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Tesla just launched the Model Y — here's why it's the company's most important car (TSLA)

The Tesla Model Y is the sixth original "clean sheet" design the upstart all-electric automaker has unveiled. The Tesla Model Y is a crossover SUV, and that's the hottest segment in the car business these days. The Model Y could be Tesla's most important vehicle for the future. Tesla unveiled its Model Y crossover SUV at the company's design studio near Los Angeles about a week ago. The vehicle has been much anticipated — not so much for any "Wow!" factor (crossovers are kind of a boring segm...

Tesla is having another chaotic year — these are the biggest challenges Tesla has faced so far in 2019 (TSLA)

This year presented an opportunity for Tesla to build on last year's positive developments and move away from the chaos that characterized 2018. But so far, little has changed in 2019. Even celebratory announcements, like the introduction of the $35,000 version of the Model 3 sedan and the unveiling of the Model Y SUV, have been accompanied by concerns about their implications. If the first three months of 2019 are any indication, Tesla is set for another eventful, turbulent year. In 2018, th...
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Tesla v. Nikola

Tesla, Inc. (“Tesla”) is one of the most famous producers of electric cars. Tesla automobiles are some of the highest quality cars that are available on today’s market. In addition to cars, Tesla also produces electric semi-trucks. These trucks have a sleek high tech design that distinguish them from many of the semi-trucks we often […] The post Tesla v. Nikola appeared first on Vincent LoTempio | Registered Patent Attorney, Trademark, and Copyright | 1-800-866-0039.
Tags: Blog, Ipr, Nikola, Patent, Patent Infringement, Tesla

Tesla ends scheduled servicing because electric cars need less maintenance

Tesla will longer offer scheduled maintenance plans, switching to an "as needed" model. This reflects the fact that electric cars need less regular maintenance than gasoline or diesel cars. The post Tesla ends scheduled servicing because electric cars need less maintenance appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, News, Electric Cars, Tesla

Tesla revives its referral program with chances to win a Roadster

Tesla has revived its referral program that ended in February because of cost pressures. This time around the perks aren't quite as diverse, though it does offer regular chances to win a Roadster or Model Y. The post appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, News, Referral Program, Tesla

Dirty lies: how the car industry hid the truth about diesel emissions

The ‘Dieselgate’ scandal was suppressed for years – while we should have been driving electric cars. By Beth GardinerJohn German had not been looking to make a splash when he commissioned an examination of pollution from diesel cars back in 2013. The exam compared what came out of their exhausts, during the lab tests that were required by law, with emissions on the road under real driving conditions. German and his colleagues at the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) in the US ...
Tags: Travel and transport, Air pollution, Health, Pollution, Automotive industry, Volkswagen (VW, Society, Business, Electric, Hybrid And Low-emission Cars, Tesla, Elon Musk, Motoring, Technology, Greenhouse gas emissions, Environment

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. Weeks before an Amazon Air plane crashed in February killing all 3 people on board, several pilots said they thought an accident was inevitable. Business Insider spoke with 13 pilots who work or have worked for Air Transport Services Group and Atlas Air Worldwide and have flown planes for Amazon Air. Elon Musk emailed every single Tesla employee that car deliveries should be their "primary priority" in what he's calling the bigg...

Tesla's Musk tells employees vehicle deliveries 'primary priority' near end of first quarter

Tesla Inc's vehicle deliveries scheduled across Europe, China and North America should be a "primary priority" for all employees during the last 10 days of the first quarter, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said in an email to employees on Thursday.
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Elon Musk just emailed every single Tesla employee saying car deliveries should be their 'primary priority' in what he's calling the biggest wave in company history (TSLA)

Tesla is racing to deliver cars before the end of the first quarter on March 31.  Elon Musk told all employees in an email seen by Business Insider that deliveries should be their "top priority." As the company ramps up sales in Europe and China in addition to North America, Musk said this is the biggest wave of deliveries in its history.  Elon Musk sent an email to all Tesla employees on Thursday afternoon informing them that car deliveries should be everyone's top priority until the end of ...
Tags: Europe, Elon Musk, California, China, Trends, Tesla, Eu, TSLA, Jordan, North America, East Coast, Musk, Business Insider, Europe China, Sanjay Shah, Ashley Harris

Tesla is suing former employees, accusing them of stealing confidential information and giving it to robo-taxi rival Zoox (TSLA)

Tesla is accusing four former employees who now work for the robo-taxi startup Zoox of stealing confidential information. The company alleges in a new lawsuit that the documents helped Zoox "leap frog" years of work on self-driving cars.  More than 100 former Tesla employees now work for Zoox, which recently installed a new CEO.  Tesla has accused four former employees who now work at the robo-taxi startup Zoox of stealing proprietary information and trade secrets. In a lawsuit filed Wednesda...
Tags: US, Trends, Tesla, Intel, Graham, Turner, Northern California, Cooper, Foster City, Tripp, Scott Turner, CEO Elon Musk, Aicha Evans, Business Insider Tesla, Dement, Zoox

A Tesla analyst who just toured the electric-car maker's California and Nevada factories reveals what he saw (TSLA)

Tesla has faced a host of challenges in recent months. But one optimistic analyst who toured Tesla's Fremont, California, plant and its Nevada Gigafactory in recent days is doubling down on his bull thesis. Wedbush analyst Dan Ives described his time at the factories to Markets Insider, and explained why he walked away feeling optimistic about the company's direction.  Watch Tesla trade in real-time. Dan Ives really likes Tesla . He and his fellow Wedbush analyst Strecker Backe, along with...
Tags: Europe, Elon Musk, Wtf, California, China, US, Trends, Tesla, TSLA, SEC, Nevada, Morgan Stanley, Securities And Exchange Commission, Musk, FREMONT, Wedbush

Grimes speaks out about her feelings for Elon Musk and what it's been like since his 'funding secured' scandal

Grimes was featured in a profile for WSJ Magazine ahead of the release of her newest album. In the interview, Grimes discussed her relationship with Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who she referred to as a "super-interesting goddamn person." Grimes said it was "disturbing" to see how much attention she garnered from a since-deleted tweet from last year, in which she wrote that Musk hasn't prevented Tesla employees from unionizing. Grimes declined to comment on her feud with singer Azealia Banks that stem...
Tags: Elon Musk, Banks, China, Los Angeles, Trends, Tesla, Azealia Banks, Shanghai, Nintendo, SEC, Fox News, Grimes, WSJ, Musk, Tesla Gigafactory, Securities Exchange Commission

How to buy a Tesla online

Tesla has always bypassed traditional dealerships, and it has now adopted an online-only sales model that lets customers configure and order their car without leaving their couch. Here's what you need to know. The post How to buy a Tesla online appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Tesla, How-to, Model S, Model X, Model 3

Starbucks will anchor the new $400 million food-focused Valor Siren Ventures fund

Starbucks is serving up a steaming hot $100 million cash commitment to anchor a new food-focused fund in partnership with the consumer and tech-focused focused private equity firm Valor Equity Partners. The behemoth of burnt-coffee said that its commitment to the Valor Siren Ventures fund is an attempt to focus on “new ideas and technologies that are relevant to customers, inspiring to partners (employees), and meaningful to Starbucks business.” The Starbucks announcement was short on details...
Tags: Apple, Food, TC, Spacex, Restaurants, Tech, Tesla, Companies, Venture Capital, Retail, Starbucks, Johnson, Kevin Johnson, General Mills, Addepar, Tyson Foods

Attend TC Sessions: Mobility, a one-day event on the future of transportation

The way people and packages move from Point A to Point B is in the midst of a remarkable transformation driven by technological innovations in AI, robotics, electric battery development, digital platforms and manufacturing. A mobility revolution is in the making. And TechCrunch is here — and we’re not just along for the ride. We’re here to uncover new ideas and startups, root out vaporware and dig into the tech and people spurring this change. In short, we’re helping drive the conversation ar...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, Transportation, Technology, California, Articles, Events, Tesla, E-commerce, Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Bird, San Jose, Mobility, Manufacturing, Nissan

What We're Reading ~ 3/20/19

T. Rowe Price: The Man, The Company & The Investment Philosophy [Cornelius Bond]How to take the outside view [McKinsey] Pitch on short Tesla [Dropbox]What is Amazon [Zack Kanter] Allen Zhang on the key product principles of WeChat [WeChat]KKR is too cheap [Yet Another Value Blog]Buying is easy, selling is hard [Bloomberg] In 12 minutes, everything went wrong: LionAir crash [NYTimes]The SaaS [Matrix Partners]How an app for gamers went mainstream [The Atlantic]The risk of low growth stocks: Pres...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Finance, Tesla, Bloomberg, Netflix, Atlantic, TSLA, Espn, Jack Dorsey, Ba, KKR, Vanity Fair, What We're Reading, Mckinsey, NFLX

Wall Street's appetite for alternative data has turned into a gold rush, but investors say there's more dirt than nuggets

Investors speaking on a panel in New York on Tuesday said they struggle to find viable alternative data providers. Data sets often times don't meet their minimum requirements for usage. Investors said even the data that is up to par often times can't be integrated into trading strategies.  Alternative data might be one of the hottest industries on Wall Street, but data experts at quantitative hedge funds said the booming space has been difficult to generate incredible returns, despite seeming...
Tags: New York, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Nasdaq, Citadel, Morse, Rob Morse, Lisa Schirf, Schirf, Olga Kokareva, Quantstellation, Kokareva, However Kokareva, PDT Partners

A former Tesla investor explains why he thinks Elon Musk is the wrong person to lead the company, why he dumped the stock, and what he’s now buying instead (TSLA)

Tesla's Feb. 28 announcement that it will close all physical stores was so unexpected that it prompted one registered investment advisor to dump its entire stake in the company.  Tesla has since reversed its decision, but Alex Chalekian — the CEO of Lake Avenue Financial — still feels it's not in the best interests of his clients to hold the company's shares.  In an interview with Business Insider, he outlined the issues he has with Tesla and Elon Musk, and where his firm is investing instead....
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, TSLA, SEC, Fintech, Musk, El Chapo, Northern Trust, John Chen, Tesla The Boring Company, Alex Chalekian, Lake Avenue Financial, Chalekian, Pyramid Technology

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Google announced a huge gaming initiative: A Netflix-like video-game streaming platform named Stadia. The service is intended to run high-resolution blockbuster games on any device that runs Google's Chrome — from smartphones and tablets to computers and TVs. Google unveiled a new controller for its Stadia gaming service on Tuesday, which connects to Google's data centers and pairs with whichever device the game is being ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, UK, Samsung, Trends, Tesla, EA, Snapchat, Netflix, Aclu, New Zealand, Ubisoft, Stephen Collins, Alexa, Trump, Facebook Twitter

Tesla's Meandering Energy Strategy Is Still Killing Solar

The energy business is lost under Tesla's leadership.
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Atlassian's first head of technical teams explains why he couldn't pass up the opportunity to join the $26.9 billion company, even if it meant uprooting to Australia (TEAM)

In January, Atlassian hired its first head of technical teams Noah Wasmer, who joins Atlassian from VMware. As the vice president of product and head of technical teams, Wasmer will head Atlassian's software and IT products, including Jira, Bitbucket, Opsgenie, Jira Service Desk, and Statuspage. Business Insider spoke with Wasmer on how he got to Atlassian and what it's like uprooting to Australia. For years, Noah Wasmer worked in the Silicon Valley tech scene before moving to Atlanta. But n...
Tags: Google, Australia, San Francisco, Trends, Atlanta, Tesla, Sydney, Ibm, Silicon Valley, Pacific, Atlassian, Vmware, Ocean Beach, Sydney Australia, Mike Cannon Brookes, Scott Farquhar

Business briefly: US stocks give up an early rally; JLL buys HFF in Texas

U.S. stock indexes closed mostly lower Tuesday after a late-afternoon splash of selling erased early gains, ending a weeklong rally. Banks accounted for much of the decline, along with utilities and industrial companies. Those losses offset gains in health care, technology and consumer products stocks. The S&P 500 index slipped 0.37 points, or 0.01 percent, to 2,832.57. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 26.72 points, or 0.1 percent, to 25,887.38. The Nasdaq composite gained 9.47 points, o...
Tags: Europe, Business, Elon Musk, Texas, US, Tesla, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Treasury, Manhattan, Dallas, SEC, Securities And Exchange Commission, Musk, Commercial Real Estate

These Three Businesses Are Marketing in Unusual Ways

You’re walking down the street and suddenly a zombie rises up out of the sewer. You scream, throw your backpack at the thing and begin sprinting down the street. And then someone cries out, “Watch The Walking Dead this week.” You stop, turn around, and see the zombie waving at you and smiling. You walk back and it hands you your bag. You were just a victim. A victim of gorilla marketing. Businesses employ interesting tactics to get leads and customers to buy all the time. AMC employed similar ta...
Tags: Business, Spacex, Elon Musk, Amc, Marketing, Tesla, Climbonline, Pennyhoarder

Staff at crowdfunding giant Kickstarter are unionizing in a potential first for big tech in the US

Kickstarter's employees are forming a union called Kickstarter United. If the union is recognized, Kickstarter would be the first major tech company to have union representation. In a statement, the company did not indicate where it stood on the effort. In 2018, BuzzFeed News reported that the company was in turmoil following the return of cofounder Perry Chen as CEO. Employees at Brooklyn's crowdfunding giant Kickstarter are forming a labor union called Kickstarter United, which will aim to ...
Tags: US, Trends, Tesla, Brooklyn, Kickstarter, BuzzFeed News, Chen, Perry Chen, Kickstarter United, OPEIU

Forbes is charging $9 a month for a new video education program that takes a page from MasterClass

Forbes is launching an $8.99-a-month video network for entrepreneurs it's dubbed Forbes8. It's the latest example of a publisher jumping on the direct consumer revenue train to supplement its ad revenue. Forbes is pushing into an e-learning area with already-established players like MasterClass and Real Vision, though. To grow its consumer revenue, Forbes is taking a page from the success of video-learning behemoths like MasterClass and Real Vision. On Monday, the company announced Forbes8, a...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Tesla, Davis, James Patterson, Vox Media, Universal Pictures, Forbes, Tim Ferriss, Donna Langley, Martin Scorsese Ron Howard, Real Vision, Chobani CMO Peter McGuinness, Tom Davis Forbes, Forbes Infinity Forbes, Amos Winbush III

Here comes Tencent Music, China's biggest streaming-music service (TME)

Tencent Music Entertainment is set to report fourth-quarter financial results after Tuesday's closing bell. It will be Tencent Music's first earnings release since going public in the US in December. Watch Tencent Music Entertainment trade live. Tencent Music Entertainment, the biggest streaming-music service in China, is set to report fourth-quarter earnings after Tuesday's closing bell. Here's what analysts surveyed by Bloomberg are expecting: Adjusted earnings per share: $0.55  Reve...
Tags: China, US, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Tencent Music Entertainment, Chinese IPO, Tencent Music, Tencent Music China

Tesla factory workers took twice as many days off last year than in 2017 because of injury or sickness (TSLA)

Workers at Tesla's auto plant spent twice as many days away from their jobs due to work-related injuries and illnesses, after adjusting for workforce growth, in 2018 than in 2017, Bloomberg reports, citing a report Tesla filed with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. While the total number of injuries from Fremont employees increased by around 28%, the rate of injuries per hour worked was about the same as in 2017, according to Bloomberg. A Tesla representative told Business Ins...
Tags: Elon Musk, China, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, SEC, Fiat Chrysler, FREMONT, Shelby, OSHA, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Ford General Motors, Fremont California, Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA, Bloomberg Tesla, Bloomberg Read

Digital Trends Live: Tesla Model Y, The Missing Link, and good digital hygiene

Episode 89 of Digital Trends Live covered topics including Tesla's newest crossover, as well as an interview with What's Trending co-founder Shira Lazar. We also talked about Laika Studios' latest stop-motion animated film, Missing Link. The post Digital Trends Live: Tesla Model Y, The Missing Link, and good digital hygiene appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Tesla, Shira Lazar

Fiat wants to transform the cheeky 500 city car into an urban Tesla

Fiat is finally preparing a new 500. Scheduled to make its debut in early 2020, the retro-chic city car will go electric in part to comply with looming emissions regulations. The post Fiat wants to transform the cheeky 500 city car into an urban Tesla appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Fiat, Fiat 500, Electric Cars, City Cars

Tesla wirelessly gives the Model 3 a 5-percent increase in power

Tesla again showed the potential of its innovative over-the-air software updating system by making the Model 3 five percent more powerful via a firmware update. The Performance model gained 23 horsepower. The post Tesla wirelessly gives the Model 3 a 5-percent increase in power appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Electric Cars

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