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Anna Yen's debut novel details her life as a young executive working with Silicon Valley's biggest moguls. (Courtesy photo)

‘Sophia of Silicon Valley’ a young woman’s inside take on high tech

Anna Yen’s debut novel “Sophia of Silicon Valley” tells the insider story…

 

UCLA computer scientist Leonard Kleinrock has an inspired scene in “Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World.” (Courtesy Magnolia Pictures)

Herzog contemplates computers’ predominance in new doc

“Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World” delves into the gargantuan…

 

An undated image provided by World View shows an illustration of the World View space capsule which is complete with Wi-Fi, a bar, a lavatory and a 360-degree view. The World View travel experience is more approachable than a brief, jolting rocket ride. (World View via AP)

Space tourism projects at a glance

Virgin Galactic later this month in Mojave, Calif., is preparing to roll…

 

This undated conceptual design rendering provided by SpaceX shows a Hyperloop passenger transport capsule, at a station ready to take on passengers.  (SpaceX via AP, File)

MIT wins design competition for Elon Musk’s Hyperloop

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — MIT student engineers won a competition to transform…

This undated conceptual design rendering provided by SpaceX shows a Hyperloop passenger transport capsule, at a station ready to take on passengers.  (SpaceX via AP, File)
In an image providfed by NASA TV, Space-X's Falcon 9 rocket with the Jason-3 satellite aboard is shown less than four minutes from launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base. (NASA TV via AP)

Support leg breaks as SpaceX rocket lands on ocean barge

LOS ANGELES — After successfully delivering a U.S.-European ocean-monitoring satellite into orbit,…

In an image providfed by NASA TV, Space-X's Falcon 9 rocket with the Jason-3 satellite aboard is shown less than four minutes from launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base. (NASA TV via AP)
This conceptual design file rendering provided by SpaceX shows a Hyperloop passenger transport capsule within a tube that would zoom passenger capsules through elevated tubes. (Phil Larson/SpaceX via AP, File)

California firm Hyperloop to test engine in southern Nevada

LAS VEGAS — A California company with visions of building a futuristic…

This conceptual design file rendering provided by SpaceX shows a Hyperloop passenger transport capsule within a tube that would zoom passenger capsules through elevated tubes. (Phil Larson/SpaceX via AP, File)
In this June 28, 2015 photo, the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft breaks apart shortly after liftoff from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla.  (John Raoux/AP)

SpaceX says 2-foot strut snapped, brought down rocket

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX suspects a 2-foot steel strut snapped inside…

In this June 28, 2015 photo, the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft breaks apart shortly after liftoff from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla.  (John Raoux/AP)

‘Ludicrous Mode’? Tesla adds power to already-fast Model S

NEW YORK — Tesla Motors says it's adding a new "Ludicrous Mode"…

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft lifts off from Space Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Sunday. The rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station broke apart shortly after liftoff. (John Raoux/AP)

Now comes the SpaceX rocket whodunit: A complex mystery

WASHINGTON — A rocket's dead, blown to bits in public view. Now…

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft lifts off from Space Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Sunday. The rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station broke apart shortly after liftoff. (John Raoux/AP)
This conceptual design rendering provided by SpaceX shows a Hyperloop passenger transport capsule, at a station ready to take on passengers, the core of a high-speed system that billionaire Elon Musk suggested two years ago, that would zoom passenger capsules through elevated tubes at the speed of sound. Musk’s company, SpaceX, announced Monday, June 15, 2015 that it plans to build a one-mile test track next to its headquarters in Hawthorne, Calif.  PHOTO: SPACEX VIA AP

SpaceX announces design competition for Hyperloop

Billionaire Elon Musk wants to jump-start his Hyperloop high-speed transit system. Musk's…

This conceptual design rendering provided by SpaceX shows a Hyperloop passenger transport capsule, at a station ready to take on passengers, the core of a high-speed system that billionaire Elon Musk suggested two years ago, that would zoom passenger capsules through elevated tubes at the speed of sound. Musk’s company, SpaceX, announced Monday, June 15, 2015 that it plans to build a one-mile test track next to its headquarters in Hawthorne, Calif.  PHOTO: SPACEX VIA AP
John Raoux/AP PhotoThe Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifts off from launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral

SpaceX launches cargo capsule, fails to nail rocket landing

SpaceX launched a shipment of groceries to the International Space Station on…

John Raoux/AP PhotoThe Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifts off from launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral
AP Photo/Carlos OsorioThis Tuesday

Tesla boosts range, power and price of low-end Model S

Electric car maker Tesla Motors is going after mainstream luxury car buyers…

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Tesla updating Model S to ease range anxiety, improve safety

Tesla Motors is updating its Model S electric car to help ease…

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John Raoux/AP PhotoAn unmanned Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifts off from launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral

SpaceX launches observatory on 3rd try, nixes landing test

CAPE CANAVERAL — SpaceX launched an observatory inspired by former Vice President…

John Raoux/AP PhotoAn unmanned Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifts off from launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral
John Raoux/AP PhotoMaintenance is performed by workers on the Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket at launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral

High wind scraps SpaceX observatory launch, rocket landing

CAPE CANAVERAL - Dangerously high wind kept a deep-space observatory grounded Tuesday…

John Raoux/AP PhotoMaintenance is performed by workers on the Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket at launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral
Terry Renna/AP PhotoA Falcon 9 rocket carrying the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft sits at launch complex 40 after an attempted early morning launch was scrubbed due to technical issues at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Tuesday

Rocket problem postpones SpaceX launch to space station

SpaceX called off a supply flight to the International Space Station on…

Terry Renna/AP PhotoA Falcon 9 rocket carrying the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft sits at launch complex 40 after an attempted early morning launch was scrubbed due to technical issues at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Tuesday
Jae C. Hong/AP File PhotoSpaceX chief Elon Musk predicts a 50-50 chance of success for the Falcon rocket to land on a barge in the Atlantic.

SpaceX shoots for launch to station, rocket landing on barge

SpaceX is making another supply run to the International Space Station for…

Jae C. Hong/AP File PhotoSpaceX chief Elon Musk predicts a 50-50 chance of success for the Falcon rocket to land on a barge in the Atlantic.
AP Photo/Scott SonnerA guard stops a vehicle at the security checkpoint to enter the site at the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center 15 miles east of Sparks

Plant gets Tesla closer to electric car for masses

To bring electric cars to the masses, Tesla Motors will transform an…

AP Photo/Scott SonnerA guard stops a vehicle at the security checkpoint to enter the site at the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center 15 miles east of Sparks
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Incentives states can offer to get Tesla factory

Five states are on the short list for a $5 billion factory…

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Nevada no lock for Tesla plant despite groundwork

A sprawling industrial park near Reno where wild mustangs roam among the…

AP Photo/Scott SonnerThis Friday