Alberto Haro

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Elon Musk Says Tesla Is Pumping Out Cars Faster Than It Expected

In an interview outside the company's Fremont, Calif. plant, Ohnsman writes, Musk said:<p>We're above 400 a week at the current manpower, and not trivially above it," adding that in late 2014, the pace is "going to 800 a week. I'm very confident we'll get there."<p>Tesla's stock is up 2% today.<p><i>Read the</i> …

Hungary’s economy: looking good?

Vistors to downtown Budapest – teeming with tourists in these summer months – may be surprised by the number of forlorn shops, their fronts closed …

Mexican Tycoon Carlos Slim Poised To Take Advantage Of Mexico's Announced Oil Reform

Tabasco Oil Company, owned by Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim, reported finding oil in Colombia and announced that it will soon begin testing to confirm the production level of the well. In making the announcement to the Mexican Stock Market on July 3, Grupo Carso SAB, Slim’s holding company, said that …

Microsoft unveils reorganisation

<b>Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer said the company is being restructured in what is the first major overhaul for five years.</b><p>The software company will be streamlined around devices such as phones, games consoles, and services.<p>He said Microsoft would be able to react faster to changes in the …

Business Development

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop on Why the $300 Lumia 1020 Is a Camera Phone Worth a Premium Price

Stephen Elop is happy to talk about the features of the Lumia 1020, especially its 41-megapixel camera and what that enables.<p>But the Nokia CEO gets …

Ballmer Pulls the Trigger on Microsoft's Massive Shake-Up

Today Microsoft has enacted a massive shake-up of its internal leadership structure, shifting divisions across new strata. The move is not a surprise, though it was a somewhat locked-down affair before it was announced; leaks were fewer than one might have expected given the scope of the …

Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch steps down; Michael Huseby appointed CEO of Nook Media

Following reports earlier this year that Barnes & Noble may be sliding away from producing its own Nook hardware, the outfit's CEO has just stepped away from his corner office. Announced in a series of shuffles, William Lynch has resigned as chief executive officer and director of the company …

An iPhone Flight App Straight Out Of The Pan Am Era

A new app called Flying aims for convenience but also hopes to bring back some of the wonder to air travel.<p>When you strip away the hassle of security checks, lost luggage, inevitable delays, and that dope next to you who won’t stop hogging the armrest, air travel is <i>amazing</i>. We step into a winged …

Skip Silicon Valley: Why Smart Startups Start In Europe

Despite having studied at Stanford University, worked for start-ups in Silicon Valley like Linkexchange and Tellme networks, spent four years at eBay in California in product management, and been an investor at Accel Partners, a venture capital firm with roots in Silicon Valley, I made the …

Oracle Announcements with Salesforce, NetSuite, and Microsoft: Back to Focus on Infrastructure

Oracle hasn’t been getting a lot of respect lately. The company missed its Q2 numbers and of course analysts worry and wonder whether Oracle is missing the cloud computing opportunity.<p>Not so. This week Oracle signed three significant alliance agreements, both focused on providing core database …

Google confirms it is acquiring Waze to add real-time social data to its maps

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>After widespread rumors that the two were close to a deal, Google (s goog) has confirmed on its official blog that it is …

Why everything geeks think they know about Kickstarter is wrong

Kickstarter has been described as the Home Shopping Network for geeks—picture an online version of the Sharper Image catalog and an investment platform for tech startups having a baby. But this is the wrong way to think about Kickstarter, because the site’s founders have actually shied away from …

Startups

The one thing that makes a company last forever

All companies hit rough patches from time to time. But only a few manage to survive decade after decade—some of them in a form that bears no resemblance to the original organization. Nokia began in 1865 as a riverside paper mill along the Tammerkoski Rapids in southwestern Finland. In the late …

Innovation

Emerging Market Rout Spells Opportunity

The investor love affair with emerging markets is quickly fading. For much of the past decade, emerging markets – Asia being the largest – were the place to be, offering explosive growth compared to the meagre offerings of the developed world. The trend spawned sexy acronyms such as BRICs, numerous …

LightInTheBox’s solid opening day could renew US investor love affair with Chinese IPOs

Chinese tech companies like Baidu, Sina and Ctrip were once the darlings of the US exchanges. That changed abruptly in 2011, when financial and accounting frauds from a slew of Chinese companies spurred a short-selling bonanza, followed by mass de-listing. Guilt by association tarnished the …

China

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George Soros Is Going Back Into Japanese Stocks

Unless you've been under a rock for the past few weeks, you noticed the serious selloff in Japanese stocks. The Nikkei has lost 21% since its intraday peak on May 23rd and now the Abe government is pushing for Japan's institutional investors to jump back in the action.<p>Soros' money will definitely …

Associated Press News

Samsung Shares Slide More Than 6 Percent on Galaxy S4 Q3 Sales Expectations

Concerns that sales of Samsung’s flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4, may fall short of expectations caused Samsung shares to fall more than 6 percent …

Piccolo Automatically Prints Your Facebook And Instagram Photos Every Month

The growth of mobile devices, smartphones, and social networking services have forever changed the way we take photos. Today, we continuously snap pictures, pausing only to selectively share the best to our network of friends, family and followers on sites like Facebook and Instagram. Today, a new …

Microsoft demonstrates new apps and devices for Windows 8.1

Microsoft is preparing a large number of updates and changes for Windows 8.1, and the company has revealed some of them previously, but a new video shows them in full detail for over an hour. New apps, including Reading List, Food & Drink, and updated Search and Photos changes are all shown with …

5 Negotiation Tips From Steve Jobs | Inc.com

A series of emails about ebook prices between Apple and HarperCollins, including ones written by Steve Jobs, were recently released as part of the Department of Justice price-fixing suit against Apple and a number of major publishers. As the site Quartz pointed out, these offer some great insight …

Harper Collins