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Facebook imagines tapping brain waves

Facebook’s research unit, Building 8, is working to make it possible for people to type using signals from their brains, part of the lab’s broader effort to free people from their phones. Regina Dugan, hired from Google parent

VW gets serious about electric cars

Volkswagen’s namesake brand will present the concept of a fully electric crossover model in Shanghai next week to challenge Tesla’s Model X as the German manufacturer gears up to roll out a new zero-emission

Tesla tops GM’s market value

Elon Musk’s Tesla briefly surpassed General Motors to become America’s most valuable car maker, eclipsing a company whose well-being was once viewed as interdependent with the nation’s. A week after topping Ford, Tesla climbed

Self-driving cars coming sooner than you think

A quarter of all miles driven in the US could be in shared, self-driving electric cars by the end of the next decade, setting off a seismic shift that will upend the car industry, according to a study on the rise of the autonomous age. A convergence of

Tesla now worth more than Ford

Tesla’s Elon Musk poked fun at short sellers as his electric car maker’s stock surged to a record, vaulting its market value past century-old rival Ford. “Stormy weather in Shortville…” the CEO tweeted Monday, as Tesla

Tesla beats estimates as Model 3 nears

Tesla set a record for deliveries and production in the first quarter, beating analysts’ estimates as CEO Elon Musk prepares to begin building the Model 3 in July. The maker of electric cars and energy-storage devices

Naspers affiliate Tencent buys 5% of Tesla

Tesla has won a vote of confidence from Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings, whose purchase of a 5% stake boosts Elon Musk’s ambitions to get his mass-market Model 3 electric sedan to buyers this year. Tencent paid about US$1,8bn

Musk needs $1bn more for Tesla Model 3

Elon Musk needs to raise at least US$1,1bn more to bring his more affordable Model 3 to market. His believers, along with investors who buy into the vision of Tesla, could hardly be happier. After burning through cash in late 2016 and warning

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