Tesla has a massive new structure at its Fremont factory

By Chris Mills Tesla's new battery “Gigafactory” gets so many headlines that it's easy to forget that the car company does still have another factory. The original Tesla manufacturing...

What If Americans Thought of Government as a Business?

By Jonathan Kay When I was a young kid growing up in Montreal, our annual family trips to my grandparents' Florida condo in the 1970s and ‘80s offered glimpses...

What’s going to happen when the iPhone 8 is a flop?

By Chris Mills Right now, technology analysts are falling over themselves to roll back overly optimistic sales predictions for the iPhone 8. Apple's share price has been hitting record...

CenturyLink is being sued by everyone over deceptive billing

By Chris Mills It's not been a good month for CenturyLink. In the last few weeks, a former sales rep turned whistleblower filed a lawsuit against the company, a...

AT&T tricks customers into opposing net neutrality

By Chris Mills It's rare that anything a major telecoms company does to screw over its customers can surprise me any more, but AT&T's latest move is a particularly...

Trump’s Interests vs. America’s, Vancouver Edition

By Jeremy Venook As the first (and, so far, only) Trump-branded property to open since the election, the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Vancouver has prompted significant scrutiny....

The U.S. Is a Good Place for Bad People to Stash Their Money

By Casey Michel When Viktor Bout—the arms dealer extraordinaire who inspired the 2005 Nicolas Cage movie Lord of War—sought to set up anonymous shell companies, according to a Senate...

Cars 3: A Children’s Movie, and a Fable About Mentorship

By Angela Allan The Disney Pixar franchise Cars launched in 2006, telling the story of Lightning McQueen, a young rookie race car voiced by Owen Wilson who must learn...

Privatization Is Changing America’s Relationship With Its Physical Stuff

By Brian Alexander Last month, paddlers in New York state floated their kayaks and canoes in the Erie Canal to celebrate the waterway's 200th birthday. Workers first dug their...