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  • Drones with cameras: A billion-dollar business? Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 1:01 PM ET
    A former Marine is making drones for aerial photography and selling them for various applications from farming to film making.

    Drone enthusiast Patrick Smith created a business model that allows him to sell and rent his camera mounted drones.

  • Tesla—You mean the band?? Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 10:18 AM ET
    Dave Rude and Frank Hannon of the band Tesla perform in Austin, Texas.

    The Bay Area isn't like the rest of the country. Elsewhere, spotting a Tesla is as odd as finding a public charging station.

  • Nev lawmakers poised to review $1.3B Tesla package Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 6:52 AM ET

    Gov. Brian Sandoval was poised to call state lawmakers into a special session to consider a $1.3 billion package with Tesla Motors.

  • A breakdown of Tesla's $1.25 billion tax deal Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 12:45 PM ET
    Tesla Model S decal.

    The tax package for Tesla's gigafactory will be worth about $1.25 billion over 20 years, according to the Reno Gazette-Journal.

  • Nevada wins Tesla plant, but at what cost? Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 4:16 PM ET
    The Tesla Motors logo is seen on a charging station at the company's booth during the 2014 North American International Auto Show Detroit.

    Nevada makes some big claims about its bet on Tesla's battery plant paying off for the state and its workforce. Critics are skeptical.

  • The man who landed Tesla     Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 2:45 PM ET

    Entrepreneur Lance Gilman develops land in Nevada. CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the economy where Tesla's gigafactory will be.

  • Tesla sinks after Musk's 'kind of high' comment Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 2:07 PM ET
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    Tesla's stock price fell after Elon Musk said investors tend to get carried away with electric-car companies.

  • Tesla gigafactory by the numbers     Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 1:14 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau looks at the direct economic impact of Tesla's gigafactory for Nevada; Jane Wells reports on Lance Gilman who was instrumental in Tesla coming to Nevada; and Scott Cohn looks at whether this will help Nevada's "top states" ranking.

  • Real reasons Nevada won Tesla gigafactory     Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 10:22 AM ET
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    CNBC's Phil LeBeau spoke to Tesla CEO Elon Musk about the decision to build its gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada, and his company's stock price. Musk said he thinks Tesla's stock is "kind of high right now."

  • CNBC's Phil LeBeau reveals details of Nevada's giga-deal with Tesla Motors which is expected to create 6,500 jobs when the plant is fully operational.

  • Live, work & play with Tesla in Carson City     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 11:36 AM ET
    A vehicle charger at a Tesla Motors store

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau speaks to the Mayor of Carson City, Nev., Bob Crowell, about the significance of landing Tesla's first gigafactory.

  • Why Nevada won gigafactory     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 11:07 AM ET
    A vehicle charger at a Tesla Motors store

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reveals the key factors why Nevada was awarded Tesla's gigafatory.

  • Nevada where Tesla needs to be: Rep. Amodei     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 10:38 AM ET

    Rep. Mark Amodei, (R-Nev), explains the commerce development of western Nevada, and why logistically it's the perfect location for the gigafactory.

  • Cramer: Tesla continues to amaze     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    Tesla will build its first gigafactory in Nevada. CNBC's Jim Cramer and David Faber discuss the big picture for the electric car maker.

  • Gigafactory in the desert     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 8:23 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Nevada is expected to be the first state to have a Tesla gigafactory.

  • Should we fear machines?     Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 4:26 PM ET

    Google is working on a super-fast 'quantum' computer chip. Vern Brownell, D-Wave president & CEO, and Michael Gorman, Engadget editor-in-chief, discuss Google's vision to one day have machines think like humans.

  • Apple's vision vs. Apple's execution: Isaacson     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 7:11 AM ET
    Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference event in San Francisco, Monday, June 2, 2014.

    Walter Isaacson, "The Innovators" author, discusses Apple's future and Tim Cook's leadership versus Steve Jobs.

  • Disruptors don't play by the rules: Isaacson     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 7:09 AM ET

    Walter Isaacson, "The Innovators" author, discusses some of the unconventional tactics used by the top tech leaders, including Steve Jobs.

  • Isaacson's 'Innovators'     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    Walter Isaacson, "The Innovators" author, shares his thoughts on the next generation of innovator, and discusses Amazon's growing impact on publishing.

  • Betting big on Elon Musk     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 11:10 AM ET
    Elon Musk at mission control SpaceX.

    CNBC's Josh Lipton speaks to Steve Jurvetson, Draper Fisher Jurvetson managing director, about his investment in all things Elon Musk and the future of Tesla.