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In-car entertainment startup takes a backseat ride to success

From left to right, CEO Rob Flessner, VP of Sales Michael Dillon and CTO Eugene Kurdzesau testing the Vugo experience. | Photo courtesy of Vugo.

May 9, 2017 - 1:08pm

Innovation of the Week: Shift drives its online used-car marketplace to San Diego

Shift Technologies CEO George Arison. | Photo by Shift

March 22, 2017 - 8:50pm

Innovation of the Week: Booster takes the traffic hassle out of gassing up

Booster’s corporate-focused, on-demand gas delivery service promises to mitigate Santa Clara’s traffic crisis. | Photo by Booster

February 10, 2017 - 5:09pm

Waymo follows Apple’s road to success in the autonomous car market

Waymo’s latest fully autonomous vehicle uses self-driving technology developed by the company in-house. | Photo by Waymo

January 23, 2017 - 5:48pm

Silicon Valley’s Ones and Zeroes: Used smartphones and used cars make headlines

November 23, 2016 - 1:20pm

Innovation of the Week: Google teaches self-driving cars turns

Google self-driving car at the Computer History Museum. | Photo courtesy of Don DeBold via Flickr. 

 

November 15, 2016 - 6:10pm

Innovation of the Week: Tesla tries to raise the solar roof

A house with Tesla's solar roof tiles installed | Photo from Tesla Motors

November 1, 2016 - 7:47pm

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