The music-streaming company could double the amount of funding it has, which might lead to a delayed IPO.
That gave Google's mobile operating system 81 percent of the worldwide market in 2014, compared with 15 percent for Apple's iOS.
The search giant says its interest in SpaceX is rooted in satellite imaging, as well as other "space-based technologies."
Nearly 15 percent of people around the world will use a tablet this year. But growth in the number of users is expected to drop dramatically, says research firm eMarketer.
More than 3 million people contributed money last year to help kick-start projects on the crowdfunding site.
European investigators are set to accuse Apple of receiving "illegal state aid" in Ireland for more than 20 years.
The luxury small-appliance company plans to introduce four new product categories over the next four years.
GE continues its efforts to refocus its portfolio toward its heavy-industry businesses and away from lower-margin consumer devices.
Juniper Research says tablet gaming should expand quickly in the next few years as the devices' graphics get sharper and as storage and broadband penetration grow.
The news comes a day after India-based e-commerce rival Flipkart unveiled a new $1 billion funding round.