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Apple’s iPhone 8 Battery Problem

Bloated batteries are a big deal. Bloated batteries in a brand-new device are a very big deal. And multiple instances of bloated batteries happening worldwide are potentially catastrophic for a consumer electronics company. That’s why I’m following with great concern reports about bloated batteries in iPhone 8 phones being discovered in China, Greece and Canada [...]

Making Sense of Apple’s Interest in Lit Motors and McLaren

There are a lot of unknowns in the car industry today. How much recession-recovery growth will the Chinese market have? How many of the dozens of automotive startups actually produce a car? Will millennials ever find a car that they want to own? The biggest question of them all, though, is this one: What is [...]

Tesla’s Faux Goal

Model S Factory, Fremont, California Source: LA Times During a conference call yesterday discussing Tesla Motors' latest earnings, CEO Elon Musk surprised everyone by announcing that the company will aim to produce 500,000 cars by 2018, which is two years earlier than the 2020 date that had been previously set. That goal certainly [...]