The longest line at the Farnborough International Airshow last week was for a model aircraft. In the absence of the F-35 Lightning, the colossally exp(...)

Tesla’s Model S, priced from $71,000 (€52,000), has a five-star rating for crashworthiness.

Electric-car maker Tesla Motors says it wants to study the remnants of a stolen Model S sedan that split in half and burned after a high-speed chase (...)

Elon Musk: really captures the imagination.  Photograph: AP Photo/Jae C Hong

What makes Elon Musk so fascinating? There are lots of billionaire tech entrepreneurs, but only Musk really captures the imagination, in part because (...)

Tech entrepreneur Peter Thiel: confirmed as a speaker at The Summit in November

Tech entrepreneur Peter Thiel, co-founder of online giants such as PayPal as well as analytics and security firm Palantir Technologies amongst others,(...)

Tesla is now allowing rival car makers access to its technology

As expected, Tesla has thrown open its patents book to the motor industry at large. The California-based electric car maker has decided to reveal m(...)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk with the new right-hand-drive Model S. “We want to accelerate the advent of electric cars,” he said. Photograph: David Rawcliffe/Propaganda

Rival car firms could have a chance to catch up with Tesla, the world’s most advanced manufacturer of electric cars, after boss Elon Musk said he want(...)

Chief Executive of SpaceX Elon Musk poses with the SpaceX Dragon 2 space craft at it’s unveiling ceremony in Los Angeles, California. Photograph: Paul Buck/EPA

A US company that has flown unmanned capsules to the Space Station unveiled a spacecraft designed to ferry up to seven astronauts to low-Earth orbit. (...)

 Paddy Cosgrave: “The biggest team we are hiring is in engineering.”

The Summit, formerly the Web Summit, is to create 40 new jobs, bringing total employee numbers to more than 90.The event, founded by Paddy Cosgrave, (...)

Nokia plans to spend $100 million backing companies that develop intelligent-car technologies, joining the likes of billionaire Elon Musk and Google i(...)

Mike Judge (centre) directs the cast on the set of his HBO series “Silicon Valley.” Photograph: HBO

For the first decade of my life, I lived smack in the middle of a little California city with a funny name. No one had heard of it. I had to ex(...)