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4 BEST CASES OF O2O-ECONOMY: BURBERRY, LINE, TESLA, CHEBANCA!

By Igor Pesin, Partner at Life.SREDA

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October 19, 2015

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Tesla, Xiaomi top MIT’s list of world’s smartest companies

VentureBeat: The MIT Tech Review has compiled a list of the 50 “smartest” companies in the world. Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors tops the list, while the Chinese mobile and wearables upstart Xiaomi comes in second. (more…)

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June 24, 2015

Tesla Isn’t an Automaker. It’s a Battery Company

WIRED: Tesla is admired for building the cars of the future. But it’s not really a car company. It’s a battery company that happens to make electric cars. At least, that’s the trajectory suggested by the news that Tesla will soon sell mega-batteries for homes and electric utility companies. CEO Elon Musk mentioned the possibility during an earnings call last February, and the plan was reportedly confirmed in an investor letter revealed yesterday. The official announcement is set to come next week. (more…)

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April 22, 2015

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Virgin Could Take On Tesla With Electric Car

WIRED: Virgin is working on electric cars and could one day take on Tesla, according to company founder Richard Branson. Speaking at a racing event in Miami, Branson said Virgin had “teams of people” working on electric cars but refused to be drawn on specific details. The company’s Virgin Racing team already competes in the all-electric Formula E championship, a high-speed, battery-powered spinoff of Formula 1. Branson has now hinted that Virgin’s involvement could lead to the company selling its own electric cars. (more…)

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March 20, 2015

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Tesla Basically Just Ignited The Driverless Car Era

MASHABLE: Elon Musk offered a classic example of what journalists call “burying the lede.” He had called a press conference on the subject of a Tesla software update designed to eliminate “range anxiety,” or the fear that your electric car will run out of power before it reaches the next charging station on a long road trip. After he’d dispensed with that subject, Musk dropped in a casual addendum: all Teslas will get an over-the-air update this summer, probably around June, allowing them to drive in “Autopilot” mode. (more…)

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March 20, 2015