make things even more intriguing, this test was no ordinary drive around the block. Tesla engineers used two Cybertrucks and a Starlink Mobility unit to live stream their drive along the challenging Baja 1000 rally route, a 900-mile stretch featuring all kinds of terrains. With over 2 million views and counting, the video showcases the vehicle's off-road capabilities in a jaw-dropping fashion.
10/10/20235 minutes, 23 seconds
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Prada to design spacesuits for future moon missions

The next astronauts to walk on the moon will wear spacesuits designed in partnership with fashion icon Prada. Houston-based Axiom Space is developing spacesuits for NASA's Artemis III mission that plans to land the first woman and person of color on the moon in 2025. The company announced a partnership with Prada this week. 
10/9/20236 minutes, 16 seconds
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Elon Musk News Update

In this episode, we delve deep into the innovative world of Elon Musk, the visionary entrepreneur behind groundbreaking companies like Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. Explore Musk's unique trajectory from his early days in Silicon Valley to his ambitious plans for space travel and beyond. Whether you're intrigued by the latest Tesla models, SpaceX's mission to Mars, Neuralink's brain-computer interface, or The Boring Company's urban transport solutions, join us as we unpack the genius and drive of one of the most influential figures of the 21st century.
10/8/202324 minutes, 30 seconds
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Is X/Twitter in Trouble? - X's (Twitter's) New Ad Format Has Us Scratching Our Heads

Today, we're going to discuss something a bit peculiar happening on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter and now owned by Elon Musk. Users have noticed a strange new kind of ad in their feeds, an ad format that lacks transparency and doesn't allow user interaction like retweets or likes. Even more perplexing is that these ads don't disclose who's behind them or even acknowledge that they're ads. Is this a desperate move on X's part, an indicator that the platform is having trouble attracting advertisers? We'll explore the five key angles to this development, from what these ads look like to why they might be signaling deeper issues within X.
10/7/20237 minutes, 49 seconds
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Elon Musk Interview - Starship Update

The Starship system is a fully reusable, two‑stage‑to‑orbit super heavy‑lift launch vehicle under development by SpaceX. The system is composed of a booster stage named Super Heavy and a second stage, also called "Starship"
10/6/202345 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Future of X - Formerly known as Twitter App

Welcome to another episode of the Elon Musk Podcast, where we unpack the complexities, controversies, and conversations shaping technology and society today. In this episode, we'll be examining the social media platform "X," its embattled CEO Linda Yaccarino, and how this all ties back to Elon Musk. This story is making headlines, and not always for the best reasons. The media has often portrayed X as a sinking ship, especially after some intense public interviews and my own contentious posts. But is this narrative fair, or even accurate?
10/5/20236 minutes, 29 seconds
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Grimes Files Lawsuit Against Elon Musk

Today, we're covering a sensitive and very personal topic: the lawsuit that musician Claire Boucher, better known by her stage name Grimes, has filed against Elon Musk concerning the parental rights of their three children. A "petition to establish parental relationship" was filed by Grimes, which essentially seeks a court order to legally identify the parents of a child. This is often a prerequisite when the parents are not married. While the specifics of the filing are not public, this kind of petition usually accompanies requests for child support or custody rights.
10/4/20236 minutes, 18 seconds
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Elon Musk Live Streams Diablo IV on X and new business developments

The business implications for X are becoming increasingly interesting, especially with notable investors like Bill Ackman throwing their hats into the ring. Ackman recently revealed that he is already a supporter of X through a $10 million investment via his firm’s foundation. He further expressed interest in possibly taking X Corp public, though there hasn't been direct communication with Musk on this matter as of yet. Ackman’s interest underscores the transformation that X is undergoing. His investment firm, Pershing Square, received regulatory approval for a new class of special purpose acquisition companies known as SPARC. With this financial instrument, Ackman could commit as much as $2 billion to a transaction involving X. This shows not only his faith in the platform's potential but also indicates that big financial moves could be on the horizon for X.
10/3/20235 minutes, 53 seconds
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Elon Musk Tackles immigration crisis at Texas Border

Today, we have a particularly engaging episode on tap. We'll be talking about Elon Musk's recent visit to the U.S.-Mexico border, where he met with local politicians and law enforcement to get an "unfiltered" view of the ongoing immigration crisis. Elon's visit comes at a time when there has been a sharp increase in the number of migrants crossing into the United States, particularly through Texas and California. In today's episode, we'll discuss Elon's stance on U.S. immigration reform, the political implications of his visit, his confrontation with German authorities on their handling of Mediterranean migration, and finally, the technical hiccups that interrupted his live-streaming attempt on X, the social media platform he owns.
10/2/20236 minutes, 49 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update

In the latest episode of "Elon Musk Podcast," we discuss a range of recent developments, from SpaceX's newest rocket tests to Tesla's advancements in battery technology. The episode offered listeners an insider's perspective on Musk's various ventures, updating them on milestones and challenges. The show is primarily funded by its audience through the "Elon Musk Investors Club," which allows for daily episodes and can be joined at ⁠⁠⁠joinclubelon.com⁠⁠⁠.
10/1/202337 minutes, 41 seconds
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Elon Musk's CEO Yaccarino Meets Banks Over Twitter/X app

Today, we're covering a story that has been gaining a lot of attention: Linda Yaccarino, the new CEO of X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter, is gearing up to meet with seven banks that financed Elon Musk’s acquisition of the company. Yaccarino, who took the CEO seat in June, plans to discuss her strategy for reviving the platform's financial health with executives from Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, Barclays, MUFG, BNP Paribas, Mizuho, and Société Générale on October 5th.
9/30/20239 minutes, 17 seconds
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SpaceX Inks Deal For Starlink and Space Force

Today we'll be discussing an essential milestone that SpaceX recently achieved, securing its first-ever contract with the U.S. Space Force for satellite communications via our very own Starshield. The contract was officially confirmed on September 1st, according to Air Force spokesperson Ann Stefanek. We'll discuss how Starshield operates over the existing Starlink satellites and serves as a secured network exclusively for governmental agencies.
9/29/20239 minutes, 26 seconds
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Tesla CyberTruck "Performance Edition" Announced

Today we have a story that's sure to pique the interest of anyone who's been eagerly following the development of Tesla's electric pickup, the Cybertruck. As Tesla gears up to start deliveries of this much-anticipated vehicle, new information about a "performance" version has come to light. Elon Musk himself took to social media to reveal that he recently drove a "performance Cybertruck" that is sure to exceed expectations.
9/28/20239 minutes, 21 seconds
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SpaceX Starship Gets FCC Go Ahead

The upcoming Integrated Flight Test aims to demonstrate the full capability of SpaceX's Starship vehicle, marking an important milestone in space exploration ambitions. This next-level spacecraft will go through a series of sophisticated maneuvers to test its full range of functions, encompassing both ascent and descent. The goal is to validate the technologies and operational procedures that SpaceX has invested years of effort into, setting the stage for future missions that could include voyages to the Moon, Mars, and beyond.
9/27/20235 minutes, 4 seconds
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Tesla Will Double Its Dojo D1 Supercomputer Chip Orders

Firstly, let's talk about what Dojo D1 chips are and why they are so important. Tesla's D1 chips are application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs), specifically designed to enhance the capabilities of Tesla’s Dojo supercomputer. This machine is expected to play a critical role in the training of Tesla's driver-assist systems and their self-driving AI models. The main advantage here is that Tesla can more efficiently analyze extensive video data from its vast vehicle fleet, negating the need for manual human input. This also represents a significant stride towards Tesla's aspirations for Full-Self Driving (FSD) technology, as well as other initiatives like dedicated robotaxis and Optimus. As Tesla rolls out more AI-dependent projects, the Dojo D1 chip becomes an increasingly central component to the company’s technological infrastructure. The Dojo supercomputer has the potential to advance not only Tesla's automotive applications but could also be integrated into other autonomous systems in the future.
9/26/20236 minutes, 54 seconds
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NASA’s First Asteroid Sample Has Landed, Now Secure in Clean Room

After years of anticipation and hard work by NASA’s OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification and Security – Regolith Explorer) team, a capsule of rocks and dust collected from asteroid Bennu finally is on Earth. It landed at 8:52 a.m. MDT (10:52 a.m. EDT) on Sunday, in a targeted area of the Department of Defense’s Utah Test and Training Range near Salt Lake City.
9/25/20238 minutes, 39 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update

In the latest episode of "Elon Musk Podcast," we discuss a range of recent developments, from SpaceX's newest rocket tests to Tesla's advancements in battery technology. The episode offered listeners an insider's perspective on Musk's various ventures, updating them on milestones and challenges. The show is primarily funded by its audience through the "Elon Musk Investors Club," which allows for daily episodes and can be joined at ⁠⁠joinclubelon.com⁠⁠.
9/24/202330 minutes, 24 seconds
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Tesla Gigafactory Brings in HUGE Numbers

We have a compelling story to share about Tesla's Gigafactory in Texas, a production facility that is growing at a staggering rate. Jason Shawhan, Tesla’s director of manufacturing at the factory, recently disclosed some eye-opening employment statistics at an industry event. At the end of last year, Tesla had over 12,000 employees at Gigafactory Texas. Fast-forward to this year, and the number has leapt to over 20,000, with projections to reach an astronomical 60,000 workers. This kind of employment growth is unparalleled, setting Tesla up to become the biggest employer in central Texas, outpacing even local favorite grocery chain, H-E-B.
9/23/20236 minutes, 14 seconds
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Neuralink Starts Recruiting for Human Trials

Today we're talking about Neuralink, Elon Musk's biotech startup that's working on connecting the human brain to computers. Just recently, the company announced its plan to commence human clinical trials, aiming to implant brain chips in paralysis patients. This development comes with its share of ethical questions, technological hurdles, and regulatory complications, but it also presents transformative possibilities for how we could interact with machines in the future. Neuralink revealed through a company blog post that it has initiated recruitment for its first human trials, known as the PRIME Study—standing for Precise Robotically Implanted Brain-Computer Interface. With the blessings of an independent review board, Neuralink will be focusing on testing the safety and efficacy of these implants.
9/22/20236 minutes, 46 seconds
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SpaceX Starship Possibly Postponed to Next Year

In today's episode, we focus on a somewhat unexpected twist in SpaceX's journey to the stars. The company's plans to re-launch its behemoth of a rocket, the Starship, could potentially hit some turbulence, not from technical faults, but due to environmental concerns. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) is currently scrutinizing the rocket’s potential impact on endangered species in the Boca Chica region of Texas, where SpaceX's launch site is located. This regulatory obstacle could push SpaceX's ambitious timelines off course, adding layers of complexity to an already intricate situation.
9/21/20236 minutes, 19 seconds
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Elon Musks X (Twitter) Will Start Charging For Access

Welcome to the Elon Musk Podcast. In today's episode, we explore a topic that has sparked wide-ranging conversations across social media and tech circles: the notion of implementing a subscription fee for accessing social media platforms, specifically a network previously known as Twitter, now labeled as X. Elon Musk, the owner of X, dropped this bombshell during a live-streamed conversation with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Amid declining ad revenues and increasing scrutiny from civil rights groups, could a paywall be the game-changing maneuver to win back advertiser trust and deal with the growing menace of bots? So, here's the backdrop. During a discussion predominantly centered around AI and its regulation, Prime Minister Netanyahu brought up the issue of managing hate speech amplified by bots on social media. In response, Musk offered a solution: charge a small monthly fee for using X. According to him, doing so would significantly raise the bar for bots to create accounts. Each bot would require a new payment method, making it cost-prohibitive for bot operators.
9/20/20237 minutes, 12 seconds
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Elon Musk's Meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Welcome, everyone, to this installment of the Elon Musk Podcast, the space where we explore not just the universe and technology but the intricate ethical questions these domains bring to the forefront. In today's episode, we have a fascinating topic to discuss: a high-profile meeting between Elon Musk and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a Tesla factory in California. Initially billed as a dialogue about artificial intelligence, the conversation covered a host of topics including but not limited to antisemitism, the political climate in Israel and the United States, and the roles of the internet and social media in modern discourse. This meeting showcased two leaders, each wrestling with challenges and criticisms, coming together to negotiate a middle ground on some exceptionally complex issues. The meeting saw Benjamin Netanyahu navigating his way through a minefield of protests that extended from the San Jose airport to the Tesla manufacturing facility. The Prime Minister aimed to build a bridge to Elon Musk, a titan of artificial intelligence, to both solidify Israel's standing as a technological hub and possibly attract future Musk ventures. Elon Musk, confronted by allegations of enabling antisemitism on his social media platform X, saw the dialogue as a chance to rebut this criticism and explore potential solutions.
9/19/20235 minutes, 56 seconds
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SpaceX, Tesla and EV Updates

Hello everyone and welcome back to another episode of the Elon Musk Podcast, where we dig into the world of technology, sustainable energy, and groundbreaking advancements that are changing how we live and interact with our environment. Today, we're going to talk about two major stories making waves in the automotive sector. The first is Volvo's strategic partnership with Connected Energy to repurpose old EV batteries into new energy storage systems, a move that holds promise for reducing battery waste. The second story is all about Tesla hitting the milestone of producing its five-millionth electric car and its ongoing experiments in vehicle manufacturing, which could drastically cut costs.
9/18/20237 minutes, 24 seconds
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New Verification Policies of Social Media Platform X

Today we're covering a topic that's been causing quite a stir in the digital realm: the evolving identity verification policies of social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter. We're going to explore how this platform is now offering its paid users the option to verify their accounts with government-issued IDs, a move that's part of their ongoing effort to prevent impersonation and to maintain the platform's integrity. We'll also discuss the peculiarities surrounding this feature, such as its restricted availability in certain regions like the European Union and the United Kingdom.
9/17/20237 minutes, 48 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News Update

In the latest episode of "Elon Musk Podcast," we discuss a range of recent developments, from SpaceX's newest rocket tests to Tesla's advancements in battery technology. The episode offered listeners an insider's perspective on Musk's various ventures, updating them on milestones and challenges. The show is primarily funded by its audience through the "Elon Musk Investors Club," which allows for daily episodes and can be joined at ⁠joinclubelon.com⁠.
9/16/202325 minutes, 39 seconds
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SpaceX Starship and the FAA Clear for Flight in a Few Weeks

The FAA's Ongoing Relationship with SpaceX Acting FAA Administrator Polly Trottenberg announced optimism for the license approval in the coming weeks. The FAA wrapped up its technical investigation into the April test launch, outlining 63 corrective actions SpaceX must take. While the FAA and other governing bodies like NASA and the National Transportation Safety Board played oversight roles, the investigation was primarily led by SpaceX. The FAA recently released a "mishap closure letter," detailing expectations around safety and environmental issues that the company must meet before it can launch its next Starship rocket. But before any engines roar, SpaceX still needs a separate environmental nod from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which is yet to be determined.
9/15/20237 minutes, 15 seconds
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SpaceX Under Government Scrutiny

Welcome to another episode of the Elon Musk Podcast, where we unpack and discuss the world of technology, space exploration, and innovation in ways that make you think. Today's episode is going to be a critical one. We're tackling some serious issues surrounding SpaceX, the company I founded. Senator Elizabeth Warren has been very vocal in her calls for an investigation into SpaceX's role in international affairs. The point of contention? A recent decision to block Ukraine from utilizing our Starlink satellite network for a military operation against Russian warships. This issue is sparking wider debates about the authority private companies should or should not have in matters of national and international security.
9/14/20237 minutes, 12 seconds
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Tesla Dojo: A Computational Marvel

Tesla's Dojo is a supercomputer purpose-built to process and recognize computer vision video data. Going live in July 2023, Dojo serves as the training ground for Tesla's machine learning models aimed at bolstering its Full Self-Driving (FSD) system. Unlike conventional supercomputers, Dojo is architected to handle millions of terabytes of real-life video data from over 4 million Tesla vehicles on the road. This unique task called for an architecture that broke away from traditional supercomputer designs, focusing on efficiency and scalability.
9/13/20235 minutes, 49 seconds
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Secret Rocket Launch and SpaceX Starship Update

We've covered a lot today, but this is just a glimpse into the complex and competitive arena that is modern space exploration and security. As the year unfolds, it'll be fascinating to see how ULA and SpaceX continue to shape the future of space, technology, and national defense.
9/12/20237 minutes, 37 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly News

In the latest episode of "Elon Musk Podcast," we discuss a range of recent developments, from SpaceX's newest rocket tests to Tesla's advancements in battery technology. The episode offered listeners an insider's perspective on Musk's various ventures, updating them on milestones and challenges. The show is primarily funded by its audience through the "Elon Musk Investors Club," which allows for daily episodes and can be joined at joinclubelon.com.
9/10/202337 minutes, 9 seconds
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FAA orders SpaceX to take 63 corrective actions on Starship

In order for SpaceX to resume Starship launches at its facility in Texas, the company will need to “implement all corrective actions that impact public safety,” according to the FAA.
9/9/20236 minutes, 46 seconds
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Honda to Switch to Tesla's NACS Charging Standard in 2025

Honda has announced that its electric vehicles in North America will adopt Tesla’s North American Charging Standard (NACS) starting in 2025. The move signifies a broader shift in the industry towards a unified and reliable charging infrastructure. Honda has also secured access to Tesla’s Supercharger network, enhancing the electric vehicle ownership experience for its customers.
9/8/20235 minutes, 37 seconds
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SpaceX Readies Starship for Second Test Flight Amid FAA Review

SpaceX is in the final stages of preparing for its second test flight of the Starship rocket, currently awaiting FAA license approval. After a previous attempt in April 2023 faced engine problems and led to a 90-second flight termination, SpaceX aims to address regulatory concerns and demonstrate the performance of its innovative technologies, including 33 Raptor rocket engines on the Super Heavy booster and a new "hot staging ring" on the upper stage. Pending approval, the ambitious test flight seeks to complete nearly three-quarters of an orbit around Earth. https://clubelon.supercast.com/
9/7/20237 minutes, 57 seconds
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SpaceX Sets New Launch Record with 62nd Mission, Returns Crew-6 Astronauts from ISS

SpaceX marked a dual milestone on Monday with the successful return of four Crew-6 astronauts from the International Space Station and launching its record-breaking 62nd mission of the year. The latter deployed 21 more Starlink satellites into orbit, further solidifying SpaceX's role as a leader in space exploration and satellite deployment.
9/6/20237 minutes, 38 seconds
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BMW and Mercedes' Big EV Push against Tesla

Today, we're turning our focus to the world of electric vehicles (EVs) with an emphasis on European automakers. The IAA Motor Show in Munich was a hotbed of activity, featuring the grand unveilings of electric concept cars from BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Both German giants are making massive strides to ensure they don't lag behind in the global EV market dominated by Tesla and emerging Chinese companies.
9/5/20239 minutes, 14 seconds
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Elon Musk's Tesla, DogeCoin and SpaceX Updates

Join the Elon Musk Investors Club - https://stagezero.supercast.com/ In this episode of the Elon Musk Podcast we explore Elon Musk's recent intriguing moves—from purchasing Twitter and rebranding it as 'X' to supporting the cryptocurrency dogecoin, all while navigating customer dissatisfaction over Tesla's sudden price changes. We ponder how Musk's varying interests in social media, cryptocurrencies, and electric vehicles intersect, creating a complex narrative that challenges conventional understanding of innovation and market dynamics. The show raises questions about Musk's broader vision, considering the interconnectedness of his diverse endeavors.
9/4/20235 minutes, 46 seconds
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'X' and the Controversy of Biometric Data Collection

Today, we're exploring the transformation of social media giant Twitter into 'X', as Elon Musk's new venture adds layers of data collection and service features to the platform. From biometric data like facial scans to employment histories, X is expanding its scope in what looks like a move toward becoming a multifaceted 'everything app.'
9/3/20236 minutes, 12 seconds
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X Faces Legal Battle Over Severance and Traffic Throttling

X, the company formerly known as Twitter, is embroiled in a series of legal and ethical challenges. Thousands of former employees are demanding their promised severance through arbitration, and there are rising concerns over X's practices, including the throttling of traffic to rival sites, an act that appears targeted at companies criticized by owner Elon Musk. This raises questions about the fair operation of social media platforms and their impact on the wider online ecosystem, as even tiny delays can lead to significant drops in traffic. Musk's past comments and actions, such as removing the verified badge from The New York Times' account, have already drawn scrutiny, and these latest developments add to the ongoing narrative of Musk using X's technical tools to pursue personal grudges. With legal action looming and online rivals affected, the future of X remains uncertain.
9/2/20235 minutes, 55 seconds
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DOJ, SEC Investigate Tesla Over Secret Glass House Project

Today we're diving into a developing story that has caught the attention of many: an ongoing investigation into Tesla Inc.'s purchase of some rather unique construction materials. U.S. prosecutors are scrutinizing the project to see if the purchase and subsequent actions were an appropriate use of company funds. We're talking about subpoenas, secret projects, and some pretty interesting architectural choices.
8/31/20235 minutes, 7 seconds
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SpaceX Crew-7 Mission Docks to Station’s Harmony Module

NASA astronaut Jasmin Moghbeli, ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Andreas Mogensen, JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) astronaut Satoshi Furukawa, and Roscosmos cosmonaut Konstantin Borisov arrived at the International Space Station as the SpaceX Dragon, named Endurance, docked to the complex at 9:16 a.m. EDT Sunday while the station was 261 statute miles over Queensland, Australia.
8/30/20235 minutes, 50 seconds
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Will SpaceX hold up NASA's Artemis Missions?

Will SpaceX hold up NASA's Artemis Missions? The spotlight, as you can imagine, will be on SpaceX’s Starship as it takes on an unprecedented role. In contrast to Artemis 2, which primarily serves as a trial run for the equipment and protocols involved in a lunar journey, Artemis 3 has the objective of actually landing astronauts on the Moon. The mission's success is tied intricately to the capabilities of the Starship lunar lander, which is designed to safely ferry astronauts from lunar orbit to the surface and back. The intricacies of the Starship lander will be under intense scrutiny. For instance, the lander will have to demonstrate advanced propulsion systems to navigate the Moon’s low-gravity environment. It also must be equipped with life support systems to sustain the astronauts during their stay on the lunar surface, possibly lasting several days. Moreover, the lander must facilitate smooth ingress and egress for astronauts who will be in bulky space suits, a feature that cannot be overlooked. Additionally, orbital refueling presents another set of challenges. SpaceX needs to prove not just to NASA, but to the world, that Starship can be reliably refueled in Earth’s orbit before making the journey to the Moon. This involves developing new technology for transferring fuel in the vacuum of space, a procedure that has its own sets of complexities. Failure to do so could result in delays that could push the mission past its planned date, which is why NASA is paying close attention to SpaceX's progress in this area.
8/29/20237 minutes, 45 seconds
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Elon Musk Eyes Financial Pivot for Twitter Amid Crypto Buzz

The primary focus of today's episode is the interesting dance that's been happening between the cryptocurrency market and the seemingly unending surprises it faces. We're talking Wall Street, regulatory hurdles, and even the role that social media platforms like Twitter may play in the crypto universe.
8/28/20238 minutes, 9 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly Roundup - Cyber Truck SpaceX Tesla Twitter and AI

the U.S. Justice Department's lawsuit against SpaceX for alleged hiring discrimination against refugees and asylum seekers. While Elon Musk argues that the company is following international arms trafficking laws, the DOJ contends that SpaceX is in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act. The legal tangle casts a shadow over the company's celebrated advancements in space technology and its ongoing collaborations with NASA.
8/27/202327 minutes, 27 seconds
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U.S. Justice Department Sues SpaceX for Hiring Discrimination

In the latest episode of the Elon Musk Podcast, we unpack the U.S. Justice Department's lawsuit against SpaceX for alleged hiring discrimination against refugees and asylum seekers. While Elon Musk argues that the company is following international arms trafficking laws, the DOJ contends that SpaceX is in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act. The legal tangle casts a shadow over the company's celebrated advancements in space technology and its ongoing collaborations with NASA.
8/26/20236 minutes, 34 seconds
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Elon Musk, Facebook, and the Hidden Power of Content Recommendation Algorithms

Facebook's content recommendation algorithms are a microcosm of a broader technological phenomenon. As we increasingly rely on algorithms to guide our daily lives, we must be mindful of their power, their potential biases, and their societal impact. It's a complex issue with no easy answers. But leaders like Elon Musk are sparking important conversations, challenging the status quo, and pushing us to think more critically about our digital future. The debate around Facebook's algorithms is not just about technology; it's about values, ethics, and the kind of society we want to build. It's a conversation that we all need to be a part of.
8/25/20237 minutes, 2 seconds
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Cybertruck Story: Innovation, Challenges, and the Road Ahead

The production of the Cybertruck at Gigafactory Texas has been a journey filled with challenges and innovations. The all-electric pickup truck's production requires sub 10-micron accuracy, emphasizing precision and perfectionism. Every part must be meticulously designed and built, an endeavor that sets a new standard for automotive manufacturing. Tesla's marketing has been largely centered around viral moments and public excitement. From the infamous "armor glass" incident to Elon Musk's public test drive, the buzz around the Cybertruck has been palpable. People across the U.S. have spotted "production candidate" Cybertrucks, increasing anticipation for the official launch.
8/24/20238 minutes, 22 seconds
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BREAKING NEWS : Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft lands on the moon

We'll be focusing on India's recent triumph in space exploration, the Chandrayaan-3 mission, where an Indian spacecraft successfully landed on the uncharted south pole of the moon, marking India as the fourth nation to achieve this remarkable feat. This historical landing took place just days after Russia's Luna-25 mission failed, and the success story has been celebrated around the world.
8/23/20235 minutes, 36 seconds
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Honda, Acura, and GM Commit to Tesla's North American Charging Standard

In today's show, we have a story that will resonate with both industry experts and electric vehicle enthusiasts alike. We're talking about Honda and Acura's decision to adopt Tesla's North American Charging Standard (NACS) and how General Motors played a crucial part in this monumental decision. In the world of electric vehicles, charging infrastructure is paramount. Honda and Acura's decision to integrate Tesla's NACS connector in their upcoming EV releases over the next few years is a testament to the collaboration and unification within the automotive industry. It's a story of shared vision, innovation, and a common goal to provide better accessibility and maintenance of charging infrastructure for EV owners.
8/23/20235 minutes, 58 seconds
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AI and Copyright Law: A Pivotal Ruling, Plus Insights on Social Media and Military Satellites

In this episode we explore the recent U.S. court ruling on AI-generated art's copyright status, investigate a mysterious glitch affecting X (formerly known as Twitter), and delve into the Pentagon's significant investment in space through prototype communication satellites. This show is brought to you by Starshipshirts.com, where you can pick up high-quality, fast delivery, SpaceX inspired Merch. Be sure to check it out!
8/22/20236 minutes, 33 seconds
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Elon Musk Weekly Roundup: Cyber Truck, SpaceX, Tesla, Twitter and AI

In today's episode, we'll be discussing Tesla's Cybertruck pickup, which is inching ever closer to production. Over the last few days, at least nine Cybertrucks have made their way from Texas to California, sparking excitement and curiosity as they were spotted by various citizens. We'll delve into what this means for the highly anticipated electric vehicle's production timeline, and share some interesting tidbits that have surfaced around these nine trucks arriving at Tesla's Fremont plant. But before we get started, let's take a moment to thank our sponsor, Starshipshirts.com. If you're a fan of SpaceX and all the incredible work they're doing to push the boundaries of space exploration, you'll love the high-quality, fast delivery, SpaceX inspired merchandise available at Starshipshirts.com. So head over there and grab your favorite SpaceX gear!
8/21/202347 minutes, 54 seconds
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SpaceX Unveiled: Profits, Projects, and the Pursuit of the Final Frontier

In today's episode, we are focusing on SpaceX, Elon Musk's private space exploration company, which recently reported a $55 million profit on $1.5 billion in revenue for the first quarter of 2023. After enduring two years of substantial, albeit narrowing losses, this profit provides a glimpse into the financial workings of SpaceX, which is investing heavily into its unproven rocket program, facing intense technical challenges. SpaceX has become the central force in U.S. rocket launching, even becoming indispensable to NASA for astronaut transportation to and from the International Space Station. With a valuation at about $150 billion, SpaceX's financial details are often kept private, making this financial insight truly unique.