Dan Neil and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk attend Tribeca Talks After The Movie: 'Revenge of the Electric Car' during the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival at the SVA Theater on April 23, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)

Delingpole: Elon Musk Cons South Australia out of $50 million

Whoever handles Elon Musk’s public relations deserves a medal. The slippery snake oil salesman and rent-seeker extraordinaire has been down to South Australia – now reduced, pretty much, to a third world state under its disastrous left-wing administration.

Gurbaksh Chahal (Michael Buckner / Getty for Fox)

Silicon Valley CEO’s Meteoric Rise Ends in Prison Sentence

Many people in the Silicon Valley online marketing ethosphere have called Gurbaksh Chanal a tech genius, but instead of continuing to jet around the planet as a the CEO of Gravity4, Chanal may be engaged full-time in a 12 month stint in prison.


Chris Brown Accused of Battery in Las Vegas

Just weeks after settling out of court for a February 2014 hoops assault, R&B singer Chris Brown has again been named a suspect after a basketball-related physical altercation.

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Smart Batteries will make Stupid Renewable Subsidies Less Stupid

By doubling the percentage of electric power generation that must be “renewable” by 2020 to 33 percent, California–with the highest poverty rate in the nation–will continue paying the highest utility rates in the nation.


Apple Accused of ‘Poaching’ Again

Apple Inc. on Friday leaked that the iconic smartphone maker is on a crash program to design an electric vehicle and is bidding big bucks to recruit Tesla employees. Court filings also disclose that electric-car battery maker A123 Systems is suing Apple for illegally poaching top engineers to build a large-scale battery division.


Tesla Launches 400-Mile-per-Charge Roadster 3.0

On Dec. 26, Tesla previewed its next generation of Sports Roadster that will feature up to a 50% improvement in charge range. Tesla claims that design refinements and a 31% increase in energy storage will allow the Roadster 3.0 to drive easily from San Francisco to Los Angeles on a single charge. Tesla has not set a release date or pricing at this time.