David McNally

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Tesla Model 3: Elon Musk Hints Production Report Will Shock Skeptics

Elon Musk has thrown down the gauntlet for Tesla stock short sellers. The CEO wrote on his Twitter page Sunday that the sellers have around three …

Tesla

Tesla is now making 3,500 Model 3 cars per week

Tesla has been scrambling to make its goal of producing 5,000 Model 3 cars per week by July, and it appears to be making good progress... although it also has a long way to go. <i>Electrek</i> has obtained a company-wide email from Elon Musk indicating that Tesla is now reliably producing "above 500" …

Tesla

Elon Musk says the Chicago tunnel project could start construction in ‘three to four months’

Passengers might also be able to get pre-cleared for airport security<p>Construction on the Boring Company’s newly announced underground transit link between downtown Chicago and O’Hare International Airport could start in just three to four months, Elon Musk said today. During a joint press …

Elon Musk

Musk's Boring Company wins bid to build high-speed system in Chicago

(Reuters) - The City of Chicago has selected billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's The Boring Company to build a high-speed underground commuter system from the Loop to O'Hare International Airport, one of the world's busiest, media reported on Wednesday.<p>The system will be comprised of 16-passenger …

Elon Musk

General AI, the "holy grail" of AI, demonstrated for the first time

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>AI’s that can learn quickly, and from very small data sets, will fundamentally change how we train AI’s, their capabilities, …

Artificial Intelligence

Tesla Roadster may offer SpaceX package with actual rockets

Yes, you read that correctly. Elon Musk has followed up on remarks from Tesla's annual shareholder meeting (not to mention more cryptic hints in November) with a statement that the new Roadster's previously mentioned "SpaceX option package" will include 10 small rocket thrusters strung around the …

Tesla

Tesla might have achieved battery energy density and cost breakthroughs

There was a lot of news that came out of Tesla shareholder meeting this week, but there was one important statement that sort of went under the radar.<p>Elon Musk is generally careful not to use the term “breakthrough” when describing advancements in battery technology but he has used it this week to …

Tesla

Tesla Is Already One of the Two Most Successful American Car Companies Ever

Tesla is one of the most successful car companies ever — depending on how you measure. At a recent annual meeting, CEO Elon Musk revealed how the …

Tesla

New Teardown Shows That Tesla's Model 3 Could Have Huge Profit Margins

<i>Achtung!</i> A leaked Tesla Inc. (TSLA) Model 3 teardown reportedly commissioned by a major German automaker reveals that the car could have dramatically …

Tesla

How To Scan Your Computer For Malware With Google Chrome

In the 9-plus years it’s been around, Google Chrome has become one of the best — and most popular — web browsers in the world. One reason for its rapid rise has been Google’s focus on security.<p>Protecting Chrome users from malware remains a top priority today. What you may not have realized is that …

Malware

Sounds Levels Compared - Tesla Model 3, Model X, Honda Civic

How much sound does the Tesla Model 3 generate compared to its largest sibling and an ICE compact car?<p><i>Now You Know</i> compares the Tesla Model 3 Long …

Tesla Model 3

Elon Musk Shares Incredible Video of Tesla Model X Pulling Boeing 787

You don’t see this everyday. Tesla CEO Elon Musk shared a video Tuesday of a Tesla Model X P100D pulling a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner at Melbourne …

First Tesla Model 3 safety test results released, IIHS says ‘superior rating for front crash prevention’

Tesla prides itself on achieving top safety ratings for Model S and Model X. Now it aims to do the same with Model 3.<p>The first Tesla Model 3 safety test results were released by IIHS and the organization says that the new electric vehicle achieved a ‘superior rating for front crash prevention.’<p>The …

Google just slashed the price on its massive storage plans with Google One upgrade

Google's storage plans are getting cheaper.<p>The company has launched a new storage plan called Google One, which offers significantly better deals …

Watch Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot go for a run like it's no big deal

Two years ago, Boston Dynamics introduced its humanoid robot, Atlas, to the world with a video showing the bipedal creation taking a slow stroll in the snow, and lifting boxes weighing roughly five kilos each. Now, it’s learned to run autonomously.<p>That’s considerably impressive, especially when you …

Tesla releases new video with mystery car, new next-gen Roadster footage in action, and more

Tesla has released a new action-packed video, which might actually become a quarterly thing according to CEO Elon Musk.<p>There are few bits of footage that are especially interesting in the less-than-two-minute-long video, including a mystery car underwrap and new footage of the next-gen Roadster in …

Certain common medications tied to 30% higher dementia risk, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> Many older adults know that long-term use of certain medications can negatively affect cognition and increase one's risk of dementia.<p>But a new study suggests that some classes of anticholinergic drugs -- particularly those used to treat depression, Parkinson's and urinary incontinence -- …

Dementia

Leaked photo from Tesla design studio shows next gen Roadster with Semi trucks in the back

Not a surprise this Next Generation Prototype Tesla Roadster is seen with the Semi Trucks as it was first publicly seen coming out of a Tesla Semi …

One of Tesla's biggest problems is turning into a big win for the company

Despite all the bad news from the past 10 months, the Tesla Model 3 is poised to be a huge success.<p>The car is a classic example of missing the forest for the trees. Yes, the Model 3's rollout has been an epic fail, and Tesla CEO Elon Musk looks sort of deluded in his production targets (20,000 …

Nut lovers rejoice: Your favorite snack protects your heart

Nuts have been a popular human snack for as long as we've been on the planet. As science continues to study the many benefits of consuming nuts, …

Elon Musk Says Tesla Batteries Weren't Affected by Puerto Rico Blackout

More packs are coming to the island.<p>Puerto Rico received another blow Wednesday when a blackout hit the entire island, leaving millions in the dark …

Despite delays, Elon Musk says not to worry about Model 3

Elon Musk says he's "under stress" but has been sleeping in the Tesla factory to ensure production of the Model 3 Tesla car reaches consumers in a …

Tesla

In 10 Months, Tesla Could Prove Its Critics Wrong About The Model 3 - Here's The Math

Bloomberg runs a model that tracks Model 3 production, using a combination of registered VINs and VINs of delivered vehicles. According to the model, …

Tesla

This upcoming adapter will let you use your favorite camera lens w/ an iPhone

Getting that perfect shot with your smartphone has become immensely easier over the years as Apple, Google and other manufacturers have placed more emphasis on photo-capturing capabilities. Accessory makers have bolstered iPhone and Android phone cameras as well, with a variety of clip on lenses …

Elon Musk shows off SpaceX BFR tool (and it's huge)

The SpaceX Falcon Heavy is a large, powerful rocket system, but the company's upcoming BFR (which stands for either Big Falcon Rocket or Big F****ing Rocket) will make any previous Falcon look like hatchback next to a Hummer.<p>We can now start wrapping our heads around the sheer size of the BFR after …

Elon Musk

Elon Musk gives first glimpse inside Tesla Model 3 production line

Elon Musk is apparently all hands on deck with the Tesla Model 3 production right now in order to help push the ramp to 5,000 units per week. He is even sleeping at the factory to make it happen.<p>Now, he is giving the first glimpse inside the Tesla Model 3 production line.<p>Musk has been reducing his …

Breakthrough: Researchers fix Alzheimer's gene

Groundbreaking research shows, for the first time, how the most well-known genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease causes signs in human brain …

Neuroscience

Tesla's Model 3 is loaded with impressive features — but one stands out above the rest

Tesla recently let us borrow a $57,500 Tesla Model 3, in fetching red with a black interior.<p>We were impressed with the car, but it isn't without some radical departures from business-as-usual, particularly when it comes to user interface and information design.<p>For example, Tesla has eliminated the …

Tesla

Elon Musk's SpaceX gains formal approval for satellite broadband network

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has been given formal approval by US telecoms regulators to build a global broadband network using satellites.<p>“This is the first approval of a US-licensed satellite constellation to provide broadband services using a new generation of low-Earth orbit satellite technologies,” the …

Telecoms

News: IBM's Visual Censor Patent Is the AR Nightmare 'Black Mirror' Warned Us About

In the latest example of life imitating art, IBM has applied for a patent for a video censoring system that looks a lot like the "Arkangel" child …