Money


Skype gets upgraded with bots and Cortana integration to rival Facebook Messenger
- April 04, 2016

With the latest update , Windows Ink - Microsoft's new experience that lets you write on your device as you do on paper - comes integrated into apps like Maps, Microsoft Edge, and Office. Microsoft has quietly announced a few early partners that plan to bring their Windows 10 apps to the Xbox One. With the new update, Microsoft wants to bridge the gap further. (more...)
Alaska Air Outbids JetBlue for Virgin America
- April 04, 2016

Alaska Airlines would pay about $2 billion for the acquisition. Alaska Airlines is apparently getting close to completing its purchase of Virgin America, the airline backed by entrepreneur Richard Branson. While a combined Alaska-Virgin America wouldn't affect the size rankings at the top of the USA industry, the new carrier would surpass JetBlue for fifth place, based on passenger traffic. (more...)
Auto maker Tesla unveils lowest-priced electric vehicle
- April 03, 2016

Crucially, by the time this lands, Tesla says it will have doubled the number of Superchargers worldwide and will be throwing in charging for free. Tesla Model 3 electric auto will be a new rival to the Audi A4 and BMW 3 Series. The Model 3 puts Tesla within reach of millions more customers. At a starting price of $35,000 - before federal and state government incentives - the Model 3 is less than half the cost of Tesla's previous models. (more...)
Tesla Unveils Mass Market Electric Car Model
- April 03, 2016

To place preorders for the Model 3, prospective buyers queued up outside the Tesla retail stores. Elon Musk , CEO of Tesla Motors, also stated that safety will not be compromised on the Model 3. So when will Tesla start delivering the Model 3? People are already lining up to plunk down their $1000 deposits to get on the list for a Model 3. Having said that, we can not see why they would want to do this, seeing as though they will be getting an affordable electric vehicle that has a decent ... (more...)
Tesla unveils $35000-Model 3 with range of 215 miles
- April 03, 2016

Meanwhile, another electric vehicle that has similar dimensions to the Tesla Model 3 is the Chevy Bolt by Chevrolet, which is reportedly capable of more than 200 miles in range. Most of those were its Model S, which overtook Nissan's Leaf to become the world's best selling pure-electric vehicle in 2015. It will also, according to the company, be "the safest vehicle in its class". (more...)
Tesla Model 3 - Specs, Price and Pics
- April 03, 2016

According to Musk, the hundreds of engineers Apple has taken on make it clear there's an electric auto in the works. "It's really important for the future of the world", he added, citing rising carbon dioxide levels and temperatures. Either way, the Model 3 is already changing the industry, spurring competitors to speed development of electric cars. Hyundai's Ioniq, which has a 110-mile electric range and could match Tesla on price, goes on sale this fall. (more...)