Are the Tech Giants Performing as Promised?

At the turn of the century (1998-2001), stocks of tech companies were considered the classic ‘pump and dump’. They were just too volatile and too risky that conservative investors sought refuge instead in the so called ‘blue-chip’ companies. But as the recent quarterly financial results of current tech giants reveal, this is clearly not the

Longest Electric Car Range

Once viewed as slow and expensive vehicles that cannot travel very far, with most people fearing the limited electric car range that could mean that they are left stranded waiting for an overnight charge is changing rapidly. A wave of the latest electric car models, such as the Tesla Model S P100D and the Chevy

Who is Elon Musk?

It may sometimes seem like the history of the 21 century is being made by a handful of crazy entrepreneurs and their companies that are making, what initially seemed like, impossible dreams come true. It is likely that in the future, Elon Musk’s contribution to the automobile industry could be viewed in a similar vein

Tesla Launches Powerwall 2

During a recent conference call with Tesla investors, Elon Musk, the company’s CEO said that his firm’s impending $2.8 billion acquisition of SolarCity was a ‘no brainer,’ and that it is a ‘legally and morally correct’ move which Tesla should have done sooner. Musk also sought to convince investors that if the deal is concluded,

Tesla Battery Begins Race for Energy Storage Tech

The electric car-maker Tesla recently launched a home lithium-ion battery system called Powerwall to back up solar systems and store power during low-cost electric usage periods, such as 3 a.m. While it’s not the Holy Grail dedicated solar energy users have been waiting for—a cost-effective and powerful system that could permanently remove them from the

The Emergence of the Wireless Age

On May 7, 1898, New York City’s Madison Square Garden held its first electrical convention. Standing before a crowd of thousands, Nikola Tesla, a well-respected inventor and electrical genius, demonstrated the wireless control of a four-foot long motorboat equipped with antennas and lights. As he walked around the side of the large indoor pool in