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Tesla’s massive solar+Powerwall virtual power plant could be 30% cheaper than grid power, says report

Earlier this month, Tesla announced that it reached a deal with the South Australian government to install solar arrays and Powerwalls on 50,000 homes to create the biggest virtual power plant in the world.<p>Now a new report shows just how economically viable this project could be for those 50,000 …

South Australia

How a French 16-year-old taught the world to build VR headsets for $100

Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus and the inventor of arguably the most successful commercial virtual reality headset, was only 17 when he completed his first prototype for the device. Fast-forward to the present day, and Luckey is now worth roughly $750 million at the age of 25, having sold his …

Virtual Reality

Tesla vehicles now dominates luxury segment in Europe, outselling flagship gas-powered German cars

The Tesla Model S has been dominating the luxury segment in its home turf, the US, for a few years now, but it had yet to surpass some flagship gas-powered German premium cars in Europe until now.<p>The Californian automaker’s Model X is also seeing more success in Europe.<p>According to market …

Tesla Model S

Marie Kondo wants coworkers to tidy up their office together

For Marie Kondo, tidiness isn’t so much a good habit as it is a genuine philosophy for living.<p>Kondo’s best-selling book, <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,</i> makes the argument that we have too much stuff, and we’d all be a lot happier with less of it. As she declared in a 2014 interview, “When …

Minimalism

Someone Just Bought $400 Million Worth of Bitcoin

The highest roller in Las Vegas has nothing on Bitcoin’s latest investor.<p>An anonymous trader has sunk $400 million—enough to buy New York State’s …

Cryptocurrency

India inches ahead in the race to build a Hyperloop

Plenty of places have committed to exploring the economic viability of building a Hyperloop, but nobody has been brave enough to say they'll actually construct one. It's why the news coming out of India's latest announcement is such a big deal, because it includes a pledge to build a working test …

High-speed Rail

5 Revelations From SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Launch You May Have Missed

Including: What's Elon Musk's favorite rocket part?<p>Last week, SpaceX launched the world's biggest (operational) rocketship. If you missed it, you can …

Space Travel

Apple Park: Drone Crashing Into ‘Spaceship’ Revealed in New Footage

The craft was found nestled in the solar panels.<p>Filed Under Drones, Steve Jobs, Video & YouTube<p>A drone has crash landed on Apple’s spaceship-shaped …

Drones

Why Nikola Tesla's greatest achievement may be in Niagara Falls

Inventor Nikola Tesla's work at Niagara Falls may be his most direct and lasting contribution to our lives.<br>Read More

J.P. Morgan

Virgin Hyperloop One Just Revealed ‘Historic’ Plan to Build Public Route

The transit system of the future took a huge step closer to reality on Sunday. Virgin Hyperloop One has signed what it’s referring to as an …

High-speed Rail

NASA’s Opportunity rover sees its 5,000th day on Mars

This weekend, NASA's Opportunity rover spent its 5,000th day on Mars. While that is a feat in and of itself, it's even more impressive when you consider that it was only planned to last 90 Martian days, or sols. Both Opportunity and its companion rover Spirit were launched towards Mars in 2003, …

Mars Rover

This Super Small Drone Will Change Your Selfie Game Forever

The AirSelfie does much more than just taking nice pictures of you and your friends.<p>Filed Under Drones, Photography & Video<p>2015 was a simpler time, …

Drones

Israel Confirms It Will Tax Bitcoin as Property

Israel's government confirmed Monday that it would treat bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as a kind of property for tax purposes.<p>The notice …

Cryptography

Elon Musk Is Back to Digging Tunnels, This Time Under DC

Noted tunnel enthusiast Elon Musk is digging again, this time for hazily defined purposes at an abandoned parking lot near the Bureau of Alcohol, …

Elon Musk

Indonesian volcano erupts

Mount Sinabung spews volcanic ash as it erupts in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia on Feb. 19, 2018. The volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumatra has shot billowing columns of ash more than 16,000 feet into the atmosphere. Sinabung is one of the most active volcanos in Indonesia. It erupted in …

Geology

Tesla Model 3 Praised By German Engineers After It Was Taken Apart And Tested

It looks like the Tesla Model 3 has piqued the interest of automakers in Germany. One German car manufacturer has purchased a used Model 3 at about …

Tesla

Tesla is bringing its home batteries to Canada

Tesla<p>Tesla is bringing its smart power grids to Canada. Tesla and Nova Scotia Power have agreed to take part in a pilot program, which would use a …

Home Depot

Today I Discovered Naked Mole Rats Are Basically Immortal Beings Of Unlimited Power

Image: iStock<p>You've seen the naked mole rat before. The image of its wrinkled, pink hide and huge buck teeth lingers in your mind. You may have even …

Biology

Roundup Of Machine Learning Forecasts And Market Estimates, 2018

• Machine learning patents grew at a 34% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) between 2013 and 2017, the third-fastest growing category of all patents granted.<br>• International Data Corporation (IDC) forecasts that spending on AI and ML will grow from $12B in 2017 to $57.6B by 2021.<br>• Deloitte Global predicts …

Machine Learning

Here's how Elon Musk’s Starman could help us mine other planets

Picture: SpaceX<p>Elon Musk’s “Starman” may have overshot its target, but the Telsa founder’s successful SpaceX launch has brought us a step closer to …

Elon Musk

SpaceX Will Launch the First of Its Global Internet Satellites

Last week, SpaceX realized a decade-long dream of successfully launching the most powerful rocket in the world. The Falcon Heavy’s achievement, …

Space Travel

Bitcoin Puzzle Games Are Growing in Popularity

<b>In many respects, Bitcoin is the ultimate puzzle. Armchair sleuthers have expended countless hours trying to deduce the identity of its pseudonymous</b> …

Bitcoin

SpaceX wants to beam Internet down to Earth. Here’s how it will start.

SpaceX is preparing to hit another orbital milestone with the launch of a pair of experimental satellites on Sunday that are designed to beam an ultrafast, lag-free Internet connection down to Earth.<p>The test satellites, dubbed Microsat-2a and Microsat-2b, are a part of a years-long plan by chief …

Net Neutrality

Elon Musk’s dream ideas

From superfast trains to colonising Mars – a selection of Elon Musk’s extraordinary ideas<p>Colonising Mars<p>Musk’s SpaceX enterprise was founded with the intention of making space travel affordable. By extension, Musk has stated that he hopes human beings will one day become a “multi-planetary …

Elon Musk

Scientists Discover New Form Of Light That Could Change The Game In Quantum Computing

A team of physicists appears to have created a new form of light, one that could have some exciting implications in the field of quantum computing.<p>In …

Quantum Mechanics

ICYMI: Tesla Looking Into Opening New Location In Nesconset

Check out this story reported last week on Smithtown Patch.<p><i>In</i> <i>case you missed it, here's a story that appeared last week in Smithtown Patch:</i><p>NESCONSET, …

Tesla

Tesla Model X police car will sneak up on perps in a hurry

It probably won't be used for actual police duty, but it's nice to imagine.<p>The future of police pursuits will be fast and silent, if the Ontario Provincial Police has anything to say about it.<p>The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) unveiled its own Tesla Model X police car this week, as part of an …

Ontario Provincial Police

Trump Wants $19.9 Billion for NASA in 2019 -- and That Could Be Just the Beginning

America spends more on space than the rest of the world, combined -- and will continue to do so, when you look at the bigger picture..<p>It's official: …

Space Exploration

The new CEO of super-private messaging app Wire, which is backed by Skype's cofounder, explained why it's taking on Slack

Last time Business Insider wrote about Morten Brøgger, he had just quit as chief executive of Dropbox rival Huddle, shortly after overseeing its sale to private equity firm Turn/River.<p>As of December, Brøgger is chief executive of Wire, the encrypted video and messaging app backed by Skype cofounder …

Enterprise

Why Blockchain Is the Best Thing That Happened to International Trade

The extensive acceptance of Blockchain in international trade will help in decreasing the friction in the international economy.<p>Atul Khekade, Early Investor and Ecosystem Developer - XinFin<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an …

Blockchain