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Tesla decides against state aid for German battery plant as Musk opposes subsidies
Tesla (TSLA.O) said on Friday it has withdrawn its application for state aid for its planned battery factory near Berlin as CEO Elon Musk declared the electric vehicle maker opposed all subsidies.
Musk Rails Against State Aid as Tesla Pulls Application for $1.28 Bln in Subsidies for Berlin Plant
Back in January, the European Union approved a plan that would grant several companies, including Tesla Inc. and BMW AG, a total of €2.9 billion ($3.5 billion) in state aid for battery projects that would strengthen the 27-nation bloc's ...
Bitcoin Paternity Test: Scientists Fight in Court for Title of Cryptocurrency's Inventor - Report
One of the main features of the fully decentralised payment system is that its creator, or group of creators, remains incognito to this day, despite countless attempts by the media to identify the creator of the most expensive cryptocurr...
Richard Branson surprises Caribbean woman who won 2 tickets on Virgin Galactic space flight
Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson surprised Keisha Schahaff, 44, a health coach from Antigua and Barbuda has won two tickets worth almost $1 million to be among Virgin Galactic's first space tourists -- and plans to take the trip ...
Electric vehicles: New homes will be required to have EV charging stations from 2022, Boris Johnson to announce
The UK government wants to ban the sale of traditional petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2030, with hybrids allowed until 2035.
Tech this week: Teen arrested over €32 million crypto heist
A multimillion crypto heist by a teenager, Elon Musk continues his Tesla stock sale and a €35 million cryptocurrency bid for a US Constitution. Here's your weekly tech round up.
Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? Two men claimed to be the inventor of Bitcoin
Depending on who you believe, computer scientist Craig Wright is either the mysterious Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto — one of the most influential men of the modern age and the 15th wealthiest person in the world — or a crafty Aussie ...
Cryptocurrencies Can Destabilize Nations, Hillary Clinton Warns
"What looks like a very interesting and somewhat exotic effort to literally mine new coins in order to trade with them has the potential for undermining currencies, for undermining the role of the dollar as the reserve currency, for dest...
Elon Musk Says First Orbital Flight For Moon Rocket In Early 2022
US space agency NASA is betting on Starship to become the lander used as part of its Artemis program to take humans back to the Moon, in 2025 at the earliest.
JPMorgan sues Tesla for $162m after Musk tweets soured share deal
Investment bank says it lost millions because of tweets by Elon Musk that he might take electric carmaker private
Watchdog investigates tube adverts for Floki Inu cryptocurrency
Advertising Standards Authority receives complaints about ads for meme coin named after Elon Musk’s dog
Elon Musk In Talks With Brazil For SpaceX Satellite Internet In Amazon Rainforest
SpaceX would also use its satellites to help police the destruction of the world's biggest rainforest, the ministry added.
Billionaires and celebs are right to fear climate change
Don’t you just hate being preached to about climate change by people who pollute way more than you? To mark the end of COP26, we look at some of the wealthy A-listers who could bear the brunt of the impending doom.
Elon Musk Sells $1.1Bln in Tesla Stock to Cover Tax Obligations
In late October, Musk slammed a proposal initiated by Democrats in the US Congress to tax the investment gains of billionaires, which envisages using the revenue to cover social and economic programs, like child care and environment init...
Elon Musk Reveals Identity of Person Who Came Close to 'Killing Tesla'
The CEO of the world’s most valuable carmaker said that he is considering creating a podcast to explain what happened at Tesla in the early days of the company. His statement comes several months after the release of the book “Power Play...
Ban ads for cryptocurrencies at stations and on buses, TfL urged
Posters for unregulated meme coin in UK capital prompt calls for action
Elon Musk sells more Tesla shares worth $687M
Tesla CEO Elon Musk sold another significant chunk of his stock in the electric car maker, according to regulatory filings published on Friday.
Tesla's Elon Musk trolls Rivian after blockbuster IPO
Following its first two days of trading, Rivian is valued at more than $100 billion
NASA Says US Astronaut Mission To Moon Will Wait Until 2025
"We are estimating no earlier than 2025 for Artemis 3, which would be the human lander on the first demonstration lander that was won in the competition by SpaceX," NASA Administrator Bill Nelson told a teleconference.
Bill Gates Might Have Been Richer Than Musk, Bezos Combined If...
Bill Gates had the equivalent of 2.06 billion shares in September 1998, when the software maker first became the world's most-valuable company, according to a data
Elon Musk asks Twitter followers if he should sell 10% of Tesla stock
Elon Musk launched the poll in response to a "billionaires' tax" proposed by Democrats in the US Senate, which would see billionaires pay "unrealised gains" taxes when the price of the stocks they hold goes up, even if they do not sell a...
Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin loses legal fight to take part in NASA moon landings
The judge's ruling poses a potential end to Jeff Bezos's bid to take part in NASA's Artemis programme, which aimed to take the first woman and the next man to the lunar surface by 2024.
Elon Musk says he's using a Twitter poll to determine the future of 10% of his Tesla shares
Musk previously indicated he was likely to sell "a huge block" of his options in the fourth quarter.
Elon Musk Leaves Fate Of His $21 Billion Tesla Stock On Twitter Poll
"Much is made lately of unrealized gains being a means of tax avoidance, so I propose selling 10% of my Tesla stock," Elon Musk wrote in a tweet referring to a "billionaires' tax" proposed by Democrats in the US Senate.
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