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Elon Musk’s Hyperloop high-speed transport crowdfunding site launches

The Internet crowd on Thursday was called on to make real Elon Musk’s vision of a Hyperloop transport system that carries passengers in pressurized tubes at near-supersonic speeds. The Hyperloop project went live on freshly-launched crowdfunding platform JumpStart Fund, which marries crowd-sourcing expertise with crowdfunding. “We believe the world is…

Elon Musk condemns the ‘perversion of democracy’ in Texas

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is not at all pleased with lawmakers in Texas. “If the public is overwhelmingly in favor of something and then the legislators vote against the overwhelming public interest, that is a perversion of democracy,” he recently told ABC News. “I mean, the whole idea of…

Elon Musk making $1 Tesla salary, but $4.3 Million on Model X planning

Here’s a fun fact: Elon Musk, the co-founder, CEO, and Product Architect of Tesla, has an annual salary of $1 at Tesla. However, that doesn’t tell the full story. The 21st century Renaissance man gets a bit more for meeting specific performance…  …

Elon Musk is more important to society than Steve Jobs ever was

At South By Southwest in March, Google[x]’s “Captain of Moonshots” told an audience that Elon Musk is a “national treasure.” ;  …

The Hyperloop: Elon Musk’s futuristic plan to blast Californians through a tube

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk on Monday unveiled his idea for a high-speed mass transit system to replace California’s planned high-speed rail system. The founder of Tesla, SpaceX and Paypal published the design for his futuristic “Hyperloop” transportation system online. The Hyperloop would use low pressure steel tubes to blast car-sized…

Watch: Tesla’s Elon Musk promises HUGE new leap in electric car technology

Elon Musk loves to talk about Tesla Motors, and who can blame him? Musk is constantly dropping hints about his future plans. At a recent appearance at the inaugural TESLive conference, Musk…   Watch Musk’s remarks, posted on July 28, below.…

Elon Musk’s mission to Mars

He’s known as the real-life Tony Stark: a billionaire inventor working on electric cars, an 800mph ‘Hyperloop’ train system and reusable rockets. The plan, says Elon Musk, is to minimize climate change – and colonize the red planet Elon Musk has flown so high, so fast, it is hard not…

Elon Musk invests $100 million in his company Tesla Motors

Tesla Motors said Wednesday that founder Elon Musk would invest $100 million in the surging electric car maker, and that it would repay a loan from the US Department of Energy ahead of schedule. The California maker of high-priced electric vehicles said it would launch a new stock offering of…

Tech leaders leave Zuckerberg PAC over Keystone XL ads

Two major technology firm leaders have left Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s political action group FWD.us in protest of the committee’s decision to fund advertisements supporting the controversial Keystone XL pipeline and drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. According to Think Progress, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors and Yammer…

SpaceX says ‘reusable rocket’ could help colonize Mars

WASHINGTON — The US company SpaceX is working on the first-ever reusable rocket to launch to space and back, with the goal of one day helping humans colonize Mars, founder Elon Musk said Thursday. The vehicle would be a reusable version of the Falcon 9 rocket which SpaceX used to…

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