TECHNOLOGY: He stands by LAX tunnel proposal despite city officials’ doubts.
Boring Co. founder Elon Musk acknowledged last week that his company would likely struggle to gain government approval for a tunnel extending from Los Angeles International Airport to Sherman Oaks, but said the endeavor was still worth a shot.
Elon Musk says Boring Co. odds of success low, but still worth it, Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator names new chief executive, and augmented reality firm Daqri lends helmet to flying “Iron Man” demo.
Boring Co. founder Elon Musk acknowledged that his company would likely struggle to gain government approval for a tunnel extending from Los Angeles International Airport to Sherman Oaks, but said the endeavor was still worth a shot.
Surf Air acquires Texas rival Rise, SpaceX wins U.S. Air Force launch contract for top-secret spaceship, and Stem raises $8 million for software to manage music royalties.
Snap Inc. acquires Placed for a reported $200 million, Fisker Electric vehicle photos unveiled and pre-orders scheduled to begin late June, and Honk licenses its roadside assistance app to Farmers Insurance
Snap Inc. has acquired location data startup Placed Inc. of Seattle for a reported $200 million.
Faraday Future plans to race FF 91 to top of Pikes Peak, SpaceX launches Chinese experiment, and Snap Inc. shares fall after price target lowered.
Faraday Future announced on Monday that it plans to race its electric SUV, the FF 91, in the running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 25 to demonstrate its engineering progress in light of cash shortages.
Upfront Ventures is raising two funds totaling $500 million, AeroVironment secures $36.5 million drone contract with Australian military, and Virgin Galactic conducts test glide flight and says it’s nearing propulsion tests.
INTERNETt: FreedomPop loses line on phone program.
New FCC chief pulls plug on FreedomPop’s entry into a federal subsidized cellphone program.
ENERGY: Assembly mulls allowing incentive program launched in 2010 to expire.
Extension of solar water-heating program has become a hot topic for system installers.
Musk leaves Trump’s advisory councils, uBeam demonstrates brick-sized wireless charger and acknowledges limitations, and League of Legends team valuation rise to at least $10 million.
Silicon Beach Report May 31: Musk Threatens to Withdraw from Trump Advisory Council Should U.S. Leave Paris Climate Treaty
Musk threatens to withdraw from Trump advisory council should U.S. leave Paris climate treaty, cellphone game controller manufacturer Gamevice raises $12.5 million, and FitnessGenes raises $5 million.
SpaceX and Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Twitter Wednesday that he would leave President Donald Trump’s Advisory Forum should the United States withdraw from The Paris Agreement on climate change.
Mobile game publisher GameMine raises $20 million, Snap Inc. acquires drone company for $1 million, and SpaceX conducts static rocket test, creates brush fire.