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UK: Batteries – A Roadblock For Electric Vehicles? - J A Kemp LLP

It is clear that we are in the middle of an electric vehicle revolution. Despite making only around half a million cars a year, the well-known electric car manufacturer Tesla became the world's most valuable car...
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Dow Jones Today, Stocks Mixed As PMI Data Slips; Tesla Jumps As Bitcoin Rebounds, Microsoft Joins The $2 Trillion Club

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A Canadian bitcoin fund just became the Middle East's first crypto listing after debuting on Nasdaq's Dubai exchange

A pile of bitcoin cryptocurrencies. Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images The Bitcoin Fund listed on the Nasdaq Dubai Wednesday as the Middle East joins the crypto craze. The fund was the first of its kind to be listed on a major exchange in Toronto last year. The Bitcoin Fund has risen about 10% since listing, according to data from Nasdaq Dubai. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Middle East has joined the crypto craze. On W...
Tags: Elon Musk, China, Toronto, Trends, Markets, Tesla, Bloomberg, Bitcoin, Canada, Middle East, Dubai, Nasdaq, Cryptocurrencies, North Africa, Corp, Nasdaq Dubai


Cathie Wood's Ark ETFs loaded up on Coinbase and the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust as crypto collapsed

Cathie Wood is the CEO and chief investment officer of ARK Invest, which runs three of the highest-returning stock ETFs of the last three years. ARK Invest Cathie Wood's Ark ETFs loaded up on crypto-related investments as bitcoin fell below $30,000 on Tuesday. The Ark CEO's funds bought over 1 million shares of the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust and 214,718 shares of Coinbase. Despite recent bitcoin drawdowns, Wood is sticking to her long-term price target of $500,000. Sign up here for ou...
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Elon Musk wants to be funny with his tweets, but he should realize his power to move markets and hurt investors, Binance CEO says

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Binance founder Changpeng Zhao. Brendan McDermid/Reuters/Piergiorgio Borgogno/YouTube Elon Musk should be more careful with his tweets on cryptocurrencies, according to Binance's CEO. "He has to realize that his tweets do have the power to move markets," Changpeng Zhao said. Many new retail investors tend to base their trading decisions on Musk's tweets. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Elon Musk should be more carefu...
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10 things in tech: Shopify's ad push, Leaked Amazon documents, New Spotify app

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. Google reportedly sits on new ideas until a competitor forces its hand. Known as "pantry mode," the tactic is tied to CEO Sundar Pichai's struggle to make important decisions in a timely manner, an issue that's causing tension among employees. More on "pantry mode" here.2. The Hubble Space Telescope has been offline for a week. NASA has ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Spotify, Spacex, Elon Musk, London, China, America, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Eu, Nasa, Shanghai


Elon Musk’s bad bet: Bitcoin’s sudden dive will hit Tesla with a Q2 loss

Even if Bitcoin rebounds from here, Tesla is deploying an accounting system that will force it to book a sizable Q2 loss on its daring...
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EVs Won’t Save Us from Our Car Culture’s Ill Effects

From Electric Vehicles Won’t Save Us by Coby Lefkowitz: This isn’t a story about Elon Musk, or Tesla, or a contrarian take about how “oil is good, actually.” I unconditionally support electric vehicles in their quest to take over the primacy of gasoline-powered vehicles in the market. But I don’t save that enthusiasm for their prospects on society broadly. From the perspective of the built environment, there is nothing functionally different between an electric vehicle and a gasoline propelled ...
Tags: Elon Musk, Usa, Tesla, Jason Kottke, Coby Lefkowitz


Take a look at Spotify's new audio-only app Greenroom, the audio streaming giant's bid to challenge Clubhouse

Spotify Spotify launched its own audio-only app called Greenroom on Wednesday. The app will go head-to-head with Clubhouse, a platform that has been valued at $4 billion. Here's what you need to know about Spotify's new app and how it stacks up to competitors. See more stories on Insider's business page. Live audio-only apps are picking up steam, as platforms like Clubhouse continue to challenge the way social media operates.Spotify launched one of its own on Wednesday - its a...
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Chipotle is revamping its rewards program with more options for using points and a Tesla Model 3 Giveaway

Chipotle is giving away a Tesla 3. Chipotle Chipotle is adding new redemption options for rewards program members. The chain is also giving away a Tesla to the winner of an inn-app game. Rewards programs are becoming more important than ever for fast food chains. See more stories on Insider's business page. Chipotle just introduced the biggest update to its rewards program since it launched in 2019. The chain will also give away a Tesla 3 to the winner of a new racing game. The new rew...
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Lucid Motors to launch 2021 Lucid Air, an electric luxury vehicle that could rival Tesla

Lucid Motors released updates to their upcoming launch of the Lucid Air model and said a flagship New York City studio will open this week.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, New York City, Tesla, Usa Today, Lucid Motors, Lucid Air


Lidar company Quanergy to go public via $1.4B SPAC deal

Quanergy Systems, the Sunnyvale, California-based lidar company, said Tuesday it has agreed to merge with special purpose acquisition fund CITIC Capital Acquisition Corp., a Chinese blank-check firm affiliated with the country’s largest state-owned investment conglomerate. The deal, which puts an implied valuation on Quanergy at $1.4 billion, is expected to close in the second half of 2021. After closing, the transaction will inject the lidar company with around $278 million in pro forma net cas...
Tags: TC, Transportation, China, Funding, Samsung, Tech, Tesla, Bloomberg, Automotive, United States, Private Equity, Autonomous Vehicles, Volvo, Lidar, Daimler, Citic


Tesla's fastest car has a 'Drag Strip Mode' that lets you go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in under 2 seconds - but the set-up process takes 15 minutes

Tesla Model S Plaid. Tesla The Model S Plaid can accelerate from 0 to 60 in under 2 seconds, but it requires a set-up process. MotorTrend tested the vehicle out. It had the fastest acceleration speed they'd seen, but only under special testing conditions. Most high-performance vehicles do not require a set-up process to hit high acceleration speeds. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Tesla Model S Plaid can go from 0 to 60 in less than two seconds, but it requires a l...
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Tesla's fastest car has a 'Drag Strip Mode' that lets you go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in under 2 seconds - but the battery has to warm up first for 15 minutes

Tesla Model S Plaid. Tesla The Model S Plaid can accelerate from 0 to 60 in under 2 seconds, but it requires a set-up process. MotorTrend tested the vehicle out. It had the fastest acceleration speed they'd seen, but only under special testing conditions. Most high-performance vehicles do not require a set-up process to hit high acceleration speeds. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Tesla Model S Plaid can go from 0 to 60 in less than two seconds, but it requires a l...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, Jay Leno, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Cnn, Porsche, Mclaren, Cnbc, Musk, Motortrend, Tech Insider, Christian Seabaugh, Tesla Model S Plaid


Dogecoin has plunged more than 75% since Elon Musk's SNL performance in May, shedding $70 billion in market cap

Elon Musk with his mother Maye during SNL. Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Dogecoin has dropped more than 75% since the hype peaked around the token when Elon Musk appeared on SNL in May. It was the worst-performing major cryptocurrency on Tuesday, as investors fled the asset. Cryptocurrencies have crashed since May after Musk criticised bitcoin and China cracked down. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Dogecoin continued to plunge on ...
Tags: Elon Musk, China, Trends, Tesla, Musk, Skilling, Dogecoin, Maye, NBC NBCU Photo Bank, Harry Robertson, Susannah Streeter, CoinGecko, Opening Bell Dogecoin, Michael Kamerman, Getty Images Dogecoin, Hargreaves Lansdown Musk


Tesla unveils 3,100-mile Supercharger route across China as part of Musk's plan to connect Shangai and London

Elon Musk wants to create a charging route that stretches from Shanghai to London. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Tesla unveiled a Supercharger route stretching more than 3,000 miles along China's Silk Road. The route includes 27 Supercharger stations. Elon Musk wants to eventually build a route spanning Shanghai to London. See more stories on Insider's business page. Charging remains one of the biggest headaches of EV ownership - and Tesla just made it a bit easier for its Chinese cust...
Tags: Transportation, Silk Road, Elon Musk, London, News, China, Trends, Tesla, Electric Vehicles, Auto Industry, Middle East, Shanghai, Toyota, Electric Cars, Musk, Central Asia


We have Tesla’s new supercomputer to blame for its Autopilot tech switch

Tesla announced last month that it’s ditching radar sensors from its Model 3 and Model Y EVs for a camera-based autonomous driving system, called the Tesla Vision – but just for the North American market. Tesla’s move made absolutely no sense and it even cost the company the safety recognition by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). But new details from the company’s Senior Director of Artificial Intelligence, Andrej Karpathy, shed at least some light into the automaker’s ...
Tags: Startups, Tesla, Shift, Andrej Karpathy, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Karpathy


10 things you need to know before the opening bell

The New York Stock Exchange stands in lower Manhattan. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get the day's top stock and crypto news in your inbox every morning.Sign up for Insider Investing for your weekly markets analysis.Here's what you need to know before markets open.1. Global stocks wobble and bitcoin keeps sliding. Investors are focusing on post-pandemic growth after reassuring comments from Fed speakers. 2. Mark Cub...
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Dogecoin has plunged more than 70% since Elon Musk's SNL performance in May, shedding $70 billion in market cap

Elon Musk hosted the May 8, 2021 episode of 'Saturday Night Live'. Will Heath/NBC via Getty Images Dogecoin has dropped more than 70% since the hype peaked around the token when Elon Musk appeared on SNL in May. It was the worst-performing major cryptocurrency on Tuesday, as investors fled the asset. Cryptocurrencies have crashed since May after Musk criticised bitcoin and China cracked down. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Dogecoin continu...
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Explainer: What's Happening With Tesla's $7 Billion German 'Gigafactory'?

By Nadine Schimroszik and Christoph SteitzGRUENHEIDE, Germany (Reuters) - Next Thursday, July 1, was supposed to be a day of celebration for Tesla:...
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How do great ideas come from? Lessons from 750+ Founders

I’ve helped 750+ startup founders. I always try to ask: “How did you come up with your idea?” Here are their answers: First, they most commonly say: “Solve your own problems. Meaning, live on the edge of tech and see what issues you encounter. Then build a startup to solve it.” I agree, and I love that. But it’s not the whole answer you want. Where do these problems actually come from? I’ll start by defining what a good startup idea looks like to me. It offers a meaningful benef...
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Tesla backs vision-only approach to autonomy using powerful supercomputer

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been teasing a neural network training computer called ‘Dojo’ since at least 2019. Musk says Dojo will be able to process vast amounts of video data to achieve vision-only autonomous driving. While Dojo itself is still in development, Tesla today revealed a new supercomputer that will serve as a development prototype version of what Dojo will ultimately offer.  At the 2021 Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition on Monday, Tesla’s head of AI, Andrej Karpa...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Instagram, San Francisco, Tech, Tesla, Artificial Intelligence, Nvidia, North America, Musk, Nvme, Dojo, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Andrej Karpathy, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Karpathy


Amazon is reportedly buying 1,000 autonomous truck-driving systems, which could pave the way for one day ditching drivers

Plus Amazon reportedly ordered 1,000 autonomous truck-driving systems from a startup called Plus. The retail giant also has the option to buy shares of the AI startup, according to a recent filing. The technology falls in line with Amazon's focus on AI-related technology. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon has agreed to buy 1,000 autonomous truck-driving systems from a self-driving trucking startup, Bloomberg first reported.The self-driving trucking startup, Plus,...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, News, California, China, Cars, US, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Autonomous Driving, SPAC, Mark Matousek, Tech Insider, Autonomous Delivery, David Liu


Karpathy Talks Tesla FSD Technical Details

David Lee summarized and analyzed Andrej Karpathy recent technical presentation on Tesla FSD. Andrej indicated that Tesla already has over 1.8 Exaflop of processing power with 10 Petabytes of storage... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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ContextLogic jumps 22% as Redditors highlight it as a meme-stock play for the week

Mateusz Slodkowski/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images Mateusz Slodkowski/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images ContextLogic, the e-commerce company that runs the Wish platform, rallied 22% Monday. The company was the top-hyped stock on Reddit investing threads like Wall Street Bets. "Wish is the play this week," said one Redditor. See more stories on Insider's business page. Shares of ContextLogic jumped as much as 22% Monday, as retail traders on Reddit investing threads touted the...
Tags: Trends, Markets, Tesla, E-commerce, Reddit, Blackberry, Gamestop, Marketwatch, San Francisco California, Redditor, Short Squeeze, AMC Entertainment, Clean Energy Fuels, Torchlight, ContextLogic, Mateusz Slodkowski


Tesla AI Day in About One Month

Elon tweeted that the Tesla AI Day will be in about a month or so. Tesla will go over progress with Tesla AI software, hardware, both training and inference. Purpose is recruiting. Looking at holding... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Porsche to make high-performance batteries in joint venture with Customcells

Luxury sports car manufacturer Porsche AG is going into the battery business. The automaker said Monday it plans to open a new factory that will produce high-performance cells through a joint venture with lithium-ion battery developer Customcells. Porsche invested in “the high double-digit millions” in the new joint venture, dubbed Cellforce Group GmbH, executive board member Michael Steiner told reporters in a media briefing ahead of the announcement. The factory also benefited from a €60 milli...
Tags: Transportation, Europe, Tech, Basf, Tesla, Automotive, Vw, Porsche, Panasonic, Chemical, Battery Ventures, Volkswagen Group, Steiner, Oliver Blume, Porsche AG, Michael Steiner


Europe delivers blow to Asia with $47B investment in EV battery gigafactories

As EV sales are surging, Europe is trying to enhance its capacity to produce batteries domestically, instead of fully relying on Asian countries such as China, Japan, and South Korea, which are currently the major global manufacturers. As of May 2021, 38 battery cell gigafactories are being built or planned in Europe and the UK, according to the latest report by the non-governmental organization Transport & Environment.  Out of the 38 projects, 17 have secured funding so far, estimated to be up ...
Tags: Startups, Asia, South Korea, Europe, UK, Tesla, Shift, China Japan


The Station: Waymo nabs more capital, Cruise taps a $5B credit line and hints about Argo’s future

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello and welcome back to The Station, a weekly newsletter dedicated to all the ways people and packages move (today and in the future) from Point A to Point B. A few Extra Crunch items highlight before we jump into things. This week, we published an interview with Refraction AI co-founder and CTO Matthew Johnson-Roberson as part of an ongo...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Europe, UK, Microsoft, Australia, California, Washington, China, San Francisco, Tech, Tesla, Austin, Cruise


Tesla Model 3 Finally Spotted Testing On Indian Soil For First Time

With Tesla finally confirming their India entry late last year, the Tesla Model...
Tags: India, Tesla, Autos