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Waymo CEO to Automakers: Your Future Is Tied to Us

By Amir Efrati · Sep 10, 2017 7:41 PM PDT · 10 comments

Alphabet’s Waymo division sits on top of the nascent self-driving car industry in terms of reputation, experience and talent. Yet in an interview with The Information, Waymo CEO John Krafcik seemed determined to broadcast to the traditional car industry that he isn’t the enemy. In fact, he says, Waymo can be car makers’ salvation as autonomous technology creates new sources ...

Electronics Veteran Wants to Bring Tech Velocity to Housing Construction

By Cory Weinberg · Jun 07, 2017 10:01 AM PDT · 3 comments

Several startups have tried to take a bite of the hundreds of billions of dollars spent annually on the construction of residential buildings in the United States. Few have succeeded. The latest to try, and perhaps the most ambitious, is Katerra. Led by several veterans of electronics and supply chain management, Katerra is now trying to put $130 million in recently raised venture capital to ...