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  1. DIY breast reconstruction: Device lets women do part at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | The Republic

    This might be the ultimate do-it-yourself project: Doctors are testing a device that would let women do part of their own breast reconstruction at home. It's aimed at not only making treatment more comfortable and convenient, but also giving women a sense of control - something cancer often takes away.


  2. Electric-car maker Tesla plans to sell solar roof tiles tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | The Republic

    Further broadening its reach beyond electric cars, Tesla Motors says it's going to sell solar roof tiles that are customizable and meant to look like a traditional roof. The energy-generating tiles would be a joint product with SolarCity, although the two companies have yet to complete a proposed merger.


  3. Tesla rear-ends bus in Germany, driver blames AutopilotRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2016 | The Republic

    Police in northern Germany say that a Tesla driver is blaming the car's Autopilot after crashing into the rear of a bus on a highway. Ratzeburg police say that the crash happened Wednesday afternoon on a stretch of autobahn about 50 kilometers east of Hamburg.


  4. GMa s electric Chevy Bolt to go 238 miles per chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | The Republic

    The Chevrolet Bolt, General Motors' Tesla-fighting electric hatchback for the masses, will be able to go 238 miles on a single charge. The car beats the base rear-wheel-drive Tesla Model S, which can go 210 miles per charge but costs about $28,500 more.


  5. Judge in Stanford swimmer case switching to civil courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | The Republic

    A judge whose six-month sentence in the sexual assault case of a former Stanford swimmer has removed himself from handling criminal matters, but efforts to recall him remain. Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky requested that he be assigned to civil court and that request was approved, the county's Presiding Judge Rise Pinchon said in a statement Thursday.


  6. Ford says it will have a fully autonomous car by 2021Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | The Republic

    Ford Motor Co. intends to have a fully driverless vehicle - no steering wheel, no pedals - on the road within five years.


  7. Tesla: Removal of a Autopilota from Chinese site a mistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | The Republic

    Tesla said Monday that the term "Autopilot" was mistakenly removed from the electric car maker's website for China, but it has been restored. The company said it did revise some language on the site to make it clearer to drivers that Autopilot is a driver-assist system and not a self-driving system.


  8. Q&A: Netmarble founder Bang on US mobile game opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2016 | The Republic

    Jun Hyuk Bang founded Netmarble Games in 2000 and has grown it into a powerhouse mobile gaming company with nearly $1 billion in annual revenue. Its game, "Seven Knights," has broken into Japan's list of top 10 mobile games.


  9. Tesla opens Gigafactory to expand battery production, salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | The Republic

    It's Tesla Motors' biggest bet yet: a massive, $5 billion factory in the Nevada desert that could nearly double the world's production of lithium-ion batteries. Tesla officially opened its Gigafactory on Tuesday, a little more than two years after construction began.


  10. Trump seeks to dismiss lawsuit over Trump UniversityRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2016 | The Republic

    One day after Donald Trump accepted the Republican nomination for president of the United States, his lawyers will be in court to try to get a lawsuit dismissed alleging that the business mogul defrauded customers who took courses with false promises of teaching success in real estate at the now-defunct Trump University. Lawyers for Trump will appear Friday before U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel to argue that a lawsuit against the nominee lacks merit. 2 comments

  11. Judge in Stanford rape case often follows sentencing reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Republic

    After a jury convicted a California man of misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter in a fatal drunken driving crash, Judge Aaron Persky sentenced him to six months in jail and ordered him to undergo random alcohol testing. The judge sentenced Frank Guerrero to three years in prison for robbing another man.


  12. A look at other sentences given by judge in Stanford caseRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Republic

    Judge Aaron Persky touched off a national furor when he sentenced former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner to six months in jail for sexually assaulting a young woman who had passed out behind a campus trash bin. Critics say the judge went too easy on a well-heeled, white defendant and that the sentence marginalized campus sexual assault.


  13. Walgreens cuts ties to blood-testing company TheranosRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Republic

    Troubled blood-testing startup Theranos says it will continue serving customers through independent retail locations a day after the nation's largest drugstore chain severed ties with the company. Walgreens had said Sunday that it will immediately close all 40 Theranos Wellness Centers at the drugstore chain's Arizona locations.


  14. Latest: Students support victim at Stanford graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | The Republic

    PALO ALTO, Calif. - The Latest on six-month jail sentence for a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sex assault : A small number of Stanford University graduating students used the school's commencement ceremony to express their anger over the six-month jail sentence given to a former student for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman.


  15. Tesla to release lower-priced versions of Model S carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | The Republic

    Tesla said Thursday that it has started selling a cheaper version of its Model S car in an attempt to make its electric vehicles more affordable for more people. The new version, called the Model S 60, starts at $66,000.


  16. Pfizer buying Anacor Pharmaceuticals in $5.2B dealRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | The Republic

    Anacor's topical treatment for eczema, called crisaborole, is currently under review by the Food and Drug Administration. If approved, Pfizer said it believes peak year sales could reach or exceed $2 billion.


  17. Tesla reports 1Q lossRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | The Republic

    PALO ALTO, California _ Tesla Motors Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $282.3 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Palo Alto, California-based company said it had a loss of $2.13.


  18. Tesla Motors 1Q net loss widens on Model X woesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | The Republic

    Electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. racked up a big loss in the first quarter because of production problems with its new SUV, but investors cheered the news that it's on target to meet its delivery goals this year and bring its new, low-cost car to market by 2017. Tesla's loss rose 84 percent to $282 million in the first quarter as it struggled with parts delays for the Model X SUV.


  19. New Yorker cartoonist Hamilton killed in Kentucky accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | The Republic

    Cartoonist William Hamilton, whose work for The New Yorker magazine satirized the wealthy, has died in a car accident in Kentucky. He was 76. The car Hamilton was driving went through a stop sign and collided with a pickup truck Friday in Lexington, police Lt.


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