Monday, July 26

The Boring Company

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Tech’s $1 billion unicorn startups are ready to party

Hello, and welcome to this week's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech, including: Did someone forward this newsletter to you? Sign up here.Note: Newsletters are now coming from our new domain, @insider.com. Also, a friendly reminder to add [email protected] to your address book.This week: The hot unicorn summer is hereOnce upon a time a startup that attained a $1 billion valuation was a rare feat — rare enough that those that achieved it were called unicorns. Today, unicorns are seemingly everywhere and new ones are being created all the time. In the second quarter of 2021, there were 136 new unicorns created. That's more than all the unicorns cre...
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Elon Musk’s Boring Company is a step closer to building a tunnel under Fort Lauderdale. It’s going to cost at least $30 million

Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday accepted a proposal from The Boring Company for a tunnel under the city. City Commissioner Ben Sorensen told Insider it's likely to cost $10 million to $15 million per mile. The Boring Company would front the money for the project before it's refunded from public sources. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Boring Company's proposal for a beach-to-downtown tunnel in Fort Lauderdale has just been accepted by city officials. Insider has learned that the cost is likely to be at least $30 million.The tunnel, called "The Las Olas Loop," would stretch for about 2.5 miles and is likely to cost betwe...
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Proposal by Elon Musk’s Boring Company for tunnel in Florida’s Fort Lauderdale may be accepted — but other companies would get a chance to bid too

Fort Lauderdale officials on Tuesday will vote on whether to accept The Boring Company's proposal. If accepted, the project would be opened for bids from other tunneling companies. Mayor Dean J. Trantalis said the beach-to-city tunnel would be called "The Las Olas Loop." LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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The Boring Company could take a turn towards cargo tunnels | Digital Trends Spanish

Everything seems to indicate that the tunnels of the Boring Company, one of the many Elon Musk companies, are not going to be left alone in the transport of passengers. An article of Bloomberg reveals that the company is planning to create tunnels for cargo transportation. According to data obtained by the outlet, The Boring Company is thinking of tunnels twice the diameter of those they have already been building and that would reach 21 feet (6.4 meters). In tunnels of this width, two containers would perfectly fit inside and could solve the problem of moving large cargo trucks through roads and highways. Originally, the company's idea was simply to create tunnels to lighten passenger traffic at peak times. This, in turn, could expand their business beyond that and have the potentia...
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Elon Musk’s Tunnel for Freelancers Nearly Completed | Digital Trends Spanish

The now famous SpaceX rockets, the progress of Tesla electric cars and the advances of Neuralink, make one forget another of the developments in which Elon Musk is involved: The Boring Company and a system of tunnels under the city of Las Vegas through which autonomous vehicles will travel. Musk announced on Twitter that after a full year of construction, The Boring Company's first operational “circular tunnel” is “near completion,” he reported. Observer. The businessman added in the social network: "the tunnels under the cities with autonomous electric cars will feel like a warp motor", referring to the busy propulsion in the Star Trek universe to travel above the speed of light. The tunnels are the final piece in Elon Musk's dream of green, driverless urban transporta...