Money can buy anything, but it can’t make you look like any less of a dork.
Elon Musk is just one of the big-deal CEOs moving to the Lone Star State. But some are reluctant to join him.
Harlan Crow and Jerry Jones have bought access to the Supreme Court justice through carefully curated gifts. What do Michael Dell, Tilman Fertitta, Elon Musk, and others have to offer?
After Elon Musk killed their Twitter app, two software developers in the North Texas suburbs are trying to shape the future of social media.
The tech titan and the furniture maven are more alike than you may think.
It took him a while to get here, but now he’s out to transform our state with new technologies—if our leaders’ hostility toward renewable energy (and his Twitter misadventures) don’t get in the way.
National Book Award finalist Domingo Martinez was optimistic about Musk and SpaceX in 2016. Now, he says, “it feels like we sold our souls.”
A Spoon fanboy overthinks the new record, classic rock, cowboy hats, and Jeff Bezos.
A retired Air Force pilot has documented construction of the "Gigafactory" in obsessive detail—and believes it's about to produce its first cars.
Some folks in Texas's poorest city see a new downtown mural funded by the billionaire's foundation as the writing on the wall.
But recruiters warn that the state’s abortion restrictions could prove a barrier to attracting top talent, especially among women.
The billionaire announced the launch of Cybertruck-inspired "Giga Beer," and a Texas brewery may or may not be planning to sell it.
Elon Musk’s company aims to transform the energy business. So, of course, it’s relocating to the energy capital.
Tesla has filed to become a Texas power retailer in a move that could shake up an already fast-changing market.
Residents of the South Texas beach town say SpaceX’s billionaire owner is ruining their “little piece of heaven.”
Plus: Texas transplants Elon Musk and Joe Rogan attract yet more controversy, Ted Cruz gets into it with ‘The Daily Show,’ and Selena Gomez explores her dark side.
Lone Star State leaders have worried about transplants importing West Coast values and politics here. But they’ve largely ignored the more pressing challenges newcomers are bringing with them.
Attracting so many tech companies and workers from California isn’t going to transform the city into another San Francisco—for both the better and worse.
The founder of Tesla and SpaceX says he’s relocating to the Lone Star State. But which of our tech hubs is the best fit for the eccentric billionaire?
South Padre Island resident Louis Balderas’s around-the-clock monitoring of the Elon Musk company has attracted a worldwide following of space enthusiasts.
With NASA’s ambitions trimmed, private space companies come to Texas, dreaming of Mars.
The newly-divorced Texan has been on the billionaire’s radar at least since she shot ’Machete Kills’ in Austin.
Sleek, shiny rockets on sleepy, shifty sands: as SpaceX prepares to build in South Texas, I wonder if my old stomping grounds can handle the inevitable collision of cultures. I sure hope so.
The future of transportation took another step from science fiction to science fact.
If you know what we mean.
It may be his most ambitious invention yet.
Elon Musk has some big plans.
With support from the Legislature, SpaceX may soon be launching rockets from Texas’ southernmost beach. That doesn’t mean a few nature lovers aren’t still ready to fight.
The eccentric billionaire is considering launching his space program in Cameron County and making his car batteries in-state—which could add thousands of space-age jobs to the Texas economy.
Elon Musk's SpaceX and Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin have both bought up a lot of land along the border. Brownsville and Van Horn are not exactly where you'd expect to find the cutting-edge vanguard of private, high-tech space exploration.
Will SpaceX build a launch site for its commercial spacecraft in Brownsville?