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  1. Hanno Labuschagne

    Elon Musk sells Tesla shares worth R16 billion

    Elon Musk sells Tesla shares worth R16 billion Elon Musk offloaded another $1.01 billion worth of Tesla Inc. shares, advancing toward the goal of selling 10% of his stake in the electric-car maker. In the latest transaction, the world’s richest person got rid of about 934,000 shares, according...
  2. Jan

    Binance reopens Dogecoin withdrawals after Musk spat with CEO

    Binance reopens Dogecoin withdrawals after Elon Musk fight Binance has fully opened withdrawals of Dogecoin after a technical glitch that spurred a heated back-and-forth between Elon Musk and the exchange’s chief executive officer. Traders were unable to withdraw Dogecoin for more than two...
  3. Hanno Labuschagne

    First Starship orbital flight expected in early 2022

    First Starship orbital flight expected in early 2022 SpaceX will fly the first orbital test of its massive Starship rocket early next year and expects a dozen or more launches in 2022, founder Elon Musk said. The chance of success on the first flight into Earth orbit is relatively low, Musk...
  4. Hanno Labuschagne

    Starlink could help keep an eye on the Amazon rainforest

    Starlink could help keep an eye on the Amazon rainforest The world’s richest person and Brazil’s government are discussing a partnership to monitor the Amazon rainforest via satellite. Elon Musk met Monday with the Minister of Communications for President Jair Bolsonaro’s government in Austin...
  5. Hanno Labuschagne

    Elon Musk's massive tax bill if he decides to sell 10% of Tesla stock

    Elon Musk's massive tax bill if he decides to sell 10% of Tesla stock Elon Musk almost certainly had his reasons to crowdsource a decision about his first mass share sale in years. Maybe it was designed to keep Tesla Inc. investors entertained -- more than 3 million people voted -- or perhaps...
  6. Jan

    Elon Musk has enough wealth to buy several of South Africa's biggest companies and get change

    Elon Musk is worth more than MTN, Vodacom, Checkers, and Absa — put together Elon Musk has so much money that he can buy MTN, Vodacom, Standard Bank, Capitec, Sasol, Absa, Checkers, Nedbank, and Woolworths — and have over R2 trillion left.
  7. Jan

    Shiba Inu falls from record after Musk reveals his crypto buys

    Elon Musk crashes dog-themed cryptocurrency Elon Musk helped Shiba Inu vault up the ranks of the largest cryptocurrencies by market value by tweeting a photo of his puppy. The meme token plummeted after he said he doesn’t own any, but rebounded a few hours thereafter.
  8. Jan

    Tesla Autopilot scrutiny grows as U.S. asks if recall is planned

    Tesla under recall scrutiny over autopilot issues The U.S. National Highway Transportation Safety Administration stepped up its scrutiny of Tesla Inc.’s Autopilot, grilling the company over whether it should have issued a safety recall and questioning its rollout of new software customers are...
  9. Jan

    SpaceX Inspiration4 flight lands

    First all-civilian SpaceX flight returns to Earth The first all-civilian crew to orbit the Earth splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday, culminating a three-day journey aboard a SpaceX capsule that inaugurated a new era of privately financed space travel for non-professional...
  10. Hanno Labuschagne

    Elon Musk hits out at Apple over App Store fees

    Elon Musk hits out at Apple over App Store fees Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said on Friday that he never met with Apple Inc. about a potential takeover and slammed the tech giant’s App Store fees, calling them a “global tax on the internet.” He was responding to an upcoming...
  11. Jan

    Bitcoin surges on Amazon speculation and as shorts liquidate

    Bitcoin booms Bitcoin soared on Monday to approach $40,000, a rally some attributed to traders exiting bets on declines as well as ongoing speculation over Amazon.com Inc.’s potential involvement in the cryptocurrency sector.
  12. Jan

    Tesla, MicroStrategy, Square face earnings consequences for Bitcoin holdings

    Bitcoin's big business backers face the music It’s time for Bitcoin’s corporate champions to account for a brutal selloff in the cryptocurrency. Companies such as Tesla Inc. and MicroStrategy Inc. that have emerged as some of Bitcoin’s biggest backers will have to reckon with their digital...
  13. Jan

    Clubhouse sign-ups open to anyone

    Clubhouse app launches to the public — and Elon Musk has already joined Clubhouse, the audio discussion app that launched in February 2020, is now free to join without having to go on a waiting list or receiving an invitation, Engadget reported. The app launched on an exclusive basis sixteen...
  14. dawidmsnyders

    Musk Wraps Up Trial Testimony Defending Role in SolarCity Deal

    Musk Wraps Up Trial Testimony Defending Role in SolarCity Deal Elon Musk wrapped up two days of testimony in a Delaware trial over Tesla Inc.’s 2016 takeover of SolarCity, continuing to argue that the purchase was a sound decision and that it wasn’t done to benefit himself instead of...
  15. Hanno Labuschagne

    Tesla made record number of new car deliveries in second quarter

    Tesla made record number of new car deliveries in second quarter Tesla Inc. delivered 201,250 cars worldwide in the second quarter, a record for the electric-car maker led by Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk. While the company doesn’t break out sales by region, business appeared healthy in...
  16. dawidmsnyders

    5 important things happening in tech today

    5 important things happening in tech today Elon Musk expects 500,000 Starlink subscribers within a year and says the project could cost up to $30 billion in total. Russian hackers had undetected access to Denmark's Central bank for up to 6 months. Zoom will be partnering with an AI company...
  17. Jan

    Starlink set to launch in August, says Elon

    Elon Musk ready to launch Starlink in August Elon Musk’s satellite network Starlink is on track to beam broadband internet everywhere in the world except polar regions by August, he said on Tuesday. Space Exploration Technologies Corp. has launched more than 1,500 satellites so far and has...
  18. Hanno Labuschagne

    Musk manipulated Bitcoin's price for own benefit — Magda Wiezycka

    Musk manipulated Bitcoin's price for own benefit — Magda Wiezycka Bitcoin’s volatility in recent months is partly a result of market manipulation by Tesla CEO Elon Musk to serve his interests. This is the view of Sygnia founder and executive chairman, Magda Wierzycka who was commenting on the...
  19. Chris

    SpaceX to launch satellite funded by Dogecoin

    SpaceX to launch satellite funded by Dogecoin The rise of the cryptocurrency Dogecoin has reached a new level after the token was used to pay for a lunar satellite launch. SpaceX, Elon Musk’s commercial rocket firm, will embark on a Moon voyage in 2022 carrying a so-called cubesat -- a...
  20. Chris

    Dogecoin took a dive after Elon Musk calls it a hustle on SNL

    Dogecoin took a dive after Elon Musk calls it a hustle on SNL Dogecoin retreated during Elon Musk’s appearance on “Saturday Night Live,” continuing a decline from a record reached earlier Saturday. The fourth-largest cryptocurrency by market value reached a record above 73 cents on Saturday...
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