Tesla investor: There couldn't be a better time for Apple to invest in Tesla

Apple should buy a stake in Tesla now for the sake of both companies, Tesla investor Ross Gerber told CNBC on Monday. div > div.group > p:first-child”> “This is [Apple CEO] Tim Cook’s gift of all gifts,” Gerber said on CNBC’s “Squawk Alley.” Gerber, co-founder & CEO of Gerber Kawasaki, said a potential investment from […]

Party animal venture capitalist Rothenberg accused by SEC of bilking investors

Mike Rothenberg, a venture capitalist who gained a reputation for throwing lavish parties, has been charged by the SEC for overcharging investors and using that money for his personal endeavors. div > div.group > p:first-child”> In a statement on Monday, the SEC said that Rothenberg, 34, and his firm over three years “misappropriated millions of […]

Elon Musk should consider working with distributors, delegating more, ex-Toyota exec says

Tesla CEO Elon Musk needs to delegate more and work with an outside distributor if he’s going to make the electric car maker “sustainable,” Jim Press, former COO and president of Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., told CNBC on Monday. div > div.group > p:first-child”> “You need to have a marketing organization, have to have sales, […]

Trump says it's 'very dangerous' when Twitter, Facebook self-regulate content

President Donald Trump is again putting pressure on tech firms, telling Reuters in an interview published Monday that it’s “very dangerous” when social platforms like Twitter and Facebook self-regulate content. div > div.group > p:first-child”> Major social media firms have for months been answering to claims of conservative censorship. Trump last month called Twitter “discriminatory” […]

This could break the electric car industry’s dependence on the Democratic Republic of Congo

In a laboratory on an industrial park an hour’s drive outside Boston, Tufts professor Michael Zimmerman is hoping a material he invented in his basement can help solve a crisis facing the electric car industry — which has inadvertently tied its fortunes to one of the poorest and least stable countries in the world. In […]