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Google nearly bought Tesla for $6B in 2013

If you visited Tesla Motors' Fremont, Calif., factory in 2013, you'd have seen a pretty dismal place.<p>Much of the massive facility -- originally opened in a joint venture by Toyota and General Motors in the '80s -- lay completely empty, and manufacturing was suspended due to slow demand for Tesla's …

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AirAsia flight climbed quickly, then stalled before crash, official says

<b>(CNN) —</b> AirAsia Flight QZ8501 climbed rapidly, and then stalled, shortly before it crashed, a top Indonesian official said Tuesday.<p>"The plane ascended suddenly, with a speed that was above the normal speed limit, and then it went up," Transportation Minister Ignasius Jonan told reporters after he …

Samsung 5G tests reach 1Gbps, could launch in 2020

4G isn't cool. You know what's cool? 5G. Samsung claims new 5G tests have hit dizzying speeds and could be ready for you to use by 2020.<p>4G is barely …

Seven Customer Service Lessons I Learned In One Day With Richard Branson

It’s rare to find a leader who elevates the experience for employees and customers to such a degree that other brands benchmark against his or her company. I recently had a unique opportunity to spend a day with one such leader, an entrepreneur and billionaire who has built a brand considered the …