En una prueba de autonomía de Consumer Reports el Chevy Bolt EV le ganó al Tesla Model S 75D

En una nueva prueba de autonomía de vehículos eléctricos llevada a cabo por la publicación Consumer Reports, un Tesla Model S 75D llegó a recorrer 235 millas, mientras que el Chevy Bolt EV pudo recorrer 15 millas más hasta las 250 millas. El test de autonomía de Consumer Report tiene algunos requerimientos de conducción, pero…

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Menlo Ventures raises new $450M fund to back early consumer, enterprise and ‘frontier technologies’

 Silicon Valley VC Menlo Ventures has closed a new $ 450 million fund to invest primarily in early-stage “consumer, enterprise and frontier technologies”. The funding brings the firm’s total capital to more than $ 5 billion under management, while Menlo Ventures says the fund was oversubscribed with both new and existing limited partners. Read More…

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Apple working with Consumer Reports to understand MacBook Pro battery results and 1st ‘do not recommend’ rating

Consumer Reports yesterday dropped a bombshell on Apple, making the new MacBook Pro the first MacBook ever to not receive the publication’s recommendation. As for its reasoning, Consumer Reports explained that the inconsistent, yet sometimes impressive, battery life was too big of an issue to overlook. That’s what’s so ironic about this: Consumer Reports reported a three and…

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Tesla tops 2016 Consumer Reports customer satisfaction survey

 Tesla has claimed the top spot in the annual Consumer Reports owner satisfaction survey, which polls subscribers about their cars and their feelings towards the brands that make them. 91 percent of Tesla owners polled would buy another Tesla vehicle in the future, the survey found. Consumer Reports’ survey pool covered over 300,000 different vehicles,…

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Consumer Reports says there isn’t much difference between iPhone 7’s camera and iPhone 6s, what do you think? [Poll]

Apple made a big deal about the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus cameras, but since the announcement of the devices there’s been debate about just how much better the cameras actually are. Our own Jeff Bejanmin has noted of some of the differences with the camera, and now Consumer Reports is out with…

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Talking Kleiner 3.0 with Eric Feng, its new head of consumer investing

 Kleiner Perkins has been through the wringer since go-go dot com days of the late ‘90s. After making a bundle on Google, the storied venture firm raised too much money from investors and grew too ambitious in scope before dramatically retrenching a few years ago — but not before being hit with the one of the highest-profile lawsuits in venture industry. (It won the…

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