Government, Business, Technology, Safety

DOT Investigating Elon Musk’s Neuralink Over Hazardous Shipping Claim

The U.S. Department of Transportation is investigating Elon Musk’s brain implant company, Neuralink Corp., after an animal rights group said it obtained emails suggesting the startup did not follow proper procedure when shipping possibly hazardous materials.

Sarah McBride | Bloomberg News
February 9, 2023
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Robotics Startups Seek to Build a Better Self-Driving Lawn Mower

Hundreds of well-funded robotics startups are working on self-driving cars, self-piloting drones and shelf-diving warehouse robots. One lesser-known area that’s beginning to draw the attention of investors: autonomous lawn mowers.

Sarah McBride | Bloomberg News
January 25, 2022
Business, Autonomous

Hyperloop One Raises $50 Million, Dubai Port CEO Added to Board

Hyperloop Technologies Inc., a Los Angeles-based company building a futuristic transportation system, said it raised $50 million in convertible-debt financing and hired Uber Technologies Inc.’s former chief financial officer.

Sarah McBride | Bloomberg News
October 14, 2016