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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 …

eCommerce

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>• …

High-speed Rail

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

Filed Under Innovation, Elon Musk & SpaceX<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>Elon Musk is actually, seriously, …

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 …

Tesla Model S

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 …

Investing

SpaceX Is Returning to Its Hectic Launch Schedule Next Week

The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>SpaceX is back in the game, and it’s not going to waste any more time getting …

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

Despite September's dramatic explosion, Elon Musk's space venture appears to be back on track.<p>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 …