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Elon Musk says he ‘most likely’ has a moderate case of COVID-19

Elon Musk says he ‘most likely’ has a moderate case of COVID-19

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Elon Musk has said he "most likely" has a moderate case of COVID-19, as he continued to question the accuracy of the tests."Am getting wildly different results from different labs, but most likely I have a moderate case of covid. My symptoms are that of a minor cold, which is no surprise, since a coronavirus is a type of cold," Mr Musk tweeted. The Tesla and SpaceX boss did not mention whether the results were from polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests, which are more accurate than rapid tests."A little up & down. Feels just like a regular cold, but more body achy & cloudy head than coughing/sneezing," Mr Musk wrote in reply to a Twitter user asking about his symptoms.Mr Musk said on Thursday that he had taken four COVID-19 tests on the same day, two of which showed he was positive...
Musk: Cheaper Tesla ready ‘in about three years’

Musk: Cheaper Tesla ready ‘in about three years’

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Neuralink: Elon Musk unveils pig with chip in its brain

Neuralink: Elon Musk unveils pig with chip in its brain

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Elon Musk has unveiled a pig called Gertrude with a coin-sized computer chip in her brain to demonstrate his ambitious plans to create a working brain-to-machine interface."It's kind of like a Fitbit in your skull with tiny wires," the billionaire entrepreneur said on a webcast. His start-up Neuralink applied to launch human trials last year.The interface could allow people with neurological conditions to control phones or computers with their mind.Mr Musk argues such chips could eventually be used to help cure conditions such as dementia, Parkinson's disease and spinal cord injuries. But the long-term ambition is to usher in an age of what Mr Musk calls "superhuman cognition", in part to combat art...
‘A Fitbit in your skull’: Elon Musk shows off brain-reading chips in pigs

‘A Fitbit in your skull’: Elon Musk shows off brain-reading chips in pigs

Technology
A startup co-founded by Elon Musk has implanted new wireless technology into the brains of pigs with the aim of helping people with severe neurological conditions.The billionaire entrepreneur said that the company, Neuralink, had three pigs with two coin-sized implants each. He described them as "healthy, happy and indistinguishable from a normal pig".Neuralink is able to predict the animals' limb movements during treadmill runs at "high accuracy" using the implant data, Mr Musk said.He described the sensor - smaller than a fingertip - as "a Fitbit in your skull with tiny wires". ...
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard: Elon Musk offered actress ’24/7′ security

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard: Elon Musk offered actress ’24/7′ security

Entertainment
Elon Musk offered Amber Heard "24/7 security" after she told him she wanted a restraining order against Johnny Depp, the High Court has heard.She denied Mr Musk visited her while her then-husband Mr Depp was away.Mr Depp, 57, is suing the publisher of the Sun over an article that labelled him a "wife beater" - but the newspaper insists it was accurate.The US actress, 34, was giving evidence in London for a second day on the 11th day of her ex-husband's libel action.She dismissed suggestions Mr Musk visited her in 2015 while Mr Depp was away, saying she was not in touch with the Tesla founder until the following year.On Tuesday, Mr Depp's lawyer, Eleanor Laws QC, questioned Ms Heard on her statement, in which the lawyer said the actress had indicated that ...