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The Tesla Semi tackles this classic truck safety problem using tech

Tesla‘s Semi is an all-electric semi truck, which itself is a major feat, but its powertrain isn‘t the only technological innovation that the automaker is applying to trucking. One other key element of the new Semi is that it will automatically avoid one of the most notorious, and dangerous potential safety issues faced by big rigs with trailers: jackknifing. Even the name is Read More

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Here‘s what it‘s like to sit in the new Tesla Semi

Tesla‘s truck is a departure from more traditional diesel powered equivalents in a number of ways, but it might be most starkly different when it comes to the cabin. I got the chance to spend some time in and around the Tesla Semi, and it‘s going to offer up a dramatically different experience for drivers once they get the chance to hit the road. The truck cab itself is obviously Read More

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This is Tesla‘s big new all-electric truck the Tesla Semi

It boasts a considerable charge capacity, and has a very aesthetically distinct look, as you can see, which will obviously help it stand out from other commercial freight vehicles on the road. The Tesla Semi will go 0 to 60 mph in just 5 seconds, which is incredibly fast compared to a diesel truck. It can go 0 to 60 mph towing 80,000 lbs, its max tow load, in just 20 seconds. It can go 65 mph up Read More

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Crunch Report | The tech companies helping to educate the public on fake news and how to get free Postmates Unlimited

Today‘s Stories These tech companies want to get rid of fake news Say goodbye forever to Facebook app invites Apple is giving out free Postmates Unlimited Mashable sells to Ziff Davis Virgin Hyperloop One goes to India Credits Written by:Sarah Buhr Hosted by:Sarah Buhr Filmed by:Joe Zolnoski Edited by: John Murillo Notes: Tito‘s continues his journey out in the Outback Read More

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Stitch Fix set to raise 120M from downsized IPO

There‘s been plenty of appetite for Stitch Fix‘s upcoming NASDAQ listing, but concern around disappointing listings from Snap and Blue Apron may explain why the fashion e-commercecompany has opted to slim down its IPO tomorrow. Stitch Fix stands to raise 120 million after it announced a lower than expected 15 share priceand a reduced number of shares on offer. That price comes Read More

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They turned ‘Rampage‘ into a movie (and here‘s the first trailer)

Remember Rampage? It was a classic Midway arcade game (perhaps the greatest arcade game) where you got to bash cities to rubble while playing as a giant gorilla, lizard or wolf. (Let‘s be real though: No one wanted to play as the wolf.) Well, Warner Bros. is turning it into a movie starring Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson, directed by Johnson‘s San Andreas director Brad Peyton. The Read More

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Seizing partnership opportunities in emerging markets

Partnering beyond your borders something many of the world‘s leading multi-sided businesses and online marketplaces already engage in is becoming a low-friction way for those in less developed countries to add their value to the global economy. So what‘s keeping businesses from getting contributions from emerging markets, and how do they overcome those obstacles? Read More

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Coinbase‘s Custody service wants to store bitcoin for institutional investors

Safely investing in and storing digital currency isn‘t exactly easy, especially if you‘re a large institutional firm. So to help Coinbase just announced that they‘re launching a service called Coinbase Custody, which will securely hold digital assets for institutional investors. The service will only be available to funds willing to store 10M or more of digital currency Read More

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