December 13, 2011
When Larry Page and Sergey Brin needed somewhere to store their eight private jets, their first step was, presumably, to enter the words “large aircraft hangar” into the internet search engine they created.
They needn’t have bothered. Whatever direction Google pointed them in, the answer to the wealthy duo’s problems turns out to have been, quite literally, staring them in the face.
A few hundred yards from the [...]
With the approval of the Obama administration, an electric car company that received a $529 million federal government loan guarantee is assembling its first line of cars in Finland, saying it could not find a facility in the United States capable of doing the work.
Vice President Joseph Biden heralded the Energy Department’s $529 million loan to the start-up electric car company called Fisker as a bright new path to thousands [...]
Once again, Barack Obama gave a prepared speech … and once again, he failed to fact-check it first. While extolling the virtues of immigration, the President told a Texas audience that we’d be surprised to find out how immigrants have shaped American lives. Why, just note who founded some of the leading technology firms:
Look at Intel and Google and Yahoo and eBay – these are [...]