New Report Claims Tesla Engaged in Lies, Threats to Stop Leaks

Relying on reports from former security officers and an electronics technician, Bloomberg paints Tesla CEO Elon Musk as willing to go beyond ethical …

According to an astonishing report from Bloomberg, electronic car manufacturer Tesla has found itself caught in a web of leaks, intimidation, and manipulation at Gigafactory 1, located near Reno, Nevada. Relying on reports from former security officers and an electronics technician, Bloomberg paints Tesla CEO Elon Musk as willing to go beyond ethical and legal limits to stifle leakers.

The report tells the story of technician Martin Tripp and security officer Sean Gouthro, whose fates became intertwined after a story in Business Insider published on June 4, 2018. Musk has earned headline after headline about increasing productivity and efficiency at his various companies but according to the story, “internal documents reviewed by Business Insider show that the company expects that as much as 40 percent of the raw materials” used by the company for batteries and cars needed to be scrapped or reworked by employees before being sent to Tesla’s factory in Fremont, California, and converted into Model 3s. The story, which called the waste, “jaw-dropping,” cited an anonymous source.

The story outraged Musk, according to Bloomberg who turned to Gouthro, an ex-Marine who had previously worked security at Facebook.

Companies are known for cracking down hard on leakers. But the methods the company took were shocking, even to Gouthro, who in the article describes Tesla as significantly less professional than Facebook. According to the article:

Investigators, he [Gouthro] claims, hacked into Tripp’s phone, had him followed, and misled police about the surveillance. Gouthro says that Tripp didn’t sabotage Tesla or hack anything and that Musk knew this and sought to damage his reputation by spreading misinformation.

These attempts to damage Tripp’s reputation extended, Gouthro says, to calling in a fake report that Tripp was going to attack Gigafactory 1 in a planned mass shooting. Tesla spun news out of the story, from Musk quotes to a press conference the next day announcing the plant’s safety. According to Bloomberg, the company asked Sheriff Gerald Antinoro to issue a press release “hyping” the non-existent threat. When Antinoro declined, the company began discussing the event with media anyway.

Gouthro also claims that the company spied on potential union meetings, actively spread misinformation about Tripp to ruin his life beyond the mass shooting allegation, and “installed a device at the factory that monitored everyone’s private communications” in order to find the leaker. Tesla strongly disavowed all of Gouthro’s claims, saying they are “are untrue and sensationalized.” You can read them in full at Bloomberg.

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Hibob raises $20 million to modernize HR with digital tools

… investors, including Bessemer Venture Partners, Battery Ventures, Fidelity Ventures, Eight Roads Ventures, Arbor Ventures, and Presidio Ventures.

Hibob, a Tel Aviv provider of cloud-based HR and benefits management software, today announced that it has raised $20 million in an extension of its series A round. The money comes from a raft of investors, including Bessemer Venture Partners, Battery Ventures, Eight Roads Ventures, Arbor Ventures, and Presidio Ventures. The extension follows a $7.5 million seed round in 2016 and the initial $17.5 million series A in April 2017 and brings Hibob’s total venture capital raised to $45 million.

CEO and cofounder Ronni Zehavi says the cash infusion will accelerate Hibob’s expansion into the U.S. and Europe — a move that’s already underway. The startup has grown 460 percent year-over-year since 2015, he says, and counts among its “hundreds” of customers companies like Monzo, eToro, Happy Socks, IronSource, Receipt Bank, Fiverr, and Karmarama.

“There is a paradigm shift in the way people work, and HR is shifting from a system of records and resources to a way to manage relationships and productivity,” Zehavi added. “Companies need the right tools to develop and maintain top talent as they grow from hundreds of employees to thousands. We are pleased that our investors understand the great need in this market and know that we are poised to deliver the most innovative and intuitive product that will allow businesses to flourish in the rapidly evolving world of work.”

Zehavi, who formerly served as senior VP and general manager at Akamai’s security division, founded Hibob roughly four years ago with Amit Knaani, Andy Bellass, and Israel David to modernize everyday HR workflows. Hibob’s flagship product — Bob — features a dashboard that lets administrators quickly see which workers are in or out, sick, working remotely, traveling, or celebrating a birthday. Employees populate a customizable (and downloadable) org chat within Bob, adjacent to handy shortcuts to employee contracts, handbooks, expense reports, appointment scheduling, equipment ordering templates, and other important company files.


Bob’s onboarding suite automatically imports things like personal info and policy documents and encourages new employees to share their interests or join in social groups organized by coworkers. Its built-in automation tools streamline approving, reporting, and tracking of time sheets, and Bob’s robust marketplace of benefits, health care, pension enrollment, and payroll offers checks and approval flows intended to simplify the report submission process.

That’s all in addition to integrations with third-party platforms like Slack, Workable, GreenHouse, Aviva, Canada Life, and UNAM.

Hibob has a wide-ranging toolset, to be sure, but the HR tech market — which is expected to reach $22.5 billion by 2022 — isn’t getting any less competitive. There’s Zenefits, which has raked in over $500 million since its launch in 2013, and Gusto, which has raised more than $300 million. Earlier this year, Justworks secured $40 million to grow its HR, payroll, and benefits platform, and just over two years ago New York HR startup Namely raised $50 million.

Still, investors like Eight Roads Ventures Europe’s Davor Hebel have confidence that Hibob — which currently employs 130 people across its New York, London, and Tel Aviv offices — is well-positioned for growth.

“Hibob is the perfect partner for companies that strive to put their people first, but lack the right tools to attract, engage, and retain them,” said Hebel. “Hibob can support the evolution of high-growth companies with its easy-to-use, next-generation tool, allowing teams to maintain all-important company culture as they expand into new locations and increase headcount.”

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Hardware Reconfigurable Devices Market Analysis and Market Application 2018-2023

… Inc,Altera Corporation,Lattice Semiconductor Corporation,SiliconBlue Technologies,Microsemi Corporation,Achronix Semiconductor Co,. And More …

Hardware Reconfigurable Devices

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Hardware Reconfigurable Devices is expected to grow at a CAGR of roughly xx% over the next five years, will reach xx million US$ in 2023, from xx million US$ in 2018, according to a new GIR (Global Info Research) study.

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Hardware reconfigurable devices are the ones in which the functionality and the connection between the logic gates are customizable. These devices have found their way majorly into consumer electronics through personal computers, cell phones and other devices. Hardware Reconfigurable devices combine some of the flexibility of software with the high performance of hardware by processing with very flexible high speed computing fabrics like field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs).

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  • On-chip memory
  • Auto-sequencing memory (ASM)
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    • Europe (Germany, France, UK, Russia, and Italy)
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    Global Telepresence Robotics Market to Expand with Significant CAGR During 2019-2025

    ResearchMoz include new market research report “Global Telepresence Robotics Market Research Report 2019” to its huge collection of research …

    ResearchMoz include new market research report “Global Telepresence Robotics Market Research Report 2019” to its huge collection of research reports.

    Telepresence robots are the autonomous, remotely monitored robots equipped with a smartphone and/or motorized desktop stands, which are connected to a camera or a monitor. These robots are categorized as autonomous mobile robots and motorized desktop robots, which are considered as stationary robots. The telepresence robots are mainly of two typesmobile and stationary. These telepresence robots are convenient and have multi-purpose end-use applications over other robotics.


    The global Telepresence Robotics market is valued at xx million US$ in 2018 is expected to reach xx million US$ by the end of 2025, growing at a CAGR of xx% during 2019-2025.

    This report focuses on Telepresence Robotics volume and value at global level, regional level and company level. From a global perspective, this report represents overall Telepresence Robotics market size by analyzing historical data and future prospect. Regionally, this report focuses on several key regions: North America, Europe, China and Japan.

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    Double Robotics

    Vecna Technologies

    iRobot Corporation

    Anybots Inc.

    InTouch Technologies

    Suitable Technologies

    Xandex Inc.

    Mantaro Product Development Services

    Amy Robotics

    AXYN Robotique

    SuperDroid Robots

    Omron Adept Techonologies

    Orbis Robotics

    Inbot Technology


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    Xaxxon Technologies


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    Mobile Telepresence Robots

    Stationary Telepresence Robots

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    Medical & Healthcare




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    1 Telepresence Robotics Market Overview

    1.1 Product Overview and Scope of Telepresence Robotics

    1.2 Telepresence Robotics Segment by Type

    1.2.1 Global Telepresence Robotics Production Growth Rate Comparison by Type (2014-2025)

    1.2.2 Mobile Telepresence Robots

    1.2.3 Stationary Telepresence Robots

    2 Global Telepresence Robotics Market Competition by Manufacturers

    2.1 Global Telepresence Robotics Production Market Share by Manufacturers (2014-2019)

    2.2 Global Telepresence Robotics Revenue Share by Manufacturers (2014-2019)

    2.3 Global Telepresence Robotics Average Price by Manufacturers (2014-2019)

    2.4 Manufacturers Telepresence Robotics Production Sites, Area Served, Product Types

    2.5 Telepresence Robotics Market Competitive Situation and Trends

    2.5.1 Telepresence Robotics Market Concentration Rate

    2.5.2 Telepresence Robotics Market Share of Top 3 and Top 5 Manufacturers

    2.5.3 Mergers & Acquisitions, Expansion

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    3 Global Telepresence Robotics Production Market Share by Regions

    3.1 Global Telepresence Robotics Production Market Share by Regions

    3.2 Global Telepresence Robotics Revenue Market Share by Regions (2014-2019)

    3.3 Global Telepresence Robotics Production, Revenue, Price and Gross Margin (2014-2019)

    3.4 North America Telepresence Robotics Production

    3.4.1 North America Telepresence Robotics Production Growth Rate (2014-2019)

    3.4.2 North America Telepresence Robotics Production, Revenue, Price and Gross Margin (2014-2019)

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