Tesla reportedly nears agreement to build a vehicle factory in China

 Tesla’s next Gigafactory could be in China, according to a report from Bloomberg. The electric car maker is in talks to build its vehicles in the country for the first time, and it’s nearing and agreement with the city of Shanghai to construct the manufacturing facility in a nearby industrial development zone. The final details of the agreement are still in flux, and Bloomberg… Read More

Instagram Stories hits 250M daily users, adds Live video replays

 Instagram Stories is widening its lead over Snapchat and rolling out new features to keep everyone shooting video. Instagram Stories now has 250 million daily active users, up from 200 million in April, 150 million in January, and 100 million in October after launching the Snapchat Stories clone in August. That compares to Snapchat’s total 166 million daily actives for its entire app,… Read More

Maven brings its Gig on-demand car service for freelancers to San Francisco

 GM’s Maven car-sharing service debuted Gig in May, a new offering on the platform designed specifically for gig economy workers. The idea is that people can rent cars for as little as a week at a time, with an all-in cost that covers insurance, maintenance and free charging for EVs. Now, Gig is kicking off in San Francisco, after its initial rollout in San Diego. The SF launch includes… Read More