that's pretty incrediable.
House passes bill allowing Tesla to expand
House passes measure allowing Tesla to expand in Washington, heads to governor's desk
By Lisa Baumann, Associated Press
waste of our time, we could care less about your personal feeling about toilet seats etc..
Musk 5 Billion Gigafactory May Start Bidding Wars
“This would rank as the most attractive industrial project out there,” said Dennis Cuneo, president of DC
Strategic Advisors LLC and a former Toyota Motor Corp. executive who helped that carmaker select manufacturing sites.
Tesla has dubbed the project the “gigafactory,” and it would make Musk a force in both U.S. manufacturing and electric power. The plant he envisions would have more capacity than any other to make lithium-ion batteries.
This has a huge impact beyond Tesla,” said Harley Shaiken, a labor economist at the University of California, Berkeley. “It gives enormous legitimacy to battery production and the future of the electric car because that lies in the battery. It’s high stakes, high technology.”
Seeking Alpha Market Currents
2/26/14Needham's Laura Martin has upped her PT to $80 from $65, while arguing the WhatsApp deal isn't as expensive as it might first seem.Though Facebook agree to pay $45 per WhatsApp MAU, Martin thinks that figure will drop to $23/MAU within a year, given WhatsApp's growth trajectory. She also notes Facebook ($140/MAU) and Twitter ($180/MAU) have much higher per-MAU valuations (ed: unlike WhatsApp, both platforms are also monetized via ads rather than subscriptions), and that WhatsApp averages 14 sessions/user in some markets.
Bloomberg- Just Out
Tesla’s Musk told Bloomberg Television last week that the company plans to provide details on a proposed “gigafactory” to produce the batteries needed to make more affordable vehicles