Tesla Motors reports its 2Q earnings Thursday after the market close. In May, Tesla said it expected to deliver roughly 7,500 cars in 2Q; most analysts expect it to meet or slightly beat guidance.
There are two big questions for Thursday’s call with CEO Elon Musk: China and the Gigafactory. Alan Ohnsman at Bloomberg has a good p ...
This week’s bubble-icious rumor: Alibaba, the Chinese Internet giant, is reportedly talking with Snapchat about making an investment that would value the Southern California mobile messaging start-up at $10 billion.
Remember when we were all amazed at reports last year that Snapchat co-founder Evan Spiegel had turned down a Fac ...
The net neutrality debate is about access. But the discussion has evolved, because a few years ago — when all-you-can-eat data was still in — it included talk about data caps. Today, the talk mostly is about Internet fast lanes.
But a new study by the Government Accountability Office — which shows that consumers are resigned to data c ...
Netflix has struck a paid data connection deal with another one of its supposed antagonists.
The company announced Tuesday that it had agreed to pay AT&T for a direct connection between the two companies’ networks. The companies struck the deal back in May and have been working since then to connect their networks.
Opera lovers, hold on to your seats — and your opera glasses. In what’s being billed as a global first, a handful of singers and musicians with the opera company in Cagliari, Sardinia, will don pairs of Google Glass this evening for the first of several performance of Puccini’s Turandot, hoping to bring this operatic gem u ...
Facebook is shutting down its digital Gifts business … even as the social network is continuing to experiment with other forms of e-commerce.
The company has dipped its toe in the retail waters several times: Two years ago, Facebook launched a program that allowed users to buy actual, physical goods – like wine, cupcakes or toys – and ...
When Theo O'Neill, an analyst who covers Tesla Motors, put a $100 price target on the stock recently, some people thought he was crazy.
But shares in Tesla blasted past $100 for the first time Tuesday, and this week the Read More →
"I've been thinking the Apple spaceship is going to get nicknamed the 'Death Star' because the project is so big and the timing is so bad."
— Jeff Matthews, hedge fund manager for Ram Partners, says "you just get Read More →
This week marks the grand opening of the Zero Net Energy Center in San Leandro - the very first commercial building retrofit to be recognized by the Department of Energy as "zero net energy."
The 46,000 square foot building will Read More →
There's a lot of talk in electric vehicle circles about where to put charging stations. Outlet malls? Cracker Barrels? Municipal garages? Airports?
It makes SO much sense.
The Redwood City Public Library's downtown location has a 240v ChargePoint charging station in the Read More →
Battery swap start-up Better Place announced Sunday that has filed a motion with an Israeli court to dissolve the company "in light of its failure to raise additional funds." Fortune first reported the likelihood of bankruptcy on Friday.
“This is Read More →
Just in time for your happy hour: Pat and Mike tumble through the Tumblr/Yahoo deal, talk about Mr. Cook going to Washington and debate whether New York Times columnist Joe Nocera was right when he called Cook a liar.
You won't Read More →
The Omidyar Network, a social impact investing fund, brought its annual gathering to Silicon Valley this week, hosting panels and talks on how to change the world.
It's a big order, fueled by big ideas. Between sessions I sat down with Read More →
Among the many things the tech industry has been criticized for — see today's Quoted — it has been blasted for its attitude that technology can solve all the world's ills. At Google I/O earlier this month, for Read More →