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Musk Says SpaceX Discussed iPhone Satellite Service With Apple

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Elon Musk

Elon Musk

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SpaceX held talks with Apple Inc. about using Starlink connectivity for the iPhone maker’s new satellite features, Elon Musk said.

The companies have had “promising conversations,” SpaceX Chief Executive Officer Musk said Thursday on Twitter, adding that Apple’s iPhone team is “super smart.” It was unclear if the talks were ongoing.