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  • Is Uber car service really worth $40 billion?

    December 5, 2014 5:27 PM

    NEW YORK - Can a company that didn't exist five years ago, an upstart with a knack for angering regulators who could close it down, really be worth $40 billion? That is the figure that had investors from Wall Street to Silicon Valley abuzz a day after Uber announced it... more »
  • With high-tech guns, users could disable remotely

    May 21, 2013 11:43 AM

    SAN JOSE, Calif. - A high-tech startup is wading into the gun control debate with a cellphone controller that would allow gun owners to know when their weapon is being moved - and disable it remotely. There's no actual gun yet, but the technology from Yardarm Technologies LLC comes at... more »
  • Startup auto company moving into former GM plant

    January 3, 2013 12:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A startup car company called Elio Motors is moving into the former General Motors plant in Shreveport, where it would build three-wheeled, low-price vehicles. Gov. Bobby Jindal announced Thursday that Elio is buying part of the plant to assemble its unusual-looking car. The company says the two-seat... more »

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