Tesla Board WeighsMusk’s Go-Private Gambit Doubted by the Market
August 29, 2018

Wall Street and Washington have the same question for Elon Musk: Where’s the money?

Two days after he vowed on Twitter that he had “funding secured” for a spectacular $82 billion deal to take Tesla Inc. private, he has offered Continue reading

ServiceTitan is LAs least likely contender to be the next billion-dollar startup
April 17, 2018

The city of Glendale, Calif. seems like an unlikely place to grow one of the next billion-dollar startups in the booming Los Angeles tech ecosystem.

Located at the southeastern tip of the San Fernando Valley, the Los Angeles suburb counts Continue reading

Toys R Us Champion Larian Steps Forward With $100 Million to Save Stores
March 25, 2018

The head of the company that created Bratz dolls and Little Tikes is putting $100 million toward a long-shot bid to save Toys “R” Us.

MGA Entertainment Inc. Chief Executive Officer Isaac Larian is aiming to buy the toy-store company’s Continue reading

Musk Probably Won’t Move to Mars After $2.6 Billion Pay Approved
March 24, 2018
  • Award could yield CEO more than $50 billion if all goals met
  • New plan binds him to the electric-car maker for a decade

Here’s what Tesla Inc. shareholders just bought for $2.6 billion: a stronger guarantee that Elon Musk Continue reading

Apple Is Secretly Developing Its Own Screens for the First Time
March 20, 2018
  • The company has a secret manufacturing facility in California
  • Apple Watch to be first Apple product with MicroLED technology

Apple Inc. is designing and producing its own device displays for the first time, using a secret manufacturing facility near its Continue reading

Teacher Retirement Funds in 12 States Hold Gun Company Stocks
February 25, 2018

Teachers across Florida and at a high school where 17 people were shot dead on Feb. 14 pay into a retirement fund that invests in gun companies, it was revealed earlier this week.

It turns out they’re not alone.

Pension funds Continue reading

Air-Taxi Startup Has a Working Prototype and a Fresh $100 Million
February 20, 2018

If you want to see JoeBen Bevirt’s flying car, you have to get in a helicopter. The engineer’s private airfield is nestled in a valley on the Northern California coast between Monterey and Santa Barbara, and it’s remote by design, Continue reading