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Elon Musk hires Apple’s alloy expert to lead materials engineering at both Tesla and SpaceX

<b>Original Story from our sister-site Electrek</b><p>Elon Musk, CEO of both electric automaker Tesla and rocket manufacturer SpaceX, splits his time between his two companies, which he also co-founded and financed with most of his early fortune from Paypal. Now Electrek has learned through sources that Musk …

Engineering

Private jets, wads of cash and selfies with Putin: The rich kids of Russia revealed

An Instagram account has been set up anonymously collecting photos of the rich kids of Russian oligarchs.<p>The so called “mini-garchs” pose up next to …

Southeast Tornadoes, Storms Kill Three, Head for Atlantic Coast

A damaging storm system that spun off multiple tornadoes from Louisiana to Florida killed at least three people and critically injured at several others as it moved through the South, with more twisters likely to come Wednesday along the Atlantic coast.<p>Two people were killed as a tornado touched …

How 3 guys turned renting an air mattress in their apartment into a $25 billion company

Long before Airbnb persuaded strangers to sleep in one another's homes and became a $25 billion company, it was just an idea to make extra bucks and make rent.<p>After their first guests, Airbnb's founders realized they were on to something bigger than a stopgap for rent. They faced rejection plenty …

Startups

China is now the billionaire capital of the world

The mainland, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan provided 90 of the new entries, which swelled the ranks of Chinese billionaires to 568 and meant China overtook the US, which had 535. China's billionaires had a combined net worth of $1.4 trillion.<p>Despite the global slowdown, the wealth of the world's …

China

As Gov’t Tries to Force Apple to Crack iPhone, Here’s What Company Is Reportedly Doing Behind Scenes

Apple has ordered its engineers to develop new security measures for the iPhone that would be impossible for even the computer giant to break, according to a Wednesday report.<p>Sources close to the company told The New York Times that the enhanced security measures are being created as the federal …

Can Young Luxury Brands Bypass Wholesale?

More and more emerging fashion designers are adopting a direct-to-consumer model, wooed by the promise of higher margins and a closer relationship …

eCommerce

10 Things I Learned Traveling as a Couple

For our second date, without much warning and with little fanfare, Tyler showed up on my doorstep while I was on a trip to Buenos Aires for my job with the State Department. I felt like something big was about to happen as this was a departure from my normal dating experiences in Washington, DC. …

South America

Why fans had to wait 7 years to see one of the darkest 'Batman' stories get turned into a movie

Later this year, DC Entertainment will release an animated movie based on one of the darkest Batman storylines — 1988's graphic novel, "The Killing Joke."<p>If you're a Batman fan, the announcement last July was a big deal.<p>Artist Bruce Timm, one of the minds behind the beloved and Emmy-winning …

Spring 2016's Most Wearable Fashion Trends

From done-up-denim to stand-out sequins, there are tons of wearable fashion trends in the spring 2016 collections. Stripes and gingham for work? Check. Sequined cocktail dresses...

Clothing