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Zappos CEO rethinks urban transportation in Vegas with 100 Tesla Model S cars

Revitalizing downtown Las Vegas with 100 Tesla Model S cars

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The Teslas will be part of a transportation system designed to free people from owning cars and at less than the monthly cost of traditional car ownership. [Read more]...
Revitalizing downtown Las Vegas with 100 Tesla Model S cars

ATK promises Liberty flights into space by 2016

www.electronista.com
Aerospace, defense, and sporting gear and systems giant Alliant Techsystem (ATK) this week announced that it will begin testing flights of its Liberty crew transportation system in 2014, with commercial flights starting as soon as 2016. Manned missions are scheduled to take place in 2015, with low-orbit flights to destinations...
ATK promises Liberty flights into space by 2016
Tony Hsieh makes another crazy bet, buys 100 Tesla Model Ss to rent to Downtown Vegas residents

Apple iPhone 5, iTV launches to bolster transportation networks?

www.zdnet.com
The transportation system seems to be pointing to more tonnage courtesy of tech product launches. One analyst connects the Apple dots....
Apple iPhone 5, iTV launches to bolster transportation networks?
Ron Conway and Jack Dorsey team up to promote job creation in San Francisco (video)

Driverless Cars Would Reshape Automobiles *and* the Transit System

www.theatlantic.com
The big opportunity of robocars isn't the cars themselves; it's how they could create a far more efficient transportation system....
Driverless Cars Would Reshape Automobiles *and* the Transit System

Meet Lyft, A Startup Trying To Change San Francisco's Decades-Old Transportation System

www.businessinsider.com
In San Francisco, a hotbed of transportation innovation from ferries to cable cars to high-speed rail, the latest way to get around is sporting a giant, pink, fluffy mustache. If you see a car with that hood decoration, you're looking at a driver for Lyft, a new app from a...
Meet Lyft, A Startup Trying To Change San Francisco's Decades-Old Transportation System

Downtown Project Buys 100 Teslas To Launch Project 100, A Car-Sharing Service In Las Vegas

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Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh’s Downtown Project just announced a new venture called Project 100, a complete transportation system for Las Vegas. For a monthly subscription fee, users will be able to borrow a car, get a driver thanks to an app or take a bike for a ride. But the...
Downtown Project Buys 100 Teslas To Launch Project 100, A Car-Sharing Service In Las Vegas
Zappos CEO buys 100 Tesla Model S sedans for his Project 100 transportation initiative in Las Vegas

Former TSA Boss Admits Airport Screening Is Broken

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Just a few weeks ago, we wrote about noted TSA-critic and security expert (among other things) Bruce Schneier debating former TSA boss Kip Hawley over at the Economist. While that debate was interesting, you might be forgiven for reading a WSJ piece written by Hawley and wondering if Hawley wasn't...
Former TSA Boss Admits Airport Screening Is Broken
Elon Musk on the future of the future
NASA to deliver commercial space flight program progress update today at 2PM ET
NASA gives Boeing, SpaceX, and Sierra Nevada $1.1 billion to replace the Space Shuttle

Daily Report: Panetta Warns of Threat of Cyberattack on U.S.

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Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta warned Thursday that the United States was facing the possibility of a "cyber-Pearl Harbor" and was increasingly vulnerable to foreign computer hackers who could dismantle the nation's power grid, transportation system, financial networks and government, report Elisabeth Bumiller and Thom Shanker in Friday's New York...
Daily Report: Panetta Warns of Threat of Cyberattack on U.S.

Pre-emptive cyberattack defense possible, Panetta warns

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Defense Secretary Leon Panetta uses stark language to describe a "cyber-Pearl Harbor" that could cripple the nation's power grid, transportation system, financial networks, and government. [Read more]...
Pre-emptive cyberattack defense possible, Panetta warns
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