Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Elon Musk: Gas should cost $10 per gallon

NEW YORK--"I'm anti-tax, but I'm pro-carbon tax," Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk said onstage at the Wired Business Conference here Monday--a remark that prompted interviewer and Wired editor-in-chief Chris Anderson to quip that he was a "true Silicon Valley libertarian."

Tesla ...


Weak pound curbs fall in UK inflation
UK inflation fell to its lowest since the beginning of 2008 in May, but remained higher than most economists expected

Brown hires PR man who aided Palace
Suave spin doctor whose services have been sought by Buckingham Palace, Centrica and Vodafone, said by colleagues to be on the verge of becoming No 10 official spokesman

Here come the mobile payment wars

Mobile payment start-up Boku, integrated into social game Puzzle Pirates.

(Credit: Boku)

Some would say our cell phone bills are high enough already. But two emerging start-ups are hoping to make mobile devices a hub for one of the hottest trends on the Web: ...


ZETA to open doors to 'net zero' home

There's a movement afoot to make homes greener, but the impact will be limited if only wealthy people can afford them. Start-up ZETA Communities is trying to expand that movement's reach by making market-priced, "net zero" multifamily homes.

In the next two weeks, the San Francisco-based company expects ...




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