Tech execs react to Roe v. Wade reversal: Gates, Sandberg, Wojcicki

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, and departing Meta COO Sheryl Sandberg were among noteworthy tech executives speaking out publicly on Friday’s Supreme Court ruling which overturned Roe v. Wade. The ruling ends constitutional right to abortion in the US, which has stood since 1973. Apple CEO Tim Cook, Tesla and SpaceX CEO … Read more

NASA, SpaceX to assess potential Starship threat to Crew Dragon pad

SpaceX is building a towering new gantry at the Kennedy Space Center’s complex 39A to launch its 394-foot-tall Super Heavy-Starship rocket, but NASA said Thursday it will not grant permission to fly until it assesses the possible threats to a nearby pad used to send astronauts to the space station. The new gantry and launch … Read more

Musk says Tesla Berlin and Austin factories losing billions of dollars

“The past two years have been an absolutely nightmare of supply chain disruptions, one thing after another, and we are not out of it yet,” Tesla CEO Elon Musk said. Patrick T Fallon | Reuters Tesla’s newest car factories in Texas and Berlin are losing “billions of dollars right now” as supply chain disruptions hamper … Read more

Tesla’s Austin, Berlin car plants “losing billions of dollars”

Tesla’s new plants in Texas and Germany are “losing billions of dollars” as the electric car maker struggles with production due to supply chain disruptions and battery shortages, Elon Musk said in an interview released Wednesday. What he’s saying: “Both Berlin and Austin factories are gigantic money furnaces right now,” said Musk in the interview … Read more

SpaceX Just Pulled Off Three Launches in 36 Hours

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launched Germany’s SARah 1 military imaging satellite into orbit on June 18.photo: SpaceX It was a busy weekend for SpaceX, with the private space company launching three of its Falcon 9 rockets into orbit over a period of three days. SpaceX’s final launch may even have been carrying a classified government … Read more

Test to Maneuver ISS with Cygnus Spacecraft Didn’t Go as Planned

The Cygnus space freighter approaching the ISS on February 21, 2022. photo: POT NASA is currently evaluating the ability of docked Cygnus spacecraft to serve as boosters for the International Space Station, but a recent test of the concept was quickly stopped, for reasons that aren’t yet clear. The engine firing of Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday, June 21

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street set to bounce after S&P 500’s worst seek since 2020 The sign for Wall Street is seen with US flags outside the New York Stock Exchange. Yuki Iwamura | Afp | Getty Images Dow futures … Read more

Spirals Of Blue Light Appear In New Zealand Sky, Experts Point To SpaceX Launch

The blue spiral appeared in the night sky above New Zealand on Sunday. The stargazers in New Zealand were surprised by strange, spiraling light formations in the night sky on Sunday night. The photos were widely shared on social media, with many New Zealanders comparing them to some sort of “wormhole”. But experts said these … Read more

Elon Musk still buying dogecoin despite cryptocurrency crash

Billionaire Elon Musk hasn’t abandoned his support of the meme token dogecoin despite the collapsing prices of bitcoin and other leading cryptocurrencies. The Tesla CEO indicated that he is adding to his dogecoin stake, even as other investors dump their cryptocurrency and other risky assets in response to the Federal Reserve’s move to tighten monetary … Read more

SpaceX reported to fire employees critical of CEO Elon Musk

HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) — SpaceX, the rocket ship company run by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, has fired several employees involved in an open letter that blasted the colorful billionaire for his behavior, according to media reports. The reports published Friday cited an email from Gwynne Shotwell, SpaceX’s president, saying the company had terminated employees who … Read more