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Why Tesla doesn’t have a Pinto problem with its car fires—yet

For Tesla Motors, the question is, what about the fire next time?<p>Over the past six weeks two of the Silicon Valley automaker’s luxury electric sports sedans have caught fire after drivers ran over metallic debris that perforated their cars’ lithium-ion battery packs. A third Model S went up in …

Dropbox, a hit with consumers, is now going after business market

SAN FRANCISCO -- Dropbox is already a hit with consumers. Now it's looking to corner the business market.<p>The online storage service already has 200 million users who save more than 1 billion files in Dropbox every day, Chief Executive Drew Houston said.<p>Now Dropbox is looking to get businesses on …

Prepare To Be Blown Away By MapQuest's New App

Despite its fall from top-dog status, MapQuest is actually still the #3 mobile map app, according to data from ComScore.<p>Even with the high ranking, the app wasn't great, admits Brian McMahon, general manager of MapQuest.<p>"We know that people trust us," McMahon says (after all, before Google Maps …

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Here’s Why One Snapchat Investor Thinks the App Is Worth Billions

You may have heard by now — Snapchat is worth a <i>lot</i> of money to a lot of important people.<p>If the app doesn’t end up selling to Facebook for billions …

Profits Become Elusive In Recycling

San Francisco, CA-Recycling is a great business, as long as commodity prices are high.<p>Waste Management, the country’s largest waste hauler and processor, has long been an advocate of recycling and reuse. Five years ago, the company recycled around 6 million tons of materials in the U.S. explained …