SpaceX scales back plans for Starship’s first high-altitude flight

  • September 26, 2020
You might want to dial back your expectations for the first high-altitude SpaceX Starship flight. Elon Musk now says the flight with the SN8 prototype will top out at 15km, or close to 50,000ft, instead of the 18km and 60,000ft he’d mentioned earlier…

Watch Elon Musk’s Neuralink reveal live at 6PM ET

  • August 28, 2020
Last year Neuralink launched with lofty promises of developing chips and technology that will connect human brains to computers, and now the company is ready to show off its progress. Elon Musk said the webcast will include a look at a working Neural…

Tesla is finally bringing two-factor authentication to its car app

  • August 15, 2020
Last year, Tesla chief Elon Musk announced that the automaker will introduce two-factor verification for its app. The company has yet to make it available, but Musk has revealed it’s finally close to happening. In response to a tweet asking about the…

How it feels to survive Silicon Valley and a pandemic

  • July 24, 2020
It shouldn’t feel like it took a pandemic to get Twitter to boot 7,000 QAnon accounts (and crack down on 150,000 more related to the violent conspiracy group), but it does. At least Twitter is doing harm mitigation around its role in this interconnec…

Twitter confirms one elected official had DMs accessed in hack

  • July 23, 2020
Twitter has finally confirmed what many have suspected: that the hackers behind the crypto scam that targeted dozens of high-profile accounts did indeed gain access to at least some of their victims’ inboxes. “We believe that for up to 36 of the 130…