Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk trade jabs over artificial intelligence

The Facebook CEO think’s Musk’s warnings about AI are ‘irresponsible,’ while the SpaceX and Tesla CEO says Zuckerberg’s ‘understanding of the subject is limited.’

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Elon Musk is trying to help Australia with its big energy crisis

Elon Musk and Tesla have made good on their promise to help Australia with its energy crisis, installing the world’s largest lithium ion battery.

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Elon Musk vows to step down from White House councils if US leaves Paris accord

Elon Musk, CEO of electric carmaker Tesla and aerospace company SpaceX, threatened to leave two White House advisory councils should President Trump pull the U.S. out of the landmark Paris accord.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/01/elon-musk-vows-to-step-down-from-white-house-councils-if-us-leaves-paris-accord.html

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Tesla’s Elon Musk claims UAW behind reports of employee union push

Elon Musk, the billionaire head of Tesla, defended his company against reports that factory workers were “talking about unionizing,” saying that the man claiming to be an overworked employee is likely being paid by the UAW.

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Tesla declares victory on self-driving car hardware, announces full autonomous capability

Tesla's new hardware provides an improved view of what is around the car
Tesla has upgraded its Autopilot hardware to a level it claims will be able to support its new Full Self-Driving Capability, once the software is ready. This puts it at odds with most of its competitors, who are still feverishly working with expensive, prototype hardware.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/237946-tesla-declares-victory-on-self-driving-car-hardware-announces-full-autonomous-capability?source=Computing

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IBM’s new AI-friendly server adopts Nvidia’s NVLink for faster memory

Under the hood of the new IBM Power Systems S822LC for High Performance Computing
Everyone expects GPUs like Nvidia’s Tesla P100 in purpose-built AI servers, but optimizing memory access is also a major issue. IBM is using Nvidia’s NVLink to help with that bottleneck.

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Tesla: Autopilot improvements coming

Tesla will roll out “major improvements” to its so-called Autopilot software with new versions of the software that will soon be downloaded to owners’ Model S and Model X electric vehicles, CEO Elon Musk said Wednesday on Twitter.

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SolarCity Deal Would Take Tesla Where No Company Has Gone Before


Tesla Motors on Monday announced that it has reached an agreement to purchase SolarCity. The deal could create the world’s first vertically integrated sustainable energy company. The merger would drive efforts to develop rooftop solar systems, and better storage batteries for homes and businesses, as well as electric vehicles. It would, in essence, tie together Elon Musk’s sustainable energy businesses. The purchase of SolarCity would be an all-stock transaction with an equity value of $2.6 billion, according to Tesla.

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Musk Plots Out Tesla's Next 10 Years


Elon Musk on Wednesday introduced a second master plan for Tesla, a follow-up to the vision he shared 10 years ago. The original master plan is now in the final stages of execution, he said. The refresh sketches out a multiyear, four-pronged strategy that is about more than vehicles. Musk also plans to advance an integrated solar-roof-with-battery product, create a ride-sharing program, and further develop the Tesla autopilot technology. Investors seemed unimpressed — Tesla stock fell Thursday following the announcement.

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Consumer Reports Urges Tesla to Pull Plug on Autopilot


Consumer Reports on Thursday urged Tesla to disable the automatic steering function and change the name of its Autopilot driving assist feature. Questions recently have arisen over whether Tesla’s Model S vehicles can operate safely without regular human intervention. Consumer Reports’ change request sprang from concerns over a number of recent test crashes, including a fatal accident involving a tractor-trailer in Florida, which is the subject of a federal investigation.

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Musk Defends Autopilot Safety Record Following Fatal Crash


CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday accused Fortune magazine of incorrectly reporting Tesla Motors’ handling of a fatal accident that involved a Tesla Model S. The incident took place in May. Musk’s online post is the latest salvo in a war of wars between Fortune and Tesla. Musk accused Fortune, in essence, of jumping the gun in its reporting of Tesla’s response to the accident. The magazine reported that Tesla Motors — and Musk — made a combined $2 billion by selling stock on May 18 without disclosing the May 7 crash.

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