Tesla has found a new chairperson to replace Elon Musk

Tesla has appointed Robyn Denholm as the new chair of Tesla’s board of directors. The role was vacated after Elon Musk was forced to step down from the position over a dispute arising from his now infamous 420 tweet, in which he claimed to have secured funding to take Tesla …

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What Boulder can teach the nation about the housing crunch

Home prices are ballooning in Boulder, Colo., and the issues facing the idyllic city at the foot of the Rockies could serve as a warning to the rest of the country. “We are in the middle of a full-fledged housing crisis,” Boulder City Councilwoman Jill Adler Grano tells Yahoo Finance. …

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Facebook’s Portal video chat devices launch today

Facebook’s home video chat devices, the Portal and Portal Plus, are going on sale today, a month after they were initially announced. The products are almost exclusively focused on video chatting. While they also display photos, play music, and support a small number of video networks, their feature set is …

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Amazon launches Echo and Alexa in Mexico

Amazon has brought its Alexa voice assistant and a range of compatible Echo devices to Mexico. The Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Plus, Echo Spot, and Amazon Smart Plug are all available to pre-order today, and shipping will start next week. The company is also bringing Amazon Music Unlimited and Prime …

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The Free Music Archive is closing this month

The Free Music Archive was founded in 2009, the year Barack Obama was inaugurated as this country’s first black president. As a project directed by the legendary Jersey City radio station WFMU, it was to be a “library of high-quality, legal audio downloads,” a place where artists could share their …

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MoviePass is staffed by dogs now, apparently

It’s been a grim year for MoviePass, the endlessly embattled movie subscription service. The company, which built a base of reportedly more than 3 million subscribers with a deal that let users watch a movie a day in theaters for under $10 a month, has been losing money at a …

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