Tesla

  • 11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    This week, Twitter rolled out its new algorithmic timeline, Tesla confirmed the price of its next car, Zenefits CEO Parker Conrad exited the company and on the science front, gravitational waves were detected in space. TechCrunch held the 9th Annual Crunchies awards show, which you can watch in full here. Or, you can just read about the winners. These are the top tech stories of the week to… Read More

  • Tesla Will Unveil Its $35,000 Model 3 On March 31st

    Tesla Will Unveil Its $35,000 Model 3 On March 31st

    We’re just about an hour away from Tesla’s quarterly earnings calls, but the news is already starting to trickle out. The biggest detail so far: you know the Model 3? Tesla’s more affordable car, meant to bring their entry-level line down to roughly $35,000? We’re finally going to see what it looks like, and hopefully a bit about just what it can do, on March 31st. News… Read More

  • 11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    This week, Alphabet surpassed Apple as the most valuable public company in the world, China released HD true-color photos of the moon, and IBM made three acquisitions. Here are the stories to catch you up on this week’s tech news. Read More

  • Don’t Mess With Musk

    Don’t Mess With Musk

    Earlier today, longtime Bay Area venture capitalist Stewart Alsop posted something fairly unexpected to Medium. In a letter to Tesla CEO Elon Musk titled “Banned by Tesla,” Alsop wrote of his surprise that Tesla would cancel the Model X he’d ordered and that Alsop has been eagerly awaiting. (Alsop says in the post it was to be red, with black leather seats and… Read More

  • Luxe Is Partnering With Tesla, Will Charge Cars As It Valet Parks Them

    Luxe Is Partnering With Tesla, Will Charge Cars As It Valet Parks Them

    Looks like Luxe, the on-demand valet parking app, is adding a new partner to expand the services it offers alongside parking, potentially picking up more high-worth customers in the process. The company appears to be working with Tesla to offer car charging and other services for Tesla vehicles when drivers book parking through the app. From what we understand, this is just stage. Later… Read More

  • Tesla Model S Can Now Drive Without You

    Tesla Model S Can Now Drive Without You

    Well, authorities in Hong Kong aren’t going to like this one bit. Back in November, they told Tesla to remotely disable its semiautonomous driving technology until they can confirm that the features, released in mid October, are safe. They were concerned (sort of understandably) by widely reported hijinks by drivers who were using Tesla’s new Autopilot software to shave and sit… Read More

  • Is There A Smoother Road To Success For Tesla In China? Crunch Network

    Is There A Smoother Road To Success For Tesla In China?

    Things weren’t looking good for Tesla in China in early 2015. The luxury automaker faced tax breaks that favor domestic manufacturers, complex local license-plate laws and an army of sophisticated domestic copycats. Such hurdles are to be expected when any U.S. tech startup expands into China, but they seemed to hit Elon Musk’s Silicon Valley darling particularly hard. Read More

  • Tesla’s Model S To Get Spotify Premium For Free Outside Of The US

    Tesla’s Model S To Get Spotify Premium For Free Outside Of The US

    If you’re buying a Tesla Model S, you can probably afford to bring your own tunes to the mix, but the company has announced today that you’ll get free Spotify Premium integration with your purchase in Europe, Australia and Hong Kong. Not for the US, but it’s still one final burn for the previously implemented and now acquired Rdio. Here’s what Spotify’s… Read More

  • The Golden Age Of Open Source Has Arrived Crunch Network

    The Golden Age Of Open Source Has Arrived

    In the new economy, it’s not the code that matters — it’s how you use it to connect people to things they need. From 3D printers to Docker, open-source-based innovation is fueling some of the hottest digital capabilities of our time. Finally — the golden age of open source has arrived. Read More