Alphabet takes the wind out of its Makani energy kites

February 19, 2020 0

Alphabet today announced that it is calling it quits on its efforts to build and monetize its Makani wind energy kites. Makani, which was founded

Silicon Valley Community Foundation challenges donors to address local problems

February 16, 2020 0

‘I like to think about community as an ecosystem,’ says CEO Nicole Taylor Scott Bade 1 day Over the last decade, Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Karma Automotive to lay off 60 more workers at California headquarters

February 13, 2020 0

Karma Automotive is laying off 60 workers at its Irvine, Calif., headquarters, just three months after cutting 200 workers, according to documents filed with the

A new senate bill would create a US data protection agency

February 13, 2020 0

Europe’s data protection laws are some of the strictest in the world, and have long been a thorn in the side of the data-guzzling Silicon

California Senator proposes tighter regulations on direct-to-consumer genetics testing companies

February 12, 2020 0

A state senator in California is introducing legislation designed to provide more direct oversight over direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies. The new regulations, introduced by Santa

Los Angeles-based SureSale is developing an independent certification service for used cars

February 8, 2020 0

Donny Hall, the chief executive and co-founder of the used car certification service, SureSale, knows used cars. The serial entrepreneur built and sold a previous

Porsche NA CEO Klaus Zellmer is coming to TC Sessions: Mobility

February 6, 2020 0

The name Porsche has been synonymous with gas-powered high-performance sports cars and racing for nearly three quarters of a century. Now, the sports car manufacturer

SpaceX reportedly looking to build Starship rockets at Port of LA

January 31, 2020 0

SpaceX is said to be in talks with local government officials about setting up a new rocket factory in the Port of Los Angeles, a

Tesla to begin deliveries of Model Y by end of first quarter

January 30, 2020 0

Tesla said Wednesday that production of the Model Y started this month with the first deliveries of the all-electric compact crossover to begin by the

Kleiner Perkins has already blown through much of the $600 million it raised last year

January 30, 2020 0

Kleiner Perkins, one of the most storied franchises in venture capital, has already invested much of the $600 million it raised last year and is

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