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FAA requiring SpaceX to make changes to Texas launch site ahead of future launches

On June 13th, the FAA issued a mitigated FONSI, or Finding of No Significant Impact, on SpaceX’s Starbase launch facility in Boca Chica, Texas,...

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This Week in Elon: Texas gets involved in the Twitter deal for some reason

Elon Musk has recently talked about his "changing" political alliances. But the Tesla and SpaceX chief has long given money to both...

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Supreme Court blocks Texas social media moderation ban

The Supreme Court has responded to a petition from NetChoice and the CCIA over HB 20, a Texas law banning much social media moderation. A Texas law...

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Netflix adds content warning to Stranger Things season 4 premiere after Texas school shooting

In light of the Uvalde mass shooting, Netflix has issued a timely content warning for Stranger Things’ season 4 premiere. Due to the general but...

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Tech industry appeals the bad Texas social media law to the Supreme Court

Tech industry trade organizations NetChoice and the CCIA have appealed directly to the Supreme Court for an emergency stay of the Texas social media...

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Court lets Texas restrictions on social platform content moderation take effect

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has granted a request from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to stay an injunction blocking HB 20, which limits...

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Crashing Elon Musk’s Cyber Rodeo at the Texas Gigafactory

On April 7th, Tesla threw a massive party for the opening of its new Gigafactory in Austin, Texas, called the Cyber Rodeo, where CEO Elon Musk gave a...

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Block and Blockstream are partnering with Tesla on an off-grid, solar-powered Bitcoin mine in Texas

Block and Blockstream are partnering with Tesla on an open-source, solar-powered Bitcoin mine, the companies announced Friday. Tesla’s 3.8-megawatt...

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Tesla officially opens Texas Gigafactory

CEO Elon Musk donned a black cowboy hat and took the stage as Tesla opened a new gigafactory in Austin, Texas, on Thursday where the company has...

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Tesla is planning an invite-only mega party with 15,000 people

Tesla recently opened its Berlin Gigafactory in Germany. Even there, Elon Musk couldn’t hide his excitement and broke into his famous dance moves ...

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David Mamet filed a short story about airplanes to back Texas’ terrible social media law

Playwright and filmmaker David Mamet filed an allegorical short story supporting HB 20, a currently blocked Texas social media law banning companies...

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Google, Apple, Meta and others call on Texas to drop anti-trans legislation

A number of tech companies including Google, Apple, and Meta have called on Texas governor Greg Abbott to abandon recent legislation that frames...

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Waymo will test its autonomous trucks in Texas with brokerage firm CH Robinson

Waymo is teaming up with one of the biggest brokerage firms, CH Robinson, to test its autonomous trucks in Texas. The two companies will oversee a...

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Texas is suing Meta over Facebook facial recognition

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is suing Meta for its Facebook facial recognition system. The company previously paid $650 million to settle a...

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Elon Musk is hopeful Texas site will clear approval for Starship’s first orbital launch

On February 10th, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk gave an update on his company’s development of the new Starship rocket, expressing optimism that FAA will...

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Texas power outages hit counties where people need electricity for medical devices

Power outages during this year’s Texas freezes hit counties with high numbers of people relying on electricity-powered medical devices, according...

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Leatherface refuses to be canceled in Texas Chainsaw Massacre’s first trailer

Leatherface is back in Netflix and Legendary’s Texas Chainsaw Massacre sequel — streaming February 18th. All Texas Chainsaw Massacre’s...

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Apple has reportedly closed an Apple Store in Texas due to a COVID-19 outbreak

Apple closed one of its Southlake, Texas retail stores Wednesday after many staff members contracted COVID-19, according to NBC News. The store will...

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Federal court blocks Texas law banning ‘viewpoint discrimination’ on social media

While the injunction is in effect, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is forbidden from enforcing the law, which would ban discrimination against...

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Samsung is building a new $17 billion advanced chip plant in Texas

Samsung is building a new $17 billion factory in Taylor, Texas to produce its processors. While the company is a giant in producing memory chips,...

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‘Driverless’ Tesla crash in Texas wasn’t actually driverless, NTSB says

There was someone behind the steering wheel in the fatal crash involving a Tesla Model S in Texas, the National Transportation Safety Board said. The...

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Critics and supporters come out in force to discuss SpaceX’s plans to launch from South Texas

On October 18th and October 20th, the Federal Aviation Administration conducted two virtual town halls to hear comments from the public about the...

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Tesla rolls out Safety Score-based insurance product in Texas

Tesla is now offering its insurance product in a second state: Texas. But the version it’s selling there is based on real-time driving behavior...

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Tesla is moving its headquarters to Austin, Texas

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that his company is moving its headquarters to Austin, Texas, where it has been building a new factory for the Model Y...

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Tesla sued by Texas cops after a Model X on Autopilot slammed into five officers

Tesla is being sued by a group of Texas law enforcement officials after a Model X with Autopilot engaged crashed into five officers earlier this...

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Texas sued over terrible social media law

The trade groups NetChoice and CCIA have sued Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton over HB 20, positioned as an "anti-censorship" law...

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Salesforce will help employees concerned about access to reproductive healthcare to exit Texas

CEO Mark Benioff tweeted "if you want to move we’ll help you" Salesforce has told employees that the company will help them and their...

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Texas passes law that bans kicking people off social media based on ‘viewpoint’

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed HB 20, a law requiring large social platforms to disclose details about their moderation practices and make it...

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