From Engadget RSS Feed: Tesla reportedly lands deal to build an EV factory in Shanghai

It’s difficult for foreign car makers to crack the Chinese market. Unless they’re willing to partner with a local brand (and thus give up both profits and technology), they have to pay for shipping vehicles and swallow a 25 percent import duty fee. T…

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From TechCrunch: Tesla reportedly made deal to open a manufacturing facility in Shanghai

 Tesla has reportedly made a deal with the government in Shanghai to open up a manufacturing facility in the city’s trade-free zone, the Wall Street Journal reports. Foreign car-makers traditionally partner with local manufacturers, but that…

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From Slashdot: Tesla Plans Factory In China, Discounts Insurance For Self-Driving US Cars

Business Insider reports:
Tesla has created a customized insurance package, InsureMyTesla, that is cheaper than traditional plans because it factors in the vehicles’ Autopilot safety features and maintenance costs. InsureMyTesla has been available in 2…

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From Engadget RSS Feed: Air traffic controllers may get a break from non-stop drone reports

Air traffic controllers have it bad enough managing full-size aircraft, but they face an extra headache when you throw drones in the mix. You see, controllers get calls when drone pilots want approval to fly within 5 miles of an airport — an…

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From VentureBeat: Georgia State University receives grant to train underrepresented students in IoT tech

Georgia State University (GSU) has received a $300,000 Digital Economy Initiative grant from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, the largest community foundation in the world, in collaboration with Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility, to propel students, especially those underrepresented in the tech scene, to pursue a technology career. “One of the biggest challenges facing technology organizations is finding talent […]

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From Tech: This full-size travel bag fits in a shoe box

Freitag has completely changed the way your travel bag is made. Instead of a heavy metal frame, the bag uses compressed air for support, making the Zippelin bag the inflatable gear you never knew you needed. Read more…More about Travel, Transportati…

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