Tag: aerospace products

Fort Lauderdale approves proposal from Elon Musk’s company for beach tunnel

Elon Musk is boring his way to the beach in Fort Lauderdale. Local lawmakers accepted a proposal from Musk’s Boring Co. on Tuesday to build an underground transit system that would whisk people from the Florida city’s downtown area to the beach in Teslas. “Other firms have 45 days to submit competing proposals. This could […]

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FAA notes safety concerns over new Boeing 777X: reports

The Federal Aviation Administration has reportedly told Boeing Co. that an updated version of its 777 long-haul airliner is not ready for certification, and likely won’t be until late 2023. The Seattle Times first reported Sunday that the FAA sent Boeing BA, -0.87% a letter dated May 13 warning it may require more test flights […]

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Opinion: Here’s why Boeing’s stock will soar

Founded by lumber tycoon William Boeing in Seattle in 1916, Boeing has grown to become one of two major plane manufacturers in the world, and a major U.S. defense contractor. It has hit plenty of turbulence along the way. But few jolts were as rough as the double whammy that laid the aerospace giant low […]

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Musk says Tesla sold about 10% of bitcoin to test market, and will ‘resume allowing crypto transactions’ when 50% of miners are green

Prices of the world’s No. 1 crypto on Sunday were trading sharply higher, as digital-asset bull Elon Musk said Tesla would resume allowing transactions at the vehicle-maker’s stores when key members of bitcoin infrastructure can confirm that 50% of the energy used to mine for bitcoin is derived from clean energy sources. The Sunday afternoon […]

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX to send dogecoin-funded satellite to the moon

Updated with correct an error in dogecoin prices. Elon Musk may not have sent dogecoin’s price to the moon with his “Saturday Night Live” appearance, but his SpaceX will accept the cryptocurrency to fund a lunar mission next year. In a statement Sunday, Geometric Energy Corp. announced the “DOGE-1 Mission to the Moon,” the first-ever […]

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Here’s what Elon Musk’s ‘SNL’ opening monologue might look like (as redacted by the SEC)

Unlike most celebrities tapped to host “Saturday Night Live,” Elon Musk won’t just phone it in. He’ll Autopilot it in. The bar may not be very high for a show that quarter after quarter fails to beat even its low analyst expectations, but showrunner Lorne Michaels is betting that Musk, whose ego and ambitions cannot […]

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