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Elon Musk finally hosted meme review with the co-creator of Rick and Morty

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has been teasing — and his fanbase has been making pleas — to host a meme review. And after tweeted hints, meme review has arrived via YouTube star PewDiePie. Musk tweeted last month a photo and a question “Host meme review?” Host meme review? pic.twitter.com/k2SFtIUh1k — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) ...

Can we ever evaluate technical debt?

Every couple of months, I talk to an entrepreneur who is interested in building a marketplace for buying and selling app businesses (i.e. the actual IP and ownership of an app or other piece of software). These markets always seem to suffer from a lack of liquidity, and one reason why is that it’s really ...

Lime hires its first CFO

Lime is hiring Ted Tobiason, former managing director in tech equity capital markets, at Morgan Stanley, to serve as its chief financial officer. This comes following Lime’s behemoth of a $310 million Series D round earlier this month. Led by Bain Capital Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Fidelity Ventures, GV and IVP, the round values Lime at $2.4 billion. Lime, which ...

Tesla Model 3 loses Consumer Reports recommendation over ‘reliability problems’

Consumer Reports has placed the Tesla Model 3 into that fun-to-drive, terribly unreliable category where brands like Alfa Romeo, Land Rover and Masterati also live. Consumer Reports, which has a complicated relationship with Tesla, says it can no longer recommend the Model 3 because issues with the paint, trim and body hardware raises reliability questions. ...

Consumer Reports pulls its Tesla Model 3 recommendation

Tesla CEO Elon Musk isn't going to like thisConsumer Reports announced Thursday that it is no longer recommending the Tesla Model 3 all-electric sedan. This comes less than a year after it earned the coveted "Recommended" label from the review organi... ...

Australia has emoji license plates, but U.S. is stuck with numbers and letters

EM0J11😍. What if that could be your license plate number?  In Queensland, Australia, the more than 3.5 million licensed drivers in the state can decide to pay for an emoji to appear on their car plates from March 1. SEE ALSO: Would you p... ...

Pilot writes ‘I’m bored’ in the sky. Yeah, also draws two *****.

We guess this pilot had nothing better to do. A pilot in Perth, Australia flew his plane to spell out the words "I'm bored," as per a FlightAware map tracking the journey. Of course, he also drew two ***** in the sky. SEE ALSO: Flying 1,300 mph on ai... ...

On-demand shuttle startup Via enters South American market

Via, the on-demand shuttle startup backed by Daimler, has expanded into South America. The company launched a service in Goiânia, Brazil with HP Transportes Coletivos, one of the country’s largest public transportation operators. Via says the service called CityBus 2.0 is the first on-demand shuttle system operated by a public transit operator to launch in Latin ...

Lyft reportedly plans to debut on Nasdaq next month

Ride-hailing company Lyft plans to file its initial public offering in March, possibly beating rival Uber to the milestone. Two reports, one from Reuters, the other from WSJ, indicate Lyft plans to list its shares on Nasdaq next month. The WSJ, citing unnamed sources, reported Lyft may make the filing public as early as next ...