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SpaceX to build its massive BFR in Los Angeles

The mayor of Los Angeles confirmed earlier reports that SpaceX will build its largest rocket, the BFR, at the Port of Los Angeles. The company intends to build a manufacturing facility on an 18-acre s

The Fight Against Uber Is Getting Violent In Brazil

Uber has over 5,000 drivers and 500,000 users since launching in Brazil a year ago, and aggression by politicians and taxi drivers alike has been mounting in lockstep with its growth.

Meet The Disrupt NY 2015 Speakers And Judges

Disrupt NY is just a few days away, and we have some of the most iconic entrepreneurs and thought leaders in the tech industry lined up to speak throughout the three-day-long conference. You can stil

The Weekly Good: Cory Booker On Public Service, Twitter, And…Burning Buildings

<strong>[Note: This is the first of a weekly series, if your company is doing something amazing to help a charitable cause or doing some good in your community, <a target="_blank" href="mailto:drew@be

Cory Booker: The Power Of The People Is More Important Than People In Power

Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker took the stage at TechCrunch Disrupt 2012 in San Francisco. We all know him as the Mayor who has taken Twitter by storm, and also the fellow who has no problem jum

Philly Mayor Left iPhone Line After Being Asked About City's Crime Rate

The mayor of Philiadelphia was waiting in line for an iPhone when an unnamed man asked him, “How can you sit here with 200 murders in the city already?” Ouch. (And how very John Kerry of h