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Why Silicon Valley is high-fiving over Trump’s SEC pick

Wall Street lawyer Walter “Jay” Clayton hasn’t been officially appointed to the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission yet. But given the finite amount of political capital that Democrats wield right now, it’s easy to imagine that he’ll be confirmed and fairly easily when it’s his turn on …

Silicon Valley

6 Fintechs Disrupting The Industry | Inc.com

Financial technology is no longer a complicated, boring niche reserved to a small group of tech titans in Silicon Valley. It has become a rapid-growth sector in the tech industry - one that isn't losing steam.<p>Now popularly known as fintech, it generally refers to new ventures that are applying …

Kill Bill

Why Electric Cars Ruled The Roads 100 Years Ago

Sure, the long wait for the Tesla Model 3 may extend into 2019. And sure, electric vehicles may be the future. But despite growing interest today, …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is reportedly pushing for a carbon tax with Trump administration

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has long been a supporter of a revenue-neutral carbon tax to “price the unpriced externalities of carbon emissions”, as he phrases it.<p>Now that he has a rare access to the Trump administration after joining Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum, he is reportedly pushing for a carbon …

Donald Trump

Behavioral Economics Isn't Dead Yet

Explaining irrational human actions with theory turns out to be really hard.<p>Just a few years ago, many were proclaiming the decline of behavioral economics. In 2009, the well-known game theorist David Levine delivered a lecture called “Is Behavioral Economics Doomed?,” in which he casts doubt on …

Economics

Elon Musk Will Begin Digging Tunnels in a Month

Looks like Elon Musk might actually start building tunnels. The SpaceX CEO has said for more than a year that he was going to start digging tunnels …

Elon Musk

Solar Employs More People In U.S. Electricity Generation Than Oil, Coal And Gas Combined

In the United States, more people were employed in solar power last year than in generating electricity through coal, gas and oil energy combined. According to a new report from the U.S. Department of Energy, solar power employed 43 percent of the Electric Power Generation sector’s workforce in …

Renewable Energy