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Elon Musk: South African-born American entrepreneur
Elon Reeve Musk is a business magnate, industrial designer, engineer, and philanthropist. He is the founder, CEO, CTO and chief designer of SpaceX; early investor, 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 2018, he was ranked 25th 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 September 2, 2020, his net worth was estimated by Forbes to be US$93.3 billion, making him the 5th richest person in the world. He is also the longest tenured CEO of any automotive manufacturer globally.

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Musk says cheaper Tesla batteries 3 years away [Video]

Musk says cheaper Tesla batteries 3 years away

Investors slashed $50 billion from Tesla's market value on Tuesday after CEO Elon Musk promised to cut electric vehicle costs so radically that a $25,000 car that drives itself will be possible -- but..

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Musk hosts Tesla shareholder 'drive-in' [Video]

Musk hosts Tesla shareholder 'drive-in'

CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday outlined Tesla's plans to cut electric vehicle battery design and manufacturing costs at an outdoor version of its shareholders meeting as about 240 shareholders watched,..

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How Much Wealth Did US Billionaires' Earn In The First 6-Months Of The Pandemic [Video]

How Much Wealth Did US Billionaires' Earn In The First 6-Months Of The Pandemic

The wealth of 643 of US' richest billionaires rose from $2.95 trillion to $3.8 trillion between March 18 and September 15. This marks a 29% increase over those six months. That's according to a report..

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Tesla Stock Rallies 10% [Video]

Tesla Stock Rallies 10%

On Wednesday, Tesla shares rallied as much as 10%. The rally added about $32 billion in market value to the company. Other tech stocks like Apple, Amazon were also in the green after the Nasdaq tumbled..

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Tesla's Musk in Germany amid energy market push [Video]

Tesla's Musk in Germany amid energy market push

Elon Musk was seen arriving at an industrial estate in Berlin on Wednesday as he appears to be opening a new front in the European battle for electric car supremacy: the power behind the wheel. This..

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Elon Musk unveils brain-reading chip in pigs [Video]

Elon Musk unveils brain-reading chip in pigs

Elon Musk has revealed that new wireless technology, which he hopes will helppeople with severe neurological conditions, has been implanted into pigs. TheTesla and SpaceX founder showed off the..

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Elon Musk Gains $8 Billion, 4th Richest Person In World [Video]

Elon Musk Gains $8 Billion, 4th Richest Person In World

REUTERS/Steve Nesius Tesla CEO Elon Musk's personal wealth gained nearly $8 billion Monday as the stock surged 11% to an all-time high. Musk is now the fourth-richest person in the world, according to..

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Egypt Invites Elon Musk to Discover the Truth About the Pyramids [Video]

Egypt Invites Elon Musk to Discover the Truth About the Pyramids

The tech tycoon recently said he thinks aliens built the Egyptian pyramids.

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Judge throws out defamation case against Tesla by former employee

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Elon Musk's "Neuralink" looks to implant chips into the human brain

The man behind SpaceX and Tesla now wants to get inside your brain. Elon Musk's startup company "Neuralink" is looking to implant chips in the human brain to help treat neural disorders. Some say the..
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Elon Musk passes Mark Zuckerberg to become world's third-richest man

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Elon Musk is now the third-richest person in the world

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Egypt invites Musk to see whether aliens built pyramids

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