Booting Up: Now Elon Musk Wants to Build a Futuristic Rapid Transit System, Go Figure

Mr. Musk, please take my money. (Photo via flickr.com/jurvetson)

“What else can we do with my money?” (Photo via flickr.com/jurvetson)

After a steady stream of complaints about hacking and spam, BT (a.k.a. British Telecom) is moving its six million customers off Yahoo! email. [Telegraph]

“What we have concluded is that illegal enterprises — commercial child pornography, human trafficking, drug trafficking, weapons trafficking and organized crime — has largely moved to an unregulated system that is not connected to any central bank or national authority.” Yikes. [New York Times]

The guy who runs Google Fiber says Google Fiber will make money for the company. [CNET]

Now Elon Musk wants to build something called a Hyperloop, a futuristic transit system that’ll get you from L.A. to San Francisco in 30 minutes. Guess Mars is just too mainstream these days. [Business Insider]

Soft Bank Capital has raised a $53 million fund to invest in early-stage startups based here in New York. [AllThingsD]

Booting Up: Now Elon Musk Wants to Build a Futuristic Rapid Transit System, Go Figure