Follow John Add to circle 2012 Tesla Model S beta vehicle, Fremont, CA, October 2011 Enlarge Photo In broad plan, Tesla Motors has stuck by the “secret master plan” it published 10 years ago. It launched the low-volume all-electric Roadster, then the higher-volume Model S sedan and its Model X crossover utility vehicle offshoots, all […]
Today marks the fifth anniversary since Tim Cook was named Apple CEO on August 24, 2011, the same day that late co-founder Steve Jobs stepped down as chief executive for the final time and recommended the board of directors appoint Cook as his permanent successor.
Upon reaching the five-year mark, Cook has today unlocked previously […]
On Tuesday, Tesla announced new versions of its luxury cars that break major barriers for electric vehicles. But are the upgrades, as Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk claims, enough to hand Tesla the title of fastest car in the world? The P100D Model S with Ludicrous mode will propel the car to 60 miles per hour in just […]
Twenty-five years ago today, Tim Berners-Lee unleashed the World Wide Web, publishing the first public webpage. Well, maybe. The exact date is controversial. But now is as good a time as any to check in on the state of the web, which did more than any other technology to take the Internet mainstream. From its […]
The Fitbit Alta fitness tracker. Fitbit Fitbit did not steal Jawbone’s trade secrets, according to a ruling issued on Tuesday by the US International Trade Commission (ITC). The case began when Jawbone accused Fitbit of poaching its employees and using their knowledge of Jawbone’s trade secrets. Jawbone also claimed that Fitbit violated some of Jawbone’s patents. […]
Pinterest said today that it would be acquiring the team behind Instapaper, which will continue operating as a separate app. The Instapaper team will both work on the core Pinterest experience and updating Instapaper. Pinterest’s logic here is that one of the company’s core tenets is bookmarking — much like Instapaper’s primary goal with its […]
SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA.O) crowned itself the maker of the world’s fastest production car on Tuesday, saying a new version of its Model S all-electric sedan can accelerate from 0-60 miles per hour in just 2-1/2 seconds. Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk said the company will offer a larger upgraded battery pack for […]