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Rahm Emanuel talks Amazon, Elon Musk and Chicago tech

At the fourth annual Chicago Venture Summit in early October, Mayor Rahm Emanuel was touting his tenure and the impact it has had on Chicago’s tech and startup scene. Being interviewed by tastytrade co-founder and Co-CEO Kristi Ross, Emanuel spewe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2018

Elon Musk, Rahm Emanuel address skeptics of high-speed Chicago train

Elon Musk has the green light to build a high-speed underground transportation route to Chicago's O'Hare Airport. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO said Thursday his Bori.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 15th, 2018

Just 2 years after tweeting about LA traffic, Elon Musk to unveil tunnel tonight — with Chicago delegation watching

Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk is set to unve.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneDec 18th, 2018

2 years after tweeting about idea, Elon Musk to unveil LA tunnel tonight — with Chicago delegation watching

Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk is set to unve.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneDec 18th, 2018

Emanuel and Pritzker write to Amazon: "You should take another look at Chicago"

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Gov. .....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneFeb 14th, 2019

Chasing HQ2 jobs, Emanuel and Pritzker write to Amazon: "You should take another look at Chicago"

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Gov. .....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneFeb 14th, 2019

Musk talks in-Tesla gaming, startup struggles

Technology entrepreneur Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla, SpaceX and The Boring Company, gives a rapt audience a preview of gaming in Tesla cars, and described which failure most helped his career. Rough cut (no reporter narration)......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJun 14th, 2019

Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel To Join Centerview Partners

The revolving door between politics and Wall Street continues as former Chicago mayor and longtime Democratic operative Rahm Emanuel will join boutique investment bank Centerview Partners LLC. As The Wall Street Journal reports, Mr. Eman.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 5th, 2019

Therese Poletti"s Tech Tales: Critics call Tesla’s Elon Musk ‘irresponsible’ for casting doubt on need for lidar sensors in self-driving cars

Louay Eldada, a co-founder and chief executive of Quanergy Systems Inc., a startup company now valued at about $2 billion, is a bit fed up with Tesla’s Elon Musk......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 26th, 2019

The Margin: Elon Musk says Jeff Bezos’s plan to colonize space ‘makes no sense’

Jeff Bezos, Amazon boss and world’s richest man, talked to a Washington, D.C., crowd earlier this month about his futuristic vision of huge floating space colonies that would allow humanity to expand beyond a trillion people. Musk isn’t buying it......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 23rd, 2019

The Margin: Elon Musk: Jeff Bezos’ space colony plan ‘makes no sense’

Jeff Bezos, Amazon boss and world’s richest man, talked to a Washington, D.C., crowd earlier this month about his futuristic vision of huge floating space colonies that would allow humanity to expand beyond a trillion people. Musk isn’t buying it......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 23rd, 2019

Bits: Farhad’s Week in Tech: HomePod Whiffs, but Elon Musk Does Not

In this week’s tech newsletter, a look at Apple’s new smart speaker, the Waymo vs. Uber trial and a billionaire’s rocket (plus his cherry red convertible)......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMay 20th, 2019

Bezos To Unveil "Moon Mission" Plans In Race With Elon Musk

Having monopolized the earth, the world's richest man turns his attention toward the stars. On Thursday, billionaire Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos will unveil plans for upcoming missions to the moon, according to Reuters. The plans will be tailored to the.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 9th, 2019

Will technology bring about the demise of humanity? Artist Sebastian ErraZuriz says yes

"The Beginning of the End" features 3D printed sculptures made out of resin of tech moguls Jeff Bezos, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, Steve Jobs, Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg immortalized into Greco-Roman statues. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 2nd, 2019

Tech titans harbingers to the end of humanity, says artist Sebastian ErraZuriz

His show features 3D printed sculptures made out of resin of tech moguls Jeff Bezos, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, Steve Jobs, Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg immortalized into Greco-Roman statues. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 2nd, 2019

Elon Musk"s brother opens restaurant in Chicago area

Elon Musk's brother, restaurateur Kimbal Musk, has opened a new restaurant in the affluent Chicago suburb of Vernon Hills, Illinois. Kimbal Musk's new Next Door American Eatery opened in the Mellody Farm shopping center earlier this month. Retail tenan.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2019

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) $2.6 Billion Compensation Package?

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) $2.6 Billion Compensation Package? If there are contenders for tech titan poster child, Elon Musk is clearly leading the pack. Unlike almost any other CEO in recent memory, Musk embodies the spirit of in.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsApr 15th, 2019

Elon Musk’s CEO pay-to-worker ratio is the highest ever recorded — how it compares at other tech companies

Palo Alto-based Tesla Inc. last year awarded CEO Elon Musk a stock options package worth $2.28 billion — which works out to some 40,668 times more than what the company’s median worker earns in a year, according to new data compiled by Bloomber.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2019

Elon Musk Lashes Out at Bezos" Space Plans, Calling Him a Copycat

The CEO of America’s favorite cash furnace, Elon Musk, is now directing his ire toward newly divorced Amazon.com CEO, and st.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 10th, 2019

Bezos hired a SpaceX VP to run Amazon"s satellite internet project

Amazon's satellite internet plan appears similar to what Elon Musk has had SpaceX working on......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 7th, 2019

Judge tells Elon Musk, SEC to try to settle dispute over contempt of court request

A judge told Elon Musk and the SEC to try to settle their dispute over a controversial tweet by the tech billionaire within the.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 4th, 2019