18 new details about Elon Musk’s redesigned, moon-bound ‘Big F*ing Rocket’
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18 new details about Elon Musk’s redesigned, moon-bound ‘Big F*ing Rocket’

Although the spotlight at this week’s SpaceX event was squarely on Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa — the first paying passenger for the company’s nascent space…

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SpaceX announces plan to announce plan to send someone around the moon in planned spaceship
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SpaceX announces plan to announce plan to send someone around the moon in planned spaceship

It’s been too long without any kind of outlandish news from any of Elon Musk’s companies, but SpaceX has filled the void with the announcement…

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A Tesla investor says he was recently questioned by US regulators about that infamous ‘funding secured’ tweet
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A Tesla investor says he was recently questioned by US regulators about that infamous ‘funding secured’ tweet

Last week, onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt, regulator Jina Choi, who heads the SEC’s wide-reaching San Francisco unit, declined to confirm or deny that the SEC…

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Joe Rogan Experience – Elon Musk Discusses Flame Throwers, Weed And More [FULL VIDEO]
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Joe Rogan Experience – Elon Musk Discusses Flame Throwers, Weed And More [FULL VIDEO]

Elon Musk on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast discusses his not a flame thrower, smokes weed and much more. Image Source: PowerfulJRE/YouTube (screenshot) Joe Rogan…

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Posted in Economics elon musk WallSt

After Musk Smokes Weed, Bookies Expect Him To Be Forced To Step Down As CEO In 2018

BetDSI, an online gambling website, is offering a variety of prop bets on Elon Musk after the Tesla CEO smoked marijuana during a live interview…

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Elon Musk shuffles Tesla’s executive team in email
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Elon Musk shuffles Tesla’s executive team in email

After a string of executive departures over the past several months that continued Friday with the resignations of two people in high-profile positions, CEO Elon…

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Morgan Stanley: Tesla’s autonomous ride-sharing network is worth one-tenth of Waymo
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Morgan Stanley: Tesla’s autonomous ride-sharing network is worth one-tenth of Waymo

Morgan Stanley has valued Tesla’s autonomous vehicle ride-sharing business, which does not yet exist, at $17.7 billion, about one-tenth of Waymo’s value, yet still above…

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It’s Friday, so here’s a rap video about scooter startup Bird
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It’s Friday, so here’s a rap video about scooter startup Bird

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIEKWxYp240] Listen, if you’re the kind of person who wants to watch a rap video about scooters, here’s a rap video about scooters. Don’t…

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Update: BlackRock voted for separation of powers at Tesla
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Update: BlackRock voted for separation of powers at Tesla

Update: This post has been updated to reflect that BlackRock’s votes were cast in the last shareholder meeting.  The world’s largest investor joined the chorus…

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Is Elon Musk Going To Prison?
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Is Elon Musk Going To Prison?

Vilas Capital may not be a household name, John C. Thompson‘s returns that would make most hedge fund managers jealous. John’s Vilas Capital has produced…

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Diver attacked by Elon Musk as ‘pedo guy’ is prepping a libel suit
Posted in Automotive defamation elon musk Securities and Exchange Commission Social SpaceX Tech Tesla twitter Vernon Unsworth

Diver attacked by Elon Musk as ‘pedo guy’ is prepping a libel suit

A British cave diving expert who helped save the young Thai football team that got trapped in caves this summer is preparing a legal action…

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Top Performing Hedge Fund: We Believe Elon Musk Is “Likely” To Go To Jail
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Top Performing Hedge Fund: We Believe Elon Musk Is “Likely” To Go To Jail

Vilas Capital with an update on their Tesla short thesis – excerpted from an email sent to investors just moments ago – see link at…

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Elon Musk Abandons Plan To Take Tesla Private Amid Turmoil Within The Company
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Elon Musk Abandons Plan To Take Tesla Private Amid Turmoil Within The Company

Tesla CEO Elon Musk did an about-face Friday night and told his followers that he and the car company’s investors believe it’s best if they…

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Elon Musk: Tesla will remain a public company
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Elon Musk: Tesla will remain a public company

Tesla will remain a public company, CEO Elon Musk said Friday night, less than three weeks after he announced to the world via Twitter that…

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On Tesla’s path to privatization, Morgan Stanley halts equity coverage of electric automaker
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On Tesla’s path to privatization, Morgan Stanley halts equity coverage of electric automaker

Morgan Stanley is no longer providing equity coverage on Tesla’s stock, the second firm to drop its stock rating on the electric automaker since CEO…

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Tesla lost nearly $8 billion in shareholder value this week and its board should be ashamed
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Tesla lost nearly $8 billion in shareholder value this week and its board should be ashamed

Over the last five days, Tesla shareholders watched the value of their stock decline by roughly 16 percent and saw nearly $8 billion in value…

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Tesla shares tumble in early trading after another Elon Musk-powered PR blunder
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Tesla shares tumble in early trading after another Elon Musk-powered PR blunder

Elon Musk, the embattled chief executive of electric automaker and sustainable energy company Tesla, tried to “set the record straight” about his recent behavior in…

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New whistleblower claims against Tesla allege drug trafficking, theft and phone hacking coverup
Posted in Automotive elon musk gigafactory Martin Tripp Nevada TC Tech Tesla whistleblower

New whistleblower claims against Tesla allege drug trafficking, theft and phone hacking coverup

This post has been updated with a comment from Tesla and to indicate that a single employee was allegedly involved in the drug trafficking ring. …

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