Inside China’s growing use of facial recognition technology

As China’s Lunar New Year approaches, citizens and tourists will spot the country’s police force with facial recognition glasses. These glasses will help officials use real-time ID verification to fight crimes during the celebrations around this year’s event. But interestingly, such facial recognition technologies are not new to the people of China. In the past, the country has relied heavily on cardless identification. The “Smile … Continue reading Inside China’s growing use of facial recognition technology

Morgan Stanley sees SpaceX value growing to more than $50 billion

Susana Gonzalez | Bloomberg | Getty Images Elon Musk, CEO for SpaceX, speaks during the International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico, on Sept. 27, 2016. Elon Musk is making rocket launches mundane and that could be worth tens of billions of dollars. SpaceX could become a $50 billion juggernaut through its launch of a satellite broadband network, a team of Morgan Stanley analysts wrote in … Continue reading Morgan Stanley sees SpaceX value growing to more than $50 billion

Tesla’s Growing Moat – Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA)

While everyone and their cat are focused on when Tesla will manufacture the 497th unit of a product that will likely sell in the millions, I keep my eye on the long ball. Investment Thesis One of Tesla’s (TSLA) several durable competitive advantages revolves around its vast and growing Supercharger network. Not a single traditional automaker even has plans to offer half of what Tesla … Continue reading Tesla’s Growing Moat – Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Tesla’s Growing Warranty Liability – Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA)

For some time now I have been accumulating articles on companies using Tesla (TSLA) vehicles in commercial operations from rentals to limo services to scheduled transport services operating as links between major cities. These commercial operations around the globe not only are taking advantage of Tesla’s unlimited mileage warranties, they are taking advantage of free Supercharging as well in many areas. Tesla is introducing Superchargers … Continue reading Tesla’s Growing Warranty Liability – Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA)