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Apple removes VPN apps from the App Store in China
Sat, 29 Jul 2017 08:59:30 +0000
 The Chinese government’s crackdown on the internet continues with the news that Apple has removed all major VPN apps, which help internet users overcome the country’s censorship system, from the App Store in China. The move was first noted by ExpressVPN, a provider based outside of China, which said in a blog post “all major VPN apps” including its own had been purged… Read More
Crunch Report | SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch Planned for November
Sat, 29 Jul 2017 07:02:06 +0000
Falcon Heavy launch is set for November, i.am+ acquires Wink and Stitch Fix has confidentially filed for an IPO. All this on Cruch Report. Read More
Your smartphone is the key for the Tesla Model 3
Sat, 29 Jul 2017 06:26:52 +0000
 The Tesla Model 3 is unique in a lot of ways, but one of the more interesting is its use of your smartphone as the only key – there’s not fob, even, let alone an ignition for a traditional key. The vehicle uses the Tesla app on your smartphone to communicate your identity, unlock the vehicle, and know when it’s ready to start and turn off. The Model 3 uses Bluetooth LE to talk… Read More
Up close with the Tesla Model 3, inside and out
Sat, 29 Jul 2017 06:16:58 +0000
 The Tesla Model 3 was delivered to its first 30 customers at a special event for employees at Tesla’s Fremont factory on Friday night. Here’s a look at some images of a few of those initial production vehicles, both outside the car and from within, from the perspective of the surprisingly spacious backseat. Read More
Tesla is focused on Model 3 production challenges at launch
Sat, 29 Jul 2017 04:09:29 +0000
 Tesla revealed more about its brand-new Model 3 than it ever has before just in time for the first deliveries to customers. We know the details of pricing and available options, as well as a bit about how Tesla plans to scale to an annual run rate of 500,000 vehicles produced per year, hopefully by the end of 2018. “The major challenge we faced with the Model 3 is not really the… Read More
Everything you want to know about the Tesla Model 3
Sat, 29 Jul 2017 04:06:00 +0000
 The Tesla Model 3 is now a known quantity – we have information about the different kit options available at launch, as well as interior and exterior measurements, and car performance and cabin comforts. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that the whole point was to make car that is “the best car, hands down,” for “anything close to the same cost,” and it makes a strong… Read More
Here’s what it’s like to drive the Tesla Model 3
Sat, 29 Jul 2017 04:05:58 +0000
 Ahead of Tesla’s Model 3 handover event, I got to drive one – a black version with the Premium Upgrade Package. Not for long mind you: I drove it around Tesla’s Fremont factory in an extended loop on city streets, but I still got to test its mettle on some relatively long, unbroken stretches of road, push the accelerator and throw it around corners. Again, this is just… Read More
PayPal co-founder Luke Nosek leaving Founders Fund, reportedly for SpaceX-focused fund
Sat, 29 Jul 2017 02:00:26 +0000
 Founders Fund just lost one of its founders. Luke Nosek, known for starting PayPal with Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, Max Levchin and Ken Howery, is off to start something new. Known as a member of the “PayPal Mafia,” Nosek has stayed in contact with Musk as a director of SpaceX, the space exploration company. As Axios first reported, he’s launching an investment firm called… Read More

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