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Senior Editor, — Fortune
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Tesla closes on free Nevada land for gigafactory — Tesla Motors today closed its deal to acquire the 980-acre site in an industrial park outside Reno where it has already begun pouring concrete for a giant lithium-ion battery factory. Lance Gilman, a principal and partner with the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center, told Fortune today that papers have been filed in the Storey County courthouse transferring the "gigafactory" site to the automaker.

How Senegal and Nigeria are beating the U.S. at responding to Ebola — It is possible to stop the spread of Ebola, the virus that has decimated the West African economy and caused businesses in Liberia to scramble to save their workers. Two African countries, Senegal and Nigeria, have successfully contained the deadly disease within their borders.

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Oct 30, 2014

Mia Hamm, Magic Johnson, Tony Robbins, Chad Hurley among co-owners of new MLS soccer team in L.A.

Oct 30, 2014

@CaseyNewton just give me Tim's number and I'll take care of those requests.

Oct 30, 2014

Quarantine the paparazzi! RT @bi_politics: Watch reporters chase the Maine "Ebola nurse" on her bike

Oct 30, 2014

Tim Cook said he's gay. In 29 states, you could be fired for doing the same via @FortuneMagazine

Oct 29, 2014

Awesome news! Congrats to all! RT @zseward: NYT's @smalera is joining Quartz as Ideas editor. All the exclamation points.

Oct 27, 2014

RT @peterlauria3: If @netflix wants to change and/or fuck with movie biz, it should buy the largest theater chain, which is for sale…

Oct 27, 2014

@angusdav @tednesi That list would be all Kennedy, though, right? Lots of summer houses in Newport, maybe a Pembroke dorm...

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