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Tesla's Battery Tech Is Unrivaled

One of the biggest challenges to Tesla Inc.'s (TSLA) long-term growth has nothing to do with the company's Model 3 production line in Fremont, CA, or …

Tesla

Early study into 16:8 intermittent fasting suggests weight loss benefits

Various intermittent fasting schemes have recently been slipping into the perilous realm of "fad diets" but a compelling, growing body of scientific …

Holistic Medicine

More than 600 members of Jeff Sessions' church just charged him with violating church rules

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 600 members of the United Methodist Church have issued a formal complaint against Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a fellow church member, charging that his "zero tolerance" policy on immigration violates church rules and may constitute child abuse.<p>The complaint charges Sessions …

United Methodist

Audi CEO Rupert Stadler arrested in Germany

The CEO of luxury automaker Audi has been arrested in Germany as part of an investigation into emissions cheating.<p>Munich prosecutors said Monday that Rupert Stadler, who has worked for Audi parent company Volkswagen since 1990, had been detained because of concerns he could influence witnesses in …

Diesel Emissions

Tesla is now making 3,500 Model 3 cars per week

Tesla has been scrambling to make its goal of producing 5,000 Model 3 cars per week by July, and it appears to be making good progress... although it also has a long way to go. <i>Electrek</i> has obtained a company-wide email from Elon Musk indicating that Tesla is now reliably producing "above 500" …

Tesla

Paul Manafort is in the klink. It's OK to be pleased

Paul Manafort, the former campaign manager of Donald Trump, is in the klink. It’s OK to be pleased.<p>Oh, Manafort.<p>As one of the early casualties of the Trump-Russia inquiry, he was first indicted in October 2017, in Washington, on charges of conspiracy, money laundering and false statements. He …

Donald Trump

Musk's Boring Company wins bid to build high-speed system in Chicago

(Reuters) - The City of Chicago has selected billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's The Boring Company to build a high-speed underground commuter system from the Loop to O'Hare International Airport, one of the world's busiest, media reported on Wednesday.<p>The system will be comprised of 16-passenger …

Elon Musk

The Supreme Court might deal a death blow to online small businesses

Most Supreme Court rulings are a bigger deal for legal nerds than they are for everyday Americans, but one decision this month will stand out from …

South Dakota

Seattle quickly repeals 'head tax' that Amazon opposed

Just a few weeks after enacting a so-called "head tax" Seattle's City Council voted 7-2 to repeal it. It would have charged big businesses around $500 for each of their full-time employees in order to fund affordable housing and services for the homeless, but facing opposition from corporations …

City Politics

Millennial migration favors San Jose despite cost of living, says census

Do you know the way?<p>The Bay Area is getting more mixed messages on the seemingly perennial question of if and how quickly residents are fleeing the region and the state, as the finance company Smart Asset released a report Friday claiming that San Jose is one of the most popular destinations for …

Demographics

This is really happening: Measure to split California into three states qualifies for November ballot

For the first time since before the Civil War, voters across California will decide in November on a proposal to split up the Golden State — …

California

Netflix and Alphabet will need to become ISPs, fast

This week completely scrambled the video landscape, and its implications are going to take months to fully understand.<p>First is the district court’s decision to approve the merger of AT&T and Time Warner announced just moments ago. That will create one of the largest content creation and …

Net Neutrality

Laurene Powell Jobs has quietly invented a new form of philanthropy

Laurene Powell Jobs is quietly creating a new landscape of philanthropy.<p>One of the world's richest women, worth an estimated $20 billion, the 54-year-old Powell Jobs is a philanthropist, entrepreneur and president of the Emerson Collective, whose mission includes "removing barriers to opportunity …

Silicon Valley

Laurene Powell Jobs is investing in media, education, sports and more. What does she want?

Laurene Powell Jobs — like the inventors and disrupters who were all around her — was thinking big. It was 2004, and she was an East Coast transplant — sprung from a cage in West Milford, N.J., as her musical idol Bruce Springsteen might put it — acclimating to the audacious sense of possibility …

Education

New Tesla Model 3 Battery Details & Images Released

It’s the most energy dense pack in the industry. We do the math to confirm.<p>First up, some highlights from the text below:<p><b>Exclusive photos</b> via Jack …

Tesla Model 3

The $1.4 Trillion U.S. ‘Surplus’ That Trump’s Not Talking About

The U.S. has a surplus of $20 billion with China and $1.4 trillion with the rest of the world.<p>That’s not a normal trade balance, of course, where the …

Economy

Ultra-capacitor hybrid radically boosts power and efficiency of lithium batteries

Nawa Technologies' core product is a new type of carbon ultra-capacitor with a set of remarkable advantages over typical lithium-ion battery …

Clean Energy

Seattle poised to repeal new tax opposed by Amazon

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle leaders said Monday that they plan to repeal a tax on large companies like Amazon and Starbucks as they face mounting pressure from businesses, an about-face just a month after unanimously approving the measure to help pay for efforts to combat a growing homelessness …

City Politics

Tesla might have achieved battery energy density and cost breakthroughs

There was a lot of news that came out of Tesla shareholder meeting this week, but there was one important statement that sort of went under the radar.<p>Elon Musk is generally careful not to use the term “breakthrough” when describing advancements in battery technology but he has used it this week to …

Tesla

5 Must-See Aviation Documentaries on Netflix or Amazon

Have a rainy day on your hands and nothing to watch on TV? Below are five favorite aviation documentaries that will take you behind the scenes of …

Aviation

People kicking these food delivery robots is an early insight into how cruel humans could be to robots

The company behind tiny food delivery robots has admitted that people are kicking its machines — and it's an early insight into how cruel humans could be to robots.<p>Starship Technologies was launched in 2014 by Skype cofounders Ahti Heinla and Janus Friis. It makes 22-inch tall robots that roll …

Robotics

Behind the misleading claims fueling America's bourbon boom

Widow Jane’s flagship 10-year-old straight bourbon is a common sight in hip Brooklyn bars and, according to the company, it can now be found in more than 30 states and 15 countries. Part of its popularity could be attributed to its supposedly artisanal New York credentials: “The pure, unique waters …

Whiskey

A 3D-printed house you can actually live in should be ready by 2019

In The Netherlands, a company called Van Wijnen is working with the city of Eindhoven to build the world's first community of 3D-printed houses. The planned community will have five houses, all printed with concrete. Each subsequent house will build on the ones that came before; the first house …

Netherlands

More than half of the most valuable U.S. tech companies were founded by first- or second-generation immigrants

Mary Meeker updates her data on immigrant founders.<p>Immigrants are integral to the U.S. tech market.<p>Some 56 percent of the 25 most valuable tech companies in the U.S. had a founder who was a first- or second-generation immigrant, according to Mary Meeker’s annual presentation at the <b>Code Conference</b> …

Jeff Bezos

Wide Body Tesla Model X by T Sportline Looks Menacing in Black

Even though it has its fair share of flaws, the Tesla Model X is an attractive proposition as far as electric SUVs are concerned. But what if you’re …

Tesla

Mark Zuckerberg comes to Elon Musk's defense on self-driving car technology

Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk have a testy history of disagreeing about the potential for artificial intelligence, with Zuckerberg as the optimist …

Tesla

Silicon Valley tsunami? Tax plans aimed at Apple, Google could start a new wave, city leaders say

Cupertino, Mountain View and East Palo Alto have begun to ponder new taxes based on employer headcounts — levies that could jolt Apple and Google — …

Silicon Valley

More than half of the top American tech companies were founded by immigrants or the children of immigrants

More than half of the top American tech companies were founded by immigrants or the children of immigrants, Mary Meeker revealed in her annual report …

Silicon Valley

Digital license plates finally hit the road in California

At $699 a pop, these digital displays don’t come cheap<p>Five years after California governor Jerry Brown signed legislation authorizing digital license plates to be sold in his state, the new-fangled digital display boards are finally hitting the streets. According to <i>The</i> <i>Sacramento Bee</i>, the new plates …

Jerry Brown

How to port your landline number to Google Voice

Still hanging onto your home phone? Worse, still paying for it?<p>I suspect this is pretty common. It's a hassle to give up a landline, if only because that number you've had for so many years is "on file" at so many places. It's your <i>home number</i> -- and you need to keep that, right?<p>The number, yes. But …

Google Voice