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Elon Musk: American entrepreneur
Elon Reeve Musk is an engineer, industrial designer and technology entrepreneur. He is a citizen of South Africa, Canada, and the United States. He is the founder, CEO and chief engineer/designer of SpaceX; co-founder, CEO and product architect of Tesla, Inc.; founder of The Boring Company; co-founder of Neuralink; and co-founder and initial co-chairman of OpenAI. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in 2018. In December 2016, he was ranked 21st on the Forbes list of The World's Most Powerful People, and was ranked joint-first on the Forbes list of the Most Innovative Leaders of 2019. As of May 2020, he has a net worth of $36.5 billion and is listed by Forbes as the 31st-richest person in the world. He is the longest tenured CEO of any automotive manufacturer globally.

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Grimes and Elon Musk change their new baby’s name [Video]

Grimes and Elon Musk change their new baby’s name

In early May, Elon Musk and Grimes announced that their newly born boy’s name was X Æ A-12.

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SpaceX’s first manned mission is 'transforming how we do spaceflight' -NASA [Video]

SpaceX’s first manned mission is 'transforming how we do spaceflight' -NASA

Ahead of SpaceX's historic launch of two American astronauts to the International Space Station from NASA's Kennedy Space Center, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said, "We're transforming how we do..

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Grimes changes her son's name to comply with California law [Video]

Grimes changes her son's name to comply with California law

Grimes and Elon Musk have changed their baby's name to comply with California law.

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Astronauts strap into SpaceX capsule before launch day [Video]

Astronauts strap into SpaceX capsule before launch day

NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken test out the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule ahead of Wednesday's anticipated launch. Gavino Garay has more.

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Tesla Dropped Lawsuit Against California Once It Was Allowed To Reopen [Video]

Tesla Dropped Lawsuit Against California Once It Was Allowed To Reopen

CEO of Tesla Elon Musk got what he wanted and has his factory in California running again. After being allowed to operate again, Tela dropped their lawsuit against local county officials. According to..

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Trump says he may attend SpaceX launch [Video]

Trump says he may attend SpaceX launch

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was "thinking about going" to next week's manned launch of the SpaceX Crew Dragon rocket in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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Lilly Wachowski blasts Elon Musk and Ivanka Trump for 'Matrix' reference [Video]

Lilly Wachowski blasts Elon Musk and Ivanka Trump for 'Matrix' reference

Elon Musk recently took to Twitter to encourage his 34.3 million followers to “take the red pill”. His message is a reference to the 1999 film, ‘The Matrix’.

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Mayor of Tulsa Tries To Entice Elon Musk With Photo Of Oklahoma Police Cars Using Cybertrucks [Video]

Mayor of Tulsa Tries To Entice Elon Musk With Photo Of Oklahoma Police Cars Using Cybertrucks

Mayor of Tulsa, Okla., offered Tesla CEO Elon Musk an incentive for making a factory in Oklahoma. In a Tweet, Mayor G.T. Bynum said it would “only be right” to buy local and showed a Tesla..

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Lilly Wachowski Speaks Out Against Elon Musk, Ivanka Trump's 'The Matrix' Reference | THR News [Video]

Lilly Wachowski Speaks Out Against Elon Musk, Ivanka Trump's 'The Matrix' Reference | THR News

'The Matrix' helmer Lilly Wachowski will not tolerate Elon Musk and Ivanka Trump making any reference to her 1999 film.

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Grimes' mother appears to slam Elon Musk over 'red pill' comments [Video]

Grimes' mother appears to slam Elon Musk over 'red pill' comments

Grimes' mother Sandy Garossino has appeared to slam her daughter's partner Elon Musk for tweeting about taking the "red pill".

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Elon Musk Tweets: Another Strange Turn [Video]

Elon Musk Tweets: Another Strange Turn

AP Photo Elon Musk strange tweets have continued, with the CEO tweeting "Take the red pill" on May 17. "Taking the red pill" is a common internet trope about an individual shifting their political..

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Tesla Reportedly Checks Out Tulsa, Austin As Sites For Cybertruck [Video]

Tesla Reportedly Checks Out Tulsa, Austin As Sites For Cybertruck

Reuters Tesla representatives visited Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Austin, Texas, this week to scope out a potential site for its fifth Gigafactory, according to a TechCrunch report. The newest Gigafactory..

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Police Visit Tesla Factory [Video]

Police Visit Tesla Factory

The Fremont Police Department in California inspected Tesla’s factory. A police spokesperson said they assessed the facility’s safety measures and its degree of operation. According to Gizmodo, CEO..

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Elon Musk Tweets A Photo Of An Ice Cream Sundae [Video]

Elon Musk Tweets A Photo Of An Ice Cream Sundae

Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted a photo of an ice cream sundae in a martini glass. According to Business Insider, he followed that tweet saying: “ Life should be lived.” Some people claimed Musk was..

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Tesla, California county reach deal to reopen U.S. plant next week [Video]

Tesla, California county reach deal to reopen U.S. plant next week

Tesla and officials in California have resolved their acrimonious clash over safety procedures at the automaker’s sole U.S. assembly plant with a deal that allows production to resume as early as..

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Elon Musk Says He's Willing To Face Arrest Over Refusal To Close Tesla Factory [Video]

Elon Musk Says He's Willing To Face Arrest Over Refusal To Close Tesla Factory

Electric car maker Tesla was ordered by a California county official to cease operations at its Fremont factory. But according to Business Insider, Tesla CEO and founder Elon Musk has shrugged the..

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Tesla's California factory appears busy amid county shutdown orders [Video]

Tesla's California factory appears busy amid county shutdown orders

At Tesla's factory in Fremont, California, employee parking lots were packed with cars on Tuesday, along with workers standing in line for a food truck, amid a standoff with county officials who have..

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Trump Supports Elon Musk's Bid To Reopen Tesla Plant In California [Video]

Trump Supports Elon Musk's Bid To Reopen Tesla Plant In California

President Donald Trump wants California to allow Tesla to reopen its electric vehicle assembly plant. According to Reuters, he supports CEO Elon Musk’s bid to defy county officials. Musk said he..

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Musk says 'ready for arrest,' reopens plant against local order [Video]

Musk says 'ready for arrest,' reopens plant against local order

Tesla CEO Elon Musk told employees at its primary vehicle factory in California on Monday to go back to work, despite local officials saying days earlier the plant should remain closed as lockdown..

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Elon Musk Confirms Tesla Is Restarting Factory Against Local Orders [Video]

Elon Musk Confirms Tesla Is Restarting Factory Against Local Orders

Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed that the company had restarted its production. Reuters reports this move is in defiance of local orders on Monday. The billionaire said he would personally be on the line,..

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Elon Musk Goes On Twitter Rant Over Its Shut Down Car Factories, Threatens To Sue California [Video]

Elon Musk Goes On Twitter Rant Over Its Shut Down Car Factories, Threatens To Sue California

Elon Musk went on a rant on Twitter about the state of California shutting down his Tesla factories. While Musk announced his Freemont, CA plan would reopen to his staff, Alameda County’s interim..

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Elon Musk: Tesla Will 'Leave California After Shutdowns [Video]

Elon Musk: Tesla Will 'Leave California After Shutdowns

Reuters Elon Musk says Tesla may leave its Palo Alto headquarters and Fremont, California factory. In a tweet Saturday morning, the chief executive continued his outrage against shelter-in-place orders..

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Musk says will move Tesla out of California amid lockdown dispute [Video]

Musk says will move Tesla out of California amid lockdown dispute

Amid a dispute with local officials over stay-at-home orders, Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted on Saturday that Tesla will move its headquarters and future programs to Texas or Nevada from California..

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Elon Musk Confesses Feelings Toward Warren Buffett [Video]

Elon Musk Confesses Feelings Toward Warren Buffett

Elon Musk said in an interview with Joe Rogan that he isn’t the “biggest fan” of Warren Buffett. During his conversation about wealth, Musk said the term “billionaire has become a..

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Elon Musk reveals how to pronounce son's name [Video]

Elon Musk reveals how to pronounce son's name

Elon Musk has revealed how to pronounce his and Grimes' baby son's name after fans struggled to say X Æ A-12.

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California officials reject subsidies for Musk's SpaceX over Tesla spat

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Tesla can prepare to reopen U.S. plant in California as early as next week

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Tesla's California fight heats up competition for jobs

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Tesla sues California county in virus factory closure fight, threatens to leave

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Coronavirus: Elon Musk vows to move Tesla factory in lockdown row

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the firm will leave California after he is ordered to keep a factory shut.
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Amid lockdown dispute, Musk says he will move Tesla out of California

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California county says Tesla may not reopen vehicle factory, stifling Musk's plans

Tesla Inc "must not reopen" its vehicle factory in the San Francisco Bay area as local lockdown measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus remain in effect, the local county health department said..
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Tesla aims to restart Fremont plant on Friday

Tesla Inc is aiming to restart production in its U.S. car plant in Fremont, California on Friday afternoon, according to an email sent by Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk to staff.
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Quiz of the Week: What's in a (baby) name for Elon Musk?

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X Æ A-12: Elon Musk and Grimes confirm baby name

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Elon Musk acts on promise to sell possessions with house sales

The Tesla boss and new father is reportedly selling homes after saying "possessions weigh you down".
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Tesla stock rise appears to qualify CEO Musk for $700 million payday

Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk appeared to qualify on Monday for a $700 million payday, just three days after he said the electric car company's stock price was too high.
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Elon Musk tweet wipes $14bn off Tesla's value

The tweet was one of several bizarre postings, including a promise to sell his possessions.
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Tesla warns on shutdown as Musk calls for end to lockdown

The electric car company says forced shutdowns and limits on deliveries have clouded its forecast.
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Bezos, Musk among billionaires gaining net worth in pandemic: report

The combined wealth of America's billionaires, including Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos and Tesla Inc chief Elon Musk, increased nearly 10% during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to a..
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Starlink space display 'set to continue all week'

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Tesla to reopen New York plant 'as soon as humanly possible' to make ventilators: Musk

Tesla Inc will reopen its New York factory "as soon as humanly possible" to manufacture ventilators for coronavirus patients, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said on Twitter on Wednesday.
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From $1 billion Musk trial to jury duty being put on hold, coronavirus hits U.S. courts

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Tesla chief Elon Musk's trial postponed due to coronavirus

Elon Musk's expected defense of a $2.2 billion deal in court was postponed on Friday from its expected Monday start, due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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Musk trial over Tesla-Solarcity deal postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

Monday's trial over shareholder accusations that Telsa Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk pushed the electric vehicle maker to buy an allegedly worthless SolarCity for $2.2 billion to benefit himself has..
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Outspoken Tesla chief Elon Musk faces $1 billion trial, test of temperament

Elon Musk is expected to defend a $2.2 billion deal in court next week criticized by shareholders as benefiting Musk at the expense of Tesla Inc, and the outcome may depend as much on the chief..
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Musk tweets support for Dorsey remaining as Twitter CEO

Elon Musk said late on Monday he supported Jack Dorsey remaining as Twitter Inc's chief executive officer, two days after reports that activist investor Elliott Management Corp has pushed for his..
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'Giga Texas?' Musk asks Twitter users to vote on new gigafactory

Elon Musk, the billionaire chief executive officer of Tesla Inc , went on Twitter to ask users if the electric carmaker should build a new gigafactory in Texas.
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Another day, another record: Tesla shares march toward $1,000

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Tesla boss Elon Musk releases electronic dance track

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Japanese billionaire Maezawa pulls out of dating show that promised the moon

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SpaceX says 'picture perfect' test paves way for human mission

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SpaceX capsule splashes down off Florida after rocket failure test

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SpaceX to attempt rocket failure test again after bad weather delay

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Bad weather forces delay of SpaceX simulated rocket failure test

Bad weather forced Elon Musk's SpaceX to delay until Sunday a test in which it will destroy one of its own rockets in a trial of a crucial emergency abort system on an unmanned astronaut capsule.
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Musk's SpaceX to simulate rocket failure in final astronaut capsule test

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Musk nears $346 million payday as Tesla market value soars

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk is coming close to earning the first $346 million tranche of options in a record-breaking pay package, after the electric vehicle maker's stock more than doubled in..
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Stripteasing Musk launches Tesla SUV program In China

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Musk's defamation win may reset legal landscape for social media

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