With its Greenlots acquisition, Shell is moving from gas stations to charging stations
February 12, 2019

In a bid to show that it’s getting ready for the electrification of American roads, Royal Dutch Shell is buying Greenlots, a Los Angeles-based developer of electric vehicle charging and energy management technologies.

Shell, which is making the acquisition Continue reading

Silicon Valleys sovereign wealth problem
November 22, 2018

It’s time to bring the conversation about where Silicon Valley gets its money from out into the open. Following recent revelations into Saudi Arabia’s extensive Continue reading

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