Elon Musk says he"s invested in bitcoin and wants to "see it succeed"

Tesla founder Elon Musk is one of the loudest voices in the cryptocurrency world. He frequently uses his massive platform on Twitter to post about various digital assets, and often causes wild swings in their prices, leading some in the space to ques.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnJul 22nd, 2021

India roundup: Handset market resilient; carmakers dissatisfied with Musk remarks

India's handset market saw a milder-than-expected sequential drop in sales in second-quarter despite COVID surges, while its car industry is calling on the government not to extend preferential tariffs to Tesla......»»

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Samsung is raising chip fabrication prices to finance new foundries

Last quarter, Samsung invested KRW 12.5 trillion ($10.9 billion USD) in their foundry division. Ben Suh, a representative of the company, told investors that "foundry investments focused on capacity expansions for advanced processes such as 5-nanomet.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Bring your own environment: The future of work

A few years from now, the organizations that succeed will be the ones that resisted the urge to race everyone back to the office and instead rethought how their workforce operates. Michael Biltz Contributor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

This Week in Apps: Instagram restricts teens’ accounts, Elon Musk criticizes App Store fees, Google Play’s new policies

This Week in Apps: Instagram restricts teens’ accounts, Elon Musk criticizes App Store fees, Google Play’s new policies.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Government Denies Blue Origin"s Challenge To NASA"s Lunar Lander Program

The U.S. Government Accountability Office on Friday denied protests from companies affiliated with Jeff Bezos that NASA wrongly awarded a lucrative astronaut lunar lander contract solely to Elon Musk's SpaceX. CNBC reports: "NASA did not violate proc.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Elon Musk asked Tim Cook to make him CEO of Apple, new book claims

As if Elon Musk isn't running enough companies, he once may have suggested taking over as CEO of America's most valuable business, Apple......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Elon Musk and Apple Deny Wild Story That He Tried To Replace Tim Cook

Several readers shared this story: Tesla CEO Elon Musk reportedly demanded to become Apple's CEO in a 2016 phone call with current Apple CEO Tim Cook, according to an upcoming book about Tesla. The story, shared by the Los Angeles Times, comes from P.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Elon Musk Backs Epic in Fight Against Apple Over App Store Fees

Epic, which sued Apple last year and has expressed concerns about the exorbitant fees the iPhone-maker charges on App Store (30% on each transaction on year 1 for apps that are not games and 15% on year 2 and beyond), has found a new backer in the co.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Elon Musk calls Apple’s App Store fees ‘a de facto global tax on the Internet’

Elon Musk is siding with Epic Games in the App Store monopoly case, with the Tesla CEO firing off a tweet Friday morning that called Apple’s Store fees “a de facto global tax on the Internet,” also adding that “Epic is right.&.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Airtel Africa gets an extra $200M for its mobile money business from QIA

Qatar Holding LLC, an affiliate of Qatar Investment Authority, the sovereign wealth fund of Qatar, is set to invest $200 million into AMC BV through a secondary purchase of shares from Airtel Africa. Three months ago, Mastercard invested $1.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Drivers for Elon Musk’s Loop script about their ‘great leader’

Ask 'Do you like working for him?' and you'll get a response that could have come straight from North Korea: 'Yup, he's a great leader! He motivates us to do great work.' Drivers for Elon Musk’s underground Loop system in Las Vegas ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

Tesla reportedly tries persuading India to lower tariffs on EVs

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has reportedly tried persuading India government think tanks to request the government to lower tariff rates on imported electric vehicles (EVs), paving the way for Tesla to tap the market, India-based Economic Times cited knowled.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

A 23rd-century tourist guide to the galaxy - CNET

By 2200, Mars and Pluto could be on your bucket list. As NASA and Elon Musk make plans to visit the red planet, we've created a list of interplanetary and even interstellar travel adventures......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  cnetRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

Blossom Capital lures Alex Lim from Silicon Valley to join the European tech boom

Alex Lim, a British-born VC based in the Bay Area who invested in Hopin, UiPath, Discord, and many other unicorns has decided to up sticks and leave Sand Hill Road behind for Blossom Capital in London. Blossom is fast making a name for itself both in.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

Amazon Bitcoin job ad boosts cryptocurrency surge

News Amazon is hiring a digital-currency expert has helped boost the value of Bitcoin......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

Elon Musk Sniped at Apple Twice on Earnings Call

Tesla CEO Elon Musk sniped at Silicon Valley neighbor Apple twice during a conference call to discuss Tesla earnings on Monday. From a report: Although the companies don't compete directly today, Apple is reportedly building an electric self-driving.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

Jeff Bezos offers NASA $2 billion to get Blue Origin back in the moon race

Jeff Bezos wants to spot NASA up to $2 billion in a bid to reignite the battle for space between his rocket company Blue Origin and Elon Musk's SpaceX......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

Bitcoin plunges after Amazon denies reports it will accept crypto as payment

Yesterday saw Bitcoin surge past $40,000 for the first time since mid-June on the back of reports that Amazon would soon be accepting it as payment, the result of a job ad from the company looking for a “Digital Currency and Blockchain Product Lead.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

Elon Musk reveals how non-Tesla EVs will use Superchargers

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has offered more details on how non-Tesla owners will be able to use Supercharger stations in a change to its service later this year......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

Amazon Denies Report of Accepting Bitcoin As Payment

Amazon on Monday denied a media report saying the e-commerce giant was looking to accept bitcoin payments by the end of the year. Reuters reports: The report from London's City A.M. newspaper, citing an unnamed "insider," sent the world's biggest cry.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021