Tesla (TSLA) to Open Third Alabama Supercharger This Week Apr 17, 2015 02:22PM

Tesla Motors (Nasdaq: TSLA) is said to be opening up it's Mobile, Alabama, Supercharger this week.

According to the Supercharger website, that would put Tesla at 420 Superchargers in the U.S. News comes as Monday will be April 20th...4/20.

Humorously, we'd like to say that at this pace Tesla will be at 1,231 Superchargers by the end of 2015, but that is an unlikely possibility. Getting to the current Supercharger count has taken well over a year.

This will be the third... (continue reading...)

UPDATE: Stocks Hit Session Lows Apr 17, 2015 02:11PM (Updated - April 17, 2015 2:11 PM EDT)

Equities weaken Friday afternoon with major indexes hitting session lows, while VIX spiked. Today's slump was tied to Greek jitters, technical glitches on Bloomberg terminals overnight, China's new short selling rules, and lackluster US earnings.

Rumors mid-afternoon that suggested the DOJ was leaning against a Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) merger did little to lift investors' spirits, and markets pushed lower.

Samsung May Become King of the 'Mobile Chip' Hill as Peers Stumble (INTC) Apr 17, 2015 09:30AM

Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) is on watch Friday following a report that sees Samsung potentially outpacing the company in the mobile processor segment.

CNET highlighted how Samsung is planning to spend $15 billion over the next few years to open a semiconductor facility in South Korea by 2017. The company is also implementing three new chip-making techniques at once, versus the industry standard of learning/implementing one at a time. The jump ahead could lead to low yields,... (continue reading...)

Verizon (VZ) to Offer More 'À La Carte' Options for FiOS Apr 17, 2015 07:16AM

Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) is looking to make its FiOS service more flexible for customers.

According to the WSJ, on April 19th, Verizon will allow some customers to sign up for a slim package of TV channels, which includes ABC, Fox, CNN, and AMC, among others. Customers will then be allowed to add channel packs spanning different genres from sports, to lifestyle, and pop culture.

The cheapest plan offered by Verizon will run $55 per month and will come with two... (continue reading...)

Yelp (YELP) Launches Apple Watch App Apr 17, 2015 06:55AM

Yelp (NYSE: YELP) posted the following to its official blog on Thursday night:

The millions of Yelpers who help you navigate everything from date night planning to finding a dentist are now piling into the hottest little accessory on your radiocarpal joint: the Apple Watch.

In this new world where your wrist is the landscape, Yelp steps up once again as your trusted compass. Now it’s even easier to access local business information when you need it most - while out and... (continue reading...)

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