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What The Heck Is Starlink? And What Is DarkSat?

May 18th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

Starlink is another of Elon Musk’s brilliant ideas (some astronomers say it’s a bit too brilliant, as we shall see) — a constellation of thousands of small satellites in low Earth orbit that will provide internet access across the globe


Elon Musk Said I Could Beta Test Starlink!

May 9th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

On Thursday, when Elon Musk was online and tweeting about lighter matters than today's hot topic, I created a silly Twitter poll about Starlink. I asked, "Will Elon let me beta test Starlink?" All of the answers were variations of "yes."


Australia Is Burning & Tesla Owners Are Trying To Help

December 31st, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

Australia is burning and thousands are facing burning fires that ravage their communities and leave behind apocalyptic scenes. A friend told me that that power, communications, phones, and internet would be lost soon and I immediately thought of Starlink


Starlink Launches As Elon Musk Arrives In Berlin — For Gigafactory 4?

November 12th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's visions are being realized well in and out of this world, as the past week reveals. Elon Musk's life has been surfing through land, sky, and space this week. Last fall, Musk tweeted, "Pace of innovation is all that matters in the long run." He is certainly demonstrating that's his companies' mutual obsession


Sea Cables Or Low Orbit Satellites — The Race For Internet Supremacy Has Begun

November 21st, 2018 | by Jesper Berggreen

The news about SpaceX getting the go-ahead by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for its next phase in deploying the low orbit Starlink satellite internet made me wonder how that many satellites would actually work together to provide the very high throughput and low latency network that Elon Musk has in mind.


What Is Starlink? And Could Tesla Be Involved?

November 10th, 2018 | by Matt Pressman

As anyone who’s stuck paying an onerous bill to a local internet monopoly will agree, there’s a great market opportunity out there for any company that could offer a global wireless internet connection. SpaceX has been working on just that since 2015, developing a broadband satellite constellation called Starlink. A recent article in SmarterAnalyst proposes that Tesla could be an integral part of the plan


Tesla’s Moats — Tesla Can Do What Other Car Companies Only Dream About, And Why

April 27th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

This story is about Tesla's moats, but I don't mean to imply that Buffett would invest in Tesla. Tesla is far from the value investments of the Berkshire Hathaway portfolio. Rather, Buffett's comments are to demonstrate the importance of moats. Morningstar even has a guide called Why Moats Matter. Understanding the moats a business employs is clearly important to understanding the business and its future



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