Tesla Motors chief executive Elon Musk said stationary storage could ultimately be a bigger business for Tesla than cars  Photograph: Reuters

Tesla Motors reported a wider first-quarter net loss on Wednesday night, but outperformed expectations and stuck to key milestones for the year ahead,(...)

Microsoft chairman Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda, who have been married for 21 years. Photograph: Elaine Thompson/AP Photo

To be a billionaire, the first thing you need is a personality disorder.That is what I had always assumed, based on my own experience of having interv(...)

US stocks rose   as expectations that the Federal Reserve will push any interest rate increases further into the year offset concerns over faltering economic growth spurred by a surprisingly weak jobs report last week. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

US stocks rose in early trading yesterday as expectations that the Federal Reserve will push any interest rate increases further into the year offset(...)

Jay Parikh, vice president for connectivity at Facebook: “The entire world is going to accelerate its technology development.” Photograph: Jim Wilson/The New York Times

Facebook showed plans last week for drone aircraft that can beam lasers conveying high-speed data to remote parts of the world. As powerful as that so(...)

Volkswagen has developed a robotic car that can learn the contours of a race track and put in laps faster than a human driver

If one can assume that Elon Musk (billionaire founder of PayPal, Tesla Motors and the world’s first private space exploration company, Space X) is (...)

Tesla plans to offer hands-free steering on its Model S saloon in about three months as part of a continuing series of free software upgrades delivered wirelessly to  owners. It also intorudced a new “Range assurance” system for owners.

Tesla Motors plans to offer hands-free steering on its Model S saloon in about three months, chief executive Elon Musk said Thursday.The automatic ste(...)

Solar City will provide and install all the equipment required with no up-front cost to get a household or business up and running for solar energy. How? The consumer then pays Solar City for the power that they generate

Everyone seems to supports solar power. It’s like the kid in a race that everyone wants to win because they’ve so much spirit. Still they always end u(...)

Elon Musk: he expects the lack of clear regulations covering self-driving cars could delay their introduction until 2022 or 2023

Google has begun discussions with most of the world’s top auto-makers and has assembled a team of traditional and non-traditional suppliers to speed e(...)

Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Tesla Motors Inc. and Space Exploration Technologies Inc. known as SpaceX, is “going to try and do for satellites what we’ve done for rockets”. ( Photograph: Brendan Hoffman/Bloomberg)

The world according to Elon Musk is about to get more ambitious -- ranging from a Seattle engineering office to develop and launch satellites to the (...)

Billionaire Jack Ma,  the 50-year-old founder of China’s biggest e-commerce company Alibaba, saw added $25bn to his fortune.  (Photograph: Ashley Pon/Bloomberg)

The richest people on Earth got richer in 2014, adding $92 billion to their collective fortune in the face of falling energy prices and geopolitical t(...)