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The Amazon-Walmart Showdown That Explains the Modern Economy

With Amazon buying the high-end grocery chain Whole Foods, something retail analysts have known for years is now apparent to everyone: The online retailer is on a collision course with Walmart to try to be the predominant seller of pretty much everything you buy.<p>Each one is trying to become more …

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Here are the winners of Elon Musk’s Hyperloop pod competition

Last weekend the contestants got to test their Hyperloop pods on the mile-long SpaceX track for the first time, reports <i>Business Insider</i>. The winners were:<p>• Delft University: highest overall score; design and construction award<p>• Technical University of Munich (WARR Hyperloop): fastest pod award<p>• …

Elon Musk's "Boring Company" Will Start With a Tunnel at SpaceX

Elon Musk is actually, seriously, for real going forward with his “boring company” idea. Over the weekend, the SpaceX CEO revealed that the company …

What the Tesla logo means: CEO Elon Musk explains

An automaker's logo can and perhaps should be as recognizable as its cars, if not more.<p>That makes logo design a very important task.<p>Tesla's logo is …

How Profitable Is SpaceX, Really?

Last year, prior to the big SpaceXplosion -- which kind of knockedSpaceX off the rails-- we spent a lot of time digging into SpaceX's finances. We asked:How does SpaceX make money? And we answered the question: "How profitable is SpaceX" when it makes all that money?<p>Much of this was based on …

SpaceX Is Returning to Its Hectic Launch Schedule Next Week

SpaceX is back in the game, and it’s not going to waste any more time getting as many rockets in the air as possible. In an interview with Reuters on …

Undeterred: SpaceX plans to launch a rocket every 2 to 3 weeks

In September, a Falcon 9 rocket exploded, and SpaceX was grounded for four months. It was only last month that SpaceX returned to flight, nailed the landing and created a stunning photo in the process.<p>With that success under its belt, SpaceX won't be tiptoeing around. On Monday, the company told …