Kalashnikov’s CV-1 electric car touted as Russia’s answer to Tesla

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Kalashnikov’s answer to Tesla was inspired by a Soviet hatchback created in the 1970s Russian manufacturing firm Kalashnikov has wheeled out a retro-looking electric car it says will give Elon Musk’s Tesla a run for its money. The firm behind the famous AK-47 assault rifle presented the eggshell-blue prototype…

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Apple hired scores of ex-Tesla employees this year, and not just for its car project

Yuriko Nakao | Bloomberg | Getty Images Elon Musk, co-founder and chief executive officer of Tesla  Apple has attracted scores of employees away from Tesla since late 2017, including manufacturing, security and software engineers, and, more recently, supply chain experts, according to several current and former Tesla employees and LinkedIn data. This Tesla talent is…

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The new biography from Steve Jobs’ daughter offers more proof that Silicon Valley is like a small town

Esther Wojcicki, a journalism teacher at Palo Alto High School, was a mentor to Lisa Brennan-Jobs, the daughter of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs.Joi Ito The San Francisco Bay Area as a whole may be a huge metropolitan region, but Silicon Valley can often seem like a small town. “Small Fry,” the new biography by Lisa…

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