Electric cars have a valuable advocate in Tesla, whose Model S sedan is the gold standard in the growing industry. But in addition to the growth of electric cars, Tesla's success is vital to the US auto industry as a whole.
A California partition plan backed by a Silicon Valley tycoon will be on the 2016 ballot, the group Six Californias says, but it faces an uphill battle for voter support and against criticism it's unrealistic and a waste of time.
Tesla Motors may become a leading employer of US military veterans. Out of Tesla Motors' 6,000 employees, 300 of them are veterans, and Tesla Motors plans to hire 600 more.
Terrorists would like nothing better than to bring down Silicon Valley in one fell swoop. One way is to cut off its electric power. But PG&E is arming itself, too.
Android updates, an in-car operating system, and smart watches are on the docket to look for at Google's upcoming I/O Conference.
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