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How Many Sports Cars Did We Buy Last Year?

Automobile Magazine founder David E. Davis, Jr., once said that the absolute number of car enthusiasts in the world is the same today as it was in 1905. Or something like that; I don’t know whether that quote is from 1986 or ’99. I’m not sure he said “1905” or ...

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Initialized Capital adds three new partners to the roster

Initialized Capital, a San Francisco-based early-stage venture firm that was founded by former Y Combinator partners Alexis Ohanian and Garry Tan, has added three new partners. Eric Woersching comes aboard the five-year-old outfit as a general partner. Woersching formerly managed the trading desk at Peter Thiel’s hedge fund, Clarium Capital Management; he ...

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Hands-on with the Nintendo Switch

Moments after Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aimé finished his presentation, another exec took the stage to announce how things will go. The room is separated into sections; each section of attendees will follow a staff member with a Mario character on a placard. And just like that, we’re each ...

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Honda Civic Type R Black Edition is Special Sendoff

Honda has finished production on the current-generation Civic Type R, and the last 100 copies to come off the line are special-edition models. The Honda Civic Type R Black Edition is headed to dealerships in the U.K. looking particularly sharp. Like its name suggests, the Black Edition Type R features ...

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US regulators hammer down on unauthorized drone use

The Federal Aviation Administration and Skypan International in Chicago have settled a civil suit that was closely watched by the nascent commercial drone industry. The government agency said the privately held company flew its drones over New York City and Chicago, violating its rules which bar drone operators from flying over densely populated areas without special government ...

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