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Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite internet is acquiring a license to provide blanket coverage to Britain, the Telegraph says

LoadingSomething is loading. Elon Musk's Starlink satellite internet venture has secured a license to construct a satellite ground station on the Isle of Man, which will provide "blanket coverage" across Great Britain, the Telegraph reports.Starlink, part of Musk's SpaceX, has filed an application with the communications regulator for the Isle of Man to improve its broadband coverage for rural areas in northern Britain that cannot be reach...
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A Tesla battery storage catches fire in Australia | Digital Trends Spanish

A 13-ton Tesla Megapack caught fire Friday morning at a battery facility in Geelong, in the state of Victoria, Australia. According to local sources, the fire occurred around 10 in the morning and specialized fire department personnel had to attend. JUST IN: Fire crews are currently on the scene of a battery fire at Moorabool, near Geelong. Firefighters are working to contain the fire and stop it spreading to the nearby batteries. https://t.co/5zYfOfohG3 # 7NEWS pic.twitter.com/HAkFY27JgQ & mdash; 7NEWS Melbourne (@ 7NewsMelbourne) July 30, 2021 According to an article by Engadget, the emergency teams had to occupy a special apparatus for hazardous materials designed for the spill of dangerous chemical substances, in addition to drones to carry out atmospheric surveillance. Fortunate...
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Elon Musk Drivers Must Refer To Him As “Great Leader” | Digital Trends Spanish

The tunnels that The Boring Company - Elon Musk's company - opened some time ago under the Las Vegas Convention Center, they did it with a curiosity. According to Tech Crunch, the drivers who transport passengers in these tunnels have to respond in very specific ways to the users and especially when talking about Elon Musk. This information comes from the instructions that The Boring Company gives to its employees and in which the orders are very clear: the drivers are not there to entertain the passengers, but to take them safely to their destination. But the conversation is going to be unavoidable, just as questions about Elon Musk and the drivers must be answered very succinctly, as well as eloquent. For example, if a passenger asks specifically about Elon Musk's character, the ans...
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Tesla’s Autopilot mistakes the Moon for a traffic light | Digital Trends Spanish

The owner of a Tesla noted that the vehicle's autopilot mistook the Moon for the yellow light of a traffic light. The user posted a video on Twitter where the failure during assisted driving is clearly seen. "Hey, Elon Musk, you might want your team to deal with how the Moon tricks the autopilot system," Jordan Nelson wrote on Twitter. "The vehicle believes that the Moon is a yellow traffic light and wanted to continue slowing down," he added. Hey @elonmusk you might want to have your team look into the moon tricking the autopilot system. The car thinks the moon is a yellow traffic light and wanted to keep slowing down. 🤦🏼 @Teslarati @teslaownersSV @TeslaJoy pic.twitter.com/6iPEsLAudD & mdash; Jordan Nelson (@JordanTeslaTech) July 23, 2021 The problem is that, according to the reg...
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The story of a man’s search for a charging station during his trip from Boston to New York demonstrates how Tesla owners still have an advantage over other electric-car owners

A Mustang Mach-E driver had to pull over four times to find a charging station during a 200-mile trip. Axios editor Dan Primack said he felt panicked as he searched for a charger that would work with a non-Tesla car. Increasing charging infrastructure is a key step toward electrifying transportation in the US. LoadingSomething is loading. Charg...
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Elon Musk knocked Apple, bemoaned the microchip shortage, and touted self-driving cars on Tesla’s Q2 earnings call. Here are the 12 best quotes.

Elon Musk. Michele Tantussi/Reuters Elon Musk discussed microchips, manufacturing, and self-driving cars on Tesla's Q2 earnings call. The Tesla CEO slammed Apple and encouraged more people to work in manufacturing. Musk doesn't plan to feature on every Tesla earnings call in the future. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk trumpeted the rich potential of self-driving cars, bemoaned the microchip shortage, and underscored the challenges of manufacturing at scale during Tesla's second-quarter earnings call this week.The Tesla CEO also criticized Apple, urged people to pursue careers in manufacturing, and suggested he might skip future earnings calls.Here are Musk's 12 best quotes from the earnings call, lightly edited and condensed for clarity:1. "The chip supply ...
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The Tesla Semi is delayed again

Tesla has delayed the launch of its Semi tractor-trailer again. Tesla said Monday the electric big rig will launch in 2022, three years later than first planned. The Tesla Semi will start at $150,000 for one with a 300-mile range, Tesla says. LoadingSomething is loading. Any company looking to start hauling things cross-country using a Tesla ...
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Tesla shrugs off the global chip shortage to post its most profitable quarter yet

Tesla reported its earnings for the second quarter of 2021 on Monday afternoon. The electric-car maker crushed Wall Street's expectations for revenue and profit. The company largely escaped the worst effects of a global semiconductor shortage straining the industry. See more stories on Insider's business page. LoadingSomething is loading. Tesla...
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US stocks log record highs as investors look to Big Tech to sustain earnings growth

Brendan McDermid/Reuters Dow industrials push further beyond 35,000 in Monday's record-setting highs for stocks. Tesla and Facebook earnings are among those on deck for this week's earnings wave. The Federal Reserve will start its two-day meeting on Tuesday. See more stories on Insider's business page. Stocks finished at record highs Monday as investors set their sights on earnings reports from major technology companies and appeared to set aside concerns about economic recovery in the face of rising coronavirus cases. The Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed further above 35,000 after crossing that threshold for the first time on Friday. Stocks overcame losses earlier in Monday's session to build on record highs notched Friday, capping a rebound from a rout last week. Stocks have...
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Lucid Motors spikes 11% in public debut as CEO says it’s well-positioned to compete with Tesla

Lucid Motors plans to go public in a $24 billion tie-up with a SPAC MediaNews Group/Bay Area News via Getty Images Lucid Motors surged as much as 11% in its public debut on Monday, having completed its SPAC merger with Churchill Capital on Friday.Lucid is seen as a Tesla competitor with its high-end luxury electric vehicles, and CEO Peter Rawlinson told CNBC on Monday that it is well positioned to compete with the undisputed leader.Rawlinson pointed out that the $4.4 billion it raised in its SPAC merger pales in comparison to the $300 million Tesla raised when it went public in 2010, putting Lucid in an "enviable position" relative to Tesla's early days. "That's a resounding difference," Rawlinson said, adding that its fundraising puts Lucid in a "great position for strategic gro...