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Elon Musk

Elon Musk

Elon Musk is a serial entrepreneur known for creating high-tech, science fiction inspired ventures.

Elon Musk is a South African-born and Canadian American citizen entrepreneur, businessman, inventor and engineer.



He is the co-founder and CEO of SpaceX, co-founder, CEO, and product architect of Tesla, Inc., co-chairman of OpenAI, founder and CEO of Neuralink, founder of The Boring Company, co-founder and former chairman of SolarCity, co-founder of Zip2 Corporation.



He was accepted at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, for undergraduate study in 1989. In 1992, he transferred to the University of Pennsylvania and took Bachelor of Science in Physics and Bachelor of Science in Economics from Wharton School of Business and PhD in Applied Physics and Materials Science at Stanford University in 1999.



Elon Musk left his PhD program to pursue his entrepreneurial aspirations in the field of science, technology, internet, renewable energy and outer space.



In 1998, he founded X.com, known today as PayPal with Peter Thiel, Max Levchin, Ken Howery, Luke Nosek and Yu Pan. They sold PayPal to Ebay in 2002.

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June 28, 1971

Elon Musk was born in Pretoria.

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By Stacy Liberatore For Dailymail.com
February 14, 2020
Mail Online
SpaceX is pushing back its fifth Starlink launch from Saturday to Sunday due to poor weather in Florida. If all goes well, this load of 60 satellites will bring the total Starlink constellation to 300.
February 14, 2020
www.nytimes.com
The airline pledges to spend at least $1 billion to buy emission offsets and invest in more efficient planes, new fuel sources and carbon-capture technologies.
By Jonathan Chadwick For Mailonline
February 10, 2020
Mail Online
Elon Musk has told his Twitter followers to delete their Facebook accounts, calling the social network 'lame. Musk and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg have previously clashed over differing views on AI
By Stacy Liberatore For Dailymail.com
February 7, 2020
Mail Online
Created by the user ' Elon McFly', the clip shows the Cybertruck whizzing Marty McFly and Doc Brown before hitting 88 mph before traveling through time - leaving just a bent licence plate behind.
Sky
February 6, 2020
Sky News
The electronic dance song titled 'Don't Doubt ur Vibe' has been listened to more than 2.6 million times.
By James Pero For Dailymail.com
February 5, 2020
Mail Online
The Tesla and SpaceX CEO made his priorities clear in a Twitter thread advertising a 'super fun AI party/hackathon' at his residence that will include other employees who work for Tesla's AI team.
Reuters
February 5, 2020
@bsindia
The controversial chief executive, who is also the majority owner and CEO of rocket maker SpaceX, recently testified that he did not have a lot of cash as he successfully defended himself in a lawsuit
February 4, 2020
The Daily Hodl
Elon Musk can no longer tolerate online crypto scams. The business magnate and chief executive of Tesla and SpaceX took
Josh Taylor
February 4, 2020
the Guardian
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifting off with a cargo of 60 Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral on 29 January. Photograph: SPACEX/Handout/EPA
Aarian Marshall
February 2, 2020
Wired
British Columbia finally welcomes ride hail, while San Francisco's main drag goes car-free.
By Ryan Morrison For Mailonline
February 3, 2020
Mail Online
Magway, based in Wembley, London, was founded in 2017 by Rupert Cruise, an engineer on Elon Musk 's Hyperloop project, and Phill Davies, business expert.
January 31, 2020
Geekologie
Apparently not feeling any inspiration since dropping 'RIP Harambe' back in April, 2019, Elon Musk has just released an EDM track on SoundCloud called 'Don't Doubt ur Vibe'. It takes about a minute to really get going, if get...
BBC News
January 31, 2020
BBC News
Mr Musk posted a teaser picture of himself in a studio shortly before sharing the track, which he wrote.
Chris Robertson
January 31, 2020
Sky News
Often known as being an online troll, fans found it hard to decide whether or not Musk was joking about releasing the new track.
By Ian Randall For Mailonline
January 31, 2020
Mail Online
The South African billionaire also changed his Twitter name to 'E "D" M' in acknowledgement of the song, which can be listened to on SoundCloud.
Darrell Etherington
January 31, 2020
TechCrunch
Friday typically brings a bunch of new music releases, but this Friday's new drops includes a new track from an unlikely source - Elon Musk . The SpaceX and Tesla CEO said earlier this week he had written a new song called "Don't doubt yer vibe," to be released on "Emo G Records," but as [...]
Tom Hals
January 30, 2020
U.S.
Directors of Tesla Inc settled a shareholder lawsuit over its 2016 acquisition of SolarCity Corp, leaving Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk as the lone defendant facing claims that Tesla paid $2.6 billion for a worthless solar system installer, according to court documents.
By Stacy Liberatore For Dailymail.com
January 29, 2020
Mail Online
Caviar released a modified iPhone 11 Pro inspired by Tesla's Cybertruck. The case is made of titanium, which claims to provide 'absolute protection' -unlike the Cybertruck's windows, the firm implies.
Zoë Corbyn
January 25, 2020
the Guardian
Peter Diamandis on a weightless flight launched by his Zero Gravity Corporation: 'Every powerful technology is used for good and for bad.' Photograph: XPrize/Steve Boxall
By Ian Randall For Mailonline
January 24, 2020
Mail Online
The US aerospace firm has already been trying to use the same principle to catch the protective nosecones of rockets which are jettisoned after launch.
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