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Reno Is Tesla's First Choice As A Gigafactory Site

forbes.com — Tesla Motors made it official on Thursday: it has broken ground outside Reno, Nevada for the first potential site of its $5 billion gigafactory plant. Tesla CEO Elon Musk disclosed the location in a letter to shareholders that accompanied Tesla's second-quarter results. It has long been rumored that Reno stood the [...]
Jul 31, 2014

RT @Forbes: Tesla Motors has broken ground outside Reno, Nevada for the first potential site of its $5 billion gigafactory plant: onforb.es/1oa42m1

Jul 31, 2014

Remember: Reno isn't a lock for the #Tesla Gigafactory. It just gets to go 1st. onforb.es/1nXrbtr via @forbes

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RT @MickiMaynard: Reno Is #Tesla's First Choice As A Gigafactory Site onforb.es/1nXrbtr my story @forbes

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World's Richest Doctor Buys World's Most Powerful DNA Sequencer

forbes.com — VideoThis morning, Patrick Soon-Shiong, the surgeon-turned entrepreneur that Forbes estimates is worth $10.1 billion, announced that his company and foundation are purchasing a cluster of DNA sequencers capable of sequencing a human genome for $1,000. The purchase is part of a deal between Providence Health Services, a not-for-profit Catholic hospitals system, [...]
Jul 31, 2014

Hospital group will genetically sequence all tumors, via @matthewherper Me: But can they interpret the data? forbes.com/sites/matthewh…

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RT @JohnCFierce: Great headline. RT @matthewherper: World's Richest Doctor Buys World's Most Powerful DNA Sequencer @Forbes onforb.es/1lfHOe0

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RT @ForbesTech: The world's richest doctor has purchased the world's most powerful DNA sequencer: onforb.es/UD60zY pic.twitter.com/1jZKqHVKLR

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Tesla Announces A Gigafactory Deal, But Not The Factory Location -- Yet

forbes.com — Tesla Motors is set to report its quarterly results later on Thursday, and it began the day by announcing a deal involving its $5 billion gigafactory, although not the one everyone is waiting for. The electric car company said it signed an agreement spelling out its cooperation with Panasonic Corp.
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Tesla Announces A Gigafactory Deal, But Not The Factory Location -- Yet onforb.es/1lgn71H @mickimaynard via @forbes

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RT @MickiMaynard: #Tesla Announces A Gigafactory Deal, But Not The Factory Location -- Yet onforb.es/1lgn71H via @forbes

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#Tesla's gigafactory is a huge economic development prize, and #Panasonic's role just became clearer. onforb.es/1lgn71H via @forbes

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#Tesla Announces A Gigafactory Deal, But Not The Factory Location -- Yet onforb.es/1lgn71H via @forbes

GoPro's First Earnings Report As A Public Company Is A Wipeout As Stock Falls After Hours

forbes.com — GoPro's ride on the waves of the public market got a little rough after the company reported earnings for the first time as a public company. On Thursday, the San Mateo, Calif. hardware firm reported second quarter earnings that exceeded analysts' revenue targets, but showed wider losses than the year prior.
Jul 31, 2014

RT @ForbesTech: GoPro's first earnings report as a public company is a wipeout as stock falls in after hours: onforb.es/1kpbvP3 pic.twitter.com/SpVg0x72hS

Jul 31, 2014

GoPro's first earnings report as a public company is a wipeout. Stock getting crushed after-hours. forbes.com/sites/ryanmac/… $GPRO

The Cyber Prosecutor Sending Nude-Photo Thieves To Prison

forbes.com — Federal prosecutor Wesley Hsu has been working cybercrime cases for over a decade. Chief of the cyber crime unit at the U.S. Attorneys' Office in Los Angeles, his initial focus was on helping Hollywood protect its intellectual property and getting justice for companies that had been hacked by ex-employees.
Jul 31, 2014

RT @OrinKerr: Interview w/ Wesley Hsu, chief of the cybercrime unit in the LA US Attorney's office, on CFAA and revenge porn: forbes.com/sites/kashmirh…

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Without controversial CFAA, fed prosecutors would have hard time going after nude photo hackers. forbes.com/sites/kashmirh… Tech wonk thoughts?

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RT @adamsteinbaugh: Great profile from @kashhill on the prosecutors targeting Hunter Moore and other internet malcontents. forbes.com/sites/kashmirh…

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RT @kashhill: "The Internet has given predators machine guns that never run out." forbes.com/sites/kashmirh…

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"The Internet has given predators machine guns that never run out." forbes.com/sites/kashmirh…

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How Much Will Michael Jackson's Neverland Fetch On The Open Market?

forbes.com — In 1988, flush with the profits of Thriller, Michael Jackson purchased the Sycamore Valley Ranch for $17.5 million. Today, the Los Olivos, Calif. estate is known to the world as Neverland-and its value has changed even more dramatically than its name.
Jul 31, 2014

Michael Jackson's Neverland is going on sale. How much will it fetch? Estimates range from $30m-$100m: onforb.es/1nX7h1H via @forbes

The 20 Most Popular Cities In The World To Visit In 2014

forbes.com — If you are looking for the new hot destination, or are curious to see how many of the world's top sights you've bagged, check your passport against MasterCard's latest Global Destination Cities Index. The survey, now in its fourth year, provides an annual ranking of 132 of the top destination cities in the world based on how many people go there and how much they spend.
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Hate crowds? Stay away from these 20 most popular cities in the world to visit In 2014 onforb.es/1lggNXU

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The 20 Most Popular Cities In The World To Visit In 2014 onforb.es/1lggNXU #travel

Why Disney Looked At Buying Formula One

forbes.com — It's no secret that Formula One will be getting new owners over the next few years. British newspaper the Daily Telegraph recently revealed that the current controlling shareholder of the race series, the private equity firm CVC, has got to sell its 35% stake by the end of July next [...]

FDA To Regulate Thousands Of Cancer, Genetic, And Other Diagnostics

forbes.com — The Food and Drug Administration unveiled plans to regulate thousands of diagnostic tests, including many coming from the exploding field of genetic research, to which it has until now turned a blind eye. More than 11,000 of these tests, known as laboratory-developed tests, created by 2,000 different laboratories, could be included [...]

How The iPhone 6 Will Have Doctors, Trainers, And Nutritionists Making Virtual House Calls

forbes.com — Many are too young to remember, but there was a point in time where your doctor made house calls. Over time, it's become less so, just as the customer service at the gas station and grocery store has dwindled (remember milk delivered to your doorstep?). Time is money.
Jul 31, 2014

How The iPhone 6 Will Have Doctors, Trainers, And Nutritionists Making Virtual House Calls onforb.es/1lfYOAS @BizballMaury via @forbes

6 Tips For Making A Good Impression In Your First Job

forbes.com — In 2006 year, Lauren Berger was fresh out of college and the assistant to a big-shot Hollywood agent. It would have been a dream job for any new grad. But Berger quickly realized that her work was really hard - and that her education hadn't prepared her for the challenge.

Penn State Hired A Female Athletics Director, But Why Do Women Still Battle To Get The Job?

forbes.com — Earlier this week, Penn State announced the hiring of Sandy Barbour to take the reins as its athletics director when its current athletics director, Dave Joyner, retires in August. The announcement comes after Barbour's ten-year tenure as the director of athletics for Cal ended last month. While some have remarked [...]
Jul 31, 2014

RT @ForbesWoman: Penn State hired a female athletics director -- but why do women still battle to get the job? asks @RulingSports: onforb.es/1lfU9ik

Jul 31, 2014

RT @ForbesWoman: Penn State hired a female athletics director -- but why do women still battle to get the job? asks @RulingSports: onforb.es/1lfU9ik

Cigna To Expand On Obamacare Exchanges In 2015

forbes.com — Cigna Corp. (CI) this morning said will expand its private health insurance products on government exchanges under the Affordable Care Act next year to three more states as the company successfully manages costs in the first year on the marketplaces. During Cigna's second-quarter earnings call with analysts and investors, Cigna president [...]
Jul 31, 2014

Cigna CEO David Cordani said the company will enter “40 to 50 additional counties” in three states in 2015. onforb.es/1lfRqWi

Jul 31, 2014

Cigna To Expand On Obamacare Exchanges In 2015 onforb.es/1lfRqWi via @forbes #ACA $UNH $AET

Something New From Porsche: The Six Month Lease

forbes.com — Porsche is having trouble keeping up with demand for its new small crossover vehicle, the 2015 Porsche Macan, which went on sale in the United States beginning in May. Porsche's solution is to lease you another model, probably a Boxster or a Cayman sports car, because their monthly lease payments work [...]
Jul 31, 2014

Something New From Porsche: The Six Month Lease onforb.es/1nXwSrk via @forbes

UK Commission Takes A Pass On U.S.-Style Whistleblower Bounties

forbes.com — A commission formed by the Bank of England and the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority has concluded that it would be a bad idea to import the U.S. system of offering rich bounties to whistleblowers, because the practice doesn't help the government uncover much fraud but does give employees a perverse incentive to sidestep internal reporting systems. The report made public yesterday provides an outsider's look at the U.S.
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