Just as one can’t help associating secret agent James Bond with the storied Aston Martin brand of sports cars, it’s difficult to fathom either 007 or his favorite automotive marque being particularly family minded. Sure, Bond was wed briefly in 1963’s On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, but spouse Tracy met an untimely death and he’s remained a bachelor ever since.

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Not everyone can say that within 4 years, they went from being an individual contributor to the VP of a billion dollar company.

Posted at his desk, Donnelly’s daily inspiration are Dr. Edward Deming’s 14 points.

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Is Tesla Really a Disruptor? (And Why the Answer Matters) [0.13]

Posted on Aug. 16, 2017, 12:05 p.m. by @ [source]

There’s little argument that Tesla is a wildly innovative company.

There’s little argument that Tesla is a wildly innovative company.

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With more than 40 percent market share it's clear SUVs have won the new vehicle sales race. We transported a family of four more than 400 miles in a 2018 Traverse and can confirm its spaciousness.

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The year 1992 certainly had its highlights and lowlights.

Models that were just being introduced for the 1992 model year include the Chrysler Concorde and Dodge Intrepid sedans, the questionable Kia Sephia subcompact, and the family minded Mercury Villager minivan, neither of which will you find on Classic’s hot list of up-and-coming collectibles.

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With the launch of the Galaxy Note 8 just over a week away, it looks like Samsung has one more thing that will make the Note 8 even more attractive.

Perhaps we’ll know who’s getting a dual SIM option next week when the Note 8 launches on August 23rd.

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Your current business vehicle provided excellent service for a long time, but it’s beginning to spend more time in the shop and less time on the road. Here are three of the most important ones and how they will impact the type of vehicle you purchase for your business.

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Why Medium Doesn't Matter Anymore [0.09]

Posted on Aug. 14, 2017, 5:30 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

Medium brought in the new year by laying off 50 people and closing 2 offices.

Founded in 2012, Medium has raised over $130 million in 5 years.

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Tesla's Secret Sauce [0.09]

Posted on Aug. 13, 2017, 8:03 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

Everyone knows that Tesla, Elon Musk’s electric car company, has yet to turn a profit. But with Tesla’s Model 3 now beginning to roll off the company’s California assembly line, Musk doesn’t care.

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I am writing this eight days from August 21st, which means I am routinely watching the global weather models.

This system is on the heels of Tropical Depression Eight, which is expected to become Tropical Storm Gert within the next 0 to 24 hours according the National Hurricane Center.

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The specter of the Model 3 without tax credits looms as Tesla talks about "compelling" value sans incentives and Tesla salespeople reportedly warn customers.

The Model 3, sans rebates: The Tesla Model 3 has been designed to be affordable without federal and state tax credits, the EV maker said in its most recent investor newsletter.

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We haven't had a chance to play WWE 2K18 yet, but based on the screenshots we've already seen, this could be the best looking WWE video game in history.

For years, the championship belts didn't fit the player models.

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Tesla Shows How Traditional Business Metrics Are Outdated [0.15]

Posted on Aug. 8, 2017, 2:45 p.m. by @ [source]

Elon Musk is having a moment.

Elon Musk is having a moment.

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Online2Offline Commerce [0.12]

Posted on Aug. 8, 2017, midnight by Andreessen Horowitz @ [source]

Editor’s note: This article popularizing (and coining, for better or worse) the concept of online-to-offline (O2O) commerce by now-a16z general partner Alex Rampell was originally published exactly 7 years ago in TechCrunch.

Venture capitalists and entrepreneurs would be wise to think beyond cloning the “deal of the day” concept — and instead think about how the discovery, payment, and performance measurement of offline commerce can move online.

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And Tesla's all-electric vehicles are among the most advanced consumer vehicles on the road.

At Black Hat 2016, researchers from Tencent KeenLab demonstrated how to remotely take control of a Tesla Model S. Tesla quickly patched those vulnerabilities, but the Tencent team returned to Black Hat 2017 with a new slew of Tesla attacks.

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Glance down almost any major street in any major city in Asia and you’ll notice one striking commonality – motorbikes, everywhere. Motorcycles serve as the main mode of transportation for over 400 million people in Asia.

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Qualcomm CEO: Our value is realized by end price [0.00]

Posted on July 31, 2017, 7:16 p.m. by CEO Interviews @ [source]

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf explains why his business model has drawn international scrutiny from Apple and others.

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One area so far relatively untouched by data is change management. Instead of waiting for data from the stores themselves, they used location data from mobile phones to infer how many people were in the parking lots of major retailers.

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AMD has announced final pricing and lineup of its entire new high-end desktop processor range - otherwise known as Ryzen Threadripper.

While the performance of Threadripper isn't yet known, AMD does enjoy a significant lead in terms of the number of cores at certain price points.

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How Much Will Tesla's Model 3 Really Cost? [0.08]

Posted on July 30, 2017, 7:53 a.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

Tesla delivered the initial 30 Model 3’s on Friday with plans to manufacture 100 in August and 1,500 in September. Production is planned to ramp to 20,000 Model 3’s in December which will be needed to satisfy pre-orders that are now over 500,000.

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