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Tesla looks back and looks ahead at Model 3

Tesla’s Model 3 electric car was the focus of today’s chatter in the wake of the company’s quarterly earnings report, which posted revenue that was stronger than expected ($2.79 billion vs. $2.51 billion, pre-estimated by Thomson Reuters) and a loss per share … Continue reading

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Russian leftovers may become Air Force One

Two Boeing 747-8 jets that were given up before delivery by Russia’s bankrupt Transaero Airlines could well end up as the next presidential Air Force One aircraft. The arrangement, first reported by Defense One, is one of the options being discussed … Continue reading

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Boeing’s avionics unit reverses outsourcing

The Boeing Co. is creating an avionics unit that will build the kinds of electronics and aircraft control systems now being provided by outside suppliers. The shift, unveiled in an internal statement sent to employees on July 31, runs counter … Continue reading

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Elon Musk kicks off Tesla Model 3 deliveries

As thousands of employees and fans cheered, Tesla CEO Elon Musk drove a red Model 3 electric car onto the stage at the company’s factory in Fremont, Calif., tonight – and then handed over the first 30 cars to customers. The … Continue reading

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Elon Musk shows off his tunnel’s car elevator

Billionaire Elon Musk’s grand scheme for underground car tunnels will require elevators to get the cars in those tunnels – and tonight he shared a video of a prototype elevator being tested next to SpaceX’s California HQ: Testing The Boring Company car elevator … Continue reading

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AI2 challenge puts computer vision to the test

Some of the world’s top researchers in AI have proved their mettle by taking top honors in three challenges posed by the Seattle-based Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence. The institute, also known as AI2, was created by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen … Continue reading

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Augmented-reality shopping on your phone?

It’s no secret that Amazon is intrigued by the potential applications of augmented reality for e-commerce – and one of those applications is explored in a newly published patent. Imagine that you’re shopping online for a classy watch or bracelet, and you … Continue reading

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