• The incredible story of Elon Musk, from getting bullied in school to the most interesting man in tech

    19 days ago - By Chron

    Reuters
    What can't Elon Musk do?
    As CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, founder of The Boring Company, and cofounder of OpenAI, Musk seems to be everywhere all at once, pushing all kinds of incredible new technologies. He's said he won't be happy until we've escaped Earth and colonized Mars.
    Between space rockets, electric cars, solar batteries, research into killer robots, and the billions he's made along the way, Musk is basically a real-life Tony Stark - which is why he served as an inspiration for "Iron Man."
    But it wasn't always easy for Musk.
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  • Elon Musk slams analysts for asking 'boring, bonehead questions' in bizarre Tesla earnings call

    19 days ago - By Chron

    Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press
    Tesla CEO Elon Musk confused and frustrated analysts during the company's unusual first-quarter earnings call on Wednesday.
    During the Q&A segment, Musk rejected questions about the company's finances and the Model 3.
    Tesla's stock dropped 8% in after-hours trading on Wednesday and opened down 7% on Thursday. It was down almost 6% when markets closed.
    Tesla CEO Elon Musk confused and frustrated analysts during the company's unusual first-quarter earnings call on Wednesday.
    Analysts wanted details about the company's finances and the Model 3, the...
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  • Elon Musk slams analysts for asking 'boring, bonehead questions' in bizarre Tesla earnings call

    Elon Musk slams analysts for asking 'boring, bonehead questions' in bizarre Tesla earnings call

    19 days ago - By Business Insider

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk confused and frustrated analysts during the company's unusual first-quarter earnings call on Wednesday.
    During the Q&A segment, Musk rejected questions about the company's finances and the Model 3.
    Tesla 's stock dropped 8% in after-hours trading on Wednesday and opened down 7% on Thursday. It was down almost 6% when markets closed.
    Tesla CEO Elon Musk confused and frustrated analysts during the company's unusual first-quarter earnings call on Wednesday.
    Analysts wanted details about the company's finances and the Model 3, the mass-market sedan the company introduced in...
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  • Tesla not the first stock to fall after disastrous call

    19 days ago - By Chron

    Elon Musk says he doesn't care if day traders sell their Tesla stock. Now those words are pinching his net worth.
    The electric car manufacturer's stock fell almost 6 percent Thursday after Musk's contentious conference call with analysts over the company's first-quarter earnings. The sell-off lopped almost $3 billion off Tesla's market value, and Musk owns 20 percent of the company.
    Musk grew agitated Wednesday when analysts pushed for details on Tesla's nagging problem of failing to meet car-production targets.
    The CEO began his answer by complaining about leaks from inside the company...
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  • Elon Musk says Tesla will begin Model Y production in 2 years and it will be a 'manufacturing revolution'

    Elon Musk says Tesla will begin Model Y production in 2 years and it will be a 'manufacturing revolution'

    19 days ago - By Business Insider

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that the " Model Y is going to be a manufacturing revolution" during the company's first-quarter earnings call.
    Tesla is betting big on automation despite the fact that Model 3 production was delayed because of problems with new automated manufacturing systems at the Gigafactory.
    Musk said the Model 3 would launch in 24 months, so around May 2020.
    Tesla's upcoming Model Y crossover will be a gamechanger for manufacturing, CEO Elon Musk said on Wednesday during the company's first-quarter earnings call.
    "I think Model Y is going to be a manufacturing revolution...
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