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Our 17 most-read tech stories of 2018

From revelations about Amazon’s warehouses to people buying “flamethrowers” from Elon Musk’s Boring Company, it’s been quite a year in tech. To look back on the past 12 months, we’ve compiled the most-read tech stories on Business Insider. Here are our 17 most popular stories of the year. As 2018 […]
Our 17 most-read tech stories of 2018
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What’s going on with Elon Musk

Elon Musk’s tweets about the Thai Cave rescue, his comments during a Tesla earnings call, and sleeping at the Tesla factory have all raised questions from investors and the public. Amidst Tesla’s Model 3 production, Musk continues to be an unconventional CEO. Business Insider’s senior Correspondent, Matthew DeBord, breaks down […]
What’s going on with Elon Musk
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Elon Musk’s The Boring Company sold out of these $622 flamethrowers

Don’t put anything past Elon Musk. He just might do it! Musk’s The Boring Company was selling flamethrowers. They were available for $US500 ($AU622). The company has already sold out of the 20,000 it made available. The flamethrowers will bring in $US10 million total for Musk’s The Boring Company. Here’s […]
Elon Musk’s The Boring Company sold out of these $622 flamethrowers
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China has a flamethrowing drone

A Chinese power company has found a novel way of cleaning rubbish off power lines: It’s a little alarming, but a much more responsible use for a flamethrower-equipped drone than roasting a Christmas turkey. Rubbish on power lines anywhere is a problem, and can easily cause fires and outages. Removing […]
China has a flamethrowing drone