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Dammit, We’re Going To Have To Talk About That Elon Musk Tweet

Elon Musk is very likely the best-known CEO of any modern automaker, and I’m even counting Datuk Zainal Abidin Ahmad of Perodua in that assessment. Part of why this is the case is that Musk is a pretty uninhibited user of social media, and is more than willing to make his thoughts known on a […]

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Elon Musk’s Brother Is Making Some Very Curiously Timed Tesla Trades

Last Friday, shares of Tesla were trading just barely under the all-time high they’d reached the day before. Three days later, following Elon Musk’s infamous “should I sell shares to pay my taxes” Twitter poll, the stock had its biggest two-day nosedive in over a year. Wouldn’t it have been nice, as a shareholder, to…Read […]

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Genshin Impact Cancels Elon Musk Event Following Fan Pushback

I am convinced that I have died and gone to hell. Last night, the official Genshin Impact Twitter account tweeted a contest in which the rewards included inviting billionaire CEO Elon Musk to developer miHoYo’s corporate headquarters in Shanghai. Clearly, I’m not alone in feeling this way, and the contest was rapidly…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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EVs Are Picking Up, And Automakers Are Feeling Good About It

People are buying EVs more than they were before, Elon Musk said some more weird shit while in Germany and Ford dealers cannot wait to talk financing around a fire pit at future Bronco showrooms. All that and and then some in this Friday edition of The Morning Shift for August 13, 2021.Read more… Continue […]

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NASA’s Defense Of Picking SpaceX For Lunar Landing Reveals Details Of Plan And Throws Real Shade

You know we’re planning to go back to the moon, right? We left some electric cars there, after all, and we should probably check on them. You also may recall that NASA selected SpaceX’s proposal for a lunar lander based on their in-development Starship spacecraft, and you may recall that Jeff Bezos didn’t take that […]

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Apply to Live in a Mars Simulation Because Earth Is Screwed

Have you heard the news? Earth is fucked. And unless you’re a reckless billionaire, chances are good you will never go to space. Only a handful of humans have ventured outside Earth’s atmosphere and lived to tell about it, and none of those lucky and extremely well-prepared souls (around 574 of them) has ever come…Read […]

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Apply to Live in a Mars Simulation Because Earth Is Screwed

Have you heard the news? Earth is fucked. And unless you’re a reckless billionaire, chances are good you will never go to space. Only a handful of humans have ventured outside Earth’s atmosphere and lived to tell about it, and none of those lucky and extremely well-prepared souls (around 574 of them) has ever come…Read […]

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Elon Musk Sure Didn’t Sound Certain About Full Self-Driving On Tesla’s Earnings Call

Overall, Tesla’s Q2 Earnings Call was very positive for the company: It made a healthy quarterly profit of $1.1 billion, and a big chunk of that money came from actually selling cars, not regulatory credits. That’s great! Some of that money also came from people dropping $10,000 (or, by subscribing for $99 or $199 a…Read […]

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Elon Musk Will Take The Stand

Elon Musk will take the stand on Monday in a court in Delaware, where some Tesla shareholders have sued to try to get Musk to repay the $2.6 billion Tesla spent on acquiring SolarCity in 2016 from Musk’s cousins. SolarCity, of course, has been an unmitigated disaster. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Mars First Logistics Looks Very Cool

Mars First Logistics is an upcoming game by Australian developer Ian MacLarty. The first thing you’ll probably notice is how nice it looks with that crisp, clean art style.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Elon Musk On SNL Sees Rivals Airing Commercials, A 30 Percent Drop In Dogecoin

To say that the writers here at Jalopnik were skeptical that Elon Musk would provide any tangible, humorous benefit to society during his stint on last night’s Saturday Night Live would be a bit of an understatement. Through Wario sketches and an appearance as a cryptocurrency expert, our suspicions were proved…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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So, Comedy Dynamo Elon Musk Is Going To Host Saturday Night Live

If you were trying to make the case that American pop culture has slipped into an inescapable eddy, that it’s locked in a cycle of rehashing, rerunning and refreshing, that it’s grinding itself into nothing, you might mention that Saturday Night Live is nearing a half century on the air. Viewership isn’t what it was…Read […]

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So, Comedy Dynamo Elon Musk Is Going To Host Saturday Night Live

If you were trying to make the case that American pop culture has slipped into an inescapable eddy, that it’s locked in a cycle of rehashing, rerunning and refreshing, that it’s grinding itself into nothing, you might mention that Saturday Night Live is nearing a half century on the air. Viewership isn’t what it was…Read […]

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NASA Picks SpaceX Starship As The Next Lunar Lander To Land People On The Moon

Last year, NASA had narrowed down to three possible candidates to build the lunar landing vehicle for the Artemis program’s return to the moon: Blue Origin, Dynetics, and SpaceX. Today, NASA announced they picked the next lunar lander: Starship, built by SpaceX.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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NASA Picks SpaceX Starship As The Next Lunar Lander To Land People On The Moon

Last year, NASA had narrowed down to three possible candidates to build the lunar landing vehicle for the Artemis program’s return to the moon: Blue Origin, Dynetics, and SpaceX. Today, NASA announced they picked the next lunar lander: Starship, built by SpaceX.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Elon Musk’s ‘Public Transit’ in Las Vegas Still Just Humans Driving Cars Slowly in a Tunnel

Local media outlets in Las Vegas were invited for a sneak peek of Elon Musk’s new form of ‘public transit’ on Thursday. But just how futuristic is this technology, which Musk’s Boring Company has dubbed the “Loop”? That depends how futuristic you think a car being driven slowly by a human inside of a tunnel […]

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Elon Musk’s ‘Public Transit’ in Las Vegas Still Just Humans Driving Cars Slowly in a Tunnel

Local media outlets in Las Vegas were invited for a sneak peek of Elon Musk’s new form of ‘public transit’ on Thursday. But just how futuristic is this technology, which Musk’s Boring Company has dubbed the “Loop”? That depends how futuristic you think a car being driven slowly by a human inside of a tunnel […]

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Send Jalopnik To The Moon

Japanese businessman Yusaku Maezawa has a modest proposal: He’d like to take you to the moon. Well, someone like you. Maezawa, founder of the fashion website Zozotown, calls the project dearMoon and says he has room for eight normal, regular people to join him on a 2023 trip to the moon. Anyone might be picked, […]

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The Surviving Mars OST Will Keep Me In High Spirits When I Blast Off Into Space

Welcome to Morning Music, Kotaku’s ongoing hangout for folks who love video games and the cool-ass sounds they make. Today, let’s listen to a soundtrack that’s out of this world: that of Surviving Mars, the Paradox-published 2018 city builder from Haemimont Games.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Surviving Mars OST Will Keep Me In High Spirits When I Blast Off Into Space

Welcome to Morning Music, Kotaku’s ongoing hangout for folks who love video games and the cool-ass sounds they make. Today, let’s listen to a soundtrack that’s out of this world: that of Surviving Mars, the Paradox-published 2018 city builder from Haemimont Games.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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