Could Elon Musk’s risky Twitter takeover hurt Tesla?

A couple of weeks ago, Elon Musk offered around $44 billion to buy Twitter. A few days later, the CEO of the world’s biggest electric car company became the owner of one of the world’s biggest social media platforms. When news of the deal hit, investors got a little...

How one company could crush the US solar industry

A couple weeks ago, Canary Media’s Eric Wesoff found himself in the parking lot of a company called Auxin Solar. Auxin is a small American solar panel maker based in California. It manufacturers 150 megawatts of solar panels a year – 100 times less than the biggest...

How bitcoin is keeping zombie power plants alive

Bitcoin mining today uses a half percent of the world’s electricity. Every year, as more shipping containers and warehouses full of high-powered computers are deployed to unlock more bitcoin, energy use grows by double digits.As bitcoin mining operations...