Katherine Stewart

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Mind-control: ‘I drove a car with my thoughts’

A car in Germany can be steered with thought alone. Rose Eveleth asks its driver and his team about the fiendishly difficult skills required to steer mind-controlled vehicles.<p>Henrik Matzke is in the driving seat of a car, poised to make a very unusual manoeuvre. The car pulls up to a junction. He …

Tesla Model S Electric Car: Simply The World's Coolest Taxi

What kind of taxis do you ride in? Battered old Crown Vics? High-mileage Toyota Priuses or Ford Escape Hybrids?<p>Our bet is that unless you've recently …

$30,000 Tesla “Model E” Will Be the Company’s Most Affordable Car

More Stories of Tesla<p>Tesla CEO Elon Musk just announced that Tesla is opening up the use of its patents to all car makers in an effort to advance the …

Tesla's Gen 3 Sedan To Be Steel-Bodied, Have 'Realistic' Pricing

Follow Antony<p>Tesla Motors has a very clear plan of action over the next few years. First, it must continue selling its Model S sedan, not just in the …

Google unveils voice-controlled Android Auto

SAN FRANCISCO -- Google is bringing its Android mobile operating system to one more thing that you use every day -- your car.<p>During its annual Google …

Tesla Model E To Compete With BMW 3 Series

Tesla currently sells the Model S, the company is getting ready to launch their new Tesla Model X, neither of these vehicles are exactly cheap and …

Tesla

What Do a Tesla, Xeon and Mac Pro Have In Common? Tech Products Still Made in the U.S.A.

As Americans prepare to celebrate the 238th anniversary of our founding document, there’s hope for a renaissance in technology manufacturing in the land of opportunity. It seems overly optimistic looking at the economic data since it shows the last decade hasn’t been kind to domestic computer and …

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In June: Leaf's Best-Ever June, Volt Up On May (FINAL UPDATE)

It hasn't reached the heady heights of May's record-breaking sales tally, but Nissan still has the highest-selling mainstream electric vehicle on the market.<p>Nissan rounds off the month's sales having moved 2,347 Leafs.<p>That's 770 fewer than May's best-ever Leaf sales total, but it's still a record …

Nissan Leaf News, Tesla Talks Price For Small Sedan, Next Prius Delayed: The Week In Reverse

<i>We have lots of news about the Nissan Leaf. What is realistic pricing on a Tesla? And have you seen the world's coolest taxi? It's the Week In</i> …

Small Tesla Sedan to be “Realistically” Priced, Not All-Aluminum

Tesla aims to capture a new section of the luxury car market with competitive, “realistic” pricing for its upcoming sedan, which will take on the BMW 3 Series and Mercedes C-Class. To keep the price down, the new Tesla, previously named the Model E, may not be as aluminum-intensive as the Model …

9 Ways Retail Will Radically Change In The Near Future

Every action and inaction -- from what customers clicked on and how much time they spent looking at certain products to their social activity and response to email programs - helped online retailers tailor each email, pop-up or recommended product to drive sales and provide a superior experience. …

eCommerce

Mobile-Enabled Commerce Will Yield The Next $100B Startup

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Patricia Nakache is a partner at Trinity Ventures. She has active investments in companies including m-commerce players Care.com (CRCM), EAT Club, and ThredUP.</i> <i>Phil Carter is an associate at Trinity Ventures, where he focuses on early-stage consumer technology investments particularly</i> …

Looking Beyond Engagement, Retailers Embrace Social Media As A Selling Tool

Social networks are playing a role in several stages of the buying cycle. However, a new trend is emerging: Retailers are closing sales using social …

Brick-and-mortar retailers need to make customers feel they’re walking into a website

The best retail firms have always been great at storytelling. I remember my first weekend in New York City, 15 years ago, when I stopped dead in front of a Saks Fifth Avenue display window and was enveloped by a fantasy woodland tale. Yes, they were selling the evening gown, shoes, and clutch, but …

eCommerce

Are checkout counters at retailers a thing of the past? Springboard Retail says yes - Boston Business Journal

A local retail chain saw an increase of tens of thousands of dollars in sales over a holiday weekend in May after it ripped out its sales counters …

E-COMMERCE AND THE FUTURE OF RETAIL: 2014 [SLIDE DECK]

We've created a slideshow highlighting the retail categories where e-commerce is having the most impact, and where there is still opportunity for disruption. The shift away from physical retail toward digital retail is happening faster than many observers expected.<p><i>BI Intelligence is a research and</i> …

eCommerce

Google's Project Tango Will Power Augmented Reality Shopping

Google just announced a pretty impressive-looking retail experience powered by its Project Tango 3D mapping service. With help from aisle411 and …