All The News You Missed Overnight: Tech Billionaires Launch Clean Energy Fund

All The News You Missed Overnight: Tech Billionaires Launch Clean Energy Fund

Good morning! It’s a busy world out there. All The News You Missed Overnight gives you a guide to everything techy that happened while you were sleeping.

Zuckerberg, Gates And Bezos Launch Massive Clean Energy Fund
Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates have announced that they’re joining forces with other big names in the world of technology to create a new fund that will encourage private investment in clean energy.

George Lucas: To feel the true force of ‘Star Wars,’ he had to learn to let it go George Lucas has spent the last 15 years hiding from the internet — no Facebook, no Twitter, no email — after the debacle that was the Star Wars prequels.

Google hires Tesla’s Autopilot Engineering Manager and former SpaceX Director of Flight Software
Robert Rose has worked at SpaceX, but most recently was at Tesla working on the company’s self-driving car project. According to his LinkedIn profile, Rose left Tesla right after the release of the Autopilot in October and a month later, we learn that he joined Google.

i-MiEV doesn’t survive Mitsubishi’s updated EV plan
Mitsubishi will increase the number of electrified models in its lineup through the end of the decade, but the company’s focus on crossovers will mean the axe for the aging i-MiEV.

Here’s why the iPad Pro’s processor is so fast
Whatever you think of Apple’s products, there’s little doubt that the A9X processor in the iPad Pro is quick — in a few cases, it rivals the performance you’d get from a laptop. But why is it so quick, especially when Apple tends to shy away from high clock speeds, many-core processors and other conventional performance tricks?

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