Tesla’s Giga Texas solar roof is visible from space

Tesla’s Giga Texas solar roof installation is visible from space. Satellites photos taken of the factory show quite a bit of progress. Building Tesla, a website that compiles satellite, drone, and video footage of various Tesla factories, recently shared before and after satellite photos. The photos were provided by the European Space Agency’s Sentinal 2 […]

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Starlink is now activated in Iran

Starlink is now activated in Iran despite the Iranian regime’s attempts to keep its citizens offline and disconnected from the outside world. Karim Sadjadpour, a Senior Fellow at Carnegie Endow, and Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University, spoke with SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. Elong Musk granted Sadjadpour permission to share the following statement: “Starlink is now […]

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Why are there so many conflicting reports on Tesla’s Giga Berlin battery plans?

Tesla is putting Giga Berlin’s battery plans on hold. Tesla is moving forward with Giga Berlin’s battery plans. The conflicting headlines continue and according to the most recent report by Auto News, Tesla is shifting its resources away from Berlin to Texas in order to receive benefits from the Inflation Reduction Act. The report noted […]

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Report: Iran blocks SpaceX Starlink website after Elon Musk activated internet for Iranians

Update, it’s been pointed out that Iran International tagged the Twitter account @SpaceXStarlink which is a commentary account and not affiliated with SpaceX.  We reached out to Iranian International via Twitter asking if they meant SpaceX Starlink or that particular Twitter account. Update: Iran International confirmed that it was indeed Starlink’s website that was blocked.  […]

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Filmmaker offers influencers $100 to bash Tesla, Elon Musk.

In an emailed tip sent to Teslarati, a reader shared that a filmmaker is hiring 75-100 social media influencers to record themselves bashing Elon Musk and Tesla. According to the tip, which included the screenshot below, the casting call is asking for influencers to bash Tesla, Elon Musk, and autonomous driving.     The short […]

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Starlink broke top 100 most downloaded iPhone apps on Wednesday

As Starlink becomes more popular for its high-speed internet services, its rise in popularity on smartphones will grow as well. It’s well on its way according to SensorTower, an app-tracking firm. On Wednesday, the Starlink app was the 54th most downloaded iPhone app for users in the U.S. The Starlink app, which is free to […]

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Elon Musk activates Starlink for Iranian citizens after US Sec of State issued a General License

Elon Musk announced that he was activating Starlink in response to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s tweet announcing the issuing of a General License to provide the Iranian people with access to digital communications. “We took action today to advance Internet freedom and the free flow of information for the Iranian people, issuing a […]

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Elon Musk on poverty: “Education is the path out of poverty.”

Elon Musk shared some thoughts about how to alleviate poverty on Twitter late Thursday evening. He’s often criticized for his billionaire status by many critics, especially those seeking to mislead the vulnerable populations into thinking that Elon Musk is responsible for their suffering. “Education,” Elon Musk said, “is the path out of poverty and Internet […]

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GM stops accepting Hummer EV reservations

General Motors (GM) said that it will no longer accept reservations for its all-electric GMC Hummer pickup and Hummer SUV. The company’s spokesperson, Mikhael Farah told the Detroit Free Press that the enthusiasm for the Hummer brand “has led to over 90,000 reservations for both pickup and SUV, and we’re excited to say this incredible […]

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Marlink plans to offer Starlink to maritime customers

Marlink announced that it will provide Starlink internet service to its maritime and enterprise customers according to a report from Smart Maritime Network. The satellite communications service provider plans to partner with SpaceX in an agreement under its OmniAccess subsidiary which will act as “authorized Starlink integrators” on a global basis for its maritime and […]

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